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  • One dead, officials and residents assessing the damage from storms

    One dead, officials and residents assessing the damage from storms

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-25 04:34:58 GMT
    Damage near Westside schools (Source: Trey Stafford)Damage near Westside schools (Source: Trey Stafford)

    Residents assessing the damage after Saturday storms.

    Residents assessing the damage after Saturday storms.

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    Man arrested in connection to murder of Thayer man

    Man arrested in connection to murder of Thayer man

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:52 PM EST2018-02-25 02:52:26 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:59 PM EST2018-02-25 02:59:58 GMT
    Shelby Couch (Source: Oregon County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)Shelby Couch (Source: Oregon County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)
    Shelby Couch (Source: Oregon County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)Shelby Couch (Source: Oregon County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

    A Thayer man was arrested in connection with the murder of another man.

    A Thayer man was arrested in connection with the murder of another man.

  • Man killed after trailer blown away by storms

    Man killed after trailer blown away by storms

    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:30 PM EST2018-02-25 00:30:44 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:20 PM EST2018-02-25 01:20:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Saturday night storms have killed one person in Clay County.

    Saturday night storms have killed one person in Clay County.

  • NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    NRA, Florida face backlash after latest school shooting

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:36 AM EST2018-02-24 09:36:41 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:56 AM EST2018-02-25 07:56:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File). FILE- In this Feb. 15, 2006, file photo, BlackRock headquarters is shown in New York. U.S. companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the ...

    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.

    NRA faces corporate backlash after latest school shooting.

  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-02-25 07:48:59 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

  • Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

    Trump says he's eyeing Veterans' Day for military parade

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:05 PM EST2018-02-25 03:05:32 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-02-25 06:48:14 GMT
    (Source: White House)(Source: White House)

    The president says a parade would be "something great" for the country's spirit.

    The president says a parade would be "something great" for the country's spirit.

  • Family dog shot 3 times protecting 16-year-old from intruders

    Family dog shot 3 times protecting 16-year-old from intruders

    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-25 06:37:23 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 1:37 AM EST2018-02-25 06:37:23 GMT
    (Source: KOMO/CNN)(Source: KOMO/CNN)

    The German shepherd almost bled to death after he was shot in the neck and in each hind leg, the family said on GoFundMe.

    The German shepherd almost bled to death after he was shot in the neck and in each hind leg, the family said on GoFundMe.

  • Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

    Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-24 21:45:36 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-02-25 05:26:27 GMT
    The White House objected to its release Feb. 9, citing national security concerns. Democrats have since negotiated with the FBI on what should be blacked out.The White House objected to its release Feb. 9, citing national security concerns. Democrats have since negotiated with the FBI on what should be blacked out.

    Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.

    Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers.

  • Storm damage to nursing home building in Matthews, MO

    Storm damage to nursing home building in Matthews, MO

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:57 PM EST2018-02-25 04:57:08 GMT
    The roof of a  nursing home in Mathew, MO are damaged after a storm passed over the town Saturday night. A piece of siding is stuck in a nearby tree and the fence of the patio area also was destroyedThe roof of a nursing home in Mathew, MO are damaged after a storm passed over the town Saturday night. A piece of siding is stuck in a nearby tree and the fence of the patio area also was destroyed

    Storms blowing through Mathews damaged a nursing home building on Saturday night.

    Storms blowing through Mathews damaged a nursing home building on Saturday night.

  • Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-24 01:05:10 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-02-25 04:48:12 GMT
    Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)
    Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)Nanette Fabray, seen here performing in the Irving Berlin musical “Mr. President” in 1962, had a long career as an actress, singer and dancer. She died on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the age of 97. (Source: Associated Press)

    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.

    Nanette Fabray, the vivacious, award-winning star of Broadway musicals, films and TV shows, has died at age 97.

  • Students raise money for FOA

    Students raise money for FOA

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-25 03:29:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-02-25 04:38:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State University students held a dodge ball tournament for a good cause on Saturday.

    Arkansas State University students held a dodge ball tournament for a good cause on Saturday.

  • CASA holds largest fundraiser

    CASA holds largest fundraiser

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:06 PM EST2018-02-25 03:06:16 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:37 PM EST2018-02-25 04:37:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Court appointed special advocates held their largest fundraiser of the year on Saturday.

