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    Sheriff's Office apprehends man on the run for four years

    Sheriff's Office apprehends man on the run for four years

    Posted 11:19 AM 5/19/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    CAMDENTON - The Camden County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday it apprehended a man on the run for four years.

    Deputies said James Lee Miller attacked his niece's boyfriend with a baseball bat in August 2009. The boyfriend sustained serious injuries. Miller was charged with second degree (More)

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    Columbia Police ask burglary victims to claim items

    Columbia Police ask burglary victims to claim items

    Posted 11:07 AM 5/19/2015 by James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia police said Tuesday they are trying to return items stolen from storage units to their owners. 

    Police arrested Shawn David Reams May 7 after he allegedly stole items from Triple L Mini Storage and Northwest Storage. 

    They identified Reams through video (More)

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    Man accused of firing shots along busy St. Louis County road

    Man accused of firing shots along busy St. Louis County road

    Posted 9:44 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    BALLWIN (AP) - A 34-year-old man was accused Monday of firing shots along busy Manchester Road in St. Louis County, striking at least two vehicles.

    Authorities said the suspect, from Ballwin, fired a revolver about 1:30 p.m. Monday on a car dealership lot, drove away in his Cadillac (More)

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    Eldon Health Fair allows more community access to care

    Posted 9:34 AM 5/19/2015 by Hanna Yates, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ELDON - A Miller County health fair is being implemented as a strategy to increase access to care in a community with barriers to access. 

    Capital Region Medical Center held a health fair at the Eldon Clinic location early Tuesday morning. 

    For $20, each participant could (More)

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    Professional baseball returns to Joplin at rebuilt stadium

    Professional baseball returns to Joplin at rebuilt stadium

    Posted 8:41 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    JOPLIN (AP) - After nearly 50 years, professional baseball returns this week to Joe Becker Stadium in Joplin.

    The Joplin Blasters, a new member of the American Association of Independent Baseball, will play an exhibition game Tuesday. It will be the first game since a nearly $5 million (More)

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    4 injured, 2 critically, in shooting in Kinloch

    4 injured, 2 critically, in shooting in Kinloch

    Posted 7:57 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    KINLOCH (AP) - Four people are injured, two critically, following a shooting in the St. Louis County town of Kinloch.

    KMOV-TV reports that the shooting happened after 11 p.m. Monday. The victims were in a large group when a vehicle drove by. Someone inside the vehicle began shooting.

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    Columbia remembers historic Sharp End in dedication ceremony

    Posted 7:26 AM 5/19/2015 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - A historic part of downtown Columbia will be remembered through a dedication ceremony Tuesday.

    Sharp End was located between Fifth and Sixth streets on Walnut Street and was home to numerous black-owned businesses for more than 50 years.

    Columbia Civic Relations Officer (More)

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    Ex-Joplin teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact charges

    Ex-Joplin teacher pleads guilty to sexual contact charges

    Posted 6:50 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    JOPLIN (AP) - A former Joplin High School teacher faces up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to having sex with a student.

    Thirty-three-year-old Jessica Low, a former communication arts teacher, pleaded guilty Monday to statutory rape and having sexual contact with a student. (More)

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    University of Missouri to get $10M for new learning center

    University of Missouri to get $10M for new learning center

    Posted 6:06 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the University of Missouri-Columbia will receive $10 million in state funds for a new learning center in its business school.

    Nixon on Monday announced the money for the $20 million Applied Learning Center in the Trulaske College of Business. (More)

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    State auditor, Jackson County Court at odds over report

    State auditor, Jackson County Court at odds over report

    Posted 5:16 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Missouri's newly appointed state auditor says problems persist in Jackson County Circuit Court and need to be addressed nearly a year after the former court administrator was sentenced to federal prison for embezzling almost $80,000.

    Court officials countered that (More)

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    Ex-St. Louis police employee accused of sexual assault of girls

    Ex-St. Louis police employee accused of sexual assault of girls

    Posted 5:04 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A former human resources director for St. Louis police has been charged with child molestation and rape.

    According to court records, 73-year-old Larry Brockelsby has been charged with six counts of sex crimes including rape, statutory sodomy, child molestation and (More)

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    Kansas City man accused of firing gun, stripping sentenced

    Kansas City man accused of firing gun, stripping sentenced

    Posted 4:53 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A Kansas City man accused of firing a gun and taking off his clothes has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

    The Kansas City Star reports 43-year-old Errick E. Martin was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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    No charges for St. Louis officer who killed 18-year-old

    No charges for St. Louis officer who killed 18-year-old

    Posted 4:27 AM 5/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A prosecutor says no charges will be filed against an off-duty police officer who shot and killed a black teenager in October.

    St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce's report, released Monday, says a criminal violation could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

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