New Immigration Crackdowns Creating 'Chilling Effect' On Crime Reporting

Jason Cisneroz, a community service officer in Houston, is troubled. His job in the nation's fourth largest city is to forge good relations between the police and Hispanic immigrants, a population typically wary of blue uniforms. "A couple of days ago there was a witness to a burglary of a motor vehicle," he said. "She saw the suspects run to a certain place and with items they stole from a car, but she was afraid to come to police, she was in fear they would ask for her papers." Police...

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WKNO Features

Fish Fridays

Mar 7, 2017

It’s that time of year again! 


Steps for Life

Mar 1, 2017

Young children learn to walk one step at a time.


The Kitchen Community

Happy Mardi Gras!


Justin Fox Burks

Nothing is better on a chilly February day than a warm bowl of soup.


Jennifer Chandler

Want to wow your sweetie on Valentine’s Day?


Valentine's Day, just around the corner, is a fine time to muse upon love and all its mysteries. Some of those mysteries take longer to -- ahem -- unearth than others. So we'll dig deeper, with the help of Bob Barnett, assistant director at Elmwood Cemetery. 


The Language of Music

Feb 8, 2017

Music has been considered by some to have a language of its own.


Julles Posh Food Co.

Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month.


Why Adopt an Organized Strategy for Wellness

Feb 1, 2017

Wellness in the workplace has evolved to include body, mind and spirit.


Justin Fox Burks

Looking to score a touchdown at your Super Bowl party? Serve your crew Pulled Pork Sliders.


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The Atlantic hurricane season could see between two and four major hurricanes in 2017, according to the latest forecast from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center. There's only a 20 percent chance that the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season will be less active than normal, the agency says.

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Police in Manchester, England, have reportedly decided to stop sharing some intelligence with the U.S. after details from their ongoing terrorism investigation were apparently leaked to the American press.

President Trump and the acting U.S. ambassador to the U.K have both pledged that the source of the leaks will be identified — and, "if appropriate ... prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law," Trump says.

The investigation into the Monday night bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed at least 22 people, has resulted in multiple arrests.

Health care groups that represent doctors and patients are warning members of Congress that the House Republicans' plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would hurt people who need insurance most.

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TENNESSEE NEWS

Despite Opposition From Cities, Haslam Says There'd Be Little Point In Vetoing Gun Bill

A measure that would make it easier for gun owners and groups like the National Rifle Association to sue cities over gun bans appears to be on its way to becoming Tennessee law. Governor Bill Haslam says he's still reviewing the legislation, but his recent comments suggest he has no intention of using a veto on it.

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ARKANSAS NEWS

Legislation Introduced To Expand Central High School National Historic Site

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, joined Tueday (May 23) with civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont to introduce legislation expanding boundaries of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. This expansion would mean seven homes located near Little Rock Central High School would be included in the school’s national historic site designation and preserved by the National Park Service. The legislation is being introduced ahead of the city’s celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine in September.

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