JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri lawmakers worked late into Wednesday night taking up big issues just two days ahead of the session's end, including a bill that would triple the state's waiting period on an abortion to three days.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- National Police Week is May 11-17. Police week is a time to remember fallen law enforcement officers, and to honor those who continue to serve and protect daily. KOLR10 spoke to a lieutenant at the Greene County Sheriff's Office who was once shot several times during a traffic stop.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Student loan debt has grown with the growing popularity of for-profit schools.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state legislature has sent voters a proposal to allow six business days of early voting before general elections. The proposal cleared the House on Wednesday, a day after it was approved in the Senate.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Supreme Court denied a motion from the state to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A witness to Tuesdays shooting of a Springfield woman says police had no choice but to shoot after she pointed a gun at them.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The latest drought monitor statistics show many places in the Ozarks are under a drought! However, this recent rain is improving conditions for our local farmers.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- If you love checking out big sales with a lot of stuff and low prices, Evangel University Auxiliary is inviting the community to its annual colossal sale.
STRAFFORD, Mo. -- Fourth graders from Weaver Elementary School are testing out a new summer program.
HIGHLANDVILLE, Mo. -- Missouri's Department of Fire Safety could soon begin looking into a paintball facility in the Ozarks. This comes on the heels of an incident at the Doennig Sport Swings and Ozark Paintball.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The woman killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon has been identified.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State House members are criticizing Governor Jay Nixon (D) for the use of more than $390,000 in the past three fiscal years’ budgets for the Department of Social Services to pay dues to the National Governors Association. More than $206,000 of that has come from the Children’s Division within the Department of Social Services to pay dues to the National Governors Association.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Just as her trial was to begin before a Greene County judge today, a woman pleads guilty to the murder of her boyfriend in 2012.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Former 7th District Congressman Mel Hancock was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians today in Jefferson City.
The Centers for Disease Control is trying to track down around 100 people who may have overlapped with the infected patient at two hospitals. MERS, which is a respiratory infection similar to SARS, has already killed an estimated 145 people worldwide.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is letting the criminal code rewrite bill go into effect. But he has not signed it. State law says bill go into effect without a signature if a governor does not veto them.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Missouri's two U.S. Senators send a letter to the Secretary of the Veterans Administration demanding answers about the care at the St. Louis VA hospital.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state House has passed this year’s attempt at a law to nullify federal gun laws in Missouri. The bill would declare null and void any current or future gun law or regulation that infringes on the right to keep and bear arms.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Big news for theater-lovers! A major Broadway musical is coming to Springfield.
Mercy Health System is taking telemedicine to the next level with a 'first of its kind" virtual care center. The virtual project involves the Mercy hospitals in Springfield, Joplin and Rogers, Arkansas among others.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former 7th District Congressman Mel Hancock will be inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians today in Jefferson City.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A woman is dead after an officer-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon.
REPUBLIC, Mo. -- An unsolved murder case from the Ozarks gets new life because of the Dr. Phil Show.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- According to staff at Springfield Public Schools, overall drug instances are down this year-- yet the number of marijuana cases and issues school staff members have dealt with remains flat. Final stats for the 2013-2014 school year won't be completed until August-- however, stats from 2006-2012 show most substance abuse in teens has gone down, with the exception of marijuana.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A tobacco store in Springfield sustained major damage from a fire Tuesday evening.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- They're targeting the most dangerous criminals in the region's biggest city; Springfield police say ‘Operation Crossfire’ already has violent criminals behind bars.
CBSNews -- Environmentalists and food safety experts are raising concerns as the Food and Drug Administration considers approval for the world's first genetically modified fish.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Crossing state lines poses challenges for same-sex couples who live in states that don't recognize their marriage licenses.
(CNN) -- New research shows a major section of west Antarctica's ice sheet will completely melt in coming centuries and probably raise sea levels higher than previously predicted, revealing another impact from the world's changing climate.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The state Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of a southwest Missouri man who has been tried five times for murder.
NIXA, Mo. – A hand recount of the recent vote on a capital improvement sales tax in Nixa has been completed and is reflecting the original outcome.
CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Mo, -- Five students visiting the Ozarks for a senior trip were injured while playing paintball last weekend, according to officials with the Community Christian School in Norman, Oklahoma.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Senate has voted to triple the amount of time a woman wanting an abortion has to wait to get one, increasing the waiting period to 72 hours from the presently-mandated 24.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri legislature has proposed a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under 18. The proposal is aimed at preventing young people from being exposed to nicotine.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri General Assembly has approved requiring parental consent for anyone under the age of 17 to use tanning beds.
A new survey finds Americans have less cash in their wallets, and it's by choice. So how do you keep your plastic safe?
If you have an emergency and own a cell phone, you may soon have a new way of getting help in a hurry. On May 15, major mobile carriers will give users the ability to text 911. But many emergency call centers aren't ready to incorporate the technology.
BILLINGS, Mo. -- The crash of a pick-up truck and a passenger car kills one of the drivers.
NIXA, Mo. - A recount of the recent vote on a Capital Improvement Sales Tax in Nixa is planned today (Tuesday, May 13) in Ozark.
ARKANSAS -- There could be court action in Arkansas as soon as today, on the latest battle over same-sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A criminal investigation has begun into an officer-involved shooting in Springfield Friday. Police Chief Paul Williams identifies the officer as Jason Shuck.
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. -- When you commit a crime and end up in court, your life is now subject to the laws of the land. But, some judges across the nation and right here in the Ozarks soon realized that veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder or caught up in substance abuse were suffering again under the "one size fits all" punishment of state courts.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A local group is looking for volunteers to help with a visually impaired bowling league.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A vote in Springfield City Council Monday night makes way for the development of new apartments in the Galloway area, however it was not a unanimous decision.
EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark. -- Arkansas's attorney general has requested a stay for a circuit court judge's ruling to overturn a ban on same sex marriage.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Nixa man is facing misdemeanor charges after admitting to running over and killing a goose as it protected its nesting mate in the parking lot of Grizzly Industrial, Inc.
ORRICK, MO. -- Recovery efforts have begun in Orrick as volunteers helps residents get back on their feet. KCTV reporter Nathan Vickers has more.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The State of Arkansas is asking for an immediate stay of the May 9 ruling that ended the state's same-sex marriage ban. The news came as a long line of couples waited to see a judge in Eureka Springs Monday morning.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- People who have worked for eight years to modernize Missouri’s criminal laws say Governor Nixon’s promise not to veto the criminal code bill marks a change in their work, not an end to it.
Lake Ozark, Mo. -- Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a popular Lake of the Ozarks restaurant.