Good morning! You'll hear me say this quite a bit everyday as co-anchor of KOLR10 News Daybreak. It is my mission to help get your day started on the right foot!
Good morning! I'm Chris Smith and I'm the morning/midday meteorologist for the KOLR10 & Ozarks Local Weather Lab. I grew up near Philadelphia in New Jersey so I have to represent my Philly teams here in the Ozarks.
With Easter coming up, add a tasty twist to the ham holiday staple.
Chris the Critic from the Missouri Film Alliance is back with us for a look at the new movies coming out this weekend - and more local movie news!
CNN -- Monday evening Curious George wasn’t the only curiosity in this vending machine at Madsen’s Bowling and Billiards in Lincoln, Neb.
CBSNews -- One year ago the Boston Marathon bombings killed three people, injured hundreds of others and left a city in shock. The people of Boston are honoring the victims Tuesday, after 12 hard months of recovery and revival.
CNN -- It's Friday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day.
A new movie could be in the works for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Amanda Bynes living the healthy life. And a legal fight may be brewing over what's left of Mickey Rooney's estate.
Chris the Critic from the Missouri Film Alliance is back with us for a look at the new movies coming out this weekend - and more local movie news!
Have you ever reached for a pain reliever or other medicine to find it has an old expiration date? Don't throw it out just yet - it may still be o.k. to use.
Beyonce bares all to Out magazine and Simon Cowell dishes on his extramarital affair.
It's the time of year when snakes are awake and moving again in the warmer temperatures. Dickerson Park Zoo staff explain how to recognize a venomous snake from a non-poisonous one.
Ask Rob Evans if he's scared of anything and he'll say three things: spiders, snakes and heights. Wednesday, Melinda Arnold from Dickerson Park Zoo visited with a milk snake - here's how Rob prepared for the interview.
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- An Oklahoma police officer is lucky to be alive after a driver crashes into his patrol car at full speed. The officer’s dashcam was rolling when the crash happened.
Spectacular video of a solar flare last week, released by NASA.
Life can feel like a marathon, but you don't need to run one to stay in shape. Physical fitness experts say walking, riding a bike, even a weekly Zumba class can keep you feeling your best.
"Game of Thrones" causes an outage for HBO and Barbara Walters announces her last day on The View, kind of.
Chris Smith is winding down his trip with KOLR10 viewers. He's in Maui now, but Skypes in this morning to show us some jaw-dropping video from his helicopter tour of Kauai. See if you recognize a couple of movie location shots!
Chiwetel Ejiofor from "12 Years a Slave" could star in a new Bond flick and Miley Cyrus has a new dog.
America’s favorite country stars threw a rockin’ party in Las Vegas Sunday on one of their biggest nights of the year - the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
KOLR10 Meteorologist Chris Smith is traveling with KOLR10 viewers to Hawaii. This morning, he Skypes in from the beautiful island of Kauai with photos and video of his trip, including the stunning Waimea Canyon.
More trouble for Chris Brown...Lady Gaga interrupts TV programming...and David Letterman has a big announcement.
It's the end of an era: David Letterman announced Thursday that he's retiring from CBS' "Late Show" sometime next year. He made that announcement during the taping of his program Thursday afternoon at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater.
Captain America roars into theaters this weekend - the newest installment of the popular Avengers series. More movie news from Chris the Critic from the Missouri Film Alliance
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Lily doesn't know how to read, but that doesn't stop her from checking out a book all about her and her owner Tara Prosser. The two were essential after the Joplin tornado.
KOLR10 Meteorologist Chris Smith is in Hawaii on a trip with KOLR10 viewers. It's a tough job, right? It's 1am in Honolulu - but he's Skyping in to catch us up on the trip so far. Check out the video!
A new album from Michael Jackson and Tori Spelling breaks her silence.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Old age is a reality everyone has to accept, right? Try telling that to a Kentucky four-year-old who apparently thinks her best years are behind her.
FARGO, N.D. -- Straight shooting out in West Fargo, North Dakota this weekend. Hundreds of archery sharpshooters picked up a bow and arrow to compete in the state archery championship.
Chelsea Handler calls it quits and Disney breaks records.
ALPHA, Ill. -- In the small Illinois town of Alpha, the students at Alwood Elementary don’t begin their day until crossing guard Stanley Whitsell does.
