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  • Pocahontas woman turns 107

    Pocahontas woman turns 107

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:52:08 GMT
    It was a special day for Marie Davis. She celebrated her 107th birthday with family and friends at the Stonebridge Nursing Home.
    It was a special day for Marie Davis. She celebrated her 107th birthday with family and friends at the Stonebridge Nursing Home.
  • Free medical services offered to east Arkansas residents

    Free medical services offered to east Arkansas residents

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:33:39 GMT
    Members of the Delta Regional Authority and representatives of Senators John Boozman and Mark Pryor will tour free military health clinics in east Arkansas on Monday, according to a release.
    Members of the Delta Regional Authority and representatives of Senators John Boozman and Mark Pryor will tour free military health clinics in east Arkansas on Monday, according to a release.
  • Jonesboro woman leaves 2 babies home alone, arrested

    Jonesboro woman leaves 2 babies home alone, arrested

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:01:10 GMT
    Sharonda Tierre Lopez (Source: Craighead County Jail)Sharonda Tierre Lopez (Source: Craighead County Jail)
    A Jonesboro woman faces felony charges after she left her small children alone at home Saturday morning. 
    A Jonesboro woman faces felony charges after she left her small children alone at home Saturday morning. 
  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:54:36 GMT
    Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.
    A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
  • Three die in Region 8 crash

    Three die in Region 8 crash

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:52:35 GMT
    Three Central Arkansas residents died in car accident in Region 8 Saturday.
    Three Central Arkansas residents died in car accident in Region 8 Saturday.
  • UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

    UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:03:11 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council has agreed on a statement calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza fighting between Israel and Hamas and is meeting at midnight to adopt it.
    The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it.
  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:15:44 GMT
    Palestinian militants have launched a big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering a unilateral cease-fire.
    Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
  • The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

    The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:45 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:45:53 GMT
    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:45:33 GMT
    A health official says a senior doctor working at Liberia's largest hospital has died of Ebola.
    One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an...
  • It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

    It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy for record 5th time

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:04:44 GMT
    With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.
    With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.
  • Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Sunday, July 27 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 22:00:18 GMT
    Dutch police are traveling to the scene of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine to secure the site, which investigators complain has already been compromised.
    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
  • Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

    Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:45:19 GMT
    Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.
    Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue - allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.
  • Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

    Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-07-27 16:24:29 GMT
    The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has completed its final journey.
    The shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner completed its final journey, reaching Genoa on Sunday where it will be scrapped.
  • Oldest female WWII veteran, 108 years old, honored at DC memorials

    Oldest female WWII veteran, 108 years old, honored at DC memorials

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:29 AM EDT2014-07-27 05:29:40 GMT

    Lucy Coffey joined the Army, or the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, in 1943, just a month shy of her 37th birthday. 

    Lucy Coffey joined the Army, or the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, in 1943, just a month shy of her 37th birthday. 

  • Cops: 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times Square

    Cops: 'Spider-Man' slugged officer in Times Square

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:26 AM EDT2014-07-27 05:26:25 GMT
    His spidey senses must have been off.
    A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square.
  • American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

    American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:43 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:43:36 GMT
    An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.
    An American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said Saturday.
  • Nettleton alumni say goodbye to old high school

    Nettleton alumni say goodbye to old high school

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:00:13 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Alumni from Nettleton High School walked the halls of the Annex building Saturday one last time. The Nettleton High School Annex Building has been there for nearly 63 years but it hasn't always been the Annex. From 1951 to 1968 the building was the Nettleton High School people like Danny Honnoll remember. “I can walk in the hallways and in my mind remember the old class pictures on the wall. I remember what teacher was in which room and the classes I took. It will be a ...
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Alumni from Nettleton High School walked the halls of the Annex building Saturday one last time. The Nettleton High School Annex Building has been there for nearly 63 years but it hasn't always been the Annex. From 1951 to 1968 the building was the Nettleton High School people like Danny Honnoll remember. “I can walk in the hallways and in my mind remember the old class pictures on the wall. I remember what teacher was in which room and the classes I took. It will be a ...
  • Green Party candidate explains why he wants U.S. Senate seat

    Green Party candidate explains why he wants U.S. Senate seat

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:38:26 GMT
    The Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Mark Swaney, said he has a number of issues that differ from his Democratic and Republican opponents.
    The Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate, Mark Swaney, said he has a number of issues that differ from his Democratic and Republican opponents.
  • Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    Fast food workers vow civil disobedience

    Saturday, July 26 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-07-27 00:07:26 GMT
    Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience.
    Comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement, fast food workers from across the country voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience.
  • Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

    Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

    Saturday, July 26 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-26 21:43:51 GMT
    Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday in hopes of retaking the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.
    Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.
  • Obama prods GOP on border issue, cites progress

    Obama prods GOP on border issue, cites progress

    Saturday, July 26 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-26 21:22:02 GMT
    With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that...
    With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America.
  • Your Week in Viral Videos: 'Everything is great'

    Your Week in Viral Videos: 'Everything is great'

    Saturday, July 26 2014 4:03 PM EDT2014-07-26 20:03:43 GMT

    No vacation ever really goes the way you think it will and despite how much you want to escape work, sometimes your boss shows up on the beach while you’re dancing with your friends and fires you because you weren’t supposed to be taking a vacation in the first place.

    No vacation ever really goes the way you think it will and despite how much you want to escape work, sometimes your boss shows up on the beach while you’re dancing with your friends and fires you because you weren’t supposed to be taking a vacation in the first place.

