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  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Tips to fight backseat boredom in your holiday road trip

    Tips to fight backseat boredom in your holiday road trip

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:11:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 15:25:38 GMT
    Source: KAITSource: KAIT
    Source: KAITSource: KAIT

    Plenty of people will hit the roads to kick off the summer travel season, but it's a challenge for many families to keep the peace in their cars.

    Plenty of people will hit the roads to kick off the summer travel season, but it's a challenge for many families to keep the peace in their cars.

  • Man sentenced to 7 years for internet stalking, child pornography

    Man sentenced to 7 years for internet stalking, child pornography

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:36:52 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:18:40 GMT
    Stephen Nix (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Stephen Nix (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

    A Delaplaine man who sent nude photos of himself to a 15-year-old girl and traveled to Jonesboro to engage in “violent sexual encounters with her,” was sentenced to 7 years in prison.

    A Delaplaine man who sent nude photos of himself to a 15-year-old girl and traveled to Jonesboro to engage in “violent sexual encounters with her,” was sentenced to 7 years in prison.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • GOP wins this week clinch control of Arkansas Senate in 2019

    GOP wins this week clinch control of Arkansas Senate in 2019

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-05-25 10:24:45 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    With victories in special elections, Republicans will continue to control the 35-member Arkansas Senate next year. Control of the House will be determined in November.

    With victories in special elections, Republicans will continue to control the 35-member Arkansas Senate next year. Control of the House will be determined in November.

  • Deputies arrest man after pursuit in Independence County

    Deputies arrest man after pursuit in Independence County

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:49 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:49:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:02:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A man faces fleeing and drug-related charges after he reportedly led authorities on a pursuit through Batesville, Charlotte and Cord, according to Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens. 

    A man faces fleeing and drug-related charges after he reportedly led authorities on a pursuit through Batesville, Charlotte and Cord, according to Independence County Sheriff Shawn Stephens. 

  • FBI: Posting hoax threats to schools not a joking matter

    FBI: Posting hoax threats to schools not a joking matter

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:23:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:00 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:00:58 GMT
    The FBI is warning people against posting hoax threats to schools and other public forums. (Source: FBI)The FBI is warning people against posting hoax threats to schools and other public forums. (Source: FBI)
    The FBI is warning people against posting hoax threats to schools and other public forums. (Source: FBI)The FBI is warning people against posting hoax threats to schools and other public forums. (Source: FBI)

    If you are thinking about posting a hoax threat to schools or any other public place, federal law enforcement are wanting people to know that doing so can get you in a lot of trouble.

    If you are thinking about posting a hoax threat to schools or any other public place, federal law enforcement are wanting people to know that doing so can get you in a lot of trouble.

  • 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. 

  • Firefighters battle blaze in Bassett

    Firefighters battle blaze in Bassett

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:05:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:51:24 GMT
    Firefighters worked to battle a house fire in Bassett Thursday. (Source: Wilson Fire Department Facebook page)Firefighters worked to battle a house fire in Bassett Thursday. (Source: Wilson Fire Department Facebook page)
    Firefighters worked to battle a house fire in Bassett Thursday. (Source: Wilson Fire Department Facebook page)Firefighters worked to battle a house fire in Bassett Thursday. (Source: Wilson Fire Department Facebook page)

    A fire destroyed a home Thursday in Mississippi County as firefighters worked to save the home to no avail. 

    A fire destroyed a home Thursday in Mississippi County as firefighters worked to save the home to no avail. 

  • 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. 

  • Police department warns citizens regarding automated calls

    Police department warns citizens regarding automated calls

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:13:47 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:48:08 GMT
    Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)
    Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)Blytheville Police Department (Source: Blytheville Police Department Facebook page)

    An area police department is asking residents to be careful when answering their phone, especially when they see a phone number reportedly coming from that department. 

    An area police department is asking residents to be careful when answering their phone, especially when they see a phone number reportedly coming from that department. 

  • 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.

  • Colleges enter agreement to help fill need for teachers

    Colleges enter agreement to help fill need for teachers

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:36:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:36:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The two colleges in Batesville are working together to try and solve the problem of a teacher shortage in rural Arkansas, including Independence County. 

    The two colleges in Batesville are working together to try and solve the problem of a teacher shortage in rural Arkansas, including Independence County. 

