PONCa, Ark. -- Dams on the White River that created lakes like Table Rock and Bull Shoals almost went in on a neighboring river in the Ozarks, the Buffalo River. The river that is now a National Park cuts though the hills of Arkansas for 150 miles, an area so calming and majestic that Mike Mills calls it heaven. "It's
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Almost 24 hours after the St. Louis County Prosecutor, protests and demonstrations have sparked across the United States. Some protests were peaceful, others ended confrontational. Demonstrators took to streets in Seattle, Washington to show dismay after the decision was read. After peaceful marches, protesters began to block an on-ramp near a freeway when police stopped the protesters.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- In the spirit of Thanksgiving, students in Nixa are giving back to the community. Nixa 8th graders spent the morning volunteering at the Common Interest Thrift Store. "Well, this thrift store, Common Interest, helps give back to Nixa education. So the fact that we can help them help us is a big deal to us," says Amanda
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- According to court documents, a federal judge has struck down Amendment 83 in the Arkansas Constitution. The judge says it violates same-sex couples right to equal protection. Court documents state, " Plaintiffs here claim to seek the same rights as opposite-sex couples: the freedom to marry their chosen partners, the recognition of their marriages performed in
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – According to Triple A, 90% of Americans will take advantage of cheap gas price and travel at least 50 miles this Thanksgiving season. With the sheer volume of people expected to travel in the coming days, it's important for people to prepare and pay attention on the roads. It's a day of back-to-back service orders at Rick's
ROLLA, Mo. – Rolla Police arrested a man, who is accused of touching an male juvenile in a changing room in July, at a public recreation area in Rolla. According to the Rolla Police, the investigation began on July 17, after being notified of a man touching the boy in a changing room at The Centre, locaed at 1220
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – According to the Missouri Supreme Court website, efforts to stop a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market from opening near downtown Springfield have been shot down. Those opposed applied to transfer the suit from the 7th District Court of Appeals to the Missouri Supreme Court. Tuesday the Missouri Supreme Court denied the transfer. In a statement sent to KOLR10, Attorney
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield car dealership donated 8,000 cans of food to the Grand Oak Mission Baptist Church in Springfield on Tuesday. Reliable Chevrolet on South Campbell led the can drive. "It means we're able to offer a variety of food items to hungry families. We'll also have all the food we need to fill our food sacks for
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Employees of the O’Reilly Auto Parts store in Dellwood, Mo., that was burned Monday night during area riots, will be moved to other store locations while the company decides what to do about the closed retail outlet. Mark Merz, Director of External Reporting and Investor relations for the Springfield-based corporation, said the store in Dellwood was destroyed
UPDATE - NIXA, Mo. -- According to a Nixa spokeswoman, 14-year-old Jordan Robinson has been located safe. No other details are being released at this time. ORIGINAL - NIXA, Mo. – Nixa Police are asking for your help in locating a missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen this morning. Jordan Anne Robinson was last seen walking in on
WEST PLAINS, Mo. -- Rep. Jason Smith (R-Mo. visited Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative Monday to discuss proposed EPA regulations on coal with officials of the cooperative. Smith told Ozark Radio News that the proposed regulations will have a drastic effect on public utilities. Howell-Oregon Electric CEO and General Manager Dan Singletary echoed Smith’s sentiments about the proposed regulations. Singletary also talked
SALEM, Mo. -- A man from Salem, Missouri is dead after his pickup truck ran off a Dent County road Monday. The Highway Patrol says Bradley Lovell, 36, died at a hospital in St. Louis after being airlifted from the scene on Route B about 12 miles east of Salem. Troopers say Lovell's truck ran off the left side of
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. -- A Washington County, Arkansas circuit judge is in hot water for violating the code of judicial conduct. The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission issued a letter of censure Friday to Judge Doug Martin for his behavior toward his opponent Brian Lester during the 2014 judicial election. A censure is a declaration that a judge is guilty
FERGUSON, Mo. -- Ferguson policeman Darren Wilson remains in seclusion but his lawyers have reacted to the grand jury decision not charge him in the Michael Brown shooting. Lawyers says the past few days have been “tense” for Wilson. But any further comment about his future will be made in what is called in an “appropriate venue” and not through
Popular movie rental company Redbox plans to raise its rates. The continued success of competitor Netflix is the most likely cause. DVD rentals will go up $1.50 a night - that's 25 percent increase. Blu Ray rentals will go up to $2 a night. Redbox hopes the increased revenue will allow the rental service to offer more and better services.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. -- A Benton County, Arkansas non-profit organization is working with the Sheriffs department to help parents breathe a little easier -- giving them a device that works as an extra line of security. The device was originally intended for elderly dementia patients, but is now being used to help disabled children. Operation Lifesaver-- a national organization with
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have announced that safety Eric Berry will be out for the rest of the season for an illness not related to football. After the Oakland game, Berry went to head coach Andy Reid and complained of a pain in his chest. He underwent an MRI on Friday where it a mass on
LEBANON, Mo. - A 31-year-old man from Iberia, Missourihas been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2013 murder of his 13-year-old niece. Steven L. Henderson pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced on Friday in Laclede County Circuit Court where the case had been heard on a change of venue from Miller County. Macala Shelton disappeared
MILFORD, Mich. -- With new technology, cars can now parallel park themselves or alert drivers if they're drifting into another lane. But General Motors plans to introduce a new feature that enables the car take over the driving, at least during parts of the trip. Not so far down the road, drivers will be able to do a lot less
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Isabel's House will kick off its 7th annual Holiday Tree Campaign fundraiser tonight. The campaign, known as Isabel's Tree, is one of the largest fundraisers for the nonprofit crisis nursery that aims to prevent child abuse and neglect here in the Ozarks. The actual tree is located at Houlihan's at Glenstone and Kearney in north Springfield. You
FERGUSON, Mo. -- The grand jury in Ferguson that weighed evidence in the Michael Brown shooting chose not to indict officer Darren Wilson, the St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office announced Monday night. At the center of the grand jury's decision was whether Wilson, a white man, should face charges in the August shooting death of Brown, a Black 18-year-old who
FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) -- A decision is expected Monday from the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, that is weighing evidence in the Michael Brown shooting, U.S. and local law enforcement officials told CNN. The announcement will come from the St Louis County Prosecutor, the sources said. The sources did not know what decision will be announced. The city has been
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- KOLR 10 News at 10 will start at 10:40 p.m. Saturday (11/23) evening due to NFL football on CBS.
