Springfield

stealth bomber
(Getty Images)
Sam Masterson
May 07, 2020 - 9:09 am
Missouri's Air National Guard will perform flyovers on Friday to honor medical and healthcare professionals, essential employees and volunteers in the fight against COVID-19.
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bobcat
(Getty Images)
Associated Press
April 24, 2020 - 8:35 am
The hunter says he received backlash on social media for killing the bobcat and posting photos on his Facebook page.
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Kum & Go, gas station, missouri
(Nathan Papes/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
Associated Press
March 16, 2020 - 7:48 am
Police say five people are dead and two others are injured after a shooting at a gas station in Springfield, Missouri.
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Phyllis Brissenden, opera
(Opera Theatre of Saint Louis)
Sam Masterson
February 06, 2020 - 12:56 pm
The Saint Louis Opera Theatre received its largest gift in history with a $45 million donation by life board member Phyllis Brissenden.
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bald eagle
(Illinois State Police District 9 Springfield)
Sam Masterson
January 08, 2020 - 3:20 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill (KMOX) - Thanks to a couple of Illinois State Police troopers, and the citizens who placed the call, a bald eagle with multiple injuries is expected to make a full recovery.
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#scoopthepoop flags
Springfield, MO Police Department
Associated Press
October 10, 2019 - 10:20 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown. The Police Department in Springfield, Missouri, posted photos of the flags in use on its Facebook page...
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marijuana plants
AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File
Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 3:36 pm
One measure the Springfield council will consider is altering the zoning code to allow cultivation and sales within city limits.
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illinois welcome sign near corn field
August 19, 2019 - 12:46 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law allowing Illinois to take its own action to slow climate change. The Democrat approved legislation this week that repeals the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998. It limited state action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. withdrew from...
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(Greene County Sheriff via AP)
August 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - The man who created panic at a Missouri Walmart is speaking out, after being released on bond. Dmitriy Andreychenko, 20, says nobody was panicking when he walked into the Springfield, Mo. Walmart – heavily armed with guns and ammunition . His interview with KY3 News...
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Springfield police respond to a Walmart in Springfield, Mo., Thursday afternoon, Aug. 8, 2019, after reports of a man with a weapon in the store. Police in Springfield, Missouri, say they have arrested an armed man who showed up the Walmart store wearing body armor, sending panicked shoppers fleeing the store. (Harrison Keegan/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 5:09 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police in Springfield, Missouri, said they arrested a man who showed up Thursday at a Walmart store carrying a rifle and wearing body armor, terrifying shoppers who fled from the store. Springfield police posted on Facebook that "an armed individual" was arrested. No shots...
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