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  • Local restaurant reacts to beef prices

    Local restaurant reacts to beef prices

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:53:31 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- According to the USDA, beef prices are up 5.4 percent since this time last year. Experts attribute the drought across the Great Plains, Texas and California to the smallest U.S.
    According to the USDA, beef prices are up 5.4 percent since this time last year.
  • Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

    Police say 5 dead in Calgary stabbings

    A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
    A recent graduate of the University of Calgary was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
  • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:34:55 GMT
    The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
    Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
  • Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:57:27 GMT
    An arrest warrant was issued for a longtime Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism. Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
    An arrest warrant was issued for a long time Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism, a class D felony. According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
  • OBGYN wanted for video voyeurism

    OBGYN wanted for video voyeurism

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:56:27 GMT
    Region 8 News Tuesday Evening Update - Some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Warrant issued for OBGYN A longtime Paragould OBGYN is wanted by police. Dr. Paul Becton allegedly took
    A longtime Paragould OBGYN is wanted by police. Dr. Paul Becton allegedly took pictures of several nude patients without their consent.
  • Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

    Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

    Two convicted sex offenders dutifully checked in with police every month and wore their GPS trackers around the clock - the rules of parole that are designed to tip off authorities if a freed felon backslides.
    GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to...
  • Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    Congress is giving states the transportation blues

    The U.S. transportation secretary says indecision by Congress about how to pay for programs is again threatening to set back or shut down road and transit projects across the country. That could result in...
    On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government's Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects...
  • Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Ukraine bares teeth against eastern uprising

    Pro-Russian insurgents who have seized government buildings across eastern Ukraine dug in Tuesday, fortifying their positions and erecting fresh barricades, despite another government announcement that it was...
    In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, government forces repelled an attack Tuesday by about 30 gunmen at an airport, beginning what the president called an "anti-terrorist...
  • Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

    Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:13:12 GMT
    Police in West Memphis, Arkansas are working a home invasion case in which a elderly woman was attacked and beaten. According to friends, the woman had to be rushed to the Med after suffering a broken
    Police in West Memphis, Ark. are working a home invasion case in which a elderly woman was attacked and beaten.
  • Water fills Bono Lake

    Water fills Bono Lake

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-04-15 21:03:42 GMT
    The recent days of rain are helping to fill the lake with water.
    The recent days of rain are helping to fill the lake with water.
  • ASU honors 21 retirees

    ASU honors 21 retirees

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:41:26 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – On Tuesday hundreds of Arkansas State University faculty and staff members gathered in Centennial Hall of the Carl R. Reng Student Union to honor 21 faculty members retiring this
    On Tuesday hundreds of Arkansas State University faculty and staff members gathered in Centennial Hall of the Carl R. Reng Student Union to honor 21 faculty members retiring this academic year.
  • Washington state landslide death toll rises

    Washington state landslide death toll rises

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 19:04:14 GMT
    The death toll from Washington landslide rises to 37.
    The death toll from Washington landslide rises to 37.
  • Ukrainian military convoy dispatched against pro-Russian militants

    Ukrainian military convoy dispatched against pro-Russian militants

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:38:36 GMT
    Ukraine's ambassador says his government won't let what happened in Crimea happen in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian National Guard battalion was sent to the Donetsk region Tuesday.
    Ukraine's ambassador says his government won't let what happened in Crimea happen in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, a Ukrainian National Guard battalion was sent to the Donetsk region Tuesday.
  • Arkansas panel to consider lottery debit cards

    Arkansas panel to consider lottery debit cards

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:10:59 GMT
    A legislative committee is to hear a proposal from the director of the Arkansas lottery on the prospect of allowing players to use debit cards to buy tickets.
    A legislative committee is to hear a proposal from the director of the Arkansas lottery on the prospect of allowing players to use debit cards to buy tickets.
  • NWS confirms first Arkansas tornado of 2014

    NWS confirms first Arkansas tornado of 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:04:25 GMT
    The National Weather Service has confirmed Arkansas' first tornado of 2014.
    The National Weather Service has confirmed Arkansas' first tornado of 2014.
  • St. Louis-area man accused of sexual torture

    St. Louis-area man accused of sexual torture

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:01:01 GMT
    A St. Louis-area man is accused of sexually torturing women in his apartment over several years.
    A St. Louis-area man is accused of sexually torturing women in his apartment over several years.
  • Missouri House OKs limiting e-cigarettes to adults

