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Springfield man stabbed roommate in the head, police say

Victor Johnson, 29, was charged with first-degree assault, armed criminal action and resisting arrest after what court documents portray as an unprovoked attack.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-20 01:00:00

Car flips onto top in Springfield, knocks out power near Parkview High School

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A car crashed into a power pole near Parkview High School around 5:30 Saturday morning.Power was briefly out for about 50 people in that area.The crash was on South Grant-- between the high school and their football field just across Grant.City Utilities had to be called to the sc

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-18 08:08:00

VIDEO: Sheets of heavy rain falls on Springfield Sunday night

Sheets of heavy rain fell on the city of Springfield Sunday night. The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the city.Read the original version of this article at .

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-19 20:49:00

Tornado warning issued for parts of Webster, Christian counties

According to the National Weather Service, residents in the following towns are urged to take shelter: Seymour, Fordland, Diggins and Elkhead.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-19 21:27:00

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


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


Mieses leads Springfield to 2-0 win over Corpus Christi

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Johan Mieses hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Springfield Cardinals to a 2-0 win over the Corpus Christi Hooks in a game that was called early on Sunday.

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2018-08-19 21:15:25

Wainwright, Martinez and Munoz combine in Springfield to win rain-shortened game

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sunday's Cardinal crowd at Hammons Field was rewarded for braving the rain as Adam Wainwright, Carlos Martinez and Yairo Munoz teamed up in Springfield to earn a 2-0 game-shortened win against visiting Corpus Christi.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-19 21:59:43

Burglar broke in and stole donation jar from Springfield pizzeria

SPRINGFIELD, MoSpringfield police are trying to find out who broke into a south Springfield restaurant early Saturday morning.Someone broke into Jax and Gabe's Pizzeria on Republic Road and stole a donation jar.Owner Jason Bappe got a call from his security provider just after 4 AM Saturday morning,

KYTV - 2018-08-18 22:40:00

@6: Why Homelessness is on the Rise in Springfield, Efforts to Revitalize a Post Office Get Underway

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Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright — fan of City Butcher — finds other Springfield spots to love

Great win for the@Cardinalstonight!!! Keep rolling fellas. Also, Springfield is an awesome city. Started with@citybutcher...place is really good. Followed by@pineapplewhip...really good! Then on to@BassProShopsWonders of Wildlife Museum and Aquarium... ho-ly Mo-leeee!pic.twitter.com/XXH2OiRVNk— Adam

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

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.


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.


Happening Today, August 19

All About Weddings Bridal Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oasis Convention Center on North Glenstone. Venues, photographers, florist and much more to plan the big day.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-19 12:54:22

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.


Springfield district: In 37 of 51 school buildings, secure vestibule 'doesn't exist'

That means visitors who press an intercom button, explain who they are and are buzzed into Sunshine must walk down one hallway and part of another to arrive at the office, where they are greeted and obtain a visitor's badge.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-08-18 20:57:00

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.


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


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


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.