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Habitat Restore

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield

Japanese students to visit Habitat ReStore

Students will visit to learn how Habitat for Humanity recycles building materials. 

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Video Storms to return this evening

Video: Storms to return this evening

Much of the day will be dry but more rain is on the way.

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Much of Monday rain free

Much of Monday rain free

The weather looks to remain very active for the next couple of weeks. Find out when the rain is forecast in order to better plan your days by watching the forecast.

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Tornado hits St Clair County destroys home

Tornado Confirmation: Twister hits St. Clair County, destroys home

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-1 tornado hit St. Clair County just north of Osceola. The storm destroyed several buildings, including a house.

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Missouri's Carl Edwards wins NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600

Edwards snapped a 49-race winless skid for his first victory since joining Joe Gibbs Racing.

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Settlement approved in deadly crash involving deputy

Money to be split among victim's children

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Carl Edwards NASCAR

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Pictures: Missouri's Carl Edwards wins NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Columbia, Missouri's Carl Edwards gamble on fuel paid off as he won for the first time in 2015.  He's now eligible for NASCAR's Chase if he remains in the Top 30.  Greg Biffle finished second.  Dale Earnhardt, Jr. finished third.

(Pictures courtesy Jerry Markland/Rainier Ehrhardt/Brian Lawdermilk/Jared C. Tilton/Getty)

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MSU Bears to host NCAA regional tourney at Hammons Field

Springfield, area businesses brace for exciting weekend of baseball

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Track the stormy weather on KY3's Interactive Radar

Stay ahead of the storms in the Ozarks by tracking the KY3 Interactive Radar.

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PHOTOS: Storm damage north of Osceola

Viewers sent us these pictures of storm damage Sunday north of Osceola. 

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Wacha improves to 7-0, Cards end 3-game skid by beating KC

Cards salvage final game of weekend series. 

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Settlement reached in Newton County crash

Man on motorcycle was killed when hit by deputy's car in 2012.

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Osceola damage

Billie Jones

Weather service to examine storm damage near Osceola, Lowry City

Weather Service says damage reports point to possible tornado. 

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2 in custody after armed robbery in Springfield

Two men were taken into custody at a Springfield apartment complex following an early morning armed robbery. 

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Arkansas State Capitol

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Arkansas lawmakers meet for session on defense project

The House and Senate are set to convene Tuesday for the special session focused on the effort to help Lockheed Martin land the contract for its Camden facility. 

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MSU Bears win 16th straight, win MVC Baseball tournament title

Ranked #8 nationally, Bears hope to host NCAA Tournament regional. 

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Most of Missouri Ozarks placed under tornado watch

Watch in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday. 

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Arkansas graduation rates rise as students step up pace

Arkansas college students graduating more quickly. 

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Tornado watch issued for most of Arkansas

Watch in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday. 

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VIDEO: Gully washer! Heavy rain pours just before noon

A very hard rain fell at the KSPR studio just before noon Sunday. 

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Blunt pays Memorial Day tribute to veterans on Senate floor

Blunt also calls for better treatment of veterans at VA facilities. 

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Pictures: A look at area lakes Sunday morning

A look at area lakes Sunday morning from our weather cameras. 

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Ava flooding

Debbie Wray

Flash Flood Watch covers area for rest of holiday weekend

Heavy rains expected Sunday will increase chances of localized flooding. 

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2 Springfield police detectives named Law Enforcement Investigators of the Year

According to the department, Corporal Rod Noble and Detective David Hatch were recognized by the MSIA for their work on a series of home invasion robberies involving elderly victims that occurred in 2013 and 2014. 

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Pictures: Springfield city pools open for season

Public pools in Springfield opened on Saturday for the 2015 summer season. Visit parkboard.org/aquatics for pool locations, hours, and general pool rules. 

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Pineville man dies after Saturday crash

A man from Pineville has died after a two-vehicle crash in McDonald County. 


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10 arrested after destructive senior prank in Wentzville

Sometimes it does. A Saran-wrapped car is one thing. Destroying trees or spray-painting graffiti is another.

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Flash flood watch still in effect

Flash flood watch still in effect

Most storms stay west this evening

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KEvin Nosser

St. Louis area man charged in disappearance of 12-year-old Lawrence County; girl found safe

Authorities say it's not clear if the girl was taken from her home by force. The girl was reported missing early Friday evening.

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Hefty rain possible by Monday evening

WATCH: Heavy rain possible by Monday evening

Rain this weekend could turn heavy before ending early next week. Find out what the impacts could be by watching the forecast.

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Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain.

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Pictures: Royals defeat the Cardinals in rain-shortened Game 2 of I-70 Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain.

(PICTURES COURTESY ED ZURGA/GETTY IMAGES)


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Pearson's First Pitch at Royals Game with Cardinals

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True blue fan: Aaron Pearson throws first pitch at Royals-Cardinals game

Springfield police officer injured in the line of duty takes the mound at Kauffman Stadium Saturday night for ceremonial first pitch.

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Haylie search

Police, volunteers looking for missing girl in Lawrence County

Haylie Douglas, 12, was last seen Friday afternoon in her front yard. 

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Missing Lawrence County girl found safe in St. Louis

The 12-year-old was reported missing from her home in Miller Friday, found safe in St. Louis Saturday. 

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28th Annual Mid-America Freedom Rally

Motorcycle rally says no weapons or attitudes allowed

The Mid-America Freedom rally honors veterans this Memorial Day weekend.

