Matt Brown

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Woman Calls Police On Crack Dealer Who Sold Her Sugar

    ‚ÄčAre stupid people drawn to crack? Or does crack make people stupid? YES. Take it away, Springfield News-Leader! Police were called to the 1700 block of North Sherman Avenue about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, after the woman said she had paid $40 for crack cocaine but got sugar instead, according to an inci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Missouri Woman Saved From Trash Compactor Recalls Classic Scene from Star Wars

    Sanitation workers in Springfield were just about to operate the garbage compactor on their trash truck yesterday when they noticed an inebriated woman passed out among the debris in back of the vehicle. "It looks like she made a really bad decision on where to sleep," Springfield Police spokesman C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Freak Swarm of Bees Blocks Traffic in Springfield

    Image viaWhatchoo doin', crazy bees?‚ÄčAnd so it came to pass....A giant swarm of bees converged on a Springfield curb Thursday before the evening rush hour, causing one section of road to be shut down, according to the Springfield Police Department. "It was a large, large swarm; there were several ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009
  • News

    November 1, 2000

    Joker's Wild

    Casino lawyer Michael Lazaroff cheated for years -- and the insiders knew. Now that he's cut the deal of his life, why does anybody believe him?