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Springfield Man Distributed 77 Pounds of Meth

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--The leader of a large-scale meth drug ring in Greene County was sentenced Wednesday in federal court. 55-year-old Patrick Brigaudin, of Springfield, was sentenced to 30 years behind bars. Several other local people in connection with the crime were also sentenced to prison time. La

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-22 02:34:27

Kids escape fiery crash at gas pump in north Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Two children escaped without any injuries after their van hit a gas pump leading to a fire in north Springfield. The incident happened around 5 p.m. Police say a mother left her small children inside a van as she went inside a gas station at Grant and Norton. The kids then got t

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-22 01:12:00

A black woman won her freedom in court. Then Springfield's founders beat her in a street.

An archivist, a librarian and a historian shed light on rediscovered court documents involving Springfield's founder and a free black woman. The pages have yellowed. The cursive writing is cramped. The old court records are difficult to read. The documents describe a family huddled inside a Greene

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-03-21 21:35:03

Judge sentences leader of Springfield methamphetamine operation to 30 years in prison

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Edited News Release) -- A federal judge sentenced the leader of a large-scale conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene County, with two of his co-conspirators. Patrick R. Brigaudin, 55, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 30 years in

KYTV - 2018-03-21 22:43:00

Law enforcement searching for fugitive in Springfield

Springfield, Mo. -- This week's featured fugitive is Lacey Bedsworth. Bedsworth has an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation with an original charge of forgery. Bedsworth is a white female, 5'3", approximately 120 lbs, with blonde hair, and hazel eyes. She is known to dye her hair, ofte

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-03-21 02:10:00

Republic woman becomes newest Missouri Lottery millionaire

REPUBLIC, Mo. (Edited News Release) -- When Jeanette Koch of Republic visited Kum & Go in Republic, on March 14, she was only planning on purchasing a Missouri Lottery Powerball ticket for her husband. "I just decided to get a Scratchers ticket, too. We always have cash set aside to buy a Scratchers

KYTV - 2018-03-22 19:18:00

Historic Ozarks hatchery has new location

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. Spring has begun, Easter is nearly here, and many are bringing home little balls of fluff. A historic hatchery where you may be headed to get your Spring chicks or ducklings has moved. Estes' Hatchery is now in a new Mount Vernon location. "My dad and I wanted to get some chicks to

KYTV - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Ozark man invents water burrowing tool

Positioned in the curve of a long, winding road south of Ozark, Ron Hardesty's workshop is an eclectic gathering-place for the tools of his trade. Computers spanning eras from the early 1990s through modern times share dusty cubicles with unusual industrial machines - and, in one room, the partially

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-03-21 20:00:00

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


Ozark Mill Getting Restored Underway

OZARK, Mo. --The historic Ozark Mill will soon be temporarily moved to allow restoration and maintenance. The goal is to restore the mill's foundation, to prevent any further flood damage. The mill is a working grain mill that dates back to 1833. It has already been lifted up by wooden planks and wi


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


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


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


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


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