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  • Head on Collision in Springdale Sends Two to Hospital

    An accident in the intersection of Huntsville Ave. and Thompson sends two people to the hospital. A 5NEWS Photographer on scene confirmed with Springdale Police that a Blue Chevy Trailblazer failed to yield when turning left on Huntsville and hit a silver car head on. Springdale Police also told 5NEWS the two occupants of the silver car where taken to Northwest Medical center. The extent of their injuries is not known. Police said the SUV driver is OK. Traffic coming from Huntsville Ave. […]

  • Lawrence Summers withdraws from consideration to replace Bernanke

    WASHINGTON (CBS)–President Barack Obama says he has accepted Lawrence Summers’ decision to withdraw from consideration for the role of Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Obama says Summers was a critical member of his economic team and says he is grateful for his service on behalf of the country. In a statement released Sunday afternoon, Obama praised Summers for his actions “as we faced down the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.” “It was in no small part because of […]

  • Sec. Kerry claims “threat of force is real” in Syria

    JERUSALEM (CBS)– U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday sent a strong warning to Syria, saying “the threat of force is real” if it does not carry out an internationally brokered agreement to hand over its chemical weapons. Kerry issued the warning during a stop in Jerusalem to discuss the crisis in Syria, where he briefed jittery Israeli leaders on the new U.S.-Russian plan to rid neighboring Syria of its chemical weapons by the middle of next year. In comments […]

  • Countdown for Costa Concordia parbuckling begins

    Giglio Island, Italy (CBS)– The people of Giglio, who have been living for months in the shadow of the capsized ocean liner Costa Concordia, have been waiting for this day with hope and fear. Now the moment of truth has finally arrived: the ship is ready for parbuckling — rotating the 952-foot-long wreck to an upright position. Will it work?” is the question on every resident’s mind, only too aware that no one has provided details of a Plan B. If […]

  • Suspected death toll rises from Colorado floods as nearly 500 unaccounted for

    Rain was still coming down Sunday in Colorado, preventing aerial efforts to search for those missing from a devastating flood, authorities said. “It’s unlikely at this point that we’ll be able to reach those who are stranded in the hard-to-reach areas,” said Kim Kobel, a spokesperson for Boulder’s Office of Emergency Management. But rescuers continued their ground efforts, searching for what could be hundreds of people unaccounted for. A tearful Larimer County Sheriff told reporters that what he’s seen, even […]

  • World’s oldest man dies in N.Y. at 112

    GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (CBS) The world’s oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant with Guinness World Records. Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116. Born June 8, 1901, in village of El Tejado de Bejar, Spain, he was known for […]

  • Hurricane Ingrid forms in Gulf, threatens Mexico

    XALAPA, Mexico (CBS) Ingrid became the second hurricane of the Atlantic storm season off Mexico on Saturday, while Tropical Storm Manuel threatened to cause flash floods and mudslides on the opposite side of the country. On Saturday afternoon, Hurricane Ingrid was packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. The storm was centered about 195 miles east of Tuxpan Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said that if Ingrid stays on the forecast track, it’s likely to reach the […]

  • Moonshine Still and Methemphetamine Found in Lincoln Home

    A Lincoln man was booked in to Washington County Jail after deputies say they found moonshine, meth, and weapons on his property. Deputies found 5.8 grams of methamphetamine in Rickey Bickford’s pants pocket and then discovered a moonshine still in the workshop located adjacent to Bickford’s house. A number of firearms were also recovered from the residence. According to the Washington county sheriff’s office, Bickford was booked in to the Washington county jail on procession of a controlled substance with […]

  • Syrian chemical weapons agreement bound for United Nations Security Council

    (CBS)  The U.S. and Russia shook hands on a groundbreaking framework agreement Saturday to identify Syria’s chemical weapons, place them under control of the Chemical Weapons Convention and its compliance body, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, and to ultimately dismantle them. “The world will now expect the Assad regime to live up to its public commitments,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said. The agreement between Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was a breakthrough and […]

  • Costa Concordia: How cruise ship tragedy transformed an island paradise

    Giglio, Italy (CNN) — Father Lorenzo Pasquotti keeps hundreds of cards and letters from the passengers and crew members who survived the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner on a shelf in the rectory of the brick-faced Church of the Madonna of Giglio, just up the narrow street from the island’s only port. Many of the letters, handwritten in English, German, French and Italian, are addressed simply to “Giglio, Italy 58012” to no one in particular, almost as if […]

  • Flood-weary Colorado awaits more rain; 172 people missing

    Boulder, Colorado (CNN) — The mission for emergency responders in northern Colorado Saturday: “To bring order to a chaotic situation,” as an incident commander put it. Waters receded some in the flood-devastated areas, but the rains were expected to fall heavy once again over the weekend. At least four people have been killed and 172 are unaccounted for, officials say. The number of missing peaked at 218 and is expected to continue to shrink. “We’re assuming some of them have […]

  • White House: No subsidies for union health plans

    Low-income workers on union health plans are not eligible for the same federal subsidies available to those who buy insurance in the new state health care marketplaces.