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Prescription for Overdose

Special Report: Prescription for Overdose

Opioids, or certain medications designed to relieve pain, are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half a million people died from prescription drug overdose in 2014. More than 40 people die each day from opioid overdose.

Special Report: Dangerous Intersections

Did you know you are twice as likely to die from an automobile accident than to be shot and killed in Columbia or Jefferson City?

Man wanted for dismembering body in Illinois caught in Columbia

Columbia police arrested a man wanted in connection with a dismembered body investigation in Illinois Monday night.

Boonville Police Department welcomes new K9 dog

A new dog has joined the Boonville Police Department in a K9 capacity. Vik, a 19-month-old German Shepherd, will work with Sergeant Scott Wack in narcotics searches, tracking, and other capacities.

Growing pains for Columbia Regional Airport

Plans for new airport terminal is announced

COLUMBIA, Mo- City council heard plans for the new airport terminal on Monday night. 

Mizzou freshman class fewer than 5,000, report says

A new report from the vice provost for enrollment management says the freshman class at the University of Missouri will fall below 5,000 students for the coming year.

Work continues on Missouri Capitol building

Missouri's state capitol building is ongoing repairs as part of a $40M exterior stonework project.

Traffic Alert: Rangeline Street closed for weeks

UPDATE: Rangeline at I-70 is now closed. MoDOT says the eastbound I-70 traffic will switch to the new bridge over Rangeline tonight. It was delayed due to the fog.

Crash blocking part of exit ramp off eastbound I-70 at connector cleared

UPDATE: The wreck was cleared by 9:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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Detroit school 'sickouts': What to know

Teachers protesting instead of teaching. Parents scrambling to arrange care for their kids. Lawmakers arguing over how to fix a mess quickly that's been decades in the making.

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