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Multi-vehicle crash brings traffic to a halt on I-44 near Rolla The Highway Patrol re-opened eastbound lanes of Interstate 44 after a crash in Phelps County that involved  more than a dozen vehicles near Rolla.  Westbound lanes could be closed until Sunday morning due to a hazardous materials spill, according to a Missouri Department of Transportation message at 9:55 p.m. Saturday. The trouble started about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, when a Greyhound bus carrying 55 people crashed into ...

Snow creates slippery road conditions, many car accidents Snow, sleet, slush, and ice made for dangerous road conditions around the Springfield area on Saturday.  Car accidents across the area kept emergency responders busy. Two children were seriously injured in an accident near the 60 & 65 interchange around 2 p.m. Saturday. A Springfield Police officer at the scene said the white SUV the kids were riding in slammed into the back of a pickup ...

Final three victims of Texas County killing rampage identified The Texas County Sheriff’s Office has identified the remaining three victims from the deadly shooting spree this week. The Sheriff’s Office reports Darrell Shriver, 68, his son, Carey Shriver, 46, and Carey’s wife Valeria Shriver, 44, were among the seven people killed by Joseph Aldridge, 36, in a rampage in the Texas County Community of Tyrone Thursday night. Aldridge is also blamed for the deaths of his ...

Track the winter weather on KY3's Interactive Radar Stay ahead of the winter weather potential in the Ozarks by tracking the KY3 Interactive Radar. ...

Winter storm warning for many More than 6" of snow possible in spots ...

VIDEO: Checking conditions on Springfield's snowy south side KY3's Drew Douglas reports.  ...

Current Conditions:
Light Snow, 27 F

Sat - Wintry Mix. High: 28 Low: 24
Sun - Cloudy. High: 37 Low: 19
Mon - Mostly Cloudy. High: 41 Low: 34
Tue - Thunderstorms/Wind. High: 52 Low: 21
Wed - Mostly Cloudy. High: 29 Low: 14

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Venezuela to limit US diplomats, require visas for Americans
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a ceremony commemorating the 26th anniversary of El Caracazo, a deadly popular revolt, in Caracas on February 28, 2015President Nicolas Maduro plans to limit the US diplomatic presence in Venezuela and require American tourists to obtain visas, in a sign of growing tensions between the two countries. Maduro has intensified in recent months his allegations of coup and assassination plans -- often purportedly backed by the United States -- as he faces a deep economic crisis and a sharp drop in popularity. "In order to protect our country... I have decided to implement a system of compulsory visas for all Americans entering Venezuela," he told supporters. Under the new measures, Venezuela will start charging tourists the same visa fees the United States asks of Venezuelans, though it was unclear when the plan would be implemented.

Collinsworth leads BYU over No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70
BYU's Kyle Collinsworth, left, and Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer go after a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Kyle Collinsworth believes BYU is peaking at the right time.

Myanmar captures 9th rare white elephant
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar says it has found a rare, white elephant in the jungles of the western Ayeyarwaddy region.

Republican Scott Walker wows conservatives despite verbal stumbles
Governor Walker speaks at the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action ConferenceBy Steve Holland NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) - Scott Walker's early surge in the jockeying for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination reflects the belief by conservatives that he is truly one of their own and has a track record to show for it. Walker's star appeal was on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference, a four-day gathering of conservative activists outside Washington that concluded on Saturday. In a surprising show of strength, he came in second in the CPAC straw poll with 21.4 percent of the votes from the 3,007 people who cast ballots. He was behind only Kentucky Senator Rand Paul at 25.7 percent.

Ronda Rousey needs 14 seconds to stop Cat Zingano at UFC 184
Ronda Rousey, celebrates after defeating Cat Zingano in a UFC 184 mixed martial arts bantamweight title bout, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. Rousey won after Zingano tapped out 14 seconds into the bout. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey has stopped every opponent she has faced in her meteoric mixed martial arts career, so a first-round victory is no shock for the UFC's bantamweight champion.