Pharrell gets into the fashion industry and Miley Cyrus goes to college -- sort of.
Many people get acne as teenagers but did you know that adults can develop it as well? More on why it strikes adults and what can be done to treat it.
Scientists have added another celestial body to the short list of objects in our solar system that have rings around them.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- It's a beautiful Sunday afternoon just off Deerfield Beach. Adam Fisk, an avid fisherman, was fishing off his kayak when all the sudden he gets the catch of a lifetime.
Jaxie Brown is our Kidcaster today. She's a 5th grader from Marionville Elementary school. Check out her forecasting skills!
A story of biblical proportions and Jason Bateman comedy -- Chris the Critic from the Missouri Film Alliance joins us once again to dish on the latest and greatest box office hits and must-see movies.
Oprah plans a motivational speaking tour and the Kardashians get even more TV time.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- A large funnel cloud was spotted Wednesday over West Roseville, California -- north of Sacramento.
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, instead of reaching for tissue in your back pocket, reach for your phone loaded with these handy allergy tracking apps.
Is there a quick fix to look slimmer, taller and more confident all while improving your health? Turns out-- there is, and you don't have to be a movie star to get it.
HOUSTON -- A huge fire that consumed an apartment under construction in Houston, Texas was dramatic enough. But a construction worker, trapped atop the building, is pulled to safety just seconds before a wall collapses.
A Grammy-winner has been granted a restraining order and a celebrity pair is making a "conscious uncoupling".
Whether its apps cluttering your smartphone or tablet or old devices gathering dust in a drawer, your digital life could use a spring cleaning too. Get tips that can help protect privacy and keep devices running smoothly.
JOPLIN, Mo.--- There is a rise in plastic surgery and the reason may be as basic as your cell phone. Doctors say it's caused by taking pictures of yourself.
Misti Fry of Springfield Side Kick Dog Training is back on KOLR10 News Daybreak to show you how you and your dog can get a yoga workout together. It helps with flexibility, circulation and bonding.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- In this ever changing job market, it's a milestone to hold the same job for 10 years. However, one man has hit that milestone six times over. A man in Joplin has bee cutting hair for 60 years and is still cutting strong.
Rihanna is being honored for her style and another celeb baby is on the way.
New studies take a look at probiotics and children - why some people aren't hearing you - and your mid-life crisis may not be a myth.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. --A video of a crocodile has gone viral. The video came from a brave volunteer at the Florida everglades after a crocodile chomped down on it.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West take heat over a magazine cover and Alyssa Milano is having another baby.
Many women want to keep up with the latest fashion and look attractive. But sometimes we have to tailor what we wear to ensure we stay healthy.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Kraft Foods Group, Inc., is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages.
TANEY COUNTY, Mo.-- Drivers in Taney County can expect some traffic delays and lane closings starting April 21 due to construction.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Many families across the Ozarks celebrated the Easter holiday with food, friends, and gifts, but for the homeless all of these options are limited.
BROOKLINE, Mo.--The National Park Service invites everyone to get to know their national parks during National Park Week
CARTHAGE, Mo.-- A group of parents and community members are fighting to end bullying in their children's schools.
WILLARD, Mo.-- An accident involving two motorcycles leaves one driver with serious injuries April 19.
Washington (CNN) - A cybersecurity scare is forcing Obamacare enrollees who used the HealthCare.gov site to sign up for an insurance plan to now change their passwords.
(CBS News)-- This past week, there was good news and bad news about diabetes in the U.S.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The weather warmed up for the annual Sunrise Easter Service at Hammons Field Sunday morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- UPDATE: Northbound traffic on Kansas Expressway has been reopened and “Emergency Status” has been lifted after a motor vehicle accident April 20.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An injury accident has sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A motor vehicle accident prompts Springfield Police to enact “Emergency Status.”
MISSOURI -- The Corps of Engineers is preparing for 1993 on the Missouri River but expecting something less than 2011.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Nearly sixty men were "ducked out" in Duck Dynasty gear Saturday. It was all for the Duck Dynasty look alike contest at the IMAX Theater in Branson.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Summer is about two months away, and many people have begun the search for the season's jobs.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--Missouri’s 6th Annual Green Sales Tax Holiday starts April 19.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--12,000 candy-filled eggs were dropped from a helicopter at King’s Way United Methodist Church in Springfield, April 19 during a day-long Easter celebration.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- The Greene County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a DWI Check Point on April 19 to remind impaired drivers of the consequences of drunk driving.
