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  • Murder suspect turns himself in to authorities

    Murder suspect turns himself in to authorities

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:34:04 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-03-29 12:19:50 GMT

    Josh Mason Farmer of Widener turned himself over to authorities early Wednesday morning.

    Josh Mason Farmer of Widener turned himself over to authorities early Wednesday morning.

  • VIDEO: Man seen walking kangaroo down the street in MI

    VIDEO: Man seen walking kangaroo down the street in MI

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-03-29 04:01:46 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 12:03 AM EDT2017-03-29 04:03:43 GMT

    The sight of a man walking a kangaroo down a residential street was caught on video, but it especially affected people who saw the kangaroo firsthand

    The sight of a man walking a kangaroo down a residential street was caught on video, but it especially affected people who saw the kangaroo firsthand

  • 'It happens': Drunk man hid gun in body cavity, sheriff says

    'It happens': Drunk man hid gun in body cavity, sheriff says

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-03-28 20:02:50 GMT
    Jesse Roberts (Source: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)Jesse Roberts (Source: Limestone County Sheriff's Office)

    An arrest of an Elkmont man leads to an uncommon plot twist… in his pants. 23-year-old Jesse O’Neal Roberts was arrested Tuesday morning at his home on Esten Lane after police received calls of a prowler. 

    An arrest of an Elkmont man leads to an uncommon plot twist… in his pants. 23-year-old Jesse O’Neal Roberts was arrested Tuesday morning at his home on Esten Lane after police received calls of a prowler. 

  • It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union

    It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-03-29 13:25:30 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-03-29 13:25:30 GMT

    Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago.

    Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago.

  • School apologizes for 'good girl' prom dress post

    School apologizes for 'good girl' prom dress post

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:31 AM EDT2017-03-29 11:31:04 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:26 AM EDT2017-03-29 12:26:20 GMT

    Images posted on Twitter on Monday they show several examples of what, the post claims, won't be allowed at Stanton College Prep prom and an example of a dress considered acceptable with the words "good girl." 

    Images posted on Twitter on Monday they show several examples of what, the post claims, won't be allowed at Stanton College Prep prom and an example of a dress considered acceptable with the words "good girl." 

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  • Study: Region 8 has a high risk of Zika transmission

    Study: Region 8 has a high risk of Zika transmission

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-03-29 11:53:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-03-29 12:17:08 GMT
    High risk map of Zika (Source: St. Louis University)High risk map of Zika (Source: St. Louis University)

    Several Region 8 counties have a high risk of the Zika virus being transmitted, according to a study by St. Louis University.

    Several Region 8 counties have a high risk of the Zika virus being transmitted, according to a study by St. Louis University.

  • SPECIAL REPORT: 48 hours without a cell phone

    SPECIAL REPORT: 48 hours without a cell phone

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 5:59 AM EDT2017-03-29 09:59:25 GMT

    “Excessive, abusive, compulsive - those are traits of an addictive behavior,” said Frank Miller, chief executive officer at New Beginnings.

    “Excessive, abusive, compulsive - those are traits of an addictive behavior,” said Frank Miller, chief executive officer at New Beginnings.

  • Video: Stranger speaks at woman's funeral, insults mourners

    Video: Stranger speaks at woman's funeral, insults mourners

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 2:08 AM EDT2017-03-29 06:08:08 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 5:48 AM EDT2017-03-29 09:48:54 GMT

    “I found it very offensive, and I think the community should, as well," said Adrian Wong, son of the deceased woman. "We found it wildly inappropriate to kind of use broad comment about the entire community,”

    “I found it very offensive, and I think the community should, as well," said Adrian Wong, son of the deceased woman. "We found it wildly inappropriate to kind of use broad comment about the entire community,”

  • Yale students develop a cure for hangovers

    Yale students develop a cure for hangovers

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 5:41 AM EDT2017-03-29 09:41:47 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 5:41 AM EDT2017-03-29 09:41:47 GMT

    A pair of Yale students has developed what they believe is the perfect remedy to avoid the terrible feelings after an alcohol fueled night.

