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CTE findings raise concern

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/22/2017) New findings have revealed that former NFL football star, Aaron Hernandez, was suffering from a severe form of the degenerative brain disease  CTE at the time of his suicide. "CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and it is a deposition of protein, or think of it as scar tissue inside the brain that occurs with damage to the brain," said Shannon Woods, Medical Director with Sports Medicine at Cox Health.

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Man charged for abandoning corpse

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- -(9/22/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Keelan M. Miller, 22, of Sedalia, Missouri has been charged today with the felonies of abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.  These charges stem from events which occurred on November 13, 2016, in which the body of Camille Crews was located outside an apartment building at 2010 E. Page in Springfield, Missouri.  Miller is currently in the Greene County Jail wi...

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Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

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Baxter County, MO -- (09/22/17)  A Baxter County man, Evan Michael Thompson, 19, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies this afternoon after he posted alarming statements on Facebook concerning the Norfork Public Schools.

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Rolla mom jailed after kids test positive for meth, heroin

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Fox2now.com -- (09/22/17) The Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office indicted a 20-year-old Rolla woman after her children tested positive for several drugs. According to Sheriff Richard Lisenbe, deputies arrested Kaylee Bradshaw in Newburg, Missouri on Thursday. She was charged with two counts of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child. Bradshaw was jailed on $100,000 bond.

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Body found on Washington Univ. in St. Louis Campus

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Fox2now.com -- (09/22/17) Work at a construction site on the Washington University campus was suspended. The school says a police investigation is underway after a body was found. The large construction site is located along Skinker Boulevard and Brooking drive on the Danforth Campus. The University says campus police are investigating. The construction came to a halt early this morning. 

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Update: Officer-involved shooting in Monett

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MONETT, Mo. -- (09/08/2017) On Friday evening, around 5 o'clock, officers were dispatched to a Monett residence for a reported overdose. After arriving at the scene, an officer confronted the subject and the situation escalated. The Monett Police Department Officer discharged his weapon, hitting the subject. The subject was transported by ambulance away from the scene and was later pronounced dead.

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Camden County man arrested after shots fired

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Camden, Co. -- (9/22/17) A Camden County Deputy responded to a residence on Red Barn Road, Osage Beach, Mo., reference a runaway 13 year old female. The girl had run into the woods prior to the arrival of the Deputy. While the Deputy was walking the powerline, he repeatedly identified himself and called her name in hopes that she would exit and talk to him. 

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Arrest made on disturbance with a weapon

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Joplin, MO. -- (9/22/17) On September 21, 2017, Officers were dispatched to a call at 132 South St. Louis. The caller said there was a disturbance in the residence and a male had fired a gun. An officer and a trainee were right by the location when the call came out, and arrived immediately. 

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Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

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Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) H2-no! Gatorade has been banned from insulting its main competitor — water — and fined $300,000 after it slandered nature’s sports drink in a video game, California’s Attorney General announced Thursday. 

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Missouri crews return from helping with Florida clean up

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Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/22/17) The 58 Missouri Department of Transportation employees and 18 Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ State Parks employees have returned home from Florida after more than a week’s worth of helping clear roads and parks in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The MoDOT employees from across Missouri left for Florida on Sept. 12 and returned home last night.

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Convoy of Hope receives generous donation and ready to help Mexico Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/21/17) - In just recent months, Convoy of Hope has been scattered in different parts of the world helping with natural disaster relief. With large teams in parts of Texas, Florida, The Virgin Islands, and Turks and Caicos Convoy is, now, looking to head south of the border. Jeff Nene, a spokesperson with Convoy of Hope says, “We have a team on standby to go into Mexico and a team to go into Puerto Rico as soon as both of those areas are deemed safe.

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Project Red Zone helps save lives Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/21/2017) Earlier today, a fire broke out in an upstairs, Springfield apartment unit. While no one was in the unit at the time, residents below were able to quickly evacuate after hearing the loud beeping of one of the smoke alarms installed just a few months before. 

