February 12, 2016
2:28 pm
Rain: 7am to 7am: .00"  Month: .28”  Year: 1.52"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 49  Low: 29
Local news stories
    The Community Based Outpatient Clinic provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Mountain Home will change hands.     One of 15 centers in the state, the Mountain Home office is part of the ...Read More
Terry Teeter
    The subject of whether to lower the $250,000 bond now set for Terry Teeter, who faces a number of charges -- including some related to a fatal car crash in mid-December -- was argued again in Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
    Danny Bobbitt, who was the subject of an extensive manhunt in Mountain Home early last year involving numerous law enforcement agencies, a dog tracking team from the state prison at Calico Rock and the Baxter County Sheriff's ...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
    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
    Residents of the Twin Lakes Area who saw smoke Wednesday evening and wondered where the fire was, now have an answer.     The smoke's origin is from a wildfire that is burning between Witts Spring and ...Read More
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have announced prescribed burns will be conducted on Corps' land surrounding Norfork and Bull Shoals ...Read More
    Mountain Home Public Schools celebrated National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), last week as a way to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional ...Read More
   The Baxter County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 60-year-old Mountain Home woman on charges related to the theft of narcotics from a woman she had been taking care of in her capacity as a nurse’s aid.    Sheriff ...Read More
     The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Level 2 Registered Sex Offender has changed addresses and moved to a new location in Baxter County.     According to a news release ...Read More
    A Missouri man who operated Rob's Auction Service in Mountain Home was arrested Wednesday afternoon on a bench warrant for theft, according to Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery.     41-year-old Robert ...Read More
ABC national news
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
iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Bundle up, East Coasters and Midwesterners: Dangerous wind chills are headed your way this weekend, as 19 states -- from North Dakota to North Carolina -- are under a wind chill warning. Here is a rundown of what to expect: New York CityThe Big Apple is one of the areas under a winter chill advisory, with a possible wind chill of negative 25 degrees. And those bone-chilling temperatures could be one for the record books: If NYC hits zero degrees this week
iStock/Thinkstock(GLENDALE, Ariz.) -- After a double shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, high school Friday morning, police said the incident was isolated and the school and neighborhood are now safe.The shooting was reported at Independence High School, about 12 miles outside of Phoenix. Two teenagers were shot just before 8 a.m. in an "isolated" area of campus, Glendale police said."This was not any sort of active shooter incident and there is no danger to the school or community at this time," p
rypson/iStock Editorial/ThinkStock(BOSTON) -- A fueling van hit a JetBlue plane with passengers onboard while the plane was at the gate.The van caused some damage and the plane is now out of service.JetBlue released a statement saying, "...a ground operations vehicle came into contact with the aircraft operating JetBlue flight #891 at Logan International Airport while it was parked at the gate. The aircraft is being inspected for damage, and customers on the flight from Boston to Tampa will be a
ABC News(NEW YORK) --  Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold, told ABC News' Diane Sawyer that when the Columbine tragedy happened, she couldn’t stop thinking about the victims and their families.“I just remember sitting there and reading about them, all these kids and the teacher,” Klebold said in an exclusive interview that will air in a special edition of “20/20” Friday at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.“And I keep thinking-- constantly thought
Ruskpp/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) --  British authorities, with help from the FBI, have arrested a teenager they believe is behind a series of cyberattacks targeting some of the highest officials in U.S. government, a source with knowledge of the matter told ABC News.Authorities are trying to determine whether others may also have been involved, the source said. The 16-year-old has not been named.For the past several months, a group calling itself “Crackas With Attitude” has be
Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Five people have been indicted Thursday in connection with a fatal March 2015 building explosion in Manhattan's East Village that left two people dead and more than 20 injured.Maria Hrynenko, 56, the building's owner; her son Michael Hyrnenko, 30; Athanasios Ioannidis, 59; and Dilber Kukic, 40, were charged with involuntary manslaughter in addition to other charges. Andrew Trombettas, 57, faces lesser charges. All of the defendants pleaded not guilty Thurs
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A New York City police officer was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, an unarmed man who police commissioner Bill Bratton said "just happened" to be in the dark stairwell when the officer fired his gun.The officer, Peter Liang, was convicted in Brooklyn Thursday. He was 18 months out of the police academy when he shot and killed Gurley in a dimly lit staircase in a public housing project in Brooklyn in November 2014.Prosec
Matt Mills McKnight/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The remaining four members of a militia group occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon surrendered to the FBI Thursday, one day after authorities moved into the property, ending the six-week standoff.The FBI said in a press release that the alleged occupiers, Sean Larry Anderson, Sandra Lynn Anderson, Jeff Wayne Banta and David Lee Fry, were bought into custody without incident. No one was injured and no shots were fired, the FB
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A major arctic outbreak could bring subzero temperatures to 65 million Americans this Valentine's Day weekend. Twenty states in the Midwest and Northeast are bracing for record cold and dangerous, possibly life-threatening wind chills.  A deep trough, or dip in the jet stream, in the eastern half of the country is allowing an arctic air mass to drop in from Canada, plummeting temperatures to below zero for many, with wind chills of 20 to 30 degrees below zero.Already T
Alex Wong/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- What happens when you put a presidential motorcade in the most congested city in America?"Obamajam," as it's dubbed by local media, the semi-annual traffic phenomenon that ensnares traffic-heavy Los Angeles when President Obama and his motorcade comes to town.President Obama will arrive in the Los Angeles area Thursday evening for a taping of the "Ellen DeGeneres Show" -- which will air Friday -- and a slew of Democratic Party fundraisers.In preparation, th
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The city of Ferguson, Missouri, particularly its police force, has been under the national spotlight since August 2014, when an officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown and sparked a national debate on race in America.Now the city is feeling heat from the federal government like never before, with the Justice Department announcing Wednesday that it was filing a lawsuit in U.S. court and urging a federal judge to force the city to revamp its police
Joe Raedle/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) --  An American Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport this morning due to a "mechanical problem," an LAX spokesperson has confirmed.American Airlines flight 564 -- an Airbus A319 with 125 passengers and five crew members, according to the airline -- departed San Jose, California, at 9:50 a.m. en route to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.A Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson tells ABC News the flig
Matt Mills McKnight/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Four members of a militia group occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon surrendered to the FBI Thursday, one day after authorities moved into the property.The FBI said in a press release that the four occupiers -- Sean Larry Anderson, Sandra Lynn Anderson, Jeff Wayne Banta and David Lee Fry -- were bought into custody without incident. No one was injured and no shots were fired, the FBI said.The night before, the occupiers anno