News To Know: Second degree murder trial pending, car used in robbery spotted, and one escaped inmate captured
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MCDONALD COUNTY, Mo. – A McDonald County, Missouri woman is now going to trial after allegedly killing her husband. Investigators say Dawn Wynn is charged with second-degree murder and armed criminal action. In November of last year, deputies responded to a home on Pleasant Grove road west of Anderson. When officers arrived they found Wynn’s husband — Harold Lee Wynn — dead from a gunshot wound to the head. The trial is scheduled for next Thursday, June 16-th. Click here to see more about this story.
JASPER COUNTY, Mo. – Police in Webb City on Tuesday responded to a report of an armed robbery at a subway restaurant. Surveillance images captured the suspect’s vehicle. Now authorities say they have found that vehicle. On Wednesday afternoon authorities in Mayes County, Oklahoma chased the car along I-44 and then onto State Highway 20. During the chase, the suspect went into oncoming traffic, stopped west of Pryor, Oklahoma, and ran away. Authorities say they know who the suspect is, but are not releasing the information at this time. They also say the vehicle was stolen out of Oklahoma. No one was injured during the robbery or pursuit. Click here to read more.
SALINA, Ks. – On Wednesday officers announced the capture of escapee Christopher Blevins in Casper, Wyoming. Lance Stephens, Matthew Crawford and Blevins had escaped from the Barry County jail in Cassville on Friday. They were considered armed and dangerous. Investigators think one or more of the escapees stole a pickup in Barry county and then stole an SUV in Salina Kansas. They believe the escapees ditched the SUV in Wallace county Kansas near the Colorado line. Authorities say one escapee might have been spotted in Springfield, Missouri and another one in Arkansas. Click here to see more about this story.
NOWATA COUNTY, Ok. – A Coffeyville, Kansas woman is dead following a crash in Nowata County, Oklahoma. Authorities say Kaelyn Kendrick was driving south on US One-69 when she crossed the center line and struck another vehicle head-on. Kendrick died at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was not seriously injured.
SOMETHNG TO TALK ABOUT: Talk about a lucky break! Vicky Umodu only wanted to move to a new home to be closer to her grandchildren. She needed furniture for the new house and went to Craigslist to pick up something free. When Vicky received the furniture, she also found $36,000 inside one of the cushions. She reached out to the chair’s former owner and returned the money. In return for her good deed, the man purchased a new refrigerator for Vicky. What would you do if you found yourself in a similar situation? Would you keep the money or would you return it? That’s the topic of our Morning Talker and we want to hear from you. Click here to head over to our Instapoll and let us know what you think.
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