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Man who is deaf, shot and killed by police

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Oklahoma City, OK -- (09/21/2017)  A deaf man is dead and a police officer on paid leave following a shooting in southeast Oklahoma city. Magdiel Sanchez, 35, was shot and tasered on a porch on Tuesday around 8:15 p.m. after he allegedly advanced toward officers following a hit-and-run involving his father.  

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Three charged with death of missing teen

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Houston, Mo --(9/21/17) Three people from Texas County were charged Thursday for the murder of a missing Houston, Mo teenager.  According to the Houston Herald, 17-year-old Joseph Steinfield burned remains were found just northeast of Cabool. 

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Man found guilty of sex crimes

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Springfield, Mo. – (9/21/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Wade A. Stuckley, 50, of Ava, Missouri was convicted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, by a Greene County jury of the sexual abuse of a four-year-old in May and June of 2014. Stuckley was living with the victim’s mother at the time and was alone with her child at various times. 

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Impersonation of a Police Officer investigation

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Rolla, Mo. -- (9/21/17) On September 20, 2017, the Rolla Police Department received a report of a person who was impersonating a police officer and threatening people. It was reported that a white male operating a black colored Dodge Charger, which was equipped with emergency lights and siren, had performed a vehicle stop on a motorist near the intersection of 4th Street and Walnut in Rolla.

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Friday night crash turns fatal

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Walker, Mo. -- (9/21/17) We have learned that Elly Liebenguth, 18, has died from her injuries sustained in the Friday night crash at Newman and Goetz. The original release on that accident is below.    On Friday September 15, 2017 at 9:28PM Officers responded to Newman and Goetz, to the west, for an injury crash.

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Two more guilty pleas in tax fraud conspiracy

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Springfield, MO – (09/21/17) Two Springfield, Missouri women pleaded guilty in federal court today to their roles in a $718,000 tax fraud conspiracy. Carolyn Alice Cobb, 56, and Clementine Lockett, 43, both of Springfield, pleaded guilty today. In addition to the conspiracy, Cobb pleaded guilty to two counts of presenting a false claim and one count of theft of government property. Cobb remains in federal custody without bond. 

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Convicted sex offender charged for making child pornography

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Springfield, MO -- (09/21/17) A convicted sex offender in Reeds Spring, Mo., has been indicted by a federal grand jury for the sexual exploitation of a minor. Jeffrey Raymond Everett, Jr., 22, of Reeds Spring, was charged in a two-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo., on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Everett has a prior state conviction for possessing child pornography. 

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Firefighter program credited with saving house fire victims

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Springfield, MO -- (09/21/17) While still under investigation, Springfield fire marshals say this morning's fire on the 800 block of south Missouri appears to be accidental. It started in the upstairs apartment of a 3-unit apartment home. The occupants of the lower apartments were able to safely escape the fire, thanks to working smoke alarms.  In June, Springfield firefighters were in the area as a part of the Department's Project RED Zone program. 

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The Kitchen needs your help in ending homelessness

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/20/17) - The Kitchen is looking for the communities help to building a pathway to ending homelessness. “We’re at 97 percent with that initial $4 million goal to build both the shelter and our support services building," says the community development manager for The Kitchen, Roz Palmer. The lot on Chestnut Expressway and Glenstone was chosen Palmer says because they wanted an area that was close to a bus stop.

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The worlds largest museum and aquarium coming to Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/19/17) - America’s conservation capital is ready to educate the next generation of outdoorsmen. We got a first look at the new Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium before its open to the public. Years in the making, the museum and aquarium is the largest and most immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world. With a few kids getting to sample the wonders of the world around them. 

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Escaped Oklahoma Inmate Caught in Missouri

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Foxnews.com--(09/20/2017) A fugitive from Oklahoma has been caught after an overnight standoff in Missouri. A manhunt was underway in northwestern Oklahoma for Walp, where cops said Walp, along with another fugitive, overpowered two transport officers from Inmate Services Corporation, speeding off in the guards’ transport van on U.S. 412 north of Fairview.

