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KY3 News Ozark Life Archives: Beatles in the Ozarks -- a DJ's story It was 1964, and the Beatles had invaded the United States.  Everywhere they went, it was a frenzy of screaming teenagers as they did their concert tour.  In the midst of their sensational concert tour, the Beatles disappeared from view for a few days. Then a disc jockey in Springfield at KICK-AM heard a rumor that he found hard to believe: the Beatles were hiding ...

Springfield Police search for missing woman The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing person and asks for assistance from the public. The missing person is Lisa Joan Wing, 33.  She is white, about 155 pounds, 5-foot-7, with brown hair and hazel eyes.  No one has reported seeing Wing since Feb. 20 in Springfield. Wing's family believes she is possibly in danger. Anyone with information regarding her whereabouts should call ...

Still 30 degrees below average Arctic air is keeping the Ozarks in the deep freeze. A winter mix is forecast for the weekend. Find out when the sun is going to return by watching the forecast. ...

State Auditor Tom Schweich dies after apparently shooting self on purpose Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich died at a hospital in St. Louis on Thursday after shooting himself with a handgun at his home in Clayton, a suburb of St. Louis.  The Clayton police chief said his department's investigation is far from over but all indications are that Schweich meant to commit suicide. Paramedics took Schweich to a hospital in St. Louis after a 9-1-1 call from his ...

Newborn baby tests positive for meth, mother has five kids taken from her In a small house on Eastside Street, investigators made a heartbreaking find. "The best way I can describe it is it was just unsafe and unsanitary for the kids.  Very unsafe and very unsanitary is about all we can release right now," explained Chris Twitchel, Crocker Police Chief. Four little kids, who are ages 1, 2, 6, and 8 years old, were found living in disgusting conditions.   ...

Man is charged for shooting at Springfield intersection Springfield police officers arrested Kelly Brooks Jr., 32, for a shooting at the intersection of Fremont Avenue at Sunset Street last Saturday.  Police say Marion Allen, 39, was shot multiple times before the gunman drove away.  Allen's injuries are non-life threatening. A detective interviewed Brooks about the shooting on Wednesday.  He was arrested shortly after that interview and prosecutors charged him with one count of first-degree ...

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Hong Kong woman jailed for six years for maid abuse
AFP TV grab of former employer Law Wan-tung (L) arriving at the District Court in Hong Kong on February 27, 2015A Hong Kong woman was jailed for six years on Friday for beating and starving her Indonesian maid and keeping her prisoner.

Australia, Thales deal on 'world first' air traffic control
Australia is to partner with French industrial giant Thales to develop a "world first" joint civilian-military air traffic control system that could help track MH370-type incidentsAustralia Friday said it will partner with French industrial giant Thales to develop a "world first" joint civilian-military air traffic control system that could help track MH370-type incidents. The "OneSky" system will replace Australia's current civilian system which dates from the late 1990s and was also developed by Thales, the government said. "This programme will make Australia the first country in the world to commission an integrated joint civil-military air traffic management system," Defence Minister Kevin Andrews said. Hailing the new system as a "dream for decades", Infrastructure Minister Warren Truss said it could also help countries respond faster to aerospace incidents such as the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines MH370 last March.

Hong Kong woman jailed for six years for abusing Indonesian maid
A supporter holds up a sign of Indonesian domestic helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, during a protest calling for better protection of migrant workers, in Hong KongA Hong Kong mother of two who punched her maids, beat them with mops and threatened to kill their relatives was jailed for six years on Friday in a case that triggered outrage and exposed the plight of millions of domestic helpers across Asia. Former beautician Law Wan-tung, 44, looked stunned as the sentence was passed after being found guilty of 18 of 20 abuse charges. The charges included inflicting grievous bodily harm and criminal intimidation against Erwiana Sulistyaningsih and an another maid, also from Indonesia. She had pleaded not guilty to the 20 charges but had admitted one of not buying insurance cover for her maid.

Hong Kong court sentences woman to 6 years in jail for abusing Indonesian maid
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong court sentences woman to 6 years in jail for abusing Indonesian maid.

Parents of slain journalist James Foley: US should do more
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The government — and the press — failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.