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  • Man Stabbed in Sequoyah County, Suspect in Custody

    Sequoyah County deputies are on scene of a stabbing north of Vian and Gore, according to Sheriff Ron Lockhart. According to authorities, a 50-year-old man was stabbed in the abdomen Sunday afternoon. The victim is being taken by helicopter to a Tulsa-area hospital to be treated for his injuries, Lockhart said. However,  the extent of his injuries is not being released at this time. The suspect involved is in custody and is being held at the Sequoyah County Detention Center, […]

  • Oldest surviving Medal of Honor winner dies at 96

    CBS News) PARAMUS, N.J. – A 96-year-old man who would have described himself as an ordinary guy passed away Friday in a New Jersey hospital. But Nicholas Oresko was surrounded by dozens of friends and admirers who knew he was anything but ordinary. At the time of his death, Oresko was the oldest surviving recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Oresko, an oil refinery worker from Bayonne, N.J., served with the U.S. Army during World War II. During the […]

  • Destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons begins, U.N. says

    CNN) — Syrians began destroying their country’s chemical weapons program Sunday, according to an international team tasked with overseeing the effort. Syrian personnel are using “cutting torches and angle grinders to destroy or disable a range of items,” a news release from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Sunday. “This included missile warheads, aerial bombs and mixing and filling equipment.” The OPCW team, which arrived in Damascus on Tuesday, “are monitoring, verifying and reporting on Syria’s compliance […]

  • House Speaker John Boehner demands cuts for debt limit increase

    (CNN) — House Republicans won’t support raising the federal government’s borrowing limit without new spending cuts from the Obama administration, and the White House risks an unprecedented U.S. default by refusing, House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday. Speaking six days into a partial government shutdown and 11 days before the Treasury Department expects to hit its statutory debt ceiling, Boehner told ABC’s “This Week” that he wants “a serious conversation” about spending, but no tax increases. Asked if the United […]

  • Dario Franchitti, 13 others hurt in Houston race wreck

    (CNN) — Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti was involved in a serious crash that hurt 13 spectators Sunday during the Grand Prix of Houston. The wreck occurred in the last lap of the race when Franchitti’s car was bumped by Japanese driver Takuma Sato, propelling the car airborne into the protective fencing. The car spun multiple times against the fence, sending pieces of debris flying toward the grandstands and shearing off part of its side. Two of the 13 […]

  • 9-year-old Minn. boy runs away to Las Vegas on plane

    MINNEAPOLISA (CBS)– 9-year-old Minneapolis boy was able to get through security and onto a plane at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport without a ticket, an airport spokesman said Sunday. Security officials screened the boy at airport shortly after 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Metropolitan Airports Commission spokesman Patrick Hogan said. The boy then boarded a Delta flight that left for Las Vegas at 11:15 a.m. The flight crew became suspicious and contacted Las Vegas police, who met the crew upon landing and transferred […]

  • Springdale Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 15-year-old

    Brian Nunez, 20, of Springdale is accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he met on Facebook. The arrest report said the girl’s father found out about the relationship and reported it to authorities in July. The girl was taken to the Children’s Safety Center were a forensic interview was done. The 15-year-old admitted to having sex with Nunez on several occasions. Officer Kevin Williams was contacted by a child advocate on October 4th. The advocate told Williams the girl’s […]

  • Plane Crashes Near Arkansas/Florida Tailgaters

    Tailgaters at Saturday’s Arkansas/Florida game were met with an unexpected surprise Saturday afternoon when a small plane crashed a group of tailgaters on the University of Florida campus.

  • Navy SEALs go after al-Shabab senior leader in Somalia

    U.S. Navy SEALs conducted a predawn raid in Somalia Saturday to go after a senior leader of the terrorist group al-Shabab, CBS News has confirmed. It was not clear what happened to the unidentified senior leader in the raid. The raid was carried out in response to last month’s deadly attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, for which al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. The Defense Department declined to comment to CBS News on the raid. The strike comes exactly two […]

  • U.S. forces take part in 2 Africa raids targeting alleged terrorists

    (CNN) — U.S. military forces were involved in two separate operations in Africa — one of them targeting a member of the group Al-Shabaab that was behind last month’s Kenya mall attack, and the other going after an al Qaeda leader tied to bombings of two U.S. embassies. The Al-Shabaab raid took place in Somalia, where that terrorist group is based, sometime in the past 24 hours, a senior U.S. official said Saturday evening. The team of U.S. Navy SEALs […]

  • Man accused of kicking puppy in a soccer style

    Quinton Smith, 21, was arrested just before 2am, Saturday (Oct. 5) for kicking a three month old puppy. According to the arrest report, Officer Hogan actually witnessed Smith kick the black female puppy. The reports states “Quinton struck the puppy with a soccer style kick in this midsection.” The puppy was lifted from the ground and struck a nearby vehicle. Quinton’s eyes where bloodshot and he smelled of alcohol, according to the arrest report. Quinton was arrested and booked in […]

  • Hagel: Most civilian Defense workers can return next week

    Washington (CNN) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Saturday that “most [Department of Defense] civilians placed on emergency furlough during the government shutdown will be asked to return to work beginning next week.” The ongoing government shutdown has left more than 800,000 workers furloughed since Tuesday — roughly half of those are civilians working for the Pentagon. Just hours before the announcement, the House passed a bill providing back pay to federal workers who were furloughed. It’s unclear when the […]

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