helena-arkansas.com http://www.helena-arkansas.com/section/Top%20stories helena-arkansas.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:59:46 +0000 Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309564/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:26:11 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140308/NEWS/140309564/-1/Top stories Oil slick spotted in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines jet http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309565/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Sat, 08 Mar 2014 07:54:48 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309565/-1/Top stories Today in the News: Mass. bans 'upskirt' photos http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309569/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309569/-1/Top stories News to know

Just days after the Massachusetts Supreme Court said "upskirt" photos weren't illegal, Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill outlawing the behavior. The court ruled that the law as it was written didn't outlaw the peeping Tom behavior, but legislators moved quickly to rectify that with a new law. Now those caught taking upskirt photos or videos [...]]]> Ukrainians urge US, EU to get on same wavelength http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309576/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309576/-1/Top stories Guard's testimony: Oscar Pistorius told me 'everything is fine' http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309578/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309578/-1/Top stories Guard: Pistorius told me everything was 'fine' http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309644/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:52:13 +0000 By The Associated Press http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309644/-1/Top stories The security guard, Pieter Baba, testified that Pistorius phoned him back moments after the initial brief conversation, but then started crying, didn't say anything and the line went dead. It was minutes after the [...]]]> Morning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309689/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 08:57:03 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309689/-1/Top stories In the news

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.

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The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]> Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309705/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309705/-1/Top stories Quote of note

"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]> Sports update:South Carolina coach Frank Martin suspended for language http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309698/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309698/-1/Top stories Business update: Prosecutor says executives lied as NYC law firm failed http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309699/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:02:15 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309699/-1/Top stories Murder suspect arrested http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309700/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:19:34 +0000 Ron Kelley and Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309700/-1/Top stories Council discusses retaining attorney http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309701/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:15:02 +0000 Ron Kelley http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309701/-1/Top stories Witness: Oscar Pistorius prayed over his shot girlfriend http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309726/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309726/-1/Top stories Seoul: North Korea artillery launched near Chinese flight http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309727/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309727/-1/Top stories Phillips County, eastern Arkansas hit hardest by power outages http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309868/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:07:01 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309868/-1/Top stories Vehicles stranded over wide area in east Arkansas http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309869/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:02:45 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309869/-1/Top stories Thunderstorms, freezing rain forecast for most of Arkansas http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140301/NEWS/140309982/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Sat, 01 Mar 2014 13:50:43 +0000 http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140301/NEWS/140309982/-1/Top stories The National Weather Service posted a variety of winter weather warnings and advisories that cover all but the far southeast corner of the state for Sunday.]]> Sales tax to pay for new jail http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229408/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:04:17 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229408/-1/Top stories Lawyer's services terminated http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229473/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:59:24 +0000 Randy Hogan http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229473/-1/Top stories Toddler killed in Phillips County crash http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229474/-1/Top stories?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:54:42 +0000 The Associated Press http://www.helena-arkansas.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229474/-1/Top stories