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  • Four more defendants sentenced in $1 million meth conspiracy

    Four more defendants sentenced in $1 million meth conspiracy

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:07:11 GMT

    Kansas City, Mo. -- Four more defendants have been sentenced in federal court this week for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1 million worth of methamphetamine in southern Missouri and in the Kansas City area.

    Kansas City, Mo. -- Four more defendants have been sentenced in federal court this week for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1 million worth of methamphetamine in southern Missouri and in the Kansas City area.

  • Woman who died on Alaska Airlines flight was from small Missouri town

    Woman who died on Alaska Airlines flight was from small Missouri town

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:45:33 GMT

    Officials have released the name of the woman who died Tuesday on a flight from Seattle to Kansas City. KCPD said the 59-year-old had already died when emergency personnel responded to the plane.

    Officials have released the name of the woman who died Tuesday on a flight from Seattle to Kansas City. KCPD said the 59-year-old had already died when emergency personnel responded to the plane.

  • Gov. Greitens speaks at police breakfast amid controversy

    Gov. Greitens speaks at police breakfast amid controversy

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:42:59 GMT

    Embattled governor Eric Greitens made a public appearance Wednesday morning, speaking in St. Charles at a police prayer breakfast. The event organizers say this breakfast was non-political and they felt it was appropriate for the governor to speak because of his support for law enforcement.

    Embattled governor Eric Greitens made a public appearance Wednesday morning, speaking in St. Charles at a police prayer breakfast. The event organizers say this breakfast was non-political and they felt it was appropriate for the governor to speak because of his support for law enforcement.

  • LOOK OUT BELOW! Dog falls from sky and lands on woman

    LOOK OUT BELOW! Dog falls from sky and lands on woman

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:55:21 GMT

    The phrase “it’s raining cats and dogs” was a little too literal for one woman in China.  Surveillance footage captured the moment a dog appeared out of the sky, striking a woman on the head. 

    The phrase “it’s raining cats and dogs” was a little too literal for one woman in China.  Surveillance footage captured the moment a dog appeared out of the sky, striking a woman on the head. 

  • Mom shares tragic story of drinking and driving, to save others

    Mom shares tragic story of drinking and driving, to save others

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-04-25 22:31:37 GMT

    (Springfield,Mo.--04/25/18)  With prom season underway, teens are more likely to be on the road, which means now is the time to talk to them about the dangers of underage drinking.

    (Springfield,Mo.--04/25/18)  With prom season underway, teens are more likely to be on the road, which means now is the time to talk to them about the dangers of underage drinking.

  • Dead mouse found in salad at Missouri State University

    Dead mouse found in salad at Missouri State University

    A picture making the rounds today showing an unappetizing addition to one MSU students on-campus meal. If you have a squeamish stomach we recommend you look away. The picture being shared on social media shows a dead mouse mixed in with a salad. 

    A picture making the rounds today showing an unappetizing addition to one MSU students on-campus meal. If you have a squeamish stomach we recommend you look away. The picture being shared on social media shows a dead mouse mixed in with a salad. 

  • Dallas police officer dies after Home Depot shooting

    Dallas police officer dies after Home Depot shooting

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-04-25 17:05:03 GMT

    FoxNews.com - A Dallas police officer died Wednesday, a day after he was shot responding to an incident at a Home Depot, the city's mayor said. Officer Rogelio Santander died at a hospital around 8 a.m., Mayor Mike Rawlings announced at a city council meeting. Santander had worked for the city’s northeast division for three years, police said. Officer Crystal Almeida was still in critical condition, Dallas police Chief Rene Hall said.

    FoxNews.com - A Dallas police officer died Wednesday, a day after he was shot responding to an incident at a Home Depot, the city's mayor said. Officer Rogelio Santander died at a hospital around 8 a.m., Mayor Mike Rawlings announced at a city council meeting. Santander had worked for the city’s northeast division for three years, police said. Officer Crystal Almeida was still in critical condition, Dallas police Chief Rene Hall said.

  • Two Dallas officers critically injured after Home Depot shooting

    Two Dallas officers critically injured after Home Depot shooting

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:52:25 GMT

    There is a massive manhunt for the gunman who critically injured two Dallas police officers and also shot a civilian at a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon.

    There is a massive manhunt for the gunman who critically injured two Dallas police officers and also shot a civilian at a Home Depot in Northeast Dallas Tuesday afternoon.

  • Local advocate says mentally ill is not the biggest concern in mass shootings

    Local advocate says mentally ill is not the biggest concern in mass shootings

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:41:04 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/24/18) - With multiple mass shootings this year, and the latest the Waffle House shooting in Tennessee, the question being raised is can people with a mental illness own a gun? Records show it varies from state to state but in Missouri someone with a mental illness can purchase a gun. The only way someone living with a mental illness can’t own a firearm is if they have been institutionalized. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/24/18) - With multiple mass shootings this year, and the latest the Waffle House shooting in Tennessee, the question being raised is can people with a mental illness own a gun? Records show it varies from state to state but in Missouri someone with a mental illness can purchase a gun. The only way someone living with a mental illness can’t own a firearm is if they have been institutionalized. 

  • Police search for two drivers involved in fatal March crash

    Police search for two drivers involved in fatal March crash

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-04-24 23:13:46 GMT

     Springfield Police are asking for the public’s help in a fatal crash investigation. If you have any information about this incident, contact Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

     Springfield Police are asking for the public’s help in a fatal crash investigation. If you have any information about this incident, contact Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477).

  • Update: Nixa man located safe

    Update: Nixa man located safe

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:36:34 GMT

    Nixa Police is requesting help in locating a missing adult. Call NPD if you have information at 417-582-1030.

    Nixa Police is requesting help in locating a missing adult. Call NPD if you have information at 417-582-1030.

  • Lawmakers consider implementing needle-exchange program

    Lawmakers consider implementing needle-exchange program

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-04-24 21:01:25 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/24/18) With the heroin and opioid epidemic raging in the area, lawmakers in Missouri are considering adding a controversial needle exchange program in their fight to stop the spread of infectious diseases among drug users. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/24/18) With the heroin and opioid epidemic raging in the area, lawmakers in Missouri are considering adding a controversial needle exchange program in their fight to stop the spread of infectious diseases among drug users. 

  • Update: Teen located safe

    Update: Teen located safe

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-04-24 14:04:22 GMT

    Update: Bowles was located safe this morning and the missing person advisory has been canceled. Springfield, Mo -- The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered person and is asking for the public’s assistance. Makayla J. Bowles, 16,  ran away from Ashley House girls shelter at 6:45 p.m. Monday. Makayla is diabetic, insulin dependent and has no insulin in her possession.

    Update: Bowles was located safe this morning and the missing person advisory has been canceled. Springfield, Mo -- The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered person and is asking for the public’s assistance. Makayla J. Bowles, 16,  ran away from Ashley House girls shelter at 6:45 p.m. Monday. Makayla is diabetic, insulin dependent and has no insulin in her possession.

  • 10 dead after van plows into Toronto crowd

    10 dead after van plows into Toronto crowd

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-04-24 01:05:12 GMT

    Police in Toronto identified the suspected driver of a van that rammed into a crowd of pedestrians earlier Monday, and said they would not rule out terrorism as a possible motive. The vehicle was driven by Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, north of Toronto, police said. Minassian allegedly drove into dozens of people intentionally, killing 10 and injuring 15 others.

    Police in Toronto identified the suspected driver of a van that rammed into a crowd of pedestrians earlier Monday, and said they would not rule out terrorism as a possible motive. The vehicle was driven by Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, north of Toronto, police said. Minassian allegedly drove into dozens of people intentionally, killing 10 and injuring 15 others.

  • Murder trial canceled: 'more time is needed'

    Murder trial canceled: 'more time is needed'

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:48:02 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A jury trial is canceled for a man charged with murder. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- A jury trial is canceled for a man charged with murder. 

  • Springfield man sentenced to 35 years for drug trafficking murder

    Springfield man sentenced to 35 years for drug trafficking murder

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:43:51 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man and a Seymour man were sentenced in federal court on Monday for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that resulted in the murder of a co-conspirator.

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man and a Seymour man were sentenced in federal court on Monday for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that resulted in the murder of a co-conspirator.

  • Man responsible for deadly crash missed arraignment

    Man responsible for deadly crash missed arraignment

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:41:31 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man charged with second degree murder missed a scheduled arraignment, according to officials.

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man charged with second degree murder missed a scheduled arraignment, according to officials.

  • Former Stone County deputy pleads guilty in court

    Former Stone County deputy pleads guilty in court

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-04-24 00:38:48 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A former deputy of the Stone County Sheriff’s Office has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

    Springfield, Mo. -- A former deputy of the Stone County Sheriff’s Office has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

  • Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

    Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:12:05 GMT

    Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Sunday after an infection he contracted spread to his blood, his spokesman said Monday. The announcement of the hospitalization comes just days after Bush's wife, Barbara, died at age 92. 

    Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized on Sunday after an infection he contracted spread to his blood, his spokesman said Monday. The announcement of the hospitalization comes just days after Bush's wife, Barbara, died at age 92. 

  • Non-profit Welcomes Spring Cleaning Donations

    Non-profit Welcomes Spring Cleaning Donations

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-04-23 22:34:29 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/23/18) As many Missourians start their spring cleaning this year a local non profit hopes that you keep them in mind as you de-clutter your house.

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/23/18) As many Missourians start their spring cleaning this year a local non profit hopes that you keep them in mind as you de-clutter your house.

  • Former addict says federal funding shouldn't be just for opioids

    Former addict says federal funding shouldn't be just for opioids

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:59:35 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/23/18) - The state of Missouri is receiving a federal grant to fight the high number of opioid overdose deaths. And although, it’s no lie that the Ozarks has an opioid crisis, at Correction Services they say opioids shouldn’t be the only federal funded issue. Not just opioids but addictions in general! Lisa Davis, with Correction Services, says we should focus on addictions as a whole.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/23/18) - The state of Missouri is receiving a federal grant to fight the high number of opioid overdose deaths. And although, it’s no lie that the Ozarks has an opioid crisis, at Correction Services they say opioids shouldn’t be the only federal funded issue. Not just opioids but addictions in general! Lisa Davis, with Correction Services, says we should focus on addictions as a whole.

  • Waffle House shooter arrested

    Waffle House shooter arrested

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:38:42 GMT

    FoxNews.com - The man who cops believe gunned down four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday, just over an hour after cops admitted he led police on a chase in a stolen BMW days before the rampage. Travis Reinking, 29, was taken into custody just after 1 p.m. ET, the Nashville Metro Police Department told reporters at a news conference Monday.

    FoxNews.com - The man who cops believe gunned down four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee was arrested Monday, just over an hour after cops admitted he led police on a chase in a stolen BMW days before the rampage. Travis Reinking, 29, was taken into custody just after 1 p.m. ET, the Nashville Metro Police Department told reporters at a news conference Monday.

