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by Ky3 News | March 26, 2011
Two men are recovering from stab wounds after a fight early Saturday morning in Springfield. The incident happened around 1:30 in the parking lot of the Fast Trip on the 600 block of West Kearney-- near Grant Street. One man was stabbed in the back and the other in the neck. No arrests have been made, but police say the men did not stab each other. Officers say the injuries are not life threatening.
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by Chris Replogle and creplogle@schurz.com | December 10, 2012
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The stars of the WWE will return to Springfield in 2013. World Wrestling Entertainment announced Monday its popular show "Raw" will come to the JQH Arena Saturday, February 9.  The "Raw" format features several superstars of wrestling, including John Cena, CM Punk, and Ryback. Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m.  Prices start at $15.  You can order tickets online at missouristatetix.com or by phone at (888) 476-7849.  
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By: News Release | April 19, 2013
SPRINGFIELD MO, April 19 - Reliable Superstore this week is reporting a new hiring effort to follow its 22nd consecutive year of growth. Due to increased sales and customer demand, Reliable Superstore is expanding all departments. 20 new positions are being created in sales, customer service, Toyota service, administrative and management. The bulk of new positions being offered are in a new class of non-commissioned sales pioneered at Reliable Toyota.  While non-commissioned sales are common in other industries, in new car sales this is new and unique.
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by Paula Morehouse, KY3 News | November 6, 2011
SPRINGFIELD -- A fire erupted at a Springfield eatery early Sunday morning. Around 2am, crews were called to the Little Tokyo restaurant in the 1600 block of north Glenstone. Once fire fighters arrived, flames could be seen in the back of the building in the kitchen area. The flames were contained quickly. The restaurant sustained heavy smoke damage and some water damage. The cause of the fire is under investigation
NEWS
June 30, 2011
Springfield, MO--Drivers are paying more for gas.  Prices jumped 15 cents Wednesday night at many stations across the Springfield metro-area.    A gallon of regular unleaded is now selling for $3.34 a gallon, other stations still have it for $3.19   Friday kicks off the busiest travel weekend of the summer.       The national average is $3.56 a gallon.
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Paula Dowler, KY3 News and KY3 News Producer | September 21, 2011
Springfield, MO - Officers say it was good old fashioned police work that helped track down a guy wanted on several outstanding warrants in Springfield.  The search started in the area around the 800 block of north Cedarbrook for the suspect, who police say had been a parole violator for a year and was wanted on several outstanding burglary warrants.  Police had a perimeter set up, and then a tip from neighbors led them to an abandoned house.  With...
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KY3 News | July 30, 2011
Investigators are trying to find out what caused a business to burst into flames. It started around 3:30 p.m. in a scooter store warehouse near Archies Lounge - that's near Glenstone and Grand. Crews were quick to respond to the scene, trying to stop the flames from reaching any of the surrounding businesses. No word yet on what started the blaze.  No one was hurt.  No word yet on the extent of the damage, but flames were going through the roof.
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by Paula Morehouse, KY3 News | October 14, 2012
SPRINGFIELD -- It's been the dance of zombies for 30 years--Michael Jackson's classic "Thriller. " Springfield's Dance With Me , at the Savoy Ballroom on 224 East Commercial, is offering to teach the Halloween favorite. .      It's not too late to sign up to perform in this year's "Thriller on C-Street," which is Saturday, October 27. No dance experience is required.
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by KY3 News | March 24, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- On Sunday in Springfield, you'll have a chance to check out some up and coming artists. The Springfield Art Museum will have on display the "All School Art Exhibition. " It features the talent of students from kindergarten through high school. Today's open house runs from 1p.m. to 5p.m. You'll have through April to catch the entire exhibit.
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by Paula Morehouse, KY3 News | January 6, 2013
SPRINGFIELD --A water main broke on Sunday afternoon near Chestnut Expressway and Highway 65. The break sent water spewing in the air until crews arrived on the scene to repair the leak. City Utilities said there was no disruption to service. No word on what cased the main to rupture.
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by Paula Morehouse, KY3 News | September 29, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Police are investigating an assault near Park Central Square.  they don't think they're getting the truth from the victim, however. Springfield police said they responded to a call of shots fired in the 200 block of North Campbell Avenue just after 10 o'clock Friday night. When arriving on scene, officers said a man told them three men beat him up, and one of the men had a knife.  Police, though, said there is no evidence a knife was used.      The victim's girlfriend said, while the three men were fleeing, one pulled a gun out and fired two rounds.  Officers said there is also no evidence of a gun was used, because there was no property damage in the area.
