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Missouri counties receiving a total of $19 million for jailing inmates Video included

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SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/25/17) - Nearly $19 million is owed by the state to Missouri counties. The State Corrections Department says funding and invoicing backlog has led to delayed payments for jailing inmates who end up going to prison. “This is the reimbursement the state gives us for housing and feeding and medicating the state prisoners," says Greene County presiding commissioner Bob Cirtin.

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Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players before Anthem

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Fox4now.com--(09/25/2017) All of the Dallas Cowboys united in protest before the national anthem during Monday night’s nationally televised game vs the Arizona Cardinals. Jerry Jones joined the Cowboys before the anthem began to take a knee. They all then stood up and interlocked arms during the anthem's rendition. The Cowboys have been one of the few teams that have not had any players kneel or protest during the anthem this season or last season.

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Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

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Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, facing the most severe penalty yet in connection with the sexting scandal that drove the New York Democrat out of Congress, ruined his marriage and became a late issue in the 2016 presidential race.  U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote issued the sentence in federal court in New York.

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Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

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Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) A Sudanese immigrant admitted to being the trigger man who killed one parishioner and seriously injured seven others Sunday at a Nashville-area church, according to a police affidavit ahead of his first court appearance.

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Bass Pro, Cabela's complete merger

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Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s (CAB) put the finishing touches on their merger Monday, announcing the completion of a $4.2 billion deal to combine the two outdoor retailers. Springfield, Missouri-based Bass Pro, which also owns boat maker White River Marine Group and outdoor-themed resorts, has said it will continue to run Cabela’s as a standalone brand. “We are excited to unite these iconic American brands to better serve our loyal customers and fellow outdoor...

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Fourth Republican senator says no to ObamaCare repeal bill

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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Monday she will vote against the latest ObamaCare repeal bill, effectively killing the Graham-Cassidy legislation. Collins' announcement came minutes after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released figures estimating that the legislation would "result in millions fewer people with comprehensive health insurance that covers high-cost medical events." In a statement, Collins referred to the Graham-Cassidy bill as...

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Man charged in Republic stabbing

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—(9/25/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Christopher Brock Manuel, 35, of Republic, Missouri has been charged Monday with murder in the second degree and armed criminal action in the stabbing death of Bill A. Dauzat. Bond was set at $500,000.00. Mr. Patterson cautions that the charges contained in the felony complaint are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

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Fugitive of the week

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Springfield, Mo. -- (9/25/17) Rachelle Coble has numerous active felony warrants from both Christian County and Greene County. She is a white female, approximately 5'9", 160 lbs, with brown hair and hazel eyes. She is known to use drugs and exhibit violent behavior. Law enforcement would appreciate any assistance locating Coble as she is believed to still be in Springfield. 

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One dead after boat explosion

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Springfield, MO. -- (9/25/17) One person is dead and another is seriously injured after a boat exploded sunday afternoon. The highway patrol says it happened at the gas pumps outside mariners pier 31 in Camdenton.  The marina owner says the boat owner was having trouble starting his boat. A passenger poured some gasoline on the engine and says thing went wrong after that. 

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Man found suffocated to death near pet python

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Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) A snake lover in the U.K. has been found suffocated to death near his pet python, according to news reports. The Sun reports that Dan Brandon, 31, was found at his home in Church Crookham, Southern England, in the room in which he kept his snakes. His pet python was out of its pen. Authorities confirmed Monday that Brandon died of asphyxiation, according to The Sun. 

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Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend

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Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) An aspiring Oxford University heart surgeon student -- whose career a judge said he didn't want to ruin -- received a 10-month suspended prison sentence Monday for stabbing her ex-boyfriend. Lavinia Woodward, 24, previously pleaded guilty to attacking her partner during a drug and booze-filled binge at Christ Church College last December. 

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Airport security wait times increased

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Springfield, Mo. -- (9/25/17) Wait times at the Springfield airport may increase during the next few weeks. That’s due to new security measures at the security checkpoint. Beginning next Sunday, October 1, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will require that all electronics, bigger than a cell phone, be removed from bags and placed in bins for X-ray screening.

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8-year-old died protecting sister from child-molester

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Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) The grandmother of an 8-year-old boy who police said was beaten to death by this mother’s ex-boyfriend told Fox 40 that the boy died protecting his sister from his mother's child-molester ex-boyfriend. Deandre Chaney Jr., 23, attacked Dante Daniels with a hammer and lighter fluid, Fox 40 reported, citing a criminal complaint. 

