Homicide suspect arrested in Jefferson City Wednesday

ABC 17 News learned one suspect wanted for a man's death in northeast Arkansas was caught Wednesday in a Jefferson City apartment with a large amount of marijuana. Another man is still on the loose.

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Homicide suspect arrested in Jefferson City Wednesday

ABC 17 News learned one suspect wanted for a man's death in northeast Arkansas was caught Wednesday in a Jefferson City apartment with a large amount of marijuana. Another man is still on the loose.

At least one hurt in Jefferson City crash

Multiple police cars and an ambulance responded after 5 p.m. near Truman Boulevard and Amazonas Drive just north of the Capital Mall.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen coming to Columbia

The chief executive officer of Arkansas-based SmitCo Eateries Inc. confirms Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is scheduled to open in January on the Business Loop in Columbia.

Early morning fire destroys home in Jefferson City

Man arrested in weekend Jefferson City arson case

The Jefferson City house fire ABC 17 News reported over the weekend has been ruled an arson.

Columbia conducts audit to address parking issues

It's been an often-heard complaint for years, residents around downtown Columbia say there are too many cars and not enough parking spaces.   

Commission selects new Boone Co. 911 director, emergency management director

The Boone County Commission announced Wednesday that Chad Martin, a captain with the Boone County Sheriff's Department will take over as the new 911 director and Terry Cassil has been selected as the new Boone County Emergency Management Director.     

Caffeine supplement considered "potentially dangerous"

The Food and Drug Administration is asking several supplement companies to review their powdered caffeine products. The agency says these products that are available to consumers online "present a significant or unreasonable risk of illness or injury."

Warning letters have been sent to five different companies…

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Randolph County arrests man charged with 20 child sex crimes

Randolph County Prosecutor Mike Fusselman filed a warrant Monday to arrest 45-year-old Alonzo Thorpe for numerous child sex crimes. Police confirmed Thorpe turned himself in Tuesday night.

Boone County man charged with his ninth DWI, kidnapping

A Boone County man is sitting in jail after he was charged with his ninth DWI. He's also charged with kidnapping in the same incident.

4-year-old left on school bus

First Student making changes after boy is left on school bus

UPDATE: ABC 17 News has confirmed First Student is making "personnel changes" after airing a story about a 4-year-old boy who was left on a Jefferson City school bus.

Scene after vigil for slain Illinois officer

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Police pursue new leads in slaying of Illinois officer

Authorities pursuing suspects in the fatal shooting of an Illinois police officer have made "some progress," Lake County Major Crime Task Force Commander George Filenko told CNN on Wednesday night.

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