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

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

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

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

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

  • Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

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

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

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

  • Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

    Tennessee Church Shooter Admits to Crime

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

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

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

  • Fourth Republican senator says no to ObamaCare repeal bill

    Fourth Republican senator says no to ObamaCare repeal bill

    Monday, September 25 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-09-26 00:15:32 GMT

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

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

  • Man charged in Republic stabbing

    Man charged in Republic stabbing

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

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

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

  • Fugitive of the week

    Fugitive of the week

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:40:13 GMT

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

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

  • One dead after boat explosion

    One dead after boat explosion

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:36:39 GMT

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

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

  • Airport security wait times increased

    Airport security wait times increased

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:15:19 GMT

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

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

  • Storm damage causes power outages

    Storm damage causes power outages

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:50:23 GMT
    West Plains, MO -- (09/25/17) An overnight storm caused some damage in West Plains. Strong winds from the storm blew roofs off of a couple buildings and caused power outages in the town. Clean-up crews had to shut down a portion of Washington Avenue in order to clean up debris in the road. No injuries were reported. Photo courtesy of Ozark Radio News.
    West Plains, MO -- (09/25/17) An overnight storm caused some damage in West Plains. Strong winds from the storm blew roofs off of a couple buildings and caused power outages in the town. Clean-up crews had to shut down a portion of Washington Avenue in order to clean up debris in the road. No injuries were reported. Photo courtesy of Ozark Radio News.
  • Body found in Lake of the Ozarks cove

    Body found in Lake of the Ozarks cove

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:42:29 GMT
    Lake Ozark, MO -- (09/25/17) A Kansas woman drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. Amy Miller, 50, was found floating in a cove off the main channel by kayakers. Miller was found dead September 24, around 8:30 AM. The highway patrol did not say if they were looking for Miller or what caused the drowning.
    Lake Ozark, MO -- (09/25/17) A Kansas woman drowned at the Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend. Amy Miller, 50, was found floating in a cove off the main channel by kayakers. Miller was found dead September 24, around 8:30 AM. The highway patrol did not say if they were looking for Miller or what caused the drowning.
  • Teenager fatally crashes into tree

    Teenager fatally crashes into tree

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:31:21 GMT
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    Greene County, MO -- (09/25/17) A teenager was killed in a late night car crash on Farm Road 182, 500 feet West of Battlefield, MO. Michael White, 18, died on September 24th around 9:30 PM, after the vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway and hit a tree. The report says White was driving at a high rate of speed prior to the accident.

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

  • Fourth person charged with death of missing teen

    Fourth person charged with death of missing teen

    Monday, September 25 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-25 21:16:56 GMT

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

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

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

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

  • Half price admission to zoo on McDonald’s Day

    Half price admission to zoo on McDonald’s Day

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:41:11 GMT

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

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

  • Joplin armed robbery

    Joplin armed robbery

    Monday, September 25 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-09-25 20:07:08 GMT

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

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

  • CTE findings raise concern

    CTE findings raise concern

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

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

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

  • Man charged for abandoning corpse

    Man charged for abandoning corpse

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

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

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

  • Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

    Man makes terrorist threats toward Norfork schools

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

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

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

  • Rolla mom jailed after kids test positive for meth, heroin

    Rolla mom jailed after kids test positive for meth, heroin

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:35:30 GMT

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

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

  • Body found on Washington Univ. in St. Louis Campus

    Body found on Washington Univ. in St. Louis Campus

    Friday, September 22 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-09-22 22:29:29 GMT

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

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

  • Update: Officer-involved shooting in Monett

    Update: Officer-involved shooting in Monett

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:24:31 GMT

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

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

  • Camden County man arrested after shots fired

    Camden County man arrested after shots fired

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:18:47 GMT

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

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

  • Arrest made on disturbance with a weapon

    Arrest made on disturbance with a weapon

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:17:52 GMT

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

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

  • Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

    Gatorade banned and fined for bashing water

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

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

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

  • Missouri crews return from helping with Florida clean up

    Missouri crews return from helping with Florida clean up

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:58:45 GMT

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

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

  • Convoy of Hope receives generous donation and ready to help Mexico

    Convoy of Hope receives generous donation and ready to help Mexico

    Thursday, September 21 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-22 02:00:15 GMT

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

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

  • Project Red Zone helps save lives

    Project Red Zone helps save lives

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:49:55 GMT

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

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

  • Man who is deaf, shot and killed by police

    Man who is deaf, shot and killed by police

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:34:19 GMT

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

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

  • Man found guilty of sex crimes

    Man found guilty of sex crimes

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:32:38 GMT

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

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

  • Impersonation of a Police Officer investigation

    Impersonation of a Police Officer investigation

    Thursday, September 21 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-09-21 22:01:36 GMT

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

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

  • Friday night crash turns fatal

    Friday night crash turns fatal

    Thursday, September 21 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-09-21 21:56:39 GMT

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

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

  • Two more guilty pleas in tax fraud conspiracy

    Two more guilty pleas in tax fraud conspiracy

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:52:08 GMT

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

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

  • Convicted sex offender charged for making child pornography

    Convicted sex offender charged for making child pornography

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:31:21 GMT

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

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

  • Firefighter program credited with saving house fire victims

    Firefighter program credited with saving house fire victims

    Thursday, September 21 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-09-21 20:20:37 GMT

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

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

  • The Kitchen needs your help in ending homelessness

    The Kitchen needs your help in ending homelessness

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:00:15 GMT

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

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

  • The worlds largest museum and aquarium coming to Springfield

    The worlds largest museum and aquarium coming to Springfield

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:00:15 GMT

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

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

  • Escaped Oklahoma Inmate Caught in Missouri

    Escaped Oklahoma Inmate Caught in Missouri

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:47:39 GMT

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

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

  • Mark Wahlberg comes to Springfield

    Mark Wahlberg comes to Springfield

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

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

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

  • Robert Peat Jr. arrested in Savannah Leckie murder

    Robert Peat Jr. arrested in Savannah Leckie murder

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:29:08 GMT

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

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

  • Hurricane Maria destroys homes, cuts power across Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria destroys homes, cuts power across Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:23:22 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:34:41 GMT

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

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

  • West Plains man arrested for child pornography

    West Plains man arrested for child pornography

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-09-19 23:32:25 GMT
    West Plains, MO -- (09/19/17) An investigation has led to the arrest of a West Plains man. Joe King, 52, was charged with possession of child pornography. Authorities found multiple video files available for peer-to-peer sharing through King's IP address. King admitted to downloading the pornography and then deleting it from his computer.
    West Plains, MO -- (09/19/17) An investigation has led to the arrest of a West Plains man. Joe King, 52, was charged with possession of child pornography. Authorities found multiple video files available for peer-to-peer sharing through King's IP address. King admitted to downloading the pornography and then deleting it from his computer.
  • West Plains man missing

    West Plains man missing

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:25:58 GMT

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

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

  • Driver charged in 2016 fatality crash

    Driver charged in 2016 fatality crash

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-09-19 22:04:12 GMT

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

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

  • Equifax called out on selling products to breach victims

    Equifax called out on selling products to breach victims

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:02:55 GMT

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

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

  • City Council addresses pit-bull ordinance

    City Council addresses pit-bull ordinance

    Monday, September 18 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-09-19 03:07:50 GMT

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

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

  • Child passenger safety readiness

    Child passenger safety readiness

    Monday, September 18 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-19 02:00:13 GMT

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

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

  • Help in Identifying Persons of Interests in Marshfield

    Help in Identifying Persons of Interests in Marshfield

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:46:27 GMT

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

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

  • Verbal altercation leads to hit and run

    Verbal altercation leads to hit and run

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:07:45 GMT
    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/18/17) Police responded to a call about a resident getting into an altercation with their neighbors. One of the neighbors got in their car and swerved to hit one individual and fled the scene. A second suspect's vehicle was leaving the scene when it drug a female a half block down the street. Both individuals received non life threatening injuries and the investigation is on going.
    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/18/17) Police responded to a call about a resident getting into an altercation with their neighbors. One of the neighbors got in their car and swerved to hit one individual and fled the scene. A second suspect's vehicle was leaving the scene when it drug a female a half block down the street. Both individuals received non life threatening injuries and the investigation is on going.
  • Driver killed in Phelps County

    Driver killed in Phelps County

    Monday, September 18 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-09-18 21:11:43 GMT
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    Phelps County, MO -- (09/18/17) Authorities have released the name of the driver killed yesterday in a Phelps County crash on I-44. Margaret Carter, 52, was killed after a semi crossed the median and struck her vehicle head-on. Carter was pronounced dead on scene. Traffic was halted for hours as crews cleaned up after the wreck.
    Phelps County, MO -- (09/18/17) Authorities have released the name of the driver killed yesterday in a Phelps County crash on I-44. Margaret Carter, 52, was killed after a semi crossed the median and struck her vehicle head-on. Carter was pronounced dead on scene. Traffic was halted for hours as crews cleaned up after the wreck.
  • 4 Joplin crashes, one included a fatality

    4 Joplin crashes, one included a fatality

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:26:48 GMT

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

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

  • Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show

    Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:21:06 GMT

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

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

  • Salvation Army seeking volunteer bell ringers

    Salvation Army seeking volunteer bell ringers

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:20:18 GMT

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

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

  • Some MDC accesses remain closed due to flood damage

    Some MDC accesses remain closed due to flood damage

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:14:29 GMT

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

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

  • Inside look at the Wonders of Wildlife

    Inside look at the Wonders of Wildlife

    Monday, September 18 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:06:47 GMT

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

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

  • Refugees suspected in British subway terror attack

    Refugees suspected in British subway terror attack

    Monday, September 18 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-09-18 19:38:56 GMT

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

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

  • Local church standing strong after vandalism attack

    Local church standing strong after vandalism attack

    Friday, September 15 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:03:22 GMT

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

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

  • Behind the scenes at Convoy of Hope

    Behind the scenes at Convoy of Hope

    Friday, September 15 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-16 02:00:16 GMT

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

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

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

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

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-09-16 00:08:39 GMT

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

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

  • Identical twins give birth hours apart at same hospital

    Identical twins give birth hours apart at same hospital

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:09:14 GMT

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

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

  • Politicians react to Stockley verdict

    Politicians react to Stockley verdict

    Friday, September 15 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-09-15 21:06:49 GMT

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

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

  • Paralyzed pup to participate in Chicago Marathon

    Paralyzed pup to participate in Chicago Marathon

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:59:32 GMT

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

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

  • Pharmacist accused of trying to kill mother with insulin

    Pharmacist accused of trying to kill mother with insulin

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:52:13 GMT

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

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

  • From homeless man to Route 66 Marathon runner

    From homeless man to Route 66 Marathon runner

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:45:47 GMT

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

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

  • The future of medicine lies in one vaccine

    The future of medicine lies in one vaccine

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:35:08 GMT

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

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

  • Fire damages center city substation

    Fire damages center city substation

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:30:32 GMT

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

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

  • St. Louis ex-officer acquitted in killing of black man

    St. Louis ex-officer acquitted in killing of black man

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:16 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:16:01 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (9/15/17)  A judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer Friday in the death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011. The acquittal of Jason Stockley in the death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith came amid concerns of significant unrest

    FoxNews.com - (9/15/17)  A judge acquitted a white former St. Louis police officer Friday in the death of a black man who was fatally shot following a high-speed chase in 2011. The acquittal of Jason Stockley in the death of 24-year-old Anthony Lamar Smith came amid concerns of significant unrest

  • London attack manhunt underway

    London attack manhunt underway

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:02:56 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (9/15/17)  A manhunt was underway for suspect(s) linked to the bucket bomb that detonated on a packed subway train during Friday morning rush hour, injuring at least 22 people.  Police quickly called the incident on the District Line train at Parsons Green station a "terrorist incident." It was the fifth terrorist attack in Britain this year.