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Suspect in Clinton murders killed in shootout with police

Police say James Horn, Jr. was killed in a confrontation with police Saturday morning. 

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Man in Rolla charged with murder in Friday night shooting

Suspect accused of killing girlfriend's ex-husband.

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Missouri highway funding

Clock running out for Missouri transportation funding fix

The Missouri Department of Transportation faces a looming shortfall in fiscal year 2017, when the state will not be able to fully match federal money.

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Arkansas treasurer settles ex-worker's civil-rights lawsuit

Employee claimed she was fired from her position because of her disability and in retaliation for a complaint she had filed.

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Highway construction

Congress passes 2-month highway, transit aid extension

It's the 12th such temporary patch in more than six years, and a reflection of lawmakers' continuing lack of consensus on how to solve the nation's infrastructure financing woes.

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Patrol outlines June enforcement plans for Troop D

DWI, seatbelt and impaired boating patrols planned. 

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Part 2 Video Finishing touches on plastic cup wreath

Part 2 Video: Finishing touches on plastic cup wreath

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts the finishing touches on our Memorial Day wreath.

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Part 1 Video How to make a wreath out of plastic cups

Part 1 Video: How to make a wreath out of plastic cups

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe makes a Memorial Day wreath out of plastic cups. It's inexpensive, and you can transition it into July 4th as well. Or pick different colored cups and make a wreath for any occasion!

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Your Movie Friend on two weekend box office hits

Your Movie Friend on two weekend box office hits

Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer sizes up Tomorrowland and Poltergeist-- are they two to see? Check out the review in the video above!

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Video: Local program focuses on water safety; more than average swimming lesson

 KY3's Kate Allt shows you one resource available to make sure your family stays safe on the water.

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Video Heavy rain could threaten tonight

Video: Heavy rain could threaten tonight

A few showers are likely this morning, but much heavier rain is possible in the western Ozarks tonight.

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Missouri man serving life for marijuana offenses gets relief

Nixon on Friday commuted the sentence of Jeff Mizanskey to make the 62-year-old man eligible for parole and is effective immediately.

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Firm says project would provide $16.3M benefit to Arkansas

Colorado-based IHS called the proposal to issue $87 million in bonds to help Lockheed Martin land a tactical vehicle project a "prudent, responsible" use of taxpayer money in a report delivered Friday to lawmakers.

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Husband, Wife killed in Amish buggy crash near Diggins, Missouri

The Missouri Highway Patrol says both a wife and husband died of injuries they suffered today after their horse-drawn buggy collided with a pickup near the town of Diggins.

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Top of the Rock sinkhole

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Huge sinkhole swallows part of Top of the Rock golf course

The exact size of the sinkhole is not clear, but the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and geological engineers are on the scene trying to measure it.

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Pictures: Kansas City takes Game 1 of the I-70 series against St. Louis

The Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Friday night in Game 1 of the I-70 series at Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals improved to 27-14, the best record in the majors, while the Cardinals dropped to 27-15, best in the National League.

(Pictures provided by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)



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Morales homers twice, drives in 5 runs in Royals' victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kendrys Morales hit two home runs and had five RBIs, Chris Young gave up six hits in six innings and the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Friday night.

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Charges filed in death of woman who disappeared from library

Kevin Newman is accused off killing Ashley Onescu last July. Her body was found in Webster County in April. 

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Pictures: Sinkhole opens up at Top of the Rock golf course in Branson

A large sinkhole opened up Friday morning and created a new playing hazard on the Top of the Rock golf course.

At about 6:30 a.m., grounds crews noticed the ground gave way between the practice driving range and the entrance pond to the course, according to Tammy Sapp, director of communications at Bass Pro Shops.

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(img1)Consumer Reports: Best lawn mowers (1)

Consumer Reports: Best lawn mowers

Testers rate each mower on how well it can cut in different modes — mulching, bagging and side discharging.

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(img1)Consumer Reports: Top gas grills

Consumer Reports: Top gas grills

Some weren’t so hot, but tested found plenty of good options.

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Is your favorite swimming hole safe?

Swim safe: Beware of E. Coli in local waterways

The Springfield Greene County Health Department is testing for E. Coli in rivers, streams, and Lake Springfield.

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Angie's List: A simple fix to improve curb appeal

Driveways and sidewalks are easy to overlook, but they play an important part in making a good first impression.

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Angler spears record large fish at Pomme de Terre

Angler caught 54-pound bigmouth buffalo with a bow and arrow. 

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PHOTOS: Street Rod Nationals roll into Springfield

Hundreds of classic and antique cars made their way to Springfield for the 32nd Annual Mid America Street Rod Nationals. This year marks the 21st time that the National Street Rod Association chose Springfield as their host city for this event. Vehicles arrived from all over the United States featuring Vehicles from the 50's, 60's, 70's and through 1985. The event will continue until Sunday, May…

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Police: Man sought in death of woman kept in box likely near

James Barton Horn, Jr. is wanted for the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her son in Clinton. Mo. 

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Safe to Sleep women s shelter needs volunteers

Safe to Sleep women's shelter needs more volunteers

Summer time presents staffing issues at a local overnight women's shelter.

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Missouri election

Danforth makes $10,000 contribution to Parson campaign for governor

Former Missouri Senator is backing Sen. Mike Parson's campaign for governor.

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Video: KY3's Ashley Reynolds reports from Joplin on May 22, 2011

KY3's Ashley Reynolds reports from Joplin soon after deadly May 22, 2011 tornado. 

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