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Updated May 15, 2015 at 8:36 AM

Carthage police have arrested two people and are looking for a third person in a case of gunshots fired and attempted stealing in the west part of Carthage on Tuesday.

Updated May 14, 2015 at 9:41 AM

The alleged suspect and the alleged victim both face criminal charges after a shooting at a home in rural Jasper County on Saturday.

Updated May 13, 2015 at 10:32 AM

Carthage police are searching for a man who threatened the employees of a Carthage convenience store with a weapon and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash late Sunday.

Updated Apr 29, 2015 at 8:26 PM

A Carthage High School senior, who was suspended last week after school officials found a disassembled shotgun locked in his truck on the school parking lot, has been cleared to return to class on Thursday and graduate with his peers.

Updated Apr 29, 2015 at 8:58 AM

A Carthage man was arrested in Joplin on Monday as a result of what the Joplin Police Department called a “protracted investigation,” into a case of identity theft.

Updated Apr 24, 2015 at 4:03 PM

Here's the latest as of Friday afternoon on the situation involving Sawyer Shepherd, the Carthage High School Senior who was suspended on Tuesday for having a disassembled shotgun in a locked case in his truck in the school parking lot.

Updated Apr 19, 2015 at 7:05 AM

A Mount Vernon man was killed and a Carthage woman was seriously injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Missouri Highway HH west of Carthage Saturday night. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 8:15 p.m. three...

Updated Apr 17, 2015 at 8:39 AM

A Carthage man pleaded guilty last week to charges stemming from what could have been a minor shoplifting incident, but resulted in a struggle that left two Carthage officers with injuries requiring surgery in one case and months of physical therapy...

Updated Apr 7, 2015 at 9:12 AM

A Carthage resident who owned a now-closed sports bar and grill in Oronogo was indicted last week by a federal grand jury in Springfield on charges of receiving and distributing child pornography over the internet.

Updated Apr 3, 2015 at 9:06 AM

Carthage police have now arrested two people in connection with an assault and stabbing that happened early Monday morning in the 1100 block of James Street and sent one man to the hospital.

Updated Apr 1, 2015 at 8:54 AM

Carthage police say they've made an arrest in the stabbing incident that left a Carthage man hospitalized early Monday morning.

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