Greene County 911 wants to know where people with special needs live
In an emergency, it can be vitally important for first responders (police officers, firefighters or emergency medical services personnel) to know a resident of the household where help is needed is visually impaired, hearing impaired, mobility impaired or has other special needs.
Springfield-Greene County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications offers a registry for those with functional needs in order to provide first responders with as much information as ...
BBB Brief: Setting A Budget
KY3's Maria Neider shares 6 ways you can get a grip on your spending, reduce debt and save for the future.
If you're trying to get out of debt or need a budget plan for the new year, the Better Business Bureau of Southwest Missouri offers this advice to get started. First, track your spending. You can use an app, computer software or just a notebook ...
The Salvation Army's warming center opens 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 ...
Contact KY3 Investigates: Why ER wait times are so long
Heart attacks and life-threatening injuries are treated first in emergency rooms. In less urgent cases, patients can wait for hours.
When Alison Zoland went to an ER two years ago, however, her case didn't feel "less urgent."
"It was from here to here," Zoland said recently, describing the extent of her injuries.
Zoland still has marks from that day.
"It was nasty; it was to the bone. You could ...
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. ...