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Joe Aldridge

Officers release 4 names, out of 7 murder victims, plus shooter's name

Four victims are members of the Aldridge family, and were cousins of the suspected shooter, Joe Aldridge. The others are members of a different family, but their identities were not released on Friday.

Joe Aldridge

Man accused of killing 7 in Texas County served time for federal gun conviction

Joseph Aldridge was on probation after being released.

Neighbor of murder victims says their child came to his door

Frantic girl's barefoot dash through snowy woods led to finding 9 bodies near Tyrone

A man who answered that call for help wanted to remain anonymous but described what happened after a knock on his back door late Thursday night in rural Texas County.

Man and woman charged with child abuse in Crocker

Crocker Police: Four children, covered in feces, rescued from 'deplorable' conditions

There were no beds for the children, ages 8, 6, 2, and 1, other than a partial mattress shoved inside a small bedroom closet, according to court documents.  Police found feces on the walls and door frame of the closet as well.

Springdale man charged after assaulting girl on her way home from school, police say

The Springdale Police Department states they responded to the area of Tolleson Loop for a report of a man assaulting a juvenile female. 

Crocker, MO mother and father charged with child abuse

Newborn baby tests positive for meth, mother has 5 kids taken from her

In a small house on Eastside Street, investigators made a heartbreaking find.

Man is charged for shooting at Springfield intersection

Springfield police officers arrested Kelly Brooks, 32, for a shooting at the intersection of Fremont Avenue at Sunset Street last Saturday.


Judge rejects motion for change of venue in officer shooting

Trial for Joshua Hagood is still scheduled to be held in Springfield.