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Dry weather is a concern for the 4th of July

Dry weather is a concern for 4th of July holiday

With fourth of July around the corner the dry weather mid Missouri has experienced makes fighting fires tough. 

Lightning strike sparks attic fire in central Columbia home

Investigators have determined a lightning strike is what started a attic fire Sunday afternoon.

Flooding causes traffic problems on Highway 54 in Callaway County

Parts of Highway 54 East in Holts Summit were shut down for a brief period of time Sunday afternoon after heavy rains flooded the roadways.

Intersection of Route WW and Rolling Hills Road in Columbia to close to construction

A private developer will begin work to install a roundabout at the intersection of Route WW and Rolling Hills Road in Columbia on Friday, July 1st under a permit with the Missouri Department of Transportation.

Route BB to close due to construction.

Missouri Department of Transportation crews will replace cross pipes on Howard County Route BB on Wednesday, June 29th and Thursday, June 30th.

Nighttime street maintenance for East Broadway to begin June 27th

The City of Columbia Public Works Department announced Friday that street maintenance is scheduled for East Broadway, between Providence and Hitt Street, From Monday, June 27th through the morning of Friday, July 1st.

Bridge replacement for Business Loop 70, Garth Avenue and Rangeline Street continues.

There will be intermittent lane closures in both the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-70 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday for work at Garth Avenue Rangeline Street.

Three teens drown in Missouri in one day

Three teenagers have drowned in just one day.

UPDATE: Police identify victim in Leeway Drive homicide

UPDATE: 6/26/2016, 6:30 a.m. Police have identified Saturday's homicide victim as 25-year-old Edmund "Ricky" Randolph, Jr. 

Man arrested, charged after trying to meet minor for sex

UPDATE: Davis has been charged with attempted enticement of a child, sexual misconduct or attempt involving a child under 15 and attempted statutory sodomy in the 2nd degree. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 19 at the Boone County court house. 

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Amtrak crash kills 5 in Colorado

Five people were killed when a train crashed into a van in Colorado on Sunday, authorities said.

The van's right side was hit after it failed to yield the right of way to the train, Colorado State Patrol said in a news release.

The driver and four pas...

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