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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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  • 4 State Lotto Fever

    4 State Lotto Fever

    Friday, October 19 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-10-20 00:03:00 GMT

    Typically, morning visitor's to Pete's in Carl Junction are there for coffee, but Friday was a bit different, all because of a billion dollar jackpot.

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    Typically, morning visitor's to Pete's in Carl Junction are there for coffee, but Friday was a bit different, all because of a billion dollar jackpot.

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  • Joplin Man Sentenced for Arson, Set Apartment Fire

    Joplin Man Sentenced for Arson, Set Apartment Fire

    Friday, October 19 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-10-19 21:34:02 GMT
    Apartment fire in Joplin, MO in May 2018Apartment fire in Joplin, MO in May 2018
    Apartment fire in Joplin, MO in May 2018Apartment fire in Joplin, MO in May 2018
    Brian Barksdale is sentenced for first degree arson for setting fire to his Joplin apartment on South St. Louis. On May 23rd, 2018, Joplin emergency crews responded to the Cardinal Apartments at 1015 South St. Louis for a structure fire. Firefighters arrived on scene shortly before 10:00 p.m. and found a two-story wood frame multi-residential structure with heavy fire coming from an apartment on the first floor. Crews extinguished the fire by 10:30 p.m. When officers arrived on ...More >>
    Brian Barksdale is sentenced for first degree arson for setting fire to his Joplin apartment on South St. Louis. On May 23rd, 2018, Joplin emergency crews responded to the Cardinal Apartments at 1015 South St. Louis for a structure fire. Firefighters arrived on scene shortly before 10:00 p.m. and found a two-story wood frame multi-residential structure with heavy fire coming from an apartment on the first floor. Crews extinguished the fire by 10:30 p.m. When officers arrived on ...More >>
  • Former Southeast Kansas Principal Convicted of Sex Offense

    Former Southeast Kansas Principal Convicted of Sex Offense

    Friday, October 19 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-10-19 16:20:10 GMT
    Ray Alfred GoldenRay Alfred Golden
    Ray Alfred GoldenRay Alfred Golden
    A former Columbus elementary principal is found guilty of attempted indecent solicitation of a child. Baxter Springs resident Ray Alfred Golden is accused of trying to persuade a child to enter his home with the intent to commit an unlawful sexual act upon the child in the home. The alleged incident happened in August 2015. On October 18th, 2018, Golden entered a plea of guilty in lieu of proceeding to trial. Cherokee County Attorney Jacob Conard says the 81-year-old maintained ...More >>
    A former Columbus elementary principal is found guilty of attempted indecent solicitation of a child. Baxter Springs resident Ray Alfred Golden is accused of trying to persuade a child to enter his home with the intent to commit an unlawful sexual act upon the child in the home. The alleged incident happened in August 2015. On October 18th, 2018, Golden entered a plea of guilty in lieu of proceeding to trial. Cherokee County Attorney Jacob Conard says the 81-year-old maintained ...More >>
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