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  • Greensborough Village rezoning postponed at council meeting

    Greensborough Village rezoning postponed at council meeting

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:18:29 GMT
    Many expected the rezoning request for the Greensborough Village to get the green light at Jonesboro's city council meeting Tuesday night but the council tapped the brakes on the third and supposedly final reading of the request.
    Many expected the rezoning request for the Greensborough Village to get the green light at Jonesboro's city council meeting Tuesday night but the council tapped the brakes on the third and supposedly final reading of the request.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:22:21 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

    Emotions mount on final day of Scottish campaign

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-09-17 11:12:15 GMT
    Excitement and anxiety are mounting in Scotland on the final day of campaigning before an independence referendum.
    Excitement and anxiety are mounting in Scotland on the final day of campaigning before an independence referendum.
  • New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

    New IS video warns US over Iraq deployment

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-09-17 10:54:33 GMT
    The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
    The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
  • Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 4:39 AM EDT2014-09-17 08:39:02 GMT
    An Associated Press review finds that cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed.
    Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.
  • Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-09-17 08:13:17 GMT
    Adrian Peterson was back at Minnesota Vikings headquarters on Monday, and the first thing fullback Jerome Felton did when he saw his star running back was give him a high-five.
    After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that...
  • Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as US partners

    Dempsey: Half of Iraqi army not OK as US partners

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 1:37 AM EDT2014-09-17 05:37:01 GMT
    About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially...
    About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt...
  • Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

    Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:52:36 GMT
    Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old have disrupted another government meeting.
    Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old loudly disrupted another government meeting Tuesday, renewing calls to remove the county prosecutor...
  • Millage votes in Region 8

    Millage votes in Region 8

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:21 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:21:41 GMT

    Many voters had a chance to vote on millage increases on Tuesday night.

    Many voters had a chance to vote on millage increases on Tuesday night.

  • Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:02 PM EDT2014-09-17 03:02:21 GMT
    By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right...
    Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday in the hunt for a heavily armed survivalist suspected of ambushing two troopers as part of a deadly vendetta against...
  • Bono city patrolmen awarded Medal of Valor

    Bono city patrolmen awarded Medal of Valor

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-09-17 02:57:38 GMT

    Two Bono city patrolman went above and beyond their call of duty.


    Two Bono city patrolman went above and beyond their call of duty.



  • Family: Teen improving after police stun gun hits near heart

    Family: Teen improving after police stun gun hits near heart

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:38:34 GMT
    A teen who was hit near the heart by the probes of an Independence police officer's stun gun is improving after being placed in a medically induced coma, his family said Tuesday.
    A teen who was hit near the heart by the probes of an Independence police officer's stun gun is improving after being placed in a medically induced coma, his family said Tuesday.
  • The Food Bank of NEA needs your help

    The Food Bank of NEA needs your help

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:04:01 GMT
    The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas needs your help to win a grant.
    The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas needs your help to win a grant.

  • DARE program starting back up

    DARE program starting back up

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-09-16 23:56:02 GMT

    Kids are back in school and so are Jonesboro Police Officers with the DARE program.

    Kids are back in school and so are Jonesboro Police Officers with the DARE program.

  • Missouri boy, 12, accidentally hangs himself in back yard

    Missouri boy, 12, accidentally hangs himself in back yard

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:26:29 GMT
    Police report indicates the boy, Ethan Ivinson, was playing on a a child's "pumpkin" seat that was hanging by two ropes from a branch and become entangled.
    Police report indicates the boy, Ethan Ivinson, was playing on a a child's "pumpkin" seat that was hanging by two ropes from a branch and become entangled.
  • MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties runs into school cafeteria

    MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties runs into school cafeteria

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:41:22 GMT
    MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties, carrying bat caught trespassing at elementary school A woman wearing her bra and panties is accused of running into the cafeteria at Westside elementary school and
    A woman wearing her bra and panties is accused of running into the cafeteria at Westside elementary school and causing a bizarre disturbance just before more than a hundred children were due to come in for lunch.
  • Arkansas attorney general released from hospital

    Arkansas attorney general released from hospital

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:41:45 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.
  • Fewer U.S. teens using illegal drugs and alcohol, report finds

    Fewer U.S. teens using illegal drugs and alcohol, report finds

    Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report.
    Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report.
  • Money pours in from liquor stores to defeat AR alcohol amendment

    Money pours in from liquor stores to defeat AR alcohol amendment

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:08:46 GMT
    Money flowed like ice-cold beer into the coffers of one organization fighting to defeat the Arkansas alcohol amendment.
    Money flowed like ice-cold beer into the coffers of one organization fighting to defeat the Arkansas alcohol amendment.

