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Home burglaries increase over the holidays

In 2015 to date, there have been over 800 burglaries in Columbia, and while the holidays are a time of celebration for many, they also present an increased opportunity for criminals. 

CPD investigating shots fired on the Business Loop

Columbia police identify second suspect in October shooting

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting on Business Loop 70 East in Columbia on October 20.

Ferguson residents rebuilding in aftermath of unrest

It was a calm day in Ferguson Monday, opposite of what we saw there and all of St. Louis County a year ago.

Disabled care centers forced to close in Osage Co

Two Mid-MO disabled care facilities to close

ABC 17 News has confirmed two Mid-Missouri care facilities for the disabled are being forced to close their doors. 

Ferguson protesters write officer's name on pig's head

Ferguson: One year after grand jury decision

Tuesday marked one year since a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Opposition voiced against moving Desert Storm Memorial

A group opposed to moving the Desert Storm war memorial in the Boone County courthouse plaza showed up at the Boone County Commission meeting Tuesday morning. 

Cole County Commission Chamber

Cole Co. Commission considering tax projects

The Cole County Commission is considering a new proposal for major tax projects after its meeting Tuesday morning. 

Highway Patrol holiday counting period to begin Wednesday

The special counting period with the Highway Patrol starts on Wednesday ahead of the holiday weekend. 

Columbia man sentenced to 10 years for rape, incest

A Columbia man who pleaded guilty Monday to raping a relative will spend the next 10 years behind bars.

Vehicle fire shuts down northbound lanes of Highway 63 near connector in Columbia

A vehicle fire forced crews to shut down part of a highway in central Columbia Tuesday.

Laquan walking before shooting

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Chicago Police release Laquan McDonald shooting video

The Chicago Police Department has released a dashcam video showing the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

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