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Cole Co. deputies to check on sex offenders Halloween night

While Mid-Missouri children go door-to-door Friday night looking for candy, the Cole County Sheriff's Department will be knocking on doors, too, those of sex offenders.

Ricky Harding, Jr. arrested for murder


Audrain Co. man accused of killing wife pleads not guilty

A Mexico man accused of killing his wife in Audrain County pleaded not guilty in court Friday.

One dead, one injured in Columbia homicide

A woman is dead and man injured after a homicide at 3426 Woodrail Terrace in Columbia.

Mustang Drug Task Force funding agreements changed by state

Every year the Mustang Drug Task for is awarded grant money by the Missouri Department of Public Safety.

Hwy. 54 closed in Jefferson City for semi-truck crash

Highway 54 eastbound in Jefferson City shutdown in both directions near Missouri Boulevard Friday morning after a logging truck was involved in a crash.

Police respond to armed robbery at Columbia gas station

Officers say the suspect was wearing a Halloween mask.

Sex offenders Halloween Check

As Mid-Missouri Children prepare to go knocking on doors for candy tonight the Cole County Sheriff's Department will be knocking on doors, too...Sex offenders doors.

Three arrested in drug bust at Sedalia business

Sedalia police arrested three people during a drug bust on Thursday.

Record number of sex assaults on and near MU campus

The City of Columbia had the highest number of rapes and sexual assaults in its history in 2013. In 2014, that number is on a similar track. Officers received 156 calls around the city for rape and sexual assault in 2013. 67 of those calls turned out to be confirmed cases. So far in 2014, Columbia Police officers have…

Halloween safety on one of deadliest nights of the year for pedestrians

It's known as the spookiest day of the year.  But Halloween is also one of the most deadly for pedestrians.

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1 dead in SpaceShipTwo test flight failure

[Breaking news alert, 5:20 p.m. ET]

Two minutes after SpaceShipTwo separated from the rocket that carried it aloft, operators became aware of an inflight anomaly and "implemented our pre-planned response plan," Mojave Air & Space Port CEO Stuart Will ...

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