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Business clears homeless camp in east Springfield, Mo.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A business began clearing a homeless camp in east Springfield. The homeless camp on East Kearney spreads across 15 acres. Lurvey Properties owns the land. Owners say that the camp created an unsafe environment for those who have lived and worked in the area for decades....
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Springfield Police Dept. to focus more attention on four major intersections they call “hot spots”

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Springfield Police Department implemented a national operational model known as “Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety” (DDACTS). The national program’s data shows that the use of high-visibility traffic enforcement can be a significant factor in reducing not only traffic crashes in a particular area but crime in that area as well.
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Derges found guilty on 22 charges

Springfield, Mo. — Rep. Tricia Derges, R-Nixa, was found guilty on 22 charges brought forward by federal prosecutors Tuesday. Charges against the state Representative included wire fraud, illegal distribution of controlled substances and lying to federal investigators. Derges owns four medical clinics in Southwest Missouri. Lift Up Springfield, her...
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Missouri lawmaker convicted in medical clinics fraud scheme

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A state lawmaker has been convicted in a fraud scheme involving her medical practice in southwest Missouri. Tricia Derges, a Nixa Republican, was convicted Tuesday of 22 federal counts including wire fraud, illegal distribution of controlled substances and making false statements to investigators. Federal prosecutors argued during her two week trial that Derges, an assistant physician, lied about providing stem cell treatments at her healthcare clinic and illegally provided prescription drugs. Her attorney, Al Watkins, contended Derges was targeted by prosecutors because she helped underserved populations at her clinics. The state GOP party refused to allow Derges to run for re-election as a Republican this fall.
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CRIME STOPPERS: Springfield police search for suspected car thief

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield police are looking for a fugitive who is also a suspect in car thefts. Bradly Gene Mizell is wanted in Greene County for probation violation on three charges of delivering a controlled substance. The 46-year-old is also charged with resisting arrest. Mizell has tattoos of...
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Cardinals promote Gomez to Memphis

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — One of the most electric bats to come through Hammons Field is on the move. On Tuesday, the Cardinals announced that Moises Gomez has earned a promotion to join AAA’s Memphis Redbirds. In just a half-season this summer, Gomez hit 23 home runs, which is tied for fifth most in a single-season […]
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Officers celebrated for rescuing woman from burning apartment

BOLIVAR, Mo. — Two Bolivar police officers were commended for saving a woman from a burning apartment early June 5. “I can’t think think of a training that would have prepared me for that,” said Bolivar Police Corporal Mark Morris. He said adrenaline and quick thinking helped him and Officer Timothy Stillings get the woman […]
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Trumpy earns spot on dean’s list

Earning a spot on Drury University’s Dean’s List is a significant accomplishment. The recognition means a student earned a grade point average of 3.6 or greater (on a 4-point scale) while carrying a full-time course load of 12 or more semester hours at Drury, a top Midwestern university, according to US News & World Report.
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Midtown Historic District to host old-fashioned July 4th parade Monday

The Midtown Historic district will host Springfield’s 31st annual Old-Fashioned 4th of July Parade and Celebration in Washington Park on Monday. This colorful celebration starts at 10 Monday morning at the intersection of Central Street and Drury Lane. The parade will feature a Victorian women’s drill team in all-white dresses, antique cars, local politicians, and the Central High School Kilties, who will play their characteristic bagpipes and bugles. The route will head west, before turning right on Benton Avenue and making its way to Washington Park, where the celebration continues until 1.
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