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KY3 teams with City of Springfield for benefit concert for Officer Aaron Pearson Here's a date to save if you'd like to help the family of injured Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson. KY3 is partnering with the City of Springfield to host a benefit concert at the Gillioz Theatre.  The concert is called "Playin' and Prayin' for 1641" on the night of Feb. 27;  1641 is the badge number for Officer Pearson, who was shot in the head early ...

Supporting the man behind the badge injured in the line of duty Fellow officers, strangers and friends gather, pouring out their hearts and support for a Springfield  Police officer, shot in the line of duty. Larry Phillips sat in the front row of the meeting at the Springfield Police Officers Association. Officer Pearson was more than just a Police Officer to Phillips. "Aaron and I grew up together," says Phillips." He was the best man in my wedding. ...

A cold rain and snow for Sunday A mix of cold rain and snow can be expected this weekend. Find out what is forecast for your community by clicking on the forecast. ...

Annual count in Springfield brings help for the homeless The annual homeless count helps bring some important resources to get the homeless off Springfield streets.  But to be counted, they must be found, and Thursday's event, Every One Counts, helped draw those who need the help. They come for many of the things we tend to take for granted like hygiene supplies, something to keep warm, and something to eat.  They once took them for ...

Try Before You Buy It: We test 3 Super Bowl party gadgets Ethan, Lisa and KY3 Chef Nicole test three Super Bowl "As Seen On Tv" gadgets.  Worth buying for your party? ...

Police search for man who assaulted officer during arrest Thursday night in Battlefield Police are searching an area west of Springfield for a man who assaulted a Battlefield Police Department officer during an arrest. Police say they were trying to take a suspect who had outstanding warrants into custody when he assaulted the officer, and took off. It happened near Wilson's Creek Intermediate School in Battlefield Battlefield police, Greene County Sheriff's deputies, Springfield Police and Republic Police all searched ...

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Powell scores 23 to lead UCLA past No. 11 Utah 69-59
UCLA's Norman Powell celebrates his team's 69-59 victory over Utah in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Norman Powell scored 23 points and UCLA defeated No. 11 Utah 69-59 on Thursday night.

Harrison twins lead No. 1 Kentucky to 69-53 win over Mizzou
Kentucky coach John Calipari, right, discusses the play of Devin Booker, left, as Booker is taken out of the game during the first half of an NCAA college basketball matchup against Missouri on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The way his team rolled over Missouri when they met a couple weeks ago, Kentucky coach John Calipari anticipated the Tigers throwing a few haymakers in the rematch.

Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash
FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight appears in court on a traffic warrant, in Las Vegas following his arrest as a fugitive in a California robbery case. A lawyer for Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb. The accident in Compton occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers in a Los Angeles suburb, his lawyer said.

Survivors recall panic before Mexico City hospital blast
Rescue workers climb out of the wreckage of a maternity and children's hospital amid one of several temporary evacuations as firefighters monitor the leaking gas tanker that caused the explosion in Cuajimalpa on the outskirts of Mexico City, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. The explosion, which collapsed the majority of the building, occurred in the morning when a tanker truck was making a routine delivery of gas to the hospital kitchen and gas started to leak. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Inside the maternity hospital on the western edge of Mexico City, concern quickly turned to panic as the sour smell of propane seeped in and a vapor cloud grew at the emergency room's entrance. The crew of a gas tanker truck outside began yelling: "Call the firefighters! And tell people to get out!"

Rio de Janeiro unnerved by wave of stray-bullet cases
In this Jan. 27, 2015 photo, relatives and friends touch the face of Adriene Nascimento who was killed by a stray bullet, during her funeral at the Sao Joao Batista cemetery in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nascimento, a 21-year-old mother of two, died holding a child in her lap when a stray bullet came as police and gang members traded fire nearby. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The bullet hit the 4-year-old girl as she waited to cross a street, holding hands with her stepfather and a cousin. The next day, a 9-year-old boy was shot dead at a swimming pool. Soon after, it was a 21-year-old mother of two who was killed by another stray bullet while sitting with a child in her lap.