(CNN) -- Does the word "virginity" evoke discussions of sexuality or religious belief? That's the question residents in Fayetteville, Arkansas, are asking after a junior high student was asked by school administrators to change out of a T-shirt that read "Virginity Rocks" last week.
OSAGE BEACH, Mo. -- A Cuba, Mo. man is in the Camden County Jail after tackling an officer to the ground and putting him in a chokehold.
WASHINGTON -- Health experts gathered in Washington Wednesday to talk strategy in the battle against sepsis.
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- The Howell County Sheriff’s Office has a new tool to fight prescription drug abuse and keep unwanted drugs out of our local waterways.
NEW YORK (CNN) – Between the recent celebrity photo hack and news of another major retailer with a data breach, consumers may be wondering if their personal information is safe anywhere.
BRANSON, Mo. – 41st Annual Autumn Daze starts up in Branson Thursday with homemade crafts, food, live entertainment and more.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The 5th Annual Bartenders Shootout is planned Thursday night, Sept. 18, in benefit to the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch.
CANADA -- A woman in Canada isn't letting her age get in the way of the sport she loves.
CNN -- It's not snakes on the plane, but shame on the plane! We're talking about photos of passengers behaving badly on flights.
CBSNews -- An airline teams up with a satellite provider and a pizza company is testing out the "skinny slice"
We're coming up on another weekend with three new releases in theaters. Chris the Critic is back with us with previews.
Here are some of the things happening in the Ozarks on Thursday, September 18, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- While crews clean up, Stormwater Engineers are learning from the intense downpours about how to prevent flooding in the area next time. After a day of rain, Dennis Prince steps out of his home in Battlefield to see the damage left by Mother Nature.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Residents across the Ozarks are feeling the impact of left over damage caused by the severe and heavy rains today. The three inches of rain didn't only leave behind flooded roadways, but flooded homes and businesses as well.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A costly court decision has election officials across the state scrambling.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield Public Schools and Mercy Hospital held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday for the new Health Sciences Academy.
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend the Joplin High School and Franklin Tech dedication. Both are scheduled to speak at the event.
WASHINGTON-- Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri criticized the state of sports in an editorial published in USA Today.
PHOENIX-- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested for domestic violence, CBS News has confirmed.
BRANSON, Mo.-- A new documentary on Neflix goes behind the scenes of Branson, following the lives of some of the biggest names, their families, and the shows that have become a staples of the community
BOLIVAR, Mo.-- A young woman fighting Leukemia serves as an inspiration, and her community is supporting her.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A historic one-room schoolhouse will reopen in Springfield this weekend. Liberty School has been moved from near Fellows Lake to the Gray-Campbell Farmstead inside Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- There may be a link between a recent baby boom and this past winter's storm.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A Springfield man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to a scheme to distribute synthetic marijuana, known as K2. 28-year-old Brandon Franklin was charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and to conspiracy to commit money laundering.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A supervisor at the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners admits he talked an inmate into not reporting an assault by a correctional officer.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Inside lanes of Grand St. at Kimbrough Ave. will be closed from 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, to 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26 for pavement repair.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Rain flooded Springfield streets and caused power outages Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service reported that Wednesday was the wettest day in Springfield since September 1, 2010.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Dickerson Park Zoo will unveil "Bear Country" on Saturday, September 27. That's the new name of the black bear yard. The zoo has formed a five-year partnership with the Missouri State University Foundation, Alumni Association and Student Government Association to support bear conservation.
GREENE COUNTY, Mo.-- The sheriff's office announced around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday that Kenneth Haymes had been located, although details were unknown surrounding where he was found or by whom.
COLUMBIA, Mo.-- More trouble for Mizzou basketball. Kim Anderson suspended two freshman, Jakeenan Gant and D’Angelo Allen after they were arrested on suspicion of third degree assault for an incident Sunday morning around 2 a.m. near campus. Gant is from Springfield, Georgia, Allen from Dallas.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A federal judge sentenced a Battlefield man to three years in prison for embezzling nearly one million dollars from Prime, Inc.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- A 40-year-old Springfield man was sentenced to 24 years and 5 months in federal prison without parole, followed by lifetime supervised release after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation of a minor.
CBSNews -- Do you ever wonder how Netflix recommends the TV shows and movies you should watch? As CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy reports, the company relies on a group of people who might have the best job ever.
CBSNews -- Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Doctors were trying Tuesday to awaken a suburban Kansas City teenager who was put in a medically induced coma after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun in an incident the FBI is investigating.
JOPLIN, Mo.--- A State Farm survey predicts the odds of a deer strike in Missouri will be one in 124. That's lower than last year, due in part to a smaller deer population.
BRANSON, Mo. – The ex-wife of a Branson lawyer has been charged with two counts of felony stealing from his law firm in connection with the theft of more than $93,000 from a trust and operating account she handled at the firm.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The director of Willard High School’s award-winning band has informed parents of her band members that a change of plea may be in the works for the travel agent accused of depriving the performers of a planned trip to Hawaii in 2012.