  • Kate Middleton, Prince William welcome baby boy

    Kate Middleton, Prince William welcome baby boy

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:00:29 GMT

    FoxNews.com - Kate Middleton and Prince William proudly held their new bundle of joy as the couple left the hospital after welcoming a baby boy on Monday.Prince William, wearing a simple blue suit, and the Duchess of Cambridge wearing a red dress with a white lace collar, waved to the hoards of media and royal watchers as they left the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital."

    FoxNews.com - Kate Middleton and Prince William proudly held their new bundle of joy as the couple left the hospital after welcoming a baby boy on Monday.Prince William, wearing a simple blue suit, and the Duchess of Cambridge wearing a red dress with a white lace collar, waved to the hoards of media and royal watchers as they left the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's hospital."

  • Manhunt continues for Waffle House shooting suspect

    Manhunt continues for Waffle House shooting suspect

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:26:16 GMT

    FoxNews.com -  Nashville public schools are going into "lock-out" mode on Monday as authorities intensify the search for a gunman who police said opened fire in a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday, killing four before a customer wrestled the weapon away. Travis Reinking, 29, who was naked during the shooting except for a green jacket and assault rifle, may have “mental issues,” authorities said.

    FoxNews.com -  Nashville public schools are going into "lock-out" mode on Monday as authorities intensify the search for a gunman who police said opened fire in a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday, killing four before a customer wrestled the weapon away. Travis Reinking, 29, who was naked during the shooting except for a green jacket and assault rifle, may have “mental issues,” authorities said.

  • Miller County Deputy dies in head-on crash

    Miller County Deputy dies in head-on crash

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 02:57:27 GMT
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    MILLER COUNTY, Mo. -- (04/20/2018) A Miller County Deputy died Friday evening after crashing into an oncoming vehicle while responding to a call.  The 26-year-old male, whose name has not yet been release, had been with the department for approximately a year. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the deputy was responding to a call when he came up behind a fire truck headed to another, un-related call. 

    MILLER COUNTY, Mo. -- (04/20/2018) A Miller County Deputy died Friday evening after crashing into an oncoming vehicle while responding to a call.  The 26-year-old male, whose name has not yet been release, had been with the department for approximately a year. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the deputy was responding to a call when he came up behind a fire truck headed to another, un-related call. 

  • North Korea announces end to missile testing

    North Korea announces end to missile testing

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:23:31 GMT

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced Friday that his country will be suspending missile testing and closing a nuclear test site, several reports said. "From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," the Korean Central News Agency said, according to Yonhap News. 

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced Friday that his country will be suspending missile testing and closing a nuclear test site, several reports said. "From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles," the Korean Central News Agency said, according to Yonhap News. 

  • Gov. Eric Greitens indicted on computer tampering charges

    Gov. Eric Greitens indicted on computer tampering charges

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:51:58 GMT

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens faces a new indictment from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office over alleged wrongdoing concerning The Mission Continues charity during his campaign for governor. 

    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens faces a new indictment from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office over alleged wrongdoing concerning The Mission Continues charity during his campaign for governor. 

  • School holds assembly instead of a walkout

    School holds assembly instead of a walkout

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:09:56 GMT

    (Ozark, Mo.--04/20/18) Hundreds of students at Ozark High School gathered to mark the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting instead of staging a walkout, they held an assembly. 

    (Ozark, Mo.--04/20/18) Hundreds of students at Ozark High School gathered to mark the anniversary of the Columbine school shooting instead of staging a walkout, they held an assembly. 

  • Swedish house DJ Avicii dead at 28

    Swedish house DJ Avicii dead at 28

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:31 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:31:15 GMT

    Swedish EDM star Avicii was found dead in Muscat, Oman on Friday, a rep for the star told Fox News. He was 28. "The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time," Avicii's publicist Diana Baron said. 

    Swedish EDM star Avicii was found dead in Muscat, Oman on Friday, a rep for the star told Fox News. He was 28. "The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time," Avicii's publicist Diana Baron said. 

  • Homeless man convicted of murder

    Homeless man convicted of murder

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:06:10 GMT
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    Andrew Mark JensenAndrew Mark Jensen

    Springfield, Mo. – Andrew Mark Jensen, 41, of Springfield, Missouri, was convicted late yesterday afternoon by a Greene County Jury of the murder of  Kathi Jones. 

    Springfield, Mo. – Andrew Mark Jensen, 41, of Springfield, Missouri, was convicted late yesterday afternoon by a Greene County Jury of the murder of  Kathi Jones. 

  • TV tower collapse knocked out weather radio transmitter

    TV tower collapse knocked out weather radio transmitter

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:46:47 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/20/18) - The TV tower collapse, yesterday, killing one man and injuring others also knocked out a weather radio transmitter. Leaving some folks in the area concerned that they’re not going to get alerts when it comes to severe weather. If you live in portions of Greene, Polk, Dallas, and Webster Counties you’re probably still only hearing static over the radio. .

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/20/18) - The TV tower collapse, yesterday, killing one man and injuring others also knocked out a weather radio transmitter. Leaving some folks in the area concerned that they’re not going to get alerts when it comes to severe weather. If you live in portions of Greene, Polk, Dallas, and Webster Counties you’re probably still only hearing static over the radio. .

  • Missing woman found safe; kidnapping investigation is ongoing

    Missing woman found safe; kidnapping investigation is ongoing

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:27:13 GMT

    Update: The endangered person advisory has been canceled. Police say Barton has been located and is safe.SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/16/18) - The Springfield Police responded to an abduction over the weekend. But they are calling it an unusual event. Officers have confirmed the identity of the female that was abducted as 24-year-old Savannah Barton.Police were called to the Economy Inn on North Glenstone for a possible abduction.

    Update: The endangered person advisory has been canceled. Police say Barton has been located and is safe.SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/16/18) - The Springfield Police responded to an abduction over the weekend. But they are calling it an unusual event. Officers have confirmed the identity of the female that was abducted as 24-year-old Savannah Barton.Police were called to the Economy Inn on North Glenstone for a possible abduction.

  • Time running out for potential case against Gov. Greitens’ charity

    Time running out for potential case against Gov. Greitens’ charity

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:18:55 GMT

    Many people will be watching the activity around the Carnahan courthouse closely Friday to see if more legal trouble hits Governor Eric Greitens. This time the focus could be on alleged wrongdoing concerning The Mission Continues charity Greitens founded, and his campaign for governor. T

    Many people will be watching the activity around the Carnahan courthouse closely Friday to see if more legal trouble hits Governor Eric Greitens. This time the focus could be on alleged wrongdoing concerning The Mission Continues charity Greitens founded, and his campaign for governor. T

  • Four children left alone killed in house fire

    Four children left alone killed in house fire

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:17:59 GMT

    Lake Ozark, Mo. - Four children in a Lake Ozark home were killed when their house went up in flames.  "This morning around 12:51 a.m. Lake Ozark Fire District was dispatched to a residential first alarm structure fire at 1636 Carol Road, explains Fire Chief Mark Amsinger.  The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District received the structure call just before 1 a.m. and were on scene within minutes.

    Lake Ozark, Mo. - Four children in a Lake Ozark home were killed when their house went up in flames.  "This morning around 12:51 a.m. Lake Ozark Fire District was dispatched to a residential first alarm structure fire at 1636 Carol Road, explains Fire Chief Mark Amsinger.  The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District received the structure call just before 1 a.m. and were on scene within minutes.

  • Collapsed tower knocks out weather radio service

    Collapsed tower knocks out weather radio service

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:40:05 GMT

    Fordland, Mo. -  The National Weather Service has confirmed that a collapsed tower in Fordland has knocked out service to weather radios tuned into Fordland's transmitter until further notice. The NWS encourages people to look for another frequency on their weather radio until Fordland is back on the air.

    Fordland, Mo. -  The National Weather Service has confirmed that a collapsed tower in Fordland has knocked out service to weather radios tuned into Fordland's transmitter until further notice. The NWS encourages people to look for another frequency on their weather radio until Fordland is back on the air.

  • One student injured in Florida high school shooting

    One student injured in Florida high school shooting

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:46:14 GMT

    FoxNews.com - At least one student was injured in a shooting at a Florida high school Friday and a suspect was in custody, police said.  The Marion County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred at Forest High School in Ocala, Fla. School board member Nancy Stacey confirmed to Fox News that the suspected gunman and person injured are both students. The student was allegedly shot in the ankle and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

    FoxNews.com - At least one student was injured in a shooting at a Florida high school Friday and a suspect was in custody, police said.  The Marion County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred at Forest High School in Ocala, Fla. School board member Nancy Stacey confirmed to Fox News that the suspected gunman and person injured are both students. The student was allegedly shot in the ankle and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

  • One dead after tower collapse

    One dead after tower collapse

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:58:47 GMT

    Fordland, Mo. - One person has died and others injured after a television tower collapsed in Fordland early this morning. The Logan Rogersville Fire Protection District confirmed the fatality. A crew of six people were working more than 100 feet up the tower when it fell. It was not immediately clear why the tower collapsed. Authorities say three of the crew members were taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

    Fordland, Mo. - One person has died and others injured after a television tower collapsed in Fordland early this morning. The Logan Rogersville Fire Protection District confirmed the fatality. A crew of six people were working more than 100 feet up the tower when it fell. It was not immediately clear why the tower collapsed. Authorities say three of the crew members were taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

  • Golden Apple Award - April 2018

    Golden Apple Award - April 2018

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:45:21 GMT

    Ozark, MO -- At Ozark High School, a surprise awaits in the gym for a special teacher. For the past four years, Mrs. Walls has been teaching Special Ed. And for the past five years, she's been coaching the Color Guard team. 

    Ozark, MO -- At Ozark High School, a surprise awaits in the gym for a special teacher. For the past four years, Mrs. Walls has been teaching Special Ed. And for the past five years, she's been coaching the Color Guard team. 

  • Judge denies dismissal request in Gov. Greitens criminal privacy case

    Judge denies dismissal request in Gov. Greitens criminal privacy case

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:15:23 GMT

    St. Louis, Mo. - A request to dismiss a felony criminal indictment against Governor Eric Greitens has been denied by Circuit Judge Rex Burlison. The decision was made after Greitens lawyers and representatives from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's officer met with the judge for less than an hour. Greitens lawyers were asking for the case dismissal after the prosecutor and an investigator made mistakes during pre-trial proceedings.

    St. Louis, Mo. - A request to dismiss a felony criminal indictment against Governor Eric Greitens has been denied by Circuit Judge Rex Burlison. The decision was made after Greitens lawyers and representatives from the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's officer met with the judge for less than an hour. Greitens lawyers were asking for the case dismissal after the prosecutor and an investigator made mistakes during pre-trial proceedings.

