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Police: Bomb Found in Car During Springfield Traffic Stop

Police say a 42-year-old Springfield man is jailed after police said they found an improvised explosive device in his vehicle.

07/02/2015

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10,000 Toilet Paper Rolls Stolen from Illinois Charity

Local grocery store said it would replace the stolen rolls for free.

07/01/2015

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Springfield, Mo. Inundated by High-grade Marijuana from Colorado

Narcotics investigators in Springfield say the city is seeing an influx of higher-grade marijuana from states where the drug is legal, particularly Colorado.

06/29/2015

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Illinois’s New Weed Businesses Worried About Gun Laws

Medical Marijuana hasn’t been sold legally in Ill., yet, but business owners are worried about being liable for gun incidents at their stores.

06/25/2015

Evelyn Howard only had a note in the family bible to document that she was an American citizen. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

Top 100 ‘Bible-Minded’ Cities in America: St. Louis 47th

Two other cities in Missouri are ranked sixth and 23rd on the list.

06/24/2015

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Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in Springfield

Cerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.

06/22/2015

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Newborns Addicted to Opiates Climbing in Ozarks

Already this year 13 babies were admitted to Mercy’s NICU because they required medication to ease withdrawals, which was last year’s total.

06/17/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetos House Bill 116, as union officials and legislators look on in St. Louis on June 4, 2015. Nixon says if the legislation passes it would lower wages, squeeze middle-class families, and subject businesses to criminal and unlimited civil liability.  Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Auto Union Fuels Nixon’s Funds After Right to Work Veto

Mo., representative says Governor Nixon accepted $50,000 for his veto of the Right to Work bill.

06/16/2015

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Report of Plane Crash Turns Out to Be Monster Truck Sounds

A report of a possible plane crash brought ambulances, law enforcement officers and several emergency responders rushing to property east of Springfield.

06/09/2015

File photo of a toy gun. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery, Assaulting Officer

According to a probable cause statement, Kerns robbed a Springfield store in July 2013 while armed with a BB gun. The statement says Kerns shook hands with one clerk after the robbery and asked another clerk for a hug.

06/03/2015

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