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  • Kentucky high school shooting leaves at least one dead

    Kentucky high school shooting leaves at least one dead

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:35 AM EST2018-01-23 16:35:40 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/23/18) At least one person was killed and several others were injured when a shooter opened fire at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., officials said. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin tweeted the shooter was in custody. Officials told Fox News the threat to the school was over. Kentucky State Police confirmed a Marshall County Deputy "apprehended the shooter."

    FoxNews.com - (1/23/18) At least one person was killed and several others were injured when a shooter opened fire at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., officials said. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin tweeted the shooter was in custody. Officials told Fox News the threat to the school was over. Kentucky State Police confirmed a Marshall County Deputy "apprehended the shooter."

  • Local girl continues battle with cancer

    Local girl continues battle with cancer

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:44 PM EST2018-01-23 03:44:40 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (01/22/2018) TaShayla Clayton is no stranger to surprises, as she discovered at just 15-year-old that she was battling Osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer that was taking over her left arm. This weekend, she was met with a different kind of surprise, however, surrounded by friends and family all gathering to help her celebrate her Sweet 16. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (01/22/2018) TaShayla Clayton is no stranger to surprises, as she discovered at just 15-year-old that she was battling Osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer that was taking over her left arm. This weekend, she was met with a different kind of surprise, however, surrounded by friends and family all gathering to help her celebrate her Sweet 16. 

  • Trump signs bill ending government shutdown

    Trump signs bill ending government shutdown

    Monday, January 22 2018 9:41 PM EST2018-01-23 02:41:07 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/22/2018) The federal government will be open for business Tuesday after President Trump signed a bill funding the government until Feb. 8.  

    Foxnews.com -- (1/22/2018) The federal government will be open for business Tuesday after President Trump signed a bill funding the government until Feb. 8.  

  • Missing Branson teen

    Missing Branson teen

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:30 PM EST2018-01-23 01:30:04 GMT

    Branson, MO -- (01/22/18) UPDATE: Branson Police report Kennedy Allen Brown has been found safe.

    Branson, MO -- (01/22/18) UPDATE: Branson Police report Kennedy Allen Brown has been found safe.

  • Utah State University student hospitalized after eating Tide Pod

    Utah State University student hospitalized after eating Tide Pod

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-01-23 01:14:38 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/22/2018) A Utah State University student was reportedly rushed to a hospital Saturday after ingesting a Tide Pod, which has become a dangerous trend on social media as teens dare each other to eat the miniature, neon, detergent-filled pods.

    Foxnews.com -- (1/22/2018) A Utah State University student was reportedly rushed to a hospital Saturday after ingesting a Tide Pod, which has become a dangerous trend on social media as teens dare each other to eat the miniature, neon, detergent-filled pods.

  • Governor Greitens proposes cutting higher education funding

    Governor Greitens proposes cutting higher education funding

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-01-23 01:03:08 GMT

    Fox4KC.com -- (1/22/2018) Governor Eric Greitens outlined his budget proposal at a news conference in the Governor’s Office Monday afternoon. 

    Fox4KC.com -- (1/22/2018) Governor Eric Greitens outlined his budget proposal at a news conference in the Governor’s Office Monday afternoon. 

  • Bolivar woman wins $50,000 playing Powerball

    Bolivar woman wins $50,000 playing Powerball

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-01-23 01:01:58 GMT

    Bolivar, Mo. -- (1/22/2018) When Ima Jean Sanders checked her Powerball ticket, she couldn’t believe her luck. 

    Bolivar, Mo. -- (1/22/2018) When Ima Jean Sanders checked her Powerball ticket, she couldn’t believe her luck. 

  • Explosion, fire hospitalizes two Marshfield workers

    Explosion, fire hospitalizes two Marshfield workers

    Monday, January 22 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-01-23 01:01:02 GMT

    Marshfield, Mo. -- (1/22/2018) Two workers were sent to the hospital on Monday after an explosion at a warehouse in Marshfield. The workers were placing spray-in insulation into the warehouse when the explosion occurred. Authorities say chemicals used in the insulation caught a nearby truck on fire which then spread to the warehouse. A hazmat team was also called to the scene.

    Marshfield, Mo. -- (1/22/2018) Two workers were sent to the hospital on Monday after an explosion at a warehouse in Marshfield. The workers were placing spray-in insulation into the warehouse when the explosion occurred. Authorities say chemicals used in the insulation caught a nearby truck on fire which then spread to the warehouse. A hazmat team was also called to the scene.

  • Motorcycle accident claims Mount Vernon man

    Motorcycle accident claims Mount Vernon man

    Monday, January 22 2018 7:59 PM EST2018-01-23 00:59:58 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- (1/22/2018) A Mount Vernon man was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after he was ejected from his motorcycle. 

    Joplin, Mo. -- (1/22/2018) A Mount Vernon man was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after he was ejected from his motorcycle. 

  • Nixa disability students join class to help further career

    Nixa disability students join class to help further career

    Monday, January 22 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-23 00:30:27 GMT
    NIXA, MO (01/22/18) - Students with disabilities at Nixa High School are getting the chance to experience a class room opportunity of teaching them how to get a job after school. The students are partnering with custodian and food service staff to teach students the skills to get a job after they graduate. “We come across a lot of things we take for granted that we think they know but they don’t know and we can take that opportunity to help them learn," says wor...
    NIXA, MO (01/22/18) - Students with disabilities at Nixa High School are getting the chance to experience a class room opportunity of teaching them how to get a job after school. The students are partnering with custodian and food service staff to teach students the skills to get a job after they graduate. “We come across a lot of things we take for granted that we think they know but they don’t know and we can take that opportunity to help them learn," says wor...
  • Government shutdown coming to a temporary end

    Government shutdown coming to a temporary end

    Monday, January 22 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-01-23 00:18:42 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (01/22/18) The Senate on Monday voted 81-18 to break a Democratic filibuster on a stalled government spending bill, clearing the way for Congress to approve the stopgap measure and end the three-day government shutdown.  Democrats effectively backed off their opposition, after being given assurances from majority Republicans.

    Foxnews.com -- (01/22/18) The Senate on Monday voted 81-18 to break a Democratic filibuster on a stalled government spending bill, clearing the way for Congress to approve the stopgap measure and end the three-day government shutdown.  Democrats effectively backed off their opposition, after being given assurances from majority Republicans.

  • EF1 Tornado rips through Lawrence County, residents begin clean up

    EF1 Tornado rips through Lawrence County, residents begin clean up

    Monday, January 22 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-01-22 22:50:31 GMT

    (Lawrence County, Mo.--01/22/18) A tornado rolled through Lawrence County Sunday night, leaving behind a path of destruction and a community left picking up the pieces. 

    (Lawrence County, Mo.--01/22/18) A tornado rolled through Lawrence County Sunday night, leaving behind a path of destruction and a community left picking up the pieces. 

  • Gov. Greitens addresses accusations

    Gov. Greitens addresses accusations

    Monday, January 22 2018 3:36 PM EST2018-01-22 20:36:53 GMT

    Fox2now.com -- (01/22/18) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is under fire for an extramarital affair. He sat down with FOX 2 to answer questions about blackmail, violence, and investigations. The governor had not answered any questions in person until our interview. Reporter Vic Faust has known Eric Greitens for the past 30 years.

    Fox2now.com -- (01/22/18) Missouri Governor Eric Greitens is under fire for an extramarital affair. He sat down with FOX 2 to answer questions about blackmail, violence, and investigations. The governor had not answered any questions in person until our interview. Reporter Vic Faust has known Eric Greitens for the past 30 years.

  • Texas high school shooting leaves 1 student wounded

    Texas high school shooting leaves 1 student wounded

    Monday, January 22 2018 11:42 AM EST2018-01-22 16:42:57 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/22/18) A female student was wounded Monday morning after a gunman opened fire at a Texas high school, police said.  The suspected gunman, a 16-year-old male student, was taken into custody shortly after the incident at Italy High School, about 45 miles south of Dallas, Ellis County police told Fox News.  The shooting happened just before 8 a.m., authorities said. A female student, 15, was shot and airlifted to the hospital.

    FoxNews.com - (1/22/18) A female student was wounded Monday morning after a gunman opened fire at a Texas high school, police said.  The suspected gunman, a 16-year-old male student, was taken into custody shortly after the incident at Italy High School, about 45 miles south of Dallas, Ellis County police told Fox News.  The shooting happened just before 8 a.m., authorities said. A female student, 15, was shot and airlifted to the hospital.

  • Government shuts down, Senate fails to meet deadline

    Government shuts down, Senate fails to meet deadline

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-01-20 05:49:35 GMT

    Washington, D.C. - (1/19/2018) The deadline arrived without a deal. The U.S. government shut down at midnight Friday after Congress failed to overcome a partisan divide over immigration and spending. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats joined to block a bill that would have kept the government running until mid-February. A flurry of last-minute negotiations failed to produce an agreement. Democrats tried to use the Friday night funding deadline to win concessions from Republican...

    Washington, D.C. - (1/19/2018) The deadline arrived without a deal. The U.S. government shut down at midnight Friday after Congress failed to overcome a partisan divide over immigration and spending. In a late-night vote, Senate Democrats joined to block a bill that would have kept the government running until mid-February. A flurry of last-minute negotiations failed to produce an agreement. Democrats tried to use the Friday night funding deadline to win concessions from Republican...

  • Locals join in on Women's March anniversary

    Locals join in on Women's March anniversary

    Friday, January 19 2018 10:32 PM EST2018-01-20 03:32:46 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/19/2018) The Southwest Missouri National Organization for Women hosted their own Women's March kick off by teaching women how to register voters so that those all across the Ozarks are able to be heard. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/19/2018) The Southwest Missouri National Organization for Women hosted their own Women's March kick off by teaching women how to register voters so that those all across the Ozarks are able to be heard. 

  • Rock legend Tom Petty died of accidental overdose

    Rock legend Tom Petty died of accidental overdose

    Friday, January 19 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-01-20 01:54:48 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (01/19/18) Rock legend Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, his family said in a Facebook post Friday evening. Dana Petty, his wife, and Adria, his daughter, released the autopsy report from the coroner’s office that said the Petty suffered an overdose that was caused by a variety of medications. 

    Foxnews.com -- (01/19/18) Rock legend Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, his family said in a Facebook post Friday evening. Dana Petty, his wife, and Adria, his daughter, released the autopsy report from the coroner’s office that said the Petty suffered an overdose that was caused by a variety of medications. 

  • City Departments misrepresented by Circus

    City Departments misrepresented by Circus

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-01-19 23:38:08 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --(1/19/18)  Carden International Circus approached the City of Springfield with a desire to give back to local public safety agencies through their Circus in Springfield next month. Carden decided he would donate one dollar of each admission ticket sold to the Springfield Police Department and Springfield Fire Department. It was determined that if they received donations, and the donation was reviewed and accepted by the City, the Springfield Police Department w...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --(1/19/18)  Carden International Circus approached the City of Springfield with a desire to give back to local public safety agencies through their Circus in Springfield next month. Carden decided he would donate one dollar of each admission ticket sold to the Springfield Police Department and Springfield Fire Department. It was determined that if they received donations, and the donation was reviewed and accepted by the City, the Springfield Police Department w...
  • Governor Greitens won't step down

    Governor Greitens won't step down

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:54 PM EST2018-01-19 22:54:53 GMT

    Springfield, Mo -- (01/19/18) Amid rumors -- Governor Greitens' attorney has said that the governor will not be stepping down. After Greitens confessed to having an extramarital affair, and denied blackmail allegations, several Missouri state representatives called for the governor to resign. The St. Louis circuit attorney continues to investigate the incident. 

    Springfield, Mo -- (01/19/18) Amid rumors -- Governor Greitens' attorney has said that the governor will not be stepping down. After Greitens confessed to having an extramarital affair, and denied blackmail allegations, several Missouri state representatives called for the governor to resign. The St. Louis circuit attorney continues to investigate the incident. 

  • Police investigate overnight shooting near Drury University

    Police investigate overnight shooting near Drury University

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-01-19 22:31:13 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/19/18) Springfield Police are continuing their investigation after a man was shot multiple times outside a home near Drury University during a party on Friday morning.

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/19/18) Springfield Police are continuing their investigation after a man was shot multiple times outside a home near Drury University during a party on Friday morning.

  • Baby Fiona celebrates birthday milestone

    Baby Fiona celebrates birthday milestone

    Friday, January 19 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-01-19 22:21:10 GMT

    Springfield, Mo -- (1/19/2018) Baby hippo and social media star Fiona is about to mark a major milestone. Fiona is about to turn one. She was prematurely born at the Cincinnati Zoo. She is the daughter of former Dickerson Park Zoo resident hippo, Henry.

    Springfield, Mo -- (1/19/2018) Baby hippo and social media star Fiona is about to mark a major milestone. Fiona is about to turn one. She was prematurely born at the Cincinnati Zoo. She is the daughter of former Dickerson Park Zoo resident hippo, Henry.

  • Authorities identify victim from fatal house fire

    Authorities identify victim from fatal house fire

    Friday, January 19 2018 2:22 PM EST2018-01-19 19:22:13 GMT

    Richland, Mo. - (1/18/18) The identity of the person killed in a house fire earlier this week in Richland has been released. Authorities say the home owner, Gary Wilson, 62, was identified through the use of dental records. Fire crews were called to a fully involved structure fire late Tuesday night on Rawlins Road just East of Richland. Once the fire was extinguished, crews discovered the victim deceased in the home.

    Richland, Mo. - (1/18/18) The identity of the person killed in a house fire earlier this week in Richland has been released. Authorities say the home owner, Gary Wilson, 62, was identified through the use of dental records. Fire crews were called to a fully involved structure fire late Tuesday night on Rawlins Road just East of Richland. Once the fire was extinguished, crews discovered the victim deceased in the home.

  • MSU makes school more affordable

    MSU makes school more affordable

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:15 PM EST2018-01-19 03:15:26 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/18/2017) While colleges around the nation are increasing their education costs,  Missouri State University is taking a different approach by implementing five affordability measures to help students pay less for their learning. "We have frozen housing costs for the fall for about a third of our residence halls. We've renegotiated our dining services package so the annual increases will be significantly smaller. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/18/2017) While colleges around the nation are increasing their education costs,  Missouri State University is taking a different approach by implementing five affordability measures to help students pay less for their learning. "We have frozen housing costs for the fall for about a third of our residence halls. We've renegotiated our dining services package so the annual increases will be significantly smaller. 

  • California 'house of horrors' parents to face life in prison

    California 'house of horrors' parents to face life in prison

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:40 PM EST2018-01-19 01:40:02 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/18/2018) The parents of the children in the California house of horrors case are facing up to a life in prison after being charged Thursday for torture and child abuse, authorities said, while revealing more shocking details of the alleged atrocities that happened inside the suburban home. 

    Foxnews.com -- (1/18/2018) The parents of the children in the California house of horrors case are facing up to a life in prison after being charged Thursday for torture and child abuse, authorities said, while revealing more shocking details of the alleged atrocities that happened inside the suburban home. 

  • New workforce training center open at OTC

    New workforce training center open at OTC

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:37 PM EST2018-01-19 01:37:14 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/18/18) - Sparks are hitting the ground on the new 21,600 square feet Workforce Training Center facility at Ozarks Technical Community College. “It’s hot, it’s dirty, and not a lot of people want to do this anymore. But there are a lot of rewards," says welding instructor Brian Towry. "If you come in right now and get five years experience there’s nothing you can’t do and nowhere you can’t go.” 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/18/18) - Sparks are hitting the ground on the new 21,600 square feet Workforce Training Center facility at Ozarks Technical Community College. “It’s hot, it’s dirty, and not a lot of people want to do this anymore. But there are a lot of rewards," says welding instructor Brian Towry. "If you come in right now and get five years experience there’s nothing you can’t do and nowhere you can’t go.” 

