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Murder investigation uncovers stockpile of stolen weapons According to a media release from the Pulaski County Sheriffs office, authorities were surprised to find what they are calling a "massive cache of guns, money, and stolen property." Nearly 400 guns were found at Hilltop Motors, a junk yard just off I-44 near Waynesville, when the Pulaski County sheriffs served a search warrant Friday morning. Many of the guns are either illegal or stolen, and cash, ...

Section of Central Street could become pedestrian mall A roadway in northern Springfield might become a walkway.  Springfield Public Works and Ozarks Technical Community College have plans to make a portion of Central Street a pedestrian mall by taking all traffic off the stretch of road. The plans would make Central Street from National Avenue to Sherman Avenue a pedestrian walkway. Traffic would be rerouted to Pythian Street, the street just north of Central.  ...

Raid uncovers hundreds of weapons in Pulaski County The continuing investigation into the murder of an elderly man from rural Pulaski County led deputies to another major find. Pulaski County Sheriff Ron Long says officers served a search warrant at Hilltop Motors on Missouri 17 near Waynesville.  The search connected to the investigation of  the murder of Robert Willhite led to the discovery of what Long calls a massive cache of guns, money and ...

PBR: L.J. Jenkins takes the win in his home town L.J. Jenkins gets a convincing win in Springfield, MO, where he grew up.  Jenkins rode three out of four bulls this event and was the only rider to ride multiple bulls.  ...

MUST SEE: Record breaking crowd at MSU's home opener The Bear's first game in the newly renovated Plaster Stadium.  A enthusiastic crowd of 18,386 fans were on hand to see the Bears defeat North Dakota 38 to 0. ...

Broncos fend off Chiefs 24-17 with goal-line stand Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. The Broncos (2-0) thought they had sealed the win twice earlier on the drive. Aqib Talib's pick-6 was negated by Quanterus Smith's hold. Then, Nate Irving's fumble recovery following DeMarcus Ware's sack and strip was ruled an incomplete ...

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Navy identifies pilot presumed dead after crash
LEMOORE, Calif. (AP) — A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed in the far western Pacific Ocean was identified Sunday as Lt. Nathan Poloski, a 26-year-old native of Lake Arrowhead, Calif.

AP appoints Dharapak as Asia-Pacific photo editor
In this photo taken on Aug. 23, 2014, Washington-based Associated Press staff photographer Charles Dharapak poses for a portrait in Washington. Dharapak has been appointed the AP’s regional photo editor for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Bangkok. His appointment was announced Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 by Ted Anthony, AP’s director of Asia-Pacific news. (AP Photo)BANGKOK (AP) — Charles Dharapak, a veteran photographer who has spent the past decade chronicling the activities and travels of U.S. presidents and American political campaigns, has been named Asia-Pacific regional photo editor for The Associated Press.

Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015
Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, right, walks the runway after she was named Miss America 2015 during the Miss America 2015 pageant, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.

Broncos fend off Chiefs 24-17 with goal-line stand
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws under pressure from Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Allen Bailey during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)DENVER (AP) — Hidden inside Terrance Knighton's gargantuan body listed generously at 330 pounds is a former tight end who dreams of playing offense.

Powerful Hurricane Odile bears in on Mexico's Baja
Waves hit the coast of Los Cabos, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. Hurricane Odile turned into a Category 4 hurricane and it's expected to make a close brush with the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula Sunday evening. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — A powerful Hurricane Odile closed in on the resort area of Los Cabos on Sunday night as Mexican authorities evacuated vulnerable coastal areas and readied shelters for up to 30,000 people.