Missouri taxi companies say proposals too easy on Uber, Lyft
Uber and Lyft say they welcome the regulations on app-based car services that have been introduced in the Missouri General Assembly.
But taxi companies and some local regulators told a House panel Tuesday the proposed legislation allows ride-sharing companies to duck some of the most expensive rules on the industry, creating a system that puts traditional companies at a disadvantage.
Proposed regulations would require ride-hailing companies to ...
Missouri Senate debates repealing death penalty
The Republican-led Missouri Senate for the first time in years debated a bill to repeal the state's death penalty, though the measure is unlikely to advance.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers to implored their colleagues Monday to end capital punishment. Missouri has executed 18 killers in the last two years.
Republican Sen. Paul Wieland of Imperial, who is Catholic, introduced the measure. He opposes both abortion and ...
Arkansas highway leaders trying to reduce wrong-way crashes
Arkansas highway officials have initiated $2.8 million in improvements with a focus on reducing wrong-way crashes on the state freeway system.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the effort is designed to address the problem of motorists entering freeways in the wrong direction.
The changes include replacing more than 4,000 "wrong way," ''do not enter" and "one way" signs at exit ramps with brighter sheeting and installing them ...
Man accused of shooting Officer Aaron Pearson appears in court
The man accused of shooting Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson appeared in court Monday afternoon. Joshua Hagood has pleaded not guilty to the crime. On Monday, his attorney said some evidence was taken illegally from him. Ky3's Jehan Sheikh was in the courtroom. Sheikh says members on both sides of this case were in the court room.
The grandparents of Joshua Hagood were there. When Hagood ...
Flurries and brutal wind chills
A brief round of winter cold and flurries will affect the Ozarks on Tuesday. Find out how long this will last by watching the weather. ...
Fort Wood area prepared for military job cuts, Waynesville says can rebound after soldiers leave
When the federal government started shrinking the U.S. military-- there were concerns that meant 5-thousand soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood. But the area is now grateful re-assignments will include just over 700 MPs.
As a local banker, Mike Dunbar lives his life crunching numbers, and despite the cuts, he says Fort Leonard Wood and Waynesville's numbers still look good.
"Of course we're going to feel the impact ...