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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.
Masked man steals restaurant’s deposit; probe continues
PITTSBURG, Kan. — A masked man robbed a female employee of a fast-food restaurant Monday night as she was attempting to make a night deposit at a bank in Pittsburg.
Highway Patrol reports results of DWI operations
The Missouri State Highway Patrol stopped 231 vehicles during saturation patrols aimed at cracking down on drunken driving last week in selected locations of Barry and Newton counties.
Two men arrested when deputies conduct drug raid
NEOSHO, Mo. — Newton County sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant Monday on a residence in Neosho and seized components of an alleged shake-and-bake methamphetamine lab.
Teen’s death ruled suicide
The Newton County coroner has ruled the Saturday death of a 15-year-old boy at his home near Joplin a suicide by gunshot.
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