Firefighter still hoping for benefits
Andi Mooneyham isn't giving up.
"I want to be treated equally is what I want," says Mooneyham.
State statute allows fire protection districts to give benefits to employees and their spouses.
Andi has been a firefighter at the Ozark district for 8 years, and has worked her way up to captain.
She got married to her wife last year in California, and she asked the Ozark Fire Protection District ...
Missouri judge likely to uphold teacher proposal
A Missouri judge says he will likely reject a legal challenge to a November ballot measure that would link teacher evaluations to their students' performance.
Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit seeking to strike the initiative from the ballot. The lawsuit alleges the measure contains multiple subjects and amends more than one part of the Missouri Constitution.
Afterward, Green said he ...
Missourians painstakingly wait for Medicaid benefits
Some Missourians are unable to get the healthcare they need because of denials and delays in Medicaid coverage.
Elise Tabor is just one of thousands painstakingly waiting. "I need it because, I can't hardly walk. I have a back disease, and I'm supposed to be having back surgery," says Tabor.
A curved spine and herniated discs are part of Tabor's problem, but she's also frustrated that her ...
Springfield Police tackle questions, concerns on crash response policy change
New guidelines in place in Springfield since Aug. 1 are creating some confusion and problems among drivers. That is why Springfield Police came to KY3 to get their message across.
"If there are no injuries, the cars are operable, they don't have to be towed, there's no impairment, no disturbance, and all parties are cooperative in exchanging insurance information, they can do that without our assistance," ...
Officers spent 7 hours at home with hazardous material
An investigation at a home in northern Springfield shut down neighborhood streets on Thursday. Emergency responders were at a home for near High Street at Boonville Avenue for seven hours. They included Springfield police, FBI agents and Missouri National Guard members.
Responders in hazardous material suits went into home and then were washed down after they left. They carried bags of materials out with them.
The investigation ...
Man is charged for murder of 6-year-old boy whom he was babysitting
The Callaway County sheriff says a 27-year-old man from Fulton admitted he killed a 6-year-old boy whom he was babysitting. Prosecutors charge Scottie Willet on Thursday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the boy's death at a home near Fulton.
Sheriff Dennis Crane says Willet had been living at the home for several months with the boy and his mother. The sheriff says the ...