  • Sex offender's move to Jonesboro lands him in jail

    Sex offender's move to Jonesboro lands him in jail

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:32:24 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:27:54 GMT
    John Michael Garner (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)John Michael Garner (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    John Michael Garner (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)John Michael Garner (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    As a Level 3 sex offender, John Michael Garner is required to report every time he moves from one home to another. Every time. But, police say the 51-year-old Jonesboro man failed to tell them of his latest change of address.

    As a Level 3 sex offender, John Michael Garner is required to report every time he moves from one home to another. Every time. But, police say the 51-year-old Jonesboro man failed to tell them of his latest change of address.

  • Red Nose Day Kicks off Thursday night

    Red Nose Day Kicks off Thursday night

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:57:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:22:24 GMT

    "Red Nose Day" will return Thursday night on NBC Region 8 with an entire night of programming devoted to raising funds to help lift children out of poverty in the U.S. and around the world.

    "Red Nose Day" will return Thursday night on NBC Region 8 with an entire night of programming devoted to raising funds to help lift children out of poverty in the U.S. and around the world.

  • Trial date set for couple accused of making "hardcore pornography" at Jonesboro park, restaurant

    Trial date set for couple accused of making "hardcore pornography" at Jonesboro park, restaurant

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:14:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:07:30 GMT
    Leslie Lanae Sessoins (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Leslie Lanae Sessoins (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Leslie Lanae Sessoins (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Leslie Lanae Sessoins (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A couple accused of filming hardcore pornography at various public places around Jonesboro, including a children’s playground, will go on trial later this summer.

    A couple accused of filming hardcore pornography at various public places around Jonesboro, including a children’s playground, will go on trial later this summer.

  • Arkansas AG approves wording for ballot measures

    Arkansas AG approves wording for ballot measures

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:34:53 GMT
    Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge (Source: Attorney General's Office)Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge (Source: Attorney General's Office)

    Arkansas' attorney general has approved the wording for ballot measures that would raise the minimum wage, legalize casinos and change the redistricting process.

    Arkansas' attorney general has approved the wording for ballot measures that would raise the minimum wage, legalize casinos and change the redistricting process.

  • Poplar Bluff police search for non-compliant sex offender

    Poplar Bluff police search for non-compliant sex offender

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:42:19 GMT
    Police said Thomas Eskridge is a non-compliant sex offender (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)Police said Thomas Eskridge is a non-compliant sex offender (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)

    Police said Thomas Eskridge, 50, of Poplar Bluff is listed on the Missouri State Highway Patrol Sex Offender website as a non-compliant sex offender.

    Police said Thomas Eskridge, 50, of Poplar Bluff is listed on the Missouri State Highway Patrol Sex Offender website as a non-compliant sex offender.

  • TRAFFIC ALERT: Injuries reported after car, ambulance crash

    TRAFFIC ALERT: Injuries reported after car, ambulance crash

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:54:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:59 AM EDT2018-05-24 11:59:52 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Jonesboro E911 Dispatch reports a car versus ambulance crash on Phillips Dr. and Red Wolf Blvd.

    Jonesboro E911 Dispatch reports a car versus ambulance crash on Phillips Dr. and Red Wolf Blvd.

  • Truck driver tells story of I-40 police chase

    Truck driver tells story of I-40 police chase

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:05:25 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:37:40 GMT
    Arkansas State Police are investigating a police chase this week on I-40 near West Memphis where a man died. (Source: WREG-TV)Arkansas State Police are investigating a police chase this week on I-40 near West Memphis where a man died. (Source: WREG-TV)
    Arkansas State Police are investigating a police chase this week on I-40 near West Memphis where a man died. (Source: WREG-TV)Arkansas State Police are investigating a police chase this week on I-40 near West Memphis where a man died. (Source: WREG-TV)

    The scene during a police chase earlier this week on I-40 in Crittenden County near West Memphis was something like a Hollywood movie, a truck driver who saw the situation happen said Tuesday. 

    The scene during a police chase earlier this week on I-40 in Crittenden County near West Memphis was something like a Hollywood movie, a truck driver who saw the situation happen said Tuesday. 

