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Owen Labrie

Ex-prep student acquitted of felony rape in split verdict

A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie of five counts -- including statutory rape -- in connection with the sexual assault of another student at a prestigious boarding school, but it acquitted him of more serious charges.

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Man arrested in Salem after shooting incident

Suspect was arrested after allegedly firing shots; fighting with law enforcement officers. 

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Missouri highway patrol trooper killed in accident

The accident happened Friday morning on a rural road in Audrain County.

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Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

Prosecutors had asked the federal judge to make Shoffner an example for other state officials with a 15- to 18-year sentence for convictions on extortion and bribery charges.

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Arkansas medical

Arkansas officials again suspend Medicaid cancellations

Arkansas officials are again suspending a push to terminate coverage for thousands on Medicaid after the federal government told the state to give beneficiaries more time to prove they're eligible for the program.

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Pictures: #WeStandWithWDBJ images posted inside WDBJ-TV's newsroom

WDBJ-TV in Roanoke has posted pictures from around the country in support of the  #WeStandWithWDBJ hashtag.  WDBJ-TV Alison Parker and Adam Parker were murdered during a live shot Tuesday morning.

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Family event at Bolivar airport offers fun, flights, free food, mission work information

The two-day event will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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Man, wife are charged after baby was squeezed, bit, thrown, and hit on head

Alexa Smith, 21, is charged with child endangerment.  Bryan Matlock, 28, is charged with child abuse resulting in injury and child endangerment.

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New law expands restraining order protections in Missouri

Law now in effect says people who've been sexual assaulted without their consent can now file a restraining order against the person who did it.

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Crash involving motor home kills motorcyclist at Lake of the Ozarks

It happened Thursday night at Highway 54 and Key largo.

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April Guy

Woman admits killing boyfriend in Rogersville

April Guy pleaded guilty in Webster County Circuit Court on Thursday for shooting Russell Lawson, 24, in the head.

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KSPR Friday Morning Forecast Rain increasing

Grab the umbrella as you head out

Today we finally get some rain...but it's not going to be much. A warm front will spark some afternoon showers - especially areas to the NW of Springfield.

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White supremacist to defend himself in Jewish site shootings

Frazier Glenn Miller of Aurora will begin presenting his defense Friday. 

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Ronald McDonald House fundraiser tonight in Springfield

Ronald McDonald House fundraiser tonight here in Springfield

"Paint it Forward" is designed to help kids here in the Ozarks and it allows artists to give back to kids in need.

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Letter sent to homeowners to mow easement

Some neighbors thought the city maintained the drainage easement, but in one community the homeowners are responsible for the property.

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Storms Return on Friday

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty is tracking our next round of storms.

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Pictures: Virginia vigil remembers WDBJ-TV journalists killed on air

Vigils remembered the lives of WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

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VIDEO Thursday evening weather - Rain returning soon

VIDEO: Thursday evening weather - Rain returning soon

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at when the rain returns.

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Pictures: Flowers line the walkway into WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

Viewers of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke left flowers along the walkway leading into the door Wednesday evening.  Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were fatally shot while delivering a live story to their audience Wednesday morning.

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Pictures: Media line up outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

National media filled up the grounds of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke Thursday morning following the deaths of two journalists.

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Greene County Sheriff asks for help finding home invasion suspects

Investigators hope surveillance photos will help identify suspects. 

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Our weather impacting 'What's Going Around the Ozarks'

KSPR's Lindsey Slater reveal's 'What's Going Around the Ozarks' this week.

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Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo's annual free Kids Fair is Saturday

You'll be able to connect with local family-oriented businesses and organizations.  Also this weekend, ZooDoo is available, if you have an appointment.

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Woman headed to prison for guilty plea in Rogersville killing

April Guy admitted shooting Russell Lawson in 2012. 

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Jail Republic

Republic keeps jail open for other Greene County towns

Republic has opened its jail to prisoners from other cities; but so far, no takers.

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Frazier Glenn Miller

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Prosecutors rest in Kansas murder trial of white supremacist

Prosecutors have rested their case in the capital murder trial of a Missouri white supremacist who acknowledges killing three people at two Jewish centers in suburban Kansas City.

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Christmas in August: Wal-Mart's holiday layaway comes early

Walmart expands layaway options, starts program earlier. 

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KSPR Thursday Morning Forecast Storms west of Ozarks

Rain chances increasing

Some storms fired earlier in the day to the west, but I don't expect them here. Today, expect some clouds to the west with highs in the low 80s.

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Deer hunting changes coming in 2016-2017

Possible changes coming to 2016-2017 deer hunting season

If you hunt deer you could see changes next year when you go hunting in the Ozarks.

