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Reports: Former US House Speaker Hastert indicted

Federal officials have indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for lying to the FBI and evading taxes as he sought to pay off the subject to "cover up past misconduct."


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SLIDESHOW: Hour-by-hour look at chances for stormy weather Thursday afternoon in the Ozarks

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KY3's hour-by-hour Futurecast shows where to expect the worst weather Thursday afternoon in the Ozarks.

PHOTOS: Community leaders pitch in for the Children's Miracle Network

Local leaders from Springfield, Greene County and Branson answered phones to take pledges for the Children's Miracle Network during KY3's Ozarks Today Thursday morning. The telethon will be broadcast again this year on KY3, beginning at 10:30 pm Saturday night. 

Pictures: Flash Flood Emergency for Houston Texas; Austin underwater too

More than 10 inches of rain fell in a few hours across an area from Austin to Houston, Texas.  It led to the first Flash Flood Emergency for the city of Houston. 

(Pictures courtesy AARON M. SPRECHER and Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

Pictures: Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day service

Hundreds gathered to honor our fallen heroes on Monday at the Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day service.

Pictures: Viewer submitted photos of those fallen but not forgotten

Viewer submitted photos of those fallen but not forgotten, in honor of Memorial Day. 

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

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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)

Pictures: Images from the 99th Indianapolis 500

Juan Pablo Montoya has won the 99th Indianapolis 500. Will Power and Charlie Kimball came in second and third, respectively.  

(Pictures courtesy: Paul Adler, Chris Graythen, Robert Laberge, Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Storm damage north of Osceola

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

PHOTOS: Cardinals and Royals meet in series ender

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The St. Louis Cardinals wrapped up their weekend series with the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.

PHOTOS: MSU Bears celebrate MVC title sweep

The MSU Bears swept the Valley, winning the regular and post-season championships in baseball.  (Photos by Mike Scott)

Pictures: A look at area lakes Sunday morning

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

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.


PHOTOS: Crashes at Campbell and Battlefield cause midday mess

A couple of crashes near W. Battlefield and S. Campbell tied up noontime traffic on Saturday. (Photos by Debbie Enlow)

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.

PHOTOS: Angler snags record buffalo fish from Pomme de Terre

John Overstreet of Fayette shot this 54-pound state-record bigmouth buffalo at Pomme de Terre Lake on April 17, 2015.

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…

Slideshow: EF-5 tornado devastates Joplin on May 22, 2011

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These are images  from the devastation of the EF5 tornado that struck Joplin May 22, 2011.

Pictures: Demolition day on Mount Vernon's downtown square

Buildings on one corner of Mount Vernon’s historic square will be gone by Independence Day. 

Crews began demolishing three buildings on the southeast corner of the square Monday. That corner was once home to a Ben Franklin store, a popular quilting shop and, years ago, a hardware and clothing store.

The buildings have been vacant for several years and would have been too expensive to restore.


Pictures: Air Force Thunderbirds make unscheduled landing in Springfield

Thunder roared in Springfield Monday morning.  

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds made an unscheduled stop at Springfield-Branson National Airport about 11 a.m. when their refueling plane had an issue.

The eight F-16s refueled and left about 90 minutes later.  

The elite Air Force aerial demonstration team was traveling from the Carolinas to Las Vegas when they brought thunder to the Ozarks.


PICTURES: Royals celebrate heritage, shut out Yankees

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Wearing throwback uniforms of the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues, the Royals took the rubber game of a three game weekend series with the New York Yankees.

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