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    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>>

    Texas mortuary owners charged with abuse of corpse

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     North Texas police have filed criminal charges against two owners of a funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered earlier this week.

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    Bowie County Commissioners meet to pay bills Video included

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    Bowie County officials are still working to get a grip on their financial crisis. More>>

    Former Fort Polk soldier sentenced to 210 months in prison for sexually abusing a minor

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    A former Fort Polk soldier was sentenced Thursday to 210 months in prison and five years of supervised release for sexually abusing a minor under the age of nine, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today. More>>

    McCurtain County Regional Airport receives upgrades Video included

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    Airport upgrades in McCurtan County, Oklahoma could help boost the economy. 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>>

    Texas processing center for child migrants to open

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     A 55,000-square foot warehouse converted to process immigrant children who have entered the U.S. illegally will open July 20.

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    Shannon Richardson sentenced to 18 years in ricin letter case Video included

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    A New Boston, Texas, woman who mailed ricin-laced letters to President Obama and others last year is sentenced to 18 years in prison. More>>

    BREAKING NEWS-Richardson sentenced in ricin case

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    A New Boston, Tex. woman who mailed ricin-laced letters to President Obama and others last year has been sentenced.Shannon Richardson was given 18 years in prison for her crime and ordered to pay $367,000 in restitution. Stay with KTBS 3 News on the air and online for updates. 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>>

    Two men arrested accused of felony possession of marijuana

    Brandon Jefferson (source: Texarkana Texas Police Department) Brandon Jefferson (source: Texarkana Texas Police Department)
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    Two Texarakana men are behind bars after allegedly being caught with a significant amount of marijuana. More>>

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    • 4 dead in Texas Panhandle car wreck

      4 dead in Texas Panhandle car wreck

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:12 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:12:21 GMT
      Police say three adults and one toddler have died in a Texas Panhandle car wreck.
      Police say three adults and one toddler have died in a Texas Panhandle car wreck.
    • Suspect in Texas police shooting `presumed dead'

      Suspect in Texas police shooting `presumed dead'

      Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:11 AM EDT2014-07-23 09:11:09 GMT
      Authorities say a man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers is "presumed dead" after an assault by officers on the house in which he was barricaded.
      Authorities say a man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers is "presumed dead" after an assault by officers on the house in which he was barricaded.
    • Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

      Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:37:07 GMT
      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 ...
      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 ...
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    • 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...
    • Shreveport V.A. Whistleblower: "This behavior is built into the foundation."

      Shreveport V.A. Whistleblower: "This behavior is built into the foundation."

      Thursday, July 10 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:18:48 GMT
      Ever since allegations that veterans died waiting for care came out of phoenix, we've all been asking, why, and how could an organization aimed at helping our servicemen and women foster an atmosphere where this has gone on for so long? 
      Ever since allegations that veterans died waiting for care came out of phoenix, we've all been asking, why, and how could an organization aimed at helping our servicemen and women foster an atmosphere where this has gone on for so long? 
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