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Police conducting death investigation in northeast Columbia

Police are responding to a northeast Columbia home for a death investigation. Officers have closed part of Blue Ridge Road between Oakland Gravel Road and Brown Station Road Monday morning. Authorities say there’s no threat to the community. There’s no word yet on who the victim is.

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Mid-Missouri forecasted for 1-2 inches of snow Monday night

Mid-Missouri is prepping for some wintry weather starting later Monday night. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of the area, from midnight to 9 a.m. Tuesday. Forecaster Jared Maples says Columbia and Jefferson City could see one to two inches of snow, with the snowfall starting around 7 p.m. Monday night. He says that …

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CrimeStoppers offering $2,500 reward as police search for ‘Columbia Prowler’

CrimeStoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect labeled the ‘Columbia Prowler.’ Police say the suspect has been targeting young women that live alone. He’s been linked to several reported incidents in south Columbia dating back to August. Police describe him as a light-skinned Black or Hispanic man between 5-foot-9 and six-feet with …

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No one injured after cooking fire in Boone County home

No one is hurt after a cooking fire north of Columbia. ABC 17 reports the fire started around 8:30 a.m. Sunday at a home on East Oakbrook Drive, just east of Highway 63 and Oakland Gravel Road. Firefighters say they saw the flames coming from the kitchen and extending into the living room. Officials say cooking grease was left on …

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City of Columbia to hold public meetings on trash bag ordinance

The City of Columbia is asking for public input on proposed changes to their trash ordinance. According to a press release, the city’s solid waste utility has recommended to the city council that they do away with requiring residents to use trash bags with city logos for their trash. The city will hold two public meetings on the issue: one …

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