August 5, 2015
1:25 am
Rain: 7am to 7am: .00"  Month: .00”   Year: 39.57"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 93  Low: 71
Local news stories
     A spokesman for the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration says an investigation has been opened into a fatal accident at a northern Arkansas plant.      Harrison Police Chief ...Read More
    Fulton County authorities found a decomposed body in a wooded area near Viola on Sunday.     According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Fulton County Sheriff Buck Foley said authorities have sent the body ...Read More
     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says the shooting deaths of a Baxter County man and woman, 57-year-old Terry C. Mills and 47-year-old Sandra Christine Douglas, in late July has been determined as a murder-suicide by ...Read More
     Honey bees are one of man's favorite insects for the sweet honey they produce that people love to eat. But for James Rhein of Mountain Home, bees are truly a passion. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
    The Baxter County Quorum Court will meet in regular session Tuesday evening at 6 in the second floor courtroom of the courthouse.     A number of ordinances are on the meeting's agenda under new business ...Read More
        A Yellville man was arrested by Flippin Police Sunday on felony charges of possession of a firearm by a felon. Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith says 59-year-old Zara Hunter is being held in the Marion ...Read More
         A Flippin woman is being held in the Marion County jail on felony charges of aggravated assault following a stabbing incident Saturday. Flippin Police Chief Dusty Smith says 35-year-old Jaela ...Read More
        A 61-year-old convicted felon offered a ride to a Mountain Home couple, which led to the kidnap and rape of a 39-year-old woman late Friday night.     Ronald K. ...Read More
        A late night incident where shots were fired inside a home on Wilderness Point Road in Henderson led to the arrest of a Mountain Home man. ...Read More
     The Auxiliary Services Department at Mountain Home Public Schools is working to make sure all the district's facilities are ready for students to return in less than two weeks.      Director of ...Read More
    If you'’re noticing more wasps around your home, you’'re definitely not alone. Twin Lakes Area residents are seeing an increase in the sometimes troubling insects.     Local beekeeper James Rhein, who is a ...Read More
     Clint Douglas Sigmin of Gassville made a first appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and entered a not guilty plea to a long string of drug-related charges.      According to court ...Read More
    An industrial accident at the Claridge plant in Harrison resulted in the death of 59-year-old Marvin Estes.     According to KY3 in Springfield, Harrison Police Chief Paul Woodruff says Estes' right leg ...Read More
    Norfork's Arrie Goforth Elementary will have open registration for new students entering kindergarten through sixth grade on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents need to bring current shot records, social security card, ...Read More
    The Marion County Quorum Court has slated a special meeting for Tuesday evening at 6 to declare two vacancies in office, and have a presentation from the bonding company. WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI ...Read More
    The next "Try Something New Night" at the Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County is set for Tuesday evening from 6 to 7:30 and will feature photo editing as the topic.     Participants can bring ...Read More
    Bull Shoals-White River State Park will be hosting a Women's Outdoor Weekend Friday, October 2 through Sunday, October 4. During the three-day, two-night workshop, participants will attend different sessions on Basic Camping ...Read More
ABC national news
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction(MANSFIELD, Ohio) -- A prison brawl in Ohio was sparked in an unusual way -- after a drone flew over the yard and dropped drugs and other contraband, according to an incident report.The mayhem broke out on July 29 just after 2:30 p.m. at Mansfield Correctional Institution in Mansfield, Ohio.According to the report, surveillance footage showed a drone that "passed over the recreation yards immediately before the fight began."The drone dropped a pack
WABC-TV(NEW YORK) -- A giant sinkhole opened up in New York Tuesday morning, swallowing an intersection in Brooklyn in an event that was caught on surveillance tape.The estimated 20-by-20-foot hole formed around 7 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street, ABC News affiliate WABC-TV reported.“It appears to be some sort of water leak that undermined the road, washed away the earth and that’s why the street gave way,” FDNY Deputy Chief Peter Leicht told WABC-TV.The surveillance footag
iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) -- San Francisco police say a woman was allegedly caught on tape stealing more than $35,000 in valuables from a home that she had rented through the website Airbnb.Police released a home security video that they say shows Jana Dominquez, 27, breaking into a locked closet, snooping around and going through files and other belongings."The victim provided SFPD a copy of the video surveillance to her apartment which clearly shows the suspect entering the locked upsta
