News to Know (7/1/21)
The news you need to know before you head out the door
MANHATTAN, N.Y. – CBS News has learned a Grand Jury in Manhattan has indicted former President Trump’s family business…the Trump Organization. The allegations are in connection with a tax investigation into fringe benefits provided by the company. The indictment is expected to be unsealed this afternoon. Trump organization lawyers told CBS News this week they would move to dismiss any charges.
ARMA, Kan. – A Crawford County, Kansas man gets more than 15-years in prison for Second-Degree Murder. Jeremy DelMarco plead no contest in April to allegations he stabbed his wife brandy to death and injured her grandmother in 2019. He gets a little more than 15 years for reckless Second-Degree Murder, and 3 1/2 years for aggravated battery. Those sentences will run at the same time. Authorities say 84-year-old Dorma LeMaster called police to report that DelMarco was assaulting her granddaughter. When deputies arrived they found the two victims seriously injured. Delmarco’s wife, Brandy DelMarco, died later at a hospital. Crawford County, Kansas man sentenced for wife’s 2019 murder
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missourians will pay more for online purchases. Governor Mike Parson has signed a bill to require online retailers to collect sales taxes on purchases made by Missouri residents. The state sales tax is 4.2%. Missouri is the last state with a sales tax to approve such a requirement. The legislation requires out-of-state retailers with at least $100,000 dollars of annual sales in Missouri and online marketplace facilitators to collect state and local taxes beginning in 2023. Missouri shoppers will pay more for online shopping under new law
LAMAR, Mo. – The Barton County Sherriff’s office says the county jail is not safe and they have to shut things down. The sheriff’s office cites faulty doors, broken glass, poor lighting, and broken security cameras as the reasons behind the shutdown. The sheriff says while the jail is shut down, they’ll focus on repairs and addressing staffing issues. Barton County Jail to close for repairs
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