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Springfield Police investigating suspicious death

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Police Department (SPD) is investigating a possible suspicious death. Monday afternoon, the Springfield Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in Northwest Springfield. Officers arrived to find one person dead from a gunshot wound. According to the SPD Public Information Officer, one person of interest is in custody […]
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Police investigate death in north Springfield neighborhood

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Police are investigating a homicide at a home in north Springfield. Officers responded Monday afternoon just before 4 p.m. to the 2200 block of North Marion for a shots fired call. When officer arrived, they found a deceased person inside the home. Officers on scene tell...
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Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Springfield

Springfield Police say a motorcyclist has died from his injuries in a crash that happened before Thanksgiving. 52 year-old Dale Goben from Springfield died on November 25. Police say he was trying to evade another vehicle when he crashed near Sunshine and Grant.
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New scam alert in Greene County

GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – The Springfield-Greene County Health Department wants to warn the community of a new scam in the area. The scam consists of a text message that asks the recipient to verify their vaccination status by entering personal information into a fraudulent website form. The form requests a person’s social security number, name, […]
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Mountain View woman pleads guilty to Social Security fraud

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Mountain View woman who used a stolen identity to enroll in college has pleaded guilty to Social Security fraud.   Laura A. Oglesby, 48, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of intentionally furnishing false information to the Social Security Administration.   Oglesby admitted that she fraudulently applied for a Social Security card on […]
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Fire damages pool house at Fassnight Pool in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A fire caused minor damage to a pool house at Fassnight Pool in Springfield Monday evening. Investigators say a passerby noticed smoke from the building and called 911. Firefighters arrived to smoke inside the locked building. Investigators believe the fire may have started in a maintenance...
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Everton city officials issue boil order

EVERTON, Mo.- City officials in Everton have issued a boil order until further notice due to a water main break. The city will be out of water for the next hour, but when the water comes back on, residents will need to boil it before use. City officials will let residents know when water samples […]
EVERTON, MO
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Carthage church celebrates former pastor’s 100th birthday

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Members of the First United Methodist Church of Carthage took time out Saturday to celebrate a special 100th birthday. Tommy Thompson, the church’s pastor from 1972 to 1978 and a pastor and superintendent for about 50 years in United Methodist churches in Missouri, celebrated a century of life with a crowd of about 75 people in Harris Hall at the Carthage church.
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