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EMTs say drivers fail too often to yield to ambulances Paramedics are usually the ones responding to accidents.  Saturday night, however, a CoxHealth ambulance was involved in a crash not far from the hospital on South National Avenue at Primrose Street.  Paramedics say it's a reminder that drivers should look out for emergency vehicles. KY3 put one of our cameras inside a CoxHealth ambulance on Monday to see what those emergency workers face out on the ...

Search for man continues after fishing boat found empty An all out search moved into its fourth day Monday for a man missing since after he took a boat out on Stockton Lake. The search began in the Ruark Bluff area of Stockton Lake, where 61 year old Rodney Wade David's boat was found unoccupied Friday evening. "People just like it because it's more peaceful and relaxing," says Josie Howard of Mutton Creek Marina.  But with ...

Springfield firefighters give skateboard to boy after driver ran over old one We heard from a number of you wanting to help a boy whose skateboard was destroyed by a driver.  Jacob Hernandez and some of his neighborhood friends were recently playing along North Clifton Avenue.  When they moved to the side of the street to let a car pass, they say a driver appeared to intentionally swerved toward the kids and ran over Jacob's skateboard, putting a ...

Police: semi driver intentionally smashed into businesses Authorities in Dade and Greene Counties are looking for a semi that smashed into at least three businesses.   The Greenfield police chief says a car wash and convenience store were hit before dawn.  He says another car wash in Ash Grove was also hit. The chief says the driver backed into the businesses while apparently trying to smash a way inside. The semi is believed to be ...

SHARE: (Updated) Schedule of fall festivals and crafts shows in the Ozarks It's fall Y'all.  All around the Ozarks towns big and small are coming together to celebrate their heritage. Each festival has it's own unique traditions. Many take place over multiple days and include signature food, crafts, and parades. So, break out your fall sweaters and get those walking shoes on. You've got a lot of festivals to chose from. *Please keep in mind most of these festivals ...

Fort Leonard Wood drill sergeant admits some sexual misconduct A non-commissioned officer who faced more than two dozen claims of sexual misconduct pleaded guilty on Monday morning for three of those accusations.  Before his court-martial started at 1 p.m., Army Staff Sgt. Angel Sanchez, 30, pleaded guilty to wrongfully engaging in conduct of a sexual nature with three trainees between Sept. 17, 2013 and Jan. 31, 2014. Sanchez still faces 24 more specifications on three ...



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US jury finds Arab Bank liable for backing terrorism
The New York Branch of the Arab Banking Corporation is pictured August 14, 2014 at 3rd Avenue in New YorkNew York (AFP) - In a landmark decision, a New York jury on Monday found the Jordan-based multinational Arab Bank liable on 24 counts of supporting terrorism by transferring funds to Hamas.

Frankfurt exchange's China dream turns to nightmare
Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchangeBy Edward Taylor, Andreas Kröner, Christoph Steitz and John Ruwitch FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - When Deutsche Boerse set off eight years ago to lure Chinese companies to Germany with fast listings and low fees, it dreamed of one day landing a giant like Alibaba . In the latest and most bizarre case, Ultrasonic, a small Chinese shoemaker listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, announced last week that Wu Qingyong, the company's chief executive, and his son had disappeared, along with $60 million from the company's bank account. On Monday, Ultrasonic said Wu had contacted the group's finance chief to say he would return to the company, along with the money.

Campaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans
In this combination of 2014 file photos are Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, left, and his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, at campaign events in Wisconsin. (AP Photo/AP, Scott Bauer and The Journal Times, Scott Anderson)MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates.

LA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her with high-profile people such as President Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Clooney.

Bear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.