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Joplin man hurt in cycle accident south of town
A Joplin man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident at 11 p.m. Thursday on Old Highway 71, four miles south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Arkansas man enters guilty plea in robbery case
A 34-year-old defendant from Arkansas pleaded guilty Friday to the 2011 robbery of another man in the 400 block of South Adele Avenue in Joplin.
Monett man hurt in traffic accident in Mount Vernon
A Monett man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 3:15 p.m. Thursday on the Interstate 44 Business Loop in Mount Vernon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Woman tells police of sexual assault at Joplin motel
An 18-year-old woman reported to Joplin police that she was raped Saturday in a room at a Joplin motel.
Fire at gun shop south of Neosho under investigation
NEOSHO, Mo. — A state fire investigator and federal agents are looking into a fire Thursday morning at a sporting goods store south of Neosho.
Webb City man accused of sexually abusing young boy
A Webb City man waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges that he sexually abused a boy under the age of 12.
Judge orders man to stand trial in assault
A judge ordered a 31-year-old Joplin man bound over for trial Wednesday on a felony assault charge pertaining to the beating and choking of a former girlfriend.
Duquesne man faces charges after car theft
A 34-year-old man is facing charges for allegedly swiping a woman’s keys off a table in a Joplin restaurant and driving away in her car.
Man pleads guilty, faces Kansas charges
A defendant accused of resisting arrest and assaulting a Joplin police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a lesser offense, received a suspended sentence and waived extradition to Kansas on other charges.
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