    FoxNews.com - (9/15/17)  A manhunt was underway for suspect(s) linked to the bucket bomb that detonated on a packed subway train during Friday morning rush hour, injuring at least 22 people.  Police quickly called the incident on the District Line train at Parsons Green station a "terrorist incident." It was the fifth terrorist attack in Britain this year.

  • Local college students head to Texas to help in hurricane cleanup

    Local college students head to Texas to help in hurricane cleanup

    Thursday, September 14 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-15 02:00:11 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/14/17) - Nearly 100 Baptist Bible College students, faculty, and staff geared up this morning to head to Texas to help out with recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. “The chance that we get to take all these students down there and serve and they’re pretty excited to go and show the opportunity of Christ to the people who have been affected," says BBC campus pastor John Decker. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/14/17) - Nearly 100 Baptist Bible College students, faculty, and staff geared up this morning to head to Texas to help out with recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. “The chance that we get to take all these students down there and serve and they’re pretty excited to go and show the opportunity of Christ to the people who have been affected," says BBC campus pastor John Decker. 

  • Tips for effective charitable giving

    Tips for effective charitable giving

    Thursday, September 14 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-09-15 01:59:03 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --(09/14/2017) When  seeing the pictures of the devastation that has taken place in Florida and Texas, most people's first reaction is to want to help, but before you click that donate button or sign that check, there are a few things you should be aware of. Natural disasters give scammers an easy opportunity to take advantage of your goodwill.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --(09/14/2017) When  seeing the pictures of the devastation that has taken place in Florida and Texas, most people's first reaction is to want to help, but before you click that donate button or sign that check, there are a few things you should be aware of. Natural disasters give scammers an easy opportunity to take advantage of your goodwill.

  • North Korea launches missile over Japan

    North Korea launches missile over Japan

    Thursday, September 14 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-09-15 00:21:49 GMT

    foxnews.com--(9/14/17) North Korea has reportedly fired a missile eastward from Pyongyang, Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday. The Japanese government said a ballistic missile launched from North Korea has flown over Japan and landed in the Pacific Ocean, according to NHK. Residents of Japan are being asked to avoid anything that could possibly be missile debris. The reported missile launch comes three days after the United Nations Security Council unanimo...

    foxnews.com--(9/14/17) North Korea has reportedly fired a missile eastward from Pyongyang, Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday. The Japanese government said a ballistic missile launched from North Korea has flown over Japan and landed in the Pacific Ocean, according to NHK. Residents of Japan are being asked to avoid anything that could possibly be missile debris. The reported missile launch comes three days after the United Nations Security Council unanimo...

  • Your coach seat is a "death trap"

    Your coach seat is a "death trap"

    Thursday, September 14 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-09-14 21:04:52 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/14/17) A recent investigation from The Daily Beast seems to confirm nearly every airline passenger’s worst fear: Coach seating “could be a death trap.” The site has reportedly examined “over 900 pages” of documents from the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration, and concluded that newer coach-class seating sections may not provide adequate room for evacuation in the case of an emergency. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/14/17) A recent investigation from The Daily Beast seems to confirm nearly every airline passenger’s worst fear: Coach seating “could be a death trap.” The site has reportedly examined “over 900 pages” of documents from the Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration, and concluded that newer coach-class seating sections may not provide adequate room for evacuation in the case of an emergency. 

  • Missouri National Guard preparing to keep people safe

    Missouri National Guard preparing to keep people safe

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:40:53 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/14/17) Today, Governor Eric Greitens took the initial steps to activate the Missouri National Guard in anticipation of possible events related to the Jason Stockley verdict. "As Governor, I am committed to protecting everyone's constitutional right to protest peacefully while also protecting people's lives, homes, and communities.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/14/17) Today, Governor Eric Greitens took the initial steps to activate the Missouri National Guard in anticipation of possible events related to the Jason Stockley verdict. "As Governor, I am committed to protecting everyone's constitutional right to protest peacefully while also protecting people's lives, homes, and communities.

  • Joplin child abuse arrest

    Joplin child abuse arrest

    Thursday, September 14 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-09-14 20:31:36 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/14/17) On September 13, 2017 the Joplin Police Department was notified of a possible abuse of a 10 year old boy. The boy had gone to school with visible marks and bruises from being abused by his father. 

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/14/17) On September 13, 2017 the Joplin Police Department was notified of a possible abuse of a 10 year old boy. The boy had gone to school with visible marks and bruises from being abused by his father. 

  • Kirbyville man sentenced for child pornography

    Kirbyville man sentenced for child pornography

    Thursday, September 14 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-09-14 19:22:41 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. – (9/14/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kirbyville, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet.   

    Springfield, Mo. – (9/14/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Kirbyville, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet.   

  • Long Recovery Underway in Florida

    Long Recovery Underway in Florida

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-09-14 03:25:15 GMT

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/13/2017) The Florida Keys taking the brunt of Hurricane Irma's fury, one of the hardest hit, the Sands sub neighborhood of Big Pine key. Many of the streets looking the same, houses and mobile homes are totally leveled, some missing. And the ones that are still standing are badly damaged. One home picked up and tossed on another. Big Pine Key resident Helena Myers says the damage makes it difficult to navigate the streets, many well known landmarks are gon...

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/13/2017) The Florida Keys taking the brunt of Hurricane Irma's fury, one of the hardest hit, the Sands sub neighborhood of Big Pine key. Many of the streets looking the same, houses and mobile homes are totally leveled, some missing. And the ones that are still standing are badly damaged. One home picked up and tossed on another. Big Pine Key resident Helena Myers says the damage makes it difficult to navigate the streets, many well known landmarks are gon...

  • Joplin student reacts after 'body shaming' incident

    Joplin student reacts after 'body shaming' incident

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-09-14 02:16:43 GMT

    JOPLIN, Mo. -- (09/13/2017) A mother of a Joplin High School student is furious and taking action after one of the teachers sent her daughter to the office for an outfit the teacher said was not suitable for 'busty women.' This photo of, Joplin senior, Kelsey Anderson's outfit of a long sleeve peasant blouse, jeans and boots has now been shared over 60,000 times after a teacher thought the outfit was in violation of dress code.

    JOPLIN, Mo. -- (09/13/2017) A mother of a Joplin High School student is furious and taking action after one of the teachers sent her daughter to the office for an outfit the teacher said was not suitable for 'busty women.' This photo of, Joplin senior, Kelsey Anderson's outfit of a long sleeve peasant blouse, jeans and boots has now been shared over 60,000 times after a teacher thought the outfit was in violation of dress code.

  • The Ozarks has 60 new residents from different countries

    The Ozarks has 60 new residents from different countries

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-14 02:00:14 GMT
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/13/17) - I am American is what 60 new United State citizens can say after their naturalization ceremony on the Missouri State campus today. With people from 28 different countries becoming citizens some, describe the feeling as beautiful. To become a naturalized citizen, the 60 applicants had to be at least 18, have a green card for at least five years, show that they’ve lived for at least three months in the state of Missouri, and demonstrat...
    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/13/17) - I am American is what 60 new United State citizens can say after their naturalization ceremony on the Missouri State campus today. With people from 28 different countries becoming citizens some, describe the feeling as beautiful. To become a naturalized citizen, the 60 applicants had to be at least 18, have a green card for at least five years, show that they’ve lived for at least three months in the state of Missouri, and demonstrat...
  • Missouri lawmaker censured after social media post on Trump

    Missouri lawmaker censured after social media post on Trump

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-09-14 01:06:36 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (9/13/17) The Missouri Senate voted to officially censure one of their lawmakers on Wednesday for a comment she made in August on Facebook hoping for President Trump’s assassination. 

    Foxnews.com -- (9/13/17) The Missouri Senate voted to officially censure one of their lawmakers on Wednesday for a comment she made in August on Facebook hoping for President Trump’s assassination. 

  • 8 dead at nursing home from Irma aftermath

    8 dead at nursing home from Irma aftermath

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-13 22:26:45 GMT

    UPDATE -- (9/13/17) More than 100 people were evacuated from a Florida nursing home Wednesday after eight people were reported dead from conditions at a Hollywood facility, where residents were suffering from intense heat caused by a lack of electricity after deadly Hurricane Irma swept through.

    UPDATE -- (9/13/17) More than 100 people were evacuated from a Florida nursing home Wednesday after eight people were reported dead from conditions at a Hollywood facility, where residents were suffering from intense heat caused by a lack of electricity after deadly Hurricane Irma swept through.

  • Springfield Red Cross readies hurricane relief volunteers

    Springfield Red Cross readies hurricane relief volunteers

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-09-13 20:05:01 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/12/2017) Today the southern Missouri  Red Cross hosted a training session to prepare over 30 volunteers to head down to both Texas and Florida to help aid in the relief efforts already underway. "Our staff is minimal, but our volunteer base is large so we can't function without our volunteers," said David Miller, Volunteer Disaster Project Specialist with the Red Cross. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/12/2017) Today the southern Missouri  Red Cross hosted a training session to prepare over 30 volunteers to head down to both Texas and Florida to help aid in the relief efforts already underway. "Our staff is minimal, but our volunteer base is large so we can't function without our volunteers," said David Miller, Volunteer Disaster Project Specialist with the Red Cross. 

  • 1 dead and 3 injured in Washington high school shooting

    1 dead and 3 injured in Washington high school shooting

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:36:38 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (9/13/17) At least one person has been killed and three injured following a shooting at a high school near Spokane, Washington, officials said on Wednesday. A "threat" has been eliminated. Police were responding to reports of shots fired at the school, located 19 miles northeast of Spokane. 

