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Three arrested in Mexico drug bust

Authorities with the East Central Drug Task Force have arrested three people on suspicion of drug-related activities in Audrain County.

Authorities led on multi-county chase early Thursday morning

Update 5:42 a.m. - Authorities have confirmed the search is currently suspended for the suspect.

Fire crews battling blaze on Hwy. WW in Boone County

UPDATE: Fire officials initially thought it was a shed attached to the home that caught on fire, but it was really multiple vehicles.

University of Missouri Review Commission meets for second time

The University of Missouri Review Commission met Wednesday for the second time. The group was put together by state lawmakers and tasked with reviewing the university system and making any necessary recommendations for addressing the problems they find. 

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Downtown church members ask about parking relief

Cars left on the street overnight are causing concern from downtown churchgoers in Columbia.

Firefighters battling structure fire in Callaway County

Right now crews are working to put out a structure fire on County Road 328, just northeast of Guthrie. 

Holts Summit man charged for sending inappropriate pictures to teens

William Thompson, 27, of Holts Summit, was charged Tuesday in Callaway County with four counts of furnishing pornographic material to a minor for allegedly sending inappropriate pictures to teenage girls on Facebook.

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Earthquakes are more common than you think

On any typical day, there are hundreds of earthquakes across the world.

Boone County Fire Protection District, Station 13

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Search and Rescue task forces train for disasters

As rescue efforts continue after Tuesday's catastrophic earthquake in Italy, Central Missouri task forces continue to prepare for a similar situation in the U.S.

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Columbia man accused of holding family of three hostage, beating them

UPDATE 8/24: Neighbors said Wednesday Hartmann had only lived on Greeley Drive for about two months but they had seen the victim and her children there frequently.

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Surgeon general warns doctors about opioid epidemic

In the next few days, every doctor in the United States will be receiving this letter from the US surgeon general.

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