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  • NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hits Carthage, EF-0 hits near Golden City

    NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit Carthage

    High winds and heavy rains leave behind sporadic power outages, flooding in low lying areas, and minor damage. We have yet to confirm word of any major damage or injuries but we will be monitoring theseMore >>
    A National Weather Service survey team says a small EF-1 tornado hit Carthage, Missouri on Sunday night.  Crews were in clean-up mode this morning.More >>
  • Fatal Boat Crash at Lake of the Ozarks

    Fatal Boat Crash at Lake of the Ozarks

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-20 02:51:41 GMT

    A  dismal start to National Safe Boating week as a fatal boat crash kills three and injures at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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    A  dismal start to National Safe Boating week as a fatal boat crash kills three and injures at the Lake of the Ozarks.

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  • Swinging the Sledgehammer

    Swinging the Sledgehammer

    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:58 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:58:44 GMT

    The Batmobile, the Mystery Machine, the General Lee, and even the Ghostbuster's ambulance came down Route 66 in Baxter Springs, Saturday. It was all to celebrate the Decades of Wheels company. 

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    The Batmobile, the Mystery Machine, the General Lee, and even the Ghostbuster's ambulance came down Route 66 in Baxter Springs, Saturday. It was all to celebrate the Decades of Wheels company. 

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  • A Bear's Journey Home Continues Through Neosho (So Leave Him Alone)

    A Bear's Journey Home Continues Through Neosho (So Leave Him Alone)

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:35:30 GMT
    Courtesy:  Cody LandtCourtesy: Cody Landt

    "...he keeps bumping into civilization and getting rerouted."

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    "...he keeps bumping into civilization and getting rerouted."

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  • Kansas Takes Over A Fort Scott Nursing Home

    Kansas Takes Over A Fort Scott Nursing Home

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:33:47 GMT
    Representatives from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services say the state is taking over the Fort Scott Manor, a nursing home, and closing it. Fort Scott Manor is located on Heylman Street in Fort Scott, KS. Officials say their main concern is ensuring residents and patients get the care they need. They have given residents a 30 day notice of the facility closing and have asked other area nursing homes to help relocate the residents. The KS Dept. for Aging is ho...More >>
    Representatives from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services say the state is taking over the Fort Scott Manor, a nursing home, and closing it. Fort Scott Manor is located on Heylman Street in Fort Scott, KS. Officials say their main concern is ensuring residents and patients get the care they need. They have given residents a 30 day notice of the facility closing and have asked other area nursing homes to help relocate the residents. The KS Dept. for Aging is ho...More >>
  • Missouri officials: 3 killed in boat crash; others injured

    Missouri officials: 3 killed in boat crash; others injured

    Officials say at least three people have died and others have been injured in a boat crash on Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri.More >>
    Officials say at least three people have died and others have been injured in a boat crash on Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri.More >>
  • Push for Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma

    Push for Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:47:57 GMT

    Advocates  for legalized marijuana in Oklahoma held a forum Saturday in Miami.  

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    Advocates  for legalized marijuana in Oklahoma held a forum Saturday in Miami.  

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  • Fire Truck Crash

    Fire Truck Crash

    Sunday, May 20 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-20 20:04:18 GMT

    A member of Columbus, KS Fire Rescue is recovering in a hospital, after suffering a medical emergency behind the wheel of a fire truck. 

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    A member of Columbus, KS Fire Rescue is recovering in a hospital, after suffering a medical emergency behind the wheel of a fire truck. 

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  • Hawaii Lava Flow Ramps Up As New Magma Mixes With Old

    Hawaii Lava Flow Ramps Up As New Magma Mixes With Old

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:22:31 GMT
    From Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher of the Associated Press: PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighborhoods took on new characteristics as fresher magma mixed with decades-old magma, sending a flow toward the ocean Saturday. Since a first fissure opened in a community on May 3, lava was mostly spattering up and collecting at the edges of the cracks in the ground. Two neighborhoods with nearly 2,000 people were...More >>
    From Caleb Jones and Jennifer Sinco Kelleher of the Associated Press: PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava oozing out of cracks for two weeks in rural Hawaii neighborhoods took on new characteristics as fresher magma mixed with decades-old magma, sending a flow toward the ocean Saturday. Since a first fissure opened in a community on May 3, lava was mostly spattering up and collecting at the edges of the cracks in the ground. Two neighborhoods with nearly 2,000 people were...More >>
  • Joplin High School Graduation - May 20

    Joplin High School Graduation - May 20

    Friday, April 6 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-06 19:34:53 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 at 3 PM - 6 PM Joplin High School - Official Home of the Eagles JHS Senior class to graduate @ Leggett and Platt Athletic Center at Missouri Southern State University https://www.facebook.com/events/146102146213455/More >>
    Sunday, May 20 at 3 PM - 6 PM Joplin High School - Official Home of the Eagles JHS Senior class to graduate @ Leggett and Platt Athletic Center at Missouri Southern State University https://www.facebook.com/events/146102146213455/More >>
  • Driver's License Dilemma

    Driver's License Dilemma

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:05:42 GMT

    A trip to driver's license services is a big deal for Dolores and Bob Kyle. The retired couple traveled from Coffeyville to Independence, Kansas, to renew Dolores' driver's license, but were shocked to find the office had moved.

