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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
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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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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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June 18, 2019 - 11:18 am
SPRINGFIELD (KMOX) - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, issued an executive order Monday stating that the rainbow flag will be flown over the Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield, in recognition of Pride month. The governor said on Facebook that everyone in Illinois should be proud...
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Alex Degman
June 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm
FARMERSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) -- Two people from the St. Louis area were killed and a half dozen people on a MegaBus were injured in a multi-vehicle crash about 20 miles south of Springfield, Ill. State Police say it happened around 12:30 Sunday morning in northern Mongtomery County near mile marker 73...
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June 10, 2019 - 11:56 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman who is accused of buying lingerie and condoms for a 12-year-old girl and encouraging her to have a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old man has been charged with child endangerment. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 66-year-old Jo Garrison, of...
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Fred Bodimer
June 08, 2019 - 10:07 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield, Illinois is keeping a close eye on the St. Louis Blues march toward the Stanley Cup. Nicknamed "The Holy Goalie," Bishop Thomas Paprocki is a hockey fanatic who still plays goaltender in a local amateur Masters Hockey League...
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