SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon has issued a proclamation declaring Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, SmileSafe Kids Day in Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Nine members of the Springfield Police Department's Cadet Academy will graduate today, Oct. 22.
ST. JAMES, Mo. -- The death of a St. James woman is under investigation by the Phelps County Sheriff's Department.
EDGAR SPRINGS, Mo. -- A man died on Oct. 18 after he reportedly shot himself in the abdomen. The Phelps County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
NEOSHO, Mo. -- James Hall, of Neosho, plead guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and assault on Monday, but will not go to prison on the charges.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A new study says buying breast milk online could be hazardous. It says mothers could be exposing their kids to harmful bacteria or even sexually transmitted diseases.
LICKING, Mo. -- A man serving a life plus 20-year sentence died at the South Central Correctional Center early Tuesday morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Kids got the dental care they needed Monday, free of charge.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Nearly a quarter million dollars of tax money, originally designated to Wonders of Wildlife, are headed to new locations in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The hotel-motel tax reallocation was unanimously approved at tonight’s council meeting. Nearly a quarter million taxpayer dollars were up for re-distribution tonight.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri Department of Transportation project that built new bridges in each of Missouri’s 114 counties and was completed more than a year early and under its $685 million budget has been named one of the nation’s two best projects that were completed in 2012.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Local high school students are taking the "No Text and Drive Pledge."
Hard Work U already runs a lab school for high school students. Now it's conducting a survey to determine whether to add elementary and junior high.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Springfield dental office wants to swap your kids’ cavity-causing Halloween candy for gifts and chances to win prizes while supplying military service members with sweet treats from home.
LEBANON, Mo. – A jury trial scheduled to begin today in Laclede County for a Lebanon man accused of possession of child pornography was stricken at the defendant’s request and rescheduled for February 24-26, with a pre-trial conference set for Jan. 6, according to online court records.
CBSNews -- Three weeks after the botched rollout of Healthcare.gov, the Obamacare website where Americans in 36 states can shop for private insurance, President Obama on Monday acknowledged the website "is not working the way it should for everybody -- there's no sugar-coating it."
SPARKS, Nevada -- Police say two were killed, and two boys were hospitalized in a shooting incident at Sparks Middle School shooting in Nevada.
SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Supporters of a plan to recreate an iconic Springfield sign as part of the Route 66 Roadside Park in west-central Springfield are about two-third of the way to their goal of $15,000, but need to raise an average of about $100 a day through the end of their Crowdit fundraising campaign.
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. – Two men are in custody after being arrested for the offenses of enticement of a child and harassment.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield man was arrested last week for outstanding warrants after police found him hiding under a bathroom sink.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The History Museum on the Square wants to share a piece of your history in their exhibition space for the holiday season.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Free pumpkin spice lattes, mochas, or even hot chocolate. That’s what McDonald’s locations across the Ozarks will give you for just one canned good item.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As part of the Greeley Street Drainage Improvement project, construction will close off Mentor Avenue (Ingram Mill Road) from Manitoo St. to Beaumont St. beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21 until 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25.
MIDWAY, Ark. – The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is in search of two people reportedly involved in a domestic violence assault that happened early Monday morning at 7158 Highway 126 N #7 in the Midway area.
FAIR GROVE, Mo. – A man died after a car accident around 3:45 p.m. Sunday on Route E, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Health insurance benefits will soon be expanded for Missouri State University employees.
LEBANON, Mo. -- The Lebanon School District has released more information on the death of a 2nd grade boy in a newsletter sent to parents.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Amateur photographers across the Show-Me State can enter to win prizes and bragging rights in the 3rd annual Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest.
CBSNews -- Back in custody after using forged documents to escape their life sentences, two convicted killers were being grilled on Sunday by law enforcement authorities who said they expect to make more arrests in a case that has given both court and corrections officials in Florida a black eye.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you regularly visit downtown Springfield, you've likely seen people standing on street corners yelling out and holding signs stating their beliefs. There’s another group doing something similar, but you might not be as familiar with these people.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Halloween is just around the corner and Spooktacular is back for yet another year! Dickerson Park Zoo is open for evenings full of fun and fright starting Friday night and continuing through October 31st.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Rocks, gems, minerals and more…all types of specimens will be on display at the 2013 Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show.
MILLER, Mo. -- Rescuers say a skydiver was rushed by air ambulance from the scene of an accident Saturday night.
ASH GROVE, Mo. – Living historians will demonstrate Nathan Boone’s life at the Homestead Days Festival. The festival is held on Saturday and Sunday at the Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site near Ash Grove.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The yarn bombers are at it again, this time they will cover Sun Target, the yellow sculpture in front of the Springfield Art Museum.
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. -- 500 gallons of skim milk have been recalled by Ozark Mountain Creamery in Mountain Grove, after high residual phosphatase was found in it.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Grape lovers delight, as the first ever “Salute! Wine Fest” comes to downtown Springfield. Wine enthusiasts can gather for the festival at Park Central Square from noon to 8 p.m. today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield Symphony Orchestra will dress in Halloween costumes this afternoon at 2:30 p.m., for the Spooky Symphony, at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Pets and Pumpkins Festival is back for its sixth year. This year’s festival kicks off at noon on Commercial Street and runs until 5 p.m this evening.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Local Shriners sponsored an orthopedic screening clinic today in Springfield. Parents that suspect their child might have a bone, muscle, or joint condition were able to bring the child in at no cost.
NIXA, Mo. -- People around the Nixa area compete today for "Best BBQ" at the first ever Nix-A-Que.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- CoxHealth is hosting a free Family Fun Day today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the corner of National Avenue and Walnut Lawn. The afternoon will help people learn more about the health insurance marketplace, a component of the Affordable Care Act.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Bears kicked homecoming day off with the Band of Bears Homecoming Parade this morning.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Game six was billed as a pitchers dual, but it turned into a Cardinal blow-out.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – In a statement on Friday, Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a Greene County woman pled guilty to Medicaid fraud.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – There is yet another T-shirt controversy within Nixa schools. Missouri State Representative Kevin Elmer posted a picture of a gay pride t-shirt on Twitter and set of the controversy.
Fall foliage is about to peak in the Ozarks.
LEBANON, Mo. -- After the death of a Maplecrest student, the Lebanon School District sent out letters to parents and guardians notifying them of the death, and also issues a precaution.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- For those willing to brave an hours-long wait in line, some were able to get free dental care in Marshfield Friday.