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Fourth of July Pet Safety Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (06/28/2017) Fireworks and barbecues are two Fourth of July festivities that many look forward to. However, these holiday celebrations could leave your furry friends on edge. Sally Bolding, Director of Administrative Operations at the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri, said, "The Fourth of July can make pets really nervous. A lot of pets really have a hard time with the loud noises. A lot of activities will make pets nervous." 

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Full lane closures coming to Route 65 Video included

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Starting July 10th MODOT will begin rebuilding the outside two lane in both directions on Route 65 between Kearney and Sunshine, leading to complete closures of the highway. 

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Craig Wood Wants Death Penalty Off The Table Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (06/28/17) - Craig Wood’s attorney’s are asking the court to take the death penalty off the table and to allow them to see Wood’s mental evaluation before the prosecution in fear of it being used against him. And, an unlikely ally, Hailey Owens’ mother, spoke out. Stacy Barfield took the stand today admitting she doesn’t know all the facts of the case but hopes the death penalty will not be the fate of Craig Wood.

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'SGF Yields' aims to keep pedestrians safe Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(6/27/17) Nationally, pedestrian-involved crashes have been on the rise since 2009. This number can be attributed to the growing use of smart phones which can serve as a significant source of distraction to both drivers and pedestrians. On average, 60 pedestrians are struck on Springfield streets per year. To combat this growing trend, the City is rolling out a new pedestrian safety campaign called SGF Yields, made possible by a $5,000 Blueprint for Safer Roadw...

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Swimming pools can pose electrocution risk Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(6/26/17) While swimming pools can be great fun in the summertime, experts say they can also be dangerous, with the risk of electrocution or even death.  "One thing that is always a concern with swimming pools is electrical issues," said Ron Rhodes with Sierra Pool & Spa Repair. Rhodes has been repairing pools for over thirty years, he ways extreme care needs to be taken to make sure your pool remains a safe place to swim, "It should make anyo... More>>

FBI raids Jackson County Jail for the 2nd time in less than 2 years

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Fox4KC.com -- (06/26/2017) For the second time in just two years, the FBI raided the Jackson County Jail early Monday morning. FBI Special Agent Darrin Jones said this was a well-coordinated effort between the FBI and multiple agencies. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters-Baker was also on the scene. 

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Foster to Adopt Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (06/26/17) - The Humane Society of Southwest Missouri is in desperate need of foster families and have reached their capacity at the shelter. With the rescue of 16 dogs and puppies from a k-9 hoarding situation in Sparta, the Humane Society is looking to give these animals another chance at a happy life. “It’s almost impossible to take care, very good care, of that many animals.

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Substitute teacher, 24, accused of sex in two counties with 17-year-old boy student

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MONETT, Mo. –  (06/26/17) A former substitute teacher in southwestern Missouri was arrested Sunday and charged in connection with alleged sexual contact with one of her students. Loryn Barclay, 24, faces charges in two counties as a result of the alleged relationship with the 17-year-old boy while she worked as a substitute teacher at Monett High School. 

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Child shot by 7-year-old boy on Missouri playground

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FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017)  A young child is recovering in the hospital after another child shot them Sunday evening. Police said that a child, under the age of 10, was shot at a playground near 23rd and Wheeling Avenue around 7 p.m. Sgt. Kari Thompson with KCPD said the child's injuries were considered life-threatening. A source told Fox 4's Kathy Quinn the child underwent surgery and is in critical condition as of Monday morning. 

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Fire damages Willow Springs flea market

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WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. -- (06/26/2017) Investigators are still looking for a the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a flea market in Willow Springs. The fire happened at the Junk-Shun Barn Flea Market off of Highway 60. 

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Fire destroys home in Taney County

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TANEY COUNTY, Mo. -- (06/26/2017) A fire in Taney County left fire crews up all night fighting a blaze at a local home.  The flames has fully engulfed the home on H-Highway west of Forsyth. Crews reported hearing an explosion inside the home during the fire, but officials have not yet been able to determine what it was.  No injuries have been reported.

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Joplin man charged with rape and sodomy

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JOPLIN, Mo. - (6/26/17) A Joplin Police investigation has landed one man behind bars. Timothy Bailey Jr., 25, was arrested and charged with first degree rape, statutory sodomy and enticement of a child, after authorities discovered he has sexual contact with an under aged female. According to the probable cause statement, Bailey met the female online. The online messages moved to text messages where Bailey texted that he wanted her.

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Supreme Court rules for Missouri church in dispute over public funding access

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FoxNews.com - (6/26/17)  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of a Missouri church that sued the state after being denied taxpayer funds for a playground project because of a provision that prohibits state funding for religious entities.  The ruling was 7-2.  The case, one of the most closely watched of the term, pitted two provisions of the First Amendment against one another – freedom of religion and separation of church and state.

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Trump travel ban: Supreme Court reinstates key parts of executive order

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FoxNews.com - (6/26/17)  In a victory for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Monday lifted key components of an injunction against the White House’s proposed ban on travel from six majority-Muslim nations, reinstating much of the policy and promising to hear full arguments in October.

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Taney County house fire

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Taney County, Mo. - (6/26/17) Multiple firefighter crews spent many hours overnight fighting a house fire in Taney County. The fire happened west of Forsyth on H Highway. Fire crews responded after 10:30 p.m to a home that was fully engulfed in flames. Crews said that the fire was causing something inside the home to explode, but is has not been determined what that was. The fire was controlled in about 30 minutes and no injuries were reported.

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Afternoon storms cause widespread damage Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(6/23/17) Severe storms that blew through the Ozarks this afternoon have left many in Springfield feeling lucky to be alive. “It sounded like a train and a jet airplane all mixed together," said Colin Bowen.  Bowen was at home with his four dogs when the storms hit, he said he decided to seek cover when it looked like the walls of his house were beginning to bow, "The house was shaking and rattling, all I could do was sit there and shake and... More>>

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  • Construction Crew Discovers Body near Battlefield

    Construction Crew Discovers Body near Battlefield

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 11:57 PM EDT2017-06-29 03:57:01 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(06/28/2017) Greene county deputies are investigating the death of a man found in a wooded area near Battlefield, Missouri. Police responded to a call at 1:30 pm by construction workers who found a dead body on State Highway FF and West State Highway M. Police arrived on the scene and immediately started the investigation. The identity of the body is unknown until an autopsy is completed, which could be as early as tomorrow.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(06/28/2017) Greene county deputies are investigating the death of a man found in a wooded area near Battlefield, Missouri. Police responded to a call at 1:30 pm by construction workers who found a dead body on State Highway FF and West State Highway M. Police arrived on the scene and immediately started the investigation. The identity of the body is unknown until an autopsy is completed, which could be as early as tomorrow.

  • Fourth of July Pet Safety

    Fourth of July Pet Safety

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-06-29 03:46:02 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (06/28/2017) Fireworks and barbecues are two Fourth of July festivities that many look forward to. However, these holiday celebrations could leave your furry friends on edge. Sally Bolding, Director of Administrative Operations at the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri, said, "The Fourth of July can make pets really nervous. A lot of pets really have a hard time with the loud noises. A lot of activities will make pets nervous." 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (06/28/2017) Fireworks and barbecues are two Fourth of July festivities that many look forward to. However, these holiday celebrations could leave your furry friends on edge. Sally Bolding, Director of Administrative Operations at the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri, said, "The Fourth of July can make pets really nervous. A lot of pets really have a hard time with the loud noises. A lot of activities will make pets nervous." 

  • Full lane closures coming to Route 65

    Full lane closures coming to Route 65

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:37:38 GMT

    Starting July 10th MODOT will begin rebuilding the outside two lane in both directions on Route 65 between Kearney and Sunshine, leading to complete closures of the highway. 

