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Two connected crashes in South Columbia

Driver in Route K crash involved in crash just minutes prior

UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the driver in Tuesday's crash on Route K. A crash report filed by Troop F shows Scott Benson, 36, of Columbia, was not wearing a seat belt when he crashed his 1994 Honda Accord.

Columbia high schools to offer meals for students staying after school

Starting this week, Columbia Public Schools will offer dinner for high school students who stay late after school.

Columbia builders discuss new codes

Columbia builders discuss new codes

 Columbia builders heard about new rules Tuesday night.

Jefferson City council discusses next steps following blight study findings

The Jefferson City Council planned out its next steps to make noticeable changes to the rundown East Capitol Avenue area.

Work starts on multi-million dollar baseball facility

Work starts on multi-million dollar baseball facility

 Work has started on a new multi-million dollar baseball facility in Camden County.

Fall pollen season in full force

Ragweed pollen season is set to peak in mid-September, but not before affecting 23 million Americans.

School bus goes off road because of cyclist

ABC 17 News confirmed a bus went off St. Charles Road Tuesday afternoon because of a person who was riding a bike near Battle High School northeast of Columbia.

Cole County commission votes to correct elected officials' salaries

The Cole County Commission voted 2 to 1 Tuesday to retroactively correct the salaries of elected officials. 

Terence Hartmann

Columbia man accused of holding family of three hostage

Terence Hartmann was arrested Monday on multiple charges after a woman accused him of holding her and her children hostage.  


Parking payment app comes to downtown Columbia

In downtown Columbia, time often takes the form of money.

Italy Earthquake 2

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Italy earthquake leaves 21 dead, town in ruins

A strong, shallow earthquake hit central Italy early Wednesday, leaving terrified residents huddled outside collapsed buildings overnight and an unknown number of people trapped beneath the rubble.

At least 21 people have died as a result of the 6.2-...

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