Serious Accident On I-255 On North On Columbia

(2:58 p.m.) There is a serious two-vehicle accident along the southbound lanes of I-255 at the 6.4 mile marker on the north end of Columbia. There are multiple injuries, one considered very serious.  Columbia EMS and firefighters are rushing to the scene.    The highway is backed up for folks traveling from … Read More

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Three People Arrested After Attempted To Break Into Columbia Home

5:05 p.m.) Three people are in custody at the Columbia Police Department after attempting to break into a home  in the 800 block of Meadowview Lane in Columbia (the subdivision north up the hill from Schnucks / McDonald's). "We will likely be charging them with attempted residential burglary," said Columbia Police … Read More

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Break-In On South End Of Waterloo

(8 p.m.) The Waterloo Police Department is investigating a break-in which was reported Monday evening at an apartment building near the intersection of Park Street and South Library Street (the old Mini Mart building or the box frame home next door). The initial report came in that a door was kicked in to gain … Read More

Columbia Emergency Dispatcher Passes Away

Longtime Columbia Emergency Dispatch Kevin Robinson died earlier this morning, Dec. 10. An ambulance was called to his home. He was rushed to St. Anthony’s Medical Center where he died. He had been employed by the Columbia Police Department as a dispatcher since 2004. “Kevin was a dedicated, hard working, … Read More

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Waterloo’s Christmas Walk Concludes Sunday

Waterloo's annual Christmas Walk concludes today, Sunday, Nov. 30 through 4 p.m. Several merchants are participating and $750 of gift certificates will be awarded to lucky shoppers. Santa Claus will visit with children inside his hut by the Courthouse Bandstand until 4 p.m. Stop by the Courthouse for a 1 p.m. … Read More

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Stephanie and Justin Kadlec of Red Bud announce the birth of a son. Judsyn Joseph Kadlec was born June 29, 2014, at St. Elizabeth in Belleville. He was 6 pounds, 5 ounces and 18 inches … Read More

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