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Springfield Subway restaurant robbed

Springfield police are looking for the person that robbed a Subway restaurant Sunday afternoon on the north side of town. It happened just before 3:00 pm at 329 E. Kearney. That's a few blocks east of Campbell. Police say a man walked into the store and demanded money but did not show a gun. A sign on the door Sunday afternoon said the restaurant would only take payments by debit or credit card,…

Police skeptical about armed robbery report

Police skeptical of armed robbery at church-run fireworks stand

Republic Police were dispatched about 12:45AM Saturday to an armed robbery at a fireworks stand operated by a church.

Nicholas Godejohn and Gypsy Blancharde

Search warrant request: Gypsy Blanchard used many Facebook accounts to communicate with Nicholas Godejohn

The warrant applications show the two murder suspects had been involved in an online relationship for some time.

Bryan Bridges

Suspect for murder in Kansas may be in Springfield area

Bryan Bridges, 20, is 5-foot-7, 170 pounds.  His race is Laotian and Caucasian, but he may claim to be Hispanic.

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Monett Police identify suspects in $10K vandalism investigation

Police identify four juvenile, two adult suspects; seek felony charges 

Jessica Jones

Springfield teacher is accused of sex acts with foster daughter in her home

Jessica Jones, 32, has been an art teacher at Watkins Elementary School and Great Circle’s campus in Springfield.

Baxter County Sheriff's Office

Man is charged with firing shots at car with child inside, then ramming car in northern Arkansas

The Baxter County Sheriff’s Department says the victim called for help, saying his car was being chased by a pickup.  The caller said the truck driver fired a shotgun at the car.

Jesus Padilla

Man from Nixa gets 15-year prison term for murder of teenager

Jesus Padilla pleaded guilty on Wednesday for killing Joey Phillips last August.