    Court appointed special advocates held their largest fundraiser of the year on Saturday.

  • Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Trump floats new gun measures as gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:48 PM EST2018-02-25 03:48:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.
  • The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:26 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-25 02:28:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.  Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's a...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's a...

    Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.

    Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.

  • Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-02-23 21:36:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:36 AM EST2018-02-24 13:36:28 GMT

    Two people were in custody Friday after their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. 

    Two people were in custody Friday after their arrest on suspicion of kidnapping a Mississippi County girl. 

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    Prosecutor, sheriff to hold press conference regarding missing teen

    Prosecutor, sheriff to hold press conference regarding missing teen

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-23 21:24:15 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:41 PM EST2018-02-23 21:41:24 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A news conference will held Friday night at the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office regarding a missing Blytheville teen.

    A news conference will held Friday night at the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office regarding a missing Blytheville teen.

  • Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:05 AM EST2018-02-24 06:05:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-02-24 22:18:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.
    Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions.
  • The Latest: Czech star Ledecka secures rare Olympic double

    The Latest: Czech star Ledecka secures rare Olympic double

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:14 PM EST2018-02-24 01:14:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-24 21:15:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). Driver Nadezhda Sergeeva and Anastasia Kocherzhova of the Olympic Athletes of Russia take a curve in their third heat during the women's two-man bobsled final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, ...

    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.

    The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it isn't commenting yet on an alleged anti-doping rule violation by Russian women's bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva.

  • UN Security Council unanimously adopts ceasefire in Syria

    UN Security Council unanimously adopts ceasefire in Syria

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-24 21:06:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:06 PM EST2018-02-24 21:06:27 GMT
    The resolution comes amid growing concerns on the situation in the besieged eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (Source: CNN)The resolution comes amid growing concerns on the situation in the besieged eastern Ghouta region near Damascus. (Source: CNN)

    Saturday's vote ended multiple delays on the resolution amid disputes between the U.S. and Russia over the language of the truce.

    Saturday's vote ended multiple delays on the resolution amid disputes between the U.S. and Russia over the language of the truce.

  • Missouri governor declares state of emergency

    Missouri governor declares state of emergency

    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:43 PM EST2018-02-24 20:43:23 GMT

    Governor Greitens has declared a state of emergency and activated the resources of Missouri National Guard on Saturday, February 24.

    Governor Greitens has declared a state of emergency and activated the resources of Missouri National Guard on Saturday, February 24.

  • GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

    GOP tax law leads to a tax hike, more revenue in some states

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-24 15:15:40 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-24 20:35:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File). FILE- In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan, R-Lafayette, left, speaks with Rep. Tanner Magee, R-Houma, on the opening day of the special legislative session in Baton Rouge, La. A tax overhaul is g...(AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File). FILE- In this Feb. 19, 2018, file photo, Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan, R-Lafayette, left, speaks with Rep. Tanner Magee, R-Houma, on the opening day of the special legislative session in Baton Rouge, La. A tax overhaul is g...
    The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets.
    The Republican tax overhaul is bringing most Americans lower income taxes but also is causing some state income taxes to rise, leading to extra revenue for state budgets.
  • Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:15 AM EST2018-02-24 14:15:50 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:02 PM EST2018-02-24 20:02:31 GMT
    It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)It didn't take long after Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley. (Source: AP Photos)

    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

    The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.

  • UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-02-24 18:30:25 GMT
    UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)
    UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)UAMS in Little Rock (Source: KATV)

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Science will eliminate more than 120 more jobs because of budget shortfalls.

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Science will eliminate more than 120 more jobs because of budget shortfalls.

  • American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

    American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:55 AM EST2018-02-24 11:55:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-24 15:47:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). United States's skip John Shuster reacts during the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). United States's skip John Shuster reacts during the men's final curling match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

    The underdog U.S. men's curling team skipped by John Shuster won the Olympic gold medal with a 10-7 victory over Sweden.

    The underdog U.S. men's curling team skipped by John Shuster won the Olympic gold medal with a 10-7 victory over Sweden.

  • Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-24 05:45:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:58 AM EST2018-02-24 14:58:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...

