• Larry Dean, sheriff in Laurens County, Ga., said he got involved when 140 of the 200 people summoned for jury duty in the county failed to show up for court, with Dean having deputies make calls to the no-shows and warning on social media that a judge could have absent prospective jurors arrested.
• Marissa Morrison, an officer in Greenville, Ala., who was bitten by a rattlesnake when she stepped out of her patrol car to stretch her legs, has left intensive care after being given 16 vials of antivenin.
• Michael Gentry, 32, was arrested and faces a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a postal worker who authorities said was taking mail to Gentry's home in northern Louisiana.
• Kip Walby, mayor of St. Clair Shores, Mich., announced that a hockey stick used by 1980 Team USA player Mark Wells has resurfaced 39 years after its disappearance, adding he planned to display the stick at the civic arena Wells had given it to the year it vanished.
• Bryan Douglas Conley, who the FBI said removed an electronic monitoring device from his ankle and failed to appear in a Kentucky court after being charged in the kidnapping of a woman, was captured in Ohio.
• Ronnie Clark, 57, was arrested and faces an aggravated arson charge in a fire that authorities say was set at a sports bar in Linden, Tenn., while two people -- who Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems said were "lucky to be alive" -- were asleep inside the bar about 4 a.m.
• Sheefy McFly, 29, a graffiti artist whose real name is Tashif Turner, was commissioned by the city of Detroit to paint a mural on a viaduct as part of a multiyear effort to fight illegal graffiti with city-approved artwork, but he was arrested by police who believed he was committing vandalism.
• Julie Arnold Lisnet, who joined more than two dozen volunteers on a University of Maine stage in reading the entirety of special counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, said that all Americans should read or listen to the document regardless of which side of the political aisle they're on.
• Tiffani Adams, who posted on social media that she woke up "all alone" on a "cold dark" aircraft after an Air Canada flight to Toronto, said airline representatives apologized and told her that they would investigate how the sleeping passenger had been left behind on the plane.
A Section on 06/24/2019
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