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NICHOLAS CUTBIRTH

  • An alleged habitual Joplin offender is behind bars, and after his fourth arrest, he may be there for a longer time.  We introduced you to Ashley Raby last week after her neighbor, Nicholas Cutbirth, allegedly broke into her home and stole several items.  Cutbirth was arrested in Carthage this weekend for allegedly stealing two vehicles, breaking into several other vehicles, possession of a controlled substance, and resisting arrest.

GREITENS SPECIAL SESSION

  • Today a Missouri House Investigatory committee will reconvene to discuss rules and procedures as discussion continues into whether to impeach Governor Eric Greitens.  Since March the house committee has spent more than $14,000 on the investigation into the governor's alleged sexual misconduct and misuse of charity resources for political purposes.

SOUTH CAROLINA MANHUNT

  • A manhunt is underway for two accused murderers who escaped from a South Carolina jail Saturday.  Tyshon Johnson and Curtis Green broke free after an electrical shortage opened cell doors in one section of the jail.  A third man, who also escaped, was recaptured Sunday. 

ROYAL GARDEN PARTY

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make their first public appearance as husband and wife today.  The newlyweds will attend Prince Charles' 70th patronage garden party at Buckingham palace.  The Duke and Duchess of Sussex tied the knot on Saturday at Windsor castle.
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  • Pittsburg Says Casino Money Is Helping in Multiple Ways

    Pittsburg Says Casino Money Is Helping in Multiple Ways

    Friday, June 22 2018 7:28 PM EDT2018-06-22 23:28:02 GMT

    The city of Pittsburg has published its 5 year financial forecast, and it appears things are looking up. According to that forecast, the Kansas Crossing Casino deserves a good deal of credit. 

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    The city of Pittsburg has published its 5 year financial forecast, and it appears things are looking up. According to that forecast, the Kansas Crossing Casino deserves a good deal of credit. 

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  • Worker is Electrocuted and Injured in Southeast Kansas

    Worker is Electrocuted and Injured in Southeast Kansas

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:57:29 GMT

    The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is working an accident on Highway 66 east of Riverton, Kansas. According to Sheriff Groves, a road construction worker from KDOT was taken to a Joplin hospital with what he believes to be non-life threatening injuries after being electrocuted today (June 22, 2018). Both lanes of traffic are closed while Empire crews make sure the area is safe. The Cherokee County EMS and Galena Fire Department are also on scene. KDOT is working on an ...

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    The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office is working an accident on Highway 66 east of Riverton, Kansas. According to Sheriff Groves, a road construction worker from KDOT was taken to a Joplin hospital with what he believes to be non-life threatening injuries after being electrocuted today (June 22, 2018). Both lanes of traffic are closed while Empire crews make sure the area is safe. The Cherokee County EMS and Galena Fire Department are also on scene. KDOT is working on an ...

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  • Child Advocacy Center to Get New Facility

    Child Advocacy Center to Get New Facility

    Friday, June 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-06-23 01:46:31 GMT

    Workers level the ground on a piece of property that will change hundreds of kids' lives "We staff all of the child abuse and molestation cases in Ottawa County. We prosecute them through the district attorney's office" says Leslie Bissell, the director of the Child Advocacy Center of Ottawa County.  The current facility is about 800 square feet. The new facility will be around 2,800 feet which they anticipate will help with the growing case load.  "...

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    Workers level the ground on a piece of property that will change hundreds of kids' lives "We staff all of the child abuse and molestation cases in Ottawa County. We prosecute them through the district attorney's office" says Leslie Bissell, the director of the Child Advocacy Center of Ottawa County.  The current facility is about 800 square feet. The new facility will be around 2,800 feet which they anticipate will help with the growing case load.  "...

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