    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

  • American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    American Krupp, Canadian Macek fully committed to Germany

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:05 AM EST2018-02-24 09:05:09 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:18 AM EST2018-02-24 10:18:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky). Bjorn Krupp (40), of Germany, and goalie Den Birken Danny Aus (33) defend the goal against Rene Bourque (17), of Canada, during the second period of the semifinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics i...

    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.

    American-born Bjorn Krupp and Canadian-born Brooks Macek don't feel at all conflicted about playing for Germany at the Olympics.

  • Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

    Trump says he goes to great lengths to hide his bald spot

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:46 AM EST2018-02-23 16:46:30 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-24 05:36:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he makes a joke about his hair during remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump gestures as he makes a joke about his hair during remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Oxon Hill, Md.
    Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.
    Now it can be told: President Donald Trump goes to great lengths to hide the bald spot revealed in a recent photo.
  • Lake City officials take wait and see approach on flooding

    Lake City officials take wait and see approach on flooding

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:11 PM EST2018-02-24 04:11:18 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-02-24 04:42:04 GMT
    A truck moves slowly Friday in Lake City as the town awaits any problems from flooding. (Source: KAIT-TV)A truck moves slowly Friday in Lake City as the town awaits any problems from flooding. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    A truck moves slowly Friday in Lake City as the town awaits any problems from flooding. (Source: KAIT-TV)A truck moves slowly Friday in Lake City as the town awaits any problems from flooding. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Heavy rains have impacted areas throughout Northeast Arkansas while officials in Lake City said Friday they are doing fine after a much-needed break in the rain. 

    Heavy rains have impacted areas throughout Northeast Arkansas while officials in Lake City said Friday they are doing fine after a much-needed break in the rain. 

  • Father reunited with son's stolen ashes

    Father reunited with son's stolen ashes

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:35 PM EST2018-02-24 04:35:16 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:40 PM EST2018-02-24 04:40:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Peevey family can now rest after two people confessed to destroying their loved one’s final resting place and stealing his ashes.

    The Peevey family can now rest after two people confessed to destroying their loved one’s final resting place and stealing his ashes.

  • After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

    After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-23 04:34:46 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-24 04:30:44 GMT
    (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football p...(Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Mourners attend the funeral service for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assistant football coach, Aaron Feis. at the Church by the Glades in Coral Springs, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22. 2018. Football p...

    'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect,...

    'Abject breakdown on all levels': Florida high school where ex-student accused of fatally shooting 17 people reopening to teachers Friday amid revelations an armed officer on campus did nothing to stop suspect, other issues.

  • A Family for Me: Alex

    A Family for Me: Alex

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:08 PM EST2018-02-24 02:08:56 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-02-24 03:49:43 GMT
    10-year-old Alex is looking for a home. (Source: KAIT-TV)10-year-old Alex is looking for a home. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    10-year-old Alex is looking for a home. (Source: KAIT-TV)10-year-old Alex is looking for a home. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    This week, Region 8 News' Ryan Vaughan had the opportunity to talk with 10-year-old Alex. 

    This week, Region 8 News' Ryan Vaughan had the opportunity to talk with 10-year-old Alex. 

  • Road closed due to accident

    Road closed due to accident

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-24 03:29:50 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 10:38 PM EST2018-02-24 03:38:30 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A major road in Cleburne County is closed through Saturday, emergency officials said. 

    A major road in Cleburne County is closed through Saturday, emergency officials said. 

  • Highways across Region 8 closed for high water as rain continues

    Highways across Region 8 closed for high water as rain continues

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-24 03:29:20 GMT

    The showers continue to fall, pushing this to maybe be the wettest February on record for Jonesboro. As the rain continues, the significantly high water levels are causing problems for roads and highways across the area. 

    The showers continue to fall, pushing this to maybe be the wettest February on record for Jonesboro. As the rain continues, the significantly high water levels are causing problems for roads and highways across the area. 

  • Oregon County authorities investigating suspicious death as a homicide

    Oregon County authorities investigating suspicious death as a homicide

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-02-21 16:55:25 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:26 PM EST2018-02-24 02:26:28 GMT
    (Source: Oregon County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)(Source: Oregon County Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

    According to an autopsy result, law enforcement announced they're investigating the death of Walter L. Earls of Thayer, Mo as a homicide.

    According to an autopsy result, law enforcement announced they're investigating the death of Walter L. Earls of Thayer, Mo as a homicide.