    Foxnews.com -- (9/13/17) At least one person has been killed and three injured following a shooting at a high school near Spokane, Washington, officials said on Wednesday. A "threat" has been eliminated. Police were responding to reports of shots fired at the school, located 19 miles northeast of Spokane. 

  • Joplin crash results in one dead

    Joplin crash results in one dead

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:25:46 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/13/17) Joplin Police Department responded to an injury crash in the area of 7th and Rex. Jason Hall, age 21, of Neosho was operating a silver 2003 Nissan Maxima Eastbound on 7th Street and crossed into the inside Westbound lane of travel, colliding with a Westbound blue 2016 Ford F150, operated by John Finch of Baxter Springs, Kansas. 

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/13/17) Joplin Police Department responded to an injury crash in the area of 7th and Rex. Jason Hall, age 21, of Neosho was operating a silver 2003 Nissan Maxima Eastbound on 7th Street and crossed into the inside Westbound lane of travel, colliding with a Westbound blue 2016 Ford F150, operated by John Finch of Baxter Springs, Kansas. 

  • Medicaid Fraud recoveries of more than $2.6 million dollars

    Medicaid Fraud recoveries of more than $2.6 million dollars

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:19 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:19:53 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/13/17) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that in the first six months of 2017, his office has recovered over $2.6 million in fraudulent Medicaid payments. 

    Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/13/17) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced that in the first six months of 2017, his office has recovered over $2.6 million in fraudulent Medicaid payments. 

  • Body found in creek bed is identified

    Body found in creek bed is identified

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-09-13 18:32:40 GMT

    Camden County, Mo. - (9/13/17) Authorities in Camden County have identified the body found in a creek bed last Friday. The body has been positively identified as Susan Willhite, 44 of Camdenton. Authorities say an autopsy was completed on Monday and the results are pending. They do not suspect foul play although the investigation continues.

    Camden County, Mo. - (9/13/17) Authorities in Camden County have identified the body found in a creek bed last Friday. The body has been positively identified as Susan Willhite, 44 of Camdenton. Authorities say an autopsy was completed on Monday and the results are pending. They do not suspect foul play although the investigation continues.

  • 6 dead in Florida nursing home

    6 dead in Florida nursing home

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-09-13 16:08:40 GMT

    FoxNews.com - (9/13/17)  More than 100 people were evacuated from a Florida nursing home Wednesday after five people were reported dead at the Hollywood facility, whose residents were suffering from intense heat caused by a lack of electricity after deadly Hurricane Irma swept through.

    FoxNews.com - (9/13/17)  More than 100 people were evacuated from a Florida nursing home Wednesday after five people were reported dead at the Hollywood facility, whose residents were suffering from intense heat caused by a lack of electricity after deadly Hurricane Irma swept through.

  • Cleanup Underway After Irma

    Cleanup Underway After Irma

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-09-13 04:03:41 GMT

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/12/2017) Power remains out for as many as 10 million people across Florida, many millions more in surrounding states after Hurricane Irma lashed the southeast with high winds and flooding this week. Now that the skies have cleared, recover efforts are beginning, with Miami International Airport opening on a limited basis Tuesday. However, places like the hard hit Florida Keys, where power is still out for most, have a much longer recovery ahead. Brock Long, FEMA hea...

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/12/2017) Power remains out for as many as 10 million people across Florida, many millions more in surrounding states after Hurricane Irma lashed the southeast with high winds and flooding this week. Now that the skies have cleared, recover efforts are beginning, with Miami International Airport opening on a limited basis Tuesday. However, places like the hard hit Florida Keys, where power is still out for most, have a much longer recovery ahead. Brock Long, FEMA hea...

  • Mexico reversed decision to aid Texas

    Mexico reversed decision to aid Texas

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-09-13 03:46:51 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (9/12/17) Mexico on Monday reversed its decision to send aid to Texas in the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey's rampage through the Lone Star State, the U-turn coming after Mexico suffered two of its own natural disasters back-to-back.  

    Foxnews.com -- (9/12/17) Mexico on Monday reversed its decision to send aid to Texas in the wake of destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey's rampage through the Lone Star State, the U-turn coming after Mexico suffered two of its own natural disasters back-to-back.  

  • Elijah Haahr to lead the Missouri House of Representatives

    Elijah Haahr to lead the Missouri House of Representatives

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:27:28 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/12/17) Members of the House Majority Caucus overwhelmingly supported state Rep. Elijah Haahr as the next Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. For the 2018 session, Haahr will continue his current role as House Speaker Pro Tem. When he assumes the role of Speaker of the House in 2019, he will be the first in state history from Springfield to serve in that position. 

    Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/12/17) Members of the House Majority Caucus overwhelmingly supported state Rep. Elijah Haahr as the next Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives. For the 2018 session, Haahr will continue his current role as House Speaker Pro Tem. When he assumes the role of Speaker of the House in 2019, he will be the first in state history from Springfield to serve in that position. 

  • Longview shooting results in one dead

    Longview shooting results in one dead

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:20:04 GMT

    Longview, Mo. -- (9/12/17) On 09-12-2017 the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched out to 1446 S. Tiger Road near Longview, Missouri in reference to a shooting.  Upon deputies arrival they located the victim, Russell McClelland, who had been shot multiple times.  

    Longview, Mo. -- (9/12/17) On 09-12-2017 the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched out to 1446 S. Tiger Road near Longview, Missouri in reference to a shooting.  Upon deputies arrival they located the victim, Russell McClelland, who had been shot multiple times.  

  • Lincoln Hough to seek Missouri State Senate District 30

    Lincoln Hough to seek Missouri State Senate District 30

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-09-12 20:47:53 GMT

    Springfield, MO - (9/12/17) Greene County Commissioner Lincoln Hough announced today his intention to seek election in the Missouri Senate’s 30th District which is comprised primarily of the City of Springfield. “After talking with my family and supporters, I plan to announce for the 30th Senate District, currently held by term-limited Republican Senator Bob Dixon.

    Springfield, MO - (9/12/17) Greene County Commissioner Lincoln Hough announced today his intention to seek election in the Missouri Senate’s 30th District which is comprised primarily of the City of Springfield. “After talking with my family and supporters, I plan to announce for the 30th Senate District, currently held by term-limited Republican Senator Bob Dixon.

  • Interim Leadership for Mercy Hospital Springfield

    Interim Leadership for Mercy Hospital Springfield

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-09-12 20:05:09 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. (9/12/17) – Beginning today, an interim leadership team will begin working at Mercy Hospital Springfield. That team is supporting local leaders in their efforts to create and implement a plan of action for ensuring the highest levels of patient care and safety, as well as for the safety and wellbeing of co-workers. The leaders are coming to Springfield from across the four states Mercy serves.

    Springfield, Mo. (9/12/17) – Beginning today, an interim leadership team will begin working at Mercy Hospital Springfield. That team is supporting local leaders in their efforts to create and implement a plan of action for ensuring the highest levels of patient care and safety, as well as for the safety and wellbeing of co-workers. The leaders are coming to Springfield from across the four states Mercy serves.

  • Joplin child abuse arrest

    Joplin child abuse arrest

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-09-12 19:40:52 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/12/17) Joplin Police Department was dispatched to 3440 East Newman Road, Apartment 108, along with Joplin Fire and METS for a 2-month- old baby having a seizure and not breathing. When officers arrived, a 8 week old baby boy was discovered to be unresponsive. The boy had visible injuries to his face and body.

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/12/17) Joplin Police Department was dispatched to 3440 East Newman Road, Apartment 108, along with Joplin Fire and METS for a 2-month- old baby having a seizure and not breathing. When officers arrived, a 8 week old baby boy was discovered to be unresponsive. The boy had visible injuries to his face and body.

  • Drury recognized for value and excellence in news rankings

    Drury recognized for value and excellence in news rankings

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-09-12 19:33:16 GMT

    U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Drury University for providing outstanding value to its students, and named Drury among the top universities across the Midwest in its “Best Colleges 2018” publication released today.   

    U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Drury University for providing outstanding value to its students, and named Drury among the top universities across the Midwest in its “Best Colleges 2018” publication released today.   

  • After school tutoring program numbers increased from last year

    After school tutoring program numbers increased from last year

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:07:33 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/11/17) - A hands on approach to learning, Club Encore is an extended learning after school program that gives kids second and fifth grade the opportunity to explore new ways of increasing their reading and math skills. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/11/17) - A hands on approach to learning, Club Encore is an extended learning after school program that gives kids second and fifth grade the opportunity to explore new ways of increasing their reading and math skills. 

  • Irma Leaves Devastation Across Florida

    Irma Leaves Devastation Across Florida

    Monday, September 11 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-09-12 03:43:39 GMT

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/11/2017) After devastating several Caribbean Islands, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Florida Keys Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm and then made a second landfall on Marco Island, just south of Naples, as a Category 3 hurricane. Irma then churned up the Florida peninsula, high winds and heavy rain affecting nearly the entire state. Now... emergency crews are surveying the damage with downed trees, power lines, and debris...

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/11/2017) After devastating several Caribbean Islands, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Florida Keys Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm and then made a second landfall on Marco Island, just south of Naples, as a Category 3 hurricane. Irma then churned up the Florida peninsula, high winds and heavy rain affecting nearly the entire state. Now... emergency crews are surveying the damage with downed trees, power lines, and debris...

  • Greene County Medical Examiner undergoes changes

    Greene County Medical Examiner undergoes changes

    Monday, September 11 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-09-12 01:58:14 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/11/2017) For the past five years, all Greene County autopsies have been performed in Springfield by a medical examiner from the University of Missouri, but with his recent retirement, Greene County officials have been left wondering what to do. In addition to the medical examiner's retirement, the University of Missouri has also announced that they will not be renewing their contract with Greene County.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/11/2017) For the past five years, all Greene County autopsies have been performed in Springfield by a medical examiner from the University of Missouri, but with his recent retirement, Greene County officials have been left wondering what to do. In addition to the medical examiner's retirement, the University of Missouri has also announced that they will not be renewing their contract with Greene County.

  • Chicago woman found dead inside freezer

    Chicago woman found dead inside freezer

    Monday, September 11 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-09-12 01:38:42 GMT

    CHICAGO, IL -- (09/11/2017)  A Chicago woman was found dead in a hotel walk-in freezer Sunday, just hours after she was reported missing from a party at the venue, police said. Kenneka Jenkins, 19, was discovered in the freezer at Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center in Rosemont, 17 miles southeast of Chicago. She was pronounced dead at 12:48 a.m., the Chicago Tribune reported.

    CHICAGO, IL -- (09/11/2017)  A Chicago woman was found dead in a hotel walk-in freezer Sunday, just hours after she was reported missing from a party at the venue, police said. Kenneka Jenkins, 19, was discovered in the freezer at Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center in Rosemont, 17 miles southeast of Chicago. She was pronounced dead at 12:48 a.m., the Chicago Tribune reported.

