News to Know (1/26/21)

The news you need to know before you head out the door

WASHINGTONG, D.C. – Last night, the House sent the Senate a single article of impeachment against former President Trump, this time accusing him of inciting insurrection at the capitol on January 6th. Today, all 100 senators will be sworn in as members of the impeachment court. Opening arguments will begin in two weeks.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Josh Hawley files a “counter-complaint” against seven Senate Democrats who are seeking an ethics investigation of the Missouri Republican. On Thursday, the Democrats asked the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate the actions of Hawley and Republican Senator Ted Cruz “to fully understand their role” in the January 6th riot at the capitol. A release from Hawley’s office accused the democrats of “historic partisan abuse of the senate ethics process”. Hawley is asking the committee to investigate the democrats and take any disciplinary action deemed appropriate.

SARCOXIE, Mo. – Authorities have found a stolen car connected to a Sarcoxie, Missouri murder investigation, but they’re still searching for a suspect. The car was found just outside of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Authorities are still trying to find a person of interest in the case, Justin Chase Stevens of Cullman, Alabama. Authorities want to question Stevens in connection to the death of Becci Sanders from Sarcoxie. She was found dead in her home on January 13th.

JOPLIN, Mo. – The city of Joplin is gearing up for public vaccine clinics. Assistant City Manager Dan Pekarek yesterday said that after discussion with the state, Joplin hopes to have vaccine very soon. He says there are around 35 providers in the area, including the Joplin Health Department, that will be provide vaccinations once supply comes in. In the meantime, the city is planning public vaccine clinics.

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