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Updated Jun 22, 2016 at 8:29 AM

The trial of a man charged with kidnapping and killing a 12-year-old Golden City girl in 2013 has been pushed back a year to July or August 2017.

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 8:36 AM

Maranda Huntley never thought she'd be the victim of a peeping tom, but when it happened Monday she didn't take it quietly...

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 8:32 AM

A rural Carthage man has been charged with one of three arson fires that happened last weekend and he's a suspect in the other two fires.

Updated Jun 20, 2016 at 8:10 AM

Anonymous letters sent to The Carthage Press and another media outlet prompted police to search a home in Carthage on Friday...

Updated Jun 15, 2016 at 8:51 AM

Carthage firefighters and police are investigating a string of suspicious fires that happened over the weekend in the northwest part of town.

Updated Jun 15, 2016 at 8:48 AM

A man and woman were found dead of gunshot wounds late Monday night in home on Prospect Avenue on the east side of Carthage in what police say was likely a murder-suicide.

Updated May 27, 2016 at 3:26 PM

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced on Friday he had granted pardons to nine “non-violent offenders,” from across Missouri, including two from Jasper County.

Updated May 23, 2016 at 10:12 PM

Two Bella Vista, Arkansas, residents were killed in a crash involving three vehicles that closed Missouri Highway 171 north of Asbury for more than four hours on Monday.

Updated May 23, 2016 at 8:41 AM

A rural Jasper County man accused of second degree murder in the death of his grandfather more than a year ago has been deemed competent to stand trial by state mental health officials.

Updated May 17, 2016 at 6:29 PM

A dispute between neighbors on Valley Street on the east side of Carthage erupted into gunfire Monday night that left one man dead and another in police custody.

Updated May 17, 2016 at 6:28 AM

A Carthage man is dead and another man is in custody after a shooting at a home on Valley Street in Carthage late Monday.

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