Jan 19, 2020 5:15 PM

Couple together for nearly 65 years die on the same day

Posted Jan 19, 2020 5:15 PM

ARNOLD, Mo. (AP)-A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St. Louis-area nursing home.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Jack and Harriet Morrison's beds were placed next to each other, allowing them to hold hands.

Eighty-six-year-old Jack died first on Jan. 11. Eighty-three-year-old Harriet died later that day.

The couple went on their first date on Halloween of 1955. They married about six months later.

The couple's niece Sue Wagener called it a love story for the books.

Together, the couple ran and grew V-K Bus Lines while raising Wagener and their two sons. 

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Jan 19, 2020 5:15 PM
18-year-old shot at Texas high basketball school game dies

DALLAS (AP)-Police say an 18-year-old who was shot during a high school basketball game in Dallas has died.

A police news release says Marc Strickland died Friday at a hospital of injuries suffered in the Jan. 11 shooting inside a gymnasium during a game between Kimball and South Oak Cliff high schools.

Police say a 15-year-old boy who was charged with aggravated assault after surrendering to police the day after the shooting will now face a murder charge.

Police have said the shooting occurred during a fight near a concession stand. Officials say about 650 people were in the gym at the time.