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  • Greene County jail to start new video visitation system

    Greene County jail to start new video visitation system

    An official with an eastern Arkansas county jail says he expects video visitation services for inmates to begin this week.
    An official with an eastern Arkansas county jail says he expects video visitation services for inmates to begin this week.
  • Kraft recalls more than 7K cases of cheese singles

    Kraft recalls more than 7K cases of cheese singles

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:44:31 GMT

    Kraft Food Groups is recalling more than 7,000 cases of cheese.

    Kraft Food Groups is recalling more than 7,000 cases of cheese.

  • Greenway man reported missing, volunteers searching for him

    Greenway man reported missing, volunteers searching for him

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:20 AM EDT2014-09-01 11:20:02 GMT
    Volunteers pick up the search for missing Clay County man Monday morning. Johnie Schmidt, age 68, was last seen in the Greenway area Sunday morning.
    Volunteers pick up the search for missing Clay County man Monday morning. Johnie Schmidt, age 68, was last seen in the Greenway area Sunday morning.
  • Amber Alert update: Suspect in kidnapping may be helping with search

    Amber Alert update: Suspect in kidnapping may be helping with search

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 14:01:58 GMT
    The Mississippi Highway Patrol has issued an Amber Alert for 17-year-old Katelyn Beard. She was abducted Saturday morning from between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from 4244 Lynda Street in Jackson. Beard
    Monday night, Thompson was seen leading officers around a field in the Pocahontas area, but there is no clarification or information to confirm what this was about.
  • Man's request for sex leads to fight, jail time

    Man's request for sex leads to fight, jail time

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:51:53 GMT
    Timothy Scott CannonTimothy Scott Cannon
    A Region 8 man who police say asked a married woman for sex wound up in jail after her husband cut in.
    A Region 8 man who police say asked a married woman for sex wound up in jail after her husband cut in.
  • 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

    6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:34:12 GMT
    U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader.
    Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
  • Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:21 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:21:44 GMT
    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.
    Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.
  • Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreaking

    Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreaking

    Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.
    Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.
  • Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

    Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:22:19 GMT
    Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the...
    Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing...
  • A Better Region 8: DirecTV

    A Better Region 8: DirecTV

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:44 AM EDT2014-09-02 11:44:46 GMT
    I would like to take a moment to address our viewers who watch us through the DirecTV system.
    I would like to take a moment to address our viewers who watch us through the DirecTV system.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:32 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:32:08 GMT
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
  • Hello, Dolly: Tropical storm forms over Bay of Campeche

    Hello, Dolly: Tropical storm forms over Bay of Campeche

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:23 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:23:13 GMT

    Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.

    Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.

  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:03 GMT
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:29:46 GMT
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:01:11 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...
  • Political candidates visit Rector for Labor Day Parade

    Political candidates visit Rector for Labor Day Parade

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:00:17 GMT
    RECTOR, AR (KAIT) – There was a very large turnout in Rector on Monday for their annual Labor Day parade. With just a few months away from the November election, political candidates met with several people looking to gain some votes. “I've never seen such a small town turn out to have so many people,” said Congressional Candidate Jackie McPherson. Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson is running for Congress in Arkansas' 1st District. His opponent, Congressman Rick Crawford was also there hop...
    RECTOR, AR (KAIT) – There was a very large turnout in Rector on Monday for their annual Labor Day parade. With just a few months away from the November election, political candidates met with several people looking to gain some votes. “I've never seen such a small town turn out to have so many people,” said Congressional Candidate Jackie McPherson. Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson is running for Congress in Arkansas' 1st District. His opponent, Congressman Rick Crawford was also there hop...
  • Japanese baseball game goes 50 innings

    Japanese baseball game goes 50 innings

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:49:39 GMT

    Chukyo was able to defeat Sotoku by scoring three runs in the 50th inning

    Chukyo was able to defeat Sotoku by scoring three runs in the 50th inning

  • NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

    NATO plans high-readiness force to counter Russia

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:51:52 GMT
    NATO's chief says the alliance's leaders will be asked this week to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations...
    NATO leaders this week will be asked to approve creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian...
  • Rick Perry deletes unauthorized tweet

    Rick Perry deletes unauthorized tweet

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:13:15 GMT

    Texas Governor Rick Perry says a tweet that called District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg the, "Most drunk Democrat in Texas,” was unauthorized.

    Texas Governor Rick Perry says a tweet that called District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg the, "Most drunk Democrat in Texas,” was unauthorized.

