Spooktacular at Dickerson Park Zoo
Hundreds of kiddos and their families are heading out to the zoo in their costumes.
Everyone from Scooby Doo to Space Baby is out to get candy and see lots of spooky Halloween decorations, the zoo animals, and hundreds of hand-carved jack-o-lanterns.
The event is each Thursday through Sunday evening from 6:30 to 9:00 through October 31st.
The event is designed for families with young children and your ...
Fire officials believe arsonist set several overnight fires
Springfield Fire officials believe an arsonist is responsible for several building fires in western Springfield.
Fire Marshal Bill Spence said the fires were set at about 11:30 Saturday night, all in the same neighborhood near the 2000 block of Webster. Spence said the fires were set minutes of each other and he believes a serial arsonist set the fires.
"When you have four fires that are in ...
Rams fans, Ferguson protesters fight; 2 arrested
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one protester tried to jab a Rams fan with a pole bearing an upside down American flag on Sunday afternoon, after the Rams beat the Seattle Seahawks.
The scuffle broke out when fans argued with ...
Santos' 48-yard field goal lifts Chiefs over Bolts
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers' five-game winning streak.
The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Alex Smith, who completed three straight passes on the drive for 53 yards, including a 29-yarder to Dwayne Bowe.
Smith was playing on the same ...
Man flees scene after firing shots at home in West Springfield
Springfield Police are looking for a man who opened fire on a home in the city’s west side.
Lt. Culley Wilson says at about 2 p.m. Sunday, police received a call that a man had stopped his car in front of a home in the 600 block of West Nichols, got out and fired between three and five shots at the house. One person was outside ...
Rams stun Seahawks 28-26
In its first game after their bombshell trade of wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets Friday, the Seattle Seahawks continued their unsuccessful search for answers.
Falling behind 21-3 midway through the second quarter, the defending Super Bowl champions slipped to 3-3 with a 28-26 loss to the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at the Edward Jones Dome.
Seattle drew within 21-19 when quarterback Russell ...