A Miami fire destroys a gym that's been a second home to many athletes for years.
Nearly 15 years after the tragic Columbine High School shooting, students in Southeast Kansas hear from a victim's father.
This helps prepare students and teachers for severe weather season.
Secretary Jason Kander talked about the importance of entrepreneurship and fostering local job growth.
A vegetarian diet focuses more on greens and whole grains, which ultimately effects the heart.
Many Joplin residents lost trees during the May 2011 tornado, but a partnership is helping put those trees back in place.
This Saturday, the team will give a portion of their proceeds to help benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
This years total was $500 more than last years promotion.
Felix Wright donated $100,000 to the Carthage R-9 School Foundation to acquire naming rights for the special education portion of the district's new facility.
Students are celebrating Reading Week with therapy dogs.
A student club at Joplin High School will be competing in a national competition this spring.
The auction helps the sports department offset the sports teams expenses.
People in Kansas who receive a tax refund can donate a portion of their refund to support the arts.
In the wake of several stunning revelations about government surveillance practices, many state lawmakers are working to limit the powers of law enforcement agencies. Attorney Aaron Sachs discusses lawmakers' efforts to strengthen privacy rights in this week's Legally Speaking.
The online associate of applied science degree in health information technology was given national accreditation by the commission for health informatics and information management education.
The Attorney General's Office found that a woman working for a New Orleans based fundraiser had been taking donated money for the Joplin Tornado Relief Fund and using it for personal use.
Galena firefighters have now responded to seven structure fires since December.
The hospital is encouraging their employees to eat better and to be more physically fit.
City officials want to make sure citizens can react quickly to any storm in Joplin.
Dancing With Our Stars in Nevada will raise funds for Vernon County cancer relief and the Nevada R-5 Relay for Life.
Many Catholics are celebrating Ash Wednesday by giving up something they enjoy.
A Carthage restaurant is holding a special fundraiser for a former employee's family.
Nevada city leaders approve relocating a city water main for Cottey College to build a multi-million dollar facility.
A local art exhibit is now accepting artist applications for its 2014 event.
The university will conclude its Apple Day Celebration tomorrow by having an Apple Day convocation.
Carthage school leaders will hold a groundbreaking for the facility next week.
Cottey College in Nevada is offering a new scholarship for second and third year students.
Dan Ashe met with the public and officials to talk about the facility's operation.
Paul Gates, 56, was sentenced 5 years in prison for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine.
In Afton, residents weighed in on a $1.6 million issue.
Mercy Hospital is getting a specialized facility for newborns in Joplin.
An on-campus exhibit at Pittsburg State University demonstrates stereotypes to the community.
The students participating were born in the year 2000, so they had to research someone famous from the 20th century.
The Carthage Humane Society is getting national exposure in a web series launched by PetSmart Charities.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths result at homes without a working smoke alarm.
Students at Pittsburg Community Middle School learned how to have a better presence online.
Gina Salazar has been sentenced to two years unsupervised probation for her role in the 2012 death of her infant daughter.
Your old pair of shoes could help change lives in another country.
The City of Joplin is currently accepting potential transportation projects that are needed around Joplin.
Delaware County district attorney has been provided new evidence. This give authorities reasonable doubt that Weeks committed the crime.
The 5 year campaign helped raise their largest sum of money in their 130 year history.
Former Joplin City Manager Mark Rohr speaks about the investigation and his firing.
He discussed how this incident has effected his family and calls the investigation inaccurate and false.
Joplin City Council votes to pay the $82,000 dollar invoice from the investigation which led to the firing of Former City Manager Mark Rohr.
The opening of the new Mercy Hospital could mean more cost for one local organization.
Freeman Neosho Hospital is providing patients with even more care without having to travel.
People were given a short stack for a donation to CMN and the money will go to help families with sick children.
Next weekend we will spring forward one hour, and some people may have trouble adjusting to the time change.
