Man is charged with falsely reporting armed robbery at fireworks tent
A man from Springfield is charged in Republic Municipal Court with making a false police report after telling police there that he was robbed at gunpoint by three men at a Republic fireworks stand.
Republic police say Alan Dotson, 21, made the report just after midnight on Saturday. Police say they could not find proper evidence to prove that the incident occurred.
Police say Dotson made the ...
Missouri Powerball player wins $70 million in Independence Day drawing
The Independence Day holiday wasn't the only reason to celebrate for one Missouri Powerball player on Saturday.
According to the Missouri Lottery, someone in the Show Me State matched all six numbers in Saturday night's Powerball drawing. The winnings? $70 million.
The winning numbers were 3-6-14-18-24, with a Powerball number of 21. Whoever picked up the lucky ticket will become the owner of the ninth largest jackpot ...
Cruz, Huckabee go head-to-head for evangelical votes
MILNER, Ga. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee are going head-to-head for evangelical votes.
The two men shared a stage Sunday at a Georgia megachurch, where they told hundreds of members that the United States is favored by God and that the nation is on a perilous spiritual path. Both men cited the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage as proof.
Christian conservatives ...
Eyes to the skies: Flash Flood Watch issued for much of the Ozarks
The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect Monday evening through Wednesday evening for much of the Ozarks.
The watch includes Barry, Barton, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Maries, McDonald, Miller, Morgan, Newton (MO), Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, St. Clair, Stone (MO), Texas, Vernon, Webster and Wright Counties.
Heavy rain will move into the area from the northwest ...
Police arrest woman in Kansas City for shooting father
A 28-year-old woman from Kansas City was arrested and faces assault charges after police say she shot her father.
Kansas City police say they were called to a home on Saturday evening and found a man on the ground outside the home with a gunshot wound to his abdomen and chest. Police say the victim told officers who shot him.
After a standoff, police say the woman ...
Crash in Hickory County kills 2
Two people died in a two-vehicle crash in Hickory County on Sunday afternoon.
The wreck occurred on Missouri 64 just west of Nemo, at 3:20 p.m. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2005 Pontiac driven by Lauren Small, 25, of Urbana was eastbound when it crossed the center line and struck a 2014 GMC Sierra. Small and her passenger, Emily Scammell, 19, of Weaubleau, ...