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Mark Wahlberg comes to Springfield

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Springfield, MO -- (09/20/17) Actor Mark Wahlberg was in Springfield Wednesday for the grand opening of Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium. He spoke to the media on why he traveled across the country for the historic event.  "I came here from New York because I wanted to be one of the first to see what Johnny [Morris] has done here. He continues to outdo himself. 

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Robert Peat Jr. arrested in Savannah Leckie murder

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Ozark County, MO -- (09/20/17) Sheriff Darrin Reed confirmed late today that Robert Peat Jr., 31, was arrested this afternoon and is being held in the Ozark County Jail, along with wife Rebecca Ruud, after an Ozark County grand jury indicted the pair this afternoon on charges relating to the murder of Ruud's 16-year-old biological daughter Savannah Leckie. Both Ruud and Peat are being held without bond. 

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Hurricane Maria destroys homes, cuts power across Puerto Rico

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Foxnews.com -- (09/20/17) Hurricane Maria, considered to be the strongest storm to slam Puerto Rico in more than 80 years, has destroyed hundreds of homes and knocked out power to nearly the entire island of 3.4 million people. When the storm made landfall in the U.S. territory early Wednesday as a Category 4 storm with 145-mph winds, it brought down cell towers and power lines, and ripped roofs straight off of homes. 

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Boxer in 'Raging Bull,' Jake LaMotta, dies at 95

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Foxnews.com -- (09/20/17) Boxing legend Jake LaMotta, the onetime middleweight champion of the world who was played by Robert De Niro in 1980’s “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, his fiancee told the Associated Press. He was 95. LaMotta passed away in a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. "I just want people to know...

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Devastating Earthquake Hits Mexico City Video included

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foxnews.com - (9/19/17) A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Mexico City Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, killing at least 139 people and leaving multiple people reportedly trapped in collapsed buildings. The death toll from the earthquake has risen to 139 nationwide, with Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera reporting 30 people were killed in the capital.

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West Plains man arrested for child pornography

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West Plains, MO -- (09/19/17) An investigation has led to the arrest of a West Plains man. Joe King, 52, was charged with possession of child pornography. Authorities found multiple video files available for peer-to-peer sharing through King's IP address. King admitted to downloading the pornography and then deleting it from his computer. More>>

West Plains man missing

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West Plains, MO. -- (9/19/17) Tehern Lemarr Crockett (AKA "TC") was reportedly last seen by on September 14, 2017 at a residence West Plains, MO entering into a blue passenger vehicle with male & female subject.  

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Driver charged in 2016 fatality crash

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Springfield, Mo. -- (9/19/17) Donald E. Bailey, 25, was charged today by the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney's Office with first-degree involuntary manslaughter.  

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Equifax called out on selling products to breach victims

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Jefferson City, MO -- (09/19/17) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that his office is investigating Equifax, in concert with other state attorneys general. The state attorneys general launched their investigation shortly following Equifax’s disclosure of the breach of consumer files earlier this summer.  “My office is working aggressively to protect the interests of Missourians in light of the recent Equifax breach,” Hawley said.

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City Council addresses pit-bull ordinance

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/18/2017) Tonight Springfield City Council held their first reading on a ordinance that would ban future pit-bulls from being registered within city limits. However, not everyone is in agreement on this bill, and many people gathered at city hall this evening to show their opposition. City Hall was filled to capacity and had to utilize two overflow rooms in order to accommodate the many that came to speak out regarding the pit-bull ordinance.

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Child passenger safety readiness Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/18/17) - Every 33 seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. And many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. With this being Child Passenger Safety Week, Mercy professionals say safety should be on the mind of every parent nationwide.

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Help in Identifying Persons of Interests in Marshfield

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MARSHFIELD, Mo.--(09/18/2017) The Webster County Sheriffs Office is asking for your help in identifying these two persons of interest in recent cases of vehicle thefts in the Marshfield area. If you recognize either of these individuals, please contact the dispatch center at 417-859-3911. As a reminder, the Webster County Sheriff's Office states you should always lock your vehicles and do not keep valuable items inside.

