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    Rape Charges Added in Hailey Owens Death

    Rape Charges Added in Hailey Owens Death

    Posted 1:51 PM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A southwest Missouri youth football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl is now facing rape and sodomy charges.

    Greene County prosecutors added the new charges against 46-year-old Craig Michael Wood of Springfield on Monday. Court documents indicate (More)

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    Columbia Allows Food Trucks to Park Downtown

    Posted 1:32 PM 4/22/2014 by William Joy, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Food trucks owners around Columbia say they're excited an ordinance allowing them to park downtown has passed after it was originally introduced almost a year ago.

    "I was very happy to see it pass, especially unanimously pass," Bryan Maness, owner of the Ozark Mountain (More)

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    Survey: Share Your Thoughts on Marijuana in Missouri

    Survey: Share Your Thoughts on Marijuana in Missouri

    Posted 1:17 PM 4/22/2014 by Taylor Beck, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - As Colorado became the first state to legalize marijuana, lawmakers and citizens alike began to mull the idea here in Missouri.

    While Colorado has seen substantial tax revenue from the legalization of recreational marijuana, some critics worry about the moral implications and (More)

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    16-year-old Shot to Death in St. Louis

    16-year-old Shot to Death in St. Louis

    Posted 1:04 PM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police say a 16-year-old boy was shot to death early Tuesday on the city's north side.

    The victim was identified as Noah Barnes. He was found lying face down in the middle of the street when officers arrived to the 1900 block of Clara Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. Tuesday for a call of shots fired.

    Barnes was shot in the head, torso, back, arms and leg and was pronounced dead at the scene.

     

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    Jefferson City Police Name Suspect in Shooting

    Jefferson City Police Name Suspect in Shooting

    Posted 11:37 AM 4/22/2014 by Blair Miller and Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

    JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City Police are searching for 28-year-old Marcus Jordan in connection of first degree assault that occurred just before 10 p.m. Monday. 

    Police said they received several calls about a shooting on the 1000 block of Buena Vista Street and discovered the (More)

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    New Jersey School Sued Over 'Under God' in Pledge

    New Jersey School Sued Over 'Under God' in Pledge

    Posted 11:31 AM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children.

    The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was filed in state court last month and was (More)

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    Hearing Moved for Mother Accused of Killing Her Daughter

    Hearing Moved for Mother Accused of Killing Her Daughter

    Posted 11:10 AM 4/22/2014 by Amy Munneke, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- Anna Steele's preliminary hearing that was held Tuesday morning resulted in the judge granting a separate court date for May 20.

    Steele was with her attorney, Andrew Popplewell, when the request was granted.  Afterward, Steele and Popplewell quickly left the court room. KOMU (More)

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    Police Intervene in Easter Ice Cream Truck Feud

    Police Intervene in Easter Ice Cream Truck Feud

    Posted 10:03 AM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - An Easter encounter between two feuding ice cream truck drivers in St. Louis County led to a police citation and a neighborhood of disbelieving observers.

    KTVI-TV reports that one driver cut off the other one, threatened his (More)

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    Three Suspects Wanted for Columbia Home Invasion

    Three Suspects Wanted for Columbia Home Invasion

    Posted 9:07 AM 4/22/2014 by Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department is searching for three suspects after a home invasion robbery Monday night.

    Officers dispatched to the scene of the home invasion in the 1400 block of Rolling Rock at 8:52 p.m. Monday. Two male victims were in their apartment at the time of the (More)

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    Youth Group Home Gets Approval in Richmond Heights

    Youth Group Home Gets Approval in Richmond Heights

    Posted 7:57 AM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS (AP) - The Boys Hope Girls Hope home that was rejected by the St. Louis County town of Brentwood has found a new location - Richmond Heights.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/QuvCxf ) reports that the Richmond Heights City Council voted unanimously Monday to (More)

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    Mo. Senate Panel Looks to Conclude Budget Work

    Mo. Senate Panel Looks to Conclude Budget Work

    Posted 4:45 AM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - A Missouri Senate committee is preparing to consider the final sticking points to conclude its work on the state's operating budget.

    Issues up for discussion Tuesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee include basic aid for public schools and an expansion of a (More)

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    Missouri Continues to Prepare for Rousan Execution

    Missouri Continues to Prepare for Rousan Execution

    Posted 4:40 AM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Efforts to spare the life of a condemned Missouri man hinge on an argument that has so far held little sway over the courts.

    William Rousan is scheduled to be executed at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday for killing a southeast Missouri couple on their remote farm 21 years ago. (More)

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    Nixon Taking on Action Missouri Tax-Cut Measure

    Nixon Taking on Action Missouri Tax-Cut Measure

    Posted 4:36 AM 4/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is ready to follow through on his criticism of a tax-cut plan passed by the Legislature.

    Nixon has scheduled news conferences Tuesday in Kansas City, Springfield and Jefferson City to announce his action on the legislation that could eventually (More)

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