  • Man in custody after high-speed chase

    Man in custody after high-speed chase

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:46:31 GMT
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    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/18/2018) An arrest has been made following a high-speed chase between a man and Greene County Deputies. Deputy Connell attempted to stop a dark in color passenger vehicle on West Bypass north of Chestnut. The driver eventually stopped on Nichols east of West Bypass. Deputy Connell made contact with the driver and observed felony drugs and a digital scale in the vehicle. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/18/2018) An arrest has been made following a high-speed chase between a man and Greene County Deputies. Deputy Connell attempted to stop a dark in color passenger vehicle on West Bypass north of Chestnut. The driver eventually stopped on Nichols east of West Bypass. Deputy Connell made contact with the driver and observed felony drugs and a digital scale in the vehicle. 

  • Mother of two dies in multi-vehicle crash

    Mother of two dies in multi-vehicle crash

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-04-19 02:18:21 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/18/2018) Family and friends are now remembering Dana Nicole Sowards after she was killed Tuesday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle crash. According to a Go-Fund-Me page set up in her honor, Sowards was on her way to pick up her son from his grandmother's house when 54-year-old Tommy Morris, Jr. ran a red light, t-boning Sowards' car in an attempt to escape police after striking a pedestrian. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/18/2018) Family and friends are now remembering Dana Nicole Sowards after she was killed Tuesday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle crash. According to a Go-Fund-Me page set up in her honor, Sowards was on her way to pick up her son from his grandmother's house when 54-year-old Tommy Morris, Jr. ran a red light, t-boning Sowards' car in an attempt to escape police after striking a pedestrian. 

  • Carthage man sentenced for $1 million meth conspiracy

    Carthage man sentenced for $1 million meth conspiracy

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:33:05 GMT

    Kansas City, Mo. -- A Carthage man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1 million worth of methamphetamine in southern Missouri and in the Kansas City area.

    Kansas City, Mo. -- A Carthage man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for his role in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1 million worth of methamphetamine in southern Missouri and in the Kansas City area.

  • Springfield woman sentenced for $718,000 tax fraud conspiracy

    Springfield woman sentenced for $718,000 tax fraud conspiracy

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:32:13 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield woman was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for her role in a $718,000 tax fraud conspiracy.

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield woman was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for her role in a $718,000 tax fraud conspiracy.

  • Korean War vets reflect on their time in battle

    Korean War vets reflect on their time in battle

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:18:00 GMT

    POINT LOOKOUT, MO (04/18/18) -  People gathered at College of the Ozarks to pay tribute to those who fought in the Korean War. Also known as the Forgotten War, it wasn’t forgotten today! Veterans that were just beginning their lives gave up everything to save the lives of everyone back here at home. Raymond Curtis, also known as ‘Bud’ to his friends, signed up at the age of 18 and two days later he was sent overseas.

    POINT LOOKOUT, MO (04/18/18) -  People gathered at College of the Ozarks to pay tribute to those who fought in the Korean War. Also known as the Forgotten War, it wasn’t forgotten today! Veterans that were just beginning their lives gave up everything to save the lives of everyone back here at home. Raymond Curtis, also known as ‘Bud’ to his friends, signed up at the age of 18 and two days later he was sent overseas.

  • Charges filed against double-homicide shooter

    Charges filed against double-homicide shooter

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:22:17 GMT

    Webster County, Mo. - The shooter in the double homicide in Webster County yesterday has been charged. Authorities have charged Kenneth Livingston, 31, with two counts of first degree murder, one count of first degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action.

    Webster County, Mo. - The shooter in the double homicide in Webster County yesterday has been charged. Authorities have charged Kenneth Livingston, 31, with two counts of first degree murder, one count of first degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action.

  • Governor Greitens files restraining order against Attorney General Hawley

    Governor Greitens files restraining order against Attorney General Hawley

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:09:42 GMT

    Governor Eric Greitens has filed a temporary restraining order against Attorney General Josh Hawley in Jefferson City on Monday evening.

    Governor Eric Greitens has filed a temporary restraining order against Attorney General Josh Hawley in Jefferson City on Monday evening.

  • Woman at Clinton home when officer was killed facing new murder charge

    Woman at Clinton home when officer was killed facing new murder charge

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:06:34 GMT

    The woman Clinton police encountered shortly before they were hit by deadly gunfire that killed Officer Ryan Morton and injured two others is now facing a first-degree murder charge.

    The woman Clinton police encountered shortly before they were hit by deadly gunfire that killed Officer Ryan Morton and injured two others is now facing a first-degree murder charge.

  • Charges filed in fatality crash case

    Charges filed in fatality crash case

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:51:39 GMT

    UPDATE: Tommy Morris, Jr., a prior and persistent offender, has been charged by the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney's Office with second-degree murder, attempt to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

    UPDATE: Tommy Morris, Jr., a prior and persistent offender, has been charged by the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney's Office with second-degree murder, attempt to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

  • Springfield man captured after firing shots at police

    Springfield man captured after firing shots at police

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:27:40 GMT

    UPDATE: Enrique Castaneda was arrested in St Louis with the assistance of the Midwest Fugitive Task Force. The suspect was on the run after firing shots at law enforcement officers Monday morning.

    UPDATE: Enrique Castaneda was arrested in St Louis with the assistance of the Midwest Fugitive Task Force. The suspect was on the run after firing shots at law enforcement officers Monday morning.

  • Residents shaken after deadly officer-involved shooting

    Residents shaken after deadly officer-involved shooting

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:37:22 GMT

    ( Greene County, Mo.--04/18/2018) An attempted traffic stop overnight and subsequent foot pursuit led to a deadly officer involved shooting in Greene County.

    ( Greene County, Mo.--04/18/2018) An attempted traffic stop overnight and subsequent foot pursuit led to a deadly officer involved shooting in Greene County.

  • Barbara Bush, former first lady, dead at 92

    Barbara Bush, former first lady, dead at 92

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:06:28 GMT

    Foxnews.com-- With her cloud of snow-white hair, signature three strand pearls and compelling presence, Barbara Bush's image was what she laughingly called "everybody's grandmother." But the feisty, outspoken Bush was also a tireless advocate for literacy , an author, experienced campaigner and both wife and mother of a U.S. president. 

    Foxnews.com-- With her cloud of snow-white hair, signature three strand pearls and compelling presence, Barbara Bush's image was what she laughingly called "everybody's grandmother." But the feisty, outspoken Bush was also a tireless advocate for literacy , an author, experienced campaigner and both wife and mother of a U.S. president. 

  • Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

    Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:18:37 GMT

    Greene County, Mo. -  The Greene County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man shot and killed this morning. William Ray Simcoe, 45, was killed by officers after he raised a handgun towards them. Authorities say shortly before 2:30 a.m. they were driving near Kansas and Kearney when they initiated a traffic stop on Simcoe for felony charges he was wanted on. Simcoe fled in his vehicle and authorities pursued.

    Greene County, Mo. -  The Greene County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man shot and killed this morning. William Ray Simcoe, 45, was killed by officers after he raised a handgun towards them. Authorities say shortly before 2:30 a.m. they were driving near Kansas and Kearney when they initiated a traffic stop on Simcoe for felony charges he was wanted on. Simcoe fled in his vehicle and authorities pursued.

  • Fatal crash caused by Springfield man fleeing police

    Fatal crash caused by Springfield man fleeing police

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:11:43 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A local woman was killed in a 5 car crash Tuesday afternoon. Dana Sowards, 31, of Nixa was killed when a vehicle driven by Tommy Morris Jr., 54, crashed into her. Sowards vehicle then collided with a third car operated by Ben Cole, 29.  Springfield Police first responded to what is now being considered a vehicular assault near Price Cutter at West Bypass and Chestnut. Officers say Morris hit a male victim pushing a shopping cart.

    Springfield, Mo. -- A local woman was killed in a 5 car crash Tuesday afternoon. Dana Sowards, 31, of Nixa was killed when a vehicle driven by Tommy Morris Jr., 54, crashed into her. Sowards vehicle then collided with a third car operated by Ben Cole, 29.  Springfield Police first responded to what is now being considered a vehicular assault near Price Cutter at West Bypass and Chestnut. Officers say Morris hit a male victim pushing a shopping cart.

  • Webster County Sheriff continues murder investigation

    Webster County Sheriff continues murder investigation

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:38:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (4/17/2018) The Webster County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a shooting that happened Tuesday morning at a home near Elkland. According to Sheriff Roye Cole, the Webster County Sheriff's Office received numerous 911 calls around 11:00 on Tuesday as witnesses reported multiple shots fired at a home off of Pleasant Church Road. When officers arrived on scene, they found two women dead and one man severely injured due to apparent gunshot wounds.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (4/17/2018) The Webster County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a shooting that happened Tuesday morning at a home near Elkland. According to Sheriff Roye Cole, the Webster County Sheriff's Office received numerous 911 calls around 11:00 on Tuesday as witnesses reported multiple shots fired at a home off of Pleasant Church Road. When officers arrived on scene, they found two women dead and one man severely injured due to apparent gunshot wounds.

  • Springfield Board of Education approves new early childhood center

    Springfield Board of Education approves new early childhood center

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:22:31 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- Springfield Public Schools Board of Education voted during its April 17 meeting to consolidate Campbell and McGregor elementary schools, which will create space for an interim early childhood education center and Parents as Teachers hubin center city.

    Springfield, Mo. -- Springfield Public Schools Board of Education voted during its April 17 meeting to consolidate Campbell and McGregor elementary schools, which will create space for an interim early childhood education center and Parents as Teachers hubin center city.

  • Laborers reach new agreements with contractors

    Laborers reach new agreements with contractors

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:19:02 GMT

    Kansas City, Mo -- A local labor union and its contractor partners are working to build a more solid future together.

    Kansas City, Mo -- A local labor union and its contractor partners are working to build a more solid future together.

  • Members of House leadership call for resignation of Governor Greitens

    Members of House leadership call for resignation of Governor Greitens

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:05:06 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo have joined the list of those who have asked Governor Eric Greitens to resign.

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo have joined the list of those who have asked Governor Eric Greitens to resign.

  • Tiger Woods thrills locals in golf clinic for kids

    Tiger Woods thrills locals in golf clinic for kids

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-04-17 23:10:36 GMT

    (Branson, Mo.--04/17/18) Bass Pro's Legends of Golf draws thousands as legend Tiger Woods hosts a golf clinic for youth across the Ozarks. 

    (Branson, Mo.--04/17/18) Bass Pro's Legends of Golf draws thousands as legend Tiger Woods hosts a golf clinic for youth across the Ozarks. 

  • Hawley says Greitens committed a crime while running for governor

    Hawley says Greitens committed a crime while running for governor

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:27:52 GMT

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (04/17/18) - The Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says his office has evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Governor Eric Greitens. The attorney general’s office has been investigating, what Hawley says, is at least a good two months of criminal actions by Greitens involving a St. Louis based charity and his campaign for office. 

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO (04/17/18) - The Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says his office has evidence of criminal wrongdoing by Governor Eric Greitens. The attorney general’s office has been investigating, what Hawley says, is at least a good two months of criminal actions by Greitens involving a St. Louis based charity and his campaign for office. 

