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Trial scheduled for suspect in Mizzou fraternity hazing case

One of the Mizzou fraternity members charged in an alleged hazing incident will go on trial in September. Samuel Morrison, 23, is scheduled to have a jury trial starting Sept. 26. The incident in 2021 at Phi Gamma Delta fraternity left Danny Santulli blind and unable to walk or talk. He was allegedly forced to drink large amounts of vodka …

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Jefferson City police arrest two after highway chase

Two people are arrested after a chase that began in Jefferson City. Police say they tried to stop a car driven by Dalton Fisher on Highway 50 Thursday afternoon. Fisher had multiple outstanding warrants for assault and possession of a controlled substance. The car led officers through several city streets, then turned west onto Highway 54. Authorities used spike strips …

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Ribbon-cutting for Food Bank Market held Thursday

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri unveiled the name for its new facility on the Business Loop. The Food Bank Market was officially introduced at a ribbon-cutting Thursday. Food Bank President and CEO Lindsay Young Lopez says the new facility will provide more storage space and better accessibility to help fight hunger. “For all of the planning that …

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Eight candidates have applied for CPS board opening

Eight candidates are hoping to be appointed to the Columbia Public Schools board soon. ABC 17 reports former school board members Jan Mees and Della Streaty-Wilhoit have applied to take the seat left vacant by Katherine Sasser, who resigned earlier this month. Former state rep Chuck Bayse and John Potter, who ran for school board last month, are also applying …

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CPD: Juvenile suspect detained after deadly south Columbia robbery

Columbia police say a second suspect is in custody in connection to a deadly robbery this week. Officers said Thursday that a juvenile suspect was detained on Tuesday, and is facing charges of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action. Janet Jago, 72, was shot and killed during the robbery on East Tayside Circle in south Columbia on Monday. …

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