    Starting July 10th MODOT will begin rebuilding the outside two lane in both directions on Route 65 between Kearney and Sunshine, leading to complete closures of the highway. 

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  • Families Blame '13 Reasons Why' for 2 Teens' Suicides

    Families Blame '13 Reasons Why' for 2 Teens' Suicides

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:25:03 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(06/27/2017) The grieving families of two California teens who committed suicide in April just days after watching Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” said the show acted as a trigger for their daughters. Bella Herndon, who was three days shy of 16, and Priscilla Chui, who had battled depression and struggled in school, did not know each other, but had watched the show at around the same time and died four days apart.

    Foxnews.com--(06/27/2017) The grieving families of two California teens who committed suicide in April just days after watching Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” said the show acted as a trigger for their daughters. Bella Herndon, who was three days shy of 16, and Priscilla Chui, who had battled depression and struggled in school, did not know each other, but had watched the show at around the same time and died four days apart.

  • Man bitten by rattlesnake receives 80 doses of antivenom

    Man bitten by rattlesnake receives 80 doses of antivenom

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:19:27 GMT

    (06/27/17) – A Texas man was released from the hospital a week after he was bitten by a poisonous rattlesnake in his backyard. Milton Richards, 53, required 80 doses of antivenom after getting bit while trying to kill the snake in his backyard on June 18, KCBD-TV reported. Minutes after the snake bit him on the hand, Richards began experiencing seizures and paralysis, according to the Lamesa Press-Reporter. Relatives rushed him to a the nearest hospital located...

    (06/27/17) – A Texas man was released from the hospital a week after he was bitten by a poisonous rattlesnake in his backyard. Milton Richards, 53, required 80 doses of antivenom after getting bit while trying to kill the snake in his backyard on June 18, KCBD-TV reported. Minutes after the snake bit him on the hand, Richards began experiencing seizures and paralysis, according to the Lamesa Press-Reporter. Relatives rushed him to a the nearest hospital located...

  • Missouri ranks dead last in national safety report

    Missouri ranks dead last in national safety report

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 8:48 PM EDT2017-06-28 00:48:46 GMT

     (06/27/17) – According to a new report by the National Safety Council, Missouri ranks dead last when it comes to preventable accidents and deaths. Missouri is one of seven states that received an "F" rating in the "State of Safety: A State-by-State" report. Our neighbor Illinois was the top ranked state in the safety survey - it received a "B," the highest grade given. According to the report, fatalities from car accidents, poisonings, drug...

     (06/27/17) – According to a new report by the National Safety Council, Missouri ranks dead last when it comes to preventable accidents and deaths. Missouri is one of seven states that received an "F" rating in the "State of Safety: A State-by-State" report. Our neighbor Illinois was the top ranked state in the safety survey - it received a "B," the highest grade given. According to the report, fatalities from car accidents, poisonings, drug...

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  • Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

    Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:03:32 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." Trump declared he was "true friend" of India and said relations between the two largest democracies have never been better. 

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." Trump declared he was "true friend" of India and said relations between the two largest democracies have never been better. 

  • USS Fitzgerald collision: Ship failed to react to warning signals

    USS Fitzgerald collision: Ship failed to react to warning signals

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:09:03 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) The U.S. Navy destroyer that slammed into a cargo ship in Japanese waters in mid-June, killing seven crew members, failed to react to warning signals in the moments leading up to the crash, the Phillippine-flagged ship’s captain said Monday. The captain of the ACX Crystal said the container ship flashed lights toward the USS Fitzgerald after it “suddenly” began heading on a collision course near Tokyo Bay on June 17.

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) The U.S. Navy destroyer that slammed into a cargo ship in Japanese waters in mid-June, killing seven crew members, failed to react to warning signals in the moments leading up to the crash, the Phillippine-flagged ship’s captain said Monday. The captain of the ACX Crystal said the container ship flashed lights toward the USS Fitzgerald after it “suddenly” began heading on a collision course near Tokyo Bay on June 17.

