SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Evidence taken from the home of the man accused of kidnapping and murdering 10-year-old Hailey Owens included binders with child pornography, computers, digital storage devices and video cameras.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- May will mark the three-year anniversary of the Joplin tornado. Winds of more than 200 miles per hour ripped through the city leaving catastrophic damage. Joplin schools were hit especially hard --- $150 million in damages and the deaths of seven kids and one educator. Since then, many Missouri schools have made safety a top priority. Nixa School District has changed their tornado procedures to remove students from halls and into windowless rooms.
CBSNews -- Wake up and smell the bacon! Seriously. There is now an iPhone app that sends the smell of bacon wafting to your nose as your alarm goes off. And the promo imagery features a rose made of bacon strips.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The recent cold weather has been having a negative impact on smaller fish throughout the state. Multiple people have been calling the Missouri Department of Conservation to report dead fish sightings.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A memorial fund has been established in honor of 31-year-old Derrick Pelliccio. Pelliccio died in February after a Springfield house fire left him battling severe burns. According to the Springfield Fire Department, the fire was started by a child using a lighter, causing bedding to ignite and quickly spread throughout the house.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A MSU professor is no longer employed at the university after being accused of taking pictures of a man in various stages of undress in a men’s locker room at the Foster Recreation Center on Missouri State’s campus on Jan. 10.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has passed legislation to reinstate caps on the amount that could be awarded to plaintiffs for non-economic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. The bill would limit those damages to $350,000.
CBSNews -- After a campaign by gun control advocates to address concerns of firearm-related commercial activity on Facebook, the company today announced a series of "educational and enforcement" measures regarding discussion of guns and other regulated items on its social networks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Several Springfield churches are offering a new way to make their mark today for Ash Wednesday. The Episcopal and Methodist churches are offering "Ashes to Go" at area public transportation stops.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More than half of all Americans now carry smartphones-- and that makes them a target to thieves. In the United States, one out of three robberies involves theft of a mobile device. It turns out smartphone theft is a big issue in Springfield and nationwide. A new federal bill could require phone manufacturers to install a "kill switch" into smartphones. This would prevent data theft and cut down cell phone robberies.