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Bolivar police investigate death of juvenile Tuesday

Patrol cars partially block the roadway as law enforcement investigates the death of a juvenile in the 600 block of West Broadway Street Tuesday morning.Staff photo/Jill Way The Bolivar Police Department is investigating the death of a male juvenile in a home in the 600 block of West Broadway Stree

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-03-20 21:41:00

Law enforcement searching for fugitive in Springfield

Springfield, Mo. -- This week's featured fugitive is Lacey Bedsworth. Bedsworth has an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation with an original charge of forgery. Bedsworth is a white female, 5'3", approximately 120 lbs, with blonde hair, and hazel eyes. She is known to dye her hair, ofte

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-03-21 02:10:00

While meth labs in Springfield drop, meth seizure rises

For over a decade, Missouri was widely considered the methamphetamine capital of the United States. According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, Missouri had a total of 1,963 methamphetamine "lab incidents" (lab busts and related paraphernalia seizures) in 2012 - 248 more than any other state i

THE-STANDARD.ORG - 2018-03-20 03:30:00

Bolivar BOE candidate forum set for March 26

Candidates for the Bolivar R-1 Board of Education will have the opportunity to participate in a public forum, hosted by the Bolivar Community Teachers Association, ahead of the Tuesday, April 3, election. The forum is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 26, in the board room at the R-1 central office, 5

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-03-21 04:56:00

Under bankruptcy laws, 417 Rentals owned by Chris Gatley could soon cease to exist

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. A local landlord known for renting dangerous and uninhabitable homes has filed bankruptcy. 417 Rentals, owned by Chris Gatley, could soon cease to exist. According to court documents Gatley is several million dollars in debt. He filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in August. This would

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-20 03:40:00

Two people injured last week on Mo. 13

A Pleasant Hope man was injured in a one-vehicle crash at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, on Mo. 13 11 miles north of Springfield. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Michael L. Mulholland, 33, Pleasant Hope, was northbound in a 2003 Honda Accord when the vehicle travel

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-03-21 00:52:00

100 miles in her shoes

A twice-a-week walking challenge at Bolivar Intermediate School has led to a volunteer experience and a friendship for two Bolivar R-1 School District students, Bolivar High School junior Tracen McKinney and BIS student Rachel Cohen, who is blind. BIS hosts the 100-Mile Club on Tuesday and Thursday

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-03-21 05:45:00

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

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


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


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.


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

Fair Play variety show set for March 24

Fair Play Schools will showcase local talent, Branson style, during its annual variety show and dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 24, in the Fair Play Multipurpose Gym. Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for students. A brisket sandwich dinner, including two sides, will be served at 5. Cost is

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-03-19 19:15:00

Strong Storms in the Ozarks Overnight

With the rain fizzling out of the Ozarks Sunday evening, the next round of storms will be making its way into the Ozarks early on Monday. The National Weather Service is expecting strong to severe storms to develop in the overnight hours. Meteorologists say the main risk with these storms is going t


Republic boy injured in ATV accident

A 12-year-old Republic boy was injured in a two-vehicle collision at 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Lawrence County Road 2020, about 10 miles south of Lockwood, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Julian Henderson was taken by ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield with moderate injuries. T


Police say man accidentally shot himself at Springfield home

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man is recovering after police say he accidentally shot himself in the stomach. It happened in the 2600 block of North Cresthaven Avenue Sunday. Police say the man was attempting to unload his handgun when his finger slipped. Police say his injuries are not serious. Read the o

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-19 16:23:00

Parents Protest Possible Closing of Campbell Ele.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Parents were outside Campbell Elementary School Monday morning to protest the possibility of turning the school into an early childhood education center. In February, the Springfield R-12 district recommended a consolidation of Campbell and McGregor Elementaries, due to declini

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 15:44:23

'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


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