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    Young woman stabbed in midtown St. Louis

    Young woman stabbed in midtown St. Louis

    Posted 8:54 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A man was in custody after a young woman was stabbed in midtown St. Louis.

    The crime happened Sunday night outside a Starbucks on Grand Boulevard, near the Saint Louis University campus. Authorities said the victim was standing with others outside when a man approached and (More)

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    Missouri judge recuses himself from double-homicide case

    Missouri judge recuses himself from double-homicide case

    Posted 8:06 AM 4/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A judge is recusing himself from the case of a former school superintendent accused of killing a Springfield couple who police say refused to lend the man $250,000 to cover gambling debts.

    The Springfield News-Leader reported that retiring Greene County Judge Dan Conklin (More)

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    Nicole Galloway to be sworn in as State Auditor

    Posted 4:38 AM 4/27/2015 by Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 News

    JEFFERSON CITY- Former Boone County Treasurer Nicole Galloway will be sworn in as Missouri State Auditor Monday afternoon. 

    Galloway replaces interim auditor John Watson, who took over for Tom Schweich after his death in late February. 

    Her move to Jefferson City however (More)

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    Business Loop CID board to discuss property tax agreement

    Posted 2:50 AM 4/27/2015 by Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Business Loop Community Improvement District (CID) Board of Directors met Monday afternoon and authorized an agreement between Columbia and Boone County to collect a special tax assessment on properties in the district.

    CID board member Dave Griggs, owner of Dave Griggs' (More)

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    Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river

    Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river

    Posted 8:07 PM 4/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    EASTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in a river in northwest Missouri as a homicide.

    Buchanan County Sheriff Mike Strong says the body of 28-year-old Richard James Berry was found in the Third Fork River shortly before midnight Saturday. The St. Joseph (More)

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    Columbia Mosque opens doors to public

    Columbia Mosque opens doors to public

    Posted 7:56 PM 4/26/2015 by Emma Rechenberg, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Islamic Center of Central Missouri opened its doors to the public this Sunday from 11 am-6 pm. Located in downtown Columbia, visitors were given tours of the mosque, viewed traditional prayer services and attended presentations about Islam.

    These presentations included Islam (More)

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    No. 15 Missouri softball run-rules No. 3 LSU

    No. 15 Missouri softball run-rules No. 3 LSU

    Posted 7:41 PM 4/26/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The No. 15 Mizzou softball squad picked up its tenth straight victory on Sunday at University Field. MU scored 10 runs on seven hits, run-ruling No. 3 LSU 10-2. Tori Finucane and Paige Lowary only allowed a combined two runs on three hits.

    Sophomore OF Emily Crane and redshirt (More)

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    Man shot in Columbia neighborhood

    Man shot in Columbia neighborhood

    Posted 7:36 PM 4/26/2015 by Steven Anthony, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - An 18-year-old man was shot Sunday afternoon at Grand and Forest Avenue in Columbia. 

    Brian Tate of the Columbia Police Department told KOMU 8 News the victim was shot in the upper abdomen and transported to an area hospital. The victim's condition wasn't immediately (More)

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    Local Scores: Sunday, April 26

    Local Scores: Sunday, April 26

    Posted 7:23 PM 4/26/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Sunday, April 26:

    NCAA Softball

    No. 15 Missouri 10 - No. 3 LSU 2 (5 innings)

    NCAA (More)

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    19-year-old mother indicted in child's death

    19-year-old mother indicted in child's death

    Posted 2:34 PM 4/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 19-year-old woman has been charged with killing her 1-year-old daughter.

    The Jackson County prosecutor's office says grand jurors have indicted Donniesha Lasha Lee on charges of second-degree murder and child abuse.

    Court records say the girl was rushed to (More)

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    Second-degree murder charges filed in Kansas City stabbing

    Second-degree murder charges filed in Kansas City stabbing

    Posted 2:30 PM 4/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A 21-year-old man has been charged in a fatal stabbing outside a Kansas City apartment complex.

    The Kansas City Star reports that Ernil E. Roberts was charged Saturday with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of 21-year-old Deshon Hawkins. (More)

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    Missouri jury convicts man in fatal shooting of son

    Missouri jury convicts man in fatal shooting of son

    Posted 2:18 PM 4/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    BLOOMFIELD (AP) - A southwest Missouri man has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of his son while high on synthetic drugs.

    The Daily American Republic reports that a Stoddard County jury returned the guilty verdict Thursday in the case against 43-year-old Charles Goforth of (More)

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    Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river

    Deputies investigate body found in northwest Missouri river

    Posted 2:11 PM 4/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    EASTON (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a male body was found in a river in northwest Missouri.

    The St. Joseph News-Press reports that deputies from the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department were called Saturday night to the Third Fork River bridge near Easton. Authorities said a (More)

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