Eight people are dead, including the suspected shooter, in a multiple murder in Texas County, Missouri.
Carla talks to EMS instructor and clinical coordinator Thad Torix of Missouri Southern about Monday's helicopter fly-in.
Local News Today's Hank Rotten Jr. previews today's "Two Friends and Junk" event at the Joplin Convention and Trade Center, where you can find recycled and reused items.
Your Local News Today weather forecast for Friday, Feb. 27.
The City of Commerce held its mayoral candidate debate this evening.
An annual event in Neosho brings community organizations and businesses together for one night.
The Ozark Center in Joplin celebrates 50 years of providing health services to the Four States.
The Jasper County Office of Emergency Management holds its annual Weather Spotter Training Class Thursday.
A three legged dog visited some elementary kids to teach them a valuable lesson.
From those huge tires to the very distinctive shade of green, there's no mistaking a John Deere. But if you want to know the difference between a 1947 B.O. and a bright orange Empire model, look no farther than Lamar where one collector has 100's of different tractors.
Tonight, we examine how a hotel manager impacted the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
February is Eating Disorder Awareness Month, a chance for medical professionals to try and reach those affected or even prevent future cases.
We've already had our fair share of snow and ice this season, and winter isn't over yet. Attorney Aaron Sachs discusses a few winter driving safety tips in this week's Legally Speaking.
Around 400 Joplin property owners will receive a bill from FEMA.
The City of Pittsburg makes a large donation to another community.
A Southwest Missouri youth organization receives a big vote of confidence from the community.
A dedication is held for a school that was destroyed in the May 2011 tornado.
An area university is teaming up with a school in France on business degrees.
Pittsburg State University hosts Wood Tech Company Days.
A regional Youth Summit shows young people how to talk to their peers about relationships.
The Baxter Springs Wal-Mart will be closing April 28th.
Gov. Jay Nixon has issued all state facilities to lower flags to half-staff after State Auditor Tom Schweich passed away from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The Coleman Theatre in Miami, Okla. will host the "Sweet Decadence" chocolate and wine tasting event at the Coleman Theatre in Miami on March 5.
"Marathon Man" Daren Wendell is running a marathon every day for one hundred days.
Eric, Hank, and Carla talk about different phobias, or "extreme or irrational fear aroused by a particular object or circumstance."
Your Local News Today weather forecast for Thursday, Feb. 26.
Hank Rotten Jr. takes a look at some upcoming events in the Four State area.
The National Weather Service in Springfield is working with Joplin, Jasper County and other communities in Southwest Missouri to make changes in the outdoor warning sirens.
Cherokee County's Economic Development Committee is finding creative ways to grow their economy.
A playground equipment company has filed bankruptcy.
Pittsburg State University and the City of Pittsburg is working on a deal to exchange unused land.
She's a cheerleader, who likes to help children. She also spends extra time at school to get some work experience. Action 12's Gretchen Bolander introduces us to our latest Golden Lion Award Winner.
The calendar may say February, but that isn't stopping area residents from hitting the pool.
A man on a mission to run across the United States finally passed through the Four States today.
With spring just over three weeks away, rockhounding season is right around the corner.
The City of Neosho is increasing efforts to clean up Hickory Creek.
Students at Girard High School spent the day learning about farm equipment.
Missouri lawmakers have proposed a bill that would ban police captured footage from the public.
An area shelter celebrates three decades of helping the less fortunate.
A fundraiser to help feed the less fortunate has exceeded its goal.
Chocolatiers from all over the world participate in the 4th Annual Chocolate Boot Camp in Joplin.
An area transportation service needs your help making sure they can get people where they need to go.
Pittsburg State University receives a significant gift of artwork.
A state court strikes down a Missouri plan that deals with implementing common core testing.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced this week she's aiming to end the embargo between the United States and Cuba.
A local town isn't waiting for storm season to make sure all its tornado sirens are in working order.
Registration is now open for Miracle League baseball this spring.
Hank previews some upcoming concerts in the Four State area.
Hank Rotten Jr. talks about Sunday's Academy Award ceremony, where "Birdman" came out a big winner.
Kevin Badgley talks to Eric about trout season and gives some pointers on how to get permits and fish for trout.