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Employee took more than $10K from Bair's in Nixa to play a lottery game, police say

Angela Appleton, 41, has been charged with felony stealing after being confronted by the restaurant's owner about stolen money, according to court documents.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-21 14:34:00

Manager at Springfield Golden Corral arrested for stealing nearly $7,000

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Police say an employee stole nearly $7,000 from the safe of a Springfield Golden Corral.

KYTV - 2018-06-21 16:42:00

This 1955 tragedy is the reason you can't buy fireworks in Springfield

Dittrick, then a 19-year-old produce manager, attempted to put out the fire with what he called inadequate fire extinguishers. He had recently joined the Marine Forces Reserves.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

A mother is suing Nixa Schools. She says elementary school students molested her son.

The student rubbed his body against the boy, moaning and putting his hands down the back of the boy's pants, according to the lawsuit.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-21 01:10:00

Jewelry store at Battlefield Mall robbed by men claiming to have gun: police

Jewelry store at Battlefield Mall robbed by men claiming to have gun: policeBuy Photo(Photo: News-Leader file photo)Zales jewelry store inside the Battlefield Mall was robbed Tuesday night, according to a release from the Springfield Police Department.Officers were dispatched at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday to

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-20 23:34:00

Grand jury indicts Missouri fire chief for statutory sodomy, rape

Larry G. McConnell, chief of theBrookline Fire Protection District, was formally charged with three counts of second-degree statutory sodomy and one count of second-degree rape, according to online court records.

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2018-06-21 10:09:00

Statement: Nixa Public Schools on Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

NIXA, Mo -- A mother is suing Nixa Public Schools on behalf of her son, saying the boy was molested numerous times by other students while in the third and fourth grade.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-21 17:45:24

Judge sentences Strafford, Mo. man for methamphetamine distribution

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A judge sentenced a Strafford, Mo. man in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute and for illegally possessing a firearm.

KSPR.COM - 2018-06-20 16:08:00

Lebanon man wanted for murder arrested in Springfield, police say

Cashawn Williams, 39, was on the run for two weeks after police say he shot and killed a 47-year-old man during an argument.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-20 14:47:00

Judge sets $2 million bond for man accused of fleeing police, hitting and killing Nixa mother

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --The man accused of running from police and crashing into a car in Springfield killing the driver-- had a bond hearing Monday, and the judge set his bond at $2 million.Tommy Morris, Junior has a long criminal history, and as of today, he could post bond and get out of the Greene Co


Updates to Case Involving Murdered Texas County Teen

Brianna Calderas is charged with murder in the first degree and abandonment of a course. Calderas jury trial is set for February 25, 2019 through March 1, 2019.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-20 17:40:23

Three injured in crossover crash on Highway 65

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol accident report, one person sustained serious injuries in a crash just north of the Christian-Taney county line at 3:35 p.m. June 17. Joshua James, age unknown, was taken to Cox South Hospital by ambulance after the crash.


Woman in prison for murder of trans teen wants court to review her case

Isis K. Schauer, now 20, filed a motion to vacate her sentence earlier this month, arguing she had ineffective council from the public defender's office and her plea "was not knowledgeable or voluntary."


Ex-stepfather of Hailey Owens pleads guilty to child pornography charges

The indictment originally charged Barfield, 38, with "knowingly receiving and distributing any visual depiction that had been mailed and shipped and transported in interstate commerce, and which contains materials which had been so mailed and shipped and transported by any means, including by comput


Ozark, Nixa score perfect on annual bus inspection

"The transportation department must take all measures to ensure a safe bus which include completing a pre-trip inspection and looking for defects. When a defect is found, the driver notifies the mechanic for repair. Establishing a preventive maintenance program is very essential to maintaining a sa

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-06-20 10:15:00

PICTURES: Protestors line Springfield street over policy to separate families at border

SPRINGFIELD Mo. --Protestors lined the streets of Springfield in front of Senator Roy Blunt's office to express concern about separating families at the border.Protestors held up signs around the 11 a.m. hour on East Sunshine Street. The protestors say they are also planning to line the street Wedne

KYTV - 2018-06-20 11:34:00

Mom forgot 6-week-old in car outside Springfield store, police say. It was 92 degrees.

The passerby opened an unlocked car door, freeing the baby, according to police spokeswoman Lisa Cox.


This man nearly escaped from the Greene County Jail. Now he's headed to prison.

Wright, 35, was supposed to be on supervised release for a gun charge. According to federal court documents, he had run away from his halfway home about a week before his arrest.


Man From Springfield Faces 20 Years in Federal Prison for Heroin Conspiracy

Roosevelt Simpson, 60, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute at least a kilogram of heroin and to one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.


NEW DETAILS: Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Cashawn Williams was taking into custody late Tuesday night in Springfield, Mo.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-20 03:30:48