  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un uses terrifyingly creative methods to kill enemies

    North Korea's Kim Jong Un uses terrifyingly creative methods to kill enemies

    Friday, June 23 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-06-24 01:30:48 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (06/23/2017) From siccing wild dogs on his own uncle to gunning down his enemies with artillery meant for taking out planes, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has built a reputation for dispatching with extreme prejudice all those who cross him. While some of the terrifying methods of execution have never been confirmed, the mere mention of them is sure to keep his inner circle in line - and any potential rivals quiet, say experts.

    FoxNews.com -- (06/23/2017) From siccing wild dogs on his own uncle to gunning down his enemies with artillery meant for taking out planes, North Korea's Kim Jong Un has built a reputation for dispatching with extreme prejudice all those who cross him. While some of the terrifying methods of execution have never been confirmed, the mere mention of them is sure to keep his inner circle in line - and any potential rivals quiet, say experts.

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  • Families Blame '13 Reasons Why' for 2 Teens' Suicides

    Families Blame '13 Reasons Why' for 2 Teens' Suicides

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:25:03 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(06/27/2017) The grieving families of two California teens who committed suicide in April just days after watching Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” said the show acted as a trigger for their daughters. Bella Herndon, who was three days shy of 16, and Priscilla Chui, who had battled depression and struggled in school, did not know each other, but had watched the show at around the same time and died four days apart.

    Foxnews.com--(06/27/2017) The grieving families of two California teens who committed suicide in April just days after watching Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” said the show acted as a trigger for their daughters. Bella Herndon, who was three days shy of 16, and Priscilla Chui, who had battled depression and struggled in school, did not know each other, but had watched the show at around the same time and died four days apart.

  • Live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

    Live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:52:52 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) Now that's the catch of the day! TSA agents at Boston's Logan Aiport got up close and personal with a 20-pound live lobster discovered in a passenger's checked luggage Sunday.  TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy shared an image of an agent holding the crustacean on his personal Twitter account Monday morning. 

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) Now that's the catch of the day! TSA agents at Boston's Logan Aiport got up close and personal with a 20-pound live lobster discovered in a passenger's checked luggage Sunday.  TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy shared an image of an agent holding the crustacean on his personal Twitter account Monday morning. 

  • Harry Potter turns 20; J.K. Rowling marks anniversary

    Harry Potter turns 20; J.K. Rowling marks anniversary

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:48:56 GMT

    Foxbuisness.com -- (06/26/2017) Author J.K Rowling took to Twitter Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of her first book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. “20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others. It's been wonderful. Thank you,” Rowling tweeted to her 10.9 million fans. 

    Foxbuisness.com -- (06/26/2017) Author J.K Rowling took to Twitter Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of her first book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. “20 years ago today a world that I had lived in alone was suddenly open to others. It's been wonderful. Thank you,” Rowling tweeted to her 10.9 million fans. 

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  • Man bitten by rattlesnake receives 80 doses of antivenom

    Man bitten by rattlesnake receives 80 doses of antivenom

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:19:27 GMT

    (06/27/17) – A Texas man was released from the hospital a week after he was bitten by a poisonous rattlesnake in his backyard. Milton Richards, 53, required 80 doses of antivenom after getting bit while trying to kill the snake in his backyard on June 18, KCBD-TV reported. Minutes after the snake bit him on the hand, Richards began experiencing seizures and paralysis, according to the Lamesa Press-Reporter. Relatives rushed him to a the nearest hospital located...

    (06/27/17) – A Texas man was released from the hospital a week after he was bitten by a poisonous rattlesnake in his backyard. Milton Richards, 53, required 80 doses of antivenom after getting bit while trying to kill the snake in his backyard on June 18, KCBD-TV reported. Minutes after the snake bit him on the hand, Richards began experiencing seizures and paralysis, according to the Lamesa Press-Reporter. Relatives rushed him to a the nearest hospital located...