  • Springfield man charged after attempted motorcycle theft, shooting

    Springfield man charged after attempted motorcycle theft, shooting

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-01-19 01:35:36 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Authorities have charged the Springfield man who shot the owner of a motorcycle after trying to steal it from him. 29-year-old Kyle Evans will face felony charges after attempting to steal a motorcycle at a gas station on East Kearney and shooting the owner before fleeing. The incident occurred in November. Since then, Springfield authorities were given a tip that lead to Evans’ arrest. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Authorities have charged the Springfield man who shot the owner of a motorcycle after trying to steal it from him. 29-year-old Kyle Evans will face felony charges after attempting to steal a motorcycle at a gas station on East Kearney and shooting the owner before fleeing. The incident occurred in November. Since then, Springfield authorities were given a tip that lead to Evans’ arrest. 

  • House OKs temporary spending bill to avoid shutdown

    House OKs temporary spending bill to avoid shutdown

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-01-19 01:28:56 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/18/2018) A temporary spending bill unanimously passed in the House of Representatives Thursday evening, as Congress fights to avoid a government shutdown. 

    Foxnews.com -- (1/18/2018) A temporary spending bill unanimously passed in the House of Representatives Thursday evening, as Congress fights to avoid a government shutdown. 

  • U.S. military honors late MSU military science faculty member

    U.S. military honors late MSU military science faculty member

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-01-19 01:24:43 GMT

    MissouriState.edu -- (1/18/2018) Captain Aaron Eidem’s life of service ended while helping people in need.

    MissouriState.edu -- (1/18/2018) Captain Aaron Eidem’s life of service ended while helping people in need.

  • Governor Greitens outlines principles for tax reform

    Governor Greitens outlines principles for tax reform

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-01-19 01:16:56 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Governor Eric Greitens announced the principles for his plan for state tax reform on Thursday. 

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Governor Eric Greitens announced the principles for his plan for state tax reform on Thursday. 

  • Firefighters suspend search for Shell Knob woman

    Firefighters suspend search for Shell Knob woman

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-01-18 23:59:08 GMT

    Shell Knob, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) On Tuesday evening, Central Crossing Firefighters were dispatched to a residential structure fire off of H Highway, south of Shell Knob. The reporting party was calling from across the lake stating smoke and flames were visible. Southern Stone and Eagle Rock fire departments were also dispatched at this time for automatic mutual aid assistance. Upon arrival crews found a large three-story home that was nearly entirely engulfed in flames.

    Shell Knob, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) On Tuesday evening, Central Crossing Firefighters were dispatched to a residential structure fire off of H Highway, south of Shell Knob. The reporting party was calling from across the lake stating smoke and flames were visible. Southern Stone and Eagle Rock fire departments were also dispatched at this time for automatic mutual aid assistance. Upon arrival crews found a large three-story home that was nearly entirely engulfed in flames.

  • BBB Alerts Consumers about Spoofed Sweepstakes Facebook Scam

    BBB Alerts Consumers about Spoofed Sweepstakes Facebook Scam

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-01-18 23:49:59 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be wary if they receive a prize notification message after interacting with sweepstakes pages on Facebook. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/18/2018) Better Business Bureau warns consumers to be wary if they receive a prize notification message after interacting with sweepstakes pages on Facebook. 

  • Breakfast program gives thousands of students a boost

    Breakfast program gives thousands of students a boost

    Thursday, January 18 2018 4:33 PM EST2018-01-18 21:33:44 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/18/2018) Springfield Public Schools has a solution to tackle pervasive problems to some of the district’s poorest schools: breakfast. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/18/2018) Springfield Public Schools has a solution to tackle pervasive problems to some of the district’s poorest schools: breakfast. 

  • SPD locates missing child

    SPD locates missing child

    Thursday, January 18 2018 4:02 PM EST2018-01-18 21:02:38 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - (1/18/18) The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered juvenile and is asking for the public’s assistance. Kaden Glaser, 13, left a facility at 1212 W. Lombard at approximately 11:30 a.m. today, and from there, he traveled southbound on Fort.  Glaser is low-functioning and has the potential to harm himself. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 185 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - (1/18/18) The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered juvenile and is asking for the public’s assistance. Kaden Glaser, 13, left a facility at 1212 W. Lombard at approximately 11:30 a.m. today, and from there, he traveled southbound on Fort.  Glaser is low-functioning and has the potential to harm himself. He is 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighs 185 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

  • Bicyclist killed in Greene County

    Bicyclist killed in Greene County

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:53 AM EST2018-01-18 16:53:05 GMT

    GREENE COUNTY, Mo. - (1/18/18) A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a vehicle on US 160, just 1 mile south of Springfield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Jesse Andrews, 30, was riding in the driving lane when the vehicle struck and killed him. Andrews was pronounced dead at the scene.

    GREENE COUNTY, Mo. - (1/18/18) A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a vehicle on US 160, just 1 mile south of Springfield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Jesse Andrews, 30, was riding in the driving lane when the vehicle struck and killed him. Andrews was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • US marshal killed, at least 2 officers injured in shooting

    US marshal killed, at least 2 officers injured in shooting

    Thursday, January 18 2018 11:00 AM EST2018-01-18 16:00:16 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/18/18) A U.S. marshal was killed and at least two officers were wounded Thursday morning when gunfire erupted during the service of a warrant, the mayor said.  Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said three officers were shot, including a Harrisburg cop. He did not specify if the U.S. Marshal was included in the count. The U.S. marshal died at the hospital, PennLive.com reported.

    FoxNews.com - (1/18/18) A U.S. marshal was killed and at least two officers were wounded Thursday morning when gunfire erupted during the service of a warrant, the mayor said.  Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said three officers were shot, including a Harrisburg cop. He did not specify if the U.S. Marshal was included in the count. The U.S. marshal died at the hospital, PennLive.com reported.

  • Safety a top priority for Greene County jail mailroom

    Safety a top priority for Greene County jail mailroom

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-01-18 02:23:28 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) For years, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office has made great strides in making communication easier and more meaningful for the inmates and their loved ones.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) For years, the Greene County Sheriff’s Office has made great strides in making communication easier and more meaningful for the inmates and their loved ones.

  • St. James man charged after shooting

    St. James man charged after shooting

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-01-18 01:16:37 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) On December 23, 2017, the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated a shooting incident on County Road 3520. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) On December 23, 2017, the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated a shooting incident on County Road 3520. 

  • Shell Knob woman missing after house fire

    Shell Knob woman missing after house fire

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:16 PM EST2018-01-18 00:16:12 GMT

    Shell Knob, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Authorities are still searching for a Shell Knob woman who went missing after her home caught on fire Tuesday night. 

    Shell Knob, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Authorities are still searching for a Shell Knob woman who went missing after her home caught on fire Tuesday night. 

  • Phelps County man shot, investigation ongoing

    Phelps County man shot, investigation ongoing

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-01-18 00:07:54 GMT

    Phelps County, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Early Tuesday morning, the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated a shooting incident that occurred on County Road 2080. 

    Phelps County, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Early Tuesday morning, the Phelps County Sheriff’s Department investigated a shooting incident that occurred on County Road 2080. 

  • Restoration work to begin on historic Ozark Mill

    Restoration work to begin on historic Ozark Mill

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-01-18 00:05:51 GMT

    Ozark, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Noted conservationist and Ozarks native Johnny Morris has begun efforts to restore the historic Ozark Mill, a working grain mill that dates back to 1833, with plans to eventually open the Mill to the public.

    Ozark, Mo. -- (1/17/2018) Noted conservationist and Ozarks native Johnny Morris has begun efforts to restore the historic Ozark Mill, a working grain mill that dates back to 1833, with plans to eventually open the Mill to the public.

  • 6- year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister

    6- year-old boy accidentally shoots 7-year-old sister

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 6:51 PM EST2018-01-17 23:51:32 GMT

    (Greene County, Mo.--01/17/18) Greene County Investigators say a 6-year-old boy accidentally shot his 7-year-old sister early this morning on the 2400 block of W. Alta.

    (Greene County, Mo.--01/17/18) Greene County Investigators say a 6-year-old boy accidentally shot his 7-year-old sister early this morning on the 2400 block of W. Alta.

  • Walmart finds solution to opioid issue

    Walmart finds solution to opioid issue

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 5:56 PM EST2018-01-17 22:56:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/17/18) In an effort to help curb misused drugs Walmart is launching a first of its kind opioid disposal solution for free.  It’s no secret The Ozarks has an issue with drug problems where emergency rooms see more than 1,000 people a day as a result of not using their opioid medication correctly. “I always say it’s when johnny is going over to play at grandma and grandpas. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/17/18) In an effort to help curb misused drugs Walmart is launching a first of its kind opioid disposal solution for free.  It’s no secret The Ozarks has an issue with drug problems where emergency rooms see more than 1,000 people a day as a result of not using their opioid medication correctly. “I always say it’s when johnny is going over to play at grandma and grandpas. 

  • Fur Kids January edition

    Fur Kids January edition

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 11:19 AM EST2018-01-17 16:19:32 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/17/18) - Marcie Bowling with Watching Over Whiskers is introducing us to two kittens with two very different personalities named Cocoa and Chance. Cocoa, she is a domestic short hair and she is a tortes shell and chance is a domestic short hair and he's just a good all American Tabby. Chance is Mr. Happy-Go-Lucky. Very outgoing and loves everybody and gets along with other animals. His thing is that he has a condition that mimics diabetes.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/17/18) - Marcie Bowling with Watching Over Whiskers is introducing us to two kittens with two very different personalities named Cocoa and Chance. Cocoa, she is a domestic short hair and she is a tortes shell and chance is a domestic short hair and he's just a good all American Tabby. Chance is Mr. Happy-Go-Lucky. Very outgoing and loves everybody and gets along with other animals. His thing is that he has a condition that mimics diabetes.

  • 7 year old hospitalized after accidental shooting

    7 year old hospitalized after accidental shooting

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-01-17 15:35:19 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - (1/17/17) On January 17, 2018, Greene County deputies received a 911 call to the 2400 block of W. Alta for a 7 year old child who had been shot in the chest by her 6 year old brother. Preliminary information suggests that an adult guest unknowingly dropped a small firearm in the residence, which was later discovered by a 6 year old child who resides in the home. While playing with the firearm, the 6 year old shot his 7 year old sister.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - (1/17/17) On January 17, 2018, Greene County deputies received a 911 call to the 2400 block of W. Alta for a 7 year old child who had been shot in the chest by her 6 year old brother. Preliminary information suggests that an adult guest unknowingly dropped a small firearm in the residence, which was later discovered by a 6 year old child who resides in the home. While playing with the firearm, the 6 year old shot his 7 year old sister.

  • County Commissioners offer cooperation in investigation

    County Commissioners offer cooperation in investigation

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:28 PM EST2018-01-17 03:28:19 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/16/2018) The Missouri Auditor has not received the go-ahead from Greene County to proceed with her investigation, however in a statement released today, commissioners announced their full cooperation to another office that they believe will fully and effectively investigate the alleged misuse of taxpayer funds. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/16/2018) The Missouri Auditor has not received the go-ahead from Greene County to proceed with her investigation, however in a statement released today, commissioners announced their full cooperation to another office that they believe will fully and effectively investigate the alleged misuse of taxpayer funds. 

  • Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week

    Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 9:50 PM EST2018-01-17 02:50:27 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/16/2018) Crime Stoppers has released its Fugitive of the Week, claiming this week’s featured fugitive is a little different from the usual. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/16/2018) Crime Stoppers has released its Fugitive of the Week, claiming this week’s featured fugitive is a little different from the usual. 

  • SPD releases quarterly public safety report

    SPD releases quarterly public safety report

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:36 PM EST2018-01-17 01:36:14 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/16/2018) During the fourth quarter of 2017, the Springfield Police Department reported an overall decrease in crime by 15 percent. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/16/2018) During the fourth quarter of 2017, the Springfield Police Department reported an overall decrease in crime by 15 percent. 

  • Hotel Vandivort expands as downtown sees record growth

    Hotel Vandivort expands as downtown sees record growth

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:35 PM EST2018-01-17 01:35:19 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/16/2018) Hotel Vandivort has announced that it will be expanding through the construction of an additional 42,000-square-foot building. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/16/2018) Hotel Vandivort has announced that it will be expanding through the construction of an additional 42,000-square-foot building. 

  • Missouri Republican state reps call on Gov. Greitens to resign

    Missouri Republican state reps call on Gov. Greitens to resign

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:31 PM EST2018-01-17 01:31:17 GMT

    Fox2Now.com -- (1/16/2018) The story of Governor Eric Greitens’ infidelity doesn’t seem to be going away. 

    Fox2Now.com -- (1/16/2018) The story of Governor Eric Greitens’ infidelity doesn’t seem to be going away. 

  • Tips to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning this winter

    Tips to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning this winter

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-01-16 22:30:09 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/16/18) - We see more carbon monoxide poisoning cases in the winter months, causing the Springfield Fire Department to be ready at any moment. “Fire departments respond to about 8 per hour during the winter months," says Cara Erwin with the Springfield Fire Department. "So, it definitely tends to increase, both, during the colder weather and snowy weather.” Erwin explains that Springfield has a few cases every year.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/16/18) - We see more carbon monoxide poisoning cases in the winter months, causing the Springfield Fire Department to be ready at any moment. “Fire departments respond to about 8 per hour during the winter months," says Cara Erwin with the Springfield Fire Department. "So, it definitely tends to increase, both, during the colder weather and snowy weather.” Erwin explains that Springfield has a few cases every year.

  • Blood donations affected by freezing temperatures

    Blood donations affected by freezing temperatures

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:27 PM EST2018-01-16 22:27:17 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/16/2018) The recent wave of cold weather is prompting many people to stay at home, causing blood supplies in the Ozarks to plummet to dangerously low levels. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/16/2018) The recent wave of cold weather is prompting many people to stay at home, causing blood supplies in the Ozarks to plummet to dangerously low levels. 

  • Four cops shot in South Carolina, suspect in custody

    Four cops shot in South Carolina, suspect in custody

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 11:46 AM EST2018-01-16 16:46:36 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/16/18) The man accused of shooting four South Carolina law enforcement officers early Tuesday morning was found with several “long guns” and was previously arrested for assaulting an officer, a report said. Christian Thomas McCall, 47, was taken into custody, suffering from wounds after allegedly firing at deputies at about 3:30 a.m., police said.

    FoxNews.com - (1/16/18) The man accused of shooting four South Carolina law enforcement officers early Tuesday morning was found with several “long guns” and was previously arrested for assaulting an officer, a report said. Christian Thomas McCall, 47, was taken into custody, suffering from wounds after allegedly firing at deputies at about 3:30 a.m., police said.

  • Pulaski County shooting victims identified

    Pulaski County shooting victims identified

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-01-16 15:43:43 GMT

    Pulaski County, Mo. - (1/16/18) Authorities in Pulaski County have identified the four victims involved in a shooting last week. The  two deceased victims are Johnathan D. Graham, age 24 of Crocker and Sherry R. Gann, age 53 of Dixon. The two injured victims are Cassandra M. Gann, age 28 of Crocker and David L. Reeves, age 49 of Dixon. The shooting is still under investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department.

