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Mobile Food Pantry aims to help fight hunger at Schools

Mobile Food Pantry rolls into Weaver Elementary

Cheryl Williams made sure she was first in line when the Crosslines Mobile Food pantry pulled into Weaver Elementary, her grandkids school. Her daughter works several jobs, so Cheryl takes care of the kiddo's when their mom is at work. " If you're living on a budget yourself, its hard to feed them," says Williams. " I don't want my Grandbabies to go without, so Grandma's there. I'll go without…

Experts say now is the time to get flu vaccines

With flu season just weeks away, doctors say to get your flu shot soon.

76 is getting a renovation

Makeover plan for Branson's 76 Strip rolls toward becoming a reality

The Highway 76 strip- full of theaters, and attractions, and traffic- is about to get a huge makeover.

Missouri court upholds Amendment 3 initiative

A Missouri appeals court has rejected a challenge to a November ballot proposal requiring teachers to be evaluated based on student performance. 

Arkansas' two US senators back plan on rebel aid

Arkansas' two U.S. senators have voted in support of President Barack Obama's request to train and arm rebels battling Islamic State militants in Syria.

All out assault on cats

'All out assault' on cats

Residents of a mobile home park near Reeds Spring are trying to stop their landlord who they say is killing stray cats in cruel ways.

Springfield History Museum sign

Fox Theatre sign will light up square in downtown Springfield

The Fox Theatre sign has been an icon for nearly 100 years, and Thursday night it is set to light the square in downtown Springfield once again.

Check out elk roaming the Ozarks during driving tours

New elk-viewing route opens in southern Missouri

The self-guided driving tour has become a popular tourist attraction, especially in October, when bull elk bugle as part of their mating ritual.

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Pictures: Fox Theatre sign lights up Park Central Square in Springfield

After being dim for over 30 years, the lights came back on at the historic Fox Theater in downtown Springfield.  The community celebrated the past with a special ceremony.

Pictures: Go Red for Women luncheon in Springfield

It's an effort to raise money for research and awareness against the number one killer of women in the U.S.   KY3's Lisa Rose emceed the Go Red for Women luncheon in Springfield.  The lunch featured a 31-year old wife and mother who suffered a heart attack at the age of 31, only then learning an *undiagnosed congenital heart defect was the problem.
     The lunch also had a "purse-onality" silent…

Pictures: Man flees from deputy, damages fences, fights with dog

Greene County sheriff's deputies arrested a pickup driver who fled from a traffic stop on Thursday morning, drove through fences and yards, left his vehicle and hid from them.  The man fought with a police dog and was taken to a hospital for his injuries.

SHARE: Corn mazes, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches for fall in the Ozarks

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The Ozarks is full of fun outdoor activies for everyone in the family. Check out all these local corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and haunted houses.

Pictures: KY3's Maria Neider reports from the Philippines with Springfield's Convoy of Hope

KY3's Maria Neider and Tom Schultheis traveled with Springfield's Convoy of Hope to the Phillipines.  They are showcasing Convoy's new Women's Empowerment Program. It gives women start-up money for their own business.  They will bring us online reports from their journey the next week.


Photos: 2 guys have fun in city park turned into lake

Jennifer Adams sent these photos of two guys who were paddling and swimming on Wednesday at Kirkwood Park just off Seminole Street between Glenstone and Lone Pine avenues, just east of the Brentwood branch library.

Slideshow: Heavy rain floods Tracker Road in Nixa

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The heavy rain has led to flooding in Christian County too.  This is video from Tracker Road and Raspberry.

Pictures: Heavy rain fills Fassnight Park in Springfield

More than two inches of rain fell in a short period Wednesday morning in Springfield.  These are images from a water-logged Fassnight Park.

Pictures: Heavy rain leads to flooding in central Springfield Wednesday morning

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Nearly two inches of rain fell on Springfield in a short period of time Wednesday morning.  The high water made travel treacherous across the Ozarks.

Photos: dinosaur Hunter's Trip to Wyoming

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Fossil hunters from The Missouri Institute of Natural Science spent a week in Wyoming on the hunt for ancient discoveries. 

SLIDESHOW: Hour-by-hour look at possible storms beginning Wednesday morning

The KY3 Futurecast previews the potential for thunderstorms beginning Wednesday morning.  Check out where you live.

Pictures: Fox Theater gets a new sign

The Fox Theater on the Springfield square, which is now part of the Springfield History Museum, is getting a new sign.  Workers from Missouri Neon were high above the Northeast corner of the square attaching the sign to the front of the building.  The sign is a replica of the sign that used to be on the square.  The Theater was originally the Electric Theater that opened in 1916.  In 1947 it was…

Photos: Guns seized in raid in Waynesville

Officers raided a business and the owner's home in Waynesville on Friday and found a large cache of weapons.  At least 30 of them were stolen, and some are illegal, leading to charges against Richard Jensen, the owner of Hilltop Motors. (photos by Linda Russell)

PHOTOS: Pulaski County raid uncovers hundreds of weapons, stolen property

While serving a search warrant related to a homicide investigation, Pulaski County deputies found hundreds of weapons and stolen property. 

PHOTOS: Springfield Sister Cities Association's 19th Annual Japanese Fall Festival

The Springfield Sister Cities Association, with support from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, hosted the 19th Annual Japanese Fall Festival in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park,

Pictures: Hillcrest @ West Plains for KY3's Game of the Week

KY3 cameras made it to West Plains for the Game of the Week.  The Zizzers welcomed the Hillcrest Hornets.

PHOTOS: Cox Medical Center Branson unveils new emergency department

Hospital cuts ribbon on first phase of $30 million expansion.

PHOTOS: Fort Leonard Wood monument dedication

Fort Leonard Wood

The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School held a monument dedication ceremony today in the Chemical Memorial Grove on Fort Leonard Wood for the 24 chemical Soldiers killed in action during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. A bell rang once for each of the 24 fallen Soldiers as their names were read alloud.

Photos: Fire burns rural vacant home east of Springfield

Firefighters from several neighboring departments helped Logan-Rogersville firefighters battle a fire in a home in a remote area off Farm Road 199 south of Highway D (Sunshine Street) at Farm Road 193 on Thursday.  The fire was reported shortly before noon.   Firefighters were on the scene for several hours. 

Firefighters say the house appears to have been abandoned for some time. Crews had to…

Photos: 9/11/01 remembrance at College of the Ozarks

College of the Ozarks honored the victims of the terrorists' attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania on Thursday morning. 

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