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He stole the identity and checkbook of a woman who lost her home in the May 22nd tornado. 52-year-old Teddy Lane Lawson of Jo...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol isn't saying much about why they turned over the list of Missouri's concealed weapo...
A southwest Missouri couple will stand trial on charges that they defrauded victims of the 2011 Joplin tornadoSixty-five-year...
A 17-year-old being charged with first degree murder for a Joplin man's death is being challenged. Attorneys for Daniel H...
A citizen's sharp eye led to two men from Missouri being arrested for burglary at a home northeast of Columbus. Cherokee ...
A Jasper County Deputy had some problemswhen trying to move a prisoner yesterday. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper County Sheriff&#...
Pittsburg Police wanted to talk to a man about riding his bike on the sidewalk. They ended up arresting him for having a meth...
A 52-year-old Barton County man is facing child pornography charges after being indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday. T...
The Missouri House is not planning to give Gov. Jay Nixon's administration data related to an attempted access of the lis...
The JoplinPolice Department is confirming the suspect they've been searching forafter a deadly shooting at nightclub on R...
A Joplin man has been charged with scond degree statutory rape and incest. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office received a ...
Someone's using the Jasper County Sheriff's Office as a cover to rip you off. Sheriff Randee Kaiser tells News Talk K...
Jasper County Sheriff Randee Kaiser is trying something new to reduce crime. He's picked out an area where there's be...
A former Neosho City Manager who plead guilty to official misconduct and was fired will be given a year of city health insura...
Last week's bust of a Neosho convenience store for selling synethetic marijuana has caught the public's attention. Ne...
Two years probation. That was the sentence given Monday to former Missouri Governor Roger Wilson for misusing money to make p...
A death in Baxter Springs last month is being blamed on a man from Scammon and drugs are said to be involved. On July 25th, J...
A woman who admitted stealing checks and credit cards from mailboxes throughout southwestern Missouri has been sentenced to t...
Malls are supposed to be convenient for shoppers, not thieves. But someone dug into a Carthage strip mall Tuesday and got int...
Five people have been arrested after Jasper County Deputies found ingredients to make meth at a rural Joplin home. Sharon Rhi...
He burned the body in a barrel and then hid the murder victim on some farmland between Neosho and Joplin, that's accordin...
A Texas man accused of shooting a McDonald County man in the head, then burning his body in a barrel topped with concrete, is...
A man who apparently tried to rob a Coffeyville business was shot to death this morning. Police tell News Talk KZRG they got ...
A woman from Grove died when the vehicle she was riding in was hit by a pickup near Locust Grove. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol...
The Missouri Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of aMcDonald County woman convicted of killing her husband in 1992. Sheen...
He wanted to drive drunk..at a local race track. 31-year-old Shannon Rains of Fort Scott wanted to race his vehicle Friday ni...
A Joplin man is facing drug charges in Carthage after a traffic stop early Friday morning. Carthage Police tell News Talk KZR...
An Ottawa County Jail inmatemanaged to get away for a few hoursSunday before being recaptured. Around 4am, 43-year-old Bryan ...
An ethics complaint has been filed against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt over the dismissal of a criminal case agains...
Newton County authorities have a man in custody for allegedly assaulting his ex-wife and taking her hostage. 41-year-old Anth...
Missouri Governor Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have allowed employers to decline to provide coverage for abortion,...
A 29-year-old former Carl Junction police officer is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing ch...
The Jasper County Commission has come up with a way to manage a fund set up by the Sheriff's Office for charitable acts. ...
A lawsuit filed against the Joplin School District has been settled out of court. You'll remember Urban Metro Development...
The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office is urging a Delaware County judge to dismiss the latest appeal of a man sentenced ...
The Oklahoma medical examiner's office says it has positively identified all 24 victims of Monday's tornado that ripp...
There's more demand for concealed carry gun permits in Jasper County. The Sheriff's Office has handed out almost 500 ...
A three-judge panel has ruled in favor of parents and schools who say the state's formula for funding education is uncons...
Two people were killed in what Joplin police are saying is a likely drunk-driving one-vehicle crash that happened at 1:15am S...
A man from Anderson is in custody after a shooting Friday afternoon. McDonald County Chief Deputy David Roarktells News Talk ...
