Through rain and wrecks, on Daytona’s longest day, this was a drought Dale Earnhardt Jr. was determined to end.
After 19 rounds in a Missouri county’s annual spelling bee over the weekend, only two of the 25 contestants who started the competition rema…
Thousands of people holding flickering candles marched through Springfield to remember 10-year-old Hailey Owens
Police say they have found child pornography at the southwest Missouri home of Craig Michael Wood.
The company at the center of West Virginia’s chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for 300,000 people is selling the rest of its c…
Obama will award the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans of World War II
American short track skater Emily Scott has a connection to a tragic case in her hometown of Springfield, Mo.
The government can’t seem to make up its mind about whether people should be allowed to make cellphone calls on passenger planes.
The University of Mississippi wants to question three white students in connection with the vandalism of the statue of James Meredith
President Barack Obama is promoting his effort to raise the minimum wage to Democratic governors.
A woman opened fire, killing four people and critically wounding two others.
A Springfield middle-school football coach plans to plead not guilty in the kidnapping and shooting death of a 10-year-old girl.
A middle-school football coach accused of kidnapping and killing a 10-year-old girl in southwest Missouri is scheduled to make his first cou…
Family and friends are remembering 10-year-old Hailey Owens as a vivacious spirit.
A two-alarm fire tore through a site where metals and compressed gases are stored, sending up thick, black plumes of smoke
Architect Frank Gehry is maintaining key elements of his design for a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Flu season seems to be winding down, and it’s been an odd one.
A Northern California convenience store that sold the sole winning ticket to the $425 million Powerball jackpot received a $1 million check …
The White House expressed renewed outrage Thursday over the continuing deadly violence in Ukraine
Neighbors watched in horror as a 10-year-old southwest Missouri girl was snatched off the street just blocks from her home.
Hundreds of friends and neighbors rally to create a special day for 5-year-old cancer patient. Bill Balleza reports.
Authorities have evacuated residents of a small northern Iowa city as firefighters battle a fertilizer fire at the local airport.
There is a nationwide shortage of clowns. Gran Boxleitner goes to the clown capital of the U.S.
Missouri has found a new supplier of its execution drug, days before convicted killer Michael Taylor is scheduled to be put to death
The office of Detroit’s state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says the blueprint for the city’s restructuring through and after bankru…