  • breaking

    UPDATE: ASP investigating deadly Rector shooting

    UPDATE: ASP investigating deadly Rector shooting

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:08 PM EST2018-02-23 04:08:48 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:01 PM EST2018-02-24 02:01:49 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas State Police are investigating a possible home invasion in Rector that left one man dead.

    Arkansas State Police are investigating a possible home invasion in Rector that left one man dead.

  • Tornado siren fixed and ready following repairs

    Tornado siren fixed and ready following repairs

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:15 PM EST2018-02-24 01:15:16 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-02-24 01:50:45 GMT

    The tornado siren in one area town is ready for service should severe weather strike after undergoing repairs. 

    The tornado siren in one area town is ready for service should severe weather strike after undergoing repairs. 

  • Work continues on Black River levee as rains continue

    Work continues on Black River levee as rains continue

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-02-22 23:24:59 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:13 PM EST2018-02-24 01:13:21 GMT
    Crews spent Friday working to shore up a Black River levee. (Source: KAIT-TV)Crews spent Friday working to shore up a Black River levee. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Crews spent Friday working to shore up a Black River levee. (Source: KAIT-TV)Crews spent Friday working to shore up a Black River levee. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The rains that continued Friday did not deter work crews from adding sandbags and continuing to patch a hole near Hog Pen Curve as more rain was expected over the weekend. 

    The rains that continued Friday did not deter work crews from adding sandbags and continuing to patch a hole near Hog Pen Curve as more rain was expected over the weekend. 

  • Tax refund status now available online

    Tax refund status now available online

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-02-23 23:59:36 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:12 PM EST2018-02-24 01:12:05 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Arkansas residents can now get information on the status of their state income tax refund just by clicking a mouse on a computer. 

    Arkansas residents can now get information on the status of their state income tax refund just by clicking a mouse on a computer. 

  • Officials unveil future I-57 sign at event

    Officials unveil future I-57 sign at event

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:45 PM EST2018-02-23 23:45:34 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-02-24 01:07:49 GMT
    State and federal officials were in Searcy Friday to unveil the sign for the new I-57 project. (Source: City of Walnut Ridge Facebook Page)State and federal officials were in Searcy Friday to unveil the sign for the new I-57 project. (Source: City of Walnut Ridge Facebook Page)

    A new highway will provide future opportunities for growth as well as opportunities for investment, officials said Friday as the sign for the future I-57 was unveiled. 

    A new highway will provide future opportunities for growth as well as opportunities for investment, officials said Friday as the sign for the future I-57 was unveiled. 

  • Department working to fix I-555 potholes

    Department working to fix I-555 potholes

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-02-24 00:06:28 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:29 PM EST2018-02-24 00:29:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The I-555 floodway between Payneway and Marked Tree is riddled with potholes.

    The I-555 floodway between Payneway and Marked Tree is riddled with potholes.

  • Mitigation grants alleviate flooding in Cross County

    Mitigation grants alleviate flooding in Cross County

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:57 PM EST2018-02-23 23:57:20 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:25 PM EST2018-02-24 00:25:01 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    In the last three years, Cross County has completed five mitigation grants.

    In the last three years, Cross County has completed five mitigation grants.

  • Courthouse agreement keeps federal trials in North Central Arkansas

    Courthouse agreement keeps federal trials in North Central Arkansas

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:35 PM EST2018-02-23 23:35:20 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-02-24 00:21:26 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A ceremony was held in Batesville Friday to celebrate cooperation between circuit, district, and county judges to keep federal trials happening in the area.

    A ceremony was held in Batesville Friday to celebrate cooperation between circuit, district, and county judges to keep federal trials happening in the area.

  • Manager accused of stealing $42,000 from downtown boutique

    Manager accused of stealing $42,000 from downtown boutique

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:47 PM EST2018-02-23 20:47:15 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-02-23 23:30:17 GMT
    Amber Elizabeth Hale-Lindsey (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Amber Elizabeth Hale-Lindsey (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Amber Elizabeth Hale-Lindsey (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Amber Elizabeth Hale-Lindsey (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Police say a store manager stole more than $40,000 from a downtown Jonesboro boutique.

    Police say a store manager stole more than $40,000 from a downtown Jonesboro boutique.