A Galena man has been sentenced to just over three and a half years in federal prison for possesison of child porn and traffi...
Jasper County Sheriff's detectives who were investigating a burglary last week wound up making four arrests on drug charg...
Five unelected judges have undermined the will of the people. That's what Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says abou...
Two people were found dead this morning at a home on County Road 290 near Asbury. Jasper County Sheriff Randee Kaiser tells N...
Legislation giving the Kansas governor and lawmakers more power in appointing Court of Appeals judges is on its way to Govern...
A teenager accused of beating his Mom's boyfriend to death at a home in Noel will not be going to prison. The first degre...
A man who'd escaped from an Oklahoma prison was captured Wednesday afternoon in Cherokee County. 23-year-old Adam Holder ...
A man who stabbed an administrator at a Kansas City community college on a day when Governor Jay Nixon was scheduled to speak...
A former employee of an agency that administers disaster relief funds is among two other Joplin residents indictedforwire fra...
A man accused of robbing the First State Bank on West 7th Street last month is in custody after robbing a bank in North Dakot...
Last week, the US Supreme Court ruled that police can collect DNA from people arrested for serious crimes, but not convicted ...
Names have been released in Saturday's car crash in Joplin that killed two people. 25-year-old Christian Beasley of Webb ...
From Cherokee County Sheriff's Department:At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, the Cherokee County Sh...
A woman tried to rob a Joplin bank Friday afternoon."The lady was at the drive-up window and passed a note to the teller...
The man who allegedly wanted to blow up churches in the Miami area will be in court next month to see if he's competent t...
The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office is offering a new mobile app that victims of crime can use to track inmates.The Vi...
The Jasper County Commission has opened bids for remodeling a county building to use as a home for the Sheriff's Departme...
Three men from Joplin have been arrested in connection with vandalism and two burglaries from the same business. Joplin Polic...
The Kansas Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has recovered more money for Kansans in 2012 than ever before-...
Police in Norman are investigating a burglary at the home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops.Norman police Lt. Eric Lehenb...
Nearly two years to the day after Jacque Sue Waller was last seen alive, the body of the southeast Missouri mother of young t...
There might be another lawsuit regarding the demolition of Joplin High School..this one from the School District. Earlier thi...
Sheena Eastburn's case will be heard by the Missouri Supreme Court after all. The Stella woman's appeal will be heard...
Joplin police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a gas station early Sunday morning. Lt. Brian Lewis tells N...
Pittsburg Police are looking for a man who they say shot a woman Sunday morning. Police were called to a domestic shooting at...
Three people were taken to the hospital after a fire destroyed a home in Weir late Saturday night. The victims, ages 8, 16, a...
Pittsburg Police have some idea why a driver didn't pull over for a traffic stop Tuesday night. Officers saw people insid...
We still don't know who was found dead Monday at Kellogg Lake Park in Carthage. News Talk KZRG asked Police Chief Greg Da...
The town of Diamond is now without the majority of their firefighters. Most of the command staff and firefighters for the Dia...
A coalition of Oklahoma chambers of commerce this week released an eleven point plan to create more jobs in the state. One pa...
Two men are facing drug charges after a meth lab was found in a Webb City apartment Tuesday. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper Count...
A Pittsburg man who escaped from the Cherokee County Jail Sunday, and was caught Tuesday night, is now accused of committing ...
A Seneca man was killed Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle was hit by a pickup truck in Delaware County. 52-year-old Robe...
Newton County deputies found something extra when investigating a stolen pickup truck and piece of construction equipment--a ...
The parents of a Seneca High School student are suing the school district over hazing at a football camp. Paul and Kristi Smi...
A Webb City woman is dead after an early-morning crash in Joplin. Lt. Matt Stewart of the Joplin Police Department tells News...
Attorney General Chris Koster says he won't appeal a federal court ruling striking down a Missouri law that exempted mora...
A Pittsburg woman is in custody accused of murdering her husband. Charges have been filed against 51-year-old Carla Moutz in ...
A Missouri judge has upheld the ballot language of a proposed constitutional amendment on appointments to the state Supreme C...
A federal appeals court has rejected a legal challenge to the way Kansas selects judicial nominees to its Supreme Court.The 1...
