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New murals brighten Ridgeway neighborhood's Optimist ParkBy Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune Every time Pat Kelley looks out her
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
By Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune Every time Pat Kelley looks out her front window overlooking Optimist Park, she’s surprised. “It’s pretty funny,” Kelley said. “I thought it was going to be a much smaller picture.” She’s one of the main... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
New federal policies may change University of Missouri rules for sexual misconduct investigationsBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The University of Missouri recently
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The University of Missouri recently overhauled its sexual misconduct investigation procedures — but new federal guidelines may change those rules again. The Department of Education on Friday morning... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
CPD releases overhauled version of officer misconduct policiesBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The Columbia Police Department this
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The Columbia Police Department this week released draft copies of amended department policies pertaining to officer misconduct. The information released by CPD includes three policies that were mentioned... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
University of Missouri's Thompson Center expands to strengthen autism researchBy Libby Stanford Columbia Daily Tribune With two new conference rooms, more s
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
By Libby Stanford Columbia Daily Tribune With two new conference rooms, more space for research and room to expand, leaders at the Thompson Center for Autism & Nuerodevelopmental Disorders see plenty of opportunities. The Thompson Center, which is... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
University of Missouri enrollment lowest since 2008than expected in attracting new freshman but the total of 4,134 is down 546 fro
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
than expected in attracting new freshman but the total of 4,134 is down 546 from last fall and 2,060 fewer than 2015. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports a statement from the school emphasized an 87 percent student retention rate, the second... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
University of Missouri enrollment lowest since 2008than expected in attracting new freshman but the total of 4,134 is down 546 fro
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
than expected in attracting new freshman but the total of 4,134 is down 546 from last fall and 2,060 fewer than 2015. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports a statement from the school emphasized an 87 percent student retention rate, the second... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
University of Missouri enrollment lowest since 2008than expected in attracting new freshman but the total of 4,134 is down 546 fro
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
than expected in attracting new freshman but the total of 4,134 is down 546 from last fall and 2,060 fewer than 2015. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports a statement from the school emphasized an 87 percent student retention rate, the second... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
White nationalist group small, disorganized in effort to recruit new members on MU campusBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The white nationalist group that gr
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The white nationalist group that grabbed headlines statewide after posting recruitment flyers at the University of Missouri last month is small and disorganized, according to people who say they infiltrated... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Second Columbia church becomes sanctuary churchmust stand in solidarity with people in the country without legal documents who
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
must stand in solidarity with people in the country without legal documents who are afraid of being separated from their families. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Unitarian Universalist Church in Columbia became a sanctuary church in... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Second Columbia church becomes sanctuary churchmust stand in solidarity with people in the country without legal documents who
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
must stand in solidarity with people in the country without legal documents who are afraid of being separated from their families. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the Unitarian Universalist Church in Columbia became a sanctuary church in... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Veterans get free software training at Columbia IBM centerBy Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune Eleven veterans are receiving free
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
By Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune Eleven veterans are receiving free specialized software training this week at the IBM Columbia Client Innovation Center. IBM partnered with Corporate America Supports You, a not-for-profit organization... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
New payment options decrease violationsBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune New meter payment methods are curbi
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune New meter payment methods are curbing illegal parking downtown, city officials say. After Columbians embraced new pay-by-app and pre-paid card parking options downtown, employees with the city’s parking... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
City council close to approving police contract despite missing key dataBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune New rules shutting the public out o
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune New rules shutting the public out of police business in cases of officer misconduct or officer-involved shootings may get a nod by the Columbia City Council on Monday — but neither the public nor the... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Homegrown: Researchers look for the best way to grow hops in MissouriBy Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune Local beer brewers might have a clo
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
By Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune Local beer brewers might have a closer source for a key ingredient in the coming years after a study by the University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center found that hops, a plant used to flavor beer,... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology opens in a new locationBy Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune The University of Missouri Museum o
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
By Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune The University of Missouri Museum of Anthropology reopened in a new location after a three-year hiatus due to construction on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Mizzou North. The new location is about the same size as... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Federal appeals ruling stalls abortion expansion in Missourisafe, legal abortion — that is a promise we intend to keep." Anti-abortion gro
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
safe, legal abortion — that is a promise we intend to keep." Anti-abortion groups hailed Friday's ruling as a victory, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported. "I think what this means is that Columbia, Joplin and Springfield probably will not be... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