  • 1 dead after Southwest Airlines plane's engine explodes

    1 dead after Southwest Airlines plane's engine explodes

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:48:49 GMT

    FoxNews.com -  One person died Tuesday after a Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after it experienced engine failure, officials said. Seven others who were aboard Flight 1380, which was headed from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Dallas' Love Field, suffered minor injuries, but were not transported to the hospital. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) confirmed one person was killed in the incident.

    FoxNews.com -  One person died Tuesday after a Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after it experienced engine failure, officials said. Seven others who were aboard Flight 1380, which was headed from LaGuardia Airport in New York City to Dallas' Love Field, suffered minor injuries, but were not transported to the hospital. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) confirmed one person was killed in the incident.

  • Suspects charged in home invasion and hit-and-run

    Suspects charged in home invasion and hit-and-run

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:06:01 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/16/2018) Two men, who have been identified as James Finley, 25, and Ernest Brown, 23, were arrested this afternoon by Springfield Police for striking a pedestrian with their car as she crossed the street, then also hitting another oncoming vehicle as the suspects attempted to flee the scene. The two men were seen to be traveling northbound in a gold SUV down Jefferson avenue, which is a one-way, southbound-only street. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (04/16/2018) Two men, who have been identified as James Finley, 25, and Ernest Brown, 23, were arrested this afternoon by Springfield Police for striking a pedestrian with their car as she crossed the street, then also hitting another oncoming vehicle as the suspects attempted to flee the scene. The two men were seen to be traveling northbound in a gold SUV down Jefferson avenue, which is a one-way, southbound-only street. 

  • Judge in Greitens case says he’ll rule on dismissal request this week

    Judge in Greitens case says he’ll rule on dismissal request this week

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 00:54:49 GMT

    Fox2Now.com -- Significant developments in court Monday morning regarding the invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens.

    Fox2Now.com -- Significant developments in court Monday morning regarding the invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens.

  • Officials investigating Newburg house fire

    Officials investigating Newburg house fire

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-04-17 00:51:02 GMT

    Rolla, Mo. -- The DeSoto and Rolla Rural Fire Protection Districts were dispatched to a structure fire Sunday night near the intersection of Main Street and West First Street in Newburg.

    Rolla, Mo. -- The DeSoto and Rolla Rural Fire Protection Districts were dispatched to a structure fire Sunday night near the intersection of Main Street and West First Street in Newburg.

  • Sparta High School student charged for allegedly making shooting threats

    Sparta High School student charged for allegedly making shooting threats

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:46:43 GMT

    A Sparta High School student has been charged with second degree terrorist threat after allegedly making threats to “shoot up the school.”

    A Sparta High School student has been charged with second degree terrorist threat after allegedly making threats to “shoot up the school.”

  • Tax experts share last minute tax filing tips

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:55:26 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/16/18) The deadline to file your 2017 taxes is quickly approaching, and that may be overwhelming for those last minute procrastinators with the deadline to file them without penalty falling tomorrow. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/16/18) The deadline to file your 2017 taxes is quickly approaching, and that may be overwhelming for those last minute procrastinators with the deadline to file them without penalty falling tomorrow. 

  • Springfield Police search for Missing and Endangered Woman

    Springfield Police search for Missing and Endangered Woman

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-04-15 22:12:48 GMT

    Springfield, Mo -- The Springfield Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for Savannah Barton  in connection with an incident that occurred in front of R & R Custom Wheels on 2545 N Glenstone Ave in Springfield at 9:02am on April 15th, 2018. 

    Springfield, Mo -- The Springfield Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for Savannah Barton  in connection with an incident that occurred in front of R & R Custom Wheels on 2545 N Glenstone Ave in Springfield at 9:02am on April 15th, 2018. 

  • Trump announces U.S. military strikes in Syria

    Trump announces U.S. military strikes in Syria

    Friday, April 13 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-04-14 03:40:51 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- President Trump on Friday announced that he has approved military strikes in Syria against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. 

    Foxnews.com -- President Trump on Friday announced that he has approved military strikes in Syria against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. 

  • Firefighters unable to save home from wind-driven fire

    Firefighters unable to save home from wind-driven fire

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:46:45 GMT

    Mountain Grove, Mo. -- Massive gusts of wind are to blame for a house fire in Mountain Grove.

    Mountain Grove, Mo. -- Massive gusts of wind are to blame for a house fire in Mountain Grove.

  • Evangel University's Forensics team brings home 20 awards

    Evangel University's Forensics team brings home 20 awards

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:43:58 GMT

    Evangel.edu -- Evangel University’s Forensics team members were recognized with 20 awards at the 2018 Public Communication Speech & Debate League (PCSDL) national tournament April 7-8.

    Evangel.edu -- Evangel University’s Forensics team members were recognized with 20 awards at the 2018 Public Communication Speech & Debate League (PCSDL) national tournament April 7-8.

  • Seligman man sentenced for meth

    Seligman man sentenced for meth

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:41:00 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Seligman man has been sentenced in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute following a high-speed pursuit by law enforcement officers that ended at a chicken farm.

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Seligman man has been sentenced in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute following a high-speed pursuit by law enforcement officers that ended at a chicken farm.

  • Judge in Greitens privacy case will not rule on request to dismiss just yet

    Judge in Greitens privacy case will not rule on request to dismiss just yet

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:35:09 GMT

    Fox2Now.com -- A judge has said he won’t decide whether or not to dismiss the felony charge filed against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens until next week at the earliest.

    Fox2Now.com -- A judge has said he won’t decide whether or not to dismiss the felony charge filed against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens until next week at the earliest.

  • Springfield woman arrested after shooting neighbor

    Springfield woman arrested after shooting neighbor

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:33:15 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- Just after 2 a.m. Friday morning, officers responded to a Springfield residence where they found a female with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to her right shoulder.

    Springfield, Mo. -- Just after 2 a.m. Friday morning, officers responded to a Springfield residence where they found a female with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to her right shoulder.

  • ‘Portraits of Courage’ opens at Bass Pro

    ‘Portraits of Courage’ opens at Bass Pro

    Friday, April 13 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-14 00:27:58 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is proud to celebrate the opening of Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, a powerful exhibition that highlights America’s military veterans, on loan from the George W. Bush Institute for a limited engagement through July 5, 2018.

    Springfield, Mo. -- Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is proud to celebrate the opening of Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, a powerful exhibition that highlights America’s military veterans, on loan from the George W. Bush Institute for a limited engagement through July 5, 2018.

  • Bolivar missing person found safe

    Bolivar missing person found safe

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:04:00 GMT

    Bolivar, MO -- Update: Lester Mincks has been located safe at a local medical facility. 

    Bolivar, MO -- Update: Lester Mincks has been located safe at a local medical facility. 

  • Man, 80, accidentally records himself admitting to killing Missouri lawyer who sued him, police say

    Man, 80, accidentally records himself admitting to killing Missouri lawyer who sued him, police say

    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-04-13 00:15:07 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- An 80-year-old man accused of murdering a Kansas City lawyer who sued him accidentally recorded himself admitting to the crime, police said. 

    Foxnews.com -- An 80-year-old man accused of murdering a Kansas City lawyer who sued him accidentally recorded himself admitting to the crime, police said. 

  • Springfield man arrested after firing shots near nightclub

    Springfield man arrested after firing shots near nightclub

    Thursday, April 12 2018 8:10 PM EDT2018-04-13 00:10:13 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man was arrested after firing shots outside Martha’s Vineyard nightclub late Wednesday night. 19-year-old Dale Jones was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon. Authorities say Jones fired shots and then fled on foot into another local business. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- A Springfield man was arrested after firing shots outside Martha’s Vineyard nightclub late Wednesday night. 19-year-old Dale Jones was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon. Authorities say Jones fired shots and then fled on foot into another local business. 

  • Governor Greitens tweets response to report

    Governor Greitens tweets response to report

    Thursday, April 12 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-04-12 22:21:53 GMT

    Jefferson City, MO -- The investigation into the invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reaches new heights Thursday.

    Jefferson City, MO -- The investigation into the invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reaches new heights Thursday.

  • Habitat for Humanity tackles affordable housing

    Habitat for Humanity tackles affordable housing

    Thursday, April 12 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-04-12 21:35:48 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/12/18) Habitat for Humanity is highlighting the need for affordable housing for homeowners across the area with their second annual Home is the Key campaign.

    (Springfield, Mo.--04/12/18) Habitat for Humanity is highlighting the need for affordable housing for homeowners across the area with their second annual Home is the Key campaign.

  • Manhunt leads to another mans arrest; suspect still at large

    Manhunt leads to another mans arrest; suspect still at large

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:34:50 GMT
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    Brandon James Junek (Left), Edward Call (Right).Brandon James Junek (Left), Edward Call (Right).

    Cotter, AR. -- The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Cotter PD, Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Department of Corrections K-9 Dog Team were involved in a man hunt in the City of Cotter for a parole absconder who fled from a traffic stop. 

    Cotter, AR. -- The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Cotter PD, Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Department of Corrections K-9 Dog Team were involved in a man hunt in the City of Cotter for a parole absconder who fled from a traffic stop. 

  • Fur Kids pet of the month is Crescent

    Fur Kids pet of the month is Crescent

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:15:12 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/12/18) - This is Crescent. She’s a red coon hound and she’s about 1 to 2-years-old. We’re not too sure because she was a stray. She’s really kind of timid at first and then when she warms up to you she’ll give you kisses and be your best friend. She’s really relaxed and laid back. She was found in Joplin and then sent to our Pups For Parole Program where they go and get trained at a prison facility here in Missouri.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (04/12/18) - This is Crescent. She’s a red coon hound and she’s about 1 to 2-years-old. We’re not too sure because she was a stray. She’s really kind of timid at first and then when she warms up to you she’ll give you kisses and be your best friend. She’s really relaxed and laid back. She was found in Joplin and then sent to our Pups For Parole Program where they go and get trained at a prison facility here in Missouri.

  • Wild Animal Safari welcomes new giraffe

    Wild Animal Safari welcomes new giraffe

    Thursday, April 12 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-04-12 20:14:57 GMT

    Strafford, Mo. - The wild animal safari showed off their newest addition today and Fox 5 was there to welcome her to the Ozarks. Meet Blossom, a two-month old female reticulated giraffe. Blossom arrived from Georgia three weeks ago and is getting adjusted to her new surroundings. Even though blossom is smaller compared to Sheldon, the other giraffe at the park, the safari says it's only a matter of a time until she reaches new heights.

    Strafford, Mo. - The wild animal safari showed off their newest addition today and Fox 5 was there to welcome her to the Ozarks. Meet Blossom, a two-month old female reticulated giraffe. Blossom arrived from Georgia three weeks ago and is getting adjusted to her new surroundings. Even though blossom is smaller compared to Sheldon, the other giraffe at the park, the safari says it's only a matter of a time until she reaches new heights.

