Police investigate shooting in Republic
A woman is in a hospital and a man is in custody after a shooting in a neighborhood south of U.S. 60.
It happened around 9:30 Thursday night in a home on West Nicholas. Witnesses say a woman was carried off on a stretcher, and a man was seen in handcuffs in the back of a police car.
Investigators with Republic Police and the Greene County Sheriff's ...
Property tax mistake leaves Christian County schools short of budget
A mistake at the Christian County Assessor's office is leaving Nixa Public Schools $1.9 million short of its budget.
This year, the county changed how it values taxpayers' personal property, but the office's programmers didn't make the switch and people who paid online had their property overvalued.
"We responded very quickly once we found it," Christian County Assessor Danny Gray said.
In previous years, the county assessed cars ...
More families seek assistance from Salvation Army's "Toy Shop"
It's exactly one week until Christmas, and the Salvation Army is working to make sure kids have plenty surprises under the tree and in their stocking.
950 families are seeking Christmas assistance from the salvation Army's toy shop, an increase from last year.
The agency estimates 3 to 4 thousand children will benefit from the toy shop. Each family will go home with 2 toys per child ...
Foggy Morning Commute
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect tonight until 10am Friday. Visibilities may fall to near zero in some spots. Get all the details by watching the forecast. ...
Joplin church celebrates reopening following 2011 tornado
Members of a Catholic parish in Joplin that had its church, rectory and elementary school destroyed in a May 2011 tornado have celebrated Mass at their new church for the first time.
The Joplin Globe reports hundreds of residents on Wednesday packed the new St. Mary's Catholic Church for a dedication service and its first Mass. The service was led by the Most Rev. James Johnston, ...
Sex offender arrested after posing as Santa Claus in Kansas City
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a sex offender has been arrested after performing as Santa Claus for Kansas City area children.
The Jackson County Sheriff's said in a news release Thursday that the 50-year-old man faces a charge of failing to register as a sex offender for not reporting his employment. The man was booked into jail Wednesday and bond was set at $20,000.