In 2011, heating equipment caused an estimated 53,000 house fires in the United States.
Most are caused by candles and holiday decorations.
20 selected families enjoyed food, games and entertainment. And Santa himself, gave out presents to 70 children
Joplin police officers release the identity of the man killed in last night's fatal accident.
The Carl Junction Christmas celebration goes on after being moved indoors.
A local school uses bows and arrows to raise money for a new program.
Emergency crews remove a person trapped in a burning vehicle.
Old Saint Nick cuddles up with some furry friends at a Joplin Humane Society event.
The weather might not be very accommodating for a bike ride, but that didn't stop Harley owners from participating in their annual toy run.
Slick roads lead to a change of plans for a Carl Junction event.
It happened just before 8 Saturday morning on U.S. 166 Highway just west of Baxter Springs.
Oklahoma's in-state tourism has a $44-million impact on Ottawa County in 2012.
Peak season for the virus is early to mid January.
Galena Fire Chief Bill Hall believes the blaze stemmed from faulty electrical wiring.
Ten-percent of today's sales will go toward helping impoverished families in Haiti.
The event commemorated the Civil War's 150th anniversary, with five scenes featuring Fort Scott history in 1863.
Souls Harbor and Watered Gardens are helping as many individuals as they can in more ways than one.
Cody Stephens pleaded guilty to burglary and second degree murder charges, he's set to be sentenced March 7th of next year.
Officers ask drivers to only go out if it's absolutely necessary.
Currently, it would cost a gaming corporation $250 million to build a facility in Southeast Kansas. So far, no corporations have been willing to invest that amount of money in this area.