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Joplin Police retired K9 Pax dies unexpectedly

JOPLIN, Mo. — Sunday, May 15, designated as National Police Dog Day. And Joplin Police release somber news as one of their retired K9 has died. “The Joplin Police Department is sad to announce the unexpected passing of retired JPD K9 Pax earlier this morning.” August 2018 Ofc Brown and K9 Pax were the cover of K9 Chronicle Magazine. Courtesy...
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Homicide investigation, two women shot in Pittsburg, Kan.; Suspect in custody

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Late Friday night just before 11 p.m. Pitt Dispatch were alerted to reports of multiple gunshots in the 100 block of W 23rd. “Officers responded to the area and upon arrival located two female victims. Officers attempted to render medical aid to 40-year-old Stephanie Marie Short, of Pittsburg, who appeared to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.”...
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One dead and one injured; suspect arrested in Pittsburg shooting

PITTSBURG, Kan. – On Friday, May 13, police responded to the shooting of two female victims in the 100 block of West 23rd Street in Pittsburg. When officers arrived at the scene, they located 40-year-old victim Stephanie Marie Short, of Pittsburg. Police say Short appeared to suffer from gunshot wounds. According to the police report, officers attempted to save the life of Ms. Short, however, she was pronounced dead at the scene.
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Pittsburg Police welcome newest K9

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Pittsburg Police Department today introduced its newest member to the K9 team, Rone. The PPD says they imported the 2-year-old pup from Poland. Rone & his handler, Officer Zachary Dainty, completed a 6-week certification course through Patriot K9 & are certified in narcotics detection, human trafficking & suspect apprehension through the North American Police Work Dog Association. Please help us welcome Rone to our community & team.
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Strong Storms Possible Sunday Afternoon – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Be ready for storms developing this Sunday afternoon because there is a chance for strong to severe weather. A deep moisture-surge is happening since the flow is out of the south. So humidity levels are enhanced this Sunday and although highs are forecast to top the upper 80s, the high humidity will make it ‘feel like’ the 90s this afternoon.
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Small plane crashes on bridge near Miami, striking an SUV

MIAMI — (AP) — A small plane with three people aboard crashed Saturday on a bridge near Miami, striking an SUV with three occupants, the Federal Aviation Administration reported. The single-engine Cessna 172 departed from Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport bound for Key West and soon lost power, the...
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Pittsburg Kan. Police welcome new K9 Rone

PITTSBURG, Kan. — Sunday, May 15, seems a perfect day to welcome a new K9 to the Pittsburg Kansas Police Dept, Rone. “He is a 2 year old German/Shepherd who was imported from Poland. Rone & his handler, Officer Zachary Dainty, completed a 6 week certification course through Patriot K9 & are certified in narcotics detection, human trafficking & suspect...
PITTSBURG, KS

JPD mourning the death of a retired K-9 Officer

JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Police Department is mourning the death of one of its retired K-9 Officers. 11-year-old Pax passed away this morning. During his time working with the police department Pax apprehended 40 suspects and searched more than 500 vehicles. He helped get more than 1,600 grams...
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Chasing the Weather with Isaac and Mississippi State University

Saturday, the team and I drove from Starkville, MS, to Forth Smith, Arkansas to prepare for Sunday’s possible severe weather risk in parts of Oklahoma and Missouri. It looked like there might be two zones of severe weather – one in southwestern Missouri near Joplin and another in eastern Oklahoma.
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Weekend Wrap (May 14-15)

PITTSBURG, Kan. – On Friday, May 13, police responded to the shooting of two female victims in the 100 block of West 23rd Street in Pittsburg. Click here to read more. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Friday afternoon at about 1:30 p.m. the Fayetteville Fire Dept recovered the remains of a woman missing since May 5 after a night out in the entertainment district. Click here to read more.

Mineral collectors make their way to Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — Collectors and vendors alike made their way to Joplin this weekend to show off their best rocks. Sunday wrapped up the 15th Annual Spring Rock Show at the Joplin History and Mineral Museum. Thanks to the Tri-State Gem and Mineral Society, vendors and collectors had the...
JOPLIN, MO

Law enforcement remembers those who lost lives in the line of duty

GALENA, Ks. — People are taking the time to remember the members of law enforcement who have lost their lives over the past year. May 15th is Law Enforcement Memorial Day. Today places like Galena flew flags at half-staff, while members of various departments wear black bands over their badges to remember those who lost their life.
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Carthage is celebrating the longest-serving educator

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Hundreds came out this afternoon to celebrate Principal Laurel Rosenthal who impacted thousands in Carthage. Today the district held Principal Rosenthal’s retirement party at Carthage High School. During her 55 year career at Mark Twain Elementary she served as a teacher and principal and is...
CARTHAGE, MO

Joplin Police mourn loss of retired K9 Pax

The Joplin Police Department is sad to announce the unexpected passing of retired JPD K9 Pax Sunday morning. Pax retired from the Joplin Police Department on January 17th, 2021 after racking up a very successful career at JPD. During his time working the streets and tracking down bad guys, Pax...
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