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The last of seven people charged in a $2 million sports ticket scandal at the University of Kansas is preparing to change his...
A man charged with raping and killing his 9-year-old stepdaughter will not go on trial in August as scheduled. David Spears i...
Two people only suffered minor injuries after a small plane crashed in a field near the Lamar airport Thursday afternoon. Po...
Disagreements keep mounting between the Jasper County Sheriff and the County Commission. At the Commission's meeting Tuesday...
Nearly two years to the day after Jacque Sue Waller was last seen alive, the body of the southeast Missouri mother of young t...
A Webb City Man pleads guilty to robbing a bank in Joplin nearly a year ago with a steak knife. 25 year old Cody Linder could...
Transcripts of interviews with a prosecutor's office show that Kansas legislators didn't know the state's Open Me...
Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following. A woman accused in a murder for hire plot last month will be e...
A Miami bank employee who claimed she was robbed at gunpoint has been charged in federal court with embezzling bank funds. 5...
There's been another death connected with the May 22nd Joplin tornado. The City of Joplin has added the name of JT Strickland...
A man who pretended to be a victim of last month's tornado is now in jail and accused of stealing. Joplin police say 55 year...
A Puerto Rico company has been found guilty of committing fraud in the wake of the May 22nd tornado in Joplin. According to ...
It's 10 years in prison for a Joplin man who plead guilty to punching a woman so hard he caused her to go blind in one eye. ...
A citizen's sharp eye led to two men from Missouri being arrested for burglary at a home northeast of Columbus. Cherokee ...
Despite testimony from a woman who claims he raped her while she was drunk, a Newton County jury acquitted a Neosho man of ra...
A drug sweep in Lawrence County nets three arrests along with marijuana and meth. The Sheriff's Department tells News Talk KZ...
Charges have been re-filed against a teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student. Ottawa County prosecutors tell News Ta...
A fire at a Carthage motel was apparently started by a meth lab..and two people have been arrested. Carthage Police Detective...
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 woman from Jay was sentenced in Delaware County Tuesday for giving alcohol to a teen who later got in a car crash that kill...
A one-year-old boy from Miami is dead and his father is in jail accused of murdering him. One-year-old Quinton Yates died Thu...
A Cherokee County jury finds a Baxter Springs man guilty of shaken baby syndrome. William Barber Jr. was found guilty of chil...
A man was shot to death last night in Stella and a man is in custody facing charges. Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland tells...
This week, the US Supreme Court ruled that jails don't need any reason to strip search someone they've detained, even...
A Joplin man has escaped from an Oklahoma State Prison. 27-year-old Alvin Boyer was reported missing this morning from the Ja...
Two Joplin men have been sentenced to 14 years each for their roles in the murder of a Pittsburg man. Randu Rivera and Oscar ...
Joe Lancello Reportingjoe@zrgmail.com Three toddlers, meth and marijuana. That's what the Crawford County Drug Task Force f...
Four people are in custody and two Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies had to go to the hospital after the detectives foun...
Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder is forging ahead with his lawsuit against President Obama's federal health care...
Gary Welch will be executed in Oklahoma on January 5th. That date set Thursday by the Court of Criminal Appeals. Welch and C...
A dismissed Baxter Springs firefighter is now facing charges of stealing from the Joplin Home Depot store during response ef...
Texting while driving would be illegal in Oklahoma under a bill approved in the state Senate.The Senate voted 32-9 on Wednesd...
"He said that he was at the residence to steal back some guns that had been stolen from him."Sharon Rhine of the Ja...
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 bill heading to the governor's desk gives Oklahoma prison officials the broad authority to change the lethal drugs used to ...
The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down new state Senate districts and ordered a further legal review of new U.S. House di...
Two people have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of the Kum & Go on East 4th Street in Joplin early Thursda...
Joplin police are investigating a possible child abuse case that has an 18-month-old child hospitalized. Corporal Chuck Niess...
Prison officials are blaming a malfunctioning door in the attempted escape of an Ottawa County inmate Monday. 39 year old Wi...
There's a new twist to a weekend shooting in Pittsburg. Police now say they don't know who the victim is."The pe...
The mystery surrounding a burned out car with the body of man from Joplin found inside will remain, as the Jasper County coro...
Pittsburg Police are looking for a man who they say shot a woman Sunday morning. Police were called to a domestic shooting at...
Authorities have found a missing Golden Cityteen and arrested a Carthage man in relation to her disappearence. Police in Del...
Joplin Police say 18-month-old Emjay Corn's death last month is a homicide. Back on October 29th, Police found Emjay's body a...
An argument early Sunday in a Carthage parking lot ended up with two people arrested and a police officer with a broken nose....
Authorities say two University of Oklahoma football players have been arrested on possession of marijuana complaints.Clevelan...
Taking advantage of the kindness of strangers. That's what Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says two so-called charit...
Kansas City linebacker Mike Vrabel has been arrested and charged with theft from a casino.The Switzerland County, Indiana,she...
A man arrested in an online sting out of Jasper County pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with a child on the Internet. Prose...