The drill was originally scheduled for tomorrow, but was pushed back to Thursday.
Chemicals that you use to treat a icy driveway can burn their paws and cause permanent damage.
The fire started in the garage area and is considered a total loss.
Derrik Jones of Moundville is behind bars following a pursuit that lead to shots fired.
Crowder College has announced its room and board rates for next semester.
Matthew Casas was charged in federal court with receiving and distributing child pornography.
Kansas February revenue receipts beat expectations by $97.6 million.
The FBI is asking the public to help fight fraud and public corruption throughout Kansas.
The new bill is expected to save many lives.
The Jasper County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a phone scam.
A Wyandotte K9 dog is receiving a bullet and stab proof vest thanks to a national Groupon campaign.
Essential items are flying off shelves at local grocery stores.
Slick roads are to blame for a crash that killed a teenage girl and injured three others.
The proposed resolution says that Missouri has some of the lowest electric rates in the nation due to the high availability of coal.
Open enrollment in the Missouri Health Insurance marketplace ends March 31st.
How to protect your pets during cold weather.
Local women now have a chance to get the shingles vaccination for a cheap cost.
Representatives with Empire District Electric Company are also asking that you stay off the roads if they're too slick.
With winter weather on its way to the four states, Joplin police officers are reminding you to take extra caution on the roads.
Experts say the Internet can be a good resource for those seeking help with eating disorders, but it can also be harmful.
Four states children got a chance to learn self-defense today.
According to the National Eating Disorders Association, 50% of girls in the U.S. have unhealthy eating habits such as vomiting or skipping meals.
Missouri House Bill 1092 helps individuals in family and social services by extending the time period for child abuse cases so a proper investigation can be made.
Tim Corntassel has been delivering main in Miami for three decades.
With a winter storm watch in effect for counties throughout the Four States, a local electric company says the conditions might cause power outages.
There are more than 6,000 kinds of these diseases, so rare you've never heard of them.
A Southeast Kansas girl granted her own birthday wish at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg.
Mardi Gras is next week and our four legged friends are even getting into the spirit.
Seneca is a petroleum and hazardous materials handling company in Des Moines, Iowa.
K9 "Axo" is retiring from active duty after seven years of service with the sheriff's office.
House Bill 1173 would cap non-economic damages at no more than $350,000.
Joplin police took just a dozen reports last year.
The meeting will discuss the need for a new jail and how it will be funded.
After a vehicle pursuit, officials took Jasper Loren Hedges into custody.
David Vanwinkle admits to embezzling almost $5 million from his employer.
The scammer tells the victim they have won $2 million from Publishing Clearing House sweepstakes.
The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. Fire crews say they're not sure how much damage the flames caused.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 21% of teenage drivers involved in fatal crashes in 2011 were distracted by cell phones.
With the recent kidnapping and murder cases of Adriaunna Horton and Hailey Owens, parents are searching for preventative measures to protect their children.
Police say alcohol-involved accidents account for just under half of all traffic fatalities, that's why the owners of JB's Piano Bar are rewarding drivers who leave their building sober.
The project will include transmission lines for energy from wind turbines.
Fort Scott is working to quiet the trains that come through the city.
The organization wants to build a half-mile walking trail behind their building.
Curbside recycling service would be offered twice a month, and would include most recyclable items except glass.
A Catholic nun is spreading her faith across several languages.
A small town band travels beyond the Four States to show of their musical talent.
An area hospital is recognized for being one of the healthiest place to work in the area.
Local authorities are asking for your help to find fugitives on the Most Wanted List.
More than 700 high school students visit Pittsburg State University for the annual Science Day
The students were given a free dress day in exchange for a donation to Art Feeds.
Doctor David Stephens is moving on to the Vilonia School District in Arkansas.
When you're in the market for a new vehicle, safety is undoubtedly a key factor. But a recent report indicates that vehicle recalls are on the rise. Attorney Aaron Sachs discusses the report in this week's Legally Speaking.