MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – After receiving a tip from a concerned citizen, the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people on drug-related charges.
If you're a Windows 8 user and you're not already running the pre-release version of Windows 8.1, you might be pleased to know that general availability is just a few weeks away. Microsoft (MSFT) will offer the upgrade in the Windows Store starting on October 18. If you already have Windows 8, that upgrade is, of course, free. For everyone else, the Redmond company has finally disclosed the product pricing.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Flonnie A. Henry, 77, was the passenger in a Ford Explorer that crashed on County Road 2185, about one mile west of Cassville.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A nonprofit hopes to raise awareness about pediatric cancer.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Usually mixing champagne and shopping might end up costing you, but this weekend that kind of spending can help local students.
WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. -- The Beatles at the Ridge music festival wraps up Saturday with an array of musical performances.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Alcoholism is a disease just like asthma, diabetes, or having high cholesterol. It's a chronic illness with genetic, social, psychological, and environmental components involved, too.
BOONE COUNTY, Ark. -- Sheriff Mike Moore says Eric D. White, 28, of Pindall, Ark., is now behind bars with a $50,000 bond.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Mental health programs will benefit from the governor's release of funds Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Willard man's routine coffee run turned into a victory lap after he won a $100,000 Scratchers prize.
E-cigarettes have been surging in popularity, and a new government study suggests this effect is trickling down to U.S. teens.
It's all happening! CNET reports that Apple has sent invitation to the press for an event on Sept. 10. The tech giant is widely expected to announce its next-generation iPhone and, possibly, a cheaper model.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Gout is the acute onset of severe and excruciating joint pain. It's a syndrome characterized by high urate levels and deposition of urate crystals in joints causing painful attacks of arthritis.
ROGERSVILLE, Mo. -- On Thursday, organizers hosted a wagon train journey to Rogersville for a little pre-publicity for this weekend's event.
OMAHA, Ark. -- One man is arrested and another is being sought following a gas theft at an Ozarks school district.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A rabid bat has been found at Sandy Beach on Greers Ferry Lake in Herber Springs, causing the Arkansas Department of Health to issue a warning about contact with bats.
OZARK COUNTY, Mo. -- The Ozark County Sheriff is investigating a suspicious death that happened in Tecumseh Friday evening.
LEBANON, Mo. – A jury has recommended the death penalty for defendant Jesse Dean Driskill after returning multiple guilty verdicts for the murders of Johnnie and Coleen Wilson
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- TeleTech Holding, Inc. announced Friday that they will be hositng job fairs on Wednesday, August 28, and Thursday, August 29, at their location in Springfield in order to fill 947 job openings.
ST. CHARLES, Mo. -- Police are in search of a suspect wanted under a warrant for 1st degree robbery of a bank in St. Charles, according to a press release from the Osage Beach Police Department.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- People in urban areas can usually count on an ambulance to show up quickly, in case of a heart attack, stroke, or car accident.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Deborah Lynn Rawlings, 60, is missing, according to a press release sent out by The Alzheimer’s Association. She has been gone for more than four days and was last seen the afternoon of Saturday, Aug. 17, walking south on Highway 61/67 near Herky Horine Road in Pevely, Mo.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The governor's office claims House Bill 253 would jeopardize funding for Springfield and Branson schools.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An American soldier BASE jumped from the Liberty Memorial Monday morning in an effort to raise awareness for members of the military.
BALLWIN, Mo. -- It’s a music school your parents wished they had when they were kids and it’s called the School of Rock.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Leaders of Missouri's teacher education programs have some misgivings about a new testing program designed to determine who should become a teacher.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Executive Director of Mercy Telehealth, Dr. Tom Hale, has told legislators studying Medicaid reform and expansion that both are possible and both are needed.
WAYNESVILLE, MO. -- People in the Waynesville community are slowly recovering and cleaning up what the flood waters left behind.
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation confirmed a mountain lion spotting in Pulaski County, raising questions of safety and response in the area.
(CBS News) MOORE, Okla. -- Moore, Okla., reached a milestone Friday in its recovery from the devastating tornado back in May. School opened for the first time since the twister tore through the city, killing 24 people, many of them students at an elementary school.
CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. – A man died after a head-on collision while driving a sea-doo Friday afternoon near the 18.8 mile mark in the main channel of the Lake of the Ozarks, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
BARRY COUNTY, Mo. – A man died early Saturday morning after a car accident on Hwy 86, two miles east of Eagle Rock, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Car lovers will gather at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds this weekend for the 46th annual Ozark Antique Auto Club Swap Meet and Car Corral.
