2 inmates escape Hopkins Co. Jail, 9 schools on lockdown

According to the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, two inmates, one being held on a capital murder charge, escaped the Hopkins County jail Tuesday morning around 9:20 a.m.

Louisiana marching band featured in new Jonas Brothers music video

The Southern University Marching Band continues to expand its global recognition today with the premiere of the Jonas Brothers, that’s right the Jonas Brothers, new single and video “Pom Poms.”

Oklahoma governor signs law that OKs horse slaughter

Is the United States closer to allowing horse meat production? On Friday, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed the Oklahoma Meat Inspection Act, ending the prohibition on horse meat processing for export in Oklahoma.

Worst U.S. cities for allergy sufferers

Things aren't looking good for people with allergies in Tennessee.

In Georgia, town requires gun ownership

Nelson, a small Georgia city north of Atlanta, is requiring the head of virtually every household to own a firearm, the city's clerk told CNN Tuesday.

Few clues in Texas prosecutor killings leave public officials apprehensive

As state and federal investigators flood this north Texas county searching for clues in the killing of two prosecutors in two months, the 100,000 people who live here can do little but nervously watch, and hope.

Pipeline leak brings crude reality to Arkansas

Heavy crude oil flowing like a river through a central Arkansas neighborhood could keep residents away for several more days as crews work to clean it up.

Local jobs outlook: Margaritaville and more

In the past few months, there have been several layoff announcements in the area. Both Libby and Oak Farms Dairy announced layoffs in the hundreds.

Volunteers for Youth Justice to hold Light of Hope ceremony Tuesday

Volunteers for Youth Justice will hold its 11th Annual "Light of Hope" Child Abuse Awareness Event on the steps of our area Courthouses on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 5:30 pm.