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Four new positions may not be enough to stop turnover at Cole County Sheriff's Office

Turnover will likely remain a problem at the Cole County Sheriff's Office, even after four new positions were approved by Cole County Commissioners this week, according to the sheriff's office.

Hallsville school officials vote on final 2016-2017 budget

The Hallsville Board of Education passed a final budget outline for the upcoming school year at Thursday night's meeting.

Bieser named new head coach of Mizzou baseball


Bieser named new head coach of Mizzou baseball

Mizzou will usher in a new era of baseball as Steve Bieser has been tabbed as the next head coach, announced Thursday by Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades.

Victims, suspect identified in Sedalia shooting

Two people are in the hospital following a shooting in Sedalia early Thursday. Police say Elisha Curry, 30, and Terez Lewis, 27, were taken to a trauma center. Henry Ward, 18, is currently in custody, after ABC 17 News got video of his arrest in north Columbia.

Two men charged in deadly Sedalia house fire

Prosecutors have filed charges against two men in connection with a deadly house fire in Sedalia on Thursday, June 23.

Boil advisory lifted for southwestern Columbia neighborhoods

A precautionary boil advisory was lifted Friday for hundreds of residents in southwest Columbia.

Heat medically connected to crime increase

As the temperatures increase, it's almost a given so do the crime rates. 

Bail bondsman says more oversight is needed

Bail Bondsman: We need more oversight

Richard Cloud, a experienced bail bondsman for 27 years told ABC 17 news that, "The industry needs more oversight, we don't know all the laws." 

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Groundbreaking ceremony for new veterans shelter in Columbia

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday morning for an emergency homeless shelter for veterans near the site of more permanent housing in central Columbia.

Trooper charged in Brandon Ellingson s drowning death

Federal judge keeps civil charge against suspended trooper

A federal judge denied a suspended Missouri State Highway Patrol's motion to throw out a civil rights lawsuit against him.

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