Your Morning Brief: 5 things you need to know for today

Here are the top headlines in Kansas City for Monday, June 17, 2019:

Five Things You Need to Know

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — Immigration advocates are meeting with all four Kansas and Missouri senators this month to urge them to put the latest version of the Dream Act to a vote in the senate. <a href=”https://www.kctv5.com/news/immigration-groups-ask-kansas-missouri-senators-to-vote-on-new/article_a0dd6a2a-90e9-11e9-8f16-7fb5fcfaa750.html” target=”_blank”>(more)</a>

TRENTON, MO (KCTV) — A police officer is recovering after being shot during a prison transport. <a href=”https://www.kctv5.com/news/trenton-officer-recovering-after-being-shot-during-prison-transport/video_fe3e6514-2f0a-5f6d-9fd7-0132486596b2.html” target=”_blank”>(more)</a>

PEBBLE BEACH, CA (CNN) —American Gary Woodland won the 2019 United States Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links in California Sunday. <a href=”https://www.kctv5.com/news/gary-woodland-wins-th-us-open-his-first-major-title/article_7868beb3-6530-5464-8ea6-dedab2063273.html” target=”_blank”>(more)</a>

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (AP) — Martín Maldonado found a formal-yet-fun way to honor the dads in his life. <a href=”https://www.kctv5.com/sports/kansas_city_royals/maldonado-wears-father-s-day-tie-leads-royals-over-twins/article_688065b2-90ec-11e9-b680-d7799871c2ef.html” target=”_blank”>(more)</a>

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — Here is a list of fireworks, festivals and other Independence Day events in cities across the metro area. <a href=”https://www.kctv5.com/news/complete-list-of-th-of-july-firework-displays-in-your/article_c608e018-8eb9-11e9-97f2-fbf626b2ea04.html” target=”_blank”>(more)</a>

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Today’s Trending Story

(CNN) — Hundreds of divers donned their wetsuits and air tanks on Saturday to become the largest group to conduct an underwater cleanup. <a href=”https://www.kctv5.com/divers-collect-more-than-pounds-of-trash-at-florida-beach/article_5f4f879b-1a5a-51e2-a686-602b9476cd99.html” target=”_blank”>(more)</a>

Sports

Kansas City Royals (23-48, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Seattle Mariners (31-44, fifth in the AL West)

Seattle, WA; Monday, 9 p.m.