October 6, 2015
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Rain: 7am to 7am: .00"  Month: .00”  Year: 45.29"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 61 Low: 54
Local news stories
   A boil water order has been issued for parts of the City of Flippin.    According to the City Water Department, the areas affected are Airport Road, Burris Lane, County Roads 980, 7029 North, 7017, 7021, 7016, 7020 ...Read More
Cummins Prison
    As Arkansas struggles to find a way to deal with its burgeoning prison population, Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says a lack of proper mental health facilities in the state only compounds the ...Read More
    A former Valley Springs teacher, 29-year-old Brittney Breedlove of Valley Springs, pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault at her arraignment in Boone County Circuit Court on ...Read More
Ozark County Times
    Former Lutie principal Stephen E. Fox has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana, according to the Ozark County Times.     The Times reports Fox provided a written guilty plea ...Read More
    Yellville resident Susann Crespino has announced her candidacy for the office of Marion County Collector.     Crespino has served as Payroll Clerk and Human Resources Administrator in the Marion County ...Read More
Boone Co. Sheriff
Glen Russel Froehlich
     Boone County Sheriff Mike Moore announced in a press conference Monday afternoon that 35-year-old Glen Russel Froehlich of Lead Hill has been charged with capital murder and other felonies in the shooting deaths of two ...Read More
     As part of the Listen at Lunch Program, Arkansas State University - Mountain Home will host poet Angie Macri for a poetry reading and discussion on Tuesday. The free event will be held in the Gaston Lobby, on the second ...Read More
     A Bull Shoals man was arrested on outstanding warrants Saturday after Bull Shoals police responded to a call of a suspicious person.      According to a news release from Bull Shoals Police ...Read More
     It was another succesful outing for the Mountain Home High School Marching Band Saturday. The band placed third overall with several additional awards at the Valhalla Marching Invitational held at Springfield Parkview ...Read More
    A 35-year-old Lead Hill man has been booked into the Boone County Detention Center on charges of Capital Murder, being a felon in possession of a firearm and committing a felony with a ...Read More
    Two Mountain Home residents were among six people injured in a two-vehicle crash in Saturday night Douglas County.     According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Jamie M. Royer suffered moderate ...Read More
    Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery got a chance last week to give his thoughts on prison overcrowding before the Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force in Little Rock.     The veteran Baxter County ...Read More
     Yellville resident, 45-year-old Shawn Johnson, was arrested Friday on both felony and misdemeanor charges of possession of controlled substances, as well as traffic offenses of careless driving and no eye protection ...Read More
     Baxter Regional Medical Center has announced Sarah Edwards has joined the hospital's administration staff as physician recruiter.      A graduate of Mountain Home High School, Edwards earned a ...Read More
    The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission will hold a public hearing at Harrison on October 19 to receive comments on a third-party proposal by the cities of Harrison and Yellville to change APC&EC Regulation 2, the ...Read More
     Four area men are among the 29 Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits who graduated recently from the Arkansas State Police 2015 Troop School. The four are 26 year old Russell A. Aiken of Mountain View who was assigned ...Read More
    Due to scheduling conflicts, the October meeting of the Baxter County Quorum Court has been changed from Tuesday to October 13. The Court will meet in the second-floor courtroom in the County Courthouse at 6 p.m. that ...Read More
     The monthly meeting of the Salesville Planning and Zoning Committee will be held Monday evening at 6 at Salesville City Hall. The meeting is open to the public.     WebReadyTM Powered by ...Read More
    Two people are dead from apparent gunshot wounds in Lead Hill, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Office.     According to the release, the Boone County Sheriff's Office responded ...Read More
ABC national news
Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The National Transportation Safety Board launched its go-team to Florida on Tuesday and will be joining the investigation into the sunken cargo ship, El Faro.The NTSB investigators will be hoping to gather any perishable evidence first, but they will also be looking at the logs, maintenance records and the fitness of crew and captain, just as they do in plane or train crashes, officials said on Tuesday.They also hope to recover the data recorder that was on b
Scott Olson/Getty Images(LANSING, Mich.) -- The sole winner of a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot has finally come forward to claim Michigan's second-largest win for lotteries in state history -- and her reaction was priceless.The winner, Julie Leach, 50, said she was still in "disbelief" -- adding that she told her boss that she doesn't need a raise before quitting her job at a fiberglass company."I don't know what to say. I'm just overwhelmed," she said during a news conference this morning.Le
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M) -- A United Airlines co-pilot lost consciousness mid-flight Tuesday morning, officials said.The plane, which was en route from Houston to San Francisco, was diverted to the Albuquerque International Sunport, where it landed safely at 8:20 a.m, airport spokesman Daniel Jiron said.The co-pilot was unconscious but stable, Jiron said.The incident comes just one day after an American Airlines pilot died mid-flight after experiencing a medical emergency, a
