Waterloo Man Charged With First Degree Murder

Waterloo resident Kyle Roider, 30, has been charged with first degree murder and aggravated battery in connection with Friday’s shooting death of Steven P. Becker, 35, of rural Fults.  According to the initial police report, at 3:05 p.m. on Jan. 11, a 911 call was made from Roider's residence at 107 North Church … Read More

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Death At Waterloo Residence Under Investigation

The death of a man Friday afternoon inside a downtown Waterloo home is being investigated by multiple police agencies. A suspect has been arrested and remains in custody at the Monroe County Jail. Formal charges are pending. The names of the deceased and the suspect have not yet been released. According to the … Read More

IDOT Makes Traffic Signal Modifications In Columbia

The Illinois Department of Transportation is hoping that fine tuning the electric traffic signals along Rt. 3 will reduce the number of deadly accidents in Columbia. Two people have died this year in separate accidents at the intersection of Veterans Parkways and Rt. 3 (Admirals Parkway) in Columbia. Numerous … Read More

Missing Columbia Farmer Found Deceased

After an all-day search, the missing rural Columbia farmer was found deceased underwater in a creek on his property. After last being seen at 7 a.m., Marvin Mueller, 71, was discovered by divers at 8:15 p.m. Searchers had located his cap along the waterway at about 8 p.m., and then focused on that area. He was … Read More

Search Continues For Marvin Mueller

6:30 p.m. A search is underway for a missing rural Columbia farmer. Marvin Mueller, 71, was last seen early this morning at his farm in the 2100 block of Steppig Road (in the bottoms off Bluff Road) a few miles south of the city of Columbia. He was wearing blue jeans and a green or grey t-shirt. Police are asking … Read More

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Andrew Phegley and Rabecca Woodhurst were married Oct. 1, 2016, at the Las Vegas Mini Castles in Las Vegas, Nev., They were joined in the poolside ceremony by family and friends.  Melyssa Devine was … Read More

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