Boone County

New Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway is pictured with husband Jon and two sons (courtesy: MO Dems)

Missouri’s New Auditor Takes Office

Nicole Galloway was appointed to fill remainder of the late Tom Schweich’s term

04/27/2015

Nicole Galloway (Courtesy of @nicolergalloway Twitter profile)

Governor Appoints Replacement After Missouri Auditor’s Death

The appointment of Nicole Galloway, who currently is the Boone County treasurer, means that five of Missouri’s six statewide elected offices now will be held by Democrats.

04/14/2015

Photo: Facebook

Columbia, Boone County Dropped from Ryan Ferguson Suit

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.

09/05/2014

Photo: Facebook

$100M Civil Rights Suit Filed by Ryan Ferguson

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.

03/11/2014

(photo credit: KMOX)

Highland Teen Visiting Mizzou Died of Enlarged Heart

Medical examiner’s report released on Gregory Holthaus case

02/17/2014

Human Remains Are Those Of Missing Missouri Man

Jefferson City police say human remains found last week apparently are those of a missing central Missouri man.

01/22/2014

weed

County Sheriff’s Pot Busts Draw Ire in Columbia

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.

05/23/2013

Mizzou Sends Out False Tornado Alert

The university sent the erroneous text messages and automated phone calls Tuesday afternoon to students and employees who subscribe to its emergency alert system.

03/06/2013

Corn plants struggle to survive in a drought-stricken farm field (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Right To Farm’ To Be Guaranteed By Missouri Amendment

Some lawmakers said they fear the proposed constitutional right to farm could challenge regulations on puppy mills.

02/28/2013

TextingWhileDriving

Mo. Texting While Driving Law Nabs Few Violators

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.

02/25/2013

more