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Newton Daily News
Leo C. Harringtonof Pack 354 Newton, Iowa Cub Scouts; and a 75-year member of the Newton Masonic
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
of Pack 354 Newton, Iowa Cub Scouts; and a 75-year member of the Newton Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. He was also active in the Jasper County Historical Society, had served on the RSVP board, was a Newton Chamber Ambassador and was a lifetime member of... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Police Blotterher mouth when he “fish hooked” her. She also had a bite mark on her stomach sh
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
her mouth when he “fish hooked” her. She also had a bite mark on her stomach she said was from Ramirez. He was taken to the Jasper County Jail. • William W. Farr, 24, of Newton, was arrested on two Jasper County warrants for failure to appear and... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Supervisors meet with IDPH county consultantHealth Consultant Heather Bombei on Tuesday to continue learning about public h
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
Health Consultant Heather Bombei on Tuesday to continue learning about public health. Bombei is the regional consultant for Jasper County. “Public health touches everything,” Bombei said. “From our water to the milk, to when we flush our toilets... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Split board approves lease for county health departmentIn a 2-1 vote, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreemen
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
In a 2-1 vote, the Jasper County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement on Tuesday to lease office space at 114 W. Fourth St. S. to house the Jasper County Health Department. Supervisor Joe Brock voted against the measure and continued to... Read more
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Island Packet
‘Partying’ goes wrong as shots ring out, wounding two at Ridgeland homeSaturday. The shooting was reported around 11:35 p.m. at a residence in the 41
Island Packet / Posted 7 hours ago
Saturday. The shooting was reported around 11:35 p.m. at a residence in the 4100 block of Bees Creek Road, according to a Jasper County Sheriff’s Office news release. Deeputies found the two suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and discovered... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Arrest Made in West 20th Shootingunlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm and 4th degree assau
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted yesterday
unlawful use of a weapon, felon in possession of a firearm and 4th degree assault. Charges have been submitted to the Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office. There were no injuries from this incident. (Press Release from Joplin Police... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Jasper County Sheriff: New evidence sheds light on ID in human remains caseNew evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin comm
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
New evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin community in Jasper County may help authorities identify the person. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Tuesday morning that a duffel bag was found about a quarter... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jasper County Sheriff: New evidence sheds light on ID in human remains caseNew evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin comm
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
New evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin community in Jasper County may help authorities identify the person. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Tuesday morning that a duffel bag was found about a quarter... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Jasper County Sheriff: New evidence sheds light on ID in human remains caseNew evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin comm
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
New evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin community in Jasper County may help authorities identify the person. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Tuesday morning that a duffel bag was found about a quarter... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jasper County Sheriff: New evidence sheds light on ID in human remains caseNew evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin comm
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
New evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin community in Jasper County may help authorities identify the person. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Tuesday morning that a duffel bag was found about a quarter... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Jasper County Sheriff: New evidence sheds light on ID in human remains caseNew evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin comm
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
New evidence in the case of the human remains found just north of the Erin community in Jasper County may help authorities identify the person. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchel Newman said Tuesday morning that a duffel bag was found about a quarter... Read more
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Newton Daily News
JCHD to facilitate Parents as Teachers programA special Jasper County Board of Health meeting was called Monday to review the
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
A special Jasper County Board of Health meeting was called Monday to review the contracts for Parents as Teachers and the grant coordinator position for emergency preparedness. The board voted remotely to approve both the contract and new position... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Hunting and fishing licenses available Fridayhunting and fishing licenses will expire on Jan. 10. If you don’t hunt or fish
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
hunting and fishing licenses will expire on Jan. 10. If you don’t hunt or fish, you may still purchase a license as a gift for someone special. Hunting and fishing licenses can be purchased at the recorder’s office in the Jasper County Court... Read more
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Newton Daily News
EPA stands pat, abandons lower RFS numberspreviously agreed on levels of biofuels for 2018, but lawmakers say Iowa’s faci
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