    A pair of Yale students has developed what they believe is the perfect remedy to avoid the terrible feelings after an alcohol fueled night.

  • Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:35 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:35:17 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:37 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:37:16 GMT

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from Democrats.

    The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from Democrats.

  • Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

    Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:15:07 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:15 AM EDT2017-03-29 08:15:07 GMT
    Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House, but he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.
    Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House, but he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.
  • Undercover videos of fetal tissue talks spur felony charges

    Undercover videos of fetal tissue talks spur felony charges

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-03-29 07:48:07 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-03-29 07:48:07 GMT

    Two anti-abortion activists who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood conversations about fetal tissue must each face more than a dozen felony charges.

    Two anti-abortion activists who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood conversations about fetal tissue must each face more than a dozen felony charges.

  • House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

    House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 3:36 AM EDT2017-03-29 07:36:23 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-03-29 07:38:10 GMT
    Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill online privacy regulations, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits...
    Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill online privacy regulations, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers.
  • Fire department will soon have new tanker truck

    Fire department will soon have new tanker truck

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:47:43 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:52:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Monette Fire Department is looking to add a new tanker truck to their fleet.

    The Monette Fire Department is looking to add a new tanker truck to their fleet.

  • AGFC holds meeting on improving duck hunting season

    AGFC holds meeting on improving duck hunting season

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:34 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:34:15 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:49:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission held a meeting for duck hunters in Jonesboro on how they plan to improve the duck-hunting season.

    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission held a meeting for duck hunters in Jonesboro on how they plan to improve the duck-hunting season.

  • Two men, over 20 warrants

    Two men, over 20 warrants

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:45:08 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:46 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:46:40 GMT
    Kevin Mathis & Mario Mason (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Kevin Mathis & Mario Mason (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

    Two men, over twenty warrants on Warrant Watch this week

    Two men, over twenty warrants on Warrant Watch this week

  • City seeks grant to get firefighters to the scene faster

    City seeks grant to get firefighters to the scene faster

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:42:12 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The City of Jonesboro hopes to receive a grant to pay for three Opticom IR Systems to install on a few of the city's busiest intersections. 

    The City of Jonesboro hopes to receive a grant to pay for three Opticom IR Systems to install on a few of the city's busiest intersections. 

  • Fishing lake to be drained this summer, remain closed for years

    Fishing lake to be drained this summer, remain closed for years

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-03-28 17:10:23 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:27 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:27:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A fishing attraction in Region 8 will not be open to visitors late this summer.

    A fishing attraction in Region 8 will not be open to visitors late this summer.

  • GR8 Job! Area town on top 10 list

    GR8 Job! Area town on top 10 list

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:59 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:59:04 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:22:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Mississippi County town is on a national list that looks at the best Southern Small Towns in the United States. 

    A Mississippi County town is on a national list that looks at the best Southern Small Towns in the United States. 

  • New restaurant opens in Hardy

    New restaurant opens in Hardy

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:48 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:48:13 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:22:41 GMT
    (Source: Log Cabin Grill via Facebook)(Source: Log Cabin Grill via Facebook)

    There is a new place to catch a meal in Hardy.

    There is a new place to catch a meal in Hardy.

  • Batesville council approves hotel project

    Batesville council approves hotel project

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-03-29 01:51:28 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:10:44 GMT
    The future site of a hotel in Batesville. (Source: KAIT)The future site of a hotel in Batesville. (Source: KAIT)

    A new hotel project is now in the works after the Batesville City Council voted Tuesday to approve a resolution in support of a hotel being built in the city. 

    A new hotel project is now in the works after the Batesville City Council voted Tuesday to approve a resolution in support of a hotel being built in the city. 

  • Hwy 63 N between Bono, Sedgwick reopened after motorcycle wreck

    Hwy 63 N between Bono, Sedgwick reopened after motorcycle wreck

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-03-29 01:57:18 GMT
    (Source: iDrive Arkansas.com)(Source: iDrive Arkansas.com)

    Highway 63 North between Bono and Sedgwick has reopened after a wreck shut down the road for about an hour. 

