Happening Now: Bicyclists hospitalized for heat exhaustion while on Greene County trail
KY3's Jehan Sheikh reports from a trail in northern Greene County where two bikers were hospitalized for heat exhaustion Tuesday afternoon. This report was filed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. ...
Prosecutor says ex-sheriff treated 'evidence room like his personal tool shed'
A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted a former sheriff of St. Clair County for stealing property recovered in criminal cases and for selling a stolen firearm. Ron Snodgrass served three terms as sheriff from 2001 to 2012 before losing his bid for a fourth term.
“Today’s indictment alleges that the former sheriff treated the county’s evidence room like his personal tool shed, cheating the taxpayers ...
Missouri governor tours Iowa ethanol plant; raises curosity about a 2016 presidential run
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon traveled to Iowa to get a personal look at the latest methods in ethanol production.
Nixon took the state plane Tuesday to tour a cellulosic ethanol plant in Emmetsburg, Iowa. He was accompanied by the Missouri agriculture and economic development directors.
The plant is a joint venture of Poet and Royal DSM and will use corncobs, leaves, husks ...
Humane Society rescues dogs from owner who may have planned to abandon them
More than three dozen small-breed dogs were removed from a property in southern Missouri after an investigator says he learned the owner planned to dump them along the side of a highway. The removal was Monday night at a property in Carter County.
The Humane Society of Missouri announced the rescue Tuesday. The dogs include 39 Chihuahua and mixed-breed dogs, some of them puppies.
The Humane Society ...
Broadway?s Kim Crosby will play Mary Poppins at Springfield Little Theatre
Disney's Mary Poppins, the opening show of Springfield Little Theatre's 80th season, will premiere on Sept. 12 and run through Oct. 5 at Landers Theatre.
The title role will be performed by Springfield native and Broadway star Kim Crosby, whose career began at Springfield Little Theatre when she was a student at Kickapoo High School. Crosby was a member of the original cast of the Broadway ...
Study says raising beef creates more pollution than pork, poultry or dairy
A new study says raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy.
The study says that compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per calorie. It spews six times as much water-polluting nitrogen. And it uses 11 times more water for irrigation and 28 times more land.