  • Cheetah Jumps in Jeep During African Safari

    Cheetah Jumps in Jeep During African Safari

    Apr 12, 2018 12:00 PM2018-03-29 18:34:00 GMT
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    A Seattle man survived a close encounter with a cheetah while on an African safari. While on the excursion, they had been focused on the cheetah that had jumped on their hood when suddenly, another jumped into the back seat! Everyone kept calm and avoided eye contact, which allowed the animal to not see the men as a threat. Could you have stayed this calm in the same situation? 

    A Seattle man survived a close encounter with a cheetah while on an African safari. While on the excursion, they had been focused on the cheetah that had jumped on their hood when suddenly, another jumped into the back seat! Everyone kept calm and avoided eye contact, which allowed the animal to not see the men as a threat. Could you have stayed this calm in the same situation? 

  • Juvenile arrested in Stone County homicide investigation

    Juvenile arrested in Stone County homicide investigation

    Thursday, March 29 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-03-29 15:49:17 GMT

    Stone County, Mo. -  A juvenile is in custody after an adult male was found dead in Stone County. Authorities say they were called to a residence on Richwood Schoolhouse Road in Northern Stone County for a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Once on scene they found Javen A. Mitchell, 33. Mitchell was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield where he died as a result of his injuries.

    Stone County, Mo. -  A juvenile is in custody after an adult male was found dead in Stone County. Authorities say they were called to a residence on Richwood Schoolhouse Road in Northern Stone County for a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Once on scene they found Javen A. Mitchell, 33. Mitchell was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield where he died as a result of his injuries.

  • Six children feared dead after SUV plunged off California cliff; 2 women killed

    Six children feared dead after SUV plunged off California cliff; 2 women killed

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-03-29 01:05:01 GMT

     Investigators made a grim announcement Wednesday in the hunt for relatives after an SUV plummeted off a cliff in Northern California: six children were feared dead, along with two women. 

     Investigators made a grim announcement Wednesday in the hunt for relatives after an SUV plummeted off a cliff in Northern California: six children were feared dead, along with two women. 

  • Branson community team begins relocating 76 Inn guests

    Branson community team begins relocating 76 Inn guests

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-03-29 00:30:37 GMT

    Branson, Mo. -- A Branson community team has started coordinating the housing and necessary transportation for the relocation of people who are staying at the 76 Inn who would like to move. This is after the power to the motel was shut off a short time on Monday and an official closure notice from the City of Branson was issued. 

    Branson, Mo. -- A Branson community team has started coordinating the housing and necessary transportation for the relocation of people who are staying at the 76 Inn who would like to move. This is after the power to the motel was shut off a short time on Monday and an official closure notice from the City of Branson was issued. 

  • Injuries reported after bus accident

    Injuries reported after bus accident

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:12:56 GMT

    Three students and the bus driver are being taken to Fort Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital for evaluation following an accident involving Bus Route 4 at approximately 7:10 Wednesday morning on Polla Road.

    Three students and the bus driver are being taken to Fort Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital for evaluation following an accident involving Bus Route 4 at approximately 7:10 Wednesday morning on Polla Road.

  • Trial date set for former MSU professor accused of murdering colleague

    Trial date set for former MSU professor accused of murdering colleague

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:10:40 GMT

     A trial date has been set for Edward Gutting, former Missouri State professor who is accused of murdering his colleague, Marc Cooper. 

     A trial date has been set for Edward Gutting, former Missouri State professor who is accused of murdering his colleague, Marc Cooper. 

  • Trump to replace David Shulkin with Adm. Ronny Jackson as Veterans Affairs secretary

    Trump to replace David Shulkin with Adm. Ronny Jackson as Veterans Affairs secretary

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-03-28 23:06:02 GMT

    President Trump on Wednesday announced his intention to replace Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin with Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who currently serves as physician to the president. It marked the latest in a string of swift White House replacements over recent months.

    President Trump on Wednesday announced his intention to replace Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin with Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, who currently serves as physician to the president. It marked the latest in a string of swift White House replacements over recent months.

  • How to find and delete personal Facebook info

    How to find and delete personal Facebook info

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-03-28 22:19:54 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/28/18) - In the wake of news that personal information of millions of Facebook users may have been taken without consent the privacy settings data breach could have taken info such as credit card numbers, family information, photos and videos, things you’ve searched, and even your last location. But good news, there are ways you can protect yourself. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/28/18) - In the wake of news that personal information of millions of Facebook users may have been taken without consent the privacy settings data breach could have taken info such as credit card numbers, family information, photos and videos, things you’ve searched, and even your last location. But good news, there are ways you can protect yourself. 

  • Students experience hands on activities at Build My Future Construction Showcase

    Students experience hands on activities at Build My Future Construction Showcase

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-03-28 21:56:17 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo--03/28/18) Hundreds of high school students got the chance to experience a day in the life of a construction worker.

    (Springfield, Mo--03/28/18) Hundreds of high school students got the chance to experience a day in the life of a construction worker.

  • Community comes together to help vandalism victim

    Community comes together to help vandalism victim

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-03-28 14:17:49 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (03/26/2018) Shemeka Mitchell woke up to her worst nightmare after finding a swastika on her front door, her car windows smashed in and eggs covering her house. "First I was scared, then I was angry, afraid. The car had eggs on it, the screen door has eggs on it, there was eggs on the porch," said Shemeka Mitchell, the vandalism victim. According to residents, crimes like these are not a rarity in the North Springfield neighborhood.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (03/26/2018) Shemeka Mitchell woke up to her worst nightmare after finding a swastika on her front door, her car windows smashed in and eggs covering her house. "First I was scared, then I was angry, afraid. The car had eggs on it, the screen door has eggs on it, there was eggs on the porch," said Shemeka Mitchell, the vandalism victim. According to residents, crimes like these are not a rarity in the North Springfield neighborhood.

  • Charges filed in El Dorado Springs shooting

    Charges filed in El Dorado Springs shooting

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-03-28 01:10:58 GMT

    Cedar County, Mo. -- UPDATE: Cedar County officials have announced first degree murder charges were filed on Monday against Charles Shane Green of El Dorado Springs for the shooting death of Brandon Keith on October 23, 2017. 

    Cedar County, Mo. -- UPDATE: Cedar County officials have announced first degree murder charges were filed on Monday against Charles Shane Green of El Dorado Springs for the shooting death of Brandon Keith on October 23, 2017. 

  • BBB warns Facebook users amid controversy

    BBB warns Facebook users amid controversy

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-03-28 01:00:38 GMT

     In the wake of news that the personal information of 50 million Facebook users may have been harvested without their knowledge, Better Business Bureau (BBB) is encouraging users to check their privacy settings for the world’s most popular social media website. 

     In the wake of news that the personal information of 50 million Facebook users may have been harvested without their knowledge, Better Business Bureau (BBB) is encouraging users to check their privacy settings for the world’s most popular social media website. 

  • Police investigating suspicious death as a homicide

    Police investigating suspicious death as a homicide

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-03-28 00:03:18 GMT

    Police are investigating a suspicious death in west Springfield. Authorities received a call about a car spotted in a backyard with someone slumped over Tuesday afternoon.

    Police are investigating a suspicious death in west Springfield. Authorities received a call about a car spotted in a backyard with someone slumped over Tuesday afternoon.

  • Designers of Verrückt & construction company indicted for deadly water slide incident

    Designers of Verrückt & construction company indicted for deadly water slide incident

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 7:11 PM EDT2018-03-27 23:11:58 GMT

    Fox4KC.com -- The attorney general for the state of Kansas, Derek Schmidt, announced Tuesday that a Wyandotte County grand jury has indicted a third person and a construction company in connection to the deadly 2016 water slide incident that took the life of a 10-year-old boy.

    Fox4KC.com -- The attorney general for the state of Kansas, Derek Schmidt, announced Tuesday that a Wyandotte County grand jury has indicted a third person and a construction company in connection to the deadly 2016 water slide incident that took the life of a 10-year-old boy.

  • Flooding concerns linger as rain continues across the Ozarks

    Flooding concerns linger as rain continues across the Ozarks

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 7:08 PM EDT2018-03-27 23:08:37 GMT

    (Rogersville, Mo.--03/27/18) MoDOT officials are warning motorists that plan to be out driving to turn around, don't drown in hazardous flood water.

    (Rogersville, Mo.--03/27/18) MoDOT officials are warning motorists that plan to be out driving to turn around, don't drown in hazardous flood water.

  • McCaskill visits MSU and talks gun safety with students

    McCaskill visits MSU and talks gun safety with students

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-03-27 22:39:18 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/27/18) - Senator Claire McCaskill made a visit to MSU and answered some burning questions on students minds including: DACA, sex trafficking, and making college more affordable. But the big question, gun safety. An open question and answer session, McCaskill says growing up in Texas County she’s been around guns her whole life but says we are reaching a tipping point for change.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/27/18) - Senator Claire McCaskill made a visit to MSU and answered some burning questions on students minds including: DACA, sex trafficking, and making college more affordable. But the big question, gun safety. An open question and answer session, McCaskill says growing up in Texas County she’s been around guns her whole life but says we are reaching a tipping point for change.

  • Power outage leaves Branson residents displaced

    Power outage leaves Branson residents displaced

    Monday, March 26 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-03-27 01:50:29 GMT

    BRANSON, MO (03/26/18) - Early this morning residents of the 76 Inn woke up to their power being off. And a few of them told Fox 5 this isn’t the first time they’ve had issues with the property owners. One resident went as far as to saying they don't care. With 50 rooms being rented with multiple people in them, including small children and animals, the White River Electric Company says the owners has an outstanding bill. 

    BRANSON, MO (03/26/18) - Early this morning residents of the 76 Inn woke up to their power being off. And a few of them told Fox 5 this isn’t the first time they’ve had issues with the property owners. One resident went as far as to saying they don't care. With 50 rooms being rented with multiple people in them, including small children and animals, the White River Electric Company says the owners has an outstanding bill. 

  • Schlitterbahn co-owner arrested in connection with 10-year-old’s water slide death

    Schlitterbahn co-owner arrested in connection with 10-year-old’s water slide death

    Monday, March 26 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-03-27 01:45:10 GMT

    The co-owner of Schlitterbahn was arrested Monday in Texas in connection to the death of a 10-year-old boy on a water slide, officials say. 

    The co-owner of Schlitterbahn was arrested Monday in Texas in connection to the death of a 10-year-old boy on a water slide, officials say. 

  • Teen arrested after loaded gun found on school campus

    Teen arrested after loaded gun found on school campus

    Monday, March 26 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-03-27 01:21:10 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/26/18) A 15-year-old Parkview High School student has been arrested after authorities say he brought a loaded handgun to school this morning. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/26/18) A 15-year-old Parkview High School student has been arrested after authorities say he brought a loaded handgun to school this morning. 

  • Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dead at 76

    Linda Brown, center of Brown v. Board case, dead at 76

    Monday, March 26 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-03-27 01:20:00 GMT

    Linda Brown, the woman who was at the center of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended school segregation, has died at age 76.