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Storm damage causes power outages

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West Plains, MO -- (09/25/17) An overnight storm caused some damage in West Plains. Strong winds from the storm blew roofs off of a couple buildings and caused power outages in the town. Clean-up crews had to shut down a portion of Washington Avenue in order to clean up debris in the road. No injuries were reported. Photo courtesy of Ozark Radio News. More>>

Body found in Lake of the Ozarks cove

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Lake Ozark, MO -- (09/25/17) A Kansas woman drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. Amy Miller, 50, was found floating in a cove off the main channel by kayakers. Miller was found dead September 24, around 8:30 AM. The highway patrol did not say if they were looking for Miller or what caused the drowning. More>>

Teenager fatally crashes into tree

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Greene County, MO -- (09/25/17) A teenager was killed in a late night car crash on Farm Road 182, 500 feet West of Battlefield, MO. Michael White, 18, died on September 24th around 9:30 PM, after the vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway and hit a tree. The report says White was driving at a high rate of speed prior to the accident.

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Fourth person charged with death of missing teen

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Houston, Mo -- UPDATE (09/25/17) A fourth person has been charged in the connection to the murder of a Texas County teenager.

James Grigsby, 25, is charged with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence. Grigsby was arraigned Monday.

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WWII vet supporting kneeling NFL players

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(9/25/17)  97-year-old World War II veteran from Springfield kneeled in support of protesting NFL players, saying the athletes “have every right to protest.” The picture of John Middlemas on one knee and supporting the athletes has become a viral social media sensation. The vet’s photo was taken and posted with the #TakeAKnee hashtag by his grandson, Brennan Gilmore, who quoted his 97-year-old grandfather saying, “Those kids have e... More>>

‘Pepper X’ said to be world’s hottest chili

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Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) You might want to grab a cold glass of milk for this one. The same breeder behind the Carolina Reaper pepper, which was recognized as the world’s hottest by the Guinness Book of World Records until May 2017, is claiming to have grown a significantly spicier chili he’s calling “Pepper X.” Measuring in at an alleged 3.18 Scoville units, Pepper X would be hotter than...

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Half price admission to zoo on McDonald’s Day

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Springfield, MO – (9/25/17) Experience all the fun and festivities at Dickerson Park Zoo on McDonald’s Day, Saturday, September 30, and get ½ price admission for children and adults. On McDonald’s Day, kids may complete a zoo eye spy game to receive a coupon for a free McDonald’s ice cream cone. 

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Meth-laced 7Up found in Mexico

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Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) Mexican officials are reportedly investigating how 7Up soft drinks laced with methamphetamines made their way onto shelves in Baja California, sickening several and killing one. The health department of Baja California has issued a statement confirming that 7Up products in the Mexicali region — where the contaminated soft drinks had originally been reported — have been pulled from stores as a precaution. 

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Student trapped in cave, licked walls for water

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Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) A 19-year-old Indiana college student contemplated foraging for crickets and licked damp walls for water after getting locked inside a gated cave for nearly 60 hours. Indiana University freshman Lukas Cavar didn’t end up eating the small insects but did use two energy bar wrappers to collect moisture and empty water bottles to collect rainfall and puddled cave water.

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Wonders of Wildlife Opens to Public

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(SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- 09/22/17) It's been nine years in the making and the countdown has finally come to an end for the city of Springfield.  Johnny Norris Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is finally opened to the public.

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Former 'World's Heaviest Woman' dies

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foxnews.com--(9/25/17) An Egyptian woman who once held the title of “world’s heaviest woman” died in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates, her doctors said. Eman Abdul Atti, who at one point reportedly weighed over 1,100 pounds, was 37. Burjeel Hospital, which had a team of 20 doctors caring for Atti, said the woman died at 4:35 a.m. on Monday due to complications from her weight, including heart disease and kidney dysfunction. They blamed her weight issues o... More>>

Joplin armed robbery

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Joplin, Mo. --(9/25/17) On September 24, 2017, officers were dispatched to 1221 East 32nd , Dollar General, for an armed robbery. A male had entered the store, produced a handgun and demanded money.

