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Stories with place: Joplin
  • Troubled forecasters seek way to improve tornado warnings story has photos
    Updated: May-03-15 12:44 pm

    NORMAN, Oklahoma - Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say they must put away their "nerd-speak" and find better ways to communicate if the public is going to react appropriately when bad weather approaches.

  • Update given on Joplin medical school effort 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 8:47 am

    JOPLIN, Missouri - Organizers of an effort to open a medical school in Joplin say the project needs another $15 million within a year in order to open in 2017.

  • Missouri Senate approves new public safety director 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 12:40 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Lane Roberts, a former Joplin police chief, will become the leader of Missouri's Department of Public Safety.

  • $14 million residence complex almost done at Missouri school 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 12:29 pm

    JOPLIN, Missouri - The construction of a $14 million residence hall complex and a field house at Missouri Southern State University are set to be completed this summer.

  • Lawsuit against Joplin, police settled 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 8:40 am

    JOPLIN, Missouri - A Joplin family's lawsuit against the city of Joplin, the police department and two police officers has been settled.

  • Joplin construction driven by large commercial projects 
    Updated: Apr-06-15 11:40 am

    JOPLIN, Missouri - Joplin has seen more than $1.1 billion in repairs and new construction since a May 2011 tornado devastated parts of the city, and large commercial projects are driving construction this year, according to the city's latest building permits report.