Springfield Police ask for community feedback
From simple traffic stops to interviewing witnesses of a crime, Springfield police officers come in contact with citizens hundreds of times each day.
Now officers are giving the people they interact with a chance to let their voices be heard.
"Our only task is identifying people who have had contact with the police department. Then we do a mail out to those people with the survey and ...
Marionville aldermen set special meeting on Monday on mayor's comments
The debate over controversial comments by the mayor could come to a head on Monday. The Board of Aldermen will hold two special meetings at City Hall on Monday evening.
The first meeting is at 6:15 to accept the resignation of Alderwoman Jessica Wilson and to fill the seat vacated by Dan Clevenger when he was elected mayor two weeks ago. The Board of Aldermen plans ...
St. Louis priest accused of abuse released on bond
A 31-year-old St. Louis priest accused of sexually abusing a grade school student has been released on bail.
The Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang is charged with two counts of first-degree statutory sodomy involving a boy younger than 14. He's accused of sexually abusing a male student at St. Louis Cathedral School. His lawyer has said Jiang denies the allegations.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Jiang was ...
3 people hospitalized after falling off cliffs in Newton Co., Ark.
Three people were injured this weekend after falling off cliffs in Newton Co., Ark.
Police say the most extensive rescue involved a 29-year-old man from Rogers, who fell about 20-25 feet while climbing the bluffs at Hawksbill Crag. A Newton Co. deputy says the man was lodged between two boulders when he fell Saturday afternoon. The man was taken to a Fayetteville hospital in stable condition.
Sunday marked 15 years since Columbine High School tragedy
Sunday marked 15 years since tragedy unfolded at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.
Just before 11:30 a.m. on April 20, 1999, two students armed with guns entered the school taking the lives of 12 fellow students and one teacher. Over 20 others were injured. The gunmen later took their own lives in the school library.
Prior to the attack, the pair made home videos making references ...
Span's sacrifice fly in 9th lifts Nats over Cards
WASHINGTON (AP) — Denard Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.
The Nationals loaded the bases in the ninth against Seth Maness (0-1) when Danny Espinosa singled with one out for his third hit, Jose Lobaton singled through the right side of the infield and ...