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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

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

No go on Nixa’s Pembrook bike lane

Several neighborhood residents and Nixa Interim Police Chief Maj. Joe Campbell expressed concerns, Oct. 8, that the addition, which included prohibiting parking on the north side of the street, would cause more problems than it solves.

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-10-19 10:15:00

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

Gypsy Blanchard Will Serve as a Defense Witness for Nicholas Godejohn

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

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

Nixa midfielder Daniels knows how to score and celebrate

“Shout out to (classmate) Dalton Quick for making that one up,” Daniels said. “He’s a friend of mine from P.E. class. I saw him doing that dance and told him, ‘That would be a cool celebration,’ so I tried it out. I cross my legs, throw back and jump forward. ‘D-Quick Trip’ is what he calls it.

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-10-19 20:51:00

Construction thefts caught on camera in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo -For months, crews have been replacing gas and water lines on Fremont Ave. This month, thieves struck at a construction site on Fremont Ave. and Madison St.

KSPR.COM - 2018-10-19 17:00:00

Federal court hears case of Nixa veteran who worked “Broken Arrow” cleanup in 1966

Victor Skaar, third from right, stands donned in his Air Force uniform with family, friends and colleagues following a Sept. 25 U.S. Court of Appeals hearing.Submitted photo


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

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

Stone County man charged with human trafficking

Kaleb Jon Clark Billings, 18, is in the Stone County jail after, deputies say, he tried to sell his girlfriend for sex on social media."The suspect Mr. Billings, who is in custody now, was trying to sell his girlfriend over an app on social media," Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said.Detectives say

KYTV - 2018-10-18 16:16:00

Nixa police search for missing boy, 13

Benjamin James Dixon, 13, was last seen at 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at an address on North Carnegie Road, which is north of State Route CC between Nixa and Fremont Hills.


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

Bolivar Man Indicted for Meth Trafficking

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Bolivar, Mo., man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing methamphetamine to distribute.

DOUGLAS COUNTY HERALD - 2018-10-18 20:28:43

Man drowns in Lake of the Ozarks after falling out of boat

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) —Authorities say a man has drowned after falling out of a fishing boat in the Lake of the Ozarks.The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 78-year-old Ronald Miller, of Fenton. The patrol says he was in the boat with another 78-year-old man when he fell out Wed

KSPR.COM - 2018-10-18 09:32:00

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

Nixa Police Department issues Endangered Person Advisory for missing teenager

Benjamin James Dixon, 13, disappeared Monday night around 5 p.m. Police say he was last seen on 1643 North Carnegie Road.


'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