  • Judge concerned about flooding on road with broken bridge

    Judge concerned about flooding on road with broken bridge

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-02-23 22:57:37 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:27 PM EST2018-02-23 23:27:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A road in Independence County is at risk of being washed away because of a bridge that has not been repaired yet.

    A road in Independence County is at risk of being washed away because of a bridge that has not been repaired yet.

  • Grounds of Gateway Arch get a new name

    Grounds of Gateway Arch get a new name

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-02-23 23:19:08 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The grounds of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis will now be officially known as The Gateway Arch National Park.

    The grounds of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis will now be officially known as The Gateway Arch National Park.

  • BREAKING

    2 arrested in connection to late officer's stolen ashes

    2 arrested in connection to late officer's stolen ashes

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-23 21:46:04 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:44 PM EST2018-02-23 22:44:07 GMT

    Police have arrested two men in connection with an officer's stolen ashes.

    Police have arrested two men in connection with an officer's stolen ashes.

  • Rising water on Mississippi River causes part of Big River Crossing to close

    Rising water on Mississippi River causes part of Big River Crossing to close

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-02-23 22:23:02 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    After heavy rains earlier in the week caused flooding in some areas of the Mid-South, officials with Big River Crossing said they closed the floodwater section of the trail Friday and plan to close the Arkansas gate Sunday night. 

    After heavy rains earlier in the week caused flooding in some areas of the Mid-South, officials with Big River Crossing said they closed the floodwater section of the trail Friday and plan to close the Arkansas gate Sunday night. 

  • Blytheville officer dies at age 31

    Blytheville officer dies at age 31

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-02-23 03:18:57 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-23 22:06:05 GMT
    Blytheville Police Officer George Hodgkiss (Source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington's Facebook Page)Blytheville Police Officer George Hodgkiss (Source: Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington's Facebook Page)

    A Blytheville police officer was remembered Thursday as someone who was dedicated to his job and to the people he served. 

    A Blytheville police officer was remembered Thursday as someone who was dedicated to his job and to the people he served. 

  • Endangered Person Advisory for missing 16-year-old out of Sikeston, MO

    Endangered Person Advisory for missing 16-year-old out of Sikeston, MO

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-02-23 21:13:38 GMT
    Reilidid Mendoza-Salinas has not been heard from since Thursday, Feb. 22. (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)Reilidid Mendoza-Salinas has not been heard from since Thursday, Feb. 22. (Source: Sikeston Department of Public Safety)

    An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety for a missing 16-year-old female.

    An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued by the Sikeston Department of Public Safety for a missing 16-year-old female.

  • The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games'

    The Latest: Gardner spokeswoman: No 'political games'

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:59 AM EST2018-02-23 13:59:26 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:40 PM EST2018-02-23 20:40:27 GMT
    (St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.  A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...(St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). A booking photo provided by the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department shows Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Greit...
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has canceled plans to attend an annual meeting of the nation's governors following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.
  • Newport group sandbagging as water continues to rise

    Newport group sandbagging as water continues to rise

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-02-23 20:09:38 GMT
    Group works to fill sandbags in Newport. (Source: KAIT)Group works to fill sandbags in Newport. (Source: KAIT)
    Group works to fill sandbags in Newport. (Source: KAIT)Group works to fill sandbags in Newport. (Source: KAIT)

    A group in Newport is filling sandbags as flood waters continue to rise in Jackson County.

    A group in Newport is filling sandbags as flood waters continue to rise in Jackson County.

  • VIDEO: South GA boy gushes about school breakfast

    VIDEO: South GA boy gushes about school breakfast

    Friday, February 23 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-02-23 19:18:25 GMT
    Brody lives in Omega. And he loves breakfast. (Source: Facebook)Brody lives in Omega. And he loves breakfast. (Source: Facebook)
    Brody lives in Omega. And he loves breakfast. (Source: Facebook)Brody lives in Omega. And he loves breakfast. (Source: Facebook)

    Brody just started eating breakfast at school. And y'all, it's so good!

    Brody just started eating breakfast at school. And y'all, it's so good!

  • Instant Pot reports pressure cookers overheating and melting

    Instant Pot reports pressure cookers overheating and melting

    Friday, February 23 2018 1:22 PM EST2018-02-23 18:22:17 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:46 PM EST2018-02-23 18:46:45 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Instant Pots are a hot item in many kitchens. Some would say too hot.

