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Authorities out in full force for Cole County fair

Law enforcement and emergency crews out for Cole County Fair

The Cole County Fair opens its gates on Monday. Authorities are expecting big crowds through the week and said they will be out in full force to ensure safety and security.  

CPD holds training active shooter event

CPD training local businesses on surviving an active shooter

Local businesses in Columbia are teaming up with the Columbia Police Department in an effort to learn how to survive an active shooter scenario. 

Shakespeare’s Pizza to return to original downtown location in early August

Shakespeare’s Pizza will soon return to its original location in downtown Columbia.

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Gas station given citation for selling alcohol to underage person

An employee at the Casey's General Store in Hallsville was given a citation last week for selling alcohol to a person under the legal drinking age.

Boone Co. minority youth more likely to be referred to juvenile detention

Community leaders and officials in Boone County are taking a deeper a look at disproportionate minority contact, which occurs when there is a disproportionate number of minority youth who are referred to the juvenile justice system. 

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CPOA endorses Judge Jeff Harris

Columbia's association of police officers officially made its endorsement for circuit 13 judge.

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Columbia Fire Department confirms structure fire at North Providence and Fourth Ave.

UPDATE 07/25/16 6:55 a.m. - Firefighters on the scene confirmed to ABC 17 the house was condemned, under construction and no one was inside at the time of the fire.

Southbound Providence Road was closed while crews worked to put the fire out, but is now reopen.

Right now some crews are leaving, while some stay in place…

Your Voice Your Vote 2016 at the DNC Speakers for Day 1

Your Voice Your Vote 2016 at the DNC: Speakers for Day 1

On the first day of the convention, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders are set to speak.

Road buckle shuts down neighborhood street in southwest Columbia

Crews have shut down Red Bay Creek Road in the Mill Creek Manor subdivision after a road buckle formed Saturday afternoon.

Hartsburg man arrested for threatening family member with a gun

The Boone County Sheriff's Department was called to a domestic dispute in the 4100 block of East Snowy Hills Lane Saturday afternoon.

Michelle Obama DNC

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Michelle Obama: 'I'm with her'

Democratic heavy-hitters sought to bring the party together on the inaugural day of the Democratic National Convention, which was often marked by jeers and protests in its early hours.

But by the time the highest profile speakers took the stage, the m...

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