Two teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 9:15 p.m. Thursday on Route H, a mile north of Monett in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jesus Perez, 17, and Leonard Garcia, 15, both of Purdy, were taken by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital, the state patrol said.
They were both passengers in a northbound car driven by Juan C. Silva-Hernandez, 17, of Monett, that ran off the road, struck an embankment and overturned when he lost control of the vehicle on a slush- and ice-covered road, the patrol said.
• A Texas woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:40 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 49, three miles north of Neosho in Newton County, the state patrol said.
Sammie S. Stewart, 25, of Liberty Hill, Texas, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Neosho Hospital, the patrol said.
Stewart was driving a northbound car that ran off the road and struck a sign, the patrol said.
• A Kansas resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 5:53 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 49, six miles south of Lamar in Barton County, the state patrol said.
Samnany U. Chit, 42, of Fort Scott, Kan., was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, the patrol said.
Chit was driving a northbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned when he lost control on the snow-covered road, the patrol said.
• A Lamar teenager was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:20 p.m. Thursday on Route A, five miles east of Lamar in Barton County, the state patrol said.
Trent J. Hall, 16, was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital, the patrol said.
Hall was driving a southbound car that crossed the center line and struck head-on a northbound car driven by Jessie Y. Moore, 26, of Milo, when Hall lost control of his vehicle on the snow-covered road, the patrol said.
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Joplin mall shopper mugged at gunpoint
Three teenagers are being held on charges that they robbed a woman at gunpoint Wednesday night in the parking lot of Northpark Mall in Joplin. A 60-year-old Webb City resident was getting out of her vehicle about 7:50 p.m. on the southeast side of the mall at 101 N. Range Line Road when a young man came up behind her and demanded her purse. He showed her a gun, and she handed over the purse.
Wheaton woman hurt in accident in Barry County
A Wheaton woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11 a.m. Thursday on Farm Road 2150, less than a quarter-mile east of Farm Road 1090 in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Fire damages home in Joplin; no injuries cited
The cause of a Thursday morning fire that destroyed a house in Joplin remained under investigation later in the day.
Woman tells police of sexual abuse over 10-year span
A 24-year-old Joplin woman reported to Joplin police on Wednesday that she was sexually abused by a man over a 10-year period.
La Russell man charged with killing wife
A 54-year-old man is in custody in Lawrence County, charged with fatally shooting his wife.
Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call Monday night from the suspect, David K. Holman, reporting the shooting at the couple’s home near La Russell.
Three suspects arrested in robbery outside Joplin mall
An armed robbery Wednesday night of a woman in the parking lot of Northpark Mall led to the arrest of three suspects.
Quapaw area man facing charges in center break-in
QUAPAW, Okla. — Oklahoma authorities caught a suspect in a burglary of the Peoria Tribe Aquatic Center in the act of trying to sell some of the stolen property at a local salvage yard.
Webb City man accused of sexually abusing young boy
WEBB CITY, Mo. — The Jasper County prosecutor has charged a 37-year-old Webb City man with the sexual abuse of a boy under the age of 12.
Couple’s quarrel ends in fatal shooting
A 54-year-old man is believed to have shot and killed his wife, and then called 911 and waited for deputies to arrive at their home east of La Russell. Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay said David K. Holman was arrested Monday night after the fatal shooting of Radonna L. (Roland) Holman, 55, inside their home at 6504 Highway 97.
Nevada police spot, arrest suspect in October theft
NEVADA, Mo. — It took about six weeks, but a suspected auto thief is finally in custody in Nevada.
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