    Missouri House OKs limiting e-cigarettes to adults

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:50:50 GMT
    Missouri House members have given first-round approval to legislation that seeks to prevent children and younger teens from buying electronic cigarettes and other devices.
    Missouri House members have given first-round approval to legislation that seeks to prevent children and younger teens from buying electronic cigarettes and other devices.
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  • Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:57:27 GMT
    An arrest warrant was issued for a longtime Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism. Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
    An arrest warrant was issued for a long time Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism, a class D felony. According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
  • Local restaurant reacts to beef prices

    Local restaurant reacts to beef prices

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:53:31 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- According to the USDA, beef prices are up 5.4 percent since this time last year. Experts attribute the drought across the Great Plains, Texas and California to the smallest U.S.
    According to the USDA, beef prices are up 5.4 percent since this time last year.
  • Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

    Elderly woman beaten in home invasion

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:13:12 GMT
    Police in West Memphis, Arkansas are working a home invasion case in which a elderly woman was attacked and beaten. According to friends, the woman had to be rushed to the Med after suffering a broken
    Police in West Memphis, Ark. are working a home invasion case in which a elderly woman was attacked and beaten.
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  • Arkansas panel to consider lottery debit cards

    Arkansas panel to consider lottery debit cards

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:10 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:10:59 GMT
    A legislative committee is to hear a proposal from the director of the Arkansas lottery on the prospect of allowing players to use debit cards to buy tickets.
    A legislative committee is to hear a proposal from the director of the Arkansas lottery on the prospect of allowing players to use debit cards to buy tickets.
  • NWS confirms first Arkansas tornado of 2014

    NWS confirms first Arkansas tornado of 2014

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:04:25 GMT
    The National Weather Service has confirmed Arkansas' first tornado of 2014.
    The National Weather Service has confirmed Arkansas' first tornado of 2014.
  • AR AG McDaniel to join panel on copper theft

    AR AG McDaniel to join panel on copper theft

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:34:27 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is meeting with fellow leaders from surrounding states to discuss the growing problem of copper theft.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is meeting with fellow leaders from surrounding states to discuss the growing problem of copper theft.
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  • Nick Bhardwaj will coach ASU in Friday's Spring Game

    Nick Bhardwaj will coach ASU in Friday's Spring Game

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-04-14 23:39:47 GMT
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    JONESBORO (KAIT) - Arkansas State has been the talk of the college football world in the past 7 days. From CBS, ESPN's Darren Rovell, and even Times Square, the A-State Auction on eBay has captured the
    The 25-year-old is the founder and CEO of Beyond Games. The company develops video games for smartphones and tablets.
  • Grizzlies beat Suns to clinch playoff spot

    Grizzlies beat Suns to clinch playoff spot

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:54:00 GMT
    PHOENIX (AP) - Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason
    Zach Randolph scored 32 points and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 97-91 victory over Phoenix that eliminated the Suns from postseason.
  • ASU Baseball wins its series against South Alabama

    ASU Baseball wins its series against South Alabama

    Sunday, April 13 2014 7:48 PM EDT2014-04-13 23:48:41 GMT
    MOBILE, Ala. (astateredwolves.com) – Zach Maggio's double in the top of the ninth inning scored the go-ahead run as Arkansas State defeated South Alabama 3-2 in the series finale at Stanky Field Sunday
    Zach Maggio's double in the top of the ninth inning scored the go-ahead run in a 3-2 victory.
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  • Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Warrant issued for arrest of Paragould OBGYN

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:57:27 GMT
    An arrest warrant was issued for a longtime Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism. Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
    An arrest warrant was issued for a long time Greene County doctor, accused of felony voyeurism, a class D felony. According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, Dr. Paul Becton, 68, of Paragould will be charged with five counts of voyeurism.
  • 'Operation Spring Fling' nets 17 suspects

    'Operation Spring Fling' nets 17 suspects

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:06:57 GMT
    SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) – Officers from several Bootheel Missouri law enforcement agencies did a little spring cleaning early Wednesday morning. The Sikeston Department of Public Safety met with numerous
    Officers from several Bootheel Missouri law enforcement agencies did a little spring cleaning early Wednesday morning.

     
  • St. Louis-area man accused of sexual torture

    St. Louis-area man accused of sexual torture

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-04-15 18:01:01 GMT
    A St. Louis-area man is accused of sexually torturing women in his apartment over several years.
    A St. Louis-area man is accused of sexually torturing women in his apartment over several years.

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