  • Eating your way toward migraine relief

    Eating your way toward migraine relief

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:33:20 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) For the 38 million Americans suffering from the effects of debilitating, recurring migraines, it may come as a surprise that relief could be hiding in the pantry. Between 30-40 percent of migraine sufferers may actually be susceptible to food triggers, meaning keeping a food diary and making lifestyle changes could result in much-needed relief. 

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) For the 38 million Americans suffering from the effects of debilitating, recurring migraines, it may come as a surprise that relief could be hiding in the pantry. Between 30-40 percent of migraine sufferers may actually be susceptible to food triggers, meaning keeping a food diary and making lifestyle changes could result in much-needed relief. 

  • USS Fitzgerald collision: Ship failed to react to warning signals

    USS Fitzgerald collision: Ship failed to react to warning signals

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:09:03 GMT

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) The U.S. Navy destroyer that slammed into a cargo ship in Japanese waters in mid-June, killing seven crew members, failed to react to warning signals in the moments leading up to the crash, the Phillippine-flagged ship’s captain said Monday. The captain of the ACX Crystal said the container ship flashed lights toward the USS Fitzgerald after it “suddenly” began heading on a collision course near Tokyo Bay on June 17.

    FoxNews.com -- (06/26/2017) The U.S. Navy destroyer that slammed into a cargo ship in Japanese waters in mid-June, killing seven crew members, failed to react to warning signals in the moments leading up to the crash, the Phillippine-flagged ship’s captain said Monday. The captain of the ACX Crystal said the container ship flashed lights toward the USS Fitzgerald after it “suddenly” began heading on a collision course near Tokyo Bay on June 17.

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  • Fourth of July Pet Safety

    Fourth of July Pet Safety

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-06-29 03:46:02 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (06/28/2017) Fireworks and barbecues are two Fourth of July festivities that many look forward to. However, these holiday celebrations could leave your furry friends on edge. Sally Bolding, Director of Administrative Operations at the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri, said, "The Fourth of July can make pets really nervous. A lot of pets really have a hard time with the loud noises. A lot of activities will make pets nervous." 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (06/28/2017) Fireworks and barbecues are two Fourth of July festivities that many look forward to. However, these holiday celebrations could leave your furry friends on edge. Sally Bolding, Director of Administrative Operations at the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri, said, "The Fourth of July can make pets really nervous. A lot of pets really have a hard time with the loud noises. A lot of activities will make pets nervous." 

  • Full lane closures coming to Route 65

    Full lane closures coming to Route 65

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:37:38 GMT

    Starting July 10th MODOT will begin rebuilding the outside two lane in both directions on Route 65 between Kearney and Sunshine, leading to complete closures of the highway. 

    Starting July 10th MODOT will begin rebuilding the outside two lane in both directions on Route 65 between Kearney and Sunshine, leading to complete closures of the highway. 

  • Craig Wood Wants Death Penalty Off The Table

    Craig Wood Wants Death Penalty Off The Table

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-06-29 02:00:18 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (06/28/17) - Craig Wood’s attorney’s are asking the court to take the death penalty off the table and to allow them to see Wood’s mental evaluation before the prosecution in fear of it being used against him. And, an unlikely ally, Hailey Owens’ mother, spoke out. Stacy Barfield took the stand today admitting she doesn’t know all the facts of the case but hopes the death penalty will not be the fate of Craig Wood.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (06/28/17) - Craig Wood’s attorney’s are asking the court to take the death penalty off the table and to allow them to see Wood’s mental evaluation before the prosecution in fear of it being used against him. And, an unlikely ally, Hailey Owens’ mother, spoke out. Stacy Barfield took the stand today admitting she doesn’t know all the facts of the case but hopes the death penalty will not be the fate of Craig Wood.

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