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Rolla Daily News
CANCELLED Endangered person advisory: Girl found safe by Springfield police officer UPDATE: The Springfield Police Department has cancelled an Endangered Person
CANCELLED Endangered person advisory: Girl found safe by Springfield police officer
Rolla Daily News / Posted an hour ago
UPDATE: The Springfield Police Department has cancelled an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 943 North Grant Avenue,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Springfield city worker dies after accident at landfillSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old Springfield maintenance worker has died a
Springfield city worker dies after accident at landfill
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted an hour ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old Springfield maintenance worker has died after an accident at the city landfill. A news release from the city says 53-year-old John Wesley Choate died Wednesday after the accident at the Springfield Landfill. The... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
More than 800 bags of heroin seized in Springfield drug bustImage Credit: Springfield Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Spring
More than 800 bags of heroin seized in Springfield drug bust
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 hours ago
Image Credit: Springfield Police Department SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Narcotics detectives arrested four suspected drug dealers Thursday night, and confiscated more than a pound of heroin, and four loaded handguns. According to... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Man allegedly tried to fill fake prescription in front of police officerPatrick Ruggiero (Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department) SPRINGFIELD,
Man allegedly tried to fill fake prescription in front of police officer
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 hours ago
Patrick Ruggiero (Image Courtesy: Springfield Police Department) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man was arrested Wednesday night after he tried to fill a stolen prescription, right in front of a uniformed police officer. According to... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Police release more details about fatal accident at Springfield's trash landfillThe Springfield Police Department said Thursday that a city worker who died aft
Police release more details about fatal accident at Springfield's trash landfill
KY3 Springfield / Posted 8 hours ago
The Springfield Police Department said Thursday that a city worker who died after an accident at the city's trash landfill was crushed. The accident was shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. John Choate, 53, who lived in Buffalo, died after being taken... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Police release more details about fatal accident at Springfield's trash landfillThe Springfield Police Department said Thursday that a city worker who died aft
Police release more details about fatal accident at Springfield's trash landfill
KSPR Springfield / Posted 8 hours ago
The Springfield Police Department said Thursday that a city worker who died after an accident at the city's trash landfill was crushed. The accident was shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. John Choate, 53, who lived in Buffalo, died after being taken... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Springfield police say missing teenager may be in danger, possibly trying to reach LebanonThe Springfield Police Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a te
Springfield police say missing teenager may be in danger, possibly trying to reach Lebanon
KY3 Springfield / Posted 10 hours ago
The Springfield Police Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a teenager who disappeared from 943 N. Grant Avenue at 11 a.m. Thursday. She is Erin Nicole Newberry, white, 18, 5-foot-7, 180 pounds, with blonde hair, blue eyes, light... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Springfield police say missing teenager may be in dangerThe Springfield Police Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a te
Springfield police say missing teenager may be in danger
KSPR Springfield / Posted 10 hours ago
The Springfield Police Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a teenager who disappeared from 943 N. Grant Avenue at 11 a.m. Thursday. She is Erin Nicole Newberry, white, 18, 5-foot-7, 180 pounds, with blonde hair, blue eyes, light... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
CVS clerk robbed at knifepointSpringfield police are asking help to identify a man they say might have held u
CVS clerk robbed at knifepoint
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
Springfield police are asking help to identify a man they say might have held up several stores at knifepoint over recent weeks. The man last hit the CVS store, 2565 E. Main St., in Springfield on Jan 28, according to a Springfield Police Division... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Thieves knock off Speedway for $1K in cigsSpringfield police need help identifying two men they say robbed a gas station
Thieves knock off Speedway for $1K in cigs
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
Springfield police need help identifying two men they say robbed a gas station of nearly $1,000 worth of cigarettes. The two men drove to the Springfield Speedway store in a white Mercury Mountaineer early Wednesday morning, detectives said. One of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Man convicted of 1985 rape released over doubts about evidenceSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man from Springfield is free- for now- after near
Man convicted of 1985 rape released over doubts about evidence
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man from Springfield is free- for now- after nearly 30 years in prison for a crime he insists that he didn’t commit. George Perrot was convicted in 1992 for a 1985 break-in and rape at the home of 78 year-old Springfield... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Springfield city worker dies after accident at landfillSPRINGFIELD (AP) — A 53-year-old Springfield maintenance worker has died after
Springfield city worker dies after accident at landfill
KOMU Columbia / Posted 17 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A 53-year-old Springfield maintenance worker has died after an accident at the city landfill. A news release from the city says 53-year-old John Wesley Choate died Wednesday after the accident at the Springfield Landfill. The... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Car thief found hiding in a creekA man is in custody after a brief chase through Springfield. Greene County dep
