1 dead, 6 rescued, search on for 12 others after boat capsizes south of Louisiana

The United States Coast Guard is assisting in the search for ‘multiple people in the water’ after at least one vessel capsized during a severe storm near Grand Isle, LA this afternoon.

  Defense expert blames Floyd’s death on heart trouble, not Chauvin’s restraint

Chauvin attorney Eric Nelson is trying to prove that the 19-year Minneapolis police veteran did what he was trained to do and that Floyd died because of his illegal drug use and underlying health problems.
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  GRAPHIC: Minnesota cop, police chief resign 2 days after Black motorist’s death

Officer Kim Potter and Police Chief Tim Gannon both resigned two days after the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center.

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Thayer man arrested in child molestation case

  3 wanted in connection to murder turn themselves in

Trial date set in Sutherland case

Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Arkansas reports 220 new coronavirus cases, 7 more deaths

Arkansas on Wednesday reported 220 new coronavirus cases and seven more deaths from the illness the virus causes.
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  Chauvin trial expert blames George Floyd’s death on heart rhythm problem

Dr. David Fowler, a former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland and now a member of a consulting firm, said the fentanyl and methamphetamine in Floyd’s system, and possible carbon monoxide poisoning from auto exhaust, were contributing factors.

  Students improve emergency response and evacuation plan for school

Several Region 8 elected officials take stand on Second Amendment

Renters bill passes Ark. Senate, heads to the House

  Alternative to initial hate crimes bill signed into law

Region 8 COVID-19 death toll

Popcorn salad at center of foodie controversy

Missing New Madrid County man found safe

American Airlines launching seasonal nonstop Memphis-Orlando flight in June

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Photo texted to friend helps find hiker lost in Calif. woods

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said rescuers found the hiker on Tuesday after he spent a night alone in the wilderness.

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  Arkansas State practices Wednesday, Butch Jones breaks down Pack Day Spring Game

Tyler Zuber makes first appearance of 2021 with Royals

#1 Arkansas baseball hits 8 home runs, routs UAPB

Arkansas signs Eric Musselman to a new contract

The new five–year agreement will run from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2026 and includes the potential for a pair of one-year automatic agreement extensions (2027, 2028) based on Arkansas receiving bids to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament within the timeframe of the agreement.

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  Bond set for woman accused of setting man’s house on fire

Oh deer! Memphis Zoo announces birth of rare Pere David’s Deer fawn, classified extinct in the wild

  ‘Young, healthy’ South Mississippi man suffers stroke hours after receiving J&J vaccine

  Searcy man dies in pedestrian vs. car wreck

  AT&T customer says scammers stole over $7K after hacking her phone

She is one of more than 70 people investigators say fell victim to a con that stole more than half a million dollars.
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Navy veterans rescued after birthday canoe trip leaves them stranded

Rescuers found the two men, blocked by debris in a tributary, after 28 hours of weathering the elements.

  Jonesboro restaurants seeing decline in staff

  NCAA Championships could bypass the Mid-South over anti-transgender bills

  Witness describes shootings at Koshkonong, Mo. convenience store

  Lyon College football team wants to honor memory of fallen teammate

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Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Renters bill passes Ark. Senate, heads to the House

  Alternative to initial hate crimes bill signed into law

  Jonesboro restaurants seeing decline in staff