The new surge of the coronavirus was evident in Missouri on Thursday, with record hospitalizations in St. Louis and Columbia, and the Kansas City metropolitan area experiencing its worst month ever for COVID-19 deaths.
R&K Coins in Springfield is closing its doors after being in business for the last 20 years. Despite staying open throughout the pandemic, owner James Kelley Eddington says that because of health issues, he’s no longer able to run the store.
The U.S. District Attorney in Minnesota announced a grand jury indictment against 60 nationwide, including three women in the Ozarks, for accused roles in a $300 million telemarketing fraud scheme targeting elderly and vulnerable victims.
In 2015, Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott refused to house people who violated city ordinances in his jail, because it was already overcrowded. That led to lawsuits and eventually, an agreement, that the county had until November of 2020 to find enough space for Springfield prisoners.