    Pulaski County, Mo. - (1/16/18) Authorities in Pulaski County have identified the four victims involved in a shooting last week. The  two deceased victims are Johnathan D. Graham, age 24 of Crocker and Sherry R. Gann, age 53 of Dixon. The two injured victims are Cassandra M. Gann, age 28 of Crocker and David L. Reeves, age 49 of Dixon. The shooting is still under investigation by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department.

  • Tips for safe winter driving

    Tips for safe winter driving

    Monday, January 15 2018 10:31 PM EST2018-01-16 03:31:55 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- 01/15/2018) Colder temperatures bring the possibility for ice and snow, making for slick roads and longer commutes. That's why experts are encouraging drivers to take a few extra steps to prepare for the wintery conditions. To make sure your car is ready to handle the elements, check your tire pressure. Fully inflated tires ensure the best traction on icy roads. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- 01/15/2018) Colder temperatures bring the possibility for ice and snow, making for slick roads and longer commutes. That's why experts are encouraging drivers to take a few extra steps to prepare for the wintery conditions. To make sure your car is ready to handle the elements, check your tire pressure. Fully inflated tires ensure the best traction on icy roads. 

  • Chicago O'Hare travelers possibly exposed to measles

    Chicago O'Hare travelers possibly exposed to measles

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-01-16 01:50:41 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) The Illinois Department of Health has issued a warning for anyone that was in Chicago O’Hare Airport on Wednesday, January 10 after a passenger tested positive for measles. 

    Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) The Illinois Department of Health has issued a warning for anyone that was in Chicago O’Hare Airport on Wednesday, January 10 after a passenger tested positive for measles. 

  • MODOT clears snowy roadways

    MODOT clears snowy roadways

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-01-16 01:26:14 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/15/18) - Winter weather has, finally, arrived and with the snow on the ground road crews are out there before you wake up to make sure that your commute is going to be a safe one. MoDOT has about 300 people out and about working to clear the streets. “For our trucks, as large as they are, it’s difficult to plow just an inch of snow off the road," says Bob Becker with MoDOT.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/15/18) - Winter weather has, finally, arrived and with the snow on the ground road crews are out there before you wake up to make sure that your commute is going to be a safe one. MoDOT has about 300 people out and about working to clear the streets. “For our trucks, as large as they are, it’s difficult to plow just an inch of snow off the road," says Bob Becker with MoDOT.

  • Parents arrested after children found shackled in California home

    Parents arrested after children found shackled in California home

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-01-16 01:10:31 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) A Southern California couple is in custody on suspicion of torture and child endangerment after 12 of their children allegedly were found captive in the couple's home, with some of them shackled to beds. 

    Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) A Southern California couple is in custody on suspicion of torture and child endangerment after 12 of their children allegedly were found captive in the couple's home, with some of them shackled to beds. 

  • Hawaii: Worker who pushed wrong button to be reassigned

    Hawaii: Worker who pushed wrong button to be reassigned

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-01-16 01:08:27 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) The civil defense employee who pushed the wrong button, causing more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile Saturday, will be reassigned, emergency officials confirmed on Sunday. A spokesman with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency confirmed to Fox News, “The employee who issued the alert has been temporarily reassigned pending the outcome of our internal investigation.

    Foxnews.com -- (1/15/2018) The civil defense employee who pushed the wrong button, causing more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile Saturday, will be reassigned, emergency officials confirmed on Sunday. A spokesman with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency confirmed to Fox News, “The employee who issued the alert has been temporarily reassigned pending the outcome of our internal investigation.

  • Benton County man arrested after shooting

    Benton County man arrested after shooting

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-01-16 00:01:26 GMT

    Warsaw, Mo. -- (1/15/2018) On Friday evening, Benton County Central Dispatch was notified of a possible shooting victim at a mobile home park located just outside of the city limits of Lincoln. 

    Warsaw, Mo. -- (1/15/2018) On Friday evening, Benton County Central Dispatch was notified of a possible shooting victim at a mobile home park located just outside of the city limits of Lincoln. 

  • Residents unite while honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Residents unite while honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Monday, January 15 2018 3:45 PM EST2018-01-15 20:45:34 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/15/18)  Hundreds of Springfield residents took to the streets today for marches, speeches and efforts to remember slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/15/18)  Hundreds of Springfield residents took to the streets today for marches, speeches and efforts to remember slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Dolores O'Riordan, beloved Cranberries singer, dies suddenly

    Dolores O'Riordan, beloved Cranberries singer, dies suddenly

    Monday, January 15 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-01-15 19:24:56 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/15/18) Singer Dolores O'Riordan, of the Irish band The Cranberries, has died at age 46. Her publicist Lindsey Holmes told the Associated Press that O'Riordan died suddenly Monday in London, where she was recording.  "No further details are available at this time," Holmes said. Holmes says the singer's family is "devastated" by the shocking news.

    FoxNews.com - (1/15/18) Singer Dolores O'Riordan, of the Irish band The Cranberries, has died at age 46. Her publicist Lindsey Holmes told the Associated Press that O'Riordan died suddenly Monday in London, where she was recording.  "No further details are available at this time," Holmes said. Holmes says the singer's family is "devastated" by the shocking news.

  • Casino shuttle boat fire leaves 1 woman dead

    Casino shuttle boat fire leaves 1 woman dead

    Monday, January 15 2018 2:19 PM EST2018-01-15 19:19:34 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/15/18)  At least one woman was killed after a casino shuttle boat went up in flames Sunday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida — forcing more than 50 passengers to jump overboard into the shallow water. The woman died late Sunday hours after the fire began, while 14 other people were injured, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said on Monday.

    FoxNews.com - (1/15/18)  At least one woman was killed after a casino shuttle boat went up in flames Sunday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida — forcing more than 50 passengers to jump overboard into the shallow water. The woman died late Sunday hours after the fire began, while 14 other people were injured, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point spokesman Kurt Conover said on Monday.

  • Winter Weather Advisory Monday

    Winter Weather Advisory Monday

    Sunday, January 14 2018 9:29 PM EST2018-01-15 02:29:42 GMT
    Springfield, MO - (1//14/2018) A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Missouri Ozarks, including Springfield, Branson, and the Lake of the Ozarks regions through Noon Monday. Light to at times moderate snow is expected to develop after Midnight, and last into the morning hours of Monday.  Snow will initially move into the Highway 54 corridor affecting areas from Osceola to Lake of the Ozarks around or just after Midnight, and then will spread south to the I-44 corrid...
    Springfield, MO - (1//14/2018) A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for the Missouri Ozarks, including Springfield, Branson, and the Lake of the Ozarks regions through Noon Monday. Light to at times moderate snow is expected to develop after Midnight, and last into the morning hours of Monday.  Snow will initially move into the Highway 54 corridor affecting areas from Osceola to Lake of the Ozarks around or just after Midnight, and then will spread south to the I-44 corrid...
  • Flu outbreak fills up local emergency rooms

    Flu outbreak fills up local emergency rooms

    Friday, January 12 2018 10:55 PM EST2018-01-13 03:55:06 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/12/2018) Experts are calling this flu season one of the worst in almost a decade, and locally, hospitals are feeling the effects as well. Compared to past years, Cox South reports that they have seen a 20% jump in flu patients visiting their ER. "Over the last couple weeks, we've definitely noticed a pretty significant increase in the influenza patients we've been seeing in the emergency department," said Adam Stuppy, an ER Attending Physician.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/12/2018) Experts are calling this flu season one of the worst in almost a decade, and locally, hospitals are feeling the effects as well. Compared to past years, Cox South reports that they have seen a 20% jump in flu patients visiting their ER. "Over the last couple weeks, we've definitely noticed a pretty significant increase in the influenza patients we've been seeing in the emergency department," said Adam Stuppy, an ER Attending Physician.

  • Trump rep, former porn star deny ‘hush money’ claims

    Trump rep, former porn star deny ‘hush money’ claims

    Friday, January 12 2018 8:48 PM EST2018-01-13 01:48:24 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/12/2018) A personal lawyer for President Trump and a former porn star both denied a late Friday report claiming the adult-film actress was paid in exchange for her silence about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

    Foxnews.com -- (1/12/2018) A personal lawyer for President Trump and a former porn star both denied a late Friday report claiming the adult-film actress was paid in exchange for her silence about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

  • Lebanon teacher charged after sexual contact with student

    Lebanon teacher charged after sexual contact with student

    Friday, January 12 2018 8:39 PM EST2018-01-13 01:39:03 GMT

    Lebanon, Mo.— (1/12/2018)  Elizabeth A. Morgan, 30-year-old white female of Lebanon was charged with Class E Felony Sexual Contact with a Student. 

    Lebanon, Mo.— (1/12/2018)  Elizabeth A. Morgan, 30-year-old white female of Lebanon was charged with Class E Felony Sexual Contact with a Student. 

  • Cardinals fans greeted by players to kick off 2018 season

    Cardinals fans greeted by players to kick off 2018 season

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-13 00:30:22 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/12/18) - Baseball season is almost back and some Cardinals fans came out to show their support for the love of the game. Some former Springfield Cardinals were joined by a few other St. Louis Cardinals in their annual Cardinal Caravan. Making fans ready to hear batter up. “We probably attend 8 to 6 games a season," says Cardinals fan Joe Fondaw. "Hotels kill us more than the tickets!” 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/12/18) - Baseball season is almost back and some Cardinals fans came out to show their support for the love of the game. Some former Springfield Cardinals were joined by a few other St. Louis Cardinals in their annual Cardinal Caravan. Making fans ready to hear batter up. “We probably attend 8 to 6 games a season," says Cardinals fan Joe Fondaw. "Hotels kill us more than the tickets!” 

  • Authorities charge suspect in deadly shooting rampage

    Authorities charge suspect in deadly shooting rampage

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-01-13 00:17:00 GMT

    (Pulaski County, Mo.--01/12/18) The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office are continuing their investigation into a shooting that left two people dead and two others severely injured.

    (Pulaski County, Mo.--01/12/18) The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office are continuing their investigation into a shooting that left two people dead and two others severely injured.

  • Woman involved in Greitens affair asks for privacy

    Woman involved in Greitens affair asks for privacy

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:12 PM EST2018-01-13 00:12:07 GMT

    Fox2Now.com -- (1/12/2018) Attorneys from the unnamed woman involved in the reported affair with Missouri Governor Eric Greitens several years ago have renewed their client’s request for privacy. 

    Fox2Now.com -- (1/12/2018) Attorneys from the unnamed woman involved in the reported affair with Missouri Governor Eric Greitens several years ago have renewed their client’s request for privacy. 

  • War of words escalates over Trump's immigration comments

    War of words escalates over Trump's immigration comments

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:10 PM EST2018-01-13 00:10:12 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/12/2018) President Trump’s early-Friday denial that he used vulgar language in reference to immigration from certain countries only fueled the Capitol Hill furor over the remarks, with one leading Democrat standing by press accounts and accusing the president of using “hate-filled” language.  

    Foxnews.com -- (1/12/2018) President Trump’s early-Friday denial that he used vulgar language in reference to immigration from certain countries only fueled the Capitol Hill furor over the remarks, with one leading Democrat standing by press accounts and accusing the president of using “hate-filled” language.  

  • Two-headed snake on display at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery

    Two-headed snake on display at Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-01-13 00:04:41 GMT

    Branson, Mo. – (1/12/2018) John Miller has an interesting question about the newest resident of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery Conservation Center: Is a two-headed snake referred to as “it” or “they?”

    Branson, Mo. – (1/12/2018) John Miller has an interesting question about the newest resident of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Shepherd of the Hills Hatchery Conservation Center: Is a two-headed snake referred to as “it” or “they?”

  • Trump signs bill to help stop illegal opioids from entering the U.S.

    Trump signs bill to help stop illegal opioids from entering the U.S.

    Friday, January 12 2018 7:02 PM EST2018-01-13 00:02:51 GMT

    Washington -- (1/12/2018) President Trump signed into law a McCaskill-backed bill to help stop the flow of the illicit synthetic opioid fentanyl across the borders. 

    Washington -- (1/12/2018) President Trump signed into law a McCaskill-backed bill to help stop the flow of the illicit synthetic opioid fentanyl across the borders. 

  • Teen dies after Saturday's crash

    Teen dies after Saturday's crash

    Friday, January 12 2018 6:58 PM EST2018-01-12 23:58:37 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/12/2018) Breanna Thomas, the 18-year-old female involved in a car crash on Saturday, was pronounced dead on Friday. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/12/2018) Breanna Thomas, the 18-year-old female involved in a car crash on Saturday, was pronounced dead on Friday. 

  • Volunteer spends two months helping Puerto Rico relief efforts

    Volunteer spends two months helping Puerto Rico relief efforts

    Friday, January 12 2018 9:36 AM EST2018-01-12 14:36:35 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/11/2018) A local Missourian, who volunteered more than 60 days in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, is back home in Springfield.

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/11/2018) A local Missourian, who volunteered more than 60 days in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, is back home in Springfield.

  • Resident warns of phone scam after almost falling victim

    Resident warns of phone scam after almost falling victim

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:47 PM EST2018-01-12 04:47:46 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/11/2018) Phone scams are becoming more and more common, and in the Ozarks that's no exception. One Springfield resident is now speaking out after she almost became of a victim of the growing statistic. Multiple individuals claiming to be IRS agents decided to make unsuspecting Lynda Weber their next target. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/11/2018) Phone scams are becoming more and more common, and in the Ozarks that's no exception. One Springfield resident is now speaking out after she almost became of a victim of the growing statistic. Multiple individuals claiming to be IRS agents decided to make unsuspecting Lynda Weber their next target. 

  • Craig Wood sentenced to death

    Craig Wood sentenced to death

    Thursday, January 11 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-01-12 02:04:30 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/11/18) - We, finally, have a conclusion in the Craig Wood trial. Wood has been sentenced with the death penalty. Wood’s family, along with Hailey’s mother Stacey Herman, was in attendance to hear the results Springfield has been waiting for since 2014. Judge Mountjoy left the courtroom with haunting words. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/11/18) - We, finally, have a conclusion in the Craig Wood trial. Wood has been sentenced with the death penalty. Wood’s family, along with Hailey’s mother Stacey Herman, was in attendance to hear the results Springfield has been waiting for since 2014. Judge Mountjoy left the courtroom with haunting words. 

  • Flu outbreak shuts down Idaho school

    Flu outbreak shuts down Idaho school

    Thursday, January 11 2018 8:51 PM EST2018-01-12 01:51:58 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/11/2018) The flu is hitting elementary school students in northern Idaho so badly, officials canceled classes for the rest of the week.

    Foxnews.com -- (1/11/2018) The flu is hitting elementary school students in northern Idaho so badly, officials canceled classes for the rest of the week.

  • Man found guilty in shooting at Bass Pro parking lot

    Man found guilty in shooting at Bass Pro parking lot

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-01-12 00:21:07 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. – (1/11/2018) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announced today that Greg A. Marvin, 46, of Springfield was found guilty for a shooting that occurred on the Bass Pro parking lot in October of 2016.

    Springfield, Mo. – (1/11/2018) Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson announced today that Greg A. Marvin, 46, of Springfield was found guilty for a shooting that occurred on the Bass Pro parking lot in October of 2016.

