11 hrs ago
Woman Arrested; Posted Pictures Posed With Dead Body
Police are still searching for a man wanted in connection to the disposal of a body found in a driveway in southwest Joplin Friday.
11 hrs ago
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Woman poses with corpse; gets arrested
A 24-year-old southwest Missouri woman has been arrested on an accusation that she posed with the body of a dead man and posted them on her Facebook page.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Arvest launches annual 1 Million Meals campaign
Arvest Bank in Southwest Missouri will be partnering with Ozarks Food Harvest, Monett Community Kitchen, the Newton County Food Basket Brigade, Carthage Bright Futures and Lockwood Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry on the 1 Million Meals initiative, ...
Resurfacing Work Begins on I-44 near Joplin Tonight
Drivers in the Newton County portion of Joplin can expect some nighttime lane closures and traffic delays on I-44 starting tonight.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Name of Body Found in Newton County Driveway Released
Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following for you: the Newton County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body was found in a Newton County driveway Friday morning as 30-year-old Dennis Myer of Joplin.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Authorities release name, continue investigation into Newton County death
Authorities on Saturday released the name of the man whose body was discovered Friday morning in the driveway of a northern Newton County home.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Joplin Independent
Nightly delays expected on I-44 in Newton County
Drivers can expect nighttime lane closures and some traffic delays on I-44 in Newton County for a resurfacing project beginning the week of August 25, 2014, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.
Dead Man Dumped In Newton County Driveway
A family in rural Newton County found a dead body in their driveway this morning.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Newton County Shooting Update
Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following. Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland tells News Talk KZRG they've searched a home southwest of Joplin in connection to a shooting early Monday.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Man Found Shot Twice Doesn't Know How It Happened
A 44-year-old man is in recovery after suffering two gunshot wounds early this morning.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Three Joplin residents injured in accident south of city
Three Joplin residents were injured in a single-car accident at 3:30 p.m. Saturday on McClelland Boulevard, a quarter-mile south of Joplin in Newton County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Libraries feeling pinch of state budget fight
Citing potential revenue loss from the sales tax cuts, Nixon vetoed or withheld more than $1 billion of the Legislature's $27 billion budget, including more than $6.6 million budgeted for the state's public libraries, The Joplin Globe reported .
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Residents commemorate 1914 fatal crash
A group of southwest Missouri residents has dedicated a stone marker commemorating the spot where a 1914 train crash killed 43 people.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Joplin Voters Renew Capital Improvement Sales Tax
The Capital Improvement Sales Tax for the City of Joplin will continue for another ten years.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Sheriff: Woman flees man's drunken rampage
NEOSHO, Mo. -- A Newton County man is accused of beating, sexually abusing and threatening to kill a woman Monday night during a drunken domestic rampage.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Prison term meted out in carjacking case
NEOSHO, Mo. -- A Newton County judge assessed a defendant in a Joplin carjacking case seven years in prison Friday on a conviction on a charge of tampering with a motor vehicle.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
OK Man Granted New Trial Based On Technicality
An Oklahoma man's conviction was recently overturned in Missouri due to a technicality.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Conviction overturned in Newton County abduction case
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A state appeals court has overturned the conviction of an Oklahoma man in the 2011 kidnapping and assault of two women south of Joplin because the trial judge did not allow the defendant's family in the courtroom during jury selection.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Newton County Voter Turnout Predictions
On the ballot in Newton County this August is the renewal of a 3/8 cent capital improvement sales tax in Joplin, as well as a school bond issue in Neosho, and the formation of a fire district.