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UPDATE: Council withdraws plan to ban plastic bags

For now, some stores will keep the plastic bags they give to customers.

Donations pour in for tow truck driver stabbed, beaten, robbed

The tow truck driver beaten, stabbed, and robbed while trying to help a car stopped along I-70 is finally having his luck turn around, thanks to a lot of help from the community.

CPD releases report detailing use of force incidents in 2014

The Columbia Police Department has released its annual report detailing the number of times officers used force in 2014.

Boone County changes outdoor warning system

Boone County emergency management officials said they'll test a new outdoor warning system Tuesday.  Officials said the old system caused confusion because all county sirens would sound during the threat of severe weather -- no matter where the threat was in the county.   

Names of victims, suspect released in Saturday night triple shooting in Boone County


Names of victims, suspect released in Saturday night triple shooting in Boone County

The Boone County Sheriff's Department released the names of the victims and the suspect in a Saturday night triple shooting in Boone County.

Man arrested for having meth, threatening to kill family

A Columbia man was arrested over the weekend after threatening to kill his family, and having meth with the intent to sell it. 

Ashland woman arrested for having stolen property, drug paraphernalia

An Ashland woman was arrested Monday following a drug search warrant.

United Way appoints interim executive director

The Heart of Missouri United Way announced Monday it has appointed an interim executive director.

Firefighters battle two-alarm fire in Jefferson City

Firefighters investigating Sunday night fire at Cohen Auto Sale

Columbia man charged with rape and incest

A Columbia man was arrested last Wednesday after allegedly raping a relative.

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White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech

The Obama administration is bracing for Benjamin Netanyahu to spill secret details of Iran nuclear talks, as both camps traded last-minute political jabs ahead of the Israeli prime minister's controversial address to Congress at 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

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