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  • 100 mile yard sale: What you need to know

    100 mile yard sale: What you need to know

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:44:34 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Yard sale pickers rejoice: southeast Missouri’s 100-mile yard sale returns for the 33rd year. Here's your guide to all things picking. 

    Yard sale pickers rejoice: southeast Missouri’s 100-mile yard sale returns for the 33rd year. Here's your guide to all things picking. 

  • Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:02:34 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:05 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:05:26 GMT
    (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.(Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

  • Local high school graduates inaugural senior class

    Local high school graduates inaugural senior class

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:05:02 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:36:46 GMT
    KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    It's a milestone for the 36 graduating seniors for one local high school.

    It's a milestone for the 36 graduating seniors for one local high school.

  • Filing period ends for mayor's races in region

    Filing period ends for mayor's races in region

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:12:31 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:35:35 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The November general election may be several months away, but voters in Newport, Pocahontas, Searcy and several other towns already have municipal races to decide this fall. 

    The November general election may be several months away, but voters in Newport, Pocahontas, Searcy and several other towns already have municipal races to decide this fall. 

  • "Sweetpea" lives up to her name!

    "Sweetpea" lives up to her name!

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:40:53 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:50:02 GMT
    "Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)"Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    "Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)"Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A “sweet” Brindle Terrier Mix awaits adoption at the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society.

    A “sweet” Brindle Terrier Mix awaits adoption at the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society.

  • A Child's Wish Comes True

    A Child's Wish Comes True

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:09:09 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:46:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Employees at City, Water and Light work with Make a Wish to make a dream come true.

    Employees at City, Water and Light work with Make a Wish to make a dream come true.

  • Woman arrested in aggravated assault case

    Woman arrested in aggravated assault case

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:41:37 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:43:59 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Click It or Ticket program has landed one woman in jail in connection with a separate incident in Forrest City. 

    A Click It or Ticket program has landed one woman in jail in connection with a separate incident in Forrest City. 

  • Man arrested in rape case in Independence County

    Man arrested in rape case in Independence County

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:01 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:01:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:41:13 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An Independence County man admitted to authorities that he had sex with a juvenile at least 20 times, according to a probable cause affidavit in the case. 

    An Independence County man admitted to authorities that he had sex with a juvenile at least 20 times, according to a probable cause affidavit in the case. 

  • Mountain lion spotted in region

    Mountain lion spotted in region

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:14:44 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:34:10 GMT
    A mountain lion was spotted earlier this year in the Mammoth Spring area, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)A mountain lion was spotted earlier this year in the Mammoth Spring area, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)
    A mountain lion was spotted earlier this year in the Mammoth Spring area, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)A mountain lion was spotted earlier this year in the Mammoth Spring area, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. (Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Facebook page)

    The sighting of a mountain lion earlier this year in the region has officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission asking area residents to be careful. 

    The sighting of a mountain lion earlier this year in the region has officials with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission asking area residents to be careful. 

  • breaking

    No end in sight: More than 3 weeks on and eruptions are fiercer than ever

    No end in sight: More than 3 weeks on and eruptions are fiercer than ever

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:28 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:28:12 GMT
    Rivers of lava flow toward the sea in lower Puna, where eruptions started May 3. (Image: USGS)Rivers of lava flow toward the sea in lower Puna, where eruptions started May 3. (Image: USGS)

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

    Ongoing eruptions in Kilauea's east rift zone are triggering ongoing concerns.

  • Man arrested in animal cruelty case

    Man arrested in animal cruelty case

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:43:05 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:15:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Cross County man is facing five animal cruelty type charges after authorities discovered a dog living in deplorable conditions as well as dead animals found on a property, according to Wynne police. 

    A Cross County man is facing five animal cruelty type charges after authorities discovered a dog living in deplorable conditions as well as dead animals found on a property, according to Wynne police. 