Three runaway boys from a Pittsburg youth home didn't get very far Tuesday night. Pittsburg Police say a 17-year-oldand t...
Three men from Joplin have been arrested in Cherokee County for buying pseudoephedrine. That's an ingredient in cold medi...
The Oklahoma House has given final approval to House Speaker Kris Steele's sweeping criminal justice overhaul bill.The Ho...
Three Joplin residents have pled guilty to getting disaster benefits after last year's tornado, even though they weren...
Racism. That's how Atlanta-based Urban Metropolitan Development explains the criminal charges against them for work done ...
The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the sentences given to a Parsons man convicted of killing a child. 27-year-old Mark Antho...
Legislation that could ease the caseload of Missouri public defenders is being considered by Gov. Jay Nixon.The measure would...
A Springfield man who lied about being a Joplin tornado victim will spend nearly six years in federal prison for bouncing che...
In the span oftwo weeks, the Diamond Fire Protection District went from being fully staffed, to justthree volunteers, to near...
Two men are in custody for burglary at the Carthage Junior High School. Police Captain Randee Kaiser tells News Talk KZRG aut...
Joplin and Neosho County law enforcement seized about $12,000 worth of synthetic marijuana from a convenience store Wedne...
A family of 8 had to be evacuated from their Joplin home after a house fire at 732 South Empire just before 7 this morning. K...
A woman from Vinita died early Sunday morning when her car went off a bridge and landed upside down in a creek. The Oklahoma ...
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin yesterday signed legislation that bans registered sex offenders from living with minor children...
A Joplin man has escaped from an Oklahoma State Prison. 27-year-old Alvin Boyer was reported missing this morning from the Ja...
An argument early Sunday in a Carthage parking lot ended up with two people arrested and a police officer with a broken nose....
A former city clerk from Neosho County has admitted embezzling $120,000 in a deal with federal prosecutors to pay the mon...
Two of three inmates who walked away from a northeast Kansas prison are in custody in northwest Missouri.The Platte County (M...
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is investigating whether a body found along a rural road is connected to a home wher...
Battle lines are being drawn over President Obama's calls for a rewnewal of the assault weapons ban and limiting gun maga...
The name of the 22-month old boy who was killed in Newton County last week has been released. Bradley Jacob Beck died Thursda...
An Ottawa County woman accused of murdering a 17-month-old boy made a brief court appearance Monday.20-year-old Skye Reece of...
Last week, News Talk KZRG told you about a bill proposed in the Missouri Senate that would require parents to tell their chil...
Freeman Hospital has agreed to pay $9-point-3 million to resolve allegations it violated federal law by paying incentives...
Pittsburg Police found who they were looking for with a search warrant Thursday night. 35-year-old Roy Miller of Independence...
Two men from Carthage were arrested Thursday for allegedly borrowing something that wasn't theirs. The Jasper County Sher...
A 3-year-old Afton boy is recovering after he was accidentally shot by his 9-year-old brother. The Ottawa County Sheriff'...
The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning against working with a man accused of committing fraud against Joplin tornado...
The Cherokee County Sheriff's office wants your help finding a burglar. Sheriff David Groves tells News Talk KZRG they...
Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay has sent a letter to President Obama about gun rights. DeLay says the letter was originall...
Legislation intended to give Kansas prosecutors a new tool for curbing criminal gang activity has cleared the state Senate on...
A New Mexico man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a developmentally disabled 8-year-old girl in Jopli...
Two men from Joplin have pleaded guilty for their roles in the death of a Pittsburg man last October. Randu Rivera and Oscar ...
A Quapaw woman's preliminary hearing for first degree murder and child abuse has been delayed until July. 20-year-old Sky...
Five people are in custody in Barton County after an investigation into a suspicious vehicle led authorities to a meth lab. 4...
A judge has set a preliminary hearing for a Texas man accused of killing a Goodman man earlier this year. 27-year-old Caleb S...
Despite testimony from a woman who claims he raped her while she was drunk, a Newton County jury acquitted a Neosho man of ra...
Two men from Joplin were chargd in separate cases in federal court for receiving kiddie porn on the internet. They were arres...