Sean Rayford/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — While rain has stopped falling in South Carolina, the deadly storm continues to bring devastation, with numerous dams breached and damage expected to top $1 billion.Numerous dams have been breached, bridges collapsed and hundreds of roads were inundated with floodwaters, causing emergency evacuations.President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for federal aid to help with recovery efforts, and more than 1,300 National Guard members have been depl
Design Pics/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has ordered at all flags in New Jersey be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday to mourn the victims of last week's shooting in Oregon.On Monday, Gov. Christie signed an Executive Order requiring all state buildings to fly flags at half-staff "in recognition of the lives and in mourning of the passing of the victims of the shootings at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon," according to a release from the office of the
San Francisco Police Department(SAN FRANCISCO) -- A San Francisco man said he saw his life flash before his eyes during a terrifying fight with an armed home invader in his garage -- grabbing the suspect's gun and slapping away his knife in an incident captured on stunning video footage.Bill Oxidean, a father of two, was in his garage when he says he was attacked by a man with a gun last Monday, he told ABC News on Monday."Suddenly I saw a guy walking up the street that didn't look good at all,"
Mario Tama/Getty Images(NORTHFIELD, Vt.) — An Amtrak passenger said he heard a "really heavy thud" as the train derailed over an embankment in Northfield, Vermont, Monday morning, sending seven people to the hospital."The car was shaking from side to side and I could tell something was going off the tracks," Ian Turpin, 24, from Brooklyn, New York, told ABC News.Then the train screeched to a halt, he said.Train 55 -- the Vermonter -- was traveling from Saint Albans, Vermont, to Washington,
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) -- An American Airlines pilot died mid-flight after experiencing a medical emergency Monday morning, airline officials said.The pilot, whose name and age were not released, was flying from Boston to Phoenix when the plane was forced to land in Syracuse, New York.There were 147 passengers on board with five crew members, including the pilot. An airline spokesperson confirmed the incident to ABC News and said it is "incredibly saddened" and is focusing o
Mario Tama/Getty Images(NORTHFIELD, Vt.) — An Amtrak passenger train derailed in Northfield, Vermont, this morning, Vermont State Police said.It's not immediately clear how many passengers are on board. Police and emergency crews are responding to the scene.This comes just five months after an Amtrak train derailed near Philadelphia, killing eight people. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
ABC News(ROSEBURG, Ore.) — A student who survived the deadly shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College by pretending to be dead told ABC News about the events on that fateful day.“I could hear everyone breathing hard and freaking out and crying,” Anastasia Boylan, 18, said. “And he [the gunman] asked everyone to move to the center of the classroom, so we all kind of army-crawled to the center.”Boylan said she didn’t think she was going to make it.&ld
SAMANTHA SIN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A lot of kids and families are in mourning following the sudden death of popular 13-year-old YouTube star Caleb Logan Bratayley.Caleb was the oldest of three siblings known as The Bratayleys. The kids grew up on camera, with the family posting videos every day for years on YouTube of the siblings taking trips, doing science projects, and goofing around. The channel has more than a million and a half subscribers.The family says Caleb died suddenly on Thu
iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The Coast Guard joined rescue efforts on Sunday near Charleston, South Carolina, as rain continued to fall on the area, part of a storm system causing flash flood emergencies and power outages along the East Coast.Gov. Nikki Haley said Sunday afternoon that the state was experiencing its worst rains "in 1,000 years," and urged residents to stay off the roads as conditions were "changing by the minute," with roads flooding and rivers at their highest levels
iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- The Coast Guard joined rescue efforts on Sunday near Charleston, South Carolina, as rain continued to fall on the area, part of a storm system causing flash flood emergencies and power outages along the East Coast.Gov. Nikki Haley said Sunday afternoon that the state was experiencing its worst rains "in 1,000 years," and urged residents to stay off the roads as conditions were "changing by the minute," with roads flooding and rivers at their highest levels
Carol McKinley/ABC News(ROSEBERG, Ore.) -- A Roseberg, Oregon, pastor whose daughter survived the Umpqua Community College shooting gave an impassioned sermon on Sunday, describing the horror unleashed in the school classroom."I want to tell of my family's hero," Pastor Randy Scroggins said to begin his sermon Sunday at a packed New Beginnings Church of God, telling the story of how his daughter, Lacey, 18, escaped being killed and the young man who likely saved her life.Scroggins appeared to be
WCIV-TV(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- No amount of rainfall or flooding in Charleston, South Carolina, could dampen the wedding plans of a Kansas City couple.Britney Mysinger and Jason Houdek had organized a Saturday wedding in Charleston, but as a major storm hit, they thought their plans were thwarted, according to ABC affiliate WCIV-TV. Police closed off access to the Charleston peninsula, forcing the officiant, photographers and make-up artists to back out.Even the groomsmen were stranded on the Isle