  • CU crews head to Jacksonville Florida

    CU crews head to Jacksonville Florida

    Monday, September 11 2017 6:11 PM EDT2017-09-11 22:11:30 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/11/17) Around 2:00 p.m. this afternoon our electric line crews, and many others, began working in the Jacksonville area under the guidance of Jacksonville Energy Authority (JEA) to restore power after the remnants of Hurricane Irma went through the area.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/11/17) Around 2:00 p.m. this afternoon our electric line crews, and many others, began working in the Jacksonville area under the guidance of Jacksonville Energy Authority (JEA) to restore power after the remnants of Hurricane Irma went through the area.

  • Deadly Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida

    Deadly Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida

    Monday, September 11 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-09-11 21:28:48 GMT

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/8/2017) Hurricane Irma continues to churn closer to Florida tonight, and is now blamed for at least 23 deaths in Florida. Most of Florida will see impacts of some kind from Irma beginning on Saturday, with landfall of a major hurricane on the southern Florida coast looking more and more likely. Governor Rick Scott echoed those sentiments this evening, "...the majority of Florida will have major Hurricane impacts with deadly storm surge and life threatening wind...

    FOX5KRBK.com - (9/8/2017) Hurricane Irma continues to churn closer to Florida tonight, and is now blamed for at least 23 deaths in Florida. Most of Florida will see impacts of some kind from Irma beginning on Saturday, with landfall of a major hurricane on the southern Florida coast looking more and more likely. Governor Rick Scott echoed those sentiments this evening, "...the majority of Florida will have major Hurricane impacts with deadly storm surge and life threatening wind...

  • Houston combats mosquito influx left by Harvey

    Houston combats mosquito influx left by Harvey

    Monday, September 11 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-09-11 21:16:19 GMT

    Foxnews.com -- (09/11/17) Health officials are warning Houston area residents about standing pools of water that could become breeding grounds for mosquitoes that carry disease, including the West Nile Virus. The waters could be from heavy rains or flooding left behind by Hurricane Harvey. 

    Foxnews.com -- (09/11/17) Health officials are warning Houston area residents about standing pools of water that could become breeding grounds for mosquitoes that carry disease, including the West Nile Virus. The waters could be from heavy rains or flooding left behind by Hurricane Harvey. 

  • Arrest made in Joplin shooting

    Arrest made in Joplin shooting

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:34:31 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/11/17) On September 8, 2017 two shootings were reported to the Joplin Police Department. A female and male were walking in the 600 block of South Sergeant around 10pm when a Gold Pontiac G6 drove by them, and a male passenger fired 4-5 shots at them. Neither person was hurt. The incident wasn’t reported to police for about 20 minutes.

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/11/17) On September 8, 2017 two shootings were reported to the Joplin Police Department. A female and male were walking in the 600 block of South Sergeant around 10pm when a Gold Pontiac G6 drove by them, and a male passenger fired 4-5 shots at them. Neither person was hurt. The incident wasn’t reported to police for about 20 minutes.

  • Business owner sentenced for wire fraud, false tax return

    Business owner sentenced for wire fraud, false tax return

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:25:31 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (9/11/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Springfield, Mo., business owner has been sentenced in federal court for a wire fraud scheme in which she embezzled more than $800,000 from her clients, and for failing to pay more than $170,000 in taxes on any of the embezzled income.  

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (9/11/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Springfield, Mo., business owner has been sentenced in federal court for a wire fraud scheme in which she embezzled more than $800,000 from her clients, and for failing to pay more than $170,000 in taxes on any of the embezzled income.  

  • Focus on sheltering those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

    Focus on sheltering those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:13:51 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo — (9/11/17) The Southern Missouri Red Cross will be training volunteers interested in helping with the recovery efforts due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo — (9/11/17) The Southern Missouri Red Cross will be training volunteers interested in helping with the recovery efforts due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. 

  • Man arrested for promoting child pornography

    Man arrested for promoting child pornography

    Monday, September 11 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-09-11 20:05:33 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/11/17) The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Ben Joseph Hilkemeyer, 32, of Jefferson City, Missouri, for promoting and possession of child pornography on September 7, 2017.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/11/17) The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Ben Joseph Hilkemeyer, 32, of Jefferson City, Missouri, for promoting and possession of child pornography on September 7, 2017.

  • More than 40 companies to be at hiring event

    More than 40 companies to be at hiring event

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-09-11 19:55:52 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/11/17) More than 40 companies representing the health, manufacturing, public safety and construction industries will be on site 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the Missouri Job Center, 2900 E. Sunshine St. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/11/17) More than 40 companies representing the health, manufacturing, public safety and construction industries will be on site 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Sept. 12 at the Missouri Job Center, 2900 E. Sunshine St. 

  • Equifax security breech raises concern

    Equifax security breech raises concern

    Friday, September 8 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-09-09 02:16:25 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/08/2017) Over 143 million Americans were affected by the Equifax security breech which allowed hackers to access sensitive information, making identity theft an extremely likely possibility for almost half of the population. "This is clearly a disappointing event and strikes at the heart of who we are and what we do. I apologize to every affected consumer," said Rick Smith, the Equifax CEO. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/08/2017) Over 143 million Americans were affected by the Equifax security breech which allowed hackers to access sensitive information, making identity theft an extremely likely possibility for almost half of the population. "This is clearly a disappointing event and strikes at the heart of who we are and what we do. I apologize to every affected consumer," said Rick Smith, the Equifax CEO. 

  • Students rally at MSU in support of DACA

    Students rally at MSU in support of DACA

    Friday, September 8 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-09 02:00:19 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/08/17) - Missouri State University students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered on the campus to hold a rally in solidarity for DACA recipients affected by the Trump administration’s decision to end the program. “As a DACA recipient, living in Missouri, it’s difficult to feel supported and seeing a huge turnout and seeing people clapping and supporting us means a lot to me," says Mayra Ramirez.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/08/17) - Missouri State University students, faculty, staff, and community members gathered on the campus to hold a rally in solidarity for DACA recipients affected by the Trump administration’s decision to end the program. “As a DACA recipient, living in Missouri, it’s difficult to feel supported and seeing a huge turnout and seeing people clapping and supporting us means a lot to me," says Mayra Ramirez.

  • Mercy Medicare agreement to terminate after investigation

    Mercy Medicare agreement to terminate after investigation

    Friday, September 8 2017 9:58 PM EDT2017-09-09 01:58:11 GMT

    Springfield, Mo - (9/8/17) Mercy Hospital Springfield was notified that its medicare agreement would terminate after a complaint investigation, according to a spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In a statement given to FOX 5, the investigation "resulted in a determination of immediate jeopardy to the health and safety of patients" at the hospital. 

    Springfield, Mo - (9/8/17) Mercy Hospital Springfield was notified that its medicare agreement would terminate after a complaint investigation, according to a spokesperson for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In a statement given to FOX 5, the investigation "resulted in a determination of immediate jeopardy to the health and safety of patients" at the hospital. 

  • Local Businessman Seeking Donations for Hurricane Victims

    Local Businessman Seeking Donations for Hurricane Victims

    Friday, September 8 2017 9:23 PM EDT2017-09-09 01:23:53 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(09/08/2017) A local businessman in Nixa is filling up his trailer and truck with donations and is headed to Houston, as well as Florida, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Greg Burch is asking locals to donate supplies to help fill his trailer up.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(09/08/2017) A local businessman in Nixa is filling up his trailer and truck with donations and is headed to Houston, as well as Florida, in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Greg Burch is asking locals to donate supplies to help fill his trailer up.

  • Missouri and Arkansas Utility Crews Sent to Help with Hurricane Irma Recovery

    Missouri and Arkansas Utility Crews Sent to Help with Hurricane Irma Recovery

    Friday, September 8 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-09-08 23:51:15 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(09/08/2017) Utility Alliance, lineworker crews from seven Missouri cities and one in Arkansas are assembling today in Orlando, preparing to respond to power outages after the storm passes. The combined response involves 36 lineworkers from the Missouri cities of Columbia, Hannibal, Independence, Macon, Nixa, Poplar Bluff, Trenton. They are joined by a five-person crew from Conway, Arkansas.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(09/08/2017) Utility Alliance, lineworker crews from seven Missouri cities and one in Arkansas are assembling today in Orlando, preparing to respond to power outages after the storm passes. The combined response involves 36 lineworkers from the Missouri cities of Columbia, Hannibal, Independence, Macon, Nixa, Poplar Bluff, Trenton. They are joined by a five-person crew from Conway, Arkansas.

  • Students raise funds for hurricane relief

    Students raise funds for hurricane relief

    Friday, September 8 2017 6:58 PM EDT2017-09-08 22:58:33 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/8/17) Springfield Public Schools students and staff are hosting fundraisers district wide for hurricane relief. The following schools are hosting events and initiatives to raise money for relief efforts in Texas. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/8/17) Springfield Public Schools students and staff are hosting fundraisers district wide for hurricane relief. The following schools are hosting events and initiatives to raise money for relief efforts in Texas. 

  • Man sentenced to 30 years for sexually abusing a child

    Man sentenced to 30 years for sexually abusing a child

    Friday, September 8 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-09-08 20:50:18 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (9/8/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Brattleboro, Vt., man has been sentenced in federal court for the aggravated sexual abuse of a 6-year-old child at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (9/8/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a Brattleboro, Vt., man has been sentenced in federal court for the aggravated sexual abuse of a 6-year-old child at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. 

  • Man arrested for the manufacture of marijuana

    Man arrested for the manufacture of marijuana

    Friday, September 8 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-09-08 19:46:17 GMT

    Baxter, Co. -- (9/8/17) One person was arrested yesterday, September 7th, during the annual marijuana eradication operation in this area that is jointly conducted by the Army National Guard, the U. S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the 14th Judicial District Drug Task Force, the Arkansas Game and Fish, and the Sheriff’s Office. 

    Baxter, Co. -- (9/8/17) One person was arrested yesterday, September 7th, during the annual marijuana eradication operation in this area that is jointly conducted by the Army National Guard, the U. S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the 14th Judicial District Drug Task Force, the Arkansas Game and Fish, and the Sheriff’s Office. 

  • Man charged in missing person investigation

    Man charged in missing person investigation

    Friday, September 8 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-09-08 19:37:39 GMT

    Morgan CO. -- (9/8/17) In an ongoing Missing Persons investigation, Joanna L. Anderson, age 54 of Rocky Mount, was reported missing on May 17, 2016. On September 5, 2017, Darrell Willis, age 44 of Rocky Mount, was questioned by deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office in reference to the disappearance of Joanna Anderson. 

