- Iowa beats Oregon 3-1 in NCAA regional opener Updated: May-29-15 6:17 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Tyler Peyton limited Oregon to one run in 7 1-3 innings to help second-seeded Iowa beat the third-seeded Ducks 3-1 on Friday in their NCAA regional opener.
- Illinois house committee approves police body camera measure Updated: May-28-15 9:12 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois could soon establish statewide rules for the use of police body cameras, but the proposed legislation would not require officers to have them.
- Missouri Patrol: Man had 800 pounds of pot in truck Updated: May-28-15 8:34 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Prosecutors say a man was charged with drug trafficking after he allegedly drove 800 pounds of marijuana through Springfield on his way from California to New York.
- La Russa named Missouri sports legend Updated: May-27-15 9:45 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named a Missouri sports legend.
- Family will ask feds to investigate fatal police shooting Updated: May-24-15 11:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The family of a man who was shot and killed by a Springfield police officer plans to ask the federal government to investigate the case.
- Murder charge filed in death of Springfield woman Updated: May-22-15 1:55 pm
MARSHFIELD, Missouri - A southwest Missouri man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 22-year-old Springfield woman.
- 2 dead in Springfield after standoff Updated: May-21-15 1:29 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Springfield police say they found a man and woman dead inside their home after a standoff that lasted about an hour.
- Southwest Missouri sheriff admits to embezzlement, fraud Updated: May-20-15 7:15 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A former southwest Missouri sheriff pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to embezzlement and using his position to promote a fraudulent investment scheme.
- Springfield mail processing center on track to move in July Updated: May-20-15 8:32 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Despite efforts by Missouri's senators, the U.S. Postal Service is scheduled to move its mail processing operations out of Springfield this summer.
- Documents: Woman left baby in car while she broke into house Updated: May-17-15 7:05 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Court documents say a woman left her baby in a car while she broke into her boyfriend's Springfield home and tried to harm him and a woman.
- Man incompetent for trial in Springfield bus station killing Updated: May-15-15 8:01 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A man charged in a shooting death at a Springfield bus station has been found incompetent to stand trial.
- Man dies during chase of motorcycle near Springfield Updated: May-14-15 8:17 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that killed a motorcyclist who was fleeing from a sheriff's deputy near Springfield.
- Missouri House roll call on 'right-to-work' legislation Updated: May-13-15 6:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 92-66 roll call vote Wednesday on a measure that would prohibit union contracts with employers that allow the collection of fees from non-members, sometimes called right to work.
- Springfield teacher charged with striking autistic child Updated: May-13-15 1:02 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Prosecutors have charged a longtime teacher at Missouri state schools for the severely disabled with abusing a young autistic student, alleging that she slapped the boy in the head several times.
- Elgin seeks grant to buy police body cameras Updated: May-13-15 4:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Elgin police officials are applying for federal grant money to buy body cameras for its officers.
- Civil case plaintiffs weigh in on caps in tort reform Updated: May-12-15 6:58 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Plaintiffs in medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuits weighed in Tuesday about the impact of jury award limits as Illinois lawmakers began debating whether to make changes to the state's tort reform law.
- Plan could add 6 new Greek houses at Missouri State Updated: May-11-15 8:38 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A developer has presented an early plan to bring a total of six fraternity and sorority houses near Missouri State University in Springfield.
- Police break up fight between up to 30 people in Springfield Updated: May-08-15 8:41 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A fight involving up to 30 people erupted at a private party and spread into the streets in downtown Springfield before officers were able to disperse the crowd.
- Missouri State commencement May 15 Updated: May-08-15 5:10 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Nearly 2,500 new graduates will be honored when Missouri State University confers degrees in commencement ceremonies May 15 in Springfield.
- Senate passes bill to honor 7 brothers, WWII vets Updated: May-08-15 4:34 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Senate has unanimously approved a measure that would name a section of a state highway after seven brothers who served in World War II.
- Mammoth plant in Springfield closing, 200 jobs lost Updated: May-07-15 10:31 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A manufacturing plant in Springfield will close by the end of the year, costing about 200 employees their jobs.
- Man charged with pulling over drivers he found irritating Updated: May-07-15 9:23 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Authorities say a southwest Missouri man impersonated a police officer so he could pull over drivers that irritated him and lecture them on their bad driving habits.
- Missouri woman pleads guilty in relatives' poisoning deaths Updated: May-06-15 7:44 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - A Missouri woman has admitted that she plotted with her mother to fatally poison her brother and father using antifreeze, and that she attempted to kill her sister the same way.
- Missouri House roll call on override of welfare limit cuts Updated: May-05-15 1:48 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 113-42 roll call vote Tuesday by which the Missouri House overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure to lower the lifetime limit for people to receive temporary cash assistance from five years to three years and nine months.
- Springfield police target heroin dealers Updated: May-02-15 1:53 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - Heroin is a growing problem in southwest Missouri, and police in Springfield are targeting dealers as a way of combating the problem.