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Springfield Man Sentenced to Life in Prison and 100 Years for 2011 Murder

Terry Morrison, 55, was found guilty of murder in the second degree and armed criminal action on March 15, 2018 after a three day trial. Morrison shot Pristina Tyner on September 23, 2011.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-23 13:27:32

Officer Who Fatally Shot 'Completely Innocent' Aurora Mother Back on the Force, Chief Says

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OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-23 01:01:12

Crime Stoppers looking for parole violator

This month, the Barry-Lawrence County Crime Stoppers Facebook page features six cases, one of which is seeking information concerning whereabouts of Anthony Michael Gennarelli, of Purdy, who is wanted on a felony warrant for probation violation.

MONETT TIMES - 2018-06-23 05:00:00

Body found in vacant home Sunday identified

According to a spokesperson for the Springfield Police Department, foul play is not suspected at this time.It is unclear when or how Burrous died.Toxicology results are not yet complete, the spokesperson said.The next of kin has been notified.Burrous' body was discovered by a homeless man.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 21:46:00

Crime Stoppers seeks info on unsolved case

June feature profile looks at disappearance of Gary McCulloughMembers of the Barry-Lawrence Chapter of Crime Stoppers are currently profiling cases that remain unsolved and seeking information on the whereabouts of local felons.McCulloughThis month, the Barry-Lawrence County Crime Stoppers Facebook

MONETT TIMES - 2018-06-23 05:00:00

Meth continues to be problem locally

Barry County deplores absence of trained canineAlong with the warmer temperatures of summer comes an increase in local crimes, ranging from vandalism, theft and illegal drug use.Members of the Barry-Lawrence Chapter of Crime Stoppers heard from several local agencies at the June meeting."I can't mak

MONETT TIMES - 2018-06-23 05:00:00

Answer Man: Yes, you are tresspassing if you put in your canoe at this Finley River spot

Answer Man: I'd like to put in my kayak on the Finley River on Highway 13, south of Nixa. Is there public access? Is it trespassing to park nearby and put in? — Brandon Freeman, of Nixa

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-23 19:21:00

Springfield voters will decide whether to ban pit bulls. A national org urges 'no'

Andy Briscoe, director of state legislation for ASPCA, Central region, based in Jefferson City, said his organization is working closely with Springfield pit bull advocates.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-23 22:17:00

Guilty verdict in fatal crash

A Branson woman was found guilty Thursday of a pair of felonies relating to a car crash that killed a 3-year-old Springfield girl.According to the Taney County Prosecutor’s Office, Daisy M. Marks, 30, was found guilty by Circuit Judge Tony Williams of the felonies of first-degree involuntary manslau

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-06-23 02:00:00

TRAFFIC ALERT: MoDOT closes eastbound I-44 in Lawrence County after crash

NEAR STOTTS CITY, Mo. --We have a traffic alert for drivers eastbound on I-44 in Lawrence County near the Jasper County line.A crash shut down both eastbound of the interstate at the 40.4 mile marker. That is near the Pierce City, Stotts City exit. MoDOT is rerouting traffic at the exit at mile mark


In 'remarkable' murder case, Springfield man gets life plus 100 years

The motive, according to prosecutors, is that Morrison believed Tyner was informing police on his drug dealing.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 22:47:00

Two-vehicle wreck west of Pierce City results in multiple injuries

A two-vehicle collision on Highway 37, at the elbow two miles west of Pierce City around 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, left two people trapped in a pickup truck requiring extrication.


Work to begin on Highways 60 and 37

Crews are set to being work to improve a busy Monett intersection.The project to improve the intersection of Highways 60 and 37 will begin Monday, July 9. The Missouri Department of Transportation is in charge of the project. Crews will be adding a right turn lane and an additional through lane to E


Springfield man who had sex with a disable teen in YMCA hot tub gets prison time

Matthew Woolfolk, 33, was found guilty in February of three counts of sexual assault after a bench trial in front of Judge Thomas Mountjoy.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 21:40:00

This 1955 tragedy is the reason you can't buy fireworks in Springfield

Dittrick, then a 19-year-old produce manager, attempted to put out the fire with what he called inadequate fire extinguishers. He had recently joined the Marine Forces Reserves.


Golden Corral employee took thousands from safe, went on shopping spree while high, Missouri cops say

A Golden Corral employee allegedly took nearly $7,000 from the restaurant's safe, stuffed the cash down his pants and went on a shopping spree while high, police say.Springfield, Missouri, police arrested 38-year-old Alain Laberge after the incident in May, and prosecutors filed a stealing charge ag

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-06-22 14:49:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri fire chief for statutory sodomy, rape

Larry G. McConnell, chief of theBrookline Fire Protection District, was formally charged with three counts of second-degree statutory sodomy and one count of second-degree rape, according to online court records.


Four injured in area traffic accidents

A Webb City man suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle accident at 12:27 p.m. Tuesday on Gene Hatfield Drive, a mile west of Webb City in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


Employee took more than $10K from Bair's in Nixa to play a lottery game, police say

Angela Appleton, 41, has been charged with felony stealing after being confronted by the restaurant's owner about stolen money, according to court documents.


Monett nears completion on new housing project

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