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Breaking News: Governor Nixon orders Missouri National Guard out of Ferguson

The Missouri National Guard ordered to 'systematically withdraw' from Ferguson.


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Big airlines predict Labor Day air travel to be up from a year ago

14 million people to fly within the U.S. in the week leading up to Labor Day.

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Branson adds air service for the fall

Branson AirExpress will fly limited scheduled October-December

National Guard in Ferguson


Breaking News: Governor Nixon orders Missouri National Guard out of Ferguson

The Missouri National Guard ordered to 'systematically withdraw' from Ferguson.

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Of 163 arrests since shooting, 7 from Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police records show that 163 arrests have been made in the Ferguson protest zone since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but just seven are residents of the St. Louis suburb.

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State, local leaders meet to discuss future of MRC

Rehab center scheduled to close in October, putting more than 300 out of work.

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Three arrested after armed robbery in Marion County

Deputies say man pulled a gun on a convenience store clerk.

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High temperatures pose threat to pets

As the temperatures rise, be sure to keep an eye on your pets. Even animals who are used to being outdoors require a little extra attention.

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Pictures: Huge pot bust in Boone County

Boone County, Ar. - A large marijuana farm was spotted from the air by a Boone County Sheriff's Deputy.  There were an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 found that carried an approximate street value of 1,000 dollars per plant.  This was the largest bust that anyone at the Sheriff's Office can remember.

Pictures: Remembering Adriaunna Horton, one-year later

The community of Golden City gathered Tuesday evening to remember Adriaunna Horton. The young girl was abducted from the town's park, then murdered one-year ago. A prayer vigil was held, which included a balloon release in her honor. Adriaunna would have been 13-years-old this year. The man accused of killing her, Bobby Bourne Junior, is set to stand trial next September.

WATCH: Police fire tear gas, explosives overnight in Ferguson

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Police fire explosives and gas canisters at protesters in Ferguson Monday night into Tuesday.  Governor Nixon lifted the curfew for the area Monday.

Pictures: Celebrating Hailey Owens' 11th birthday

Hundreds gathered Monday evening to celebrate the life of Hailey Owens. The little girl, who would have turned 11-years-old today, was kidnapped and murdered seven-months ago. The birthday celebration featured live music, food and a lantern launch.  Dozens of bikers hit the pavement to ride in her honor. Some even decorated their bikes and cars with pink and purple streamers & bandannas...…

Slideshow: Paul, Maria & Brandon take ice bucket challenge

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The Ozarks Today team took the ALS ice bucket challenge up a notch thanks to the Springfield Fire Dept.

Pictures: Heroes homecoming in Springfield

After spending months in the Middle East, 100 soldiers with the 1107 Aviation Group
were reunited with their families Sunday morning at the Oasis Convention Center in Springfield.

PHOTOS: Trash truck crashes in Polk County

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Photo by Phil Shockley

Photos by Phil Shockley

PICTURES: Celebrating National Aviation Day at Barnstormers Field

National Aviation Day is coming and the Ozark Mountain Barnstormers RC Club are celebrating it while supporting a cause: The club took to the skies with their RC planes in support of the Wounded Warriors Project.

PICTURES: 5th Annual Cherish Kids Run

With the goals of raising awareness, offering resources, and providing support for kids in Missouri get adopted, Cherish Kids annual 5k/10k/kids k event kicked off with thousands running for a good cause.

SLIDESHOW: Woman rescued from burning home in Springfield Friday

Crews fought a losing battle against a fire in a house in the 500 block of South Warren Ave.

Photos: College move-in day, MSU and Drury University

It is an annual right of passage every August at local colleges.  Missouri State and Drury Universities both welcomed a new batch of freshman today.  School begins on Monday at both schools.

Pictures: Hundreds line the streets of Ferguson, Mo., Thursday evening

These pictures were snapped by our crew in Ferguson, Mo., Thursday evening. They state that 'everyone seems to be celebrating that the police are not [here] with full body armor and tanks.'

Pictures: Dairy Queen's 'Miracle Treat Day'

Thursday was Dairy Queen's annual Miracle Treat Day. For every Blizzard sold, the fast food chain donated $1.00 to the Children's Miracle Network.  The money collected for CMN at DQ locations in the Ozarks will stay local. This is the 30th year for the event, which has raised more than $100,000,000.

Pictures: Dozens gather at Park Central Square to remember Michael Brown

Springfield was one of a number of cities around the country that held peace vigils Thursday night for the events that have been taking place in Ferguson. About 70 people gathered at Park Central Square, stating their stance against perceived police brutality.

Pictures: View the 1st day of school snapshots from across the Ozarks #2

Remember your first day of school.  These are the many viewer submitted snapshots from the first day of school across the Ozarks.

Slideshow: KY3's "First Day of School" photo contest entries #2

Thanks for all of the first day of school photo contest entries through Facebook.  Enter today win great prizes.

PHOTOS: Southwest Springfield manhunt

Police search southwest Springfield for a man wanted on federal weapons charges.

SLIDESHOW: Flash bombs and tear gas send protestors, media running in Ferguson


Police used flash bombs and tear gas overnight to clear out demonstrators and news crews in Ferguson.  It was the fourth straight night of clashes since a police officer shot and killed a teenager.  Police had asked for vigils and protests to be held at night to calm the tension.  CNN affiliate KMOV captured this incident.

Slideshow: KY3's "First Day of School" photo contest entries

Thanks for all of the first day of school photo contest entries through Facebook.  Enter today win great prizes.

Pictures: See plans for Silver Dollar City's "Fireman's Landing"

Silver Dollar City announced Wednesday's its new "Fireman's Landing" area of the park to open in 2015.  It features several attractions and rides with a firefighter theme.  (Pictures provided by Silver Dollar City's Facebook)

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