Watch MSU Bears tonight on KOLR10 from 7-9 p.m. as they play against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas.
(CNN) Calorie counts will soon be posted at most places Americans eat out. The FDA today finalized two rules requiring calorie information be listed at places including convenience stores, movie theaters, chain restaurants, amusement parks and even vending machines. The rules are required by the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Most of the rules take effect November, 2015.
No matter what type of diabetes you have- Type 1, Type 2 or even gestational diabetes, you have to monitor your blood sugar levels carefully to avoid major health complications. There are some new ways to make managing the disease a bit easier. Mom -to- be, Erin Hatcher, is checking her blood sugar levels for the second time today. "I
People who eat yogurt daily may be less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. That's according to Harvard researchers who tracked the diet and lifestyles of thousands of people, They found that yogurt can cut diabetes risk by almost 20 percent. Previous studies have shown that calcium and fatty acids in dairy products may lower diabetes risk. New technology could
WASHINGTON -- A Minnesota beef distributor has enacted a nationwide recall of its product for possible E-coli contamination. Rancher's Legacy Meat Co., of Vadnais Heights, MN, is recalling 1,200 pounds of ground beef products after failing a routine inspection. USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service discovered contaminated meat products at rancher's legacy this past Friday. That ground beef was held
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Just in time for those close family Thanksgiving gatherings, Greene County is reporting the first confirmed flu cases of the season. The Springfield-Greene County Health Department says there have been five confirmed cases in the past two weeks. Although it takes two weeks for the vaccine to take effect once administered, health officials say it is not
It's estimated about 10-percent of children in the U.S. suffer with eczema. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics is releasing new recommendations to help doctors treat the common skin condition. Four year old Ava Rosado has been dealing with itchy, painful eczema all her life. "It feels like you need to scratch it," she says. "We are always telling her
In our Medical Monday segment this morning- how much is "too much" when it comes to drinking alcohol? Many of us may lift a glass or two during the holiday season. But how can you tell when you've had too much or whether you might need some professional help? Amber Duff is a program developer for Burrell Behavioral Health in
It's not news - smoking harms nearly every organ in your body. "Smoking as everybody knows is terrible for you. A leading cause of cancer, lung cancer," says pharmacist Rich Tomelevage. "It also contributes to cardiovascular problems. In particular arteriosclerosis where the hardening of the arteries secondary to calcium plaque formations on interior portions of the veins." When Tomelevage's patients
(CBS News) -- How exercise might prevent Parkinson's, and new findings could lead to new treatment for heart attack victims. These are two stories that are among this week's top medical headlines. A study of 18,000 heart patients finds the combination drug Vytorin works better than a statin alone at reducing cholesterol and cardiovascular events. Researchers in Boston say Vytorin
(CBS News)-- Nearly one in five American adults -- 43.8 million people -- experienced some type of diagnosable mental illness last year. The latest findings, from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's (SAMHSA) 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health , show just how widespread such issues really are. More than 15 million people in the U.S. over
Kaci Hickox has left hospital where she was being monitored; she had criticized her treatment, saying she felt "like a criminal"
Soldiers being monitored include Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams who was the commander of the U.S. Army in Africa
Dallas nurse Sidia Rose says she didn't let fear get in the way while treating Thomas Eric Duncan
Artificial intelligence is "our biggest existential threat," said the SpaceX and Tesla founder
Officials say Jaylen Fryberg, 14, killed himself as a teacher tried to stop him following shooting of friends and cousins
Sources say 5-year-old boy with fever traveled with family from Guinea recently
Recall affects some baby wipes sold at major retailers including Walgreens and Diapers.com
Winners of Wildlife Photographer of the Year photography contest as the competition celebrates 50 years
Problems with music and information systems lower ratings for many brands
Dominic Adesanya, charged with two federal offenses, was forcibly carried out of the courtroom