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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Two connected crashes in South Columbia

Driver in Route K crash involved in crash just minutes prior

UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified the driver in Tuesday's crash on Route K. A crash report filed by Troop F shows Scott Benson, 36, of Columbia, was not wearing a seat belt when he crashed his 1994 Honda Accord.

Columbia high schools to offer meals for students staying after school

Starting this week, Columbia Public Schools will offer dinner for high school students who stay late after school.

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Italy earthquake death toll now at 159

In the small Italian towns hit hard by a magnitude-6.2 earthquake that struck in the middle of the night, rescuers feverishly dug through the rubble of downed homes and apartments looking for survivors.

For hours after the strong, shallow tremor shatt...

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