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  • A band of severe weather stretched across a swath of the Midwest and South on Thursday, with hailstorms in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas following a small tornado in suburban St. Louis.
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  • Teen prank turns deadly in Arkansas
  • A man accused of fatally shooting a 15-year-old girl told investigators he fired his pistol because he wanted to scare a carload of teenagers he believed vandalized his vehicle, Little Rock police said Tuesday.
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  • Action News Online
  • Authorities say a man armed with a knife forced his way onto a school bus as it picked up children in central Arkansas, then drove it several miles during a police pursuit.
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  • The Trending Channel
  • It didn't take the CSI team to crack this case.
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  • A judge barred officers from releasing any more information about the case of a 107-year-old Arkansas man who died in a police standoff.
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  • 107 year old killed in police standoff
  • Police in the southeast Arkansas city of Pine Bluff say a 107-year-old man is dead after SWAT officers shot back at him during a standoff at a home.
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  • The Trending Channel
  • A Missouri man had a gem of a vacation.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • A 12-year-old Arkansas girl is fighting for her life after swimming in a lake and contracting a rare, but deadly brain-eating parasite.
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  • Homes and camps sit submerged up to their roofs along Engineers Road after being overtaken by the rain-swollen Osage River after it spilled its banks following Fridays heavy storms, Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Osage City, Mo. (AP Photo/The Jefferson City News-Tribune, Kristopher Wilson)
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  • The remnants of violent storms that killed more than a dozen people in Oklahoma moved out to sea with a whimper Monday, but not before sending punishing winds and torrential downpours to New England and spawning a tornado in South Carolina.
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  • Homes and camps sit submerged up to their roofs along Engineers Road after being overtaken by the rain-swollen Osage River after it spilled its banks following Fridays heavy storms, Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Osage City, Mo. (AP Photo/The Jefferson City News-Tribune, Kristopher Wilson)
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  • Tornado tosses big rig off road
  • This video shows the sheer force of the deadly twisters in Oklahoma.
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  • Three veteran storm chasers were among the 10 people killed Friday when a violent tornado struck the Oklahoma City metro area.
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  • It's a warning as familiar as a daily prayer for Tornado Alley residents: When a twister approaches, take shelter in a basement or low-level interior room or closet, away from windows and exterior walls.
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  • An Arkansas man accused of fatally shaking two of his infant children in separate angry outbursts was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree murder.
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arkansas, baby death, national/world
  • The mother of a slain Little Rock TV anchor can proceed with a lawsuit claiming outrageous behavior by a hospital and three workers.
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  • Glen Campbell came home this week.
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arkansas, music, entertainment
  • A bull in the mood for love damaged an Arkansas sheriff's patrol car when it tried to mount a man who was leading the animal across a yard.
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arkansas, police, animals
  • An Arkansas man suspected of killing his parents and kidnapping his 12-year-old sister was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia five years ago and had a history of violence and making threats, according to police and court records.
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  • Action News
  • Authorities in northeast Arkansas say four people are in custody after two 18-year-olds were found dead within a week at the same home.
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  • A woman accused of leaving the scene of a minor traffic crash in western Arkansas told police she did it because she didn't want her ice cream to melt.
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  • Action News
  • An Arkansas man is accused of using his prosthetic arm and a rock to beat another man to death.
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  • Action News
  • An Arkansas man assumed the boy wrapped in a blanket on his futon was his sleeping cousin. But hours later he realized it was a 14-year-old boy he didn't know who, police determined Thursday, had been shot while playing with a gun with a friend.
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  • Action News
  • A man has been arrested on a murder charge after his pregnant wife who had been stabbed in the chest staggered into a police station in western Arkansas and collapsed.
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arkansas, child death, national/world
  • Alligator Records says Arkansas bluesman Michael "Iron Man" Burks has died after collapsing at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. He was 54.
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  • An Arkansas woman who cashed a $1 million lottery ticket may have to give up the winnings to a woman who threw away the ticket after she bought it, according to a judge's ruling Tuesday.
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  • When a black bear climbed a tree in a central Arkansas city and refused to come down, authorities turned to unconventional rescue tools: bouncy houses.
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arkansas, wildlife preservation, bizarre bazaar
  • When a black bear climbed a tree in a central Arkansas city and refused to come down, authorities turned to unconventional rescue tools: bouncy houses.
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arkansas, animals, bizarre bazaar
  • It's a snakebit campaign for an Arkansas candidate.
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  • If you want to look for Bigfoot -- you need a permit.
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  • Action News
  • Police and volunteers were searching in and along a northeastern Arkansas river on Monday for a 3-year-old boy who went missing from a Boy Scout camp over the weekend.
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  • Action News
  • A maintenance man discovered the bodies of a mother and her four children Thursday after a neighbor reported smelling smoke at a duplex in a military town in central Arkansas, police and fire officials said.
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  • Elena Delle Donne and Delaware are done, ousted from the NCAA women's tournament by Kansas.
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  • A northwest Arkansas teenager thought it would be funny to text a random phone number saying she hid a body, but the joke backfired.
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arkansas, police, bizarre bazaar
  • A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on an 82-year-old pilot was not able to find any medical conditions that could have contributed to the crash that killed all four people aboard, including Oklahoma State University women's basketball coach Kurt Budke last year in central Arkansas.
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  • Authorities in Arkansas are searching for a suspect wanted in a murder-kidnapping case involving a distant relative of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
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  • Authorities in a central Arkansas town say about 100 blackbirds died on New Year's Eve after being spooked by fireworks, far less than the thousands that perished there a year ago.
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arkansas, fireworks, wildlife preservation, animals
  • Action News
  • Authorities in a central Arkansas town say about 100 blackbirds died on New Year's Eve after being spooked by fireworks, far less than the thousands that perished there a year ago.
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  • It had been 10 years and 10 months since the plane crash that killed 10 people associated with Oklahoma State's men's basketball program.
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  • The Oklahoma State University women's basketball coach and his assistant coach were killed when the single-engine plane they were in during a recruiting trip crashed in steep terrain in Arkansas, the university confirmed Friday morning.
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  • TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" may soon need a new name.
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  • In a university classroom, students studying Spanish watched a film about the horrific murders of young women in Mexico. As the credits rolled, there was a knock at the door.
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  • Action News
  • An Arkansas man who was convicted in the 1990s for making comments about women's feet has been arrested for allegedly telling two women he wanted to suck their toes.
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  • West Memphis 3
  • Three men convicted of killing three Cub Scouts changed their pleas, resolving the effort to win their freedom.
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  • A dog that went missing seven years ago in northwest Arkansas soon will be reunited with her original owner after living under a pseudonym for all that time with another family in the same town.
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arkansas, wildlife preservation, animals
  • When three tornadoes marched toward Oklahoma City and its suburbs, thousands of people in the path benefited from good forecasts, luck and live television to avoid the kind of catastrophe that befell Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Joplin, Mo.
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  • A cosmetic store and a bridal boutique that was undergoing renovations collapsed in central Arkansas on Monday, killing a young girl and injuring at least five other people, two of them seriously.
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