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KSPR Friday Morning Forecast Rain increasing

KSPR Friday Morning Forecast: Rain increasing

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater

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WATCH: Virginia vigil remembers WDBJ-TV journalists killed on air

Vigils remembered the lives of WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

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VIDEO Thursday evening weather - Rain returning soon

VIDEO: Thursday evening weather - Rain returning soon

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at when the rain returns.

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Diane Staudte in court

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl Reports.

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Our weather impacting 'What's Going Around the Ozarks'

KSPR's Lindsey Slater reveal's 'What's Going Around the Ozarks' this week.

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Mark Porter

Mark Porter pleads guilty for murders of Jan and Gary Tyrrell

The couple were found murdered in their home in southeast Springfield on May 1, 2014. 

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VIDEO Wednesday evening weather - More nice weather

VIDEO: Wednesday evening weather - More nice weather

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at how long the nice weather will stick around.

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Journalists react to fatal shooting

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl Reports.

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WATCH: Recalled children's products showing up in resale shops

There's a dangerous problem for your baby showing up at one of the biggest consignment sales in Springfield. Recalled baby items are showing up for resale.

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'Endangered person' calls her parents to pick her up

A Willard teen is home safe after police issued an endangered person advisory for her Monday night, but many questions about her disappearance remain unanswered.

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WATCH: Recount finished: Christian County clerk announces sheriff's race winner again

Election judges counted nearly 10,000 ballots by hand.  KSPR's Sheena Elzie reveals the recount winner.

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11AM Report: Christian County clerk begins recount in sheriff's race

KSPR's Sheena Elzie explains the process of the recount for the sheriff's race.  The race was decided by four votes.

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(img1)Landlord pays taxes, renters upset

Renters say they're stuck with a leaky roof, no A.C., and no one to help

We met a mother and daughter who say they were hoping Gatley's unpaid taxes would free them from their lease.

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WATCH Leigh s Lost and Found lost Boxer mix

WATCH Leigh's Lost and Found, lost Boxer mix

The male, one year old was found in the 1600 block of north Barnes

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(img1)WATCH: 'Go Topless Day' celebrated in Springfield

WATCH: 'Go Topless Day' celebrated in Springfield

Sunday was national ‘Go Topless Day’ and in Springfield, the movement was celebrated with a protest on Park Central Square.


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Teacher says breakfast made him late to school 111 times

An elementary school teacher says eating breakfast caused him to be late for work 111 times.

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Rubio: I'm the fastest 2016er

Horse-race coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign took on a new dimension Friday when Sen. Marco Rubio laid down the gauntlet that he could beat any other candidate in a foot race.

"I'll tell you this: I'm the fastest person running for president,...

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Fiorina hits deer, revives Grassley tweet

Republican candidate Carly Fiorina tweets that she is OK after getting into an accident with a deer Friday.

"Our campaign car just hit a deer in Iowa. Everyone is fine, but per @ChuckGrassley, assume deer dead," she tweeted.

Fiorina was referencing a ...

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Church: Donald Trump is not an active member

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he attends a church in Manhattan, but the church released a statement saying the real estate developer is not an "active member."

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Owen Labrie

CNN

Ex-prep student acquitted of felony rape in split verdict

A New Hampshire jury on Friday convicted Owen Labrie of five counts -- including statutory rape -- in connection with the sexual assault of another student at a prestigious boarding school, but it acquitted him of more serious charges.

Labrie, 19, a ...

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Government wins narrow victory in NSA Case

In a narrow victory for the government, a federal appeals Friday threw out a lower court decision that held the NSA surveillance program was likely illegal.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated the lower court decision from 2013, bu...

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CNN

Tropical Storm Erika soaks Dominica; 12 dead

Images from the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica show the devastation after Tropical Storm Erika left at least 12 dead.

One road is cut in half. A plane floats through what used to be an airport runway.

Trisha Scotland said the storm damage is the wo...

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The 2016 rhetoric is getting out of control

Something seems different about the 2016 election cycle. Direct and even personal verbal and social criticism has become the new norm as presidential candidates have compared each other to terrorists, promised to beat-out brains, called journalists c...

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New Orleans sky view

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A friendship forged by Katrina

Hurricane Katrina ripped into Pascagoula, Mississippi, with unprecedented strength 10 years ago. Churning waters 4 feet high carried a mix of raw sewage and mud through the classrooms at Resurrection Catholic School, ripping maps and posters off the ...

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Man arrested in Salem after shooting incident

Suspect was arrested after allegedly firing shots; fighting with law enforcement officers. 

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Playoff potential realistic for UGA, but who's the QB?

ATHENS, Ga. -- With only one week left before the the table is set for ninth-ranked Georgia's season-opening pregame meal, head coach Mark Richt still wasn't positive which quarterback would take the first snap for the Bulldogs on Sept. 5. ...

