March 5, 2015
12:41 pm
RAIN:  7AM to 7AM:  .00"    Month:  1.15”    Year:  7.18"   |  TEMPS:  High: 35  Low: 18
Local news stories
     Wednesday night roads were nearly impassable in some places with more than six inches of snow. But thanks to hard work on the part of city, county, and state road crews, with a little help from Thursday's sunny skies, ...Read More
     The Mountain Home City Council is scheduled to meet Thursday evening at 6 in council chambers of the municipal building in Mountain Home. On the evenings agenda following financial and committee reports are the council ...Read More
    Road conditons are hazardous Thursday morning after Winter Storm Thor dropped 6.5 inches of snow and sleet on the Twin Lakes Area.     According to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation ...Read More
     Personnel issues dominated the busy agenda of the Norfork School Board when they met in regular session Monday night. Superintendent Mike Seay has details of the meeting. Listen: right-click to download ...Read More
     A Mountain Home woman is being held in the Baxter County jail on $100,000 bond after being arrested by a Baxter County Sheriff's deputy after she was found slumped over the steering wheel of a parked ...Read More
        A Bull Shoals woman has been released from the Marion County Detention Center following her arrest for bringing prohibited articles into the jail. Sgt. Mike Tramell of the Bull Shoals police department says ...Read More
    The Baxter-Marion Rural Water Association #1 Board of Directors will meet on Thursday evening at 6 at the Oakland Community Center in Oakland.     All members and the general public are welcome to ...Read More
      They are calling it Winter Storm Thor and it is dropping the hammer all across the area. More than 3 inches of snow had already fallen by 4:30 Wednesday at the KTLO, Classic Hits, and The Boot studios. ...Read More
     It was a harrowing chase that involved Arkansas State Police, Stone County Sheriff's deputies, and Mountain View Police officers across snow covered Highway 5 South and finally ended in downtown Calico Rock with no one ...Read More
      Roads across northern Arkansas and southern Missouri are treacherous as of 5 p.m. Wednesday. Emergency personnel report all major roads as well as county and rural roads, city streets, and parking lots are covered ...Read More
    While it may be late arriving, Wednesday's anticipated winter storm will pack a punch for the Twin lakes Area.     Most of Arkansas and South Central Missouri are under a Winter Storm Warning. National ...Read More
     Gil Losurdo, chairman of the Baxter County Planning Board, told member of the Quorum Court Tuesday that his group was looking into the possibility of having a building inspection process in the county to ensure that ...Read More
     Recent winter weather across the region forced the cancellations of many American Red Cross blood drives and the organization is asking for help to replenish the blood supply.      Danielle Ray ...Read More
ABC national news
Brown Family / Facebook(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- Lawyers for the family of Michael Brown announced on Thursday that they will file a civil suit for the teen's death.At a news conference, the attorneys for the Brown family confirmed that the city of Ferguson, Missouri and former police officer, Darren Wilson, would be named in the suit. They did not say when exactly the suit would be filed.Brown was fatally shot by Wilson last August, sparking numerous protests in Ferguson."We believe that there were ot
ABC News(PHOENIX) -- The jury could not reach an unanimous verdict in the sentencing of convicted killer Jodi Arias and the judge declared a mistrial.The verdict, announced Thursday, comes after a second jury considered her case because the first jury, which convicted her of murder two years ago, could not agree on whether to sentence her to death.Arias was found guilty in May 2013 for killing her on again-off again boyfriend Travis Alexander after a lengthy trial.Her first case gained national
@KristinaGrossmann/Instagram(NEW YORK) -- A plane skidded off a runway at New York’s LaGuardia Airport while trying to land during a winter storm Thursday, but initially there were no reports of injuries.Delta Flight 1086, an MD-88 on a route from Atlanta to New York, skidded off runway 13, the Federal Aviation Administration reported.This story is developing. Check back for updates...Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){j
iStock/Thinkstock(UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas) -- A Texas fraternity at Southern Methodist University was placed on indefinite suspension amid a neighbor’s claims that students have been harassing him for months, a fraternity official said.Tim O’Connell said he and his wife have faced problems after complaining about the students’ noise. The couple’s security cameras appear to capture their neighbors urinating on their property, writing obscenities in the snow and throwing wha
