A Liberal resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2:35 p.m. Friday on Highway 43, eight miles north of Joplin in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Lowell A. Sturgell, 59, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.
Sturgell was driving a northbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned in a field, the patrol said.
• An Oklahoma man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 12:01 a.m. Friday on Highway 43 in Seneca, the state patrol said.
Bo G. Elliott, 21, of Wyandotte, Okla., was taken to Freeman Neosho Hospital, the patrol said.
Elliott was driving a northbound pickup truck that ran off the road, struck a sign and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Pineville woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 12:45 p.m. Friday on U.S. Highway 71, six miles south of Pineville in McDonald County, the state patrol said.
Barbara J. Bradbury, 48, was taken to Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, the patrol said.
Bradbury was driving a westbound sport utility vehicle and was attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 71 when her vehicle collided with a northbound car driven by Russell T. Johnson, 49, of Verona, who failed to stop for a stop light, the patrol said.
- Crime & Courts
Youth shot in shoulder after reportedly encountering burglars
A male juvenile was treated for a gunshot wound to his shoulder after a reported home invasion early Saturday in the 100 block of South 250th Street, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
Webb City man placed on probation in assault case
A rural Webb City man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday in a child abuse case and received a suspended sentence with probation.
Man enters plea to reduced charge in drug case
A Joplin man charged with trafficking in crack cocaine pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of felony possession in a plea deal with the Jasper County prosecutor’s office.
Joplin man pleads guilty to reduced charge in shooting incident
A Joplin man accused of shooting at another man’s vehicle a year ago pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of unlawful possession of a firearm. William K. Richardson, 37, pleaded guilty during a hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court. He will be sentenced Sept. 22.
Webb City woman draws probation for robbery at mall
A 22-year-old Webb City woman who pleaded guilty to robbery in a shoplifting incident at the J.C. Penney store in Northpark Mall received a suspended sentence Friday in Jasper County Circuit Court.
Carthage man pleads guilty in sexual abuse case
A Carthage man pleaded guilty Monday to sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl in a plea agreement that would cap the length of his prison term at no more than 15 years.
Burglary conviction draws shock prison time
A Joplin man who received 120 days of shock incarceration time Friday in a drunken-driving case in Jasper County Circuit Court was assessed a concurrent sentence Monday in a burglary case.
Joplin Court Log
The Joplin court log for July 21, 2014.
Details released about weekend shooting in Crawford County
A homeowner claims he was shot during a home invasion in rural Crawford County over the weekend.
Equipment stolen from several planes at Aurora airport
Police are investigating the theft of more than $100,000 in equipment from the Aurora Municipal Airport.
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