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UPDATE: Keeping track of taxpayer money with IBM

On Tuesday, ABC 17 News followed up with the Missouri Department of Economic Development about employment numbers at the IBM facility in Columbia.

County commission approves Islamic School plan, holds hearing on 2016 budget

Boone County leaders approved a variance to allow the Islamic School of Columbia of Mid-Missouri to add a daycare to their new facility.

Inmate death at mid-Missouri correctional facility

Inmate death at mid-Missouri correctional facility

An inmate has died at the Jefferson City Correctional Center in Jefferson City.

Lake Ozark man accused of posting fake sex ads with photos of former girlfriend

A Lake Ozark man is accused of posting fake Craigslist ads of a sexual nature in a woman's name last fall. Court documents said Dustin McCullough created nine fake ads in the victim's name to solicit "sex with any man."

Suspected Mid-MO cocaine ring leader pleads guilty in federal court

A suspected cocaine ring leader involved in a major drug round-up last fall pleaded guilty to distributing crack cocaine in federal court Tuesday.

Man charged in Fulton shooting still on the loose

Callaway County prosecutors charged a man for a Monday shooting in Fulton.

Hearing set on Columbia's Planned Parenthood abortion license

A hearing is set on Wednesday, right before a temporary restraining order expires in Jefferson City for Columbia's Planned Parenthood.

Leaders discuss walkway plan in Jefferson City

Jefferson City leaders Tuesday are moving forward on building "livable streets."

Election date set for next week for Bus. Loop sales tax hike

ABC 17 News has confirmed the election date for a sales tax hike covering parts of central Columbia. 

Missouri lawmakers pre-filing bills in legislature

Missouri lawmakers are giving us a first look Tuesday at the state issues that could come to a vote in the next year.

Laquan walking before shooting

Chicago Police Department via CNN

Laquan McDonald shooting: Why so long for video?

In April, Chicago City Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. was prepared to vote in favor of a $5 million settlement for the family of Laquan McDonald.

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