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PHOTOS: Farewell to a fallen firefighter in Alton Alton's fire and police chief, Eddie Johnson, was remembered in funeral services Friday. He died in a crash while driving to a house fire. (Photos by Eric Neilsen) ...

Student brings gun to northwest Missouri middle school A middle school student in northwest Missouri was taken into custody after pulling out an unloaded gun in the lunchroom. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Friday at Lathrop Middle School. Superintendent Chris Fine says many other students were present when the boy waved the gun at the end of the lunch period. The school's principal heard about the gun and safely took it from the student, then ...

United flight makes emergency landing at Springfield Airport A United Express flight bound for Denver had to make an emergency landing at Springfield-Branson National Airport Friday afternoon. Airport spokesman Kent Boyd says the craft left from Birmingham, Ala. and began experiencing cabin depressurization. Air traffic controllers diverted the flight to Springfield where it landed without incident just before 5:30 p.m. Boyd says passengers and crew were treated on the scene for symptoms of depressurization, including ...

Missouri ranks 44th in the nation for energy efficiency A new report shows Missourians are not making the grade when it comes to going green. The Show Me State is ranked 44th in the entire county. It's a nearly 200 page report card from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Missouri got a 3 out of 20 when it comes to public benefits, programs and policies. Missouri also got red marks for not having statewide green building ...

Court documents show items seized from teacher's home One week after sexual abuse charges were filed, we are learning more about the investigation of a Marshfield junior high teacher. 46 year old Johnna Feazell faces accusations of sexually abusing a 16 year old girl, tampering with the victim by calling and texting her when ordered to have no contact, and tampering with evidence. New court documents say when a detective interviewed Feazell at Marshfield Junior ...

Springfield bar owner seeking police help after online dispute The owner of a bar that requires its female employees to wear shorts and bikini tops asked Springfield police for help after he says he received many harassing phone calls and threats to burn down his business.  Police say they are unlikely to help because Chris Dunn, the owner of Squeeze Play Sports Bar, has no record of the calls.  The business opened last month in downtown ...



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TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, file photo, beauty pageant regular and reality show star Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson speaks during an interview as her mother, June Shannon, looks on in her home in McIntyre, Ga. On Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, the TLC network canceled the “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” series, following published reports that Shannon was in a relationship with a man who had a criminal past. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.

Remains belong to missing Virginia student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
A police officer guards the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Canadians are mourning the loss of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was shot dead as he stood guard before the Tomb of the Unknown soldier on Wednesday. Flags were flown at half-staff to honor Cirillo, a 24-year-old a reservist from Hamilton, Ontario, whose shooting on Wednesday began an attack that ended with a lone gunman storming into Parliament and opening fire before being shot dead himself. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.

John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver.

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai
In this photo provided by Egypt's state news agency MENA, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, holds an emergency meeting of the National Defense Council with top officials after an attack in the Sinai Peninsula, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. El-Sissi, the former defense minister and army chief who overthrew Morsi last year, declared a three-day mourning period. (AP Photo/MENA)EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.