News to Know 2/8/2021
The news you need to know before you head out the door
TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Super Bowl 55 last night, beating last year’s champions, the Kansas City Chiefs. Legendary quarterback Tom Brady helped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sail to a 31 to 9 Super Bowl Victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Brady won his fifth Super Bowl MVP award. Brady…who is 43…is the first player to win seven NFL championships.
COLUMBUS, Kan. – A Columbus kansas woman is dead following a wreck on Sunday. It happened at noon on Northwest Bethlehem Road about six miles west of K-7. 54-year-old Pamela White was traveling west when her vehicle went airborne while crossing rail road tracks. When it landed — police say it went off the road striking a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – At a jail in St. Louis, inmates overtook an area inside the facility, busted out the windows and set items on fire. That’s according to the mayor’s office. This all began early Saturday morning when about 115 inmates managed to overtake an area of the fourth floor of the city justice center. The mayor’s office said a corrections officer was transported to a hospital after being attacked by the inmates. No word on the officer’s condition or any potential injuries to the inmates.
AFTON, Okla. – One trooper from Missouri and one from Olahoma, who were both injured in a police chase, are out of the hospital and home safe. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says troopers chased a car on the Will Rogers Turnpike between Vinita and Afton Saturday night, and used stop sticks to stop the car. Authorities say the suspect got out and ran then circled back and stole an OHP trooper’s car. The suspect drove up the interstate into Missouri and hit a Missouri Highway patrol unit, injuring the trooper. At some point OHP trooper Micah Gibe left his vehicle, and Gibe was accidentally struck by a Missouri Highway patrol car.