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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

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$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

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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

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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

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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

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Recently Dismissed Missouri TE Holifield Arrested

Upon investigation, he was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a valid driver’s license and speeding.

11/05/2012

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Missouri Toddler’s Death Linked to E. coli Infection

The Boone County medical examiner says the death of a 2-year-old boy from central Missouri has been linked to E. coli.

09/19/2012

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