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Hawks name athletic performace staff

ATHENS, Ga. -- With only one week left before the the table is set for ninth-ranked Georgia's season-opening pregame meal, head coach Mark Richt still wasn't positive which quarterback would take the first snap for the Bulldogs on Sept. 5. ...

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NYPD to Disney and Marvel: Get Minnie Mouse and Spider Man out of Times Square

New York's police chief is asking Disney and Marvel to crack down on the costumed hustlers of Times Square, but the companies aren't responding.

Times Square is populated by a variety of rogue characters plying tourists for money. Some of these charac...

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Missouri highway patrol trooper killed in accident

The accident happened Friday morning on a rural road in Audrain County.

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Austria cops

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Arrests in Italy, Hungary, in migrant deaths

Authorities in Hungary and Italy have made arrests in the deaths of scores migrants and refugees this week, including 71 whose bodies were found in an abandoned truck in Austria.

Those who died in Austria -- most likely fleeing war-ravaged Syria -- pr...

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China slowdown could hit startups like Uber

China's economy is at risk, which is triggering volatility in the U.S. stock market.

And those private companies with sky-high valuations -- Uber is worth a whopping $50 billion -- well, they're at risk, too.

For one, China has been a big investor in s...

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Miley and music videos: Why VMAs matter

Is YouTube killing the video star? Not so much according to Van Toffler, the executive producer of this weekend's Video Music Awards on MTV.

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URGENT - New Hampshire Rape Trial Verdict

(CNN) -- A jury has convicted Owen Labrie of five counts in connection with the alleged rape of another student at a prestigious New Hampshire boarding school. At the time, the accuser was 15 and he was 18. Labrie has since graduated. He was found gu...

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Stock market traders

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Stocks: Wild ride not over yet

The wild ride for stocks may not be over yet.

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Teen drops 165 pounds -- this is how he lost it

Adam Park considers himself lucky. He weighed 315 pounds at 15, and knew he had to make a change.

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Hurricane Katrina damage

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Poll: Americans worried about another Katrina

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, nearly half of Americans still think the country has not learned lessons from the tragedy and is not much better prepared for future natural disasters, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

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Businesses outraged by ruling to help fast-food unions

Businesses are outraged by a decision that makes it easier to unionize fast-food workers and other low wage employees that make up a growing part of the U.S. economy.

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Hillary Clinton: 'The hair is real'

Hillary Clinton reassured Democrats on Friday: "The hair is real."

Her own, that is.

One day after Donald Trump brought an attendee up on stage to inspect his hair, the Democratic front-runner joked about her own hair, saying she does "kind of know wha...

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Flanagans car

Virginia State Police via CNN

WDBJ slayings: Disguises found in getaway car

He carefully choreographed the slaying of the two journalists for maximum shock value. And, judging from the items found in his car, he took equally meticulous steps to get away with it.

But a text message to a friend may have been Vester Lee Flanagan...

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URGENT - New Hampshire Rape Case Verdict

(CNN) -- The jury has reached a verdict in the case of Owen Labrie, 19, accused of nine counts related to the alleged rape of another student at a prestigious New Hampshire boarding school. At the time, she was 15 and he was 18. Labrie has since grad...

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Randall Kerrick mistrial

N.C. won't pursue retrial of Officer Kerrick

Prosecutors in North Carolina will not seek a retrial in the case of a police officer who was charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man, according to a letter from the state attorney general's office.

Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mec...

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One week battery life on an iPhone 6? It's possible

A green energy company claims to have built a battery that fits inside an iPhone 6 and gives the phone a week's worth of power.

British hydrogen fuel cell maker Intelligent Energy says it's not a theoretical, far-off dream: It has a working prototype ...

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Why Saudi Arabia won't cut oil production

Nine months after OPEC decided to leave its production target unchanged and pursue market share instead of trying to prop up prices, the group is facing a set of complex problems and decisions going forward.

At first blush, the collapse of oil prices ...

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Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

Prosecutors had asked the federal judge to make Shoffner an example for other state officials with a 15- to 18-year sentence for convictions on extortion and bribery charges.

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Canucks sign F Cracknell

The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Adam Cracknell to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal is reportedly worth $575,000 at the NHL level. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound native of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, had an assist and two penalty minute...

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How you can help in the migrant crisis

A new report from the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, says that more than 2,500 migrants and refugees have died or gone missing this year while crossing the Mediterranean Sea, seeking a new life. Although nearly 300,000 survived, the journe...

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Arkansas medical

Arkansas officials again suspend Medicaid cancellations

Arkansas officials are again suspending a push to terminate coverage for thousands on Medicaid after the federal government told the state to give beneficiaries more time to prove they're eligible for the program.

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CNN

Hackers stole $1.2 billion from 7,000 businesses in 2 years

Hackers have funneled $1.2 billion out of companies' accounts since October 2013, the FBI reported.

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