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Attorney for man accused of shooting Officer Aaron Pearson tries to exclude evidence The man accused of shooting Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson appeared in court Monday afternoon.  Joshua Hagood's attorney tried to convince a judge that  some evidence was taken illegally from him. Family members on both sides of this case were in the courtroom for  the pretrial hearing. The grandparents of Hagood were there. When Hagood entered the courtroom, his grandma said, "Oh, there he is."  Pearson's wife, ...

Neighbors worry about child who lives in Greene Co. home where murder occured A woman is dead and a man is in jail, suspected of killing her. Greene County sheriff's deputies found the woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds during a "check-well being" call about 1 p.m. Monday. The crime will have long-lasting effects in the community. Nellie Thurman and her husband, Don, have grown quite fond of the 6-year-old girl growing up across the street from them. "She talks ...

Grab the heavy jacket Cold weather is on tap again for Tuesday. Find out when warmer weather returns to the forecast by watching the weather. ...

Contact KY3 Investigates: Why ER wait times are so long Heart attacks and life-threatening injuries are treated first in emergency rooms.  In less urgent cases, patients can wait for hours.  When Alison Zoland went to an ER two years ago, however, her case didn't feel "less urgent." "It was from here to here," Zoland said recently, describing the extent of her injuries. Zoland still has marks from that day. "It was nasty; it was to the bone.  You could ...

Cheap gasoline is fueling sales spike for pickup trucks, SUVs On the sales floor at dealerships like Reliable Toyota, you'll be shown the hottest features of the latest makes and models. However, one spec that sales associates are talking less about is fuel mileage. "Gas prices being what they are, that is not a conversation we have with a lot of our customers anymore, stated Warren Sandwell, New Car Sales Associate. "It seems these days what ...

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 ...

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South Africa plans fuel cell plant to boost platinum demand
By Wendell Roelf CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa plans to set up a fuel cell component plant by 2018, the latest initiative from the world's top platinum producer to increase demand for the metal and support firms hit by plunging prices and labour strife. Vinay Somera, chief executive of Isondo Precious Metals, said his firm was preparing a feasibility study and had secured a licence from U.S-based Chemours Technology, to assemble components for the fuel cells using platinum. Fuel cells generate electric power by combining hydrogen and oxygen over a catalyst such as platinum.

The Latest: Japan 10-year bond yield negative for first time
A visitor photographs an electronic stock board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):

Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls
Rioters throw bricks at police and lit fires on streets in Mongkok district of Hong Kong, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Rioters clashed with police overnight and into the early hours of Tuesday in a crowded area of Kowloon. The unrest started when local authorities tried to prevent street food sellers from operating on Monday night. Activists who are dissatisfied with Hong Kong's administration took part in the clashes, local media reports said. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested.

Quandary in Maryland: Can lawmaker vote twice on same bill?
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers have a potential quandary on their hands that is rare, if not unprecedented: Can one of their own vote twice on the same bill?

Polls open in New Hampshire US presidential primary
White House hopefuls in final pitch in New HampshireManchester (United States) (AFP) - Voting began in New Hampshire on Tuesday in the first US presidential primary, where Donald Trump leads the packed Republican field and Bernie Sanders was polling ahead of Hillary Clinton.