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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 12-12-17

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LAW ENFORCEMENT TECH    

  • Emergency responders in Newton County, Missouri hope a new software program will make their jobs more efficient and safer.              The new software will be installed at Newton County's Central Dispatch, and emergency officials hope to have the new software within the next year.     The new software will enable officers to cross-check information, with every emergency agency in the county contributing.

EQUALITY ROCKS CLOSING

  • A gathering place for gay community members in Joplin is closing after New Years Eve.  “Equality Rocks" is closing its doors due to high overhead costs and reduced business.  There still are LGBTQ Plus support groups.  Jo Mo EQ is a group for people of all ages to have a place to be themselves and get volunteer opportunities.

NYC PIPE BOMB

  • Authorities in New York city are trying to piece together what led an immigrant from Bangladesh to detonate a crude pipe bomb in New York's busiest subway station.  Sources tell CBS news Akayed Ullah made the device himself and was inspired by ISIS to carry out the attack.  Several people sustained minor injuries; the suspect was the only one seriously hurt.

PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD

  • World leaders are gathering in Paris today to discuss the issue of climate change.  French President Emanuel Macron is hosting the event.  It takes place less than a year after President Trump pulled the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.
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  • 1999 Cold Case: Previous Coverage out of Welch,OK

    1999 Cold Case: Previous Coverage out of Welch,OK

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:20:26 GMT

    April 23, 2018: A Fox affiliate in Tulsa, Fox 23, is reporting that one person is in custody related to the disappearance of Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible. KOAM and FOX 14 will Facebook live stream a media conference that could bring new information about a 1999 cold case out of Welch, Oklahoma. Authorities plan to speak about the case today at 2:00 p.m. The case dealt with the murders of Danny and Kathy Freeman in December of 1999 and the disappearance of the couple's...

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    April 23, 2018: A Fox affiliate in Tulsa, Fox 23, is reporting that one person is in custody related to the disappearance of Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible. KOAM and FOX 14 will Facebook live stream a media conference that could bring new information about a 1999 cold case out of Welch, Oklahoma. Authorities plan to speak about the case today at 2:00 p.m. The case dealt with the murders of Danny and Kathy Freeman in December of 1999 and the disappearance of the couple's...

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  • Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:01:57 GMT
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    Joplin Police received a call about an armed robbery on Sunday just before 10:00 p.m. (April 22, 2018). An employee at Charlie's Chicken (2020E. 32nd Street) says she locked the business up and was walking to her vehicle when a male walked up to her in the parking lot. She said he pointed a handgun at her and demanded the night deposit bag. She gave the suspect the bag and says he ran to the southwest. Police officers could not find him. Authorities say the suspect is described as ...More >>
    Joplin Police received a call about an armed robbery on Sunday just before 10:00 p.m. (April 22, 2018). An employee at Charlie's Chicken (2020E. 32nd Street) says she locked the business up and was walking to her vehicle when a male walked up to her in the parking lot. She said he pointed a handgun at her and demanded the night deposit bag. She gave the suspect the bag and says he ran to the southwest. Police officers could not find him. Authorities say the suspect is described as ...More >>
  • Vandalism Rampage by Teen in Stolen Truck Damages Erie HS & St. Paul Business

    Vandalism Rampage by Teen in Stolen Truck Damages Erie HS & St. Paul Business

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-23 01:06:58 GMT

    A St. Paul, KS  teenager went on a vandalism crime spree Saturday night. 

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    A St. Paul, KS  teenager went on a vandalism crime spree Saturday night. 

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