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Suspects in Nebraska double homicide arrested in Columbia

Two people wanted in connection with a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska, were arrested in Columbia Friday afternoon.

Gov. Nixon signs $27 billion dollar budget with Planned Parenthood provision

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a $27.3 billion budget that boosts spending for education while attempting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.

Man accused of punching officer in the face during arrest

A Jefferson City police officer is back on duty after getting punched in the face while making an arrest Friday morning.

UM System rejects graduate student union vote

The Coalition of Graduate Workers at the University of Missouri said they were notified Friday that system leaders decided to not recognize the group as a union despite election results.

Paris Alexander-Henderson charged with murder

Jefferson City man found not guilty of murder

Paris Alexander-Henderson has been found not guilty of murder, and has been acquitted on all other charges. The decision came down shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, after more than two days of trial. ABC 17 News has crews in the courtroom, reaching out to both sides for a reaction.

Police on scene of crash in east Columbia, traffic may be affected

Columbia police are on the scene of a crash on Broadway near Brickton Road. At least two vehicles are involved, but there's no word on any injuries. Officers on scene say one vehicle was turning onto Brickton Road and pulled into the path of the other.

Two more arrested for having drugs in Mexico

Two more people have been arrested in Mexico on suspicion of having drugs, including methamphetamine and marijuana. The arrests happened on the same day two men were arrested for also having meth and marijuana, as well as drug-related paraphernalia.

Centralia police make several arrests in drug round-up

Centralia police have arrested 10 people in a meth-related drug bust.

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Mexico Public Safety warns businesses about counterfeit money use

Law enforcement in Mexico, Missouri is encouraging business owners to teach their employees how to identify fake money after getting reports of counterfeit money use. 

Special Report: Lawbreakers on the Ballot

As we head into this November's general election, many important issues and races will be determined.

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Sadiq Khan elected London's first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan, a practicing Muslim and Labour Party politician, has been elected mayor of London, marking a political milestone in the Western world.

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