NEOSHO, Mo. — Prosecutors in two counties have filed multiple felony counts on a Granby man wounded in an exchange of gunfire with Newton County deputies Tuesday morning.
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A Jasper County jury decided Wednesday that a Galena, Kansas, man who served time in Missouri for burglary and a sex offender registration violation should remain confined beyond completion of his prison term as a sexually violent predator.
NEOSHO, Mo. — The Newton County sheriff said Wednesday that charges are being sought on a burglary case suspect who was wounded Tuesday morning in an exchange of gunfire with deputies.
A Schell City man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 4:55 p.m. Monday on Route M, 6 miles north of Walker in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Two defendants waived preliminary hearings Tuesday on drug trafficking charges related to search warrants served in March at separate locations in Webb City.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Newton County deputies shot and wounded a fleeing suspect when he purportedly opened fire on them shortly before noon Tuesday.
A 38-year-old Joplin woman suffered serious injuries when she was struck by a car at 9:15 p.m. Sunday while walking along Schifferdecker Road north of Joplin, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A judge ordered a 30-year-old Carthage man to stand trial on drug and weapon charges when he waived a preliminary hearing last week in Jasper County Circuit Court.
A 28-year-old man is facing assault, kidnapping and robbery charges stemming from an incident early Sunday morning at a residence on the northeast side of Joplin.
NEOSHO, Mo. — A judge took the heroin trafficking case of a St. Louis man under advisement after the presentation of evidence at a preliminary hearing Monday in Newton County Circuit Court.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A federal judge has sentenced a 33-year-old man to 19 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in the Joplin area.
A convicted sex offender residing in Joplin pleaded guilty this week to a felony violation of the state's sex offender registration law in a plea deal dismissing two other charges he was facing.
An Illinois man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 44, about 3 miles west of Halltown in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office dismissed two felony assault cases this past week due to a lack of cooperation on the part of the victims in each case.
A Carl Junction man was allowed to plead down to a misdemeanor offense this week in a case of financial exploitation of an elderly woman and received a suspended sentence and probation.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A federal judge sentenced a 31-year-old Carl Junction man Thursday to 12 years in prison for bringing an underage Kansas girl to Missouri to have sex with her.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office Thursday dismissed a felony child endangerment count that a Joplin father was facing when the child's mother failed to show up to testify against him at a preliminary hearing.
A rural Joplin man's failure to complete a local treatment court program led to prison sentences being meted out this week on his drug and weapon convictions in Jasper County Circuit Court.
A Festus man accused of forcibly swiping pills from two other people pleaded guilty to an assault charge this week in Jasper County Circuit Court and was sentenced to four years in prison.
PINEVILLE, Mo. — Judge Kevin Selby sentenced Clarence Anderson to 15 years in prison Thursday in the baseball bat beating two years ago of 34-year-old Joshua Collier, who died at a Joplin hospital.
NEVADA, Mo. — A Vernon County judge has granted a 33-year-old Nevada man a suspended sentence and probation in a felony domestic assault case.
The Jasper County prosecutor's office charged an 18-year-old man with felony assault when he allegedly pushed his ex-girlfriend's mother aside, entering her home without permission.
The Jasper County coroner suspects asphyxiation to be the most likely cause of death of a homeless man who apparently became stuck in a metal donation box outside the Disabled American Veterans thrift store in Joplin.
A 19-year-old Carthage man has been sentenced to a stint in the state's sex offender assessment program on a conviction for sexual abuse of a mentally handicapped juvenile.
Police are looking for a woman suspected of having left her disabled mother padlocked in a vacant guest room of a Joplin motel.
A 24-year-old Joplin woman received a suspended sentence and probation when she took a plea offer this week and avoided trial on a felony assault count and a drunken driving charge.
Linda Crowder testified Tuesday that Tiffany Lukasiewicz and Elizabeth Baez did not like her because they thought she was abusing their father.
A Carthage man accused of making his girlfriend pray that he would not cut her with the machete he was waving about has pleaded guilty to a felony weapon count.
A 25-year-old Joplin mother has pleaded guilty to charges that she abused and medically neglected her 3-year-old daughter, who was brought to a hospital with severe dehydration, kidney failure, emaciation from malnourishment and evidence of nine bone fractures.
A 20-year-old man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday on a conviction for statutory sodomy with a child under 12 years old.
A Joplin man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and received a suspended sentence in a case involving the neglect of his wife’s 86-year-old mother.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A Miller woman testified Monday that she injured her arm April 2 when her husband dragged her down the street hanging from a car he was driving.
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. — A 29-year-old defendant waived a preliminary hearing Monday on drug trafficking and stolen property charges and was ordered to stand trial trial.
A judge assessed Ruben Rossel Jr. two 15-year terms and a 10-year term at his sentencing hearing Monday on convictions for molesting three girls.
A Joplin man previously assessed a lengthy federal prison term on child pornography-related convictions will be serving concurrent state sentences for sexual abuse of two of three victims in that case and a fourth girl.
A Jasper County judge on Monday sent a former Webb City teacher convicted of molesting a student to a prison program for sex offenders.
A 31-year-old Joplin man was arrested and charged with felony domestic assault for allegedly choking and slapping his girlfriend during a disturbance Wednesday at a residence in the 2400 block of East Laurel St.
A woman from Seligman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 12:50 p.m. Friday on Missouri Highway 37 at Purdy in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Suspect vehicle information obtained from a witness led to the arrest of a Joplin woman about an hour after a reported home burglary this week on G Street in Joplin.
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — Cherokee County sheriff's deputies purportedly found more than an ounce of methamphetamine in the possession of a Baxter Springs man they arrested Wednesday on an outstanding warrant.
This Week's Circulars
JOPLIN, MO - Betty Widman, 79, a CNA, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2021. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
JOPLIN, MO - Mickey Mix, 64, an assistant electrician, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
- Joplin company seeks incentives for expansion
- 2 roundabouts under construction in Jasper County
- Golden Apple winners announced
- Police looking for daughter of woman found padlocked in motel room
- Carthage's Powers Museum to cease operations after 38 years
- Throwing it out there: Neosho bets on disc golf tournament
- McDonald County man sentenced to 15 years in death of Neosho resident
- Joplin's fire chief to retire
- Missouri to drop extra federal pandemic unemployment aid
- Fire destroys auto repair shop on East Seventh Street