A judge sentenced a young Joplin father to seven years in prison Monday in the abuse of his 2-month-old son, leaving the infant with a fractured skull, four broken ribs and a brain bleed.
A Joplin teen is facing an array of charges stemming from a police pursuit Friday afternoon and subsequent alleged unlawful entry of a residence and holding of a person at gunpoint.
With the Joplin area at the top in the nation for increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases, the City Council may not agree to move to the next step in the city’s recovery plan next week, Mayor Ryan Stanley said Monday.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — The Carthage City Council will meet again in a special meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday to consider some specific responses to the spike in COVID-19 cases in the city over the past month.
While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve a drug specifically to treat people with COVID-19, several medicines and treatments making their way into COVID-19 units nationwide — including Joplin’s Freeman Health System — to boost the…
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A 23-year-old suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old woman early Monday morning near Carl Junction.
Dan Pekarek, Joplin’s longtime health department director, has accepted the position of assistant city manager, City Manager Nick Edwards announced Monday.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says she will issue an executive order mandating the use of masks in public starting Friday to stop the spread of COVID-19.
OKLAHOMA CITY — County mobile testing sites are seeing a surge in demand as the number of COVID-19 cases increases.