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Mo. woman sentenced for package of meth shipped via UPS
Jennifer M. Conant, 38, of Joplin, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 10 years in federal prison without parole.
First Vīb Hotel in the US Opens in Springfield, Missouri
Best Western Hotels & Resorts marked the arrival of its boutique hotel concept, Vīb, with a grand opening celebration at its first U.S. property in Springfield, Missouri. Local dignitaries, Best Western executives and members of Elliott Lodging joined community VIPs for an exciting and memorable eve
Springfield man raped 9-year-old girl, gave her chlamydia, deputies say
Robert Stafford, 41, was charged Thursday with statutory rape, statutory sodomy and attempted enticement of a child.
Lawsuits seek to remove 2 Missouri marijuana ballot measures
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) —A Missouri organizer for a medical marijuana initiative is suing to remove two other related initiatives from the November ballot.The Joplin Globe reports Springfield doctor and attorney Brad Bradshaw filed two lawsuits Friday seeking to invalidate the medical marijuana initiatives
Man charged with count of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon near Hope Clinic in Granite City | RiverBender.com
GRANITE CITY - A Springfield, Mo., man was charged with one count of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon after it was reported a subject was seen near the Hope Clinic with a rifle.
Springfield City Leaders Hope to Hire Six New 911 Dispatchers
SPRINGFIELD, Mo- After a shortage of 911 dispatchers in Greene County, Springfield city leaders want to hire 6 new people by next year, and are aggressively trying to recruit qualified candidates to solve the problem.The county averages over 700 calls in a 24 hour period.But the director of 911 Emer
First day of school for Nixa Public School students
NIXA, Mo. (KY3/KSPR) -Tuesday is the first day of school for many students across the Ozarks, including kids in Nixa. It also marks the first day Doctor Gearl Loden will meet some of his students as he starts his inaugural year as superintendent.
Lawsuit Filed Against Springfield Construction Company
Now, court documents show an ongoing lawsuit between Delco and at least 12 employees, involving wage theft for construction jobs in Carthage, Waynesville and Greenfield.
New fire station in Springfield part of effort to reduce fire deaths
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Springfield firefighters are working to respond to emergencies faster in the hopes of saving lives, and new numbers out show a plan underway to reduce fire deaths and property loss in Springfield is working.Springfield saw five fire deaths in 2016, according to the fire department. T
Nixa fills sinkhole on Jr. High track
NIXA, Mo.Big repairs happened over the summer on the sinkhole that opened up on the Nixa Junior High school track. This was in an effort to make sure that the area is safe before students came back for a new school year.Zac Rantz, chief communication officer & safety coordinator for Nixa public scho
Five children were home when Springfield man was shot to death, documents say
Daniel J. Smith, 29, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the killing of 32-year-old Marcus Gilbert.
Police release motive in deadly shooting in north Springfield
The woman claims Smith made her drive to her home at gunpoint. In court documents, the woman claimed Smith entered her home for about two minutes. He then returned, telling the woman "I told you I wasn't ****ing around." The woman then told police she drove until Smith exited her car at Commercial a
Nixa city clerk honored for 10 years of service
On July 23, the Nixa City Council acknowledged City Clerk Cindy Robbins for achieving Missouri Registered City Clerk status that requires certain educational, professional and experience criteria. Mayor Brian Steele said Robbins is the “perfect example of what can be achieved by a city clerk.”
Video shows man grabbing cash from register at Springfield restaurant
Video shows the man — who was wearing a baseball hat and a T-shirt with "CALI" written on the front — reach over the counter, open the drawer, grab handfuls of cash and then walk away.
Woman dies after Springfield house fire
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Standoff At Weaver Creek Apartments In South Springfield
Police have surrounded an apartment at the Weaver Creek Apartments near Campbell and Weaver in south Springfield Friday morning.There's a large police presence on scene as officers try to get someone inside to come out.There may be others inside the unit in the 5100 block of south Main.KTTS Reporter
Nixa students attend Missouri Scholars Academy
Brady Vaughan, Kaleb Creason and Amanda Eckels are all rising juniors who spent time on the Mizzou campus in Columbia attending classes and socializing with 327 other top scholars. The Missouri Scholars Academy provides students time in intensive classroom settings, selecting a major and minor cours
UPDATE: Standoff Ended in South Springfield
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Driver facing federal charges after a chase in Springfield
A Springfield police lieutenant says Clinton McDonald didn't shoot and kill Marcus Gilbert this past weekend, but they believe he was involved in some way. Police also think McDonald has been involved in other recent shootings in Springfield, though they can't say which ones.
Firefighters battle apartment complex fire in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Firefighters battled a a fire at an apartment complex in south Springfield Friday evening.Firefighters evacuated the building at 2727 West Whiteside. That is between South Vale and South Scenic. One person suffered burns trying to escape.The fire marshal is investigating a cause t