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Step-uncle pleads guilty for teenager's death

Steven Henderson won't be executed.

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Police search for missing toddler in Searcy, Arkansas

SEARCY, Ark. (AP) — Searcy police are searching for a toddler who they say walked away from his home.

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Police: Jonesboro man hides bag of meth in mouth

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Jonesboro police have arrested a man who they say tried to hide a bag of methamphetamine in a police car before stuffing it in his mouth.

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Video: Gusty wind bring in cooler weather

Top gusts may flirt with 40 mph this afternoon, with highs in the40s.

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Help available for dealing with holiday grief

Holidays can be a difficult time for those who have lost a relative or friend.

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Scooter drivers upset with new potential regulations

The Springfield City Council will discuss adding new requirements for scooter drivers

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Isolated storm this evening

Isolated storm this evening

Cold and windy tonight

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KY3's Interactive Radar: Track Monday's strong storms

Track Sunday's severe weather in the Ozarks.  Stay ahead of the storms with KY3's Interactive Radar.

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VIDEO: MSU announces search for new football coach

MSU announces it will not offer Terry Allen a contract to coach in 2015. 

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MSU AD: "We need to win"; Terry Allen out as MSU football coach

Terry Allen out after nine years as MSU football coach. 

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Missouri lawmakers hopeful for agriculture bill

Missouri lawmakers say they're reviving a failed agricultural bill that could help dairy, cattle and crop farmers.

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Top schools in Arkansas to reap rewards

Governor's office will distribute $7 million to top performing schools. 

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Petition aims to reduce sentences for drug offenders

Measure would eliminate sentencing without probation or parole. 


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Missouri lawmakers hopeful for agriculture bill

Lawmakers plan to change bill Gov. Nixon vetoed earlier this year. 

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Ferguson protesters before grand jury decision

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.

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Rain today becomes mixed with snow tonight

Rain today becomes mixed with snow tonight

Scattered showers are in the forecast today. A cold front then passes through the region tonight with additional showers. The rain could become mixed with snow before ending. Find out if there will be any accumulation by watching the forecast.

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Whip up some Thanskgiving dishes, Chef Ryan Tiller makes Slow Cooker Stuffing

Chef Ryan Tiller with Dining by Design Gourmet makes Slow Cooker Stuffing and Corn Cob Sweeties.

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Mayor's Tree Lighting kicks off Springfield's Festival of L

Mayor's Tree Lighting kicks off Springfield's "Festival of Lights"

Springfield's Mayor Bob Stephens hosted his annual tree lighting ceremony Saturday night. It kicks off the "Festival of Lights" celebration in downtown Springfield. The main attraction is the 37-foot spruce.

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Local reaction to immigration changes

Impact of immigration policy changes on the Ozarks is unclear

Local groups disagree about the impact President Obama's immigration changes could have on the Ozarks economy.

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Arkansas' defense does it again with shutout against No. 8 Ole Miss

The Arkansas Razorbacks defense held scoreless its second-straight SEC opponent with the 30-0 victory against Ole Miss. 

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No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race.

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Northern Iowa runs over Missouri State, 38-24; MSU coach Terry Allen bows out

UNI's David Johnson padded three school records in his final regular-season game, rushing for a career-high 205 yards and three touchdowns.

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Texas Tech beats Missouri State 80-68

Devaugntah Williams scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to an 80-68 home win Saturday night against Missouri State.

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Organizations distribute thousands of Thanksgiving meals

Organizations across the Ozarks gave out Thanksgiving dinners to thousands of needy families

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More rain Sunday

More rain Sunday

Keep the umbrella handy, rain continues Sunday. Expect heavy rain at times and isolated, non-severe thunderstorms.

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Slideshow: No. 8 Ole Miss vs. Arkansas in a downpour in Fayetteville

Arkansas celebrated Senior Day against No. 8 Ole Miss in Fayetteville Saturday.  The two SEC foes battled in a driving rain storm.

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Crosslines distributes holiday meals to local families

Crosslines estimates need is 15 percent greater than last year. 

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Ferguson grand jury

Ferguson announcement does not appear imminent

Panel will not meet again until Monday. 

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Officials look at security at Arkansas Capitol

Some lawmakers have questioned whether current safeguards are adequate.

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Heavy rains may hike Arkansas winter cattle costs

Heavy rains made hay less nutritious for cows in north central Arkansas.

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Rams look to shock slumping Chargers in San Diego

Rams look to build on momentum from last week's win over Denver.

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Local lawmaker aims to block pay raises

Rep. Eric Burlison, (R) Springfield, will introduce bill to block raises for elected officials.

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Longtime employee promoted to Director of Planning and Development

Mary Lilly Smith has worked for the City of Springfield for 32 years.

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Thousands in Arkansas to benefit from Obama immigration order

Group estimates at least 14,000 Arkansas immigrants could benefit from Obama executive action

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Springfield woman wins $50,000 from Scratchers ticket

Springfield woman wins $50,000 from Missouri Scratchers ticket; plans to buy truck with money

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Mild and wet weekend

Mild and wet weekend

Rain and thunderstorms continue on and off Saturday, heavier rain moves in Sunday.