  • Get your wallet ready - Back-to-school shopping is almost here

    Get your wallet ready - Back-to-school shopping is almost here

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:00:12 GMT
     Two-thirds of surveyed will start at least three weeks ahead of the first day of school, some as far out as two months.
     Two-thirds of surveyed will start at least three weeks ahead of the first day of school, some as far out as two months.
  • Workers could see wages increase this year

    Workers could see wages increase this year

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:00:22 GMT

    Economists surveyed businesses, who state they have more money in the bank, yet wages have not kept up with inflation.

    Economists surveyed businesses, who state they have more money in the bank, yet wages have not kept up with inflation.

  • Keep your skin looking healthy without breaking the bank

    Keep your skin looking healthy without breaking the bank

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-07-27 13:00:24 GMT
    Some common sense and a little pampering can keep your skin looking youthful. 
    Some common sense and a little pampering can keep your skin looking youthful. 
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  • Andrew's Sunday Evening Forecast

    Andrew's Sunday Evening Forecast

    Andrew's Sunday Evening Forecast

    As we move into tonight storms will fade away and temperatures will drop as a cold front moves through the area.  Temperatures on Monday will get to the mid 80s with a partly cloudy sky.  drier weather continues through Wednesday when we will start seeing slim chances for afternoon showers.  Enjoy the cooler weather this week!
    As we move into tonight storms will fade away and temperatures will drop as a cold front moves through the area.  Temperatures on Monday will get to the mid 80s with a partly cloudy sky.  drier weather continues through Wednesday when we will start seeing slim chances for afternoon showers.  Enjoy the cooler weather this week!
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  • Region 8 man arrested with explosive device

    Region 8 man arrested with explosive device

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:06:16 GMT
    A Paragould man was arrested for possession of an explosive device.
    A Paragould man was arrested for possession of an explosive device.
  • Jonesboro woman leaves 2 babies home alone, arrested

    Jonesboro woman leaves 2 babies home alone, arrested

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:01:10 GMT
    Sharonda Tierre Lopez (Source: Craighead County Jail)Sharonda Tierre Lopez (Source: Craighead County Jail)
    A Jonesboro woman faces felony charges after she left her small children alone at home Saturday morning. 
    A Jonesboro woman faces felony charges after she left her small children alone at home Saturday morning. 
  • Three die in Region 8 crash

    Three die in Region 8 crash

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:52:35 GMT
    Three Central Arkansas residents died in car accident in Region 8 Saturday.
    Three Central Arkansas residents died in car accident in Region 8 Saturday.
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  • AR prison board seeks proposals for new prison

    AR prison board seeks proposals for new prison

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:51:21 GMT
    The Arkansas Board of Corrections is marking the opening of a newly remodeled training academy in central Arkansas.
    The Arkansas Board of Corrections asking for proposals from communities interested in hosting a new, 1,000-bed state prison.
  • Arkansas man killed in Panama City boat crash

    Arkansas man killed in Panama City boat crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-07-25 17:03:15 GMT
    A 25-year-old Arkansas man is dead after a personal watercraft he was riding on collided with a commercial boat off Panama City Beach.
    A 25-year-old Arkansas man is dead after a personal watercraft he was riding on collided with a commercial boat off Panama City Beach.
  • Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Immigrant children being placed with sponsors

    Friday, July 25 2014 7:39 AM EDT2014-07-25 11:39:42 GMT
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
    The federal government says well more than 100 unaccompanied children in Arkansas have been placed with sponsors so far this year after they crossed the border into the United States.
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  • Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Cardinals sign veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski

    Saturday, July 26 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-07-26 18:21:13 GMT
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
    CHICAGO (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski. Pierzynski, 37, was in the starting lineup and batting sixth for the Cardinals' afternoon matchup against the Chicago Cubs. Catcher George Kottaras was designated for assignment to make room on the roster. The Cardinals have been looking for a steady presence behind the plate since All-Star Yadier Molina went down with a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 9. Molina underwent surgery on July 11 and is exp...
  • Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Rantankerous: Let's ditch the 'amateur' in college sports

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:28:29 GMT
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
    We get neck-deep in the topic of compensating college athletes. There were spikes in blood pressure levels and speaking volume, the litmus test for any type of dialogue on this issue.
  • Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

     

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  • Prostitution sting results in 12 arrests

    Prostitution sting results in 12 arrests

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:19:10 GMT
    (WMC) – A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. As a result, the following 12 people were arrested: Preston K. Mitchell, 52, Memphis, Tenn., charged with procuring prostitution
    A prostitution sting was conducted at a Southaven hotel Thursday. Twelve people were arrested.
  • VIRAL VIDEO: Kitten fights ceramic cat

    VIRAL VIDEO: Kitten fights ceramic cat

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:20:00 GMT
    It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat stature. This kitten has moves you would expect
    It seems like every time you check YouTube, you see a new viral cat video. This time the video features an adorable kitten trying to attack a ceramic cat statue.
  • Nettleton alumni say goodbye to old high school

    Nettleton alumni say goodbye to old high school

    Saturday, July 26 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-27 02:00:13 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Alumni from Nettleton High School walked the halls of the Annex building Saturday one last time. The Nettleton High School Annex Building has been there for nearly 63 years but it hasn't always been the Annex. From 1951 to 1968 the building was the Nettleton High School people like Danny Honnoll remember. “I can walk in the hallways and in my mind remember the old class pictures on the wall. I remember what teacher was in which room and the classes I took. It will be a ...
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Alumni from Nettleton High School walked the halls of the Annex building Saturday one last time. The Nettleton High School Annex Building has been there for nearly 63 years but it hasn't always been the Annex. From 1951 to 1968 the building was the Nettleton High School people like Danny Honnoll remember. “I can walk in the hallways and in my mind remember the old class pictures on the wall. I remember what teacher was in which room and the classes I took. It will be a ...

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