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- Wigged gunman robs Quapaw bank
49-year-old Pittsburg man dies from gunshot wound; suspect arrested
Pittsburg police officers are continuing their investigation this morning into a shooting Thursday night that left one man dead.
Neosho man dies, Grove driver hurt in traffic accident
A Neosho man was killed and an Oklahoma man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 8:02 a.m. Thursday on Missouri Highway 96, three miles north of Joplin in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
House fire near Neosho claims life
A house fire Wednesday night about a mile east of Neosho claimed the life of an elderly man and left his wife hospitalized with burns to her head and arms.
Fire destroys mobile home; no injuries cited
CARTHAGE, Mo. — Fire officials remain uncertain as to what caused a fire Tuesday that destroyed a mobile home about four miles north of Carthage.
Barton County man indicted in child-porn case
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Barton County man for allegedly receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet.
Everton man faces four-count indictment in federal court
A federal grand jury indicted an Everton man Wednesday for allegedly laundering proceeds from sales of stolen cooking oil and being a felon in possession of firearms.
Lamar man hurt in traffic accident south of Joplin
A Lamar man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 1:27 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 49, five miles south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Motorcycle rider injured in accident on Interstate 44
A motorcyclist was injured in an accident at 10:27 a.m. Sunday on an exit ramp of Interstate 44 for a rest stop near the Oklahoma-Missouri line, according to a Joplin police report.
Fire damages Pittsburg home; no injuries cited
PITTSBURG, Kan. — A fire Monday night caused extensive damage to a residence near Pittsburg, but no injuries were reported, according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department.
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