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3 shot, 1 killed near Sacramento college campus

Three people have been shot and one of them has died on the campus of a Sacramento community college, according to several news reports.


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Man convicted in deadly shooting in Springfield neighborhood

A man charged with shooting and killing his girlfriend in a home on East Sunset has been convicted of first-degree involuntary manslaughter.

Teen saves life of man hit by train

Teen saves life of man hit by train

Teen is hailed as a hero and foster child success story.

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Pierce City School District switching to LED lighting

The future looks bright for the Pierce City School District.  Soon, custodians like Rick Garoutte won't be spending as much time changing light bulbs in building after the district switches to LED lighting later this month.

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Bair's Grocery will close after 49 years

A landmark of south Springfield will soon be gone.  Bair's Grocery has been a must-stop neighborhood shop at the intersection of Campbell Avenue at Plainview Road.

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Massive recall from Prestone over faulty bottle triggers

A poisoning risk has prompted a popular car care company to announce a big recall. 

Thousands of apps let kids hide pictures, messages from parents

A web message from a district attorney in Alabama, instructing parents about what is known as a 'hide app,' instantly went viral this week.

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Kraft Heinz expands Kraft Singles recall

The recall covers 1-, 3- and 4-pound Kraft Singles American and White American cheese product sold in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and 10 other countries and territories.

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9th person pleads guilty for false income tax returns scheme

Heather Drennen, 32, of Cameron, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David Rush to making a false and fraudulent income tax return.

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Pictures: 'Slide the City' visits northwest Arkansas

'Slide the City' set up in Fayetteville, Arkansas over the weekend for a unique float trip.  The event features a 1000 foot 'Slip 'n Slide' that took riders down the city's famous Dickson Street.     

Pictures: Microburst damages a dock and homes Monday near Protem, Missouri

Phyllis Loveall and Carol Hess snapped these pictures of damage after a microburst touched down Monday near the Blue Water Resort near Protem, Missouri.  Blue Water Resort had significant damage to one of the docks and some minor damage to nearby homes.  

Pictures: Several injured after deck collapse at home east of Springfield

Seven people were hurt after a deck collapses at a home east of Springfield.  Investigators say it seems rotting wood led to the collapse.  One woman even tried to jump off the deck Saturday night as it collapsed. 

PHOTOS: Flash flood washes out Taney County bridge

Storm chaser Jason Tinker shared these shots with us from Missouri 125 where floodwaters washed out a bridge over Brushy Creek Sunday morning. 

PHOTOS: Paying respects, after church in Roanoke

Our sister station, WDBJ in Roanoke, VA, continues to receive an outpouring of support from viewers following the murders of two newsroom employees last week. Several people brought flowers and balloons after church on Sunday. 

Pictures: Cowskin Creek near Ava jumps its banks after heavy rain Sunday

Debbie Wray snapped these images of Cowskin Creek out of its banks on Highway Y in Ava, Missouri.  She reports up to four inches of rain fell on that area.


PHOTOS: Dinosaur "Henry" head on display in Springfield

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The replica of a most complete skull of a triceratops went on display at the Springfield Expo Center.  

Pictures: #WeStandWithWDBJ images posted in the WDBJ-TV newsroom

WDBJ-TV in Roanoke has posted pictures from around the country in support of the  #WeStandWithWDBJ hashtag.  WDBJ-TV Alison Parker and Adam Parker were murdered during a live shot Wednesday morning.

Pictures: Virginia vigil remembers two WDBJ-TV journalists killed on the job

Vigils remembered the lives of WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

Pictures: Media line up outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

National media filled up the grounds of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke Thursday morning following the deaths of two journalists.

Pictures: Viewers leave flowers outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

Viewers of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke left flowers along the walkway leading into the door Wednesday evening.  Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were fatally shot while delivering a live story to their audience Wednesday morning.

Pictures: Congressman Billy Long dishes out pizza at Domino's in Bolivar

Congressman Bill Long dished out pizzas with Domino's franchisees Marty Prather and Art Hurteau in Bolivar.   The congressman will speak about The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, which will ease the nutrition labeling requirement for small business owners, including Domino’s in Bolivar.

Pictures: 'Blue' bandit strikes Nevada, Missouri fast food restaurant

Police say a 'blue' bandit is on the loose in Nevada, Missouri.

The burglar, dressed from head to toe in a blue leotard, struck the fast food restaurant on the main strip of the Vernon County community on Sunday.   Surveillance video shows the suspect with a bag cleaning out the register. 

Contact the Nevada, Missouri Police Department if you know anything about this burglary.

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Pictures: Governor Nixon announces nearly $19 million in renovations at Missouri State University

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Governor Jay Nixon announced nearly $19 million in improvements and renovations at the university campuses in Springfield and West Plains. 

The projects are being made possible through building affordability an initiative proposed by the Governor in collaboration with public colleges and universities and passed with bi-partisan support in the General Assembly this year. 

PHOTOS: Dueling protests at Planned Parenthood clinic

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Protesters for and against Planned Parenthood traded shouts and signs at Springfield's Planned Parenthood Clinic Sunday. 

Pictures: Nearly 2,000 volunteered at United Way of the Ozarks' Day of Caring

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The United Way's Day of Caring matches volunteers with non-profit organizations in need of an extra hand.  Almost 2,000 people in the Ozarks volunteered their time on Thursday.  These pictures were taken at Developmental Center of the Ozarks and Great Circle (formerly Boys and Girls Town).

Pictures: Springfield media 'Lives United' for United Way's Day of Caring

Springfield media showed we call can all 'Live United' through volunteering.  On-air personalities from television and radio painted at one non-profit during the United Way's Day of Caring Thursday.

Pictures: United Way's Day of Caring opens with annual breakfast

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Hundreds gathered for the United Way's annual Day of Caring breakfast in Springfield Thursday.  Volunteers worked at several projects supporting non-profits in the community.

PICTURES: A bad night for trees in Christian County

Viewers shared their pictures of trees knocked down by high winds in Christian County Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. 

PHOTOS: Viewers capture an Ozarks light show

Viewers captured images of dark skies and lightning all over the Ozarks Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. 

There are currently no severe weather alerts.