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School bus goes off road trying to avoid second vehicle

UPDATE: Boone County Sheriff's Department say a kid was riding a bicycle at the time a school bus went off St. Charles Road Tuesday afternoon.

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Earthquakes are more common than you think

On any typical day, there are hundreds of earthquakes across the world.

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Search and Rescue task forces train for disasters

As rescue efforts continue after Tuesday's catastrophic earthquake in Italy, Central Missouri task forces continue to prepare for a similar situation in the U.S.

Holts Summit man charged for sending inappropriate pictures to teens

William Thompson, 27, of Holts Summit, was charged Tuesday in Callaway County with four counts of furnishing pornographic material to a minor for allegedly sending inappropriate pictures to teenage girls on Facebook.

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Columbia man accused of holding family of three hostage, beating them

UPDATE 8/24: Neighbors said Wednesday Hartmann had only lived on Greeley Drive for about two months but they had seen the victim and her children there frequently.

Columbia man facing another child pornography charge

The U.S. District Attorny's Office has announced another child pornography charge against a man already facing similar charges.

MU grad students rally on campus Wednesday

Graduate students at the University of Missouri held another event Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of their worker rights rally held in 2015. The gathering was set to begin on campus around noon at the columns.

Two connected crashes in South Columbia

Driver in Route K crash involved in crash just minutes prior

UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the driver in Tuesday's crash on Route K. A crash report filed by Troop F shows Scott Benson, 36, of Columbia, was not wearing a seat belt when he crashed his 1994 Honda Accord.

Columbia high schools to offer meals for students staying after school

Starting this week, Columbia Public Schools will offer dinner for high school students who stay late after school.

Columbia builders discuss new codes

Columbia builders discuss new codes

 Columbia builders heard about new rules Tuesday night.

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Italy earthquake death toll now at 159

The death toll from Wednesday's 6.2-magnitude earthquake in central Italy has risen to 159, the country's national news agency, ANSA, reported.

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