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SW Missouri sheriff's department gets body cams for all deputies It's a win win. That's what the Laclede County sheriff says about the department's new body cameras. As of three weeks ago, every deputy in the Sheriff's Department was issued a body camera. The devices, says Sheriff Wayne Merritt, are a tool to protect citizens and his deputies. He warns, though, the video is only part of the equation in any case, because cameras can distort reality such ...

People express concerns about Mount Judea hog farm changes A controversial hog farm near the Buffalo National River is hoping to change how it deals with some waste from its operation, but people living nearby say they don't want to chance any changes to the C&H hog farm. In the past, public  meetings about the C&H hog game in Mount Judea have drawn a lot of concern from people, and Monday's meeting in Jasper was ...

April showers return Tuesday The next round of thunderstorms should move in Tuesday afternoon. Find out how much more rain the Ozarks could see this week by watching the forecast. ...

Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando drove in a pair each as the Royals finally figured out Twins nemesis Kyle ...

Teens escape from behavioral health unit A handful of teens escaped from the Lakeland Behavioral Health unit along west Grand in Springfield Monday night. Police Sgt. Chad Hampton says five teens forced their way out of the main part of the facility and climbed onto the roof.  Some then jumped down and ran away. Hampton says officers set up a perimeter around the neighborhood and caught everyone who had escaped, then returned them ...

Monett liquor store owner wants to start alcohol delivery service  A Monett liquor store owner wants to take his business on the road. The owner of The Beer Cave wants to start an alcohol delivery service in Monett. Mauricio Fernandez wants to be able to deliver alcohol to his customers and he says if the Monett City Council approves his idea it will benefit not only his business but the community as well." Mauricio spoke to the ...



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Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0
Anaheim Ducks Ryan Kesler (17) celebrates with Jakob Silfverberg (33) after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of game three NHL playoff hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDITWINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks.

Uber driver in US charged with assault after ramming cyclist
An Uber driver in San Francisco has been charged with assault after ramming into a cyclist who was shouting at him, leaving the biker with several broken bones, police sayAn Uber driver in San Francisco has been charged with assault after ramming into a cyclist who was shouting at him, leaving the biker with several broken bones, police and media reported. The incident occurred in the busy Fisherman's Wharf area of San Francisco when the cyclist rode up to the vehicle, yelled at the driver, banged on his window and pushed in his mirror, police spokesman Carlos Manfredi told AFP. The driver, Emerson Decarvalho, 38, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after the incident, which took place Sunday afternoon. We are gathering more information, have reached out to the San Francisco Police Department and will assist their investigation however we can,” said Uber spokeswoman Kate Downen.

Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfair
File-This Aug. 6, 2014, file photo shows former first lady Maureen McDonnell heading into the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va. The former Virginia first lady's legal team said in court filings Monday, April 20, 2015, that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did not receive a fair trial owing to mistakes by the presiding federal judge. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell's legal team said in court filings Monday that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did not receive a fair trial owing to mistakes by the presiding federal judge.

Hong Kong rebound leads Asian stocks higher
Trader Timothy Nick works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, April 20, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening higher as more big companies turn in healthy financial results for the first quarter of the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong led Asian stocks higher Tuesday as investors shook off initial pessimism over new measures by China's market regulator.

After tasting power, former Egyptian president Mursi awaits sentencing
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi sits behind bars with other Muslim Brotherhood members at a court in the outskirts of CairoMuslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi will stand in a court cage on Tuesday as a judge announces his fate nearly three years after he was declared Egypt's first freely elected president. The fall of veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011 paved the way for what was unthinkable for decades – the Brotherhood ruling the most populous Arab country. The man Mursi appointed army chief, General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, toppled him in 2013 after mass protests against his rule and then launched a tough crackdown on Islamists. Egypt’s deep state apparatus – the Interior Ministry, intelligence services and army – soon put the Brotherhood on the defensive once again.