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Thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment stolen from Springfield Auto Body Shop  Central Motor on North Packer had thousands of dollars worth of tools stolen from it's shop Sunday night. " A lot of snap on equipment, air guns and air drills," says Igor Illyuk, the manager of Central Motor. " They just left everything that they don't really need, you cant really sell. The more expensive stuff, its gone," says Illyuk. He came into the shop Monday morning ...

Lawsuit aims to block Arkansas minimum wage increase A lawsuit has been filed with the Arkansas Supreme Court aiming to block from the November ballot a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage. The lawsuit filed Monday asked justices to prevent the state from putting on the ballot the proposed initiated act, which would raise the state's minimum wage from $6.25 an hour to $8.50 an hour by 2017. Election officials earlier this ...

Contact KY3: Scam of the Week Sept. 22 Business owners might be persuaded to pay for something, that in reality won't cost a dime. For Amanda Plaster, starting her business Sparrow Design Company, in Hollister is a dream now in print. "My business partner and I are mothers and just had this idea and decided to see where it goes. You think you are doing all the things you are supposed to do and taking ...

EMTs say drivers fail too often to yield to ambulances Paramedics are usually the ones responding to accidents.  Saturday night, however, a CoxHealth ambulance was involved in a crash not far from the hospital on South National Avenue at Primrose Street.  Paramedics say it's a reminder that drivers should look out for emergency vehicles. KY3 put one of our cameras inside a CoxHealth ambulance on Monday to see what those emergency workers face out on the ...

Search for man continues after fishing boat found empty An all out search moved into its fourth day Monday for a man missing since after he took a boat out on Stockton Lake. The search began in the Ruark Bluff area of Stockton Lake, where 61 year old Rodney Wade David's boat was found unoccupied Friday evening. "People just like it because it's more peaceful and relaxing," says Josie Howard of Mutton Creek Marina.  But with ...

Springfield firefighters give skateboard to boy after driver ran over old one We heard from a number of you wanting to help a boy whose skateboard was destroyed by a driver.  Jacob Hernandez and some of his neighborhood friends were recently playing along North Clifton Avenue.  When they moved to the side of the street to let a car pass, they say a driver appeared to intentionally swerved toward the kids and ran over Jacob's skateboard, putting a ...



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World leaders urged to change course at UN climate summit
A protestor takes part in the "Flood Wall Street" demonstrations and march on September 22, 2104 in lower Manhattan, ahead of the UN's "Climate Summit 2014: Catalyzing Action"The largest gathering of world leaders on climate change opens at the United Nations on Tuesday amid calls for action to put the planet on course toward reversing global warming.

100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in
A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest ...

US, Arab allies bomb IS jihadists in Syria
In this file photo downloaded from the US Navy website, taken on March 29, 2011, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry launches a Tomahawk cruise missileWashington (AFP) - The United States and Arab allies unleashed bombs and Tomahawk cruise missiles on Islamic State targets in eastern Syria early Tuesday, opening a new front in the fight against the jihadist group, defense officials said.

Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists. Meanwhile, the United States and five Arab countries launched the first airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters.

Dole campaigns for Roberts in Kansas Senate race
Republican Sen. Pat Roberts listens while former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, right, speaks during a campaign stop at a mall in Dodge City, Kan, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Three-term incumbent Roberts is facing a challenge from independent candidate Greg Orman. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) — A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas hometown of Sen. Pat Roberts, who is seeking re-election. But the man who took the seat — and who commanded the audience of more than 200 — wasn't Roberts.