Three Things You Need to Know on July 26th

July 26, 2019

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The Justice Department is announcing that it will reinstate the death penalty after nearly two decades. Attorney General Bill Barr ordered the death penalty related to five death-row inmates convicted of murder, and in some cases raping children and the elderly. The last federal execution occurred in 2003.  

The case of a pre-teen Greeley girl who had been missing since 1984 is coming to a tragic end.  Greeley Police have confirmed that remains found this week in Weld County belong to Jonelle Matthews.  They were located at an oil and gas site on Tuesday.  Twelve-year-old Matthews disappeared following a Christmas concert at a local middle school.  Police say anyone with information in the case should come forward. 

Woodstock 50 is on the move.  The festival will now be held in Maryland instead of New York.  The last-minute deal saves the show after a months of legal and permit battles.  Producers confirmed yesterday it will be held from August 16th to the 18th, almost exactly 50 years after the first Woodstock.