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Deputies investigate body found in parking lot of Nixa grocery store

During the follow up, the detective saw a car matching the description of the missing woman’s vehicle in the parking lot of Price Cutter. When the detective checked the vehicle, he found a deceased person in the backseat of the car.

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-08-18 01:21:00

Ozark man found naked in car guilty of burglary

A Greene County jury found Dale E. Carter, 41, guilty of Class B felony burglary and misdemeanor charges of fourth degree assault and second degree property damage. The jury deliberated for an hour and returned with three guilty verdicts at the conclusion of a one day trial.

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-08-16 15:01:00

John Goodman is in Springfield again. Where was he seen this time?

"It's Missouri State now, but to those of us who are in the know, it's still Southwest Missouri State," Gottlieb said. "...You want to be Missouri State, fine. Like Missouri State will ever be Ohio State, whatever. Springfield is a great place. They put a ton of money into basketball and football. I

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-17 21:35:00

4 men tried to sneak meth into Christian County Jail — and it almost worked, deputies say

The string appeared to be coming from a 1/2-inch wide hole in a cell window, court documents say, and the cigarette was hoisted up.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Man sentenced for 2017 shooting near Parkview High School football stadium

The incident took place the evening of June 22, 2017, at Parkview High School's JFK Stadium when the Parkview Vikings were hosting athletes from six other high schools for 7-on-7 football scrimmages.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-17 20:35:00

Police investigate suspicious death in Nixa, Mo.

NIXA, Mo. --Police in Nixa are investigating the discovery of a body in a parking lot.Officers found the body around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon off of North Massey. The officers had been following up a lead on a missing person report when they spotted the similar car. That car matched the description o

KYTV - 2018-08-17 18:42:00

Crash involving multiple vehicles ties up traffic west of Springfield on I-44

NEAR REPUBLIC, Mo. --The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash west of Springfield.The crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-44 near the Republic exit around noon.The crash involved multiple vehicles, including a fifth-wheel trailer. The patrol has yet to release any informati

KYTV - 2018-08-17 15:13:00

Man who jumped from Branson Belle to try and save victims now filing lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.Lawsuits continue to pile up in the Branson duck boat tragedy that killed 17 people last month.And in this case it's a first-of its-kind lawsuit filed by a witness aboard the Branson Belle who jumped into the water to try and rescue victims.While most of the lawsuits filed have come

KYTV - 2018-08-17 17:52:00

Injury crash blocks multiple lanes on I-44 west of Springfield

OzarksTraffic.com, a website maintained by local and state authorities, says the injury crash was reported at 12:07 p.m.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-17 18:52:00

Night Closures Begin Next Week On Busy Overpass In Ozark

One of the busiest overpasses in Christian County will have overnight closures starting next week.MoDOT says crews will be repairing the Route CC/J bridge over Highway 65 in Ozark as early as Sunday night.Drivers will still be able to take the Fremont Hills exit, but will be forced to turn right to

KTTS - 2018-08-17 15:14:41

Third person pleads guilty in Nixa male enhancement pill scheme

Michael Schindele, 43, of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty to wire fraud and delivering adulterated or misbranded food, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-16 21:09:00

Fair Grove Man Wins $100,000 Lottery

“Fat Wallet” is a $5 game that began April 30. It has more than $5 million in remaining prizes, including two more top prizes of $100,000. An updated list of remaining Scratchers prizes can be found at MOLottery.com or by using the Missouri Lottery app.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-17 13:52:48

Man drowns when watercraft capsizes at Lake of the Ozarks

CAMDENTON, Mo. (AP) —The Missouri State Highway patrol says a 33-year-old man died after he was thrown from a personal watercraft at the Lake of the Ozarks.The patrol says Tyrell Anderson of Jefferson City died Thursday afternoon. He was driving a 2006 Yamaha personal watercraft on the main channel

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-17 09:17:00

Man who exchanged fire with Christian County deputies charged with murder in Boone County

Jason R. Anderson, 34, is charged with first degree murder in the death of Elise’ise Q. McNeal, 34, of Columbia. Court documents link Anderson to the woman’s death with DNA evidence.

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-08-16 21:30:00

Nixa Man Held on One Million Dollar Bond for Domestic Abuse

NIXA, Mo- A woman was sent to the hospital Wednesday, after being badly beaten by her ex-boyfriend, according to Christian County Sheriff Brad Cole.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-16 20:55:13

Menards Grand Opening date set in Springfield

The store on the west side of town sits just west of the Sunshine and West Bypass intersection. In a media release Brett Griffin, East Menards General Manager says, "We can’t wait to open the doors on Tuesday to show everyone what we’ve been working on in Springfield. We’re very excited that we’ll n


Menards sets opening date for new Springfield stores

The Springfield East Menards is located at 500 N. Eastgate Ave — east of U.S. 65 near Chestnut Expressway. About 15 miles away, the Springfield West Menards will open at 3803 W. University St., which is off West Sunshine Street.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-16 15:19:00

Springfield woman sues Walmart after 'rampant' gift card scam. Here's what to look for

The plaintiff in Monday's class-action lawsuit, Debbie McCoy, claims that someone had used up all the money on her niece's card before her niece even got to the store, and Walmart associates refused to refund the money.


Former Missouri youth group leader fights rape conviction

Daniel Pearre, of Republic, was a 25-year-old youth group leader at a Springfield church in 2015 when he was accused of raping a 15-year-old. Court records show he spent more than 100 days in a sex offender’s unit before being released on probation last year.

STJOSEPHPOST.COM - 2018-08-16 21:01:21

Woman viciously attacked by ex-boyfriend in Nixa

NIXA, Mo. (KY3)A woman was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after she was attacked by an ex-boyfriend, according to Christian County Sheriff Brad Cole.