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  • Pair accused of abandoning puppy at apartment complex

    Pair accused of abandoning puppy at apartment complex

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:00:48 GMT
    When a couple of women packed up and moved out of their apartment recently, police say they left something behind: their puppy. 
    When a couple of women packed up and moved out of their apartment recently, police say they left something behind: their puppy. 
  • Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:03:33 GMT
    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

  • US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:52 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:52:54 GMT
    Dozens of Palestinian families trapped by clashes between Hamas militants and Israeli troops are scrambling to flee a southern Gaza Strip neighborhood as Israel reported that two more of its soldiers have died in...
    The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families fled fierce battles in southern Gaza and the death toll rose to...
  • FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA lifts ban on US flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:41:39 GMT

    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.

    The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban Wednesday on U.S. flights in and out of Israel, which the agency had imposed out of concern for the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets.
  • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:14:34 GMT

    A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

    An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
  • Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

    Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:48:54 GMT

    The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

    The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.

  • New Cherokee Village ER offers "life-changing" services

    New Cherokee Village ER offers "life-changing" services

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 7:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 23:47:13 GMT
    White River Medical Center's ER in Cherokee Village has seen almost 1,000 patients since its grand opening June 23.
    White River Medical Center's ER in Cherokee Village has seen almost 1,000 patients since its grand opening June 23.
  • Little Rock base lock down lifted after report of suspicious person

    Little Rock base lock down lifted after report of suspicious person

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:47 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:47:42 GMT
    The Little Rock Air Force Base is on lockdown after reports of a suspicious individual.
    The Little Rock Air Force Base is on lockdown after reports of a suspicious individual.
  • Region 8 library hosts magic show

    Region 8 library hosts magic show

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:20:49 GMT
    Region 8 children were left in amazement after a magic show sponsored by the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Wednesday.
    Region 8 children were left in amazement after a magic show sponsored by the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library Wednesday.
  • Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator campaigning for son

    Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator campaigning for son

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:15:45 GMT
    Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator David Pryor and his wife Barbara have been traveling the state campaigning for their son, Senator Mark Pryor, who is working in Washington D.C. right now.
    Former Arkansas Governor and U.S. Senator David Pryor and his wife Barbara have been traveling the state campaigning for their son, Senator Mark Pryor, who is working in Washington D.C. right now.
  • 40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:14:52 GMT
    Ukraine is preparing a departure ceremony for the bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines disaster, which are being flown to the Netherlands.
    Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.
  • Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:37:43 GMT
    Michael FinleyMichael Finley
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.
  • Rape suspect now charged with child pornography

    Rape suspect now charged with child pornography

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:39:37 GMT
    Craighead Co. Sheriff's OfficeCraighead Co. Sheriff's Office
    A Region 8 man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl now faces charges of child pornography... 
    A Region 8 man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl now faces charges of child pornography... 
  • Your Week in Music: Shania Twain says adieu to Vegas

    Your Week in Music: Shania Twain says adieu to Vegas

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:37:56 GMT

    Shania Twain will take a final bow on her comeback tour, Beyonce's (sort of) in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a beetle takes on the Beatles, this week in music.

    Shania Twain will take a final bow on her comeback tour, Beyonce's (sort of) in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a beetle takes on the Beatles, this week in music.

  • Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

    Agents get subsidized 'Obamacare' using fake IDs

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 17:37:11 GMT
    Congress will hear testimony Wednesday detailing how undercover investigators used fake identities to get taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.
    Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
  • Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

    Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:52:50 GMT
    Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs at least 15,107 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.
    Arkansas election officials say a proposal to raise the state's minimum wage needs at least 15,107 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the November ballot.
  • Mississippi County court OKs hospital tax vote

    Mississippi County court OKs hospital tax vote

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:41 AM EDT2014-07-23 15:41:02 GMT
    Mississippi County residents will go to the polls in October to vote on a new half-cent sales tax to help the county hospital system.
    Mississippi County residents will go to the polls in October to vote on a new half-cent sales tax to help the county hospital system.
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    Sun Belt Media Day Raw: Blake Anderson

     

  • Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Que Lee named Sun Belt Preseason Defensive Player of the Year

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:26:41 GMT
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
    The senior linebacker is one of 10 Red Wolves selected to the Preseason All-Sun Belt team. The squad was selected by the conference head coaches and select members of the media.
  • ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    ASU alum Andy Ferguson tosses shutout on Saturday

    Monday, July 21 2014 2:15 AM EDT2014-07-21 06:15:36 GMT
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...
    Springfield, MO (MILB.com) - Andy Ferguson went the distance for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals to edge the Springfield Cardinals, 2-0, before the sellout crowd of 7,038 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening. Cardinals RHP Mike Mayers (L, 1-4) and Ferguson (W, 7-8) dueled through the first four innings, alternating scoreless frame after scoreless frame before Northwest Arkansas (14-15, 39-60) broke through in the fifth. After Mayers started his fifth inning with a groundout, CF Ethan C...

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