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No Charges in Police Shooting in Springfield MO

The officer says he thought the suspect was reaching for a weapon.


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Police Address Heroin Problem in Springfield MO

Police are seeking out dealers and when possible, authorities are seeking prosecution at the federal level.


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Spike in Alcohol and Drug Use at Missouri State

Arrests and tickets issued for students with alcohol violations on campus increased 144 percent from 2012 to 2013.


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Missouri-Raised Musician Charlie Haden Dies

Member of Haden Family band gained stardom as a jazz bassist


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Thousands Pay Tribute to Slain Mo. Girl

Hailey Owens was abducted & killed last week in Springfield.


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Mizzou Wants To Expand Medical School

The University of Missouri wants to establish a clinical campus in Springfield in an expansion of the university’s medical school, but first it needs a 5,000- to 6,000-square-foot building between the city’s two major hospitals.


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Muslim Inmates Complain

Six Muslim inmates held in the Greene County jail have filed a federal complaint against the sheriff and other deputies, claiming religious discrimination.



Flash Flooding, Hail In Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, Mo., experienced heavy rain and hail on Saturday that caused some flash flooding.


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Missing SW Missouri Child Found Safe

Police in Springfield, Mo. canceled Saturday’s Amber Alert for 13-month-old Harmony Blue.


Plane crashes near Willard, Mo. on September 15, 2012 (photo courtesy: Springfield News-Leader, Nathan Papes)

SW Missouri Plane Crash Kills Five

Victims identified as owners of two businesses and three children.



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