Newsfeed Now for Oct. 3: Extreme heat hangs on; Victim’s brother forgives killer in courtroom hug

Newsfeed Now

On Newsfeed Now for October 3, we got the conversation started with a “hot” topic. It’s the extreme heat that still has a lot of the U.S. under its grip. KARK Meteorologist Hayden Nix joined us with details on when Fall will finally get here.

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Thursday’s other stories with scroll to times:

TOUCHING MOMENT: When a former Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing a man in his own apartment, emotions ran high in the courtroom. The brother of victim Botham Jean hugged the convicted killer in a long embrace. Court TV Correspondent Chanley Painter covered the trial and joined our program with a recap.

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SECOND CHANCE: From Louisiana we brought you the shocking story of a dog’s survival from unbelievable abuse. His previous owners sawed off the animal’s hind legs! The doctor treating Buddy says it’s the worst cruelty he’s seen in 40 years as a veterinarian. WVLA’s Kennedi Walker joined the conversation from Baton Rouge.

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Aaron Nolan is a morning show co-host in Little Rock, Arkansas with Nexstar Media Group's KARK-TV. He has a passion for social media and makes it an important part of his daily routine. Click here to read Aaron's full bio.