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Father and sons who died in boating accident are laid to rest

A father and his two sons who died in a boating accident are buried in the same grave today.

The McCurtain County father and two sons who drowned in a boating accident on the Little River over the weekend were laid to rest in a private ceremony Tuesday afternoon. At 6, hear what family members have to say about the outpouring of support in the wake of the tragedy and what they hope will be done to keep it from happening again.

An East Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the murder trial of Jeffery Green, accused of fatally shooting his wife on Labor Day 2012. We'll tell you why, and what's next in the case.

A Texas family is praying for a miracle, after finding 28-year-old Josh Springer in a ditch along a County Road. In what appears to have been a terrible accident, Springer was thrown from his motorcycle while trying to avoid hitting a deer.  He's now in a coma.  Tonight on KSLA News 12 Adam Hooper talks with family members about that night, and what life has been like since the accident.

At 6, we're taking a look at how the NFL's "bounty" scandal is viewed by some of its potential future players. Is it a reward system run wild, or an overreaction to a long-standing and quietly kept tradition? Our Facebook fans are chiming in on this one, too. Share your thoughts here.

President Barack Obama held his first official news conference of the year Tuesday to announce changes in mortgage financing that he said will save homeowners approximately $1,000 a year. 

In your community, SAU is considering $10M bond issue for new dorm, student center. Find out more here. 

Storms are heading to the Ark-La-Tex. StormTracker 12 Meteorologist Kevin Roth has your forecast at 6.

See you then.

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