Oklahoma newspaper executive named publisher of Joplin Globe
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A newspaper group publisher in Oklahoma has been named the new publisher of The Joplin Globe.
Dale Brendel was appointed to the position Thursday by CNHI, the Globe's...
Missouri man who shot deputy sentenced for gun violation
NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — A 46-year-old St. Louis man acquitted in the shooting of a Jasper County deputy was sentenced to 10 years in prison on a related charge of illegally possessing a...
Sheriff: Man in confrontation with deputies died by suicide
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy has determined that an Arkansas man found dead after an exchange of gunfire with a southwest Missouri sheriff's deputy died of a self-inflicted wound.
Jasper County sheriff’s deputy shot, man found dead
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old man from Arkansas was found dead after exchanging gunfire with sheriff's deputies in southwest Missouri.
Jasper County authorities say Kenneth Ashburn, of...
Missouri high school sophomore dies after football practice
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A high school football player has collapsed and died after practice in southwest Missouri.
The Joplin School District said in a statement that emergency personnel...
Flash flooding kills 13-year-old in Joplin, authorities say
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has drowned after he was swept away by flash floodwaters in a Joplin drainage ditch.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the boy...
Euthanized black bear had roamed Joplin area for 2 weeks
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are defending the decision to euthanize a black bear that was captured last month in Joplin.
The Joplin Globe reports that the Missouri Department of...
Group gears up to raise money to buy closed Girl Scout camp
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A group is getting ready to start raising money to purchase a former Girl Scout camp near Joplin.
The Joplin Glob reports that the group calls itself Friends of Camp...
Missouri boy, 13, drowns during flooding in Joplin
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year-old Missouri boy drowned during flash flooding over the weekend in Joplin, Missouri.
The Joplin Police Department told the Springfield News-Leader that John D....
Missouri Southern president to retire at end of school year
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The president of Missouri Southern State University plans to retire after this academic year.
Alan Marble, who will be 65 in January, announced his decision Friday at...
Joplin Globe editor Carol Stark dies from cancer
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Editor of The Joplin Globe Carol Stark has died after a long battle with cancer.
The Globe reports that Stark died Wednesday at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She...
Man fatally shot by Joplin police after confrontation
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Joplin, Missouri, police say an officer shot and killed a 31-year-old man who they say fought with officers.
The department on Wednesday identified the man as David Ingle...
Former Joplin cop pleads guilty in child porn case
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A former Joplin police officer has admitted distributing child pornography.
Forty-three-year-old Gary McKinney pleaded guilty Monday to receiving and distributing child...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey has introduced legislation to create a commission to study exertional heat strokes in athletes after a player from his district died at...
Woman fined after dog attacks circus pony
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman has been fined $600 and ordered to pay another $500 in restitution after her dog mauled a retired circus pony so severely that it had to be...
3rd Kansas man sentenced in shooting death in Joplin
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A third Kansas man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in the death of a Joplin, Missouri, man during a robbery.
Man acquitted in shooting of Jasper County deputy
PINEVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a man who testified that he shot a southern Missouri sheriff's deputy because he thought gang members were breaking into his hotel room to rob and kill...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A recently awarded grant will help local teachers who are Hispanic or who teach in districts with large Hispanic populations.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Construction is scheduled to begin this fall on a wind project in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas.
Liberty Utilities-Empire District announced Thursday the...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Missouri man with shooting and critically wounding his son and killing his son's girlfriend after he was told he couldn't see his grandchildren...
LA CYGNE, Kan. (AP) — On a recent sunny June morning, it was business as usual at the power plant in La Cygne, a two-hour drive north from Joplin along U.S. Highway 69.
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Court records say a Missouri man secretly snapped pictures of a 15-year-old trying on swimsuits in a Kansas store as he began serving probation for photographing women in the...
GOP donor funds abortion referendum effort
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A prominent donor to Republican causes has contributed $1 million to a newly formed political action committee aimed at overturning Missouri's restrictive new abortion...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of anyone responsible for the disappearance of a 29-year-old Joplin woman.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in southwest Missouri after hitting a deer.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 57-year-old Robert Reneau,...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences plans to build a dental college on its Joplin campus.
University officials say the $80 million College of Dental...
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JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Mosquitoes are challenging volunteers helping in recovery and cleanup efforts after a tornado outbreak slammed southwest Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eight years to the day after a devastating tornado killed 161 people and injured more than 1,100 others in Joplin, another big twister ripped through Missouri — this...
Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local):
Tornadoes have touched down near Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas says a graduate's estate donated $1.4 million to support the university's library system and to provide needs-based scholarships.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A 21-year-old Kansas man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a fatal robbery at a Joplin home in 2017.
Joplin man finds healing after rescuing dog
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Within a span of five years, Joplin native David DuRall II lost two of his closest friends.
The first was Nicky, his 11-year-old black Lab, who vanished without a trace on...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The city of Joplin is discouraging homeowners from planting Bradford pear trees as the invasive variety begins to blossom downtown this spring.
New owner of former Girl Scout camp offers to sell
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The new owner of a former Girl Scout camp near Joplin has offered to sell part of the property to a group that fought to save the camp.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Katie Kilmer gently removed a frame from beehive No. 3, pulling it out to reveal a swarm of bees and a solid collection of both eggs and pollen in its cells.
Authorities identify 2 people who died in rollover crash
NEW ENGLAND, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified two people who died in a one-vehicle rollover about 3 miles west of New England, in Hettinger County.
NEW ENGLAND, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say two people died in a one-vehicle rollover about 3 miles west of New England, in Hettinger County.
The Highway Patrol says the driver, a 48-year-old...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man who was driving during a police chase that started in Joplin and ended in Kansas has been sentenced to four years in prison.
State monitoring odor complaints in Joplin
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is monitoring five manufacturers in Joplin for odor levels after receiving continuing complaints from residents.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri Southern State University student believes snails may be able to show the impact of mining cleanup efforts.
Cameron Priester, a MSSU senior, is studying the...
KCU Joplin to share research lab with Missouri Southern
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is planning to open a laboratory at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin to provide research opportunities to...
Missouri man sentenced to 5 years for abusing boy, 11
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — One of two Missouri men accused of subjecting an 11-year-old boy to grueling exercises and beatings has been sentenced to five years in prison.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — After years of helping the Stockton Lake area repopulate its osprey numbers by making nest boxes available for the large birds, Liberty Utilities-Empire District has turned its...
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — On a fall day in 2018, Eduardo Boom came close to making himself one of 22.
The former U.S. Army helicopter door gunner was ready to end his life.
Joplin settles lawsuit over panhandling ordinance
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The city of Joplin has settled a lawsuit filed by a homeless man over a panhandling restriction in the city.
Joplin day care operator sentenced for sham adoption scheme
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin day care operator who tried to arrange the illegal adoption of a baby left in her care has been sentenced to six years in prison without parole.