  • Man arrested in aggravated assault case

    Man arrested in aggravated assault case

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:38:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:03:36 GMT
    Cordero L. Riley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)Cordero L. Riley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)
    Cordero L. Riley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)Cordero L. Riley (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)

    A St. Francis County man is scheduled to appear in a Jonesboro courthouse in June after he was arrested on suspicion of throwing bricks at a woman earlier this year, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

    A St. Francis County man is scheduled to appear in a Jonesboro courthouse in June after he was arrested on suspicion of throwing bricks at a woman earlier this year, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

  • Trumann to offer free breakfast, lunch to students

    Trumann to offer free breakfast, lunch to students

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:49:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:50:11 GMT
    Students at the Trumann School District will be receiving free breakfast and lunch, starting with the 2018-19 school year. (Source: KAIT-TV)Students at the Trumann School District will be receiving free breakfast and lunch, starting with the 2018-19 school year. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Students at the Trumann School District will be receiving free breakfast and lunch, starting with the 2018-19 school year. (Source: KAIT-TV)Students at the Trumann School District will be receiving free breakfast and lunch, starting with the 2018-19 school year. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The students at one area school will be receiving free breakfast and lunch, starting with the 2018-19 school year. 

    The students at one area school will be receiving free breakfast and lunch, starting with the 2018-19 school year. 

  • Road construction to start in Newport area

    Road construction to start in Newport area

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:06:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:48:19 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    A project to repave several roads and highways in and around the Newport area will have work crews busy for some time, with officials hopeful that the construction will help create a better roadway in the area. 

    A project to repave several roads and highways in and around the Newport area will have work crews busy for some time, with officials hopeful that the construction will help create a better roadway in the area. 

  • McMillon, Shipman to face each other in November in Greene County Judge's race

    McMillon, Shipman to face each other in November in Greene County Judge's race

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:40:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:44:22 GMT
    Rusty McMillon, the Republican nominee for Greene County Judge (Source: KAIT)Rusty McMillon, the Republican nominee for Greene County Judge (Source: KAIT)
    Rusty McMillon, the Republican nominee for Greene County Judge (Source: KAIT)Rusty McMillon, the Republican nominee for Greene County Judge (Source: KAIT)

    It will the third time in as many election cycles this November as Republican Rusty McMillon and Democrat Jerry Shipman will vie for the Greene County Judge's race. 

    It will the third time in as many election cycles this November as Republican Rusty McMillon and Democrat Jerry Shipman will vie for the Greene County Judge's race. 

  • Overlay work being done on Hasbrook Road

    Overlay work being done on Hasbrook Road

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:26:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:41 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:41:05 GMT
    Crews have been working to do overlay work on Hasbrook Road in Craighead County, according to county road department officials. (Source: KAIT-TV)Crews have been working to do overlay work on Hasbrook Road in Craighead County, according to county road department officials. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Crews have been working to do overlay work on Hasbrook Road in Craighead County, according to county road department officials. (Source: KAIT-TV)Crews have been working to do overlay work on Hasbrook Road in Craighead County, according to county road department officials. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Crews have been working to complete several key road projects around Craighead County, with one project in particular, seeing work now. 

    Crews have been working to complete several key road projects around Craighead County, with one project in particular, seeing work now. 

  • breaking

    Truck hits power pole, causes outage

    Truck hits power pole, causes outage

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:21:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:33:27 GMT

    Craighead Electric Cooperative reports a power outage due to a broken pole hit by a truck on Highway 63 in Sedgwick.

    Craighead Electric Cooperative reports a power outage due to a broken pole hit by a truck on Highway 63 in Sedgwick.

  • Craighead Electric to offer high-speed broadband

    Craighead Electric to offer high-speed broadband

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:13:40 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:30:40 GMT
    Craighead Electric will be offering broadband internet services, utility officials announced Thursday. (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation website)Craighead Electric will be offering broadband internet services, utility officials announced Thursday. (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation website)
    Craighead Electric will be offering broadband internet services, utility officials announced Thursday. (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation website)Craighead Electric will be offering broadband internet services, utility officials announced Thursday. (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation website)

    The customers of an area utility company will soon be receiving new services due to the work of improved infrastructure, officials said Tuesday.

    The customers of an area utility company will soon be receiving new services due to the work of improved infrastructure, officials said Tuesday.

