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  • Bear caught on camera

    Bear caught on camera

    Friday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
    Friday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)
  • Arkansas man catches 3 bears on game camera

    Arkansas man catches 3 bears on game camera

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:08:20 GMT
    One man getting ready for deer and turkey season in Arkansas stumbled upon something much larger.
    One man getting ready for deer and turkey season in Arkansas stumbled upon something much larger.
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    Jonesboro police chief suspended without pay

    Jonesboro police chief suspended without pay

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:39:06 GMT
    Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates was suspended without pay for a month by Mayor Harold Perrin for comments made about a Jonesboro news reporter.
    Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates was suspended without pay for a month by Mayor Harold Perrin for comments made about a Jonesboro news reporter.
  • Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

    Russian aid trucks begin to leave Ukraine

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:48 AM EDT2014-08-23 10:48:03 GMT
    Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.
    Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border into Russia on Saturday.
  • Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

    Hamas backs International Criminal Court bid

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:35 AM EDT2014-08-23 10:35:16 GMT
    A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.
    Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday. Palestinian acceptance of the court's jurisdiction could expose Israel -...
  • Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

    Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

    Saturday, August 23 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-23 10:12:37 GMT
    Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.
    Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon.
  • Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

    Saturday, August 23 2014 4:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 08:14:27 GMT
    Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed...
    Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black...
  • Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

    Saturday, August 23 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-08-23 06:08:06 GMT
    The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about...
    More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.
  • Worker dies after falling off I-40 bridge

    Worker dies after falling off I-40 bridge

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:56:25 GMT
    (WMC) - Arkansas State Police say it appears a construction or repair worker has fallen off the I-40 bridge near West Memphis. The worker may be alive, and crews are working to get him or her out of the
    Arkansas State Police say a construction or repair worker fell off the Hernando DeSoto bridge on Interstate 40 near West Memphis on Friday.
  • A look at where "bucket challenge" money goes

    A look at where "bucket challenge" money goes

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:00:21 GMT
    SOURCE: The Times DispatchSOURCE: The Times Dispatch
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – On Friday the ALSA organization had raised over $53 million for the fight against ALS. The ice bucket challenge that has gone viral has generated more than $15 million just in the last three weeks. When so much money is raised in such a small amount of time it makes some question just how will all the money be spent? According to Mashable.com, In January, ALSA reported that it allocated $26.3 million. 8.5 million of its total expenditures went to public and professio...
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – On Friday the ALSA organization had raised over $53 million for the fight against ALS. The ice bucket challenge that has gone viral has generated more than $15 million just in the last three weeks. When so much money is raised in such a small amount of time it makes some question just how will all the money be spent? According to Mashable.com, In January, ALSA reported that it allocated $26.3 million. 8.5 million of its total expenditures went to public and professio...
  • Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

    Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:56:06 GMT
    A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. government "strongly condemns" the unilateral movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine.
    The Obama administration on Friday denounced the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine, citing it as the latest provocation by Moscow along the highly volatile eastern border of the former Soviet republic.
  • Bridges repaved in Poinsett County town

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:13:58 GMT
    Lepanto Mayor Steve Jernigan said residents in town can now celebrate after two bridges were repaved with new asphalt.
    Lepanto Mayor Steve Jernigan said residents in town can now celebrate after two bridges were repaved with new asphalt.
  • Jonesboro man sentenced to 33 years in prison for rape

    Jonesboro man sentenced to 33 years in prison for rape

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:50:07 GMT
    John D. Richardson (Arkansas Crime Information Center)John D. Richardson (Arkansas Crime Information Center)
    A Jonesboro man plead guilty to raping three children and was sentenced to 33 years in prison, according to 2nd Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington.
    A Jonesboro man plead guilty to raping three children and was sentenced to 33 years in prison, according to 2nd Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington.

