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One dead after house fire
Fayetteville Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Murphy told 40/29 News that a man, whose identity has not been released, was killed, but no one else was injured. It's not known how many people were inside the home during the incident.
Monett man draws prison term in firearm and drug case
Brandon L. Ramos, 23, pleaded guilty Monday in Lawrence County Circuit Court to a reduced charge of felony possession of methamphetamine in a plea agreement dismissing more serious charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Kansas governor to make Highway 69 announcement
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer is making a major announcement about the Highway 69 project at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pittsburg State University’s admissions office, 107 Horace Mann.
Man admits role in kidnap death of 12-year-old Missouri girl
LAMAR, Mo. (AP) – A 39-year-old southwest Missouri man avoided a possible death penalty by admitting that he kidnapped and killed a 12-year-old girl in 2013.Bourne -photo Mo. Dpt. of CorrectionsBobby Bourne will instead serve life in prison without parole for first-degree murder as part of a plea de
La Russell man accused of using game camera to photograph teen
Associate Court Judge Robert George ruled at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing Thursday in Lawrence County Circuit Court that there was probable cause for Ronald E. Reynolds, 52, to stand trial on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and invasion of privacy.
Arrest made in storage unit burglary in Pittsburg
Victoria R. Baird, of Pittsburg, was charged with burglary, theft and criminal damage as the result of an investigation of a break-in and theft of items from a unit at Countryside Self Storage. Larry W. Pommier had reported several items stolen from his storage unit on March 20.
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With trial looming, man cuts plea deal in girl's death
(Photo: Uncredited, AP)LAMAR (AP) — A 39-year-old southwest Missouri man avoided a possible death penalty by admitting that he kidnapped and killed a 12-year-old girl in 2013.Bobby Bourne will instead serve life in prison without parole for first-degree murder as part of a plea deal reached Friday i
Noel man convicted in drunken-driving crash 14 years ago facing felony recent DWI charge
Edward Meerwald, 65, of Noel, was charged in McDonald County Circuit Court after a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper stopped him June 17 on Highway 59 south of Split Log Road in McDonald County and then tested for drunken driving, court records show.
Felon's firearm charge dismissed
Eric D. Stuhlman, 41, was scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm stemming from an arrest of the defendant March 5, 2017, following a report of shots fired behind the OK Bar and Billiards at 1516 S. Main St. in Joplin.
Cardinals Dismiss Manager Mike Matheny
Matheny had been manger of the Cardinals since 2011. The 47-year-old finishes his tenure as St. Louis' skipper with a 591-474 record, and four postseason appearances, including a run to the 2013 World Series.
Man takes plea deal on death of 12-year-old Missouri girl
LAMAR, Mo. – A 39-year-old southwest Missouri man avoided a possible death penalty by admitting that he kidnapped and killed a 12-year-old girl in 2013.Bobby Bourne will instead serve life in prison without parole for first-degree murder as part of a plea deal reached Friday in the death of Adriaunn
Granby farmer reports calf born with six legs
GRANBY, Mo. — It's calving season in Southwest Missouri, and Granby farmer Lonnie Gray drives by his pastures daily to check on his 200 head of cattle and make sure the new calves are healthy and happy. Normally, he does not find anything unusual.
Child Locked in Car Taken to Hospital
Matt Bagley with the Fire Department said he couldn't provide the child's condition, however, he said the child was taken to the children's hospital.
Elaine Shewmake remembered as 'special person'
“Elaine was a special person,” said Walter Resa, who had Shewmake as his assistant girls basketball coach at Webb City. “She was a great role model for all her athletes and students she saw on a daily basis. For me, she was a true professional with great morals and very loyal to everybody. Elaine wa
Pittsburg's Rouse Street to temporarily be one way
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Beginning next week, crews will begin the second phase of a street-widening project along South Rouse Street to help improve traffic safety for travelers.
Five injured in area traffic accidents
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle wreck at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 43, about 2 miles south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Four State Farm Show set for next weekend
PITTSBURG, Kansas - For 44 years, the Four State Farm Show has brought the cream of the crop in agricultural technology and equipment to southeast Kansas.
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I-44 body identified, no foul play found
The Joplin Police Department said in a news release that the man has been positively identified as Thomas L. Bullock, 48, of Sedalia, whose vehicle was found abandoned June 5 at the 11.6-mile marker of I-44. He was reported missing to Sedalia police on June 6.