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Suspected drug kingpin pleads guilty to federal charges

A Fulton man suspected of leading a large drug and prostitution ring in mid-Missouri pleaded guilty to federal drug and weapon charges.

Summer changes to Columbia water disinfectant

You might notice a change in the taste and smell of your drinking water if you live in Columbia.  The water treatment plant is switching the disinfectant it uses to clean the water.  

Police release photos of box where Sedalia woman was held hostage

Police have released photos of the crate where they say a Missouri man held a woman captive before she escaped and was later shot to death.

Jefferson City Police investigating child abduction

Jefferson City Police are investigating a 2 year-old child who was reported abducted. His mother, Billie Jo Linhart, reportedly failed to return the boy to his court-appointed guardian and does not have custody.

Fulton announces new industry, dozens of jobs created

Fulton city leaders welcomed a new company to the area Thursday.

Boat capsizes on the Osage River

Two people are safe after their canoe capsized Thursday night just before 5 p.m.

Corrections Officer assaulted at JCCC

A corrections officer is recovering after being attacked at the maximum security Jefferson City Correctional Center.

Man arrested for armed robbery at Jefferson City Subway restaurant

A man is in the Cole County Jail Thursday after apparently robbing a Jefferson City restaurant.

Missouri Patrol: Man had 800 pounds of pot in truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man was charged with drug trafficking after he allegedly drove 800 pounds of marijuana through Springfield on his way from California to New York.

Columbia Wal-Mart open again after bomb threat

The Wal-Mart on West Broadway in Columbia was re-opened Wednesday night after being evacuated due to a bomb threat.

Organizers expect 600 at prophet cartoon event

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Hundreds expected for Mohammed cartoon contest in Phoenix

Jon Ritzheimer is a former Marine, and he has no middle ground when it comes to Islam.

A T-shirt he wears pretty much says it all: "F--- Islam."

Ritzheimer is the organizer of Friday's "Freedom of Speech Rally" outside the Islamic Community Center in P...

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