NIXA, Mo. – Nixa Public Schools is adopting a tougher attendance protocol for kindergarten through the 12th grade.
CBSNews -- The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), by one group's measure, is serving up the unhealthiest food in America.
POLK COUNTY, Mo. – A Bolivar man pleaded guilty to second-degree statutory rape during a plea hearing on Wednesday.
LACLEDE COUNTY, Mo. – A Lebanon man is dead after being hit by a pickup truck at Hwy. AA, four miles north of Hwy. 64, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- President Obama lambasted Wednesday's House authorization for a lawsuit against him “a political stunt.” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) was critical of the speech.
CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Marian Days is held on the grounds of the Congregation of the Mother Co-Redemptrix. The festival celebrates the pilgrimage of Vietnamese Catholics and their descendants, and it draws thousands of people to the small town of Carthage every summer.
PINEVILLE, Mo. -- A former deputy in southwest Missouri is accused of committing a crime while he was still on duty.
GALENA, Kan.-- More than two dozen international visitors are touring The Mother Road and stopping in the Ozarks.
OKLAHOMA-- A man wanted for murder in Oklahoma could be in Northwest Arkansas.
ROGERS, Ark. -- A major manufacturing plant in Rogers, Arkansas is closing, costing 500 jobs.
ROACH, Mo. -- The crash of an ATV into a retaining wall has claimed the life of the rider.
Chris the Critic from the Missouri Film Alliance is back with this week's movie previews, including a new movie from Marvel.
Rapper Iggy Azalea gets a big acting gig. And Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom have a beef.
People with diabetes may benefit from eating more tree nuts and researchers have come out with a new review on e-cigarettes.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, Thursday, July 31, 2014....
CBSNews -- The cultural pressure to stay thin affects many women of all ages; some start watching their weight in adolescence or even younger. But the earlier in life a woman starts dieting, the worse long-term consequences it can have for her health, a new study suggests.
ROGERS, Ark. -- Firefighters have come from near and far to be a part of this year's Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society, or FOOLS, convention in Rogers.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo. -- A section of Christian County Route CC between Cheyenne Road and the entrance to Fremont Hills between Ozark and Nixa is scheduled to close the week of August 11 through the end of September.
WASHINGTION D.C. -- Domestic violence survivors and advocates told emotional stories about abusive relationships and partners who tried to kill them during the senate judiciary committee's "first-ever" hearing on guns and domestic abuse
ARKANSAS -- A new Talk Business & Politics-Hendrix College survey of 1,780 likely Arkansas voters shows Republican Cong. Tom Cotton with a 44-42 percent lead over two-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor.
CBSNews -- Amid several outstanding domestic and foreign policy crises Congress must tackle by the end of the week, House Republicans are finalizing their plans to sue President Obama.
BAXTER COUNTY, Ark. – A Mountain Home man is facing a felony battery charge after injuring his 5-year-old son, according to the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. - A 19-year-old man charged with two felony counts of making a terroristic threat at West Plains High School in 2012 has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor.
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. -- You've probably heard by now of the Murrysville dog who was so excited about reuniting with her master, that she fainted. That video now has more than 24 million views on YouTube.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The Joplin Islamic Center reopens in a new location after the original building was destroyed by an arsonist.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Local farmers and a group of students from the University of Arkansas are teaming up for a flavorful fundraiser.