A Wheaton man was injured in a one-car accident at 9 a.m. Thursday on Route W, four miles west of Butterfield in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Edward K. Anderson, 60, suffered minor injuries when his eastbound vehicle ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.
• A Carthage woman was injured in a car-truck crash at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 44, a mile west of Sarcoxie in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
Christine E. Yunek, 38, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin with moderate injuries, the patrol said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was Tatarino Capetillo, 63, of Weslaco, Texas.stet on all names
The patrol reported that Yunek’s westbound car left the roadway, struck a bridge, came back onto the road and struck the tractor-trailer.
• A truck driver from Amarillo, Texas, was injured when his rig ran off the road at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County, according to the patrol.
Troy A. Inlow, 48, suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Aurora Community Hospital.
The patrol reported that he was westbound when his truck ran off the left side of the road, struck an emergency crossover, ran through a median cable and came to rest on the eastbound side of the interstate.
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Circuit judge orders Joplin man to serve two years in prison
A Jasper County judge sentenced a Joplin man to two years in prison Monday for failure to register as a sex offender.
Carthage man facing charge in shoplifting
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Police arrested a 21-year-old shoplifting suspect on a robbery charge Sunday night after he allegedly scuffled with an employee of the Wal-Mart store in Carthage.
Local woman’s death under investigation; fumes suspected
A 34-year-old woman died Tuesday when she apparently was overcome by fumes from the cleaning agents that she was using, according to Joplin police.
Neosho man granted probation after guilty plea
NEOSHO, Mo. — A 30-year-old Neosho man pleaded guilty Monday to felony child endangerment of an autistic boy he mentored for about a year through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Bronaugh man hurt in accident on Highway 43
A Bronaugh man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 3:40 p.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 43, north of Bronaugh in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Top of man’s ear cut off; victim mum on assailant
Joplin police are investigating an assault with a knife that reportedly cost the victim a part of his ear.
Woman jailed after man hit with wrench
NEVADA, Mo. — A 24-year-old woman is being held at the Vernon County Jail on charges that she struck a man on the head with a wrench and set a window curtain on fire during a disturbance early Sunday at a home in Nevada.
Joplin police make three drug arrests
Two car stops and a call to a motel resulted in felony drug arrests over the weekend in Joplin.
Neosho man hurt in scooter accident north of Goodman
A Neosho man was injured in a scooter accident at 3:40 p.m. Friday on Missouri Highway 59, two miles north of Goodman in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin police seize pound of meth after traffic stop
Joplin police seized about a pound of methamphetamine and $2,000 cash in a traffic stop Thursday at 17th Street and Maiden Lane.
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