SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Friends and family members of the late James Carver, who passed away in 2008, gathered for what might be one of the most talked about memorial services in the Ozarks. What is normally a somber setting, the Springfield cemetery off National Ave. had more of Fourth of July feel for a tribute. "As a funeral director, I've
(CNN News) -- More cars could soon join the list of recalls over exploding airbags, a senior administration official told CNN Friday. Until now the nearly 8 million vehicles under recall have been concentrated in warmer states with humid climates, but there is increasing pressure to expand efforts nationwide. Related: Regulators rushing to replace exploding airbags. The recall started last
CAMDENTON, Mo. – The chief of the Camdenton Fire Protection Department is recovering at Columbia hospital after sustaining injuries in a freak accident Friday afternoon. According to the fire department, a vehicle drove into the fire department’s business office and pinned Fire Chief Drew Stark between his desk and the vehicle. Stark was taken to the Camdenton Ambulance Base, where
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A two year old is in the hospital with serious injuries after a four-vehicle accident at Campbell and Primrose Saturday afternoon. According to Lt. Culley Wilson, the child’s injuries are non-life threatening. No one else was injured in the accident. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
SPRINGFIELD , Mo. – Next week is the last week for uninsured adults to get a free flu shot from The Springfield Flu Coalition. Flu season is just around the corner and an annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, according to the Springfield-Greene County Health Department. This year, the traditional flu shot as well as
CBSNews -- Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the federal government would recognize the marriages of same-sex couples in six additional states - Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming - bringing the total number of states in which same-sex marriages are federally recognized to 32, plus the District of Columbia. The announcement means that gay couples
(CNN) -- When a gunman opened fire at students in a school cafeteria in Washington state on Friday, he was not shooting at random targets, his relative said. Jaylen Fryberg, who witnesses said gunned down students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, is the cousin of two of the wounded, their grandfather said. "All three of them are cousins, and they live
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Beware a zombie invasion on historic C-Street in Springfield Saturday night. These zombies won’t be looking to snack on your brains though. They’re more interested in showing off their moves in performances inspired by Michael Jackson’s Thriller music video. The production, a collaboration between Dance With Me and C-Street Zombie Corps, will be held twice Saturday, Oct.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Do you like the treasure-hunt feeling you get while looking through flea markets or antique stores? If the answer is yes, you should make room on your calendar this weekend for the Fall Antique Festival. The bi-annual festival features 170 booths from 12 different states looking to sell a plethora of items from the past, including furniture,
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Candidates for Missouri's 7th Congressional District sat down with KOLR 10 News to talk about the upcoming midterm election. The candidates, incumbent Republican Rep. Billy Long, Democrat Jim Evans and Libertarian Kevin Craig, have not appeared together all at once to debate. Evans was absent for a Farm Bureau forum and Long did not attend a League
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Beautiful fall weather made Saturday morning easier for walkers and runners participating in several events in the Ozarks. Starting off Saturday morning, participants decked out in pink banded together for the American Cancer Society’s 6th Annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Southwest Missouri event at Jordan Valley Park. Making Strides is a non-competitive 5K walk to
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of health is preparing for potentially deadly viruses like Ebola. "The hospitals are informed and everyone is getting ready." says State Epidemiologist and Medical Director for Communicable Disease Doctor Dirk. Haselow says the Arkansas Department of Health and Arkansas hospitals are preparing. "A variety of hospitals around the state are ramping up on
OREGON COUNTY, Mo. – An Ozarks fire chief was laid to rest Friday. Eddie Johnson Jr., of Alton, died earlier this week in a car crash while responding to a house fire. Johnson served as the fire chief of the Alton Fire Department, as well as a full-time police officer for the Alton Police Department and an Oregon County Reserve
PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. – Officers from four law enforcement agencies conducted compliance checks at the homes of all registered sex offenders in the county between Oct. 23 and 24. According to the Phelps County Sheriff’s Office, residences of all 97 registered offenders were visited to insure registered sex offenders are following the rules and guidelines laid out in Missouri law.
