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2 hrs ago | Joplin
Joplin police chased down a suspect in a burglary at a barber shop Monday night and arrested him in the parking lot of Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar.
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7 hrs ago | Joplin
Olathe South, the No. 1 seed, will open its basketball season in the Freeman/Joplin Lady Eagle Classic scheduled Thursday through Saturday in the Robert Ellis Young Gymnasium at Missouri Southern State University.
Pitsco Education announces the appointment of Matt Frankenbery to the position of vice president for education.
Sometimes in the midst of crazy weather and frantic shopping, there are holiday moments that shine through and not only restore our faith in humanity, but maybe even make us believe in Santa again.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A special delivery that arrived Monday at Joplin's City Hall should make it much easier to post those important messages to a certain jolly old soul.
<![CDATA[JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) -- Joplin's police chief has been named police chief of the year by the Missouri Police Chief Association. The Joplin Globe reports that Lane Roberts will receive the 2013 Donald "Red" Loehr Chief of the Year Award at the association's 60th anniversary awards banquet. The banquet is scheduled for Thursday evening in Jefferson City. The association recognizes a police chief each year for outstanding law enforcement experience, organizational affiliations, innovative programs and dedication to service. ------ Information from: The Joplin (Mo.) Globe, http://www.joplinglobe.com
JOPLIN, Mo. -- One man died in a single-vehicle accident at 9:15 p.m. Saturday at 20th Street and Range Line Road in Joplin, according to the Joplin Police Department.
A generous secret Santa has brightened the holidays for the Salvation Army in Joplin, Missouri, yet again.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A fugitive wanted for an assault in Joplin on Oct. 30 that left a woman critically injured was located Friday and taken into custody.
Joplin police investigate a deadly crash at one of the city's busiest intersections.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., lamented the "all-or-nothing" attitude among many Washington lawmakers in remarks before a Joplin audience last week.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Operators of Souls Harbor Mission and Watered Gardens Gospel Rescue Mission on Friday said they were experiencing an increased demand related to the cold and snow.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The first time AshLeigh Thomlinson took the ACT as a Neosho High School student, she received a score of 30. But the minimum score to qualify for a Bright Flight scholarship at that time was a 31. Thomlinson was sure she could achieve that.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- For more than 25 years, Baskin-Robbins was a popular vendor of ice cream at Northpark Mall.
CARTHAGE, Mo. -- The Jasper County coroner is waiting on the results of toxicology tests before ruling on the cause of death for a Granby man whose body was discovered Tuesday along a service road near Joplin.