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Candlelight vigil for man killed on Sylvan Lane

Candlelight vigil for man who died on Sylvan Lane

A candlelight vigil was held on Thursday night for Garbrielle Rhodes, the 24 year old man who was killed on Sylvan Lane on Monday night. 

Prescription for Overdose

Special Report: Prescription for Overdose

Opioids, or certain medications designed to relieve pain, are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly half a million people died from prescription drug overdose in 2014. More than 40 people die each day from opioid overdose.

Centralia man charged with child molestation, sodomy

Boone County Prosecutors charged Jonathan Robinson, 29, of Centralia, Thursday with child molestation and statutory sodomy for allegedly sexually assaulting a female minor over a two-year period.

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Cole County builder faces new felony charge

The Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's office filed a new felony charge against a builder suspected of scamming several.

Jefferson City Police Department in need of technology upgrades

The Jefferson City Police Department is looking for some state assistance to improve its technology.

Columbia engineers discuss proposed roundabout

Columbia public works engineers heard from residents about a proposed roundabout that would replace the four-way stop at Green Meadows Road and Forum Boulevard.

Suspect wanted for vandalizing parking garage

ABC 17 News has images of a man wanted for vandalizing a parking garage in downtown Columbia. The surveillance pictures were taken 1:45 Thursday morning at Fifth and Walnut.

Man killed in Callaway Co. double homicide charged with child sex crimes in Cole County

UPDATE: ABC 17 News confirmed one of the victims in the Callaway County double homicide was charged in Cole County for sex crimes involving a child under the age of 14. Prosecutors filed the charges against Joshua Griffith back in December.

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Prescription drug take-back events scheduled this weekend

The Jefferson City Police Department will participate in a national prescription drug take-back effort on Saturday.

Sex offender in Bland arrested for having child pornography

One person has been arrested following a child pornography bust in Bland. On Wednesday, Gasconade County deputies and a group from the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children team carried out a search at a home on West Kansas City Street.

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Protesters take to streets after Trump rally in California

Scores of protesters took to the streets Thursday night outside a Donald Trump campaign event in Costa Mesa, California, drawing out police officers in riot and tactical gear and on horseback who sought to disperse the crowd.

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