  • City to be used as example for environmental quality

    City to be used as example for environmental quality

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:06:21 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:58:40 GMT
    Mayor Sanders will present at a state environmental forum. (Source: KAIT-TV)Mayor Sanders will present at a state environmental forum. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Mayor Sanders will present at a state environmental forum. (Source: KAIT-TV)Mayor Sanders will present at a state environmental forum. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The mayor of one area community has been invited to a state environmental quality forum to act as an example.

    The mayor of one area community has been invited to a state environmental quality forum to act as an example.

  • City taking steps to increase quality of life, increase population

    City taking steps to increase quality of life, increase population

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:14:20 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:54:12 GMT
    Blytheville officials working to increase quality of life and population. (Source: KAIT-TV)Blytheville officials working to increase quality of life and population. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Blytheville officials working to increase quality of life and population. (Source: KAIT-TV)Blytheville officials working to increase quality of life and population. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Several area cities were named in the top 10 increasing and decreasing population changes in Arkansas.

    Several area cities were named in the top 10 increasing and decreasing population changes in Arkansas.

  • A-State's disaster preparedness program ranked as top in nation

    A-State's disaster preparedness program ranked as top in nation

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:30 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:30:28 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:18:17 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State University’s Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness was honored recently by a college ranking website, College Choice.

    Arkansas State University’s Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness was honored recently by a college ranking website, College Choice.

  • New Madrid, MO school custodian donates bikes to students

    New Madrid, MO school custodian donates bikes to students

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:15:44 GMT
    Dozens of kids in New Madrid, Missouri will enjoy their holiday weekend, thanks to the generosity of a school custodian.Dozens of kids in New Madrid, Missouri will enjoy their holiday weekend, thanks to the generosity of a school custodian.

    Dozens of kids in New Madrid, Missouri will enjoy their holiday weekend, thanks to the generosity of a school custodian.

    Dozens of kids in New Madrid, Missouri will enjoy their holiday weekend, thanks to the generosity of a school custodian.

  • ADH, local doctor warns about tick-borne diseases

    ADH, local doctor warns about tick-borne diseases

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:41:25 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:14:53 GMT
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)

    The Arkansas Department of Health is warning people to make sure they take precautions against ticks and mosquitoes as we kick off the summer.

    The Arkansas Department of Health is warning people to make sure they take precautions against ticks and mosquitoes as we kick off the summer.

  • Rachel's Friday Evening Forecast (5/25)

    Rachel's Friday Evening Forecast (5/25)

  • A Family For Me: Kaiden

    A Family For Me: Kaiden

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:50:55 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:10:42 GMT

    Kaiden is a relatively quiet kid, but becomes a little more outgoing when he gets to know you a little better. He's been in foster care for 4 years, with the last 3 years being in the same home.

    Kaiden is a relatively quiet kid, but becomes a little more outgoing when he gets to know you a little better. He's been in foster care for 4 years, with the last 3 years being in the same home.

  • BREAKING

    Police Chief: Home invasion, shooting investigation leads to illegal narcotics

    Police Chief: Home invasion, shooting investigation leads to illegal narcotics

    Friday, May 25 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:44:42 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:05:43 GMT
    Seth Walker Mullins (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)Seth Walker Mullins (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)

    An attempted murder investigation in Trumann has led police to a "ring of narcotic sales." 

    An attempted murder investigation in Trumann has led police to a "ring of narcotic sales." 

  • Arkansas nonprofit helping child with leukemia, family

    Arkansas nonprofit helping child with leukemia, family

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:19:55 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:03:34 GMT
    (Source: Erica Lewis)(Source: Erica Lewis)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

     People across the state are stepping up to help a Greene County family that is facing a tough prognosis for a young girl.

     People across the state are stepping up to help a Greene County family that is facing a tough prognosis for a young girl.

  • breaking

    Three arrested in connection with shooting

    Three arrested in connection with shooting

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:01:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:46:51 GMT

    Three Arkansas men are facing charges in Missouri after their arrests Friday in connection with a May 19 shooting in Caruthersville.

