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House votes to fund Homeland Security through September

The U.S. House passed a clean funding bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September, sending the bill to President Barack Obama and averting a partial shutdown of the department.


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Springfield man and woman plead guilty to Boone Co. drug trafficking, prostitution

A Springfield man and woman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to selling crack cocaine and cocaine and promoting prostitution in Boone County.

Missouri officials mourn death of Auditor Schweich

Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth has suggested that political bullying led Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich to fatally shoot himself.

Missouri revenues still up close to 5 percent from last year

The state budget director says increases in Missouri's revenues are holding steady at close to a 5 percent growth from last year.

Boone County changes outdoor warning system

Boone County emergency management officials said they are testing a new outdoor warning system Tuesday. Officials said the old system caused confusion because all the sirens in the county would sound during the threat of severe weather, no matter where the threat was.

UPDATE: Council withdraws plan to ban plastic bags

For now, some stores will keep the plastic bags they give to customers.

Donations pour in for tow truck driver stabbed, beaten, robbed

The tow truck driver beaten, stabbed, and robbed while trying to help a car stopped along I-70 is finally having his luck turn around, thanks to a lot of help from the community.

CPD releases report detailing use of force incidents in 2014

The Columbia Police Department has released its annual report detailing the number of times officers used force in 2014.

Names of victims, suspect released in Saturday night triple shooting in Boone County


Names of victims, suspect released in Saturday night triple shooting in Boone County

The Boone County Sheriff's Department released the names of the victims and the suspect in a Saturday night triple shooting in Boone County.

Man arrested for having meth, threatening to kill family

A Columbia man was arrested over the weekend after threatening to kill his family, and having meth with the intent to sell it. 

Ashland woman arrested for having stolen property, drug paraphernalia

An Ashland woman was arrested Monday following a drug search warrant.

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Report finds systematic discrimination in Ferguson

A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city's municipal court engaged in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African-Americans, according to a U.S. law enforcement official.

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