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August 6th, 2014

Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom

August 6, 2014

Afghan official: General's killer hid in bathroom 

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan soldier who killed a U.S. two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO machine gun in his attack, an Afghan military official said Wednesday.

Manslaughter charge for Ark. woman in son's death 


August 6, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas woman was charged Tuesday with manslaughter in the death of her 10-month-old son after investigators said she and her husband took the boy into a rugged part of the Ouachita Mountains while having drug-induced hallucinations about being chased.

Brooke Sueann Floyd, 21, of Greenwood, surrendered to Yell County officers Tuesday and went free under terms of a $50,000 bond posted on a previous child endangerment charge. She is due in a Danville, Arkansas, court Thursday.

CodeRED program reviewed for Quorum Court committees

August 6, 2014

The CodeRED weather warning system increases the safety of Saline County residents, according to Sam Gately, who reviewed the emergency weather alert program for Saline County Quorum Court members Monday night.

Gately, deputy director of the county's Office of Emergency Management, spoke at the start of the court's Public Works and Safety Committee meeting.

Gately noted that the program's slogan — "When seconds count, count on CodeRED" — is true.

 

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