    Three Arkansas men are facing charges in Missouri after their arrests Friday in connection with a May 19 shooting in Caruthersville.

  • Census: Arkansas suburbs see growth, rural areas shrink

    Census: Arkansas suburbs see growth, rural areas shrink

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:47:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:33:12 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Recent census figures indicate that Arkansas' fastest-growing cities are mostly suburbs while more rural, smaller cities are shrinking.

    Recent census figures indicate that Arkansas' fastest-growing cities are mostly suburbs while more rural, smaller cities are shrinking.

  • University of Arkansas board approves new tuition, fee rates

    University of Arkansas board approves new tuition, fee rates

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:23:22 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:29:37 GMT
    University of Arkansas (Source: AP)University of Arkansas (Source: AP)
    University of Arkansas (Source: AP)University of Arkansas (Source: AP)

    University of Arkansas officials have given final approval to tuition-and-fee rates for the next academic year.

    University of Arkansas officials have given final approval to tuition-and-fee rates for the next academic year.

  • The Russians may have control of your computer router: What can you do?

    The Russians may have control of your computer router: What can you do?

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:54:58 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:03:44 GMT

    Russian hackers may have taken control of 500,000 routers around the globe.

    Russian hackers may have taken control of 500,000 routers around the globe.

  • Memphis store clerk charged in death of teen who took beer

    Memphis store clerk charged in death of teen who took beer

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:56:29 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:59:37 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Prosecutors say a grocery store clerk in Tennessee has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a teenager he suspected of stealing a beer.

    Prosecutors say a grocery store clerk in Tennessee has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a teenager he suspected of stealing a beer.

  • The Latest: Missouri lawmakers subpoena Greitens to testify

    The Latest: Missouri lawmakers subpoena Greitens to testify

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:42:29 GMT
    Eric Greitens (Source: St. Louis Police Department)Eric Greitens (Source: St. Louis Police Department)

    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

    The Latest on allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):

  • Dunklin County physicians to open 24-hour urgent care in Kennett, MO

    Dunklin County physicians to open 24-hour urgent care in Kennett, MO

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:44:01 GMT
    Twins Rivers Medical Center is set to close on June 30. (Source: Kelsey Anderson, KFVS)Twins Rivers Medical Center is set to close on June 30. (Source: Kelsey Anderson, KFVS)

    Physicians in Dunklin County, Missouri are planning on opening a 24-hour urgent care center together in Kennett.

    Physicians in Dunklin County, Missouri are planning on opening a 24-hour urgent care center together in Kennett.

  • 4 Chicagoans injured in rollover crash in Hayti, MO

    4 Chicagoans injured in rollover crash in Hayti, MO

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:40:00 GMT
    (Source: Hayti Fire Department/Facebook)(Source: Hayti Fire Department/Facebook)
    (Source: Hayti Fire Department/Facebook)(Source: Hayti Fire Department/Facebook)

    Four people were injured after their SUV rolled over on I-55 on Friday, May 25.

    Four people were injured after their SUV rolled over on I-55 on Friday, May 25.

  • Judge grants request to dismiss JPD from lawsuit

    Judge grants request to dismiss JPD from lawsuit

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:22:02 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:35:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Police Department has been removed from a lawsuit filed by a man's family in connection to his April 2015 death.

    The Jonesboro Police Department has been removed from a lawsuit filed by a man's family in connection to his April 2015 death.

  • Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

    Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:32:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:58:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...
    A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud.
    A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud.
  • Owner of cat on top of van: 'I thought I heard a meow'

    Owner of cat on top of van: 'I thought I heard a meow'

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:31:53 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:44:07 GMT
    (Source: KETV/CNN)(Source: KETV/CNN)

    Rebel is often inside or under the van, but never on top. At least, not usually.

    Rebel is often inside or under the van, but never on top. At least, not usually.

  • Second suspect arrested in church burglaries

    Second suspect arrested in church burglaries

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:11:38 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:35:30 GMT
    Jonathan Murray (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office via Facebook)Jonathan Murray (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office via Facebook)
    Jonathan Murray (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office via Facebook)Jonathan Murray (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

    A second man suspected of breaking into several area churches has been arrested. 

