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Amber Alert canceled for 3-year-old Excelsior Springs girl

The Amber Alert for  3-year-old Ramy Angeline Demboski has been canceled.

Safety training necessary before picking up a gun

9-year-old shoots instructor, sparking concern for gun range safety

After a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot her instructor at a gun range in Arizona, some concern was raised for safety at the range.

Black Trash Bag Program Could Be Tossed Out

A well-known Columbia program could be on its way out.  The city manager is proposing doing away with the vouchers that residents redeem for black trash bags.  This comes after a difficult year for Columbia's Solid Waster Services.  Officials said the utility is hundreds of thousands of dollars in the red. 

Blue Ridge Elementary students exposed to heat

Elementary students exposed to heat

Last Friday, the entire fourth grade class of 72 students at Blue Ridge Elementary was instructed to stand outside for the full duration of the usual recess period, about 20 minutes. 

Owners left in tough position after tenants trash JC rental home

In a beautiful neighborhood in Cole County sits an eyesore with trash all across the property, but it wasn't like like this until renters moved out.

13 arrested following year-long drug investigation

Thirteen people were arrested Wednesday morning as a year-long drug investigation wrapped up in Macon and Randolph counties.

Carrollton woman indicted for allegedly defrauding Jefferson City bank

A Carrollton woman was federally indicted Wednesday for a $185,000 bank fraud scheme.

Missouri governor names new public safety director

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named a new state public safety director, nearly three weeks after the police shooting of Michael Brown led to violent protests in a St. Louis suburb.

Thursday protests in Ferguson


Group seeks clemency for nonviolent in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Law professors at Saint Louis University are asking the Ferguson mayor to grant clemency to thousands of nonviolent offenders, in the wake of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.

126 dogs, cats removed at Lebanon shelter

LEBANON, Mo. (AP) — The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility's newly elected board of directors.

Lone person at Michael Brown memorial

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Police pull out of Ferguson as tensions ease

Police are scaling back their presence in Ferguson, Missouri. But that doesn't mean their jobs are done.

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