Car thief found hiding in a creek
KY3 Springfield / Posted 20 hours ago
A man is in custody after a brief chase through Springfield. Greene County deputies responded to a vehicle theft Wednesday night. The victim told deputies that the thief had a gun. While talking to deputies, the victim saw the man drive by in the... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Car thief found hiding in a creekA man is in custody after a brief chase through Springfield. Greene County dep
Car thief found hiding in a creek
KSPR Springfield / Posted 20 hours ago
A man is in custody after a brief chase through Springfield. Greene County deputies responded to a vehicle theft Wednesday night. The victim told deputies that the thief had a gun. While talking to deputies, the victim saw the man drive by in the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mentorship program starts at Springfield Boys & Girls ClubSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A new program launched Wednesday night that aims to
Mentorship program starts at Springfield Boys & Girls Club
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A new program launched Wednesday night that aims to help at-risk youth at the Springfield Boys & Girls Club. Eight staffers from the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department and the Springfield Police Department will mentor 20... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Mother & 2 daughters home during armed home invasionSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are investigating an armed home
Mother & 2 daughters home during armed home invasion
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are investigating an armed home invasion in the city’s Hungry Hill Neighborhood. A gun was fired during the home invasion at 13 Woodmont Street, but no one was hit. According to Springfield Police Sgt.... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police investigate a robbery at TD Bank in SpringfieldSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are investigating a robbery Wedn
Police investigate a robbery at TD Bank in Springfield
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police are investigating a robbery Wednesday night at the TD Bank on Carew Street. When 22News arrived at the bank at 1360 Carew Street, two cruisers were outside the bank, investigating the area. Police were... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Crash caused 2nd pedestrian death in 2 weeks in SpringfieldA 68-year-old pedestrian died on Tuesday evening after being hit by a car on So
Crash caused 2nd pedestrian death in 2 weeks in Springfield
KY3 Springfield / Posted yesterday
A 68-year-old pedestrian died on Tuesday evening after being hit by a car on South Glenstone Avenue near Cherokee Street. Police say Marilee Sarver was crossing the road eastbound when she was hit by a southbound car about 6:35 p.m. Police said late... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Springfield PD arrests three, will continue to monitor parking lotsPhotos courtesy: Springfield Police Dept. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfi
Springfield PD arrests three, will continue to monitor parking lots
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Photos courtesy: Springfield Police Dept. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police arrested two men and one woman in the middle of a drug deal Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. Springfield Police Sergeant John Delaney said narcotics officers set up... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Photos: Counterfeit money used in Springfield this weekPhoto courtesy: Springfield Police Dept. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Sprin
Photos: Counterfeit money used in Springfield this week
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
Photo courtesy: Springfield Police Dept. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Springfield Police Department is warning that counterfeit bills have been making their way through the area. Springfield Police Sergeant John Delaney said the department is... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
High number of car wrecks causes concern for 2016We've heard it all too many times... Alcohol, speeding, inattentiveness, and la
High number of car wrecks causes concern for 2016
KSPR Springfield / Posted yesterday
We've heard it all too many times... Alcohol, speeding, inattentiveness, and lack of seat belts. The four main concerns talked about at the Missouri Department of Transportation's Coalition for Roadway Safety's quarterly meeting. Needless to say,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Springfield man sentenced for child exploitation chargeSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man will spend the next 10 years in p
Springfield man sentenced for child exploitation charge
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Springfield man will spend the next 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in in U.S. District Court to child exploitation charges. According to U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, 45-year-old Springfield resident Daniel... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Pedestrian hit by a car and killed in east SpringfieldSpringfield police are investigating the death of a pedestrian at Glenstone and
Pedestrian hit by a car and killed in east Springfield
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Springfield police are investigating the death of a pedestrian at Glenstone and Cherokee. Officers say a woman was hit by a car while walking across Glenstone. Police aren't releasing her identity. They say the driver of the car pulled over and was... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Pedestrian killed in crash Tuesday night in SpringfieldA pedestrian has died in a crash Tuesday evening in south Springfield. Police
Pedestrian killed in crash Tuesday night in Springfield
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
A pedestrian has died in a crash Tuesday evening in south Springfield. Police say a sedan struck the person near Glenstone and Cherokee around 6:30 p.m. Police believe at this time it was an accident. The driver cooperated with officers at the... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Breaking News: Person killed in crash in east SpringfieldSpringfield police are investigating a deadly crash at Glenstone and Bennett. T
Breaking News: Person killed in crash in east Springfield
