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Two injured after falling from 18 feet in Stephens Lake Park

Two people were seriously injured Thursday afternoon after falling about 18 feet from a dam at Stephens Lake Park. 

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Wanted Columbia man arrested in northwest Missouri after long police chase

A Columbia man was arrested Thursday after leading police on a 114-mile chase into Jackson County Wednesday.

Proposition 1 sparks debate less than two weeks before election

The Columbia Police Association said the city needs more officers, and less than two weeks before the election, they said Proposition 1 could be the fix.  It would increase local property taxes to pay for more police.  Opponents are crying foul, saying a tax increase isn't the answer.

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Cole County prepares for Ebola

First responders met Thursday to discuss different scenarios regarding Ebola.

Jefferson City man arrested for shooting, drugs

A 23-year-old Jefferson City man was arrested and was charged Thursday with a class B felony of unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, as well as a felony for armed criminal action.

Sex offender arrested in Douglass Park

Detectives monitor more than 300 sex offenders in Boone County

A sex offender in Columbia is back at home after police said he repeatedly violated orders to stay at least 500 feet away from schools and public parks.

Voters to decide on raising fees for construction companies

In less than two weeks, Columbia voters will decide whether to raise fees construction companies pay to build new homes and businesses.

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Wilson attorneys: Not responsible for leaks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson say they are not responsible for recent leaks of information related to investigations into the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Ebola health scams increasing

Scammers make their living preying on our fears. With the Ebola outbreak making headlines across the U.S. and Canada, scammers are cashing in on our anxiety about the disease. Don't fall for cons that claim to cure or prevent Ebola.

Lawmakers: Missouri not ready for Ebola outbreak

Members of the Missouri Senate said in a meeting Wednesday the state is not ready for an Ebola outbreak.

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'Fortunate and blessed': Nina Pham beats Ebola

Nina Pham was the first person to catch Ebola on U.S. soil, and now, 13 days after testing positive, she has been declared free of the deadly disease. Her first order of business will be to hug her dog, Bentley, she said Friday.

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