Police arrest man after robbery, abduction, and standoff
A man is in custody after a crime spree that ended in a standoff with Springfield Police. After a robbery, the suspect is accused of abducting a woman from a nursing home before holding her hostage during a police standoff.
Police say the woman did not suffer any physical injuries.
It started when an armed man robbed the Kum and Go at 425 N. West Bypass at ...
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UPDATE: Police say standoff in north Springfield connected to robbery, abduction
Police are connecting a four hour long standoff at a north Springfield home Sunday morning to an armed robbery and an abduction.
It all started at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, when police say they responded to an armed robbery at the Kum and Go at 425 N. West Bypass in Springfield. A man showed a gun, demanded money and fled with an undetermined amount of cash.
Soon after ...
Arkansas towns continue recovery from 2014 tornado
It's been one year since a deadly and destructive tornado outbreak in Arkansas, and the recovery is still underway.
The death toll from the April 27, 2014, outbreak reached 16 with lives lost in Faulkner County, Pulaski County and White County. TMayflower and Vilonia were the towns the hardest hit.
Mayflower Mayor Randy Holland says that patience has been the largest obstacle to overcome. Holland says you ...
Cards ace Wainwright placed on 15-day DL with ankle injury
St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left Achilles and left ankle injury, the team says, and could be out much longer.
The 33-year-old pitcher was injured while batting in the top of the fifth inning over a 5-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The injuries occurred after Wainwright broke from the batter's box ...
Springfield's Convoy of Hope responds to earthquake-ravaged Nepal
International humanitarian relief organization, Convoy of Hope, has a team en route to Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed more than 1,400 people and caused widespread devastation.
“Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world and is not well equipped to respond to a disaster of this magnitude,” says Hal Donaldson, president and co-founder of Convoy of Hope. “Because the need is so great ...