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Two arrested for cattle theft in Cherokee County
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Kan. - The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office was notified early Tuesday morning to the theft of 17 steers from a rural Columbus pasture. Shortly after being notified, the cattle owner was contacted by an employee with an Oklahoma City Livestock Barn, who recognized the owner’s brand on 17 s
2 jailed after stolen Kansas cattle taken to Oklahoma
COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP/KWCH) Authorities have arrested two suspected cattle rustlers after they attempted to sell 17 steers that were taken from a Kansas pasture. The Cherokee County, Kansas, Sheriff's Office says in a news release that Anthony Francis Whittley and Jasmine Boone are jailed in Oklahoma C
Hunters Find Body In Ottawa County, Prompting Homicide Investigation
OTTAWA COUNTY, Oklahoma - OSBI and the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office are investigating after they say hunters found a man's body Wednesday. They say the man was identified as 24-year-old Tyler Applebee from Southwest Missouri. He was found near Cardin, Oklahoma reports say.
Team effort carries Galena 11-1 record, one unforgettable win
It's easy to single out one game during Galena High School's 2018 football season. Heck, it might be the most memorable game in school history. The Bulldogs beat Marysville 42-36 in two overtimes in a Class 3A quarterfinal game on Nov. 9 in Marysville, but the road to that final score was filled wit
Victim went to buy drugs at residence, seller then robbed victim with a handgun
(JOPLIN, Mo) - Two arrested, male and female, at 120 ½ S Brownell. (64801) – Joplin News First tipsters sent messages shortly after 10:30 PM Friday night. About Police activity near 2nd and Patterson.
Suspected Cattle Thieves Behind Bars
Two people are in custody after allegedly stealing 17 steers from a rural Columbus, Kansas pasture. Read the full press release below:. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office was notified early Tuesday morning to the theft of 17 steers from the pasture.
Columbus fire fighters save a dog's life
Over the weekend Columbus fire fighters save a young dog's life. In this video shot by one of the fire fighters, men use a chainsaw to cut a hole in a 12-18 inch drainage pipe under the road. The Columbus Fire Department says the dog might have been chasing something and ended up getting stuck becau
Jury: Kansas man guilty of murder during drug deal fight
WICHITA — A Kansas man accused in the shooting death of a man at a mobile home in Wichita has been found guilty. On Friday, a jury in Judge Ben Burgess’ Sedgwick County courtroom found Keeshaun Milo, 29 of Wichita, guilty of first-degree murder in the December 2, 2016 shooting of Michael Hamilton in
2 jailed after stolen Kansas cattle sold in Oklahoma
CHEROKEE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects for alleged cattle theft. Anthony Whittley -photo Cherokee Co. Early Tuesday, the Cherokee County Kansas Sheriff’s Office was notified of the theft of 17 steers from a rural Columbus, Kansas pasture, according to a media rel
Judge sends Joplin man to prison treatment program on stolen property convictions
A Jasper County judge last week sentenced a Webb City man to a state prison system treatment program on convictions for receiving stolen property. Ronal B. Smith, 33, pleaded guilty Monday in Jasper County Circuit Court to two counts of receiving stolen property in a plea agreement dismissing three
Local Fire Department Saves Puppy
COLUMBUS, Ks. - Columbus fire fighters save a young dog's life over the weekend. In this video shot by one of the fire fighters, men use a chain saw to cut a hole in a 12-18 inch drainage pipe under the road.
Neosho man to stand trial in lottery tickets robbery case
A Neosho man waived a preliminary hearing this week on a robbery charge related to the alleged theft of some lottery tickets from a Joplin gas station. Austin B. Conger, 31, waived the hearing Wednesday in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree robbery. Associate Judge Joe Hensley
Child abuse charge dismissed because of loss of contact with mother
The Jasper County prosecutor's office Thursday dismissed a child abuse charge that a Joplin man was facing because of loss of contact with his wife, a witness to the alleged incident involving their 2-year-old son.
Southwest Missouri man found dead in Northeastern Oklahoma
(AP) The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Missouri man has been found dead in far northeastern Oklahoma. The OSBI said Friday that the body of 24-year-old Tyler Applebee was found Wednesday by hunters near the former town of Cardin in Ottawa County.
Two held on charges in Cherokee County cattle theft case
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Two Labette County residents are being held on charges that they tried to sell 17 head of cattle that had been stolen out of a pasture near Columbus. Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves said his office was notified of the theft of cattle by the owner early Tuesday morning. A short
Joplin woman's domestic assault charge dropped
The Jasper County prosecutor's office has dismissed a Joplin woman's felony domestic assault charge because of the alleged victim not wishing to pursue prosecution of the matter.
Two Arrested for Stealing Kansas Cattle and Attempting to Sell in OKC
Anthony Francis Whittley and Jasmine A. Boone, both 27 of rural Labette County, Kansas, were arrested on Nov. 11 for stealing cattle from Kansas and attempting to sell them across state lines at the Oklahoma National Stockyards Co. ( Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office )
Two Arrested in Galena After Police Raid
Meth, marijuana and child endangerment…that’s what Galena Police found when they served an early morning search warrant at a home on Mineral Street. 39-year-old Tonya Lindsey was taken into custody on a nine thousand dollar bond for those offenses. 52-year-old Jack Ford was arrested for possession o
Ottawa County Sheriff's Office seeks information on murder of Missouri man
OTTAWA COUNTY, Okla. - The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office and OSBI seek public assistance in the murder of Tyler Applebee. On Wednesday, the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office and OSBI responded to Cardin, Oklahoma in reference to a deceased male found by hunters. The deceased male was identified as Tyl
Body Found at Superfund Site
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a Missouri man has been found dead in far northeastern Oklahoma. The OSBI said Friday that the body of 24-year-old Tyler Applebee was found Wednesday by hunters near the former town of Cardin in Ottawa County.