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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 3-28

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SAFER ACT

  • A Kansas bill proposes allowing school districts make their own decision on conceal carry, but there is a stipulation.  The Safer Act would allow school districts to let teachers and staff carry concealed guns, with the proper training.  The Safer Act also says there would be a “presumption of negligence" by school districts that wouldn't allow conceal carry.  More information on this bill is on our website.

ALTON STERLING RULING

  • Louisiana's Attorney General will not file charges against two Baton Rouge police officers....in the death of Alton Sterling.  The 37-year old father of five, was shot and killed by police in 2016, as they tried to arrest him outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.  A months-long review of the incident by the State Attorney General found the officers' actions to be reasonable and justified.

SACRAMENTO PROTESTS

  • Protests continue in Sacramento, California following the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police.  Stephon Clark's brother interrupted a city council meeting Tuesday calling for justice.  Police shot and killed Clark in his grandmother's backyard last week believing he had a gun.  It was a cell phone.
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  • Webb City Preps for Semifinal vs. Ladue

    Webb City Preps for Semifinal vs. Ladue

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-11-21 03:29:09 GMT

    Webb City will host Ladue Horton Watkins in the Class 4 Semifinals Saturday, in a rematch of last year's state title game. 

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    Webb City will host Ladue Horton Watkins in the Class 4 Semifinals Saturday, in a rematch of last year's state title game. 

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  • JPD Traffic Officers Looking for Drunk Drivers Before, During, After Holiday

    JPD Traffic Officers Looking for Drunk Drivers Before, During, After Holiday

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 7:27 PM EST2018-11-21 00:27:14 GMT

    The night before thanksgiving has such a reputation for heavy drinking -- some police call it Blackout Wednesday and ‘drinksgiving’.           It's a concern of Joplin police.          

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    The night before thanksgiving has such a reputation for heavy drinking -- some police call it Blackout Wednesday and ‘drinksgiving’.           It's a concern of Joplin police.          

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  • 3 arrested after drug bust in Joplin, MO

    3 arrested after drug bust in Joplin, MO

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 2:51 PM EST2018-11-20 19:51:01 GMT
    On November 19th, 2018, the Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team and Joplin Police Officers served a search warrant at 2102 Kensington in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities say there were five people in the home at the time of the warrant. They say one suspect, who jumped out of an upstairs window, was detained by perimeter officers.  Police seized several items from the home including digital scales, baggies with a white crystal substance that field tested positive for meth, a 9mm handgun a...More >>
    On November 19th, 2018, the Ozarks Drug Enforcement Team and Joplin Police Officers served a search warrant at 2102 Kensington in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities say there were five people in the home at the time of the warrant. They say one suspect, who jumped out of an upstairs window, was detained by perimeter officers.  Police seized several items from the home including digital scales, baggies with a white crystal substance that field tested positive for meth, a 9mm handgun a...More >>
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