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Paris Alexander-Henderson charged with murder

Jefferson City murder trial to begin Wednesday

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in Cole County Circuit Court in Paris Alexander-Henderson's murder trial.

Columbia man convicted in heroin conspiracy

A federal grand jury has found a Columbia man guilty for his role in a conspiracy to sell heroin. Nalenzer Edwards, 47, was accused of helping to sell heroin in Columbia from March 2015 to June 2015.

City leaders meeting to discuss race and social equity in Columbia

Columbia city leaders are scheduled to meet Tuesday night to discuss race and social equity in Columbia. 

Columbia council approves new flag design

The Columbia City Council has approved a design for a new official city flag. The design was created by Jon Sheltmire. City leaders say it represents Columbia being at a crossroads in the center of the state, and incorporates the existing city logo to represent Columbia's diverse community.

Lower Bottom Road reopens to traffic after 10 months

Lower Bottom Road in Cole County reopened to traffic Tuesday after being closed for 10 months.

Former UM surgeon faces felony stalking charges

MU Health sued over employee timekeeping system

MU Health has been named a defendant in a class-action lawsuit regarding the system used to track hours worked by employees. The plaintiffs claim, MU Health is in breach of contract for failing to pay proper compensation to hourly employees.

Mizzou freshman class fewer than 5,000, report says

A new report from the vice provost for enrollment management says the freshman class at the University of Missouri will fall below 5,000 students for the coming year.

Prescription for Overdose

Special Report: Prescription for Overdose

Opioids, or certain medications designed to relieve pain, are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half a million people died from prescription drug overdose in 2014. More than 40 people die each day from opioid overdose.

Special Report: Dangerous Intersections

Did you know you are twice as likely to die from an automobile accident than to be shot and killed in Columbia or Jefferson City?

Man wanted for dismembering body in Illinois caught in Columbia

Columbia police arrested a man wanted in connection with a dismembered body investigation in Illinois Monday night.

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Presidential races could come to a head in Indiana

Donald Trump has defeated his Republican rivals in six straight contests. In Indiana, he could demoralize them.

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