    Morgan CO. -- (9/8/17) In an ongoing Missing Persons investigation, Joanna L. Anderson, age 54 of Rocky Mount, was reported missing on May 17, 2016. On September 5, 2017, Darrell Willis, age 44 of Rocky Mount, was questioned by deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office in reference to the disappearance of Joanna Anderson. 

  • Early morning crash causes one minor injury in Branson

    Early morning crash causes one minor injury in Branson

    Friday, September 8 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-09-08 19:34:12 GMT

    Branson, Mo. -- (9/8/17) An early Friday morning crash on Bee Creek Road and 65 Highway resulted in one minor injury to a Branson woman. A call was placed to 9-1-1 at 6:55 am reporting a two car collision on the Bee Creek Bridge over 65 Highway. 

    Branson, Mo. -- (9/8/17) An early Friday morning crash on Bee Creek Road and 65 Highway resulted in one minor injury to a Branson woman. A call was placed to 9-1-1 at 6:55 am reporting a two car collision on the Bee Creek Bridge over 65 Highway. 

  • Police respond to shots fired at Battlefield Mall

    Police respond to shots fired at Battlefield Mall

    Friday, September 8 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-09-08 04:10:57 GMT

    Springfield, MO - (9/7/17) Springfield police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Battlefield Mall Thursday evening. At 8:07 p.m. Springfield police were dispatched to the entrance of the men’s Dillard’s at the Battlefield Mall due to a disturbance involving two males. During the altercation, shots were fired. No one was shot, but a juvenile female received non-life threatening injuries indirectly from the gunfire.

    Springfield, MO - (9/7/17) Springfield police are investigating a shooting that occurred at Battlefield Mall Thursday evening. At 8:07 p.m. Springfield police were dispatched to the entrance of the men’s Dillard’s at the Battlefield Mall due to a disturbance involving two males. During the altercation, shots were fired. No one was shot, but a juvenile female received non-life threatening injuries indirectly from the gunfire.

  • Shoe drive helps local area kids in need

    Shoe drive helps local area kids in need

    Thursday, September 7 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-08 02:00:16 GMT

    TANEY COUNTY, MO (09/07/17) - Every year, boys and girls will go to school without the right sized or old shoe. That’s why Shoes For Kids began to give kids some new kicks. “It’s wonderful the difference you can make in a child’s life for them to be able to wear new shoes that actually fit," says the creator of the program Tammy Scholten. Shoe donations began rolling in, and partners of the program started shopping for needy children. 

    TANEY COUNTY, MO (09/07/17) - Every year, boys and girls will go to school without the right sized or old shoe. That’s why Shoes For Kids began to give kids some new kicks. “It’s wonderful the difference you can make in a child’s life for them to be able to wear new shoes that actually fit," says the creator of the program Tammy Scholten. Shoe donations began rolling in, and partners of the program started shopping for needy children. 

  • Buffalo student charged with making terror threat

    Buffalo student charged with making terror threat

    Thursday, September 7 2017 7:38 PM EDT2017-09-07 23:38:42 GMT
    BUFFALO, Mo.--(9/7/17) A student from Buffalo High School has been arrested and charged for making a terrorist threat towards his school. Corey Gentry was taken into custody by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office after making the threat on a social media app. A fellow student saw the threat and alerted the school principal. The threat was then reported to the Dallas County Sheriff. Gentry will appear in court September 12th. 
    BUFFALO, Mo.--(9/7/17) A student from Buffalo High School has been arrested and charged for making a terrorist threat towards his school. Corey Gentry was taken into custody by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office after making the threat on a social media app. A fellow student saw the threat and alerted the school principal. The threat was then reported to the Dallas County Sheriff. Gentry will appear in court September 12th. 
  • Mercy Hospital fires 12 employees

    Mercy Hospital fires 12 employees

    Thursday, September 7 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-09-07 23:27:30 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/07/2017) On the heels of the termination of  12 of their employees, Mercy Hospital has decided to expand their employee training on how to de-escalate situations and provide safe and responsible care, which raises the question of why the employees were actually let go. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/07/2017) On the heels of the termination of  12 of their employees, Mercy Hospital has decided to expand their employee training on how to de-escalate situations and provide safe and responsible care, which raises the question of why the employees were actually let go. 

  • Nixa police arrest man barricaded in attic

    Nixa police arrest man barricaded in attic

    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:24:43 GMT

    Nixa, MO -- (09/07/17) A Nixa apartment building was evacuated overnight after a man barricaded himself in the attic of the building. Nixa Police were dispatched at 8:51pm on Wednesday to a reported domestic assault on Viola street. When police arrived, Gregory M. Hill fled the scene and climbed into the attic over a single-story apartment building on Viola Street near Greenbriar Street. 

    Nixa, MO -- (09/07/17) A Nixa apartment building was evacuated overnight after a man barricaded himself in the attic of the building. Nixa Police were dispatched at 8:51pm on Wednesday to a reported domestic assault on Viola street. When police arrived, Gregory M. Hill fled the scene and climbed into the attic over a single-story apartment building on Viola Street near Greenbriar Street. 

  • AG Hawley announces sentencing of repeated sexual abuse suspect

    AG Hawley announces sentencing of repeated sexual abuse suspect

    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:04:21 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo.  – (9/7/17) Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced the sentencing of Kevin T. Tillitt, 47, of Shelbina, Missouri, following his conviction for violent and sadistic sexual abuse of his daughters. 

    Jefferson City, Mo.  – (9/7/17) Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced the sentencing of Kevin T. Tillitt, 47, of Shelbina, Missouri, following his conviction for violent and sadistic sexual abuse of his daughters. 

  • New fire truck into service after receiving a ceremony

    New fire truck into service after receiving a ceremony

    Thursday, September 7 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-09-07 21:54:41 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/7/17) Springfield's newest fire apparatus, Rescue Company 1, will officially be put into service September 8th following a traditional ceremony dating back to the late 1800's. A longstanding tradition in the fire service, the “wet-down”, is a ceremonial process in which firefighters officially place into service a new fire apparatus by anointing it with water sprayed from the retiring unit. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/7/17) Springfield's newest fire apparatus, Rescue Company 1, will officially be put into service September 8th following a traditional ceremony dating back to the late 1800's. A longstanding tradition in the fire service, the “wet-down”, is a ceremonial process in which firefighters officially place into service a new fire apparatus by anointing it with water sprayed from the retiring unit. 

  • Charges presented against Joplin stabbing suspect

    Charges presented against Joplin stabbing suspect

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:23:16 GMT

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/7/17) As a result of the investigation into Tuesday’s stabbing at Comfort Inn, the Joplin Police Department presented charges against a suspect to the Newton County Prosecutor’s. The Newton County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges of 1 st Degree Assault and Armed Criminal Action against Nicole L Teague, 30, Joplin. 

    Joplin, Mo. -- (9/7/17) As a result of the investigation into Tuesday’s stabbing at Comfort Inn, the Joplin Police Department presented charges against a suspect to the Newton County Prosecutor’s. The Newton County Prosecutor’s Office filed charges of 1 st Degree Assault and Armed Criminal Action against Nicole L Teague, 30, Joplin. 

  • Grand jury convenes in Savannah Leckie case

    Grand jury convenes in Savannah Leckie case

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:14:54 GMT

    Ozark, CO. -- (9/7/17) A special grand jury convened Tuesday in the Ozark County Courthouse to investigate the suspected murder of Savannah Leckie, the 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found earlier this month on an 81-acre farm near Theodosia owned by her biological mother, Rebecca Ruud.

    Ozark, CO. -- (9/7/17) A special grand jury convened Tuesday in the Ozark County Courthouse to investigate the suspected murder of Savannah Leckie, the 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found earlier this month on an 81-acre farm near Theodosia owned by her biological mother, Rebecca Ruud.

  • Greitens urges Congress to have compassion for DACA immigrants

    Greitens urges Congress to have compassion for DACA immigrants

    Thursday, September 7 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-09-07 20:07:32 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- (9/7/17) Governor Eric Greitens, R, hopes lawmakers in Washington will pass legislation that would protect immigrants from being deported if they came to the U.S. illegally as children. President Donald Trump, R, is giving Congress six months to pass such a measure or Trump says he will revisit the issue.

    Jefferson City, Mo. -- (9/7/17) Governor Eric Greitens, R, hopes lawmakers in Washington will pass legislation that would protect immigrants from being deported if they came to the U.S. illegally as children. President Donald Trump, R, is giving Congress six months to pass such a measure or Trump says he will revisit the issue.

  • Five subjects arrested and stolen property recovered

    Five subjects arrested and stolen property recovered

    Thursday, September 7 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-09-07 19:44:19 GMT

    Fulton, CO. -- (9/7/17) Following an investigation by the Fulton County Sheriff's office, Oregon County Sheriff's office, Sharp County Sheriff's office, and the Thayer Police department 5 subjects were arrested, 2 stolen ATVs, 1 stolen vehicle, a large amount of stolen property and narcotics were recovered.

    Fulton, CO. -- (9/7/17) Following an investigation by the Fulton County Sheriff's office, Oregon County Sheriff's office, Sharp County Sheriff's office, and the Thayer Police department 5 subjects were arrested, 2 stolen ATVs, 1 stolen vehicle, a large amount of stolen property and narcotics were recovered.

  • Springfield DACA recipient speaks out

    Springfield DACA recipient speaks out

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-09-07 02:10:40 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/06/2017) Arriving in the United States when she was just two years old, America is where Ramirez called home for the past 21 years. "I've lived in the same town from before preschool to after graduation. My family is still there. We have roots there, we have tradition. This is all I know," said Mayra Ramirez, DACA recipient. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/06/2017) Arriving in the United States when she was just two years old, America is where Ramirez called home for the past 21 years. "I've lived in the same town from before preschool to after graduation. My family is still there. We have roots there, we have tradition. This is all I know," said Mayra Ramirez, DACA recipient. 

  • Fighting childhood cancer, 4-year-old ready for normal life

    Fighting childhood cancer, 4-year-old ready for normal life

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-07 02:00:15 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/06/17) - A beautiful and outgoing little girl just beginning pre-school, Mia was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on March 7, 2016, just days before her 3rd birthday. Jessica Dalton, Mia's mother says, “I brought her to dance class and noticed a bruise on her chest which isn’t unusual but it was in a weird spot. And as the week went on I noticed more and more finger print sized bruises on her arms and legs.” 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/06/17) - A beautiful and outgoing little girl just beginning pre-school, Mia was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on March 7, 2016, just days before her 3rd birthday. Jessica Dalton, Mia's mother says, “I brought her to dance class and noticed a bruise on her chest which isn’t unusual but it was in a weird spot. And as the week went on I noticed more and more finger print sized bruises on her arms and legs.” 