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Verbal altercation leads to hit and run

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Springfield, Mo. -- (9/18/17) Police responded to a call about a resident getting into an altercation with their neighbors. One of the neighbors got in their car and swerved to hit one individual and fled the scene. A second suspect's vehicle was leaving the scene when it drug a female a half block down the street. Both individuals received non life threatening injuries and the investigation is on going. More>>

Driver killed in Phelps County

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Phelps County, MO -- (09/18/17) Authorities have released the name of the driver killed yesterday in a Phelps County crash on I-44. Margaret Carter, 52, was killed after a semi crossed the median and struck her vehicle head-on. Carter was pronounced dead on scene. Traffic was halted for hours as crews cleaned up after the wreck. More>>

4 Joplin crashes, one included a fatality

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The Joplin Police Department responded to 4 serious crashes this weekend. Three of those crashes were alcohol-related. One of the crashes included a fatality. On Friday September 15, 2017, Officers responded to Newman and Goetz, to the west, for an injury crash. Emily M Davidson, 19, Walker, Missouri, was eastbound on Newman in a 2008 Dodge Caliber. 

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Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show

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Foxnews.com -- (09/18/17) A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise, Idaho, car show, injuring 11 in a horrifying scene that saw bystanders scrambling to tend to the injured, authorities and witnesses said. Police say the driver of the gray Porsche accelerated while leaving the Cars and Coffee event, lost control and ran into the nearby crowd lining a sidewalk. Police say the driver is cooperating in their investigation.

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Salvation Army seeking volunteer bell ringers

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 On Friday, November 10, 2017 The Salvation Army will kick-off its annual Tree of Lights Campaign and area residents will begin seeing the iconic red kettles in front of local retail locations. Volunteer bell ringers are needed to help cover several thousand hours of bellringing.  

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Some MDC accesses remain closed due to flood damage

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WEST PLAINS, Mo. – (9/18/17)  Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) staff wants to remind fall floaters and anglers to check on the status of MDC river accesses before heading out on a canoe trip or an evening of gigging. More than 184 MDC accesses and conservation areas were damaged in historic spring flooding.

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Inside look at the Wonders of Wildlife Video included

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Springfield, Mo.- (9/18/17)The grand opening of the all-new Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is only days away. We were invited inside to get a look at what visitors can expect when they walk through the doors. Here is a sneak peak of what we saw.

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Refugees suspected in British subway terror attack

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Foxnews.com -- (09/18/17) Authorities named one of two Middle Eastern refugees believed to be responsible for last week's London subway bombing, as new details emerged about their troubled time being fostered by a British couple previously honored by Queen Elizabeth II. Yahyah Farroukh, 21, was identified as one of the suspects being held by London police, Sky News reported. 

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Local church standing strong after vandalism attack

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/15/2017) During the early hours of Friday morning, a  fiery display on the front lawn of First Baptist Church caught the attention of a passerby. "A taxi driver drove by and saw the cross on fire, they called the police and quickly came out and extinguished the fire," said Michael Overton, Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church.

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Behind the scenes at Convoy of Hope Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/15/17) - When Convoy of Hope is not responding to a disaster, their teams are actively monitoring and tracking weather patterns and storms that could be brewing. “Since we have team members in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean we still have team members that are working back here that are strategzing and working with the teams that are out in the field," says Molly Erickson, a spokesperson for Convoy of Hope. 

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St. Louis protests turn violent after white cop's acquittal

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Foxnews.com -- (09/15/17) Protests in St. Louis turned violent as darkness set in Friday, with at least four cops assaulted and numerous demonstrators maced following the acquittal of a white officer in the shooting death of an African-American drug suspect.

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Identical twins give birth hours apart at same hospital

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Foxnews.com -- (09/15/17) Identical twin sisters who both partnered with men named William gave birth just hours apart from each other at the same Massachusetts hospital last month. Rachael McGeoch and Beccy Pistone, 34, said they’ve gone through life doing everything together, and had joked about the possibility of having their babies on the same day, the Daily News reported. 