    A second man suspected of breaking into several area churches has been arrested. 

  • 2 shot, student in custody in IN middle school shooting

    2 shot, student in custody in IN middle school shooting

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:40:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:07:38 GMT

    At least three people have been taken to hospitals, and two of those were reportedly shot.

    At least three people have been taken to hospitals, and two of those were reportedly shot.

  • Suspect wanted in Portageville, MO armed robbery

    Suspect wanted in Portageville, MO armed robbery

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:26:48 GMT

    An armed robbery at a Casey's General Store in Portageville, Missouri took place on Thursday night, May 24. 

    An armed robbery at a Casey's General Store in Portageville, Missouri took place on Thursday night, May 24. 

  • Man charged with negligent homicide in fatal crash

    Man charged with negligent homicide in fatal crash

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:58:26 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:08 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:08:43 GMT
    Joshua T. Wilson (Source: Mississippi Co, Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Joshua T. Wilson (Source: Mississippi Co, Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
    Joshua T. Wilson (Source: Mississippi Co, Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Joshua T. Wilson (Source: Mississippi Co, Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A Blytheville man has been charged with negligent homicide after investigators say he was intoxicated at the time of a fatal crash.

    A Blytheville man has been charged with negligent homicide after investigators say he was intoxicated at the time of a fatal crash.

  • Pedestrian killed crossing railroad track

    Pedestrian killed crossing railroad track

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:14:40 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:17:10 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man died Thursday night after he was struck by a train.

    A man died Thursday night after he was struck by a train.

  • Moving nightmare: Kansas City family says movers stole all their belongings

    Moving nightmare: Kansas City family says movers stole all their belongings

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:17:25 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:21:46 GMT

    Never has anyone ever said moving is fun. It can be a personal hell for many, but your average nightmare moving experience could be worse. Just ask the Keith family. 

    Never has anyone ever said moving is fun. It can be a personal hell for many, but your average nightmare moving experience could be worse. Just ask the Keith family. 

  • City Youth Ministries awarded grant

    City Youth Ministries awarded grant

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 10:32:52 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:20:19 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

    A non-profit organization in Jonesboro was one of 19 organizations awarded grants Thursday night.

    A non-profit organization in Jonesboro was one of 19 organizations awarded grants Thursday night.

  • Police: No charges filed against parents whose child died in hot car

    Police: No charges filed against parents whose child died in hot car

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:36:31 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:38:50 GMT

    Police said the girl's father unintentionally left the child in a car seat after dropping off her 5-year-old sibling at a daycare Wednesday morning.

    Police said the girl's father unintentionally left the child in a car seat after dropping off her 5-year-old sibling at a daycare Wednesday morning.

  • Floating cabins are the newest thing on Kentucky lakes

    Floating cabins are the newest thing on Kentucky lakes

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:54 AM EDT2018-05-25 10:54:54 GMT
    Facebook Lee's Ford MarinaFacebook Lee's Ford Marina

    Floating cabin rentals are available at Lee's Ford Marina near Somerset, Kentucky and also at Green River Marina near Campbellsville.  

    Floating cabin rentals are available at Lee's Ford Marina near Somerset, Kentucky and also at Green River Marina near Campbellsville.  

  • Sorority fundraiser set this weekend

    Sorority fundraiser set this weekend

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:33:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:52:44 GMT
    Source: Kappa Nu Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha Facebook page)Source: Kappa Nu Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha Facebook page)
    Source: Kappa Nu Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha Facebook page)Source: Kappa Nu Omega, Alpha Kappa Alpha Facebook page)

    An event this weekend will help raise money for girls to go to school. 

    An event this weekend will help raise money for girls to go to school. 

