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Police investigate shooting near Commercial St. and National Ave. A man was taken to the hospital Saturday night after being hit by a stray bullet. Police responded to the 1700 block of North Hampton at 8:10 Saturday night. Lt. Chad Eutsler said the incident began with a disturbance in the 1600 block of North Hampton. That fight led to gunfire, and one of the bullets hit a man in the 1700 block of North Hampton ...

WATCH: 'Fireburst' above Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City 'Fireburst' is a Table Rock Lake tradition that dates back many years for the 4th of July holiday.  Check out the fireworks from Kimberling City. ...

Police skeptical of armed robbery at church-run fireworks stand The fireworks stand set up in the parking lot of the Republic Wal-Mart isn't your run of the mill 4th of July pyrotechnics tent. This tent is operated by the student team of North Point church. Youth Pastor Stephen Garcia says all the money earned at this fireworks vendor helps send about 250 kids to summer church camp. "Our goal is to get every kid to camp even ...

No Wake Order Lifted at Lake of the Ozarks Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the no-wake policy at the Lake of the Ozarks instituted Thursday has been lifted, effective immediately.  The Department of Public Safety and the Missouri State Highway Patrol have been monitoring conditions at the Lake and have recommended that water levels have dropped sufficiently to allow for the restrictions to be lifted without jeopardizing public safety. “With water levels at the Lake ...

VIDEO: Hammons Field prepares to celebrate America's birthday with a bang KY3's Eric Hilt reports from downtown Springfield.  ...

Perfect weather for watching Fireworks The weather will be perfect around sunset for fireworks Saturday. A few storms are likely Sunday. ...



Current Conditions:
Fair, 73 F

Forecast:
Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 83 Low: 66
Sun - Partly Cloudy. High: 88 Low: 71
Mon - Mostly Cloudy. High: 88 Low: 72
Tue - Thunderstorms. High: 75 Low: 65
Wed - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 77 Low: 67

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Headline News

Chinese tourists boost Thai economy but stir outrage
Last year around 4.6 million Chinese nationals visited Thailand, with the average tourist spending 5,500 baht ($160) per day -- more than the average European visitorAccused of urinating in public, spitting on the street, or kicking a sacred temple bell -- free-spending Chinese tourists are receiving a mixed welcome as their soaring numbers help the kingdom's creaking economy. Last month it was a photo of a young girl peeing in the grounds of Bangkok's Grand Palace that triggered the latest round of enraged, and sometimes racist, comments as Thai social media users claimed she was Chinese. In March a Thai model's video of tourists from China jumping the queue at an airport was viewed more than two million times and saw a similarly angry rant against Thailand's largest group of foreign holidaymakers.

Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charge over funds
In this May 14, 2015 photo, Malaysians pass by a billboard for the Tun Razak Exchange, a development by state investment fund 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia's state investment fund 1MDB says it has never provided any funds to Prime Minister Najib Razak, denying reports that entities linked to the fund had funneled $700 million ($2.6 billion) into Najib's personal accounts. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak is facing the risk of a criminal charge over allegations that millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time the country's leader has faced criminal allegations.

America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades
Fireworks explode over the East River in front of the Manhattan skyline as seen from the Brooklyn borough of New York during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Saturday, July 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

Greece votes on financial future, government - and maybe euro
Syntagma Square and the Greek Parliament in Athens are seen on July 4, 2015, on the eve of a historic, tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout fundsAcross the country of 11 million people -- on far-flung Aegean islands, in the shadow of the 2,400-year-old Parthenon in Athens, to the northern border shared with fellow EU state Bulgaria -- voters began casting their ballots. The rest of Europe, and international investors, will be watching intently, unsure of the outcome that could greet them on Monday. "I'm voting 'No' because I think it's better for the country," said 80-year-old Michelis, first in through the doors of a school being used for the vote on Skoufa street in central Athens.

Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum
A man tries to locate the place to cast his vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Greeks began voting early Sunday in a closely-watched, closely-contested referendum, which the government pits as a choice over whether to defy the country's creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially accept their terms, but which the opposition and many of the creditors paint as a choice between staying in the euro or leaving it. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors' proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, or defiantly reject the deal.