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EF-1 Tornado Confirmed Near Aurora

AURORA, Mo. - As the National Weather Service is out surveying more damage now across the Ozarks, we do have a new aerial photo to take a look at.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 16:23:29

@6: Tornado in Aurora Damages Family Farm & Kimberling City Business Owners Struggling With

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OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 22:37:06

Aurora, Mo. newlyweds say Sunday tornado is latest trial

AURORA, Mo.Newlyweds' Nathan and Kaylee Gunn's say the EF-1 tornado that ripped through their property last night is just the latest trial in their only three month old marriage.Their home on Lawrence County Road 1200 has been in Nathan Gunn's family for generations, and he says it's never seen anyt

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-20 16:33:00

DRONE VIDEO: See high above the storm damage in Aurora, Mo.

The storm damage a home, several barns, and trees about four miles south of the city. Emergency management reports no injuries from the storms.

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-20 10:26:00

Aurora Man Captures Oncoming Tornado on Cell Phone

AURORA, Mo.-- A typical morning in the rural part of Lawrence County is quiet. This, however, is not a typical morning. Fence posts are being replaced and damage totals are being calculated after a farm just a couple miles south of Aurora fell victim to a tornado on Sunday night.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 23:31:53

Road rage incidents seemingly rising in Springfield, drivers beware

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --It seems more people are having trouble controlling emotions in traffic, and grabbing for a weapon.One well-known Springfield defense attorney says he has five cases just by himself.. of road rage. Every case rises to the level where someone with no previous criminal record at all

KYTV - 2018-08-20 17:23:00

Man From Galena Sentenced After Shooting At Deputies

A man from Galena, who was shooting at cars and deputies as they drove near Simmons Bank back in 2016, has been sentenced.

KTTS - 2018-08-21 01:50:29

Teen alleges Aurora man sexually assaulted her

The girl’s testimony at a preliminary hearing in Lawrence County Circuit Court was sufficient to convince Associate Court Judge Robert George to order Williams, 41, bound over for trial on a count of first-degree sodomy.


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Viewer captures strong storm over Aurora, Mo. Sunday

NEAR AURORA, Mo. --Viewer Sarah Williams captured video of severe weather south of Aurora, Mo. Sunday. The National Weather Service had issued a Tornado Warning for the area during the video. We have received reports of damage.

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-19 20:08:00

Viewer Footage: Tornado in Aurora, MO

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OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 00:52:58

Monday, August 20 Morning Forecast

Sunday was active, a strong low-pressure center and associated surface boundaries dropped a few tornadoes across the Ozarks. One EF-0 confirmed near Diggins, another spotted near Aurora and Marionville. We expect more details on the EF- rating/ damage of these tornadoes later today.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 09:43:15

Springfield man stabbed roommate in the head, police say

Victor Johnson, 29, was charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and resisting arrest after what court documents portray as an unprovoked attack.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-20 01:00:00

Exeter man killed in McDonald County crash

The crash occurred on Highway 76, southeast of Stella, when a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Hensley turned into the path of a 1999 Honda Passport driven by Shayla Lantz, 21, of Goodman. Lantz was not injured. Robin Hensley, also 60 and of Exeter, is listed as an occupant of the Silverado and as


Hiring Event Tuesday for Burrell

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Burrell Behavioral Health is hosting a hiring eventIt will take plance Tuesday, August 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Missouri Job Center.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 09:39:21

Answer Man: What's with all the work to alter and remove medians along major roads in SGF?

MoDOT is making similar changes throughout Missouri, says John Sanders, who was the project manager for work in the Springfield area. He did not know if other states were doing the same thing.


Car flips onto top in Springfield, knocks out power near Parkview High School

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A car crashed into a power pole near Parkview High School around 5:30 Saturday morning.Power was briefly out for about 50 people in that area.The crash was on South Grant-- between the high school and their football field just across Grant.City Utilities had to be called to the sc


Substitute teacher bound over on third count in student sex case

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. - A judge ordered a 26-year-old substitute teacher bound over for trial Thursday on one of two charges that she was facing in Lawrence County for alleged sexual contact with a Monett High School student. Associate Court Judge Robert George found probable cause for Loryn M. Barclay


Deputies investigate body found in parking lot of Nixa grocery store

During the follow up, the detective saw a car matching the description of the missing woman’s vehicle in the parking lot of Price Cutter. When the detective checked the vehicle, he found a deceased person in the backseat of the car.


Crash involving multiple vehicles ties up traffic west of Springfield on I-44

NEAR REPUBLIC, Mo. --The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash west of Springfield.The crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-44 near the Republic exit around noon.The crash involved multiple vehicles, including a fifth-wheel trailer. The patrol has yet to release any informati


Monett Council to consider alcohol sales change

At the request of a vendor, council members will consider allowing liquor by the drink sales to begin at 9 a.m. on Sundays, as allowed by state law, compared to 11 a.m., which has been the practice under city ordinance. The proposed revision would also changes in accordance with revisions in state l