previously agreed on levels of biofuels for 2018, but lawmakers say Iowa’s facilities are still nowhere near capacity. Jasper County drew national attention this fall as it became a battleground in the fight to preserve the Renewable Fuels... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Game Warden Field Notes - The following items are compiled from recent Texas Parks and Wildlife Department law enforcement reports. Crossing the Line On opening weekend of mule deer season game wardens were patrolling an isolated stretch of backro...condition and multiple warnings. Restitution has been filed. Running a Head D
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
condition and multiple warnings. Restitution has been filed. Running a Head During the Thanksgiving holiday, wardens in Jasper County responded to a call about trespassing where the landowner was able to capture an image of the suspect with his... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Southwest Missouri residents concerned about nearby gun rangethere’s little they can do. Outdoor Addicts Gun Range opened in January in Oro
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
there’s little they can do. Outdoor Addicts Gun Range opened in January in Oronogo. Since then, reports filed with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office indicate seven bullets have struck five houses within less than a mile of the range, the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Fire hydrants damaged by vandals during fire responsesThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after four w
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after four water hydrants were damaged in Reasnor and Prairie City. Officials discovered the tampering after two calls for fires on Dec. 2 and 3. The Central Iowa Water Association... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
New Software for Emergency Responders Coming to Newton Countysays Huntzinger. This new technology will also help stop pursuits more efficie
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted yesterday
says Huntzinger. This new technology will also help stop pursuits more efficiently, when crossing into Joplin and parts of Jasper County. Dispatchers there already use this technology on their computers. "Instead of us trying to relay everything... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
New evidence found near human remains in JasperThe Jasper County Sheriff's Office located evidence on Monday that might possib
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted yesterday
The Jasper County Sheriff's Office located evidence on Monday that might possibly identify the human remains found near Erin last week. An investigator working on the case found a dark bag off of County Road 350 on Monday that was faded and appeared... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri residents concerned about nearby gun rangeJoplin Globe reports that Outdoor Addicts Gun Range opened in January in Oronog
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
Joplin Globe reports that Outdoor Addicts Gun Range opened in January in Oronogo. Since then, reports filed with the Jasper County Sheriff's Office indicate that seven bullets have struck five houses within less than a mile of the range. The... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Fire hydrants damaged by vandals during separate firesThe Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after four w
Newton Daily News / Posted yesterday
The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help after four water hydrants were damaged in Reasnor and Prairie City. Officials discovered the tampering after two calls for fires on Dec. 2 and 3. The Central Iowa Water Association... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Off-highway vehicles registrations expire Dec. 31Jasper County Recorder Denise Allan reminds citizens’ current registrations on
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Jasper County Recorder Denise Allan reminds citizens’ current registrations on ATVs, ORMs, ORVs and snowmobiles expire Dec. 31. The renewal period for off-highway vehicles began Sept. 1. Bring or send your current registration when renewing. The... Read more
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Newton Daily News
‘Cops are still doing good’March. She said when she learned her teacher signed her daughter up for Shop Wi
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
March. She said when she learned her teacher signed her daughter up for Shop With A Cop this year through the United Way of Jasper County, she was pleasantly surprised. “Usually, we just do Christmas from Santa. She always said she wants to get us... Read more
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Newton Daily News
New and improvedat the left of the page, which can take you to news, sports and the great conte
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
at the left of the page, which can take you to news, sports and the great content produced by our weeklies staff at the Jasper County Tribune, Prairie City News and Monroe Legacy. Adding even more news and sports and improving the quality of our... Read more
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Newton Daily News
93% of Iowans registered to vote, report saysprior to an election year. New data shows 1,991,419 active registered voters in
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
prior to an election year. New data shows 1,991,419 active registered voters in Iowa. The report mirrors conditions in Jasper County, where auditor Dennis Parrot said 87 percent of eligible voters in the county are on the active voter... Read more
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Newton Daily News
County clock tower restoration progressingAs a part of the Jasper County Courthouse clock tower restoration, four louvers
Newton Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
As a part of the Jasper County Courthouse clock tower restoration, four louvers were purchased for installation to allow sound to be emitted from the top of the structure. The board of supervisors approved the $4,587 purchase from Forman Ford for the... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Oronogo Burglary Arrest Could Solve Other Crimesarrived home to find someone burglarizing it. She contacted police about the su
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
arrived home to find someone burglarizing it. She contacted police about the suspect leaving the area. Oronogo police and Jasper county sheriff's deputies arrested 21 year old Jace Michael Burris in a traffic stop. They found laptop computers, a... Read more
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Island Packet
Taking a drive? Plan for lane closures coming to Beaufort and Jasper counties this weekresponsible for the lane closures. Five lane closures will take place in Beauf
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
responsible for the lane closures. Five lane closures will take place in Beaufort County, while there will be three in Jasper County. The closures each have different start dates, with the earliest being Sunday and the latest set for Friday.... Read more
