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

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

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:48:48 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Officers investigating shooting west of Joplin; suspect taken into custody

    Officers investigating shooting west of Joplin; suspect taken into custody

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:02:12 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
  • Owner of Joplin "Blasters" baseball team says renovations at stadium will continue despite developer leaving

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

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:28:51 GMT
    The team owner says having the developer involved in the project didn't make sense.More >>
    The team owner says having the developer involved in the project didn't make sense.More >>
  • Columbus Schools Seek $30.6 Million for Construction/Renovation

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:07 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:07:48 GMT
     For years Kyle Rennie and his family have owned farm land in Cherokee County, Kansas. He says his taxes are getting out of hand.More >>
    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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  • Joplin Police Officers Compete For Rebuild Joplin In American Bible Challenge

    Joplin Police Officers Compete For Rebuild Joplin In American Bible Challenge

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:40:01 GMT
    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 >>
    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

    Two local families connected through organ donation

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:39:41 GMT
    A celebration of life binds united two local families. The two families were brought together by the gift of an organ donation.More >>
    A celebration of life binds united two local families. The two families were brought together by the gift of an organ donation.More >>
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    Since 1953 KOAM has brought together the Joplin, Pittsburg and surrounding communities by giving them the news, weather and sports they care about.More >>
    Since 1953 KOAM has brought together the Joplin, Pittsburg and surrounding communities by giving them the news, weather and sports they care about.More >>
  • SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the new Joplin High School

    SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the new Joplin High School

    Thursday, February 13 2014 5:08 PM EST2014-02-13 22:08:00 GMT
    The new Joplin High School campus should be ready in time for the start of the new school year in August, but construction has reached a point where, with the help of a little computer graphic magic, we can finally get a tour of the facility.More >>
    The new Joplin High School campus should be ready in time for the start of the new school year in August, but construction has reached a point where, with the help of a little computer graphic magic, we can finally get a tour of the facility.More >>
  • Erie principal and her son among those injured in multi-vehicle crash north of Frontenac

    Erie principal and her son among those injured in multi-vehicle crash north of Frontenac

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:23:22 GMT
    The crash occurred at about 10:20 a.m. north of Frontenac at the U.S. 69 and U.S. 160 junction.  The investigation continues, but the Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash started when a semi-truck going south on U.S. 69 rear-ended other vehicles that were stopped at a red light.More >>
    The crash occurred at about 10:20 a.m. north of Frontenac at the U.S. 69 and U.S. 160 junction.  The investigation continues, but the Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash started when a semi-truck going south on U.S. 69 rear-ended other vehicles that were stopped at a red light.More >>
  • 3M to expand and add jobs in Nevada, Mo.

    3M to expand and add jobs in Nevada, Mo.

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:29:35 GMT
    The $18.7 million expansion project includes purchasing a new state of the art coder machine. 22 new jobs will be created from the expansion, most of which will be hourly operator positions for the new technology. Hiring won't begin until the end of this year.More >>
    The $18.7 million expansion project includes purchasing a new state of the art coder machine. 22 new jobs will be created from the expansion, most of which will be hourly operator positions for the new technology. Hiring won't begin until the end of this year.More >>
  • PSU Student Center groundbreaking set for April 30

    PSU Student Center groundbreaking set for April 30

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:22:22 GMT
    In 2039, Pittsburg State Students will open a time capsule and get a picture of what life was like on campus today. Filling that time capsule will be one of the tasks at a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, April 30, to kick off a major expansion and renovation of the Overman Student Center at PSU. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on the east side of the student center.More >>
    In 2039, Pittsburg State Students will open a time capsule and get a picture of what life was like on campus today. Filling that time capsule will be one of the tasks at a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, April 30, to kick off a major expansion and renovation of the Overman Student Center at PSU. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. on the east side of the student center.More >>
  • "We are Joplin" logos appear on sidewalks throughout downtown

    "We are Joplin" logos appear on sidewalks throughout downtown

    Friday, June 21 2013 5:08 PM EDT2013-06-21 21:08:31 GMT
    Imagine owning a shop and finding out there was graffiti outside it.  That's what happened to many downtown Joplin business owners Friday morning. A stenciled "We are Joplin" logo was painted on sidewalksMore >>
    A stenciled "We are Joplin" logo was painted on sidewalks and was believed to be done during last night's Third Thursday festivities, and while some are curious where it came from, others say they love the new beautiful additions.More >>
  • More retail development will be coming to Webb City

    More retail development will be coming to Webb City

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:11:48 GMT
    More retail development will be coming to Webb City, after a contract was approved by the council this week. It involves underdeveloped land south of Highway 171, across from the Price Cutter store.More >>
    More retail development will be coming to Webb City, after a contract was approved by the council this week. It involves underdeveloped land south of Highway 171, across from the Price Cutter store.More >>
  • Reports Of Cyber Crimes Against Children Is On The Rise In Southwest Missouri

    Reports Of Cyber Crimes Against Children Is On The Rise In Southwest Missouri

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 4:48 PM EDT2014-04-08 20:48:04 GMT
    Reports of cyber crimes involving children are on the rise in Southwest Missouri. Statistics released by the Joplin Police Department of 2013 crime rates show the reports increased almost 20 percent over the previous year. More >>
    Reports of cyber crimes involving children are on the rise in Southwest Missouri. Statistics released by the Joplin Police Department of 2013 crime rates show the reports increased almost 20 percent over the previous year. More >>
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI

    Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:41 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:41:34 GMT
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    Wednesday on KOAM Morning News, as part of our continuing series, "Morning Exam," Tawnya Bach talks to Holden Guilfoyle and his mother, Jenny, about his rare condition, mucopolysaccharidosis type VI.More >>
    Wednesday on KOAM Morning News, as part of our continuing series, "Morning Exam," Tawnya Bach talks to Holden Guilfoyle and his mother, Jenny, about his rare condition, mucopolysaccharidosis type VI.More >>
  • Owner of the Joplin Blasters searches for new developer for Joe Becker Stadium

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

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-04-22 22:31:39 GMT
    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 >>
    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 >>
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