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    Austin crash kills woman, injures 2 children

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     Police say a morning crash in northwest Austin has killed one woman and injured two children.

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    1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting in Pine Bluff

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     Police in Pine Bluff say one man was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting on the city's west side

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    Academy's new location frees up 125 prison beds

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     Arkansas prison officials say moving the department's training academy to a former middle school in England will free up 125 more beds for prisoners.

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    Judge rules man had right to record police

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    A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed that alleges Austin police violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested repeatedly for recording officers as they made arrests.

     

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    No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

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    Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

     

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    Gas leak forces closure of Houston Ship Channel

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     The Coast Guard says ammonia that leaked from a vessel forced the closure of the Houston Ship Channel and nearby bridges while sending four workers to a hospital.

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    Arkansas AG's office argues death penalty

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     An assistant Arkansas attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional.

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    3 arrested in beating death in Booneville

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     Authorities say three suspects have been arrested for the beating death of a man in Booneville who witnesses say was pulled from his car and attacked.

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    2 sisters found dead in East Texas apartment

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     Two young sisters have been found dead in their East Texas apartment and an evidence tampering charge was filed against a man who allegedly was at the home.

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    Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation Video included

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    A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor. More>>

    Dallas County not yet ready for child immigrants

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     Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

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    No Texas changes in execution procedure

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     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

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    TXDOT campaign urges safe driving Video included

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    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways.  More>>

    Wage petitions need at least 15K more signatures

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     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.

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    Ark. man gets 15 years in prison for child porn

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     Federal authorities say a 45-year-old El Dorado man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for receiving images of child pornography.

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    Arkansas delegation announces more than $500,000 for airport upgrades

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    U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressman Tim Griffin, today announced that four Arkansas airports will receive over $500,000 in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for airport facility upgrades and expansions. More>>

    Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

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    A North Texas jury has convicted woman in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.The Dallas County jury found 33-year-old Elizabeth Ramsey guilty Tuesday of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey's death. Jurors begin hearing testimony Wednesday morning in the sentencing phase of Ramsey's trial and could sentence her to up to life imprisonment.The boy's 35-year-old father, Aaron Ramsey, is serving a life sentence already.Prosecutors say the two locked the boy ... More>>

    Lonoke County man sentenced in child porn case

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     A Lonoke County man arrested last year has been sentenced to 60 years in prison on child porn charges.

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    Responders take part in chemical leak drill

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     Emergency responders have participated in a chemical leak drill at Beaver Water District.
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    City of Texarkana, Texas considers an impound ordinance Video included

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    The City of Texarkana, Texas is considering a plan to develop an ordinance that would allow police officers to tow and impound vehicles for driving without proof of insurance. More>>

    Texarkana man arrested for Aggravated Robbery and Sexual Assault

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    Police in Texarkana, Texas arrested Myron Stewart early Wednesday morning at a convenience store in the 5100 block of Summerhill Road after they responded to a call of a disturbance at a nearby motel. More>>

    SAU students win national awards

    Award winners Deana Hughes, Jason Rakes, and Andrew Sawyer, along with SAU representatives Dr. Gerald Plumlee, Austin Evans and Austin Taylor.   Award winners Deana Hughes, Jason Rakes, and Andrew Sawyer, along with SAU representatives Dr. Gerald Plumlee, Austin Evans and Austin Taylor.
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    (MAGNOLIA, Ark.) -- Three Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter members from Southern Arkansas University recently won national awards at the 2014 National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Nashville, Tenn.The winners from SAU included Andrew Sawyer, a junior accounting major, who won tenth place in the Macroeconomics event; Jason Rakes, a May 2014 graduate in Management who won ninth place in the Entrepreneurship Concepts event; and Deana Hughes, a May 2014 graduate in Wildlife Biology and Conservation... More>>

    Reminder: Reward increased to $13,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender in Texas

    Jerry Don Holmes, 42 Jerry Don Holmes, 42
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    The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the reward for Jerry Don Holmes, 42, has increased to $13,000 for information leading to this capture if the tip comes in during the month of June.  More>>

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    • Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

      Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

      Monday, July 28 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:54:54 GMT
      An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
      An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
    • Judge rules man had right to record police

      Judge rules man had right to record police

      Sunday, July 27 2014 7:58 AM EDT2014-07-27 11:58:54 GMT

      A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed that alleges Austin police violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested repeatedly for recording officers as they made arrests.

       

      A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed that alleges Austin police violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested repeatedly for recording officers as they made arrests.

       

    • Fertilizer makers put blame for West, Tx blast on city

      Fertilizer makers put blame for West, Tx blast on city

      Sunday, July 27 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-07-27 10:55:41 GMT
      Two fertilizer companies sued following the massive explosion in West last year that killed 15 people are claiming the small town is partly to blame.
      Two fertilizer companies sued following the massive explosion in West last year that killed 15 people are claiming the small town is partly to blame.
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    • The Red Bayou Project gives Farmers a boost in water needed for irrigation

      The Red Bayou Project gives Farmers a boost in water needed for irrigation

      Sunday, July 27 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-07-27 04:44:54 GMT
      One of the major needs for farmland or agricultural success is water. If it does not fall as rain the water must come from somewhere else. There are many green farm fields in northern Caddo parish.
      One of the major needs for farmland or agricultural success is water. If it does not fall as rain the water must come from somewhere else. There are many green farm fields in northern Caddo parish.

    • CenturyLink in Bossier City: Boom or Bust?

      CenturyLink in Bossier City: Boom or Bust?

      Friday, July 25 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-07-26 03:20:33 GMT
      Elton John, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Disney On Ice, Cirque Du Soleil you name the artist or act and they have probably made it a point to come to Bossier City to perform at the CenturyLink Center. Who knew 14 years ago that an empty lot would turn into an entertainment destination for singers , performers and fans from all around the world.
      Elton John, R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Disney On Ice, Cirque Du Soleil you name the artist or act and they have probably made it a point to come to Bossier City to perform at the CenturyLink Center. Who knew 14 years ago that an empty lot would turn into an entertainment destination for singers , performers and fans from all around the world.
    • Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation

      Mission trip ends with college professor's deportation

      Friday, July 25 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-07-25 23:44:53 GMT
      A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor.
      A mission trip to Guatemala to help others ended with the deportation of a Southwest Arkansas college professor.
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    • KTBS 3 Investigation finds low levels of chlorine in Shreveport's public pools

      KTBS 3 Investigation finds low levels of chlorine in Shreveport's public pools

      Sunday, July 27 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:00:13 GMT
      National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? 
      National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? 
    • Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

      Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:28:29 GMT
      We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
      We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
    • Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

      Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:14:50 GMT
      So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
      So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
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    • 1 Dead in Shooting in Shreveport's Highland Neighborhood

      1 Dead in Shooting in Shreveport's Highland Neighborhood

      Monday, July 28 2014 10:05 AM EDT2014-07-28 14:05:16 GMT
       One man is dead and his roommate is talking to police about what he says happened on Holly Street near East Kings Highway.
       One man is dead and his roommate is talking to police about what he says happened on Holly Street near East Kings Highway.
    • No summer break for NSU art student

      No summer break for NSU art student

      Monday, July 28 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-28 13:36:25 GMT
      Crystal Dunning, NSU StudentCrystal Dunning, NSU Student
      Crystal Dunning is spending her summer immersed in the arts. Dunning, a junior from Lafayette at Northwestern State University, is working at the Interlochen Center for the Arts as an intern in the College of Creative Arts.
      Crystal Dunning is spending her summer immersed in the arts. Dunning, a junior from Lafayette at Northwestern State University, is working at the Interlochen Center for the Arts as an intern in the College of Creative Arts.
    • City of Natchitoches to hold recycling meeting

      City of Natchitoches to hold recycling meeting

      Monday, July 28 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:51:20 GMT
      The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in citywide recycling efforts. 
      The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Tuesday to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in citywide recycling efforts. 
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