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Joplin police probing street mugging, home-invasion assault

Police are investigating a street mugging reported Sunday and a home-invasion assault Monday night in Joplin. Capt. Trevor Duncan said witnesses reported seeing three men running away from the scene of an assault Sunday afternoon near Wall Avenue and West A Street. The victim, Monty A. Miller, 31, w

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-20 02:43:54

Joplin Main Street Construction Update

Joplin, MO- Just when you thought driving in Joplin's downtown area couldn't become any more complicated, it's about to get even worse. Beginning Wednesday, drivers along Main street will experience a traffic shift due to ongoing work on the 15th street intersection. Traffic will be transitioned to

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:56:38

Joplin Man Involved in Day Car Operation Charged for Child Pornography

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Joplin, Mo., man who lived in the same apartment where his girlfriend operated a daycare business was indicted by a federal grand jury today for receiving and distributing child pornog

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:46:57

Joplin City Council Advances Memorial Hall Parking Lot Proposal

JOPLIN, Mo. - The Joplin City Council moves forward with a plan to make the memorial hall parking lot into an arts center. The council voted 7-2 to advance the plan to allow Connect2Culture to own the parking lot. The arts organization wants to use the site to build the Spiva Center for the Arts i

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 04:03:47

Internal Medicine Doctor Joins Mercy Clinic in Joplin - KOAM TV 7

Little did Betty Murray know when she volunteered during the Joplin tornado cleanup in summer 2011 as a medical student that she would return someday as a doctor. She spent one weekend cleaning debris from yards a couple of months after the May 22 tornado, but she remembers driving by the destroyed

KOAMTV - 2017-09-19 20:43:00

Joplin to go after 5th straight win

JOPLIN, MO - The Joplin Eagles host Waynesville Friday night for Homecoming and Curtis Jasper's team will go after their 5th straight win. Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. JOPLIN, MO - The Jopli

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 03:58:47

University of Missouri President in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. - The president of the University of Missouri visits Joplin today in hopes to partner with Crowder and the Advance Training and Technology Center. President Mun Choi took a tour of the technology center. He and university administration are looking into the possibility of partnering w

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 03:31:22

Bright Futures Joplin helps with Classroom Supplies

JOPLIN, Mo. - A local organization steps up to help after Joplin school leaders add another classroom in the district. After Joplin schools started for the academic year, some of the administration felt there was a need for an additional class. With only two weeks to get the class together, the dire

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 04:02:27

Victim of Fatal Joplin DWI Crash Identified

Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following. We now know the name of the young woman killed by an alleged drunk driver in Joplin Saturday night. Joplin Police say the crash happened around 11:15 p.m Saturday night when 26-year-old James Schrader of Carthage hit 17-year-old Gensis S

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Joplin Airport Sees a Double Digit Jump in Passengers

JOPLIN Mo. - More and more passengers are using the Joplin Regional Airport for travel. It's a 23 percent increase year to date, a total of 47,478 people traveling in or out of Joplin. City workers point to an upgrade in aircraft as American Eagle Airlines added capacity for another 30 passengers

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-18 23:13:05

Joplin Main Street proposal creates buzz around town and at city council meeting

JOPLIN,MO - A proposal regarding striping on Main St. brought before Joplin City Council tonight has created a buzz around town. In light of recent street work, city staff brought a proposal before council members to reconfigure Main St. from 1st st. to 7th St. for 30 days. "We'd had discussions abo

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-19 03:17:49

Joplin Police Busy With DWI's

Joplin Police reported several DWI arrests over the weekend....including a Saturday night (9/16) accident where a Carthage man has been charged with DWI causing death and three counts of DWI causing severe injuries. Monday night (9/18), there were two more DWI arrests in town. Joplin Police Captain

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Neosho Budget Looks Grim, But It's Not As Red As It Seems - KOAM TV 7

Chris Warner Reporter A Joplin native, Chris first started in broadcasting at age 16 at KSNF-TV in 2004.. Chris joined the KOAM team in 2017 as an Associate Producer. In April, he moved into a full-time reporter position. He spent time from 2008 to 2016 in various retail roles around the region befo

KOAMTV - 2017-09-20 05:56:00

Missouri American Water makes Fire Fighter Donation

Joplin, MO- Missouri American Water's Fire Fighter Grant program provides funding to the fire departments for educational services in their community. The Joplin Fire Department received a $1,200 check this morning through the grant, which will be used to purchase supplies for truck shows and puppe

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:31:15

JPD Asst. Chief Graduates from FBI Academy

JOPLIN, Mo. - Joplin's assistant police chief graduates from an elite national training course. Major Sloan Rowland wrapped up ten weeks in Quantico, Virginia enrolled in the FBI National Academy. The sessions range from advanced communication and leadership to fitness training. There were 224 law

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 22:15:54

Federal grant adds, expands child care slots in Southwest Missouri

James White, 2, plays with toy cars on Wednesday at the South Joplin Early Head Start building. The program, where the waiting list on average holds more than 40 names, has been able via a grant obtained by the Economic Security Corp. to expand the infants and toddlers classroom from eight to 16 pup

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Lights of Hope help those in need

Joplin, Mo. - For the Joseph siblings, it started as a bet with their mom. "She said 'Hey Richie, it's really cool. What would you think if we did that?' And I said, 'I bet you won't do it. That seems like so much work,'" explains Richie Joseph, 16 years old. "Around the time Richie bet my mom on th

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-21 03:56:22

Temporary Restraining Order Requested Against Outdoor Gun Range - KOAM TV 7

Some residents in Jasper County file a temporary restraining order request, saying they've had enough of being afraid for their safety. The temporary restraining order request is against the gun range "Outdoor Addicts," near Oronogo. It's been open since the beginning of the year. Nearby residents h

KOAMTV - 2017-09-21 03:38:00

Deputies arrest man who allegedly threatened utility workers

NECK CITY, Mo. - A crew with Osmose Utility Company was in Neck City inspecting electric poles on a public right of way. That's when a nearby resident approached them about staying off his property. Authorities say the man threatened the crew with a pistol, prompting the utility workers to call 911.

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:52:22

Utility Workers Threatened With Gun

A Neck City man is in custody accused of threatening utility workers with a gun on Tuesday. Workers from Osmose Utility Company were working on electrical poles along a right-of-way in Neck City when Mark Wormley accused the men of being on his property without permission. The workers called 911 and

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00