A local woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 86, just south of the Joplin city limits in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Lonna J. Lewis, 79, a passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband, John T. Lewis, 80, of Joplin, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin.
A southbound vehicle driven by Denesa M. Boman, 19, of Joplin, was stopped in traffic and was struck from behind by the Lewis vehicle, according to the patrol.
• A Pierce City man was injured in a single-vehicle accident shortly after 2:30 p.m. Monday on Highway 97, four miles north of Pierce City in Lawrence County, according to the state patrol.
Ben W. Beachamp, 37, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin.
Beachamp failed to negotiate a curve, and his southbound vehicle ran off the road and struck a sign and a ditch, crossed back across the road, and struck a sign, a fence and a tree, according to the patrol.
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Man to stand trial in statutory sodomy case
A judge ordered a Carthage man bound over for trial Wednesday on a charge that he had sexual contact with an 8-year-old girl.
Mindenmines residents hurt in traffic accident in Barton County
Two residents of Mindenmines were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 160, two miles east of Mindenmines in Barton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Arkansas woman injured in accident east of Eagle Rock
A resident of Arkansas was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:40 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 86, one mile east of Eagle Rock in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Three teens to stand trial in mall shopper robbery
Three teenagers were bound over for trial Wednesday on charges that they robbed a holiday shopper of her purse at gunpoint in the parking lot of Northpark Mall in Joplin.
Nevada man dies of injuries suffered in traffic accident
A Nevada man died of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident at 4:16 p.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 43 at Route N in Bronaugh, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Felony drug charges filed in two cases
Felony drug charges have been filed against suspects arrested in separate incidents Monday at the Motel 6 and a Vintage Stock store in Joplin.
Noel man hurt in traffic accident north of Pineville
A Noel man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:50 a.m. Monday on Interstate 49, one mile north of Pineville in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Woman tells police of being robbed by acquaintance
A 28-year-old Joplin woman reported being robbed at gunpoint Saturday by a male acquaintance who was giving her a ride.
Joplin man faces assault charge against girlfriend
A 31-year-old Joplin man was arrested on a felony domestic assault charge following disturbance early Saturday at a residence in the 800 block of South Connor Avenue.
Moundville man held on charges after pursuits
NEVADA, Mo. — A Moundville man is being held on charges related to a vehicle pursuit with shots fired early Saturday morning in Vernon County.
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