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Police find body in Shoal Creek, investigation ongoing

Joplin police this afternoon confirmed they are investigating a death after receiving a report of a body in Shoal Creek near the Wildcat Glades Conservation Center. The Missouri State Water Patrol is also assisting with the investigation. Cpl. Paul Rowe said officers were called to the scene at 1:23

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-21 19:56:00

Hotel and Convention Center Coming to Webb City

Plans are in the works to build a hotel and convention center just northeast of the roundabout in Webb City. City Manager Carl Francis tells News Talk KZRG the City has a contract with ECWB Properties to donate land on the east side of East Road to ECWB. He says the convention center would be 30-tho

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2018-03-20 15:46:50

Joplin Police Looking For Driver Of Hit and Run Saturday Night

It was a big weekend for the Joplin Police Department, with assistance of the Jasper County Sheriff's Department and Webb City Police Department forming a "wolf pack". 20 DWI arrests were made Friday and Saturday nights including one arrest in which a suspect fled from officers, and then jumped out


Joplin Easter egg hunt to require flashlights

The Joplin Parks and Recreation Department will offer a twist on the traditional egg hunt for local kids from 3 to 10 years old. A flashlight Easter egg hunt is set for Saturday at the Gene Bassman Softball Complex, located within the Joplin Athletic Complex, 3301 W. First St. More than 10,000 eggs

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-20 16:19:33

Joplin Hit and Run Investigation

JOPLIN, Mo. - Joplin Police are looking for information related to a driver suspected in a hit and run. Officers say this White Mazda SUV struck a parked vehicle on Pearl, South of 32nd last night, causing a lot of damage to the parked car. The suspect's vehicle should have damage to the front dri

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-20 02:34:29

Police: Miami, Oklahoma school threats were result of Facebook hack

MIAMI, Okla. -- Police in Miami said threats that were made against Miami Public Schools Tuesday were the result of a Facebook hack. Officials with the Miami Police Department said a citizen fell victims to multiple scams, which resulted in his Facebook account being hacked and the threats being pos

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-20 18:25:35

Parsons City Leaders Considering Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

PARSONS, Kan. - Parsons city commissioners are hoping to spark change in the community to impact its residents health. They have been discussing enforcing an ordinance that will prohibit the sale of tobacco products in the city of people under the age of 21. "I don't really like the idea of that bec

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-21 00:38:08

Price Cutter sells pharmacies to Walgreens. See if your store made the list.

Price Cutter's parent company is selling the pharmacies in its Springfield stores to add new customer offerings. Starting Tuesday, Pyramid Foods' 10 locations in the area are selling their pharmacies and transferring the prescription files to nearby Walgreens stores. This will allow Pyramid Foods t

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-03-20 22:58:51

Drunk Driver Identified In High Speed Chase Through Joplin

Ivy Iverson St. Patrick's Day weekend was huge for the Joplin Police Department, with the assistance of the Jasper County Sheriff Department and Webb City Police Department forming a "wolf pack". 20 DWI arrests were made Friday and Saturday nights including one arrest in which a suspect fled from


Aurora forger draws concurrent term in Joplin stolen identities case

An Aurora woman already serving prison time on convictions for forgery and passing bad checks in two other counties pleaded guilty Monday in Newton County to trafficking in stolen identities and received a concurrent sentence of five years. Ronatta R. Russell, 50, appeared in Newton County Circuity

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-20 02:21:30

Joplin City Council Approves Another Construction Project

JOPLIN, Mo. - Monday the Joplin City Council approved a surface project. Plans call to repair damaged sidewalks, fix curbs and gutters, replace storm water pipes, get ramps up to ADA compliancy and repave streets. This would be the fourth project of its kind in Joplin. Construction could get underwa

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-20 01:32:18

SEK Man Dies in Fatal Crash - KOAM TV 7

A Montgomery County, KS man has died after a crash in Coffeyville. According to police, the crash happened at 11th and Buckeye streets on Saturday evening (March 17). Authorities say 50-year-old Richard Moore was driving west on a motorcycle when he hit a pickup truck driven by a 16-year-old who was


Joplin Police and SWMO DWI Task Force Remove Impaired Drivers - KOAM TV 7

Local law enforcers crack down on drunk drivers during the St. Patrick's day weekend. The Southwest Missouri DWI Task Force made good on its promise to arrest those drinking and driving this weekend. Joplin police posted photos on Facebook as they made traffic stops. Officials removed twenty impair


20 DWI arrests made over St. Pat's weekend in Joplin

Police and sheriff's deputies made 20 drunken driving arrests within city limits over St. Patrick's Day weekend without setting up any sobriety checkpoints. Capt. Trevor Duncan of the Joplin Police Department said extra police officers and Jasper County sheriff's deputies were deployed on patrol for

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-20 02:25:32

Jasper County DWI Task Force's Future

Thanks to a multi-agency DWI task force involving the Joplin and Webb City Police Department, and the Jasper County Sheriff's Office, 20 impaired driving arrests were made this Saint Patrick's Day weekend. "So honestly we would have preferred to have no DWI arrests this weekend. We made it very clea

KOAMTV - 2018-03-20 02:32:00

Joplin Health Department food inspections (March 19)

The Joplin Globe publishes summaries of routine and follow-up inspections performed by the Joplin Health Department. Businesses that are inspected either pass or fail based on violations found during the time of inspection. Those violations fall into two categories: Priority violations are more sev


Webb City slates annual Easter egg hunt

WEBB CITY, Mo. - The city's parks and recreation department will hold its annual Easter egg hunt event on Saturday at the King Jack Park sports complex. The hunt for children up to 4 years old will begin at 1 p.m.; children ages 4 to 6 will set off at 1:30 p.m. A hunt for children with special needs


Neosho Man Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Wreck

A Neosho man is recovering from injuries he sustained from a wreck involving his motorcycle late Friday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol tells Newstalk KZRG that around 11:30 pm, 54-year-old William Hines was traveling north on Route O just two miles north of Stella when he went off the left


Police arrest man who may be linked to series of arsons in Galena

GALENA, Kan. - Galena Police Officers received a call reporting a large amount of fires on North Main near Clark Street on Thursday around 11 p.m. As officers arrived, they witnessed a male subject running away from the reported location of the fires. The subject was detained and later transported t


Joplin officials reworking pay plan ideas

After two prospective pay plans for city workers didn't fit wage demands or the city budget, Joplin officials are once again reworking the wage puzzle. City Manager Sam Anselm said Friday he and other city administrators are continuing to evaluate what is possible after public safety workers opposed