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DEADLY PURSUIT

  • A pursuit in Newton County turns deadly after the suspect attempts to flee police in Shoal Creek.  According to Newton County Sheriff Chris Jennings, just after 1:00pm yesterday afternoon Seneca police officers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.  Officials say they believe they know who the suspect is, but are withholding his name pending the notification of his family.

PITTSBURG GRENADE DETONATION

  • Pittsburg police say a call for an "unattended death" ended with the discovery of an explosive.  Authorities say when responding to the call, they discovered a hand grenade.  The Kansas Highway Patrol was called in to remove the grenade.  The grenade was detonated by the Highway Patrol at the Pittsburg Police Department gun range.  Authorities say the death does not appear to be suspicious.

IMMIGRATION LAWS

  • President Trump is again calling on congress to pass tougher immigration laws.  At the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, the President said migrants are taking advantage of policies that allow them to stay in the U.S.  Mister Trump accused democrats of standing in the way of improved border security.

DOW DROP

  • Another down day on Wall Street saw the DOW fall 458 points on Monday.  That's a drop of nearly 2%.  The NASDAQ and S&P 500 experienced even steeper declines.  Amazon and other tech stocks led the sell-off.  Investors were also reacting to China's decision to impose tariffs on a variety of commodities imported from the U.S.
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  • Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Green Way Outdoors Back in Oklahoma With Cat-fishing Safety Tips

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-06-17 02:19:16 GMT

     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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     "Pretty sure he just got bit!" .And yes, that's the goal of noodling. "Somebody has to shove you in, and you're inside a cave that's real tight and claustrophobic and you're attempting to get bit by a fish" says Kyle Green, the executive director and host of the Green Way Outdoors. The crew is back in Northeast Oklahoma highlighting a tradition Native Americans started in our area hundreds of years ago, noodling. "You stick your hand in there, the...

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  • Busy Lakes Bring Warning of Caution to Boaters

    Busy Lakes Bring Warning of Caution to Boaters

    Saturday, June 16 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-06-17 01:04:59 GMT

    Summer boating season has begun and there's a call for caution.

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    Summer boating season has begun and there's a call for caution.

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  • New Mural Welcomes Visitors to Downtown Pittsburg

    New Mural Welcomes Visitors to Downtown Pittsburg

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-06-16 02:33:01 GMT

    The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce building is now adorned with artwork created by Jenna Spencer. Spencer is a City of Pittsburg employee and her spare time a talented artist. The mural harkens back to old-fashioned postcards, with the word Greetings prominently displayed. “I have always loved the ‘Greetings From’ murals that are in major cities around the US,” says Spencer. “I saw this as a perfect opportunity to create one.” Spencer drew ins...

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    The Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce building is now adorned with artwork created by Jenna Spencer. Spencer is a City of Pittsburg employee and her spare time a talented artist. The mural harkens back to old-fashioned postcards, with the word Greetings prominently displayed. “I have always loved the ‘Greetings From’ murals that are in major cities around the US,” says Spencer. “I saw this as a perfect opportunity to create one.” Spencer drew ins...

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