News to Know (6/11/21)

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

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — Missouri Highway Patrol says a Wichita, man died in a crash involving a semi and MoDot vehicle.  It happened a little after 3:00pm yesterday afternoon on Highway M 10 miles north of Joplin.  Police say 54 year old Bryan Crow’s semi traveled off the right side of the roadway, over corrected then rolled over and struck a MoDot vehicle driven by 52 year old James Lawrence of Alba, Missouri.  Crow was pronounced dead at the scene.  Lawrence was uninjured.

BARRY COUNTY, Mo. – Authorities arrest two suspects in a Barry County, Missouri murder. The suspects are Carlos Gutierrez and Jonathan Marquez. They’re charged with Second Degree murder, First Degree Robbery, and Tampering with Physical Evidence in a felony prosecution in the death of Daylon Anderson. Anderson was found dead from a gunshot wound on May 28th. A third suspect, Dylan Williams, is charged with Second Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action. Homicide investigation in Barry County

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Kan. – Crawford County, Kansas is ahead of the curve when it comes to coronavirus vaccinations. The Director of the Crawford County Health Department says, 50 percent of the county’s population has been vaccinated against the coronavirus, which is 7% higher than Kansas’ state-wide rate. She credits her team at the health department, as well as those holding vaccination clinics like the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas and local pharmacies. But the director also warns that the pandemic is far from over and even with a promising vaccination rate, Crawford County suffered a covid-19 case spike following Memorial Day. Crawford County Health Department talks vaccination phases

LONDON, U.K. – President Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the leaders of Canada, France, Italy, Germany and Japan kick off their G-7 summit today in the U.K. President Biden has said he intends to strengthen alliances that were tested during President Trump’s time in the White House.

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