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JOE BECKER BOOKINGS

  • Joplin city officials say it looks like this is going to be a fun year at Joe Becker stadium.  The parks director says the stadium is about 90% booked for the season with baseball games.  These games will include players from high school, college, and teams that are part of national tournaments.   The stadium hosted about 250 games last baseball season.  This year, there will be upwards of 300.

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGES

  • The FBI is analyzing several suspicious packages sent to military installations near Washington, D.C. on Monday.  CBS News has confirmed packages were received at Fort Belvoir in Virginia and Fort McNair in D.C.  Sources tell CBS, the package sent to Fort McNair tested positive for black powder and had a fuse attached.

STRAMPEL ARREST

  • The former Michigan State University Dean, who supervised Larry Nassar, is expected to appear in court today.  70-year old William Strampel was arrested in Michigan yesterday on undisclosed charges.  Nassar, the former doctor for USA Gymnastics and MSU, is serving lengthy prison sentences for sexually abusing young athletes in his care.
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  • AmeriCorps Crew Teams With the Eastern Shawnee Tribe

    AmeriCorps Crew Teams With the Eastern Shawnee Tribe

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:43:00 GMT
    With every pile of mulch they level, this team helps the Eastern Shawnee tribe get closer to being fully recovered from last year's flood, as well as bringing themselves closer to achieving their own dreams. "I would be a senior right now at the university of Washington, but I didn't have much of a direction. I was hoping that through this program, networking and gaining some sort of guidance" says Paul Goehring, one of the AmeriCorps workers. Paul and the A...More >>
    With every pile of mulch they level, this team helps the Eastern Shawnee tribe get closer to being fully recovered from last year's flood, as well as bringing themselves closer to achieving their own dreams. "I would be a senior right now at the university of Washington, but I didn't have much of a direction. I was hoping that through this program, networking and gaining some sort of guidance" says Paul Goehring, one of the AmeriCorps workers. Paul and the A...More >>
  • Owner of Building Destroyed By Fire in Pittsburg is Charged With Arson

    Owner of Building Destroyed By Fire in Pittsburg is Charged With Arson

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:39:40 GMT

    The Crawford County Attorney filed charges today (April 18) in a Pittsburg arson case. 64-year-old Grant K. Dahmer is charged with arson. The Fire Chief says he is the owner of the building that he allegedly set fire to. April 12th, 2018: The Pittsburg Police Department says they have arrested one person in connection to the fire at 111 E 10th Street. Fire crews responded to the fire just before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 7th. The unoccupied commercial building was extensively damag...

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    The Crawford County Attorney filed charges today (April 18) in a Pittsburg arson case. 64-year-old Grant K. Dahmer is charged with arson. The Fire Chief says he is the owner of the building that he allegedly set fire to. April 12th, 2018: The Pittsburg Police Department says they have arrested one person in connection to the fire at 111 E 10th Street. Fire crews responded to the fire just before 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 7th. The unoccupied commercial building was extensively damag...

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  • Joplin City Council Member Explains Decision to Not Resign After Felony

    Joplin City Council Member Explains Decision to Not Resign After Felony

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:46:01 GMT

    Joplin's city attorney says the City does not do background checks on City Council candidates.

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    Joplin's city attorney says the City does not do background checks on City Council candidates.

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