Monthly Archives: January 2012

UPDATE: ‘Bama fan arrested for abuse of unconscious LSU fan

An Alabama man was arrested late Wednesday in connection with a video appearing to show someone in a University of Alabama jacket abusing an unconscious Louisiana State University fan after Alabama beat LSU for the BCS football championship, according to … Continue reading

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Union: Deal reached with Cooper Tire in Texarkana

A union spokesman says workers in Texarkana have reached a tentative contract agreement with Cooper Tire Co. and have agreed to a brief extension to the negotiations, reports the AP. Spokesman David Beard tells the Texarkana Gazette that the extra time … Continue reading

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S.D. tribes support Obama’s decision to halt Canada-U.S. pipeline

Tribal officials in South Dakota are coming out in support of President Barack Obama’s decision to temporarily halt the planned Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S. Gulf Coast, according to an AP report. Rosebud Sioux Tribe President Rodney … Continue reading

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60 Texas students disciplined for text message cheating

Educators say 60 students at a Houston-area school have been disciplined for apparent text message-related cheating on a December test, the AP reports. Officials on Thursday announced those Clear Lake High School students will get an English exam score of zero … Continue reading

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Little Rock man dies after falling into creek at Petit Jean State Park

The Conway County Sheriff’s Office says a Little Rock man has died after falling head first into a creek at Petit Jean State Park, the AP reports. Sheriff Mike Smith tells Little Rock television station KTHV that the accident happened … Continue reading

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Monroe, La., man arrested for stun gun attack on woman

The AP reports that Ouachita Parish sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 36-year-old Monroe man accused of using a stun gun on a woman. The News-Star reports Jackie Robinson was booked into Ouachita Correctional Center Thursday on charges of second-degree kidnapping and … Continue reading

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Ark. 12-year-old arrested for Twitter posts

Authorities say a 12-year-old middle school student has been arrested for postings on Twitter that made derogatory comments about some Bentonville High School students, the AP reports. Authorities say that postings from two Twitter accounts — one called Freezebook and … Continue reading

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Three injured in Texas oil well explosion

Authorities say three workers have been injured in a fiery explosion at a South Texas well site that destroyed an oil tank, reports the Associated Press. The fire about three miles south of Pearsall burned for several hours before being extinguished … Continue reading

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Jaci Jackson scheduled for March hearing

We visited with Oklahoma District Attorney Mark Matloff, who serves McCurtain, Choctaw, and Pushmataha Counties, this morning concerning the prosecution of Jaci Jackson. Jackson, 19, of Broken Bow, Okla., a former Southern Arkansas University student and rodeo team member, is … Continue reading

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NOLA police issue wanted poster for man who simulated sex act on LSU fan

One day after saying they could investigate a video showing apparent abuse of an unconscious LSU fan only if the man filed a complaint, New Orleans police have sent out a wanted poster, the AP reports. It asks the public to … Continue reading

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