Springfield.Net - Springfield Missouri Information

Other Info

Local News

Fight sends mother and daughter to hospital A mother and daughter are in the hospital after stabbing each other during a fight. The altercation took place inside the women's apartment at the Windsor Court Apartments around 10:00pm Tuesday night. Police were called to the Rapid Roberts at Campbell and Grand after the mother walked across the street to get help.  She has serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The daughter was found inside the apartment with ...

A little relief from the heat Slightly cooler air will begin filtering into the Ozarks on Wednesday. Find out how long the nice weather will last by watching the forecast. ...

Harmony House apartment complex plans moving forward Plans for an apartment complex to be used solely by survivors of domestic abuse are moving forward. Harmony House hopes to build a 46-unit, fully furnished apartment complex designed for survivors of domestic abuse. The plans put the complex near the intersection of Scenic Ave. and Grand St.  Harmony House Executive Directer Lisa Farmer said a complex like this is desperately needed in Springfield, a city that ...

Interim Christian County Sheriff releases assessment of his department; includes missing guns and patrol car Interim Christian County Sheriff Dwight McNiel has requested to grand jury be seated to investigate the irregularities of his department over the past few years. Sheriff McNiel released the findings of an internal investigation into his department as an election for a new sheriff nears.  He says the most disturbing part of the report is inventory conducted by the staff and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco ...

Woman hospitalized after she was hit by car at Glenstone and Page Police say a woman was injured after she was hit by a car at Glenstone and Page in Springfield Tuesday night. Police say two people were walking into the street when the car struck one of them.  She was taken to a hospital.  Police did not disclose her condition. Police had to divert traffic in that area.        ...

Hosmer's homer in 9th lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer's homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home — their longest home losing streak in 40 years. Hosmer hit a 3-2 pitch from Trevor Bauer (8-8) over the wall in right for his 11th homer. The shot came ...

Current Conditions:
Fair, 75 F

Wed - PM Thunderstorms. High: 94 Low: 69
Thu - Partly Cloudy. High: 88 Low: 66
Fri - Mostly Sunny. High: 90 Low: 67
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 92 Low: 68
Sun - Sunny. High: 93 Low: 69

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather

(provided by The Weather Channel)

Headline News

Coast Guard plane's crew spends long days searching for boys
Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Camarda, left, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Matthews scour the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Savannah, Ga., Tuesday, July 28, 2015, looking for two missing teenage boaters. Camarda and Matthews are crew members from Air Station Clearwater, Florida. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)ABOVE THE ATLANTIC OCEAN (AP) — Scouring the vast ocean expanse off Florida for two missing teen boaters is a long, tedious mission for the eight-person crew of the C-130 Hercules Coast Guard plane based out of Clearwater.

Turkey pounds PKK as parliament meets in emergency session
A Hercules C-130 military aircraft maneuvres on the runway at Incirlik Air Base, near Adana in southeastern Turkey, on July 28, 2015Turkish warplanes on Wednesday pounded targets of PKK militants in northern Iraq, as parliament was to meet in emergency session to debate the government's controversial campaign against Kurdish rebels and jihadists. Turkey's military campaign -- which the government says was it was forced to carry out after a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State (IS) jihadists and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants -- has inflamed tensions in Turkey after its inconclusive June elections. The strikes were initially aimed at IS jihadists but were rapidly expanded to include bombing of camps of PKK militants at their stronghold in the mountains of northern Iraq.

Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal
Stuffed animals adorn the doorstep of Dr. Walter Palmer's River Bluff Dental office in Bloomington, Minn., Tuesday, July 28, 2015. Palmer, accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe, said Tuesday that he thought everything about his trip was legal and wasn't aware of the animal's status "until the end of the hunt." (Scott Takushi/Pioneer Press via AP)BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe said that he had no idea the lion he killed was protected and that he relied on the expertise of his local guides to ensure the hunt was legal.

Israel approves new homes in settlement after demolishing two buildings at site
Jewish settler scuffles with Israeli border police officer near buildings slated for demolition in West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit El, near RamallahIsrael gave final approval on Wednesday for plans to build 300 new homes in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, announcing the move as it carried out a court demolition order against two vacant apartment blocs at the site. Dozens of Jewish settlers have gathered over the past several days at Beit El settlement to protest against the demolition. Israel's Supreme Court ruled the two partially-built dwellings were constructed illegally on Palestinian-owned land.

Kristen Stewart, Idris Elba in Venice Film Festival lineup
ROME (AP) — This year's Venice Film Festival will include Kristen Stewart in a sci-fi romance, a war story with Idris Elba and a thriller starring Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson.