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Breaking News: Springfield officer shot, in serious condition

A Springfield police officer was shot about 1:30 am Monday morning during a check a person call at the intersection of Glenstone and Chestnut Expressway.

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Breaking News: Springfield officer shot, in serious condition

A Springfield police officer was shot about 1:30 am Monday morning during a check a person call at the intersection of Glenstone and Chestnut Expressway.

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Search continues for home invaders

Douglas Co. sheriff looks for 2 home invaders

The invaders claimed to be with the Howell County Sheriff's Department.

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Slideshow: Missouri Hall of Fame unveils Ned Reynolds' 'Legends' bust

KY3s Ned Reynolds became the 28th 'Legend' of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.  His bust was unveiled Sunday night during the 2015 hall of fame class induction. 

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Slideshow: Missouri Hall of Fame inducts 2015 class in Springfield

The Missouri Hall of Fame inducted its 2015 class Sunday night, including St. Louis Cardinals star Chris Carpenter, Kansas City Royals slugger Billy Butler and the Webb City Football program.

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Deaths by suicide appear to be increasing across Missouri

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Suicide claims more lives in Missouri than homicides and DWI accidents combined.

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Warmer air heading our way

Warmer air heading our way

Wind chill numbers in the teens tonight

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Missouri State Highway Patrol

New look taken at drowning of handcuffed suspect at Lake of the Ozarks

The death of a handcuffed Iowa suspect who went overboard as a Missouri State Highway Patrol boat was transporting him is getting a fresh look from a special prosecutor.

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Employment

Need a job or career change? Several companies hosting job fairs this week

Four companies will host job fairs this week in the Ozarks.  

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Proposed hiking, biking trail draws mixed response

Hikers and bikers could soon see a new trail in Missouri, along an old rail line.

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Nixon's budget plan faces challenges in Missouri Legislature

Republican lawmakers this week raised concerns about approving new spending for this year at the same time the governor is withholding money from some priorities.


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Pictures: Your sunset snapshots from Saturday

Viewer snapshots of Saturday's magnificent sunset. 

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Community gathers to raise money for family of Uli Koyoc-Lizama

The restaurant donated all of the food, and employees volunteered their time to serve attendees, organizer Angela Goode says.  

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Pictures: Community gathers to raise money for family of Uli Koyoc-Lizama

Dozens of people attended a pancake breakfast on Saturday morning to raise money for the family of Wilberth "Uli" Koyoc-Lizama. The fundraiser took place at Bair's Sports Bar and Grill in Nixa. The restaurant donated all of the food, and employees volunteered their time to serve attendees, organizer Angela Goode says.  

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Wet windy and colder Sunday

Wet, windy and colder Sunday

A cold front brings scattered showers, gusty winds and temperatures in the 40s to the Ozarks.

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58 pets adopted during C.A.R.E.'s free adoption event

The event, inspired by "Change a Pet's Life Day," took place at both of the shelter's locations in Springfield and Ozark. 

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Governor on medical education programs: 'We can't afford it'

Governor not releasing funds aimed to help doctor shortage

Governor Nixon says Missouri can't afford new medical education programs approved by legislature.

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Rail parts

Thieves knock local railroad ride off track near Springfield

Thieves steal bells and whistles from local attraction. 

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Front brings changes Sunday

Front brings changes Sunday

A cold front will move through the Ozarks Sunday causing windy and cooler conditions. Isolated shower begin overnight and continue Sunday with a few snow flurries possible during the evening.

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SLIDESHOW: Pineapple Whip fans wait in long lines for a taste of the summer treat Saturday

Check out the line at the "Pineapple Whip" that opened in Springfield for a limited winter run.

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College students fail to apply for millions in grants

Arkansas students walked away from nearly $26 million last year.

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PHOTOS: Greater Springfield Garage Sale and Marketplace

A look at some of the items for sale at the 22nd Annual Greater Springfield Garage Sale and Marketplace at the E-Plex at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. 

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Arkansas Same Sex marriage

Arkansas AG asks for new arguments in marriage case

County judge struck down gay marriage ban last May.

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Fort Leonard Wood goes beyond Army green

Fort exceeds Pentagon orders for recycling on post.

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Arkansas survives 61-60 as Missouri misses late free throws

Tigers had a chance to win, but missed two free throws in final seconds. 

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Douglas County deputies seek two suspects in home invasion

Two men kicked their way into a home in eastern Douglas County 

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PHOTOS: Grass fire in west Springfield

Rural fire crews from Brookline tackled a grass fire that ignited in two spots in west Springfield just off W. Sunshine between the West Bypass and MO-360 Saturday afternoon. 

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Panel dismisses ethics complaint against Arkansas AG

Panel votes unanimously to throw out complaint against Leslie Rutledge

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Cardinals owner among those hoping to keep football in St. Louis

Bill DeWitt says pro football is good for St. Louis and the Rams

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Your Movie Friend sizes up Boy Next Door Mortdecai

Your Movie Friend sizes up Boy Next Door, Mortdecai

Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer looks at two new movies at the weekend box office, and tells us which movie is a must-see. Check out his review in the video above.

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Part 2 Video Topiary snowman as tall as you

Part 2 Video: Topiary snowman as tall as you!

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe shows us how to make a topiary snowman that is 6-feet tall! Check out how he does it in the video above.

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Part 1 Video How to make a topiary snowman

Part 1 Video: How to make a topiary snowman

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe makes a small snowman out of small gift boxes. It's an easy, fun, cute and affordable project. Check it out in the video above!

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Motorcyclist suffers critical injuries after being struck by vehicle

The incident occurred at the intersection of Campbell Ave. and Grand St. in the 10 o'clock hour. 

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Sunny and mild Saturday

Sunny and mild Saturday

Saturday will be the best of the two weekend days to spend some time outdoors. Mostly sunny skies and highs in the lower 50s. Sunday will be windy with isolated sprinkles.

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New businesses move into downtown Springfield

Progress Report: Cookie shop, fitness studio add to growth of downtown Springfield

New businesses downtown are catering to a growing residential population in the center city.

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Bill could reduce number of speed traps but cost small town

Bill could reduce number of speed traps, but cost small towns big bucks

A bill would reduce the amount of money a city can make off of speeding or parking tickets, but small towns worry about how it will affect their budget.

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Saturday is looking good but what about Sunday

Saturday is looking good but what about Sunday

Saturday looks better than Sunday. Find out why by watching the forecast.

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Governor Nixon's budget faces challenges in months ahead

Gov. Jay Nixon's proposed budget faces two big hurdles as lawmakers begin the process of crafting next year's spending plan.

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Angie's List: Best bling for your buck

Think you can't afford fine jewelry?  Think about it long-term and you might be surprised.

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Gov. Nixon praises low unemployment in Springfield

Gov. Nixon praises jobs, low unemployment, despite recent lay-offs

As laid-off call center workers search for new jobs, Gov. Nixon announced new manufacturing jobs in Springfield.

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Video: Remembering Gary Turner and Gay Parita on Route 66 in the Ozarks

In 2004, Gary Turner built a tourist stop to look like a 1920s filling station along old Route 66 in Paris Springs Junction, Mo., just west of Halltown.  A real filling station known as Gay Parita stood on that spot until it burned down in 1955.  Turner became a famous legend of the route during its rebirth of popularity by providing a must see place for Route 66 travelers to stop in and soak up…

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(img1)Consumer Reports: Best cell phone services (1)

Consumer Reports: Best cell phone services

The lowest ratings for value among contract plans went to AT&T, Sprint and Verizon.

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North Main Shooting

Exchange of gunfire in north Springfield rattles neighborhood

This car was on North Main Avenue with more than a dozen bullet holes in the windshield.  Police later found a van driven by a man who fired those shots.

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Nathaniel Smith

Jury convicts man for 4th alcohol-related driving offense

An officer pulled over Nathaniel Smith in 2011 and determined he was intoxicated.  He could learn in April whether he'll have to serve a four-year prison sentence.

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Pictures: Remembering Gary Turner and Gay Parita on old Route 66

Route 66 travelers from around the world share some of their pictures from Route 66 adventures at Gay Parita in Paris Springs Junction, Mo.  Gary Turner died January, 22, 2015 of natural causes.  He absolutely loved to sit down and talk for hours with 66 road trippers and always gave you autographed picture of the replica filling station signed, "Friends for life."

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Miller school district leaders consider switch to four-day school week

School leaders believe switching to a four-day school week could help recruit and retain quality teachers.

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East Sunshine

East Sunshine crash injures one driver, ties up rush-hour traffic

The damaged vehicles ended up in the Andy's parking lot.

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Saturday looks better than Sunday

Saturday looks better than Sunday

Sunny and warm conditions can be expected Saturday. Sunday on the other hand not so nice. Find out what to expect by watching the forecast.

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VIDEO: Give and taste to send kids to school

KY3's Steve Grant talks about Give and Taste, a fundraiser for scholarships for Catholic schools in Springfield. The fundraiser features a sampling of food and wine from restaurants around Springfield. It is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 2340 W. Grand.

Here's Mirelle's simple salsa recipe:

3 tomatoes

1/2 large onion

1 cup cilantro

Blend and serve with tortilla chips!

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(img1)Consumer Reports: Amazon's Answer Machine (1)

Consumer Reports: Amazon's Answer Machine

You can’t buy the Echo yet, but you can request an invitation to buy it on Amazon for $199.

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FDA approves 2nd vaccine against meningitis strain

The Food and Drug Administration cleared a similar vaccine from Pfizer last October.

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No arrests have been made in any of the recent robberies

Springfield Police investigate slew of robberies

Nine robberies were reported in Springfield over a five-day period.

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(img1)Angie's List: Wood-look-like tile (1)

Angie's List: Wood-look-like tile

While these tile planks are slightly more expensive than your typical tiles, flooring experts say they're a smart investment.

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Missouri governor proposes more money for higher education

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is asking for $25 million for higher education next fiscal year. 

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Crime Stoppers poster Doyle Carter

Crime Stoppers fugitive: Doyle Carter

Doyle Carter is wanted in court to face a DWI charge.

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Earl Nunn

Business owner goes to prison for organizing truck cargo theft ring

Investigators say Earl Nunn, owner of Nu World Trucking, was the leader of a cargo theft ring that used the company's resources to steal cargo in various states.

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Stone County settles lawsuit with county employee/National Guardsman

In a lawsuit, Ryan Joy said he was a mechanic working as a shop manager for the Stone County Sheriff's Department for five years prior to his deployment in May 2012.

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Video: Legend of Route 66 iconic stop dies at age 70

In 2004, Gary Turner built a tourist stop to look like a 1920s filling station along old Route 66 in Paris Springs Junction, Mo., just west of Halltown.  A real filling station known as Gay Parita stood on that spot until it burned down in 1955.  Turner became a famous legend of the route during its rebirth of popularity by providing a must see place for Route 66 travelers to stop in and soak up…

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Fit Friday The sandtube workout

A $4 investment in a sandbag tube can lead to a great home workout.

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Conservation Dept. is optimistic for '15-'16 deer season after recent strong harvest

Hunters in Missouri collected 8,000 more deer in the 2014-15 archery and firearms seasons combined than they did in 2013-14.

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Nixon will announce new jobs in Springfield

The announcement comes in the wake of best year for job creation in Missouri since 1997. 

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(img1)Missouri man escapes Kidnapping

Man kidnapped at gunpoint in Kansas City, escapes captors in St. Louis

A woman says her husband was held at gunpoint in their Kansas City driveway Thursday morning, then abducted in his own van. Police say two men drove the 67-year-old man hours away to the other side of Missouri.                             

(STORY COURTESY OF WDAF/CNN)                   

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Rogers police chief loses battle with cancer

According to a statement released by the Rogers Police Department, Chief Allen had been with the force since April 2011.

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West Plains woman claims $100,000 Lottery prize

Winner claimed prize with Scratchers ticket. 

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