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Body found in vacant home Sunday identified

According to a spokesperson for the Springfield Police Department, foul play is not suspected at this time.It is unclear when or how Burrous died.Toxicology results are not yet complete, the spokesperson said.The next of kin has been notified.Burrous' body was discovered by a homeless man.


Showers And Storms Moving Across The Ozarks Today And Monday

Today there’s a good chance most of the Ozarks will be getting some rainfall.Meteorologist Jason Schaumann with theNational Weather Service in Springfieldsays a warm front is slowly moving north from Arkansas and Oklahoma and will not only be bringing rainfall today but also overnight into Monday.Sc

KTTS - 2018-06-24 14:28:42

Answer Man: Yes, you are tresspassing if you put in your canoe at this Finley River spot

Answer Man: I'd like to put in my kayak on the Finley River on Highway 13, south of Nixa. Is there public access? Is it trespassing to park nearby and put in? — Brandon Freeman, of Nixa

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-23 19:21:00

Springfield Man Sentenced to Life in Prison and 100 Years for 2011 Murder

Terry Morrison, 55, was found guilty of murder in the second degree and armed criminal action on March 15, 2018 after a three day trial. Morrison shot Pristina Tyner on September 23, 2011.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-23 13:27:32

Springfield voters will decide whether to ban pit bulls. A national org urges 'no'

Andy Briscoe, director of state legislation for ASPCA, Central region, based in Jefferson City, said his organization is working closely with Springfield pit bull advocates.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-23 22:17:00

Crime Stoppers looking for parole violator

This month, the Barry-Lawrence County Crime Stoppers Facebook page features six cases, one of which is seeking information concerning whereabouts of Anthony Michael Gennarelli, of Purdy, who is wanted on a felony warrant for probation violation.

MONETT TIMES - 2018-06-23 05:00:00

Galls are fascinating growths with strange associations

Omens of ill fortune and goose emergence are two of the stranger things associated with galls in the Middle Ages. Luckily, people who have these tumor-like growths on their trees don’t have to settle for medieval folklore; they can get 21st-century diagnosis of galls and other tree problems June 26

CCHEADLINER.COM - 2018-06-24 12:15:00

Mid-Summer Snowfall at Jordan Valley Park

"The snow angels the best," Bella Brown, a participant, said. "That you can just lay down and do this."

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-24 02:20:27

Crime Stoppers seeks info on unsolved case

June feature profile looks at disappearance of Gary McCulloughMembers of the Barry-Lawrence Chapter of Crime Stoppers are currently profiling cases that remain unsolved and seeking information on the whereabouts of local felons.McCulloughThis month, the Barry-Lawrence County Crime Stoppers Facebook

MONETT TIMES - 2018-06-23 05:00:00

The trailer for 'Ozark' season 2 just dropped and it is dark.

The trailer for season two starts with a shot of a funeral, followed by shots of a morgue, a detective laying out the excavated bones of a person in a field, and a shootout.


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.


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.


Springfield man who had sex with a disable teen in YMCA hot tub gets prison time

Matthew Woolfolk, 33, was found guilty in February of three counts of sexual assault after a bench trial in front of Judge Thomas Mountjoy.


In 'remarkable' murder case, Springfield man gets life plus 100 years

The motive, according to prosecutors, is that Morrison believed Tyner was informing police on his drug dealing.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 22:47:00

Summer sickness ramps up in the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo -The Quick Care Cox Health Clinic at HyVee is staying busy. Family Nurse Practitioner, Diane Tremain, says she is seeing many come in with summer colds.


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


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.


Springfield Businesses React to U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling on Online Sales Tax

"I'm surprised this decision wouldn't have been made a decade ago, I mean to me it's a no brainer," says Joseph Gidman, co-owner of Tea and Spice Market.


Ozark Churches Train for Active Shooter Situations

"What we teach and preach to anyone that asks us are the three steps: Run, hide, and fight," said Captain Arnold.


City of Ozark Honors Teen After Successful Cancer Treatment

"We were at MSU looking for places for her 16 birthday," said Jane Smith, Anna's mother. And that's when she received a call from someone at the hospital, where she had taken Anna after she complained about migraines and some bruises on her body.