Local law enforcement officers learn how to better detect and handle human trafficking cases.
Roy Bland is in the Benton County Jail for having child pornography on his computer.
Matthew Grotheer is in custody at the Crawford County Jail for aggravated battery and assault.
Ron King is scheduled to be sentenced in February of next year.
Local doctors are seeing more and more women under the age of 40 diagnosed with breast cancer.
There have now been 10 American patients treated for the Ebola virus. While only a small fraction of medical workers have dealt with those cases, training is gearing up across the country.
As Thanksgiving is fast approaching, KODE's Bryan McLoone decided to do a little shopping today to find out how much a meal for 10 will cost Missouri shoppers this year.
Monday night at the Joplin City Council meeting, Wallace-Bajjali officials gave updates on their on-going projects.
More than 530 victims of domestic violence have used the Lafayette House in Joplin for support and shelter this year. So, a class at Missouri Southern State University is teaching students that all females deserve to feel safe.
In Fort Scott, one of the most historic places is the Courtland Hotel. In this week's Phillips Files Revisited, Bob Phillips shows us how this hotel took shape.
Two Joplin men have to attend several birthday parties a week, and they make sure to bring a few hundred balloons.
If you like schnitzel and potatoes, you may want to check out Roswitha's Schnitzelbank
Owners at Casa Montez in Joplin have taken spicy to the next level.
Big Hill Lake in Parsons will soon be a major tourist destination.
Missouri Southern State University is helping student entrepreneurs get a jump start on their careers this week.
Thousands of shoe boxes are being filled with toys, school supplies, and hygiene products for children in need overseas.
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will be joining efforts with statewide law enforcement for an aggressive "Click it or Ticket" mobilization.
City hall starts a new budget with extra money in the bank.
Salvation Army bell ringers are needed in Miami.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami is hosting its annual job and transfer fair.
With single digit temperatures predicted for tonight, it's important to remember our four legged friends.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture encourages everyone to use caution when purchasing firewood.
Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg was recognized as a top performer on key quality measures.
Grove police officers want to keep you safe.
The meal will be served this Saturday, November 22nd.
The state of emergency is expected to last 30 days, unless it needs to be extended.
Dean Kruithof says he has a common vision when it comes to building economic growth in the city.
The state of Kansas has established a plan in dealing with ebola patients.
On average, about 20 people a minute in the U.S. are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner. Some are lucky and find help, while others leave a grieving family behind. In Part 1 of a special report, we hear how domestic violence has impacted the lives of a victim and the family of a lost loved one.
Missouri Congressman Billy Long says the main focus in Washington is to help people get jobs.
All residents are being encouraged to check on their current program to ensure they are receiving the lowest prices for prescription drugs.
Assistance for low income households is available through March.
Due to the inclement weather, the Joplin Police Department has initiated emergency road conditions. Under these conditions, the department asks all drivers to only venture out if it is absolutely necessary.
It's that time of year when the big guy comes town to visit with the children at Northpark Mall in Joplin.
Now that the Republicans have taken over the House and Senate, Missouri Congressman Billy Long says quote, "hopefully things get done."
Everyone is being encouraged to apply, or update their information if they signed up last year.
Con-way Truckload in Joplin is increasing its number of veteran hires throughout 2015.
Hundreds of crafters from around the Fourstates showcase their work to help raise money for a local school.
Database program could save university and students money
JFD received call about the fire around 1 PM. Cause of fire undetermined; no one injured.
National initiative to keep America clean is every November 15th.
Although space heaters and fireplaces can provide a great source for heat, they can also be rather dangerous.
A Missouri representative is recognized for his work with community colleges.
It's one of the biggest shopping days of the year and if you're not careful, it can cause damage to your wallet.
The 2013-2014 state score card is in for White Rock Elementary School, and teachers are happy with the results.
The "Drive to Feed Kids" program is working to feed more children in the Four States.
The City of Parsons will be making some major changes in some neighborhoods.
The growing concerns over Ebola are helping prompt a local hospital to invest in new disinfection technology.
Several hundred pieces of art are raising money for a good cause.
A General Mills manager who has passion to help community colleges receives an award.