Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 8:50 p.m. Thursday on Route A, four miles east of Stella in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The driver of the vehicle, Jonathon J. Embry, 24, of Stella, and his passenger, Justin W. Gibbens, 24, of Neosho, were taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.
Their westbound pickup truck ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
• Three people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 6:34 p.m. Thursday on Highway 171 west of Swede Lane, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
One of the drivers involved, Ashley E. Jarrett, 26, of Joplin, and her two passengers, Carlee A. Jarrett, 2, and Connor E. Jarrett, 5, were taken to Freeman Hospital West, the police report said.
Their westbound car crossed the center line and collided with an eastbound vehicle driven by Albert G. Howard, 70, of Carl Junction, the report said.
• A Webb City woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:41 a.m. Thursday at F Street and Byers Avenue, according to a Joplin police report.
Cathe D. Lett, 55, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, the police report said.
Lett was driving a westbound vehicle that collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Julio S. Leon, 74, of Joplin, the report said.
• A Joplin man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 3:01 a.m. Thursday at East Seventh Street and Range Line Road, according to a Joplin police report.
Larry J. Bradley, 60, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, the police report said.
Bradley was driving an eastbound car and was turning right onto Range Line Road when his vehicle struck the median and flipped onto its top, the report said.
• A resident of Frontenac, Kan., was injured in a motorcycle accident at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on 270th Street a quarter-mile south of 700th Avenue, according to a Crawford County Sheriff’s Department report.
Matthew W. Caldwell, 27, was flown by medical helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the report said.
Caldwell was riding a southbound motorcycle that ran off the road and struck a fence. He was not wearing a helmet at the time, the Sheriff’s Department said. He then got back on the motorcycle and rode it into Arcadia before obtaining help and being taken by ambulance to the airport in Pittsburg for transport to Joplin.
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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
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Webb City man accused of sexually abusing young boy
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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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