  • It's been 3 weeks since the eruptions started. Here's what's happened so far

    It's been 3 weeks since the eruptions started. Here's what's happened so far

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:48:22 GMT
    Eruptions in lower Puna on the Big Island show no signs of stopping. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)Eruptions in lower Puna on the Big Island show no signs of stopping. (Image: Mick Kalber/Tropical Visions Video)

    Three weeks after eruptions started on the Big Island, they're more vigorous than ever.

    Three weeks after eruptions started on the Big Island, they're more vigorous than ever.

  • Five common food and drug interactions

    Five common food and drug interactions

    Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)
    Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)Even healthy foods can sometimes do harm if combined with the wrong medications (Source: WAFB)

    Many foods can interact with drugs by delaying, decreasing, or inhibiting the body’s ability to absorb the medicine. On the other hand, some medicines require food to help the body absorb them better.

    Many foods can interact with drugs by delaying, decreasing, or inhibiting the body’s ability to absorb the medicine. On the other hand, some medicines require food to help the body absorb them better.

  • Local doctor suggests adjustable desk to increase activity

    Local doctor suggests adjustable desk to increase activity

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:45:05 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:49:37 GMT
    Local doctor suggests adjustable desk. (Source: KAIT-TV)Local doctor suggests adjustable desk. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Local doctor suggests adjustable desk. (Source: KAIT-TV)Local doctor suggests adjustable desk. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    For many people, sitting for eight hours a day is just part of their job, but one area doctor said that could be detrimental to your health.

    For many people, sitting for eight hours a day is just part of their job, but one area doctor said that could be detrimental to your health.

  • Gas prices spike, but doesn't deter people from traveling

    Gas prices spike, but doesn't deter people from traveling

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:45:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:33:30 GMT
    Gas prices have inched up in recent months, with prices in the Jonesboro area reaching $2.64 a gallon Thursday. (Source: KAIT-TV)Gas prices have inched up in recent months, with prices in the Jonesboro area reaching $2.64 a gallon Thursday. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Gas prices have inched up in recent months, with prices in the Jonesboro area reaching $2.64 a gallon Thursday. (Source: KAIT-TV)Gas prices have inched up in recent months, with prices in the Jonesboro area reaching $2.64 a gallon Thursday. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The recent increase in gas prices has people watching their pennies even more, but it is not stopping people from taking trips this Memorial Day weekend. 

    The recent increase in gas prices has people watching their pennies even more, but it is not stopping people from taking trips this Memorial Day weekend. 

  • A Better Region 8: Honoring a Hero

    A Better Region 8: Honoring a Hero

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:32:49 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:43:38 GMT
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8

    Unthinkable today but 76 years ago, the United States was pulled into World War II when Japan surprise attacked Pearl Harbor.

    Unthinkable today but 76 years ago, the United States was pulled into World War II when Japan surprise attacked Pearl Harbor.

  • Trump cancels summit with Kim, North Korea says 'world's desire' that it go on

    Trump cancels summit with Kim, North Korea says 'world's desire' that it go on

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:50:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:44:50 GMT

    The world was losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth," Trump said.

    The world was losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth," Trump said.

  • Home partially collapses; rest of building could still fall

    Home partially collapses; rest of building could still fall

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:52:51 GMT

    Debris could be sent from 20 to 50 feet away, so the area around the home has been closed.

    Debris could be sent from 20 to 50 feet away, so the area around the home has been closed.

  • Leake Co. man arrested after moonshine bust

    Leake Co. man arrested after moonshine bust

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:15 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:15:13 GMT
    Leake County man busted for moonshine gin; Source: WLBTLeake County man busted for moonshine gin; Source: WLBT

    A Leake County man was arrested on Tuesday after a moonshine still was found at his home. ABC agents and the Leake County Sheriff's Department responded to the home. 

    A Leake County man was arrested on Tuesday after a moonshine still was found at his home. ABC agents and the Leake County Sheriff's Department responded to the home. 

  • Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info

    Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:13:07 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:14:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers.
    President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers.
  • Missing Children's Day renews attention on 1,475 migrant children unaccounted for

    Missing Children's Day renews attention on 1,475 migrant children unaccounted for

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:17:45 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:17:45 GMT
    A migrant child from Honduras looks across the US-Mexico Border from Tijuana, Mexico. (Source: AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)A migrant child from Honduras looks across the US-Mexico Border from Tijuana, Mexico. (Source: AP Photo/Hans-Maximo Musielik)

    Last month a government official testified nearly 1,500 children who recently arrived unaccompanied at the border could not be accounted for.

    Last month a government official testified nearly 1,500 children who recently arrived unaccompanied at the border could not be accounted for.

  • Storm chaser wants his ashes launched into a tornado

    Storm chaser wants his ashes launched into a tornado

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:29:39 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:39:48 GMT
    Source: PixabaySource: Pixabay

    Jim Sellers died on Tuesday in Springfield, MO. His dying wish: For his friends, the “Outlaw Chasers,” to launch his ashes into a tornado.

    Jim Sellers died on Tuesday in Springfield, MO. His dying wish: For his friends, the “Outlaw Chasers,” to launch his ashes into a tornado.

  • Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:52:19 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:17:07 GMT
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

  • Visa suspends Morgan Freeman campaign

    Visa suspends Morgan Freeman campaign

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:50:07 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:50:07 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Sixteen people spoke to CNN about Freeman. Eight claimed Freeman harassed or was inappropriate with them.

    Sixteen people spoke to CNN about Freeman. Eight claimed Freeman harassed or was inappropriate with them.

  • Police: Las Vegas teen shoots and kills father, exchanges fire with mother

    Police: Las Vegas teen shoots and kills father, exchanges fire with mother

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:11 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:11:25 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-25 07:06:30 GMT
    LVMPD patrol units block the entrance of a west Valley neighborhood as they investigate a shooting (Cherney Amhara / FOX5).LVMPD patrol units block the entrance of a west Valley neighborhood as they investigate a shooting (Cherney Amhara / FOX5).
    LVMPD patrol units block the entrance of a west Valley neighborhood as they investigate a shooting (Cherney Amhara / FOX5).LVMPD patrol units block the entrance of a west Valley neighborhood as they investigate a shooting (Cherney Amhara / FOX5).

    Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a shooting that left a father dead and a mother and son injured Thursday morning on the west side of the Valley.  

    Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a shooting that left a father dead and a mother and son injured Thursday morning on the west side of the Valley.  

  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:02:28 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:14:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.
  • 5 children living in filthy Missouri home are taken into protective custody

    5 children living in filthy Missouri home are taken into protective custody

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:33:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:52:00 GMT
    Tiffany M. Burton. (KCTV)Tiffany M. Burton. (KCTV)

    A woman has been arrested on five counts of endangering the welfare of a child after the authorities discovered the filthy conditions they were living in.

    A woman has been arrested on five counts of endangering the welfare of a child after the authorities discovered the filthy conditions they were living in.

  • Netflix: What's coming and going in June

    Netflix: What's coming and going in June

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:30:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:30:57 GMT

    Marvel titles "Thor: Ragnarok," the fifth season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and the second season of "Luke Cage" all arrive this month.

    Marvel titles "Thor: Ragnarok," the fifth season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and the second season of "Luke Cage" all arrive this month.

  • Seeing double: 9 sets of twins graduating from Iowa high school

    Seeing double: 9 sets of twins graduating from Iowa high school

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:06 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:06:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:47 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:47:46 GMT

    Remarkably there is only one set of identical twins in the bunch. Many of the twins said they are going their separate ways after graduation.

    Remarkably there is only one set of identical twins in the bunch. Many of the twins said they are going their separate ways after graduation.

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  • Local high school graduates inaugural senior class

    Local high school graduates inaugural senior class

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:05:02 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:36:46 GMT
    KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)KIPP graduated their inaugural senior class. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    It's a milestone for the 36 graduating seniors for one local high school.

    It's a milestone for the 36 graduating seniors for one local high school.

