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    Columbia Police Release Photo of Suspected Vandal

    Columbia Police Release Photo of Suspected Vandal

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/21/2014 by Andrea Gonzales, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department released surveillance photos Monday of a suspect police said broke into Broadway Brewery Sunday through a window.

    The incident happened between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. Sunday at 816 E. Broadway, according to Columbia police officers.

    There have (More)

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    Columbia Police Address Downtown Vandalism

    Posted 3:31 PM 4/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia police are investigating multiple vandalism incidents that have occurred in downtown Columbia recently.

    Sgt. Joe Bernhard said there have been 11 automobile and building vandalism incidents reported since March (More)

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    Columbia Man Sentenced for Attempted Child Sex Charges

    Columbia Man Sentenced for Attempted Child Sex Charges

    Posted 2:41 PM 4/21/2014 by Andrea Park, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A former Columbia man was sentenced Monday to 4 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections for attempted sexual misconduct involving a child and attempted statutory sodomy in the second degree.

    28-year-old Shaun Michael Dierker pleaded guilty in February after being caught (More)

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    Columbia to Hold Meeting on Solar Energy Expansion Project

    Columbia to Hold Meeting on Solar Energy Expansion Project

    Posted 2:27 PM 4/21/2014 by Andrea Park, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Water and Light is considering increasing the number of solar panels located at the corner of Bernadette Drive and Tiger Lane.

    As part of the city's public improvement process, an Interested Parties Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 23 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the (More)

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    Three Charged in Southeast Missouri Toddler Death

    Three Charged in Southeast Missouri Toddler Death

    Posted 1:16 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - The legal guardians of a 2-year-old boy who died in January have been charged with felony crimes connected to the child's death.

    KFVS-TV reports that 33-year-old Jason Wells of Park Hills has been jailed in St. Francois (More)

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    15-Year-Old Girl Injured From Stolen Vehicle Crash

    Posted 1:10 PM 4/21/2014 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    BOONE COUNTY - A 15-year-old girl is in the hospital Monday after she was seriously injured when a stolen SUV she was riding in hit a bridge Sunday.

    Deputies and emergency responders said they went to Hartsburg Bottom Road and Bush landing Road at around 8:20 a.m. Sunday where they found (More)

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    KC Highway Shootings Suspect Makes First Appearance

    KC Highway Shootings Suspect Makes First Appearance

    Posted 12:46 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 27-year-old Missouri man accused of shooting at several vehicles along busy Kansas City highways and wounding three drivers will be appointed a public defender after telling a judge he can't afford to pay for an attorney.

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    Death Row Appeal Focuses on Execution Drug

    Death Row Appeal Focuses on Execution Drug

    Posted 12:41 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal appeals court has denied a stay of execution for a condemned Missouri man scheduled to die later this week, and the case is now heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

    The Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday declined to halt the execution of William Rousan. (More)

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    Columbia Businesses Repair Damage Left by Vandals

    Posted 11:32 AM 4/21/2014 by Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- Downtown Columbia businesses are making repairs Monday after a string of vandalism late last week.

    The vandals hit downtown businesses, The Coffee Zone and Lakota Coffee among others. Andrew DuCharme, general manager of Lakota Coffee, said vandals broke windows and splattered red (More)

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    Missouri State Penitentiary Tours Resume

    Posted 11:31 AM 4/21/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Tours resumed at the Missouri State Penitentiary Monday morning in Jefferson City.

    About 30 people attended the two-hour history tour Monday. The tours stopped running last September in order for repairs to be done to the nearly 200 year old facility.

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    Columbia Runners Participate in Boston Marathon

    Posted 11:11 AM 4/21/2014 by Christina Santiago, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - People from mid-Missouri are running in the Boston Marathon Monday.

    Members of the Columbia Multisport Club and the Columbia Track Club participated in the marathon last year and have been training for this year's event ever since.

    Some runners prepared at Wilson Fitness (More)

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    MoDOT Plans for a Traffic Switch Monday Night

    Posted 10:53 AM 4/21/2014 by Alyssa Strickland, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- The Missouri Department of Transportation plans to start work for a traffic switch Monday night on the U.S. 63 bridge over Stadium Boulevard. The bridge maintenance will continue, weather permitting, but will cause commuters to switch lanes.

    MoDOT said the southbound passing (More)

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    Woman Injured in Jefferson County Shooting

    Woman Injured in Jefferson County Shooting

    Posted 9:44 AM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    HILLSBORO (AP) - A Jefferson County woman suffered minor injuries after reporting a shooting into her home.

    County Sheriff Oliver "Glenn" Boyer says the shooting occurred early Monday morning in De Soto. The 43-year-old woman told deputies that she and a 54-year-old man were awoken by the sound of gunshots and breaking glass.

    The woman had minor facial injuries but refused medical treatment.

     

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