Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief
Funeral services set for deputy killed Thursday, oil prices down after OPEC deal, misinformation poses hurdles in vaccination efforts
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Funeral services have been announced for Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputy, Sgt. Josh Bartlett.
- He died Thursday in a SWAT standoff in Levelland.
- Services take place at 10 a.m. Friday inside Trinity Church followed by a graveside service at Resthaven.
- Read those details here: Funeral to be held Friday morning for fallen LSO Sgt. Josh Bartlett
A pedestrian is hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash in East Lubbock.
- Police say a car hit Tobbi Sims around 2 a.m. Sunday near East 28th and MLK.
- A passenger in the car suffered minor injuries.
- Read more here: Woman with life-threatening injuries after Sunday morning crash in East Lubbock
The price of gas is forecast to get lower in the coming weeks.
- A new deal has been reached with OPEC countries to increase oil inventory worldwide.
- The increase is expected to go into effect next month. This morning, oil is trading lower in world markets.
- Get more details here: OPEC Plus Agrees on Oil Production Increase, Easing Pressure on Supplies and Prices
A shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona left one person dead and four other injured.
- A gunman attacked an ambulance crews and shot several people at a house fire before being shot by police.
- There is no word on what led up to that attack.
- Read more here: At least 2 dead, several hurt, children missing after shootings, house fire in Arizona
Health experts say misinformation about vaccines is contributing to the rise in COVID-19 cases.
- Vaccinations have slowed drastically, although cases are going up in nearly every state.
- Less than 57% of eligible Americans are fully vaccinated.
- Get those details here: With pandemic worsening in US, surgeon general worried
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