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SAFETY GAMES

  • Pittsburg State University played host to the inaugural "Safety Games".  Students from area  colleges "Environmental and Safety Management Programs" competed in events covering workplace hazards and accidents, and even played a game of "Work Place Jeopardy".  Officials say they hope to get all 19 Midwest universities with Environmental and Safety Management programs involved in the future.

PITTSBURG GRENADE

  • Some folks in and around Pittsburg heard quite a boom Monday night.  It was the result of what police found earlier on Monday, an old military style hand grenade.  Police had responded to a call for an "unattended death" at a home off 20th and Michigan.  They say the death didn't appear to be suspicious. The Kansas Highway Patrol later detonated the grenade at the firing range at the police department.

YOUTUBE SHOOTING

  • Authorities in Northern California are investigating a shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno.  CBS News has confirmed the shooter was 38-year old Iranian American, Nasim Aghdam.
    She allegedly opened fire with a 9-Millimeter handgun and shot three people, before killing herself.  A law enforcement source tells CBS News a male wounded in the incident is believed to be the suspected shooter's boyfriend.

MUELLER INVESTIGATION

  • The Washington Post is reporting, President Trump is not a criminal target of special counsel, Robert Mueller at this point.  Mueller reportedly told the president's attorney's last month that he is continuing to investigate Mr. Trump.  CBS News has learned Mueller is also preparing a report detailing the findings of his Russia investigation, including potential obstruction of justice.  ?
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  • Fort Scott Preps for SEK Showdown vs. Labette County

    Fort Scott Preps for SEK Showdown vs. Labette County

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-09-26 00:16:31 GMT

    The Tigers will host the defending league champion Grizzlies with first place on the line Friday night. 

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    The Tigers will host the defending league champion Grizzlies with first place on the line Friday night. 

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  • K-7 in Cherokee County, KS is Now Open

    K-7 in Cherokee County, KS is Now Open

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-09-25 21:52:13 GMT
    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) says K-7 between U.S. 160 and K-102 in Cherokee County is once again open to traffic. The seven mile section of K-7 has been closed for reconstruction since the spring of 2017. The highway opening marks the completion of the 11-mile reconstruction of K-7 from U.S. 160 north to U.S. 400. Reconstruction of the northern four miles was completed in late 2016. The K-7 roadway has been widened to 44 feet, with 12-foot driving lanes and 10-fo...More >>
    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) says K-7 between U.S. 160 and K-102 in Cherokee County is once again open to traffic. The seven mile section of K-7 has been closed for reconstruction since the spring of 2017. The highway opening marks the completion of the 11-mile reconstruction of K-7 from U.S. 160 north to U.S. 400. Reconstruction of the northern four miles was completed in late 2016. The K-7 roadway has been widened to 44 feet, with 12-foot driving lanes and 10-fo...More >>
  • Two Suspects Plea Guilty to Murder, Robbery in Joplin

    Two Suspects Plea Guilty to Murder, Robbery in Joplin

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-09-25 21:26:28 GMT
    Taven Murder Case, Joplin, MO (2017)Taven Murder Case, Joplin, MO (2017)

    Two southeast Kansas residents pleaded guilty yesterday (Sept. 24) to second degree murder and other charges for a cap on sentencing. They both also agreed to testify against a third suspect. According to court documents, robbery and shooting happened on January 29th, 2017 at 2334 E. Zora St. in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities say Azaiah Forester, Brock Robinson, Erik Jones and Taven Williams broke into the home to steal property. While inside, documents say Robinso...

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    Two southeast Kansas residents pleaded guilty yesterday (Sept. 24) to second degree murder and other charges for a cap on sentencing. They both also agreed to testify against a third suspect. According to court documents, robbery and shooting happened on January 29th, 2017 at 2334 E. Zora St. in Joplin, Missouri. Authorities say Azaiah Forester, Brock Robinson, Erik Jones and Taven Williams broke into the home to steal property. While inside, documents say Robinso...

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