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Agreement reached over Greene County Jail Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(7/28/17) The Greene County Commission, City of Springfield and Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott have reached an agreement that amends the 1997 Law Enforcement Sales Tax agreement and settles the lawsuits surrounding the use of the Justice Center.  On July 28, Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott and the City of Springfield voluntarily dismissed their respective lawsuits — with the approval of Judge John D. Beger, of the 25th Judicial Court 

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Injury Drills Prepare Student Athletes And Staff For Football Season Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (07/28/147) - As the temperature climbs this summer, local athletic teams are ready for some heated competition! That’s when Mercy sports medicine comes in to help student athletes stay safe on and off the field. “There are a significant amount of injuries that occur during athletics. I mean that is the risk of participation," says Mercy's Jim Raynor. And practice makes perfect not just for the athletes, but for those who care for their injuries.

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George A. Koch Charged With One count of Rape, etc.

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Linn Creek, Mo. -- (7/28/17) George A. Koch age 47 of Linn Creek, Mo., was arrested on 7/27/2017 and charged with one count of Rape or Attempted Rape in the 1st Degree, Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy 1st Degree, Incest E Felony, 

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Temporary Restraining Order On Massage Parlors Has Been Extended.

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Springfield, Mo. -- (7/28/17) The six businesses each, had their motion denied today to remove the restraining order. The businesses are accused of trafficking women in from Asia to work at the parlors as prostitutes. 

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Two Injured From Late Night Shooting

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(07/28/2017) Officers responded to the Pythian Sports Complex for the report of shots fired with a male subject down. Officers arrived and located several shell casings scattered throughout the parking lot of the Cooper Baseball Complex. Initially, no involved parties were contacted or located.

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Charlie Gard Dies in Hospice

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Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby whose parents fought a highly publicized court battle to treat him with an experimental approach in the U.S., died on Friday in a hospice, his parent said. Gard, who was 11 months old at the time of his death, suffered from a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial depletion syndrome. Due to the illness, the baby had brain damage and was unable to breathe or move his limbs unaided.

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Reince Priebus Resigns as White House Chief of Staff

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Washington, D.C - (7/28/17) President Trump late Friday replaced his embattled chief of staff Reince Priebus with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, the decorated retired general who had been leading his administration’s charge on immigration enforcement. The seismic shake-up capped another rollercoaster week in the West Wing, rocked by the public clash between Priebus and new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci. 

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Pulaski County Man Pleads Guilty to First Degree Statutory Sodomy

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PULASKI COUNTY, Mo.--(07/28/2017) A Pulaski County man will spend 30-years behind bars after pleading guilty to First Degree statutory sodomy. 20-year-old, Darien Kissel of Richland was in court today when he pled guilty to the charge. Kissel was accused of having sexual contact with a 5-year-old multiple times over the course of three days in September of 2016. More>>

Pulaski County Man Sentenced to Life in Prison

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(07/28/2017) A Pulaski County man was sentenced today to life in prison plus 15-years. 58-year-old, David Milcendeau of Waynesville was found guilty of First Degree child molestation and First Degree statutory sodomy. He was accused of touching a 12-year-old girl inappropriately on two separate occasions. More>>

Missouri State Workers Get Extra Holiday For Eclipse

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Jefferson City, -- (7/28/17) State officials said Friday that with up to 50,000 visitors expected in Jefferson City to see the eclipse from one of the best viewing spots in the nation, state workers in non-essential jobs in the capital city will get the day off. State workers elsewhere in Missouri will have to report to work. 

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Grant Beach And Silver Springs Pools Closed Due To Vandalism

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Springfield, Mo. -- (7/28/17) Two Springfield-Greene County Park Board swimming pools are closed today, Friday, July 28, due to vandalism. Grant Beach Pool was closed Thursday afternoon, after glass was discovered in the pool. 

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Springfield Fire Fighters Undergo Hazmat Training Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (07/28/2017) While the calls for hazmat situations are not often in Springfield, first responders gathered this week to make sure they knew the appropriate steps they should take in a hazardous situation. 

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Little Heroes Day Video included

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ROGERSVILLE, Mo. -- (07/28/2017) Thirty-two fallen heroes will be honored this weekend as their families gather for Little Heroes Day. It's a day designed to bring fun and restoration to the hurting relatives of these heroes.   "Dogwood ranch, along with little patriots embraced and dream riders are hosting an event for our gold star families; Those are our military families that have lost a hero," explained Dana Lopez, Vice President of Dogwood Ranch. 

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Charlie Gard dies in hospice, reports say

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FoxNews.com - (7/28/17)  Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby whose parents fought a highly publicized court battle to treat him with an experimental approach in the U.S., died on Friday in a hospice, The Daily Mail reported. Gard's parents, after losing the court battle to bring him to the U.S. for the experimental treatment, then sought to bring Gard home to die; but Gard's parents were again opposed by the Great Ormand Street Hospital.

