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Rape Charges Added in Hailey Owens’ Death

Greene County prosecutors added the new charges against 46-year-old Craig Michael Wood of Springfield on Monday.


The cast of 'Duck Dynasty,' Si Robertson, Jep Robertson and Willie Robertson, visit 'Fox And Friends' at Fox News Studios on September 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Show in Missouri Cancelled

The “Faith, Family & Ducks” show at the 11,000-seat JQH Arena in Springfield, Mo has been cancelled due to low ticket sales.


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Members of 37 Congregations Meet in Springfield

Members of three religious denominations say they are setting aside their differences to work together in Springfield and across the state.


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Missouri Sheriff Reopening 1997 Murder of Teenager

A southwest Missouri sheriff says he will reopen an investigation into a 1997 Springfield girl’s death that is linked to a man who was executed Thursday in Texas.


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Woman, 24, Convicted in Dismemberment of Husband

A jury has convicted a 24-year-old central Illinois woman of murder for the dismemberment of her husband.


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Lincoln Tomb Reopens After Months of Repairs

The interior of the Lincoln Tomb has been closed since December, as crews fixed cracks in the marble walls and repainted water-damaged ceilings.


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Man Hospitalized after Standoff in Springfield

Officers were called to home Sunday evening when a woman reported her husband was suicidal and had fired a shot in the house.


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Missouri Judge Says No Evidence Yet on Murder Case

A Missouri judge says prosecutors don’t have to provide evidence before the preliminary hearing for a 46-year-old man accused of killing a 10-year-old Springfield girl.


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Drury to End Housing Exemption for Nearby Students

Drury University plans to require all freshmen and sophomores to live on campus, beginning in the fall of 2015.


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Commission: Remove Juveniles from Sex Registries

Requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders impairs rehabilitation efforts for a crime that very few of them ever commit again, according to a study released Tuesday.





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