    Instant Pots are a hot item in many kitchens. Some would say too hot.

  • UPDATE: Juvenile charged in school threat investigation

    UPDATE: Juvenile charged in school threat investigation

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:46 AM EST2018-02-22 12:46:48 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-23 18:33:26 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens said Friday that the juvenile will now face a charge of terroristic threatening.

    Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens said Friday that the juvenile will now face a charge of terroristic threatening.

  • Cheerleader tumbles with heart defect, encourages screening for athletes

    Cheerleader tumbles with heart defect, encourages screening for athletes

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-23 15:11:15 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:22 PM EST2018-02-23 18:22:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A routine checkup led to an eye-opening diagnosis of a rare heart defect.

    A routine checkup led to an eye-opening diagnosis of a rare heart defect.

  • Arkansas governor aims for re-election

    Arkansas governor aims for re-election

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:50 AM EST2018-02-23 12:50:15 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:13 PM EST2018-02-23 18:13:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has filed paperwork to run for re-election.

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has filed paperwork to run for re-election.

  • JPD investigating armed robbery near Nettleton High School

    JPD investigating armed robbery near Nettleton High School

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-02-23 17:48:50 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-23 17:56:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating a reported armed robbery near Nettleton High School.

    Jonesboro police are investigating a reported armed robbery near Nettleton High School.

  • VIDEO: Teacher drumline performance goes viral

    VIDEO: Teacher drumline performance goes viral

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-02-23 17:48:47 GMT
    Source: Westwood High School FacebookSource: Westwood High School Facebook

    Not since Nick Cannon's performance in "Drumline" have we been this wowed by a band performance.

    Not since Nick Cannon's performance in "Drumline" have we been this wowed by a band performance.

  • Gallery: Rain, rain go away

    Gallery: Rain, rain go away

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-02-23 17:02:17 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:14 PM EST2018-02-23 17:14:25 GMT
    Flooding at the corner of College and Lenford in Bono. (Source: Marilyn Brewer via Facebook)Flooding at the corner of College and Lenford in Bono. (Source: Marilyn Brewer via Facebook)
    Flooding at the corner of College and Lenford in Bono. (Source: Marilyn Brewer via Facebook)Flooding at the corner of College and Lenford in Bono. (Source: Marilyn Brewer via Facebook)

    Near-record rainfall has many in Region 8 saying "Rain, rain go away!"

    Near-record rainfall has many in Region 8 saying "Rain, rain go away!"

  • Fake will case leads to exhumation of Arkansas man's body

    Fake will case leads to exhumation of Arkansas man's body

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-23 16:17:08 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An Arkansas judge has granted a request to exhume the body of a man who died in a one-vehicle wreck in 2015 and whose fortune was stolen after a real estate agent faked his will.

    An Arkansas judge has granted a request to exhume the body of a man who died in a one-vehicle wreck in 2015 and whose fortune was stolen after a real estate agent faked his will.

  • Delays, lane closures expected with Harrisburg Road improvements

    Delays, lane closures expected with Harrisburg Road improvements

    Friday, February 23 2018 10:18 AM EST2018-02-23 15:18:29 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:15 AM EST2018-02-23 16:15:05 GMT
    (Source: Google Maps)(Source: Google Maps)
    (Source: Google Maps)(Source: Google Maps)

    For the next three weeks or so, people who travel along Harrisburg Road can expect lane closures and delays.

    For the next three weeks or so, people who travel along Harrisburg Road can expect lane closures and delays.

  • Strange NewsMore>>

  • Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on job

    Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on job

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:34 PM EST2018-02-22 18:34:54 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-02-25 01:34:10 GMT

    Authorities say a Massachusetts trolley driver paid a man in a Halloween mask $2,000 to attack him on the job so the driver could fraudulently collect workers' compensation and disability insurance.

    Authorities say a Massachusetts trolley driver paid a man in a Halloween mask $2,000 to attack him on the job so the driver could fraudulently collect workers' compensation and disability insurance.

  • Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from storm

    Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from storm

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-22 18:24:37 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-24 21:57:19 GMT
    Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.
    Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.
  • Texas woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrest

    Texas woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrest

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-02-24 16:28:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-24 21:57:17 GMT
    Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs.
    Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs.

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