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Two new industrial developments could bring activity, jobs to Springfield

A country lane and quiet pasture could be giving way to some bustling industries.

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(img1)Man attacked by hitchiker

Hitchhiker attacks Good Samaritan who stops to give him a ride

A Carroll County man is in custody after the sheriff's office says he tied a man to a tree and beat him up.

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office says Charles Taylor of Eureka Springs was driving down County Road 717 when he stopped to pick up a hitchhiker.

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(img1)Scam of the Week: Don't fall for the trademark trick (1)

Scam of the Week: Don't fall for the trademark trick

Scammers try to cash-in on the public trademark list.

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Beautiful sunsets tonight

Beautiful sunsets tonight

Rain chances increase this week

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Blancharde appears in Greene Co. court; detective says she met boyfriend on Christian dating site

Gypsy Blancharde is charged for the murder of her mother, Dee Dee Blancharde, at their home north of Springfield.  Her boyfriend from Wisconsin, whom she met online, also is charged.

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Dylan Garcia

Tennesseean who drove to Missouri for sex with girl gets 10-year prison term

Investigators found Dylan Garcia at a motel in Aurora with a girl who disappeared from summer school.

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Hot temps then stormy weather

Hot temps then stormy weather

Clear skies overnight tonight

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Brian Reynolds

K2 sales bring 6-year prison term, forfeit of $1.2 million

Stephen Reynolds, the owner of Lucky’s Novelties in Lebanon, pleaded guilty last Aug. 15 to participating in a conspiracy to commit mail fraud and money laundering.

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Police investigating two-car crash near Grand and Fort

The crash happened in the 5:00 p.m. hour near Grand and Fort.

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Arkansas governor tells state to find execution drug supply

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling approving the use of the sedative midazolam in executions will allow states to move forward with lethal injections, though other issues remain in Arkansas.

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Arkansas group seeks to overturn gay marriage ban

Arkansas clerk will resign over same-sex marriage licenses

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A county clerk in Arkansas plans to resign effective June 30 because of a moral objection to issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

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5 Royals lead in All-Star voting, balloting ends Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead.

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Greene County evidence room

Greene County Sheriff's Department may run out of space to store evidence

The Blancharde murder case is causing the evidence room to become even more crowded than it was.

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Warning on 2015 Dodge, Jeep SUVs following assembly line mistake

Fiat-Chrysler is asking some Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUV owners to stop driving them.

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Rotary volunteers at Ozarks Food Harvest

Rotary clubs volunteers provide 32,000 meals via Ozarks Food Harvest

Eighty-eight Rotary club members, Rotaractors, family, friends and prospective Rotarians volunteered at The Food Bank last Saturday.

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Dustin Hicks

Man who tried to rape prostitute gets 22-year prison sentence

Two years ago, Dustin Hicks contacted a woman who advertised through the website Backpage.  She agreed to meet with Hicks to have sex, and he pulled a knife on her.

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Malfunction kept Camdenton tornado sirens from sounding

A technician will try to find the problem on Monday afternoon.  The sirens may be tested.

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Man arrested, woman seriously injured in Stone County crash

A man from Haysville, Kansas, was booked into the Stone County jail after a woman fell out of the back of his pickup truck. 

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Blancharde s lawyer wants her case severed from Godejohn s

Blancharde's lawyer wants her case severed from her co-defendant's case

A woman from Springfield made her first court appearance in Greene County on Monday morning for the murder of her mother.  Gypsy Blancharde is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Clauddinea "Dee Dee" Blancharde.  She did not talk to the judge, but whispered a few words to her lawyer.

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Jeffrey Matlock

Man from Berryville is arrested for violent crime spree

Deputies went the hospital in Berryville around 12:15 p.m. Saturday to investigate an assault.   Charles Taylor reported he gave a ride to Matlock, who assaulted him with a pistol, tied him to a tree, and took his vehicle, cash and other possessions.

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Mercy plans $135 million expansion for hospital in suburban St. Louis

Mercy acquired the hospital in Crystal City, Mo. in 2013, when it was called Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

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Pictures: Gypsy Blancharde's arraignment before Greene County judge

A woman from Springfield made her first court appearance in Greene County on Monday morning for the murder of her mother.  Gypsy Blancharde is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Clauddinea "Dee Dee" Blancharde.

[Pool photos by Chase Snider, KTTS News]

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Video: Gypsy Blancharde in Greene County Associate Circuit Court

A woman from Springfield made her first court appearance in Greene County on Monday morning for the murder of her mother.  Gypsy Blancharde is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the stabbing death of Clauddinea "Dee Dee" Blancharde.

[Pool video shot by Jerrod McCully]

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Pictures: Viewer submitted storm photos from Sunday

Viewer submitted storm photos from Sunday. No touchdowns were reported, but there were reports of some wind damage. 

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Suspect in fatal kidnapping of Ark. woman due for plea change hearing

A southwest Arkansas man charged with kidnapping and killing a Gurdon woman and driving her body across multiple states is due in court for a change of plea hearing.

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The cost to remove discarded items and take them to landfill adds up

Illegal dumping creates problems for area businesses, nonprofit groups

A Springfield city ordinance prohibits dumping because discarded trash tends to create a danger to public health, safety and welfare.

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Video Cold front today will lower humidity some

Video: Cold front today will lower humidity some

Only very isolated showers are possible, with most spots remaining dry

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Man dies after being struck by vehicle near Lebanon

A man from Gravois Mill died after he was struck by a vehicle in Laclede County early Sunday morning. 

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Man drowns after kayak capsizes on James River

A man from Cincinnati, Ohio, drowned while kayaking on the James River on Sunday afternoon. 