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World of Weather, September 22nd, 2017 Video included

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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...

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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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Suicide survivor raises awareness for Suicide Prevention Month

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(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.

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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 counties receiving a total of $19 million for jailing inmates

    Missouri counties receiving a total of $19 million for jailing inmates

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:00:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/25/17) - Nearly $19 million is owed by the state to Missouri counties. The State Corrections Department says funding and invoicing backlog has led to delayed payments for jailing inmates who end up going to prison. “This is the reimbursement the state gives us for housing and feeding and medicating the state prisoners," says Greene County presiding commissioner Bob Cirtin.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/25/17) - Nearly $19 million is owed by the state to Missouri counties. The State Corrections Department says funding and invoicing backlog has led to delayed payments for jailing inmates who end up going to prison. “This is the reimbursement the state gives us for housing and feeding and medicating the state prisoners," says Greene County presiding commissioner Bob Cirtin.

  • Bass Pro, Cabela's complete merger

    Bass Pro, Cabela's complete merger

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:39:16 GMT

    Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s (CAB) put the finishing touches on their merger Monday, announcing the completion of a $4.2 billion deal to combine the two outdoor retailers. Springfield, Missouri-based Bass Pro, which also owns boat maker White River Marine Group and outdoor-themed resorts, has said it will continue to run Cabela’s as a standalone brand. “We are excited to unite these iconic American brands to better serve our loyal customers and fellow outdoor...

    Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s (CAB) put the finishing touches on their merger Monday, announcing the completion of a $4.2 billion deal to combine the two outdoor retailers. Springfield, Missouri-based Bass Pro, which also owns boat maker White River Marine Group and outdoor-themed resorts, has said it will continue to run Cabela’s as a standalone brand. “We are excited to unite these iconic American brands to better serve our loyal customers and fellow outdoor...

  • Man charged in Republic stabbing

    Man charged in Republic stabbing

    Monday, September 25 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-09-25 23:16:25 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—(9/25/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Christopher Brock Manuel, 35, of Republic, Missouri has been charged Monday with murder in the second degree and armed criminal action in the stabbing death of Bill A. Dauzat. Bond was set at $500,000.00. Mr. Patterson cautions that the charges contained in the felony complaint are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—(9/25/17) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announces that Christopher Brock Manuel, 35, of Republic, Missouri has been charged Monday with murder in the second degree and armed criminal action in the stabbing death of Bill A. Dauzat. Bond was set at $500,000.00. Mr. Patterson cautions that the charges contained in the felony complaint are merely allegations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in court.

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  • Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players before Anthem

    Jerry Jones kneels with Cowboys players before Anthem

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:45:10 GMT

    Fox4now.com--(09/25/2017) All of the Dallas Cowboys united in protest before the national anthem during Monday night’s nationally televised game vs the Arizona Cardinals. Jerry Jones joined the Cowboys before the anthem began to take a knee. They all then stood up and interlocked arms during the anthem's rendition. The Cowboys have been one of the few teams that have not had any players kneel or protest during the anthem this season or last season.

    Fox4now.com--(09/25/2017) All of the Dallas Cowboys united in protest before the national anthem during Monday night’s nationally televised game vs the Arizona Cardinals. Jerry Jones joined the Cowboys before the anthem began to take a knee. They all then stood up and interlocked arms during the anthem's rendition. The Cowboys have been one of the few teams that have not had any players kneel or protest during the anthem this season or last season.

  • Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:10:48 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, facing the most severe penalty yet in connection with the sexting scandal that drove the New York Democrat out of Congress, ruined his marriage and became a late issue in the 2016 presidential race.  U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote issued the sentence in federal court in New York.

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, facing the most severe penalty yet in connection with the sexting scandal that drove the New York Democrat out of Congress, ruined his marriage and became a late issue in the 2016 presidential race.  U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote issued the sentence in federal court in New York.

  • Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

    Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:09:15 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) A Sudanese immigrant admitted to being the trigger man who killed one parishioner and seriously injured seven others Sunday at a Nashville-area church, according to a police affidavit ahead of his first court appearance.

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) A Sudanese immigrant admitted to being the trigger man who killed one parishioner and seriously injured seven others Sunday at a Nashville-area church, according to a police affidavit ahead of his first court appearance.

