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Recent articles by Lauren:

Flu cases are skyrocketing in the Ozarks

Greene County’s flu cases for this time of the year are the highest in 20 years. → Read More

Burglaries historically rise over the holidays; how to keep your home safe

It’s an excellent time to secure your home as many pack up for holiday travel. → Read More

Hospitals and health departments use a new strategy to detect viruses

Webster County, along with Springfield and Joplin areas, can test for respiratory illnesses all at once. → Read More

Hospitals and health departments use a new strategy to detect viruses

Webster County, along with Springfield and Joplin areas, can test for respiratory illnesses all at once. → Read More

False active shooter report at Hillcrest High School sends community into panic

Police responded to a Springfield high school on Thursday for what happened to be a false report of an active shooter. The situation sent the entire community into a panic. → Read More

False active shooter report at Hillcrest High School sends community into panic

Police responded to a Springfield high school on Thursday for what happened to be a false report of an active shooter. The situation sent the entire community into a panic. → Read More

Police investigate suspicious death in Springfield, Mo.

Police say they are investigating a suspicious death in north Springfield. → Read More

Police investigate suspicious death in Springfield, Mo.

Police say they are investigating a suspicious death in north Springfield. → Read More

Missouri State remembers alumni Jean Kuczka, teacher killed in St. Louis school shooting

A teacher killed Monday in a shooting at a St. Louis high school had strong connections to Springfield. → Read More

Missouri State remembers alumni Jean Kuczka, teacher killed in St. Louis school shooting

A teacher killed Monday in a shooting at a St. Louis high school had strong connections to Springfield. → Read More

Young Springfield teenager targeted by a predator on Facebook

A Springfield family warns parents after an online predator targeted their 14-year-old son. → Read More

1 injured after shooting near Nichols Park; Police chief addresses rise in shots fired calls

The Springfield Police Department chief says that by the end of October, Springfield will surpass last year in the number of shots-fired calls. → Read More

1 injured after shooting near Nichols Park; Police chief addresses rise in shots fired calls

The Springfield Police Department chief says that by the end of October, Springfield will surpass last year in the number of shots-fired calls. → Read More

Family of pedestrian killed in a crash in south Springfield says he was “trying to start a better life”

Police have identified a pedestrian killed in a crash in Springfield on Tuesday. → Read More

Family of pedestrian killed in a crash in south Springfield says he was “trying to start a better life”

Police have identified a pedestrian killed in a crash in Springfield on Tuesday. → Read More

Police say auto theft remains an issue in Springfield

Police in Springfield reported an uptick in auto thefts at the end of August. → Read More

Police say auto theft remains an issue in Springfield

Police in Springfield reported an uptick in auto thefts at the end of August. → Read More

ON YOUR SIDE: Springfield woman loses more than $5,000 in online scam

A Springfield woman says a scammer wiped out her savings, and she’s warning you not to fall it. → Read More

ON YOUR SIDE: Springfield woman loses more than $5,000 in online scam

A Springfield woman says a scammer wiped out her savings, and she’s warning you not to fall it. → Read More

STD numbers alarmingly high in Greene County

Greene County is one of the top counties in Missouri currently for sexually transmitted diseases. → Read More