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Thousands gather to 'Honor America' at College of the Ozarks

As many as 6,000 people came to celebrate freedom with the Honor America celebration at College of the Ozarks Sunday evening.

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More housing possible for survivors of domestic abuse

Tax change could create housing for domestic abuse survivors

The MHDC made change suggested by state treasurer Clint Zweiful.

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Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday.

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Police discover shooting in Springfield neighborhood by accident

They responded to a home in the 2100 block of S. Weller Sunday morning for a domestic dispute. Police say they noticed shell casings in the road, and bullet holes in the house and a car.

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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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Severe thunderstorm watch tonight

Severe thunderstorm watch tonight

Hail and high winds possible

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Ursula

Producer of 'Little Mermaid' in Branson pulls plug on show

Broadway of Branson's statement about the closing on Facebook says it was closing due to false statements about racism and inequality.

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New details in shooting of alleged home burglar

Masked man shot, in critical condition after alleged home invasion

Neighbors say they heard shots, found man in a yard bleeding, wearing mask.

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Pictures: The Rolling Stones rock Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium

The Rolling Stones still got it.  The band played Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City Saturday night.  Photojournalist Tim Leimkuhler snapped this pictures.

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Traffic Alert: Expect delays at Hwy. 65 and Battlefield Road

Drivers can expect major traffic impacts on Hwy. 65 at Battlefield Road in Springfield lasting until as late as 6 a.m. Monday morning.

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3,300 pallid sturgeon tagged in effort to save species

An annual effort to help save the endangered pallid sturgeon brought biologists from across the state to Neosho.

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Missouri changes insurance requirements for eating disorders

Missouri is set to become the first state to spell out the type of eating disorder treatments that insurance companies must cover. 


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Officials: 4 horses rescued from neglect in Madison County

Four horses were rescued Saturday after living in deplorable conditions on property in Madison County, Arkansas. 

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Northeast Arkansas animal shelter seeks donations to stay open

The director of a northeast Arkansas animal shelter says the operation could close without community donations.

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Biplane crashes during northwest Missouri airshow

Authorities say a biplane has crashed during an air show in northwest Missouri. Police said the only injury was to the pilot. No details on that were immediately available. 

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Woman killed, 2 injured, in Camden County crash

A two-vehicle crash in Camden County has claimed the life of a woman from Linn, Missouri. 

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9 injured in crash near Mountain View

Nine people were taken to area hospitals after a two-vehicle crash in Howell County. 


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Statement on legalizing gay marriage from Assemblies of God World Headquarters in Springfield

Springfield based AG World Headquarters issues statement following Friday's landmark decision on same sex marriage.

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Chef Tiller cooks up some 4th of July recipes

Chef Ryan Tiller with Dining by Design serves three dishes perfect for any Independence Day Celebration.

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(img1)OTWE Sunday morning

Mostly sunny Sunday, storms later in the day

Storms will move into the Ozarks from the northwest to the southeast later this afternoon. Some of those storms could be strong.

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Gun sales on the rise as more homeowners look to get armed

Gun sales on the rise as more homeowners look to get armed

Stores have seen a steady increase in customers looking to get armed to protect themselves and their homes.

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WATCH: Harrison group rallies in support of the Confederate flag

The League of the South group rallied in Harrison, Arkansas Saturday to show their support for the Confederate flag.  The group says the flag does not stand for racism, but southern pride.

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Cardinals beat Cubs 8-1 to become first team to 50 wins

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched six solid innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-1 on Saturday night to become the first major league team with 50 wins.

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Young bounces back in Royals' 3-2 win over A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Young bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch six innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Saturday.

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(img1)6PM NEWS SATURDAY

Pleasant weather continues Sunday

Sunday will be great for most of the day before storms move into our northern counties by the late afternoon, pushing south overnight.

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Mountain Home man dies in two-car crash in Texas County

A Mountain Home man is dead following a two-car crash that injured four others on Highway 63 Saturday morning in Texas County.

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PICTURES: Cox Health Women's and Children's Hospital Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House

The Dee Ann White Women's and Children's Hospital is the latest addition to the Cox South building, which houses modern equipment and private rooms for families of newborns. People were given tours of the new facilities after a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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PICTURES: Cox Children's Health and Safety Fair

Along with the opening of the new expansion at Cox South, they also held a health and safety fair for kids. With live entertainment, tours of the helicopter, lessons on how to give CPR, bicycle training classes, and much more, there was a lot for kids to learn about when it comes to their health and safety.

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Part 2 Video Finishing touches on skewers

Part 2 Video: Finishing touches on skewers

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts the finishing touches on our Independence Day skewers.

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Part 2 Video Your Movie Friend on Ted 2 and Max

Your Movie Friend on Ted 2 and Max

Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer sizes up two new movies at the box office. Check out his reviews in the video above.

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world autism awareness day

Helping Kids with Autism

Fundraiser on Saturday. You can enjoy wine and tunes at Three Moons just outside Fair Grove off State Highway AA from 1 to 4.

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Part 1 Video Independence Day skewers

Part 1 Video: Independence Day skewers

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe makes 4th of July skewers. Check it out in the video above!

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(img1)Saturday OTWE

Slightly cooler and less humid

The weather will be perfect to spend some time outside this weekend with highs in the 80s and less humidity.

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Osage Beach man drowns at Lake of the Ozarks

A man from Osage Beach drowned at Lake of the Ozarks on Friday evening. 

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Police: man may have broken into home before he was shot

Officers seal off neighborhood along S. Link Ave.

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Mike Huckebee

Mike Huckabee visits Branson, voices opposition to SCOTUS marriage ruling

Mike Huckabee- presidential hopeful, longtime conservative commentator, and former Arkansas Governor- has some strong words about recent rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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