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Springfield Police ask for community feedback From simple traffic stops to interviewing witnesses of a crime, Springfield police officers come in contact with citizens hundreds of times each day. Now officers are giving the people they interact with a chance to let their voices be heard. "Our only task is identifying people who have had contact with the police department. Then we do a mail out to those people with the survey and ...

Marionville aldermen set special meeting on Monday on mayor's comments The debate over controversial comments by the mayor could come to a head on Monday.  The Board of Aldermen will hold two special meetings at City Hall on Monday evening. The first meeting is at 6:15 to accept the resignation of Alderwoman Jessica Wilson and to fill the seat vacated by Dan Clevenger when he was elected mayor two weeks ago.  The Board of Aldermen plans ...

St. Louis priest accused of abuse released on bond A 31-year-old St. Louis priest accused of sexually abusing a grade school student has been released on bail. The Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang is charged with two counts of first-degree statutory sodomy involving a boy younger than 14. He's accused of sexually abusing a male student at St. Louis Cathedral School. His lawyer has said Jiang denies the allegations. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Jiang was ...

3 people hospitalized after falling off cliffs in Newton Co., Ark. Three people were injured this weekend after falling off cliffs in Newton Co., Ark.  Police say the most extensive rescue involved a 29-year-old man from Rogers, who fell about 20-25 feet while climbing the bluffs at Hawksbill Crag. A Newton Co. deputy says the man was lodged between two boulders when he fell Saturday afternoon. The man was taken to a Fayetteville hospital in stable condition.  Search ...

Sunday marked 15 years since Columbine High School tragedy Sunday marked 15 years since tragedy unfolded at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.  Just before 11:30 a.m. on April 20, 1999, two students armed with guns entered the school taking the lives of 12 fellow students and one teacher. Over 20 others were injured. The gunmen later took their own lives in the school library. Prior to the attack, the pair made home videos making references ...



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16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight
File- This July 2, 2004, file photo shows a traveler walking from one terminal to another at San Jose Airport in San Jose, Calif. FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid. Security footage from the San Jose airport verified that the boy hopped a fence to get to Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 on Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)HONOLULU (AP) — A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT
Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley shoots past Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Damian Lillard during the first half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)HOUSTON (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had just fouled out late in overtime after scoring a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points when he went to Portland teammate Damian Lillard with a simple message.

Brawl mars Pirates-Brewers game
Carlos Gomez of the Milwaukee Brewers is restrained by Homeplate Umpire Fieldin Culbreth during the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 20, 2014 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaA verbal exchange between Pittsburgh pitcher Gerrit Cole and Milwaukee outfielder Carlos Gomez sparked a brawl that saw Gomez tossed from their Major League Baseball game. "It's too hard for me to see exactly what happened," said Brewers manager Ron Roenicke. Pittsburgh's Travis Snider also was thrown out of the game and Pirates catcher Russell Martin was shepherded back to the dugout by a teammate. Gomez was replaced by Elian Herrera in center field for the rest of the game, which the Brewers won 3-2 in 14 innings.

John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2004 file photo, Pope John Paul II gives his blessing to late father Marcial Maciel, founder of Christ's Legionaries, during a special audience the pontiff granted to about four thousand participants of the Regnum Christi movement, at the Vatican. Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity entered its third millennium. But the sexual abuse scandal that festered under his watch remains a stain on his legacy. John Paul and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the abuse problem until very late in his 26-year papacy, even though U.S. bishops had been petitioning the Holy See since the late-1980s for a faster way to defrock pedophile priests. (AP Photo/Plinio Lepri, File)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button issues as Christianity entered its third millennium.

Sharks take 2-0 series lead with 7-2 win vs. Kings
San Jose Sharks' Mike Brown, right, celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Sunday, April 20, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks got a spark from an unusual place and turned a close game into another laugher against Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings.