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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

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2018-03-19 06:18:54

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

KOAMTV - 2018-03-19 22:02:00

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

KOAMTV - 2018-03-19 05:35:00

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

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2018-03-19 13:16:15

Street work to begin in Joplin

A contractor will begin Monday with annual street resurfacing work for the city of Joplin. Weather permitting, Emery Sapp and Sons will start in the Cedar Ridge neighborhood. The work will be done during the day, and no road closures are expected, according to the city. Buses, trash trucks and emerg

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-18 21:33:34

The Southwest Missouri D.W.I. Taskforce Arrests 20

JOPLIN, MO. - The Southwest Missouri D.W.I. task force took 20 impaired drivers off the road this weekend. One of the arrests started with a short vehicle pursuit for about 10 blocks. The driver then decided to run on foot for a few blocks in the area of Michigan Street. Officers chased him down and

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-19 03:39:37

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


Cupcake-a-thon - FOX 14 TV Joplin and Pittsburg News Weather Sports |

The Sanctuary of Joplin hosted their 2nd annual Cupcake-a-thon on Sunday. Proceeds went to support their 2018 vacation bible school. Participants raised money by eating cupcakes, with donors giving a donation for every cupcake eaten. Last year, the Sanctuary raised around $1400. The winner of this r

FOX14TV.COM - 2018-03-19 07:05:00

Fishing derby at Neosho hatchery bonds area veterans

NEOSHO, Mo. - Despite the morning chill Saturday, hundreds of area veterans rose early and gathered at the Neosho National Fish Hatchery for the opportunity to mingle with each other and catch some rainbow trout for free. The seventh annual Rainbows for Veterans event was hosted by the hatchery to p

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-03-17 22:38:10

Galena man arrested for arson

A man has been arrested in connection to setting a fire on the north side of Galena. Officers say 38 year old Ronny Piercefield of Galena was taken into custody and transported to the Cherokee County Jail. Charges have been requested through the Cherokee County Attorney's Office for arson. He was la


Extra Patrol is Planned in the Four States

The Joplin Police Department says tragically, March 17th has become a dangerous holiday on our nation's roads. According to NHTSA fatal-crash data, in 2016, 60 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes over the St. Paddy's Day holiday period (6 p.m. March 16 to 5:59 a.m. March 18). "Please don't a


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


Neosho organization to host gun-law seminar

NEOSHO, Mo. - Missouri gun laws have never been more complicated, especially after the controversial bill that was passed into law last year allowing residents to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. The new law also no longer requires people to try to retreat from a dangerous situation in pub


Bill Caldwell: Frank Moore held high hopes for his Mineral Cities Railroad

Recent years have seen a number of news articles about the increasing number of cities interested in restoring light rail passenger service. St. Louis and Kansas City have both built limited systems with an eye toward expanding those services. Renewal of central cities has contributed to the movemen


UPDATED: Suspect detained fleeing from fires in Galena

GALENA, Kan. - A man caught running from the scene of more fires set Thursday night in Galena has become a prime suspect in a rash of arsons that has plagued the town in recent weeks. Ronny P. Piercefield, 38, of Galena, was taken into custody by police on suspicion of arson and was taken to the Che


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Cause of Carl Junction outbreak confirmed

Test results confirm the cause of the outbreak at Carl Junction schools last week. It was the norovirus which sickened more than 140 students in one school on a single day. That dropped the attendance rate at the K-1 building to 75 percent and prompted the school district to call off classes for two


Joplin man's domestic assault case dismissed

The Jasper County prosecutor's office Thursday dismissed a felony domestic assault charge that a Joplin man was facing. Bucky E. Martin, 43, was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree domestic assault. The charge was dismissed because of a


Carthage woman injured in single-vehicle crash

A Carthage woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle wreck at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday on Route D, a quarter-mile south of Oronogo in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Juanita R. Logan, 35, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Joplin. Logan was driving a southboun


Missouri man dead after car collision

A Missouri man is dead after his truck collides with another vehicle in Southeast Kansas. Just before noon today, the Crawford County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in the area of 600 Avenue and 120 Street, just southwest of Girard. Upon arrival deputies found a ford truck that was traveling e