  • AG Hawley continues his fight against Human Trafficking

    AG Hawley continues his fight against Human Trafficking

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-09-06 19:39:23 GMT

    Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/6/17) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today convened the second meeting of the statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. The Task Force, the first of its kind in Missouri, includes law-enforcement officials, prosecutors, social-services providers, victims’ advocates, and individual human trafficking survivors.

    Jefferson City, Mo. – (9/6/17) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today convened the second meeting of the statewide Human Trafficking Task Force. The Task Force, the first of its kind in Missouri, includes law-enforcement officials, prosecutors, social-services providers, victims’ advocates, and individual human trafficking survivors.

  • Ozark Police Department creates safe zone for online transactions

    Ozark Police Department creates safe zone for online transactions

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-06 02:00:13 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(9/4/17) Police in Ozark have joined the growing list of local police departments to offer a safe area where online buyers and sellers can meet to exchange merchandise.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(9/4/17) Police in Ozark have joined the growing list of local police departments to offer a safe area where online buyers and sellers can meet to exchange merchandise.

  • Convoy of Hope Makes Plans for Hurricane Irma

    Convoy of Hope Makes Plans for Hurricane Irma

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-09-06 01:28:29 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/05/2017) As Convoy of Hope continues their relief efforts in Texas, another storm is demanding their attention as Hurricane Irma continues to churn, possibly heading towards the U.S. "So what we're doing is putting some what-if scenarios in place, and then as the hurricane gets closer to the U.S., we'll start tightening up those plans," said Jeff Nene, National Spokesperson with Convoy of Hope. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/05/2017) As Convoy of Hope continues their relief efforts in Texas, another storm is demanding their attention as Hurricane Irma continues to churn, possibly heading towards the U.S. "So what we're doing is putting some what-if scenarios in place, and then as the hurricane gets closer to the U.S., we'll start tightening up those plans," said Jeff Nene, National Spokesperson with Convoy of Hope. 

  • Missouri universities respond to DACA decision

    Missouri universities respond to DACA decision

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-09-05 23:01:21 GMT

    Springfield, Mo - - (9/5/17) Missouri State University and University of Missouri leadership released statements Tuesday in support of DACA students and request a fair and compassionate solution.

    Springfield, Mo - - (9/5/17) Missouri State University and University of Missouri leadership released statements Tuesday in support of DACA students and request a fair and compassionate solution.

  • Stabbing at hotel

    Stabbing at hotel

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:48:53 GMT

    Joplin, MO – (09/05/17) Today at 11:32 AM, the Joplin Police Department received a call about a disturbance with a stabbing at Comfort Inn and Suites (3400 South Range Line Road). When officers arrived, they located a 33-year-old female inside the hotel that had been stabbed. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance and is currently in critical but stable condition. Detectives are currently investigating the case. No arrests have been made at this time.

    Joplin, MO – (09/05/17) Today at 11:32 AM, the Joplin Police Department received a call about a disturbance with a stabbing at Comfort Inn and Suites (3400 South Range Line Road). When officers arrived, they located a 33-year-old female inside the hotel that had been stabbed. She was transported to the hospital by ambulance and is currently in critical but stable condition. Detectives are currently investigating the case. No arrests have been made at this time.

  • Million dollar lottery winner from Nixa

    Million dollar lottery winner from Nixa

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:48:35 GMT

    Nixa, MO -- (09/05/17) A series of fortuitous events led an Ozark man to a $1 million prize while shopping the aisles of Price Cutter, 400 N. Massey Blvd., in Nixa. For George McCombs, a simple dinner invitation spurred a quick detour to the grocery store, which ultimately led to the Missouri Lottery’s office in Springfield after matching all five white-ball numbers drawn in the Aug. 19 Powerball drawing.

    Nixa, MO -- (09/05/17) A series of fortuitous events led an Ozark man to a $1 million prize while shopping the aisles of Price Cutter, 400 N. Massey Blvd., in Nixa. For George McCombs, a simple dinner invitation spurred a quick detour to the grocery store, which ultimately led to the Missouri Lottery’s office in Springfield after matching all five white-ball numbers drawn in the Aug. 19 Powerball drawing.

  • Fewer incidents in Missouri over Labor Day Weekend

    Fewer incidents in Missouri over Labor Day Weekend

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-05 21:48:26 GMT

    Springfield, Mo - - (9/5/17) The roads in Missouri were safer compared to last year over the Labor Day weekend.  During the 2017 Labor Day weekend, the traffic crash counting period began at 6 p.m., Friday, September 1, and ended at 11:59 p.m., Monday, September 4.  The state saw eight fatalities on the road compared to 20 last year and only one on the waterways. Overall, there were more than one-hundred injuries.

    Springfield, Mo - - (9/5/17) The roads in Missouri were safer compared to last year over the Labor Day weekend.  During the 2017 Labor Day weekend, the traffic crash counting period began at 6 p.m., Friday, September 1, and ended at 11:59 p.m., Monday, September 4.  The state saw eight fatalities on the road compared to 20 last year and only one on the waterways. Overall, there were more than one-hundred injuries.

  • DACA Update: Roy Blunt and The White House Speak Out

    DACA Update: Roy Blunt and The White House Speak Out

    Monday, September 4 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-09-05 02:00:13 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/04/17) - After announcing, last week, that thousands of immigrants living in the United States under an Obama-era program could soon be a thing of the past, President Donald Trump says he will be making a decision tomorrow on ending DACA. With an estimated 800,000 DACA participants in the Untied States, rallies across the country are showing their support for immigrants. Even Senator Roy Blunt says he is not for the removal of DACA. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (09/04/17) - After announcing, last week, that thousands of immigrants living in the United States under an Obama-era program could soon be a thing of the past, President Donald Trump says he will be making a decision tomorrow on ending DACA. With an estimated 800,000 DACA participants in the Untied States, rallies across the country are showing their support for immigrants. Even Senator Roy Blunt says he is not for the removal of DACA. 

  • Least of These Christmas Assistance Registration is underway

    Least of These Christmas Assistance Registration is underway

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-09-05 01:19:24 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(9/4/17) With Labor Day coming to an end, a local food pantry in Southwest Missouri is already looking ahead towards Christmas

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(9/4/17) With Labor Day coming to an end, a local food pantry in Southwest Missouri is already looking ahead towards Christmas

  • Convoy of Hope continues Harvey clean-up

    Convoy of Hope continues Harvey clean-up

    Monday, September 4 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-09-05 00:38:35 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/04/2017) As Houston begins the clean-up process, Convoy of Hope remains on the ground to help those affected by the storm pick up the pieces. "It's pretty devastating. We had the wind from the hurricane itself that came through several communities, and then in the Houston area, you had all that devastating rainfall. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (09/04/2017) As Houston begins the clean-up process, Convoy of Hope remains on the ground to help those affected by the storm pick up the pieces. "It's pretty devastating. We had the wind from the hurricane itself that came through several communities, and then in the Houston area, you had all that devastating rainfall. 

  • Two Police Officers Shot North of Downtown St. Louis; Suspects at Large

    Two Police Officers Shot North of Downtown St. Louis; Suspects at Large

    Friday, September 1 2017 8:54 PM EDT2017-09-02 00:54:25 GMT

    ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(09/01/2017) Emergency crews were at the intersection of 14th and Cass in downtown St. Louis this afternoon. Sources tell FOX 2 that two officers were injured in a shooting. Officers say that an "assault style" rifle was used in this shooting. Three suspects are in custody from several locations. Police say that two suspects are at large.

    ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(09/01/2017) Emergency crews were at the intersection of 14th and Cass in downtown St. Louis this afternoon. Sources tell FOX 2 that two officers were injured in a shooting. Officers say that an "assault style" rifle was used in this shooting. Three suspects are in custody from several locations. Police say that two suspects are at large.

  • Nearly head on crash turns fatal

    Nearly head on crash turns fatal

    Friday, September 1 2017 6:26 PM EDT2017-09-01 22:26:42 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/1/17) Springfield police officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at 4:12 p.m. on Aug. 31 at 1855 S. Ingram Mill Road in Springfield. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (9/1/17) Springfield police officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash at 4:12 p.m. on Aug. 31 at 1855 S. Ingram Mill Road in Springfield. 

  • Authorities charge man in beating death of puppies

    Authorities charge man in beating death of puppies

    Friday, September 1 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-09-01 19:10:38 GMT

    Douglas County, Mo. - (9/1/17) The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man responsible for killing a littler of puppies and posting the video on social media. Josiah Wheat, 30, was charged today with 5 counts of animal abuse. Wheat continues to be held in the Douglas County jail.

    Douglas County, Mo. - (9/1/17) The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man responsible for killing a littler of puppies and posting the video on social media. Josiah Wheat, 30, was charged today with 5 counts of animal abuse. Wheat continues to be held in the Douglas County jail.

  • Gary Player golf course opens

    Gary Player golf course opens

    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-09-01 03:38:20 GMT

    Branson, Mo. - (8/31/17) A new golf course opened today in the Ozarks. Bass Pro Shops founder and noted conservationist, Johnny Morris, teamed with golf icon Gary Player to create a world-class short course that will deliver an unparalleled experience for golfers of all skill levels and ages.

    Branson, Mo. - (8/31/17) A new golf course opened today in the Ozarks. Bass Pro Shops founder and noted conservationist, Johnny Morris, teamed with golf icon Gary Player to create a world-class short course that will deliver an unparalleled experience for golfers of all skill levels and ages.

  • Man arrested in beating death of puppies

    Man arrested in beating death of puppies

    Thursday, August 31 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-09-01 03:24:39 GMT

    Douglas County, Mo. - 8/31/17  Douglas County authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a social media video showing him beating a litter of puppies to death with a baseball bat. The Douglas County Sheriffs Office began the investigation earlier this week after the graphic video was brought to their attention. The sheriffs office then conducted a traffic stop today on the suspect and arrested him.

    Douglas County, Mo. - 8/31/17  Douglas County authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with a social media video showing him beating a litter of puppies to death with a baseball bat. The Douglas County Sheriffs Office began the investigation earlier this week after the graphic video was brought to their attention. The sheriffs office then conducted a traffic stop today on the suspect and arrested him.

  • Drury University fraternity seeks to help Harvey survivors

    Drury University fraternity seeks to help Harvey survivors

    Thursday, August 31 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-09-01 02:27:18 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/31/2017) Sigma Nu, a Drury University fraternity, is hoping they can lend a hand to those reeling from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. "One of our brothers, fraternity brothers said, 'Hey Umar, let's do something for the Harvey victims,' and that's all it took. From there, we made the Go Fund Me and it just went big from there," said Umar Akahtar, a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/31/2017) Sigma Nu, a Drury University fraternity, is hoping they can lend a hand to those reeling from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. "One of our brothers, fraternity brothers said, 'Hey Umar, let's do something for the Harvey victims,' and that's all it took. From there, we made the Go Fund Me and it just went big from there," said Umar Akahtar, a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity.

