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Craig Wood's trial will be in Springfield with jury from Kansas City area

Craig Wood is charged with kidnapping, rape and first-degree murder for the death of 10-year-old Hailey Owens of Springfield last Feb. 18.

Craig Wood in court

Pictures: Stormy Thursday morning in the Ozarks

The first round of strong storms rolled through the Ozarks Thursday morning.  Check out these viewer submitted snapshots from around the area.

Royals meet Angels in Game 1 of ALDS

Wild Card winners face team with American League's best record. 

ALDS 2014

Justices weigh Arkansas voter ID requirement

Justices heard oral arguments Thursday in the challenge to the voter ID law enacted last year.

Voter ID LAW

Plan ahead for *severe* storms

Today we'll see multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms. Round one from this morning produced flash flooding areas north of 44. The next few rounds will be strong and severe.

KSPR Thursday Morning Forecast Severe Weather Today

Master to hold hearing in wage increase lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A special master for Arkansas' Supreme Court will review evidence in the lawsuit that aims to remove a proposed minimum wage increase from the November ballot.

Minimum Wage

PHOTOS: St. Jude Dream 2015 ground breaking

KSPR's Adam Hooper joined in the ground breaking for the 2015 St. Jude Dream Home in east Springfield on Thursday. KSPR will draw the winner of the Dream Home on June 28, 2015.

Police look for suspects who robbed Strafford motel

Two suspects jumped over front desk counter and stole cash. 

SUper 8

Overnight youth shelter opening in Springfield

The shelter will work with the Rare Breed to get kids off the streets at night.

WATCH: Heavy rain falls on Springfield Thursday morning

The first round of severe weather hit Springfield Thursday.  This is video on the westside of the city with a stationary camera in a news vehicle.

(img1)Rain video Thursday morning

Berkshire Hathaway agrees to buy auto dealer Van Tuyl Group

Van Tuyl Group includes several dealerships in Springfield and Kansas City, Mo., as well nine other states.

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Site of murder trial may be announced Thursday

A judge may announce where Craig Wood will be tried for the kidnapping, rape and murder of Hailey Owens, and who will hear the case. 

Craig Michael Wood

Ex-Springfield police officer gets no jail time after guilty pea

A judge sentenced Jason Shuck to two years of unsupervised probation after shooting unarmed man in the back in May.

Ex officer will serve no jail time for shooting man in back

VIDEO: In the Zone - Week 7 Preview

Chad, Chris, Mike and Jordan break down the week 7 matchups around the Ozarks, including the Backyard Brawl, Willard vs. Republic, Skyline vs. Strafford

Tracking severe storms

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the chance for severe storms over the next 24 hours.

Police warn Hong Kong protesters

Hong Kong police on Thursday warned protesters not to surround government buildings, saying they will take "impartial and decisive enforcement" if public security is threatened.

Police spokesman…

Umbrellas, Hong Kong protests

Source: CDC breach 'final straw' for Pierson

There had been "growing concern" about former U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's leadership in the two weeks since a man with a knife managed to jump the White House fence and get…

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson

Is N. Korea still digging tunnels to South?

Gen. Hahn Sung-Chu never believed North Korea could dig a tunnel that reached Seoul -- until now.

Standing inside a basement of an apartment block in the heart of the capital, the former…

North Korea, South Korea

Turkey debates military action against ISIS

Is a possible threat to an ancient tomb at the heart of Turkey's debate on whether to step up its role in the fight against ISIS?

The Turkish Parliament is debating and will vote later Thursday…

ISIS attacks border city

Obama spotlights economy in midterm message

President Barack Obama launches a midterm election effort Thursday designed to convince voters of a vigorous economic recovery that a majority still doubts.

At stake: the power to get anything…

Obama

Texas: Up to 100 at risk of Ebola exposure

Health officials are reaching out to as many as 100 people who may have had contact with the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S., a spokeswoman with the Texas Department of State Health…

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola
Craig Wood in court

Craig Wood's trial will be in Springfield with...

Pictures: Stormy Thursday morning in the Ozarks

ALDS 2014

Royals meet Angels in Game 1 of ALDS

Voter ID LAW

Justices weigh Arkansas voter ID requirement

KSPR Thursday Morning Forecast Severe Weather Today

Plan ahead for *severe* storms

Minimum Wage

Master to hold hearing in wage increase lawsuit

PHOTOS: St. Jude Dream 2015 ground breaking

SUper 8

Police look for suspects who robbed Strafford...

Overnight youth shelter opening in Springfield

(img1)Rain video Thursday morning

WATCH: Heavy rain falls on Springfield...

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Berkshire Hathaway agrees to buy auto dealer...

Craig Michael Wood

Site of murder trial may be announced Thursday

Ex officer will serve no jail time for shooting man in back

Ex-Springfield police officer gets no jail time...

VIDEO: In the Zone - Week 7 Preview

Tracking severe storms

Umbrellas, Hong Kong protests

Police warn Hong Kong protesters

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson

Source: CDC breach 'final straw' for Pierson

North Korea, South Korea

Is N. Korea still digging tunnels to South?

ISIS attacks border city

Turkey debates military action against ISIS

Obama

Obama spotlights economy in midterm message

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

Texas: Up to 100 at risk of Ebola exposure

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