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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

Bolivar Aqua Zone starts fall hours on Friday

Arienna Stark, Nicole Potterbin, Padma Brewer, Jeffrey Cloud and Isabella Stinley, and lifeguards Jordan Hargis and Lilly Sheppard spend the first part of their time at the Bolivar Aqua Zone asking and answering questions in June 2016.File photo/Jessica Drews


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

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-18 08:08:00

VIDEO: Sheets of heavy rain falls on Springfield Sunday night

Sheets of heavy rain fell on the city of Springfield Sunday night. The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the city.

KYTV - 2018-08-19 20:49:00

Severe weather possible in area Sunday evening

Several counties in southwest and south-central Missouri were included in a tornado watch that runs until 9 p.m. Missouri counties in the area of the watch include Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Barry, Dade, Barton and Lawrence. The watch also included Cherokee County in Southeast Kansas.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-08-19 22:05:00

Wainwright, Martinez and Munoz combine in Springfield to win rain-shortened game

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sunday's Cardinal crowd at Hammons Field was rewarded for braving the rain as Adam Wainwright, Carlos Martinez and Yairo Munoz teamed up in Springfield to earn a 2-0 game-shortened win against visiting Corpus Christi.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-19 21:59:43

Fair Grove Man Wins $100,000 Lottery

“Fat Wallet” is a $5 game that began April 30. It has more than $5 million in remaining prizes, including two more top prizes of $100,000. An updated list of remaining Scratchers prizes can be found at MOLottery.com or by using the Missouri Lottery app.


NWS Sending Survey Teams To At Least 4 Different Locations

Then as the evening went on Christian, Lawrence, Jasper, Newton, Barry, Stone and Barton counties also got warning.

KTTS - 2018-08-20 04:10:59

Missing Humansville man is located in Springfield

According to Polk County Sheriff Danny Morrison, Morris Allen Stewart, 62, was found safe and sound in an assisted living facility. He had been there since July.


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


Man who jumped from Branson Belle to try and save victims now filing lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Lawsuits continue to pile up in the Branson duck boat tragedy that killed 17 people last month.And in this case it's a first-of its-kind lawsuit filed by a witness aboard the Branson Belle who jumped into the water to try and rescue victims.While most of the lawsuits filed have come


Springfield District: 37 Of 51 School Buildings Lack Secure Vestibule Entry

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- At Sunshine Elementary, there are three exterior doors facing the parking lot including one labeled "main entrance."

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-19 20:26:20

Local church to offer DivorceCare group beginning Aug. 23

Berean Baptist Church will offer a divorce/separation recovery program to area residents who are experiencing a divorce or separation. The group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Aug. 23 at Berean Baptist Church in Bolivar, 4450 Scenic Ave.


New coach seeks to do his part

When the Logan-Rogersville High School Wildcats take the field this season, it will be under the direction of a new coach, Mark Talbert.

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-08-18 15:30:00

John Goodman is in Springfield again. Where was he seen this time?

"It's Missouri State now, but to those of us who are in the know, it's still Southwest Missouri State," Gottlieb said. "...You want to be Missouri State, fine. Like Missouri State will ever be Ohio State, whatever. Springfield is a great place. They put a ton of money into basketball and football. I


Area schools prepare for the 2018-19 year

According to Laclede County R-I Schools superintendent Mark Hedger, the school district is looking forward to the opening of its FEMA cafeteria/kitchen at Conway High School/Junior High School, which is completed and ready to be utilized this year. Hedger said they also hope to start construction on

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-08-18 18:33:00

@6: Why Homelessness is on the Rise in Springfield, Efforts to Revitalize a Post Office Get Underway

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Westbound I-44 Closed due to Crash

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Burglar broke in and stole donation jar from Springfield pizzeria

SPRINGFIELD, MoSpringfield police are trying to find out who broke into a south Springfield restaurant early Saturday morning.Someone broke into Jax and Gabe's Pizzeria on Republic Road and stole a donation jar.Owner Jason Bappe got a call from his security provider just after 4 AM Saturday morning,

KYTV - 2018-08-18 22:40:00

Craft show comes to Stockton

A craft and vendor show will be held, at Stockton city park, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, in addition to the annual Stockton Chamber of Commerce car show and burnout and the Korth Center chili cook-off.