  • Salvation Army activating warming center

    Salvation Army activating warming center

    Thursday, January 11 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-01-12 00:17:59 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/11/2018) The Salvation Army in Springfield is activating its Emergency Overnight Warming Center Thursday through Saturday due to predicted extreme cold. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/11/2018) The Salvation Army in Springfield is activating its Emergency Overnight Warming Center Thursday through Saturday due to predicted extreme cold. 

  • Missouri's Greitens admits he was 'unfaithful' but denies blackmail allegation

    Missouri's Greitens admits he was 'unfaithful' but denies blackmail allegation

    Thursday, January 11 2018 5:47 PM EST2018-01-11 22:47:30 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/11/18) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens acknowledged he was "unfaithful" in his marriage but denied allegations that he blackmailed the woman with whom he had the affair. The Republican governor and his wife released a statement Wednesday night. It came after St. Louis television station KMOV-TV reported that Greitens had a sexual relationship with his former hair stylist in 2015. The governor made no mention of any plans to resign.

    FoxNews.com - (1/11/18) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens acknowledged he was "unfaithful" in his marriage but denied allegations that he blackmailed the woman with whom he had the affair. The Republican governor and his wife released a statement Wednesday night. It came after St. Louis television station KMOV-TV reported that Greitens had a sexual relationship with his former hair stylist in 2015. The governor made no mention of any plans to resign.

  • Women and the art of self-defense

    Women and the art of self-defense

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 10:23 PM EST2018-01-11 03:23:33 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/10/2017) Crimes against women are continuing to grow, so knowing the art of self defense is becoming increasingly important. "Just in the act of fighting back, showing the attacker that you're not willing to be a victim, most of the time will cause them to stop," said Chris Dunham, the owner of Dunham's Martial Arts Training Center.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/10/2017) Crimes against women are continuing to grow, so knowing the art of self defense is becoming increasingly important. "Just in the act of fighting back, showing the attacker that you're not willing to be a victim, most of the time will cause them to stop," said Chris Dunham, the owner of Dunham's Martial Arts Training Center.

  • The flu is on the rise in Greene County

    The flu is on the rise in Greene County

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-01-11 01:22:55 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) In light of increasing flu numbers, the area's health care partners are taking a collaborative approach in communicating care options available to the community. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) In light of increasing flu numbers, the area's health care partners are taking a collaborative approach in communicating care options available to the community. 

  • Local Red Cross volunteer returns from deployment in Puerto Rico

    Local Red Cross volunteer returns from deployment in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-01-11 01:14:44 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) On Wednesday, an American Red Cross of Southern Missouri disaster volunteer, Ben Desa, who deployed to Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria in October recently returned to Springfield after volunteering for over two months to help his home country recover from the hurricanes devastation. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) On Wednesday, an American Red Cross of Southern Missouri disaster volunteer, Ben Desa, who deployed to Puerto Rico in response to Hurricane Maria in October recently returned to Springfield after volunteering for over two months to help his home country recover from the hurricanes devastation. 

  • Judge to sentence Craig Wood on Thursday

    Judge to sentence Craig Wood on Thursday

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-01-11 01:07:03 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/10/18) - Back in early November, Craig Wood went on trial and was charged with first degree murder in the death of Hailey Owens after kidnapping her while she was walking home from a friends house. The week long trial ended with the jury unable to make a decision if Wood will spend life in prison or get the death penalty.  In 2014, Hailey Owens’ body was found in the basement of Woods home just hours after she went missing. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/10/18) - Back in early November, Craig Wood went on trial and was charged with first degree murder in the death of Hailey Owens after kidnapping her while she was walking home from a friends house. The week long trial ended with the jury unable to make a decision if Wood will spend life in prison or get the death penalty.  In 2014, Hailey Owens’ body was found in the basement of Woods home just hours after she went missing. 

  • Hearing rescheduled for deputy charged with statutory sodomy

    Hearing rescheduled for deputy charged with statutory sodomy

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:18 PM EST2018-01-11 00:18:23 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) The hearing for the deputy charged with felony statutory sodomy has been rescheduled. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) The hearing for the deputy charged with felony statutory sodomy has been rescheduled. 

  • Goodwill to open high school for adults in Springfield

    Goodwill to open high school for adults in Springfield

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-01-11 00:15:49 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) MERS Goodwill is set to open four high school for adults in Missouri, including Springfield, over the next 21 months. The free adult schools will be called Goodwill Excel Centers. The nonprofit currently operates adult high schools in Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Texas; Arkansas; and Tennessee.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/10/2018) MERS Goodwill is set to open four high school for adults in Missouri, including Springfield, over the next 21 months. The free adult schools will be called Goodwill Excel Centers. The nonprofit currently operates adult high schools in Indiana; Washington, D.C.; Texas; Arkansas; and Tennessee.

  • School district takes action after teen suicide

    School district takes action after teen suicide

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-01-10 22:31:36 GMT

    (Republic, Mo.--01/10/18) Local school districts are encouraging parents and children to talk about suicide, even if it's uncomfortable. 

    (Republic, Mo.--01/10/18) Local school districts are encouraging parents and children to talk about suicide, even if it's uncomfortable. 

  • Teacher under investigation for sexual misconduct

    Teacher under investigation for sexual misconduct

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 1:25 PM EST2018-01-10 18:25:20 GMT

    Lebanon, Mo. - (1/10/18) A Lebanon High School teacher is under investigation for sexual misconduct with a student. Lebanon Police Sgt. Kacie Springer says they were made aware of the allegations on January 5 after a hotline call was made to the state Children's Division and began an investigation immediately. The allegations state that a female teacher was sexually involved with a student.

    Lebanon, Mo. - (1/10/18) A Lebanon High School teacher is under investigation for sexual misconduct with a student. Lebanon Police Sgt. Kacie Springer says they were made aware of the allegations on January 5 after a hotline call was made to the state Children's Division and began an investigation immediately. The allegations state that a female teacher was sexually involved with a student.

  • Trump signs bill supporting Springfield-area firefighters

    Trump signs bill supporting Springfield-area firefighters

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 9:39 PM EST2018-01-10 02:39:33 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. – (1/9/2018) President Donald Trump signed into law a bill backed by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill to extend funding for grant programs to local firefighters and emergency responders. 

    Springfield, Mo. – (1/9/2018) President Donald Trump signed into law a bill backed by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill to extend funding for grant programs to local firefighters and emergency responders. 

  • Taney County restaurant owner sentenced for tax evasion

    Taney County restaurant owner sentenced for tax evasion

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 9:23 PM EST2018-01-10 02:23:34 GMT

    Protem, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) Tony E. Cowden, 63, of Protem, was sentenced on Monday to 18 months in federal prison without parole. 

    Protem, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) Tony E. Cowden, 63, of Protem, was sentenced on Monday to 18 months in federal prison without parole. 

  • Springfield police continue officer-involved shooting investigation

    Springfield police continue officer-involved shooting investigation

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 9:21 PM EST2018-01-10 02:21:34 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) Springfield police officers were dispatched to 2021 N. National at approximately 1:25 p.m. on Friday after a 911 caller stated two armed subjects were trying to break into a shed at that location.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) Springfield police officers were dispatched to 2021 N. National at approximately 1:25 p.m. on Friday after a 911 caller stated two armed subjects were trying to break into a shed at that location.

  • Traveler wins $50,000 while in Springfield

    Traveler wins $50,000 while in Springfield

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 9:05 PM EST2018-01-10 02:05:56 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) It is said that seeing new places can enrich your life. That was the case for an Oklahoma woman visiting Missouri in December, when she won a top prize of $50,000 playing a Missouri Lottery “Warm Winter Winnings” Scratchers ticket. Angelika Rodgers of Durant, Oklahoma, was on her way to St. Louis when she stopped for lunch at Pilot Travel Center, 4939 W. Chestnut St. in Springfield, and purchased her winning ticket.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) It is said that seeing new places can enrich your life. That was the case for an Oklahoma woman visiting Missouri in December, when she won a top prize of $50,000 playing a Missouri Lottery “Warm Winter Winnings” Scratchers ticket. Angelika Rodgers of Durant, Oklahoma, was on her way to St. Louis when she stopped for lunch at Pilot Travel Center, 4939 W. Chestnut St. in Springfield, and purchased her winning ticket.

  • Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week

    Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-01-10 01:14:15 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) This week’s featured fugitive is Darrel Pippin.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) This week’s featured fugitive is Darrel Pippin.

  • Branson Police search for missing person

    Branson Police search for missing person

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-01-10 01:10:58 GMT

    Branson, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) The Branson Police Department is asking for help locating a missing person. 

    Branson, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) The Branson Police Department is asking for help locating a missing person. 

  • Former deputy charged with Statutory Sodomy

    Former deputy charged with Statutory Sodomy

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-01-10 01:09:28 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) On Monday, the Webster County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an investigation conducted by Missouri State Highway Patrol into one of its deputies, Brent Grey. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/9/2018) On Monday, the Webster County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an investigation conducted by Missouri State Highway Patrol into one of its deputies, Brent Grey. 

  • How to get out of seasonal debt

    How to get out of seasonal debt

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-01-10 00:30:27 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/09/18) - Christmas and holiday shopping can be fun but once you get those bills in the mail that’s when the mood changes and you probably need to take a hard look at how you’re spending your money and using credit cards. Stats show that holiday shoppers racked in an average of $1,054 of debt this year and most of it was put on credit cards. “You know if you’re not using cash it can be easy to swipe that card and wrack in more debt than you...
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/09/18) - Christmas and holiday shopping can be fun but once you get those bills in the mail that’s when the mood changes and you probably need to take a hard look at how you’re spending your money and using credit cards. Stats show that holiday shoppers racked in an average of $1,054 of debt this year and most of it was put on credit cards. “You know if you’re not using cash it can be easy to swipe that card and wrack in more debt than you...
  • Man faces charges after stealing car with baby inside

    Man faces charges after stealing car with baby inside

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 6:51 PM EST2018-01-09 23:51:24 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (1/9/2018) UPDATE: Waite A. Showalter, 37, of Springfield, Missouri, has been charged today with child kidnapping, stealing a motor vehicle, and child abuse, for events which occurred on January 3, 2018. On January 3, 2018, Greene County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Kum & Go located at 4996 S. State Highway 125, on Highway 60 in Greene County.

    Springfield, MO -- (1/9/2018) UPDATE: Waite A. Showalter, 37, of Springfield, Missouri, has been charged today with child kidnapping, stealing a motor vehicle, and child abuse, for events which occurred on January 3, 2018. On January 3, 2018, Greene County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Kum & Go located at 4996 S. State Highway 125, on Highway 60 in Greene County.

  • Clinic offers hope for people suffering depression

    Clinic offers hope for people suffering depression

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 5:43 PM EST2018-01-09 22:43:19 GMT

    (Branson, Mo.--01/09/18) A drug is growing across the Ozarks in popularity for its effectiveness to treat depression, and a Branson clinic is offering the treatment. 

    (Branson, Mo.--01/09/18) A drug is growing across the Ozarks in popularity for its effectiveness to treat depression, and a Branson clinic is offering the treatment. 

  • Authorities arrest man wanted for abduction

    Authorities arrest man wanted for abduction

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 10:20 AM EST2018-01-09 15:20:19 GMT

    Nixa, Mo. - (1/9/18) Christian County authorities have arrested the man wanted for abducting his girlfriend from the Walmart parking lot in Nixa. Nicholas Sanna, of Springfield, was arrested overnight and is currently in the Christian County jail. Sanna is charged with kidnapping, domestic assault and property damage. Police began looking for Sanna Sunday night after they say he followed his girlfriend to Nixa's Walmart following a domestic dispute.

    Nixa, Mo. - (1/9/18) Christian County authorities have arrested the man wanted for abducting his girlfriend from the Walmart parking lot in Nixa. Nicholas Sanna, of Springfield, was arrested overnight and is currently in the Christian County jail. Sanna is charged with kidnapping, domestic assault and property damage. Police began looking for Sanna Sunday night after they say he followed his girlfriend to Nixa's Walmart following a domestic dispute.

  • Police search for Springfield man charged in Nixa kidnapping

    Police search for Springfield man charged in Nixa kidnapping

    Monday, January 8 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-01-09 02:32:16 GMT

    Nixa, Mo. -- (1/8/2018) UPDATE: A warrant has been signed for Nicholas Sanna of Springfield for $35,000 cash bond after an abduction of a Nixa woman. Sanna has been charged with kidnapping, domestic assault and property damage. If you know of Sanna’s location, please call 582-1030. ORIGINAL STORY Nixa, Mo. -- (1/8/2018) Nixa Police have found an abducted woman safe, but continue to look for the suspect. The suspect is a white male, standing 5'5". 

    Nixa, Mo. -- (1/8/2018) UPDATE: A warrant has been signed for Nicholas Sanna of Springfield for $35,000 cash bond after an abduction of a Nixa woman. Sanna has been charged with kidnapping, domestic assault and property damage. If you know of Sanna’s location, please call 582-1030. ORIGINAL STORY Nixa, Mo. -- (1/8/2018) Nixa Police have found an abducted woman safe, but continue to look for the suspect. The suspect is a white male, standing 5'5". 

  • Man arrested after exposing child to methamphetamine

    Man arrested after exposing child to methamphetamine

    Monday, January 8 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-01-09 01:17:56 GMT

    Mountain Home, Mo. -- (1/8/2017) The Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old William R Kennerly of rural Mountain Home on felony charges following an investigation into an infant having been hospitalized after exposure to methamphetamine. 

    Mountain Home, Mo. -- (1/8/2017) The Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32-year-old William R Kennerly of rural Mountain Home on felony charges following an investigation into an infant having been hospitalized after exposure to methamphetamine. 

  • Auditor Galloway finds high number late tax refunds

    Auditor Galloway finds high number late tax refunds

    Monday, January 8 2018 8:16 PM EST2018-01-09 01:16:03 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- (1/8/2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the timeliness of income tax refunds by the Department of Revenue that revealed refunds to taxpayers have been increasingly delayed at the direction of the Department of Revenue and the Office of Administration. 

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- (1/8/2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the timeliness of income tax refunds by the Department of Revenue that revealed refunds to taxpayers have been increasingly delayed at the direction of the Department of Revenue and the Office of Administration. 

  • Residential fires in Springfield homes fall to 10-year low

    Residential fires in Springfield homes fall to 10-year low

    Monday, January 8 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-01-09 01:09:02 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/8/2018) Just 8 months into the Springfield Fire Department's most aggressive community risk reduction campaign to date, residential fires and fire-related injuries in the City of Springfield have fallen to their lowest numbers in 10 years, with fire-related fatalities in 2017 also below average.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/8/2018) Just 8 months into the Springfield Fire Department's most aggressive community risk reduction campaign to date, residential fires and fire-related injuries in the City of Springfield have fallen to their lowest numbers in 10 years, with fire-related fatalities in 2017 also below average.

  • Kids addicted to cell phone and internet

    Kids addicted to cell phone and internet

    Monday, January 8 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-01-08 23:55:46 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/08/18) - Cell phones are a part of our daily lives but sometimes they can cause a problem. I know I’m guilty of checking my phone multiple times in just one hour. But this growing issue among the youth is causing bigger problems. Selfies, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. “You know I would treat cell phone addiction with any other type of addiction," says NAMI advocate Stephanie Appleby. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/08/18) - Cell phones are a part of our daily lives but sometimes they can cause a problem. I know I’m guilty of checking my phone multiple times in just one hour. But this growing issue among the youth is causing bigger problems. Selfies, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. “You know I would treat cell phone addiction with any other type of addiction," says NAMI advocate Stephanie Appleby. 

