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    Proposed plan would brighten up Stephens Lake Park with new lights

    Posted 1:41 PM 7/4/2015 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Evening activities at Stephens Lake Park could be enhanced with the addition of new lighting.

    The Columbia City Council will decide Monday Night whether to approve funds to break ground on the construction of dusk-to-dawn LED lights at the park.

    According to the city (More)

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    Deputies arrest Columbia man after early morning pursuit

    Deputies arrest Columbia man after early morning pursuit

    Posted 10:45 AM 7/6/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Authorities said they arrested a Columbia man after he led them on a pursuit through northeast Columbia Monday morning.

    The Boone County Sheriff's Department (BCSD) said deputies were told 36-year-old David Singleton, who had outstanding warrants for his arrest, was travelling (More)

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    Police arrest man for Columbia armed robbery

    Police arrest man for Columbia armed robbery

    Posted 10:01 AM 7/6/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia Police said Monday it arrested a man in connection to a Thursday robbery.

    Police said 21-year-old Steven Parker of Columbia and another man robbed three men, ages 18, 24 and 25, at gunpoint inside a home in the 1500 block of St. Christopher Street. One of the victims (More)

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    Weekly Wellness: Avoiding summertime health hazards

    Posted 9:45 AM 7/6/2015 by Amanda Barnes, KOMU 8 Wellness Coach

    COLUMBIA - According to WebMD, there are seven "Top Summer Health Hazards." They are: mower injuries, boating accidents, dehydration, sunburn, picnic-specific food poisoning (More)

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    Sikeston man accused of beating brother with hammer

    Sikeston man accused of beating brother with hammer

    Posted 8:51 AM 7/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    SIKESTON (AP) - A 70-year-old southeast Missouri man was jailed on a $25,000 bond after being accused of pummeling his brother on the head with a hammer.

    The (Sikeston) Standard Democrat reported prosecutors in Scott County charged Jerry Savat of (More)

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    Police probe suburban St. Louis house fire that kills man

    Police probe suburban St. Louis house fire that kills man

    Posted 7:53 AM 7/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    UNIVERSITY CITY (AP) - Authorities in suburban St. Louis' University City were investigating Monday the cause of a weekend house fire that killed a man despite efforts by at least one neighbor to save him. 

    Carnell Brown told KSDK that after seeing the blaze at his neighbor's home (More)

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    St. Louis police: 2 pedestrians shot, wounded

    St. Louis police: 2 pedestrians shot, wounded

    Posted 7:49 AM 7/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police are investigating apparently related weekend shootings that wounded two pedestrians a few blocks apart.

    KMOV-TV reported that occupants of two vehicles driving next to each other began exchanging gunfire late Saturday. Police say a bullet wounded a man in (More)

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    Fourth of July weekend leads to DWI arrests

    Posted 5:14 AM 7/6/2015 by Kaitlin Rounds, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Fourth of July holiday weekend brought family fun and patriotism for some, but handcuffs for others. 

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Fourth of July is the most dangerous holiday because of the high incident rate of drunk driving car (More)

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    Kansas City woman arrested after police say she shot father

    Kansas City woman arrested after police say she shot father

    Posted 4:12 AM 7/6/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 28-year-old Kansas City woman has been arrested and faces assault charges after police say she shot her father Saturday evening.

    According to Kansas authorities, Kansas City police were called to a residence and found a man on the ground outside the home with a gunshot (More)

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    Columbia roadwork expected to cause delays

    Posted 9:25 PM 7/5/2015 by Tom Barclay, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA -The Columbia Public Works Street Division will begin a couple of roadwork projects along Nifong Boulevard that may affect your commute for the week of July 6.

    Road crews will begin repairing a section of Buttonwood Drive between Nifong Boulevard and Grey Oak Drive at 7:30 A.M. on (More)

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    Telehealth program allows doctors across state access to expert

    Posted 4:15 PM 7/5/2015 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Health care providers across the state are now being trained to provide residents with more specialized treatments for chronic diseases.

    Some of these disease include diabetes care, hepatitis C, childhood asthma, chronic pain management and autism.

    The Missouri Telehealth (More)

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    Columbia's park rangers investigate report on sexual misconduct

    Columbia's park rangers investigate report on sexual misconduct

    Posted 3:43 PM 7/5/2015 by Berkeley Lovelace Jr., KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The City of Columbia Park Rangers were investigating a report of sexual misconduct on Hinkson Creek Trail near Capen Bridge and Rock Quarry Road Sunday.

    The University of Missouri Police Department and the City of Columbia Park Rangers were dispatched after receiving a report of (More)

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    Traveling Vietnam Veteran Wall comes to Springfield

    Traveling Vietnam Veteran Wall comes to Springfield

    Posted 2:54 PM 7/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A traveling version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington is coming to Springfield.

    On Wednesday, motorcycle riders from various military organizations will escort the truck carrying the Traveling Vietnam Veteran Wall from Thayer to Springfield. The Springfield (More)

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