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Holiday Traffic enforcement begins

Highway patrol steps up enforcement for holiday weekend

THe Missouri State Highway Patrol is stepping up its enforcement.  Troopers are bracing for a busy holiday weekend on state roadways. As part of the enforcement, a trooper will be stationed every 20 miles to enforce traffic laws.  

U.S. traffic deaths rising

U.S. traffic deaths have spiked eight percent since the first of the year--this according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

Battling Mid-Missouri Crime Hot Spots

Violent crime in Columbia and Jefferson City is on the rise.

Police send prosecutors report on MU professor

The University of Missouri Police Department said it has handed over documents to prosecutors on its investigation into the MU communication professor who clashed with journalists. 

Staff tripled at Amtrak in Jefferson City for holiday weekend

Wednesday is one of Amtrak's busiest days of the year.

Three arrested after meth busts in Osage Co.

Osage County deputies responded to a home in the 300 block of East Walker Street in Freeburg Wednesday for a report of an assault.

Security increased as thousands travel through St. Louis airport

Many in Mid-Missouri are likely using St. Louis' Lambert International Airport for holiday travel this year.

Gas prices down despite high traffic weekend

Gas prices down in Mid-Missouri despite holiday weekend

Those traveling through Mid-Missouri Wednesday night can expect to pay less at the pump.

Volunteers needed for annual Thanksgiving charity

Free meals Thanksgiving meals available

Free meals will be available for Thanksgiving on Thursday across Mid-Missouri.

Grainger branch in Columbia closes doors

The Grainger branch in Columbia has officially closed its doors Wednesday. 

Laquan McDonald


Foster care, abuse -- Laquan McDonald's tragic life

In death, Laquan McDonald has countless defenders, people who want justice for him. They know him as the teenager in a police dashboard camera video who is seen walking away from a police officer who, in the span of 15 seconds, shoots him 16 times.

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