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Pictures: Man dies in shooting at south Springfield parking lot Friday night One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road Friday night. Lt. Fred Beck with Springfield Police confirms one man is in police custody.  Officers believe the incident was isolated to the parking lot but continue to investigate. ...

Man dies in shooting at south Springfield parking lot One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road, Friday night. Lt. Fred Beck with Springfield Police confirms one man is in police custody.  Officers believe the incident was isolated to the parking lot but continue to investigate.  No word on what the motive was behind the shooting. We hope to bring you more updates ...

City of Nixa ends medication drop-off program The Nixa Police Department has discontinued its medication drop-off program effective immediately.  Hazardous materials crews shut down the police department Friday afternoon after a man dropped off a container of sodium cyanide.  It sickened two clerks.  The police department was shut down for five days. ACT Missouri will now handle the drop-off.  Police will still participate in the DEA medication take-back held twice a year at local ...

Workers cross picket line, labor strike continues at Springfield manufacturer United Steel Workers are on strike at Polar Tank Trailer. The company and the union have been trying to negotiate a new contract since September. Frankie Kelley has worked 10 years at the factory. She is an assembler and union steward for the second shift. She says when the last contract offer was rejected, the company retaliated against union members. "People getting fired left and right since then," says ...

Detectives look for crime within Camden County Courthouse; no details released Over the last few days, Camden County sheriff’s detectives started an investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by employees of the Camden County government.  We have also been informed that local media published some documents purportedly supporting those allegations; Camden County employees provided the documents to the media. We are in the preliminary stages of an investigation and, as with any ongoing criminal investigation, we will ...

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Bahrain says ready to commit ground forces to Syria
Bahrain is ready to commit ground troops to Syria as part of a U.-S.-led coalition against Islamic State, the Gulf island state said on Friday, a day after its larger neighbour and close ally Saudi Arabia announced a similar pledge. Bahraini ambassador to Britain Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed al-Khalifa said in a statement that Bahrain would commit troops to operate "in concert with the Saudis" under what he called the international coalition against terrorism. Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was ready to participate in any ground operations in Syria if the U.S.-led alliance decides to start such operations, an adviser to the Saudi defence minister said.

Officials working to determine cause of NYC crane collapse
A collapsed crane fills the street on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in New York. The huge construction crane was being lowered to safety in a snow squall when plummeted onto the street in the Tribeca neighborhood of lower Manhattan. (Brian Marrone via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered to safety during strong winds came crashing down onto a New York City street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously. But city officials said it could have been much worse.

New England digs out from first big snowfall of season
George Calos of Manchester Conn., clears snow from the sidewalk along Summit Street in Manchester, Conn., on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. Stoic New Englanders doggedly went about their business Friday as a winter storm that could drop close to a foot of snow in some areas struck the region. They didn't have to like it, but after last winter when some parts of the region received more than nine feet of snow, they could deal with it. (Jared Ramsdell/Journal Inquirer via AP)BOSTON (AP) — New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power, as forecasters eye another potential winter storm early next week.

Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online video
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.