WASHINGTON – The U-S will fall short of President Biden’s goal to have 70-percent of adults vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4th. The White House downplayed the deadline but noted a pressing need to increase the vaccination rate, especially for people under the age of 30. (Biden outlines vaccine plan, set to miss global-sharing goal)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Police are looking for video evidence after a shooting that left three people dead and four others injured in Saint Louis. Two victims were found dead outside of a convenience store Monday night. A third person apparently collapsed in a nearby schoolyard. Police describe those three victims as adult men in their thirties. There’s no word yet on the condition of the injured victims. The motive is still unclear. Officers have been canvassing the city’s Ville neighborhood for video evidence of the incident
OKLAHOMA COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma inmate is back in custody after he was accidentally released nearly two months ago from the Oklahoma County Detention Center. Administrators with the detention center were first alerted Friday that 37-year-old Remundo Cuevas was accidentally released. Jail officials say they acted immediately and notified local authorities that have fugitive tax forces. The jail also put out a fugitive warrant for his arrest. Cuevas turned himself in after learning he was being looked for. Jail officials are now looking into what caused this issue.
BRANSON, Mo. – We now know the name of the 11-year-old boy who is in the hospital after being seriously injured on the Branson Coaster. He’s Aalondo Perry from Tennessee. Branson fire officials responded to a call at the Branson Coaster on the 76 Strip. Aalondo was trapped under the coaster. Aalondo’s grandmother, Shelandra Ford, says Aalondo is blind in his right eye and 15 percent blind in his left. We have no official word on the cause of the accident, but Ford says he thought the ride had ended when it stopped on the tracks he stood up– and the ride started back up knocking him down. (12-year-old boy injured in Branson roller coaster accident)
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