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Reactions to former Webb City teacher charged for having sex with a student show gender judging Video included

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The accusations against a Webb City teacher of having sex with a student triggered numerous Facebook posts on Wednesday. But the nature of the public's comments in cases like this, regardless of the victim's age, often hinge on whether the accused is male or female. More>>

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Former Webb City teacher accused of having sexual relationship with a student turns herself in; bonds out

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The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says Carrie Njoroge turned herself into the Christian County Sheriff's then bonded out. According to the Probable Cause, the former Webb City High School choir teacher had a sexual relationship with a male student over a three month period. More>>

Columbus Schools Seek $30.6 Million for Construction/Renovation Video included

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For years Kyle Rennie and his family have owned farm land in Cherokee County, Kansas. He says his taxes are getting out of hand.

 
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Owner of Joplin "Blasters" baseball team says renovations at stadium will continue despite developer leaving Video included

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The team owner says having the developer involved in the project didn't make sense. More>>

Officers investigating shooting west of Joplin; suspect taken into custody Video included

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Multiple law enforcement agencies from two states respond to a shooting between Joplin and Galena this morning. Authorities are on the scene of a shooting on the Missouri side of the stateline just east of Galena, Kansas. More>>

Joplin Police Officers Compete For Rebuild Joplin In American Bible Challenge Video included

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Three Joplin Police Officers put their bible trivia to the test to help Rebuild Joplin.The officers are set to compete on a bible-themed game show on the "Game Show Network".Brain Lewis, Shane Dotson and Matt Stewart are not only members of the Joplin Police Department. But thanks to the Game Show Network, you will soon see them representing "The Prayer Patrol" on the Third Season of the American Bible Challenge."We were excited about the possibility to go on a game show, and obviously being ... More>>

Two local families connected through organ donation Video included

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A celebration of life binds united two local families. The two families were brought together by the gift of an organ donation. More>>

Owner of the Joplin Blasters searches for new developer for Joe Becker Stadium

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Joplin's new independent professional baseball team The Blasters will soon call Joe Becker Stadium home, but stadium developments might have hit a small road block. Property developer Michael Wray is no longer a partner with the team's owner, the Suarez Group. Wray was originally hired to construct parking lots and retail plaza in front of the stadium. More>>

Former Weir woman sentenced to 11 years for illegal sex acts with a child

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The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation in 2011, after receiving information that Melissa Coles, 37 of Weir, Kansas, had committed illegal sexual acts with a child under the age of 14. The offenses occurred between July 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009. More>>

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  • Toy Story: PSU students learn art of toy design

    Toy Story: PSU students learn art of toy design

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:29 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:29:02 GMT
    A new Toy Design class in the Pittsburg State Department of Art gives students a hands-on lesson of the world of toy design.More >>
    A new Toy Design class in the Pittsburg State Department of Art gives students a hands-on lesson of the world of toy design.More >>
  • Galena woman arrested for meth sales

    Galena woman arrested for meth sales

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:46 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:46:15 GMT
    Dee Dee "Kay" PhillipsDee Dee "Kay" Phillips
    Just after 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Southeast Kansas Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at the home located at 217 Lily Place, in Galena. Dee Dee “Kay” Phillips, 48, of the home, was arrested at the scene.More >>
    Just after 5:00 p.m., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and the Southeast Kansas Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant at the home located at 217 Lily Place, in Galena. Dee Dee “Kay” Phillips, 48, of the home, was arrested at the scene.More >>
  • Cherokee County Sheriff's Office represented at annual Kansas Safety Conference

    Cherokee County Sheriff's Office represented at annual Kansas Safety Conference

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:42:13 GMT
    At the 20th Annual Kansas Transportation Safety Conference in Topeka on Wednesday, Sheriff David Groves and Deputy Justin Noel were both honored by joining 4 other Kansas’ who received the 2014 Going Above and Beyond: People Saving People Award during a luncheon ceremony at the Topeka Capital Plaza.More >>
    At the 20th Annual Kansas Transportation Safety Conference in Topeka on Wednesday, Sheriff David Groves and Deputy Justin Noel were both honored by joining 4 other Kansas’ who received the 2014 Going Above and Beyond: People Saving People Award during a luncheon ceremony at the Topeka Capital Plaza.More >>
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