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Mid-Missouri brush fires on the rise

Mid-Missouri brush fires on the rise

Posted 7:32 PM 2/18/2017 by Amber Sipe, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY — The Boone County Fire Protection District responded to 12 natural cover fires on Saturday.

The Columbia Fire Department and the Southern Boone County Fire Protection District served as backup on some of those fires and answered calls of their own.

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2/17/2017

Man arrested during Moberly drug bust

Man arrested during Moberly drug bust

Posted 6:14 PM 2/18/2017 by Emily Hannemann, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MOBERLY — Three law enforcement agencies partnered to serve a narcotics search warrant on Friday, resulting in the arrest of Cordero Mcpherson Sears, 27.

Members of the Moberly Police Department, North Missouri Drug Task Force and Randolph County Sherriff’s office served the (More)

Yesterday

Homes for Computers Program benefits low-income families

Homes for Computers Program benefits low-income families

Posted 10:02 PM 2/18/2017 by Shanna Grove, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — The Homes for Computers Program distributed 40 computers to eligible low-income Columbia families on Saturday.

One mother said the computer will help with her children's academics. 

"My older children, they're getting to, they have more projects they need to do (More)

2/17/2017

Two suspects in St. Louis-area smash-and-grab plead guilty

Two suspects in St. Louis-area smash-and-grab plead guilty

Posted 3:44 PM 2/17/2017 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two of eight Chicago residents have pleaded guilty for their roles in a smash-and-grab theft of $60,000 worth of handbags at a Saks Fifth Avenue in suburban St. Louis.

Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Darius Bowdry and 22-year-old Keyshyala Thomas pleaded (More)

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