CHICAGO -- The 15th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge into Lake Michigan, the largest fundraising event for the Special Olympics Chicago, was held Sunday (3/1) at North Avenue Beach. The plunge involved brave souls going into the lake despite the freezing temperatures.
Leaders in Congress cannot agree on an increase in the federal minimum wage. But across America, big companies are hiking the wages of their workers. Is it enough?
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, March 2, 2015...
A lauded musician teases a new album. And a hit TV show is getting ready to premiere a new season.
More debate when it comes to delaying childhood vaccines.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Police in Joplin, Missouri are appealing to the public to help find a missing child.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Thousands of runners took over downtown Little Rock this weekend for the annual Little Rock Marathon.
List of area events canceled or delayed in the event of bad weather.
SUN CITY, Ariz. -- It's video that captured the attention of the nation, as the chase was broadcast live on TV. But it wasn't a car chase or escaped criminal this time.
The fabric of a dress nearly caused the fabric of the Internet to unravel Thursday night, with people engaged in spirited debate over the color of the $80 item
Can coffee offer protection against Multiple Sclerosis? And are suicide rates are on the rise for older adults?
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 27, 2015....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A benefit concert for Springfield Police officer Aaron Pearson is scheduled Friday in downtown Springfield, with tickets still available.
NANTUCKET ISLAND, Mass. -- Some gnarly waves really chilled out off Nantucket. See what it looks like whent the ocean turns into a slushy.
An Oscar winner falls victim to a ball gown bandit. And a hit TV drama could be going on tour.
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CNN -- Having a set of identical triplets is a one in a million chance and a family in Michigan hit the jackpot.
CNN -- A California couple may have celebrated their recent wedding anniversary by creating a new Guinness World Record. They visited three different Disney parks all around the world -- all on one day: Valentine’s Day.
CNN -- Disney revives a blockbuster hit and 'American Horror Story' lands a mega star for its new season.
CBSNews -- Your credit card interest rate may be going up.
It's time for Box Office Buzz, talking about what's hot at the box office, and what's new on DVD. Chris the critic from the Missouri Film Alliance has all the info.
CBSNews -- Experts say they're concerned about a growing number of cases where healthy eating, taken to the extreme, turns into an unhealthy obsession. It's called orthorexia, and it can have dangerous consequences.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Our school systems are where the future begins. So how do local schools deal with diversity in Springfield? KOLR10's Matt Lupoli reports the district's message is one of inclusion through engagement.
DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.
ABC reveals the latest roster of celebs ready to cut a rug, and Taylor Swift stays true to her word.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- When Mercy's new hospital opens in Joplin, it will showcase a long list of state-of-the-art features, but it will also draw a strong connection to the past.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Medical marijuana could become reality in Missouri if some lawmakers have their way. If a bill is passed, the state would regulate marijuana much differently than Colorado.
The all-electric Tesla Model S has come out on top as the best car Consumer Reports has tested. It's also one of three American cars to earn a slot among Consumer Reports' Top Picks this year, the first time that's happened since 1998.
Young women need to pay attention to their hearts and shorter hospital stays could lead to higher death rates.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 25, 2015....
STEPHENSVILLE, Texas -- A former marine convicted of killing "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, and Chad Littlefield faces life in prison. Routh admitted shooting Kyle and Littlefield, at a Texas firing range two years ago. But late last night, jurors rejected claims that he was insane.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Skin color is no longer the barrier to business that it once was in Springfield, but the city still lacks diversity when it comes to race.
The love between a boy and his dog is almost universal. In fact we found one duo that's shedding light on how pets can help children with autism.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 24, 2015....
A Netflix hit gets a kid-friendly makeover. And a Harry Potter star puts a rumor to rest.
The possible health risk for people resistant to aspirin…and how anger can be bad for your heart.
In today's Medical Monday, a way to check on your elderly parent even if they're several states away.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- City tax funds originally designated for the Wonders of Wildlife museum continue to be distributed to other non-profits.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Another Springfield business will host a fundraiser tonight for Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- An Arkansas representative is hoping to revive a bill that would allow guns on college campuses.
A new therapy may show promise when it comes to peanut allergies. And exploring the link between baby formula and arsenic.
If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, February 23, 2015....
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - When Springfield's Race and Faith Collaborative celebrated its launch on the 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech in Aug. 2013, it needed a vehicle to drive action toward its goal of unity in the community.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The debate whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in Missouri will be discussed by a House committee Monday.
Films from India have inspired a new exercise trend. More are learning to burn calories and tone abs "Bollyfit" style.
It's clearly a chilling message. But after a video from terror group Al-Shabaab calling for attacks on shopping malls in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, how worried should shoppers be?
HOLLYWOOD (CNN)--Apparently Hollywood likes actors. At the 87th Academy Awards, "Birdman", a film about actors -- soared high.