    Linda Brown, the woman who was at the center of the Supreme Court's Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended school segregation, has died at age 76.

  • Parkview student in custody after bringing gun to school

    Parkview student in custody after bringing gun to school

    Monday, March 26 2018 9:19 PM EDT2018-03-27 01:19:36 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -  A Parkview High School student is in juvenile custody after it was discovered they had brought a gun to school. District officials say another student gave PHS administration a tip that a 15-year-old male was in possession of a handgun. The student was removed from class for questioning.

    Springfield, Mo. -  A Parkview High School student is in juvenile custody after it was discovered they had brought a gun to school. District officials say another student gave PHS administration a tip that a 15-year-old male was in possession of a handgun. The student was removed from class for questioning.

  • Jury will decide case against Greitens, judge rules

    Jury will decide case against Greitens, judge rules

    Monday, March 26 2018 8:35 PM EDT2018-03-27 00:35:51 GMT

    Several issues in the Governor Greitens invasion of privacy case came before Judge Rex Burlison Monday morning, including a motion about whether the case would be heard by a jury or only in front of only a judge.

    Several issues in the Governor Greitens invasion of privacy case came before Judge Rex Burlison Monday morning, including a motion about whether the case would be heard by a jury or only in front of only a judge.

  • Bolivar woman charged for son's drug overdose

    Bolivar woman charged for son's drug overdose

    Monday, March 26 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-03-27 00:31:42 GMT

    According to a probable cause statement, the Mother stole controlled substances from the health facility she worked at and brought them home where she exposed him to it.

    According to a probable cause statement, the Mother stole controlled substances from the health facility she worked at and brought them home where she exposed him to it.

  • Students demand action on gun violence with school walkout

    Students demand action on gun violence with school walkout

    Saturday, March 24 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-03-24 16:05:53 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/23/18) Hundreds of high school and college students across Springfield participated in a walk out to protest gun violence and to honor the lives in the deadly Florida school shooting. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/23/18) Hundreds of high school and college students across Springfield participated in a walk out to protest gun violence and to honor the lives in the deadly Florida school shooting. 

  • Woman charged after dead twins found in suitcase

    Woman charged after dead twins found in suitcase

    Friday, March 23 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-03-24 00:27:55 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- A 24-year-old woman was arrested Thursday in connection with the deaths of stillborn twins whose bodies were found stuffed inside a suitcase in Arkansas last month.

    Foxnews.com -- A 24-year-old woman was arrested Thursday in connection with the deaths of stillborn twins whose bodies were found stuffed inside a suitcase in Arkansas last month.

  • Food drive provides training for Boy Scouts and meals for those in need

    Food drive provides training for Boy Scouts and meals for those in need

    Friday, March 23 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-03-24 00:17:59 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- The Boy Scouts of the Ozark Trails Council will go door-to-door this month collecting non-perishable food items for the 29th annual Scouting for Food benefiting Ozarks Food Harvest and its network of 270 pantries.

    Springfield, Mo. -- The Boy Scouts of the Ozark Trails Council will go door-to-door this month collecting non-perishable food items for the 29th annual Scouting for Food benefiting Ozarks Food Harvest and its network of 270 pantries.

  • Stone County man in custody

    Stone County man in custody

    Friday, March 23 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-03-24 00:16:36 GMT

    Shell Knob, Mo. -- Deputies from the Stone County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop Friday afternoon on YY Highway in Shell Knob that lead to a pursuit. 

    Shell Knob, Mo. -- Deputies from the Stone County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop Friday afternoon on YY Highway in Shell Knob that lead to a pursuit. 

  • 2 teens arrested after break-in at Fremont Elementary

    2 teens arrested after break-in at Fremont Elementary

    Friday, March 23 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-03-23 15:47:13 GMT

    Police say at approximately 5 a.m., they were notified that two people likely entered the school and triggered the alarm.

    Police say at approximately 5 a.m., they were notified that two people likely entered the school and triggered the alarm.

  • Golden Apple Winner - March

    Golden Apple Winner - March

    Friday, March 23 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-03-23 13:33:15 GMT

    Willard, Mo. -- This month, we head to Willard East Elementary to recognize an awesome teacher.  

    Willard, Mo. -- This month, we head to Willard East Elementary to recognize an awesome teacher.  

  • Body found in Osage River

    Body found in Osage River

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-03-23 00:21:59 GMT

    Taberville, Mo. -- The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a fisherman Wednesday morning about a body in the water on an upper arm of the Osage River. 

    Taberville, Mo. -- The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call from a fisherman Wednesday morning about a body in the water on an upper arm of the Osage River. 

  • OTC plans for success, access and employer needs

    OTC plans for success, access and employer needs

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-03-23 00:18:34 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- Ozarks Technical Community College unveiled its new strategic plan “Your Dreams, Our Plan – OTC 2025” today at the OTC Springfield Campus. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- Ozarks Technical Community College unveiled its new strategic plan “Your Dreams, Our Plan – OTC 2025” today at the OTC Springfield Campus. 

  • Identity released of body found near Wildcat Glades

    Identity released of body found near Wildcat Glades

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-03-23 00:16:49 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- The Joplin Police Department received a call that a body had been discovered near Wildcat Glades Wednesday afternoon in Shoal Creek. 

    Joplin, Mo. -- The Joplin Police Department received a call that a body had been discovered near Wildcat Glades Wednesday afternoon in Shoal Creek. 

  • Students host town hall meeting on school safety

    Students host town hall meeting on school safety

    Thursday, March 22 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-03-22 22:50:04 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/22/18) Thousands of students lead a town hall meeting today at Central High School to discuss school safety on the heels of the deadly Florida school shooting.

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/22/18) Thousands of students lead a town hall meeting today at Central High School to discuss school safety on the heels of the deadly Florida school shooting.

  • Living with Down Syndrome

    Living with Down Syndrome

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-03-22 02:34:38 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (3/21/2018) Mark Seeley is one of about 600,000 Americans who are currently living with the chromosomal disorder of Down syndrome which is genetic condition where a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (3/21/2018) Mark Seeley is one of about 600,000 Americans who are currently living with the chromosomal disorder of Down syndrome which is genetic condition where a person is born with an extra copy of chromosome 21. 

  • Ozark County husband and wife sentenced for statutory sodomy

    Ozark County husband and wife sentenced for statutory sodomy

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 9:01 PM EDT2018-03-22 01:01:13 GMT

    An Ozark County husband and wife were sentenced in court on Wednesday after being convicted of first degree statutory sodomy

    An Ozark County husband and wife were sentenced in court on Wednesday after being convicted of first degree statutory sodomy

  • Truck plummets over 100 feet into sinkhole at Top of the Rock

    Truck plummets over 100 feet into sinkhole at Top of the Rock

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-03-22 00:58:19 GMT

    Ridgedale, Mo. -- The Western Taney County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident just before noon on Wednesday at Top of the Rock golf course in Ridgedale.

    Ridgedale, Mo. -- The Western Taney County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident just before noon on Wednesday at Top of the Rock golf course in Ridgedale.

  • Auditor Galloway renews call for independent audit in Greene County

    Auditor Galloway renews call for independent audit in Greene County

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-03-22 00:56:47 GMT

    The County Commission publicly stated the issue would be resolved by a Missouri Ethics Commission investigation, however, the Ethics Commission now lacks the number of members required to take action.

    The County Commission publicly stated the issue would be resolved by a Missouri Ethics Commission investigation, however, the Ethics Commission now lacks the number of members required to take action.

  • Springfield man sentenced for leading large-scale meth conspiracy

    Springfield man sentenced for leading large-scale meth conspiracy

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 7:09 PM EDT2018-03-21 23:09:20 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- The leader of a large-scale conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene County was sentenced in federal court Wednesday along with two of his co-conspirators. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- The leader of a large-scale conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene County was sentenced in federal court Wednesday along with two of his co-conspirators. 

  • Missouri State to introduce new men's basketball head coach

    Missouri State to introduce new men's basketball head coach

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-03-21 23:07:42 GMT

    The coach has served the last four years as head coach at Tennessee State University. He is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most promising young head coaches and was awarded the Ben Jobe Award in 2016 as the nation’s top Division I minority coach.

    The coach has served the last four years as head coach at Tennessee State University. He is widely regarded as one of the nation’s most promising young head coaches and was awarded the Ben Jobe Award in 2016 as the nation’s top Division I minority coach.

  • Leaders tackle opioid drug use in roundtable discussion

    Leaders tackle opioid drug use in roundtable discussion

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-03-21 22:56:11 GMT
    (Springfield, Mo.--03/21/18) The Missouri Health and Human Services regional director was in Springfield today for a roundtable to get an up close look at what’s being done about the opioid epidemic. "It’s something you rely on everyday of your life. First thing you think of when you wake up, last thing you think of when you go to bed," explains Chad Morgan, recovering addict. Chad knows how easy it is to get caught up in an addiction. He started us...
    (Springfield, Mo.--03/21/18) The Missouri Health and Human Services regional director was in Springfield today for a roundtable to get an up close look at what’s being done about the opioid epidemic. "It’s something you rely on everyday of your life. First thing you think of when you wake up, last thing you think of when you go to bed," explains Chad Morgan, recovering addict. Chad knows how easy it is to get caught up in an addiction. He started us...
  • New program strives to engage father involvement

    New program strives to engage father involvement

    Wednesday, March 21 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-03-21 16:23:22 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/20/18) A local non profit is implementing a new program aiming to give fathers in Springfield the guidance they need to bolster their involvement in parenting. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/20/18) A local non profit is implementing a new program aiming to give fathers in Springfield the guidance they need to bolster their involvement in parenting. 

  • Rebuilding continues in Puerto Rico six months after hurricane

    Rebuilding continues in Puerto Rico six months after hurricane

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-03-21 02:10:52 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (03/20/2019) Rebuilding the lives they once knew is now a daily task for many residents across the island of Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria is estimated to have caused $90 billion in damage. However, now six months after the deadly storm, the island is still struggling to pick up the pieces. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (03/20/2019) Rebuilding the lives they once knew is now a daily task for many residents across the island of Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria is estimated to have caused $90 billion in damage. However, now six months after the deadly storm, the island is still struggling to pick up the pieces. 

  • New information released after Baxter County officer-involved shooting

    New information released after Baxter County officer-involved shooting

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-03-20 23:22:01 GMT

    Baxter County, Ar. -- The deceased suspect who was killed Monday evening in the Lone Rock area has now been identified as 50-year-old Michael Lavelle Holliman. 

    Baxter County, Ar. -- The deceased suspect who was killed Monday evening in the Lone Rock area has now been identified as 50-year-old Michael Lavelle Holliman. 

  • Law enforcement searching for fugitive in Springfield

    Law enforcement searching for fugitive in Springfield

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-03-20 23:16:45 GMT

    This week’s featured fugitive is Lacey Bedsworth. Bedsworth has an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation with an original charge of forgery. Law enforcement is asking the public for assistance in locating Bedsworth. If you have any information about her whereabouts, contact Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.p3tips.com.