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  • Man found suffocated to death near pet python

    Man found suffocated to death near pet python

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:27:40 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) A snake lover in the U.K. has been found suffocated to death near his pet python, according to news reports. The Sun reports that Dan Brandon, 31, was found at his home in Church Crookham, Southern England, in the room in which he kept his snakes. His pet python was out of its pen. Authorities confirmed Monday that Brandon died of asphyxiation, according to The Sun. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) A snake lover in the U.K. has been found suffocated to death near his pet python, according to news reports. The Sun reports that Dan Brandon, 31, was found at his home in Church Crookham, Southern England, in the room in which he kept his snakes. His pet python was out of its pen. Authorities confirmed Monday that Brandon died of asphyxiation, according to The Sun. 

  • Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend

    Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:20:57 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) An aspiring Oxford University heart surgeon student -- whose career a judge said he didn't want to ruin -- received a 10-month suspended prison sentence Monday for stabbing her ex-boyfriend. Lavinia Woodward, 24, previously pleaded guilty to attacking her partner during a drug and booze-filled binge at Christ Church College last December. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) An aspiring Oxford University heart surgeon student -- whose career a judge said he didn't want to ruin -- received a 10-month suspended prison sentence Monday for stabbing her ex-boyfriend. Lavinia Woodward, 24, previously pleaded guilty to attacking her partner during a drug and booze-filled binge at Christ Church College last December. 

  • Bali residents flee in wake of possible volcano

    Bali residents flee in wake of possible volcano

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:13:29 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) Authorities said nearly 50,000 people have fled the Indonesian tourist Island of Bali Sunday, fearing a looming volcano. The authorities said Mount Agung has seen signs of magma rising in the recent days, forcing to create a 7.5 mile buffer zone around the mountain where the volcano is located. The highest level alert was issued on Friday. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) Authorities said nearly 50,000 people have fled the Indonesian tourist Island of Bali Sunday, fearing a looming volcano. The authorities said Mount Agung has seen signs of magma rising in the recent days, forcing to create a 7.5 mile buffer zone around the mountain where the volcano is located. The highest level alert was issued on Friday. 

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  • Man found suffocated to death near pet python

    Man found suffocated to death near pet python

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:27 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:27:40 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) A snake lover in the U.K. has been found suffocated to death near his pet python, according to news reports. The Sun reports that Dan Brandon, 31, was found at his home in Church Crookham, Southern England, in the room in which he kept his snakes. His pet python was out of its pen. Authorities confirmed Monday that Brandon died of asphyxiation, according to The Sun. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) A snake lover in the U.K. has been found suffocated to death near his pet python, according to news reports. The Sun reports that Dan Brandon, 31, was found at his home in Church Crookham, Southern England, in the room in which he kept his snakes. His pet python was out of its pen. Authorities confirmed Monday that Brandon died of asphyxiation, according to The Sun. 

  • Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend

    Oxford student gets suspended sentence for stabbing ex-boyfriend

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:20:57 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) An aspiring Oxford University heart surgeon student -- whose career a judge said he didn't want to ruin -- received a 10-month suspended prison sentence Monday for stabbing her ex-boyfriend. Lavinia Woodward, 24, previously pleaded guilty to attacking her partner during a drug and booze-filled binge at Christ Church College last December. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) An aspiring Oxford University heart surgeon student -- whose career a judge said he didn't want to ruin -- received a 10-month suspended prison sentence Monday for stabbing her ex-boyfriend. Lavinia Woodward, 24, previously pleaded guilty to attacking her partner during a drug and booze-filled binge at Christ Church College last December. 

  • ‘Pepper X’ said to be world’s hottest chili

    ‘Pepper X’ said to be world’s hottest chili

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:00:59 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) You might want to grab a cold glass of milk for this one. The same breeder behind the Carolina Reaper pepper, which was recognized as the world’s hottest by the Guinness Book of World Records until May 2017, is claiming to have grown a significantly spicier chili he’s calling “Pepper X.” Measuring in at an alleged 3.18 Scoville units, Pepper X would be hotter than...

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) You might want to grab a cold glass of milk for this one. The same breeder behind the Carolina Reaper pepper, which was recognized as the world’s hottest by the Guinness Book of World Records until May 2017, is claiming to have grown a significantly spicier chili he’s calling “Pepper X.” Measuring in at an alleged 3.18 Scoville units, Pepper X would be hotter than...

