CBSNews -- For the fourth time in a decade, Allstate has named it "America's Safest Driving City" in its annual analysis of car accidents.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Judges would be allowed to decide whether juries would hear evidence of previous criminal acts in cases of sex crimes against minors, if voters approve Amendment 2 on the November ballot.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Lawyers for Craig Michael Wood discussed with Circuit Judge Dan Conklin and prosecutors which jury would hear Wood’s murder trial during a hearing Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- At a luncheon Tuesday, city council heard the next phase in a long-term plan to eliminate storm water from overflowing sewage drains in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – During a court appearance Tuesday, a former Springfield Police officer plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from shooting an unarmed man in May 2014.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Hewlett-Packard (HP) is recalling computer power cords after 29 reports of the cords overheating, melting or charring resulting in two claims of minor burns and 13 claims of property damage.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - In an announcement on Tuesday, Springfield Public Schools says a national retailer will purchase the former site of Hickory Hills School for $4 million.
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. -- Another person is now charged with the July 25 beating death of an elderly man in Pulaski County, Missouri.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- A woman from West Plains is charged with kidnapping and burglary, after a 4-year old girl was taken from her home Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Secretary of State announced Tuesday his office will conduct a recount of the statewide vote on Constitutional Amendment 1 from the August ballot. The amendment, known as the Right to Farm amendment, passed by only 2,500 votes statewide. Nearly a million votes were cast.
NEW YORK -- Burger King announced that it has reached a deal to buy Canadian doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base itself in Canada, a controversial transaction that raises questions about business taxes and corporate patriotism.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One man is in custody in Springfield after a standoff that lasted more than four hours Tuesday morning.
We may have one more month of summer left, but families should already be thinking about. Flu season is just around the corner.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Attorney General Chris Koster is convening workshops in St. Louis and in Kansas City in October to find answers to low minority participation in law enforcement.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield Police arrested a 17-year-old early this morning after he crashed his vehicle into a home in southwest Springfield, destroying the garage.
NIXA, Mo. – A local fire district will put the fate of a new station and equipment in the hands of voters this fall. The Nixa Fire Protection District finalized a proposal that would increase property taxes to fund the project.
Nixa's fire department campaigns for a new fire station, 75-year old Alice Uden is sentenced to life in prison for murder, and is your teen getting enough sleep? Plus, another hot day with a heat advisory until 7pm. Here's your morning Quick Cast!
News events in the Ozarks happening Tuesday, August 26
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Senator Claire McCaskill will be in Springfield today to discuss imports and jobs.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- High heat and humidity will hang on for a few more days in southwest MIssouri, prompting National Weather Forecasters to keep a heat advisory in place until Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Visitors and employees to the Springfield city offices complex may need to adjust parking plans when construction begins Tuesday on new lots.
(CNN) -- "Breaking Bad" is in blue heaven. The show received one more set of honors: a slew of nods at the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, including the Emmy for outstanding drama series.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- High schools and middle schools should start no earlier than 8:30 in the morning, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander certified the results of the August primary Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Dickerson Park Zoo has decided on a name for a recent addition to their giraffe family.
HARRISON, Ark. -- Arkansas' customized approach to Medicaid expansion, known as the "private option," is getting the credit for dramatically reducing the number of Arkansans without health insurance.
MARBLE FALLS, Ark. - What might be the most talked about abandoned them park in America is under new ownership. Plans are in the works to renovate the once-bustling Dogpatch Theme Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As family and friends said their final farewells to Michael Brown, people in the Ozarks also took time to remember the life of the young man at an interfaith prayer service.
CHEYENNE, Wy. -- A 75-year-old Ozarks woman convicted of killing her husband in the mid-1970s in Wyoming will spend her life in prison, a judge decided Monday afternoon.
TANEY COUNTY, Mo. – The body of a Hollister man missing since July 19 was recovered near the Emerald Point area of Table Rock Lake Monday.
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CAMDENTON, Mo. -- Authorities in Camden County, Missouri say seven felony charges have been filed against the driver of a pickup truck involved in a fatal crash over the weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A small crowd gathered on the public square in Springfield Monday morning, at the same time thousands crowded into a church in St. Louis to remember Michael Brown, Jr.
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, Mo. -- UPDATE: Winds apparently caught a speedboat on Lake of the Ozarks, causing it to become airborne and flip end over end this weekend, according to the Highway Patrol.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- College campuses across the Ozarks are back in full swing which means thousands of more people are on the streets in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The funeral is scheduled today in St. Louis for Michael Brown, the teen who was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this month. Locally, a prayer service is planned today.
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. -- A 2-year old boy has died and 6 other people were injured in a crash Saturday. The driver was jailed on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter.
BATTLEFIELD, Mo.-- Wilson's Creek National Battlefield will be joining other National Park sites around the country Monday, in celebrating the founding of the National Park Service with free admission.
NAPA, Calif. -- An intense 6.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Northern California yesterday -- causing damage throughout Napa Valley and sending more than 170 people to the hospital. Parts of California's famed wine country remain under a state of emergency.
NEW YORK -- A group of hackers calling themselves "Lizard Squad" has taken down several popular online video game networks and possibly diverted an American Airlines jet carrying a Sony executive.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Missouri State University fans and alumni got their first chance Sunday to tour five brand-new athletic facilities on campus.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The heat in Springfield broke records over the weekend. The area experienced three days of 100-plus degree temps.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Eastbound lanes of Route 60, James River Freeway, between Glenstone Ave. and Route 65 in Springfield will experience ramp and lane closings Aug. 24.
LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo.-- A project to resurface portions of westbound Interstate 44 in Laclede County will begin Aug. 24.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Attorney General Chris Koster announces two-day workshop to discuss solutions to low minority participation in urban policing in Missouri.
(CBS News)--A magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, but felt across Northern California. The quake, the strongest in the region since 1989, prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency Sunday.
According to the National Weather Service of SW Missouri, a heat advisory remains in effect until 7 pm Monday.
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo.-- A crash in Camden County has taken the life of a 2-year-old boy.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – In Springfield, many united this weekend to raise money and awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Employees at Misty’s Place Bar on east Commercial Street were among those who took the cold water challenge Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Springfield based Convoy of Hope reached out to residents of the Weller neighborhood just north of downtown Saturday afternoon