3 hrs ago
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Heat advisory issued for Central Missouri
According to the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services, summer heat can take a toll on health, especially in the elderly, very young, and chronically ill.
4 hrs ago
Domionte Cheatum sentenced to 40 years in Anthony Unger murder case
Domionte Cheatum, who on June 12 was found guilty of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action for the shooting of Anthony Unger, was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday morning at Boone County Courthouse.
8 hrs ago
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Two Columbia residents are facing drug distribution charges after a traffiic stop in Centralia
Two Columbia residents are facing drug distribution charges after a traffic stop Wednesday night in Centralia turned up a pound of marijuana and multiple weapons in their vehicle.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
City releases openings for Boards and Commissions
Board of Mechanical Examiners : One vacancy is now available with a term running until June 17, 2016.
NAACP hosts rally for Michael Brown on Thursday outside Boone County Courthouse
After nearly two weeks of unrest in Ferguson, the local chapter of the NAACP will be holding a rally Thursday to bring Columbia into what has quickly become a national dialogue.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Plaintiffs say spray paint violates Opus restraining order
Opponents of a proposed student-housing development say the city violated a judge's orders with a few cans of spray paint.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Lambert pleads guilty to lesser charges during pre-trial hearing
Jimiah Lambert's lips tightened before he leaned into the microphone during his pre-trial hearing at the Boone County Courthouse Monday afternoon.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
AKC Pet Disaster Relief Rolls Out Help For Pets In Boone County, Missouri
AKC Pet Disaster Relief, a national program spearheaded by AKC Reunite and dedicated to keeping pets and their owners safe in the aftermath of tornadoes, floods, wildfires and other natural or civil disasters, just donated an AKC Pet Disaster Relief Trailer to Boone County, Missouri.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
New animal supply trailer bring relief to pet owners in natural disasters
Jac and his trainer Cathy Schiltz, with Missouri Taskforce One, attended the American Kennel Club's Reunite Pet Disaster Relief Trailer unveiling ceremony on Wednesday.
New Ashland storm shelter registry to help first responders find survivors
When the next big storm hits mid-Missouri and Ashland residents are forced to seek shelter, they can rest a little easier knowing they can later be found.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon house up for spot on national historic registry
Rain falls on the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, also known as Welch Hall, on Stewart Road on Thursday in Columbia.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Fair offers free school supplies, haircuts and health care
Hundreds of children, accompanied by their parents or guardians, gathered at the MU Family Impact Center to receive free school supplies and health screenings on Saturday.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
River Front Times
Missouri Baptist Leader Attempts to Have Sex with Dog, Gets Busted in Undercover Operation
Jerry Hill, the president and CEO of the Windermere Baptist Conference Center, a "Christian setting in which life changing experiences may occur," according to its website, was nabbed during a sting operation by the Boone County Cyber Task Force on suspicion of attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Informant: Charles Bell shot at home by someone he knew
Charles Bell, the Harrisburg man who has been missing for nearly three years, was shot to death in his garage by someone he knew, according to an affidavit filed with the 13th Circuit Court for Boone County.
George Kennedy: Election results point to this: We hate taxes and are conflicted by much else
As you may have noticed, I've been out of the paper for several weeks. Got back in time to vote, though.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
KMOV-TV Saint Louis
Man arrested on suspicion of attempted unlawful sex with an animal
Boone County, Missouri On Tuesday, a Camden County man was arrested on suspicion of attempted unlawful sex with an animal and attempted animal abuse.
Voters reject increase in state sales tax for roads
A three-quarter-cent increase in the state sales tax for roads and transportation was rejected by voters statewide and in Boone County by similar margins.
Divided electorate narrowly approves 'Right to Farm'
As the minutes ticked late into the night, both supporters and opponents of Amendment 1 anxiously watched the gap between "no" and "yes" votes tighten.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Two-thirds of voters reject tax for Boone County Fairgound, parks
Voters overwhelmingly rejected a proposed county parks sales tax that would have largely benefited the Central Missouri Events Center.
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
$10,000 in overtime for homicide case
Searchers were back at a Boone County pond today looking for leads in the homicide investigation of Charlie Bell, Jr. Boone County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 2 people in connection with Bell's murder last week after Bell was missing for 3 years.