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Politicians react to Stockley verdict

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St. Louis, Mo.- - (9/15/17) Missouri leaders are reacting to the white former police officer who was acquitted Friday in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man in St. Louis. Governor Eric Greitens (R) released the following statement:

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Paralyzed pup to participate in Chicago Marathon

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Foxnews.com -- (09/15/17) With the Chicago Marathon a little less than a month away, one duo is eager to toe—and paw—the starting line. Gordon, a 2-year-old incomplete paraplegic Miniature Doberman, will participate in his first marathon October 8, but he won’t be running. Rather, he’ll be riding in a modified backpack while his owner, Janet Turner, 55, of Mineral Wells, West Virginia, runs her fifth marathon. 

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Pharmacist accused of trying to kill mother with insulin

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Foxnews.com -- (09/15/17) A Pennsylvania pharmacist is accused of trying to kill her own mother with a series of insulin injections. Police claim Donna Horger, 50, attempted to inject her 74-year-old mother with insulin on three separate occasions, Fox 29 reported. The first alleged attempt reportedly occurred at Immaculate Mary Nursing Home in Philadelphia. Horger’s mother, Mary, was found unresponsive and rushed to Abington Hospital where she was revived. 

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From homeless man to Route 66 Marathon runner

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Foxnews.com -- (09/15/17) Growing up, James McCartney was always on the move. In his rearview, he saw a torn home. His father was a felon. His mother left her husband when McCartney was in kindergarten. As a kid, he blamed his mother for his fatherless life and grew violent in his anger. Once he hit his teens, his mother was forced to file a restraining order against him, and he was placed in state’s custody. 

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The future of medicine lies in one vaccine

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Foxnews.com -- (09/15/17) Potential good news for kids—and the parents who hate to watch them squirm when faced with a needle. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a technology that could allow childhood vaccines—for everything from polio to measles, mumps, and rubella—to be combined into a single injection, reports the BBC. 

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Fire damages center city substation

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Springfield, Mo. -- (9/15/17) An early morning equipment fire has damaged City Utilities Grand Substation. The fire, contained within the substation building, caused the unit to fail leaving all customers served by the substation without electric service. Crews have connected customers served by the Grand Substation to other substations to provide service. 

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  • CTE findings raise concern

    CTE findings raise concern

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:09:41 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/22/2017) New findings have revealed that former NFL football star, Aaron Hernandez, was suffering from a severe form of the degenerative brain disease  CTE at the time of his suicide. "CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and it is a deposition of protein, or think of it as scar tissue inside the brain that occurs with damage to the brain," said Shannon Woods, Medical Director with Sports Medicine at Cox Health.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/22/2017) New findings have revealed that former NFL football star, Aaron Hernandez, was suffering from a severe form of the degenerative brain disease  CTE at the time of his suicide. "CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and it is a deposition of protein, or think of it as scar tissue inside the brain that occurs with damage to the brain," said Shannon Woods, Medical Director with Sports Medicine at Cox Health.

  • Man charged for abandoning corpse

    Man charged for abandoning corpse

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:28:23 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- -(9/22/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Keelan M. Miller, 22, of Sedalia, Missouri has been charged today with the felonies of abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.  These charges stem from events which occurred on November 13, 2016, in which the body of Camille Crews was located outside an apartment building at 2010 E. Page in Springfield, Missouri.  Miller is currently in the Greene County Jail wi...

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- -(9/22/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Keelan M. Miller, 22, of Sedalia, Missouri has been charged today with the felonies of abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.  These charges stem from events which occurred on November 13, 2016, in which the body of Camille Crews was located outside an apartment building at 2010 E. Page in Springfield, Missouri.  Miller is currently in the Greene County Jail wi...

  • Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

    Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:53:35 GMT

    Baxter County, MO -- (09/22/17)  A Baxter County man, Evan Michael Thompson, 19, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies this afternoon after he posted alarming statements on Facebook concerning the Norfork Public Schools.

