Two Joplin women arrested after a shoplifting incident Saturday at the Target store in Joplin have been charged with armed robbery.
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NEOSHO, Mo. — A judge ordered a 20-year-old defendant to stand trial on a rape charge Monday following testimony of his alleged victim at a preliminary hearing in Newton County Circuit Court.
A Monett man was struck and killed in a car-pedestrian accident at 9:30 p.m. Friday on Lawrence Farm Road 2140, about 3 miles north of Freistatt in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A Burgess man who was struck and killed by a train earlier this week on a Kansas City Southern Railroad track has been identified as Jerry A. Faucett, 57, the Barton County Sheriff’s Office stated Friday in a news release. Burgess is a village in Barton County.
A Pineville man was killed and an Arkansas woman injured in a three-vehicle wreck at 9 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 71 at Jane in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A federal judge sentenced a Joplin woman Thursday to more than 19 years in prison on a conviction for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and drug user on parole at the time of the offense.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A Mount Vernon woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to reduced charges in a felony child abuse case and received suspended impositions of sentences with probation and community service.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A rural Monett man received suspended sentences and probation when he pleaded guilty this week to physical abuse of his 15-year-old daughter.
A Joplin man waived a preliminary hearing this week on felony assault charges stemming from an alleged attack Jan. 26 on two young women at a party.
The Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team served a search warrant Wednesday at a rural Joplin address, seizing undisclosed amounts of heroin and methamphetamine and arresting three suspects.
A Diamond woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle crash at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday on Missouri Highway 59, about 5 miles east of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A Jasper County judge sent an Oklahoma teen to the state's sex offender assessment unit Monday on a conviction for felony endangerment of a 13-year-old girl.
Police arrested a man they allegedly found asleep Sunday morning in a pickup truck parked along Redfox Run in Joplin with a loaded syringe in his lap, some bags containing methamphetamine in plain view inside the truck and a gun on his hip.
LAMAR, Mo. — A former student teacher at Lamar Middle School waived preliminary hearings this past week on charges of sexual misconduct with students and possession of child pornography.
Two Newton County men sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 1:20 a.m. Saturday on Route D, 2 miles west of Stella in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Cherokee County sheriff's deputies served a search warrant Thursday on a residence in Columbus and arrested two suspects in the investigation of recent burglaries at a mini-storage business.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A Neosho man waived a preliminary hearing this week on charges of driving while intoxicated in an injury accident and leaving the scene of the accident.
A judge has ordered a 20-year-old Carterville man to stand trial on a charge that he choked a 16-year-old girl who was fending off his sexual advances.
A Neosho woman sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 11:20 a.m. Friday on Business Highway 60, a half-mile east of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A judge ordered a rural Carthage man to stand trial on assault charges Thursday after a preliminary hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court pertaining to an incident with gunfire Oct. 9 on Reinmiller Road near Joplin.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office Thursday dismissed a felony domestic assault charge on a Joplin man because of a loss of contact with the alleged victim.
Felony charges against an Oronogo man in connection with a domestic disturbance Dec. 11 have been dismissed because of his girlfriend no longer cooperating with prosecution of the case, according to the Jasper County prosecutor's office.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office dismissed a felony assault case Thursday in which a Joplin man was accused of attacking another man with a knife.
A Granby man suffered moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 60, a mile south of Ritchey in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
In Thursday's edition, an article about the trial of Blaine Downum incorrectly reported that the victim's mother was called as a witness for the defense. The woman was an ex-girlfriend of the defendant who was living with him in a Joplin motel at the time of the alleged sexual abuse of the g…
Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle collision at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 60 near Neosho city limits in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
LAMAR, Mo. — The Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team seized small amounts of methamphetamine and marijuana as well as a shotgun while arresting three people on warrants Monday at an address in Lamar.
A fugitive whom Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team members recently tracked down and arrested in Joplin is facing multiple felony counts in McDonald and Jasper counties.
A Carthage man accused of setting a fire that destroyed a vacant house near Jasper pleaded guilty Monday to a related charge of burglary in a plea agreement dismissing his arson charge.
Three Kansas residents suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 3:48 p.m. Sunday on Missouri Highway 43, about 6 miles north of Joplin in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A judge granted a Carthage man a suspended sentence and probation Monday in Jasper County Circuit Court for punishing a 3-year-old boy by making him drink hot sauce and wash his soiled underwear in a toilet bowl containing feces.
A judge sentenced a Webb City woman to five years in prison Monday on a felony drug conviction in a child endangerment case, granting her an opportunity for placement on probation.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A Newton County judge sentenced a Joplin man to four years in prison Monday on a felony count of resisting arrest related to a recent three-state police pursuit.
A Lawrence, Kansas, woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 10:03 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 69, less than a mile south of Arma in Crawford County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
A Joplin teen was injured when the moped he was riding Wednesday afternoon overturned as he was crossing 12th Street on Jackson Avenue and slid under a parked pickup truck, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
NEVADA, Mo. — A Nevada woman waived a preliminary hearing this week on charges that she shot her boyfriend a year ago during a domestic dispute fueled by their mutual use of methamphetamine.
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