Video #1: Greene Co. GOP presiding commissioner candidates
The three Republican candidates for Greene County presiding commissioner talk about how they would fund government services without raising taxes. We'll have two more sets of interviews with the candidates later. The Republicans are squaring off in the primary election on Aug. 5. ...
Military bomb surfaces in eastern Greene County
Greene County sheriff's deputies, detectives, the Springfield Fire Department bomb squad, and an Army bomb squad are investigating the discovery of a military grade bomb that was found at an abandoned property between Strafford and Rogersville on Tuesday.
The bomb is at 9828 E. Charity Drive, east of Missouri 125. Neighbors say the people who used to live in the house have been gone for about ...
Investigators relentlessly tracked suspects in beating case
Five people are in custody, all suspected of playing a part in beating an 82-year-old man in a wheelchair and burglarizing his rural home near Swedeborg in Pulaski County.
Ray and Sharon Downs had heard the news, but didn't know it was so close to home.
"I said, 'Mr. Willhite meets all the description, but surely not that close,'" said Ray Downs.
The probable cause statements against the ...
CoxHealth patients needing prosthetics devices will soon see faster service
CoxHealth’s new Center for Prosthetics and Orthotics in southwest Springfield is nearly ready to open. Some of the staff provided a tour of it on Tuesday.
“The leg I have is pretty simple because I have a lot of my limb left,” said technician Ashleigh Bentz.
You could say Bentz knows exactly what her patients are going through.
“I was born with three toes and missing a bone ...
Food vendors see rise in sales at Ozark Empire Fair
At the halfway point of the Ozark Empire Fair, organizers said vendors are selling more than they have in previous years.
Fair Food and Beverage Director Ban Agee said concession sales are up about ten to 15 percent from last year.
"I don't have any set numbers, but we are definitely up a lot more than last year I can tell by just talking to my vendors," ...
Daycare employees discover homemade bombs near playground
Daycare employees in Bolivar faced a scary situation on Monday morning when one of them found several homemade bombs just feet from their childcare center. It happened at Kiddee Korral on Holt at Laverne.
"The safety of the kids, it's our main concern," said Rhonda Hibbitt, an employee at Kiddee Korral.
The daycare's director made the unexpected discovery in a lot behind the center's playground early Monday ...