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Two arrested in prostitution sting

Two women were arrested Thursday as part of an undercover investigation into prostitution.

Pastor rebuilds after fire, calls activity "suspicious"

It smelled like a campfire. Chris Cook found the entrance to the church's children services burned Halloween morning, after the Columbia Fire Department put out a blaze around the wooden walls by the doors.

Report: Mold at MU library not cause for concern

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — University of Missouri officials say tests found no cause for concern after mold was found on a vent at Ellis Library on the University of Missouri campus.

Deaths of 2 homeless Sedalia men linked to cold

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri coroner says two homeless men found dead in Sedalia in the last week died from exposure to below-freezing temperatures.

President Obama's immigration announcement causes controversy

"These people - our neighbors, our classmates, our friends - they did not come here in search of a free ride or an easy life.  They came to work, and study, and serve in our military, and above all, contribute to America's success," President Obama said in an announcement Thursday night.

City drafts regulations for ride-sharing services

City drafts regulations for ride-sharing services

The ride-sharing service Uber has been operating in Columbia since early October.  The city has been having trouble regulating it because it doesn't fit into the existing taxi service ordinance.  City officials said they've drafted new regulations for ride-sharing services that will be presented to the City Council.  

MU officials discuss campus safety after FSU shooting

MU officials discuss response plans after FSU shooting

Officials in Mid-Missouri are discussing response plans after three students are shot in Florida.

Explosive device found during domestic assault investigation

A domestic assault investigation in east Columbia revealed an explosive device in a car.

Sedalia Police arrest six in separate drug busts

Sedalia Police arrested six people in two separate drug busts Thursday.

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

Many people ABC 17 News talked to Thursday in Ferguson said they've been waiting for the grand jury to reach their decision. 

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13 dead in snowstorm as Buffalo awaits rain

The snowfall largely subsided in the Buffalo area Friday after nearly 7 feet in three days, but the deadly weather emergency is far from over: An expected warmup and weekend rains mean likely flooding -- and that's just the start of the problems.

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