Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m. Monday on Farm Road 1090, two miles south of Monett in Barry County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
The driver, Kayleigh B. Greenwell, 23, and her passenger, Adaline J. Ridenour, 2, both of Monett, were taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, the patrol said.
The northbound vehicle ran off the road and overturned, and the toddler was thrown from the vehicle, the patrol said.
• A Lamar man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:50 a.m. Monday at Broadway and Second streets in Lamar, the state patrol said.
William L. Clements, 66, was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, the patrol said.
Clements was riding an eastbound moped during a motorcycle skills test and fell off the vehicle, the patrol said.
• A resident of Elkland was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:52 a.m. Monday on Route AA, four miles east of Duenweg in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
Jordan R. Meyer, 30, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, the patrol said.
Meyer was driving a northbound car that ran off the road, struck a ditch and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Goodman resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:25 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 71, a mile north of Anderson in McDonald County, the state patrol said.
Michael E. Manwiller, 57, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Manwiller was a passenger in a northbound pickup truck driven by Tamra D. Manwiller, 51, also of Goodman, that ran off the road into the median and returned to the roadway and struck a guardrail, the patrol said.
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Newton County man facing charge of child molestation
NEOSHO, Mo. — A 25-year-old Newton County resident was charged Friday with sexually molesting a 4-year-old girl.
Man tells police of racial slur, bottle assault
A 44-year-old man reported having been the victim of a racially motivated assault Thursday morning near 12th and Main streets in Joplin.
11-year-old boy dies of injuries after accident
An 11-year-old boy from Anderson was killed and three other people injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:49 a.m. Friday on Route NN, one mile east of Anderson in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Driver injured in car accident close to Jasper
A 21-year-old man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 1 a.m. Thursday on County Road 220 at the junction with Route M, four miles southwest of Jasper in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Mother charged with threatening son with knife
A rural Joplin woman is facing a felony weapon charge after authorities say she threatened her 14-year-old son with a knife during a dispute.
Man ordered to stand trial in robbery case
A Joplin man, accused of posing as a pastor to get inside an elderly woman’s home and rob her, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday in Jasper County Circuit Court.
Joplin man pleads guilty in case of felony assault
A Joplin man pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony assault charge in a plea deal with the Jasper County prosecutor’s office.
Housing Authority resident homicide victim
A close friend discovered Jerry D. Loflin deceased inside his apartment Thursday morning, and a few hours later police confirmed that he had been murdered. The 65-year-old resident of the Joplin Housing Authority’s Bartlett Hills complex on the southwest side of the city was well-liked by neighbors.
“He was a real nice man, a generous man,” Frank Norris said. “Always friendly.”
UPDATE: Police release name of murder victim; autopsy scheduled
Police have identified the man murdered in his apartment at the Housing Authority of Joplin complex as Jerry D. Loflin.
Joplin man's death being treated as suspicious
Police are investigating the death of a man inside his apartment on the west side of Joplin.
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