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    Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

    PRETORIA, South Africa (CBS) - Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp with four shots from a handgun on Valentine’s Day 2013. Pistorius remained emotionless as the sentence was read, but bowed his head slightly as the legal teams concluded proceedings and cried quietly. His lawyer, Barry Roux, said after the sentencing that Pistorius was expected to actually serve 10 months behind bars and the remainder of his sentence under house […]

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    Week 7: Vote for the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week

    Vote for the Yarnell's Sweetest Play of the Week. This week's nominees are from Charleston, Shiloh Christian, and Fayetteville.

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    Football Friday Night Scores

    Click here to see all of the area’s high school football scores live throughout the night.

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    Boy Who Fell Into Jaguar Exhibit At Little Rock Zoo Released From Hospital

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – A toddler who was injured after falling into a cat enclosure at the Little Rock Zoo has been released from the hospital, according to an official. Ginny Hensley with Arkansas Children’s Hospital said Friday morning that the boy had been released. To read the full story on our affiliate station’s website KTHV – Channel 11, click here. 

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    Obama To Name Ron Klain To Serve As Ebola Czar

    CBS News – President Obama will name former White House official Ron Klain to serve as a so-called “Ebola czar” to oversee the government’s handling of the virus, CBS News confirms. Klain, who previously served as chief of staff for Vice President Joe Biden and for Vice President Al Gore, will report directly to the president’s homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco and national security adviser Susan Rice, the White House said. He’ll be responsible for ensuring that the American people […]

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    Man Found Inside Salem High School With Hatchet: “It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time”

    VIRGINIA (WTKR) – “I wanted to do something for all the children that have ever been sold into sex slavery and get out on a stage with a [expletive] ax and a [expletive] toothpick of a [expletive] knife, my katana, and just lay everything down,” Kirk Cowart told WTKR in a rambling jailhouse interview hours after police arrested him for sneaking into a Virginia Beach High School with a hatchet. Workers at Salem High School discovered Cowart on the auditorium stage. Police […]

  • Adventure Arkansas: Mt. Nebo State Park

    Tyler is exploring Mt. Nebo State Park on this week's Adventure Arkansas. This mountain top park offers a 360 degree view of the surrounding area from 1,350 feet!

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    Apple Announces iPad Air 2

    (CNET) – The Apple iPad Air 2 starts at $499 (£399, AU$620), finally includes Apple’s TouchID fingerprint sensor and at 6.1 millimeters thick, is — according to Apple — currently the world’s thinnest tablet. The tablet weighs in at 0.96-pound or 437g — 0.98-pound/444g for cellular — which is about 0.07-pound/32g lighter than the original iPad Air. Pre-orders start Friday, October 17, and the tablet starts shipping the following Friday, October 24. Wi-Fi model pricing looks like this: $499 for […]

  • High Five: Union Christian School Unveils $500,000 Renovation

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Union Christian School unveiled a $500,000 renovation on Wednesday (Oct. 15). OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five. Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment?  We want to hear about it.  Submit your story here, and it could be featured on 5NEWS High Five!

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    VIDEO: Riding The Excursion Train Through Washington County

    The crash involving an excursion train near West Fork on Thursday (Oct. 18) hospitalized 44 people at medical centers in Washington County. After the incident, viewers reached out to 5NEWS, asking about the nature of the excursion train ride. In response, 5NEWS is re-posting this video from an “Adventure Arkansas” segment n 2013. In the segment, Meteorologist Joe Pennington rides the train and shares his experience with viewers.

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    Isolated Arkansas Patient Likely Does Not Have Ebola, Health Officials Say

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – The patient isolated in a Clinton hospital with possible Ebola symptoms likely does not have the virus, state health officials announced Thursday. The announcement comes hours after health officials announced a patient had been isolated at the hospital with a “low risk” for Ebola. Stay with 5NEWS for more on this developing story.

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    Dallas Nurse With Ebola Being Transferred To New Location

    CBS News – The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says 26-year-old Nina Pham will be taken Thursday from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH facility has one of four biocontainment units in the United States. Texas Health officials said Wednesday that Pham was in […]

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