The Kansas Supreme Court heard arguments on whether a Baxter Springs gun shop may be held liable for selling a firearm that w...
A southwest Missouri man admits that he collected thousands of photos and videos of child pornography in the last 10 to 15 ye...
Authorities in southwest Missouri say they may never know what started a fire that killed five people at an apartment buildin...
A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a mobile home fire near Carthage. Carthage Fire Chief Chris Thompson tells News Tal...
The Joplin Police Department is searching for whoever's responsible for severely beating a man outside the 15th and Range...
A tragedy in Lanagan. A man and his five year old son are dead, both shot to death. McDonald County Sheriff Robert Evenson te...
A Joplin Bank was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon. Police Lieutenant Brian Lewis tells News Talk KZRG it happened at UMB ...
Two men from Chetopa are facing charges relating to an attempted burglary. Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves tells News Ta...
Pittsburg police are now searching for two more men they believed are involved in Thursday's murder of 20-year-old Taylor...
Neosho Police say they've caught the man responsible for stealing several chainsaws from a local church. Police Chief Dav...
Two teenage burglars were caught in the act Tuesday night in Pittsburg. Police tell News Talk KZRG they were called to a home...
Jasper County authorities have caught a 19-year-old who slugged a detective and then ran. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper County S...
Authorities say two University of Oklahoma football players have been arrested on possession of marijuana complaints.Clevelan...
An Ottawa County judge has bound a Quapaw woman over for trial on a charge of first degree murder-child abuse. 20-year-old Sk...
A University of Missouri sophomore has been sentenced to probation for stealing women's underwear from a residence hall l...
A judge has expunged the arrest record of a former executive director of the Missouri Democratic Party.An order Friday by St....
Joplin Police are trying to solve a robbery that happened at Fletcher Ford early Monday. Police say an employee came in to wo...
A jury has convicted the founder of a Kansas City, MO company and four of his associates of cheating investors by selling mil...
The head of the Kansas Rifle Association says gun rights supporters in Kansas are ``all in'' for a new state law that...
Pittsburg Police have lots of evidence to sort through after serving a search warrant at two residences Wednesday morning. Li...
A former Lamar police officer killed his wife, shot her mother, then killed himself early Tuesday morning near Lamar. That...
What would you do if you were working at a store and someone asked you if it was OK to rob the place? Early Sunday morning, a...
The name of the man who was killed in a shootout with law enforcement this morning outside the Joplin Motel 6 has been releas...
An investigation by the Southwest Missouri Cybercrimes Task Force led to an employee of the Joplin School District being arre...
A Tulsa teenager wanted in connection with a July 2012 murder in Joplin is believed to be back in Tulsa. Joplin Police say 17...
A judge has ruled in favor of Cherokee County after officials sued a gambling organization that promised a casino but didn...
A Joplin man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to child porn charges this week. Jasper County Prosecutor D...
An Illinois man charged with plotting to firebomb dozens of churches in the Miami area with Molotov cocktails will be tried i...
A huge marijuana bust has landed a local man behind bars. The Newton County Sheriff’s Department seized nearly 400 plan...
A Facebook page has been set up to remember Monica Webb, the Joplin woman who was killed by her estranged husband last Novemb...
A former Galena police officer is accused of stealing a framed poster of a controversial Arizona sheriff while executing a se...
A 5-year-old McDonald County girl died in an apartment fire in Noel last night. Firefighters showed up at the scene at around...
A woman from Weir is awaiting sentencing for dealing meth. 43-year-old Leslie Harrison, also known as Leslie Stultz, was conv...
Three women have accused a Joplin man of sexually assaulting them. 21-year-old Jacob Blackburn will go on trial for two count...
A press release issued by the Jasper County Sheriff's Office about the child sex predator program's compliance check ...
A woman from Aurora is dead after a one car accident this morning west of Marionville. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says...
Secretary of State Kris Kobach says a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's immigration law gives Kansas legislators a g...
The Joplin Police Department is investigating the death of a man whose body was found at a home on South Pearl Street this mo...
A man from Grove died after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck Saturday afternoon east of Grove. The Oklahoma Highwa...
The owners of anow-closed Springfield nightclub are being sued for serving alcohol to a 19-year-old who was driving a car tha...
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