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Gov. Parson vetoes two Springfield projects

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri Governor Mike Parson voted against funding two Springfield projects: restoring the Jefferson Avenue Footbridge and revitalizing Jordan Creek. The city of Springfield and leaders of the two projects were seeking funding from the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery fund. Jefferson Avenue Footbridge Parson vetoed a request for $5 million to maintain and […]
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Rep. Tricia Derges resigns from Missouri House after being convicted of 22 federal charges

Rep. Tricia Derges resigned from the Missouri House of Representatives on Friday, days after a jury found her guilty of 22 federal charges. The Nixa Republican was convicted on counts of wire fraud, illegal distribution of controlled substances and making false statements to federal investigators in the conclusion of her trial last week. In a letter to Speaker Rob Vescovo, she resigned her seat representing Christian County. ...

Police investigate death of married couple in Monett

MONETT, Mo. — Two people were found dead in their home by police in Monett June 30. The Monett Police Department found 71-year-old Daniel Olson and his spouse, 64-year-old Tamara Olson, dead in their home near West Nellie Avenue and North Central Avenue. The police are investigating the incident, but said there is no indication […]

City council to fund homeless services, Cooper Park renovations in full ARPA allocations

Last month, a Springfield city council committee outlined an initial allocation for the city's $40 million in emergency federal ARPA aid, including millions of funding for homeless services and Cooper Park renovations. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden in March. More than $673 billion of those funds were set aside for state and local governments. In August, the city accepted its first installment of their total $40 million. ...

Springfield woman shares how thieves stole gas from her son’s truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Carolyn Jolley, A Springfield native, said she heard a bang at 2:30 a.m. on July 2. Jolley said her son went outside her house and didn’t see anything, but when she woke up, she smelled gas all over the driveway at her home in north Springfield. That’s when her son found his truck’s gas tank punctured.

Death Investigation in Monett

The Monett Police Department is investigating what caused a couple’s death. Officers found 71 year-old Daniel and 64 year old Tamara Olsen were found dead in a house on West Nellie Street in Monett Thursday night. The body’s were sent to the coroner’s office for an autopsy.

Prices of fireworks near Springfield higher than last year

GREEN COUNTY, Mo. — Rain or shine, families made their way to firework stands before the 4th of July. However, some buyers noticed something different, whether it’s the price or the items on the shelves. “Things have been a little tight as far as being able to find specific types and or styles of different […]

Greene County programs, projects getting over $100M through state budget, federal funds

Springfield and Greene County will see a flood of more than $100 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds flow to projects and programs in the region. Nine line-items in Missouri's federal spending plan are dedicated to improvements, renovations and investments for nonprofits, Missouri State University and resources in the county, in addition to a few other line-items in the state's operating budget, which went into effect Friday. ...

Alleged shooter arrested in fatal Pa. road rage incident

SPRINGFIELD — A 22-year-old Darby man has admitted to the road-rage killing of 54-year-old King Hua during rush hour traffic Wednesday morning, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer announced at a press conference Friday morning. “This is a perfect example of everybody in the law enforcement community working together...

Death investigation underway in Monett

MONETT, Mo. — A death investigation is currently underway in Monett. On Thursday the Monett Police Department responded to the 100 block of West Nellie around 8:00 PM. Once they arrived they found 71-year-old Daniel Olson and his wife 64-year-old Tamara Olson dead. The situation is currently under investigation...

Springfield wins at home over Wind Surge Saturday

Springfield, MO- The Springfield Cardinals defeated the Wind Surge 5-4 on Saturday night as the Red Birds scored two runs in the eighth inning to come from behind and take the series lead. Springfield rallied to score two runs in the eighth inning as Malcom Nunez scored on a fielder’s...