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One in custody after crash, chase in north central Columbia

Police detained one person after he ran away from a car crash in north central Columbia Thursday night.

Fire crews investigating suspicious blaze on Hwy. WW in Boone County

UPDATE: Fire officials initially thought it was a shed attached to the home that caught on fire, but it was really multiple vehicles.

Firefighters trying to reach mid-Missouri homeowner

Investigators in Callaway County are trying to reach a homeowner after their house caught on fire Wednesday night.

Database helping law enforcement agencies track down stolen property

The Randolph County Sheriff's Department said investigators made progress in a nearly year-long stolen firearm case Thursday.

Gov. Nixon won't have to serve as defense attorney

A state judge said the head of the public defender's office can't appoint Governor Jay Nixon to work a criminal case.

Highway 54 safety audit nearly complete; family of teenage crash victims want change

More than a month after a fatal crash that killed two teenagers, the Missouri Department of Transportation is wrapping up a safety audit for the area. The audit will include Highway 54 from Kingdom City to Lake of the Ozarks. 

Authorities led on multi-county chase early Thursday morning

Before deputies gave chase in Thursday morning's high speed pursuit, they had to consider several factors in just a few quick seconds.

Terence Hartmann

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 crews respond to rollover crash on College Ave.

ABC 17 News sent crews to a rollover crash by Paquin Street and College Avenue near downtown Columbia and both MU and Stephens College.

Three arrested in Mexico drug bust

Authorities with the East Central Drug Task Force have arrested three people on suspicion of drug-related activities in Audrain County.

Rubble after Italian earthquake

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Historical treasures lost, damaged in Italian quake

The earthquake that rattled central Italy has left hundreds of cultural and historical sites damaged or destroyed, Italy's minister of culture said Thursday.

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