SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — For the past eight years, Shelli Owen has cleaned up meth houses.
In Springfield and surrounding counties, "we've been busy," Owen said, despite an average cost to homeowners of about $3,000.
Owen's clients are cautious folks — cleaning up these properties is not required by the state and is sparsely monitored by the city.
Dozens, maybe hundreds, of houses have been used...