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Doctors talk tick season, illnesses to watch out for

It's tick season again in Mid-Missouri.

Highway Patrol arrest two for DWI in checkpoint

Two people were arrested for drunk driving over the weekend after troopers held a sobriety checkpoint in Boone County.

19 year-old pleads not guilty in death of Columbia teen

The suspect arrested in the death of another Columbia teen pleaded not guilty. Stone Midgyett appeared in court Monday for involuntary manslaughter.

Report: black drivers more likely to get stopped in Missouri

Attorney General Chris Koster says the state's African-American drivers were 75 percent more likely than their white counterparts to be stopped on Missouri's roads based on their proportionate share of the driving-age population.

FBI agent gets probation for assaulting teen

An FBI agent was sentenced to one year probation and fined $367.39, along with 25 hours of community service, after putting a teenager in a chokehold in 2014. Scott Armstrong was arrested in Callaway County after the 13 year-old lost consciousness on March 1 of last year.

Man arrested for last month's trailer park shooting

A suspect was arrested in Columbia over the weekend, accused of shooting one man in the stomach last month.

Crews cut driver from concrete truck

Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash involving a concrete truck Monday morning southwest of Columbia.

Depositions begin in drowning case

On Monday morning, ABC 17 News was informed that depositions were underway for the Brandon Ellingson case.

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Highway Patrol training changed one year after man drowns

It has been one year since a 20-year-old man drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks in Highway Patrol custody.


Summer-long Columbia project to start on College Avenue

A road project lasting several months will start Monday morning on College Avenue, closing several lanes on a portion of the street.

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TSA screeners failed tests to detect weapons

Airport screeners failed to detect explosives and weapons in nearly every test that an undercover Homeland Security team conducted at dozens of airports, according to an internal investigation.

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