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LOCAL

*If you take the Poplar Street Bridge into Missouri be aware that MODOT closed another westbound lane. There are now only 2 lanes open to traffic.  The lane closed yesterday and will be closed through early October

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SUBWAY: $5 Footlong Going Away

It could be the end of the $5 Footlong.  Subway says it will allow each franchisee to decide whether to keep the item on the menu. The company had discontinued it, but brought it back over the winter -- angering many franchisees due to its low profit margin.  There are some other changes coming down the pike, too. The company is experimenting with regional varieties and is even testing paninis in California. 

Source: USA Today


NATIONAL

WILDFIRES: I-5 Still Closed in CA

The Delta Fire is still wreaking havoc in Northern California.

A 45-mile stretch of Interstate 5 remains closed for a sixth day as the blaze rages on both sides of the roadway. It has burned close to 65 square miles and was just five percent contained as of Sunday.

The Delta fire is just the latest big wildfire in the area. It's moving into an area already burned by the Hirz Fire, and it's not far from where the Carr Fire killed eight people and burned 1100 homes. (USA Today, Santa Rosa Press Democrat)



Dallas Police Officer Charged With Shooting Man In His Apartment - 

A Dallas police officer who shot and killed a man in his own apartment is being charged.

Officer Amber Guyger was arrested yesterday on a manslaughter charge for killing neighbor 26-year-old Botham Jean last week. Guyger claims she thought she was entering her own home last Thursday and found herself face-to-face with Jean.

Guyger has been with the force for four years. In 2017, she reportedly shot and injured a suspect during an arrest, but was cleared in that shooting. 

Source: USA Today


Body Recovered After Man Fell From Cruise Ship 

Divers in Massachusetts have recovered the body of a man who went overboard during a cruise on Boston Harbor.  Investigators say the 21-year-old was attending a party on the cruise when he somehow went overboard close to Peddocks Island near Hull, which is about 50 minutes outside Boston.

Bay State Cruise Company say the passenger, identified as Aaron Dibella, was taking part in a “dramatic form of dangerous play” before he fell overboard, but no details were given.

A witness onboard says Dibella willingly jumped, but police say it's unclear if the man actually jumped or fell overboard. Crew attempted to save him, but could not reach the man in time. An investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

Source: CBS Boston


SPORTS

The Cards beat the Tigers 5-2 they are 3rd in the NL Central, they take on the Pirates tonight and it is Law Enforcement Appreciation Night

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