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Jerry Wade, former Columbia City Councilman, dies at 73

Jerry Wade, former Columbia City Councilman and 2010 mayoral candidate, died Saturday from lung cancer, according to a release from the Columbia Audubon Society, a group he served as president for. 

Columbia man arrested for threatening ATV riders with shotgun

Boone County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man in the 800 block of Nance Drive after he threatened ATV riders in the area with a shotgun.


Fire guts Jefferson City duplex, none injured

When a strong breeze blows, you can smell the lingering smoke around a duplex on Cherry Street in Jefferson City.

JC police investigate crash on Highway 50

Jefferson City police investigated a rollover accident Sunday morning in the 2100 block of Highway 50 in the east bound lanes.

Wrapping up the Show Me State Games

Today marks the end of the 2014 Show Me State Games, as well as the 30th Anniversary of the yearly event.

Boonville man charged with multiple sex crimes involving a child

A Boonville man is charged with multiple sex crimes involving a child.

Boone County Fair wraps up final night

The Boone County Fair wrapped up its final night Saturday.

Powdered caffeine supplement can be lethal with improper use

Powdered caffeine supplement can be lethal with improper use

ABC 17 wanted to know how readily available the supplement was in Columbia and found out from at least four health and supplement retailers, it's not sold in stores because it's too much of a liability.  One store associate told ABC 17 it's because most people don't know how to use it.

Drug cartels active in mid-Missouri

From Kansas City to Columbia to St. Louis, the drug cartel is actively smuggling drugs into 16 counties in the state of Missouri.

Local FBI agent accused of strangling teen

According to court documents, local FBI agent, Scott Armstrong, is accused of strangling a teen until he lost consciousness on March 1, 2014. Armstrong was just recently charged with third-degree assault for the incident.

Gaza residents during Hamas, Israel cease-fire

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Israel rejects blame for shelter deaths

The Israeli military denied Sunday that it was responsible for anyone killed last week when a mortar hit the courtyard of a U.N. school that was shelter to many Gaza residents.

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