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12/31/2014

Jail nearing capacity at start of new year

Jail nearing capacity at start of new year

Posted 6:33 PM 1/4/2015 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Jail may be an end of night destination for those who drive after a New Year's Eve filled with drinking.

Chief Jailer Warren Brewer said, "we've had very relaxing New Year's Eves and we've had some that would make you think it's a scene out of a disaster (More)...

1/2/2015

Family and friends mourn man hit by car, run over

Family and friends mourn man hit by car, run over

Posted 3:26 PM 1/2/2015 by Kelly Skehen, KOMU 8 News

COLUMBIA - Candles lit up the solemn faces of Jack Cheatom's friends and family Friday as they gathered at the spot where he died after being hit by a car while attempting to walk across the street. They held hands and remembered the life lost on New Year's Eve. 

Columbia Police said (More)...

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1/1/2015

St. Louis man charged with threatening police

St. Louis man charged with threatening police

Posted 9:25 PM 1/1/2015 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis man is facing charges for allegedly tweeting about killing police and an explosion at the St. Louis City Justice Center.

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office said Thursday that 35-year-old Jason Valentine is charged with 10 counts of making a terrorist (More)...

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