    Highway 63 North between Bono and Sedgwick has reopened after a wreck shut down the road for about an hour. 

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  • Murder suspect turns himself in to authorities

    Murder suspect turns himself in to authorities

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 10:34 PM EDT2017-03-29 02:34:04 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-03-29 12:19:50 GMT

    Josh Mason Farmer of Widener turned himself over to authorities early Wednesday morning.

    Josh Mason Farmer of Widener turned himself over to authorities early Wednesday morning.

  • Study: Region 8 has a high risk of Zika transmission

    Study: Region 8 has a high risk of Zika transmission

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-03-29 11:53:14 GMT
    Wednesday, March 29 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-03-29 12:17:08 GMT
    High risk map of Zika (Source: St. Louis University)High risk map of Zika (Source: St. Louis University)

    Several Region 8 counties have a high risk of the Zika virus being transmitted, according to a study by St. Louis University.

    Several Region 8 counties have a high risk of the Zika virus being transmitted, according to a study by St. Louis University.

  • Fire department will soon have new tanker truck

    Fire department will soon have new tanker truck

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:47:43 GMT
    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-03-29 03:52:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Monette Fire Department is looking to add a new tanker truck to their fleet.

    The Monette Fire Department is looking to add a new tanker truck to their fleet.

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  • New lawsuit filed over Arkansas executions

    New lawsuit filed over Arkansas executions

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-03-28 21:28:05 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Five of the eight Arkansas inmates facing lethal injection next month have filed a new lawsuit aimed at blocking the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period.

    Five of the eight Arkansas inmates facing lethal injection next month have filed a new lawsuit aimed at blocking the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period.

  • SEC asks Arkansas to exempt stadiums, arenas from gun law

    SEC asks Arkansas to exempt stadiums, arenas from gun law

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-03-28 21:05:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at...

    The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events such as football games from a new law greatly expanding where concealed handguns are allowed, citing concerns about safety at...

  • Arkansas lawmaker: Online taxes bill dead for the session

    Arkansas lawmaker: Online taxes bill dead for the session

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 2:06 PM EDT2017-03-28 18:06:23 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A proposal to force online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes has failed again before a House committee, prompting a lawmaker sponsoring the bill to declare the issue dead for this year's legislative session.

    A proposal to force online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes has failed again before a House committee, prompting a lawmaker sponsoring the bill to declare the issue dead for this year's legislative session.

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  • Chick-fil-A giving free food to Cardinals fans throughout regular season

    Chick-fil-A giving free food to Cardinals fans throughout regular season

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-03-28 16:43:29 GMT
    An exterior photograph of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. (Credit: Chick-fil-A)An exterior photograph of a Chick-fil-A restaurant. (Credit: Chick-fil-A)

    Anyone wearing St. Louis Cardinals gear will get free food from Chick-fil-A on Thursday home game days through the regular season.

    Anyone wearing St. Louis Cardinals gear will get free food from Chick-fil-A on Thursday home game days through the regular season.

  • NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    NFL owners approve Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas

    Monday, March 27 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:24:16 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-27 23:24:16 GMT

    NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.

    NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday.

  • A-State’s Balado Announces Mike Scutero as Assistant Coach

    A-State’s Balado Announces Mike Scutero as Assistant Coach

    Monday, March 27 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:37:37 GMT

    JONESBORO, Ark. (3/27/17) – Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Mike Scutero as assistant coach on his staff. “I’m happy to announce the hiring of Mike Scutero to our staff,” Balado said. “I have known Mike for over 20 years and he is someone I trust for this journey. Coach Scutero is an extremely hard worker and a proven recruiter. He will be an energetic, positive role model for our players.&rdqu.

    JONESBORO, Ark. (3/27/17) – Arkansas State men’s basketball head coach Mike Balado announced today the hiring of Mike Scutero as assistant coach on his staff. “I’m happy to announce the hiring of Mike Scutero to our staff,” Balado said. “I have known Mike for over 20 years and he is someone I trust for this journey. Coach Scutero is an extremely hard worker and a proven recruiter. He will be an energetic, positive role model for our players.&rdqu.

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