Trio with Burglary Tools, Stolen Items, and Drugs Arrested by Horseshoe Bend PatrolThe LakeTribuneNewsBreak Contributor
Federal court sentences Ozark man to over 16 years in prison for meth conspiracyThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Airline executives confess to accepting bribes for contracts at Newark Liberty AirportThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
The Lost Trio Of Springfield - Unsolved 30 Years LaterThe LanternNewsBreak Contributor
Is Gypsy Rose Ready for the World: Better yet are We Ready for Her? (Opinion Article)Becca ReyNewsBreak Contributor
This Missouri Poorest City Has the Highest Rate of Poverty in The State!
Springfield, Missouri, has been named the state’s poorest city. With a median household income of $37,491, Springfield is far below the median household income of $57,290 across the country. There are 22.2% of poor people in the city, much more than the 11.4% of poor people in the country.
Three Springfield people arrested with burglary tools & stolen items
CAMDENTON, Mo. — According to a press release from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, three people were arrested after owners spotted suspicious activity around their homes near Porta Cima area of State Road MM. On Nov. 28, a caller saw suspicious subjects walking around their home, onto their dock and into the dock house through […]
Find more than 20 Christmas lights around Springfield this year with our interactive map
With Christmas less than a month away, Springfield is already getting in the holiday spirit. If you're needing a boost of cheer yourself, consider hopping in the car and visiting a few of the area's best holiday light displays. The News-Leader has compiled a list of more than 20 different Christmas light displays featured at homes in and around Springfield. This list is made annually with community submissions, so it is not comprehensive. If you are interested...
The Triple Digit Victory
The Fair Grove High School Football Coach, Bill Voorhis, achieved his 100th career win on October 20 following the win against El Dorado Springs. Coach Voorhis has been coaching and helping the Eagles since 2014. He has bonded and shown the students how to grow. Defensive lineman, Gabe McMains (12), said, “I think Coach Voorhis has done a tremendous job and he helped me be a great player but also a great person.”
Lady Eagles Volleyball Sore Through State
The Fair Grove Lady Eagles Varsity Volleyball team became state champions following their match in the state finals against Herman on November 4. The volleyball team recently finished a successful season crowning themselves as state champions. According to Hannah Maxwell (12) she said that there were a lot of steps for them to make it to state. They needed to focus on the season instead of the postseason. Their goals were to win districts and every game after that. Their team motto was grit and grace and when they got down a teammate would bring that up.
Ozarks winter forecast according to November folklore
Long before the days of futurecast, satellite and radar, people relied on nature to predict the weather. They gathered clues from the sky, stars, nature and animals. While weather folklore isn’t the most reliable prognosticator, it can be fun to follow. Here is a look at some November folklore and how it compares to the […]
CRIME STOPPERS: Have you seen this Greene County fugitive?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - This week’s Crime Stoppers fugitive is Sara Marie Patterson. The 35-year-old has a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance in Greene County. Investigators say they found meth and needles on Patterson when they arrested her in that case. Police describe her as 5′3″...
Greene and Christian County, Mo., communities remember deadly tornado 32 years later
NIXA, Mo. (KY3) - On November 29, 1991, a tornado tore through parts of Greene and Christian Counties. The storm pushed northeast into Springfield and, in its wake, destroyed homes. The storm killed two people. It became the only F-4 tornado to hit the state in November. People there say...
‘To have a shower, it’s revitalizing:’ Springfield woman gives update on showers for unhoused people before closing for winter
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A few different church organizations around Springfield have showers available for unhoused people. The Connecting Grounds (TCG) has three outdoor shower stalls closing on Friday for the winter. Delana Gilliam is the TCG Outreach Director. Gilliam said she and other staff have cared for the showers since they opened.
springfield, MO Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around springfield..
The Haunting Legend of the Elkland Bridge: A Ghostly Tale Through Time
In the quaint town of Elkland, a ghostly whisper from the past echoes through the ages, centering around the enigmatic Elkland Bridge. It is at this very spot that the spirit of Annie L. Jackson, known as Lydia in the haunting tales, is said to appear at the witching hour. Her story, a blend of tragic history and folklore, began with a fatal automobile accident in the 1920s and evolved into the legend of the 'Vanishing Hitchhiker' haunting the bridge ever since.
Joint Spirit Weeks are ‘Fire’!
On October 31st through November 3rd, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Student Council, and Fair Grove Speech and Theater (FGST) hosted a spirit week for Red Ribbon week, and to promote FGST’s production of The Outsiders. The spirit week consisted of Character Day (10/31), Anything but a Backpack (11/1),...
Wild rides and good times at Silver Dollar City
Silver Dollar City’s rides are some of the best in the world and with rides for people of all ages, you’re sure to have a blast!!. Want to be involved in even more fun with Ozarks FOX AM? Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok or click below!!
Putting the Ozarks First: Crosslines gears up for Christmas support event
Workers and volunteers at Crosslines are prepping for one of their biggest days of the year. “This is our last week to get in on the Christmas distribution at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, and we’ll be doing that on December 16th, where each family will be getting multiple toys for each child, as well as […]
Newly widened portion of Republic Road opens in Springfield
Crews opened all lanes on the newly widened portion of Republic Road just east of the Campbell Avenue intersection. Construction continues to progress to the west.
Mechanic who helped Affordable Towing in federal emissions crimes sentenced to probation
A Springfield mechanic who pleaded guilty to aiding Affordable Towing in a series of highly publicized federal emissions crimes has been sentenced to probation. Full Flash Tuning owner Robert Dyche, 67, was sentenced in federal court Monday to two years probation and a $500 fine by District Judge Stephen R. Bough, according to court records.
Thursday, November 30: Dreary first day of December
It’s definitely turned into a soggy sendoff to the month of November. Scattered light showers this morning turned into a steadier, heavier rain during the afternoon. Temperatures haven’t gone anywhere all day either, stuck in the upper 40s and low 50s. The rain will remain fairly steady throughout the evening hours with a few rumbles […]
Southwest Missouri Humane Society hosts “Empty the Shelters” event
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Beginning on Friday, the Southwest Missouri Humane Society will host an event called “Empty the Shelters.”. You can adopt a cat older than six months for only $10. And a dog over six months costs $25. The special runs through December 17. “We are always...
Here's what makes Springfield-Branson Airport's massive new fire truck special
A fire department's wet-down, push-in ceremony is a time-honored tradition that dates back to when horses were used to help pull its heavy machinery equipment. When new vehicles are introduced among the nation's thousands of fire houses, a group of firefighters collectively christen the tool — pack animals then, shiny red trucks now — by washing it down and pushing it into the garage. ...
Career Criminal Dustin Hagerman Arrested Again in Greene County
"Career criminal Dustin Hagerman is back behind bars in Greene County, arrested for resisting arrest and driving with a suspended license. Despite completing a treatment court, Hagerman's cycle of crime continues, raising questions about the effectiveness of current interventions and the challenges faced by law enforcement."