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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.

Police search for suspects in two downtown attacks

Police search for suspects in two late-night attacks downtown

Several suspects are on the loose after two attacks in downtown Columbia.

Columbia man arrested for child porn

Columbia man arrested for child porn

A national watchdog group helps Mid-Missouri cyber police bust a Columbia man for child porn.

Victoria's Bridal owner charged with theft

A Jefferson City bridal store owner is now facing a felony theft charge. 

MFA Oil begins construction in Moberly

MFA Oil begins construction in Moberly

MFA Oil Co. is starting construction on a new state-of-the-art facility in Moberly. Economic development officials said MFA's new business support campus will give the area a boost.  

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Ladybug-like bugs infesting Missouri homes

We've all seen red and black ladybugs outside. You've probably even picked one up a time or two. But the very similar orange and black bugs that we're seeing all across the state in high amounts are something you definitely do not want to touch. These bugs can even bite you.

Biotech company brings dozens of jobs to Columbia

Fifty jobs are coming to Columbia thanks to a new biotech company.

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Prosecutor: Grand jury tweet in Brown case hacked

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says a tweet suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman's Twitter account.

Execution set for Missouri man who killed neighbor

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted of sexually assaulting a 63-year-old woman and beating her to death with a hammer.

Frein arrested, locked in slain cop's handcuffs

A terrified Pennsylvania community heaved a sigh of relief Thursday when police arrested Eric Frein after a long manhunt, and then held him at the same barracks he allegedly ambushed.

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