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Heroin in mid-Missouri

Heroin deaths in the U.S. quadruple, with the greatest increase in usage in the Midwest. ABC 17's Marissa Hollowed speaks with an undercover sergeant of the Columbia Police narcotics unit, an addiction specialist and a recovering heroin addict to see why the drug is killing so many people.

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Jefferson City officials to discuss proposed city budget

Jefferson City's budget committee meets Monday evening to discuss the proposed city budget.

Missouri bills on financial aid for some immigrants disputed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The status of legislation to block scholarships and financial aid for Missouri students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. is being disputed.

Jefferson City Jaycees Fair kicks off Monday

The Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair kicks off Monday night in the Capital City.

Cooper Co. man pleads guilty to sex crimes, sentenced to 20 years

A Cooper Co. man pleaded guilty to multiple charges related to sex crimes that occurred in Howard County and Cooper County.

Man in the hospital for multiple gunshot wounds

A man was hospitalized following a shooting early Sunday morning in Jefferson City.

Woman shot at Hy-Vee in Jefferson City

Jefferson City police confirm a woman was shot at the Hy-Vee on Truman Blvd. Monday afternoon at around 1:20.

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Columbia stores pass alcohol checks

Columbia Police looked at several stores for alcohol checks, and all that were on the list passed.

At least 7 vehicles involved in major crash near Fulton

Police told ABC 17 News Monday they're still working to gather more details following a large crash near Fulton.

Five people hurt in weekend boating incidents at Lake of the Ozarks

Highway Patrol releases BWI checkpoint results

The results are in from a weekend BWI checkpoint at the Lake of the Ozarks.



Sources: Disabled work program mired in fraud

The nation's premier federal program that provides work for people who are severely disabled is mired in widespread corruption, financial fraud and violations of the law, numerous sources tell CNN.

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