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    A trip to driver's license services is a big deal for Dolores and Bob Kyle. The retired couple traveled from Coffeyville to Independence, Kansas, to renew Dolores' driver's license, but were shocked to find the office had moved.

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  • Local Fire Department hosts Taco Fiesta to Raise Funds.

    Local Fire Department hosts Taco Fiesta to Raise Funds.

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:42:22 GMT

    A local fire department sells tacos to raise funds for new equipment.  The Carterville Fire Auxiliary held a "taco fiesta" party today to raise funds for new gear for the department.  They also sold raffle tickets for gift baskets and kids got to ride in a fire engine. 

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    A local fire department sells tacos to raise funds for new equipment.  The Carterville Fire Auxiliary held a "taco fiesta" party today to raise funds for new gear for the department.  They also sold raffle tickets for gift baskets and kids got to ride in a fire engine. 

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  • Storm chasers reunite with teen they rescued in Joplin tornado

    Storm chasers reunite with teen they rescued in Joplin tornado

    Seeing his beating heart through his open chest, two storm chasers who rescued 16-year-old Steven Weersing on May 22, 2011 thought he would die. Recently, the storm chasers and Steven reunited. We'llMore >>
    For two storm chasers their path of healing came to happy end last month when they were reunited with a tornado survivor they thought was dead. The physical marks on the young man in this story are permanent but he says that's not holding him back from anything.More >>
  • Small Southeast Kansas Town Prepares to Say Goodbye to "Something More Than Just a Tree"

    Small Southeast Kansas Town Prepares to Say Goodbye to "Something More Than Just a Tree"

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:59:12 GMT

    You can find history and pride in many Four State communities.  One of those communities is getting ready to say goodbye to something that has bound several generations.

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    You can find history and pride in many Four State communities.  One of those communities is getting ready to say goodbye to something that has bound several generations.

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  • Power restored throughout Joplin

    Power restored throughout Joplin

    Thursday, January 9 2014 11:09 AM EST2014-01-09 16:09:46 GMT
    Nearly 8,100 Empire District Electric customers experienced power outages this morning...

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    Nearly 8,100 Empire District Electric customers experienced power outages this morning...More >>
  • Explanation behind the "Yanny" or "Laurel" Debate

    Explanation behind the "Yanny" or "Laurel" Debate

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:22:51 GMT
    "Ehh, it's closer to the 'Yanny'" says Derek Moser. "I'm getting 'floral'" says Evan Martin. This recording is not only dividing the internet, but friends as well. I asked Derek if he say in anyway how Evan got "floral" out of the recording. "No, it's ludicrous! Ha ha!" But Evan wasn't the only one leaning towards Team Laurel. Out of the 12 people I asked, seven initially heard "Laurel", two heard "Yanny", and thre...More >>
    "Ehh, it's closer to the 'Yanny'" says Derek Moser. "I'm getting 'floral'" says Evan Martin. This recording is not only dividing the internet, but friends as well. I asked Derek if he say in anyway how Evan got "floral" out of the recording. "No, it's ludicrous! Ha ha!" But Evan wasn't the only one leaning towards Team Laurel. Out of the 12 people I asked, seven initially heard "Laurel", two heard "Yanny", and thre...More >>
  • Research: Missouri's black bear population is growing

    Research: Missouri's black bear population is growing

    A Missouri Department of Conservation research project has found that the state's black bear population is growing.More >>
    A Missouri Department of Conservation research project has found that the state's black bear population is growing.More >>
  • Southeast Kansas Teen Sentenced For 2016 Fatal Crash

    Southeast Kansas Teen Sentenced For 2016 Fatal Crash

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:21:49 GMT
    Trez MartinezTrez Martinez

    On December 30th, 2016, 18-year-old Trez Martinez was involved in a fatal crash in Neosho County, KS. It happened around 3:00 p.m. on Highway 169 (Douglas Road) about seven miles south of Chanute. According to the Kansas State Highway Patrol, two vehicles were stopped in the northbound lane, the front vehicle was preparing to turn left (west) onto 130th Road. Authorities say Martinez drove into the back of the second vehicle, causing it to hit the first vehicle. The first vehicle,...

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    On December 30th, 2016, 18-year-old Trez Martinez was involved in a fatal crash in Neosho County, KS. It happened around 3:00 p.m. on Highway 169 (Douglas Road) about seven miles south of Chanute. According to the Kansas State Highway Patrol, two vehicles were stopped in the northbound lane, the front vehicle was preparing to turn left (west) onto 130th Road. Authorities say Martinez drove into the back of the second vehicle, causing it to hit the first vehicle. The first vehicle,...

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  • Skywatch WX App

    Skywatch WX App

    Check the forecast and radar at your convenience using the KOAM & Fox 14 SkyWatch Weather app on your Android, iPhone, iPad, or receive a daily email with even more information. Android App Step 1) Load

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    Check the forecast and radar at your convenience using the KOAM & Fox 14 SkyWatch Weather app on your Android, iPad, iPhone, or receive a daily email with even more information.

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  • Southeast Baseball Preps for State

    Southeast Baseball Preps for State

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:25:40 GMT

    The Lancers have made the 3A state tournament back-to-back seasons.

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    The Lancers have made the 3A state tournament back-to-back seasons.

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