Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief
Wolfforth appoints interim mayor, 2 arrested for May shooting death, Trump organization CFO turns self in
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Wolfforth’s City Council has appointed an interim mayor, Dr. Charles Addington.
- He was appointed after both the former mayor and city manager resigned during a meeting last week.
- Dr. Addington, who is also the Lubbock County Medical Examiner, will stay in the position until next election in May 2022.
- Read more here: Interim mayor appointed for Wolfforth
Two people are now charged with last month’s shooting death of a 69-year-old.
- Investigators say 17-year-old Jamez Sanchez and 20-year-old Leo Contreras fired into homes near North Quaker and Clovis Road.
- Police found Willard Justice Jr. dead inside his home a day later.
- Get the details here: Two arrested in connection to May 9 fatal shooting
Criminal indictments are expected to be announced against the Trump organization and its CFO Allen Weisselberg.
- The charges are because of alleged off-the-books compensation.
- President Trump is not expected to be indicted, but Weisselberg has turned himself into authorities.
- Read the latest: Reports: Trump Organization CFO surrenders to authorities
The death toll in the Florida condominium collapse has risen to 18 people.
- There are still 145 people unaccounted for.
- An investigation is intensifying into why the building collapsed. Forecasters are also watching a tropical storm that has the potential to impact that area.
- Read more here: Devastated condo community looks to Biden visit for comfort
A historic heat wave continues to bake the Northwest.
- Hundreds of heat-related deaths are being reported in Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia.
- The heat is expected to continue into next week.
- Get the latest: Hundreds of deaths could be linked to Northwest heat wave
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