A Springfield resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Fred A. Stryffeler, 56, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, the patrol said.
He was driving a westbound vehicle that ran off the highway near Mount Vernon, struck a guardrail and rolled several times, the patrol said.
• A Lamar man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 160, a half-mile west of Lamar in Barton County, the state patrol said.
Corey S. Timmons, 31, was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, the patrol said.
Timmons was driving a westbound vehicle that was struck in the rear by a westbound pickup truck driven by Mitchell E. Miles, 66, of Lamar, as Timmons was stopped for a traffic light, the patrol said.
• A 43-year-old Lamar man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:34 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 43, two miles north of Bronaugh in Vernon County, the state patrol said.
Jerry L. Rowell was taken by ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center, the patrol said.
Rowell was driving a northbound car that ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
• An Anderson woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday on Missouri Highway 43, four miles north of Tiff City in McDonald County, the state patrol said.
Dakota M. Reinke, 19, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Reinke was driving a northbound vehicle that ran off the road, struck a tree and caught fire, the patrol said.
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Comatose assault victim dies
A Joplin man left in a coma from an apparent assault died this afternoon at Freeman Hospital West.
Arrest made in assault that left Joplin man in coma
Joplin police have arrested a suspect in an assault Sunday night that left a 63-year-old man in a coma at an intensive care unit in Freeman Hospital West.
Pittsburg man facing charge in wake of thefts
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Police have arrested one suspect and are looking for a second in the theft earlier this week of a pickup truck, trailer and air-conditioning units from a business in Pittsburg.
Arson suspect faces felony escape charge
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Man picks up burglary charge after pursuit
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Sheldon resident hurt in accident in Vernon County
A Sheldon man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday on Route DD, two miles west of Bellamy in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Former Eagle Rock postmaster sent to prison
A federal judge today sentenced a former postmaster at Eagle Rock to three years and eight months in prison without parole for conspiring to rob a convenience store.
Joplin Court Log
Joplin court log for July 31, 2014.
Firefighters douse blaze in garage; no injuries cited
The Joplin city fire marshal is investigating fire early Wednesday in the garage of a home in the 3300 block of South Delaware Avenue.
Joplin couple indicted on child pornography charges
A federal grand jury today indicted a Joplin couple for alleged sexual exploitation of a second child in addition to a girl who was the subject of a previous indictment of the husband for producing and distributing child pornography.
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