MO lawmakers push to relax helmet law
The universal helmet law in Missouri requires all motorcyclists to wear a helmet at all times while riding.
But for years people have been fighting that regulation.
"I wear a seat-belt religiously, I don't believe that the state, the nanny state of Missouri, should force you to, just like with wearing a helmet," said Ron Jackson.
Jackson's riding partner, Marsha Crom, works in the medical profession; she never ...
New report highlights major impact of nonprofit groups in Springfield
Every day, thousands of people across the Ozarks are assisted by hundreds of helping hands.
“Our community is very caring and it has been for a very long time,” stated Jennifer Kennalley, President and CEO of United Way of the Ozarks.
It’s been no secret there are a lot of local non-profit agencies, from charities and colleges, to hospitals and food banks.
“If there were nor non-profits in ...
Viral Video: Driver kills goose in Springfield parking lot as mother nests nearby
Surveillance cameras recorded an SUV running over a male goose while the mother was nesting nearby. The person who ran over that goose could face a serious fine. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act protects birds, their nests, and their eggs. If you recognize the vehicle, you can contact Springfield police or the Missouri Department of Conservation at (417) 895-6880. ...
Storms taking aim on the Ozarks
Breezy winds tonight will help to blow up some thunderstorms on Thursday. Beautiful weather returns on Friday. Will it last through the weekend? Find out by watching the forecast. ...
Police: Springfield woman set home on fire, leaving one-year-old child outside
Police say a woman set a home on fire, leaving a baby boy out font in an infant car seat.
Officers were called to the home in the 21 hundred block of N. Delaware just before 6:00 pm Wednesday, after neighbors noticed the woman acting suspicious. They say the woman left the one-year-old boy out front, then went back inside and set fire to the ...
Raw Interview: Parents of Hailey Owens discuss daughter's abduction, changes to Amber Alert law
Hailey Owens' family is pushing for changes that could help save another child's life. The goal of Hailey's Law is to improve and speed up the state's Amber Alert system. They asked to talk about that night and how they hope to make a difference. (This is a portion of that interview.) ...