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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. 

Man in serious condition after train, car collide in Boonville

UPDATE: The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the drivers of the car and train in Friday night's crash.

Home leveled by WVa flooding


W. Va. flooding: Residents returning home

The floodwaters are receding in parts of West Virginia, and although Sunday's weather boded well for a region hammered by the nation's worst flash flooding in years, some have found coming home as jarring as being evacuated.

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