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  • More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

    More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:17:01 GMT
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
    A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.
  • Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

    Obama, allies vow firm response to Islamic State

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:24 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:24:10 GMT
    Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.
    The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage....
  • US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    US official: More airstrikes in Iraq

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:06:11 GMT
    A U.S. official says American fighter jets and drones conducted nearly a dozen airstrikes in Iraq since Tuesday, even as Islamic State militants threatened to kill a second American captive in retribution for any...
    American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials...
  • Student reportedly suspended after saying 'Bless you'

    Student reportedly suspended after saying 'Bless you'

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 5:43 AM EDT2014-08-20 09:43:48 GMT
    A young girl says she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom after breaking a class rule.
    A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.
  • Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

    Airstrike kills wife and child of Hamas figure

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:04:50 GMT
    Palestinian militants are firing rockets from Gaza and Israel is launching airstrikes following the end of a cease-fire and the collapse of talks aimed at a lasting truce.
    Hamas' shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, the militant group said Wednesday as Israel's prime minister warned that the bombardment of Gaza...
  • Heat advisory in effect for eastern Arkansas

    Heat advisory in effect for eastern Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:23:39 GMT
    The much-delayed hot summer temperatures are finally hitting Arkansas.
    The much-delayed hot summer temperatures are finally hitting Arkansas.
  • Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Target cuts outlook as breach fallout lingers

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:04:02 GMT
    Target has slashed its annual profit outlook as the retailer continues to reel from a massive data breach, a disappointing expansion in Canada and sluggish sales in the U.S.
    Target Corp. slashed its annual profit outlook for the second time in three months as the retailer reels from a massive customer-data breach, a botched Canadian expansion and sluggish U.S. sales.
  • Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:57:12 GMT
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his mug shot. Then he went out for a vanilla ice cream.
    Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained...
  • Your Week in Music: Musicians add creativity to the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Your Week in Music: Musicians add creativity to the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:36:23 GMT
    Celebrities take the Ice Bucket Challenge to a whole new level, Taylor Swift is now a pop star and Bob Seger announces his first new album in eight years in this week in music.
    Celebrities take the Ice Bucket Challenge to a whole new level, Taylor Swift is now a pop star and Bob Seger announces his first new album in eight years in this week in music.
  • $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:11 GMT
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
  • A message for DirecTV subscribers

    A message 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.
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  • Arkansas is heating up

    Arkansas is heating up

    Wednesday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
    Wednesday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
  • Father says third grade son put on wrong bus, dropped off

    Father says third grade son put on wrong bus, dropped off

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:57:44 GMT
    When the bus driver was at his third to last stop he told the boy that this was where he was to be dropped off and told him to get off the bus multiple times.
    When the bus driver was at his third to last stop he told the boy that this was where he was to be dropped off and told him to get off the bus multiple times.
  • Lawrence Co. to go ahead with state jail application

    Lawrence Co. to go ahead with state jail application

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:42 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:42:09 GMT
    Lawrence County had a special quorum court meeting Tuesday night deciding to move forward with the application for a new state prison.
    Lawrence County had a special quorum court meeting Tuesday night deciding to move forward with the application for a new state prison.
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  • Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Romney, McCarthy campaigning in Arkansas

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:08:09 GMT
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
    Arkansas Republicans are enlisting the help of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy as a string of national GOP figures visit the state ahead of the November election.
  • $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    $20M upgrade proposed for Little Rock airport

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-08-20 16:21:11 GMT
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
    More than $20 million in improvements have been proposed for the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.
  • Arkansas men file lawsuit over police encryption

    Arkansas men file lawsuit over police encryption

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:45:19 GMT
    Two brothers have filed a lawsuit accusing the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock of violating state law by blocking access to police communications.
    Two brothers have filed a lawsuit accusing the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock of violating state law by blocking access to police communications.
  • Missouri Headlines</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=147571" target="_top">More >></a>Missouri HeadlinesMore>>

  • Holder arrives in Ferguson to oversee Brown shooting case

    Holder arrives in Ferguson to oversee Brown shooting case

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:30:32 GMT

    A grand jury will begin deliberations Wednesday on Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, according to the St. Louis County Prosecutor.

    A grand jury will begin deliberations Wednesday on Officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, according to the St. Louis County Prosecutor.

  • MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown

    MO Gov. Nixon: 'Vigorous prosecution' needed after death of Michael Brown

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:09 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:09:20 GMT

    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

    With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued." 

  • TN man dies in scooter crash in Branson

    TN man dies in scooter crash in Branson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:09:41 GMT
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Tennessee man died when the scooter he was riding was hit near Branson.
    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Tennessee man died when the scooter he was riding was hit near Branson.

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