BOONE COUNTY, Ark. -- The investigation into Joseph Johnson, 44, began in August 2012.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One thousand people will be wearing cowboy boots and jeans for a good cause this weekend.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Major League Baseball made a huge step towards implementing instant replay. The proposal would give each manager three challenges per game if approved. The plan was unveiled by Commissioner Bud Selig to owners at quarterly meetings in Cooperstown, N.Y.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas State Police announced it has deployed new enforcement tools designed to help State Troopers succeed in their mission to make Arkansas highways safer.
(CNN) -- Three people were unaccounted for in Manitou Springs, Colorado, after an inch and a half of rain caused flash floods, the town's police chief said Saturday.
SOUTHWEST Mo. -- In response to flooding throughout the area, the Red Cross has released a list of needs they plan to fill for flood victims.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A truck carrying 79 cows overturned in Kansas City Friday morning, snarling traffic.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Both Missouri senators released statements Thursday regarding the deadly flooding this week.
HARRISON, Ark. -- A Boone County, Arkansas recycling center has reported receiving stolen goods, leading sheriff's deputies to three suspects.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A series of personal finance institutes kicks off this week in Missouri's college towns. The initiative is being led by State Treasurer Clint Zweifel. Zweifel says he was part of the 2005 legislature that passed a law making it a requirement for high school students in Missouri to get a half credit personal finance course.
DARDANELLE, Ark. -- Congressman Tom Cotton has announced that he's running for U.S Senate.
Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin says deputies and agents from the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group executed a search warrant in the 100 block of Cascade Circle in Four Seasons.
BUFFALO, Mo. -- Schweich says citizens submitted a petition with 257 verified signatures, 57 more than the 200 the district was required by law to obtain for a state audit.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Last spring's Rock'n Ribs festival at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds brought in more than $150,000 for seven children's charities.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- a study on dogs at the University of Missouri might show whether microchimerism in dogs leads to cancer, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune diseases, arthritis and more. Whether the same is true for humans remains to be seen.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- A Yellville man, who was already on parole, faces new charges after a series of alleged boat battery thefts at the Cranfield Marina in Mountain Home.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Powerball fever is raging again with another near-historic jackpot up for grabs.
Breastfeeding has been shown to offer many protections against disease for both the mother and the baby. Now, research is showing breast-feeding may lower a mom's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.
WARSAW, Mo. – The pond by where Hellen Cook’s personal items were found is being drained, according to the missing woman’s family.
BOLIVAR, Mo. -- An Aldrich, Mo., man is sentenced to 20 years in prison for two counts of Child Molestation.
A dispute between CBS Corp. (CBS) and Time Warner (TWC) came to a head Friday when CBS said that the cable company has dropped the broadcaster's signal in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and several other markets.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An estimated 5 million people suffer from psoriasis, a chronic inflammation of the skin. The skin condition can be very painful and even embarrassing.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- A group of lawmakers has introduced a bill that would ensure National Guard military technicians receive the same furlough protection as members of active duty components.
PLATTE CITY, Mo. -- A former Cub Scout pack leader from Platte City man has been sentenced to 180 years in prison on six counts of child abuse for crimes against two girls, ages 11 and 9.
ELLISVILLE, Mo. -- An Ellisville man could serve up to 11 years in prison now that he's been convicted of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home and beating her 8-pound dog so severely the animal had to be put down.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- A north St. Louis County couple is facing elder and animal abuse charges after police found the woman's 70-year-old mother living in their home infested with bugs and overrun by animals that had soaked it in urine and feces.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Authorities have charged a St. Louis teenager with four felonies for throwing Molotov cocktails at the jet airplane on display in Florissant Valley Park in May, last year.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Drought conditions across parts of Arkansas are seeing improvement thanks to some much-needed rainfall in July.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University announced Wednesday it received more than $20 million in grants during Fiscal Year 2013.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sen. Claire McCaskill has unveiled a bill to cut permitting and get projects moving. She says the bill is common-sense and bipartisan.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The City of Branson is notifying residents of some changes to the downtown street network.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Show-Me State will get $1.5 million for its share of a national settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The Platte County Prosecutor says Missouri law will not allow him to prosecute a Kansas man who drowned a cat in Lake Waukomis.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- Sheriff John Montgomery says three of the bogus bills were deposited at a local bank, which made the sheriff's office aware of the incident.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Two longtime inmates at the state penitentiary have died after each serving more than 30 years in the prison system.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The clinics were intended to help department staff train for a mass clinic situation should the need for one arise in an emergency, such as a flu pandemic, and provide a service to the public at the same time.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. Aug. 2 at JQH Arena and will feature an address from alumnus Michael Wynn, who is president and CEO of Oklahoma City CrossFirst Bank.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas lawmakers have introduced legislation that would ensure Arkansans who receive compensation from ExxonMobil for the Mayflower pipeline spill are not taxed by the federal government.
