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Downtown church members ask about parking relief

Cars left on the street overnight are causing concern from downtown churchgoers in Columbia.

Firefighters battling structure fire in Callaway County

Right now crews are working to put out a structure fire on County Road 328, just northeast of Guthrie. 

Holts Summit man charged for sending inappropriate pictures to teens

William Thompson, 27, of Holts Summit, was charged Tuesday in Callaway County with four counts of furnishing pornographic material to a minor for allegedly sending inappropriate pictures to teenage girls on Facebook.

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Earthquakes are more common than you think

On any typical day, there are hundreds of earthquakes across the world.

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Search and Rescue task forces train for disasters

As rescue efforts continue after Tuesday's catastrophic earthquake in Italy, Central Missouri task forces continue to prepare for a similar situation in the U.S.

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Columbia man accused of holding family of three hostage, beating them

UPDATE 8/24: Neighbors said Wednesday Hartmann had only lived on Greeley Drive for about two months but they had seen the victim and her children there frequently.

University of Missouri Review Commission meets for second time

The University of Missouri Review Commission met Wednesday for the second time. The group was put together by state lawmakers and tasked with reviewing the university system and make any necessary recommendations they find. 

School bus goes off road trying to avoid second vehicle

UPDATE: Boone County Sheriff's Department say a kid was riding a bicycle at the time a school bus went off St. Charles Road Tuesday afternoon.

Columbia man facing another child pornography charge

The U.S. District Attorny's Office has announced another child pornography charge against a man already facing similar charges.

MU grad students rally on campus Wednesday

Graduate students at the University of Missouri held another event Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of their worker rights rally held in 2015. The gathering was set to begin on campus around noon at the columns.

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Italy earthquake leaves 247 dead

At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy's Civil Protection Department.

The powerful earthquake hit 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) southeast of Norcia at 3:36 a.m. (9:36 p.m. Tuesda...

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