Less than half a hour ago, a jury handed down a guilty verdict against Jeffrey Bruner.
Joplin officials are asking for $1.5 million in damages.
The jury got the trial around 1:25 Thursday afternoon.
Storm season is already underway, however, the new storm shelters at USD 247 will need more time.
A recent report on healthiest areas in the Sunflower State has some Southeast Kansas counties near the bottom.
Boys and Girls Club staff members gave community members a tour of their facility Wednesday.
Students at Pittsburg State University are participating in Thank A Gorilla Week.
One Pittsburg school is giving parents one less thing to worry about.
Several safe rooms have been installed around Joplin since the May 2011 tornado, but city emergency officials say you might not need them.
In case you missed it on the calendar, Wednesday was National Waffle Day!
Construction of a new building is well underway at a Southwest Missouri college.
The Neosho Police Department hosts a CSI-training at Crowder College Wednesday.
The Vernon County Sheriff's Office needs help finding a fugitive.
The second day of testimony was underway Wednesday in the trial against Jeffrey Bruner.
15 Southwest Missouri schools compete in the 2015 Crowder College Business Contest.
Registration is now open for the 2015 Super Hero 5K and Strong Man Competition in Wyandotte.
If you own a small business and have questions about the Affordable Care Act, an upcoming workshop could help.
The Joplin library has received a large grant to help its summer reading program.
Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel is hosting open houses for the community.
The Joplin School Board discusses its Long Range Facilities Planning Report Tuesday night.
The Jasper County Detention Center is no longer keeping juveniles overnight.
Joplin Future Farmers of America students get the chance to design an expansion to the utility arboretum.
A Southwest Missouri community is making major changes to their biggest park.
The Pittsburg Fire Department took to the internet today to remind people what to do before, during, and after a tornado
A few hundred of the smartest kids in the area are showing off their science skills.
National Work Zone Awareness Week is devoted to reminding drivers to be aware while approaching work zones.
Students at Parsons High School learn the importance of kindness from a survivor of the 1999 Columbine High School shootings.
More cells are empty at the Newton County Jail.
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College is hosting a FAFSA workshop for current and potential college students.
Girard area students spent the day learning different aspects of farming.
The McDonald County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Health and Business Expo this weekend.
The 11th Judicial District Nominating Commission has selected Samuel J. Marsh to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy in Cherokee County.
A local nonprofit group receives a large donation to help restore homes in our area.
Several hundred people came out to help support area women.
City officials celebrate the expansion of the YMCA Heritage Youth Development Center.
Jeffrey Bruner is charged with first degree murder for the November 2013 shooting death of Derek Moore outside of the Joplin Regal Northstar 14 Theater.
Investigators say shock and trauma from burns killed a Texas woman who was found in Cherokee County yesterday.
A new deputy chief is named for the Joplin Fire Department
To celebrate Earth Day, the Joplin Recycling Center is holding a free tire drop off.
An investigation is ongoing after Cherokee County officials find a body in a field near Scammon.
Newton County leaders are determining the future of the Seneca Special Road District, after hundreds of people petition for it to be dissolved.
Joplin High School officially opened the doors to its new performing arts center over the weekend.
Several mayoral campaign signs have been stolen out of residents front yards in Commerce.
With April 7th elections right around the corner, the City of Neosho wants to remind its resident where they can post their signs.
The City of Joplin turned one year older on Monday.
It's National Boys and Girls Club Week and this year's theme is "Open the Door and Take the Tour."
An investigation is underway after Cherokee County officials find a body in a field near Scammon.
Members of the Pittsburg community met to discuss a major problem that's affecting the country.
Missouri Southern is holding a free art exhibit all week inside the Spiva Art Gallery.
Kids could have an impact on features in the new Joplin Public Library.