160-pound python killed in rural Missouri neighborhood
JONESBURG, Mo. (AP) — A resident of a Missouri neighborhood where a nearly 15-foot-long Burmese python was roaming for days has killed the snake.
KTVI-TV (http://bit.ly/1DPpn9y ) reports that a man shot the 160-pound snake about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in a rural area of Warren County, about 50 miles west of St. Louis. Neighbors believe the snake was responsible for the deaths of some small animals.
Indians avoid winless homestand, beat Royals 12-1
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.
Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and rookie Giovanny Urshela hit solo homers for Cleveland, which had been outscored 37-10 in losing the first six games ...
29 people charged in massive meth conspiracy
10 Springfield residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a now 29-defendant conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene, Polk, Christian, Jasper, Laclede and Webster counties.
Kenneth A. Hoffman, 45, David L. Miller, Jr., 39, Jeffrey L. Hatch, 46, Gregory L. “Pops” Jones, 50, David A. Floyd, 40, Jeffrey M. Gardner, 33, Corey A. Stienbarger, 26, and Brandon W. Malen, 25, ...
Homing pigeons killed in Mountain Grove fire
Fire fighters from Mountain Grove rescued several homing pigeons after a fire Wednesday morning.
Crews arrived at about 7 a.m. to fight a fire near the junction of Missouri Highway 95 and Route AE in rural Douglas County. Chief Mark Bushong says the building was used to house homing pigeons. Bushong said his crews were able to free and rescue several of the birds, but several ...
Man arrested after armed robbery at west Springfield convenience store
Springfield Police arrested a man after an armed robbery at a convenience store on the city’s west side.
Officers answered a call just after 2 a.m. Wednesday at the Kum & Go at 2506 W. College St. The clerk told officers the suspect entered the store, showed a handgun, robbed the store of cash and cigarettes, and left in a car. During the investigation officers were ...
VIDEO: The Garden Spot is already thinking about the fall
Dan and Steve talk about cold crops for the Garden Spot. ...