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Street fight leads to gun shots, possible stabbing Police say a street brawl in west Springfield Thursday night send a woman to the hospital with a possible stab wound. Officers were called to the fight in the 2300 block of W. College.  They say the fight started near Study Middle School, when one large group of people approached another about a possible theft. Police say one person pulled out mace and a baton, then a ...

Firefighter still hoping for benefits Andi Mooneyham isn't giving up. "I want to be treated equally is what I want," says Mooneyham. State statute allows fire protection districts to give benefits to employees and their spouses. Andi has been a firefighter at the Ozark district for 8 years, and has worked her way up to captain. She got married to her wife last year in California, and she asked the Ozark Fire Protection District ...

Missouri judge likely to uphold teacher proposal A Missouri judge says he will likely reject a legal challenge to a November ballot measure that would link teacher evaluations to their students' performance. Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit seeking to strike the initiative from the ballot. The lawsuit alleges the measure contains multiple subjects and amends more than one part of the Missouri Constitution. Afterward, Green said he ...

Missourians painstakingly wait for Medicaid benefits Some Missourians are unable to get the healthcare they need because of denials and delays in Medicaid coverage.  Elise Tabor is just one of thousands painstakingly waiting.  "I need it because, I can't hardly walk.  I have a back disease, and I'm supposed to be having back surgery," says Tabor. A curved spine and herniated discs are part of Tabor's problem, but she's also frustrated that her ...

Springfield Police tackle questions, concerns on crash response policy change New guidelines in place in Springfield since Aug. 1 are creating some confusion and problems among drivers.  That is why Springfield Police came to KY3 to get their message across. "If there are no injuries, the cars are operable, they don't have to be towed, there's no impairment, no disturbance, and all parties are cooperative in exchanging insurance information, they can do that without our assistance," ...

Officers spent 7 hours at home with hazardous material An investigation at a home in northern Springfield shut down neighborhood streets on Thursday. Emergency responders were at a home for near High Street at Boonville Avenue for seven hours. They included Springfield police, FBI agents and Missouri National Guard members. Responders in hazardous material suits went into home and then were washed down after they left. They carried bags of materials out with them. The investigation ...

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APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive
FILE - In this March 14, 2014, file photo, Rosa Parks' Presidential Medal of Freedom, left, and her Congressional Gold Medal are displayed at Guernsey's auction house, in New York. Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse have been sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday, Aug. 28. Howard G. Buffett told The Associated Press that his foundation plans to give the items, which include Parks’ Presidential Medal of Freedom, to an institute he hasn’t yet selected. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win
Serena Williams, of the United States, follows through as she returns a shot during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open.

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.

Military pilot was killed in Virginia F-15 crash
A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter aircraft sits near a hangar at Barnes Air National Guard Base, in Westfield, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.

Dolphins top Rams 14-13 in preseason finale
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Matt Hazel runs the ball for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the St. Louis Rams, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Matt Hazel caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Seth Lobato with 6:15 left, and the Miami Dolphins rallied to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-13 in the preseason finale for both teams.