Two residents of Galena, Kan., were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 11:05 a.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 66 at Central City Road, two miles west of Joplin, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jeanne M. Gehring, 52, and Beverly J. Richardson, 80, were taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.
Gehring and Richardson were passengers in an eastbound van driven by Donald E. Hastings, 48, of Baxter Springs, Kan., that was struck broadside by a southbound vehicle driven by Dennis R. Key, 31, of Carthage, when Key pulled out from a stop sign, the patrol said.
• Two teens from Carthage were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:10 a.m. Monday on County Road 90, three miles east of Carthage in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
The driver, Lebi Mejia, 16, and his passenger, Paula Mejia, 14, were taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
The southbound vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree, the patrol said.
• A 22-year-old woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 6:50 a.m. Monday on Route C, two miles east of Irwin in Barton County, the state patrol said.
Kaylah D. Williamson, of Galena, Kan., was taken to Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada, the patrol said.
She was driving a westbound car that ran off the road, ran into a ditch and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Neosho man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 3 a.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 86, five miles south of Joplin in Newton County, the state patrol said.
Carl D. Moore, 23, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Moore was driving an eastbound car that ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
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Three injured in car accident east of Noel
Three people were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11:50 p.m. Sunday on Route H, two miles east of Noel in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin man tells police of being assaulted, robbed
A 34-year-old man reported being assaulted and robbed Saturday by two men he met at a Joplin bar.
Seneca man draws concurrent term in sexual abuse case
A 39-year-old man who sexually abused a girl over a four-year period in both Joplin and Seneca received a 15-year sentence Monday in Newton County that will run concurrently with a term he received earlier this year in Jasper County.
Defendant who pulled knife on ER doctor sent for treatment
A man accused of pulling a knife on a Freeman Hospital West emergency room doctor pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday and was sentenced to the state prison system’s Institutional Treatment Center.
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The Joplin court log for July 28, 2014
Three people killed in traffic accidents on roads in area
Two people died of injuries they suffered in a two-car crash at 1:32 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 49, a mile north of Sheldon in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Burglar gets eight years for pharmacy break-in
A Webb City man pleaded guilty Friday to committing a burglary at Stone’s Corner Pharmacy a year ago and other charges, and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
1717 Marketplace developer facing more federal charges
The Springfield developer of 1717 Marketplace on Range Line Road in Joplin is now facing additional bankruptcy fraud charges beyond those leveled against him last year for a series of bank fraud and wire fraud schemes.
Joplin couple indicted on child pornography charges
A federal grand jury today indicted a Joplin couple for alleged sexual exploitation of a second child in addition to a girl who was the subject of a previous indictment of the husband for producing and distributing child pornography.
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