Quantcast

KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 6-8 - KOAM TV 7

KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 6-8

Updated:

POTENTIAL K-9 CUTS

  • Joplin police union members say a proposal to get rid of K-9 positions is a step towards uncertain community safety.  During Monday's city council meeting, Joplin's finance director proposed, among other things, phasing out two police officer K-9 positions.  That would mean Joplin's K-9 roster would go from five to three.

MSSU VETERAN SUMMIT

  • Military veterans gather for a networking summit held at Missouri Southern.  The 20-18 veterans business round table was a way to link veterans who own businesses with veterans who want to start a business as a way to share community resources.  The event offered workshops on how to enhance growth and develop strategies.

TRUMP AGAINST ACA

  • The Trump administration won't defend some key parts of the Affordable Care Act.  In court papers filed last night, the justice department sided with a lawsuit brought by Texas and 19 other republican-led states.  It seeks to have the individual mandate to have health insurance declared unconstitutional.  It's also asking a judge to strike down a provision guaranteeing coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.

G7 SUMMIT

  • President Trump will be in Canada today for the start of the G7 Summit.  In recent days, Mister Trump has traded barbs with other G7 leaders, mostly over trade.  President Macron of France said the U.S. might be excluded from the summit's traditional statement of unity.
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Missouri Has A New Lieutenant Governor

    Missouri Has A New Lieutenant Governor

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:12:32 GMT

    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be the new lieutenant governor on Monday, despite some legal uncertainty about whether he has the authority to fill the position. Missouri's constitution isn't clear on whether a governor has the authority to appoint a lieutenant governor, which is the state's second-ranking executi...

    More >>

    Missouri Gov. Mike Parson appointed state Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe to be the new lieutenant governor on Monday, despite some legal uncertainty about whether he has the authority to fill the position. Missouri's constitution isn't clear on whether a governor has the authority to appoint a lieutenant governor, which is the state's second-ranking executi...

    More >>
  • Funeral Thursday For Kansas Deputies Killed

    Funeral Thursday For Kansas Deputies Killed

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:46:46 GMT
    Two Kansas deputies killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Thursday. On Friday, June 15th, 2018, Wyandotte County deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer were shot while transferring an inmate from the courthouse back to jail after a hearing. Authorities say the inmate apparently overpowered the deputies in a gated area behind the courthouse and shot them - possibly with one of their own guns. Officials, at this time, have declined to go into more specifics about how...More >>
    Two Kansas deputies killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Thursday. On Friday, June 15th, 2018, Wyandotte County deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer were shot while transferring an inmate from the courthouse back to jail after a hearing. Authorities say the inmate apparently overpowered the deputies in a gated area behind the courthouse and shot them - possibly with one of their own guns. Officials, at this time, have declined to go into more specifics about how...More >>
  • Child Endangerment Charges Filed After Multi-County Pursuit

    Child Endangerment Charges Filed After Multi-County Pursuit

    Monday, June 18 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 16:30:54 GMT
    The Jasper County, Missouri Prosecutor's Office has filed charges after a multi-county police pursuit. 20-year-old Marquis Saunders of Carterville, Missouri is charged with four counts of first degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk and one count of resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony. On June 14th, 2018, dispatch received multiple 911 calls about a drive-by shooting at 406 N. Pearl Avenue in Joplin, Missouri. The calls came in a...More >>
    The Jasper County, Missouri Prosecutor's Office has filed charges after a multi-county police pursuit. 20-year-old Marquis Saunders of Carterville, Missouri is charged with four counts of first degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk and one count of resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony. On June 14th, 2018, dispatch received multiple 911 calls about a drive-by shooting at 406 N. Pearl Avenue in Joplin, Missouri. The calls came in a...More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.