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Video: sleet and snow to arrive early Wednesday Another winter storm will drop significant sleet and snow on the Ozarks on Wednesday. ...

Winter Weather impacts construction work at Battlefield & 65 A late winter snowfall delays construction work at a major intersection in South Springfield. The bridge at Battlefield Road over Highway 65 was supposed to be demolished in mid-February. MODOT's latest attempt to complete the project was put on hold due to heavy amounts of snow. MODOT is working to convert the Battlefield & 65 intersection to a Diverging Diamond Interchange. This change will allow Battlefield Road ...

Hundreds turn out to oppose downsizing of Fort Leonard Wood The Pentagon recently said the fort could lose 5,400 jobs in five years. ...

Winter weather wanders back on Wednesday, then sun takes over The next round of winter weather is on the way to the Ozarks. Find out when it will arrive and what till fall out of the sky by watching the forecast. ...

Springfield police take extra step to help domestic abuse victims Aggravated domestic assaults are calls that police are responding to more than ever; their number is up 20 percent from the previous year. "What we don't want is a victim that is involved in a minor assault, and then be a victim later in a bigger assault," said Springfield Police Officer JJ Tauai.  "So we want to make sure they don't fall through the cracks." That's why ...

Photos: Pentagon listening session at Fort Leonard Wood Dozens of politicians and hundreds of civilian and military employees from Fort Leonard Wood attended a "listening session" at Nutter Field House on Monday evening to try to convince the Pentagon not to downsize  the post by 2020.  The politicians included Gov. Jay Nixon, Sen. Claire McCaskill, U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, and former U.S. Sen. Kit Bond. (photos by photojournalist Robin Foster) ...

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3 officers in LA Skid Row death had training on mentally ill
Los Angeles Police detective Meghan Aguilar points at photos released by police that could indicate evidence of a suspect holding a police officer's gun, seen in a video grab scene shot by a witness at the scene of the shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row of Los Angeles, displayed at a news conference at police headquarters Monday, March 2, 2015. Chief Charlie Beck says officers fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row after he grabbed an officer's holster during a struggle. Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed the man on Sunday, as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions have viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three officers who fired their weapons in a videotaped struggle that left a homeless man dead were veterans of the beat on Los Angeles' downtrodden Skid Row who had special training to deal with the homeless and mentally ill, police leaders said.

Best Buy hikes shareholder dividend, offers one-time payment
Shares of Best Buy jumped Tuesday after it announced plans to hike its quarterly dividend 21 percent and give shareholders an additional one-time payment. The nation's largest consumer electronics chain also reported a better-than-expected, fourth-quarter profit.

Cameron says child sex abuse to be classified 'national threat'
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Welsh Conservative Party Conference in CardiffBy William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron will make tackling child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime on Tuesday, announcing measures to prevent systematic abuse. Britain has been rocked by a series of child sex abuse revelations, including a case in Rotherham, northern England, where some 1,400 children, some as young as 11, were abused by gangs of predominantly Asian men. Classifying child sexual abuse as a national threat will create a duty for police forces to collaborate across regions to safeguard children, Cameron's office said. Cameron will also announce other measures to improve coordination between public bodies and a helpline to encourage whistleblowers.

EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans
People follow the coffin of Boris Nemtsov during a farewell ceremony at the Sakharov center in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Mourners are lining up outside a Moscow human rights center for the funeral of murdered Nemtsov. a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, who was gunned down on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)BRUSSELS (AP) — EU-Russian relations took a further dip on Tuesday when the European Union strongly condemned Moscow for banning Polish and Latvian officials from entering the country to attend the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.

Villarrica volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee
The Villarica volcano erupts near Pucon, Chile, early Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The Villarica volcano erupted Tuesday around 3 a.m. local time (0600 GMT), according to the National Emergency Office, which issued a red alert and ordered evacuations. (AP Photo/ Aton Chile)SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — One of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.