    This week’s featured fugitive is Lacey Bedsworth. Bedsworth has an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation with an original charge of forgery. Law enforcement is asking the public for assistance in locating Bedsworth. If you have any information about her whereabouts, contact Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.p3tips.com.

  • Fatal Branson House Fire

    Fatal Branson House Fire

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-03-20 22:52:06 GMT

    Branson, MO. -- City of Branson Firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire Monday night. A call to 911 from a neighbor reported a house on fire in the 800 block of Shady Drive located just east of Missouri State Highway 165 near Fall Creek.

    Branson, MO. -- City of Branson Firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire Monday night. A call to 911 from a neighbor reported a house on fire in the 800 block of Shady Drive located just east of Missouri State Highway 165 near Fall Creek.

  • Officials investigate officer-involved shooting in Daviess County

    Officials investigate officer-involved shooting in Daviess County

    Monday, March 19 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-03-19 23:06:22 GMT

    Preliminary investigations revealed the male driver and a female occupant fled the vehicle with the trooper pursuing on foot. The male suspect fired shots at the trooper. The trooper returned fire striking the suspect who was subsequently taken into custody.

    Preliminary investigations revealed the male driver and a female occupant fled the vehicle with the trooper pursuing on foot. The male suspect fired shots at the trooper. The trooper returned fire striking the suspect who was subsequently taken into custody.

  • Keep your child safe with poison prevention week

    Keep your child safe with poison prevention week

    Monday, March 19 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-03-19 22:24:48 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/19/18) - Every 12 days, a young child dies because they got into medicine. As part of Poison Prevention Week, Daphne Greenlee with Mercy and Safe Kids says it’s important to educate parents on knowing where their medications are and how to keep them out of reach of children. “Typically, what we see is the majority of those poisonings are occurring to children under age six.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/19/18) - Every 12 days, a young child dies because they got into medicine. As part of Poison Prevention Week, Daphne Greenlee with Mercy and Safe Kids says it’s important to educate parents on knowing where their medications are and how to keep them out of reach of children. “Typically, what we see is the majority of those poisonings are occurring to children under age six.

  • Edwards man charged with drug trafficking, unlawful possession of firearm

    Edwards man charged with drug trafficking, unlawful possession of firearm

    Friday, March 16 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-03-17 01:06:28 GMT

    Camden County, Mo. -- (3/16/2018) The Camden County Sheriff’s Office, the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol have arrested Scott P. Lewis of Edwards for drug trafficking and unlawful possession of a firearm. 

    Camden County, Mo. -- (3/16/2018) The Camden County Sheriff’s Office, the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol have arrested Scott P. Lewis of Edwards for drug trafficking and unlawful possession of a firearm. 

  • Judge reviewing if some evidence in Gov. Greitens case is privileged

    Judge reviewing if some evidence in Gov. Greitens case is privileged

    Friday, March 16 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-03-17 00:50:36 GMT

    Fox2Now.com -- (3/16/2018) There is still no sign prosecutors have "the photo" they allege Missouri Governor Eric Greitens took during his affair. 

    Fox2Now.com -- (3/16/2018) There is still no sign prosecutors have "the photo" they allege Missouri Governor Eric Greitens took during his affair. 

  • Springfield murderer sentenced to life without parole

    Springfield murderer sentenced to life without parole

    Friday, March 16 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-03-17 00:44:52 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (3/16/2018) Lorenzo D. Roy, 54, of Springfield, was sentenced Friday for murder in the first degree and armed criminal action. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (3/16/2018) Lorenzo D. Roy, 54, of Springfield, was sentenced Friday for murder in the first degree and armed criminal action. 

  • Battling with ALS; a local mans story

    Battling with ALS; a local mans story

    Friday, March 16 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-03-17 00:40:27 GMT

    BRANSON, MO (03/15/18) - Diagnosed in April of 2015 Jimmy Brown was a special needs teacher and refereed just about any sport. Until one day, when he noticed he had weakness in his legs and thought it was just because he was busy. ALS, or also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease is a neurological disease that causes the nerves in your body to die off. Giving the life span of patients about 3 to 5 years. 

    BRANSON, MO (03/15/18) - Diagnosed in April of 2015 Jimmy Brown was a special needs teacher and refereed just about any sport. Until one day, when he noticed he had weakness in his legs and thought it was just because he was busy. ALS, or also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease is a neurological disease that causes the nerves in your body to die off. Giving the life span of patients about 3 to 5 years. 

  • Police looking for drunk drivers St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Police looking for drunk drivers St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Friday, March 16 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-03-16 22:26:22 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/16/18) - The St. Patty’s day pub crawl is tomorrow night bringing thousands to the downtown area. As bars are getting ready so is the police department.  St. Patrick's day will bring Ireland's best to Springfield this weekend and the police will be watching. “We’ll have added enforcement as far as officers looking for impaired drivers on the street," says Lisa Cox with the police department. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/16/18) - The St. Patty’s day pub crawl is tomorrow night bringing thousands to the downtown area. As bars are getting ready so is the police department.  St. Patrick's day will bring Ireland's best to Springfield this weekend and the police will be watching. “We’ll have added enforcement as far as officers looking for impaired drivers on the street," says Lisa Cox with the police department. 

  • Local agencies unite with community to fight opioid addiction

    Local agencies unite with community to fight opioid addiction

    Friday, March 16 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-03-16 20:11:47 GMT

    (HOLLISTER, Mo.--03/16/18) A community conversation about substance abuse in Hollister, Mo. has evolved into a proactive collaboration to tackle the issue of opioids across the Ozarks.

    (HOLLISTER, Mo.--03/16/18) A community conversation about substance abuse in Hollister, Mo. has evolved into a proactive collaboration to tackle the issue of opioids across the Ozarks.

  • Community leaders focus on filling Hispanic workforce gap

    Community leaders focus on filling Hispanic workforce gap

    Thursday, March 15 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-03-15 23:25:39 GMT

    (BRANSON, MO.--03/15/18) Community leaders in the City of Branson are looking to fill 2,000 job as they push to boost it's Hispanic representation in the workforce. 

    (BRANSON, MO.--03/15/18) Community leaders in the City of Branson are looking to fill 2,000 job as they push to boost it's Hispanic representation in the workforce. 

  • Springfield Man Convicted of Murder

    Springfield Man Convicted of Murder

    Thursday, March 15 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-03-15 22:33:37 GMT

    Springfield, Mo --(03/15/2018)  Terry D. Morrison, 55, of Springfield, Mo was convicted today by a Greene County Jury for the murder of Pristina Tyner....

    Springfield, Mo --(03/15/2018)  Terry D. Morrison, 55, of Springfield, Mo was convicted today by a Greene County Jury for the murder of Pristina Tyner....

  • Natural cover fire destroys multiple properties

    Natural cover fire destroys multiple properties

    Thursday, March 15 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-03-15 22:11:49 GMT

    Camden County, MO -- (3/15/18) A fire blazes out of control, destroying multiple properties.

    Camden County, MO -- (3/15/18) A fire blazes out of control, destroying multiple properties.

  • Fur Kids March edition

    Fur Kids March edition

    Thursday, March 15 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-03-15 17:41:59 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/15/18) - Karima Gilbert with the Humane Society is introducing us to this month’s Fur Kids Porsha. She is 9-years-old and she's a miniature schnauzer mix. She's very sweet and calm and she's a little bit skittish with new things but it doesn't take her long to warm up and she handles new adventures very well. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/15/18) - Karima Gilbert with the Humane Society is introducing us to this month’s Fur Kids Porsha. She is 9-years-old and she's a miniature schnauzer mix. She's very sweet and calm and she's a little bit skittish with new things but it doesn't take her long to warm up and she handles new adventures very well. 

  • Thousands visit Springfield for home school sporting event

    Thousands visit Springfield for home school sporting event

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-03-15 00:41:48 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/14/18) - This year is the tenth consecutive year for Springfield to be the host of the Home School Basketball Nationals. And bringing thousands from all over the United States to here in the Ozarks our local economy is seeing a boost.  For the last 25 years, Nationals has been the largest home school sporting event in the world. And over the last 3 years combined the tournament has attracted a staggering 1,000 teams.  

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/14/18) - This year is the tenth consecutive year for Springfield to be the host of the Home School Basketball Nationals. And bringing thousands from all over the United States to here in the Ozarks our local economy is seeing a boost.  For the last 25 years, Nationals has been the largest home school sporting event in the world. And over the last 3 years combined the tournament has attracted a staggering 1,000 teams.  

  • Husband donates kidney to wife of 23 years

    Husband donates kidney to wife of 23 years

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-03-15 00:28:56 GMT

    Foxnews.com (3/14/18) -- A husband celebrating his 23rd wedding anniversary gave his wife a life-saving gift...

    Foxnews.com (3/14/18) -- A husband celebrating his 23rd wedding anniversary gave his wife a life-saving gift...

  • Branson names new Chief of Police

    Branson names new Chief of Police

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-03-14 20:41:03 GMT

    Branson, Mo (3/14/18) – Today the City of Branson announced  Jeff Matthews as its new Chief of Police to lead the Branson Police Department. 

    Branson, Mo (3/14/18) – Today the City of Branson announced  Jeff Matthews as its new Chief of Police to lead the Branson Police Department. 

  • Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley launches campaign

    Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley launches campaign

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-03-14 17:16:41 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/13/18) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley makes a stop in Springfield as he launches his senate campaign. 

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/13/18) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley makes a stop in Springfield as he launches his senate campaign. 

  • Physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76

    Physicist Stephen Hawking has died at age 76

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-03-14 05:13:56 GMT

    foxnews.com - (3/14/2018) Stephen Hawking, the famed theoretical physicist who defied a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to live virtually his entire adult life with the disease – in a wheelchair and paralyzed but making constant contributions to a world few could understand – has died at age 76, a family spokesman said.

    foxnews.com - (3/14/2018) Stephen Hawking, the famed theoretical physicist who defied a diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis to live virtually his entire adult life with the disease – in a wheelchair and paralyzed but making constant contributions to a world few could understand – has died at age 76, a family spokesman said.

  • Time Traveler draws crowd for first ride

    Time Traveler draws crowd for first ride

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-03-14 00:49:09 GMT

    BRANSON, MO (03/13/18) - The worlds fastest, steepest, and tallest spinning coaster is here and it’s in Branson! With only a select few getting the first chances to ride the Time Traveler before it opens tomorrow, a few thrill seekers traveled back in time and back again to tell us how it was! “It was amazing," says Abbi. "I just rode it for the second time because it was so good! Yea!” 

    BRANSON, MO (03/13/18) - The worlds fastest, steepest, and tallest spinning coaster is here and it’s in Branson! With only a select few getting the first chances to ride the Time Traveler before it opens tomorrow, a few thrill seekers traveled back in time and back again to tell us how it was! “It was amazing," says Abbi. "I just rode it for the second time because it was so good! Yea!” 