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North Korea launches ballistic missile, Pentagon confirms

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FoxNews.com - (7/28/17)  North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Friday, the Pentagon confirmed. It was not immediately known if the missile, which was expected to land in the Sea of Japan, was an intercontinental ballistic missile or another type of rocket. “I can confirm that we detected a launch of a ballistic missile from North Korea," Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis said. "We are assessing and will have more information soon."

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Fireball Ride Shutting Down At The Ozark Empire Fair Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (07/28/17) - Summers biggest party starts tonight here in Springfield! But after the death of one fair goer on the fireball ride in Ohio, the Ozark Empire Fair wants to remind everyone safety is their top priority. The general manager Aaron Owen says, “We had already done our safety walk through yesterday morning." Owen says they have about 60 personel on the fairgrounds constantly keeping an eyeout for issues, the food, livestock, and weather.

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Boiled Water Advisory Issued for Isolated Area

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(07/27/2017) A short time ago City Utilities issued a boil water advisory for a small segment of our water service territory. Approximately 200 water customers experienced low water pressure when a main break occurred near them. The area affected is the Wildhorse Subdivision area along Farm Road 197 in eastern Greene County. This the only area affected and all customers have been notified.

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Motorcycle crash kills one

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LAMPE, Mo. - (7/27/17) A Lampe man was killed yesterday after his motorcycle hit another vehicle. Houston Thomas, 26, was driving northbound near Highway H and Highway 13 when the vehicle in front of him began to slow to make a left turn. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Thomas failed to yield to the turning vehicle and rear-ended it. Thomas then went into oncoming traffic where he has hit by another vehicle. This is Troop D's 58th fatality for 2017. More>>

Bolivar man dies in fiery crash

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SALINE COUNTY, Mo. - (7/27/17) A Bolivar man driving on I-70 in Saline County died in a one vehicle crash yesterday evening. Richard Slack, 66, was pronounced dead at the scene after he became trapped inside his vehicle that was fully engulfed in flames. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Slack was driving a 2014 International tractor trailer when one of the tires caught fire.

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EU Football conscious of head injuries Video included

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Evidence continues to show long term affects of repeated concussions and head injuries affecting football players.  With long term player safety a concern for coaches, Evangel University is now taking steps to make sure their football players are able to live healthy life after their days on the gridiron are over.   “We treat these guys like our kids so we want to keep them safe,” said Jeremy DeSoto, Defensive Coordinator and Linebackers Coach.  The c... More>>

Missouri High School Becomes 3D NASP World Champions

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri students took first place on the world archery stage when Sarcoxie High School finished first place in the 3D Challenge at the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) World Tournament and 3D Challenge July 21-22 in Orlando, FL. More than 3,390 student archers in grades 4-12 from more than 200 schools in two countries participated – including 205 Missouri students from nine schools.

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  • Agreement reached over Greene County Jail

    Agreement reached over Greene County Jail

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-07-29 02:39:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(7/28/17) The Greene County Commission, City of Springfield and Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott have reached an agreement that amends the 1997 Law Enforcement Sales Tax agreement and settles the lawsuits surrounding the use of the Justice Center.  On July 28, Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott and the City of Springfield voluntarily dismissed their respective lawsuits — with the approval of Judge John D. Beger, of the 25th Judicial Court 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(7/28/17) The Greene County Commission, City of Springfield and Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott have reached an agreement that amends the 1997 Law Enforcement Sales Tax agreement and settles the lawsuits surrounding the use of the Justice Center.  On July 28, Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott and the City of Springfield voluntarily dismissed their respective lawsuits — with the approval of Judge John D. Beger, of the 25th Judicial Court 

  • Injury Drills Prepare Student Athletes And Staff For Football Season

    Injury Drills Prepare Student Athletes And Staff For Football Season

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-07-29 02:00:20 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (07/28/147) - As the temperature climbs this summer, local athletic teams are ready for some heated competition! That’s when Mercy sports medicine comes in to help student athletes stay safe on and off the field. “There are a significant amount of injuries that occur during athletics. I mean that is the risk of participation," says Mercy's Jim Raynor. And practice makes perfect not just for the athletes, but for those who care for their injuries.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (07/28/147) - As the temperature climbs this summer, local athletic teams are ready for some heated competition! That’s when Mercy sports medicine comes in to help student athletes stay safe on and off the field. “There are a significant amount of injuries that occur during athletics. I mean that is the risk of participation," says Mercy's Jim Raynor. And practice makes perfect not just for the athletes, but for those who care for their injuries.

  • George A. Koch Charged With One count of Rape, etc.

