Drizzle tonight, rain tomorrow
Low temperatures will be very mild tonight ...
Steelers defeat Chiefs; playoffs chances diminishing for Kansas City
Ben Roethlisberger shook off a knee injury and threw for 220 yards and a touchdown as the Pittsburgh Steelers clinched a playoff berth with a 20-12 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
The veteran quarterback completed 18 of 25 passes in helping the Steelers (10-5) to their third straight win. They are headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2011 following back-to-back ...
Man in custody after Sunday morning high-speed chase in Springfield
A man is in police custody after a high-speed chase in Springfield Sunday morning.
It started just before 6:00 am near Walnut Lawn and Kansas Expressway, when a sheriff's deputy tried to pull the man over for a lane violation.
Speeds reached as high as 95-miles per hour. The chase lasted for about ten-minutes before the car hit spike strips on Republic Road, according to police.
The car ...
Pictures: Republic Police Department's 'Santa Patrol'
Sgt. John Tinsley with the Republic Police Department pulled over a few drivers on Saturday to spread a little holiday cheer (we'll explain). During the busy shopping day, as many parents were trying to finish their Christmas purchases, Sgt. Tinsley was looking to pull over motorists for minor traffic infractions. Just as he was about to write a ticket, he transformed from a 'grinch' to ...
States trying to lure lawyers into rural practice
Federal grant money has long been available for doctors, nurses and dentists willing to relocate to rural areas. Now a South Dakota program is offering a similar incentive for lawyers.
It provides an annual subsidy of $12,000 for attorneys who live and practice law in sparsely populated communities. Jake Fischer is the first of up to 16 attorneys accepted into the program, which is funded by ...
Missouri lawmakers say abortion bills not top goal
Missouri's legislative leaders say anti-abortion measures are not among their main priorities next session.
Eight bills have been filed so far as the legislative session that starts Jan. 7 nears.
The dimmed interest follows Republican lawmakers' success in September in overriding a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon to enact one of the nation's longest waiting periods for abortions.
The GOP now has even greater numbers to override a ...