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Highway Patrol stepping up enforcement for holiday weekend

Law enforcement cracking down on DUIs over holiday weekend

Law enforcement agencies will be adding extra enforcement for drunk driving this weekend with the Memorial Day Weekend holiday.

Government offices closed for holiday

Memorial Day is a federal, state, county, and city holiday. Most federal, state, county and city offices are closed on Monday, with the exception of emergency services like the Missouri Highway Patrol, state prisons, Sheriff's Departments and fire departments.

Most Boone County crime numbers down compared to last year

In light of recent shootings in Columbia, ABC 17 News wanted to see how the crime numbers so far this year compared to the same time-frame from last year. 

No injuries after crews respond to possible house fire in Boone County

Multiple units from the Boone County Fire Protection District responded to the 4400 block of Santa Barbara Drive for reports of a possible house fire just after 10 p.m. Saturday.

Registered sex offender caught on video near park released from Cole County jail

A registered sex offender is out of jail again after being arrested for being too close to a Jefferson City park.

Boone County presiding commissioner injured in car crash

Boone County presiding commissioner Dan Atwill suffered moderate injuries Saturday when another car pushed his car into a median on I-70.

Officials say weather will bring more people out Memorial Day weekend, urge them to stay safe

The Memorial Day weekend is going to be a hot one. People will be out enjoying the weather and looking forward to summer.

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Heavy holiday traffic expected on Missouri River bridge

Memorial Day weekend kicks off holiday travel and MoDOT is advising drivers to expect some longer delays over the Missouri River Bridge. 

SLIDESHOW: Canada's SkyHawks parachute over Mid-Missouri

The SkyHawks, a parachute demonstration team from the Canadian Army, performed at the Salute to Veterans Air Show on Memorial Day weekend.

Man charged in death of 28-year-old found in Cape Girardeau

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged in the death of a man whose body was found near a Cape Girardeau park.

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700+ migrants missing or feared dead

At least 65 migrants have died from shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea in the past week, and officials fear that number could soar above 700.

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