he city of Columbia and Boone County have been dropped as defendants in a $100 million federal civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of a man with a vacated murder conviction.
The 50-page suit says Columbia, Mo., police fabricated evidence against Ryan Ferguson, bullied witnesses and ignored other leads in their investigation into the 2001 killing of Kent Heitholt, a Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor.
Medical examiner’s report released on Gregory Holthaus case
Jefferson City police say human remains found last week apparently are those of a missing central Missouri man.
A local ordinance that in some cases treats marijuana possession as a minor municipal violation isn’t being followed by Boone County sheriff’s deputies who have stepped up patrols within Columbia’s city limits, an attorney says.
The university sent the erroneous text messages and automated phone calls Tuesday afternoon to students and employees who subscribe to its emergency alert system.
Some lawmakers said they fear the proposed constitutional right to farm could challenge regulations on puppy mills.
The Columbia Missourian reports that an average of fewer than four people a month have received texting-while-driving tickets since the law was passed.
Upon investigation, he was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a valid driver’s license and speeding.
The Boone County medical examiner says the death of a 2-year-old boy from central Missouri has been linked to E. coli.