August 29, 2016
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Rain: 7am to 7am: .00"  Month: 6.51”  Year: 39.65"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 90 Low: 73
Local news stories
    Traffic is blocked in the West bound lane of Highway 62b in front of Pizza Hut. A truck was traveling and lost the load of lumber on the highway. The lane is shut down as crews are picking up the lumber. Be cautious when ...Read More
    Tracy Standridge, a former resident of Baxter County who now lists an address in Branson, has been arrested yet again in Baxter County. He is currently charged with felony fleeing and entered a not guilty plea to the charge ...Read More
     Attendance at Saturday's 3rd Annual Women's Expo, sponsored by Mountain Home Business and Professional Women, was estimated at over 350 with an additional 100 representatives from over 40 vendors, according to PBW member, ...Read More
     The Arkansas Department of Corrections is looking to ease the overcrowding issue in the state's prison system, a local facility could be affected. During last week's meeting, the Board of Corrections decided it would ...Read More
     During last week's session of the Marion County Quorum Court, it was announced the Marion County Quarry will receive new equipment. The court approved to provide $166,000 for the purchase of a new haul truck, but for ...Read More
Grayham pleads guilty to reduced charges, sentenced to 25 years      Nine months after being arrested in the double homicide of a Midway couple, Zach Grayham has admitted his role in the crime. During Thursday's session ...Read More
     Extra money could be going to clean up a Twin Lakes Area tire dump. According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission is working to change its solid-waste regulations ...Read More
     A light session of the Cotter City Council was highlighted by consideration of abandonment of an alley way.      The council did not take action on the possible abandonment. According to Mayor ...Read More
    Kristen N. Kanatzar II of Mountain Home now faces charges of fraudulently obtaining a credit card and faking court papers having to do with his divorce. He pled not guilty during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court ...Read More
    Rebecca Brown of Mountain Home was given seven years in prison, with five year of probation to follow during a session of Baxter County Circuit Court Thursday.     She entered a guilty plea to a number of ...Read More
         An Izard County woman has been named Arkansas' 2016-2017 state 4-H president, a position no other Izard Countian has held.      Mary Alice Cole previously served as ...Read More
    Boone County authorities continue to search for a Harrison man that hasn't been seen for two months. According to Sheriff Mike Moore, a reward is being offered in the search for 28-year-old Jeremy ...Read More
ABC national news
Twitter/Stephanie(PENSACOLA, Fla.) — After a Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida, was forced to make an emergency landing over the weekend in Pensacola, Florida, due to what the airline said was a mechanical issue, passengers shared their accounts of harrowing moments inside the plane."I literally thought that was it, that this is how I'm going out," said Kimberly Zetsch.Flight data showed that the plane descended from an altitude of 30,000 feet to 10,000 feet in
iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Reports of an active shooter caused a sense of chaos at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, bringing travel to a halt and causing delays to pile up into Monday morning.Passengers breached security doors and spilled out onto the airport tarmac at around 9 p.m. after word of a shooting threat spread.Fortunately, the report turned out to be a false alarm, but it caused 281 delays, two cancellations, and 27 flight diversions, according to LAX, wh
iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — An active-shooter alarm is causing a travel nightmare at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday evening.The Los Angeles Police Department is blaming the incident on noises that raised suspicions of a possible active shooter, but police now say there is no evidence of any shooting.Earlier on Sunday, police cleared several terminals of passengers and the airport temporarily halted incoming traffic.The airport now confirms that all terminals have been cle
Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson, announcing murder charges against two men on parole in the death of Nykea Aldridge, NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, said it was time to "get serious" about keeping violent criminals in jail."The gun offenders that choose to do this time and time again, we have to hold them accountable," Johnson said, referring to Darwin and Derren Sorrells, the men who were charged with the murd
iStock/Thinkstock(LAPLACE, La.) -- Two people are dead and 41 injured after a charter bus crashed into a pickup truck Sunday morning shortly after the truck sped on a slick roadway into a guardrail near LaPlace, Louisiana, according to Louisiana State Police.Louisiana State Police said they were on the scene with the St. John Baptist Fire Department investigating the pickup truck's minor injury accident when the bus crashed into three firemen standing near the scene.The three firemen, including
Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) -- Two brothers have been charged in connection with the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, a cousin of NBA star Dwayne Wade, in a case that has helped to shine a spotlight on the spate of gun violence in Chicago.Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, were both charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in the death of Aldridge.Aldridge, 32, was pushing a stroller on the city's South Side on Friday afternoon when two men exchanged gunfire n
Nykea Aldridge/Facebook(CHICAGO) -- Chicago police are questioning three individuals in connection with the fatal shooting Friday night of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge, a police spokesman confirmed to ABC News early Sunday morning.The mother-of-four was gunned down while pushing a stroller through Chicago's Parkway Gardens neighborhood on the South Side, when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, hitting her in the arm and the head.Aldridge, 32, was an innocent bystander and not the
WNEP-TV(LANSDALE, Pennsylvania) -- A young woman with Down syndrome whose reaction to learning she was going to college went viral in April is now ready to begin classes.Rachel Grace starts at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania on Monday. The student from Lansdale, Pennsylvania, looked into attending four schools and ultimately decided to attend ESU.Although she's an incoming freshman and has never lived on her own before, Grace said she's not nervous."My parents are but I'm not," Grace
Ben Harding/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) – The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals has allowed a lawsuit filed by grocery chain Trader Joe’s against a man who bought and resold its products at a mark-up to move forward. The suit involves a Canadian man who allegedly purchased nearly $350,000 worth of Trader Joe’s products in Washington state, and resold them for higher prices a storefront branded “Pirate Joe’s.” Trader Joe’s does not have stores in Can