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Are security apps a good idea?

COLUMBIA, Mo- A new cell phone app called, "Companion" is making headlines on different social media sites. It is a security app that shares a person's location with specific contacts promoting a sense of security as a person walks home. 

Former teacher accused of child exploitation to appear in federal court

ABC 17 News confirmed Thursday that a former Miller Co. teacher accused of child sexual exploitation in Mid-Missouri will appear in court.

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Full interview with Dr. Melissa Click

Dr. Melissa Click talks with ABC 17 News about her involvement in the protests that unfolded on the MU campus last fall.

Man and dog safe after falling through icy pond in Columbia

Two people and a dog are safe Thursday night after a man fell through an icy pond in south Columbia.

Police investigate gunshots near Columbia Mall

Police investigate gunshots near Columbia Mall

Columbia police responded to shots fired near the Columbia Mall around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

FEMA recovery center to open in Pulaski Co. after flooding

A temporary FEMA recovery center for flood survivors is set to open in Pulaski Co. this weekend.

Public Works to monitor roads as snow moves in

Columbia Public Works said it will bring in crews at 7:00 p.m. Thursday night to monitor the road conditions ahead of a snow chance.

MU staff, students meet second candidate for Chief Diversity Officer

MU students and staff got a look at the second candidate trying to become the University of Missouri System's first ever Chief Diversity Officer.

18-year-old dead after vehicle crash on Highway 50

A Sedalia teen is dead after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at the Lamine River Bridge in Morgan County Thursday morning.

Student journalist reacts to MU professor's first public interview

On Thursday, ABC 17 News reached out to all sides of the Melissa Click story.

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World powers agree to Syria ceasefire

Major world powers have agreed to a ceasefire and to the delivery of immediate aid in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced early Friday.

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