  • SCDPS: Trooper who arrested NFL player for speeding fired

    SCDPS: Trooper who arrested NFL player for speeding fired

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:47 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:47:27 GMT
    The Highway Patrol trooper who arrested an NFL player in Laurens County has been fired, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety confirmed on Friday.
    The Highway Patrol trooper who arrested an NFL player in Laurens County has been fired, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety confirmed on Friday.
  • Jonesboro man arrested for slapping child

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:38:33 GMT
    Nathan L. Kelly (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Nathan L. Kelly (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
    A Jonesboro man was arrested for second degree battery and a woman was arrested for permitting child abuse, according to Jonesboro Police.

    A Jonesboro man was arrested for second degree battery and a woman was arrested for permitting child abuse, according to Jonesboro Police.


  • Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

    Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:05:20 GMT
    Criticized whenever he goes on vacation, President Barack Obama is on par with most Americans, who average four leisure trips a year, travel industry data shows.
    President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort island of Martha's Vineyard and hours on the golf course have his detractors teeing up as...
  • Police searching for man suspected of killing his father

    Police searching for man suspected of killing his father

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:47:06 GMT
    Dustin Heath Burrow is charged with aggravated robbery and capital murder in the shooting death of his father, 62-year-old Carl Lynn Burrow, outside his home. He is also charged with robbing his grandmother at gunpoint.
    Dustin Heath Burrow is charged with aggravated robbery and capital murder in the shooting death of his father, 62-year-old Carl Lynn Burrow, outside his home. He is also charged with robbing his grandmother at gunpoint.
  • Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

    Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:45:20 GMT
    Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The...
    Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday. The position puts...
  • No contact order issued for deputy prosecutor

    No contact order issued for deputy prosecutor

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:27:31 GMT
    A Cross County woman requested that formal charges to be filed against the deputy prosecutor of the county in connection to an alleged incident that took place last August, according to an affidavit filed in Cross County District Court. Thursday, a no contact was issued in the case.
    A Cross County woman requested that formal charges to be filed against the deputy prosecutor of the county in connection to an alleged incident that took place last August, according to an affidavit filed in Cross County District Court. Thursday, a no contact was issued in the case.
  • Residents in drought-stricken state take Dirt Bucket Challenge

    Residents in drought-stricken state take Dirt Bucket Challenge

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:59:41 GMT
    When your state is experiencing a severe drought, taking the Ice Bucket Challenge may not be allowed.
    When your state is experiencing a severe drought, taking the Ice Bucket Challenge may not be allowed.
  • Woman sues Facebook over revenge porn profile

    Woman sues Facebook over revenge porn profile

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:52:46 GMT

    Texas woman is suing Facebook over a fake profile.

    Texas woman is suing Facebook over a fake profile.

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    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.
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  • A look at where "bucket challenge" money goes

    A look at where "bucket challenge" money goes

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:00:21 GMT
    SOURCE: The Times DispatchSOURCE: The Times Dispatch
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – On Friday the ALSA organization had raised over $53 million for the fight against ALS. The ice bucket challenge that has gone viral has generated more than $15 million just in the last three weeks. When so much money is raised in such a small amount of time it makes some question just how will all the money be spent? According to Mashable.com, In January, ALSA reported that it allocated $26.3 million. 8.5 million of its total expenditures went to public and professio...
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – On Friday the ALSA organization had raised over $53 million for the fight against ALS. The ice bucket challenge that has gone viral has generated more than $15 million just in the last three weeks. When so much money is raised in such a small amount of time it makes some question just how will all the money be spent? According to Mashable.com, In January, ALSA reported that it allocated $26.3 million. 8.5 million of its total expenditures went to public and professio...
  • Where we are now: Storm debris cleanup

    Where we are now: Storm debris cleanup

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:49:57 GMT
    Storm debris continues to be picked up around the city and with the 45 days of cleanup given in the bid almost up. There is still work to be done.
    Storm debris continues to be picked up around the city and with the 45 days of cleanup given in the bid almost up. There is still work to be done.
  • Bridges repaved in Poinsett County town

