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  • Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:44:04 GMT
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR  (KAIT) – Arkansas State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting on Highway 34 in Walnut Ridge, according to ASP Spokesman Bill Sadler. According
    Arkansas State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting on Highway 34 in Walnut Ridge, according to ASP Spokesman Bill Sadler.
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    AMBER ALERT: Georgia officials believe suspects in Lenox area

    AMBER ALERT issued for missing Columbus toddler

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:42:24 GMT
    According to WTVA, an Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Lowndes County toddler. Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says they are searching for 2-year-old Malia Harris of Columbus. Officials
    Georgia officials believe suspects in the Mississippi Amber Alert case may be in southwest Georgia. Cook County, GA investigators have been actively searching the Lenox area for the suspects. Officials confirmed a heavy presence of law enforcement in that area Wednesday night.
  • Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:00:42 GMT
    HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) – A Trumann man was convicted Wednesday of sexual assaulting a 15-year old girl, according to the Second Judicial District Prosecutor's Office. According to Prosecuting Attorney Scott
    New Details: A Trumann man was sentenced on Wednesday afternoon after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a 15-year old girl.
  • Paragould water park repairs may delay opening

    Paragould water park repairs may delay opening

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:15:10 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT)- The Paragould water park may not be open in time for Memorial Day weekend. Paragould Park and Recreation is making repairs to the pools which could put them behind. "We felt like
    The Paragould water park may not be open in time for Memorial Day weekend.
  • Solemn memorial held for South Korea ferry victims

    Solemn memorial held for South Korea ferry victims

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:52:54 GMT
    South Korean families grieve for ferry victims at a memorial near the high school in Ansan.
    South Korean families grieve for ferry victims at a memorial near the high school in Ansan.
  • IL cold case solved after 35 years

    IL cold case solved after 35 years

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-04-23 21:03:27 GMT
    An Illinois cold case has been solved 35 years after the victim's death.
    An Illinois cold case has been solved 35 years after the victim's death.
  • People seek out health info when famous person dies

    People seek out health info when famous person dies

    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...
    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...
  • School lunch hours create unhealthy eating habits

    School lunch hours create unhealthy eating habits

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:50:31 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, it's recommended that students get at least 20 minutes for lunch. However, that excludes the time it takes waiting in line or walking
    According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, it's recommended that students get at least 20 minutes for lunch. However, that excludes the time it takes waiting in line or walking from class to the cafeteria.
  • Google Street View now lets users go back in time

    Google Street View now lets users go back in time

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:05:21 GMT
    Google Street View now lets users see how a place has changed over the past few years.
    Google Street View now lets users see how a place has changed over the past few years.
  • 'Call of Duty' player becomes victim of 'swatting'

    'Call of Duty' player becomes victim of 'swatting'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:33 GMT
    A New York teenager becomes the victim of 'swatting' after the loser of a video game calls authorities.
    A New York teenager becomes the victim of 'swatting' after the loser of a video game calls authorities.
  • Victims in Slovyansk attack mourned

    Victims in Slovyansk attack mourned

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:00:55 GMT
    A funeral was held for the three men killed in a weekend attack, meanwhile, Pro-Russian militants take over a police station.
    A funeral was held for the three men killed in a weekend attack, meanwhile, Pro-Russian militants take over a police station.
  • Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

    Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:05:40 GMT
    Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength.
    Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
  • Audi A3 is 2014 World Car of the Year

    Audi A3 is 2014 World Car of the Year

    Audi has claimed six World Car of the Year awards since 2005, and now has one more for its mantle as the Audi A3 grabbed the 2014 World Car of the Year title.
    Audi has claimed six World Car of the Year awards since 2005, and now has one more for its mantle as the Audi A3 grabbed the 2014 World Car of the Year title.
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  • Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:44:04 GMT
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR  (KAIT) – Arkansas State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting on Highway 34 in Walnut Ridge, according to ASP Spokesman Bill Sadler. According
    Arkansas State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting on Highway 34 in Walnut Ridge, according to ASP Spokesman Bill Sadler.
  • Tonight at 10: We take a look at a chance of severe weather

    Tonight at 10: We take a look at a chance of severe weather

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:49:17 GMT
    Region 8 News Wednesday Evening Update – some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10.
    Region 8 News Wednesday Evening Update – some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10.
  • Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-04-24 00:00:42 GMT
    HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) – A Trumann man was convicted Wednesday of sexual assaulting a 15-year old girl, according to the Second Judicial District Prosecutor's Office. According to Prosecuting Attorney Scott
    New Details: A Trumann man was sentenced on Wednesday afternoon after a jury convicted him of sexually assaulting a 15-year old girl.
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  • School lunch hours create unhealthy eating habits

    School lunch hours create unhealthy eating habits

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:50:31 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, it's recommended that students get at least 20 minutes for lunch. However, that excludes the time it takes waiting in line or walking
    According to The American Academy of Pediatrics, it's recommended that students get at least 20 minutes for lunch. However, that excludes the time it takes waiting in line or walking from class to the cafeteria.
  • Rally against child abuse underway at AR Capitol

    Rally against child abuse underway at AR Capitol

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:37:16 GMT
    The Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Children and Family Service is to join child advocates, parents, judges, children, and others in a rally at the state Capitol against child abuse.
    The Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Children and Family Services joining child advocates, parents, judges, children, and others in a rally at the state Capitol against child abuse.
  • AR Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

    AR Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:38:43 GMT
    (KAIT) – U.S. Senator John Boozman is currently undergoing surgery in an Arkansas hospital, according to a news release from his office. The release does not mention what type of surgery he is undergoing
    U.S. Senator John Boozman is recovering from heart surgery.

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  • 1888 shipwreck found in San Francisco Bay

    1888 shipwreck found in San Francisco Bay

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:35:32 GMT
    The remains of an 1888 shipwreck were discovered near the Golden Gate Bridge.
    The remains of an 1888 shipwreck were discovered near the Golden Gate Bridge.
  • Wikileaks soldier gets court-approved name change to Chelsea Manning

    Wikileaks soldier gets court-approved name change to Chelsea Manning

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-04-23 23:15:28 GMT
    A judge approves Bradley Manning name change to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
    A judge approves Bradley Manning name change to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
  • Mental illness not a driving force behind crime

    Mental illness not a driving force behind crime

    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows. "When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be big headline-making crimes, so they get stuck in people's heads," said study author Jillian Peterson, a psychology professor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. "The vast majority of people with mental illness a...
    TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows. "When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be big headline-making crimes, so they get stuck in people's heads," said study author Jillian Peterson, a psychology professor at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minn. "The vast majority of people with mental illness a...
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