February 25, 2017
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Rain: 7am to 7am:  .00"  Month: 2.28”  Year: 3.89"  |  Recorded temps:  High: 78 Low: 62
Local news stories
     Several years after Ford Motor Company was founded, the Model T hit the market in 1908. It captured what Henry Ford wanted for the everyday American – an affordable, reliable and efficient ...Read More
     A Viola man was killed in a one-vehicle accident Friday afternoon in Fulton County. According to the Arkansas State Police, 85-year-old Jearl Ford died as a result of the accident nearly five miles north of ...Read More
     Sheena Wainscott of Mountain Home was sentenced to three years in prison after admitting that she had violated the terms and conditions of her probation in three cases that had been filed against her in the past during a ...Read More
     The National FFA Organization has been celebrating National FFA Week giving its members an opportunity to educate the public about agriculture. The Mountain Home High School chapter has taken part in the celebration ...Read More
    Cotter High School Art Teacher Megan Benham has designed an updated look to the City’s “Welcome to Cotter” sign near Memory Lane. Thursday night Cotter City Council agreed to proceed with the new design. ...Read More
     Baxter County Jurors do not need to report Monday. Baxter County and Circuit Clerk Canda Reese says service for the current term of the jury pool is concluded and thanks jurors for their ...Read More
     Mountain Home police arrested a local man on a traffic violation Thursday after observing him switch seats with a female passenger while stopped at a red light. Mountain Home Police Chief Carry Manuel says 27 year old ...Read More
     A Mountain Home man with outstanding arrest warrants now faces felony charges following his arrest Thursday by Mountain Home Police during a stop for a traffic violation. Mountain Home Police Chief Carry Manuel says 36 ...Read More
     The Boone County Sheriff is notifying the public of a Level 3 registered sex offender residing in the county. The sheriff says Daren Dyess has moved to a residence on Arkansas Highway 7 North near South Lead ...Read More
      A concerned local listener of KTLO, Classic Hits 101.7 and The Boot called the station Friday to warn area residents of the newest phone scam circulating. He says he received a call from a Jennifer White with ...Read More
     Jana Brigman of Gamaliel pled guilty to a number of charges that have been filed against her in the past two years and was sentenced to 10 years probation and 90 days in one of the Community Corrections Centers in the state during a session of Baxter ...Read More
     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says an arrest has been made following an investigation into the theft of an Xbox 1 gaming device in early January. The sheriff says 26 year old Aaron Ray Ashworth of rural Mountain ...Read More
     The Baxter Bomb Squad revealed their Season 2017 Robot, Spectre, to the public Thursday night at a VIP dinner and public demonstration held at The Vada Sheid Development Center on the campus of ASU-Mountain Home. ...Read More
     A number of ordinances were tabled during the most recent Gassville City Council meeting in order to discuss future plans, four years in the making, for the City's sewer system. Improvements are finally on the way, ...Read More
     Two Pocahantas residents have been arrested in Horseshoe Bend on multiple felony drug charges after fleeing from Izard County sheriff's deputies. Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence says 29 year old Charles Allen Tharp ...Read More
     The Donald W. Reynolds Library will be hosting tea with Miss Arkansas Saturday afternoon from noon until 2 at the library.      Miss Arkansas, Savannah Skidmore, is a current student at the ...Read More
     Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says Travis Wade Smith, the subject of a manhunt Sunday wanted in connection with the burglary of Fred’s Fish House and the J. & J. Convenience Store in Baxter County, was arrested Thursday evening. Sheriff’s Investigators obtained leads Thursday afternoon indicating Smith was at a residence on Foster Drive in
ABC national news
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) -- A vehicle plowed into a crowd of people watching a parade in New Orleans, injuring more than 20 people, officials said.The crash occurred at the intersection of Orleans and Carrollton Avenue, where people were watching the Krewe of Endymion parade.New Orleans Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said one person is in custody and he is being investigated for driving while intoxicated, according to ABC affiliate WGNO-TV. He said police do not not suspect terrori
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) -- Police in New Orleans are investigating a crash in which a vehicle ran into a crowd of people at the intersection of Orleans and Carrollton Avenue.Initial reports show about a dozen people are in critical condition, according to the New Orleans Police Department.This is a developing story. Check back for more. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW ORLEANS) -- The New Orleans Police Departments says it is investigating a crash where a vehicle ran into a crowd of people at the intersection of Orleans and Carrollton Avenue. Initial reports show so far about a dozen people are in critical condition, police said.This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) --  An 8-year-old was fatally shot following a car crash in Houston, Texas, early Saturday morning.Three cars collided at an intersection near Sam Houston Parkway. The 8-year-old, traveling with the child's mother, survived the crash but was subsequently shot to death, officials told ABC owned-and-operated television station KTRK. This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
Metropolitan Police Department(WASHINGTON) -- Police in Washington, D.C., continue to investigate a late-night shooting Thursday involving two officers and a civilian that was captured on video and then posted to social media.During a news conference Friday, authorities said that around 10:42 p.m. Thursday, two uniformed officers in an unmarked car were responding to earlier reports of gunshots when they approached a man in the capital's Northeast section.Police Chief Peter Newsham on Friday ide
ABCNews.com(THONOTOSASSA, Fla.) -- Officials believe an early morning fire at a mosque in Florida was intentionally set, and the incident is being investigated as a hate crime.The Hillsbourgh County Fire Rescue received a call around 2:09 a.m. local time Friday about a fire at the Islamic Society of New Tampa in Thonotosassa. Firefighters put out the blaze and no one was hurt, though the building, commonly referred to as the New Tampa Mosque, suffered some property damage, officials said.Officia
Indiana State Police(DELPHI, Ind.) — Authorities investigating the slayings of two girls in Indiana have received over 1,900 tips since making an impassioned plea on Wednesday for people to come forward with information, a law enforcement source close to the investigation told ABC News Friday.The surge in tips followed the release of a new video clip retrieved from the cellphone of one of the victims, 14-year-old Liberty "Libby" German. When police played some audio from the clip at a news
iStock/Thinkstock(OLATHE, Kan.) — Authorities are investigating whether a triple shooting at a Kansas bar, which resulted in one death, was a hate crime.On Wednesday evening, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at Austin's Bar and Grill in Olathe, located about 20 miles southwest of Kansas City, said Olathe Police Chief Steven Menke.The suspect, Adam W. Purinton, was arrested in the early morning hours on Thursday in Clinton, Missouri and is being held on $2 million bond, said Jo
iStock/Thinkstock(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — A new poll gauging the public's feelings on the ongoing battle over healthcare finds continued displeasure with the current policy direction, but near record positive impressions of the Affordable Care Act.The tracking poll, conducted by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, finds 48 percent of its respondents had a very or somewhat favorable view of the legislation, commonly known as Obamacare, the highest level since September 2010, when 49 percen