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Ark. lawmaker will file bill legalizing firing squads

Republican Rep. Rebecca Petty of Rogers said she plans to introduce a bill this week instructing the state to consider other execution methods, including firing squads.

Winter Weather Advisory: Who's at risk for the most snow Saturday

Several inches of snow is possible throughout the Missouri Ozarks.

Arkansas puts its streak on line against Kentucky streak

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Eighteenth-ranked Arkansas will put its seven-game winning streak on the line against a Kentucky team that has won 28 games in a row to open the season.

Joe Aldridge

Officers release 4 names, out of 7 murder victims, plus shooter's name

Four victims are members of the Aldridge family, and were cousins of the suspected shooter, Joe Aldridge. The others are members of a different family, but their identities were not released on Friday.

Prayin and Playin hundreds support injured officer

Playin' and Prayin' for injured officer: Hundreds turn out for benefit concert

Many musicians donated their time for the benefit for the family of Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson, who is now walking on his own at a rehabilitation center.

Joe Aldridge

Man accused of killing 7 in Texas County served time for federal gun conviction

Joseph Aldridge was on probation after being released.

Neighbor of murder victims says their child came to his door

Frantic girl's barefoot dash through snowy woods led to finding 9 bodies near Tyrone

A man who answered that call for help wanted to remain anonymous but described what happened after a knock on his back door late Thursday night in rural Texas County.

Arkansas House OKs requiring releasing cell phone location data to police

The bill would require communications carriers to release the information to law enforcement when requested to respond to a call for emergency services.

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Pictures: Officer Aaron Pearson benefit concert

Those who made it out to benefit concert were definitely entertained by several acts that seemed to blend into one another as the evening progressed.  

Photos: Rural rampage in Texas County

Briefing for reporters

Investigators in Texas County are trying to piece together the details of a shooting spree that left seven people murdered in four different locations.  The suspected shooter  is also dead after killing himself, and his mother died at another location of apparent natural causes.  All the deaths were near the tiny community of Tyrone.

Pictures: Family escapes house fire east near Rogersville

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The 911 came in just before 5:30 Tuesday morning to the intersection of Farm Roads 170 and 205.

The assistant chief for the Logan-Rogersville Fire District says flames were shooting from the attic of the home when the first units arrived on the scene.

Investigators will soon search for a cause.

The Logan-Rogersville, Springfield, Nixa, Sparta, Strafford, Ozark and Battlefield fire departments…

Pictures: Parents of Hailey Owens testify before Missouri lawmakers about Hailey's Law

Monday night the mother and stepfather of Hailey Owens went before a Missouri House committee to push for changes in the missing child alert system.  

What would be known as "Hailey's Law" would speed up the reporting of child abductions by making Amber Alerts part of a statewide computer system used by law enforcement at all levels.

The Amber Alert for Hailey didn't go out until about two hours…

PHOTOS: Car stops just short of falling onto busy highway

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KY3's Ethan Forhetz snapped these photos of a car that nearly rolled off a hill onto U.S. 65 at Highway F in Ozark Sunday morning. 

PHOTO GALLERY: A Quiet Stroll Through the Park

It is amazing how a little weather can transform our world. With a white blanket covering the ground and nary a soul in sight, the Nathanael Greene / Close Memorial Park takes on a serene feel. (Photos by KY3 Digital Photojournalist Thomas Leonard)

PHOTOS: Car crashes into Whole Hog Cafe on W. Sunshine

No one was hurt when a car crashed into the front of the Whole Hog BBQ Cafe Saturday afternoon. 

PHOTOS: A case of DIY in the ice in Nixa

Richard Harrington of Nixa snapped these pictures of a neighbor taking matters into his own hands and clearing streets and parking lots with a plow blade attached to a 4-wheeler. 

PHOTOS: Viewer photos of ice around the Ozarks

Viewers shared their views of the ice from around the Ozarks. 

PHOTOS: 2 die at house that burned in north Springfield

Firefighters pulled two people from the burning home in the 2200 block of North Roosevelt Avenue on Thursday morning.  They did not survive.

MORE PHOTOS: Investigation of 2 deaths at house that burned in north Springfield

City police officers and a fire marshal are investigating two deaths a house in the 2200 block of North Roosevelt Avenue. (Photos by Thomas Leonard)

PHOTOS: Police investigate deadly officer involved shooting

Police comb the scene on W. Division St. the morning after a deadly officer involved shooting. 

Slideshow: Views of snowy roads from snowplow in Ozark

KY3's Kate Allt and photojournalist Thomas Leonard hopped aboard a snowplow in Ozark for a different view of the snow and ice.

Pictures: Fatal crash north of Springfield

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A crash north of Springfield killed a man from Humansville.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a pickup driven by Christopher Clift ran off Missouri 13 and flipped around 2 a.m. Tuesday near Ebenezer.  Clift, 38, was thrown from the wreckage.  

Pictures: Snow angels from around the Ozarks

KY3's Paul Adler just had to do it.  Then, he asked for your snow angels snapshots on Facebook.  Thanks for sharing them with us.

Pictures: Sledders take to the hills of Springfield

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Kids of all ages took advantage of the season's first snow on the hills of Springfield.  We caught these sledders at Jordan Valley Park.

Pictures: Your snapshots of latest round of winter weather #3

Viewer submitted photos of the snowfall Sunday night into Monday. 

Pictures: Your snapshots of latest round of winter weather #2

Viewer submitted photos of the snowfall Sunday night into Monday. 

Pictures: Your snapshots of latest round of winter weather

Viewer submitted photos of the snowfall Sunday night into Monday. This gallery will be updated throughout the morning. 

Pictures: Winter weather causes crashes, slide-offs

Slick roads are causing traffic headaches across the Ozarks. Use extra caution if heading out on Monday. 

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