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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

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

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

Gypsy Blanchard Will Serve as a Defense Witness for Nicholas Godejohn

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OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-10-19 23:16:22

Friday’s death in Seymour ruled a suicide

Seymour Police Chief Bob Paudert said at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, that the death of a Seymour man two hours earlier that day has been ruled a suicide.Officers responded to a call around 3:30 p.m., where a man allegedly had died of a self-inflicted gunshot would.“That’s accurate,” Paudert said of t

WEBSTER COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-10-19 17:39:00

Springfield man sodomized three girls decades ago. They confronted him in court Friday.

However, Burnett's own attorney said his client began abusing one family member about six years earlier than 1993, when she was 4 years old and Burnett was 12. That abuse continued until Burnett was a young adult.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-20 01:49:00

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

Marshfieldian of the Year has helped many

The recently retired engineer, who served a 23-county region that includes Webster County, has solved myriad problems for hundreds of people, and the Marshfield community thanked him Saturday with the Marshfieldian of the Year Award.

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-10-18 17:45:00

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

Singer named top business person

In recognizing Singer, who operates Singer Auto Parts, it was noted that in the challenging times of operating a family-owned business that competes with large corporate giants, Singer picked up the reins when her husband, Vernon Singer, passed away and continued to provide local employment to sever

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-10-19 13:00:00

Marshfield R-I School Board selects Penmac for substitute services

Michelle Cologna, who serves as the Penmac Staffing area manager for the offices in Marshfield, spoke to board members regarding its substitute services. During the discussion, there was an opportunity for the school board to ask questions. Board president Joey Pate asked if teachers can request cer

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-10-19 12:00:00

Cases of Polio-Like Illness Reported in Missouri

"It's an acute inflammation of the spinal cord in children, and that 's what the myelitis means," Dr. Jones said.


'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


Truck crashes into apartment complex in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Police are investigating a crash of a car into an apartment complex Wednesday morning in southwest Springfield.The crash happened at The Villages at Nathanael Greene. Police say the driver of the truck lost control on northbound Scenic. The truck rolled through a fence, crashing i


Marshfield R-I superintendent presented Achievement in Education

Meredith Diehl, Marshfield Chamber of Commerce treasurer, presents the 2018 Achievement in Education Award to Marshfield R-I Superintendent David Steward during the Marshfield Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting on Saturday, at the Marshfield Church of the Nazarene.Contributed photo

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-10-18 13:15:00

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


Springfield police say they're still trying to solve 1975 kidnapping, murder

On Wednesday, the anniversary of the day 9-year-old Shirley Jane Rose disappeared in 1975, Greater Springfield Area Crime Stoppers issued a news release asking for new leads.


Woman speaks out a year after her mother was murdered at her Fair Grove home

FAIR GROVE, Mo.A young woman speaks out for the first time about her mother's murder.Investigators say Jennifer McDaris was shot in the head by her live-in boyfriend last year in Fair Grove. Her daughter, Cami Cupp says she was a victim of domestic violence.Cupp was McDaris' only child. She says did


Police ID woman found dead near Fellows Lake

Since the discovery was made on City Utilities property, the Springfield Police Department is investigating.Springfield Police Department spokeswoman Jasmine Bailey said Tuesday morning that an autopsy would be performed to determine the cause of death, and detectives have been assigned to the case.