SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Final roller derby bout marks the end of an era as Skateport closes its doors.
BOLIVAR, Mo. – The abducted 3-year-old toddler from Bolivar has been found safe in Springfield.
Alzheimer's may take as many lives as heart disease or cancer, far surpassing current estimates that list the disease as the sixth-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to new research.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Two legislators pushing for tighter laws for one over the counter drug to help fight a widespread problem with one street drug in Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Governor Nixon's credibility with legislative Republicans threatens to derail a tax cut bill.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The statewide tornado drill scheduled as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week will take place today at 1:30 pm.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A bill that puts a cap on medical malpractice lawsuit awards passes in the Missouri House of Representatives Wednesday and moves to the Senate.
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.
CBSNews -- The College Board plans to overhaul the SAT test in a move to better align the college entrance exam with what students should learn in the classroom.
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 historic sign was returned to the Fox Theatre in downtown Springfield.
Spring break season is here! People in the hotel and travel business say the snow and cold are two trends motivating spring breakers this year.
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.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon announced an agreement between Missouri and Québec to sell $3.2 billion in Missouri goods Wednesday.
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. -- Springfield Public School District has a new superintendent. As expected the R-12 school board hired Dr. John Jungmann in a unanious vote Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- UPDATE 9:30am - Smoke from a furnace malfunction is to blame for smoke that filled one small area of a Springfield Elementary school and prompted a brief evacuation of students.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Students at Robberson Elementary School at 1100 East Kearney were evacuated from the building for a short time - at 8:40 a.m. today - after a fire was reported in the school.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A large second-hand sale starts Thursday in Springfield to help parents save big money on just about everything your kids need.
WILLARD, Mo. -- The University of Missouri System president will be in Willard today to talk to 7th and 8th grade students about the value of higher education in Missouri.
BRANSON, Mo. -- With people gearing up to head back to the lake and lake houses, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is revamping their Master Plan for the first time since 1973.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A bill in the Missouri legislature calls for a one-time tax credit to all homeowners.
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- Arkansas governor Mike Beebe plans to sign a bill into law, funding private option health insurance. After four failed votes, the Arkansas house passed the bill Tuesday.
BOLIVAR, Mo. -- At least 15 Missouri domestic violence shelters have been turned down for state grant money.
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. -- Can you help solve the mystery of what happened to a child whose bones were found in Pulaski county? Investigators say they need the public's help.
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.
Electronic retail store "Radio Shack" plans to close about 1,100 (or about 20%) of its stores. This comes after an ongoing decline in sales.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – According to the new Uniform Crime Report, crime dropped in Greene County last year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A driver is very lucky to be unharmed, after a crash with a semi-truck early Tuesday morning on West Division.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A fire at a Springfield home Tuesday afternoon left extensive smoke damage and a charred garage in its wake.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Each week fewer flu cases are reported in Greene County.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – For the second time, a new judge has been assigned to the case of a man charged with abducting and killing a ten-year-old girl.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – After a three-month investigation of seven different incidents including home invasions and burglaries, police have arrested three people on numerous charges.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A day after Governor Jay Nixon (D) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to support the Keystone XL Pipeline project, the Republican-controlled Missouri House has lended its voice to that discussion.
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. – A small-town candy shop is causing a stir after a Fat Tuesday promotion.
FORT WORTH, Texas - RadioShack Corp. plans to close up to 1,100 of its under-performing stores in the U.S. and reported a wider loss for its fourth quarter as traffic slowed during the critical holiday season.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Red Cross will assist two families needing housing today after their apartments were damaged by fire at the John B. Hughes apartment house, 2100 N. Clifton.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has passed a bill that would extend from 30 days to 30 business days the length of time investigators with the state Children’s Division have to conduct an investigation into child abuse allegations.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state prison system spends three times as much to house a prisoner as the state pays counties to house prisoners facing state charges. But some lawmakers hope the situation might improve this year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –- Dog breed specific restrictions has been a hot button topic in our state capital and this week a new bill could be headed to the House floor. Many communities across the state, including Springfield, have ordinances to regulate specific breeds of dogs.
With more winter weather socking a large part of the U.S., it's tempting to think about a getaway to someplace warm. Get tips for saving for a dream vacation.
NEW ORLEANS -- Mardi Gras reaches its peak today with Fat Tuesday parties in New Orleans.
List of area events canceled or delayed in the event of bad weather.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The finalist for Springfield Schools' new superintendent visited with parents and teachers Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield businessman Johnny Morris collects more attention, as one of the richest men in the world.
WRIGHT COUNTY, Mo. -- Four people are charged in a huge meth bust that could be among the largest busts in Missouri, according to law enforcement.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Most kids across the Ozarks had another snow day Monday and some of them enjoyed it, thanks to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – As the March 31 deadline approaches for enrolling in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace, Mercy Hospital is hosting enrollment events and participating in a statewide enrollment blitz.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Salvation Army’s Emergency Cold Weather Shelter (EECWS) will remain open through overnight on Tuesday due to cold temperatures.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an announcement on Monday, Attorney General Chris Koster says his office is filing seven civil lawsuits and two criminal cases against Missouri car dealers and financers for failing to provide titles for sold vehicles.