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DEPUTY HUTCHINS CLEARED

  • The Missouri Highway Patrol rules a Jasper County deputy was justified in a January shooting.  Authorities say deputies were serving a civil warrant against 66-year old Louis Miller, when he pulled a knife and ignored commands to drop it.  They say when Miller charged at authorities, deputy Jason Hutchins fired one shot.  Miller later died at the hospital.  A Missouri Highway Patrol Investigation of the shooting determined the shooting was justified.

KANSAS GUN BILL

  • A gun bill passed by the Kansas House goes to the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee today.  The measure is supposed to ensure that fugitives and domestic abusers who illegally have guns are prosecuted.  The gun ban would also apply to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally and people who are subject to a court restraining order.

TEACHER WALKOUT

  • A quarter of a million students across West Virginia will not be returning to class today for an eighth school day, thanks to one of the few statewide teacher's strikes in U.S. history.  The teachers say they won't return until lawmakers approve a 5% raise they negotiated with the governor.

OSCARS RECAP

  • At the 90th Annual Academy awards the top honors went to “The Shape of Water” for Best Picture, Frances McDormand won best actress for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”,and Gary Oldman was named best actor in “Darkest Hour”.
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  • Wyandotte Nation Searches for New Police Chief

    Wyandotte Nation Searches for New Police Chief

    Friday, September 21 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-09-21 19:46:24 GMT
    Ken MurphyKen Murphy

    The Wyandotte Nation is searching for the next Chief of Police, according to the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma. Ken Murphy has resigned his position as Chief of Police of the Wyandotte Nation Tribal Police Department (WNTPD) after serving in the position for nine years. Officer Faron Lee, who has served with the department for eleven years, will serve as Interim Police Chief.

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    The Wyandotte Nation is searching for the next Chief of Police, according to the Wyandotte Tribe of Oklahoma. Ken Murphy has resigned his position as Chief of Police of the Wyandotte Nation Tribal Police Department (WNTPD) after serving in the position for nine years. Officer Faron Lee, who has served with the department for eleven years, will serve as Interim Police Chief.

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  • President Trump Speaks at Rally in Springfield, MO

    President Trump Speaks at Rally in Springfield, MO

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-09-22 01:37:05 GMT

    President Trump is scheduled to arrive at Springfield-Branson National Airport in Missouri at 4:45 PM CDT on September 21st, 2018. He's set to participate in a roundtable with supporters around 5:30 p.m. (closed press). Following the roundtable, the President will hold a "Make America Great Again Rally" at the JQH Arena at 6:30 PM CDT (685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway). KOAM and FOX14 will live stream the rally on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koamfox14/ Twee...

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    President Trump is scheduled to arrive at Springfield-Branson National Airport in Missouri at 4:45 PM CDT on September 21st, 2018. He's set to participate in a roundtable with supporters around 5:30 p.m. (closed press). Following the roundtable, the President will hold a "Make America Great Again Rally" at the JQH Arena at 6:30 PM CDT (685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway). KOAM and FOX14 will live stream the rally on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koamfox14/ Twee...

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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 9-21

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 9-21

    Friday, September 21 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-09-21 12:44:41 GMT

    A 26-year old woman took her own life after shooting co-workers at a Rite-Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland.  Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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    A 26-year old woman took her own life after shooting co-workers at a Rite-Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland.  Plus all the news you need to know before you head out the door.

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