  • Golden Apple Award -- August 2017

    Golden Apple Award -- August 2017

    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-08-31 23:32:38 GMT

    Bolivar, MO -- (08/31/17) School has started, which means our Golden Apple Award has as well. On behalf of Fox 5 KRBK and Tropical Smoothie Cafe, each month we give one deserving teacher - that you nominate - a $250 VISA gift card, a $25 gift card to Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and a plaque. Our latest award winner is...

    Bolivar, MO -- (08/31/17) School has started, which means our Golden Apple Award has as well. On behalf of Fox 5 KRBK and Tropical Smoothie Cafe, each month we give one deserving teacher - that you nominate - a $250 VISA gift card, a $25 gift card to Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and a plaque. Our latest award winner is...

  • Humanities Council taps Drury professor to lead regional outreach

    Humanities Council taps Drury professor to lead regional outreach

    Thursday, August 31 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-08-31 20:26:05 GMT

    Springfield, Mo.  — (8/31/17) Drury English professor Dr. Katherine Gilbert has been selected by the Missouri Humanities Council to help expand the organization’s reach statewide. Gilbert and Drury will work with the nonprofit to deliver more of its programming and education in Springfield and across southwest Missouri.  

    Springfield, Mo.  — (8/31/17) Drury English professor Dr. Katherine Gilbert has been selected by the Missouri Humanities Council to help expand the organization’s reach statewide. Gilbert and Drury will work with the nonprofit to deliver more of its programming and education in Springfield and across southwest Missouri.  

  • Anti-Trump protesters take over North Glenstone

    Anti-Trump protesters take over North Glenstone

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-08-31 02:00:19 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (08/30/17) - Thousands of anti-Trump protesters gathered along Glenstone, today, to create “The People’s Protest.” Now, they’re out here because they say they don’t want President Trump to feel welcome while he’s here in Springfield, MO. Dump Trump and Fake President were some of the chants yelled along the corner of Glenstone and Division and past Commercial Street. Even, bringing out the youngest of protesters.

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (08/30/17) - Thousands of anti-Trump protesters gathered along Glenstone, today, to create “The People’s Protest.” Now, they’re out here because they say they don’t want President Trump to feel welcome while he’s here in Springfield, MO. Dump Trump and Fake President were some of the chants yelled along the corner of Glenstone and Division and past Commercial Street. Even, bringing out the youngest of protesters.

  • Missouri lawmaker says confederate monument vandal should be 'hung'

    Missouri lawmaker says confederate monument vandal should be 'hung'

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-08-30 23:51:45 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/30/2017) A Greene County Sheriff's Deputy was notified by a citizen about a large amount of red paint thrown on a confederate monument at the National Cemetery located in Greene County. Recently, the Greene County Sheriff's Office was contacted to provide off-duty security in response to vandalism occurring across the country to historic monuments, alternating shifts with a privately contracted security firm. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/30/2017) A confederate monument at the Springfield National Cemetery was found vandalized Wednesday and a Missouri state lawmaker posted on Facebook the person responsible should be hanged. Rep. Warren Love of the 125th district wrote, "It's totally against the law. I hope they are found and hung from a tall tree with a long rope."

  • Middle school employee sentenced to 18 years for child pornography

    Middle school employee sentenced to 18 years for child pornography

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 6:23 PM EDT2017-08-30 22:23:08 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- (08/30/2017)  A former employee at a Springfield, Mo., middle school was sentenced in federal court today for producing child pornography and distributing child pornography over the Internet. Carrie Anne Allred, 34, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 18 years in federal prison without parole. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- (08/30/2017)  A former employee at a Springfield, Mo., middle school was sentenced in federal court today for producing child pornography and distributing child pornography over the Internet. Carrie Anne Allred, 34, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 18 years in federal prison without parole. 

  • Springfield man convicted of first degree murder

    Springfield man convicted of first degree murder

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-08-30 22:20:55 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- (08/31/2017)  Willie Clark, 53, of Springfield, Missouri, was convicted yesterday by a Greene County Jury of two counts of first degree murder, one count of assault in the first degree for attempting to kill, and three counts of armed criminal action. The jury deliberated for a little over an hour before returning its verdict finding Clark guilty as charged in all counts.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- (08/31/2017)  Willie Clark, 53, of Springfield, Missouri, was convicted yesterday by a Greene County Jury of two counts of first degree murder, one count of assault in the first degree for attempting to kill, and three counts of armed criminal action. The jury deliberated for a little over an hour before returning its verdict finding Clark guilty as charged in all counts.

  • Kansas Expressway Extension expected to start in 2018

    Kansas Expressway Extension expected to start in 2018

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-08-30 22:06:17 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- (08/30/2017) The environmental review process for the Kansas Expressway extension project has been completed and engineers will begin working on design plans. The extension of Kansas Expressway has been planned for several years to provide an additional north-south roadway in southern Greene County that will improve traffic flow in the area.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- (08/30/2017) The environmental review process for the Kansas Expressway extension project has been completed and engineers will begin working on design plans. The extension of Kansas Expressway has been planned for several years to provide an additional north-south roadway in southern Greene County that will improve traffic flow in the area.

  • Missouri Attorney General investigates opioid manufacturers

    Missouri Attorney General investigates opioid manufacturers

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-08-30 21:50:52 GMT

    JEFFERSON, Mo -- (08/30/2017) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announces the issuance of civil investigative demands to seven major opioid manufacturers. “Our office is dedicated to stemming the tide of opioid abuse in Missouri,” Hawley said. 

    JEFFERSON, Mo -- (08/30/2017) Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announces the issuance of civil investigative demands to seven major opioid manufacturers. “Our office is dedicated to stemming the tide of opioid abuse in Missouri,” Hawley said. 

  • St. James man sets gas station on fire

    St. James man sets gas station on fire

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-08-30 21:44:33 GMT

    ROLLA, Mo -- (08/30/2017) Officers from the Rolla Police Department and the Rolla City Fire Department responded to a 911 call of a structure fire at the Sinclair Service Station located at 2003 N. Bishop Avenue in Rolla.

    ROLLA, Mo -- (08/30/2017) Officers from the Rolla Police Department and the Rolla City Fire Department responded to a 911 call of a structure fire at the Sinclair Service Station located at 2003 N. Bishop Avenue in Rolla.

  • Man stabs his mother

    Man stabs his mother

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-08-30 20:38:09 GMT

    Koshkonong, Mo -- (08/31/2017) Oregon County Sheriff's Officer received a report that a man had attacked his mother and her significant with a knife on Park Avenue in Koshkonong. Melina Morgan, of Koshkonong, stated that her son, 24 year old Nathan Morgan, crept into her bedroom while she and Ronald Kelley, of Mammoth Spring, were sleeping and attacked them with a knife.

    Koshkonong, Mo -- (08/31/2017) Oregon County Sheriff's Officer received a report that a man had attacked his mother and her significant other with a knife on Park Avenue in Koshkonong. Melina Morgan, of Koshkonong, stated that her son, 24 year old Nathan Morgan, crept into her bedroom while she and Ronald Kelley, of Mammoth Spring, were sleeping and attacked them with a knife.

  • WATCH LIVE!! President Trump Visits Springfield

    WATCH LIVE!! President Trump Visits Springfield

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-08-30 18:19:51 GMT

    Watch LIVE Coverage from FOX 5!

    Watch LIVE Coverage from FOX 5!

  • Trump demonstrators prepare for President's arrival

    Trump demonstrators prepare for President's arrival

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-08-30 02:25:13 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/29/2017) With President Trump scheduled to arrive in Springfield tomorrow afternoon, both protestors and supporters are making plans to make sure their voices are heard. Tomorrow, hundreds will take to the streets to either show their support or their opposition for President Trump. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/29/2017) With President Trump scheduled to arrive in Springfield tomorrow afternoon, both protestors and supporters are making plans to make sure their voices are heard. Tomorrow, hundreds will take to the streets to either show their support or their opposition for President Trump. 

  • Union members at Springfield manufacturing company go on strike

    Union members at Springfield manufacturing company go on strike

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 8:50 PM EDT2017-08-30 00:50:39 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (8/29/17) Dozens of workers at a south manufacturing company in Springfield walked the picket line this morning after voting to go on strike. Union members of the Timken manufacturing facility lined the street holding signs that said "fair contract now." Members of the union on strike were not able to provide specifics, but did say they were upset with their contract and wages.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (8/29/17) Dozens of workers at a south manufacturing company in Springfield walked the picket line this morning after voting to go on strike. Union members of the Timken manufacturing facility lined the street holding signs that said "fair contract now." Members of the union on strike were not able to provide specifics, but did say they were upset with their contract and wages.

  • Reeds Spring school bus involved in accident

    Reeds Spring school bus involved in accident

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-08-29 23:09:58 GMT

    UPDATE: An ambulance took one student from a bus to Cox Medical Center Branson for further evaluation. The student’s injuries are not life-threatening. Medical personnel cleared all other students and their parents have been contacted. Some parents chose to pick-up their students, the rest went home on another bus. The Branson West Police Department is investigating the cause of this accident.

    UPDATE: An ambulance took one student from a bus to Cox Medical Center Branson for further evaluation. The student’s injuries are not life-threatening. Medical personnel cleared all other students and their parents have been contacted. Some parents chose to pick-up their students, the rest went home on another bus. The Branson West Police Department is investigating the cause of this accident.

  • Parkwood Park Closed Wednesday Until 5p.m. for Presidential Visit

    Parkwood Park Closed Wednesday Until 5p.m. for Presidential Visit

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 6:56 PM EDT2017-08-29 22:56:43 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(08/29/2017) The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is closing Parkwood Park, 2600 N. Barnes Ave., on Wednesday, Aug. 30, before and during President Donald Trump’s visit to Springfield. The 6-acre park is a block from the Loren Cook Company, where the president is scheduled to speak Wednesday afternoon. The park is scheduled to be closed 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Regular park hours are 5:30 a.m.- 11 p.m.)

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(08/29/2017) The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is closing Parkwood Park, 2600 N. Barnes Ave., on Wednesday, Aug. 30, before and during President Donald Trump’s visit to Springfield. The 6-acre park is a block from the Loren Cook Company, where the president is scheduled to speak Wednesday afternoon. The park is scheduled to be closed 5:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Regular park hours are 5:30 a.m.- 11 p.m.)