ARKANSAS -- U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced that the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport will receive a $3,430,505 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
SALEM, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Tina Whitaker, the assessor-elect of Dent County, to serve the remainder of the term of Assessor Brenda Bell, who passed away last month after serving as Assessor since 1981.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Secretary of State Jason Kander today reminded Missourians to enter photos in the "Remembering Harry" Blue Book photo contest before the 5 p.m. deadline Monday, July 29.
Shelby L. Kuykendall, 16, was located at a motel in Kansas City over the weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Area legislators and about 30 youngsters turned out Friday at the Andy Dalton shooting range near Bois D'Arc for classes in gun safety and to meet and learn from a pioneer in sport shooting.
LEBANON, Mo. -- MSU leaders say the collaboration will allow students to complete the Bachelor of Science in elementary education and the Bachelor of Science in general business in conjunction with OTC.
BELLA VISTA, Ark. -- Bella Vista Police responded to a domestic call about a man, Kirkland Blackbear, 37, who was reported holding a knife to the throat of another person.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- New numbers show unemployment in Arkansas held steady in June at 7.3 percent.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University and Ozarks Technical Community College will sign three articulation agreements next week.
LAKE OF THE OZARKS -- Ameren Missouri says heating and cooling costs typically account for 50 percent of any home's energy bill. The utility company is working with the public to bring those costs down.
Laclede Gas, based in St. Louis, is taking over Missouri Gas Energy, based in Kansas City.
BOONE COUNTY, Ark. -- The pet had recently been in a fight with an unidentified animal in June and the owners had been nurturing the cat back to health.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Department of Conservation does an annual statewide search for an ideal holiday evergreen for this honor, and MDC is asking Missourians to nominate suitable evergreens from their properties.
MORGAN COUNTY, Mo. -- A Missouri man is now charged with shooting someone on Highway J in Morgan County.
BRANSON, Mo. -- Western Taney County firefighters had a busy day yesterday after responding to two fires that took more than 11 hours in total to completely extinguish. They returned to the scene of a fire near JJ Hwy. after it started burning again.
HARRISON, Ark. -- Sheriff Moore said his deputies had taken reports from the Subway restaurant in Bergman, the Top Rock restaurant in Alpena, the High Boy restaurant on Highway 7 South, the White Oak Station on Highway 7 South and at least two private residences in the county.
LITTLE ROCK, AR- A new smart phone app is already stirring controversy. It's called Gun Geo Marker and it allows you to mark down houses or businesses you think have dangerous guns and owners.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A UMB Bank employee along with 11 friends and family members has been indicted by a federal grand jury for embezzling more than $650,000 in a bank fraud conspiracy.
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Kimberly Skaggs-Henson, of Crocker, as the new assessor for Pulaski County. The position became vacant upon the death this spring of long-time Assessor Roger Harrison.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The American Red Cross has issued an emergency request for blood after seeing a big decline in donations over the last month.
URBANA, Mo. -- A voluntary boil order was issued Tuesday due to low pressure in city wells. It's expected to last through Friday.
Popular apps for the iPhone and iPad, some of which usually go for up to $20, were being offered for free in Apple’s online App Store on Monday, possibly in conjunction with the store’s fifth anniversary.
The dates have been now set for the Natural State's annual tax free shopping weekend, and it's just in time for back to school!
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The long holiday weekend isn't over yet and a lot of us have outdoor plans. But before you go, don't forget to pack the sunscreen or you could be sorry. Shauntel Tews discovered she had skin cancer eight months ago. She was just 21.
Island Green Golf Course is offering one free round of golf to veterans or any active members of the military starting today through Sunday, July 7th.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Governor also vetoes several pieces of legislation. The following is from a press release from Nixon’s office:
MARYVILLE, Mo. - Authorities say a 48-year-old northwest Missouri man apparently committed suicide in court Thursday by swallowing a pill upon being convicted of sodomy, reports CBS affiliate KCTV.
HOLIDAY ISLAND, Ark. -- A Carroll County man died Wednesday morning in a single-vehicle accident, according to Arkansas State Police.
The treasurer’s office returned nearly $40 million in unclaimed property to Missourians in Fiscal Year 2012. Zweifel says that may have something to do with a record amount of unclaimed property coming into his office in the first place. Zweifel recovered more than $100 million last year alone. He also attributes efficiency for the record numbers.