February 13, 2016
11:55 pm
Rain: 7am to 7am: .00"  Month: .28”  Year: 1.52"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 52  Low: 24
 
Local news stories
     After experiencing an interruption on Saturday, service was restored to users of Verizon communication in the Twin Lakes Area. The local outage began late Saturday morning, and service was repaired before two p.m. ...Read More
     Twin Lakes Area residents can expect cooler temperatures and dry weather Saturday morning, but that will change later Saturday night bringing a wintery mix to the area Valentine's Day, according to Jeff Hood, a ...Read More
    Arkansas congressional members U.S. Senator John Boozman and U.S. Representative Rick Crawford issued comments Friday on the announcement that the Community Based Outpatient Clinic provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans ...Read More
     John Ricks of Mountain Home was one of several people who changed their pleas during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday and were given prison time by Judge John Putman.      The ...Read More
    Less than six months since being sentenced for second-degree domestic battery against a 78-year-old female, 52-year-old Kenneth Charles Everett or Horseshoe Bend was charged Tuesday with second-degree domestic battery the same ...Read More
    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking Natural State residents to join birders across the country to record birdwatching results to help scientists discover trends and changes in migrations and ...Read More
    A Yellville man on parole faces new drug charges after he visited parole officials in possession of drugs and made an attempt to cheat a drug test.     According to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery, ...Read More
    KTLO's Bob Knight interviewed the candidates for the District 10 District Court judgeship this week on KTLO 97.9 FM.     District 10 will cover Baxter and Marion counties as recently passed legislation ...Read More
    Four Arkansas residents were injured in a pair of automobile accidents this week in Missouri.     61-year-old Billy R. Smith of Mountain View sustained minor injuries on Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash ...Read More
    The Schliemann Center for Women's Health Education at Baxter Regional Medical Center will host a Learning Session entitled "Look in My Eyes" on Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 2.     The program will feature ...Read More
ABC national news
JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has died at age 79, two law enforcement sources told ABC News.Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. said in a statement: "On behalf of the Court and retired Justices, I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away. He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues. His passing is a great loss to the Court and the country he so loyall
PennLive.com(FREDERICKSBURG, Pa.) -- A multi-vehicle crash, involving between 20 and 30 vehicles, has shut down traffic on a Pennsylvania interstate highway as some people are reported to be trapped inside their cars.A Pennsylvania State Trooper confirmed to ABC News that three people were killed in the crash.The crash has shut down Interstate 78 in the area of Fredricksburg and Route 22. According to PennLive, emergency crews are on the scene. Weather likely played a role in the crash, as snow
MattGush/iStock/Thinkstock(FREDERICKSBURG, Pa.) -- A multi-vehicle crash, involving between 20 and 30 vehicles, has shut down traffic on a Pennsylvania interstate highway as some people are reported to be trapped inside their cars.The crash has shut down Interstate 78 in the area of Fredricksburg and Route 22. According to PennLive, emergency crews are on the scene. Weather likely played a role in the crash, as snow was falling at the time. The Northeast is also dealing with frigid temperatures
iStock/Thinkstock(CEDARVILLE, Calif.) -- A 69-year-old Oregon man has two Nevada police officers to thank for saving his life after he was lost in the desert for a week. Philip Besanson said he was traveling from Arizona to Eugene, Oregon, when his truck broke down on a snow-covered road 50 miles north of Gerlach, Nevada on Feb. 5, according to the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office in Reno, Nevada. The man stayed with his vehicle and survived off of rationed canned food and water from the mel
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A major cold blast is hitting the Northeast and Midwest Saturday and forcing nearly 100 million people to deal with dangerous and possibly life-threatening wind chills. The polar air is already making its way eastward from the Midwest. The greater Chicago area could see wind chills Saturday as low as minus 20 degrees. In Wisconsin and Minnesota, there is a chance for wind chills as low minus 30 degrees below zero. A wind chill advisory has been issued for New York