    Baxter County, MO -- (09/22/17)  A Baxter County man, Evan Michael Thompson, 19, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies this afternoon after he posted alarming statements on Facebook concerning the Norfork Public Schools.

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  • World of Weather, September 22nd, 2017

    World of Weather, September 22nd, 2017

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:29:03 GMT

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/22/2017) Tonight there are more evacuations in Puerto Rico as officials warn of an imminent dam failure in the northwest part of the island, further complicating recover efforts. That while more search and rescue crews arrive in Mexico after a major earthquake rocked that country on Tuesday. The situation in Puerto Rico is still dire, two days after Hurricane Maria hit the island with 150 mph winds and flooding rain, causing massive damage and knocking out power to...

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/22/2017) Tonight there are more evacuations in Puerto Rico as officials warn of an imminent dam failure in the northwest part of the island, further complicating recover efforts. That while more search and rescue crews arrive in Mexico after a major earthquake rocked that country on Tuesday. The situation in Puerto Rico is still dire, two days after Hurricane Maria hit the island with 150 mph winds and flooding rain, causing massive damage and knocking out power to...

  • Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

    Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:17:30 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) H2-no! Gatorade has been banned from insulting its main competitor — water — and fined $300,000 after it slandered nature’s sports drink in a video game, California’s Attorney General announced Thursday. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) H2-no! Gatorade has been banned from insulting its main competitor — water — and fined $300,000 after it slandered nature’s sports drink in a video game, California’s Attorney General announced Thursday. 

  • Activists want ocean garbage cluster to be new country

    Activists want ocean garbage cluster to be new country

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:12:11 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) Campaigners want a vast area of floating garbage in the ocean to be the world's newest country—and they've already got more would-be citizens than some real countries. Al Gore is on board as the first honorary citizen of the "Trash Isles," which is what activists are calling the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge part of the Pacific Ocean inundated with floating plastic trash... 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) Campaigners want a vast area of floating garbage in the ocean to be the world's newest country—and they've already got more would-be citizens than some real countries. Al Gore is on board as the first honorary citizen of the "Trash Isles," which is what activists are calling the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge part of the Pacific Ocean inundated with floating plastic trash... 

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio's Foundation Gives $20M to Environmental Causes

    Leonardo DiCaprio's Foundation Gives $20M to Environmental Causes

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:44:02 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(09/20/2017) Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation dedicated to protecting the Earth has given more than $20 million this year in grants to more than 100 organizations around the world, the actor announced Tuesday. "The Revenant" star announced the grants ahead of his appearance at a climate change conference at Yale University, hosted by former Secretary of State John Kerry.

    Foxnews.com--(09/20/2017) Leonardo DiCaprio's foundation dedicated to protecting the Earth has given more than $20 million this year in grants to more than 100 organizations around the world, the actor announced Tuesday. "The Revenant" star announced the grants ahead of his appearance at a climate change conference at Yale University, hosted by former Secretary of State John Kerry.

  • Mark Wahlberg comes to Springfield

    Mark Wahlberg comes to Springfield

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:00:21 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (09/20/17) Actor Mark Wahlberg was in Springfield Wednesday for the grand opening of Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium. He spoke to the media on why he traveled across the country for the historic event.  "I came here from New York because I wanted to be one of the first to see what Johnny [Morris] has done here. He continues to outdo himself. 

    Springfield, MO -- (09/20/17) Actor Mark Wahlberg was in Springfield Wednesday for the grand opening of Wonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium. He spoke to the media on why he traveled across the country for the historic event.  "I came here from New York because I wanted to be one of the first to see what Johnny [Morris] has done here. He continues to outdo himself. 

  • Drones put on stunning 'Wonder Woman' display

    Drones put on stunning 'Wonder Woman' display

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:15:20 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/20/17) Following the remarkable success of "Wonder Woman" at the box office this summer, Warner Bros. has spared no expense, putting 300 drones in the night sky to celebrate the home release of the movie. The legendary movie house partnered with chip company Intel to put the drones in the sky, which created a series of images, including Wonder Woman's logo and other displays related to the film. The video can be seen in its entirety here.

