Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:30 a.m. Friday on Missouri Highway 86 at Racine in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jessica A. Siegfried, 16, and Brandy W. Blankenship, 37, both of Neosho, were taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Siegfried was driving a westbound car and pulled into the path of Blankenship’s northbound car, the patrol said.
• A Carthage man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 6:28 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 71, a half-mile south of Carthage in Jasper County, according to the state patrol.
Donovan D. Stahl, 36, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Stahl was driving a northbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned, throwing him from the vehicle, the patrol said.
• A Joplin man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:09 p.m. Thursday on Route NN, four miles south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the state patrol.
Terry E. Duvall, 51, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, the patrol said.
Duvall was riding a southbound scooter that collided with a southbound pickup truck driven by Clyde L. Eppard, 65, of Neosho, when Eppard attempted to pass Duvall as Duvall made a left turn, the patrol said.
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Capital murder charges filed in deaths of Cami Jo Umbarger and her children
The man suspected of killing Cami Jo Umbarger and her three children could face the death penalty.
Cassville woman hurt in accident
A Cassville woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday on Farm Road 1135, two miles east of Cassville in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Fire damages vacant house; no injuries cited
MIAMI, Okla. — A fire Tuesday morning damaged at a vacant house in the 2000 block of J Street Northeast, said Miami Fire Department Lt. Joel Harris.
Probation granted in marijuana case
A Jasper County judge granted a Joplin man a suspended sentence and probation Monday in a case involving a felony amount of marijuana found in a home where four children were living.
Van driver hurt in Newton County
A Pierce City woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 1:08 p.m. Monday on Route J, a mile west of Wentworth in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin woman granted probation in endangerment case
A Joplin woman who was convicted of felony child endangerment for residing with her three preschool children in an unsanitary apartment was assessed a suspended sentence Monday in Jasper County Circuit Court.
Woman suffers cut to neck, ear at club
A 23-year-old woman required 30 stitches to close a wound suffered over the weekend on the dance floor of the Jukebox Saturday Night club in Joplin.
Police say death of baby not suspicious
Joplin police say they found no suggestion of anything suspicious in the death of a 2-month-old boy who died Friday morning at the apartment of his parents and that no charges will be sought.
Pittsburg man facing charges from chase, search of home
The capture of a suspect who was chased by law enforcement across the state line into Kansas from Missouri led to a search of his home in Pittsburg and the seizure of drugs and money, according to authorities.
Suspect's bond set at $5 million in slaying of family
David C. Bennett Jr. has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder in the slaying of Cami Umbarger and her three children.
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