The wife of a southwest Missouri man accused of keeping a young woman as his sex slave has been charged with participating in...
The body of a missing Pittsburg State University student has been found. Around 10:30 Tuesday night, divers found 19-year-old...
A judge in Jefferson City says she will decide the sentence Wednesday for an 18-year-old girl who killed her 9-year-old neigh...
Starving a three year old girl. That's what two women from Joplin are accused of doing. Joplin Police Lieutenant Darren G...
A woman from Carthage is dead and five people were hurt in a three-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon north of Duquesne. Th...
The death toll from the May 22nd tornado in Joplin has risen to 145. Four more have died from their injuries suffered the ni...
An couple's argument led to two children being shot with a shotgun Monday morning in Jasper County. The Sheriff's Off...
The guilty plea by a Missouri teenager in the killing of her 9-year-old neighbor included a chilling admission in court about...
Joplin Police have released the name of the man who was found dead Tuesday morning at Ozark Memorial Cemetery. He's been iden...
The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning against working with a man accused of committing fraud against Joplin tornado...
The man accused of robbing the Great Southern Bank on Range Line last fall has pleaded guilty. 45-year-old Robert Bruce Knepp...
A 5-year-old girl abducted in southeast Missouri is found alive, and the convicted sex offender suspected of taking her is in...
Once was bad enough, but a Joplin gas station chaingot robbed twice in two days. Joplin Police Lieutenant Brian Lewis says s...
Jasper County Sheriff Archie Dunn has been named a defendant in a lawsuit filed by Henry County against Jasper County. You...
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 woman from Golden City is free on bond after threatening her boyfriend with an axe on Saturday. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper ...
Two people in Neosho were arrestedlast weekon felony drug charges. Newton County deputies arrested 24 year old Jesse Butterf...
No charges will be filed against an El Paso, TX man whose tractor-trailerkilled aDuenwegmanearlier this month. Newton County...
Eight people from the KZRG listening area are among 14 indicted by a federal grand jury for drug trafficking and illegally po...
Two people from Riverton are in custody after a narcotics search at their home this morning. Cherokee County Sheriff David Gr...
Two men from the KZRG listening area have been indicted for receiving and having child pornography. 19-year-old Christopher M...
She pleads guilty to money laundering and conspiring to deal more than a million and a half dollars worth of prescription dru...
Two people suspected of trafficking meth in and out of Pittsburg were arrested early Saturday morning. Pittsburg Police tell ...
A man from Carl Junction is dead after he was hit by a train near Lamar. Barton County Sheriff Mitchell Shaw tells News Talk ...
Two Webb City Police officers were assaulted early Sunday morning when they were trying to break up a disturbance in the 500 ...
County sheriff's elections in Oklahoma would be nonpartisan under a bill approved by the state Senate. The bill by Republican...
The man accused of killing 6 and injuring 13 people at a Tuscon Supermarket in January will be headed to Southwest Missouri f...
Two men are facing drug charges after a meth lab was found in a Webb City apartment Tuesday. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper Count...
Someone is taking cattle gates in Cherokee County. The Sheriff's Department has had six reports of stolen gates in the la...
A small plane crashed this morning west of Mount Vernon, injuring the pilot. The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office says th...
The Joplin Police Department wants to reunite you with things you lost to the May 22nd tornado. Lieutenant Brian Lewis tells...
A sting operation by the Southwest Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force led to an arrest over the weekend. 54-year-old William F...
A Joplin man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to child porn charges this week. Jasper County Prosecutor D...
The former city manager of Nevada and Neosho is running for Delaware County Sheriff. Harlan Moore tells News Talk KZRG he dec...
A mosque in Joplin was saved from destruction after a passerby noticed it was on fire early Wednesday morning. The Jasper Cou...
One man will stand trial after a vicious beating and robbery in downtown Joplin. 40 year old Randall Grider from Webb City is...
The former treasurer of the annual Joplin Boomtown Days festival has pled not guilty to stealing from the festival's coffers...
The Oklahoma Insurance Department has spent more than $180,000 on high-tech shotguns, bulletproof vests and seven police-...
An Ottawa County inmate almost pulled off a daring escape attempt yesterday. Officers say 39-year-old William Hobbs of Miami...
A man is arrested in Northeast Oklahoma after deputies discovered 30 dogs inside his home with feces and trash piled high in ...
Some sheriffs in the Four States have written to President Obama about his gun control proposals. Jasper County Sheriff Rande...
A Joplin man was arrested this week for possessing and distributing child pornography. The Joplin Cyber Crimes Unit teamed up...
A judge sentenced a Joplin man to 10 years in prison yesterday for having child porn on his video game console. 24 year old ...
Joplin police have arrested two men for a drive-by shooting News Talk KZRG told you about earlier this week. 21 year olds Ju...
Jasper County Sheriff Archie Dunn has threatened to sue the County Commission over money coming from the county's law enforc...
Four people were arrested on drug charges in two separate cases Friday near Scammon. A traffic stop resulted in 31-year-old M...
