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Senate Judiciary Committee hears deadly force bill

Senate Judiciary Committee hears bill detailing when law enforcement officers can use deadly force

Just hours after the Department of Justice announced it will not charge Officer Darren Wilson Wednesday, one Missouri senator took action trying to change the system.

Pickpockets target shoppers

Columbia police officials said shoppers beware -- a group of criminals is hitting the aisles of Columbia's stores.  

Columbia woman arrested for Rice Road shooting

Trial begins in 2014 double shooting on Super Bowl Sunday

Opening statements are underway at the Boone County Courthouse in the trial for a 37-year-old woman accused of shooting two people in Columbia on Super Bowl Sunday in 2014. 

Governor responds to Department of Justice report on Ferguson

Governor Nixon responded to the Department of Justice report on police fairness in Ferguson. 

Southern storm cancels Columbia flights

Bad weather in the southern states is to blame for some cancelled flights in Mid-Missouri.

Ferguson report riots


Justice Department blasts Ferguson and its police for racial bias

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson are disproportionately subjected to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops, and citations for petty infractions -- like walking down the middle of the street.

Lawmakers eye bill aimed at releasing non-violent offenders facing life sentence

Missouri legislators are considering a bill that would release non-violent offenders from prison who are in for life.

Fletcher Honda sold to new owners

A Mid-Missouri car dealership has been sold.

Woman arrested after threatening, cutting man

A Columbia woman is in the Boone County Jail Wednesday after police said she threatened a man with a knife and cut him.

Man accused in 2011 murder appears in court

A man accused in the 2011 shooting death of a rural Harrisburg man appeared in Howard Co. Court Wednesday.

Ukraine trenches


U.S. weighs defensive weapons for Ukraine

The Obama administration is holding intensive conversations with the Europeans about further sanctions on Russia, as top U.S. national security officials convene this week to decide what types of support to offer Ukraine.

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