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Springfield police are investigating a deadly crash at Glenstone and Bennett. The victim was seen in the middle of the busy road. Officers are still trying to piece together what happened. We'll have more details as they become available online, and... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Breaking News: Person killed in crash in east SpringfieldSpringfield police are investigating a deadly crash at Glenstone and Bennett. T
Breaking News: Person killed in crash in east Springfield
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Springfield police are investigating a deadly crash at Glenstone and Bennett. The victim was seen in the middle of the busy road. Officers are still trying to piece together what happened. We'll have more details as they become available online, and... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Former Niangua School nurse is charged with having sex with boyA former nurse at Niangua schools is charged with having sexual intercourse wit
Former Niangua School nurse is charged with having sex with boy
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
A former nurse at Niangua schools is charged with having sexual intercourse with a student last spring. At the time, Greene County prosecutors say, Amanda Scheetz was 30 years old and the boy was 15. Springfield police detectives started... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Police say Niangua school nurse had sex with studentShocking charges against a school nurse in Niangua Missouri. Police say she had
Police say Niangua school nurse had sex with student
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Shocking charges against a school nurse in Niangua Missouri. Police say she had sex with a 15-year-old student last summer. 31-year-old Amanda Scheetz has now been charged with statutory rape. Documents show in June, Scheetz and fifteen year old... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Man is charged with murder for shooting death near Fair GroveProsecutors charged Carlton Wallace, 37, with second-degree murder and armed cr
Man is charged with murder for shooting death near Fair Grove
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Prosecutors charged Carlton Wallace, 37, with second-degree murder and armed criminal action on Tuesday afternoon. He is accused of shooting a 26-year-old woman in the head on Monday. The shooting happened at their home southwest of Fair Grove,... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Man is charged for murder near Fair GroveProsecutors charged Carlton Wallace, 37, with second-degree murder and armed cr
Man is charged for murder near Fair Grove
KSPR Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Prosecutors charged Carlton Wallace, 37, with second-degree murder and armed criminal action on Tuesday afternoon. He is accused of shooting a 26-year-old woman in the head on Monday. The shooting happened at their home southwest of Fair Grove,... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Man accused of shooting Officer Aaron Pearson appears in courtThe man accused of shooting Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson appeared i
Man accused of shooting Officer Aaron Pearson appears in court
KY3 Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
The man accused of shooting Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson appeared in court Monday afternoon. Joshua Hagood has pleaded not guilty to the crime. On Monday, his attorney said some evidence was taken illegally from him. Ky3's Jehan Sheikh... Read more
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Junkee
'The Simpsons’ Seamlessly Inserted Into ‘Making A Murderer’ Is Relevant To All Of Your Interests‘The Simpsons’ Seamlessly Inserted Into ‘Making A Murderer’ Is Relevant To All
'The Simpsons’ Seamlessly Inserted Into ‘Making A Murderer’ Is Relevant To All Of Your Interests
Junkee / Posted 3 days ago
‘The Simpsons’ Seamlessly Inserted Into ‘Making A Murderer’ Is Relevant To All Of Your Interests There are spoilers for Making a Murderer ahead. Please don’t yell at me when you read them. It’s been almost two months since Netflix documentary... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Police investigate Springfield family's dog found shot, killedA Springfield family is looking for answers after their female pit bull named C
Police investigate Springfield family's dog found shot, killed
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A Springfield family is looking for answers after their female pit bull named Coco was found shot to death in their backyard. The McDonald family found Coco shot and their two other dogs injured in the backyard of their Clay Street home Friday... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Police investigate family's dog found shot, killed | SpringfieldA Springfield family is looking for answers after their dog, a female pit bull
Police investigate family's dog found shot, killed | Springfield
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
A Springfield family is looking for answers after their dog, a female pit bull named Coco was found shot to death in their back yard. The McDonald family came home Friday night to find Coco shot and their two other dogs injured. A Springfield Police... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Shots exchanged during attempted home break-in| Springfield CrimePolice said two shots were exchanged between a Springfield homeowner and anothe
Shots exchanged during attempted home break-in| Springfield Crime
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Police said two shots were exchanged between a Springfield homeowner and another man who attempted to break in early Monday morning. Springfield Police Sgt. James Byron said officers were dispatched to a reported home break-in with shots fired in... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Police investigating dorm fire as "arson"Fire investigators are trying to determine exactly how a fire started, which cl
Police investigating dorm fire as "arson"
KSPR Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Fire investigators are trying to determine exactly how a fire started, which cleared out a Missouri State dorm. It happened early Saturday morning at Hutchens House. Springfield police are reporting it as an arson. It happened on one of the upper... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Police investigate early morning fire that cleared MSU dormFire investigators are trying to determine exactly how a fire that cleared out
Police investigate early morning fire that cleared MSU dorm
KSPR Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
