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  • Top 10 Metro Areas for Car Theft

    Thursday Jul 12 | via Insurance Journal West 

    The Albuquerque, New Mexico metropolitan statistical area repeats as having the highest per capita auto theft rate in 2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's latest Hot Spots report. New to the top 10 this year, the metro areas of St. Joseph, and Springfield, Missouri .

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    Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Bernalillo, NM

  • Preferred Family exits

    Saturday Jul 7 | via NWAonline 

    After another week of disturbing news stories describing the conduct of some of its employees, Preferred Family Health Care is pulling out of Arkansas. WHAT'S THE POINT: Arkansas rightfully cut ties with a disgraced healthcare provider and must now work to secure services for those left in the lurch.

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    Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Healthcare Law, Law

  • 7/5/18 Police beat

    Tuesday Jul 3 | via Log Cabin Democrat 

    A 60-year-old Conway man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of public intoxication after a woman called authorities because she was concerned he fallen to the ground from a heat stroke. According to an incident report, police and paramedics were called to a residence along the 1700 block of Tyler Street shortly after 2 p.m. after a woman "witnesses a black male fall over while walking down the road."

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    Related Topix: Springfield, MO

  • 06.30 PODCAST: Protection At Work25 mins ago

    Saturday Jun 30 | via KSGF-AM Springfield 

    Excessive Heat Warning issued June 30 at 2:47AM CDT expiring June 30 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Barton, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Dade, Dallas, Hickory, Jasper, Morgan, Polk, Saint Clair, Vernon Heat Advisory issued June 30 at 2:47AM CDT expiring June 30 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Barry, Christian, Greene, Lawrence, McDonald, Miller, Newton, Stone, Taney, Webster Heat Advisory issued June 30 at 2:47AM CDT expiring June 30 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Dent, Douglas, Howell, Laclede, Maries, Oregon, Ozark, Phelps, Pulaski, Shannon, Texas, Wright Excessive Heat Warning issued June 28 at 9:57PM CDT expiring June 30 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Barton, Benton, Camden, Cedar, Dallas, Hickory, Jasper, Vernon Heat Advisory issued June 28 at 9:57PM CDT expiring June 30 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Christian, Greene, Miller, Stone Heat Advisory issued June 28 at 2:16AM CDT expiring June 30 at ... (more)

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  • John Gotti's final years revealed in new documentary

    Jun 8, 2018 | via Fox News 

    The writer and filmmaker was convicted in 1982 under the kingpin statue of conspiracy to import marijuana and hashish and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He is currently the executive producer and director of a new A&E documentary based on a April 2010 article he wrote for Playboy about the Teflon Don and his son, John Gotti Jr. "I kept hearing a lot about John Gotti," Stratton told Fox News.

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    Related Topix: Prison, Springfield, MO, Entertainment

  • How John Gotti Jr. tried to escape the mob

    Jun 8, 2018 | via New York Post 

    The writer and filmmaker was convicted in 1982 under the kingpin statue of conspiracy to import marijuana and hashish and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He is the executive producer and director of a new A&E documentary based on an April 2010 article he wrote for Playboy about the Teflon Don and his son, John Gotti Jr. "I kept hearing a lot about John Gotti," Stratton told Fox News.

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    Related Topix: Prison, Springfield, MO

  • New charge filed weeks after wreck

    Jun 3, 2018 | via NWAonline 

    A Fayetteville man faces a new charge weeks after a pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured, authorities said. Songkham Soupharack, 62, was driving at 3:30 p.m. May 13 near 809 E. Huntsville Road in Fayetteville when he struck a 63-year-old pedestrian, according to a police report.

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    Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR

  • Mom, girlfriend charged with aiding accused killer

    Jun 2, 2018 | via The London Free Press 

    Two more people have been arrested in connection to last week's London sidewalk homicide the accused's girlfriend and mother. And sources have confirmed that Robert Ashley Williams, 35, charged with second-degree murder in the death of Dereck Szaflarski, 27, served nine years in prison in Missouri after he was caught with 22 kilograms of ecstasy pills in 2005.

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    Related Topix: Springfield, MO

  • Change of plea hearing set for lobbyist

    Jun 2, 2018 | via NWAonline 

    Indicted lobbyist Milton R. "Rusty" Cranford of Bentonville, who pleaded innocent to bribery-related charges in Missouri, has a change of plea hearing set for Thursday in federal court. Cranford was indicted Feb. 21 in Springfield, Mo., on one count of conspiracy and eight counts of accepting bribes.

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    Related Topix: Springdale, AR, Fayetteville, AR