  • Central Bank to accept donations for Hurricane Harvey victims

    Central Bank to accept donations for Hurricane Harvey victims

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-08-29 20:56:59 GMT

    Springfield, MO, — (8/29/17) Central Bank of the Ozarks announces that a special fund has been set up to accept monetary donations at their 21 locations throughout the Ozarks to directly support Convoy of Hope’s relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. 

    Springfield, MO, — (8/29/17) Central Bank of the Ozarks announces that a special fund has been set up to accept monetary donations at their 21 locations throughout the Ozarks to directly support Convoy of Hope’s relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. 

  • Level property tax on fall ballot approved

    Level property tax on fall ballot approved

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-08-29 20:51:30 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (8/29/17) Springfield City Council approved asking voters to continue the level property tax to pay for unfunded public safety capital improvement and staffing needs.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (8/29/17) Springfield City Council approved asking voters to continue the level property tax to pay for unfunded public safety capital improvement and staffing needs.

  • C.A.R.E. Mobile to bring greater services to local children

    C.A.R.E. Mobile to bring greater services to local children

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 4:41 PM EDT2017-08-29 20:41:00 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (8/29/17) For more than 20 years, CoxHealth’s C.A.R.E. Mobile has brought immunizations and primary care to local school children through the support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth.

    Springfield, Mo. -- (8/29/17) For more than 20 years, CoxHealth’s C.A.R.E. Mobile has brought immunizations and primary care to local school children through the support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at CoxHealth.

  • Springfield police release statement on Trump's visit

    Springfield police release statement on Trump's visit

    Monday, August 28 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-08-29 02:46:44 GMT

    Springfield, Mo - - (8/28/17) The Springfield Police Department released a statement about President Trump's visit to Springfield Wednesday. The statement, written by Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams, says they have been working hard to plan and prepare for this event. Although this is a private event, Springfield police are confident in their abilities to maintain a safe environment for the citizens and visitors of Springfield.

    Springfield, Mo - - (8/28/17) The Springfield Police Department released a statement about President Trump's visit to Springfield Wednesday. The statement, written by Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams, says they have been working hard to plan and prepare for this event. Although this is a private event, Springfield police are confident in their abilities to maintain a safe environment for the citizens and visitors of Springfield.

  • Springfield relief organizations send aid to Texas

    Springfield relief organizations send aid to Texas

    Monday, August 28 2017 10:28 PM EDT2017-08-29 02:28:13 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/28/2017) Convoy of Hope is among one of the many relief organizations banning together to help those now without power and running water. "There's a lot of groups working out here, everybody working together to help the people of Texas," said Stacy Lamb, U.S. Response Director at Convoy of Hope. What started with only a few trucks full of supplies, such as food and hygiene items, has now grown to 29 loads with more still expected to come. 

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/28/2017) Convoy of Hope is among one of the many relief organizations banning together to help those now without power and running water. "There's a lot of groups working out here, everybody working together to help the people of Texas," said Stacy Lamb, U.S. Response Director at Convoy of Hope. What started with only a few trucks full of supplies, such as food and hygiene items, has now grown to 29 loads with more still expected to come. 

  • Rebecca Ruud faced a judge in Ozark County

    Rebecca Ruud faced a judge in Ozark County

    Monday, August 28 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-08-29 02:00:13 GMT

    GAINESVILLE, MO (08/28/17) - Rebecca Ruud was at the Ozark County Courthouse, today, and officers were surrounding the courthouse just to make sure she was safe. But as she was seen entering the courtroom she had a bullet proof vest on. Ruud was arraigned, today, in front of Judge Macpherson where she did not enter a plea deal but hoped to have her preliminary hearing here pretty soon. “Sooner the better your honor," said Ruud. 

    GAINESVILLE, MO (08/28/17) - Rebecca Ruud was at the Ozark County Courthouse, today, and officers were surrounding the courthouse just to make sure she was safe. But as she was seen entering the courtroom she had a bullet proof vest on. Ruud was arraigned, today, in front of Judge Macpherson where she did not enter a plea deal but hoped to have her preliminary hearing here pretty soon. “Sooner the better your honor," said Ruud. 

  • Transit routes impacted during President arrival

    Transit routes impacted during President arrival

    Monday, August 28 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-08-29 00:41:52 GMT

    Springfiled, Mo City Utilities say several transit routes will be impacted during the visit of President Trump. The changes are only for Wednesday, August 30 and will be in effect until 6:00 p.m. 

    Springfiled, Mo City Utilities say several transit routes will be impacted during the visit of President Trump. The changes are only for Wednesday, August 30 and will be in effect until 6:00 p.m. 

  • Probable cause found in Republic child abuse case

    Probable cause found in Republic child abuse case

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:49:29 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. - - (8/28/17) A Greene County judge ruled Monday there is probable cause to believe a Republic babysitter may have abused an infant in her care. 28-year-old Samantha Dillbeck was charged with child abuse for allegedly causing abusive head trauma to an 8-month-old child at her in-home daycare back in March.

    Springfield, Mo. - - (8/28/17) A Greene County judge ruled Monday there is probable cause to believe a Republic babysitter may have abused an infant in her care. 28-year-old Samantha Dillbeck was charged with child abuse for allegedly causing abusive head trauma to an 8-month-old child at her in-home daycare back in March.

  • Houston man sentenced to 15 years for meth conspiracy

    Houston man sentenced to 15 years for meth conspiracy

    Monday, August 28 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-08-28 22:13:38 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (8/28/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Houston, Texas man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine in southwest Missouri.  

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – (8/28/17) Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Houston, Texas man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine in southwest Missouri.  

  • White House announces details for President's visit

    White House announces details for President's visit

    Monday, August 28 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-08-28 21:13:00 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. - (8/28/17) New details have been announced on the upcoming Presidential visit to Springfield. President Trump will be arriving into the Springfield-Branson National Airport around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. From there the President will go to the Lorne Cook Company where he will address the factory workers at 1:30 p.m. The President plans on talking about his tax reform plans. The speech is closed off to the public.

    Springfield, Mo. - (8/28/17) New details have been announced on the upcoming Presidential visit to Springfield. President Trump will be arriving into the Springfield-Branson National Airport around 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. From there the President will go to the Lorne Cook Company where he will address the factory workers at 1:30 p.m. The President plans on talking about his tax reform plans. The speech is closed off to the public.

  • Crime Stopper fugitive of the week

    Crime Stopper fugitive of the week

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:46:14 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. -- (8/28/17) Lucas Haynes is the Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week. Haynes was granted parole but has refused to comply with the conditions of his release and has absconded. A warrant has been issued and law enforcement is trying to track him down. 

    Springfield, Mo. -- (8/28/17) Lucas Haynes is the Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week. Haynes was granted parole but has refused to comply with the conditions of his release and has absconded. A warrant has been issued and law enforcement is trying to track him down. 

  • Study targets bovine anaplasmosis, a major disease in cattle

    Study targets bovine anaplasmosis, a major disease in cattle

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:37:59 GMT
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –  (8/28/17) Anaplasmosis is an infectious blood disease in cattle caused by certain bacteria transmitted by ticks worldwide. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded $460,000 to Bill Stich, professor of parasitology in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, to study a new approach to interfering with this pathogen in the tick vector. Building on existing research, he and his team are working to develop immunizations with extract...
    COLUMBIA, Mo. –  (8/28/17) Anaplasmosis is an infectious blood disease in cattle caused by certain bacteria transmitted by ticks worldwide. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded $460,000 to Bill Stich, professor of parasitology in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, to study a new approach to interfering with this pathogen in the tick vector. Building on existing research, he and his team are working to develop immunizations with extract...
  • Blood donors called on to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief

    Blood donors called on to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:31:14 GMT

    Springfield, Mo.– (8/17/17) Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) is asking local blood donors to help respond to the emerging need for blood in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Officials from the hardest hit areas have issued an appeal for support due to the impact that flooding has had on their ability to collect and process blood in the wake of the storm. 

    Springfield, Mo.– (8/17/17) Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) is asking local blood donors to help respond to the emerging need for blood in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Officials from the hardest hit areas have issued an appeal for support due to the impact that flooding has had on their ability to collect and process blood in the wake of the storm. 

  • AWC holds monthly luncheon

    AWC holds monthly luncheon

    Monday, August 28 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-08-28 20:09:35 GMT

    Springfield, Mo. – (8/28/17) The Association of Women in Communication is holding their first monthly luncheon since the summer break on Tuesday September 5th. The lunch and presentation will feature "10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation" TEDXtalk by Celeste Headlee, followed by a facilitated discussion on key points. 

    Springfield, Mo. – (8/28/17) The Association of Women in Communication is holding their first monthly luncheon since the summer break on Tuesday September 5th. The lunch and presentation will feature "10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation" TEDXtalk by Celeste Headlee, followed by a facilitated discussion on key points. 

  • New hope for footbridge restoration

    New hope for footbridge restoration

    Friday, August 25 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-08-26 02:37:46 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/25/2017) The future  of the Jefferson Avenue footbridge is not set in stone, however the dream of getting it restored to its former glory is now more alive than ever. What was once thought to be a $2.8 million project,  now just might be a little more affordable.

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- (08/25/2017) The future  of the Jefferson Avenue footbridge is not set in stone, however the dream of getting it restored to its former glory is now more alive than ever. What was once thought to be a $2.8 million project,  now just might be a little more affordable.

  • Springfield residents react to Trump arrival

    Springfield residents react to Trump arrival

    Friday, August 25 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-08-26 02:00:14 GMT

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (08/25/17) - I talked to a few Springfield residents on the president’s upcoming appearance in the Queen City. And it’s not a surprise, I received mixed emotions.” The White House says President Trump will be in Springfield to kick off his tax overhaul policy. 

    SPRINGFIELD, MO (08/25/17) - I talked to a few Springfield residents on the president’s upcoming appearance in the Queen City. And it’s not a surprise, I received mixed emotions.” The White House says President Trump will be in Springfield to kick off his tax overhaul policy. 

  • Teen shoots himself in leg after hearing possible intruder

    Teen shoots himself in leg after hearing possible intruder

    Friday, August 25 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-08-25 21:42:26 GMT
    Springfield, MO -- (08/25/17) At approximately 11:50 today, a 14-year-old male reported that he was alone in his home in the 2100 block of N. Nettleton and heard someone banging on the door. He picked up a gun and accidentally fired it, shooting himself in the leg. It was said that he’s experienced attempted burglaries there recently, but we do not have reports confirming that. The teen’s injuries were non-life threatening.
    Springfield, MO -- (08/25/17) At approximately 11:50 today, a 14-year-old male reported that he was alone in his home in the 2100 block of N. Nettleton and heard someone banging on the door. He picked up a gun and accidentally fired it, shooting himself in the leg. It was said that he’s experienced attempted burglaries there recently, but we do not have reports confirming that. The teen’s injuries were non-life threatening.
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