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NWS: Tornado that killed 1 in southwest Arkansas an EF-2

NWS: Tornado that killed 1 in southwest Arkansas an EF-2

Strong storms claimed the life of one person Monday morning after a tornado touched down in the southwest Arkansas area.
OKC’s Durant out with foot fracture

OKC’s Durant out with foot fracture

Four-time scoring champion and reigning MVP Kevin Durant is out for the foreseeable future with a foot fracture that typically takes up to two months to heal, Oklahoma City announced on Sunday.
Andre Johnson: ‘The league is wide open’

Andre Johnson: ‘The league is wide open’

I’ve always said you’ve got to come to play every week,” Johnson said. “It doesn’t matter who you’re playing. Anybody can be beaten in this league. You can’t ever feed into the hype.
Police: Minors arrested after showing up drunk to bail out friend in jail

Police: Minors arrested after showing up drunk to bail out friend in jail

Indianapolis, IN (WXIN) -- Two Johnson County minors have joined their friend behind bars after showing up drunk to bail him out, investigators say.
10-year-old raises money for girl battling life-threatening disease

10-year-old raises money for girl battling life-threatening disease

Mount Juliet, TN (WSMV) -- When 10-year-old Ella McIsaac started her "Lemonade Stand Project," she wasn't sure exactly who she wanted to help, just that she wanted to help someone.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above.
Weather forces TJC soccer to reschedule

Weather forces TJC soccer to reschedule

Due to weather conditions, today's soccer matchups at Paris Junior College have been rescheduled for Tuesday.
LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

LA landfill tells Texas it will not accept Ebola victim's belongings

Chemical Waste Management, the company that owns a landfill near Lake Charles, Louisiana, told Texas officials it will no longer be accepting the Ebola victim's belongings. They issued the following statement:
American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

 The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.
Thousands without power across East Texas area

Thousands without power across East Texas area

Strong storms with heavy winds knocked out electricity for many East Texans Monday morning. Below are the reported power outages throughout the area. SWEPCO
Smith County Sheriff's Office investigates armed robbery

Smith County Sheriff's Office investigates armed robbery

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Kitten saves local couple during house fire

Kitten saves local couple during house fire

Dixon, IL (WQAD) -- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but a couple in Dixon, Illinois says an unlikely hero saved their life.
Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets

Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets

We all get aches and pains every once in a while, and our four legged friends get them, too. "I know how difficult life can be if you`re in pain, and I can see they were in pain," dog owner Paula Belekis said.

Huge jellyfish swarms caused by junk dumped in Gulf of Mexico

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the good news about dumping huge things in the ocean -- and by huge we mean things like aircraft carriers -- is that they create havens for marine life.
Hundreds gather to claim Mattress Mack money on Astros gamble

Hundreds gather to claim Mattress Mack money on Astros gamble

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; betting against the Astros proved to be another costly publicity stunt for the owner of a Houston furniture store.