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Lawmakers develop intern rules to prevent sexual harassment

New laws for sex ed classes, e.cigarettes take effect Friday

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous new Missouri laws are set to take effect Friday, ranging from caps on traffic fines to changes in sex education.

Highway Patrol upgrades background check system

Highway Patrol upgrades background check process

School districts in Missouri will now have greater access to employee criminal records.

Man caught with child porn involving infants, toddlers

A man is in the Boone County Jail after authorities said he was caught with child pornography involving infants and toddlers. 

Cole Co. man accused of molesting a child

A Cole County man accused of molesting a child is in jail.

Man arrested for shooting outside Waffle House

On Thursday police said they made an arrest after a recent shooting outside Waffle House in central Columbia earlier this month.

Police confirm armed robber escaped from Columbia hotel

Officers were called to the Howard Johnson Inn across from the Moser's grocery store off I-70 Drive S.E. around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The suspect reportedly had his face covered, but surveillance video was grainy.

Woman stabbed in head, suspect still on the loose

Jefferson City police got a call around 11:43 p.m. Wednesday, reporting an open door and a woman lying in a pool of blood. The suspect is still on the loose, and the woman was taken to the hospital in Columbia because of the extent of her injuries.

Shots fired in central Columbia

Police investigating after shots fired in central Columbia

Police are investigating after shots were fired in central Columbia.

Man accused of stealing identity of Jefferson City Country Club members, employees

A man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing the identity of eight Jefferson City Country Club members and employees.

Work set to begin on Scott Blvd. in Columbia Friday

Work is scheduled to begin on a major Columbia road starting Friday. 

Tropical Storm Erika update Thursday pm


Tropical Storm Erika swamps Dominica; 3 die

Tropical Storm Erika doesn't have strong winds, but heavy rains were wreaking havoc on the Caribbean island of Dominica where three people were killed.

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