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Joplin Fire Truck vs Bicycle Crash
FIRE TRUCK VS BICYCLE CRASH SENDS ONE MAN TO THE HOSPITAL (64801) — Just before noon a Joplin Fire Truck and a bicycle, operated by an adult male, collided at E 7th and Murphy Blvd. Joplin Police Department Capt Trevor Duncan tells us, "We
Joplin Health Department food inspections (Oct. 22)
Price Cutter bakery, 1832 S. Maiden Lane. Grocery store, retail food. Routine inspection performed on Oct. 12. Results: PASS with 1 priority violation and 4 core violations.
Four injured in accidents on area roads
A Joplin teen was injured in a single-vehicle accident about 8 a.m. Sunday on Greenwood Drive, 3 miles west of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Report of shots fired 900 block West 3rd Street, no solid leads
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Joplin follow noses to two pounds of marijuana
Cpl. Paul Rowe said 924.5 grams of marijuana, a marijuana joint, $1,000 cash and various drug paraphernalia were seized shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday at 1504 S. Kansas Ave.
Fire truck collides with man on bicycle, sending him to the hospital
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Wally Kennedy: New arcade coming to Joplin's Main Street
Ozark Nursery of Joplin, 5361 N. Main St., will serve as host for a chili cook-off in support of the Joplin Humane Society from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. About eight employees of the nursery will prepare their versions of chili. The consumers vote by bringing a food donation or a cash donation for
First-time event coming to Joplin theater
Attending such a ball in costume and mask “is more or less something that I wished could have been done here a long time ago,” said Becki Arnall, Dream Theatre founder and director. “I always wanted to attend something like that. So finally it was like, ‘Well, just do it yourself.’”
Joplin woman pleads guilty to exploitation of elderly man
Candace C. Linthicum, 33, entered an open plea of guilty Thursday in Newton County Circuit Court to a felony count of financial exploitation of an elderly person. Circuit Judge Tim Perigo set a sentencing hearing for Linthicum on Nov. 21. The Class B felony count carries a punishment range of five t
Joplin father receives probation on injury to baby
A probable-cause affidavit alleged that O'Dell injured his 3-month-old son while giving him a bottle Nov. 26, 2017. According to the affidavit, he was turning the baby in his lap to burp him and the boy's head hit the father's knee hard enough to leave a bruise on his cheek. O'Dell later admitted to
Attemped murder suspect in Pittsburg is picked up in Texas because of tips
– October 13, Pittsburg KS Police were alerted to a shooting at Quincy and Rouse Streets. Where they found a female laying in the driveway of a vacant home with a gunshot.
Fourth victim identified, more charges filed in Joplin man's alleged abuse of boys
Matthew D. Galati, 29, waived a preliminary hearing Thursday in Jasper County Circuit Court and was ordered bound over for trial on eight counts of statutory sodomy. Associate Judge Joe Hensley set the defendant's initial appearance in a trial division of the court for Nov. 19.
Joplin police continue Pickett cold case
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Mother receives probation for alleged punching of daughter
Josie E.R. Thomas, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of child endangerment in a plea agreement and was sentenced by Associate Judge Joe Hensley to one year in jail, with execution of the sentence suspended and the defendant placed on unsupervised probation for one year.
Joplin man reports being victim of assault, carjacking
Lyle Niven told police that he agreed to meet his ex-girlfriend about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at 32nd Street and Jaguar Road to give her bank debit card back to her. She showed up there with two men, one of whom punched Niven in the face while the other drove off in his 1999 Subaru Outback. The ex-girlfri
SCOREBOARD, LIVE UPDATES: With last-second field goal, Cassville wins conference title, ends Lamar's winning streak
Cassville High School ended a historic state run: With a win over Lamar, the Wildcats delivered the team's first loss in 57 games, and claimed the Big 8 West title.
Suspect in shots-fired incident also charged with robbery a week ago
Kyle D. Rector, 26, of Joplin, was charged in Jasper County Circuit Court with unlawful use of a weapon in connection with the arrests. Rector was being sought at the time in connection with a robbery Oct. 12 of a 16-year-old male in the 1000 block of East 32nd Street. He allegedly accompanied the j
A former Elementary School Principal is Convicted of a Sex Crime - Newstalk KZRG
81-year-old Ray Alfred Golden, of Baxter Springs, was found guilty yesterday of Attempted Indecent Solicitation of a Child in Cherokee County District Court. Golden entered a plea of guilty in lieu of proceeding to trial, but maintained his innocence to the Court.
Joplin's Fourth Street reopened to traffic a week early
Railroad crossing repairs were completed ahead of schedule, and Fourth Street has been reopened between Murphy Boulevard and Grand Avenue, according to information from the city of Joplin.
Joplin man receives prison time for setting apartment on fire
He said he had been on the phone with her, trying to get her to come home and threatened to set their apartment on fire if she did not. Then he went ahead and did just that, he said.