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  • Greenway man reported missing, volunteers searching for him

    Greenway man reported missing, volunteers searching for him

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:20:02 GMT
    Volunteers pick up the search for missing Clay County man Monday morning. Johnie Schmidt, age 68, was last seen in the Greenway area Sunday morning.
    Volunteers pick up the search for missing Clay County man Monday morning. Johnie Schmidt, age 68, was last seen in the Greenway area Sunday morning.
  • Breaking

    Amber Alert update: Teen's car found in Jackson

    Amber Alert update: Car found of teen shot and abducted

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:52:33 GMT
    The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. Beard
    Her Nissan Altima was discovered behind a vacant building. We are told that officers are searching the area now.

  • NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

    NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:52:01 GMT
    NATO's chief says the alliance's leaders will be asked this week to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations...
    NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian...
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:31:01 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...
  • Rick Perry deletes unauthorized tweet

    Rick Perry deletes unauthorized tweet

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:13:15 GMT

    Texas Governor Rick Perry says a tweet that called District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg the, "Most drunk Democrat in Texas,” was unauthorized.

    Texas Governor Rick Perry says a tweet that called District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg the, "Most drunk Democrat in Texas,” was unauthorized.

  • No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

    No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

    Many Americans are convinced there was no justification for a suburban St. Louis police officer to kill 18-year-old Michael Brown, because Brown was unarmed.
    Many Americans are convinced there was no justification for a suburban St. Louis police officer to kill 18-year-old Michael Brown, because Brown was unarmed.
  • For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

    For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:01:18 GMT
    While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent...
    While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the...
  • California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

    California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:36:43 GMT

    The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

    The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

  • An update for DirecTV subscribers

    An update for DirecTV subscribers

    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
  • Small earthquake rattles New Madrid Fault Zone

    Small earthquake rattles New Madrid Fault Zone

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:00:37 GMT
    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake centered near Tiptonville, Tennessee shook the ground Sunday night. 
    A magnitude 3.1 earthquake centered near Tiptonville, Tennessee shook the ground Sunday night. 

  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:40:43 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
  • Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:33 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:33:11 GMT
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.
  • Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were...
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men...
  • Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:00:40 GMT
    An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting.
    An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the...
  • Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:20:48 GMT
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold...
  • Ferguson police start wearing body cameras

    Ferguson police start wearing body cameras

    Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.
    Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.
  • Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:35:49 GMT
    Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.
    Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
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  • #6 Auburn surges in 2nd half to beat Arkansas

    #6 Auburn surges in 2nd half to beat Arkansas

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-08-31 05:17:43 GMT
    AUBURN, AL (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Arkansas football fell to No. 6 Auburn 45-21, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, Saturday evening. Auburn's (1-0, 1-0 SEC) win extends its series lead over Arkansas (0-1, 0-1 SEC) to 13-10-1. The Razorback offense was led by sophomore running back Alex Collins, who totaled 68 yards on 10 carries. Senior wide out Demetrius Wilson led the receiving corps with 55 yards, while senior tight end AJ Derby collected 40 yards and a touchdown. A newly appoi...
    AUBURN, AL (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Arkansas football fell to No. 6 Auburn 45-21, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, Saturday evening. Auburn's (1-0, 1-0 SEC) win extends its series lead over Arkansas (0-1, 0-1 SEC) to 13-10-1. The Razorback offense was led by sophomore running back Alex Collins, who totaled 68 yards on 10 carries. Senior wide out Demetrius Wilson led the receiving corps with 55 yards, while senior tight end AJ Derby collected 40 yards and a touchdown. A newly appoi...
  • What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:51:41 GMT

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

  • A-State tops Montana State in season opener

    A-State tops Montana State in season opener

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:16 AM EDT2014-08-31 05:16:23 GMT
    The Red Wolves racked up 558 yards in a 37-10 victory. Fredi Knighten would tally 323 total yards and a passing touchdown.
    The Red Wolves racked up 558 yards in a 37-10 victory. Fredi Knighten would tally 323 total yards and a passing touchdown.
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