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CHILD ABUSE DEATH

  • A second degree murder charge is filed against a man who police say got into a dispute with a child over pajamas.  Investigators say an autopsy report showed Jayda Kyle suffered a head injury.  Police say the suspect in this case was the boyfriend of this child's mother.  Investigators say Vaden threw Jayda to her bed, then floor twice over a nonspecific time period, causing Jayda to hit her head on the floor.

HISTORIC BIG BRUTUS

  • There's big news for Big Brutus, in West Mineral, Kansas.  The largest electric shovel still in existence is being considered for a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.  Board members expect to hear whether Big Brutus makes it onto the National Register of Historic Places sometime  early next month.

WASHINGTON RESIGNATIONS

  • Minnesota Democratic Senator Al Franken announced he intends to resign in the coming weeks, following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.  And Arizona Republican Congressman Trent Franks says he's leaving his job at the end of January.  It comes after a revelation he discussed surrogate motherhood with female staffers.

TEXAS SNOW

  • Snow...in South Texas?  It's a rare sight and there was even enough for a snowball fight.  The surprise snow prompted the National Weather Service to issue a freeze warning in the overnight hours for several counties.
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  • Playin' in the Snow

    Playin' in the Snow

    Monday, January 15 2018 9:34 PM EST2018-01-16 02:34:12 GMT

    If you thought Monday's cold weather meant kids spent all day indoors playing video games, think again! 

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    If you thought Monday's cold weather meant kids spent all day indoors playing video games, think again! 

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  • KDOT Concerns During the Extreme Cold

    KDOT Concerns During the Extreme Cold

    Monday, January 15 2018 9:16 PM EST2018-01-16 02:16:30 GMT

    In Southeast Kansas, KDOT crews have been working on roads since Sunday morning. But KDOT Area Superintendent Wayne Nelson says, the extreme cold temperatures expected Monday night and Tuesday morning, are creating new problems.

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    In Southeast Kansas, KDOT crews have been working on roads since Sunday morning. But KDOT Area Superintendent Wayne Nelson says, the extreme cold temperatures expected Monday night and Tuesday morning, are creating new problems.

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  • Joplin Police Department Declares Emergency Road Conditions

    Joplin Police Department Declares Emergency Road Conditions

    Monday, January 15 2018 8:37 PM EST2018-01-16 01:37:59 GMT
    The Joplin Police Department has activated its emergency road conditions policy. The department warns all residents to go out only if it's absolutely necessary. If you're involved with an accident exchange insurance information. Officers will respond to accidents involving injuries or a driver leaving the scene without exchanging information. If you get into a non-injury and you would still like a report filed, you can come to the police station when road conditions improve.More >>
    The Joplin Police Department has activated its emergency road conditions policy. The department warns all residents to go out only if it's absolutely necessary. If you're involved with an accident exchange insurance information. Officers will respond to accidents involving injuries or a driver leaving the scene without exchanging information. If you get into a non-injury and you would still like a report filed, you can come to the police station when road conditions improve.More >>
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