Fire investigators are trying to determine exactly how a fire that cleared out a Missouri State dorm started. It happened early Saturday morning at Hutchens House. Springfield police are reporting it as an arson. It happened on one of the upper... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Police say little about shooting death in south SpringfieldPolice continue the investigation into the shooting death of a man in southwest
Police say little about shooting death in south Springfield
KSPR Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
Police continue the investigation into the shooting death of a man in southwest Springfield Friday night. Police say 31-year-old Corey Kesner was shot outside a shopping center on Republic Road. Police were called to the Remington Plaza at about 10... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Salvation Army honors bell ringers, holiday donorsThe Salvation Army took the time to thank the hundreds of volunteers who helped
Salvation Army honors bell ringers, holiday donors
KY3 Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
The Salvation Army took the time to thank the hundreds of volunteers who helped ring bells or donate during Christmas. Aaron and Amanda Pearson were honored for serving as the 2015 Tree of Lights Co-Chairs. Aaron Pearson is a former Springfield... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Homeless told to leave several camps in SpringfieldSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Advocates for the homeless say Springfield police have
Homeless told to leave several camps in Springfield
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Advocates for the homeless say Springfield police have told people they have 48 hours to leave homeless camps in the city. The city gave notice Thursday to people in at least three camps. Those who don’t leave within 48 hours... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Man dies in shooting in parking lot in south SpringfieldOne man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar a
Man dies in shooting in parking lot in south Springfield
KY3 Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road near Kansas Expressway on Friday night. Springfield Police Lt. Fred Beck says one man was detained at the scene. Officers believe the incident... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Man dies in shooting at south Springfield parking lot Friday nightOne man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar a
Man dies in shooting at south Springfield parking lot Friday night
KY3 Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road Friday night. Lt. Fred Beck with Springfield Police confirms one man is in police custody. Officers believe the incident was isolated to the... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Man dies in shooting at south Springfield parking lotOne man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar a
Man dies in shooting at south Springfield parking lot
KY3 Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road, Friday night. Lt. Fred Beck with Springfield Police confirms one man is in police custody. Officers believe the incident was isolated to the... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Man shot near Skybox Too in Springfield diesOne man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar a
Man shot near Skybox Too in Springfield dies
KSPR Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road Friday night. Lt. Fred Beck with Springfield Police confirms one man is in police custody. Officers believe the incident was isolated to the... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Man dies from injuries in shooting at Springfield parking lot FridayOne man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar a
Man dies from injuries in shooting at Springfield parking lot Friday
KSPR Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
One man is dead after a shooting that occurred in front of the Skybox Too Bar and Grill off Republic Road Friday night. Lt. Fred Beck with Springfield Police confirms one man is in police custody. Officers believe the incident was isolated to the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police raid a drug house across from the Springfield Head StartTop Row (Left to Right): William Braese, Ronald Raymond, Jasmine Delacruz, DeCa
Police raid a drug house across from the Springfield Head Start
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
Top Row (Left to Right): William Braese, Ronald Raymond, Jasmine Delacruz, DeCarlo Holmes; Bottom Row (Left to Right): Margarita Ramos, Alycka Wagner, Jose Cruz, Iris Andino, Darnell Holbrook (Image Credit: Springfield Police... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Woman walked out of Walgreens with an arm-load of merchandiseSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police were searching for a woman who r
Woman walked out of Walgreens with an arm-load of merchandise
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Police were searching for a woman who robbed the Walgreens at 1440 Boston Road, Friday night. Springfield Police Lt. Philip Tarpey told 22News that a woman gathered up an arm-load of merchandise inside the... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Efforts continue to find shelter for those in homeless campsEfforts continue to find permanent shelter for about twenty people told to leav
Efforts continue to find shelter for those in homeless camps
KY3 Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
Efforts continue to find permanent shelter for about twenty people told to leave homeless camps on private property in Springfield. People staying in at least three camps in Springfield learned Thursday they needed to move out by Saturday. The city... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
The Salvation Army honors donors, volunteers for Christmas campaign in SpringfieldThe Salvation Army thanked hundreds of volunteers on Friday for ringing bells a
The Salvation Army honors donors, volunteers for Christmas campaign in Springfield
KY3 Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
The Salvation Army thanked hundreds of volunteers on Friday for ringing bells and donating money, goods, and time during the Christmas season. Its annual Tree of Lights campaign raises money for The Salvation Army's programs during the entire... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Homeless campers given notice to moveSpringfield's homeless told it's time to pack up and move. On Thursday the city
Homeless campers given notice to move
KSPR Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
Springfield's homeless told it's time to pack up and move. On Thursday the city told people living in three homeless camps that they had 48 hours to find a new place to live. KSPR’s Jonathan Wahl went to the largest of the three camps near College... Read more
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