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Man found guilty of first degree murder, child abuse in Morgan Co. toddler death

A Cass County jury is deliberating Wednesday in the trial for a Mid-Missouri man accused of killing a baby and staging his death to look like a hit-and-run accident.

Columbia police lobby becomes Craigslist safe zone

The Columbia Police Department has opened its lobby for online buyers and purchasers to exchange their items safely. The changes effective immediately.

Missouri lawmakers, elected officials likely to get raise

Missouri lawmakers and state elected officials likely will be getting a pay raise.

Missouri panel hears objections to voter photo ID proposal

Missouri Republican lawmakers say requiring photo identification at the polls will prevent voter impersonation fraud.

One man on the run after shooting Columbia home

One man on the run after shooting Columbia home

A home in Columbia was hit by gunshots early Wednesday.

The shooting happened shortly after 4 a.m. in the 600 block of Washington Avenue.

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Missouri Auditor Schweich joins GOP primary for governor

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) says he is running for governor in 2016.

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Layoffs planned at Columbia IBM branch

ABC 17 News confirmed Wednesday layoffs are planned at International Business Machines, also known as IBM.

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Missouri Attorney General endorses body cameras for police

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's attorney general says police should wear body cameras more frequently but that the public and media shouldn't have unfettered access to the recordings.

Man shoots at his girlfriend and her children, standoff ensues

Jefferson City police respond to an over night shots fired call, which leads to a standoff. The suspect 34 year old Heriberto Martinez has been charged with seven felonies, including domestic assault, 1st degree child endangerment, unlawful use of a weapon, felony restraint and armed criminal action. He is currently in cole county custody and is being held without bond.

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Missouri House to halt committee meetings at country club

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House is putting an end to committee meetings at country clubs and restaurants.

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