Columbia

Charged with producing, planning to distribute child porn
(Columbia, Il Police)
Brian Kelly
November 23, 2019 - 11:44 am
Columbia, Il (KMOX) -A Columbia, Illinois man is charged with videotaping and producing child pornography with plans to distribute the material. The Monroe County State's Attorney's office says Douglas "Brad: Hicks is charged with four counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, four counts of...
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October 18, 2019 - 8:35 am
COLUMBIA, Ill. (KMOX) — Firefighters received a call at 7:45 a.m. Friday for a house explosion in Columbia, Ill. KMOX listeners said they could see flames shooting from a home in the 100 block Lookout Drive, near IL Route 3 and IL Route 158. Columbia Fire Chief Mike Rodeiger said when they arrived...
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July 26, 2019 - 11:25 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains near Interstate 70 in Columbia. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the remains were found Thursday evening. The department issued a statement that said it had opened the investigation but provided little...
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Victor Hugo Mendoza
Columbia Police Department
May 20, 2019 - 2:03 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Police in central Missouri say they have arrested a suspect after reports that a naked man broke into two homes. Interim Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones said the man got into homes about a half-mile apart early Saturday. He said police believe he tried to enter other homes...
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A general view of Busch Stadium
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April 02, 2019 - 8:15 am
By Jacob Cavaiani, contributing writer from University of Missouri JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — A proposal backed by the St. Louis Cardinals would ban drones from flying near Busch Stadium and other large, open-air stadiums, including Memorial Stadium at the University of Missouri. General counsel for...
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A group of people holding signs supporting Planned Parenthood during a pro choice demonstration.
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March 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man accused of trying to burn down a Planned Parenthood clinic in February now faces new charges. Wesley Brian Kaster was originally charged March 4 with maliciously damaging a building owned by an organization that receives federal financial assistance. The...
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Rendering of Missouri Hyperloop along Highway-70.
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March 18, 2019 - 9:57 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Buckle in – Hyperloop is closer to becoming a real thing in Missouri. Andrew Smith, VP of the St. Louis Regional Chamber is going to change his focus full-time on bringing the futuristic transportation technology to the state. Related: Virgin releases details of possible...
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February 25, 2019 - 9:23 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Planned Parenthood cannot resume abortions at its Columbia clinic. State law requires clinics that provide abortions to have physicians with admitting privileges at nearby hospital. The Columbia clinic has been unable to secure a physician with...
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February 13, 2019 - 8:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia, Missouri, was intentionally set and is being investigated as a possible hate crime, the FBI said in a statement Tuesday. The agency also said it is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and...
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Missouri football helmet sits on the bench
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February 01, 2019 - 3:20 pm
By DAVE SKRETTA , AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Barry Odom had every reason to believe Missouri's football program was finally on the right track. The Tigers were coming off their second consecutive bowl appearance. He had just signed a contract extension to remain coach through 2024...
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