University of Missouri journalism school gets $21.6M gifthas received $21.6 million from a 1974 graduate. The university announced Davi
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
has received $21.6 million from a 1974 graduate. The university announced David Novak's donation at a ceremony Friday, the Columbia Daily Tribune reported . The funds will be used to create the Novak Leadership Institute in the School of... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Municipal court fines at eight-year low as city backs off on enforcementBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Columbians are getting away with mi
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Columbians are getting away with minor offenses that would have landed them in municipal court a few years ago. The past eight years, revenue from court fines has plummeted, in large part to a... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Municipal judge makes court more accessibleBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune When city leaders selected a new mu
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune When city leaders selected a new municipal court judge last year, they said they wanted someone who could be empathetic and solve the city’s minor problems before they escalated. Cavanaugh Noce, sworn in... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
CPS employees allege district official retaliated when they complained of discriminationBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Two Columbia Public Schools assista
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Two Columbia Public Schools assistant principals claim an assistant superintendent made discriminatory remarks based on sex and race, and then retaliated against them when they complained to... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Drink special regulations might leave thrifty drinkers thirstyBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia may soon get a last call f
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia may soon get a last call for popular drink specials such as 1-cent pitchers, $1 shots, $5 “bottomless cups” and trivia nights with alcohol for prizes. The city’s Substance Abuse Advisory... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Kirskville man pleads guilty to defrauding University of Missouri fraternityBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune A Kirksville man faces up to 30 yea
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune A Kirksville man faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine after he pleaded guilty in federal court to defrauding a University of Missouri fraternity. Burt Beard, 62, a former MU student and... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia hope to expand missionBy Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune The Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
By Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune The Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia unveiled a $2.5 million expansion Monday that doubled the original building’s size. The two-year project added 14,000 square feet, including a full-sized indoor... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Access to abortion services expands in Missourifor Columbia and Kansas City last year and the license for the Kansas City clin
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 13 days ago
for Columbia and Kansas City last year and the license for the Kansas City clinic was issued in late August, The Columbia Daily Tribune reported . During a special session this summer called to address abortion, lawmakers passed a law... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
200 people rally to support of DACA program to protect immigrants' childrenBy Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune About 200 people rallied Sunday out
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
By Waverly Colville Columbia Daily Tribune About 200 people rallied Sunday outside the Boone County Courthouse in support of the controversial Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, singing “This Land is Your Land” and chanting... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
City of Columbia personnel reviews may remain closed to publicBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Despite union complaints, the publi
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Despite union complaints, the public still can not attend public hearings involving city employees accused of wrongdoing. At least one city union this year asked the city to reopen Personnel Advisory Board... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Vast body-camera footage strains time of Columbia policeBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune When the Columbia Police Department
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune When the Columbia Police Department fully rolled out its officer-worn camera program in 2014, no one anticipated that a few years later officers would have uploaded 23 terabytes of data to storage. How big... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Attorney General's office seeks second execution date for Ernest Lee JohnsonBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The Missouri Attorney General’s off
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune The Missouri Attorney General’s office hopes to get a second execution date for Ernest Lee Johnson while attorneys continue to spar in the Eighth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Assistant Attorney General... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
City Planning and Zoning commissioners propose strict rules to muzzle membersBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune If any Columbians want to speak pri
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune If any Columbians want to speak privately about property matters or a pending city building development with the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission, they soon may be out of luck. A months-long Planning... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Boone County rescue team helped restore 'order out of chaos' in HoustonBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Wearing a Spider-Man T-shirt and wa
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Wearing a Spider-Man T-shirt and waving a neon orange sign, Benny Haid, 4, jumped and cheered while the superheroes of Missouri's Task Force 1 concluded their journey home from Texas. "I love you, daddy,"... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
University of Missouri professor studies tick-borne diseasesof fighting the disease. Missouri has seen an increase in tick-borne illnesses
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
of fighting the disease. Missouri has seen an increase in tick-borne illnesses over the past several years. Stich estimates ticks affect more than 80 percent of beef cattle. Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, http://www.columbiatribu... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
City workers paid more than $750,000 in overtime work this yearBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune While city government struggles to
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune While city government struggles to fill its vacant staff positions, its employees are piling on the overtime hours. City employees have taken home $768,520 in overtime pay so far this fiscal year,... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Few vehicles exempt as city of Columbia delays replacementsBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia Fire Department engineer W
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia Fire Department engineer Wesley Mahoney scratched his head as he studied a knotted maze of chrome pipes and rubber tubes wreathed around the exposed engine of Fire Station #1's ladder... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia lags behind 90 percent of state in police employmentBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Police Chief Ken Burton repeatedly
