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Today in History

Today is Tuesday, June 18, the 169th day of 2019. There are 196 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History

On June 18, 1979, President Jimmy Carter and Soviet President Leonid I. Brezhnev signed the SALT II strategic arms limitation treaty

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Public Affairs Calendar

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Woman faces capital murder charge

John Lee McLaughlin The Sun
Randolph County Sheriff Kevin Bell, left, leads Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell, right, to a hearing Monday in Randolph County Circuit Court, where she was charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence in connection to the homicide of former state senator Linda Collins.

By John Lee McLaughlin
Sun Staff Writer

POCAHONTAS "" Sporting a bulletproof vest, Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell appeared Monday before a judge in Randolph County Circuit Court.

O'Donnell, 48, of Pocahontas, may face the

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Red Raiders rally to eliminate Razorbacks

Brendan Sullivan | Omaha World-Herald, AP
Texas Tech’s Cameron Warren (right) celebrates his two-run home run with Josh Jung in the fourth inning as Arkansas catcher Casey Opitz waits at home plate during a College World Series game Monday in Omaha, Neb. The Red Raiders defeated the Razorbacks 5-4 in an elimination game.

By Eric Olson, Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. — Texas Tech coach Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in the Monday elimination game at the College World Series.

He wasn't worried how the Red Raiders would react,. . . more »

Kansas boy lucky to survive knife impaling his face — A3
Buttigieg goes home to South Bend after man killed by police — A3

Read about all these and more in today's print edition or online e-Edition.

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, jeans queen, dies at 95

NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and . . .

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Megadeth's Dave Mustaine says he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. The singer and guitarist of the heavy metal band announced the news on social media Monday, writing that he's "working closely with my doctors, and we've . . .

June 2019