    Foxnews.com -- (09/20/17) Following the remarkable success of "Wonder Woman" at the box office this summer, Warner Bros. has spared no expense, putting 300 drones in the night sky to celebrate the home release of the movie. The legendary movie house partnered with chip company Intel to put the drones in the sky, which created a series of images, including Wonder Woman's logo and other displays related to the film. The video can be seen in its entirety here.

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  • Suicide survivor raises awareness for Suicide Prevention Month

    Suicide survivor raises awareness for Suicide Prevention Month

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:24:01 GMT

    (SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- 09/21/17) A new report from the National Alliance on Mental Health shows a rise in suicides across the city of Springfield, and there are no signs of the trend slowing down.

    (SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- 09/21/17) A new report from the National Alliance on Mental Health shows a rise in suicides across the city of Springfield, and there are no signs of the trend slowing down.

  • Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

    Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:17:30 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) H2-no! Gatorade has been banned from insulting its main competitor — water — and fined $300,000 after it slandered nature’s sports drink in a video game, California’s Attorney General announced Thursday. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) H2-no! Gatorade has been banned from insulting its main competitor — water — and fined $300,000 after it slandered nature’s sports drink in a video game, California’s Attorney General announced Thursday. 

  • Activists want ocean garbage cluster to be new country

    Activists want ocean garbage cluster to be new country

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:12:11 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) Campaigners want a vast area of floating garbage in the ocean to be the world's newest country—and they've already got more would-be citizens than some real countries. Al Gore is on board as the first honorary citizen of the "Trash Isles," which is what activists are calling the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge part of the Pacific Ocean inundated with floating plastic trash... 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/22/17) Campaigners want a vast area of floating garbage in the ocean to be the world's newest country—and they've already got more would-be citizens than some real countries. Al Gore is on board as the first honorary citizen of the "Trash Isles," which is what activists are calling the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge part of the Pacific Ocean inundated with floating plastic trash... 

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  • CTE findings raise concern

    CTE findings raise concern

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:09:41 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/22/2017) New findings have revealed that former NFL football star, Aaron Hernandez, was suffering from a severe form of the degenerative brain disease  CTE at the time of his suicide. "CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and it is a deposition of protein, or think of it as scar tissue inside the brain that occurs with damage to the brain," said Shannon Woods, Medical Director with Sports Medicine at Cox Health.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/22/2017) New findings have revealed that former NFL football star, Aaron Hernandez, was suffering from a severe form of the degenerative brain disease  CTE at the time of his suicide. "CTE stands for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, and it is a deposition of protein, or think of it as scar tissue inside the brain that occurs with damage to the brain," said Shannon Woods, Medical Director with Sports Medicine at Cox Health.

  • Man charged for abandoning corpse

    Man charged for abandoning corpse

    Friday, September 22 2017 8:28 PM EDT2017-09-23 00:28:23 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- -(9/22/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Keelan M. Miller, 22, of Sedalia, Missouri has been charged today with the felonies of abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.  These charges stem from events which occurred on November 13, 2016, in which the body of Camille Crews was located outside an apartment building at 2010 E. Page in Springfield, Missouri.  Miller is currently in the Greene County Jail wi...

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- -(9/22/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Keelan M. Miller, 22, of Sedalia, Missouri has been charged today with the felonies of abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence.  These charges stem from events which occurred on November 13, 2016, in which the body of Camille Crews was located outside an apartment building at 2010 E. Page in Springfield, Missouri.  Miller is currently in the Greene County Jail wi...

  • Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

    Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:53:35 GMT

    Baxter County, MO -- (09/22/17)  A Baxter County man, Evan Michael Thompson, 19, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies this afternoon after he posted alarming statements on Facebook concerning the Norfork Public Schools.

    Baxter County, MO -- (09/22/17)  A Baxter County man, Evan Michael Thompson, 19, was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies this afternoon after he posted alarming statements on Facebook concerning the Norfork Public Schools.

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