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CRIME STOPPERS: Help Springfield police find this fugitive
Starr is 6'1" and weighs about 165 pounds. He has blond hair and blue eyes. Investigators think he's in the Springfield area. If you see him, call Crime Stoppers at 417-869-TIPS (8477). You can also give an anonymous tip by clicking the link to the right of this story. If your information helps poli
Counterfeit cash popping up in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -Cases of counterfeit money are popping up throughout Springfield. In the last few days, there have been five reported cases. Crooks have hit convenient stores, a shopping center on Glenstone and a yard sale.Rufugio Rocha Lopez and his family puts on a yard sale each year."(We sell)
Springfield man led deputies on a high-speed chase in an RV, prosecutors say
Deputies pursued the RV into the parking lot of the Flag Ship Motel on North Glenstone Avenue, where the driver ran away on foot, according to the statement.
Downtown Springfield concert venue linked to $5 million marijuana conspiracy in Utah
Buy PhotoScenes from opening night at the Regency in downtown Springfield on New Year's Eve 2015. As of Jan. 11, 2018, the club was sold, its founder said.(Photo: News-Leader file photo)
Springfield massage therapist sentenced for sodomy
Instead, the woman said she was victimized by her massage therapist, William Gene Morlang, who was convicted this year of two counts of sodomy and one count of sexual abuse.
'I love him the way he is' — Springfield family shares joy of having baby born with no skull
If their child does make it to term, the doctors warned, he would most certainly not survive the trauma of birth.
Springfield home health care worker claims patient sexually harassed her
"For example, while Plaintiff was leaning over changing the client/patient's diaper, the client told Plaintiff that he wanted her (to) lick him up and down with whipped cream," the lawsuit says.
Crime Stoppers Seeking to Locate Wanted Man
David, J. Starr, 39, has two felony warrants out for his arrest. The first warrant was issued on August 20, 2018 for a probation violation of tampering with a motor vehicle. The second warrant issued on August 28, 2018 is for neglect of a child.
Police investigate shooting outside apartment complex near Missouri State University
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --Police are investigating a shooting near the Missouri State University campus.Officers responded to a parking lot outside an apartment complex in the 1200 block of East Elm late Sunday night. That is east of National Avenue.Police say the victim was shot in the leg. Officers belie
Springfield overlooked in new ranking of Top 10 Missouri colleges by WalletHub website
Move over U.S. News & World Report? The personal finance website WalletHub, which regularly ranks an assortment of items that cost money, released its ranking Monday of thetop colleges and universities in Missouri.
A Springfield man killed his neighbor in a fistfight. He could be out in 120 days.
As Carey got out of his vehicle, Davis came from next door and began yelling at Carey, according to the statement.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 65 Ramps to I-44, Kearney Street to Close Monday Night
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Springfield man sentenced for robbery
Stefan Daly, 29, was sentenced to 15 years for robbery, 3 years for armed criminal action and 7 years each for two counts of assault. The sentences will run concurrent and Daly will be given credit for time already served.
Our View: Police pursuit puts Christian County deputies on national TV
If you came home from a cool and rainy night at a high school football game, you may have casually flipped on your television and decided to check out “Live PD,” a show on A&E that puts camera crews into the cabs of police cars. On a typical episode of Live PD, camera crews ride along with law enfor
As comedy club closing, attorney says 'no connection' to Sept. 9 'sex offense' report
Buoyed by the #MeToo movement, allegations of sexual harassment and assault in the past year have reshaped the national comedy scene, removing one-time kings of comedy like Louis C.K. from the throne, as elder statesman Bill Cosby heads to jail.
Family seeks answers after Springfield mother stabbed to death
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -Toni Brooks, 39, was found dead in her apartment home at 1617 N. Benton in Springfield Oct. 10. Officials with the Springfield Police Department (SPD) say she died of apparent stab wounds. The killer is still on the loose.The Brooks family is seeking answers and justice for Toni."We
Missouri massage therapist sentenced for sexually abusing customers
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A 37-year-old massage therapist who was accused of sexually abusing four women has been sentenced to eight years in prison. William Gene Morlang was sentenced Friday on two counts of sodomy. He was also given a concurrent one-year sentence for sexual abuse. The Springfield Ne
61-Year-Old Man Dies in Car Crash After Hitting a Tree
Thomas Leighton, 61, was a passenger in the 2000 Toyota Tacoma when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the left side of the road around 5:45 p.m. Oct. 20.
Missouri man charged after woman's body found in stream
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A man has been criminally charged days after a woman's body was found near Fellows Lake at Springfield. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 35-year-old Joseph Ehlers has been charged with abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of 21-year-old Elisa Ferguson. Po
Remembering longtime Pipkin Middle School nurse
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -Connie Caudle was a nurse for 20 years with Springfield Public Schools (SPS). She passed unexpectedly last Sunday."It was unexpected ... yes, it was," Director of Health Services for SPS, Jean Grabeel, said. "In fact, I got a text from her whenever she was going to the hospital sayi