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Plea hearing canceled for sex trafficking suspect

ABC 17 News confirmed Monday's plea hearing was canceled for a mid-Missouri sex trafficking suspect. Kenyata Miles was indicted on charges involving two victims.

Suspect in Boone Co. car chase arrested in Audrain Co. after second high speed chase

Authorities have arrested the suspect who led a Boone County Sheriff's deputy on a high speed chase Saturday afternoon.

Colleges trying to find ways to deal with racial incidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the University of Missouri, officials were slow to handle racial incidents and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by football players and the resignations of two administrators.


Graduate assistant accused of assaulting teenager over hijab

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old University of Missouri graduate teaching assistant is accused of pulling a teenage family member out of a Columbia school because she wasn't wearing a traditional headscarf worn by some Muslim women.

NW Missouri man fatally shot after pointing gun at officers

STEWARTSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A northwest Missouri man is dead after pointing a weapon at law enforcement officers who were responding to a domestic disturbance.

Small businesses highlighted during holiday shopping weekend

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday spotlights local businesses for holiday shopping adventures.

2-year-old awaits lifesaving liver transplant

For almost two years, his entire life, Xander Barr has been a fighter.

Missouri lawmakers seek answers on funding to help refugees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration on how the state spends money to help refugees.

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Collins, Arkansas run over Mizzou in Gary Pinkel's final regular season game

Alex Collins runs for 130 yards and three touchdowns as Arkansas beats Missouri 28-3. 

Columbia road crews ready for winter weather

Several counties across Mid-Missouri may see freezing rain through Saturday morning, including Chariton, Saline, Macon and Pettis.

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Threat closes University of Chicago campus

The University of Chicago has shut down its campus after learning of an anonymous online threat of gun violence said to be planned for Monday.

The school said Sunday that FBI counterterrorism officials informed the school of a threat, specifically of ...

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