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Man Killed In Apparent Road Rage Shooting In Springfield, Authorities Say – CBS Philly

DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting on the roads of Delaware County. They believe this may have been a case of road rage. Police are searching for the person who pulled up to a vehicle and fatally shot another driver on a busy road in Springfield Township, Delaware County. A bullet hole is visible in the windshield of the victim’s car left on State Road/Route 1 near Meetinghouse Lane.
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Shots fired, vehicles damaged in central Springfield Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield Police confirmed shots were fired Tuesday at 835 S. Robberson Avenue, between Madison Street and Grand Street. Robberson Avenue is just east of Campbell Avenue. Several cars were damaged when shots were fired. An OzarksFirst photojournalist got video of damage done to the cars on Wednesday morning. “So I ducked down […]
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A former resident of an east Springfield homeless camp asks what comes next

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A former resident of a cleared-out homeless camp in east Springfield asks what is next. Lurvey Properties began cleaning up the homeless camp spread over 15 acres near East Kearney Street on June 26. According to Lurvey Properties employees, the camp has been around for decades, who added it posed a dangerous environment for those living and working in the area.

From Bearcat to Bear: Jasinski's move to MSU

Starting as a professor and working his way up to sitting in the president’s office, John Jasinski is no stranger to change. After an “All That Jazz” email struck the community April 1 announcing Jasinski will be leaving Northwest because the Board of Regents decided not to renew his contract.
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‘Vanished into thin air’

After 50 years, Seal’s disappearance near Verona remains a mystery. Sunday, June 19, was a day of celebration for many people. Not only was it Father’s Day, but it was also Juneteenth, the day commemorating the emancipation of slaves in the United States in 1865. For the family of Christene Seal, however, the day marked a grim milestone. It was 50 years ago on that day that Christene disappeared from her home in Verona. She has never been found.

Man with cadaver dogs refutes mother’s claim of teen dying in trailer as trial continues

Further information was presented about the location of a teen’s body in Ozark County as her mother continues to stand trial for her murder. Tuesday was the second day for Rebecca Ruud’s bench trial at the Greene County Courthouse in Springfield on charges of first- and second-degree murder, abuse or neglect of a child resulting in death, abandonment of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in a felony.
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Woman chokes on water, crashes into Steve Dowdy Motors

No injuries in one-car accident on Mt. Vernon Boulevard; building, SUV receive most damage. A car heading west on the loop in Mt. Vernon veered off the road and crashed into the entrance of Steve Dowdy Motors around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. No one was hurt in the incident, but a column on the building was knocked over, and the car received extensive damage, as well.

Republic considers massive subdivision on west side

City gets clean, unmodified opinion from KPM CPA’s auditor in 2021 audit review. Republic City Council heard a presentation of yet another new, massive subdivision proposed to go into west Republic on the north side of Highway 174. The first reading of an ordinance rezoning what will be called the Prairie Ridge Planned Development District was presented at the council's June 21 meeting.

Driver killed in suspected road rage shooting in Delaware County

A 54-year-old man was fatally shot on Wednesday morning in an incident that Springfield Police believe was triggered by road rage, authorities said. The shooting happened around 8:30 in the southbound lanes of State Road, between Buttonwood Drive and Meetinghouse Lane. Witnesses told police that a dark-colored SUV passed a white Toyota and pulled over to stop on the shoulder of the road.

Legacy store gets new chapter

WENTWORTH - After nearly 130 years in business, June 28 was auction day for Pelsue’s Mercantile, but the day began with an ending and ended up with a beginning. Wentworth’s last-standing, three-storefront stop was the oldest resident living in town. Its walls have housed a variety of businesses — including a long-ago bawdy house — but the core store has been around since 1893.

Jury Convicts State Lawmaker of COVID-19 Fraud Scheme at Springfield Health Care Charity

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Missouri state representative was convicted by a federal trial jury today for a nearly $900,000 COVID-19 fraud scheme, as well as a separate $200,000 fraud scheme in which she made false claims about a fake stem cell treatment marketed through her clinics in southern Missouri, and for illegally providing prescription drugs to clients of those clinics.