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Republic Amazon employees working extra hard this holiday season

REPUBLIC, Mo.- Amazon workers said they usually get asked by others how many “peaks” they have been through. It refers to the busy peak season surrounding holiday sales. At the Amazon fulfillment center in Republic, Site Leader Andrew Lee said he’s currently in his sixth peak. “I feel like every year it gets a little […]
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Police investigates after two people found dead in Springfield home

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- The Springfield Police Department has opened an investigation after two people were found dead at a home in Springfield, Missouri. According to the Springfield Police Department, around 7:00 pm on Saturday, SPD responded to a home on West Whiteside to an individual attempting to check on family. Upon further investigation, two people were […]
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Landmark trial over Arkansas youth gender care ban resumes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A psychiatrist called to the stand by Arkansas as the state defends its ban on gender-affirming care for children said Monday he was concerned about the impact the law could have on some transgender youth who would see their treatments cut off. Dr. Stephen Levine, a psychiatrist at Case Western […]

Missouri inmate Kevin Johnson’s last words before execution

KSNF/KODE — The State of Missouri has executed a man convicted of killing a police officer, despite attorneys arguing that the case was infused with racism. 37-year-old Kevin Johnson died at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday night (11/29) at the state prison in Bonne Terre, after an injection of Pentobarbital. As a first for modern executions in […]

An early morning crash leaves one dead in Pulaski County

PULASKI, COUNTY, Mo.- One teenager has died following a crash in Pulaski County, Missouri, early Sunday morning. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash happened around 2:00 am on I44 eastbound. The crash occurred when the teenager’s car hit the rear of a box truck. The driver was pronounced dead on the […]

Braves bash Bears in home Valley opener

SPRINGFIELD, Mo–The Missouri State Bears returned home Saturday night after a four game road trip from the Bahamas through Chicago. After beating Illinois-Chicago for their first conference win Wednesday night, Dana Ford’s Bears faced Bradley Saturday night at Great Southern Bank Arena. Missouri State has won the last four games played against the Braves. And […]

Athlete of the Week: Avery Givens

This week’s athlete of the week (12/5) is Avery Givens from Glendale High School. Givens is a junior guard on the Lady Falcons basketball team. And she has helped Glendale get off to a 4-and-1 start this season. Givens has averaged a double, double for most of those games. She scored 16 points and had […]

Two men charged with stealing and damaging C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue Trailer

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- A weeks-long search for a trailer belonging to a Springfield animal rescue ended in disappointment. On November 19, one person hooked the trailer up to an SUV, and another drove off. The driver and the other man in the video are Daniel Butts and Robert Hopkins. Greene and Webster County deputies arrested the […]

UPDATE: Driver identified following a fatal car crash in north Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- One woman has died after two cars crashed on Glenstone near the Interstate 44 (I-44) eastbound ramp. According to the Springfield Police Department, Rita Deckard, 57, of Marshfield, drove a red 2009 Toyota Scion XB southbound on Glenstone around 3:00 Saturday afternoon. Deckard made a turn on the I44 ramp when a red […]

Ritter too much for Reeds Spring in Class 3 title game

COLUMBIA, Mo–On September second, the Reeds Spring Wolves lost their first game of the season. Afterwards, the Wolves rededicated themselves to their brand of football. And Reeds Spring went on a 10-1 run that got them to Saturday’s Class 3 state championship game. Waiting for them at Faurot Field was 13-0 and top ranked Cardinal […]