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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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  • Bourbon County Bridges

    Bourbon County Bridges

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:02 PM EST2018-02-24 04:02:35 GMT

    Bourbon County, Kansas has two bridges that state inspectors have deemed fractured critical. That means they're still operational, but will eventually have to be replaced.

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    Bourbon County, Kansas has two bridges that state inspectors have deemed fractured critical. That means they're still operational, but will eventually have to be replaced.

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  • PSU Student Takes Her Research to the Capital

    PSU Student Takes Her Research to the Capital

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-24 00:24:09 GMT
    "It's just listening to the birds, what ever you see..record it. And record the location of where you're at. And it's just really really beautiful to see the sun rise" PSU Senior, Kelly Mallatt wasn't just bird watching. She spent her summer waking up before dawn, researching the plants and birds at 22 different spots in Tar Creek. "We were standing in one spot and if we heard or saw a bird, we would record what we heard or saw and we would do that three times in t...More >>
    "It's just listening to the birds, what ever you see..record it. And record the location of where you're at. And it's just really really beautiful to see the sun rise" PSU Senior, Kelly Mallatt wasn't just bird watching. She spent her summer waking up before dawn, researching the plants and birds at 22 different spots in Tar Creek. "We were standing in one spot and if we heard or saw a bird, we would record what we heard or saw and we would do that three times in t...More >>
  • City of Neosho Reaches Settlement With Veterans Group

    City of Neosho Reaches Settlement With Veterans Group

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-24 00:15:58 GMT

    "It was a black eye on Neosho," says Neosho's mayor.

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    "It was a black eye on Neosho," says Neosho's mayor.

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