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Boys and Girls Club college scholarship give away With a 25% poverty rate in Springfield, The Boys and Girls Club takes care of 900 children each day. A large percentage of which do not have funds to go to college. Because of that, every month a child from each unit of the club is chosen to compete in their annual Youth of the Year Competition. The competitors eventually dwindle down to one winner ...

Salvation Army warming center to open again Tuesday night Extreme cold weather for a second night in a row means the Salvation Army will once again activate it's Emergency Overnight Warming Center. The Warming Center opens when the National Weather Service predicts the wind chill will reach 14° F or below. Tuesday evening will be the 10th night for the 2015 - 2016 season the center has had to be activated. As of Monday afternoon they ...

Horseshoe Bend, AR man charged with sexually abusing girl several times A 51-year-old man is charged with inappropriate sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl. Melvin Butgereit is in the Izard County Jail. The girl told investigators that Butgereit set up cameras in her bathroom and touched her several times starting when she was 7 or 8-years-old. Butgereit is also accused of hitting the girl in the face and left bruises on her arms when he grabbed her. Investigators say ...

Video Forecast: Another blustery day The wind will continue today with temperatures in the 30s and a wind chill in the 20s. ...

Attorney for man accused of shooting Officer Aaron Pearson tries to exclude evidence The man accused of shooting Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson appeared in court Monday afternoon.  Joshua Hagood's attorney tried to convince a judge that  some evidence was taken illegally from him. Family members on both sides of this case were in the courtroom for  the pretrial hearing. The grandparents of Hagood were there. When Hagood entered the courtroom, his grandma said, "Oh, there he is."  Pearson's wife, ...

Neighbors worry about child who lives in Greene Co. home where murder occured A woman is dead and a man is in jail, suspected of killing her. Greene County sheriff's deputies found the woman dead from apparent gunshot wounds during a "check-well being" call about 1 p.m. Monday. The crime will have long-lasting effects in the community. Nellie Thurman and her husband, Don, have grown quite fond of the 6-year-old girl growing up across the street from them. "She talks ...

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Aid group: 409 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2016
Members of Turkish forces look at the bodies of some of the migrants that were drowned as they were trying to reach Greece, at a port in the coastal town of Dikili, near Izmir, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Turkey's state-run news agency says dozens of migrants attempting to reach Greece have drowned after their boat sank off the Turkish coast.The drownings came as Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Ankara to discuss the migrant crisis with Turkish officials. (AP Photo)GENEVA (AP) — The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten times the rate of the same period last year.

Israeli military says top mission is countering Gaza tunnels
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013 file photo, Israeli soldiers enter a tunnel discovered near the Israel Gaza border. Israel's military chief Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, that Gaza's Hamas rulers have been rebuilding the sophisticated network of underground tunnels that Israel damaged during the 2014 war. Eisenkot said destroying this network is the military's top priority for 2016. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's top general said Tuesday that the military's number one mission for the coming year is to counter the renewed threat posed by militant attack tunnels from Gaza.

Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins
A supporter holds Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump's book during a campaign rally Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibility for both of these breakout campaigns.

US Army study: Iraq's Mosul dam at 'higher risk' of failure
BAGHDAD (AP) — The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood.

US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm
This image made available by Flavio Cadegiani shows damage to Royal Caribbean's ship Anthem of the Seas, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing passengers into their cabins overnight. No injuries were reported and only minor damage to some public areas. The ship is turning around and sailing back to its home port in New Jersey. (Flavio Cadegiani via AP)MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend.