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Charges filed after woman's body found near Fellows Lake

Joseph Ehlers, 35, was charged Thursday with abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of 21-year-old Elisa Ferguson.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-19 15:29:00

Springfield woman who killed husband with crowbar gets 7 years in plea deal. Here's why.

Jeanette Riddle, 47, was originally charged with second-degree murder after police say she fatally struck her husband with a crowbar, then slit her own wrists.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-19 21:11:00

Buffalo Aldermen consider lighting Greenway trail

During a brief meeting of the Buffalo Board of Aldermen on Monday, Oct. 8 at the Buffalo Municipal Building, Alderman Scott Decker announced he and Aldermen Terry Lane walked the entirety of the Greenway trail in order to map out possible street light placement.The pair estimated 22 lights would be


Deputies find hundreds of marijuana plants on Greene County property

A tip about suspicious activity led to the bust, which took place in a rural area north of Ash Grove, the sheriff's office said

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-19 14:53:00

Two men sentenced for burglary attempt

In accordance with plea deals, Associate Circuit Judge John C. Porter granted suspended impositions of sentences and five years supervised probation, pursuant to Missouri Department of Corrections institutional drug treatment, to Ryan W. Finney, 32, of Van Buren, Arkansas, and Anthony L. Wallace, 21

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-10-19 08:00:00

Man Charged With Camdenton Apartment Arson Had Threatened To Burn Down Tan-Tar-A/Margaritaville, Authorities Say

Rocco Vaglica, of Camdenton, is charged with Arson (Class B Felony), and was arrested on Thursday, Oct. 18.

LAKEEXPO.COM - 2018-10-19 22:43:00

Buffalo is named Community of the Year

Buffalo won the Gene Speichinger Community of the Year Award Monday at the 55th Annual Conference of Missouri Community Betterment in Columbia.This award recognized the outstanding community among the 19 entered in the 2018 awards program. MCB volunteer judges and board members were impressed with t


Bolivar Man Indicted For Meth Trafficking

The indictment accuses Jerod K Eley of possessing at least 50 grams of methamphetamine, with an intent to distribute, back in August.


Greene County Sheriffs Confiscate Nearly $500,000 Worth of Marijuana Plants

The posts states, when deputies began investigating the activity, it led them to a nearby property where they recovered a large number of plants in a grow operation.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-10-19 13:04:25

Camdenton Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A Camdenton man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Thursday evening, Oct. 18, Camdenton Police are reporting.

LAKEEXPO.COM - 2018-10-19 15:39:00

Marshfield man enters guilty plea for fourth-degree assault, resisting arrest

Upon arrival, the deputy was approached by a first responder who said another first responder and paramedic needed help. As he came around the corner of the parked trailer, he observed a male subject lying on his back between two other trailers. A Marshfield First Responder and two Cox paramedics we

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-10-18 13:45:00

Justice Department Begins Investigation into Child Sex Abuse in the Catholic Church

Yesterday, federal prosecutors served subpoenas on seven Pennsylvania dioceses.This follows a state grand jury report that described decades of rampant sex abuse by some 300 "predator priests."CBS News has learned that the U.S. attorney in Buffalo, New York served a subpoena on that city's diocese a

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-10-19 10:47:58

Pyramid Foods announces the closing of a Springfield Price Cutter store

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Edited News Release) --Pyramid Foods announced Thursday it will close a Price Cutter store in north Springfield.The store is located at 1901 East Division. It will officially close October 30. Pyramid Foods tells KY3 News it will relocate its employees to other locations across Spr

KSPR.COM - 2018-10-18 15:57:00

Defense attorney questions if boxer dogs really killed Christian County man

The reports say investigators collected saliva samples from numerous animals, interviewed neighbors, examined Vogt's torn up clothing and eventually concluded a neighbor's boxer dogs were responsible for the attack.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-18 17:09:00

Dollar General grand opening set for Saturday

The store, which features an about 7,200-square-foot sales floor, opened Thursday afternoon, Oct. 4, according to store employees.

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-10-18 18:00:00

Fall festival to be Oct. 20 at Cherry Grove Baptist

Cherry Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual fall festival staring at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.Games will begin at 4 p.m. with a fish or brisket dinner starting at 5 p.m. The dinner goes to 6:30 p.m. An auction starts at 6:30 p.m., as well.The public is invited to come with a covered dish and jo

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2018-10-18 19:31:00

Smith's Restaurant will soon be opening a location in Springfield

Mark Smith, the owner of the Bolivar location, will soon also own a new store in Springfield.

KYTV - 2018-10-18 18:45:00

Fire damages motel in Camdenton, Mo.

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. --Firefighters are investigating the cause of a motel fire Wednesday morning in Camden County.The Mid-County Fire Department responded around 9 a.m. to the 581 Motel on Lake Road 581 in Camdenton. The complex is part of the 581 Mobile Home and RV Park.Chief Scott Frandsen believes


'Kiss My Gas Scooters' burglars caught on camera

From three young men checking out the store during business hours on Saturday, to surveillance video both inside and outside of 'Kiss My Gas Scooters' at just after 4 a.m. and 6 this morning as three thieves loaded-up the stolen bikes and drove away. But owners Joe and Shanna Berrer say this is not


Flames shoot out of house in central Springfield

Emergency personnel responded to a house fire at the corner of Nichols Street and Douglas Avenue just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.A News-Leader photographer on scene witnessed flames shooting from the windows of the house as firefighters attempted to put out the blaze.After 1:30 p.m., it appeared the fir