Searchers find SUV in swollen creek, but no body
Holiday Island firefighters found a white Ford Explorer that was washed off a highway by swollen Leatherwood Creek on Wednesday night. The swift current and muddy waters made it impossible to figure out if a body was inside, so recovery crews used a winch and a rope pulley to roll over the SUV. No body was inside.
Earlier, crews tried to use an underwater camera to ...
Recycle unwanted documents and electronics this Saturday
Just in time for spring cleaning, gather up unwanted personal documents and electronics.
Keep tabs on your digital footprint. The Computer Recycling Center on 528 N. Price Lane, is teaming up with CU Community Credit Union and AARP for Fraud Prevention Day. Swing by to protect the environment and your ID.
You can typically get rid of not-pending personal documents that are seven years or older. ...
Christian ministers speak out for and against repeal on anti-discrimination ordinance
City of Springfield Question 1 on the ballot on April 7 is no doubt the most controversial measure up for vote, and now now some people who identify themselves as conservative Christians are speaking out in support of the city's anti-discrimination ordinance. They see the ordinance as a way to protect lesbians, gays, transgender persons, and bisexuals.
"I believed there was a sin that could be ...
Man kidnaps, rapes store clerk
Lebanon police said they had a suspect in custody on Thursday morning after a convenience store clerk reported she was abducted and raped on Wednesday night. By Thursday evening, the Laclede County prosecuting attorney had not filed charges, and the Lebanon Police Department had not returned reporters' calls all day about the investigation.
Police responded to the Kum & Go store on North Jefferson, at the ...
Report shows Nixa daycare worker mistreated several toddlers
There's new evidence that the investigation of a Nixa daycare worker goes far beyond how she treated and disciplined one child in her care. We showed you the treatment of the first little boy a few weeks ago. But now a state report shows mistreatment of several other toddlers.
Megan Harris was already devastated to see the way the daycare teacher treated her son, Caleb. But ...
Animated "Star Wars" tribute film taking internet by storm
It's not unusual for people who love certain movies - "Star Wars," for example - to make their own fan films. But one guy took his love of the epic franchise to new levels.
Paul Michael Johnson spent the past four years hand-drawing and animating "TIE Fighter," a seven-and-a-half galactic dogfight between Empire and Rebel spacecraft. It's animated to look like a 1980's-era Japanese cartoon, including ...