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Sarcoxie man facing trial on gun charges
A rural Sarcoxie man waived his right to a preliminary hearing this week and was ordered bound over for trial on charges of receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of a firearm.
Two more arrested in connection with robbery of woman
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The investigation of a July 1 robbery of a 19-year-old woman at the Sycamore Village apartments complex in Pittsburg led to two more arrests this week.
Police seeking charges against two in burglaries
Police say charges are being sought against two suspects in a string of recent burglaries in Joplin, including break-ins at two churches.
More arrests made in Pittsburg robbery case
The investigation of a July 1 robbery of a 19-year-old woman at the Sycamore Village apartments complex in Pittsburg led to two more arrests this week.
Police arrest two in connection with burglaries
PITTSBURG, Kan. — Police nabbed two suspects in separate burglaries of homes Thursday morning in Pittsburg.
Police searching for man who tried to sell stolen guns
Joplin police are looking for a man who tried to sell some stolen guns to a gun shop Wednesday and left behind a stolen vehicle when he fled the shop on foot.
Ex-teacher ordered to stand trial in student-sex case
A former Webb City High School teacher waived her right to a preliminary hearing Thursday on a charge that she had sexual contact with a student.
Reeds resident hurt in accident on Highway 96
A Reeds man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 6 p.m. Thursday on Missouri Highway 96, a mile east of Carthage, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Police checking for link in assault, house burglary
An assault of a man in a strip mall parking lot Wednesday afternoon may be related to a burglary at his father’s house earlier in the day, according to Joplin police.
Prosecutor reduces charges alleging child endangerment
The Jasper County prosecutor has reduced child endangerment charges a father was facing in connection with allegedly driving under the influence of sleeping pills with his children in the car and crashing the vehicle into the Toys R Us store in Joplin.
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