A homeless woman is behind bars after firefighters were called to an empty hotel in Pittsburg. Police tell News Talk KZRG 38 ...
Local reaction to President Obama's plan to restrict gun violence has gotten a cold reaction from gun owners in the Four ...
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...
Former Cherokee County Attorney Chris Meek has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. The 58-year-old from Baxter Springs p...
A bill to allow Oklahomans who receive a concealed carry permit to openly carry holstered firearms is heading to Governor Mar...
A Bolivar man accused of plotting to open fire inside a theater during the ``Twilight'' movie underwent a mental eval...
A 7-year-old boy is dead, while his 4-year-old sister and their parents have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire e...
A southwest Missouri couple will stand trial on charges that they defrauded victims of the 2011 Joplin tornadoSixty-five-year...
10,000 dollars worth of Marijuana. Thats what deputies in Crawford County, Kansas found after breaking up a fight between a m...
The Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board has denied clemency for a man sentenced to die for the 1994 stabbing death of a man in M...
Shot and left for dead...thats what McDonald county investigators say happened to a victim found lying on Gobbler's Knob Road...
A McDonald County Sheriff's deputy was shot while responding to a domestic dispute in Goodman this afternoon. Newton County S...
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster visited Joplin today to announce the third in a series of lawsuits against individual...
Delaware County Sheriff Jay Blackfox resigned Friday after the county settled a multi million dollar lawsuit. County Commissi...
A 65-year-old Joplin-area woman says she was tortured for two days by a man who raped and tried to kill her. 56-year-old Rick...
Two men are in custody for burglary at the Carthage Junior High School. Police Captain Randee Kaiser tells News Talk KZRG aut...
The man accused of setting fire to the Neosho Pool House last July has been sentenced to seven years in prison. 22-year-old J...
Police officers from around the region are coming to Joplin this week for extra training. The Missouri Southern Criminal Just...
Jasper County Sheriff's Deputies might get a new tool to help find wanted criminals. It's a mobile license plate reader, cap...
The Cherokee County Sheriff's office wants your help finding a burglar. Sheriff David Groves tells News Talk KZRG they...
A Joplin man convicted of dumping a lot of light bulbs in Jasper County will have to pay a 15,000 dollars fine but will avoid...
The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into the suspicious death of an 8-month-old boy in Commerce. Police ask...
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 federal appeals court has rejected a legal challenge to the way Kansas selects judicial nominees to its Supreme Court.The 1...
Bruises all over his body and broken bones, thats what investigators in Northeast Oklahoma say is revealed in the autopsy rep...
Jasper County Sheriff's Deputies went to a home on Echo Valley Road Sunday to get information on a stolen motorcycle. Sha...
Two of three inmates who walked away from a northeast Kansas prison are in custody in northwest Missouri.The Platte County (M...
Three men are in custody after a reported kidnapping and robbery in Reeds Monday night. Captain Derek Walrod of the Jasper Co...
An account that's caused some friction between Jasper County Sheriff Archie Dunn and the County Commission lately shouldn...
A lawsuit filed against the Joplin School District has been settled out of court. You'll remember Urban Metro Development...
It's not every day you hear the word "free" attached to something like legal services, but that's what a law firm'...
Sixty people in Kansas are facing federal drug trafficking charges in five separate indictments that were unsealed after seve...
Attorney General Chris Koster says he won't appeal a federal court ruling striking down a Missouri law that exempted mora...
A Pittsburg couple is in custody after they were arrested on drug charges this morning. 41-year-old Arturo Archuleta and 44-y...
An adoption case that's gone on for five years has a happy ending for a Carthage couple. In 2007, Seth and Melinda Moser ...
Two men from Kansas are in custody for drug charges. Law enforcement from Cherokee County, Baxter Springs and the Southeast K...
Two men were arrested early this morning for having a meth lab in their car. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper County Sheriff's ...
A Webb City man is out on bond after being accused of molesting children. 63-year-old James Terry is charged with four counts...
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has amended a federal lawsuit that challenges the nation's health care overhaul la...
Ottawa County authorities have charged a 20-year-old woman in the death of a toddler from Quapaw. Skye Reece of Quapaw is cha...
Two men from Carthage were arrested Thursday for allegedly borrowing something that wasn't theirs. The Jasper County Sher...
Kansas House members have given first-round approval to a proposed amendment to the state constitution aimed at keeping a key...
A Joplin man is facing drug charges in Carthage after a traffic stop early Friday morning. Carthage Police tell News Talk KZR...
A McDonald County woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death last March will go on trial January 18th. 59-year-old Dawn...
The Oklahoma Department of Health says the state has recorded its first flu death of the season.The department says the death...
A 17 year old from Avilla is facing sexual misconduct charges after being arrested last week. The Jasper County Prosecutor's...
A Missouri judge has upheld the ballot language of a proposed constitutional amendment on appointments to the state Supreme C...
A disturbing story from Nevada, where a 9-year-old boy is in the hospital and a woman's charged with endangering his welfare....
