Joplin Medical Campus Set to Open in JuneWork on a Joplin campus of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences is progressing smoothly, according to officials overseeing the work.
Missouri Gov. Nixon's Term Marked by Budget Cuts, Natural DisastersIn an interview with the Associated Press, Gov. Jay Nixon cites increased funding for education and mental health services and billions of spending cuts that have helped keep the budget in balance as tax revenues declined from a recession.
Enrollment Up at Other Missouri Universities as Mizzou DropsThe incoming freshman class for this academic year at the University of Missouri shrank by almost one-quarter.
Missouri Man Charged with Shooting at Vehicles, Wounding 6Tom S. Mourning II, 26, of Joplin, was charged Saturday in Jasper and Newton counties with multiple counts of armed criminal action, first-degree felony assault and unlawful use of a weapon.
Joplin Shooting Victims Were on Way to St. LouisPolice say Comfort Dogs church van hit by random gunfire, several victims hospitalized
Sheriff: Naked Couple Arrested on Stolen Lawn MowerJasper County sheriff's Det. Tim Williams said a 55-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman admitted that they rode the lawn mower home naked after their clothing was stolen while they skinny dipped in a creek northwest of Joplin.
SC Gov Haley Campaigns for Missouri Woman in 4-Way PrimaryIn last month's GOP primaries in South Carolina, only two of the seven candidates she endorsed won.
Missouri Man Accused of Murder, Dumping Body in Mine ShaftThe body was stuffed into the trunk of a Volkswagen Beetle and driven to a property outside of Joplin.
Joplin Recovery Effort Distributes Last of FundingMoney from the fund has gone toward a new medical school and for home rebuilding and repair.
Tornado-Related Housing Fund in Joplin Winding DownThe program received $12.75 million of the city's $158 million in the federal Community Development Block Grant disaster recovery funding when it started in August 2013.
Joplin Habitat for Humanity to Mark 100th Home Since TornadoJoplin Area Habitat for Humanity is preparing to dedicate the 100th house it has built since the May 2011 tornado that killed 161 people and destroyed thousands of buildings.
Audit Finds Joplin Tornado Relief $$ MismanagedMunicipal government gets poor rating from state auditor