Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief
Large hail, severe weather likely; funeral for deputy to take place today; fighting intensifies in Gaza strip
On Daybreak Today,
Severe storms with large hail are possible in some parts of the South Plains later today.
- Those should pop up later this evening.
- Keep up with the latest here: www.kcbd.com/weather/
A man wanted for questioning in a deadly shooting on North Quaker is in jail.
- Leo Contreras surrendered to police in Irving Friday night.
- He is a person of interest in the death of 69-year-old Willard Justice, Jr.
- Read more here: Person of interest in Lubbock shooting surrenders in Irving
Funeral services will take place today for Concho County Sheriff’s Deputy, Samuel Leanord.
- The former Dawson County deputy died last week after a shooting in Eden.
- Services start at 2 p.m. inside the First Baptist Church in Lamesa.
Hundreds are under evacuation orders after a train derailment in Sibley, Iowa.
- A bridge collapse caused the train to go off the tracks and burst into flames.
- The train was hauling fertilizer and highly explosive ammonium nitrate. No injuries were reported.
- Read the latest here: Train derailment and fire prompts evacuations in northwest Iowa
A missing tiger in Houston is now at an animal sanctuary in northeast Texas.
- Police say the tiger’s owner surrendered the animal Saturday night.
- She is the wife of Victor Cuevas, a man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase last week after the tiger was spotted in his front yard.
- Read more here: Police: Missing Texas tiger has been found safe, healthy
More calls for peace are being made between Israel and Palestine.
- Intensified fighting has now gone on for an entire week.
- Nearly 200 Palestinians have died in rocket attacks. Another 10 have died in Israel.
- Get the latest here: Israeli warplanes stage more heavy strikes across Gaza City
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