shooting http://kbia.org en No civil rights violation charges in Brandon Coleman death http://kbia.org/post/no-civil-rights-violation-charges-brandon-coleman-death <p></p><p>Federal prosecutors say they won't file criminal charges connected to possible civil rights violations in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Columbia man.</p><p>Kansas City-based U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson opened an investigation in October into the May 2013 death of Brandon Coleman, a University of Missouri groundskeeper. She announced the results in a news release Tuesday. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 22:34:58 +0000 Associated Press 46666 at http://kbia.org No civil rights violation charges in Brandon Coleman death No charges to be filed in Brandon Coleman shooting http://kbia.org/post/no-charges-be-filed-brandon-coleman-shooting <p>A mid-Missouri prosecutor will not file charges against the man who shot and killed 25-year-old Brandon Coleman of Columbia, calling the shooting "legally justified."</p><p>Boone County prosecutor Dan Knight announced the decision Wednesday. He ruled that the shooter was justified in shooting Coleman under Missouri's self-defense laws.</p><p>A phone message left with Coleman's mother, Winona Coleman-Broadus, was not immediately returned. She told the Columbia Missourian she felt that racial prejudice played a role in the decision. The shooter is white and Coleman was black.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:13:04 +0000 Associated Press 42609 at http://kbia.org No charges to be filed in Brandon Coleman shooting Doubts raised over Columbia teen curfew http://kbia.org/post/doubts-raised-over-columbia-teen-curfew <p>Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton is calling for a teen curfew after two shootings occurred in Columbia earlier this month. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 23:05:36 +0000 Teddy Nykiel 36164 at http://kbia.org Doubts raised over Columbia teen curfew Columbia leaders consider curfew following spate of shootings http://kbia.org/post/columbia-leaders-consider-curfew-following-spate-shootings <p></p><p>Columbia's police chief is calling for a teen curfew after a recent spate of shootings that has city leaders and many residents on edge. Chief Ken Burton says he will develop a formal proposal for City Council consideration within the next month. Burton spoke today at a City Hall news conference along with Columbia's mayor and five council members.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:25:35 +0000 Associated Press & Rickelle Pimentel 36100 at http://kbia.org Columbia leaders consider curfew following spate of shootings Newscast for June 24, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-june-24-2013 <p> Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>25-year-old man killed in drug-related shooting</li><li>Five bills with children's names await Gov. Jay Nixon's signature</li><li>REDI working to help startups</li></ul><p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:52:05 +0000 Kristofor Husted 35971 at http://kbia.org Drug-related shooting kills one in east Columbia http://kbia.org/post/drug-related-shooting-kills-one-east-columbia <p></p><p>Another shooting in a highly trafficked area of Columbia has left one man dead.</p><p>Around 11 o’clock Sunday night,&nbsp; 25-year-old Anthony M. Unger was shot and killed in the parking lot at the northwest corner of Conley and Brickton roads. That parking lot houses El Maguey Mexican restaurant and Robinsons Cleaners.</p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:47:34 +0000 Andrew Nichols 35969 at http://kbia.org Drug-related shooting kills one in east Columbia 'Columbia Cease fire Initiative' aims to prevent violent crimes and assaults http://kbia.org/post/columbia-cease-fire-initiative-aims-prevent-violent-crimes-and-assaults <p>The Columbia Police began the ‘Columbia Cease fire Initiative’ on Wednesday which compiles the names and photographs of individuals and close associates suspected of being involved with several shootings over the last four months. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 22:52:57 +0000 Jian Chung Lee 24584 at http://kbia.org 'Columbia Cease fire Initiative' aims to prevent violent crimes and assaults Students learn how to respond to campus shooters http://kbia.org/post/students-learn-how-respond-campus-shooters <p>The Columbia Public School district is training students to respond to active shooters on school grounds.</p><p>The Lange Middle School Cinema Club created an instructional video that demonstrates the "A.L.i.C.E" active shooter response method. A.L.i.C.E stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Escape. This new procedure teaches students that in certain situations it may be necessary to counter the intruder. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 23:26:05 +0000 Kellie Stanfield 22754 at http://kbia.org Students learn how to respond to campus shooters Newscast for April 23, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-23-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:38:49 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 12854 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 23, 2012 Jefferson City shooting leaves one dead http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-shooting-leaves-one-dead <p>Jefferson City police are searching for a second person of interest in the shooting death of a Columbia man. Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:35:03 +0000 Associated Press 12853 at http://kbia.org Jefferson City shooting leaves one dead Columbia man arrested for Sunday shooting http://kbia.org/post/columbia-man-arrested-sunday-shooting <p>Larrell Banks, 18, of Columbia was arrested early Monday morning for shooting and killing a man on North Eighth Street Sunday afternoon. Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:09:28 +0000 Annie Trout 10037 at http://kbia.org Neighbors stress community involvement after shooting http://kbia.org/post/neighbors-stress-community-involvement-after-shooting <p>One Columbia man died Sunday afternoon after being shot on North Eighth Street. The shooting is one of many that have recently occurred in Columbia. Police have increased the number of patrollers downtown. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 23:08:57 +0000 Annie Trout 10007 at http://kbia.org Neighbors stress community involvement after shooting Man killed in Columbia weekend shooting http://kbia.org/post/man-killed-columbia-weekend-shooting <p>Columbia police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a 39-year-old man. Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:04:39 +0000 Associated Press 9970 at http://kbia.org Legislators debate bill punishing unruly behavior near worship centers http://kbia.org/post/legislators-debate-bill-punishing-unruly-behavior-near-worship-centers <p>Sparked by past events around the nation, one Missouri senator is trying to make disrupting a house of worship punishable by up to 15 days in jail and a three hundred dollar fine for first time offenders. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:28:48 +0000 9193 at http://kbia.org Legislators debate bill punishing unruly behavior near worship centers