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Jefferson City Council approves bullet proof vests

Monday night, the Jefferson City Council approved $11,475.00 to be applied with a matching federal grant to purchase new bullet proof vests for the police department.

Phi Delta Theta robbery, assult

University of Missouri, Columbia police investigate overnight assault, robbery

University of Missouri police and administrators warned students early Tuesday of an assault and robbery on campus.


Columbia City Council turns down large student apartment complex

In a 6-1 vote, the Columbia City Council denied the Park 7 Group's ability to build a large student apartment complex on the east side of town.

911 cell location accuracy

911: Location accuracy problems with cell calls

There's a common misconception that if you call 911 from your cell phone, operators will always be able to find you. That's not the case. We explore the problems and what's being done to fix it.

Residents along Creasy Springs in Columbia say road is unsafe

"I call it the 'killer curve' because of how many people that have been killed on the curve."

Columbia Police city council talk staffing

Columbia City Council to talk police department staffing

On Monday night, the Columbia City Council will take up the issue of police department staffing.

Rock Bridge student killed in car crash in Columbia

One person is dead and one remains in critical condition after a car crash on Creasy Springs Road in Columbia just after midnight Sunday. Counselors were at the school Monday to talk with students.

Missouri Career Center locked down after disturbing message

The Missouri Career Center is under lockdown Monday afternoon after a disturbing message was left on the facility's voicemail.

Jefferson City High School evacuated briefly Monday

Students are back in class Monday afternoon after evacuating the building temporarily.

Bridges in Boone Co. reopen ahead of schedule

Two bridges in Boone County have reopened a month ahead of schedule. 

Cinco de Mayo, Los Angeles

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Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Guacamole and fajitas. Mexican flags and mariachi bands. Margaritas, beer -- and more beer. (Sometimes with lime, thanks to that clever marketing campaign.)

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