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Thieves target man's car twice, take important documents A man from Springfield is left without important papers and hundreds of dollars of items after burglars target his car twice in just three days. "the jumper cables to my car, they ripped the radio from the dash, and now my car has got heater blowing all the time," burglary victim Francisco Beltran described. "They took the title to my car, they took a bunch of ...

1 arrested, 1 injured after crash in central Springfield One person was arrested and another was injured following a crash on a busy Springfield street Saturday night.  Police on scene told KY3 News that the crash occurred just after 7:00 p.m. when a truck driven by an intoxicated person pulled out in front of another vehicle on S. Campbell Ave. in front of Bass Pro.  The driver of the truck was taken into custody. A woman ...

Missouri parents guilty of caging autistic son A St. Louis-area husband and wife have been found guilty of child endangerment for putting their autistic son in a makeshift cage. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that a jury reached the guilty verdict Friday for 45-year-old Terry Smith and his 44-year-old wife, Victoria. The St. Charles County couple could face up to seven years in prison. An anonymous call tipped authorities in December 2010, when the ...

Pictures: 2nd Annual Diaper Derby at Battlefield Mall The 2nd Annual Diaper Derby was held Saturday at the Battlefield Mall in Springfield. There were three divisions consisting of crawlers, beginning walkers and experienced walkers. The winner from each of the heats then competed for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize. Prizes included Simon American Express Giftcards and trophies.  ...

KY3's 3rd annual Safe and Sound Saturday More than 12,000 people came out to KY3's 'Safe and Sound Saturday' at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. The KY3 team was there to meet our viewers and sign autographs, but KY3 Event Coordinator Tom Mast says this 3rd annual event is really about sharing helpful information with the public. "How can we give back to the community in a positive way? How can we make sure that ...

Rain & storm chances continue After a wet Saturday rain and storm chance continue into Sunday. Some could see strong storms Sunday afternoon. ...

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Sun - Strong Storms. High: 70 Low: 48
Mon - Partly Cloudy/Wind. High: 62 Low: 40
Tue - Mostly Cloudy. High: 63 Low: 49
Wed - PM Showers. High: 68 Low: 47
Thu - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 59 Low: 45

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Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country
Chairman Timo Soini of the Finns Party and his wife Tiina cast their votes in Espoo, Finland Sunday, April 19, 2015. Finns went to the polls in parliamentary elections on Sunday. (Mikko Stig/Lehtikuva via AP) FINLAND OUT, NO SALESHELSINKI (AP) — Finns are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine which coalition of parties can lead the country out of a three-year recession.

S. Africa's Zuma seeks to reassure foreigners as violence spreads
Foreign nationals shout out in displeasure as South African President Jacob Zuma waves in a temporary refugee camp in Chatsworth, south of Durban on April 18, 2015 during his visit marked by the hostile reaction of foreign nationalsPresident Jacob Zuma pleaded with foreigners to stay in South Africa as he cancelled a state visit to Indonesia to deal with a wave of deadly xenophobic violence at home. Three weeks of escalating anti-foreigner violence in South Africa have claimed at least six lives and forced more than 5,000 immigrants to seek refuge in makeshift camps. The unrest, which began in the eastern port city of Durban before spreading to other parts of the country, carries echoes of the xenophobic riots that gripped South Africa in 2008 when 62 people were killed. In the latest incident, police on Saturday said a foreigner died of stab wounds in Alexandra, a township north of Johannesburg.

Search under way for 700 migrants lost at sea south of Italy
ROME (AP) — A major air and sea search and rescue operation is under way south of the Italian island of Lampedusa after a migrant ship capsized.

AP Exclusive: China activist more determined after lockup
BEIJING (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese feminists feels her dedication to activism has grown only stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said.

Islamist group claims attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Mali
Undated still image from a video showing Mokhtar Belmokhtar speaking at an unknown locationBy Tiemoko Diallo and Adama Diarra BAMAKO (Reuters) - A group headed by former al Qaeda fighter Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for a suicide raid on U.N. peacekeepers in northern Mali in which at least three people were killed. Mauritanian news website Alakhbar posted an audio statement claiming the attack on behalf of the armed Islamist group al-Mourabitoun. "We, the Mourabitoun group, announce the martyrdom operation that one of our knights, Ibrahim al-Ansari, undertook at the headquarters of the Nigerien forces," said the low-quality recording, posted on the website on Friday. Its authenticity could not be verified, but Alakhbar has often posted statements from Islamist militants in Mali.