Despite frozen spending, plans go ahead to spruce up Missouri Capitol building
Officials have selected the low bidder to undertake a renovation project involving the Missouri Senate chamber.
The state Office of Administration says work should begin in mid-to-late October on the project. It chose a $429,000 bid from Five Oaks Associates, of Centralia.
The project will remove staff offices that had been built in an open space overlooking the dais at the front of the chamber. The intent ...
Shootings in Willard were murder, suicide
Greene County investigators say two fatal shootings on Monday night were by a husband who killed his estranged wife and then killed himself after fleeing into Dade County. The victims were Sandra Pendergrass, 48, and Todd Pendergrass, 48.
Edited news release from Greene County Sheriff's Department:
On Monday evening, Greene County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a location near the 10000 block of West Farm Road 124, ...
City of Springfield outlines plans for addtional 10 police officers
On the eve of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams announces that two of the 10 additional police positions to be added to the force will be domestic violence investigators.
Like most communities, Springfield has seen a growing number of domestic violence cases over the past several years. Approximately one-fourth of Springfield homicides over the last few years and the majority of aggravated ...
Pictures: Police investigating murder-suicide in Willard Monday night
Greene County investigators say two fatal shootings on Monday night were by a husband who killed his estranged wife and then shot himself after fleeing into Dade County. The victims were Sandra Pendergrass, 48, and Todd Pendergrass, 48. ...
Contractor agrees to pay $26,000 for not rebuilding homes after Joplin tornado
The Missouri Attorney General's Officer obtained a consent judgment against Clark Baxter, owner of Sustainable Design, for failing to provide construction materials and home-repair services after receiving money from victims of the tornado in May 2011. Under the order, signed by Jasper County Circuit Court Judge Gayle Crane, Baxter is ordered to pay $26,000 in restitution and fines, and is permanently banned from doing business ...
Body of missing real estate agent was in shallow grave
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department says officers found the body of a real estate agent late Monday or early Tuesday. Beverly Carter, 49, was missing since last Thursday night.
The sheriff's department says Carter planned to show a house on Thursday night but she never returned home from the appointment. That house is in Scott, just outside Little Rock.
Officers arrested Arron Lewis, 33, on Monday morning ...