Warm & Humid May Weekend
Low to mid
Partly to mostly cloudy and muggy.
Warm, humid and windy. T-storms becoming more likely late in the day.
Proposed sales tax for transportation projects dies in the Missouri Senate
A proposed one-cent sales tax for transportation projects died in the Missouri Senate on Friday. If approved this issue would have gone to voters. Voters would have decided on a sales tax to fund $8 billion dollars in transportation projects.
"Denying the ...
Jet lands at Springfield-Branson Natl. Airport with smoke in cockpit
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Officials are looking into what caused a jet cockpit to fill with smoke before landing at the Springfield-Branson National Airport.
The pilot of an American Eagle Jet headed from Dallas to Springfield reported smoke in the cockpit about 7:15pm ...
Springfield, Kirbyville men charged with K2 conspiracy
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Springfield, Mo., man and a Kirbyville, Mo., man were charged in federal court today for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute synthetic marijuana, ...
Mo. Gov. Nixon gives mixed review to legislative session, renews concerns about tax cut
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon is giving a mixed review to Missouri's 2013 legislative session. The Democratic governor praised lawmakers for boosting funding for education and mental health in the session that ended Friday evening. And he complimented ...
Missouri lawmakers approve measure to close loophole in child abuse reporting
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers have Gov. Jay Nixon legislation closing a loophole in the state's mandatory child abuse reporting law. The House and Senate both approved the measure without opposition Friday. Missouri now requires mandatory reporters who suspect ...