KAIT-TV Region 8 News Weather Sports for NE AR and SE MO - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Or email to sendit@kait8.com with your smartphone
Latest Submissions
  • Top HeadlinesMore>>

  • breaking

    Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:35:38 GMT
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR  (KAIT) – Arkansas State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting on Highway 34 in Walnut Ridge, according to ASP Spokesman Bill Sadler. According
    Police released new information in the officer-involved shooting of a man early Wednesday morning on Highway 34 in Lawrence County.
  • Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:04 GMT
    HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) – A Trumann man was convicted Wednesday of sexual assaulting a 15-year old girl, according to the Second Judicial District Prosecutor's Office. According to Prosecuting Attorney Scott
    A Trumann man was convicted Wednesday of sexual assaulting a 15-year old girl, according to the Second Judicial District Prosecutor's Office.
  • breaking

    AMBER ALERT: Infant dead, toddler believed abducted

    AMBER ALERT issued for missing Columbus toddler

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:38:00 GMT
    According to WTVA, an Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Lowndes County toddler. Lowndes County Chief Deputy Marc Miley says they are searching for 2-year-old Malia Harris of Columbus. Officials
    The subjects who are believed to have abducted the toddler are 34-year-old Donald Boyd Harris and 31-year-old Allison Studdard.
  • 'Call of Duty' player becomes victim of 'swatting'

    'Call of Duty' player becomes victim of 'swatting'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:33 GMT
    A New York teenager becomes the victim of 'swatting' after the loser of a video game calls authorities.
    A New York teenager becomes the victim of 'swatting' after the loser of a video game calls authorities.
  • Victims in Slovyansk attack mourned

    Victims in Slovyansk attack mourned

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:00:55 GMT
    A funeral was held for the three men killed in a weekend attack, meanwhile, Pro-Russian militants take over a police station.
    A funeral was held for the three men killed in a weekend attack, meanwhile, Pro-Russian militants take over a police station.
  • Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

    Spacewalking astronauts complete urgent repair job

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:05:40 GMT
    Space station astronauts are taking a spacewalk to replace a dead computer and get their orbiting home back up to full strength.
    Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.
  • TN women used dead people's info on tax returns

    TN women used dead people's info on tax returns

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:58:55 GMT
    Federal prosecutors say two Memphis women have pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns using personal information from dead people.
    Federal prosecutors say two Memphis women have pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns using personal information from dead people.
  • MO police say 13-year-old was driving for drunk dad

    MO police say 13-year-old was driving for drunk dad

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:50:45 GMT
    Police in a St. Louis suburb who pulled over a swerving pickup truck say they found a 13-year-old driving because his dad was intoxicated.
    Police in a St. Louis suburb who pulled over a swerving pickup truck say they found a 13-year-old driving because his dad was intoxicated.
  • People seek out health info when famous person dies

    People seek out health info when famous person dies

    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...
    WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death was reported. About 7 percent of th...
  • Woman claims pedicure crossed the line

    Woman claims pedicure crossed the line

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:45:39 GMT
    A Shreveport woman said a nail tech from Style Nails in Shreveport crossed the line during a pedicure, and that she has cell phone video to prove it.
    A Shreveport woman said a nail tech from Style Nails in Shreveport crossed the line during a pedicure, and that she has cell phone video to prove it.
  • Audi A3 is 2014 World Car of the Year

    Audi A3 is 2014 World Car of the Year

    Audi has claimed six World Car of the Year awards since 2005, and now has one more for its mantle as the Audi A3 grabbed the 2014 World Car of the Year title.
    Audi has claimed six World Car of the Year awards since 2005, and now has one more for its mantle as the Audi A3 grabbed the 2014 World Car of the Year title.
  • Amid Russian warning, Ukraine's in a security bind

    Amid Russian warning, Ukraine's in a security bind

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:44 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:44:57 GMT
    Pro-Russian gunmen in eastern Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist captive.
    Ukraine's highly publicized goal to recapture police stations and government buildings seized by pro-Russia forces in the east produced little action on the ground Wednesday but ignited foreboding words from Moscow.
  • SKorea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher

    SKorea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:34:50 GMT
    The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll reaching 150, though a government official said divers must now rip through cabin...
    As the 156th body was pulled from waters where the ferry Sewol sank a week ago, relatives of the nearly 150 still missing pressed the government Wednesday to finish the grim task of recovery soon. But the work was reaching...
  • Personal data alert: Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013