  • Joan Rivers' doctor steps down in wake of star's death

    Joan Rivers' doctor steps down in wake of star's death

    The gastroenterologist who performed Joan Rivers' endoscopy has stepped down.
    The gastroenterologist who performed Joan Rivers' endoscopy has stepped down.
  • Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-09-17 05:12:02 GMT
    Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
    They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could do was flee.
  • Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-09-17 01:44:07 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to...
    President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis...
  • NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

    NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-09-16 23:02:23 GMT
    NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
    NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
  • Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:52:21 GMT
    A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the...
    Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning whether it is competent to guarantee the safety of...
  • Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:08:04 GMT
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ...
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ...
  • NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional 'sugar tax' on soda

    NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional 'sugar tax' on soda

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:49:35 GMT
    New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores statewide.
    New York's attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent "sugar tax" on soda.
  • 4 finalists named for Arkansas teacher of year

    4 finalists named for Arkansas teacher of year

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:46:59 GMT
    Instructors in the Bentonville, Greenbrier, Marion and Poyen school districts have been named finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.
    Instructors in the Bentonville, Greenbrier, Marion and Poyen school districts have been named finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.
  • Trivia Tuesday: Mid-South Fair's run in Memphis

    Trivia Tuesday: Mid-South Fair's run in Memphis

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:16:14 GMT
    (WMC) - For over a century, Memphians graced the Tri-State Fair — later called the Mid-South Fair — typically held from mid-September to early October. The first "Shelby County Fair" ran for two days in
    For over a century, Memphians dared rides, spectated various entertainment acts, and devoured food at the Tri-State Fair — later called the Mid-South Fair — once held from mid-September to early October in the Bluff City.
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  • NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional 'sugar tax' on soda

    NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional 'sugar tax' on soda

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:49:35 GMT
    New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12-packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores statewide.
    New York's attorney general has settled a false advertising investigation at Wal-Mart, saying some store personnel were citing a nonexistent "sugar tax" on soda.
  • 4 finalists named for Arkansas teacher of year

    4 finalists named for Arkansas teacher of year

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:46:59 GMT
    Instructors in the Bentonville, Greenbrier, Marion and Poyen school districts have been named finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.
    Instructors in the Bentonville, Greenbrier, Marion and Poyen school districts have been named finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.
  • Arkansas attorney general released from hospital

    Arkansas attorney general released from hospital

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:41:45 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.
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  • A-State Baseball’s Aspegren Named to Baseball America Prospect List

    A-State Baseball’s Aspegren Named to Baseball America Prospect List

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:03:52 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (ASU) – Arkansas State junior pitcher Austin Aspegren was named as the ninth-ranked prospect from the MINK League as part of Baseball America's top prospects from summers leagues and Team USA the website announced Tuesday morning.Aspegren is entering his first season with the Red Wolves after transferring from Garden City Community College where he made 27 appearances with a 2-0 record and registered four saves. He had a 3.12 ERA in 26 innings of work and also struck out 26 all ...
    JONESBORO, AR (ASU) – Arkansas State junior pitcher Austin Aspegren was named as the ninth-ranked prospect from the MINK League as part of Baseball America's top prospects from summers leagues and Team USA the website announced Tuesday morning.Aspegren is entering his first season with the Red Wolves after transferring from Garden City Community College where he made 27 appearances with a 2-0 record and registered four saves. He had a 3.12 ERA in 26 innings of work and also struck out 26 all ...
  • A-State Men’s Golf Finishes Seventh at Memphis Intercollegiate

    A-State Men’s Golf Finishes Seventh at Memphis Intercollegiate

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:54:22 GMT
    MEMPHIS, TN (ASU) – The Arkansas State men's golf team registered a seventh-place finish in the Memphis Intercollegiate after completing the final round of competition at the Colonial Country Club Tuesday with a combined score of 888.The Red Wolves shot a final-round 303 to fall to seventh place after finishing Monday's first two rounds in a tie for fourth with a score of 585. Petter Salqvist recorded A-State's best round of the day with a 72 and shot a team best 219 (75-72-72) to finish in a...
    MEMPHIS, TN (ASU) – The Arkansas State men's golf team registered a seventh-place finish in the Memphis Intercollegiate after completing the final round of competition at the Colonial Country Club Tuesday with a combined score of 888.The Red Wolves shot a final-round 303 to fall to seventh place after finishing Monday's first two rounds in a tie for fourth with a score of 585. Petter Salqvist recorded A-State's best round of the day with a 72 and shot a team best 219 (75-72-72) to finish in a...
  • Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:08:04 GMT
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ...
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ...
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  • Puna lava flow front widens to 100 yards, continues towards Pahoa

    Puna lava flow front widens to 100 yards, continues towards Pahoa

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 6:39 AM EDT2014-09-17 10:39:41 GMT
    The Puna lava flow has advanced forward another 270 yards since Monday, and according to officials the active edge of the surface flow is making its way through the northwest corner of Kaohe Homesteads across a vacant parcel.
    The Puna lava flow has advanced forward another 270 yards since Monday, and according to officials the active edge of the surface flow is making its way through the northwest corner of Kaohe Homesteads across a vacant parcel.
  • MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties runs into school cafeteria

    MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties runs into school cafeteria

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 21:41:22 GMT
    MPD: Woman wearing bra and panties, carrying bat caught trespassing at elementary school A woman wearing her bra and panties is accused of running into the cafeteria at Westside elementary school and
    A woman wearing her bra and panties is accused of running into the cafeteria at Westside elementary school and causing a bizarre disturbance just before more than a hundred children were due to come in for lunch.
  • Oops! Wrong number: scam artist dials sheriff's deputy

    Oops! Wrong number: scam artist dials sheriff's deputy

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:39:50 GMT
    The man on the other end of the line claimed he was a Publishers Clearing House representative and that Dustin Norwood had won $2.5 million dollars and a 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class automobile. What the caller did not know is Norwood is a deputy with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.
    The man on the other end of the line claimed he was a Publishers Clearing House representative and that Dustin Norwood had won $2.5 million dollars and a 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class automobile. What the caller did not know is Norwood is a deputy with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

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