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Prescription drug take-back events scheduled this weekend

Several law enforcement agencies in Mid-Missouri are taking part in a national prescription drug take-back effort on Saturday.

Multiple Mid-Missouri groups hold a joint meeting

The City of Columbia, Boone County, Columbia Public School, Chamber of Commerce, and the University of Missouri are holding a joint meeting Friday morning. The meeting is expected to run from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at City Hall. 

Candlelight vigil for man killed on Sylvan Lane

Candlelight vigil for man who died on Sylvan Lane

A candlelight vigil was held on Thursday night for Garbrielle Rhodes, the 24 year old man who was killed on Sylvan Lane on Monday night. 

Ken Jinson speaking with ABC 17 News reporter Jillian Fertig

Cole County builder faces new felony charge

The Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's office filed a new felony charge against a builder suspected of scamming several.

Jefferson City bridge project

Jefferson CIty prepares for bridge work

Crews in Jefferson City are preparing for a major bridge repair project.

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.

Centralia man charged with child molestation, sodomy

Boone County Prosecutors charged Jonathan Robinson, 29, of Centralia, Thursday with child molestation and statutory sodomy for allegedly sexually assaulting a female minor over a two-year period.

Jefferson City Police Department in need of technology upgrades

The Jefferson City Police Department is looking for some state assistance to improve its technology.

Columbia engineers discuss proposed roundabout

Columbia public works engineers heard from residents about a proposed roundabout that would replace the four-way stop at Green Meadows Road and Forum Boulevard.

Suspect wanted for vandalizing parking garage

ABC 17 News has images of a man wanted for vandalizing a parking garage in downtown Columbia. The surveillance pictures were taken 1:45 Thursday morning at Fifth and Walnut.

Search and rescue Norway

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Chopper crashes into sea off Norway, 11 dead

A helicopter crashed off the coast of Hordaland, Norway, Friday, killing at least 11 people, a police official told CNN.

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