AROUND ARKANSAS-- Most of the ice is melted after this week's storms, but drivers and state lawmakers are wanting answers about icy roads still causing problems on state highways four days after the sleet and ice hit.
NORTHWEST AR-- Since the most recent sex offender arrest involving a missing 15 year old girl, many continue to ask what's being done to keep sex-offenders on the right side of the law once they're released from jail.
An update on the baby saved by CPR on a Florida highway; Chipotle may be halting salsa and guac sales and more. This is Wednesday's edition of "The Pulse."
Possible steps forward in shoring up international diplomacy efforts over the Ukraine crisis. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Wednesday with his Russian counterpart urging direct talks between Russia and Ukraine. Meanwhile, pressure is building on the financial front. As the U.S. builds a case for economic sanctions against Russia, European Union leaders plan to meet Thursday in Brussels to discuss a similar response.
A baby who survived a brush with death on a Miami freeway last month is now back home. 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz suddenly stopped breathing while strapped in his car seat in heavy traffic a few weeks ago. His aunt and other drivers jumped into action, administering CPR, saving his life, in a story that wound up going viral. Now, the boy is safe and healthy back home.
A New Jersey teen is really upset with her parents. Rachel Canning's request for immediate financial assistance from her parents was denied by a New Jersey judge. She is suing them for tuition at her private high school and living expenses. And she wants them to commit to paying her college tuition. Her parents say she left home because she didn't want to obey their rules.
The host of this year's MTV movie awards is Conan O'Brien. The comedian and late night talk show host announced he will host the awards show for the first time. O'Brien has previously hosted the Emmy Awards. The MTV Movie Awards airs live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on April 13th.
Chipotle Mexican Grill may have to temporarily suspend the sale of salsa and guacamole. The restaurant chain listed drought and changes in global weather patterns as risk patterns to its business. Chipotle says it uses 97,000 pounds of avocados a day. The restaurant promises customers won't have to deal with guacamole withdrawal anytime soon.
MARION, AR - The Arkansas National Guard remains on duty supporting the Arkansas State Police by providing public safety personnel transportation, health and welfare checks and route assessment along I-55 and I-40.
"There's still probably a quarter, 1 in 4 residents in the state of Arkansas that don't have health insurance. So we just wanted to be a benefit to our community," Dr. Steve Goss, President of Mercy Clinic said.