Over 50 hay bales on the back of a flatbed trailer caught fire last night in McCune. Firefighters were quickly on the scene t...
There were others. That's what one of four men charged with the July 6th murder of a Joplin man testified in court this w...
Attorney General Chris Koster and Jasper County Prosecuting Attorney Dean Dankelson today charged Urban Metropolitan Developm...
Three women have accused a Joplin man of sexually assaulting them. 21-year-old Jacob Blackburn will go on trial for two count...
An inmate at the Lawrence County Jail died in his cell Friday afternoon. The Sheriff's office says 41-year-old Thomas D. ...
A three-judge panel has ruled in favor of parents and schools who say the state's formula for funding education is uncons...
A Webb City man has pleaded guilty to a 2010 stabbing. 31-year-old Douglas Johnston made a plea deal Monday, pleading guilty ...
Two people are dead and another person was injured when a car and truck collided Tuesday afternoon at Highways 59 and FF nort...
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has withdrawn an appointee to the State Tax Commission after some senators raised concerns about a de...
A man from Weir is dead after his riding lawnmower collided with a car south of Pittsburg. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 88-...
Pittsburg Police have some idea why a driver didn't pull over for a traffic stop Tuesday night. Officers saw people insid...
Authorities in southwest Missouri say they may never know what started a fire that killed five people at an apartment buildin...
Five people have been arrested after Jasper County Deputies found ingredients to make meth at a rural Joplin home. Sharon Rhi...
A Missouri man convicted of raping a 92-year-old Kansas woman wants a shorter prison term. Simon Angilda was found guilty in ...
Two people are in custody after a search of a Joplin home Thursday. Police from Joplin, Webb City, Carl Junction and the Jasp...
The Kansas Attorney General's office is reviewing last week's arrest of Cherokee County Attorney John Bullard to see if charg...
Shot in the head, now one mans in the hospital the other behind bars after a drunken exchange at a home in McDonald County. 5...
Ottawa County Sheriff's Deputies have been busy with metal thieves. Four people were arrested in two incidents last week. Tw...
Meth, parts of a lab and marijuana were part of a bust up by Joplin police at a vacant home. Officers tell News Talk KZRG the...
A man from Parsons is dead and another is in the hospital after their car hit a train early Saturday morning northeast of Eri...
Here's an update on the legal wrangling between the Joplin School District and the company hired to demolish school build...
Police in Miami, Oklahoma are on the hunt for a burglar who targeted their officer's cars early Friday morning. The chief has...
Joplin Police are investigating a shooting at the parking lot of the WalMart at 15th & Range Line. Around 4pm Saturday, Polic...
A southwest Missouri man admits that he collected thousands of photos and videos of child pornography in the last 10 to 15 ye...
When you have good workers, you want to keep them. That hasn't been easy for the Delaware County Sheriff's Department...
Jasper County's Prosecutor wants the Attorney General's office to look into a controversy involving Sheriff Archie Du...
A Lockwood man has pleaded guilty to last year's beating death of an Afghanistan war veteran who he said had entered his ...
One inmate is dead and two jailers in Northeast Oklahoma are left badly beaten after a jail break in Delaware County. The St...
Jasper County law enforcement will be out ths weekend checking for drunk or impaired drivers. Captain Derek Walrod of the Jas...
There's a guilty plea in a double murder in Nevada. Garrett Mason pleaded guilty this afternoon to 2nd degree murder for the ...
Another legal challenge over Missouri's redistricting process seeks to block new districts for the 163-member state House...
A 7 month long investigation in Cherokee County, Kansas ends with four behind bars and more expected to meet them there. The...
Police in Pittsburg are investigating a case of shots being fired at a party early Friday morning. According to Lt. Jeff Wood...
The Jasper County Commission has come up with a way to manage a fund set up by the Sheriff's Office for charitable acts. ...
Joplin Police are still looking for Daniel Hartman of Tulsa in connection with the July 6th murder of Jacob Wages. Lieutenant...
Charges are pending against two Pittsburg men who are both recovering from being stabbed. Around 8-30 Wednesday morning, Pitt...
The Missouri House is not planning to give Gov. Jay Nixon's administration data related to an attempted access of the lis...
A 52-year-old Barton County man is facing child pornography charges after being indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday. T...
A Missouri man accused of torturing a young woman he kept as a sex slave has pleaded guilty to having sex with her when she w...
Two people are in custody for an assault and robbery that happened in Joplin back on April 17th. The victim said she drove to...
An 8-month girl from Grove is now in a Tulsa hospital after an Amber Alert was issued for her Friday. The alert was issued fo...
The man accused of plotting to blow up churches in Miami isn't mentally fit to stand trial..at least not now. A judge in ...
A Joplin Police officer has reached an unique milestone. Officer Shelby Howard has arrested one thousand people for impaired ...
The Kansas Senate has approved a proposed amendment to the state constitution to prevent the courts from deciding disputes ov...
Parsons Police have arrested a man in connection with a series of burglaries earlier this month. Parsons spokeswoman KariWest...
