JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon said resolving to reform Medicaid in the state of Missouri is an important part of his agenda for 2014.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Flu season's typical peak looms, meaning a continued rise in reported cases of illness.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Residents of the Ebenezer Fire Protection District of Greene County can receive free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, including installation, by calling the district at (417) 833-8722.
CAMDENTON, Mo. – A 59-year-old Camdenton man has been added to a national database of missing persons after family members reported he had left his home on Sunday to buy cigarettes and has not been seen since.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The 2014 First Night celebration in Springfield starts this evening with some venues opening at 6pm.
SYDNEY, Australia -- (CBS) Exploding fireworks sprayed from Sydney's iconic opera house and harbor bridge at midnight Tuesday as the world began ushering in a new year.
LOS ANGELES -- The New Year will mean lights out for some of the most popular light bulbs on the market. Federal law will force manufacturers to stop making the 40 and 60 watt incandescent light bulbs you are used to.
NEW YORK -- Preparations for the annual ball drop in New York's Times Square are in full swing - including a practice run at the drop itself.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – In less than 24 hours, almost a hundred thousand employees will see a little bit more on their pay checks. Starting Wednesday, minimum wage will increase for the second year in a row.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Some Missourians have missed their chance this year to get a high school diploma equivalent certificate this year. If they want one, they'll have to start all over next year.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state Supreme Court has issued orders to four men sentenced to death to have presented to the Court their arguments why it shouldn’t set dates for their executions.
JOPLIN, Mo.--- As we turn the calendar over into a new year, millions of people will come up with ways to improve their lives. Sticking to the goal isn't always easy.
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- A generous donor is making it easier for folks to help big cats in Northwest Arkansas.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. -- The Greene County Collector's Office is reminding residents that property taxes are due by Dec. 31.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Here's a New Year's countdown to make sure you're in tip-top financial health in 2014.
The city's winter plans include a new dog park, hiking trail extensions and other upgrades to recreational areas.
NIXA, Mo. -- Investigators are looking into a fire that destroyed a Nixa home after officials deemed the blaze was intentionally set Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The holiday season is winding down, but a law enforcement campaign to promote safe, sober driving is still in full effect.
(CNN) -- UPS on Friday finished delivering its backlog of holiday packages, company spokeswoman Natalie Godwin told CNN.
LEBANON, Mo. – A 51-year-old man has admitted to Lebanon Police Department investigators that he had oral sex and intercourse with a 15-year-old girl, according to a probable cause statement filed in the case against him.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – In a fundraising event, Springfield CARES Magazine is hosing an “Eve of Eve” benefit to 38 local nonprofits Monday at 7-11:30 p.m. at University Plaza.
CBSNews -- The coming year will be a pivotal one for the Affordable Care Act: The core elements of the sweeping health care law go into full effect, some of the final consumer protections will be in place, and the midterm elections will once more put the health law in the political spotlight.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers will make another attempt at cutting income taxes in 2014.
NIXA, Mo. -- Fire destroyed a home in Nixa overnight. It happened just after 12:30 a.m. on Monday in the 400 block of Ozark St.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- During the winter season, the flu can plague an area and ruin holidays. In just a week, the number of cases in Greene County and across the country have tripled. With the peak months still ahead, the health department is encouraging people to still get their flu vaccine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield First Night New Year's Eve celebration is set at venues throughout downtown Springfield through Tuesday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The busiest time of the year is often the time when most of us end up getting sick and it can be hard to carve out the time to go see your doctor.
DALLAS COUNTY, Mo. -- The Red Cross has responded to a record number of house fires this year. The organization steps in to provide families immediate relief with a place to stay, food, clothing and shelter in the event of a fire.
(CNN) -- The number of states reporting widespread seasonal flu activity jumped from four to 10 last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
Moscow (CNN) -- A massive explosion at a train station in the Russian city of Volgograd killed at least 16 people, including one police officer, the Investigative Committee of Russia said on its website Sunday.
(CBS News) -- Former government contractor Edward Snowden, who has divulged significant information on the operations of the National Security Administration, continues to inspire anger from top government officials and admiration from advocates of transparency who say he has sparked necessary changes. And with two judges recently reaching conflicting conclusions on the legality of the NSA methods he revealed back in May, that debate is unlikely to end anytime soon.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The unseasonably warn weather Saturday made it a nice time for a run, for a good cause. The 14th annual marathon to raise funds for the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch happened Saturday morning in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri State Parks Division is offering a new tradition for people on New Year’s Day. The Parks Division is offering more than 40 First Day Hikes events throughout the state for New Year’s Day, complete with refreshments, guides, and door prizes. State Parks Director Bill Bryan says winter hikes are no less majestic than any other time of year.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state Supreme Court has heard arguments on two cases that could result in pending child abuse investigations being thrown out, and the removal of names from the state’s child abuse and neglect registry.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- After 37 years, Skateport will be closing its doors to the public as a result of an upcoming project by the Missouri Department of Transportation and the City of Springfield. The goal of the project is to improve traffic flow on S. Glenstone Avenue near James River Freeway.
With a high today in the mid 50s many people headed as quickly as they could for the outdoors. Some people used today to clean up after Christmas and others to tackle outdoor projects.
A husband and wife face charges after allegedly showing up to a parole visit with drugs, stolen property and other items
Israel announced Saturday that it will release 26 Palestinian prisoners over the next two days in a step aimed at "resuming the diplomatic process, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said in a statement.
Their names are Jonesy and Salty, a couple of pooch pals. Their story couldn't be more compelling.
Two years after the end of the Iraq war, the U.S. State Department confirmed this week that it is providing the fragile country with sophisticated weapons and drones. Iraq needs help fighting against a growing and serious threat.
A husband and wife are dead in an apparent murder-suicide, according to the Howell County Sheriff's Department.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea, some 50 miles (80 kilometers) south southwest of Avsallar, Turkey, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
A Brooklyn mall turned away unaccompanied minors on Friday after hundreds of teens rushed the shopping center causing stores to shut down on the day after Christmas.
Ronald D. Remling, 46, of Strafford was killed when he was hit by a car about 3 miles east of Strafford, according to a report from the Missouri Highway Patrol.
The Kenny Rogers Children's Center in Sikeston, Mo., will use a $500 thousand grant to serve 350 children at no cost to their families.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- At midnight Dec. 27, the federal emergency unemployment benefit will run out for 1.3 million people.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- We're days away from 2014, and with the new year comes the end to many of popular tax breaks.
STRAFFORD, Mo. -- A man is dead after being hit by a car while walking along I-44.
The minimum wage for non-tipped employees will increase from $7.35 to $7.50 in 2014.
CBSNews -- Neither UPS nor FedEx have said exactly how many customers were impacted by the holiday delays, but they've brought in extra people and they've rented extra trucks to deliver a late Christmas to a lot of angry customers.