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Didn't watch 'Live PD'? You missed a pursuit and motorcycle crash in Springfield

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Greene County Sheriff's Office made its much-anticipated debut Friday on the television series "Live PD." The three-hour TV show, which airs on the A&E Network, follows a half-dozen police departments through the course of their night-time patrol - jumping fro

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-03-19 22:58:32

Man Accidentally Shoots Self in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man accidentally shot himself in Springfield Sunday afternoon. Sgt. Jason Friend of the Springfield Police Department told KOLR10 the man was attempting to remove ammunition from the gun when it fired. The man was shot in the abdomen and transported by ambulance to a local hosp

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 00:47:24

School bus carrying 20 kindergarten students crashes

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Monett school bus carrying about 20 kindergarten students was involved in a crash Monday in Republic. Monett Superintendent Brad Hanson said the kindergarten class was in Springfield early Monday for a field trip and was traveling through Republic on the way hom

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-03-19 18:31:36

St. Patrick's Day sobriety patrol leads to several arrests in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A sobriety saturation patrol on St. Patrick's Day landed several behind bars in Springfield. Police actively searched for impaired drivers during the holiday. Throughout the operation, officers arrested seven drivers for DWI. Officers arrested four more for outstanding warrants.

KYTV - 2018-03-18 18:54:00

Deputy's car rammed hit while chasing home invasion suspect

GALENA, Mo. - At approximately 2:45 am Monday, Stone County Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Vista Ridge Drive off State Highway DD in Stone County. They were advised there was a possible home invasion and the suspect had fled the scene. The owner of the residence stated they thought they

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-20 00:19:00

Springfield's First CBD Store Gaining Popularity

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There's now a new way in Springfield to help treat anxiety, headaches, and pain. Springfield's first CBD store, CBD American Shaman, created a lot of curiosity among residents. Hemp oil, or CBD, is the non-psychotropic extract of the hemp plant. Some customers said they use it f

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 02:30:42

Aurora forger draws concurrent term in Joplin stolen identities case

An Aurora woman already serving prison time on convictions for forgery and passing bad checks in two other counties pleaded guilty Monday in Newton County to trafficking in stolen identities and received a concurrent sentence of five years. Ronatta R. Russell, 50, appeared in Newton County Circuity

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-20 02:21:30

Everday Hero: A series of unfortunate events and a lifesaver nearby

SPRINGFIELD, Mo A Cox Hospital Nurse will be honored on March 21st as an Everyday Hero. A series of unfortunate events put a life in danger. But, Cynthia Myler just happened to be nearby. Paul Adler reports that each day, nurses make decisions. Cynthia Myler trains nurses to make the best choices.

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-19 16:07:00

'American Pickers' coming to the Ozarks

Frank and Mike with "American Pickers" have been combing the backroads of American for "rusty gold" since 2010. Frank and Mike with "American Pickers" have been combing the backroads of American for "rusty gold" since 2010.Contributed photo Many of us have enjoyed watching Frank and Mike comb the ba


Two trucks collide on Mo. 13

Two trucks collided north of Bolivar on Tuesday, blocking traffic on northbound Mo. 13 for a time. According to a news release from the Bolivar Police Department, officers were called to the intersection of northbound Mo. 13 and East 430th Road at around 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, for a motor veh


Man From Springfield Sentenced After Killing His Girlfriend

A man from Springfield was sentenced Friday for first-degree murder and armed criminal action. The Greene County Prosecutor says Lorenzo Roy, 54, killed his girlfriend, Jessica Conner, in April of 2014 in the 1100 block of North Sherman. Conner's mother discovered her body in the home where she had


Teacher, candidate charged with assault

An elementary school teacher who is running for an area seat in the state legislature was charged with assault last week in Stone County. Isaac Howard Paul Boyd, 39, of Stone County, is charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault, according to online court records. According to a report from the


SW Honky member: False view of gang used to spread fear

Once again the Springfield News-Leader has decided to go back to the old fail-safe story about the boogeymen terrorizing our streets. I'd like to know what percentage of reported crime in Springfield and surrounding areas was committed by Southwest Honkys. What hate crimes, bombings, political ravin


Springfield soldier surprises family at Dolly's Stampede

BRANSON, Mo. -- Patrons at Dolly's Stampede are used to a spectacle. But tonight they got more than their tickets promised them. Sgt. Bryan Samsel of Springfield has been in the Middle East for the last year. The Kickapoo grad found out he'd be home a little early, and couldn't resist planning a sur


Reeds Spring home destroyed in fire

A residential fire Tuesday left a home destroyed in Reeds Spring. According to Eric Nielsen with the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District, crews received word of a house fire at 23051 Old Highway 160 from a school-bus driver shortly after 3 p.m. According to Nielsen, by time of arrival the


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police Investigate Shooting - Victim Uncooperative

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man is went to the hospital after he was shot in Springfield over night. Police were called to the Grant Beach neighborhood just after midnight Friday morning, about gunfire in the area. Police found that a shooting happened in the street at Webster and Newton. A victim was n


The News-Leader's Answer Man: Did a Man Die in Water Tower?

photo: Springfield News-Leader/Steve Pokin Answer Man: I seem to recall an accident that occurred about 40 years ago when a worker fell inside the water tower on South Glenstone Avenue and died. My children were very young at the time and we could never pass that water tower without them mentioning


Springfield Man Convicted of Murder

Springfield, Mo --(03/15/2018) Terry D. Morrison, 55, of Springfield,Mo was convicted today by a Greene County Jury for the murder of Pristina Tyner. Morrison was found guilty of murder in the second degree and armed criminal action. The jury deliberated for over four hours before returning its verd


Mind your tongue: St. Patty's Day or St. Paddy's Day?

Subscribed, but don't have a login? On the eve of Springfield's 38th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, wordsmiths might have a bone to pick on just how to correctly refer to the famous Irish tradition. Is it St. Patty's Day or St. Paddy's Day? Of course, the history experts at the Springfield-Greene