Today’s top headlines (1/27/2020)
News you need to know before you head out the door
DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla – Two former Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Jailers face warrants after an investigation showing inmates being tased without just cause. 37-year-old Charles Hayes and 45-year-old Shelly Mayberry were issued Felony Warrants. Hayes faces seven counts of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. Mayberry faces two counts of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon. The investigation began in late December.
BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan – Authorities seize 33 pounds of meth Sunday morning near Baxter Springs, Kansas. The Baxter Springs Police Department shared a photo on social media that says the Kansas Highway Patrol found other drugs along with the meth. Baxter Springs Police and Fire helped open the panels where the drugs were hidden. No information about the arrests have been released. We’ll have more information as it becomes available.
CHEROKEE, Kan – Cherokee officials say there was a water main break on Buckeye Street Friday night. A boil water advisory has been issued in Cherokee until further notice and city officials say the city water tower is draining. They will continue to try and fix the issue today. Cherokee County Rural Water District Number Five is also under this boil advisory.
PITTSBURG, Kan – A large crowd took to the streets of Pittsburg for SEK Now’s annual Women’s March on Saturday. This year marked the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which gave women the right to vote. The march was open to everyone and participants were encouraged to share what they believe in.