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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
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
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
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
Niangua man facing felonies in connection to fatality crash
A Feb. 13 fatality crash that killed a vehicle's passenger near Marshfield has resulted in a pair of felonies for the driver. Larry G. Moore Jr., 41, Niangua, has been charged with a Class C felony of driving while intoxicated resulting in death of another, and a Class D felony for possession of a c
Springfield man killed his uncle. He says he stopped a bully.
The judge wanted to know why. Why were prosecutors letting Preston Watts off the hook with anything less than a murder charge? Police had found Watts in November 2015 standing near the bullet-ridden body of his uncle. Watts had a gun. His uncle was unarmed. Prosecutors wanted Watts to go to prison.
Tornado Warning Issued for Pulaski, Camden Counties
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The National Weather Service in Springfield issued a tornado warning for northwestern Pulaski County and southeastern Camden County until 7 p.m. According to the Camden County Emergency Management Agency, the NWS issued the following alert: UPDATE: "* At 622 PM CDT, a severe thund
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
Letter: Thanks to the Marshfield MoDOT facility employees
To the editor, I want to thank the personnel and their supervisor at the MoDOT Southwest Region Marshfield maintenance facility for the great job they did in replacing the entrance culvert pipe and repairing the entrance area leading to our business. I know so often that no comments are made when so
'Brutal' domestic assault could lead to life sentence for Springfield man, prosecutors say
Police say a Springfield man broke a woman's jaw by repeatedly punching her in the face in a seemingly unprovoked attack. Javon A. Luckett, 24, was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree domestic assault after the alleged late-night incident. Prosecutors say Luckett was out on bond at the
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
Answer Man: Is it true a man died while working inside the water-tower tank on Glenstone?
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 it. Am I remembering this incident correct
On second attempt, prosecutors convict Springfield man in 2011 motel murder
Pristina "Tina" Tyner was lying on her back in a pool of blood when police arrived at a Springfield motel in a response to a shooting. The 37-year-old prostitute was trying to say something. But the words wouldn't come out. The shooter had apparently run to a white sedan, which hopped a curb and fl
Men sue Bass Pro over 'door buster' sale on fishing rods
Bass Pro Shops has been accused of reeling in customers with a deceptive ad. Two men filed a class action lawsuit against the outdoors retail giant last week alleging shady sales tactics. The men say they were lured into the Springfield store in February by a whale of a sale - a Johnny Morris Carbon
Another stolen car found - Webster County Citizen: News
For the third time in three weeks, the Seymour Police Department recovered a stolen vehicle inside the city limits, this time an award-winning 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray with a value of more than $200,000. The Corvette was stolen sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning and was repor