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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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  • Vigil Planned to Honor Joplin Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Vigil Planned to Honor Joplin Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-07-21 21:32:34 GMT

    The community plans a vigil to honor  a Joplin officer and his wife, both killed in a motorcycle crash.

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    The community plans a vigil to honor  a Joplin officer and his wife, both killed in a motorcycle crash.

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  • A Joplin Officer and Wife Killed in Crash

    A Joplin Officer and Wife Killed in Crash

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:25:49 GMT
    David and Stacey BrewerDavid and Stacey Brewer

    According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, the two-vehicle crash happened at NW 100th and Highway 160 west of Columbus, Kansas around 9:59 a.m. Friday morning, July 20th, 2018. Authorities say the preliminary investigation indicates a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle was heading west on Highway 160 when a 2007 Pontiac passenger car pulled onto the highway and the two vehicles collided. 42-year-old David Brewer was driving the motorcycle. His wife, 41-year-old Stacey Brewe...

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    According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, the two-vehicle crash happened at NW 100th and Highway 160 west of Columbus, Kansas around 9:59 a.m. Friday morning, July 20th, 2018. Authorities say the preliminary investigation indicates a 2014 Harley Davidson motorcycle was heading west on Highway 160 when a 2007 Pontiac passenger car pulled onto the highway and the two vehicles collided. 42-year-old David Brewer was driving the motorcycle. His wife, 41-year-old Stacey Brewe...

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  • Miami Arson/Burglary Arrest, Court Documents Received

    Miami Arson/Burglary Arrest, Court Documents Received

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-07-20 18:01:20 GMT
    Joseph WilliamsJoseph Williams
    Joseph WilliamsJoseph Williams
    KOAM/FOX 14 receives court documents after a Miami, Oklahoma man is arrested for arson, burglary and drug possession. The Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office has charged 29-year-old Joseph Williams with the following: -One count of second degree arson (felony) for setting fire to Anders Shoes located at 27 South Main Street on July 10th, 2018 -Two counts of second degree burglary (felony) for breaking and entering into Anders Shoes twice in July of 2018 -One count of possession of...More >>
    KOAM/FOX 14 receives court documents after a Miami, Oklahoma man is arrested for arson, burglary and drug possession. The Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office has charged 29-year-old Joseph Williams with the following: -One count of second degree arson (felony) for setting fire to Anders Shoes located at 27 South Main Street on July 10th, 2018 -Two counts of second degree burglary (felony) for breaking and entering into Anders Shoes twice in July of 2018 -One count of possession of...More >>
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