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Fire officials discover cause of auto repair shop blaze

WEBB CITY, Mo. — After investigating a fire that caused an auto repair shop to become “a total loss,” officials with the Webb City Fire Department have determined the cause. Friday afternoon (7/1) the Webb City Fire Department, along with three other departments from surrounding cities, were called to battle a structure fire at C.B.D. […]
WEBB CITY, MO
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Motorcyclist killed in Seneca, Mo., crashed into rear of pickup; Third Joplin-area motorcycle fatality of July 4 weekend

SENECA, Mo. — Just before 10 a.m. Monday a crash occurred in the northbound lane of MO-43 near Avalon Road on the north side of Seneca. Police Chief James Altic tells us it was a fatal motorcycle crash. He said they requested assistance from the Missouri State Highway Patrol to process the crash scene. Bruce Dodge, 60, of Wyandotte, Okla....
SENECA, MO
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Driver killed in jet powered semi crash had ties to Joplin

KSNF/KODE – The driver of a tipple jet powered semi-truck, known as SHOCKWAVE, was killed this Independence Day weekend, in what authorities are calling a “horrific accident” that occurred during a performance at an air show in Michigan. That driver of “the world’s fastest jet powered truck” was Chris Darnell, a graduate of Missouri Southern […]
JOPLIN, MO
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Couple Found Dead in Monett on Thursday

Police are investigating a couple’s death in Monett. On Thursday, 71-year-old Daniel Olson, and 64-year-old Tamara Olson were found dead inside a home off West Nellie. The bodies have been sent to the coroner’s office for an autopsy. Officers say that the deaths are under investigation.
MONETT, MO

Motorcycle accident in Seneca claims life of Wyandotte man

On Monday morning, a motorcyclist from Wyandotte, Oklahoma, was killed in a two-vehicle accident in Seneca. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 60-year-old Bruce Dodge was traveling north on Highway 43 on his Harley Davidson when he hit the rear of a pickup truck. Dodge was pronounced dead at the...
SENECA, MO

Two Joplin-area men killed in separate, unrelated crashes

JOPLIN METRO AREA — Two separate and unrelated motorcycle crashes claimed the lives of two local men on Saturday according to reports from Missouri State Highway Patrol. One man was a longtime city of Carthage employee, the city released a statement Sunday morning. BARTON COUNTY, Mo. — Trooper B O’Sullivan of Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a Jasper, Mo. man...
JOPLIN, MO
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Missouri man dies in UTV accident

NEWTON COUNTY —A Missouri man died in an accident just after 9p.m. Saturday in Newton County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2021 CF Moto Z950 driven by Brian A. Bradley, 51, Diamond, was eastbound on Eldon Road 4 five miles west of Diamond. The vehicle traveled off...
NEWTON COUNTY, MO
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Carthage employee killed in ATV crash

NEWTON CO, Mo — The city of Carthage is mourning the death of one of its employees. Saturday night 51-year-old Brian Bradley was killed in an ATV accident. Bradley was the Superintendent of the Carthage Parks and Recreation department. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the crash happened...
CARTHAGE, MO

Church bus rear-ended near Oronogo, Mo.

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Sunday morning just before 9:45 a.m. reports of a church bus rear-ended by an SUV on MO-96 near CR230 alerted Jasper County E911. Oronogo Fire Dept, Oronogo Police Dept, Jasper County Deputies and METS ambulance responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. On the scene we are told by Tpr B.D. Vaught of Troop D, five...
ORONOGO, MO
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Coffey finds his home in the boxing ring

CARTHAGE, Mo. – Bradley Coffey first got into boxing at 14 years old. “I went to my friends house and they had gloves in the back yard, and we just started boxing,” Coffey says, “I would watch YouTube videos and I would just try to implement that into what I was doing.”
WEBB CITY, MO
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July 4th in Joplin – 2022 City celebration tonight at MSSU

JOPLIN, Mo. – Cities all across the four states are celebrating the 4th of July with many different events planned throughout the day and into the evening. One thing all of these festivities have in common: A professional fireworks display to end Independence Day 2022 with a bang!. The...
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