A 21-year-old man has been charged with making terroristic threats that caused the Joplin School District to lock the doors of all its buildings.
The City Council voted Monday night to approve the request to the State Emergency Management Agency, which will forward it to FEMA.
A southwest Missouri man is in custody after his girlfriend’s 22-month-old son died.
The community — battered but not broken — more than ever needed its daily newspaper.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In the frantic, surreal moments following the deadly Joplin tornado of May 2011, survivors took stock of the damage, counting lives lost, homes destroyed, loved ones still missing or not heard […]
“I have a couple of different friends who lost their day care centers in the tornado,” Jill Michel said. “I have been in on those conversations. To hear the numbers, well, it’s just staggering.”
Tritt’s withdrawal followed an outpouring of anger after a Joplin Globe story reported money from a disaster relief fund was being used as seed money to pay the costs of the concert.