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 ...