Category: Joplin Missouri News Stories

Jerry Seinfeld Returns To Springfield Mo

Mark your calendars Jerry Seinfeld is returning to Juanita K. Hammons Hall on Wednesday, October 23

The show starts at 7 p.m. tickets sold out fast just after annoucement when Mr. Seinfeld performed last time.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 23. You can buy tickets at HammonsHall.com or charge by phone at (417) 836-7678 or at the Juanita K. Hammons Hall box office. Tickets start at $45.

for more information about Mr. Seinfeld see link below

http://jerryseinfeld.com/

for more information about the Springfield venue see link below

https://www.hammonshall.com/

 

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Dale Jr and Wife on Board Plane Crash Elizabethton TN

Breaking News this is delovoping story

Nascar legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. his wife Amy and their child were on a plane that crashed in Tennessee on Thursday afternoon reported from multiple news corresponders

the private plane ran off the end of the runway at Elizabethton Airport and caught fire.

reports that Dale Jr suffered minor injuries and none are serious

multiple emergency crews are working the crash scene

(screen shots from multple news outlets)

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. on plane that crashed in Elizabethton, Tennessee; is OK

(photo public image from Dale Jr Facebook)

Suspect killed in late night shooting involving Joplin officer

A man is dead after he was shot by Joplin Police in the Roanoke neighborhood late Tuesday night. Police first shot the suspect with a taser, but it was ineffective. During the confrontation the officer fired their gun. That suspect was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Update – The suspect that was shot and killed by a Joplin Police officer has been identified as 31-year-old David Ingle of Joplin. Joplin police received multiple calls that Ingle was yelling, screaming, and appeared to be on drugs.

Ingle was able to resist multiple taser deployments, and shot while charging one of the officers on scene.

Both officers were wearing body worn cameras.

 

 

Official Press Release:

Officer Involved Shooting

Media Contact: Captain Nick Jimenez

417-623-3131 ext 676

On August 13, 2019 at approximately 2120 hours Joplin Police Officers were dispatched to 901 W. Kensington Rd in reference to a suspicious person. The subject they encountered was combative with officers. Taser’s were deployed and were ineffective. The suspect continued to be combative with officers. During the confrontation a Joplin Police Officer fired their duty weapon striking the suspect. Fire and EMS were immediately dispatched to the scene. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has been requested to investigate the officer involved shooting. Identification of the suspect will be released when proper notifications have been made. More information will be released as it becomes available. As per department policy the officers involved will be placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.

Walgreens Set To Close 200 Stores

Major retailer Walgreens annoucned Tuesday that it would be closing 200 of its stores nation wide.

The new store closures represent less than 3% of its 10,000 locations in the U.S., Walgreens said in a statement, adding that it anticipates “minimal disruption to customers and patients.” It said it anticipates retaining “the majority” of employees in other nearby locations.

Walgreens revealed in a regulatory filing Tuesday that it will take a pre-tax charge of as much as $2.4 billion for the closures.

Walgreens did not provide a list of which stores would be closing at this time, nor did it give a timeline for the closings.

for more information about Walgreens see link below

https://www.walgreens.com/