@oh2preshus/Twitter(ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky.) -- Many Kentucky drivers on Wednesday spent the snowy evening in their cars, counting down 12 hours or more via Twitter and foraging for food, after two serious accidents on a major interstate.The state police estimated the backup to be 20 miles long.Because of a steep hill that police say is almost impossible to climb in the heavy snowstorm, the biggest backup is in the southbound lane of I-65, four miles north of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Another backup o
FBI(BOSTON) — The trial of alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev enters its second day Thursday, but the defense has already made a curiously blunt admission: "It was him."One of the first things Tsarnaev's attorney Judy Clarke told the court Wednesday was that he was responsible for the "senseless, horrific, misguided acts." The defense would only contest the "why" of it all, she said, indicating it was Tsarnaev's late older brother, Tamerlan, who pushed her client down the dar
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- In the hit cult film, Mean Girls, the Burn Book was all the rage. Now, it’s a cellphone app that’s going viral in schools across the nation.Akin to a local Twitter without the Twitter handles, the Burnbook app lets students find and click on their school and post anonymous comments about anything or anyone.The app's "terms of service" page on its website clearly states users, "May not use the service to transmit content that is hateful, abusive or other
ABC News(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- Opening statements in the North Carolina trial of Jonathan Broyhill focused on the suspect’s mental state, with defense attorneys arguing Broyhill was only interested in killing himself, not his best friend’s wife, political strategist Jamie Hahn in April 2013.“Something snapped...This case is a tragedy,” defense attorney Caroline Elliot told jurors Wednesday. “It is a tragedy commuted by a sick person who was ready to end his own life. Th
FBI(BOSTON) — The defense team for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a stunning admission at the beginning of the accused Boston Marathon bomber’s trial Wednesday: “It was him.”“We’re all going to come face to face with unbearable grief, loss and pain caused by a series of senseless, horribly misguided acts carried out by two brothers, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, 19-year-old Dzhokhar,” defense attorney Judy Clarke told the court. “W
WTVD-TV(WILSON COUNTY, N.C.) -- Police suspect that the alleged armed robbery of a truck transporting bars of gold in North Carolina was an inside job as more details about the highway heist have emerged, according to a search warrant application that was obtained by ABC News. Three suspects allegedly stole $4.8 million worth of gold after one of the two armed guards -- the driver and another man, both inside the truck's cabin -- said that he felt sick and prompted the driver to pull over, Wilso
Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(DENVER) -- Passengers on US Airways Flight 445 from Charlotte were told to evacuate the plane as soon as it landed at Denver International Airport on Wednesday, authorities said.“The flight did have a smoke smell in cockpit. Evacuation slides deployed as plane was on the ground. Passengers were evacuated and bussed to concourse,” said Stacey Stegman, a spokeswoman for Denver International Airport, told ABC News.While only one person was injured
Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(YELLOWSTONE, Wyo.) -- An American bison being trailed by cars inside Yellowstone National Park took its anger out on a parked SUV in its path, ramming into the car that had two passengers inside. Tom Carter, a 60-year-old attorney from Texas, was sitting inside a Nissan Xterra with his friend, Suzie Hollingsworth, a Yellowstone tour guide, when they saw a group of bison approaching them head-on. Carter pulled out his phone just in time to record a video of the bison
iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- After a four-month investigation, authorities said on Wednesday that the driver of a city bus who police said fell asleep at the wheel and then slammed into eight vehicles in suburban Detroit will be charged.The 65-year-old driver, whose name has not been released, faces a charge of a 93-day misdemeanor, a moving violation causing serious impairment of bodily function. The driver was expected to turn himself in and be arraigned Wednesday afternoon.Police said in Oct
Brown Family / Facebook(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that former Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in the death of Michael Brown."There is no evidence upon which prosecutors can rely to disprove Wilson's stated subjective belief that he feared for his safety," the DOJ criminal report said.According to the report, Wilson "saw Brown reach his right hand under his t-shirt into what appeared to be his waistband."Accounts that Brown
Thomas Cordova/Daily Breeze(LOS ANGELES) — A girls' high school basketball team won't be penalized because it wore pink letters and numbers on its jerseys to support breast cancer awareness. But the coach is banned for the rest of the season.Nathaniel Narbonne High School's team in the Harbor City area of Los Angeles appealed a decision that forced it to forfeit a 57-52 playoff win on Saturday against View Park Preparatory Accelerated Charter High School because the pink on the uniforms wa