- Hippo to leave Springfield zoo after more than 30 years Updated: May-23-16 5:25 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Springfield zoo is saying goodbye to a hippo that's been the centerpiece of the park for more than 30 years.
- County to start spreading unclaimed ashes of indigents Updated: May-22-16 6:07 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Missouri medical examiner plans to start spreading the ashes of unclaimed indigent remains in a local cemetery instead of keeping them in his office.
- New Heritage Center director hopes to spark renewed interest Updated: May-19-16 9:30 am
DEVILS LAKE, North Dakota - The Lake Region Heritage Center, established in 1974, recently hired a new director in order to reintroduce those from the region to the museum's collection of the area's history.
- Mother of Joplin tornado victim abandons seat-saving request Updated: May-19-16 9:29 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The mother of a boy killed in the Joplin tornado is abandoning her request to have a seat saved for him during the high school commencement.
- Former Missouri coach admits to sexual assault from 1990s Updated: May-18-16 1:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A former Springfield coach has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager 25 years ago.
- Ex-Oklahoma doctor sentenced in Missouri child pornography case Updated: May-18-16 1:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A former doctor from Tulsa, Oklahoma, accused of using a Missouri minor to produce child pornography has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison.
- Assistant coach at Missouri university accused of rape Updated: May-16-16 4:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - An assistant tennis coach at Drury University in southwestern Missouri is suspended after being accused of sexually attacking a woman after a campus party earlier this month.
- Convicted Missouri killer serving life term dies Updated: May-16-16 3:53 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Missouri prison inmate serving a life sentence for a southwestern Missouri murder conviction has died at a Springfield hospital.
- Former Missouri deputy admits role in fraud scheme Updated: May-16-16 3:02 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A former western Missouri sheriff's deputy has admitted in federal court his role in a wire-fraud scheme involving a former jail inmate.
- Owner of Missouri home built to last wants it demolished Updated: May-14-16 11:23 am
HIGHLANDVILLE, Missouri - Designed to withstand tornadoes, earthquakes and even bomb blasts, a castle-like southwest Missouri home that was meant to last forever must be torn down and erected again, its owner argues in an ongoing lawsuit.
- Sinkhole spurs search for cave by Bass Pro Shops founder Updated: May-08-16 10:18 am
RIDGEDALE, Missouri - Instead of panicking, Johnny Morris saw an adventure worth digging into when a massive sinkhole swallowed tons of earth at his exquisite golf course deep in the Missouri Ozarks.
- Police: Pedestrian dies after Springfield crash Updated: May-05-16 11:30 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Police say a woman is dead after a vehicle struck her as she was crossing a Springfield street.
- Missouri black bear treks 200 miles, surfaces by St. Louis Updated: May-03-16 10:14 am
WARRENTON, Missouri - A black bear briefly trapped by Missouri wildlife experts has trekked about 200 miles across the state over the past two years, managing to cross the Missouri River along the way.
- Springfield man's death after stabbing ruled a homicide Updated: May-03-16 8:40 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Police are investigating a Springfield man's death earlier this year as a homicide.
- Artist loans Warhol inspired works to museum after heist Updated: May-02-16 1:06 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Colorado artist has loaned a series of paintings inspired by the works of Andy Warhol to a southwest Missouri museum from which seven valuable Warhol prints of Campbell soup cans were stolen.
- 2 life terms for man convicted of killing Missouri couple Updated: Apr-30-16 3:09 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A 28-year-old Springfield man has been sentenced to two life terms for fatally stabbing a rural southwest Missouri couple four years ago.
- Prosecutors: Missouri man raped woman days before he killed Updated: Apr-29-16 11:14 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Missouri prosecutors say a man imprisoned for a 2013 strangling had raped a woman days before the killing but avoided arrest by claiming the sex was consensual.
- 5th person charged in southwest Missouri homicide Updated: Apr-28-16 2:52 pm
HALLTOWN, Missouri - A fifth person has been charged in the ambush killing of a drug trafficker in southwest Missouri.
- 18-year-old hiker survives 70-foot cliff-fall in Missouri Updated: Apr-27-16 2:36 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - An 18-year-old hiker who tumbled 60 to 70 feet over a cliff at a quarry in Missouri's Ozarks landed on an outcrop that spared her an additional 100-foot drop to her likely death, one of her rescuers said Wednesday.
- Forecasters warn of Missouri flooding after spring storm Updated: Apr-27-16 8:34 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Several Missouri communities are experiencing minor to moderate flooding after a spring storm swept through the state.
- 5 arrested in connection with southwest Missouri homicide Updated: Apr-26-16 9:07 pm
HALLTOWN, Missouri - Authorities have arrested five people in connection with a reportedly drug-related southwest Missouri homicide.
- 2 Springfield hospitals open rooms for court hearings Updated: Apr-26-16 3:29 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Two Springfield hospitals are implementing systems that allow psychiatric patients to attend court hearings from a psych-safe room.
- Nebraska case highlights mandatory minimum sentences Updated: Apr-26-16 2:40 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A group seeking changes to mandatory minimum sentences in drug cases is pointing to the case of a Nebraska man who will begin a 10-year prison term that even a judge calls "absolutely ridiculous."
- Bishop appointed for Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau Updated: Apr-26-16 8:34 am
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri - The Catholic Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau is getting a new bishop.
- Missouri boy sells lemonade to help pay for his adoption Updated: Apr-25-16 11:17 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A third-grader in Missouri has been selling lemonade to help pay for his adoption.