A Rogers, Ark. infant has died after falling into the Elk River in McDonald County Sunday evening.
Anthony S. Lemus-Peraza, 1, was playing near the river at 7:30 p.m. and fell in three miles west of Pineville, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

A Rogers, Ark. infant has died after falling into the Elk River in McDonald County Sunday evening.
Anthony S. Lemus-Peraza, 1, was playing near the river at 7:30 p.m. and fell in three miles west of Pineville, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The boy was airlifted to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City in serious condition after the near drowning, but the patrol reported he died at the hospital at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday.
A Joplin woman was hospitalized and charged after a one-vehicle collision Thursday on Jackson Street a mile south of her hometown.
Kristen H. Jewell, 26, was taken to Mercy Hospital with minor injuries after the 4:15 p.m. wreck in which the patrol reported she ran a northbound 1990 Ford F150 off the roadway and struck a fence, the pickup overturned and struck a second mailbox.
She was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, careless and imprudent driving involving an accident, and no insurance.

A Neosho woman sustained moderate injuries Monday when the vehicle she was in ran off Kentucky Road in Newton County.
Analicia A. Rian, 90, was taken to Freeman Neosho Hospital for treatment after the 7:30 p.m. wreck three miles east of Neosho, according to the patrol.
Rian was a passenger in a westbound 2006 Toyota Sequoia driven by Geoff T. Hamilton, 24 of Neosho, who the patrol reported attempted to make a right turn when the vehicle traveled across the roadway and struck a fence and a tree.
A Joplin man was arrested by the patrol but released for medical treatment after driving his car off Gateway Drive eight miles north of Neosho Sunday at noon.
Clifford D. Steele, 62, was traveling northbound when his 2014 Kia Optima ran off the left side of the road and struck an embankment, the patrol said. He was treated for minor injuries at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, and was charged with driving while intoxicated.

A Stark City teen was treated for minor injuries after her car was struck from behind on U.S. Highway 60 a mile east of Neosho Saturday.

Emily P. Nagle, 18, was stopped to make a left turn at 2:20 p.m. when her eastbound 2003 Nissan Xterra was struck in the rear by a 2002 Ford Explorer driven by Russell G. Cooper, 50 of Neosho.

A single car wreck in McDonald County Saturday resulted in minor injuries to a Joplin teen.

Gabriella Melchor, 19, was traveling eastbound at 10:15 a.m. when the patrol said her 2004 Pontiac Grand Am traveled off Route F and overturned three miles west of Anderson. She was taken to Freeman West Hospital for treatment.

A Neosho man is charged with vehicular assault and other counts after the patrol said he caused a wreck on Highway 43 in Newton County early Saturday that resulted in moderate injuries to three people.

Larry M. Dugger, 26 was traveling southbound at 1:10 a.m. when his 2003 Nissan pickup crossed the centerline and ran off the left side of the roadway five miles north of Seneca. After striking a culvert, the patrol said Duggar attempted to return to the roadway and struck head-on into a northbound 2011 Chevrolet Impala driven by Cathy L. Bradshaw-Howe, 60 of Nixa.

Duggar was taken to Freeman West Hospital, while Bradshaw-Howe and a passenger in her vehicle, Sharon M. Irwin, 50 of Springfield, were both treated at Mercy Hospital in Joplin.

Duggar is charged with felony vehicular assault, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, careless and imprudent driving, and no insurance.

A Noel man was treated for minor injuries at Grove Regional Hospital in Oklahoma after his car left a McDonald County road Friday.

Mickael A. Fuller, 33, was traveling westbound on Patterson Creek Road at 11:35 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve and his 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier ran off the roadway three miles south of Tiff City and struck a bridge guardrail and a fence.

A Neosho teen suffered moderate injuries Friday when his car struck a truck on a Stone County highway.

Zachary P. Jennings, 16, crossed the centerline of Missouri Highway 413 at Railey Creek Road in Reeds Spring and his eastbound 2010 Chevrolet Camaro struck head-on into a westbound 2006 Freightliner box truck operated by Michael W. Hilzer, 30 of Nixa.

Jennings was treated at Mercy Hospital in Springfield after the 9:20 a.m. crash.

Johnny Lee, 24 of Carthage, was arrested by the patrol in Newton County at 5:03 p.m. Sunday and was held on a Neosho Police Department warrant for failure to appear on a defective equipment charge, and was also charged with C & I driving.

Charges of DWI, C & I driving, and leaving the scene of an accident were leveled against Joshua M. Hudson, 28 of Shawnee, Okla., after being stopped by the patrol in McDonald County at 8:54 p.m. Saturday.

On Friday, Luis Avina, 41 of Springfield, was arrested by the patrol in Newton County. He was booked into jail at 10:45 p.m., charged with misdemeanor resisting arrest and misdemeanor DWI.

An additional charge of no seatbelt was tacked on to a Noel man who was arrested on warrants by the patrol in McDonald County at 8:37 p.m. Friday.

Jesus R. Santos Zapata, 27, was arrested on a felony fugitive from out of state warrant from Bryan County, Okla. for obtaining merchandise by false pretenses and a Southwest City municipal warrant for speeding.