COVID-19 numbers in the St. Louis area

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The seven-day moving average of hospitalizations increased from 844 to 854, which is a new record ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force reported its hospital bed capacity is at 81% as of Monday. This comes ahead of a holiday weekend, in which health officials are warning […]

Vern Eugene Spencer – KOAM

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October 13, 1946 – November 21, 2020 November 23, 2020 2:30 PM Ferry Funeral Home Posted: November 23, 2020 2:30 PM Vern Eugene Spencer, 74, Nevada, MO passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO following an illness of several weeks. Vern was […]

Man charged with murder, gun charges

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Prosecutors have charged a man with murder in connection with Friday’s shooting at a north Springfield motel. Police say an argument outside of a room at the Economy Inn on Glenstone Avenue on Friday morning culminated with Troy Jones fatally shooting 37-year-old Billy G. Glass III. Court documents say Jones, […]

COVID-19 numbers in the St. Louis area

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ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force is holding its Monday briefing as COVID-19 cases in the area continue to rise. On Sunday the task force said St. Louis area hospital beds are 80% full as the task force reports a record for seven-day moving average hospitalizations. […]