SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - In the heart of the Ozarks, lakes and river ways are a part of many people’s lives. If you have a canoe or plan to use one this summer, it's important to know safety tips specific to canoes.
JASPER, Ark. -- The Buffalo National River holds a special place in Arkansans' hearts, and when a factory hog farm was built less than six miles away, concerns of contamination drew a huge outcry.
BRANSON, Mo. -- After months of waiting, Memorial Day unofficially kicks off boating season in the Ozarks but there are a few things to keep in mind to stay safe.
MOORE, Okla. -- Max Broderick remembers exactly what he did a year ago Tuesday. He ran down fences, drove through fields and over curbs to get his family out of the way of the historic tornado that tattered Moore, Oklahoma.
FORDLAND, Mo. -- Monday Governor Jay Nixon announced grants for five new tornado safe rooms at schools in Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Several storage units are damaged after a fire on N. Bolivar Rd., near Kansas Expy. and Kearny, around 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Arkansas voters will head to the polls Tuesday for a primary election that will be the first big test for the state's voter identification law.
REPUBLIC, Mo. – A teenager is in the hospital Monday night with serious injuries after she was struck by a car on Hwy 174.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical expenses and an uncertain future; that's what an attorney says 26-year-old Eric David Butts faces after being shot by a Springfield Police Officer.
RIDGEDALE, Mo. -- Hundreds of construction crews are working seven days a week for the final push to the Big Cedar Lodge “Legends of Golf” Tournament June 4-8.
SPIRNGFIELD, Mo. – Tickets for this year’s Tent Theatre at Missouri State University went on sale Monday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The kids at Robberson Community School in Springfield had a visitor Monday.
CBSNews -- Rewarding your favorite canine with a tasty treat may pose health risks. The Food and Drug Administration released updated information on Friday about an ongoing investigation into illnesses and deaths caused by jerky pet treats imported from China.
HOLLISTER, Mo. – A woman is in custody after a stabbing death on Sunday, just after 4 a.m., in the 500 block of Cedar Hills Estates.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Springfield police continue to search for a suspect in a shooting Sunday, and have now released the name of the victim.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- When people head to the polls Tuesday to vote in the Arkansas primary, they’ll find the majority of contested races on the Republican side of things. The GOP has races with multiple candidates at the national, state and local level.
CAMDENTON, Mo. -- UPDATE: Authorities say murder charges have been filed against Calvin Kyles, 50, of Camdenton for Sunday's stabbing death of Danielle Bell.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It's been a rough spring for allergy sufferers, especially people allergic to tree pollen. Springfield physician Dr. Gregory Lux explains why your allergy meds might be making things worse.
Americans appear ready to welcome the unofficial kickoff to the summer travel season. Triple A's annual Memorial Day travel forecast finds more people will travel for the long weekend than last year.
It's called coffee rust, a fungus that is devastating some of the best Arabica coffee bean crops in Latin American and the Caribbean.
WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. government is about to up the stakes in an ongoing cyber war with foreign electronic enemies. Attorney General Eric Holder will announce the first-ever economic espionage charges against hackers working for a foreign government.
WASHINGTON, DC -- A Detroit, Michigan meat packing company is recalling approximately 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli. The meat was distributed in Missouri and 3 other states.
NIXA, Mo. -- After a big weekend, one Ozarks graduate is hoping her impacts in high school were big but her carbon footprint is little.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri Treasurer Clint Zweifel is in Springfield today to talk about your child's future education.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A special graduation ceremony was held right outside Cox hospital today.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty were honored Sunday morning. Three names of men who died in 2013 were added to the Firefighters Line of Duty Memorial Wall, including Marshfield's Lt. Matt Blankenship.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A man was rushed to a hospital with a gunshot wound to the chest in Springfield on Sunday, according to police.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- According to a study, Springfield ranks among top 30 in recorded United States Postal Workers Dog Attacks.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- The Greene County Sheriff’s Office will be joining the “Click It or Ticket” campaign starting May 19.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Neighbors report hearing gunshots in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Veterans and their families are celebrating Armed Services Weekend with a Pre-Memorial Day salute.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Drivers are warned to be aware of a road closing in Springfield, until 5 pm May 18.
NORTHFIELD, Ill. -- Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling select Knudsen Cottage Cheese, Breakstone's Cottage Cheese, Simply Kraft Cottage Cheese, and Daily Chef Cottage Cheese products.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Today marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education. The U.S. Supreme Court case outlawed racial segregation in schools. The lead plaintiff in the case at one point lived in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--The 4th Annual Mother’s Day Festival is celebrating a local name, Mother’s Brewing Company with live music, food, and of course craft beer.
UPDATE: Traffic is now cleared on I-44 as of 4:32 pm May 17.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--CARES Magazine will be airing monthly TV talk show beginning at the end of May, to bring awareness and communication to non-profits, volunteers, philanthropists and businesses that CARE..
NIXA, Mo.-- It's an historical celebration that started with some fishermen skipping town, and today, it includes the entire community.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Skateport in Springfield is closing its doors for good, as Saturday May 17 is the last day to enjoy the long-time skating rink.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- “Young Sprouts in the Garden” May 17 gives young children the chance to go green and get into gardening.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- National Safe Boating Week start May 17 just in time for summer vacation for students and outdoors fun in the Ozarks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Cyclists are biking for change at the 11th Annual Red Ribbon Ride May 17.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri's Legislative Session has come to an end. Lawmakers describe the last week as interesting, frustrating and exciting. The legislative session ended at 6 p.m. Friday.
FAIR GROVE, Mo. – A Fair Grove teenager is dead after a one-car accident on Farm Rd. 193, one mile west of Fair Grove, just after 4 p.m. Friday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- About 2,300 graduates from Missouri State University got their diplomas Friday. Among the graduates are many who will soon have to face the task of finding a job.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As we enter the travel season, precautions are being put in place in the Ozarks to guard against a deadly virus.
STONE COUNTY. Mo. - Two events are taking place, less than 10 minutes away from one another, in Stone County this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man is in custody after assaulting a woman with a kitchen knife and a short standoff with police.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Supreme Court has issued a stay of a May 15 lower court order that clarified a May 9 order from the same court that lifted the state's ban on same sex marriage.
CBSNews -- The U.S. Transportation Department announced Friday it is fining General Motors (GM) $35 million for safety issues stemming from its delayed recalls of 2.6 million cars due to faulty ignition switches.