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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

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.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-22 20:40:25

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.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 21:46:00

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

Once accused in violent Springfield rape, Honduran man has charges dropped

David Baquedano-Martinez, 31, is no longer facing criminal charges in a case where authorities once said DNA evidence linked him to a violent sexual assault from 2011.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-21 14:50:00

New upscale food hall coming to downtown Springfield

Springfield, Mo. --The old Bistro Market building in downtown Springfield will soon take on a new role.The empty space, on South Avenue and Walnut Street, will soon be transformed into the city's first, upscale food hall called Blackwell Hall."It's important that we bring different food styles to do

KYTV - 2018-06-22 05:05:00

City employees save rabbit who hopped down manhole in Springfield

A crew of city employees were working in Springfield on Thursday when a rabbit hopped down an open manhole and into a pipe with running water.For more than a half hour, they worked patiently to safely extricate the scared rabbit.A concerned resident on South Ingram Mill Road watched the whole thing.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 16:36:00

Downtown Springfield buildings come down so a multi-million dollar jail can go up

Demolition began Monday at 10 a.m. on the buildings located at 909 to 921 Boonville Ave. The work is being done by Range Farm, which was awarded the contract as a result of a competitive bid, according to a Greene County news release.


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

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.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-06-22 21:40:00

Cosmic King Comic Store of Springfield, Missouri to Close - Bleeding Cool News And Rumors

The Facebook page of Springfield, Missouri comic store Cosmic King posted earlier this week.I am very disappointed to state the walk-in retail business of Cosmic-King is currently suspended and we are Closed for the foreseeable future. For any issues call 862-5888 and leave a detailed msg.Though it

BLEEDINGCOOL.COM - 2018-06-21 15:30:38

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


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.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-21 23:32:42

Son of Springfield Councilwoman Suing City

On May 2, Barrett Fisk asked the city to hand over documents relating to "any alleged nuisance conditions" at properties owned by him or Barrett Fisk Investments LLC, according to the lawsuit.


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

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.


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.


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


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.


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.