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Woman reports being raped in Joplin motel
A 19-year-old woman reported to Joplin police on Tuesday that she was raped seven months ago at a motel on the city's southeast side.Capt. Trevor Duncan said the woman told police that she met a man online early this year and was drinking with him at the motel on Feb. 3 when he sexually assaulted he
Joplin Police search for missing woman
JOPLIN, Mo. - Kristina Backes, 38, was last seen on August 1st, 2018 in South Joplin. However, she was reported missing to the Joplin Police Department on September 10th, 2018. Backes is 5'7 and 135 pounds. She has brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information please contact Detective Ben Coope
Galena Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Child Sex Crimes - NewsTalk KZRG
28-year-old Timothy Frobish was found guilty in January 2015 of two counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, one count of attempted rape, one count of criminal threat, three counts of endangering a child, one count of possession of a synthetic cannabinoid and two counts of possession of
Joplin police nab two suspects in stolen vehicles
He informed Joplin police, and an officer stopped the Honda Pilot near the intersection of Fourth Street and Murphy Boulevard and arrested the driver, Robert J. Haddenham, 39, of Joplin. Haddenham was charged with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle.
Pickup truck driver injured in collision with train
A Wentworth man suffered minor injuries when the pickup truck he was driving was struck by a train at 1:35 p.m. Wednesday at a railroad crossing on Farm Road 2090, about a mile south of Purdy in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Carl Junction man arrested in Kansas in alleged possession of stolen truck
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Sheriff's deputies arrested a Carl Junction man in alleged possession of a stolen pickup truck early Monday morning near the community of Lawton in Cherokee County, Kansas.
Travel magazine ranks Kansas City as best BBQ city in the nation; Branson also makes list - Missourinet
Travel magazine Conde Naste has ranked Kansas City as the top U.S. city for BBQ. The western Missouri city beat out several cities in Texas, Tennessee and elsewhere for the honor.Branson is 12th on the list of 15 U.S. cities. Kansas City, Kansas also made the ranking.Memphis followed Kansas City wit
Police looking for husband in domestic assault
Joplin police have yet to locate a husband involved in a felony domestic disturbance Sunday night at a residence in the 1000 block of North Goetz Boulevard.Capt. Trevor Duncan said officers responding to the disturbance at 11:16 p.m. spoke with a 34-year-old woman who said her husband grabbed her by
Kansas City man charged with murder in August shooting
KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- A Kansas City man has been charged in a fatal shooting that occurred in August on Cleveland Avenue, officials said Tuesday.Brandon Neal, 30, was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action, according to Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.Neal is accused of
The Cherokee Queen and the Royal Bay Marina are undergoing revitalization
"What else can you do on a lake that would mean more than have this big ship running with a bunch of people on it having a party and a good time and viewing the lake side,” says Larry Steckline, Co-owner of Royal Bay Marina & the Cherokee Queen.
Shooter in Neosho vehicle pursuit facing 20 years in plea deal
Andrew M. Utley, 26, pleaded guilty in Newton County Circuit Court to counts of assault on a law enforcement officer, armed criminal action and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute in a plea agreement with the prosecutor's office that would dismiss related felony counts of
Two Arrested After Stealing Tractor Near Galena - NewsTalk KZRG
Around 7:30 a.m., a resident reported suspicious activity just outside of Galena, where a man was attempting to hide the tractor near a set of railroad tracks. As law enforcement responded, the man got into an SUV with another man and started the leave the area before being stopped by a Kansas State
"The Walking Dead" actor Tom Payne to serve as honorary starter at Kansas
Tom Payne, who can currently be seen as Jesus Monroe in AMC's record-breaking hit series, The Walking Dead, has been named as the honorary starter for the Oct. 21 Hollywood Casino 400, the elimination race for the second round of the Monster Energy NASCAR playoffs.
Redings Mill pool, two downtown Joplin buildings to be auctioned
"I live out of state, so I decided to auction all of them because they are very difficult to manage," said Arde Khaleghi, of Tulsa, owner of the properties.
MO faces big tax law changes
"The W-4 is the form where the employee communicates to the employer what they think their tax situations going to be at the end of the year, in other words am I going to be single, married, am I going to have a number of exemptions, well, there's been a big change in the tax laws so that changes th
Carthage Man Airlifted After Crashing Into Tractor - NewsTalk KZRG
Two people from Carthage were seriously injured Tuesday morning after rear-ending a tractor. The Missouri State Highway Patrol tells News Talk KZRG 66-year-old Mark Brewer was eastbound on Chestnut, about a mile east of Carthage around 7:30 a.m, when he crashed into the back of a John Deere driven b
Draw play: Pittsburg woman designs logo for NFL's Bengals
Or, at least, she wasn’t. As recently as a couple of months ago, the Pittsburg High School and Pittsburg State University graduate admits, she didn’t know much about the National Football League and knew even less about the Cincinnati Bengals.
Joplin Police Searching For Missing Teen
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Teen dies when car goes into Kansas creek
Undersheriff Toby Smith said 16-year-old Zachary Armontrout, of Rushville, Missouri, died Monday at a Kansas City hospital. Sixteen-year-old Regan Moger, of Houston, Texas, remains in critical condition.
From Purple Dragon to Wildcat, Alex Barnes owes his college success to Pittsburg
MANHATTAN, KS - Since earning his spot as starting running back for the kansas state wildcats, Pittsburg native Alex Barnes has been one of the most successful backs in the Big XII. While the junior captain has felt at home on the gridrion in Manhattan, he owes it all to his roots in Southeast Kansa