Rechsteiner, Foster lead Kennesaw State past Missouri State
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Bronson Rechsteiner rushed for a school-record 221 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries, Isaac Foster added 183 yards on eight carries with two TDs and Kennesaw State...
Adrian 34, Benton 17
Appleton City/Montrose 68, Northwest (Hughesville)/Sacred Heart 18
GM strike halting production at Ohio truck, engine plants
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A pair of auto plants in Ohio plan on stopping production beginning next week because of the United Auto Workers' strike against General Motors.
Missouri man charged with holding woman against her will
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man has been charged with holding a woman against her will for nearly two months and assaulting her repeatedly.
Man killed, 4 injured in 2-car collision
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a two-car collision in Massachusetts last weekend.
James Leydon, a spokesman for the Hampden district...
Elephant at center of ‘personhood’ legal fight dies
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An elephant at the center of a legal effort to give animals "personhood" has died.
Catherine Pappas, a spokeswoman for the Eastern States Exposition, on...
Report: Ex-gaming head engaged in prohibited political acts
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The former chairman of the Illinois Gaming Board allegedly engaged in prohibited political activity while heading the agency that regulates gambling, according to a report...
Man gets life sentence for killing at child’s birthday party
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting another man at a child's birthday party in Massachusetts has been sentenced to life in prison.
Dealer gets 24 years for running ring linked to deadly ODs
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison for running a heroin distribution ring that has been tied to at least two overdose deaths.
Revenues up at Wynn, MGM casinos but down at Plainridge Park
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' two major casinos are reporting gambling revenue increases while the state's smallest and oldest gambling hall's revenues dropped.
State’s Catholic leaders call for climate change action
BOSTON (AP) — The leaders of the four Roman Catholic dioceses in Massachusetts are calling on the faithful to address climate change.
In a pastoral letter released Monday, the bishops wrote...
1 killed, several others hurt in head-on crash
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police say one person was killed and five others were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash in Massachusetts.
Firefighters from 14 departments graduating from academy
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The ranks of 14 Massachusetts fire departments are being bolstered by new graduates of the state firefighting academy in Springfield.
Warren promises state Democrats she’ll focus on the issues
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren promised fellow Massachusetts Democrats at their annual state convention Saturday that in her quest for the White House, she'll keep fighting...
Illinois race riot site deemed suitable for monument status
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois congressman says a Springfield site linked to the city's 1908 race riot has been deemed suitable for designation as a national historic...
Security increased for annual Eastern States Exposition
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — It's the opening weekend of the annual Eastern States Exposition and officials have new security measures in place at New England's largest agricultural...
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Missouri investigation: 12 ex-clergy could face prosecution
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday referred 12 former priests for potential criminal prosecution but stopped short of recommending charges against any top church...
Massachusetts man charged with vandalizing 9/11 monument
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police have arrested a man they say vandalized a Massachusetts city's memorial to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Missouri gun violence proposal in the works amid bloodshed
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The speaker of the Missouri House said he hopes to have a proposal aimed at combatting gun violence ready to debate next year, but critics say action needs to be taken...
Seizure of 3K THC-filled vaping cartridges leads to charges
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southern California man has been charged with a dozen felonies more than a year after he was stopped on a Missouri highway with about 3,000 vaping cartridges filled with...
The Latest: Legislative gun violence proposal in the works
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on gun violence in Missouri's largest cities. (all times local):
The speaker of the Missouri House says a group of Republican lawmakers...
Man dies after being struck by SUV driven by 89-year-old mom
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 59-year-old Missouri man is dead after being struck by a car driven by his 89-year-old mother.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Paul Martin of Brookline...
Sons of woman slain in 1988 pleased with charges in case
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The sons of 31-year-old Cynthia Smith, who was killed more than 30 years ago in southwest Missouri, say they are happy that someone has been charged in the crime that...
Springfield to consider cannabis zoning, taxes
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials in Illinois' capitol city will begin debating regulations on growing and selling recreational marijuana before it becomes legal Jan. 1.
Missouri man charged in killing of woman 3 decades ago
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) — Thirty-one years after Cynthia Smith was found dead at a rural Missouri cemetery, a suspect is now charged in her death. Meanwhile, a published report said investigators...
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Springfield man sentenced for 2018 home invasion killing
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in a 2018 home invasion killing.
The News-Leader reports that 28-year-old Shane Stamm was...
Divac leads Class of 2019 into Basketball Hall of Fame
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Jack Sikma used his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech to make a plea for the NBA to return to Seattle, where he led the SuperSonics to the 1979 NBA title.
Divac, Sikma are centers of attention at Hall of Fame
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Vlade Divac and Jack Sikma were big men who could pass and hit a jump shot, helping redefine the post position in the NBA.
Symantec to lay off 24 employees in Springfield, Oregon
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Symantec is laying off some of its remaining employees in Springfield, Oregon, following the recent sale of the company's enterprise security division in $10.7 billion...
Judge: Review of Branson attraction was not defamatory
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Kansas cattle farmer did not defame a Branson attraction by leaving a three-star TripAdvisor review.
Hall of Fame assists renewal of Tennessee-UConn rivalry
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is renewing the women's basketball rivalry between UConn and Tennessee and will sponsor a two-year series.
Illinois Conservation Foundation names new director
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Conservation Foundation has named Crystal Curfman its executive director.
The organization that raises money to protect and enhance wildlife and its...
Cost of trout permits, daily tags to increase in Missouri
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The price of an annual trout permit and daily trout tag is slated to increase next year in Missouri.
The Springfield News-Leader reports that the cost of an annual...
Chicago-area lawmaker pleads guilty to drunken driving
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago-area lawmaker has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge.
Republican Rep. Steven Reick of Woodstock entered the plea Friday in Sangamon...
American Outdoor Brands: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) _ American Outdoor Brands Co. (AOBC) on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $2.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
Juvenile faces murder charge in fatal Springfield shooting
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have charged a juvenile with murder in connection with a fatal shooting in Springfield.
Springfield police say the juvenile suspect was arrested...
Pritzker has hairline thigh fracture, ordered to rest
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has a hairline fracture on his left thighbone and a doctor has ordered rest for four to six weeks.
Teenager charged in Springfield stabbing death
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Greene County Juvenile Office says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in a stabbing death in Springfield.
Missouri man indicted in $4 million fraud scheme
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a southwest Missouri business owner used money from customers who paid for boats to make personal purchases and pay bills.
Man who made machine gun gets prison time
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man police say had a homemade machine gun among an arsenal of weapons in his home has been sentenced to more than two years in federal...
Man charged with murder in death Springfield infant
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A 29-year-old Springfield man is charged with second-degree murder and child abuse in the death of a 7-month-old child.
Fisherman rescued from current near Massachusetts dam
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — A fisherman was pulled by firefighters from waters below the Holyoke Dam after being trapped in the dark for several hours by a fast-moving current.