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:13:58 GMT
    Lepanto Mayor Steve Jernigan said residents in town can now celebrate after two bridges were repaved with new asphalt.
    Lepanto Mayor Steve Jernigan said residents in town can now celebrate after two bridges were repaved with new asphalt.
  • Arkansas Headlines</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=147570" target="_top">More >></a>Arkansas HeadlinesMore>>

  • A look at where "bucket challenge" money goes

    A look at where "bucket challenge" money goes

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:00:21 GMT
    SOURCE: The Times DispatchSOURCE: The Times Dispatch
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – On Friday the ALSA organization had raised over $53 million for the fight against ALS. The ice bucket challenge that has gone viral has generated more than $15 million just in the last three weeks. When so much money is raised in such a small amount of time it makes some question just how will all the money be spent? According to Mashable.com, In January, ALSA reported that it allocated $26.3 million. 8.5 million of its total expenditures went to public and professio...
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – On Friday the ALSA organization had raised over $53 million for the fight against ALS. The ice bucket challenge that has gone viral has generated more than $15 million just in the last three weeks. When so much money is raised in such a small amount of time it makes some question just how will all the money be spent? According to Mashable.com, In January, ALSA reported that it allocated $26.3 million. 8.5 million of its total expenditures went to public and professio...
  • Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Arkansas attorney general rejects marijuana plan

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:58:00 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has rejected the proposed wording for a prospective ballot item that would let voters decide whether to legalize marijuana in the state.
  • Ross, Hutchinson argue over state budget planning

    Ross, Hutchinson argue over state budget planning

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:37 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:37:13 GMT
    Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross each say Gov. Mike Beebe approves of their tax plans, though it was Ross who drew the endorsement from the fellow Democrat.
    Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross each say Gov. Mike Beebe approves of their tax plans, though it was Ross who drew the endorsement from the fellow Democrat.
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  • Attorney: Brown shooting witness 'has nothing to hide'

    Attorney: Brown shooting witness 'has nothing to hide'

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-08-22 15:14:51 GMT

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder assigned scores of FBI agents and Justice Department investigators to look into Michael Brown's Aug. 9 death in Ferguson, MO.

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder assigned scores of FBI agents and Justice Department investigators to look into Michael Brown's Aug. 9 death in Ferguson, MO.

  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:35:14 GMT
    The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally...
    Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens...
  • Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Copper thieves stealing vases from cemetery

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:53:35 GMT
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
    Investigators in western Missouri are calling on scrap metal dealers hoping to find thieves who have stolen hundreds of bronze vases from a cemetery.
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  • Woman arrested after toddler found beaten, legs tied together

    Woman arrested after toddler found beaten, legs tied together

    Thursday, August 21 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-08-21 23:04:34 GMT
    A Gulfport woman was arrested Thursday after officers said they found her kneeling over a 1-year-old that was beaten and bruised. Elise Arlyn Balsley-Bryant, 24, is charged with Felony Child Abuse.
    A Gulfport woman was arrested Thursday after officers said they found her kneeling over a 1-year-old that had been beaten and bruised. Elise Arlyn Balsley-Bryant, 24, is charged with Felony Child Abuse.
  • Worker dies after falling off I-40 bridge

    Worker dies after falling off I-40 bridge

    Friday, August 22 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-08-23 03:56:25 GMT
    (WMC) - Arkansas State Police say it appears a construction or repair worker has fallen off the I-40 bridge near West Memphis. The worker may be alive, and crews are working to get him or her out of the
    Arkansas State Police say a construction or repair worker fell off the Hernando DeSoto bridge on Interstate 40 near West Memphis on Friday.
  • Arkansas man catches 3 bears on game camera

    Arkansas man catches 3 bears on game camera

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:08 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:08:20 GMT
    One man getting ready for deer and turkey season in Arkansas stumbled upon something much larger.
    One man getting ready for deer and turkey season in Arkansas stumbled upon something much larger.

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