This “unbearable” event in Springfield (formerly Branson) is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by walking, running or crawling into the frigid winter waters. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Missouri’s year-round program of sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
The Springfield Police Department is actively investigating a commercial burglary that occurred at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 W. Brookside, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. on April 6 and 8:45 a.m. on April 7. The museum is open; however, the exhibition “The Electric Garden of Our Minds: British/American Pop” is closed, as a security […]
Update: Junelle Waterhouse was contacted by police on April 28 and is no longer considered missing. Original news release:The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered person. Junelle A. Waterhouse, 22, was last seen on April 14 in Springfield. Additional details that have developed during the investigation have led the […]
The Springfield Police Department responded to 1053 S. Thelma Ave. at approximately 1:34 a.m. on Jan. 28, 2016, after a 911 caller stated a person had been stabbed. Officers located a male victim inside the home who had injuries consistent with knife wound. The victim was transported to a Mercy Hospital where he was treated […]
The first quarter of 2016 saw an overall increase in crime by 10 percent. This is in comparison to the crime statistics of January through March 2015, and it is shown in the Springfield Police Department’s latest Quarterly Public Safety Report. Crimes against persons increased by 9 percent compared to the first quarter of last […]
Update: The victim of the fatality crash in the 2500 block of W. Kearney has been identified as Michelle McCown, 43, of Springfield. Her next of kin has been notified. The vehicle involved was a 2005 Buick Century driven by Johnnie Elliot, 70, of Willard. The crash reconstruction investigation is ongoing. Original release: At approximately […]
Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams will be hosting “Coffee with the Chief” at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 21, at Eurasia Café, 445 E. Commercial. The purpose of the meeting is to encourage an open discussion between the public and the Chief. Anyone interested in asking questions or learning more about the Springfield Police Department is […]