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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 2-12

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LEFT ON THE BUS

  • A Carl Junction School bus driver could be facing charges of "endangering the welfare of a child" after a child was left on the bus.  A four-year old student was left on the bus for almost two hours after the driver was supposed to drop off the child at daycare.  The superintendent says he is not allowed to publicly discuss how the district disciplined the driver, but he says the district handled the matter appropriately.

US HWY 169 CONSTRUCTION

  • Major construction is coming to US HWY 169, in Neosho County, Kansas.  The section of the highway between Earlton and Iola will be completely rebuilt.  Commuters can expect wider, completely paved shoulders, and re-done driving lanes.  Neosho County Commissioners met with a KDOT engineer on Friday, for an informational session on the project, and to discuss potential problems that come with construction.

GRAND CANYON CRASH

  • Officials say the passengers on board a tour helicopter that crashed in the Grand Canyon over the weekend, have been identified as British nationals, ranging in age from 29 to 42.  Three people were killed, four were injured.  Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the crash.

WEINSTEIN LAWSUIT

  • A plan to finalize the sale of the Weinstein company is put on hold after the New York Attorney General announced a lawsuit against the movie studio and its founders.  The complaint states the company repeatedly broke New York law by failing to protect its employees from pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation, and discrimination.
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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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