Daily brief (4/26): Top picks from the Springfield media

ThunderstormsWe’ll get a break from the rain today, with only a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms throughout the daylight hours. A high of 65 is expected.

Table Rock Lake is expected to crest today at a record 935 feet.

Tonight, rain chances increase, though, with a 70 percent chance of precipitation. Rain is likely tomorrow as well.

If you suffered flood damage, many resources are available to help.

Today’s picks

  • (Editor’s note: I don’t usually like to highlight crime stories, but law-enforcement authorities need the public’s help to track down potential suspects in this case.) News-Leader: Greene County sheriff: Couple died of multiple stab wounds. Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott said investigators are still piecing together what happened early Monday inside a southwest Springfield home that left an elderly couple dead. (Other coverage: OzarksFirst, KY3, KSPR)
  • OzarksFirst [KOLR/KSFX]: Missing kayaker found alive on Buffalo River. A 17-year-old who had been missing for two days has been found alive.
  • KY3: Mother of child with autism says understanding is key. Early recognition and diagnosis of autism can provide intervention to help children with autism cope with the issue.
  • KSMU: Actor John Goodman to help with children’s theater. Goodman plans to help the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre in El Dorado Springs with a fundraiser.

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