United Credit Union’s Columbia Branch Robbed

Columbia Police are investigating an armed robbery at the United Credit Union branch on Falling Leaf Lane. According to Columbia PD, they responded to the facility at 4:40 yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. The suspect, described as a black male between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet tall, wearing blue jeans and a hoodie covering his […]

Boone County Fair Leaving Sturgeon

The Boone County fair will be leaving Sturgeon after 4 years. The announcement was made this week by the Boone County Fair Board president Jeff Cook, that the fair would be returning to its previous home in northeast Columbia. Cook says the county giving the city of Columbia the fairground to be run by Columbia […]

Medical Marijuana Cards Exceeds Expectations

Missouri has issued nearly 22 thousand medical marijuana cards since July 4, exceeding expectations of the interest in the program. Researchers with the University of Missouri’s Economic and Policy Analysis Research Center estimated the current number of licenses issued wouldn’t have been achieved until 2021. Missouri voters voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2018. Patients […]

Holographic Temporary License Plates

Missouri is cracking down on drivers who use fake temporary license plates with new holographic temporary tags. The Department of Revenue unveiled the new tags with a holographic image that can be seen in both day and night. The word “Void” will appear if anyone attempts to copy them. The department expects dealers and license […]

Detention Officer Arrested For Child Porn

A detention officer at the Boone County Sheriff’s Department is being held in the Callaway County Jail on suspicion of downloading and sharing suspected child pornography. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department Cyber Crimes Task Force launched an investigation that indicated a Fulton man, identified as 33 year old Kevin Downey, was in possession of the […]

Crews Search River For Missing Columbia Woman

The search for a missing Columbia woman will continue next week. Authorities searched a section of the Lamine River in Cooper County yesterday [Tuesday] for the remains of Mengqi Ji Elledge, but nothing was found. According to the Mid-Missouri Sheriff’s Dive Team, the search will pick up again next week. According to a release, police […]

High Wind Warning Goes Into Effect At Midnight

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for most of the listening area that will go into effect at midnight and continue until 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. [Wednesday] West winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts has high as 60 miles per hour are expected. These damaging winds will blow […]