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  • Canadian chicken crosses road for doughnuts

    Canadian chicken crosses road for doughnuts

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:44:28 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) People in the Canadian town of Shediac, New Brunswick, might have the real answer to why the chicken crossed the road. The bird, who’s become somewhat of a local celebrity, crosses Main Street every day around 1 p.m. like clockwork to go to the Tim Hortons, CBC News reports. “I think he’s got a Tim Hortons addiction,” said Tim Hortons employee Marcelle Leger to CBC News. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) People in the Canadian town of Shediac, New Brunswick, might have the real answer to why the chicken crossed the road. The bird, who’s become somewhat of a local celebrity, crosses Main Street every day around 1 p.m. like clockwork to go to the Tim Hortons, CBC News reports. “I think he’s got a Tim Hortons addiction,” said Tim Hortons employee Marcelle Leger to CBC News. 

  • 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. 

  • Airplane draws Texas Longhorns logo with flight path

    Airplane draws Texas Longhorns logo with flight path

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:52:35 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) College football season is heating up by the week, and school spirit is soaring to new heights – literally. On Sept. 17, a private flight soared through the high skies over Texas, drawing a perfect outline of the University of Texas at Austin’s Longhorn mascot, reports FlightAware. Departing from West Houston Airport in early evening, the tracking site added that the plane flew for about...

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) College football season is heating up by the week, and school spirit is soaring to new heights – literally. On Sept. 17, a private flight soared through the high skies over Texas, drawing a perfect outline of the University of Texas at Austin’s Longhorn mascot, reports FlightAware. Departing from West Houston Airport in early evening, the tracking site added that the plane flew for about...

  • Koala hitches a ride underneath truck

    Koala hitches a ride underneath truck

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:40:15 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) Maybe next time he’ll stick to the trees. The world’s luckiest Koala probably didn’t know he was about to go on the ride of his life when he climbed up into the wheel well of a 4x4 truck in Australia. Unaware that there was a stowaway onboard, the owner of the truck took it for a 10-mile drive and didn’t realize anything was out of the ordinary until he reached his destination outside the city of Adelaide. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) Maybe next time he’ll stick to the trees. The world’s luckiest Koala probably didn’t know he was about to go on the ride of his life when he climbed up into the wheel well of a 4x4 truck in Australia. Unaware that there was a stowaway onboard, the owner of the truck took it for a 10-mile drive and didn’t realize anything was out of the ordinary until he reached his destination outside the city of Adelaide. 

  • Bakery evicts customer with concealed weapon

    Bakery evicts customer with concealed weapon

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:36:02 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) An Austin-area bakery has announced that it will be shutting down its Facebook account after a recent incident turned its Yelp and Facebook pages into a full-blown gun rights debate. About a year and a half ago, the Baguette et Chocolat in Bee Cave, Texas, made the decision to ban open and concealed carry in its shop. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) An Austin-area bakery has announced that it will be shutting down its Facebook account after a recent incident turned its Yelp and Facebook pages into a full-blown gun rights debate. About a year and a half ago, the Baguette et Chocolat in Bee Cave, Texas, made the decision to ban open and concealed carry in its shop. 

  • Billy Bush divorces wife of 20 years

    Billy Bush divorces wife of 20 years

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-19 20:18:30 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) Billy Bush and his wife of nearly 20 years, Sydney Davis, have called it quits as of Tuesday, Fox News has learned. "After almost 20 years of marriage they have separated for the moment to evaluate their life together," wrote a rep for Bush. "They love each other and their children deeply and are committed to a bright future." The news comes nearly a year after the infamous recording involving a lewd conversation...

    Foxnews.com -- (09/19/17) Billy Bush and his wife of nearly 20 years, Sydney Davis, have called it quits as of Tuesday, Fox News has learned. "After almost 20 years of marriage they have separated for the moment to evaluate their life together," wrote a rep for Bush. "They love each other and their children deeply and are committed to a bright future." The news comes nearly a year after the infamous recording involving a lewd conversation...