A coalition of Oklahoma chambers of commerce this week released an eleven point plan to create more jobs in the state. One pa...
Cherokee County authorities have two men in custody for stealing farm equipment in the northwest part of the county. Sheriffs...
Three people were taken to the hospital after a fire destroyed a home in Weir late Saturday night. The victims, ages 8, 16, a...
The aunt of an Illinois man suspected of plotting to fire-bomb dozens of Miami area churches says her nephew is unstable and ...
A Joplin man has pleaded guilty to running an illegal online gambling operation. 57-year-old William Lisle was indicted on th...
2012 wasn't a good year for criminals in Joplin. There were fewer crimes in Joplin compared to 2011. There were 67 fewer ...
Missouri Governor Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have allowed employers to decline to provide coverage for abortion,...
The trial of a former South West City police officer accused of involuntary manslaughter began earlier this week. 35 year ol...
The head of the Kansas Rifle Association says gun rights supporters in Kansas are ``all in'' for a new state law that...
A Miami, Oklahoma man is facing felony charges after a motorcycle accident sent his passenger to the hospital with serious in...
Three men will serve more than ten years in federal prison for robbing Dollar General stores in Seneca and Holden last Decemb...
The town of Diamond is now without the majority of their firefighters. Most of the command staff and firefighters for the Dia...
Springfield police have identified a man killed in a shootout as a recently released inmate.29-year-old Martin Y. Potts died ...
Joplin Police are investigating what they're calling a suspiciouis death at a home at 3222 South Garrison. Officers were aske...
Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following. A man and woman from Joplin have now been charged after al...
Joplin police got a big drug bust Sunday after a local convenience store was robbed. Joplin Police tell News Talk KZRG a man...
A firefighter in Parsons, Kansas is in big trouble after his home caught on fire."Parsons Police arrested a firefighter,...
The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the sentences given to a Parsons man convicted of killing a child. 27-year-old Mark Antho...
The Delaware County Commission has appointed a new sheriff. Former Oklahoma state senator RIck Littlefield was appointed to ...
It started with a 911 call and ended with a McDonald County woman charged with stabbing her boyfriend to death. Authorities w...
An Ottawa County woman accused of murdering a 17-month-old boy made a brief court appearance Monday.20-year-old Skye Reece of...
Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would stop sex offenders whose victims were younger than 16 from living within 2...
The Oklahoma medical examiner's office says it has positively identified all 24 victims of Monday's tornado that ripp...
Two Guatemalan citizens living illegally in Carthage are going to prison for their roles in a conspiracy to obtain driver'...
A huge marijuana bust has landed a local man behind bars. The Newton County Sheriff’s Department seized nearly 400 plan...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol isn't saying much about why they turned over the list of Missouri's concealed weapo...
Police say several homemade bombs were found in a suspicious vehicle parked near the Kansas Statehouse. Capitol Police Spokes...
Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputies are still on the scene at Riverton school this afternoon after the school was evacuated be...
Last week, News Talk KZRG told you about a bill proposed in the Missouri Senate that would require parents to tell their chil...
A teen from Aurora is dead after a Sunday evening crash in Lawrence County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 17-year-ol...
A Facebook page has been set up to remember Monica Webb, the Joplin woman who was killed by her estranged husband last Novemb...
There was something in a Joplin woman's diaper bag besides diapers...so now she's facing drug charges."Six used ...
Autopsy results for a man murdered in Pittsburg last week have been released. Police say 21 year old Ryan Clay Arlan Bailey ...
There's more demand for concealed carry gun permits in Jasper County. The Sheriff's Office has handed out almost 500 ...
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...
An Illinois man charged with plotting to firebomb dozens of churches in the Miami area with Molotov cocktails will be tried i...
Shoppers at the Wal-Mart on Rangeline Road in Joplin got a scare after a woman started waving around a loaded handgun in the ...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has pleaded guilty in Missouri to violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act by fa...
A former Lamar police officer killed his wife, shot her mother, then killed himself early Tuesday morning near Lamar. That...
A Webb City man has been charged with drug trafficking after he was found in a Joplin hotel's parking lot. Joplin Police ...
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 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...
An 81-year-old woman from Welch is dead and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate. The OSB...
Nearly two years to the day after Jacque Sue Waller was last seen alive, the body of the southeast Missouri mother of young t...
The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office is urging a Delaware County judge to dismiss the latest appeal of a man sentenced ...
One of three men charged in the brutal assault of a handcuffed man will get no more than four years behind bars. That's the ...
A second Joplin apartment complex has joined with the Joplin Police Department to fight crime. Corporal Brian Henderson made ...
The Joplin Police Department has just made it easier to make an anonymous tip. The police department's website has a crime m...
Someone was in a METS ambulance Saturday morning. Not as a patient or EMT, but allegedly trying to take drugs. Joplin Police ...
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...
A man from Liberal was killed in a two-car accident Friday night southeast of Pittsburg. The Crawford County Sheriff's Of...
