Mother, Daughter and Friend Disappeared Without a Trace: The 1992 Springfield Three CaseSenaiNewsBreak Contributor
The Smallin Cave near Ozark, Missouri is part of a historic districtCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
The Fallin Brothers Building of 1919 in Springfield, Missouri still serves a purposeCJ CoombsNewsBreak Contributor
Uncontrolled Dumping of Toxic Animal Waste in Missouri WatersShannon SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Bolivar Father Arrested Following Son's Death Due to NeglectNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
One lane reopened at both northbound & southbound Glenstone after semi crash
UPDATE 5:27 p.m. – The Springfield Police Department has said that both northbound and southbound Glenstone have opened up one lane to traffic, but Evergreen Avenue and Stewart Avenue are blocked. OzarksTraffic says that signal work on the street lights is expected to be completed by noon on Thursday. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A vehicle accident […]
Every student at a Springfield elementary school got a brand-new pair of shoes last week
“Alright, my friends, what you’re going to do is take off your shoes and socks and you’re going to put your socks inside your old shoes, said Angie Valchev, principal of Bowerman Elementary school. On Friday morning, Valchev was busy directing students as they received a big donation...
10 years after Hailey Owens’ death, an app created in her memory helps save abducted child
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – It’s been 10 years since 10-year-old Hailey Owens was abducted and killed in a crime that shocked the Springfield community. Hailey was walking home in February 2014 when a stranger snatched her into his truck. Now a decade later, changes spurred by Hailey’s death are helping other children. “It’s just a fact […]
An eye on the sky — storm spotter classes from NWS Springfield set to begin
JOPLIN, Mo. (KSNF) — As spring quickly approaches, so does the threat of severe weather — but before severe weather season ramps up, the National Weather Service (NWS) wants to prepare trained weather spotters, the nation’s first line of defense against severe weather. The National Weather Service office in Springfield, Missouri, is now accepting sign-ups […]
Downtown Springfield business owner says free Narcan sends wrong idea regarding drug usage
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Some business owners in downtown Springfield are voicing concerns about easy access to Narcan, the life-saving drug that reverses opioid overdoses. They say that it’s attracting drug users downtown and giving it a bad image. They also worry it could entice kids to try drugs.
Judge sentences man for beating death outside Springfield apartment complex
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A man pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and burglary charges for a 2021 beating death in Springfield at an apartment complex. Jacob DeJong, 26, entered the plea on Tuesday in the death of Larry Woods. A judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison. Investigators responded...
Firefighters investigate an odor in a building in downtown Springfield, Mo.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A Hazmat team is investigating the cause of an odor in a downtown building. Firefighters responded to the 300 Block of South Jefferson around 5:15 a.m. on Wednesday for an odor of smoke. No fire was found. Prairie Pie and several lofts are located inside the...
Springfield's Japanese Cuisine Scene: 8 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring eight exceptional Japanese restaurants in Springfield. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
🚧 Traffic Alert: Glenstone Avenue Closure in Springfield, MO Due to Vehicle Crash 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Springfield/Joplin, MO. In an important announcement for local commuters in Springfield, MO, please be advised of the immediate closure of both northbound and southbound lanes of Glenstone Avenue at the intersections with Evergreen Street and Stewart Avenue. The closures are due to a vehicle crash that has recently occurred. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes for their afternoon commutes to avoid delay and congestion. Stay informed and make necessary travel adjustments as crews work on the scene. For up-to-date information, consider following local transportation departments and the City of Springfield on their social media channels. #MODOTSW @cityofspringfield.
Kearney Street lanes reopen after 2-vehicle crash
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Springfield emergency crews are working to clean up a crash scene at Kansas Expressway and Keaney Street late Tuesday morning. According to OzarksTraffic, the crash involved two vehicles and occurred at 10:40 a.m. Both eastbound lanes of Kearney are closed while crews clean up the scene. No information has been released on […]
Missouri police department wants input for comfort K9 name
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KOLR) — The Springfield Police Department is searching for a new name for a comfort K9 to serve the police department. The top four names include Lt. Dan, Gary, Mac and Copper. The names were chosen by the Springfield Police Department’s Leadership Council and determined by a department vote. “I was told to […]
Wagging and Walking: Lola
Meet Lola! Her owner says she enjoys walks around the neighborhood.
Mother, Daughter and Friend Disappeared Without a Trace: The 1992 Springfield Three Case
On June 7, 1992, the lives of three women from Springfield, Missouri, took a baffling turn, leaving behind a trail of unanswered questions that still haunt investigators to this day. Suzanne "Suzie" Streeter, Stacy McCall, and Suzie's mother, Sherrill Levitt, vanished without a trace from Levitt's home, leaving behind all their personal belongings and sparking one of the most perplexing missing persons cases in the region's history.
Springfield's College Street Cafe: A Route 66 Landmark Serving Up Local History and Hearty Meals
The College Street Cafe in Springfield, a Route 66 landmark, offers more than its menu suggests. A special dish, 'the Slinger,' is a mix of hashbrowns, a hamburger patty, two eggs, chili, cheese, and hot sauce. It's a favorite of regular customer Charles Estes, who visits daily except on Sundays when the cafe is closed.
MoDOT hiring workers at job fair in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD – The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Southwest District Office will host a job fair to hire full-time maintenance workers, construction technicians and inspectors, mechanics and equipment technicians to start as soon as possible. The event will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at the MoDOT...
Springfield Crumbl Cookies faces setbacks; eyes second location on south side
Crumbl Cookies announced in early 2023 that it would be opening a location in north Springfield. However, some have noticed that the opening date continues to be pushed back. Crumbl Cookies is a Utah-based chain of cookie bakeries that boasts a weekly rotating menu with over 200 flavors, packaged in an “iconic” pink box. Since opening its first store in 2017, the company has expanded to over 800 locations across the country.
On Your Side : How scammers gain remote access to your phone
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -With one click, Tahnee Walker could have given a scammer access to her online banking, email, and social media accounts. It all started with an email about a Lifelock protection plan. It shows she paid $419.39 for a LifeLock protection plan. But she didn’t. “I looked...
What’s Going Around: Slight uptick in flu numbers in Greene Co.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - We are almost to March but flu season isn’t over yet. According to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department flu numbers are up slightly right now. They’ve had 180 cases so far this week and 379 cases last week. “This flu season started off pretty...
Family and former investigators reflect on 1989 cold case breakthrough
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Mo. — Dozens of friends, family, and former and current law enforcement gathered outside the Pleasant Ridge Southern Baptist Church. After nearly 35 years of questions, those close to the murder of 24-year-old Kelle Workman are starting to get answers. “We met with the prosecutor from Douglas County, and we looked things over […]
Missouri high school basketball playoff scores (2/21/24)
Get live MSHSAA Missouri high school basketball playoff scores from Wednesday, February 21 on SBLive