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PHOTOS: Fire destroys building for homing pigeons in Douglas County

Photos courtesy of the Mountain Grove Fire Department.

PHOTOS: Last minute set up on Ozark Empire Fair eve

Vendors and crews are making final preparations for the beginning of the Ozark Empire Fair Thursday. 

Pictures: KY3's Maria Neider hangs out with Budweiser Clydesdales, dog Clyde

The Budweiser Clydesdales have trotted into Springfield for the opening of the Ozark Empire Fair.  KY3's Maria Neider got to hang out with the famous horses Tuesday.  She will travel with them Wednesday to make deliveries.  They will appear at the fair from Juiy 30 - August 2.  (Pictures courtesy Thomas Leonard/KY3)

FLASHBACK 2014 Pictures: Free ride day at the Ozark Empire Fair

Kids of all ages celebrated free ride day at the Ozark Empire Fair.  Check out the fun.

Pictures: Weekend flooding in Houston, Mo.

Viewer submitted photos of flooding in Houston, Missouri, where four to five inches of rain fell on Sunday, swelling the Brushy Creek. No injuries were reported. 

Pictures: Firefighters evacuate neighborhood after gas main break in Springfield

City Utility crews worked Saturday morning to fix a gas main that burst in Springfield.

The gas main break forced several people from their home.  It happened around 9:30 Saturday morning in a neighborhood near Rockwood and Robberson.

The crew was originally working on a water pipe in that area. Water and gas mains are often laid close together, so it is not too uncommon for a gas main tear to…

Pictures: Large tree uprooted in south Springfield in Friday's storms

The strong winds from Friday's storms uprooted this tree in south Springfield.  The storm damaged several trees, also knocking out power to several homes.

Pictures: Storm damages HAM radio tower on Douglas-Christian Counties line

Teresa Tost submitted these pictures of a HAM radio repeater site that was damaged by high winds Friday night.  The tower stretches 60 feet tall.  Several trees were damaged around the site too.

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

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-3 in Game 1 of the I-70 Series at Busch Stadium Thursday.

(Pictures courtesy Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Law enforcement searches Meramec River for missing teenager Jonathan Shay

Members of the Missouri Highway Patrol Troop I Marine team and the Phelps County Sheriff's Department searched a farm on the mouth of the Meramec River Thursday morning in the search for 13-year-old Jonathan Shay.  

Searchers covered nine miles on the river, but turned up no new clues.  The teenager has been missing for nearly two weeks.  

(Pictures courtesy Missouri Highway Patrol)


PHOTOS: One person killed in crash south of Nixa

Authorities say one person died when a pickup left the road and overturned at U.S. 160 and Rosendale south of Nixa. 

PHOTOS: No one hurt in rollover crash near Rogersville

This westbound truck ran off U.S. 60 and overturned. Troopers say no one was hurt, and they're investigating why the truck to left the road. They are still investigating.

PHOTOS: High water strands car on Trafficway

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High water on Trafficway east of National Ave. stranded a driver on Thursday morning. 

PHOTOS: Viewers provide a look at the rain and high water

Viewers show us what they saw during the downpour Thursday morning. 

Pictures: Water heater explodes, damages cabin in northern Missouri

This explosion is being blamed on a water heater in northern Missouri.  Robert Crampton emailed us these pictures. Luckily nobody was inside at the time of the explosion. 


Pictures: Springfield's own "American Ninja Warrior" gym

Warrior Sports is located near the corner of Plainview and Campbell in Springfield.  It is an indoor obstacle course and training center that include many of the obstacles you see on the NBC show "American Ninja Warrior".  You can also meet some of the contestants from the popular show that work and train at the facility.

Pictures: Springfield's Bob Dixon announces gubernatorial candidacy

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From the front porch of his home in Springfield, Missouri, State Senator Bob Dixon announced his campaign for Governor of Missouri promising to “renew the spirit of Missouri” by providing “sensible conservative solutions to Missouri families.”

Pictures: KY3's Sara Forhetz reads to kids in Republic

KY3's Sara Forhetz read to kids at the Republic Library for this week's KY3 Storybreak.  Republic Police Department Chief Michael Lawton stopped by to hear the stories with the kids too. 

KY3 Meteorologist Abby Dyer will read at the Brentwood Library July 29.  That is the final one for the summer. 


PHOTOS: Girls Just Wanna Run 5K/10K

Girls Just Wanna Run is the area's first women's only 5K and 10K. Proceeds benefit the CoxHealth Meyer Center Rehab Fund. (Photos by Thomas Leonard)

PHOTOS: Springfield Police hold Junior Police Academy

The Springfield Police Department and the Springfield Westside Optimist Club  partnered to sponsor the participation of 25 boys and girls. The daylong academy that will teach youth aged 10-13 about the police department. (Photos by Thomas Leonard)

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