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    Police search farm for missing woman's remains

    Police search farm for missing woman's remains

    Posted 4:12 PM 7/28/2015 by Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    ST. JAMES - The Phelps County Sheriff Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol searched Monday for the remains of a woman who was reported missing in May.

    Jacquelyn Auten-Metz, 52, was last seen with her boyfriend, Jessie Lee Bockover, on  the 21000 block of County Road 3644 (More)

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    New prescription medication disposal system coming to Missouri

    New prescription medication disposal system coming to Missouri

    Posted 3:51 PM 7/3/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - A new prescription drug disposal system is on its way to Missouri.

    A drug abuse prevention group, ACT Missouri, has ordered more than 3,500 (More)

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    Another mumps case confirmed, now six MU students infected

    Another mumps case confirmed, now six MU students infected

    Posted 12:45 PM 7/28/2015 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - There were six confirmed cases of mumps on MU's campus, as of Tuesday.

    The spokesperson of Columbia/Boone County Health Department, Andrea Waner, said there was also one probable case and four pending cases. The department was awaiting those test results.

    "It's spread (More)

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    Man sentenced for recording children, adults in bathrooms

    Man sentenced for recording children, adults in bathrooms

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 26-year-old suburban Kansas City man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for secretly recording videos of unsuspecting victims in restrooms and changing rooms at several businesses.

    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas City says Nicholas Braile of (More)

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    Today's Talk: Planned Parenthood opponents rally in Columbia

    Today's Talk:  Planned Parenthood opponents rally in Columbia

    Posted 2:53 PM 7/28/2015 by Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Chanting "Planned Parenthood has got to go," opponents of Planned Parenthood came out to Columbia Health Center Tuesday afternoon to protest the organization and the return of medication and surgical abortion services.

    More than 100 opponents showed up to the Planned Parenthood (More)

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    Man arrested for drugs after police search house for third time

    Man arrested for drugs after police search house for third time

    Posted 2:33 PM 7/28/2015 by Katie Pylipow, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    SEDALIA - Police arrested a man after they found drugs and related paraphernalia in his home at 1806 South Montgomery Ave. Sunday.

    The Sedalia Police Department and K9 unit performed a knock and announce drug-related search warrant and uncovered methamphetamine, marijuana, drug (More)

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    Hot weather makes trouble for outside workers

    Hot weather makes trouble for outside workers

    Posted 2:32 PM 7/28/2015 by Landon Burke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Emergency crews responded to two heat-related emergencies Tuesday.

    The first call came from a construction site at the intersection of Nifong and Bethel in Columbia. The department said a construction worker passed out from heat exhaustion at around 10 in the morning. (More)

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    Two killed in collision after fugitive tries to run from police

    Two killed in collision after fugitive tries to run from police

    Posted 1:21 PM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    BRANSON (AP) - Two drivers were killed in a head-on collision that occurred when a suspect fled from authorities in southwest Missouri.

    Taney County Sheriff Jimmie Russell told KOLR-TV the incident started Monday evening when deputies were called about a domestic violence situation. (More)

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    Missouri sues developer of clean water violations

    Missouri sues developer of clean water violations

    Posted 1:09 PM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri has filed a lawsuit accusing a Lincoln County developer of violating the state's water laws.

    Attorney General Chris Koster said Tuesday the lawsuit filed Monday accuses Butch Menne of claiming lots in a Ralls County subdivision were being sold with approved (More)

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    MU's Women's and Children's Hospital receives global distinction

    MU's Women's and Children's Hospital receives global distinction

    Posted 12:37 PM 7/28/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Health Care said Tuesday its Women's and Children's Hospital earned the "Baby-Friendly" designation from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), making it the fourth hospital in Missouri to earn (More)

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    Three accused of trying to steal trailer loaded with toilet paper

    Three accused of trying to steal trailer loaded with toilet paper

    Posted 12:13 PM 7/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    SIKESTON (AP) - Authorities said three Memphis men were accused of trying to steal a semi trailer loaded with toilet paper valued at $70,000.

    KFVS-TV reports the trio, ages 36, 42 and 51 years old, were arrested early Sunday after Sikeston police and Missouri state troopers saw them drive (More)

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    Suspect turns self in, claims robbery in 16-year-old's death

    Suspect turns self in, claims robbery in 16-year-old's death

    Posted 11:55 AM 7/28/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    SEDALIA - The Sedalia Police Department said Tuesday a man had turned himself in saying he was involved in the Friday shooting death of a 16-year-old.

    Police said 34-year-old Brian Young turned himself in Monday saying he was being robbed at gunpoint when he shot Andrew Meyers. Police (More)

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    Man assaulted during Columbia home invasion

    Man assaulted during Columbia home invasion

    Posted 10:21 AM 7/28/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department (CPD) said it was looking for suspects Tuesday after a home invasion and assault Monday night.

    Police said two men forced entry into the home with five people inside. Police said the suspects showed handguns and demanded money. The home is located (More)

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