  • New job-training program to accelerate local workforce

    New job-training program to accelerate local workforce

    Monday, January 8 2018 5:17 PM EST2018-01-08 22:17:29 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/08/18) The City of Springfield's Department of Workforce Development is promoting a new program to accelerate the workforce. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/08/18) The City of Springfield's Department of Workforce Development is promoting a new program to accelerate the workforce. 

  • Abducted woman found safe, suspect still on the loose

    Abducted woman found safe, suspect still on the loose

    Monday, January 8 2018 11:53 AM EST2018-01-08 16:53:10 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (1/8/18)  Nixa Police have found an abducted woman safe, but continue to look for the suspect. The suspect is a white male, standing 5'5". He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a tan carhart type coat and a black fox hat.  Authorities say the incident happened following a domestic dispute.

    FoxNews.com - (1/8/18)  Nixa Police have found an abducted woman safe, but continue to look for the suspect. The suspect is a white male, standing 5'5". He has brown hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a tan carhart type coat and a black fox hat.  Authorities say the incident happened following a domestic dispute.

  • Officer-involved shooting in Springfield

    Officer-involved shooting in Springfield

    Friday, January 5 2018 10:32 PM EST2018-01-06 03:32:32 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) Springfield police officers were dispatched to 2021 N. National at approximately 1:25 p.m. on Jan. 5 after a 911 caller stated two armed subjects were trying to break into a shed at that location.  The first officer to arrive observed a male suspect in front of the home at that location.  After seeing the officer, the suspect ran to the backyard of the home. 

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) Springfield police officers were dispatched to 2021 N. National at approximately 1:25 p.m. on Jan. 5 after a 911 caller stated two armed subjects were trying to break into a shed at that location.  The first officer to arrive observed a male suspect in front of the home at that location.  After seeing the officer, the suspect ran to the backyard of the home. 

  • Shooting in North Springfield

    Shooting in North Springfield

    Friday, January 5 2018 9:13 PM EST2018-01-06 02:13:42 GMT
    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) A shooting on Division Street leaves authorities searching for a suspect and a stolen vehicle. Police say a victim saw somebody stealing his truck and began firing shots at the suspect. It remains unclear whether the suspect has been shot. We will continue to keep you updated on this situation as more details come forward. If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Springfield Police Department.
    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) A shooting on Division Street leaves authorities searching for a suspect and a stolen vehicle. Police say a victim saw somebody stealing his truck and began firing shots at the suspect. It remains unclear whether the suspect has been shot. We will continue to keep you updated on this situation as more details come forward. If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Springfield Police Department.
  • Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

    Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting

    Friday, January 5 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-01-06 01:09:03 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. - (1/5/18) The Springfield Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 2000 block of North National. Authorities have confirmed that the suspect was taken to the hospital after the shooting, but died as a result of the injuries. Northbound and Southbound lanes of National between Commercial and Dale are closed. Officers are asking that everyone avoid the area. We will continue to update this story as more details come available.

    Springfield, Mo. - (1/5/18) The Springfield Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting in the 2000 block of North National. Authorities have confirmed that the suspect was taken to the hospital after the shooting, but died as a result of the injuries. Northbound and Southbound lanes of National between Commercial and Dale are closed. Officers are asking that everyone avoid the area. We will continue to update this story as more details come available.

  • Police close investigation in officer-involved shooting

    Police close investigation in officer-involved shooting

    Friday, January 5 2018 8:08 PM EST2018-01-06 01:08:28 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) The investigation conducted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control into the officer involved shooting that occurred on Friday, September 8, 2017 has been concluded and filed with the Barry County Prosecuting Attorney. 

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) The investigation conducted by the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control into the officer involved shooting that occurred on Friday, September 8, 2017 has been concluded and filed with the Barry County Prosecuting Attorney. 

  • Springfield man hospitalized after shooting

    Springfield man hospitalized after shooting

    Friday, January 5 2018 7:51 PM EST2018-01-06 00:51:24 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/17) Officers were sent to Cox North Hospital on Friday for a subject with a gunshot wound. Contact was made with the victim and his girlfriend. The victim stated the two were walking a dog in Grant Beach Park when they encountered a white male subject and a black male subject. The male stated some words were exchanged, and one of the subjects shot him in the foot. Information provided by about the shooting was vague. 

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/17) Officers were sent to Cox North Hospital on Friday for a subject with a gunshot wound. Contact was made with the victim and his girlfriend. The victim stated the two were walking a dog in Grant Beach Park when they encountered a white male subject and a black male subject. The male stated some words were exchanged, and one of the subjects shot him in the foot. Information provided by about the shooting was vague. 

  • Teens plead guilty to felony animal abuse

    Teens plead guilty to felony animal abuse

    Friday, January 5 2018 7:44 PM EST2018-01-06 00:44:15 GMT

    Branson, MO -- (01/05/18) 19-year-old Kyle Williams and 20-year-old Jordon Hall of Branson, both pleaded guilty to felonies on Friday stemming from a 2017 Facebook post showing the teens torturing a kitten by dragging it behind a motor vehicle. 

    Branson, MO -- (01/05/18) 19-year-old Kyle Williams and 20-year-old Jordon Hall of Branson, both pleaded guilty to felonies on Friday stemming from a 2017 Facebook post showing the teens torturing a kitten by dragging it behind a motor vehicle. 

  • Clinton man arrested for promoting child pornography

    Clinton man arrested for promoting child pornography

    Friday, January 5 2018 7:40 PM EST2018-01-06 00:40:37 GMT

    Clinton, MO -- (01/05/18) The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announced the arrest of Nathan Braun Greufe, 36, of Clinton on Thursday. 

    Clinton, MO -- (01/05/18) The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announced the arrest of Nathan Braun Greufe, 36, of Clinton on Thursday. 

  • New job-training program to address skills gap in local workforce

    New job-training program to address skills gap in local workforce

    Friday, January 5 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-01-06 00:37:01 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) A good job is a great start. This is the tagline of Change One Thousand Skills Academy, a new job-training program created by the City of Springfield Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Ozark Region Workforce Development Board.

    Springfield, MO -- (01/05/18) A good job is a great start. This is the tagline of Change One Thousand Skills Academy, a new job-training program created by the City of Springfield Department of Workforce Development in partnership with the Ozark Region Workforce Development Board.

  • Darr Family Foundation grant to help expand early childhood initiative

    Darr Family Foundation grant to help expand early childhood initiative

    Friday, January 5 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-01-05 20:44:27 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/05/18) Darr Family Foundation hopes to boost the quality of childhood education of preschool in Springfield after awarding a local non profit with a grant. Community Partnership of the Ozarks was awarded more than one million dollar grant over a five period.

    (Springfield, Mo.--01/05/18) Darr Family Foundation hopes to boost the quality of childhood education of preschool in Springfield after awarding a local non profit with a grant. Community Partnership of the Ozarks was awarded more than one million dollar grant over a five period.

  • Wonders of Wildlife named America's Best

    Wonders of Wildlife named America's Best

    Friday, January 5 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-01-05 18:36:31 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. - (1/5/17) Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium has received more national recognition. In front of hundreds in attendance the conservation attraction was announced as "America's Number One Best New Attraction". The contest was held by USA Today as part of their reader's choice 10BEST.

    Springfield, Mo. - (1/5/17) Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium has received more national recognition. In front of hundreds in attendance the conservation attraction was announced as "America's Number One Best New Attraction". The contest was held by USA Today as part of their reader's choice 10BEST.

  • Use caution when signing up for gym memberships

    Use caution when signing up for gym memberships

    Thursday, January 4 2018 10:23 PM EST2018-01-05 03:23:14 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/04/2018) Gyms report that 12% of all their memberships are bought during the month of January as many people are hoping to make good on their New Year's resolutions. However, the Better Business Bureau says that when signing up for a gym membership, you should exercise awareness. With the excitement of the new year, brings new motivation to hit the gym and get healthy. However the BBB warns that this ambition could leave you prematurely signing a contract.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (01/04/2018) Gyms report that 12% of all their memberships are bought during the month of January as many people are hoping to make good on their New Year's resolutions. However, the Better Business Bureau says that when signing up for a gym membership, you should exercise awareness. With the excitement of the new year, brings new motivation to hit the gym and get healthy. However the BBB warns that this ambition could leave you prematurely signing a contract.

  • Cox College the focus of $2.2 million development project

    Cox College the focus of $2.2 million development project

    Thursday, January 4 2018 8:03 PM EST2018-01-05 01:03:59 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/4/2018) Cox College will be the focus of a $2.2 million grant to encourage workforce development in health care, one of the region’s most-needed fields. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/4/2018) Cox College will be the focus of a $2.2 million grant to encourage workforce development in health care, one of the region’s most-needed fields. 

  • E. Coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce

    E. Coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce

    Thursday, January 4 2018 7:05 PM EST2018-01-05 00:05:42 GMT

    Fox2Now.com -- (01/04/18) Before you make a salad, check the lettuce. It could be hazardous to your health. An outbreak of E. coli infections may be tied to a bad batch of romaine lettuce. Nearly 58 people in 13 states, including Illinois, have become ill.

    Fox2Now.com -- (01/04/18) Before you make a salad, check the lettuce. It could be hazardous to your health. An outbreak of E. coli infections may be tied to a bad batch of romaine lettuce. Nearly 58 people in 13 states, including Illinois, have become ill.

  • Car plunges into river after high speed chase

    Car plunges into river after high speed chase

    Thursday, January 4 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-01-04 23:24:18 GMT

    (Christian County, Mo--01/04/17)  A high speed police chase through Christian County ended in one man’s death after he was pursed by police. 

    (Christian County, Mo--01/04/17)  A high speed police chase through Christian County ended in one man’s death after he was pursed by police. 

  • Sheriff Arnott speaks out about suing Auditor Galloway

    Sheriff Arnott speaks out about suing Auditor Galloway

    Thursday, January 4 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-01-04 22:44:11 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/04/18) - Sheriff Arnott spoke out, today, saying that Auditor Galloway is releasing false information that he wants the identity of the whistle blower. When in fact, he says, he doesn’t but he wants something else. Through a series of emails Sheriff Arnott claims Auditor Galloway has failed to provide the written complaint and keep the identity of the whistle blower a secret. “From the very beginning, even though I may be entitled to it under sun...

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/04/18) - Sheriff Arnott spoke out, today, saying that Auditor Galloway is releasing false information that he wants the identity of the whistle blower. When in fact, he says, he doesn’t but he wants something else. Through a series of emails Sheriff Arnott claims Auditor Galloway has failed to provide the written complaint and keep the identity of the whistle blower a secret. “From the very beginning, even though I may be entitled to it under sun...

  • Greene County inmate dies while in custody

    Greene County inmate dies while in custody

    Thursday, January 4 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-01-04 21:38:53 GMT

    Greene County, Mo – (1/4/2018) A Greene County inmate has died while in custody.  On Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. a detention officer observed Jason Thomas Piel with a sheet around his neck slumped on the floor. 

    Greene County, Mo – (1/4/2018) A Greene County inmate has died while in custody.  On Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. a detention officer observed Jason Thomas Piel with a sheet around his neck slumped on the floor. 

  • Residential fire reported in Branson

    Residential fire reported in Branson

    Thursday, January 4 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-01-04 21:06:26 GMT

    Branson, Mo – (1/4/2018)  At approximately 8:28 p.m. WTCFPD units were dispatched to a residential structure fire/flue fire on Hidden Ln in Branson off of Reinhart Rd. On arrival, the fire Chief established command and noted heavy smoke from the exterior of the home. 

    Branson, Mo – (1/4/2018)  At approximately 8:28 p.m. WTCFPD units were dispatched to a residential structure fire/flue fire on Hidden Ln in Branson off of Reinhart Rd. On arrival, the fire Chief established command and noted heavy smoke from the exterior of the home. 

  • AG Hawley Reaches $45 Million Multistate Settlement

    AG Hawley Reaches $45 Million Multistate Settlement

    Thursday, January 4 2018 3:32 PM EST2018-01-04 20:32:54 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo – (1/4/2018) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with attorneys general from 48 states plus the District of Columbia, and more than 40 state mortgage regulators, reached a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corporation. 

    Jefferson City, Mo – (1/4/2018) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with attorneys general from 48 states plus the District of Columbia, and more than 40 state mortgage regulators, reached a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corporation. 

  • Amber Alert canceled, 5-month-old child found safe

    Amber Alert canceled, 5-month-old child found safe

    Thursday, January 4 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-01-04 05:49:57 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) UPDATE: The stolen car and baby have been located in Ozark. The 5 month old is safe.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) UPDATE: The stolen car and baby have been located in Ozark. The 5 month old is safe.

  • Mt. Vernon dental fire under investigation

    Mt. Vernon dental fire under investigation

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 10:22 PM EST2018-01-04 03:22:27 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (1/03/2018) What used to be one of the busiest dental offices in Mt. Vernon is now little more than ashes, as the building was burned almost to a crisp in a fire that officials are now labeling as suspicious. Firefighters received a call around 10:30 Tuesday evening, only to find a fire aggressively burning throughout the Smile Designers' dental building. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (1/03/2018) What used to be one of the busiest dental offices in Mt. Vernon is now little more than ashes, as the building was burned almost to a crisp in a fire that officials are now labeling as suspicious. Firefighters received a call around 10:30 Tuesday evening, only to find a fire aggressively burning throughout the Smile Designers' dental building. 

  • Community reacts to all male rehab center opening in Ozark

    Community reacts to all male rehab center opening in Ozark

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-01-04 03:00:17 GMT
    OZARK, MO (01/03/18) - The City of Ozark has approved to put in an all male rehabilitation center. Now, it’s going to be near some agricultural and residential areas so community members did act strongly before the vote. A full room of reaction from opposing sides. “I am not happy. I do not feel this is the right location for this property," says concerned citizen Katrina Green. For one family, there home is only 39-feet away from the soon to be Synergy Recover...
    OZARK, MO (01/03/18) - The City of Ozark has approved to put in an all male rehabilitation center. Now, it’s going to be near some agricultural and residential areas so community members did act strongly before the vote. A full room of reaction from opposing sides. “I am not happy. I do not feel this is the right location for this property," says concerned citizen Katrina Green. For one family, there home is only 39-feet away from the soon to be Synergy Recover...
  • Eight cheetah cubs born at St. Louis Zoo

    Eight cheetah cubs born at St. Louis Zoo

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 8:44 PM EST2018-01-04 01:44:52 GMT

    Fox2Now.com – (1/3/2018) A first for the Saint Louis Zoo, as a cheetah gave birth to eight cubs last November. 

    Fox2Now.com – (1/3/2018) A first for the Saint Louis Zoo, as a cheetah gave birth to eight cubs last November. 

  • Pedestrian hit by vehicle in December dies from injuries

    Pedestrian hit by vehicle in December dies from injuries

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 8:40 PM EST2018-01-04 01:40:28 GMT
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    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) UPDATE: At 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 31, Darrell Bryant succumbed to his injuries.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) UPDATE: At 7:15 p.m. on Dec. 31, Darrell Bryant succumbed to his injuries.

  • Daneproof.com disappoints consumers, BBB reports

    Daneproof.com disappoints consumers, BBB reports

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-01-04 00:19:34 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to exercise caution in ordering dog beds from Daneventures, LLC, also known as Daneproof. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises consumers to exercise caution in ordering dog beds from Daneventures, LLC, also known as Daneproof. 

  • Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort sues Mueller, Rosenstein

    Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort sues Mueller, Rosenstein

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:10 PM EST2018-01-04 00:10:57 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/3/2018) Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his legal team are suing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, alleging the Russia probe has gone beyond the scope of the special counsel regulations, according to an 18-page civil complaint filed with the district court in Washington.

    Foxnews.com -- (1/3/2018) Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his legal team are suing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, alleging the Russia probe has gone beyond the scope of the special counsel regulations, according to an 18-page civil complaint filed with the district court in Washington.

  • Man dies from injuries in officer involved shooting

    Man dies from injuries in officer involved shooting

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-01-04 00:06:27 GMT

    Fox14tv.com -- (1/3/2018) The man connected to an officer involved shooting near Landreth Park has died. 

    Fox14tv.com -- (1/3/2018) The man connected to an officer involved shooting near Landreth Park has died. 

  • Mercy donates historical archives to Greene County Library

    Mercy donates historical archives to Greene County Library

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-01-04 00:04:05 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) Mercy Hospital Springfield has a 126-year history in the Ozarks, and that history is revealed in a rich archive now available to the public through the Springfield-Greene County Library. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/3/2018) Mercy Hospital Springfield has a 126-year history in the Ozarks, and that history is revealed in a rich archive now available to the public through the Springfield-Greene County Library. 

  • Remote start remains popular choice for drivers during cold months

    Remote start remains popular choice for drivers during cold months

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 6:10 PM EST2018-01-03 23:10:06 GMT

    (SPRINGFIELD, Mo--01/03/17) With the touch of a button, preparing for cold temps across the Ozarks could get a bit less stressful. FOX5 Spoke with a local automotive shop who is seeing a surge in remote starts.

    (SPRINGFIELD, Mo--01/03/17) With the touch of a button, preparing for cold temps across the Ozarks could get a bit less stressful. FOX5 Spoke with a local automotive shop who is seeing a surge in remote starts.

  • Attorney General appoints interim U.S. Attorney

    Attorney General appoints interim U.S. Attorney

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 5:24 PM EST2018-01-03 22:24:37 GMT

    Kansas City, Mo – (1/3/2018) Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the appointment of Timothy Garrison as Interim United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. The Appointment will take effect on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. 

    Kansas City, Mo – (1/3/2018) Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the appointment of Timothy Garrison as Interim United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. The Appointment will take effect on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. 

  • Crime Stoppers fugitive of the week

    Crime Stoppers fugitive of the week

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-01-03 20:39:10 GMT

    Springfield, Mo – (1/3/2018) The Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the week is 19-year-old Raymond Criner. Criner is wanted for a felony 2nd degree burglary out of Greene County. 

    Springfield, Mo – (1/3/2018) The Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the week is 19-year-old Raymond Criner. Criner is wanted for a felony 2nd degree burglary out of Greene County. 

  • Commissioner says he supports a Greene County audit

    Commissioner says he supports a Greene County audit

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 10:36 PM EST2018-01-03 03:36:45 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (1/02/2018) Whistle-blowers have come forward since early December, accusing the Greene County Commissioner's Office of using tax-payer dollars to advocate for their half-cent tax increase that was passed last November. Many in the community are now demanding transparency about what exactly their money is being used for. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (1/02/2018) Whistle-blowers have come forward since early December, accusing the Greene County Commissioner's Office of using tax-payer dollars to advocate for their half-cent tax increase that was passed last November. Many in the community are now demanding transparency about what exactly their money is being used for. 

  • The Blessing Loom scam

    The Blessing Loom scam

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-01-03 03:00:17 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/02/18) - You might have seen it on social media. You’re asked to join a circle of people to make fast money. But it’s being called a ponzi scheme and is most likely illegal. It’s called The Blessing Loom. Scammers are targeting folks on social media to help them make quick cash. Here’s how it works it consists of four circles. You’re promised $800 once you give $100. You’re than asked to recruit people. Once you do it...
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (01/02/18) - You might have seen it on social media. You’re asked to join a circle of people to make fast money. But it’s being called a ponzi scheme and is most likely illegal. It’s called The Blessing Loom. Scammers are targeting folks on social media to help them make quick cash. Here’s how it works it consists of four circles. You’re promised $800 once you give $100. You’re than asked to recruit people. Once you do it...
  • Richland woman reported missing and endangered

    Richland woman reported missing and endangered

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 8:20 PM EST2018-01-03 01:20:32 GMT

    Richland, Mo. -- (1/2/2018) Regina Nicole Harris, age 33 from Richland, Mo., was reported missing by her boyfriend on 12/27/2017. 

    Richland, Mo. -- (1/2/2018) Regina Nicole Harris, age 33 from Richland, Mo., was reported missing by her boyfriend on 12/27/2017. 

  • First soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2018

    First soldier killed in combat in Afghanistan in 2018

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 7:33 PM EST2018-01-03 00:33:27 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (1/2/2018) A U.S. solider was killed in combat in eastern Afghanistan on New Year’s Day -- the first such death in 2018 the military has announced. 

    Foxnews.com -- (1/2/2018) A U.S. solider was killed in combat in eastern Afghanistan on New Year’s Day -- the first such death in 2018 the military has announced. 

  • Community mourns loss of 7 year old in house fire

    Community mourns loss of 7 year old in house fire

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 5:52 PM EST2018-01-02 22:52:48 GMT

    (Mountain Grove, Mo.--01/02/17) Flames tore through a home north of mountain grove new years day leaving a seven year old dead and five others injured. 

    (Mountain Grove, Mo.--01/02/17) Flames tore through a home north of mountain grove new years day leaving a seven year old dead and five others injured. 

  • 7 fatalities reported during the New Year's holiday

    7 fatalities reported during the New Year's holiday

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 5:09 PM EST2018-01-02 22:09:55 GMT

    Springfield, Mo - (1/2/2018) The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that there were seven fatalities during the New Year's holiday counting period from 6 p.m., Friday, December 29, 2017 to 11:59 p.m. Monday, January 1, 2018. Troopers investigated 229 traffic crashes, which included 77 injuries and five of the seven fatalities. 

    Springfield, Mo - (1/2/2018) The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that there were seven fatalities during the New Year's holiday counting period from 6 p.m., Friday, December 29, 2017 to 11:59 p.m. Monday, January 1, 2018. Troopers investigated 229 traffic crashes, which included 77 injuries and five of the seven fatalities. 

  • High-Speed chase leads to drug arrest

    High-Speed chase leads to drug arrest

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 4:20 PM EST2018-01-02 21:20:31 GMT

    Lawrence County, Mo - (1/2/2018) A high-speed chase leaves one Pierce City man behind bars. 37-year-old William G. Hall is charged with drug trafficking, more charges may be pending. Police say, just after midnight on January 1, 2018 a deputy was responding to a call when a vehicle blew through a 4 way intersection at a high rate of speed nearly striking the deputies vehicle.

    Lawrence County, Mo - (1/2/2018) A high-speed chase leaves one Pierce City man behind bars. 37-year-old William G. Hall is charged with drug trafficking, more charges may be pending. Police say, just after midnight on January 1, 2018 a deputy was responding to a call when a vehicle blew through a 4 way intersection at a high rate of speed nearly striking the deputies vehicle.

  • Salvation Army warming center will remain open through Friday

    Salvation Army warming center will remain open through Friday

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 3:41 PM EST2018-01-02 20:41:44 GMT

    Springfield, Mo (1/2/2018) The Salvation Army in Springfield, MO is activating their Emergency Overnight Warming Center tonight, Tuesday, January 2 through Friday, January 5 due to predicted extreme cold.

    Springfield, Mo (1/2/2018) The Salvation Army in Springfield, MO is activating their Emergency Overnight Warming Center tonight, Tuesday, January 2 through Friday, January 5 due to predicted extreme cold.

  • CoxHealth donate opioid antidote to Branson Police

    CoxHealth donate opioid antidote to Branson Police

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-01-02 20:30:50 GMT

    Branson, Mo - (1/2/2018) On Dec. 18, representatives from CoxHealth and Skaggs Foundation presented an initial supply of naloxone to the Branson Police Department.  The supply was made possible by a generous donation from the CoxHealth pharmacy department in collaboration with the Stone and Taney Counties Substance Abuse Initiative (SAI). 

    Branson, Mo - (1/2/2018) On Dec. 18, representatives from CoxHealth and Skaggs Foundation presented an initial supply of naloxone to the Branson Police Department.  The supply was made possible by a generous donation from the CoxHealth pharmacy department in collaboration with the Stone and Taney Counties Substance Abuse Initiative (SAI). 

  • New year, new body for a resolution

    New year, new body for a resolution

    Monday, January 1 2018 10:00 PM EST2018-01-02 03:00:18 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (1/1/18) - 2018 is here and the number one New Year's Resolution is to get fit. “I think with a new year you want to start off with a new you and why not start off with your body," says Erin Shaw with the YMCA Pat Jones. Stats show that gyms in the U.S. serve 131.7 million members. And local gym goers in Springfield are ready to feel the burn. “Work hard. It’s 2018 you can do whatever you want and make new goals," says gym ...
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (1/1/18) - 2018 is here and the number one New Year's Resolution is to get fit. “I think with a new year you want to start off with a new you and why not start off with your body," says Erin Shaw with the YMCA Pat Jones. Stats show that gyms in the U.S. serve 131.7 million members. And local gym goers in Springfield are ready to feel the burn. “Work hard. It’s 2018 you can do whatever you want and make new goals," says gym ...
  • Barton County hospital joins CoxHealth

    Barton County hospital joins CoxHealth

    Monday, January 1 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-01-02 00:56:50 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/1/2018) The new year marks a new addition to CoxHealth: On Monday, Barton County Memorial Hospital officially joined CoxHealth as the system’s sixth hospital. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (1/1/2018) The new year marks a new addition to CoxHealth: On Monday, Barton County Memorial Hospital officially joined CoxHealth as the system’s sixth hospital. 

  • Icy temps make fires challenging to fight off for firefighters

    Icy temps make fires challenging to fight off for firefighters

    Monday, January 1 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-01-01 22:39:49 GMT

    (Bolivar, Mo.--1/01/17) Two people are dead after a fire rips through a home in Bolivar early this morning 

    (Bolivar, Mo.--1/01/17) Two people are dead after a fire rips through a home in Bolivar early this morning 

  • One dead after shooting at Motel 6

    One dead after shooting at Motel 6

    Monday, January 1 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-01-01 22:39:24 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Springfield police responded to the Motel 6 on North Glenstone just before 1:00 pm on Friday, after they received reports of a possible shooting. Upon arriving on scene, officials discovered one victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside the motel room. Emergency crews tried to provide medical assistance, however the victim was eventually pronounced dead on location.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Springfield police responded to the Motel 6 on North Glenstone just before 1:00 pm on Friday, after they received reports of a possible shooting. Upon arriving on scene, officials discovered one victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside the motel room. Emergency crews tried to provide medical assistance, however the victim was eventually pronounced dead on location.

  • Fatal crash reported in Joplin

    Fatal crash reported in Joplin

    Monday, January 1 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-01-01 21:36:53 GMT

    Joplin, Mo (01/1/2018) One man is dead after a car crash was reported near Woodland and South Range line in Joplin. Trenton Intessimone, 30, of Granby was pronounced dead at the scene.  

    Joplin, Mo (01/1/2018) One man is dead after a car crash was reported near Woodland and South Range line in Joplin. Trenton Intessimone, 30, of Granby was pronounced dead at the scene.  

  • First Springfield baby of 2018

    First Springfield baby of 2018

    Monday, January 1 2018 4:12 PM EST2018-01-01 21:12:17 GMT
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    Springfield, Mo (01/1/2018) With an early January due date, Shawn and Bobbie Retzloff wondered if they might start 2018 with a New Year’s baby.  Today at 6:14 a.m. Sydney Lind made her entrance into the world.  

    Springfield, Mo (01/1/2018) With an early January due date, Shawn and Bobbie Retzloff wondered if they might start 2018 with a New Year’s baby.  Today at 6:14 a.m. Sydney Lind made her entrance into the world.  

  • 2 arrested for Branson home invasion

    2 arrested for Branson home invasion

    Monday, January 1 2018 3:43 PM EST2018-01-01 20:43:17 GMT

    Branson, Mo - (01/1/2018) The Branson Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion Saturday evening after a family reported two men had forced entry to their home robbing the couple of personal possessions including jewelry. 

    Branson, Mo - (01/1/2018) The Branson Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion Saturday evening after a family reported two men had forced entry to their home robbing the couple of personal possessions including jewelry. 

  • Blunt volunteers at Ozarks Food Harvest

    Blunt volunteers at Ozarks Food Harvest

    Friday, December 29 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-12-30 03:00:19 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (12/29/17) - Senator Roy Blunt joined a good number of volunteers at The Ozarks Food Harvest to remind folks that just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean the joy of giving back and helping those receive their next meal is too. About 175,000 people in the Ozarks don’t know where their next meal is going to come from keeping volunteers hard at work. Blunt says, “Food access has, almost, doubled from this location and increased by 70 percent ov...

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (12/29/17) - Senator Roy Blunt joined a good number of volunteers at The Ozarks Food Harvest to remind folks that just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean the joy of giving back and helping those receive their next meal is too. About 175,000 people in the Ozarks don’t know where their next meal is going to come from keeping volunteers hard at work. Blunt says, “Food access has, almost, doubled from this location and increased by 70 percent ov...

  • Oregon County crash claims one

    Oregon County crash claims one

    Friday, December 29 2017 9:08 PM EST2017-12-30 02:08:58 GMT

    Alton, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) An Alton man was pronounced dead on the scene Thursday night after his vehicle lost control and veered off the road. 

    Alton, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) An Alton man was pronounced dead on the scene Thursday night after his vehicle lost control and veered off the road. 

  • Commission releases firm’s preliminary report regarding state auditor request

    Commission releases firm’s preliminary report regarding state auditor request

    Friday, December 29 2017 8:17 PM EST2017-12-30 01:17:04 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Greene County commissioners unanimously voted on Friday to waive attorney-client privilege in order to release a report issued by legal firm Graves Garret LLC on Dec. 22. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Greene County commissioners unanimously voted on Friday to waive attorney-client privilege in order to release a report issued by legal firm Graves Garret LLC on Dec. 22. 

  • Theodosia couple plead guilty to illegally trafficking in ginseng

    Theodosia couple plead guilty to illegally trafficking in ginseng

    Friday, December 29 2017 7:42 PM EST2017-12-30 00:42:30 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) A Theodosia couple pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to illegally trafficking in wild American ginseng.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) A Theodosia couple pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to illegally trafficking in wild American ginseng.

  • Nixa receives donation of over 50 acres for new park

    Nixa receives donation of over 50 acres for new park

    Friday, December 29 2017 7:35 PM EST2017-12-30 00:35:21 GMT

    Nixa, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Nixa Parks & Recreation has received a donation of 50.98 acres from Eoff Family Farms, LLC. The donated land is to be used for a new city park to be named: Eoff Family Century Farm Park. 

    Nixa, Mo. -- (12/29/2017) Nixa Parks & Recreation has received a donation of 50.98 acres from Eoff Family Farms, LLC. The donated land is to be used for a new city park to be named: Eoff Family Century Farm Park. 

  • Safe, driving options on New Year's Eve

    Safe, driving options on New Year's Eve

    Friday, December 29 2017 6:21 PM EST2017-12-29 23:21:13 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--12/29/17) The start of a brand new year is cause for celebration. But those celebrations can be short-lived if you drive intoxicated. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--12/29/17) The start of a brand new year is cause for celebration. But those celebrations can be short-lived if you drive intoxicated. 