The suspect in a fatal shooting in Newton County has been identified and charged. Newton County Sheriff Ken Copeland tells N...
The Newton County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man who was found dead Sunday afternoon in Shoal Creek.&q...
Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay has sent a letter to President Obama about gun rights. DeLay says the letter was originall...
Sheena Eastburn's case will be heard by the Missouri Supreme Court after all. The Stella woman's appeal will be heard...
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed a bill that would have changed the state's workplace discrimination laws. Nixon said t...
Troopers in Southeast Kansas are sorting through the pieces of a deadly crash after a train plowed into a car Wednesday after...
The JoplinPolice Department is confirming the suspect they've been searching forafter a deadly shooting at nightclub on R...
A judge has expunged the arrest record of a former executive director of the Missouri Democratic Party.An order Friday by St....
A Joplin man will spend 17 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl. A judge handed down the sentence for 19-y...
Newton County authorities are looking for four men who broke into a home on Raccoon Road. Sheriff Ken Copeland tells News Tal...
The Jasper County Commission is thinking about remodeling a building it owns on the Carthage square and having the Sheriff...
A jury has convicted the founder of a Kansas City, MO company and four of his associates of cheating investors by selling mil...
Jasper County Sheriff Randee Kaiser is trying something new to reduce crime. He's picked out an area where there's be...
A 54-year-old southwest Missouri man has died after his car was swept from a low-water bridge by floodwaters. Ozark County D...
A man and woman are in custody after Pittsburg Police say they broke into a car. Around 6:30 Wednesday night, police were tol...
A woman from Nevada has died from injuries suffered in a Saturday afternoon traffic accident in Joplin. Police tell News Talk...
Despite testimony from a woman who claims he raped her while she was drunk, a Newton County jury acquitted a Neosho man of ra...
An investigation by the Southwest Missouri Cybercrimes Task Force led to an employee of the Joplin School District being arre...
The Kansas Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has recovered more money for Kansans in 2012 than ever before-...
A second round of talks between Penn National Gaming and Cherokee County ended with no deal, setting the stage for a trial in...
Neosho Police say they've caught the man responsible for stealing several chainsaws from a local church. Police Chief Dav...
Legislation intended to give Kansas prosecutors a new tool for curbing criminal gang activity has cleared the state Senate on...
A woman from Vinita died early Sunday morning when her car went off a bridge and landed upside down in a creek. The Oklahoma ...
A 17-year-old being charged with first degree murder for a Joplin man's death is being challenged. Attorneys for Daniel H...
Someone's using the Jasper County Sheriff's Office as a cover to rip you off. Sheriff Randee Kaiser tells News Talk K...
Missouri Lawmakers are leaving a proposed law that would make voters show an ID to be able to vote up to the public. Voters ...
A man from Scammon is facing drug charges after a search at his home. The Cherokee County Sheriff's Department tells News Tal...
Seeing the keys inside an unlocked car was too much for a Pittsburg man to resist. So just before 11 Sunday night at the Pitt...
A Joplin man is accused of trying to get a prescription pain-killer with a forged prescription. 53-year-old Charles Miller br...
A man from Seneca is dead after a garbage truck hit his car early this morning. Seneca Police Chief James Altic tells News Ta...
More information is being learned about Friday's arrest of a Joplin school employee for sending obscene material to a min...
Two months ago, she got an order of protection after her husband threatened to kill her. Sunday, 36-year-old Monica Webb of J...
Jasper County Sheriff's Deputies are trying to solve a string of cattle thefts. Captain Derek Walrod tells News Talk KZRG it...
The Kansas Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has recovered more money for Kansans in 2012 than ever before-...
A State Senator from Joplin says the Missouri Senate will hold up a budget for the state Revenue Department until it gets ans...
A Wichita man has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of shooting a former Cherokee County Deputy to death...
A Missouri sheriff says his department responded to its first "domestic texting'' call after two people carried ...
A Missouri teenager has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the killing of a 9-year-old girl. ...
Shaking uncontrollably and sweating profusely. That's how a Jasper County Sheriff's Deputy describes a man he pulled over for...
A sheriff in southeast Missouri is behind bars accused of running drugs. The Highway Patrol tells News Talk KZRG that 31-year...
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt says he's appealing a judge's ruling that struck down a state law restricting ...
A Joplin woman is accused of taking drugs from a senior living center. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper County Sheriff's Office...
A woman from Oronogo is accused of trying to sell a child."We received information that she was trying to sell her daugh...
A special ballot measure will let Delaware County voters choose how much of a tax increase they'll get to help pay off a sex...
The Neosho City Manager that was ousted after admitting he misused City funds will give oral testimony this month in his law...
A 42-year-old southwest Missouri man has been charged with abusing two sisters who said they both married the man in a religi...
A former University of Arkansas student is suing a campus fraternity after he was allegedly beaten up in McDonald County. Ton...
The former treasurer of Leawood has turned himself in to authorities after failing to meet a one-year deadline to pay back &...
Five people were arrested in Lawrence County recently for having a meth lab. Sheriff Brad DeLay tells News Talk KZRG deputie...
