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    Escalating number of car thefts around Ashland residential areas

    Posted 3:48 PM 8/28/2015 by Annisa Budiman, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ASHLAND - Police warn residents of a string of car thefts around the residential area. Ashland Police Chief Lyn Woolford said overnight there were ten reported larceny cases of unlocked vehicles, so no damages occurred to the cars. He said cars were rummaged with small amounts of money (More)

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    Taxidermists voice concerns about new MDC deer hunting proposal

    Posted 2:44 PM 8/28/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    CALLAWAY COUNTY - Missouri taxidermists spoke out Friday against a new proposal the Missouri Department of Conservation is considering to help contain the spread of chronic wasting disease.

    The MDC sent out a letter to taxidermists and meat processors explaining the new proposal and (More)

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    Unvaccinated kids unable to enroll in day care without exemptions

    Posted 7:24 PM 8/27/2015 by Rose Schmidt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Under a new law, children without the required vaccinations cannot enroll in Missouri preschools or day care centers unless they have immunization exemptions.

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    JCPD offers $1,000 reward for information on stabbing suspect

    JCPD offers $1,000 reward for information on stabbing suspect

    Posted 1:33 PM 8/28/2015 by Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City Police were looking for Christopher Page Friday afternoon, after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend Wednesday night.

    The Jefferson City Area CrimeStoppers were offering a $1,000 cash reward for information about 22-year-old Page.

    Police said Page was (More)

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    Opening Drive Week 1

    Posted 6:17 PM 8/27/2015 by Nick Hehemann and Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - Jeremy Schrank and Nick Hehemann recap the biggest stories from week one of high school football in mid-Missouri.

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    CPD asks for help finding an armed robbery suspect

    CPD asks for help finding an armed robbery suspect

    Posted 11:58 AM 8/28/2015 by Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department announced Friday it is looking for a man officers suspect was involved in a Columbia armed robbery and shooting that occurred in May.

    In July, the Boone County Court issued a warrant for the arrest of Edward Earl Wall, 42, in connection to a May (More)

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    FNF : "First-year" senior Eagles look to leave legacy at So. Boone

    Posted 6:33 PM 8/27/2015 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    ASHLAND - Four Southern Boone football players want to prove it's never too late to put on the pads. Three Eagles return this season to play the game they love after taking a year hiatus from the team; another joins the team without any experience at the high school level.

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    MSHP confirms trooper killed in Audrain Co. crash

    MSHP confirms trooper killed in Audrain Co. crash

    Posted 10:47 AM 8/28/2015 by Hannah Knight and Jeffrey Militzer, KOMU Digital Producers

    AUDRAIN COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed Friday afternoon a state trooper died in a crash earlier that morning.

    Corporal Scott White said Trooper James Bava, called dispatch at about 8:30 a.m. saying he saw a motorcyclist commit a traffic violation. White said when (More)

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    CPD searching for Columbia home invasion suspects

    CPD searching for Columbia home invasion suspects

    Posted 9:50 AM 8/28/2015 by Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia police said Friday officers are looking for three suspects involved in a home invasion robbery overnight.

    Columbia Police said officers responded to a call of a burglary with a gun at the 2600 block of Jacobs Place around midnight.

    Investigators said a man told (More)

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    High-speed chase ends with suspect crashing into patrol vehicle

    High-speed chase ends with suspect crashing into patrol vehicle

    Posted 9:25 AM 8/28/2015 by Hannah Knight, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    BOONE COUNTY - The Boone County Sheriff's Department arrested a motorcyclist early Friday morning after a high-speed chase through Columbia and Ashland.

    Deputies said Leslie Dwayne Shoemate, 41, reached speeds of more than 100 miles per hour during the chase, which began around 2 (More)

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    After delay, Kansas City streetcars to arrive in October

    After delay, Kansas City streetcars to arrive in October

    Posted 8:47 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City officials said the supplier of streetcars for the city's new downtown line is promising a new delivery date.

    The cars were expected in July. City officials are concerned the streetcars won't arrive in time for use by the thousands of people who attend the Big (More)

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    Man accused of trying to run over, attack deputy

    Man accused of trying to run over, attack deputy

    Posted 7:50 AM 8/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    TROY (AP) - One man is in custody and another is being sought after an eastern Missouri deputy was nearly run down after reportedly interrupting a drug deal.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a Lincoln County deputy responded to a call about 2 a.m. Thursday at Cuivre River State (More)

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    Heart of Missouri United Way kicks off fundraiser

    Posted 7:50 AM 8/28/2015 by Emma Henderson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Community members dropped off items for the Heart of Missouri United Way's Community Campaign Kickoff event Friday morning. The event, themed "Just One More," ran until 10 a.m.

    "This year's campaign theme ‘Just One More' encourages Just One More volunteer, one more letter (More)

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