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Missouri lawmakers consider ending mandatory vehicle inspections

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A proposal currently moving through the Missouri legislature would do away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Currently, state law requires mechanical inspections every other year once the vehicle is five years old. The sponsor of the bill wants to get rid of the in


Ozark man dies in Highway 13 wreck

An Ozark man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 160 just south of Nixa. John W. Arnold, 41, was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on Highway 160/Missouri Highway 13 near its intersections with South Deer Ridge Road and South Hiawatha Road. Arnold was killed in a crash


Nixa’s Seven Hills Veterinary Clinic relocates and expands

The patients at Seven Hills Veterinary Clinic were so plentiful that the Nixa business more than doubled in size and brought in another veterinarian. Whether you have a dog, a cat, a steer, a python or a very small pig, the doctors at Seven Hills can treat what ails it.


A miscalculation in the Missouri tax table is going to cost some taxpayers this tax season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Special Committee on Government Oversight heard testimony on Wednesday from Director of Revenue, Joel Walters, on a 15-year-old miscalculation in the state’s tax table and how it is going to impact Missouri taxpayers.


Morning Accident Kills Ozark Man

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. - An Ozark man was killed in a vehicle accident just outside of Nixa early this morning. John Arnold, 41, was driving northbound on Highway 13 south of Nixa around 1:30 this morning when his vehicle left the roadway and struck an embankment.


Police Evacuate Apartment Building During Standoff

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - An apartment building was evacuated near downtown Springfield late last night during a four-hour standoff. The Springfield Police Department responded to the Jenny Lind Hall Apartments for a call concerning a man in distress.


Missouri man charged with infecting woman with HIV

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with infecting a woman with HIV and then offering her money to not cooperate with law enforcement. The Springfield News-Leader reports that charging documents say 36-year-old Marcus Price didn't tell a woman he had tested positive for HIV befor


Republic basketball gets two Senior Night wins

came up big to honor the seniors on the Lady Tigers’ basketball roster, helping Republic to a 59–49 win over rival Nixa on Senior Night. Sophomore Clara Fronabarger scored a career-high 21 points and junior Jade Kirby added 12 for the Lady Tigers, who jumped ahead in the first quarter to take contro


Ozark Mill on the move

The Ozark Mill literally stopped traffic Wednesday morning, Feb. 20, as both locals and the media congregated at the corner of McCracken Road and Fourth Street near the Finley River Bridge.


Police investigate shooting in west Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police say a man is hospitalized after he was shot twice at a home in west Springfield. Officers responded to the home around 4 p.m. at 1511 West Florida Street. The man suffered two gunshot wounds to his shoulder. Police found him injured outside the home.


Nixa Schools Provides Free On-Site Clinic for Staff and Their Children

NIXA, Mo. - Nixa Schools is now offering free health clinics for staff members and their children. The district says this change comes after researching difficult tasks for faculty.


Police arrest man in Missouri crash

A man wanted in Missouri on a charge tied to a hit-and-run earlier this month that killed a woman was arrested Tuesday in Arkansas, according to authorities. Zachary Davis, 23, is accused of fleeing the scene of a Feb. 4 crash along Missouri 53 near Poplar Bluff that killed Wendy Dumas, said Mark Do


College men's basketball: Missouri State holds slim edge over UNI, 19-17

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The University of Northern Iowa’s offense has hit a roadblock tonight in an ugly first half of basketball at Missouri State. UNI scored just one point over the final 6:15 as Missouri State grabbed its first lead on a Kabir Mohammad layup with 23 seconds remaining to take a 19-17 a


Marijuana brick worth $3K found in Missouri donation bin

SPRINGFIELD, MO (AP) -- Big Brothers Big Sisters is hoping that some good can come from the cellophane-wrapped marijuana brick that was dropped in a Springfield donation bin. The Springfield News-Leader reports that responding officers estimated that the pot had a street value of $3,000. Big Brother


Leigh's Lost and Found: Success story! How a lost Springfield dog was found in Rogersville

In our Leigh's Lost and Found today, a success story that started in Springfield and ended in Rogersville. Rhino went missing in early February from north Springfield. His family heard nothing for three days, but then they got a text from a woman dozens of miles away with some happy news.


Addiction recovery treatment center opens doors in Ozark

It will be the only facility of its kind in Christian County, and its owners hope it will save countless lives. Synergy Recovery Center held a grand opening ceremony Feb. 21, observing the opening of an addiction treatment facility on Smyrna Road in rural Ozark. The privately-owned facility will ser


Missouri bill on minimum prison sentences heads to Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri judges could ignore mandatory minimum sentencing laws for some nonviolent offenders under a bill passed by the state House. House members on Thursday voted 140-17 to pass the bill . It now heads to the Senate, where Republican Majority Leader Caleb Rowden says members


New study hopes to clear up confusion about packaging dates

OZARK, Mo. -- A new study by Johns Hopkins University says many people are throwing out good food because of confusion about the dates on the packaging. Owners of Christian County Discount Freight and Grocery say they have known for years that most food past the date is still good to eat. They sell


Officer-involved shooting in SE Missouri under investigation

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating the officer-involved shooting of a suspect in Cape Girardeau. Police were called to a domestic incident Tuesday night. Patrol Sgt. Clark Parrott says arriving officers found an armed man identified as 56-year-old Hubert Ray sta


Suicidal man forces evacuation of downtown Springfield apartments

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield police and firefighters evacuated an apartment for the disabled near downtown Springfield, after a man inside threatened to commit suicide. The Jenny Lind Hall apartments are located at 711 S. Jefferson Ave., west of Missouri State University and south of downtown Spri