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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

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 00:47:24

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.

KYTV - 2018-03-18 18:54:00

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

KTTS - 2018-03-19 05:01:55

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

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-18 22:43:45

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

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 02:30:42

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

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

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-03-17 23:00:31

Springfield soldier surprises family at Dolly's Stampede

BRANSON, Mo. -- Patrons at Dolly's Stampede are used to a spectacle. But tonight they got more than their tickets promised them. Sgt. Bryan Samsel of Springfield has been in the Middle East for the last year. The Kickapoo grad found out he'd be home a little early, and couldn't resist planning a sur

KYTV - 2018-03-18 05:52:00

'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


Public Hearing for Kansas Expressway Extension Project on March 28

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Greene County Highway Department is hosting an open house public hearing for the Kansas Expressway Extension project. The public hearing will be held March 28, 2018 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Library Center Auditorium located at 4653 S. Campbell Ave. The extension of Kansas E

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-18 18:57:25

Rare trout continue to thrive in Stone County creek for more than a century

A rare kind of fish found, only in a few streams, have made their home in a Stone County creek for more than a century. Crane Creek is one of few places in the nation where fishermen have a chance of hooking a McCloud Rainbow Trout. It's the kind of fishing that takes skill, concentration, and lots

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-19 00:31:00

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


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


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


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


iHeartMedia just filed for bankruptcy. It owns five Springfield radio stations.

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The radio giant formerly known as Clear Channel filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week in a plan to lessen the billions of dollars of debt it's racked up for more than a decade. Based in San Antonio, iHeartMedia has more than 850 radio stations, among them Spri


New Angler's Inn opens across the street from Wonders of Wildlife

Springfield, Mo. -- Visitors are making more trips to Springfield and spending multiple days in the area The Angler's Inn across from Wonders of Wildlife will allow guests to stay longer. The newly renovated hotel sits off W. Sunshine right across the street from Wonders of Wildlife. Workers renovat


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