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PEDESTRIAN FATALITY

  • The Crawford County Sheriff says one person is dead following a car pedestrian crash near Pittsburg.  It happened last night between 260 and 270 on K-126.        A portion of road near there was shut down as crews worked the scene.      Authorities are not releasing names or any details of the wreck until next of kin is notified.

EAGLE PICHER SOLD

  • GTCR, a Chicago equity firm, has purchased Eagle Picher from it's parent company Vectra Corporation.  Eagle Picher, known for its storage battery technology, employs about 800 people.  Both GTCR and Eagle Picher managements say they hope the change of parent companies will help spur growth in their businesses.

OTTAWA COUNTY SHOOTING UPDATE

  • Authorities have released the name of the victim and suspect in Tuesday's shooting near Miami, Oklahoma.  Authorities say the victim, Bonnie Vanderea is reportedly in good condition and expected to make a full recovery.  Authorities say the suspect 50-year old, Michael Hailey was found dead in the woods, with what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot.        

KENTUCKY SCHOOL SHOOTING

  • The 15-year old Kentucky boy charged with murdering two classmates is being arraigned today.  The Marshall County High School sophomore is also accused of injuring 18 others in the Tuesday shooting spree.  Prosecutors want to try the teen as an adult.
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  • Ford to begin phasing out sedans

    Ford to begin phasing out sedans

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:41:54 GMT
    You'll be seeing less of these as the next few years go by, as Ford phases out sedans. "They probably just need to keep up with the times. Younger generations are coming up and i don't see them wanting to drive my car" says Dottie Myers, as she waits for her car to be repaired.  "The millienials and all prefer an SUV over a sedan" says Mike Carpino from Mike Carpino Ford. It is leaving less room for cars like the Taurus, Fiesta and Fusion. "With...More >>
    You'll be seeing less of these as the next few years go by, as Ford phases out sedans. "They probably just need to keep up with the times. Younger generations are coming up and i don't see them wanting to drive my car" says Dottie Myers, as she waits for her car to be repaired.  "The millienials and all prefer an SUV over a sedan" says Mike Carpino from Mike Carpino Ford. It is leaving less room for cars like the Taurus, Fiesta and Fusion. "With...More >>
  • 18 Years of Questions. Two People Dead. Two Teens Missing...Until Now

    18 Years of Questions. Two People Dead. Two Teens Missing...Until Now

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-04-26 23:34:23 GMT

    Where investigators found dead ends, when witnesses wouldn't talk, Lorene Bible continued her search.

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    Where investigators found dead ends, when witnesses wouldn't talk, Lorene Bible continued her search.

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  • ACLU Sues Joplin For Violating First Amendment Rights

    ACLU Sues Joplin For Violating First Amendment Rights

    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:54:55 GMT
    "I was so scared of being arrested that my wife and I left Joplin and lost an opportunity to find stable housing through an organization," said Christopher Snyder, the plaintiff in the case. "Our rights shouldn't be threatened because we asked for help." The ACLU of Missouri announced today that they filed a lawsuit against the city of Joplin for violating the First Amendment rights of a man panhandling to survive. According to the ACLU, after Christopher Sny...More >>
    "I was so scared of being arrested that my wife and I left Joplin and lost an opportunity to find stable housing through an organization," said Christopher Snyder, the plaintiff in the case. "Our rights shouldn't be threatened because we asked for help." The ACLU of Missouri announced today that they filed a lawsuit against the city of Joplin for violating the First Amendment rights of a man panhandling to survive. According to the ACLU, after Christopher Sny...More >>
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