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By: Shayla Patrick and spatrick@ky3.com | September 29, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Gloria Fleming is a busy mom who doesn't let being deaf slow her down one  bit. However, she admits emergency situations can sometimes be challenging.   "I have 3 small children and they are all under the age of 5 so how would I know if something was happening," asks Fleming? Since she can't hear the alarm on a traditional smoke detector the Springfield fire department is stepping in to help out. "We're excited to say that we received a grant from FEMA to purchase 100 hearing impaired smoke alarms," said Cara Erwin, Fire and Life Safety Educator with the Springfield Fire Department.
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by Sara Forhetz, KY3 News | September 28, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield police are investigating an overnight assault near Park Central Square. Officers say the attack happened in an alley behind the Heers Parking Deck. A man was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Authorities are not saying if the man was shot or stabbed, and are not releasing too many details at this time.  We will have the latest online and on the news at 6p.m.
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by Paula Morehouse, KY3 News | September 28, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --  Springfield police are searching for one of the area's Most Wanted. Jeremy Helgeson is on the run. He is wanted for stealing and receiving stolen property, according to officers.      Helgeson, 23, is about 5'11" and has brown hair and eyes. Anyone with information on Helgeson's whereabouts should call Crime-stoppers at 869-TIPS.
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by Sara Forhetz, KY3 News | September 28, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Springfield police are searching for one of the area's Most Wanted. Jeremy Helgeson is on the run.  He's 23 years old and 5'11".  He has brown hair and eyes. Police say Helgeson is wanted for stealing and receiving stolen property. If you know where he is, you can earn yourself some money from Crimestoppers.  Just give them a call at 417-869-TIPS.
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Posted by Chris Brewer, web editor and Email Chris / Follow Chris on Twitter | September 27, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- City police took two people into custody following a suspected forgery attempt at a bank. Police say a man and a woman tried to cash a forged check at the Empire Bank on St. Louis Street inside Hammons Tower.  After employees refused to cash it, the man took off in a van with two children inside, leading to a call to police about a possible abduction. The van and children were found near Kansas Expressway at Mount Vernon Street, and the driver was arrested.  The woman was detained at the bank.   Police didn't provide any further information about the incident or the people arrested on Thursday night.
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Posted by Chris Brewer, web editor and Email Chris / Follow Chris on Twitter | September 27, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Natural gas service was briefly interrupted in a north Springfield neighborhood Thursday night when a construction crew inadvertently hit a gas line. The incident took place at roughly 10 p.m. near Dale Street and Glenstone Avenue, when a backhoe struck the gas line. Traffic was redirected while repairs were made. After roughly 30 minutes, traffic -- and gas service -- in the area returned to normal.
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Posted by Chris Brewer, web editor and E-mail: / Follow on Twitter: @iamchrisbrewer | September 27, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Many people here in Springfield know him as Jackie, and soccer supporters in Portland, Ore., affectionately call him Captain Jack, but Jack Jewsbury has carved out a career in professional soccer that has served him well for nearly a full decade. Jewsbury has deep roots here in the Ozarks, captaining the Kickapoo High School soccer team before moving on to Saint Louis University where he played for the Billikens. He was then drafted by the then-Kansas City Wizards (now Sporting Kansas City)
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by Paul Adler, KY3 News / Follow Paul on Facebook, Twitter @KY3Pad and Email padler@ky3.com | September 27, 2013
An event that celebrates words kicks off tonight in Springfield. Wordfest highlights the words in songs, books and movies. One of the events is called the Quentin Tarantino Spelling Bee. Jordan Gloyd from the Wordfest Committee joined the Ozarks Today crew this morning. She put Brandon Beck, producer James Holmes and Paul Adler to the test with three lightning round questions about spelling and the movies from that famous movie director. The Quentin Tarantino Adult Spelling Bee is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. tonight at Mother's Brewing Company , 215 South Grant Ave. Mother's had this to say about the event, "Mother's own Kyle Jeffries and our friend from Wordfest Laurel Wagoner will be your hosts as we take a trip through the Tarantino collection with various words associated with the movies we all know and love.
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by Justin Lux & Andrea Brown, KY3 News and E-mail: news@ky3.com | September 26, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man crashed his car into a house south of Springfield while trying to outrun Greene County sheriff's deputies.  No one was hurt, officers say. Deputies wanted to pull over the driver for possible drunken driving around 1 a.m. Thursday, according to authorities. The man, whose name was not released, led deputies on a short pursuit before his car crashed into the side of a house in the 5000 block of South Burrows Avenue near Golden Avenue at Weaver Road.  A girl inside the bedroom of the house wasn't hurt.
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