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Two people are dead after their vehicles collided Wednesday afternoon (1/27) north of Washburn.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Dylan Davidson of Verona and 42-year-old Frank Preston of Monett were killed shortly before 1pm on Hig
A recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling has people wondering if their DWI convictions could be overturned. The Court ruled that many breathalyzers used between December 2012 and January 2014 weren't calibrated properly.  Joplin Assistant Police Ch
Friday (1/29) is a big day in the region's history.  It's the 175th anniversary of the creation of Jasper County.  Steve Weldon, director of the Jasper County Record Center, tells News Talk KZRG the county was "spun off" a larg
Neosho residents are seeing new signs near storm drains. Neosho City Inspector John Harrington tells News Talk KZR the signs are meant to remind people not to dump things into storm drains. "It's just a visual reminder that everything that goes
Former University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe is criticizing most officials involved in turmoil at the university's Columbia campus last year that led to his resignation.  In an email Wolfe sent to friends after he resigned Novemb
A prison worker from Fort Scott has pleaded no contest to smuggling methamphetamine.  Prosecutors announced Wednesday (1/27) that 60-year-old Jacqueline Doty had entered a plea in the case.  Court documents say she was arrested in June 2014
They're making progress.  Joplin Schools Chief Financial Officer Paul Barr told the Joplin School Board Tuesday (1/26) that the school district is making progress in getting financial statements to FEMA.  Barr tells News Talk KZRG two final
Missouri's Sheriffs are making it known they don't support legislation that would legallize marijuana in the Show Me State.  The Missouri Sheriffs Association voted overwhelmingly to oppose legislation or ballot initiatives that would make me
Former Joplin School Superintendent CJ Huff did not get the superintendent's job in Fayetteville, Arkansas.  The Fayetteville Board of Education hired a superintendent from Oswego, Illinois Tuesday (1/26) to fill a vacancy coming this summer. Huf
Kansas lawmakers are considering an amendment that would give residents a constitutional right to hunt, fish and trap wildlife.  The measure will be added to the November ballot if it obtains a two-thirds majority in the House and Senate. 
Performing an abortion based solely on a Down Syndrome diagnosis would become illegal under a bill in the Missouri Senate. Senator David Sater of Cassville told a committee Tuesday (1/26) that his bill would make Missouri the second state to ban abortions
A Joplin home was heavily damaged by fire early Tuesday (1/26).  Joplin firefighters were called to 322 North Maple just before 3am.  Smoke and flames were coming from the back of the one story wood building.  No one was injured.  The