  • Two MSU student's dead after tragic car accident

    Two MSU student's dead after tragic car accident

    Friday, December 29 2017 10:33 AM EST2017-12-29 15:33:08 GMT

    Dickinson County, KS – (12/28/17) Two Missouri State University Student's were killed the day after Christmas when the vehicle they were in fell off a bridge in Kansas. Brianna Luft, 20, and Salenna Senzee, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol report, the vehicle was driving westbound on Interstate 70 and hit a guardrail causing it to fall off a bridge.

    Dickinson County, KS – (12/28/17) Two Missouri State University Student's were killed the day after Christmas when the vehicle they were in fell off a bridge in Kansas. Brianna Luft, 20, and Salenna Senzee, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol report, the vehicle was driving westbound on Interstate 70 and hit a guardrail causing it to fall off a bridge.

  • Spike in flu cases leads to hospital restrictions

    Spike in flu cases leads to hospital restrictions

    Thursday, December 28 2017 10:09 PM EST2017-12-29 03:09:49 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/28/2017) This week, 241 cases of the flu were confirmed in Greene County. That's over double the 84 cases that were reported last week. Due to this dramatic increase, local health officials are taking preventative measures, hoping to help keep others healthy. Starting today, a new restriction banning all children 14 and under from visiting local care facilities has been put in place after health officials report the flu virus is spreading with a vengeance.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/28/2017) This week, 241 cases of the flu were confirmed in Greene County. That's over double the 84 cases that were reported last week. Due to this dramatic increase, local health officials are taking preventative measures, hoping to help keep others healthy. Starting today, a new restriction banning all children 14 and under from visiting local care facilities has been put in place after health officials report the flu virus is spreading with a vengeance.

  • Prevent frozen and burst pipes this winter season

    Prevent frozen and burst pipes this winter season

    Thursday, December 28 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-12-29 03:00:13 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (12/28/17) - With the winter months comes the grueling of the dropping temperatures and All Services Heating and Cooling All Services Professional Plumbing is reminding customers how to not fall victim to frozen or bursting pipes. We need them everyday. But they could be frozen or, worse, burst by morning. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (12/28/17) - With the winter months comes the grueling of the dropping temperatures and All Services Heating and Cooling All Services Professional Plumbing is reminding customers how to not fall victim to frozen or bursting pipes. We need them everyday. But they could be frozen or, worse, burst by morning. 

  • Rose Marie, star of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dead at 94

    Rose Marie, star of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dead at 94

    Thursday, December 28 2017 8:46 PM EST2017-12-29 01:46:42 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (12/28/2017) Rose Marie, the actress made famous for her role as Sally Rogers on famed 1960 sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died at age 94. 

    Foxnews.com -- (12/28/2017) Rose Marie, the actress made famous for her role as Sally Rogers on famed 1960 sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died at age 94. 

  • Springfield residents make it out safely during fire

    Springfield residents make it out safely during fire

    Thursday, December 28 2017 6:58 PM EST2017-12-28 23:58:47 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/28/17) Local Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire on North Lexington Ave. in Springfield earlier this afternoon. The occupants were on their way out of the house as the firefighters were responding to the scene. No one was injured and firefighters were able to rescue two pets after they arrived. The fire was quickly contained and the investigation is ongoing. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/28/17) Local Fire Department were dispatched to a house fire on North Lexington Ave. in Springfield earlier this afternoon. The occupants were on their way out of the house as the firefighters were responding to the scene. No one was injured and firefighters were able to rescue two pets after they arrived. The fire was quickly contained and the investigation is ongoing. 

  • Second homicide suspect caught

    Second homicide suspect caught

    Thursday, December 28 2017 6:56 PM EST2017-12-28 23:56:05 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) Moses Ramsey was taken into custody by Joplin police this morning around 9 AM, at a residence near 21st and Empire, without incident. This arrest was for the murder of Sean Harris on Christmas Eve. Artilius Jordan is still wanted for his warrants related to the murder, and his whereabouts are unknown. This is still an active investigation. On December 24th, the Joplin Police Department responded to a report of gunshots at 627 South Byers. 

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) Moses Ramsey was taken into custody by Joplin police this morning around 9 AM, at a residence near 21st and Empire, without incident. This arrest was for the murder of Sean Harris on Christmas Eve. Artilius Jordan is still wanted for his warrants related to the murder, and his whereabouts are unknown. This is still an active investigation. On December 24th, the Joplin Police Department responded to a report of gunshots at 627 South Byers. 

  • Energy assistance program helps Missourians keep warm

    Energy assistance program helps Missourians keep warm

    Thursday, December 28 2017 6:05 PM EST2017-12-28 23:05:52 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--12/28/17) It has been a brutal winter across the Ozarks. The bitter cold mean many people are facing high heating bills. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--12/28/17) It has been a brutal winter across the Ozarks. The bitter cold mean many people are facing high heating bills. 

  • C.A.R.E animal rescue center robbed

    C.A.R.E animal rescue center robbed

    Thursday, December 28 2017 11:04 AM EST2017-12-28 16:04:07 GMT

    Springfield, Mo -- (12/19/2017) C.A.R.E. sanctuary was robbed on Saturday night.  The business filed a police report but there are no suspects at this time and unfortunately the items stolen were not covered by insurance. The suspects got away with a Honda Recon ATV, small hand tools, electric drills, and 100ft extension cords...

    Springfield, Mo -- (12/19/2017) C.A.R.E. sanctuary was robbed on Saturday night.  The business filed a police report but there are no suspects at this time and unfortunately the items stolen were not covered by insurance. The suspects got away with a Honda Recon ATV, small hand tools, electric drills, and 100ft extension cords...

  • Local organization throw Christmas celebration for homeless teens

    Local organization throw Christmas celebration for homeless teens

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 10:29 PM EST2017-12-28 03:29:00 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/27/2017) As the nights get colder and colder, hundreds of teens are on the streets without a place to call home or anything to keep them warm. That's why Building Bridges throws an annual holiday party, hoping to bring some warmth and hope to the teens lives. It's become a holiday tradition that hundreds of The Rare Breed's teens look forward to, as many of them don't get a Christmas celebration of their own. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/27/2017) As the nights get colder and colder, hundreds of teens are on the streets without a place to call home or anything to keep them warm. That's why Building Bridges throws an annual holiday party, hoping to bring some warmth and hope to the teens lives. It's become a holiday tradition that hundreds of The Rare Breed's teens look forward to, as many of them don't get a Christmas celebration of their own. 

  • Car warm up thefts

    Car warm up thefts

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-12-28 03:00:17 GMT

    NIXA, MO (12/27/17) - Cold weather is prime time for warm up thefts. During the winter months many people are tempted to leave their cars unattended while running just so the interior of their vehicle can be warmed up. but this can cause a few problems. Before you start your car in the morning remember you might not be the only one out there. “Keep in mind that if your car is running and it’s unoccupied it’s still an opportunity."

    NIXA, MO (12/27/17) - Cold weather is prime time for warm up thefts. During the winter months many people are tempted to leave their cars unattended while running just so the interior of their vehicle can be warmed up. but this can cause a few problems. Before you start your car in the morning remember you might not be the only one out there. “Keep in mind that if your car is running and it’s unoccupied it’s still an opportunity."

  • Claire's pulls 17 makeup products that tested positive for asbestos

    Claire's pulls 17 makeup products that tested positive for asbestos

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 7:38 PM EST2017-12-28 00:38:18 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (12/27/2017) National retailer, Claire’s, has yanked 17 makeup products off its shelves after one diligent mom discovered they contained asbestos. 

    Foxnews.com -- (12/27/2017) National retailer, Claire’s, has yanked 17 makeup products off its shelves after one diligent mom discovered they contained asbestos. 

  • Police searching for burglar suspect

    Police searching for burglar suspect

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 7:23 PM EST2017-12-28 00:23:27 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (12/27/17) The Greene County Sheriff is asking for your help in identifying a male who is believed to have forced an entry into a house, stole items, and stole the homeowner’s vehicle. The picture was found in a phone that was recovered at the scene of the crime. If you have any information, you are asked to call the sheriff's tip-line at 417-829-6230.

    Springfield, MO -- (12/27/17) The Greene County Sheriff is asking for your help in identifying a male who is believed to have forced an entry into a house, stole items, and stole the homeowner’s vehicle. The picture was found in a phone that was recovered at the scene of the crime. If you have any information, you are asked to call the sheriff's tip-line at 417-829-6230.

  • St. James man in custody after Rolla woman killed

    St. James man in custody after Rolla woman killed

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 7:20 PM EST2017-12-28 00:20:54 GMT

    Fox2Now.com – (12/27/2017) A 26-year-old St. James man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rolla woman. 

    Fox2Now.com – (12/27/2017) A 26-year-old St. James man was arrested over the weekend in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rolla woman. 

  • BBB warns consumers about Outside Outfitters LLC

    BBB warns consumers about Outside Outfitters LLC

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-12-27 22:02:52 GMT

    St. Louis, Mo. – (12/27/17) Frustrated outdoors enthusiasts from across the country tell Better Business Bureau (BBB) they have been left waiting for merchandise and timely refunds from Outside Outfitters LLC, a drop shipping company based in Earth City, Mo. 

    St. Louis, Mo. – (12/27/17) Frustrated outdoors enthusiasts from across the country tell Better Business Bureau (BBB) they have been left waiting for merchandise and timely refunds from Outside Outfitters LLC, a drop shipping company based in Earth City, Mo. 

  • Three children killed in Newton County crash

    Three children killed in Newton County crash

    Wednesday, December 27 2017 11:17 AM EST2017-12-27 16:17:26 GMT

    Newton County, Mo. - (12/27/17) A three vehicle accident outside of Stark City has killed three children. Eric Verde, 7, Benjamin Verde, 4, and Isaac Verde, 2, were all pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Leticia Verde, 32, was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. A highway patrol report says a tractor trailer struck a vehicle causing it to lose control and cross the center line.

    Newton County, Mo. - (12/27/17) A three vehicle accident outside of Stark City has killed three children. Eric Verde, 7, Benjamin Verde, 4, and Isaac Verde, 2, were all pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Leticia Verde, 32, was taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. A highway patrol report says a tractor trailer struck a vehicle causing it to lose control and cross the center line.

  • Study finds rise in young women entrepreneurs

    Study finds rise in young women entrepreneurs

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 10:11 PM EST2017-12-27 03:11:04 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/26/2017) The fast-paced world of businesses and start-ups can be unpredictable, but millennial women may be the new power players in the center of it all. A new study is finding the key to their success may be all about confidence. Female founders of many start-ups say their idea originated from a need in their own lives, whether it be news, tech or even travel.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/26/2017) The fast-paced world of businesses and start-ups can be unpredictable, but millennial women may be the new power players in the center of it all. A new study is finding the key to their success may be all about confidence. Female founders of many start-ups say their idea originated from a need in their own lives, whether it be news, tech or even travel.

  • Staying loyal to the local stores this holiday

    Staying loyal to the local stores this holiday

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-12-27 03:00:19 GMT

    Although Christmas was yesterday holiday shoppers are out and about and staying loyal to the local. At 5 # Apparel holiday shoppers continued to shop after the holidays for a good cause. “We give 5 pounds of food to The Ozarks Food Harvest and their food bank," says assistant manager Olivia Bacon. "And then everything else in the store gives back to different non-profits that we work with.” 

    Although Christmas was yesterday holiday shoppers are out and about and staying loyal to the local. At 5 # Apparel holiday shoppers continued to shop after the holidays for a good cause. “We give 5 pounds of food to The Ozarks Food Harvest and their food bank," says assistant manager Olivia Bacon. "And then everything else in the store gives back to different non-profits that we work with.” 

  • Springfield Mayor urges citizens to support WOW in national contest

    Springfield Mayor urges citizens to support WOW in national contest

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 7:03 PM EST2017-12-27 00:03:45 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) Springfield Mayor Ken McClure is thrilled that Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Aquarium and Museum is in the running to be considered as the best new attraction in the United States.  A USA TODAY readers' choice poll to select a winner continues through New Year's Day. Mayor McClure says he would be more thrilled, however, if it moved from its current #2 position (as of Tuesday at 4 p.m.) to #1 in the five days remaining.

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) Springfield Mayor Ken McClure is thrilled that Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Aquarium and Museum is in the running to be considered as the best new attraction in the United States.  A USA TODAY readers' choice poll to select a winner continues through New Year's Day. Mayor McClure says he would be more thrilled, however, if it moved from its current #2 position (as of Tuesday at 4 p.m.) to #1 in the five days remaining.

  • Amber Alert canceled, suspect charged

    Amber Alert canceled, suspect charged

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 6:54 PM EST2017-12-26 23:54:18 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) UPDATE: Charges have been filed against the father accused of abducting his one-year-old son. Viktor Bandurovskiy was charged with parental kidnapping after authorities found him and his son, Eli, in Brookshire, Texas. Bandurovskiy allegedly left a Motel 6 in Springfield last Friday. He remains in jail in Texas.

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) UPDATE: Charges have been filed against the father accused of abducting his one-year-old son. Viktor Bandurovskiy was charged with parental kidnapping after authorities found him and his son, Eli, in Brookshire, Texas. Bandurovskiy allegedly left a Motel 6 in Springfield last Friday. He remains in jail in Texas.

  • House fire in Willard, Body found

    House fire in Willard, Body found

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 5:29 PM EST2017-12-26 22:29:41 GMT

    Willard, MO -- (12/26/17) UPDATE: Greene County officials have identified the body found in a vacant home last week. Jeffrey Satterfield was found after firefighters put out a fire at the home. Authorities say the home had been vacant for several years. A k-9 search of the house was conducted, but nothing else was found.

    Willard, MO -- (12/26/17) UPDATE: Greene County officials have identified the body found in a vacant home last week. Jeffrey Satterfield was found after firefighters put out a fire at the home. Authorities say the home had been vacant for several years. A k-9 search of the house was conducted, but nothing else was found.

  • High-speed chase leads to arrests

    High-speed chase leads to arrests

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 5:23 PM EST2017-12-26 22:23:46 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) A high-speed chase through Polk and Greene County earlier today resulted in the arrest of two people. Waite Showalter, 37, was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance and resisting arrest. The female occupant was handed over to the Bolivar Police Department. Bolivar PD will choose whether to charge either or both suspects in connection to what happened at the Walmart store.

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) A high-speed chase through Polk and Greene County earlier today resulted in the arrest of two people. Waite Showalter, 37, was arrested and charged with possession of controlled substance and resisting arrest. The female occupant was handed over to the Bolivar Police Department. Bolivar PD will choose whether to charge either or both suspects in connection to what happened at the Walmart store.

  • Five Fatalities Over Christmas Holiday

    Five Fatalities Over Christmas Holiday

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 5:01 PM EST2017-12-26 22:01:14 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports five people died in traffic crashes over the Christmas holiday counting period -- from 6 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017 to 11:59 PM on Monday, December 25, 2017. The Patrol investigated 491 traffic crashes, which included 125 injuries and four of the five fatalities. Officers from the Springfield Police Department investigated one of the fatalities. 

    Springfield, MO -- (12/26/17) The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports five people died in traffic crashes over the Christmas holiday counting period -- from 6 PM on Friday, December 22, 2017 to 11:59 PM on Monday, December 25, 2017. The Patrol investigated 491 traffic crashes, which included 125 injuries and four of the five fatalities. Officers from the Springfield Police Department investigated one of the fatalities. 