  • No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

    No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

    Many Americans are convinced there was no justification for a suburban St. Louis police officer to kill 18-year-old Michael Brown, because Brown was unarmed.
    Many Americans are convinced there was no justification for a suburban St. Louis police officer to kill 18-year-old Michael Brown, because Brown was unarmed.
  • For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

    For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:01:18 GMT
    While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent...
    While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the...
  • California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

    California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:36:43 GMT

    The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

    The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

  • An update for DirecTV subscribers

    An update for DirecTV subscribers

    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
    At KAIT, nothing is more important to us than providing Region 8 with the very best in local news and weather, along with your favorite ABC programming.
  • Ferguson police start wearing body cameras

    Ferguson police start wearing body cameras

    Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.
    Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.
  • Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:35:49 GMT
    Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.
    Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
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  • Andrew's Monday Evening Forecast

    Andrew's Monday Evening Forecast

    Andrew's Monday Evening Forecast

    Expect cooler weather tonight with temperatures dropping into the lower 70s.  Storms will be moving through late tonight into the early morning so keep the umbrella handy when you head out the door in the morning.  Tomorrow expect scattered storms throughout the day with temperatures climbing into the lower 90s.  Isolated, afternoon showers will be possible throughout the week until a cold front passes through next weekend, bringing with it cooler air.
    Expect cooler weather tonight with temperatures dropping into the lower 70s.  Storms will be moving through late tonight into the early morning so keep the umbrella handy when you head out the door in the morning.  Tomorrow expect scattered storms throughout the day with temperatures climbing into the lower 90s.  Isolated, afternoon showers will be possible throughout the week until a cold front passes through next weekend, bringing with it cooler air.
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  • Man's request for sex leads to fight, jail time

    Man's request for sex leads to fight, jail time

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-09-02 13:51:53 GMT
    Timothy Scott CannonTimothy Scott Cannon
    A Region 8 man who police say asked a married woman for sex wound up in jail after her husband cut in.
    A Region 8 man who police say asked a married woman for sex wound up in jail after her husband cut in.
  • Greene County jail to start new video visitation system

    Greene County jail to start new video visitation system

    An official with an eastern Arkansas county jail says he expects video visitation services for inmates to begin this week.
    An official with an eastern Arkansas county jail says he expects video visitation services for inmates to begin this week.
  • Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreaking

    Osceola steel mill schedules groundbreaking

    Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.
    Gov. Mike Beebe is expected to attend an invitation-only groundbreaking for an Osceola steel mill that's been sued by a competing company.
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  • Political candidates visit Rector for Labor Day Parade

    Political candidates visit Rector for Labor Day Parade

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:00:17 GMT
    RECTOR, AR (KAIT) – There was a very large turnout in Rector on Monday for their annual Labor Day parade. With just a few months away from the November election, political candidates met with several people looking to gain some votes. “I've never seen such a small town turn out to have so many people,” said Congressional Candidate Jackie McPherson. Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson is running for Congress in Arkansas' 1st District. His opponent, Congressman Rick Crawford was also there hop...
    RECTOR, AR (KAIT) – There was a very large turnout in Rector on Monday for their annual Labor Day parade. With just a few months away from the November election, political candidates met with several people looking to gain some votes. “I've never seen such a small town turn out to have so many people,” said Congressional Candidate Jackie McPherson. Heber Springs Mayor Jackie McPherson is running for Congress in Arkansas' 1st District. His opponent, Congressman Rick Crawford was also there hop...
  • Arrest made in church burglary

    Arrest made in church burglary

    Friday, August 29 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-08-29 20:07:01 GMT
    James Davis (Source: St. Francis County Jail)James Davis (Source: St. Francis County Jail)
    Forrest City police officers were called to the Church of God on Whitaker Street in Forrest City Thursday just before midnight in reference to a burglary.
    Forrest City police officers were called to the Church of God on Whitaker Street in Forrest City Thursday just before midnight in reference to a burglary.

  • $30,000 in sculptures stolen from Little Rock park

    $30,000 in sculptures stolen from Little Rock park

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:01 AM EDT2014-08-29 11:01:23 GMT
    Little Rock authorities say three sculptures worth $30,000 have been stolen from Riverfront Park.
    Little Rock authorities say three sculptures worth $30,000 have been stolen from Riverfront Park.
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  • #6 Auburn surges in 2nd half to beat Arkansas

    #6 Auburn surges in 2nd half to beat Arkansas

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-08-31 05:17:43 GMT
    AUBURN, AL (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Arkansas football fell to No. 6 Auburn 45-21, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, Saturday evening. Auburn's (1-0, 1-0 SEC) win extends its series lead over Arkansas (0-1, 0-1 SEC) to 13-10-1. The Razorback offense was led by sophomore running back Alex Collins, who totaled 68 yards on 10 carries. Senior wide out Demetrius Wilson led the receiving corps with 55 yards, while senior tight end AJ Derby collected 40 yards and a touchdown. A newly appoi...
    AUBURN, AL (ArkansasRazorbacks.com) – Arkansas football fell to No. 6 Auburn 45-21, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, Saturday evening. Auburn's (1-0, 1-0 SEC) win extends its series lead over Arkansas (0-1, 0-1 SEC) to 13-10-1. The Razorback offense was led by sophomore running back Alex Collins, who totaled 68 yards on 10 carries. Senior wide out Demetrius Wilson led the receiving corps with 55 yards, while senior tight end AJ Derby collected 40 yards and a touchdown. A newly appoi...
  • Japanese baseball game goes 50 innings

    Japanese baseball game goes 50 innings

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:49 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:49:39 GMT

    Chukyo was able to defeat Sotoku by scoring three runs in the 50th inning

    Chukyo was able to defeat Sotoku by scoring three runs in the 50th inning

  • What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    What We Learned from the SEC in Week 1

    Sunday, August 31 2014 1:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 17:51:41 GMT

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

    For a while, it looked like the college football world was going to be upended in the first week of play, but it all worked out according to plan in the end.

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