WTAE-TV(AMBRIDGE, Pa.) -- Surveillance video from an Ambridge, Pennsylvania, woman's home caught the bumper-to-bumper mayhem that ensued after a garbage truck with no one behind the wheel started rolling down the street and crashing into parked cars as workers chased it.The chaos began last Friday morning after the truck's driver stepped out and walked about 10 feet away to speak to his supervisor, according to a report the New Brighton Area Police Department sent to ABC News.The brakes then "di
iStock/Thinkstock(HEMET, Calif.) -- A motorist stole a man's car during a road rage incident in Southern California last week, mowed him down and left him lying in a street unable to move, according to police.The City of Hemet Police recently released witness video that caught the horrifying moment last Friday, when the 53-year-old victim was tossed into the air after the suspect drove down the street "at a high rate of speed" and struck him, police said.It was not immediately clear what sparked
ABC News(LANCASTER, N.H.) -- Heidi Medeiros was enjoying the circus with her young son in Lancaster, New Hampshire, Monday evening, when a rainstorm suddenly turned deadly, and she was desperate to get her 3-year-old away from the chaos."We’re all looking, thinking, it’s just a rainstorm, no big deal," Medeiros said via Skype.She had taken her son, Jax, to Monday's circus to celebrate his upcoming fourth birthday."Then all of a sudden it just went completely dark inside and we see th
Tibrina Hobson/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Star Trek icon Nichelle Nichols revealed Monday during a Reddit AMA that she will be involved in an upcoming NASA mission."In September, I’m traveling on a NASA SOFIA flight, a second generation Airborn Observatory, which I am honored to have been invited too," she told fans before her "Ask Me Anything" began.SOFIA stands for Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, where Nichols will be part of the crew in the aircraft that will study Ea
iStock/Thinkstock(SUNNYVALE, Calif.) — Two police officers saved a man from being hit from an oncoming train and the dramatic rescue was all caught on video.Dep. Lance Whitted, from the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office, pulled a driver to safety Monday night, just seconds before a commuter train came down the tracks in Sunnyvale, California.His partner, Dep. Erik Rueppel, tried to buy Whitted more time as he waved for the oncoming train to slow down, ABC News affiliate KGO reported.
David Livingston/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Even after a trip to the moon, Buzz Aldrin still had to clear customs.The American astronaut has been sharing some of his travel documents from his 1969 moon landing mission. While some of the information on the forms is routine, other areas yield surprising insights about Aldrin's historic trip.Signing a customs form in Hawaii, Aldrin and fellow crew members Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins, claimed moon dust samples and moon rocks as the souvenirs f
iStock/Thinkstock(KENTON COUNTY, Ky.) — A deputy sheriff in Kentucky allegedly violated the rights of two children with disabilities by handcuffing them as a means of punishment, according to a federal lawsuit.Kenton County Deputy Sheriff Kevin Sumner and Sheriff Chuck Korzenborn are named in the lawsuit, which was filed Monday in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. The Kenton County Sheriff’s Department says it will not comment until it reviews the lawsuit.The
iStock/Thinkstock(LANCASTER, N.H.) -- A deadly circus tent collapse for a New Hampshire fairground.A circus tent collapsed at the Lancaster, New Hampshire fairgrounds on Monday night killing two and seriously injuring 15. Around 250 people were inside the tent during the time of the collapse.After reports for severe thunderstorms in the area, high winds reportedly knocked over the tent during a circus performance.New Hampshire Department of Safety Public Information Officer Mike Todd said the Em
Angel Canales/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Every year, a group of airmen from the New York Air National Guard embark on a unique mission to support science.Since the mid-1970’s the 109th Airlift Wing has supported scientists logistically from around the world and brought them to remote locations in Greenland and Antarctica to conduct climate change research.All of this is possible with a very special aircraft, the Lockheed LC-130, the largest plane in the world, which can land in snow and ice bec
iStock/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The man who is accused of killing a cop in Memphis this weekend is now in custody according to the Shelby County Sheriff.Here is a closer look at how the original incident unfolded:THE TRAFFIC STOP:Saturday night, Memphis police officer Sean Bolton saw an illegally parked 2002 Mercedes-Benz, police said.Bolton pulled in front of the car and shined his spotlight inside.Bolton then went up to the car, where he engaged in a "brief struggle" with the car's passen
ABC News(CENTENNIAL, Colo.) -- The jury in the sentencing phase of the James Holmes murder trial decided Monday that aggravating factors outweigh mitigating factors.This means the sentencing phase of the trial will continue and the death penalty remains on the table.Last month, Holmes was convicted of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado on July 20, 2012.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
iStock/Thinkstock(BALTIMORE) -- Federal agents have joined with Baltimore police as part of a wide-reaching effort to curb the recent violence that one expert says appears to be modeled on Los Angeles’ response to the 1992 riots.The effort, launched on Monday, involves personnel from the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Secret Service, with two agents from each agency directly embedding with