    George A. Koch Charged With One count of Rape, etc.

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-07-29 01:06:27 GMT

    Linn Creek, Mo. -- (7/28/17) George A. Koch age 47 of Linn Creek, Mo., was arrested on 7/27/2017 and charged with one count of Rape or Attempted Rape in the 1st Degree, Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy 1st Degree, Incest E Felony, 

    Linn Creek, Mo. -- (7/28/17) George A. Koch age 47 of Linn Creek, Mo., was arrested on 7/27/2017 and charged with one count of Rape or Attempted Rape in the 1st Degree, Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy 1st Degree, Incest E Felony, 

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  • Florida Police Officer Wrangles Alligator Near Front Door of House

    Florida Police Officer Wrangles Alligator Near Front Door of House

    Friday, July 28 2017 8:37 PM EDT2017-07-29 00:37:22 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) A Florida police officer can now add "alligator wrestler" to his resume after he wrangled a hissing gator from the front porch of a home during an encounter caught on video earlier this month. Boynton Beach Police released bodycam footage Wednesday of Officer Alfredo Vargas responding to a call on July 10 from a resident complaining about an alligator laying outside his front door.

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) A Florida police officer can now add "alligator wrestler" to his resume after he wrangled a hissing gator from the front porch of a home during an encounter caught on video earlier this month. Boynton Beach Police released bodycam footage Wednesday of Officer Alfredo Vargas responding to a call on July 10 from a resident complaining about an alligator laying outside his front door.

  • McCain to Begin Radiation and Chemotherapy

    McCain to Begin Radiation and Chemotherapy

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:21:57 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Sen. John McCain, recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, is returning to Arizona to begin radiation and chemotherapy. In a statement Friday, his office said he will undergo further treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix while maintaining his work schedule. The senator, who won a sixth term last year, plans to return to Washington at the end of Congress' August recess.

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Sen. John McCain, recently diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, is returning to Arizona to begin radiation and chemotherapy. In a statement Friday, his office said he will undergo further treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix while maintaining his work schedule. The senator, who won a sixth term last year, plans to return to Washington at the end of Congress' August recess.

  • Charlie Gard Dies in Hospice

    Charlie Gard Dies in Hospice

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:19:51 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby whose parents fought a highly publicized court battle to treat him with an experimental approach in the U.S., died on Friday in a hospice, his parent said. Gard, who was 11 months old at the time of his death, suffered from a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial depletion syndrome. Due to the illness, the baby had brain damage and was unable to breathe or move his limbs unaided.

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby whose parents fought a highly publicized court battle to treat him with an experimental approach in the U.S., died on Friday in a hospice, his parent said. Gard, who was 11 months old at the time of his death, suffered from a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial depletion syndrome. Due to the illness, the baby had brain damage and was unable to breathe or move his limbs unaided.

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  • Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston to Star in HBO Show

    Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston to Star in HBO Show

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:27:35 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon and Emmy-winner Jennifer Aniston have both signed on to a new HBO project that will focus on television morning shows. Aniston has not returned to the small screen since the hit sitcom “Friends” ended in 2004. Witherspoon previously starred in HBO’s miniseries “Big Little Lies,” which the network is eyeing for a second season.

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon and Emmy-winner Jennifer Aniston have both signed on to a new HBO project that will focus on television morning shows. Aniston has not returned to the small screen since the hit sitcom “Friends” ended in 2004. Witherspoon previously starred in HBO’s miniseries “Big Little Lies,” which the network is eyeing for a second season.

  • Carson Daly Quits Radio Show to "Have Breakfast with My Kids"

    Carson Daly Quits Radio Show to "Have Breakfast with My Kids"

    Thursday, July 27 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-07-27 23:52:52 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/27/2017) Carson Daly has some sad news for fans of his 97.1AMP Radio show in Los Angeles. After eight years, he’s decided to quit the gig in order to be a better family man. The news comes from the host’s own Instagram, where he posted an all-text image to fans announcing the news. 

    Foxnews.com--(07/27/2017) Carson Daly has some sad news for fans of his 97.1AMP Radio show in Los Angeles. After eight years, he’s decided to quit the gig in order to be a better family man. The news comes from the host’s own Instagram, where he posted an all-text image to fans announcing the news. 

  • "Game of Thrones" Photos Released Teasing Intense Meeting and a Battle

    "Game of Thrones" Photos Released Teasing Intense Meeting and a Battle

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:32:37 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) As HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Season 7 continues to dominate the water cooler conversation, the network has released some teasers for the upcoming episode. The interesting snaps give fans a brief look at what they can expect from Season 7, episode 3, titled “The Queen’s Justice.” As many expected, it seems episode 3 will see the highly anticipated meeting of Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen.

    Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) As HBO’s “Game of Thrones” Season 7 continues to dominate the water cooler conversation, the network has released some teasers for the upcoming episode. The interesting snaps give fans a brief look at what they can expect from Season 7, episode 3, titled “The Queen’s Justice.” As many expected, it seems episode 3 will see the highly anticipated meeting of Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen.

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  • FDA to Target Addictive Levels of Nicotine in Cigarettes

    FDA to Target Addictive Levels of Nicotine in Cigarettes

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-07-28 23:30:54 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the move Friday. The federal agency has had the power since 2009 to cut nicotine levels but hasn't done so. The FDA plans to seek comments as it develops new regulations. Gottlieb also said the FDA is giving e-cigarette makers more time for a review of the products already on the market.

    Foxnews.com--(07/28/2017) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the move Friday. The federal agency has had the power since 2009 to cut nicotine levels but hasn't done so. The FDA plans to seek comments as it develops new regulations. Gottlieb also said the FDA is giving e-cigarette makers more time for a review of the products already on the market.

  • New IVF treatment brings hope

    New IVF treatment brings hope

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-07-28 14:39:44 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (7/28/17)  One of the most commonly treated infertility-related conditions in the United States is diminished ovarian reserve, also known as low-egg-count. In these patients, despite maximum amount of IVF medications, their ovaries produce few if any usable eggs for IVF.

    FoxNews.com - (7/28/17)  One of the most commonly treated infertility-related conditions in the United States is diminished ovarian reserve, also known as low-egg-count. In these patients, despite maximum amount of IVF medications, their ovaries produce few if any usable eggs for IVF.

  • Goat Yoga Combines the Foundations of Yoga with the Cuteness of Goats

    Goat Yoga Combines the Foundations of Yoga with the Cuteness of Goats

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:44:55 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) Yoga's foundations can be traced back thousands of years, and the practice has taken many different forms during that time. But one class in Las Vegas is expanding that definition to include goats. Goat Yoga Las Vegas is a petting zoo of sorts that provides yoga enthusiasts with small goats with which to play and snap selfies.

    Foxnews.com--(07/26/2017) Yoga's foundations can be traced back thousands of years, and the practice has taken many different forms during that time. But one class in Las Vegas is expanding that definition to include goats. Goat Yoga Las Vegas is a petting zoo of sorts that provides yoga enthusiasts with small goats with which to play and snap selfies.

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  • Agreement reached over Greene County Jail

    Agreement reached over Greene County Jail

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-07-29 02:39:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(7/28/17) The Greene County Commission, City of Springfield and Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott have reached an agreement that amends the 1997 Law Enforcement Sales Tax agreement and settles the lawsuits surrounding the use of the Justice Center.  On July 28, Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott and the City of Springfield voluntarily dismissed their respective lawsuits — with the approval of Judge John D. Beger, of the 25th Judicial Court 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-(7/28/17) The Greene County Commission, City of Springfield and Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott have reached an agreement that amends the 1997 Law Enforcement Sales Tax agreement and settles the lawsuits surrounding the use of the Justice Center.  On July 28, Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott and the City of Springfield voluntarily dismissed their respective lawsuits — with the approval of Judge John D. Beger, of the 25th Judicial Court 

  • Injury Drills Prepare Student Athletes And Staff For Football Season

    Injury Drills Prepare Student Athletes And Staff For Football Season

    Friday, July 28 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-07-29 02:00:20 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (07/28/147) - As the temperature climbs this summer, local athletic teams are ready for some heated competition! That’s when Mercy sports medicine comes in to help student athletes stay safe on and off the field. “There are a significant amount of injuries that occur during athletics. I mean that is the risk of participation," says Mercy's Jim Raynor. And practice makes perfect not just for the athletes, but for those who care for their injuries.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (07/28/147) - As the temperature climbs this summer, local athletic teams are ready for some heated competition! That’s when Mercy sports medicine comes in to help student athletes stay safe on and off the field. “There are a significant amount of injuries that occur during athletics. I mean that is the risk of participation," says Mercy's Jim Raynor. And practice makes perfect not just for the athletes, but for those who care for their injuries.

  • George A. Koch Charged With One count of Rape, etc.

    George A. Koch Charged With One count of Rape, etc.

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-07-29 01:06:27 GMT

    Linn Creek, Mo. -- (7/28/17) George A. Koch age 47 of Linn Creek, Mo., was arrested on 7/27/2017 and charged with one count of Rape or Attempted Rape in the 1st Degree, Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy 1st Degree, Incest E Felony, 

    Linn Creek, Mo. -- (7/28/17) George A. Koch age 47 of Linn Creek, Mo., was arrested on 7/27/2017 and charged with one count of Rape or Attempted Rape in the 1st Degree, Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy 1st Degree, Incest E Felony, 

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