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Fire near downtown Kansas City kills 2 firefighters; fire re-ignited overnight Two firefighters died while battling flames at an apartment complex in Kansas City on Monday evening.  Two other firefighters were injured when the building collapsed.   All four were taken to a hospital before two of them died. The injured firefighters had rescued two people from the second floor of the burning structure by carrying them out on ladders just before a wall collapsed on them.  Battalion Chief ...

Police investigating possible shooting in southeast Springfield Right now Springfield police are investigating a possible shooting after a man said he was shot in southeast Springfield. A man called police around 2:30 a.m.  He claimed he was shot near the Casey's at Golden and Republic, but the incident started at Golden Pond Apartments on West Kingsley. Police say they found evidence of a shooting. But no one was hurt, and no property was ...

Jet stream in a dry pattern for the Ozarks Temperatures will warm back up through Thursday and could approach record highs. ...

Springfield Police Department will add 11 new officers by 2017 with federal grant The Springfield City Council voted unanimously on Monday night to accept a grant to help pay for more police officers.  The $1,769,368.15 federal grant will allow the Springfield Police Department to hire an additional 11 officers. For the first three years, the federal government will cover 75 percent of the costs of the officers and the city will cover the required 25 percent.  After three years, the ...

Fantastic Fall Forecast Very nice mid-October weather for the Ozarks. Find out about some cold air heading to the Ozarks this weekend by watching the weather. ...

Drury University will build new observatory A Drury University physics professor who has spent much of his career studying space debris will soon give students a closer look at the galaxy. The university plans to build a new observatory that will house its most powerful telescope. Drury physics professor Gregory Ojakangas has been studying space debris for several years. "Imagine something the size of a bus tumbling overhead 300 miles up; that happens ...

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AP Exclusive: Clinton server's software had hacking risk
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. The private email server running in Clinton’s home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers, according to data and documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

Twitter purging 336 workers as new CEO slashes costs
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is laying off 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make money.

The Latest: Report: missile launched from rebel-held area
The reconstructed cockpit of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane is seen prior to the presentation of the Dutch Safety Board presents the board’s final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board, during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.

Church gives pizza driver $1,000 tip from collection plate
PICKERINGTON, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Columbus church congregation ordered a pizza from Domino's during a service, then tipped driver more than $1,000 that had been collected for the offering.

Kirill Petrenko to take over Berlin Philharmonic in 2019
FILE - In this March 6, 2014 file photo musical director Kirill Petrenko, left, and theatre manager Nikolaus Bachler of the Bavarian state opera speak during a press conference in Munich, southern Germany. Kirill Petrenko has agreed to stay on as musical director at the Bavarian State Opera beyond 2018, and is expected to divide his time between the Munich job and his future post as the Berlin Philharmonic’s chief conductor. (Sven Hoppe/dpa via AP, file)BERLIN (AP) — Kirill Petrenko will take over as chief conductor at the Berlin Philharmonic in 2019, and will do the new job alongside his existing role as the Bavarian State Opera's musical director for the first two years.