Crime Top Stories

Men arrested after home burglary near Strafford

Two of the suspects had outstanding warrants

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Prosecutor: Admitted sex offender may have molested others

Polk County Prosecuting Attorney Kenneth Ashlock says he’s looking for possible additional victims of a man from Pleasant Hope.

Man from Harrison gets 40-year prison term for killing girlfriend's daughter

Quinton Huett pleaded guilty for beating his girlfriend's daughter, 21-month-old Jordan Evans, two years ago.  

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Kansas City man kidnaps, shoots child after chase with police

A 5-year-old little girl who was kidnapped in Kansas on Friday was shot and killed after a gun battle between police and her abductor.

Three arrested after chase, manhunt, bomb threat

Bomb disposal unit from Fort Leonard Wood called in to investigate explosive device

Crime Stoppers scam warning

Police, City Utilities issue scam warnings

A man has exploited two elderly victims.   CU says someone is impersonating its Customer Account representatives.

Timothy Polodna is accused of robbing a Springfield bank July 9.

Federal investigators say former bailiff robbed bank in Springfield

Security video and information from witnesses helped them track down suspect Timothy Polodna.

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Ex-bailiff in 2 counties is charged for bank robbery in Springfield

Federal agents say Timothy Polodna first told the bank manager he needed a loan. agents say he told them it was a robbery.

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