BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — The family of a toddler who was fatally shot by a police officer during a standoff last year between her father and law enforcement has filed a federal lawsuit over her death.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House on Wednesday voted against banning minors from openly carrying firearms on public land without adult supervision.
A man was charged Tuesday with breaking into the historic home of ragtime composer Scott Joplin and causing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage.
CARTHAGE, MO. (AP) — A 3-year-old Missouri girl has died after being found unresponsive in a hot vehicle that was parked outside her home, authorities said.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The mother of a Joplin High School football player is suing the school district over his death after he suffered breathing problems during a football practice.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Joplin police said Friday the death of a man during a police standoff and the shooting death of another man at a different location are connected.
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — A man shot and killed a woman and later was found dead inside a Kansas home with their slain toddler after exchanging gunfire with law enforcement, authorities said.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin police officer shot and wounded a man who allegedly was assaulting another officer, the police department said.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The body of a Missouri police officer who was shot along with two other officers earlier this week has been transported to a funeral home after his organs were donated, the Joplin Police Department announced Saturday
Joplin police say one officer has died and a man suspected of shooting him also died after a confrontation in the southwest Missouri city.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A rural Joplin man has been charged with animal abuse and threatening police after more than 50 animals were taken from his property, Newton County authorities said.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man charged in the death of his 17-year-old daughter shot her after she threw a bottle at him during an argument, police say.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A man was killed by officers over the weekend in the southwestern Missouri city of Joplin, police there said.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Two people were killed in a traffic crash near Joplin after one of the vehicles was driving the wrong way on the interstate, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
GIRARD, Kan. (AP) — A Crawford County jail inmate has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of another inmate, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said Monday.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin man was convicted Thursday of killing a woman and seriously injuring his estranged wife in a shooting six years ago.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Missouri have charged 19 restaurant owners and managers — most living in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma — accusing them of a racketeering scheme to hire and employ immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — One of Missouri’s biggest hospital systems announced Monday that it would require its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, wasting little time after the U.S.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The insurer for Joplin paid $320,00 to an unknown person after a ransomware attack shut down the city’s government’s computer system last month, Joplin City Manager Nick Edwards said Thursda
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin man who wounded five people in random shootings has been found not guilty by reason of insanity.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Law enforcement officers and a cybersecurity firm have been called in to investigate a “network security incident” that caused Joplin city government’s computer system to shut down, officials said Thursday.
Rockabilly and country performer Sanford Clark, who had a Top 10 hit with “The Fool” in 1956, has died in Missouri from COVID-19 at age 85.
A half-dozen scientists and engineers who specialize in disastrous structure failures are headed to south Florida to collect firsthand information on the cause of the catastrophic collapse of Champlain Towers South.
A child sex abuser from southwest Missouri was sentenced to more than 600 years in prison for 10 felony convictions.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The city of Columbia should receive nearly $54 million after a long legal battle with a telecommunications company over unpaid taxes, a judge has ruled.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Health officials in Springfield and Joplin are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations amid relatively low vaccination rates and more people gathering for social events without masks or social distancing.
PURCELL, Mo. (AP) — Former Purcell Mayor Nancy Wilson has been charged with stealing from the town, the Jasper County prosecutor announced Wednesday.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin man charged with injuring five people in a shooting in 2016 is competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.
NOEL, Mo. (AP) — Donations have topped $40,000 to help rebuild a Missouri mosque destroyed by fire this week.
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.