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Victory Mission delivers 890 Thanksgiving meals to families in need

On Friday, volunteers spent hours packing almost 900 baskets with all the Thanksgiving essentials. Saturday, those meals will be delivered and distributed to families who wouldn't have a holiday without them.

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Court documents say fight broke out before fatal shooting

Documents shed light on what happened leading up to a deadly shooting

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KY3 s Try It Before You Buy It The Cookie Pro Ultra II

KY3's Try It Before You Buy It: The Cookie Pro Ultra II

KY3's Ethan Forhetz and Lisa Rose give the cookie press a try. Does it work?

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Wet Weekend Weather

Wet Weekend Weather

Light showers Saturday will give way to slightly wetter conditions Sunday. Get the latest forecast by watching the video.

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Arkansas breaks away from Delaware St. 99-71

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Just two days removed from a 30-point win over Wake Forest, Arkansas overcame a sluggish start to beat Delaware State 99-71 Friday night.

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Arkansas unemployment rate declines to 6 percent

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point last month, from 6.2 percent in September to 6 percent in October.

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FBI sends nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson

The additional agents will supplement the local law enforcement presence.

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Fire kills 2 children, injures 5 in Pulaski County

A wood burning stove in the double-wide trailer may have caused the fire, because it appears it started in the center of the home near the stove.

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Blood pressure monitor raised blood pressures at Springfield airport

At approximately 9:30 a.m. Nov. 21, TSA screening equipment detected a suspicious item in a piece of luggage at Springfield Branson National Airport.

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Ozarks mission group takes team to serve victims of ISIS in Iraq

Three people from the Ozarks, along with about twenty other Americans, have just returned from northern Iraq.  They spent ten days helping refugees forced from their homes by ISIS.

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School district near Ferguson cancels classes

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A school district that includes some students from Ferguson, Missouri, is calling off classes Monday and Tuesday, citing potential unrest if a much-anticipated grand jury announcement occurs soon.

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Soggy but mild weekend ahead

Soggy, but mild weekend ahead

Isolates showers continue on and off Friday with more rain this weekend. The heaviest rain will arrive Sunday.

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Springfield police arrest man on FBI's Most Wanted list

Johnny Napier, who also goes by Benjamin, was at the Webster Trailer Park near Division Street at Barnes Avenue on Thursday.

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Community Foundation of the Ozarks announces $100,000 in Challenge Grants for “Red-Flag” Issues

The 18 agencies were selected for the potential impact of the grants to address “red-flag” issues identified in the 2013 Community Focus Report for Springfield-Greene County

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Nixa thrift shop will raffle donated coat worth $9,500

A ladies mink coat was donated under the agreement that it would generate at least $1,000. The proceeds will go to three local non-profits.

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Try It Before You Buy It: The Cookie Press

KY3's Lisa Rose and Ethan Forhetz test the Cookie Press.  Watch the results, and Ethan cook, on KY3's News at Ten Friday night.

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PHOTOS: McCaskill pays off World Series bet

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill served California Senator Dianne Feinstein Kansas City’s legendary Arthur Bryant’s BBQ and beer from Kansas City’s Boulevard Brewing Company to settle a wager on the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. The Royals lost the Series in seven games to the Giants. Feinstein is the former Mayor of San Francisco. (Photos:…

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Missouri hopes to make it three in a row against Tennessee

Tigers seek fifth straight win as they visit Vols. 

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Fit Friday: 5 moves to put your fitness to the test

On this Fit Friday, we're getting a look at what you should do-- before jumping back into exercise. Noah Alldredge of Big Time Results suggests testing your baseline fitness with 5 moves. 

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Winter fatalities

Deaths of 2 homeless men linked to cold

Coroner says men in Sedalia died from exposure last week. 

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Arkansas couple sentenced in child meth case

Parents get probation after child found to have meth in his system.

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McCaskill says automakers, airbag manufacture left consumers "in the dark"

Missouri Senator questions automakers about response to airbag problems

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Couple arrested for spending three unpaid days in a resort cabin

Couple accused of breaking into cabin and staying for three days without paying.

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Video: Rain, but not all weekend

The best chance of rain will be Saturday night into Sunday, but milder air will accompany it.

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Longtime Springfield city planner to retire

Ralph Rognstad will retire in January after 27 years with the city.

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Arkansas official says election results certified

Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin confirms certification of Nov. 4 election results

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The KY3 Storm Team s Winter Weather Outlook

The KY3 Storm Team's Winter Weather Outlook

The meteorologists of the KY3 Storm Team look ahead to winter in the Ozarks.

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Raiders snap 16-game skid with 24-20 win vs. KC

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.

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Pain free for the holidays: Dental clinic offered gift of free tooth extractions

A local dental clinic gave a special gift to some people this week.

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