ABCNews.com(COLUMBINE, Colo.) -- In a Diane Sawyer special edition of 20/20, she spoke with Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold. ABC News examined the impact and lessons from that tragic day that changed the nation. The numbers that follow are a part of a larger conversation about school violence and children in crisis:50 – The number of mass murders or attempted mass murders at a school since Columbine. (FBI records)141 – The number of people killed in a mass m
iStock/Thinkstock(GLENDALE, Ariz.) -- Two 15-year-old girls died after a shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, high school Friday morning, police said.Investigators said they found evidence at the scene leading them to believe that one girl took the life of the other before taking her own life, noting the investigation is still ongoing.The shooting was reported at Independence High School, about 12 miles outside of Phoenix. The two teenagers were shot just before 8 a.m. in an "isolated" area of campu
Hercules Police Department(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hundreds of thumbtacks have been found strewn across a California dog park on multiple occasions, apparently placed there intentionally to harm the pets that play in the park, police told ABC owned station KGO-TV in San Francisco.Dog owners began to notice the dangerous tacks at the Ohlone Dog Park in Hercules last month and collected enough to fill several sandwich bags, KGO-TV reported. But when they returned, more tacks had appeared."After we've go
ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The FBI knew the alleged suspect who attacked four people at a Columbus, Ohio restaurant with a machete on Thursday before fleeing.Columbus police shot and killed the suspect, 30-year-old local man Mohamed Barry, but said he had no criminal history and there was no known motive for the stabbings.Law enforcement sources tell ABC News that Barry, the man who Columbus Police shot and killed after a machete attack Thursday, was known to the FBI, but was not under full sca
iStock/Thinkstock(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- When a machete-wielding man launched an attack at an Ohio restaurant, injuring four, "complete chaos broke out," one survivor told ABC News Friday.Tracy - who did not want to use her last name - had just paid for her meal at the Nazareth Restaurant and Deli when she heard screaming, she said."I turned around. And there was a gentleman behind me, in front of the first booth, with two machetes in the air. One in each hand," she said. "And basically going down t
ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Police have identified a man who allegedly attacked four people at a Columbus, Ohio restaurant with a machete on Thursday before fleeing.Columbus police shot and killed the suspect, 30-year-old local man Mohamed Barry, but said he had no criminal history and there was no known motive for the stabbings.All victims who sustained wounds at the Nazareth Restaurant and Deli were expected to recover, Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs said.According to the Columbus Dispatch,
Meshach Babcock(NEW YORK) -- When a death-metal rocker in Oregon had his treasured biker vest stolen at a performance three years ago, not only did he think he would never wear it again, he certainly didn’t expect it might resurface on the other side of the country, in a Macy’s store-window display.“The whole thing is just really bizarre and awesome,” Meshach Babcock, 23, said.His good friend Nicholas Prom was on Instagram Saturday when he saw a photo of a vest in a New Y
iStock/Thinkstock(GLENDALE, Ariz.) – A double shooting at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, left two 15-year-old girls dead, according to Glendale police.Glendale Police Officer Tracey Breeden said in a news conference the department received a call of a shooting before 8am MST at the high school, about 12 miles outside of Phoenix.Police arrived on the scene and found the two female students dead in a covered patio area near the school.A weapon was also found at the scene, Gle
Stephanie Loving(GLEN ALLEN, Va.) -- Roses are red, violets are blue, with a last name like “Loving,” how can you not have a kissing booth? That’s exactly how Stephanie Loving, of Glen Allen, Virginia, feels, especially since her absolute favorite holiday is Valentine’s Day. “I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day. My last name was just the bonus,” Loving told ABC News. “As a child, opening up that bag at school and seeing what pretty Valentine&rs
iStock/Thinkstock(FLINT, Mich.) -- The office of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder released emails and corresponding documents upon request from state departments regarding the Flint water crisis.According to a statement released Friday by the governor’s office, the documentation represents requests made by the Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Treasury, Department of Technology, Management and Budget, and Department of Agriculture and Rura