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Three vehicle crash near Pierce City
Monett firefighters joined Pierce City firemen responding to a three-vehicle collision on Highway 37, just west of Farm Road 1050, at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Monday.
Missouri Man Indicted for Bomb Threat at Veterans Clinic
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield, Mo., man was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for making a bomb threat at the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Mount Vernon, Mo.
Goodman man gets probation in whipping of two children
Carl E. Hatton Jr., 39, pleaded guilty in McDonald County Circuit Court to a single count of first-degree child endangerment in a plea deal calling for a suspended sentence. He had been facing two felony counts of child abuse for allegedly whipping the buttocks of two children with a piece of wood t
Judge sentences Carthage man to prison for sexual abuse of girl
Circuit Judge David Mouton assessed Brandon A. Long, 39, the prison term at a sentencing hearing Monday in Jasper County Circuit Court. Long had pleaded guilty June 18 to a charge of second-degree statutory sodomy in a plea deal dismissing a related and more serious count of first-degree statutory s
Discounted pet adoptions available at Neosho animal shelter
NEOSHO, Mo. — A local no-kill animal shelter, Faithful Friends Animal Advocates, will conduct its annual Clear the Shelters event, sponsored by Hill’s Pet Nutrition and NBC.
Joplin Man Dies of Injuries Sustained in Crash - NewsTalk KZRG
The accident happened at 34th and South Main Street around 2:40 p.m., where 72-year-old David Marbough of Joplin was traveling east on 34th when he failed to stop for a stop sign and was hit by an SUV driven by 60-year-old Deborah Fort of Neosho, who was traveling north on Main. Marbough’s car then
Police arrest four after pursuit of stolen vehicle
Cpl. Paul Rowe, with the Joplin Police Department, said an officer tried to stop a sport utility vehicle about 7 p.m. near Seventh and Main streets when the officer realized that the vehicle had been reported stolen in Bentonville, Arkansas. The ensuing pursuit ended at the intersection of Oliver Av
Judge sets trial date for Noel man accused in 2015 rape case
Omar Ahmed, of Noel, waived the hearing in McDonald County Circuit Court and was ordered bound over for trial on charges of first-degree burglary and first-degree rape. Associate Judge John LePage set Ahmed's initial appearance in a trial division of the court for Sept. 24.
Neosho special ed teachers attend behavior workshop for training
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Springfield Man Indicted for Bomb Threat at VA Clinic - NewsTalk KZRG
An affidavit says Turner arrived at the clinic on July 13, 2018, for an appointment but was told the appointment had been changed. Turner became angry and left the clinic, then shortly afterward, another patient informed a staff member that Turner was in the parking lot making statements about obtai
Crews on Scene of House Fire in Rogers
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Sex offender gets probation on registration violation
During a sentencing hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court, Circuit Judge Gayle Crane sentenced Christopher S. Chambell, 43, to four years on a conviction for failure to register as a sex offender but suspended execution of the sentence and placed the defendant on supervised probation for five years
Judge sentences Joplin man to 15 years for sexual abuse of girl
Harris had sexual contact with the girl on multiple occasions between Jan. 1, 2016, and Jan. 1, 2017, according to a probable-cause affidavit.
Robert A. Torbett’s New Book “Rhyme Couplets Are My Cup of Tea” is a Collection of Poetry Exploring Both the Sublime and the Quotidian Aspects of Life
Robert A. Torbett, a freelance writer and poet, Vietnam-era veteran, and world traveler who is retired from a twenty-five-year career in social work and currently resides in rural southwest Missouri, has completed his book “Rhyme Couplets Are My Cup of Tea”: a collection of poetry inspired by the vi
Missouri medical marijuana organizer sues 2 initiatives
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri organizer for a medical marijuana initiative is suing to remove two other related initiatives from the November ballot.The Joplin Globereports that Springfield doctor and attorney Brad Bradshaw filed two lawsuits Friday seeking to invalidate the medical marijuana initia
Sarcoxie woman receives suspended sentence in stolen identities case
Tabitha N. Reyes, 31, pleaded guilty to the felony charge in a plea agreement dismissing a related count of receiving stolen property.
Four People Charged after Drug Trafficking Bust in South Joplin
According to the Department, around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night an off-duty police officer was at a Sonic and noticed a wanted male who had two felony arrest warrants. He contacted an on-duty officer who responded. In the meantime, the wanted male walked to the Fairfield Inn nearby and met a female and
Shell Knob Man Killed in Single Motorcycle Crash
The crash occurred just before 10 p.m. on Highway 76, five miles east of Cassville. Cody Blankenship, 34, was ejected from his motorcycle after running off the road and overturning while taking a corner.
Motorcycle crash kills 1 in southwest Missouri
Cody R. Blankenship, 34, was killed after his motorcycle crashed as he tried to turn a corner on Highway 76 at about 9:50 p.m., according to a crash report prepared by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.