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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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  • Veterans Court Mentor Shortage

    Veterans Court Mentor Shortage

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:54 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:54:37 GMT

    Sterling King is a United States veteran who's trouble with addiction led him to the Jasper County Veterans Court. It also led him to fellow veteran and his Veterans Court mentor, Ted Donaldson. 

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    Sterling King is a United States veteran who's trouble with addiction led him to the Jasper County Veterans Court. It also led him to fellow veteran and his Veterans Court mentor, Ted Donaldson. 

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  • Cattle Theft, $5000 Reward in Crawford County, KS

    Cattle Theft, $5000 Reward in Crawford County, KS

    Monday, September 24 2018 7:39 PM EDT2018-09-24 23:39:19 GMT
    The Crawford County Sheriff's Office says nearly 30 head of cattle have been stolen from an area farm. On September 22nd, 2018, authorities responded to the area of south 520th Ave (Country Club Rd) and 205th Street about the theft of cattle. The cattle, belonging to Wood Farms, are 600 to 650 lbs, all black in color with some having white faces except one all red steer. Authorities say the cattle had yellow tags in the left ear and purple tags in the right ear. The the...More >>
    The Crawford County Sheriff's Office says nearly 30 head of cattle have been stolen from an area farm. On September 22nd, 2018, authorities responded to the area of south 520th Ave (Country Club Rd) and 205th Street about the theft of cattle. The cattle, belonging to Wood Farms, are 600 to 650 lbs, all black in color with some having white faces except one all red steer. Authorities say the cattle had yellow tags in the left ear and purple tags in the right ear. The the...More >>
  • Crash Claims Life of Missouri Man

    Crash Claims Life of Missouri Man

    Monday, September 24 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-09-24 22:40:47 GMT
    The crash happened around 7:25 a.m. on September 24th, 2018 in McDonald County, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 26-year-old Billy Penn was driving a Dodge Neon north on Route E, about five miles south of Powell, when he crossed the center line and hit a GMC Sierra head-on. Penn, of California, Missouri, died at the scene. The 57-year-old driver of the GMC had minor injuries.More >>
    The crash happened around 7:25 a.m. on September 24th, 2018 in McDonald County, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 26-year-old Billy Penn was driving a Dodge Neon north on Route E, about five miles south of Powell, when he crossed the center line and hit a GMC Sierra head-on. Penn, of California, Missouri, died at the scene. The 57-year-old driver of the GMC had minor injuries.More >>
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