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Police Chief Ken Burton repeatedly has said the city needs 50 additional police officers to function well, but that figure doesn’t put his employment problem into perspective. According to an analysis by... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Many of 94 residence hall suites are rented for first MU football gameBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune While hundreds of University of Mis
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune While hundreds of University of Missouri alumni flooded hotels around Columbia ahead of Saturday's football game, a select few opted instead for a taste of their old college days. Sharon and Bill Keith of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Bernie Sanders to give speech at Westminster Collegepoliticians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan,
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 22 days ago
politicians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, have given a speech at the college. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Westminster spokesman Rob Crouse says Sanders is expected to discuss a progressive American... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Bernie Sanders to give speech at Westminster Collegepoliticians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan,
KOMU Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
politicians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, have given a speech at the college. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Westminster spokesman Rob Crouse says Sanders is expected to discuss a progressive American... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Bernie Sanders to give speech at Westminster Collegepoliticians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan,
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 23 days ago
politicians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, have given a speech at the college. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Westminster spokesman Rob Crouse says Sanders is expected to discuss a progressive American... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bernie Sanders to give speech at Westminster Collegepoliticians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 23 days ago
politicians, including Winston Churchill, Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan, have given a speech at the college. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Westminster spokesman Rob Crouse says Sanders is expected to discuss a progressive American... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Police training for technology upgrades to improve transparency, record keepingBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune If Columbia Police Department and c
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune If Columbia Police Department and community leaders want more detailed data to analyze whether officers have a problem with racial profiling, they soon will get it — and much more. The police department is... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Police union agreement includes possible policy changes for citizen complaints, officer-involved shootingsBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Complaints of Columbia Police Depar
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Complaints of Columbia Police Department officer misconduct and investigations into officer-involved shootings may be changed as part of an agreement between the city and the department’s union. City... Read more
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Maneater
Missouri football counting on young players to stabilize defenseprobably the lead guy to start, but outside of that we’re not really set,” defe
Maneater / Posted 26 days ago
probably the lead guy to start, but outside of that we’re not really set,” defensive coordinator DeMontie Cross told the Columbia Daily Tribune. “Him and Sherrils are probably the two strongest candidates right now to start in the secondary.” As... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Missouri school looks to cut all ties to Robert E. LeeE. Lee from its name in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist
Savannah Morning News / Posted 27 days ago
E. Lee from its name in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the school originally was named for Lee in 1904. Twenty-five years ago, the school became... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Columbia school looks to cut all ties to Robert E. LeeE. Lee from its name in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
E. Lee from its name in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the school originally was named for Lee in 1904. Twenty-five years ago, the school became... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Mizzou warns of extremists recruiting on campusaware of any activity that might violate university policies, please contact th
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 28 days ago
aware of any activity that might violate university policies, please contact the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX," The Columbia Daily Tribune reported. The warning comes as the university continues to recover from student protests over race... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Mizzou warns of extremists recruiting on campusChristian Basi said the flyers are the only evidence so far that Missouri stude
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 28 days ago
Christian Basi said the flyers are the only evidence so far that Missouri students are being recruited. Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, http://www.columbiatribune.com Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia man on death row asks federal appeals court to reconsider lethal injectionBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune A man on death row for a 1994 tripl
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune A man on death row for a 1994 triple murder in Columbia wants a federal appeals court to reconsider whether he is too ill to be killed by lethal injection. Death row inmate Ernest Lee Johnson’s attorneys... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Officers cleared in Columbia man's death in Januarygunshot wound while sitting in the back of a car that had been stopped by polic
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
gunshot wound while sitting in the back of a car that had been stopped by police in Columbia on Jan. 18. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports officers from Boone County and Columbia police fired at the car after hearing the gunshot and... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Officers cleared in Columbia man's death in Januarygunshot wound while sitting in the back of a car that had been stopped by polic
KOMU Columbia / Posted 29 days ago
gunshot wound while sitting in the back of a car that had been stopped by police in Columbia on Jan. 18. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports officers from Boone County and Columbia police fired at the car after hearing the gunshot and... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Columbia police cleared in January shooting deathBy Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Callaway County Prosecuting Attorne
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
By Caitlin Campbell Columbia Daily Tribune Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wilson this month cleared local police officers in the January shooting death of Troy Bateman. Bateman, 35, died Jan. 18 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound while... Read more
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