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Humane Society: Keep pets safe from fireworks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's a time of the year many pets hate — the noise of fireworks combined with the heat of summer, and the Humane Society of Missouri is urging caution as the Fourth of July nears.

Columbia police recover 15 shell casings off Providence Rd.

Police recover 15 shell casings in Central Columbia

Police are investigating a shooting in Central Columbia where 15 shell casings were found


UPDATE: Bullet strikes parked car in Columbia shooting

A bullet broke the back window of a car on Hickam Drive Monday evening, after police say people shot at each other on the street.

Family of homicide victim speaks out about recent crime in Columbia

"Everybody wants to bang bang and nobody wants to think think," said James Dunn Sr. as he talked about recent crime in Columbia.

Taking a look at north Columbia crime

North Columbia residents concerned about neighborhood crime

Columbia police are still looking for the people who shot up a north Columbia neighborhood Sunday afternoon.  The drive-by shooting happened on Greensboro Drive near Edenton Boulevard.  Residents in the neighborhood said they're fed up with the crime in the area.   

Standoff suspect accused of plotting to burn down woman's home

Court documents on Monday revealed a possible motive after Columbia police arrested a suspect for arson following a seven-hour standoff over the weekend.

Friends questioning Boonville woman's death

An autopsy was scheduled Monday for 31-year-old Sarah Nicholls. Her body was found Saturday afternoon in Moniteau County.

Right now, authorities believe she was carried away by heavy flood waters while camping with a friend in Prairie Home Thursday night.

Man accused of assaulting woman, throwing puppy

A Columbia man landed in jail, accused of assaulting a woman near Socket off Clark Lane. Police arrested Jeffery Peterson, 38, around 4:15 p.m. Sunday.

Man accused of drugs after traffic stop in Sedalia

A central Missouri man is facing two felonies and a misdemeanor after officials say he was caught with drugs. Justin Lange appeared in court Monday, after he was stopped by officers this weekend near East 14th Street and South Marvin Avenue in Sedalia.

Lake home damaged by fire after lightning strike

Flames were coming from the roof around 5:30 Friday morning off Wedge Wood Court, about 10 minutes north of Camdenton. Crews managed to keep most of the blaze contained to the attic, but there was also smoke and water damage throughout the house.

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Greece confirms it will default to IMF

Greece won't pay the International Monetary Fund the 1.5 billion euros it owes Tuesday.

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