  • GCSO will be featured on A&E

    GCSO will be featured on A&E

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-03-13 21:41:58 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --(3/13/18) Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott announced on Facebook live Tuesday his department will featured on the TV show "Live PD." The show follows law enforcement officers across the country during their nighttime patrols and airs on the A&E Network. "I'm asking you to join us every Friday and Saturday night for the next 12 weeks and come ride along with the Greene County Sheriff's Office live on Greene...
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --(3/13/18) Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott announced on Facebook live Tuesday his department will featured on the TV show "Live PD." The show follows law enforcement officers across the country during their nighttime patrols and airs on the A&E Network. "I'm asking you to join us every Friday and Saturday night for the next 12 weeks and come ride along with the Greene County Sheriff's Office live on Greene...
  • Branson Missing Person Found

    Branson Missing Person Found

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-03-13 19:08:48 GMT

    Branson, MO -- (3/12/18) Branson Police need assistance in locating 50 year old John Edwin Arnold. He's 5'11" and weighs 160 lbs. He has blue eyes and tattoos on both arms with unknown descriptions. He was last seen on Friday wearing a black jacket, black jeans, and white shoes. If you have any information to the whereabouts of John Arnold, you're urged to contact the Branson Police Department at 417-334-3300 or your local law enforcement agency.

    Branson, MO -- (3/12/18) Branson Police need assistance in locating 50 year old John Edwin Arnold. He's 5'11" and weighs 160 lbs. He has blue eyes and tattoos on both arms with unknown descriptions. He was last seen on Friday wearing a black jacket, black jeans, and white shoes. If you have any information to the whereabouts of John Arnold, you're urged to contact the Branson Police Department at 417-334-3300 or your local law enforcement agency.

  • Trade war effects on Ozarks farming

    Trade war effects on Ozarks farming

    Monday, March 12 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-03-13 00:44:14 GMT

    STOCKTON, MO (03/12/18) - As a result of President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum with major trade partners some countries are threatening retaliation that could hit Missouri exports. One local Ozarks farmer says the issue is concerning. Billy Bruce says him and his wife are both 5th generation farmers. He says that Missouri farmers, as a whole, are entering the fifth consecutive year of low, stagnant prices. 

    STOCKTON, MO (03/12/18) - As a result of President Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum with major trade partners some countries are threatening retaliation that could hit Missouri exports. One local Ozarks farmer says the issue is concerning. Billy Bruce says him and his wife are both 5th generation farmers. He says that Missouri farmers, as a whole, are entering the fifth consecutive year of low, stagnant prices. 

  • Funeral service held for slain Clinton police officer

    Funeral service held for slain Clinton police officer

    Monday, March 12 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-03-13 00:34:36 GMT

    (Clinton, Mo.--03/12/18) Hundreds attended the funeral of a fallen Clinton police officer who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week. 

    (Clinton, Mo.--03/12/18) Hundreds attended the funeral of a fallen Clinton police officer who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week. 

  • Friday blood drive will honor retired officer

    Friday blood drive will honor retired officer

    Monday, March 12 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-03-12 22:46:03 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (3/12/18) Retired Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson and the Springfield Police Department encourage the community to donate blood this Friday. The drive, held in conjunction with the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, will be held Friday, March 16 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Thomson Donor Center, 220 W. Plainview Rd., and from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Busch Municipal Building. 

    Springfield, MO -- (3/12/18) Retired Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson and the Springfield Police Department encourage the community to donate blood this Friday. The drive, held in conjunction with the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, will be held Friday, March 16 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Thomson Donor Center, 220 W. Plainview Rd., and from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Busch Municipal Building. 

  • Two arrests in counterfeit currency incidents

    Two arrests in counterfeit currency incidents

    Monday, March 12 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-03-12 22:05:31 GMT

    Baxter Co., Ark. -- (3/12/18) Two men were arrested for passing or attempting to pass counterfeit currency in two separate incidents over the weekend. 

    Baxter Co., Ark. -- (3/12/18) Two men were arrested for passing or attempting to pass counterfeit currency in two separate incidents over the weekend. 

  • Springfield shooting suspects at large

    Springfield shooting suspects at large

    Monday, March 12 2018 4:08 PM EDT2018-03-12 20:08:20 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (3/12/18) Suspects are still at large after a Springfield shooting late last night. A male victim was located by officers around 9pm on March 11, in the Plaza Shopping Center parking lot with a gunshot wound to his leg.

    Springfield, MO -- (3/12/18) Suspects are still at large after a Springfield shooting late last night. A male victim was located by officers around 9pm on March 11, in the Plaza Shopping Center parking lot with a gunshot wound to his leg.

  • Investigation underway after Clinton officer sent to wrong location

    Investigation underway after Clinton officer sent to wrong location

    Friday, March 9 2018 10:21 PM EST2018-03-10 03:21:59 GMT
    Springfield, Mo. -- (03/09/2018) Tragedy struck the Clinton community Tuesday night after three officers responded to a 911 call, only to later discover, it was the wrong location. Officer Christopher Ryan Morton along with two other Clinton police officers were dispatched to a house on Grandriver Street, expecting to find two women inside. However, the scene took a turn as officers arrived at the given location only to find convicted felon James Waters inside the home with a gun. W...
    Springfield, Mo. -- (03/09/2018) Tragedy struck the Clinton community Tuesday night after three officers responded to a 911 call, only to later discover, it was the wrong location. Officer Christopher Ryan Morton along with two other Clinton police officers were dispatched to a house on Grandriver Street, expecting to find two women inside. However, the scene took a turn as officers arrived at the given location only to find convicted felon James Waters inside the home with a gun. W...
  • Branson Fire Department warns public after local kitchen fire

    Branson Fire Department warns public after local kitchen fire

    Friday, March 9 2018 8:31 PM EST2018-03-10 01:31:19 GMT

    Branson, Mo. -- (3/9/2018) The Branson Fire Department responded to a possible commercial structure fire at an apartment complex on Bird Road Friday afternoon. 

    Branson, Mo. -- (3/9/2018) The Branson Fire Department responded to a possible commercial structure fire at an apartment complex on Bird Road Friday afternoon. 

  • Two dead, four seriously injured after highway crash

    Two dead, four seriously injured after highway crash

    Friday, March 9 2018 8:29 PM EST2018-03-10 01:29:58 GMT

    Highlandville, Mo. -- (3/9/2017) Authorities report both drivers involved in a two-vehicle car collision Friday afternoon south of Highlandville have died. 

    Highlandville, Mo. -- (3/9/2017) Authorities report both drivers involved in a two-vehicle car collision Friday afternoon south of Highlandville have died. 

  • Nixa to install new transformer after summer outages

    Nixa to install new transformer after summer outages

    Friday, March 9 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-03-10 01:28:30 GMT

    Nixa, Mo. -- (3/9/2018) After a transformer burned up last summer, the city of Nixa was left without power in some areas and was forced to use older, smaller equipment to get by. 

    Nixa, Mo. -- (3/9/2018) After a transformer burned up last summer, the city of Nixa was left without power in some areas and was forced to use older, smaller equipment to get by. 

  • Man sentenced to 45 years for shooting in Bass Pro parking lot

    Man sentenced to 45 years for shooting in Bass Pro parking lot

    Friday, March 9 2018 8:04 PM EST2018-03-10 01:04:00 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (3/9/2018) Greg A. Marvin, 46, of Springfield, was sentenced on Friday for a shooting that occurred on the Bass Pro parking lot on October 8, 2016. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (3/9/2018) Greg A. Marvin, 46, of Springfield, was sentenced on Friday for a shooting that occurred on the Bass Pro parking lot on October 8, 2016. 

  • Springfield School Police participate in trauma care training

    Springfield School Police participate in trauma care training

    Friday, March 9 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-03-10 00:17:45 GMT

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/09/18) When school resource officers find themselves in a bad situation—there’s only one way out: and that’s to rely on their training to save victims when paramedics can't make it to the scene.

    (Springfield, Mo.--03/09/18) When school resource officers find themselves in a bad situation—there’s only one way out: and that’s to rely on their training to save victims when paramedics can't make it to the scene.

  • Using drugs to treat opioid addiction

    Using drugs to treat opioid addiction

    Friday, March 9 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-03-09 22:30:25 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/09/18) - Hospitals are prescribing Suboxone which is the most common drug that eases withdrawal symptoms by delivering diminished doses of opioids.  And Cox Hospital says it’s a necessary part of recovery for almost anyone that has an opioid addiction. In 2016, the Kansas City star reported that Missouri had the nation’s worst ratio of certified provider to opioid overdose deaths. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (03/09/18) - Hospitals are prescribing Suboxone which is the most common drug that eases withdrawal symptoms by delivering diminished doses of opioids.  And Cox Hospital says it’s a necessary part of recovery for almost anyone that has an opioid addiction. In 2016, the Kansas City star reported that Missouri had the nation’s worst ratio of certified provider to opioid overdose deaths. 

  • GCSO head to Clinton

    GCSO head to Clinton

    Thursday, March 8 2018 11:36 PM EST2018-03-09 04:36:53 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (3/8/2018) In the wake of the tragic shooting death of one of Clinton's own police officers, the Greene County Sheriff's Office is taking action by helping both the community and the department pick up the pieces. This weekend eight Greene County deputies will be heading to Clinton, along with six other nearby departments, offering their support to the Clinton police as they deal with the loss of Officer Christopher Ryan Morton. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (3/8/2018) In the wake of the tragic shooting death of one of Clinton's own police officers, the Greene County Sheriff's Office is taking action by helping both the community and the department pick up the pieces. This weekend eight Greene County deputies will be heading to Clinton, along with six other nearby departments, offering their support to the Clinton police as they deal with the loss of Officer Christopher Ryan Morton. 

  • Pay It Forward Winner - February

    Pay It Forward Winner - February

    Tuesday, March 6 2018 3:51 PM EST2018-03-06 20:51:17 GMT

    Springfield, MO -- (3/6/18) Chapter President of Newborns in Need, Pam Detten says, “If it wasn’t for our amazing volunteers and our generous community, we would not be able to do what we do. And what we do is we help the tiniest victims of poverty.” 

    Springfield, MO -- (3/6/18) Chapter President of Newborns in Need, Pam Detten says, “If it wasn’t for our amazing volunteers and our generous community, we would not be able to do what we do. And what we do is we help the tiniest victims of poverty.” 

  • 2018 Legends of Golf welcomes golf legends back to Big Cedar Lodge

    2018 Legends of Golf welcomes golf legends back to Big Cedar Lodge

    Monday, March 5 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-03-06 01:28:16 GMT

    Ridgedale, Mo. -- (3/5/2018) Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris was joined by golf legend and Missouri native Tom Watson and officials from the PGA TOUR Champions and Big Cedar Lodge on Monday. 

    Ridgedale, Mo. -- (3/5/2018) Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris was joined by golf legend and Missouri native Tom Watson and officials from the PGA TOUR Champions and Big Cedar Lodge on Monday. 

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