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The Kitchen Clinic will close; new clinic will open at MSU

A medical clinic that has treated uninsured people in Springfield for the last 30 years will close down.

Lackey outduels Lester, leads Cardinals to 6-0 win over Cubs

John Lackey threw seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Monday night despite Jon Lester taking a no-hitter into the seventh.


Heavy rainfall puts damper on summer construction season

A drive down S. Campbell Ave. reveals construction is hopping this season.   On (or just off this busy street) you’ll find a lot going up, including a Walmart Neighborhood Market; a Planet Fitness gym; a Chick-fil-A; an Auto Zone; and Party City. 

Lebanon car collection boasts more than 500 classic cars

What do a 2003 Corvette, a 1920 Duesenberg and the original Batmobile have in common? They're all part of a massive car collection near Lebanon. 

(img1)More mosquitoes after wet spring and summer

Wet spring and summer means more mosquitoes

Another by-product of all the rain we're getting: more bugs; especially mosquitoes.

Mosquitoes need water to complete their life cycle and they like to lay their eggs in standing water, so with all this rain we've gotten lately places that collect water are exactly what mosquitoes are looking for to lay their eggs.

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Car submerged in Lake Springfield

Rescue crews say no one was found inside car.

Eyes to the skies: Flash Flood Watch issued for much of the Ozarks

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect Monday evening through Wednesday evening for much of the Ozarks.

Soggy trees can become dangerous trees

Waterlogged trees could be hazards

With more rain in the forecast, homeowners hope their trees only bend but don't break.

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PICTURES: Evergreen Historic Automobiles in Lebanon shows off massive car collection

What do a 2003 Corvette, a 1920 Duesenberg and the original Batmobile have in common? They're all part of a massive car collection near Lebanon. 

Pictures: Spectacular crash ends NASCAR race at Daytona Monday morning

The Coke Zero 400 ended in a crash that even had NASCAR drivers stunned.  Bass Pro Shops sponsored driver Austin Dillon ended the race upside down after his car crashed at the finish line, then went airborne into the catch fence.  He walked away from the crash with only bruises.  A few fans suffered injuries from the flying debris.  

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. won the race.  

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Pictures: Rainbows light up the skies Sunday evening

Viewer submitted snapshots of Sunday evening rainbows. 

Pictures: Flash flooding in the Ozarks on Sunday

Pictures of flash flooding in the Ozarks after heavy rainfall on Sunday. 

PHOTOS: Pham, Lynn lead Cardinals to 3-1 win over Padres

Rookie Tommy Pham drove in three runs and starting pitcher Lance Lynn gave up only one run as the St. Louis Cardinals beat San Diego 3-1. 

PHOTOS: Royals take Twins 3-2 at The K

The Kansas Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 Sunday to split the weekend series. (Photos by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

PICTURES: More from Marshfield's 4th of July parade

The city of Marshfield celebrated the 4th of July the only way it knows how.  Hundreds lined the square for the 136th 4th of Juily parade.  It is the oldest continuous parade west of the Mississippi River.

Pictures: Fireworks at the Field in Springfield

Pictures from the fireworks display at Fireworks at the Field on July 4, 2015 in Springfield. 

Pictures: Viewer submitted snapshots of Independence Day celebrations

Viewer submitted pictures of Independence Day celebrations. 

PHOTOS: Padres and Cardinals play July 4th afternoon game

Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images

The St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium.

PICTURES: 25th Annual Springfield Midtown Neighborhood 4th of July Parade

Celebrating 25 years with quite the showing, the neighborhood 4th of July parade has been a staple here in Springfield. With an old fashion feel, and family-friendly environment, this parade (the only one in Springfield on the 4th) is a hit with people of all ages.

Pictures: Marshfield shows 4th of July spirit with famous parade

The city of Marshfield celebrated the 4th of July the only way it knows how.  Hundreds lined the square for the 136th 4th of Juily parade.  It is the oldest continuous parade west of the Mississippi River.

Photos: Christian County washed-out roads

Parched Corn Road

Parched Corn Road in eastern Christian County is one of several roads that suffered major damage from flash flooding on Wednesday night and Thursday.  The county's Emergency Management director expects the costs of repairing the damage will earn Christian County a federal disaster declaration. (Photos by Drew Douglas, KY3 News)

Pictures: Springfield police officer injured in Friday morning crash

A Springfield police officer was taken to a Springfield hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Friday morning. It happened at S. West Ave. and W. Walnut St. just before 8:30. Crews on scene say a vehicle t-boned the officer's car at the intersection. The driver of that vehicle was checked out by EMS.

Pictures: A look at the James River on Friday morning

A look at the James River near the Greene/Christian county line on Friday morning. Emergency Management says the river crested Thursday at 19.4 feet.

Pictures: Chad Plein and Paula Morehouse help celebrate 'KY3 Night' at Lucas Oil Speedway

KY3's Chad Plein and Paula Morehouse enjoyed a night of racing with the fans at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland.  The track celebrated 'KY3 Night' at the races.

Pictures: Bagnell Dam water release draws crowd at Lake of the Ozarks

Ameren Missouri has opened the flood gates at Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks.

Consulting engineer Alan Sullivan said 11 of the dam’s 12 flood gates were opened to 10 percent after the area recorded three inches of rain in the overnight hours. More than 40,000 cubic feet per second are flowing through the gates. Operators also ordered Truman Dam to close its gates to relive the pressure…

Pictures: Finley River rises fast from heavy rains in Ozark

KY3's Ethan Forhetz snapped these photos of the fast-rising Finley River in Ozark Thursday.  This is the second time in a few weeks the river has been out of its banks.

PICTURES: James River floods Steelman Bridge east of Springfield

KY3 photojournalist Thomas Leonard snapped these images of the James River out of its banks east of Springfield at Steelman Bridge.

PHOTOS: The James River runs high and fast at Steelman Bridge

The James River rose to just below the deck at Steelman Bridge east of Springfield. 

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