  • Filing period ends for mayor's races in region

    Filing period ends for mayor's races in region

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:12:31 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:35:35 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The November general election may be several months away, but voters in Newport, Pocahontas, Searcy and several other towns already have municipal races to decide this fall. 

    The November general election may be several months away, but voters in Newport, Pocahontas, Searcy and several other towns already have municipal races to decide this fall. 

  • "Sweetpea" lives up to her name!

    "Sweetpea" lives up to her name!

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:40:53 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:50:02 GMT
    "Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)"Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    "Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)"Sweetpea" is a very good-natured four-legged friend. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A “sweet” Brindle Terrier Mix awaits adoption at the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society.

    A “sweet” Brindle Terrier Mix awaits adoption at the Northeast Arkansas Humane Society.

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  • Jaylen Bacon Posts World Lead in 100m Dash; Four Red Wolves Punch Tickets to NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Jaylen Bacon Posts World Lead in 100m Dash; Four Red Wolves Punch Tickets to NCAA Outdoor Championships

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:43:01 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (5/24/18) – Arkansas State track and field senior Jaylen Bacon tied the world’s fastest time in the 100-meter dash on a day that saw three Red Wolves sprinters and discus thrower Calea Carr punch tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Championships June 6-9 in Eugene, Ore. Bacon sprinted to a school record time of 9.97 seconds with a wind reading of +0.9 to tie for the world lead in the 100-meter dash this season. He heads to Eugene as the fastest among the 12 qua...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (5/24/18) – Arkansas State track and field senior Jaylen Bacon tied the world’s fastest time in the 100-meter dash on a day that saw three Red Wolves sprinters and discus thrower Calea Carr punch tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Championships June 6-9 in Eugene, Ore. Bacon sprinted to a school record time of 9.97 seconds with a wind reading of +0.9 to tie for the world lead in the 100-meter dash this season. He heads to Eugene as the fastest among the 12 qua...
  • Cristian Ravar Ladislau And Carter Shell Punch Tickets to Eugene

    Cristian Ravar Ladislau And Carter Shell Punch Tickets to Eugene

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:40:58 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (5/24/18) – Senior hammer thrower Cristian Ravar Ladislau and freshman long jumper Carter Shell punched their tickets to Eugene for the NCAA Outdoor Championships to highlight the first of three days at the NCAA West Region Preliminary for student-athletes from the Arkansas State University track and field teams. Ravar Ladislau improved his school record in the hammer throw for the second-straight year at the regional. His third and final throw registered 68....
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (5/24/18) – Senior hammer thrower Cristian Ravar Ladislau and freshman long jumper Carter Shell punched their tickets to Eugene for the NCAA Outdoor Championships to highlight the first of three days at the NCAA West Region Preliminary for student-athletes from the Arkansas State University track and field teams. Ravar Ladislau improved his school record in the hammer throw for the second-straight year at the regional. His third and final throw registered 68....
  • Redbirds Stung by Two Home Runs in 3-1 Loss to Colorado Springs

    Redbirds Stung by Two Home Runs in 3-1 Loss to Colorado Springs

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:38:07 GMT
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Two home runs by Colorado Springs’ Dylan Moore were the difference Friday night at AutoZone Park, as they accounted for all of the Sky Sox’ (Brewers) scoring in a 3-1 win over the Memphis Redbirds (29-20). Moore homered in the third inning to tie the game at 1 and again in the ninth, with the two-run shot breaking the 1-1 deadlock. The ninth-inning homer came off Andrew Morales. Daniel Poncedeleon worked 6.0 innings...
    MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Two home runs by Colorado Springs’ Dylan Moore were the difference Friday night at AutoZone Park, as they accounted for all of the Sky Sox’ (Brewers) scoring in a 3-1 win over the Memphis Redbirds (29-20). Moore homered in the third inning to tie the game at 1 and again in the ninth, with the two-run shot breaking the 1-1 deadlock. The ninth-inning homer came off Andrew Morales. Daniel Poncedeleon worked 6.0 innings...

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