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Authorities identify body of man found on Joplin outskirts
An autopsy was conducted Wednesday on the body of a Granby man who was discovered Tuesday afternoon near a service road northwest of the Joplin city limits.
Man tells police of shot being fired from moving vehicle
Joplin police responded to a report of a gunshot fired from a vehicle Tuesday afternoon near 12th Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Suspect denies any attempt to rob bank
A suspect in a bank robbery attempt in Miami that led to a fatal crash claimed in federal court this week that he was merely inquiring about opening an account at the bank and left when a teller used a racial slur.
Kansas attorney general mulls seeking death penalty for four killings
No decision has been made on whether to seek the death penalty for a 22-year-old man charged with capital murder in the deaths of a woman and her three children, an assistant attorney general said Wednesday after a court hearing.
Granby man's body found near Joplin
An autopsy was conducted today on the body of a Granby man discovered Tuesday afternoon near a service road northwest of Joplin city limits.
Cassville woman hurt in accident
A Cassville woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 12:05 p.m. Tuesday on Farm Road 1135, two miles east of Cassville in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Fire damages vacant house; no injuries cited
MIAMI, Okla. — A fire Tuesday morning damaged at a vacant house in the 2000 block of J Street Northeast, said Miami Fire Department Lt. Joel Harris.
Capital murder charges filed in deaths of Cami Jo Umbarger and her children
The man suspected of killing Cami Jo Umbarger and her three children could face the death penalty.
Probation granted in marijuana case
A Jasper County judge granted a Joplin man a suspended sentence and probation Monday in a case involving a felony amount of marijuana found in a home where four children were living.
Van driver hurt in Newton County
A Pierce City woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 1:08 p.m. Monday on Route J, a mile west of Wentworth in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
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