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Arrest made in West Worley shooting

This afternoon the Columbia Police Department arrested Jamar D. Burns for the shooting that occurred in the 300 block of West Worley on July 5.

Pedestrian and bicylclist hit by car in Columbia

Two people were hit by a car in Columbia tonight within 20 minutes of one another.

West Columbia neighborhood rallies together to help woman haul debris

West Columbia neighborhood rallies together to help woman haul debris

It has been 24 hours since crews restored power to every home in West Columbia. Clean up efforts began as soon as the storm hit Monday, but one woman still needed help yesterday removing two downed trees more than 100 feet tall out of her yard.

New Route B bridge will be the first of its kind in Missouri

New Route B bridge will be the first of its kind in Missouri

While you might have the "detour blues" after the latest construction on the Route B bridge over Business Loop 70, the Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) told ABC 17 there's good news.

City offers spoiled food drop off, special tree debris pick up

If you have spoiled food following Monday night's storms and subsequent power outages, you're in luck. Columbia Public Works will have special drop off locations for food waste. 

KC man accused of attempted hijacking, carjackings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old Kansas City man is facing nearly a dozen felony charges after police say he attempted to carjack several vehicles before trying to hijack a city bus.

Jefferson City man charged with raping a 7-year-old girl

Javaughn Hodges is also accused of giving the child an STD.

Identifying venomous snakes in Mid-Missouri

There are five venomous snakes in Missouri; the Western Cotton Mouth, Timber Rattlesnake, Copperhead, Pygmy Rattlesnake and the Massasauga Rattlesnake.

Storms leave wind damage power outages

Power restored in Columbia after days in the dark

Power has been completely restored in Columbia after multiple days of outages following Monday night's wind damage.

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Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.

Cassidy Stay

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Survivor quotes Harry Potter after bloodshed

Cassidy Stay has seen the worst -- the brutal killings of her parents and siblings, ages 4 to 13, in their Texas home.

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