SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Procrastinators were shopping Christmas Eve, trying to cross the final items of their lists.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said he expects lawmakers in the upcoming session to at least discuss new gun legislation in the wake of the Newtown school shootings earlier this month.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's arguably the most infectious gift in the world: a smile.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- What happens when disaster strikes and you need information right away? If a major storm or tornado strikes, chances are your cell service will be knocked out.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- It's expensive, but it could bring you better health care. That's the opinion of AT&T Missouri President John Sondag when it comes to Missouri's massive broadband project.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- After he served as acting director of the Missouri Office of Administration for 10 months, Gov. Jay Nixon is hoping to remove the word "acting" from commissioner Doug Nelson's title.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Some students at Boyd Elementary in Springfield got a big surprise from Santa Wednesday morning.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- At least 3,000 gifts have been collected for them through donations this year. Monday ended the collection efforts with a gift-wrapping party at Ambassadors for Children.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Mercy Clinic doctors and co-workers have reached into their own pockets to assist the community again.
GLENDALE, Mo. -- A 30-foot tall, inflatable Santa Claus has been popping up in different people's yards each day since the first of the month, with specific instructions as to what to do with him next.
ROGERS, Ark. -- Police arrested a Rogers man they say had been posing as an officer.
A Fulton County man is behind bars after calling in three bomb threats at high schools.
BRADLEYVILLE, Mo. -- More than 400 students in Bradleyville and Taneyville schools went home with brand-new tennis sneakers through a program that's been in place for four years.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senator Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) says it looks like water levels on the Mississippi River are holding for now.
Former State Budget Director Brian Long is returning to state government. He will replace Alana Barragan-Scott who will become an administrative law judge.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) wants people to be able to use cell phones while riding on airplanes.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State Representative Lyle Rowland is proposing a bill that would change minimum term requirements for the school year.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The application period has opened for two seats on the Springfield Board of Education.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- For the third time, 18 members of Evangel University's Education Department have partnered with Willard South Elementary for a special program.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Mike Sanders announced Tuesday the appointment of Joe Duffy, a veteran of Missouri politics, as the new Executive Director of the Missouri Democratic Party
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It seems cupcakes are all the rage, with several shops now selling the little cakes around the Ozarks.
JASPER COUNTY, Mo. -- The Missouri Attorney General has wrapped up the state investigation of Jasper County Sheriff Archie Dunn.
Western Kentucky University (WKU) has confirmed that former Arkansas Razorbacks Head Football Coach Bobby Petrino is its new head football coach.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- In addition to a large jackpot winner from the record Powerball jackpot run, two players in Missouri won a $1 million prize in the November 28 drawing.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- How do you slice up the funding pie when it comes to the state's colleges and universities? That's what a committee at the State Capitol is trying to figure out.
DONIPHAN, Mo. -- A woman from Birch Tree is killed in a Sunday afternoon crash in southeast Missouri.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A comedic musician known worldwide for his parodies of pop songs will perform at the Gillioz Theater next spring.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Thousands are expected to attend Evangel's 29th Annual Christmas Concert Friday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Busting their butts to help fill empty stomachs.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon is encouraging the nomination of deserving Missourians for the Citizen Service Before Self Honors, which recognize and honor ordinary Americans who become extraordinary through their indomitable courage and selflessness.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it is standing firm on a decision to not release additional water into the Missouri River.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- 'Tis the season for giving gifts-and for thieves snatching these parcels from your doorstep.
Suzanna's Kitchen of Duluth, Ga., the company that makes Freebird brands, says some products may contain pieces of plastic.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The Jesus was Homeless foundation provides meals to those less fortunate on a weekly basis, and now local businesses are helping out.
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- If obese women want to lose weight, they should eat larger meals less often. That's the finding of a study at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Springfield man is sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing ammunition and for distributing marijuana.
GROVESPRING, Mo. -- Soldiers from the Honor Guard stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas are attending Shurshod Horse Shoeing School in Grovespring. They're learning skills to help the Honor Guard maintain its own horses.
MISSOURI -- Despite continued pleas by politicians in Washington D.C., upstream dams on the Missouri River remain closed and levels on the Missouri and Mississippi continue to fall.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-Missouri) is keeping a close eye on one part of the fiscal cliff negotiations.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State University will confer 1,372 degrees during the fall commencement ceremonies this Friday, December 14.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new report shows that a majority of Missouri's public schools have the technology necessary to conduct computer-based achievement testing set to begin during the 2014-15 school year.
Here's your chance to ask Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor about the fiscal cliff, provided you have a Twitter account.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- You go to pay your driver's fees at an office in your town, but who owns that office? Turns out it's a local business or not-for-profit organization.
ROLLA, Mo. -- Garmin International Inc. is expanding its engineering internship program through the opening of a new software engineering facility at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Weeks of rumor and speculation were put to rest as a panel of NASA scientists announced the most recent findings from Mars rover Curiosity.
POLK COUNTY, mo. -- Volunteers are invited to help Ozark Greenways and the Polk County Bike Club spruce up the Frisco Highline Trail in Polk County this Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Getting a job is the number one priority for a lot of people right now. Clayton Cooper with TeleTech joined Ozarks Live! to chat about an upcoming job fair.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Artists from across the Ozarks are bringing their creations to Springfield again this weekend.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- An Ozarks family was reunited Thursday, and it's been nine years in the making.