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Police detail chase that led to shooting, ceremony scheduled to commemorate Dallas officers, Elsa gets closer to Florida
Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 5:51 AM CDT
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Tropical Storm Elsa is battering Florida’s Gulf Coast.

  • The storm is about 60 miles west of Tampa and is headed north.
  • Elsa has sustained winds of 70 mph.
  • The storm is expected to produce heavy rain and a storm surge before it makes landfall.
  • Get the latest here:

What will the weather be like today?

Police identified the suspect who was shot after a chase from Central-to-South Lubbock.

  • They identified 41-year-old Jerome Garcia and charged him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
  • He is accused of firing a shotgun during a dispute before leading officers on a chase.
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One suspect in a deadly shooting in Snyder is now behind bars.

  • Investigators are still looking for Misty Parham.
  • Parham and Donald Emerson are accused of shooting Norris Lee Williams last week in an apartment in Snyder.
  • More details here:

Ceremonies will take place today to remember five Dallas police officers killed in an ambush in 2019.

  • A gunman opened fire on police and protesters in downtown Dallas five years ago.
  • A ceremony will take place for their families this morning, followed by a candlelight vigil later tonight.

Crews continue working to find victims of a building collapse in South Florida.

  • Rescuers found eight more bodies Tuesday, which raised the death toll to 36 people.
  • There are still 109 unaccounted for.
  • Search teams say they are not finding any signs anyone survived the collapse.
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