Boone County

Confederate Rock Gets New Home in Boone CountyAn 11,000-pound boulder serving as a memorial to Boone County residents who fought for the South in the Civil War has moved to its new home at the Battle of Centralia historic site.
Columbia Reports Seven Suspected Mumps CasesHealth officials in Boone County says seven suspected cases of mumps have been reported in the Columbia area.
Authorities say Child's Death at Home Day Care an AccidentBoone County authorities say the death of an 11-month-old girl at a small home-based day care near Columbia was an accident.
Charges Filed For Early Voting Petition FraudMissouri Secretary of State Jason Kander says case dates back to 2014 statewide initiative push
Missouri's New Auditor Takes OfficeNicole Galloway was appointed to fill remainder of the late Tom Schweich's term
Governor Appoints Replacement After Missouri Auditor's DeathThe 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.
Columbia, Boone County Dropped from Ryan Ferguson Suithe 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.
$100M Civil Rights Suit Filed by Ryan FergusonThe 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.
Highland Teen Visiting Mizzou Died of Enlarged HeartMedical examiner's report released on Gregory Holthaus case
Human Remains Are Those Of Missing Missouri ManJefferson City police say human remains found last week apparently are those of a missing central Missouri man.
County Sheriff's Pot Busts Draw Ire in ColumbiaA 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.
Mizzou Sends Out False Tornado AlertThe university sent the erroneous text messages and automated phone calls Tuesday afternoon to students and employees who subscribe to its emergency alert system.

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