Springfield

May 21, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Missouri authorities say heavy rain was a contributing factor in the deaths of two people in a traffic accident near Springfield. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday when the victim's sport utility vehicle skidded across the center of U.S. 160 about 1...
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January 23, 2019 - 6:07 pm
The Illinois State Board of Elections has voted to end the state's participation in a multistate voter registration system. Board spokesman Matt Dietrich said Wednesday that the board voted 8-0 Tuesday to withdraw from the Interstate Voter Registration Crosscheck Program. Critics have said the...
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January 22, 2019 - 7:15 pm
A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually abusing two minors while he was stationed at Fort Leonard Wood. Craig Ralston, 40, was sentenced Tuesday for sex crimes involving the girl, 5, in 2003 and an 18-year-old in 2008. The Springfield News-Leader reports he met both victims...
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September 21, 2018 - 8:46 pm
President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording the president. Trump, speaking at a rally in...
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