  • Missouri man dies snorkeling

    Missouri man dies snorkeling

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-12-26 22:00:47 GMT

    Ozark, MO -- (12/26/17) A Missouri man died while snorkeling Monday. Owen Holmes, 69, of Ozark, Missouri was visiting the Keys with family. He was on board a boat operated by Starfish Snorkeling in Marathon. They were in the water offshore of Marathon near Sombrero Lighthouse when Holmes began to have problems. He was brought on board the boat where the crew began administering CPR. The U.S. Coast Guard responded to their location and transported Holmes to shore. 

    Ozark, MO -- (12/26/17) A Missouri man died while snorkeling Monday. Owen Holmes, 69, of Ozark, Missouri was visiting the Keys with family. He was on board a boat operated by Starfish Snorkeling in Marathon. They were in the water offshore of Marathon near Sombrero Lighthouse when Holmes began to have problems. He was brought on board the boat where the crew began administering CPR. The U.S. Coast Guard responded to their location and transported Holmes to shore. 

  • The man behind the lights

    The man behind the lights

    Friday, December 22 2017 10:35 PM EST2017-12-23 03:35:14 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/22/2017) The rain and cold has not stopped the long line of cars from coming out and seeing what some call the best holiday light attraction in Springfield. The Bagwell light display has almost 100,000 lights blinking to music that draws in crowds from all over the Ozarks. Starting in late August, Mike Bagwell spends over two months assembling his holiday masterpiece complete with thousands of lights and numerous inflatable's. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/22/2017) The rain and cold has not stopped the long line of cars from coming out and seeing what some call the best holiday light attraction in Springfield. The Bagwell light display has almost 100,000 lights blinking to music that draws in crowds from all over the Ozarks. Starting in late August, Mike Bagwell spends over two months assembling his holiday masterpiece complete with thousands of lights and numerous inflatable's. 

  • Baby's first Christmas spent behind hospital walls

    Baby's first Christmas spent behind hospital walls

    Friday, December 22 2017 10:00 PM EST2017-12-23 03:00:17 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (12/22/17) - Born at, just, 31-weeks, Baby Cade is taking the world on one day at a time. But, unfortunately, will be spending Christmas in the NICU. Nicole Hampton wanted her family to be all together for Christmas. “My daughter hasn’t got to meet her baby brother yet," says Nicole, Cade's mother. "She told Santa the other day she doesn’t want her presents she just wants her baby brother home. And that’s hard."

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (12/22/17) - Born at, just, 31-weeks, Baby Cade is taking the world on one day at a time. But, unfortunately, will be spending Christmas in the NICU. Nicole Hampton wanted her family to be all together for Christmas. “My daughter hasn’t got to meet her baby brother yet," says Nicole, Cade's mother. "She told Santa the other day she doesn’t want her presents she just wants her baby brother home. And that’s hard."

  • Man sentenced for abusing family member

    Man sentenced for abusing family member

    Friday, December 22 2017 5:04 PM EST2017-12-22 22:04:07 GMT
    GREENE COUNTY, Mo.--(12/22/17) A Greene County man has been sentenced to life in prison for the sexual abuse of a family member. Michael Sneed began sexually abusing the family member over 20 years ago. The initial period of abuse lasted until the victim was 14 years old. Original charges filed with the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney were dropped in 2008 after the victim declined to participate in prosecution.  Sneed once again abused the victim in 2014 after getting them dr...
    GREENE COUNTY, Mo.--(12/22/17) A Greene County man has been sentenced to life in prison for the sexual abuse of a family member. Michael Sneed began sexually abusing the family member over 20 years ago. The initial period of abuse lasted until the victim was 14 years old. Original charges filed with the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney were dropped in 2008 after the victim declined to participate in prosecution.  Sneed once again abused the victim in 2014 after getting them dr...
  • Salvation Army to provide community Christmas

    Salvation Army to provide community Christmas

    Friday, December 22 2017 4:20 PM EST2017-12-22 21:20:42 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(12/22/17) The Salvation Army will serve its annual Community Christmas Dinner on Monday, December 25th from 12:00p.m. to 1:00pm. Community members are invited to attend this free Christmas meal. Christmas lunch will be served at The Salvation Army Main Office at 1707 West Chestnut Expressway.  “We are grateful to be able to give everyone in our community a place to celebrate the birth of Christ,” said Major Butch Frost. “This is a w...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(12/22/17) The Salvation Army will serve its annual Community Christmas Dinner on Monday, December 25th from 12:00p.m. to 1:00pm. Community members are invited to attend this free Christmas meal. Christmas lunch will be served at The Salvation Army Main Office at 1707 West Chestnut Expressway.  “We are grateful to be able to give everyone in our community a place to celebrate the birth of Christ,” said Major Butch Frost. “This is a w...
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Springfield

    Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Springfield

    Friday, December 22 2017 4:13 PM EST2017-12-22 21:13:43 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(12/22/17) Springfield police were dispatched to an injury crash involving a pedestrian at 6:38 a.m. on Dec. 22. A Honda Ridgeline, operated by Elvin Abney, 56, of Springfield, was making a left turn from the driveway of 2220 N. Glenstone, when it struck Darrell Bryant, 77, of Springfield, near the center lane of the road. Bryant was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Abney was not injured. The section of the road where this occurred was dark at th...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(12/22/17) Springfield police were dispatched to an injury crash involving a pedestrian at 6:38 a.m. on Dec. 22. A Honda Ridgeline, operated by Elvin Abney, 56, of Springfield, was making a left turn from the driveway of 2220 N. Glenstone, when it struck Darrell Bryant, 77, of Springfield, near the center lane of the road. Bryant was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Abney was not injured. The section of the road where this occurred was dark at th...
  • Joplin woman in the hospital after shooting

    Joplin woman in the hospital after shooting

    Friday, December 22 2017 4:04 PM EST2017-12-22 21:04:53 GMT
    JOPLIN, Mo.--(12/22/17) A woman is in the hospital after a shooting in Joplin. Joplin PD responding to the 5500 block of East 32nd where they found the 29-year-old shot at a Gastrip. She was transported to the hospital and was in surgery as of this morning. The suspect hasn't been arrested at this time. Joplin PD does believe this incident is isolated and a case of domestic violence. The investigation is ongoing. 
    JOPLIN, Mo.--(12/22/17) A woman is in the hospital after a shooting in Joplin. Joplin PD responding to the 5500 block of East 32nd where they found the 29-year-old shot at a Gastrip. She was transported to the hospital and was in surgery as of this morning. The suspect hasn't been arrested at this time. Joplin PD does believe this incident is isolated and a case of domestic violence. The investigation is ongoing. 
  • Greene County's temporary jail houses inmates

    Greene County's temporary jail houses inmates

    Friday, December 22 2017 10:11 AM EST2017-12-22 15:11:04 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--12/21/17) A temporary jail using four semi truck trailers opened this week to address the need of overcrowding in Greene County after sitting vacant for several weeks. "

    (Springfield, Mo.--12/21/17) A temporary jail using four semi truck trailers opened this week to address the need of overcrowding in Greene County after sitting vacant for several weeks. "

  • Family gets keys to new home in time for Christmas

    Family gets keys to new home in time for Christmas

    Thursday, December 21 2017 10:08 PM EST2017-12-22 03:08:49 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/21/2017) After 22 months of hard work and patience, the Sutton family was handed the keys to their new home, after they partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help make a home of their dreams. Just in time for Christmas, the Sutton family is now the proud new owners of a remodeled home in Springfield after they spent almost two years working hard to get to this day. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/21/2017) After 22 months of hard work and patience, the Sutton family was handed the keys to their new home, after they partnered with Habitat for Humanity to help make a home of their dreams. Just in time for Christmas, the Sutton family is now the proud new owners of a remodeled home in Springfield after they spent almost two years working hard to get to this day. 

  • Local organization provides Christmas for the homeless

    Local organization provides Christmas for the homeless

    Thursday, December 21 2017 9:46 PM EST2017-12-22 02:46:17 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/20/2017) Veterans Coming Home partners with local churches and organizations to provide at least one warm meal a day to over 200 homeless and veterans. Today they held their annual holiday luncheon, hoping to give a Christmas to those who may not otherwise have one. Smiling faces surrounded a feast of turkey and stuffing, as hundreds of homeless gathered for a Christmas celebration complete with gifts, music and food.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (12/20/2017) Veterans Coming Home partners with local churches and organizations to provide at least one warm meal a day to over 200 homeless and veterans. Today they held their annual holiday luncheon, hoping to give a Christmas to those who may not otherwise have one. Smiling faces surrounded a feast of turkey and stuffing, as hundreds of homeless gathered for a Christmas celebration complete with gifts, music and food.

  • The Salvation Army just over halfway to holiday campaign goal

    The Salvation Army just over halfway to holiday campaign goal

    Thursday, December 21 2017 8:15 PM EST2017-12-22 01:15:56 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/21/2017) The Salvation Army has reached 65% of their 2017 Tree of Lights campaign goal. In order to reach the $1,000,000.00 goal, The Salvation Army needs to raise and additional $350,000.00 by mid-January. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/21/2017) The Salvation Army has reached 65% of their 2017 Tree of Lights campaign goal. In order to reach the $1,000,000.00 goal, The Salvation Army needs to raise and additional $350,000.00 by mid-January. 

  • Man wanted for bank robbery

    Man wanted for bank robbery

    Thursday, December 21 2017 6:01 PM EST2017-12-21 23:01:34 GMT

    Springfield, Mo – (12/21/17) Today a man is wanted in-connection with a bank robbery. The robbery was reported just around noon at the Great Southern Bank located at Chestnut and College. The man is described as a White male, possibly in his forties; he was wearing all black with his face covered.   A Springfield police spokesperson, said the suspect has not been taking into custody. 

    Springfield, Mo – (12/21/17) Today a man is wanted in-connection with a bank robbery. The robbery was reported just around noon at the Great Southern Bank located at Chestnut and College. The man is described as a White male, possibly in his forties; he was wearing all black with his face covered.   A Springfield police spokesperson, said the suspect has not been taking into custody. 

  • Second bus fire reported near Phelps County

    Second bus fire reported near Phelps County

    Thursday, December 21 2017 5:38 PM EST2017-12-21 22:38:47 GMT

    Doolittle, Mo - (12/21/17) The DRFPD was dispatched to a bus fire Wednesday night at the eastbound rest area of 1-44. The bus was full of soldiers on their way to the airport in St. Louis to go home for the holidays . 

    Doolittle, Mo - (12/21/17) The DRFPD was dispatched to a bus fire Wednesday night at the eastbound rest area of 1-44. The bus was full of soldiers on their way to the airport in St. Louis to go home for the holidays . 

  • Two men arrested in-connection with Rolla shooting

    Two men arrested in-connection with Rolla shooting

    Thursday, December 21 2017 4:58 PM EST2017-12-21 21:58:44 GMT

    Rolla, Mo – (12/21/17) On December 17, 2017 Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 block of Cambridge Drive in Rolla. According to the release, it was reported that two vehicles, including several people were involved and that someone may have been shot. 

    Rolla, Mo – (12/21/17) On December 17, 2017 Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 800 block of Cambridge Drive in Rolla. According to the release, it was reported that two vehicles, including several people were involved and that someone may have been shot. 

  • More than 100 animals rescued from property in Bates County

    More than 100 animals rescued from property in Bates County

    Thursday, December 21 2017 4:25 PM EST2017-12-21 21:25:59 GMT

    Bates County, Mo –(12/21/17) The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued 84 dogs and 17 cats from filthy, unsafe living conditions on a property in Bates County in western Missouri.  According to the release, Debbie Hill, HSMO’s vice president of Operations said  “These animals were forced to live in truly squalid conditions, the worst I have encountered in more than 40 years of rescuing animals from abuse and neglect.” 

    Bates County, Mo –(12/21/17) The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued 84 dogs and 17 cats from filthy, unsafe living conditions on a property in Bates County in western Missouri.  According to the release, Debbie Hill, HSMO’s vice president of Operations said  “These animals were forced to live in truly squalid conditions, the worst I have encountered in more than 40 years of rescuing animals from abuse and neglect.” 

  • December Pay it Forward Winner

    December Pay it Forward Winner

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 11:47 PM EST2017-12-21 04:47:59 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(12/20/17) It didn’t take long for Jeana Scroggins to identify a need in the community of Ash Grove. “Some kids don’t have shoes, they don’t have clothes, they don’t have basic food over the weekend,” she said. Jeana took it upon herself help …… to start a local chapter of Care To Learn in her town, an organization that addresses hunger, health and hygiene concerns for those in need. Even though the population...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(12/20/17) It didn’t take long for Jeana Scroggins to identify a need in the community of Ash Grove. “Some kids don’t have shoes, they don’t have clothes, they don’t have basic food over the weekend,” she said. Jeana took it upon herself help …… to start a local chapter of Care To Learn in her town, an organization that addresses hunger, health and hygiene concerns for those in need. Even though the population...
  • The Salvation Army to announce Tree of Lights Campaign progress

    The Salvation Army to announce Tree of Lights Campaign progress

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 7:22 PM EST2017-12-21 00:22:57 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/20/2017) The Salvation Army will be providing Christmas assistance to residents of Christian and Greene County. Distribution of assistance will take place on Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (12/20/2017) The Salvation Army will be providing Christmas assistance to residents of Christian and Greene County. Distribution of assistance will take place on Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

  • Toy drive makes delivery for young hospital patients

    Toy drive makes delivery for young hospital patients

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 5:58 PM EST2017-12-20 22:58:16 GMT

    (SPRINGFIELD,Mo--12/20/17)  Christmas came early for some young patients at CoxHealth. Last month we told you about the 11th annual toy drive in memory of a fallen officer and today they delivered those toys. 

    (SPRINGFIELD,Mo--12/20/17)  Christmas came early for some young patients at CoxHealth. Last month we told you about the 11th annual toy drive in memory of a fallen officer and today they delivered those toys. 

  • Police investigate alleged rape near MSU campus

    Police investigate alleged rape near MSU campus

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 5:49 PM EST2017-12-20 22:49:40 GMT

    Springfield, Mo - (12/20/2017) An alleged rape occurred between 7:30-10:35 p.m. on Dec. 18 at 1043 E. Cherry.  MSU has referred the victim to the Title VI office and Missouri state counseling services. According to Missouri State University's daily crime log the incident happened at Alpha Kappa Lambda's house. A Springfield police spokesperson says the report is currently under investigation.

    Springfield, Mo - (12/20/2017) An alleged rape occurred between 7:30-10:35 p.m. on Dec. 18 at 1043 E. Cherry.  MSU has referred the victim to the Title VI office and Missouri state counseling services. According to Missouri State University's daily crime log the incident happened at Alpha Kappa Lambda's house. A Springfield police spokesperson says the report is currently under investigation.

  • Robbery reported at Affordable Towing

    Robbery reported at Affordable Towing

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 5:40 PM EST2017-12-20 22:40:40 GMT

    Springfield, Mo -- (12/20/17) A robbery was reported today at Affordable Towing located at 1645 East Florida St. According to the release, thieves were able to get away with several sets of keys, and a Dodge Challenger. 

    Springfield, Mo -- (12/20/17) A robbery was reported today at Affordable Towing located at 1645 East Florida St. According to the release, thieves were able to get away with several sets of keys, and a Dodge Challenger. 

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