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City commission says East Campus lighting is adequate

Columbia's Environment and Energy Commission voted Tuesday night to recommend to the city council not to hire an outside consultant to evaluate the lighting in the East Campus neighborhood.

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Is natural mosquito repellent the best option for you?

According to the CDC, natural mosquito repellent isn't the best option of trying to keep mosquitoes away. 

Few safe rooms in Mid-Missouri despite tornado prone region

So far, this spring has been a quiet severe weather season in Mid-Missouri.

City officials say abandoned houses can become dangerous

When a house is left empty, like the properties owned by Barbara Buescsher, they can become dangerous for several reasons.

Sen Claire McCaskill discusses sexual assault in military

McCaskill discusses curbing sexual assault in military

A U.S. senator from Missouri is speaking out about sexual assault in the military.  U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said several reforms over the years have helped to curb the problem but there's still work to do. 

Hiring freeze for city of Columbia

Columbia leaders explain how growth shown in census helps boost economy

The most recent census numbers from the US Census Bureau show Columbia's population ballooning by 10,068 residents since the 2010 census.

Boone county car chase ends in car crash

Drivers, passenger in Columbia crash identified

UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: ABC 17 checked with University Hospital and was told Michael Wills and Candice Ward, are now in fair condition. Cory Via was treated and released. 

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Boone County ranked 11th for distracted driving crashes

Distracted driving kills more than eight people a day across the country, according to the CDC. In Boone County, distracted driving contributed to almost a crash a day from 2012 to 2014. Young drivers, ages 16 to 21 years old, account for about a quarter of those crashes. 

Driver, child hurt in crash on Hwy. 40 blocking Midway Elementary

A two-vehicle crash was blocking access to a school just west of Columbia Wednesday morning.

Two arrested after police chase, crash in Jefferson City

A police chase ended in a car crash Tuesday afternoon in Jefferson City. Officers originally pulled over a silver GMC truck for license plate violations near Highway 50 and Eastland Drive just after 3 p.m.

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Former Clinton aide seeks to bar release of deposition

One of Hillary Clinton's top aides from her time at the State Department is asking a federal judge to prevent video of her testimony in ongoing legal proceedings from being released to the public.

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