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Pittsburg Police make arrest in burglary case, recover stolen property
PITTSBURG, Kan. (KOAM) - The Pittsburg Police Department responded to a burglary at Southwind Cycle and Outdoor, where several items were stolen. A month later, the owner located some of the stolen property and identified a suspect, Dwayne William Munger. Munger was arrested, and a search of his residence led to the recovery of more stolen items from various cases in Pittsburg.
Kansas man charged with drug trafficking and firearms crimes
A Kansas man has been charged with drug trafficking and firearm crimes.
Cherokee County Inmate Roster
Arrest Date, Name, Age, Arresting Agency, Charges, Bond Amount, Release Date (if applicable). 2-13-2024 1:43 pm, William Cory Taffner, 33, Quapaw Marshals, Theft of property/services: misdemeanor, Theft by deception: misdemeanor, $1,500, 2-15-2024 1:43 pm. 2-14-2024 10:33 pm, James Lewis Tyler, 55, BSPD, Use/possess drug paraphernalia/human body, Possess opiates/opium/narcotic drug and...
WEBB CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
02:57 – An officer responded to 602 N. Devon St. for property damage. 04:18 – Officers were dispatched to a nuisance complaint at Hall Street Park in the 500 block of N. Hall St. Two juveniles, ages 16 and 17, were temporarily detained for zero tolerance. 04:57 –...
Deadly hit-and-run investigation now complete
GALENA, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol has wrapped up its investigation into a deadly hit-and-run near Galena last August. 60-year-old Gary Laturner of Galena died August 19, 2023, after investigators say a pick-up truck heading eastbound on Route 66 on the western side of Galena, left the roadway and hit him. Troopers say Laturner […]
Bourbon County Car Accident Leaves One Man Injured
A Crawford County man is injured in a single vehicle accident near Fort Scott. The accident occurred around 11am yesterday (Tuesday, February 20) morning, when 63 year old Daron Morris of Arcadia was traveling on K-7 southwest of Fort Scott. Morris ran off the roadway and struck a fence, causing his 2004 Nissan Frontier to overturn. Morris was injured in the accident and was taken to Girard Medical Center for treatment.
The total snowfall Labette County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Labette County, Kansas received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
Fatal crash in Crawford County claims life of Pittsburg man
CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. (KOAM) - The Crawford County Sherriff's Office release details of a single-vehicle fatality crash that occurred on Saturday, February 17, 2024.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Cherokee as of 2024-02-22. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.270, a week ago the price is $3.278 , according to AAA.
Parsons Man Arrested Over 20 Times Since 2020
A Parsons man is arrested for the 12th time in the last year. Late last week, a Parsons Police officer was on routine patrol when he noticed a car with blackout window tint. The officer made a traffic stop and identified the driver as William Tyrone Phillips, who had been flagged by the State of Kansas as a habitual violator for driving without a license. Phillips has an extensive history of driving infractions and has been arrested by PPD at least a dozen times in the past 12 months. His adult criminal arrests in Parsons began in 2020 and range from aggravated battery to his reoccurring violations for driving while suspended.
Pursuit through Webb City, car is spiked, driver flees on foot, falls in mud then pepper sprayed
WEBB CITY, Mo. (KOAM) — Just after 9 p.m. Tuesday night tipsters told us of a pursuit traveling through Webb City.
Notice of Sheriff’s Sale: Patrick Henderson and Shauna Henderson vs. Tyler Henderson
Patrick Henderson and Shauna Henderson, Plaintiffs,. (Pursuant to K. S. A. Chapter 60) Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Hon. Meradeth Frederick, Judge of the District Court in and for the said County of Cherokee, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered CK-2022-CV-000088, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on March 14, 2024, at the Cherokee County Courthouse, located at 110 West Maple Street, Columbus, Kansas 66725, the following described real estate located in the County of Cherokee, State of Kansas, to wit:
Pittsburg Man Arrested Near Day Care
Police in Pittsburg say they have arrested a man in suspicion of aggravated indencent liberties with a child. On Thursday afternoon at around 3:30, officers repsonded to a daycare center located on East 13th street in Pittsburg. This was in response to a report from a staff member that a man had been seen standing across the street, engaging in sexual acts.
Missing in Kansas: Hunter McKinney
There's concern for a teenager reported missing weeks ago in southeast Kansas. Hunter McKinney, 14, was last seen on Jan. 29, 2024, in Girard -- a town located about 15 miles northwest of Pittsburg, Kan. HUNTER MCKINNEY. Missing from: Girard, Kan. Missing since: Jan. 29, 2024. Age then: 14. Height:...
Pittsburg sends 13 wrestlers to state
PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Pittsburg high school's state-qualifying wrestlers parade through the halls on Wednesday afternoon before departing for Park City.
Jasper County Deputies Respond to Unusual Accident Scene
Deputies in Jasper County, MO, respond to the scene of a car crash, but find no victims. Around 2pm yesterday deputies from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a car accident near Webb City. When deputies and member of the Missouri Highway Patrol arrived on the scene, they found an overturned Hundai Elantra. However, there was no driver nor occupant on the scene.
Enhancing patient care: Mercy Hospital Columbus receives new infusion suite
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Mercy Hospital Columbus receives a new gift that will benefit its patients. Today the hospital recognized the donation of a brand new infusion suite. It gives Mercy Hospital Columbus the chance to offer multiple medical infusions and the ability to do more than just one at a time.
Two men are charged with burglary in Chanute, KS
CHANUTE, Kan. (KOAM) - Two men are charged with two counts of burglary and one count of criminal damage to property at Hillside Towing in Neosho County, Kansas.
Galena Accident Reports
Accident date, Location, Narrative, Reporting Officer. 1/2/24 2:04 pm, Main and Front Streets, Toyota traveling south on Main Street made contact with the rear passenger side of Ford that was traveling west on Front Street had a stop sign that it stopped at before attempting to pass through the intersection, Officer Pinyan.
Former Saint Paul Casket Factory Reborn as Affordable Housing Gem Amid Urban Renewal Push
From caskets to comfort, a former manufacturing site for the deceased's final vessel has been repurposed as a beacon of hope for the living in Saint Paul. The grand transformation of 1222 University Avenue has been unveiled, with its previous incarnation as a casket factory giving way to ensure 55 units of much-needed affordable housing blossom in its stead.