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JOPLIN SHOOTING UPDATE

  • Joplin authorities release the name of a man killed in a weekend shooting.  The victim was 36-year old Daywon Carson of Joplin.  Authorities say the lone suspect in the shooting is cooperating with investigators.  They have still not released that person's name.

PITTSBURG ARSON ARREST

  • Pittsburg police say a homeless man is responsible for a fire at the "Pitt Craft" warehouse.  Authorities say the warehouse at First and Locust was engulfed when firefighters arrived around 2:00am on Tuesday morning.  One firefighter who was injured from falling debris, was taken to the hospital, treated and released.

TUESDAY PRIMARIES

  • Voters in eight states went to the polls Tuesday night...in key primary elections.  The most watched contest was in California, where the top two finishers advance to the November ballot, regardless of their party.  In Missouri, Democrat Lauren Arthur won on a key special election, flipping a Missouri State Senate seat from red to blue.

STOLEN MILITARY VEHICLE

  • Virginia State Police have captured the person who stole an armored personnel carrier last night.  Officials say a soldier stole the vehicle from Fort Pickett, and then drove it along interstate 95...at 40 miles per hour.  No one was hurt during the chase.
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  • Suppression Systems Help Douse Fire at Joplin Food Company

    Suppression Systems Help Douse Fire at Joplin Food Company

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:40:57 GMT

    Joplin crews work a fire at a frozen food plant.

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    Joplin crews work a fire at a frozen food plant.

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  • MSSU Avoids Million Dollar Fine By Tweaking Its Tuition Increase

    MSSU Avoids Million Dollar Fine By Tweaking Its Tuition Increase

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:25:49 GMT
    Tuition is still going up at Missouri Southern State University, but it's tweaking the cost increase to credit hours to avoid a state fine. Missouri Southern's Board of Governors approved a 15 percent increase in student tuition last April, upping credit hours by $30. But state education law doesn't allow tuition increases beyond the consumer price index. To avoid a $1.1 million fine, MSSU adjusted down the tuition increase to $20 more per credit. "It was supposed...More >>
    Tuition is still going up at Missouri Southern State University, but it's tweaking the cost increase to credit hours to avoid a state fine. Missouri Southern's Board of Governors approved a 15 percent increase in student tuition last April, upping credit hours by $30. But state education law doesn't allow tuition increases beyond the consumer price index. To avoid a $1.1 million fine, MSSU adjusted down the tuition increase to $20 more per credit. "It was supposed...More >>
  • Joplin Jamboree Highlights

    Joplin Jamboree Highlights

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:25:26 GMT
    Highlights from Joplin's football jamboree with Lamar, Webb City and Seneca Friday night. More >>
    Highlights from Joplin's football jamboree with Lamar, Webb City and Seneca Friday night. More >>
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