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OTTAWA COUNTY SHOOTING

  • A gunman is dead and a woman is in critical condition following a report of a shooting Tuesday afternoon in Ottawa County.  According to Sheriff Jeremy Floyd, when deputies arrived they found a woman on the ground with multiple injuries and were told that she had been involved in an altercation with a man.  After a search, authorities found his body in a field behind a nearby home around 5:40pm last night.  They believe he turned the gun on himself.

MISSOURI EDUCATION CUTS

  • Higher Educations Institutions in Missouri express frustration after Governor Eric Greitens unveiled his budget proposal for next year.  The governor is proposing higher education as a whole take a $70-Million hit.  Governor Greitens' proposal takes away from MSSU $2.4-Million, out of a total of $23.6 Million allocated from the state.

OKLAHOMA EXPLOSION

  • Authorities have recovered the bodies of all five people who were missing in an Oklahoma drilling rig explosion.  Three of the workers were employed by Houston-based Patterson UTI Energy Incorporated.  Authorities say 16 people who were on the site at the time of the blast escaped without major injuries.  One person was airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

NASSAR SENTENCING

  • Former USA gymnastics doctor, Larry Nassar, could be sentenced today…on sexual assault charges.  For about a week, more than 100 of Nassar's victims have testified about his abuse in court.  The 54-year old has already been sentenced to 60 years in prison for federal child pornography charges.

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