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Newton Daily News
1208 Police blotterJasper County Sheriff’s Office • Michael D. Frier, 48, of Colfax, was charged
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Jasper County Sheriff’s Office • Michael D. Frier, 48, of Colfax, was charged with violation of a no contact order at 5:01 p.m. Wednesday after he was told not to return to a residence on South 36th Avenue West in Colfax. Frier returned to the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Free Christmas movie at Capitol IIThe Newton YMCA, the United Way of Jasper County and Capitol II Movie Theatre a
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
The Newton YMCA, the United Way of Jasper County and Capitol II Movie Theatre are sponsoring a free showing of “Jingle All the Way” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the theatre, 116 First St. N. in Newton. Free tickets are available at the Capitol II and... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Newton man honored at Pearl Harbor memorial servicesaid. “I’m honored they called me, they (veterans) need our support especially
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
said. “I’m honored they called me, they (veterans) need our support especially right now.” Kurt Jackson, director of the Jasper County Department of Veterans Affairs, said he has heard a story about Henderson multiple times. “He was dressed in... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Brock’s childish behavior is unacceptableso I won’t. I doubt his actions, as mentioned in County Supervisors Cupples’ le
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
so I won’t. I doubt his actions, as mentioned in County Supervisors Cupples’ letter, comes as much of a surprise to many in Jasper County. My original letter was going to be about how nothing has been done with the working spaces of county employees... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Darwin G. Springerto 7 p.m., Monday, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorials
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
to 7 p.m., Monday, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorials to the First United Methodist Church or the Jasper County Historical Museum may be left at the funeral home or the church the morning of the service. Darwin, the son of... Read more
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FOX News
Missouri man killed toddler because she wouldn’t put on her pajamas, cops say(Carl Junction Police) A Missouri man beat a 3-year-old to death because she r
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
(Carl Junction Police) A Missouri man beat a 3-year-old to death because she refused to put on her pajamas, police said. Jasper County prosecutors said on Thursday they charged Jalen Vaden, 22, with second-degree murder and child abuse after... Read more
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Island Packet
Hardeeville man identified as victim in deadly train crashthat was struck on the railroad tracks at the Church Road crossing in Hardeevil
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
that was struck on the railroad tracks at the Church Road crossing in Hardeeville and died at the scene, according to Jasper County Coroner Martin Sauls III. The crash happened around 6 p.m. and the train was removed from the crossing by 8... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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ajc.com
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Argument over pajamas leads to toddler's deathhit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arreste
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
hit her head and later died, police said. Jalen Dashawn Vaden, 22, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child abuse, and Jasper County Prosecutor Theresa Kenney on Thursday charged him with second-degree murder and felony child abuse. He remains... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Possibly intoxicated woman, baby in home with no heatDeputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman o
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 days ago
Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman on an endangering a child Tuesday after he did a welfare check at a home with no heat or electricity and found her passed out next to an infant in a baby seat. Myra... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Possibly intoxicated woman, baby in home with no heatDeputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman o
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 days ago
Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman on an endangering a child Tuesday after he did a welfare check at a home with no heat or electricity and found her passed out next to an infant in a baby seat. Myra... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Possibly intoxicated woman, baby in home with no heatDeputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman o
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 5 days ago
Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman on an endangering a child Tuesday after he did a welfare check at a home with no heat or electricity and found her passed out next to an infant in a baby seat. Myra... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Possibly intoxicated woman, baby in home with no heatDeputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman o
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman on an endangering a child Tuesday after he did a welfare check at a home with no heat or electricity and found her passed out next to an infant in a baby seat. Myra... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Jasper County Sheriff's Office: Possibly intoxicated woman, baby in home with no heatDeputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman o
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 days ago
Deputies with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 32-year-old woman on an endangering a child Tuesday after he did a welfare check at a home with no heat or electricity and found her passed out next to an infant in a baby seat. Myra... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Argument Over Pajamas Lead to Three-Old Child's DeathThe Jasper County Prosecutor's office has filed two charges against 22-year-old
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 6 days ago
The Jasper County Prosecutor's office has filed two charges against 22-year-old Jalen Vaden: Abuse or Neglect of a Child Resulting in Death, a felony; and Second Degree Murder. Investigators with the Carl Junction Police Department responded on Nov.... Read more
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