SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – As the holiday season comes to a close, many people in the Ozarks are trying to figure out what to do with the old after receiving new stuff.
(CBS News) -- The minimum wage is set to increase in 21 states in the new year, benefiting more than 3.1 million workers, according to the Economic Policy Institute.
CBSNews -- Washington got little done in 2014 as President Obama and the Republicans in Congress couldn't agree on how to move the country forward. Now, the voters have put the GOP in charge of both chambers of Congress.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Complete Electronics Recycling is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks for an after-Christmas electronics recycling drive.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- According to the National Weather Service a hazardous weather outlook has been issued for the following counties:
TIPTON COUNTY, In.-- An Arkansas family of five died in crash on an Indiana highway.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Baby and mom are doing well after a Christmas Day birth.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – KOLR10 reached out Friday to someone who is helping displaced Dillon’s employees.
WESTERN TANEY COUNTY, Mo. -- Firefighters say no one was hurt in a car fire that blocked busy Highway 65 for about one hour on Friday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- From gift card cashing-in, to gift returns and after-holiday sales -- shoppers were back out in big numbers the day after Christmas.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Since the holiday has passed, the focal point of Christmas cheer can now become mulch.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- While many of us will be cleaning up after the New Year's Eve party, nearly a dozen elected officials in Greene County will be taking the official oath of office.
CBSNews -- The Ebola epidemic , Enterovirus outbreaks and measles cases rise. Marlie Hall has a look back at the year in health.
ROGERSVILLE, Mo. – The cause of a Christmas Day fire in Rogersville was an overload in electrical systems, according to the Logan-Rogersville Fire Protection District.
OZARK, Mo. – Nearly 600 care packages were rounded up to be sent to men and women deployed away from home during the holiday season as part of the Shoeboxes for Soldiers collection drive.
(CNN) -- It's getting there. Sony's PlayStation networks were still down; Xbox is mostly up, but some functions are limited, their service websites said early Friday.
CBSNews -- It's one of the heartbreaking realities of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) rampage through Iraq and Syria: More than 100,000 children are among nearly one million people forced to escape into northern Iraq.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- When truck driver, Chavan Carter, realized the price of diesel fuel was less than $3 a gallon in Joplin, he couldn't resist stopping to top off his tank.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It's the day after Christmas and there's no doubt many of us have some gift cards left by Santa.
WASHINGTON -- The CDC is conducting a review of the latest mistake in which a lab worker may have exposed to the Ebola virus.
CNN -- By the millions, people took to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more to sound off on the year's biggest events, controversies and personalities.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- All your Christmas presents have likely been opened by now. You may be wondering what to do with all the trash and scraps. Here are some tips.
CBSNews -- If you're one of the almost 6 million individuals who received a government subsidy toward the health insurance you bought on Healthcare.gov or your state's insurance exchange, then prepare for a possible delay in processing your 2014 tax return and refund.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If your kids are getting restless this holiday break, Springfield-Greene County Libraries are offering a number of activities starting today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Some people in the Ozarks were able to see a controversial film on Christmas Day Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- You can still donate to help feed the hungry this holiday season, with the Check Out Hunger project for Ozarks Food Harvest.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- That fresh Christmas tree that served your family so well this month - is not to fresh anymore. Here are options for recycling it in Springfield.
ROGERSVILLE, Mo. -- A fire destroyed a home in Rogersville on Christmas Day. Crews spent the afternoon battling flames there.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Pre-sale stickers on sale for Springfield's New Year's Eve First Night event. They are $8 per person or $30 for a family four-pack. Night-of stickers are $10 per person or $35 for a family four-pack.
UNDATED -- It's easy to forget with the holiday, but time is ticking away to pay your 2014 personal and real estate property taxes.
MARINE ON ST. CROIX, Minn. -- Residents in the small town of Marine on St. Croix are once again baring it all. This marks the fourth year for the revealing calendar. And it's all in love for a local woman.
CBSNews -- Americans took to the streets in protest …the Ebola virus put the nation on edge ….and NFL players got into trouble OFF the field.
UNDATED - A new study out of the United Kingdom says moms are better off giving birth in the comfort of your own home than in hospitals.
ASH GROVE, Mo. - A community in the Ozarks comes together to help out a mother and two daughters that lost everything in a house fire Christmas Eve morning.
After losing a big name like Taylor Swift, Spotify aims to keep top artists on its streaming service in 2015 -- as it struggles to build revenues.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There's not only a shopping rush this holiday season, but a medical rush as well. People are trying to use up their health insurance flexible spending policies by the end of the year to make sure they don't lose their benefits.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) says he has released the money to cover a one-percent pay raise for state employees. He had held back that funding due to concerns the state wouldn’t have the money to cover it.
The hottest gift on Christmas wish lists are electronics. Americans go through tablets, computers, mobile phones, televisions by the millions. But the EPA says you should not just chuck the older versions in the trash.
WASHINGTON - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level in seven weeks, a sign that the U.S. economy and job market are steadily improving.
HARRISON, Ark. – Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide at a residence on E. Bunn in Harrison Wednesday.
BOLIVAR, Mo. – With the rise in flu numbers, Citizens Memorial Hospital (CMH) is restricting visitors ages 15 and younger to all CMH locations.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield Victory Mission is planning Christmas meals for the community this week.
LOS ANGELES -- Cybersecurity experts are questioning the FBI's claim that North Korea is responsible for the hack that crippled Sony Pictures. Kurt Stammberger, a senior vice president with cybersecurity firm Norse, told CBS News his company has data that doubts some of the FBI's findings.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Each year food pantries across the Ozarks provide the only Christmas meal many families will have.
NEW YORK -- More than 98 million Americans will travel for the holidays this year, the most in the last 10 years, according to the American Automobile Association. Robert Sinclair, media relations manager for AAA New York, joined CBSN on Tuesday with the big reason why.
Not everyone is up for making an elaborate Christmas dinner. If you'd rather someone else do the cooking, here is a list of restaurants open on Christmas Day in Springfield and Branson.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Flu cases are climbing at historic rates in Greene County. Because of the high numbers, hospitals are implementing visitor restrictions for kids ages 14 and under.
LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo. – A bridge once driven by millions is now deserted, after it was ruled unsafe earlier this month.
SPRINGFIELD Mo. - A business that pulls in more than 140,000 visitors each year is worried that proposed sign changes from MODOT could hurt attendance.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local toy drive made a special delivery Tuesday to children at a local hospital.