(CBS News) -- Stress may trigger symptom flare-ups in people with seasonal allergies, a new study suggests.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Members with the Downtown Kiwanis Club come together to collect cans for kids during the annual ‘Cans for Kids' food drive April 19th.
SPRINGFIELD. MO.-- Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Springfield is asking local people to celebrate Earth Day while doing a little Spring cleaning to help raise money for children in our community.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--James River Church invites families to hunt for Easter eggs April 19.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Easter Seals Midwest, formerly, Life Skills TouchPoint Autism Services, has partnered with the Springfield Cardinals to sponsor Walk With Me April 19 in Springfield.
PURDY, Mo.--A Stone County man was killed in a motor vehicle accident April 18.
LEBANON, Mo. -- A Lebanon woman was killed in a motor vehicle accident April 19.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Minors in Missouri may soon be banned from purchasing electronic cigarettes. The Missouri House passed a bill to put an age limit restriction on the sale of e-cigarettes.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Churches around the Ozarks held Good Friday services April 18.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Springfield Brewing Company celebrated winning the International Gold Medal from the World Beer Cup held in Denver, Colorado April 18.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A fifth person has been arrested and charged in connection to a string of home invasions and residential burglaries of elderly people's homes in Springfield. Jeannia Marie Smiley-Hall has been charged with robbery and burglary. Four others were charged last month.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- In honor of Good Friday three people held crosses on the side on Highway 65 in Springfield.
GALENA Mo. --The revenue generated by Missouri's rivers and streams is in the millions, but a free service is helping preserve those waters for the future. Volunteers will the state's “Stream Team” began water quality testing this month in the Ozarks.
VERONA, Mo. --The Missouri Department of Economic Development and Kemin Industries announced April 18 that Kemin will expand its production facility and will be adding new jobs.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. - March unemployment in Arkansas dropped to 6.9 percent.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- Two victims of the Jewish Center shootings near Kansas City were laid to rest today.
(CNN)-- A security breach at Michaels Stores lasted eight months and affected about 3 million customers, the company said Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- The Jackson County Prosecutor has announced 18 felony charges stemming from 9 shooting incidents on highways in the Kansas City area against 27-year-old Mohammed Pedro Whitaker of Grandview.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A motion has been filed by Craig Michael Wood’s attorney asking that Wood’s statements to the police be thrown out, according to court documents.
CNN -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's annual report card on foodborne illnesses, vibrio infections – most frequently found in raw or undercooked shellfish - have increased by 75% since the CDC's previous analysis period, 2006-2008.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- March unemployment in Arkansas dropped to 6.9 percent. That's according to labor force data produced by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and released today by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services.
CBSNews -- In a CBS News investigation, an admitted con artist has revealed how a scam targets and steals money from grandparents.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CNN/KSDK) -- Doctors at Washington University have a new way to fight cancer, by using cancer-seeing glasses during surgeries.
BOISE, Idaho -- A Boise business is here to help you let off a little steam by destroying things.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- According to the Greene County Sheriff's Office, three people are now charged in connection with the shooting in the 300 block of E. Buena Vista in Springfield Wednesday afternoon.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission set the state’s deer hunting seasons Thursday, with modern gun deer season opening Nov. 8, archery season opening Sept. 27, and muzzleloader season opening Oct. 18.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- An effort to consider a new animal as “livestock” has run out of time in the state Senate.
CBSNews -- High school and college students, take note: Summer job hiring has already begun and the jobs may be gone before your school lets out. Snagajob did the research and it turns out that 74 percent of companies that plan to hire summer workers intend to have that hiring done by the end of May and 7 percent have already filled their summer job slots.
BRYANT, Ark. -- An Arkansas girl is living out her life's dreams while she can, marking off items on her bucket list.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It looks like Mizzou will be looking for a new basketball coach.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you're looking for something to do with your kids Saturday morning, James River Church is having an Easter egg hunt.
GRANDVIEW, Mo. -- Police arrested a suspect Thursday in a string of random vehicle shootings on Kansas City-area highways over the past few weeks that have wounded three motorists and frightened many more.