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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 5-14

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OPIOID LAWSUIT

  • A local attorney joins a class action lawsuit on behalf of Crawford County.  The suit names a number of different opioid manufacturers and distributors.  Crawford County and many other counties across the nation are filing the lawsuit for what it cites as damages done to residents and the counties themselves.

GUILTY PLEA

  • 16 year old Koalten Glenn Orr pled guilty to first degree murder Friday.  He was charged and convicted as an adult in the shooting death of his father's fiance, 38-year old Laura Hendrix.
    Orr was just 14 when the shooting occurred in august of 2016 at the family home in Vinita.

INDONESIA CHURCH ATTACK

  • Authorities in Indonesia say three churches were attacked by a family of six suicide bombers.  The father, mother, two teenage sons and two daughters who were just nine and twelve years old.  At least seven people were also killed in the coordinated attacks.

HAWAII VOLCANO LATEST

  • A number of new fissures spawning lava have opened, stemming from the Kilauea volcano on the island of Hawaii.  Residents are also worried about a possible steam eruption that could be strong enough to send ash for miles.  The national park around the crater is closed indefinitely.
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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 >>
  • 17 Dead After Branson Duck Boat Sinks

    17 Dead After Branson Duck Boat Sinks

    Friday, July 20 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-07-20 20:38:51 GMT
    Branson Duck BoatBranson Duck Boat

    Authorities say 17 people are dead and all are accounted for after a duck boat capsizes in Branson, Missouri.

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    Authorities say 17 people are dead and all are accounted for after a duck boat capsizes in Branson, Missouri.

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