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  • Missouri counties receiving a total of $19 million for jailing inmates

    Missouri counties receiving a total of $19 million for jailing inmates

    Monday, September 25 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-26 02:00:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/25/17) - Nearly $19 million is owed by the state to Missouri counties. The State Corrections Department says funding and invoicing backlog has led to delayed payments for jailing inmates who end up going to prison. “This is the reimbursement the state gives us for housing and feeding and medicating the state prisoners," says Greene County presiding commissioner Bob Cirtin.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/25/17) - Nearly $19 million is owed by the state to Missouri counties. The State Corrections Department says funding and invoicing backlog has led to delayed payments for jailing inmates who end up going to prison. “This is the reimbursement the state gives us for housing and feeding and medicating the state prisoners," says Greene County presiding commissioner Bob Cirtin.

  • Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:10:48 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, facing the most severe penalty yet in connection with the sexting scandal that drove the New York Democrat out of Congress, ruined his marriage and became a late issue in the 2016 presidential race.  U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote issued the sentence in federal court in New York.

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, facing the most severe penalty yet in connection with the sexting scandal that drove the New York Democrat out of Congress, ruined his marriage and became a late issue in the 2016 presidential race.  U.S. District Judge Denise L. Cote issued the sentence in federal court in New York.

  • Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

    Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:09:15 GMT

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) A Sudanese immigrant admitted to being the trigger man who killed one parishioner and seriously injured seven others Sunday at a Nashville-area church, according to a police affidavit ahead of his first court appearance.

    Foxnews.com--(09/25/2017) A Sudanese immigrant admitted to being the trigger man who killed one parishioner and seriously injured seven others Sunday at a Nashville-area church, according to a police affidavit ahead of his first court appearance.

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  • Canadian chicken crosses road for doughnuts

    Canadian chicken crosses road for doughnuts

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:44:28 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) People in the Canadian town of Shediac, New Brunswick, might have the real answer to why the chicken crossed the road. The bird, who’s become somewhat of a local celebrity, crosses Main Street every day around 1 p.m. like clockwork to go to the Tim Hortons, CBC News reports. “I think he’s got a Tim Hortons addiction,” said Tim Hortons employee Marcelle Leger to CBC News. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/25/17) People in the Canadian town of Shediac, New Brunswick, might have the real answer to why the chicken crossed the road. The bird, who’s become somewhat of a local celebrity, crosses Main Street every day around 1 p.m. like clockwork to go to the Tim Hortons, CBC News reports. “I think he’s got a Tim Hortons addiction,” said Tim Hortons employee Marcelle Leger to CBC News. 

  • 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. 

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    I joined the FOX 5 team in September of 2012 as the start of a budding news and weather team. Weather has been my passion from the age of 5 when I witnessed a tornado touch down not far from my home in Colorado Springs. Since then, I have always been fascinated with forecasting, weather patterns, and especially extreme weather, and understanding why it happens. 

    I joined the FOX 5 team in September of 2012 as the start of a budding news and weather team. Weather has been my passion from the age of 5 when I witnessed a tornado touch down not far from my home in Colorado Springs. Since then, I have always been fascinated with forecasting, weather patterns, and especially extreme weather, and understanding why it happens. 

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    Kallie Koester

    Kallie Koester believes that growing up in a rural city highlights the best of both worlds – the small, simple world of a tight-knit community where greeting others on a first name basis comes naturally, and a large, industrialized world with a buzzing downtown atmosphere that welcomes creativity and ingenuity.

    Kallie Koester believes that growing up in a rural city highlights the best of both worlds – the small, simple world of a tight-knit community where greeting others on a first name basis comes naturally, and a large, industrialized world with a buzzing downtown atmosphere that welcomes creativity and ingenuity.

  • Lakyn McGee

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    Lakyn McGee joined the Fox 5 News Team as a Reporter in December 2016. She’s no stranger to the Ozarks. Growing up, Lakyn attended school at Gainesville, MO where she was active in sports, Drama Club, and The Bulldog Update. She graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Theatre. While there, she anchored for the Emmy-award winning show Ozarks News Brief. Lakyn got her love of telling stories by performing in school plays and writing. 

    Lakyn McGee joined the Fox 5 News Team as a Reporter in December 2016. She’s no stranger to the Ozarks. Growing up, Lakyn attended school at Gainesville, MO where she was active in sports, Drama Club, and The Bulldog Update. She graduated from Missouri State University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Theatre. While there, she anchored for the Emmy-award winning show Ozarks News Brief. Lakyn got her love of telling stories by performing in school plays and writing. 

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