Day: October 3, 2014

Roller Coaster Race Events Oct. 11-12

Registration is still open for a series of running events set in and around Silver Dollar City next weekend. Adam Slate is the director of Virginia-based company Roller Coaster Race… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The half-marathon takes place next Sunday, October 12th starting and finishing at Branson Landing. The other events will be staged inside the theme park. …

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Settlement Reached in Officer Involved Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The City of Springfield reaches a pre-lawsuit settlement of 700-thousand dollars to the man who was shot by a police officer on May 9. Former Springfield Police Officer Jason Shuck shot Eric Butts in the lower back near a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market on Glenstone. Butts, who was allegedly panhandling nearby, was questioned …

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Accused Armed Robber Appears in Court

A man from Branson charged with robbing Family Pharmacy at gunpoint on Tuesday made his initial court appearance Thursday and has a criminal setting hearing scheduled for October 21st. Thirty-three-year-old Gregory Johnson is accused of entering the pharmacy, displaying a handgun and demanding pills. An armed employee reportedly fired one shot at Johnson, striking him …

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