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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.
Man draws probation in gun case
A Jasper County judge granted a Joplin man probation Monday on a felony conviction for shooting at a couple’s vehicle on Interstate 44.
Rented TV’s memory source of child pornography charges
A Cassville man was charged Monday in federal court with receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet following the discovery of illicit pictures on a rented television. The U.S. attorney’s office for the Western District of Missouri filed a criminal complaint on Matthew Casas, 25, in U.S. District Court in Springfield.
Child pornography charges filed on Cassville man
A Cassville man was charged today in federal court with receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet.
Neosho teen killed in I-49 accident
A 13-year-old Neosho girl was killed and three other people were seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident Saturday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Kansas man faces multiple county charges
McCUNE, Kan. — A 32-year-old suspect is facing multiple charges after leading sheriff’s deputies on a vehicle pursuit Thursday night following a domestic disturbance in McCune.
Fire damages rural home; no injuries cited
A fire Thursday afternoon caused an estimated $200,000 worth of damage to a house south of Joplin.
Jury convicts defendant in child pornography case
Jurors deliberated for almost four hours Friday before convicting a rural Joplin man of sexual exploitation of a minor and sexual misconduct involving a child. A jury returned the verdicts against Richard D. McNabb II, 35, at the conclusion of a three-day trial in Newton County Circuit Court. A 16-year-old girl testified at the trial that McNabb took nude photographs of her on two occasions when she was 9 or 10 years old.
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