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Springfield police say man shot by officers has died

Oct. 18, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man shot by Springfield police during a hostage situation has died, police said Monday. Police Chief Paul Williams said an officer shot Douglas Knakmuhs, 40, of Springfield, on Sunday as he was struggling with the hostage over a weapon. ...

City wants to buy vacant church for community center

Oct. 17, 2021 09:11 AM EDT

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — The city of Northampton wants to buy a shuttered Catholic church building in town that the current owner plans to demolish. The city’s director of planning and sustainability in a letter to O’Connell Development Group of Holyoke this month...

Illinois shelter partners with health groups to build trust

Oct. 17, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Ahead of colder weather, when shelter becomes more of a necessity, Helping Hands of Springfield is partnering with healthcare organizations to build trust with local residents experiencing homelessness. The shelter, which has a capacity of 71...

Missouri State rolls past Indiana State 37-7

Oct. 16, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley passed for three touchdowns to lead Missouri State to a 37-7 homecoming victory over Indiana State on Saturday. Shelley completed only 11 passes but had 225 yards through the air. Two of his touchdowns went to Tyrone Scott, who had...

Missouri State rolls over Indiana State 37-7

Oct. 16, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley passed for three touchdowns and ran for another as Missouri State defeated Indiana State 37-7 on Saturday. The Bears broke the game open by scoring three touchdowns in the final 2:19 of the second quarter. ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 06:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH def. Argenta-Oreana, forfeit Aledo (Mercer County) 54, Stark County 0 Algonquin (Jacobs) 49, Hampshire 13 Amundsen 34, Chicago Sullivan 0 Annawan/Wethersfield (FB Coop)...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alamosa 39, Montezuma-Cortez 24 Arapahoe 13, Cherry Creek 10 Arvada 21, Middle Park 14 Battle Mountain 21, Eagle Valley 20 Bear Creek 27, Standley Lake 21 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Akr. Coventry 28, Mogadore Field 20 Akr. East 51, Akr. Ellet 0 Akr. Hoban 28, Cle. Benedictine 10 Albany Alexander 20, Crown City S. Gallia 0 Alliance Marlington 35,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 41, Cass-Midway 12 Archie 61, Lockwood/Golden City 26 Aurora 28, Reeds Spring 14 Ava 48, Cabool 9 Belton 42, William Chrisman 28 Blair Oaks 71,...

Ground broken on N. Carolina tiny home village for homeless

Oct. 16, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Rain throughout the morning on Oct. 9 didn’t stop a group of about 100 people from gathering to volunteer and celebrate the groundbreaking for a new community coming to Wilmington — a tiny home village serving chronically homeless people. ...