News to Know (6/15/21)

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

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Barton County, Missouri Sheriff is searching for a suspect in a Pittsburg shooting that happened Monday evening. Authorities say the suspect, a white man wearing a red shirt and black shorts, ran from police after a car chase that started in Pittsburg and ended in Barton County. Another suspect was taken into custody after a crash at the intersection of Southwest 160th lane and Southwest 50th road. The Sheriff’s Office says the suspect, who is still on the loose, is considered armed and dangerous. Area authorities search for suspect in chase and shooting

MIAMI, Okla. – Today the Miami Housing Authority will be hosting a rental housing, rights, responsibility and remedies training class. The course is open to landlords and tenants in Miami and the surrounding area. The Miami Housing Authority says this was the best way to educate Oklahomans on the state’s newest fair housing updates and Landlord Tenant Act of Oklahoma. The housing course will be hosted at the E Street Plaza Safe Room in Miami from 10:00am to noon today. Miami Housing Authority to host housing rights training class

COLUMBUS, Kan. – Covid-19 numbers are increasing in the 4-States. In Southeast Kansas, Crawford County saw a 20 case increase at the beginning of June. And from May to June, Cherokee County saw a 35 case uptick. Now they’re at 40 active cases. Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves says he thinks the increase is coming as summer gets into full swing. We have more covid case numbers from around the 4-states on our website at koamnewsnow.comFour-states counties see uptick in COVID-19 cases

BRUSSELS, Belgium – President Biden is meeting with European leaders again today. At a NATO security summit on Monday, the President reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to its military allies. Tonight, President Biden will travel to Switzerland ahead of Wednesday’s sit down with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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