SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Many people are spending Christmas Eve with their families, baking, shopping, and getting ready for Christmas, but hospital volunteers still punched the clock on this holiday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Most people say the holidays are a time to be thankful for friends and family and to share memories. One thing you don’t want to share this holiday season is the flu.
CLIMAX SPRINGS, Mo. -- The charitable organization Community 4 Kids helps families in the town of Climax Springs every year, thanks to donations.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Veterans Day will always stand out in the hearts and minds of Missouri soldiers from the National Guard's 1107th Aviation Group who deployed Sunday morning.
(Springfield, MO) -- Law enforcement won't just be scanning the streets for drunk drivers this New Year's Eve.
Many people are getting their new years plans in order and if your celebration includes alcohol you may find it hard to please all your guests. Get tips here for making the beverage choice....
(Springfield, MO) -- While shoppers were spending a lot of money this holiday season, donations fell short in the red kettles of the Salvation Army in Springfield.
(Springfield, MO)--Now that the presents are unwrapped and the tree is on the curb many are having to deal with an overwhelming amount of debt.
As the countdown to New Year's Eve ticks onward, more and more people are turning to popular online sites to find love before the big night.
Websites offering cash or a swap for your unwanted gift cards have become increasingly popular.
Here are tips on how to avoid gift card exchange scams.
(Springfield, MO) -- With holiday donations winding down, at least one Springfield agency is still experiencing a serious need.
(New York, NY) -- Longer holiday hours and last-minute shoppers are being credited with boosting retail sales four-and-a-half percent the week before Christmas.
(Springfield, MO) -- A lot of people are planning to welcome in the New Year in grand style. But with the celebration comes a set of problems when you try to get home.
(Jefferson City, MO) -- The Missouri Highway Patrol says three people died in traffic crashes over the long holiday weekend.
(Republic, MO) -- Did you get a laptop or a PC for Christmas? If so, you likely had a few questions about how to install, personalize, or simply use the devices.
(Springfield, MO) -- It's the day after Christmas and you or someone you know likely spent some of it shopping.
(Springfield, MO) -- While some folks like to savor the season for as long as they can, others view the day after Christmas as the perfect time to de-clutter from the holidays. We have tips to help!
(Israel) -- This is one of the most holy times of year, as people celebrate religious holidays.
(Springfield, MO) -- More and more families are picking up gifts in the Ozarks only to find a 'Secret Santa' has already paid them off.
(Springfield, MO) -- Santa Claus co-hosted Ozarks Local Live @ 4 Friday.
(Springfield, MO) -- Chateau on the Lake, a Branson resort, is taking gingerbread houses to whole new level.
(Jefferson City, MO) -- Governor and Mrs. Nixon have sent their annual Christmas message to the state.
(Branson, MO) -- Many people spend quality time with their families around the holidays, and some even build gingerbread houses together!
(Jefferson City, MO) -- With just a few days left till Christmas, shoppers are heading to the stores and opening their wallets.
(Springfield, MO) -- We're just a few days away from Christmas, and while some of us have had our trees up for weeks, some procrastinators are looking for the perfect seasonal icon.
(Republic, MO) -- Many kids donate to the U.S. Marines' Toys for Tots program, but it's unusual for them to write personal letters to the children receiving the toys.
(Springfield, MO) -- There are only ten days left to add a little extra to your total at the grocery store to help out those in need.
(Springfield, MO) -- The Greene County Sheriff says residents are experiencing a surge in break-ins as the holiday weekend nears.
(Springfield, MO) -- Toys R Us is giving last-minute holiday shoppers a break this year, thanks to round-the-clock shopping right up until Christmas.
(Republic, MO) -- A sixth grader at Republic Middle School is recognized by the U.S. Marines for her contributions to Toys for Tots.
(Springfield, MO) -- More good news for Springfield Kmarts. Since our story aired Tuesday, the number of 'Secret Santas' at the E. Kearney Kmart store has doubled.
(Springfield, MO)--Christmas came a little early for some Springfield school students this morning, thanks to the generosity of credit union employees.
(Springfield, MO) -- Volunteers are busy getting ready to distribute a gym full of gifts at the Salvation Army Wednesday for the annual Santa giveaway, but other outreach events are already underway.
(Springfield, MO)--Tuesday night marked the beginning of the 8-day season of Hanukkah, or the Jewish Festival of Lights.
Hanukkah (Chanukah) is celebrated for eight days and nights, starting on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar. In Hebrew, the word "Hanukkah" means "dedication."
On each night of Hanukkah, the menorah is lit to commemorate a miracle which occurred after the Jews proclaimed victory over the Syrian armies.
Ever since the days of the Maccabees, Jews around the world have been attempting incredible feats in honor of Hanukkah.
As with many holidays, some Hanukkah traditions center around food. Here are a few traditional Hanukkah recipes to try.
(Springfield, MO) -- If toys that need batteries are what you want, we've got some ideas for you this year!
(Springfield, MO) -- At the Kmart on E. Kearney, eight to ten Secret Santas have stopped by and either paid off or paid a hefty amount on total stranger's layaway contracts.
(Springfield, MO)--Airports can be a nightmare for holiday travelers this week.
But you can still have a very merry mile high Christmas with just a little bit of planning and patience.
There are no shortage of holiday movies playing over and over again on cable and network television, not to mention the theaters. Fandango releases the top 10 worst Christmas movies.
(Springfield, MO) -- Have you ever knitted something for someone -- or maybe even bought a scarf for them and felt it needed something extra?