In addition to the Chapter 7 filing last month, Eric and Cassandra Peoples of Carthage are being forced to sell the home they built for $3.9 million.
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 money will help Joplin test and cleanup soil that was contaminated with lead and cadmium during the EF-5 tornado that ripped through it.
TAMKO Building Products Inc. said in a lawsuit that Factory Mutual Insurance Company refused to pay for damages after an oil leak in 2008.
The City Council voted Monday night to approve the request to the State Emergency Management Agency, which will forward it to FEMA.
The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they’re increasing their original $15,000 reward to $50,000.
The change to an interstate means eliminating all intersections and cross roads along the 180-mile stretch.
The grants are intended to support initiatives that help close achievement gaps and prepare students for college and careers.
Joplin’s results on the Missouri Assessment Program tests taken last year showed the district’s students dropped in 11 categories.
“As you move to the fall, the chance of fire’s going to increase,” Nixon told reporters this morning. “When the leaves turn brown, they’re easier to burn.”