    Personal data alert: Smartphone thefts in US doubled in 2013

    A report published showed that 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US last year, that’s a big jump from the 1.6 million figure in 2012. Losing devices continues to be a serious problem too.
    A report published showed that 3.1 million smartphones were stolen in the US last year, that’s a big jump from the 1.6 million figure in 2012. Losing devices continues to be a serious problem too.
  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • breaking

    Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Arkansas State Police investigating officer-involved shooting

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:35:38 GMT
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR  (KAIT) – Arkansas State Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer involved shooting on Highway 34 in Walnut Ridge, according to ASP Spokesman Bill Sadler. According
    Police released new information in the officer-involved shooting of a man early Wednesday morning on Highway 34 in Lawrence County.
  • Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Former teacher found guilty of sexual assault

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:28:04 GMT
    HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) – A Trumann man was convicted Wednesday of sexual assaulting a 15-year old girl, according to the Second Judicial District Prosecutor's Office. According to Prosecuting Attorney Scott
    A Trumann man was convicted Wednesday of sexual assaulting a 15-year old girl, according to the Second Judicial District Prosecutor's Office.
  • ASP investigating officer-involved shooting resulting in a fatality

    ASP investigating officer-involved shooting resulting in a fatality

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:18 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:18:32 GMT
    Wednesday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m.. Trending Happy ending as missing
    Wednesday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m.
  • Arkansas Headlines</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=147570" target="_top">More >></a>Arkansas HeadlinesMore>>

  • Rally against child abuse underway at AR Capitol

    Rally against child abuse underway at AR Capitol

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:37 AM EDT2014-04-23 15:37:16 GMT
    The Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Children and Family Service is to join child advocates, parents, judges, children, and others in a rally at the state Capitol against child abuse.
    The Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Children and Family Services joining child advocates, parents, judges, children, and others in a rally at the state Capitol against child abuse.
  • AR Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

    AR Sen. Boozman recovering from heart surgery

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:38:43 GMT
    (KAIT) – U.S. Senator John Boozman is currently undergoing surgery in an Arkansas hospital, according to a news release from his office. The release does not mention what type of surgery he is undergoing
    U.S. Senator John Boozman is recovering from heart surgery.
  • London doctor to lead UAMS cancer center

    London doctor to lead UAMS cancer center

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:56:09 GMT
    Officials with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Gov. Mike Beebe are expected to make an announcement about a cancer center in Little Rock.
    A London doctor has been tapped to serve as the new director for a cancer center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Residents react to missing machete man

    Residents react to missing machete man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:07:17 GMT
    Police are still searching for a possibly armed suspect, 26-year-old Jeffrey Wegener in Oregon and Ripley counties in Missouri, along with Randolph county in Arkansas. 
    Police are still searching for a possibly armed suspect, 26-year-old Jeffrey Wegener in Oregon and Ripley counties in Missouri, along with Randolph county in Arkansas. Wegener stole an Oregon County Sheriff Department deputy's truck Sunday night and drove it into the Eleven Point River.
  • Arrested doctor was certified to practice medicine

    Arrested doctor was certified to practice medicine

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:51:59 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR  (KAIT) – A Greene County doctor charged with five counts of video voyeurism was certified to practice, according to online records. A civil lawsuit filed last week against Dr. Paul Becton,
    A Greene County doctor charged with five counts of video voyeurism was certified to practice in the field of OB/GYN, according to online records.
  • New images show stowaway teen's footprints

    New images show stowaway teen's footprints

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:48:00 GMT
    Sources say the stowaway teen from San Jose passed not one, not two, but three pre-flight inspections. New images show the boy's footprint on the wheel of the aircraft were he stepped to climb up into
    Sources say the stowaway teen from San Jose passed not one, not two, but three pre-flight inspections.

STATEWIDE NEWS

  • Check This OutCheck This OutMore>>

  • Google Street View now lets users go back in time

    Google Street View now lets users go back in time

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:05:21 GMT
    Google Street View now lets users see how a place has changed over the past few years.
    Google Street View now lets users see how a place has changed over the past few years.
  • From Western waters

    From Western waters

    A drive along Oregon's coast reveals soaring sand dunes, enchanting fishing towns, and some of the most memorable seafood dishes you'll likely find anywhere.
    A drive along Oregon's coast reveals soaring sand dunes, enchanting fishing towns, and some of the most memorable seafood dishes you'll likely find anywhere.
  • 'Call of Duty' player becomes victim of 'swatting'

    'Call of Duty' player becomes victim of 'swatting'

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:37:33 GMT
    A New York teenager becomes the victim of 'swatting' after the loser of a video game calls authorities.
    A New York teenager becomes the victim of 'swatting' after the loser of a video game calls authorities.
Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.