Six vehicles in a Pittsburg neighborhood were broken into last night. And Police think they've got the man responsible. A res...
She might have gone too far. The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says a Carthage woman who works for a bonding company tried ...
An Alabama truck driver will spend the next 27 years in prison for sexually abusing his 12-year-old stepdaughter at a Joplin ...
A Joplin man is in custody after a fight with his girlfriend got heated."Her boyfriend came home. They got in an argumen...
Jasper County authorities have caught a 19-year-old who slugged a detective and then ran. Sharon Rhine of the Jasper County S...
"As soon as the deputies drove up, they could smell the chemicals coming from the residence."Sharon Rhine of the Ja...
It's a bedroom war between a local company and mattress maker Simmons. Leggett & Platt Inc., based in Carthage, say Simmons ...
A Joplin businessman has been cleared of police suspicion in an unsolved murder case. According to the Albequerque, New Mexic...
A Joplin man who paid an early morning visit to an ex-girlfriend is in the Jasper County Jail. Sharon Rhine of the Sheriff...
More information is coming to light in a murder for hire plot in the KZRG listening area. Jasper County Court Officials tells...
A woman from Vinita, Oklahoma is charged with child neglect after her two-year-old son was struck and killed by a car last F...
The Hometown Bank on East 32nd Street in Joplin was robbed this afternoon. Joplin Police Lieutenant Mike Hobson tells News Ta...
The University of Kansas athletics department has collected nearly $500,000 so far of the estimated $2 million lost i...
Her friends called the Sheriff's Office because they thought she might hurt herself. She ended up trying to hurt some Jas...
She was shot in the head and her neck was cut. It's not the official cause of Danyel Borden's death, but that's w...
Jasper County Sheriff's Deputies making a sex offender check arrested a Joplin man Tuesday on drug charges. Sharon Rhine ...
A former Jasper County officialwas indicted by a federal grand jury today for medicaid and social security fraud. US Attorne...
Suspended Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving. Boone County cou...
A Neosho man's been sentenced to 18 months in prison for assault. Danny Estep was to stand trial for beating Jared Taylor of ...
Not Guilty. That the plea from a man charged in the death of a 20 year from Joplin. 21 year old Justin Carpenter was arraigne...
It was a scarywakeup callfor a Joplin woman. Joplin Police Corporal Chuck Niess tells News Talk KZRG what happened at a home ...
Miami, Oklahoma has a new police chief and will soon have a new city manager. Tulsa County Chief Deputy George Haralson was n...
A plea deal didn't pan out for a Joplin man facing child porn charges Monday, as the judge threw out the deal and sentenced ...
Two years probation. That was the sentence given Monday to former Missouri Governor Roger Wilson for misusing money to make p...
A lawsuit claims Missouri's secretary of state has written an inaccurate and unfair summary of a November ballot measure ...
The mother of an 18-month-old girl who was severely abused has now been charged in the child's assault. 22-year-old Gina ...
The name of the 22-month old boy who was killed in Newton County last week has been released. Bradley Jacob Beck died Thursda...
The 5-year-old girl killed in an apartment fire in Noel earlier this week has been identified. Authorities say 5-year-old Lys...
A man who became known for wearing a fake beard while robbing banks in Joplin and the Four States will serve a little more th...
The FBI and ATF want your help finding the person who set a fire at the Islamic Center of Joplin. Eric Jackson, Acting Specia...
A former southwest Missouri sheriff's deputy already accused of child enticement and providing intoxicants to a minor is now ...
The trial of a Carthage man accused of killing his 8-month-old son in 2010will finally begin this month. Jasper County Prose...
Opponents of redrawn Missouri Senate districts have dropped their federal lawsuit, bringing some clarity to an otherwise chao...
Two men from Joplin were chargd in separate cases in federal court for receiving kiddie porn on the internet. They were arres...
Joplin Police have a man in custody in connection with a shooting Sunday afternoon. Police tell News Talk KZRG they were call...
Crawford County deputies have arrested a man police in Parsons have been looking for since May 2nd. Douglas Heiskell was caug...
The parents of a Joplin girl who was accidentally shot to death at a slumber party have reached a settlement with the owners ...
Jasper County authorities have released more information about the man and woman found dead in a home near Asbury Tuesday mor...
Authorities say a mother and her 5-year-old daughter whose bodies were found after a house fire outside Fort Scott died from ...
A Missouri senator says a subpoena has been issued to a federal investigator who sought a list of Missouri concealed gun perm...
Joplin Police are trying to solve a robbery that happened at Fletcher Ford early Monday. Police say an employee came in to wo...
An 8-month girl from Grove is now in a Tulsa hospital after an Amber Alert was issued for her Friday. The alert was issued fo...
It's being called a "tragic accident." 3-year-old Maycen Coberley accidentally killed herself playing with her pare...
A 54 year old homeless man's body was found Monday afternoon near the former Burger King restaurant on Maiden Lane in Joplin...