OZARK, Mo. – An Ozark man is $325,000 richer after playing the Missouri lottery “on a whim.” Ryan Pock, 39, of Ozark, says he isn’t a regular lottery player, but he will play on occasion. He bought his winning Show Me Cash ticket on Oct. 9 at Supermart, 711 N. 20th St., in Ozark. Pock used Quick Pick to select
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Police Department's proposal to set up an extensive city-wide surveillance system has been called "disturbing" by the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU's 36-page study of a plan to link government surveillance cameras with private business cameras with no limits on how long information is kept is called "troubling." Missouri Executive Director Jeffrey Mittman
JOPLIN, Mo.-- The City of Joplin has more than 150 new trees thanks to the Missouri Department of Corrections. The warden of Western Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in St. Joseph donated 155 trees to city leaders Wednesday. Joplin lost nearly 18,000 trees after the May 2011 tornado. Volunteer offenders began tending to trees three years ago, as part of
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- Mercy Springfield and SBU are teaming up to host the 8th annual home school health and science fair today. The event will offer health screenings, interactive science lessons, and demonstrations. It's free and you do not need to register. The fair runs from 1 to 4:30 at Mercy's College of Nursing on South Fremont in Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The crash of a motorcycle and truck in southwest Springfield sends both drivers to the hospital. The crash happened just before noon today on James River Freeway just west of the Highway FF (Battlefield) exit. A spokesperson with the Battlefield Fire District tells KOLR10's Linda Ong the motorcyclist apparently struck the rear of a truck belonging to
SAN FRANCISCO-- The San Francisco Giants eliminated the St. Louis Cardinals from the Major League Baseball playoffs on Thursday. The Giants won game five of the National League Championship Series 6-3 over the Cardinals, winning the series four games to one. The Giants advance to the World Series, and will face the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.
(UPDATE) CLINTON, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health says a patient in a Clinton, Ark. hospital does not have Ebola. They released the following statement via Twitter Thursday afternoon: "The patient at the Clinton hospital has been cleared as a possible Ebola patient. There are no suspect or confirmed Ebola cases in Arkansas." Earlier Thursday morning, the Ozark Health
ROGERS, Ark. -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Fayetteville Police are working a train accident. It happened in a remote area of Washington County near the community of Brentwood, just south of West Fork. Rogers Fire Department says it's a collision between a passenger train & a freight train. A County Judge office worker tells KNWA the Arkansas Missouri
CBSNews -- Touching cash register receipts can dramatically increase your body's absorption of a potentially dangerous chemical, bisphenol A (BPA) , researchers report. BPA, originally created as an estrogen supplement, has been linked to developmental problems in infants and children, and cancer, obesity , diabetes and heart disease in adults, researchers say. The chemical is found in products ranging from
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- According to the CDC, at least four million households have children exposed to high levels of lead. As part of national lead poisoning prevention week, Webster County has hosted free screenings to those under the age of six to stress the importance of such screenings in young children. The most recent statewide blood testing data shows about
Think you have all the facts when it comes to cholesterol and what it means to your heart health? Test your knowledge with this quiz. Betty Stephens knows keeping her cholesterol in check is part of a heart-healthy lifestyle. "It gives you a real high to know you're doing the right thing," Stephens says. So how's your cholesterol iq? Take
New research finds pregnant women who develop gestational diabetes are at higher risk of having daughters who are obese later in childhood. Researchers in California say the link is even stronger if the mother was also overweight before pregnancy. Exposure to sunshine may slow the development of both obesity and diabetes. Researchers in Scotland found that shining ultraviolet light at
NEW YORK - A health care worker who recently had been to West Africa tested positive for the Ebola virus in New York City Thursday, CBS New York has confirmed . The man, identified as Dr. Craig Spencer, 31, who worked with the aid group Doctors Without Borders, had quarantined himself after coming down with a fever and abdominal pains
Health officials say Dr. Craig Spencer's symptoms worsen; fiancee returns home but remains under quarantine
"I believe she's actually the real hero. She's the one that intercepted him with the gun," student who witnessed shooting says
15-year-old boy goes to a dance and never returns. Teen killers keep a secret for 41 years – until one of them cracks. Richard Schlesinger investigates.
Medical staff who dealt with America’s first case of Ebola at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas tell the inside story of trying to save Thomas Duncan, who died of the virus on Oct. 8. Watch Scott Pelley's report on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT.
Kaci Hickox writes first-person account of her experience as third state implements mandatory quarantine for high-risk travelers
Four students hospitalized following cafeteria shooting spree; 3 in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the head
Man suspected in shooting rampage that left 2 sheriff's deputies dead was deported twice and had a drug conviction, ICE spokeswoman says
A student walked into the cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday morning, and opened fire
The President of the PGA of America has been fired over alleged sexist remarks he made to a pro golfer on social media. Ted Bishop was commenting on a new book, in which British golfer Ian Poulter criticized European golfer Nick Faldo. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
Even at 100 years old, Madeline Scotto climbs to her second-floor classroom three times a week. And as Michelle Miller explains, the only number Scotto doesn't take seriously is her age.