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Video: Tyrrell murder investigation ongoing It's now been 3-months since a husband and wife were found murdered in their southeast Springfield home.  KY3's Jehan Sheikh explains how neighbors of the victims are dealing with the still unsolved case. ...

Motorcycle and scooter thefts on the rise in Springfield area Amber McClure’s says her motorcycle is much more than a couple of wheels to get around. “You put so much time and effort into it, and you bond with that bike. And riding it is something spectacular,” McClure, a Springfield resident, stated. So, imagine her shock a few mornings ago when she went outside. “I decided to go check, be sure my bike was there and it was ...

Auburn QB Marshall benched for opener against Arkansas following marijuana citation Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall will be on the bench at the start of Auburn's season opener on Aug. 30 against Arkansas. Tigers coach Gus Malzahn said Friday that Marshall, who was cited for marijuana possession last month, will not start the Southeastern Conference game, but he did not indicate how long Marshall would remain on the sideline during the game. "I'm not ready to say that yet," ...

Contact KY3: Folks load up on back-to-school essentials during sales tax holiday It's not Black Friday, but it's the second most popular time of the year to shop...sales tax holiday. New local businesses, such as June and Beyond in Lebanon, are trying to cash in and reel in new customers for the back-to-school rush. One shopper we caught up with, Maggie Vaughn, starts her last year of high school in just a few weeks: "The pocket tease is in ...

Rolla man back in jail for 1992 murder A man from Rolla has been arrested a second time in connection with another man's death that occurred 22 years ago. According to the Phelps County Sheriff, William Harrison was initially arrested for the death of Jerry Wayne King in 1992. King's body was found dead near the entrance to the Gourd Creek Cave, near the end of what is now County Road 7270. Harrison was eventually ...

Ozarks students headed to Africa, Africans to Ozarks despite Ebola outbreak As the Ebola epidemic kills hundreds in Western Africa, the Centers for Disease Control has issued a travel advisory on unessential travel to the west African countries.  But the deadly virus isn't stopping people from traveling to other parts of the continent, or travel from Africa to the Ozarks. The Assemblies of God prepares to celebrate it's centennial in Springfield, the church's headquarters for nearly the ...



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Fires force evacuations in West Coast states
This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif. On Thursday, Fire crews are battling a blaze in Sierra National Forest about 60 miles northeast of Fresno, Calif. that was creeping closer to the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreation spot that supplies drinking water. (AP Photo/U.S. National Forest Service, Burt Stalter)ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes.

African leaders agree steps to fight runaway Ebola outbreak
Medical staff working with Medecins sans Frontieres prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment centre in KailahunBy Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - West African leaders agreed on Friday to take stronger measures to try to bring the worst outbreak of Ebola under control and prevent it spreading outside the region, including steps to isolate rural communities ravaged by the disease. The World Health Organisation and medical charity Medicines Sans Frontieres said on Friday the outbreak, which has killed 729 people in four West African countries, was out of control and more resources were urgently needed to deal with it. WHO chief Margaret Chan told a meeting of the presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the countries worst affected - that the epidemic was outpacing efforts to contain it and warned of catastrophic consequences in lost lives and economic distruption if the situation were allowed to deteriorate. "The presidents recognise the serious nature of the Ebola outbreak in their countries," Chan said after the meeting.

Israel bombards Gaza as it searches for soldier
This undated photo shows Israeli Army 2nd. Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23 from Kfar Saba, central Israel. Israeli army spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 that Goldin was apparently captured by Hamas militants who came through a tunnel from the Gaza Strip and another two soldiers were killed. An hour after Friday's cease-fire started, gunmen emerged from one or more Gaza tunnels and opened fire at Israeli soldiers, with at least one of the militants detonating an explosives vest, said Lerner. Goldin was apparently captured during the ensuing mayhem and taken back into Gaza through a tunnel. (AP Photo/YNet News)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombarded the southern Gaza town of Rafah on Saturday as troops searched for an officer they believe was captured by Hamas in an ambush that shattered a humanitarian cease-fire and set the stage for a major escalation of the 26-day-old war.

US aid workers headed to Atlanta for Ebola care
This Oct. 7, 2013 photo provided by Jeremy Writebol show his mother, Nancy Writebol, with children in Liberia. Writebol is one of two Americans working for a missionary group in Liberia that have been diagnosed with Ebola. Plans are underway to bring back the two Americans from Africa for treatment. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jeremy Writebol)NEW YORK (AP) — When two U.S. aid workers infected with Ebola arrive in Atlanta from Africa, they will be whisked into one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country.

Protesters in Libya's Benghazi march against militias
People attend a rally in support of former Libyan army officer Khalifa Haftar, in BenghaziBy Feras Bosalum and Ahmed Elumami BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Two thousand people took to the streets of Benghazi on Friday to protest against Islamist militants and former rebel militias who have been fighting armed forces and taken over an important military base in the eastern Libyan city. The heavy clashes in Benghazi and the capital Tripoli over the past two weeks have been the worst since the 2011 fall of Muammar Gaddafi, killing more than 200 people and forcing most Western governments to pull their diplomats out of the North African state. Fierce fighting among rival factions in the country's two major cities also underscores Libya's fragile control over the heavily armed brigades of former anti-Gaddafi rebel fighters and militias who refuse to disband. The Benghazi Revolutionaries Shura Council, an alliance formed by former rebels and Islamist militants from Ansar al-Sharia, which Washington classifies as a terrorist organisation, have forced the army to pull out of Benghazi.