Two people were found dead this morning at a home on County Road 290 near Asbury. Jasper County Sheriff Randee Kaiser tells N...
A man who stabbed an administrator at a Kansas City community college on a day when Governor Jay Nixon was scheduled to speak...
A man from Anderson is in custody after a shooting Friday afternoon. McDonald County Chief Deputy David Roarktells News Talk ...
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Joplin gas station. The Kum & Go on South Range Line near interstate 44 was robbed...
Battle lines are being drawn over President Obama's calls for a rewnewal of the assault weapons ban and limiting gun maga...
Last week, the US Supreme Court ruled that police can collect DNA from people arrested for serious crimes, but not convicted ...
An Oswego man died Friday morning in a one-car accident in Cherokee County. The Sheriff's Office reports that 33 year old Ch...
Someone stole a pickup from a Pittsburg car dealer Wednesday morning. Police say the truck was left running and unattended wh...
The Joplin Police Department is searching for whoever's responsible for severely beating a man outside the 15th and Range...
About 24 hours after child endangerment charges were dropped against Eric Hicks in connection with an 18-month-old boy's ...
The Missouri Supreme Court will not hear the appeal of aMcDonald County woman convicted of killing her husband in 1992. Sheen...
Legislation giving the Kansas governor and lawmakers more power in appointing Court of Appeals judges is on its way to Govern...
Newton County deputies found something extra when investigating a stolen pickup truck and piece of construction equipment--a ...
Charges are expected to be filed today against a Parsons, Kansas man in the death of a 19-month old boy. KariWest with the Ci...
Pittsburg Police wanted to talk to a man about riding his bike on the sidewalk. They ended up arresting him for having a meth...
Pittsburg Police found who they were looking for with a search warrant Thursday night. 35-year-old Roy Miller of Independence...
A bill Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law last week was inspired by a Cherokee County case. The law, which takes e...
Police in Norman are investigating a burglary at the home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops.Norman police Lt. Eric Lehenb...
An ethics complaint has been filed against Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt over the dismissal of a criminal case agains...
A Pittsburg woman is in custody accused of murdering her husband. Charges have been filed against 51-year-old Carla Moutz in ...
The name of the man who was killed in a shootout with law enforcement this morning outside the Joplin Motel 6 has been releas...
The Joplin Police Department is searching for whoever's responsible for severely beating a man outside the 15th and Range...
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...
One woman is dead and a 3-year-old girl is in serious condition after a two vehicle crash Sunday in Lawrence County. The Miss...
Two people were killed in what Joplin police are saying is a likely drunk-driving one-vehicle crash that happened at 1:15am S...
Police in Norman are investigating a burglary at the home of Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops.Norman police Lt. Eric Lehenb...
Someone who tried to run down two Joplin police officers is in the hospital after they shot him early Sunday morning. Accordi...
Names have been released in Saturday's car crash in Joplin that killed two people. 25-year-old Christian Beasley of Webb ...
A judge has now downgraded charges against an Arma woman accused of the death of her 4-month-old son.25-year-old Heather Buck...
Three runaway boys from a Pittsburg youth home didn't get very far Tuesday night. Pittsburg Police say a 17-year-oldand t...
A Webb City woman is dead after an early-morning crash in Joplin. Lt. Matt Stewart of the Joplin Police Department tells News...
Legislation that could ease the caseload of Missouri public defenders is being considered by Gov. Jay Nixon.The measure would...
From Cherokee County Sheriff's Department:At approximately 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5th, 2013, the Cherokee County Sh...
Three men from Joplin have been arrested in connection with vandalism and two burglaries from the same business. Joplin Polic...
In about the time it takes to deliver a pizza, Joplin Police caught a car thief Wednesday morning. At 8:49am, a woman reporte...
Somewhere in Jasper County this week, a "no refusal" sobriety checkpoint will be set up. Sergeant John Hicks of the...
The Better Business Bureau has issued a warning against working with a man accused of committing fraud against Joplin tornado...
Joplin Police say a man whose body was found in a home on South Pearl Friday morning was murdered. Lt. Brian Lewis tells News...
Joplin police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at a gas station early Sunday morning. Lt. Brian Lewis tells N...
A New Mexico man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a developmentally disabled 8-year-old girl in Jopli...
A call from Family Services led Jasper County authorities to search a home on Pumpkin Lane Wednesday morning. Sharon Rhine of...
One woman is dead and a 3-year-old girl is in serious condition after a two vehicle crash Sunday in Lawrence County. The Miss...
A New Mexico man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a developmentally disabled 8-year-old girl in Jopli...
Pittsburg Police wanted to talk to a man about riding his bike on the sidewalk. They ended up arresting him for having a meth...
The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office is offering a new mobile app that victims of crime can use to track inmates.The Vi...
A former employee of an agency that administers disaster relief funds is among two other Joplin residents indictedforwire fra...
A man who'd escaped from an Oklahoma prison was captured Wednesday afternoon in Cherokee County. 23-year-old Adam Holder ...
Five unelected judges have undermined the will of the people. That's what Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says abou...
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