  • Man arrested for arson after setting clothing on fire

    Man arrested for arson after setting clothing on fire

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:22:59 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:30:59 GMT
    Sidney Harris (Source: Dunklin Co. Jail via Vinelink)Sidney Harris (Source: Dunklin Co. Jail via Vinelink)

    Police in Kennett arrested a man accused of setting clothes on fire which spread to a house.

    Police in Kennett arrested a man accused of setting clothes on fire which spread to a house.

  • Marion Berry Parkway to be resurfaced

    Marion Berry Parkway to be resurfaced

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:59:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:11:17 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Roadwork is expected to start this week on the Marion Berry Parkway.

    Roadwork is expected to start this week on the Marion Berry Parkway.

  • BREAKING

    JPD make arrest in April homicide

    JPD make arrest in April homicide

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:22:20 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:55 GMT

    According to online jail records, 25-year-old Khalid Karim Robertson was booked into the Craighead County Detention Center Monday afternoon on a first-degree murder charge.

    A Jonesboro man is in jail on a murder charge.

  • A Better Region 8: Another shooting at a high school

    A Better Region 8: Another shooting at a high school

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:47:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:15:00 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    In case you missed the news Friday, a 17-year-old boy shot and killed ten people at a Texas high school. 

    In case you missed the news Friday, a 17-year-old boy shot and killed ten people at a Texas high school. 

  • Caruthersville man charged in deadly head-on crash that also injured 4 others

    Caruthersville man charged in deadly head-on crash that also injured 4 others

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:38:53 GMT
    Ricky Mitchell is being charged for a crash that killed one man and injured 4 others. (Source: Vine Link)Ricky Mitchell is being charged for a crash that killed one man and injured 4 others. (Source: Vine Link)

    A Caruthersville, Missouri man is facing charges after a deadly head-on crash in Pemiscot County on Friday, May 18.

    A Caruthersville, Missouri man is facing charges after a deadly head-on crash in Pemiscot County on Friday, May 18.

  • Missouri panel holding hearings on Greitens allegations

    Missouri panel holding hearings on Greitens allegations

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:42:31 GMT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (Source: KFVS)

    A Missouri House committee is to hold its first hearing of a special session focused on whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens.

    A Missouri House committee is to hold its first hearing of a special session focused on whether to try to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens.

  • Blytheville man killed in two-vehicle crash

    Blytheville man killed in two-vehicle crash

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:19:10 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:32:13 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A man was killed in Blytheville after a Sunday night crash.

    A man was killed in Blytheville after a Sunday night crash.

  • Region 8 News investigates: Panhandlers; story behind the sign

    Region 8 News investigates: Panhandlers; story behind the sign

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:53:39 GMT

    It seems like you will see one everywhere you look; people with a sign in hand begging for help.

    It seems like you will see one everywhere you look; people with a sign in hand begging for help.

  • Interstate 40 reopens after officer-involved shooting kills one

    Interstate 40 reopens after officer-involved shooting kills one

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:48:48 GMT

    Interstate 40 has reopened after an officer-involved shooting kills one person Monday in West Memphis.

    Interstate 40 has reopened after an officer-involved shooting kills one person Monday in West Memphis.

  • Stop the Bleeding class held in Walnut Ridge

    Stop the Bleeding class held in Walnut Ridge

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:03:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Members from every department in the Lawrence County Courthouse filed in to a life-saving class Monday afternoon.

    Members from every department in the Lawrence County Courthouse filed in to a life-saving class Monday afternoon.

  • Several items discussed at Walnut Ridge city council meeting

    Several items discussed at Walnut Ridge city council meeting

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:43:11 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:55:50 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Walnut Ridge held a city council meeting Monday night, with several topics on the agenda.

    The city of Walnut Ridge held a city council meeting Monday night, with several topics on the agenda.

  • Izard Co. authorities searching for rape suspect

    Izard Co. authorities searching for rape suspect

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:42:43 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:48:09 GMT
    (Source: Baxter Bulletin)(Source: Baxter Bulletin)
    (Source: Baxter Bulletin)(Source: Baxter Bulletin)

    Izard County authorities are looking for a man accused of three counts of rape and one count of residential burglary.

    Izard County authorities are looking for a man accused of three counts of rape and one count of residential burglary.

  • City takes proactive approach to fund hospital

    City takes proactive approach to fund hospital

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:22:14 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 01:44:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Pocahontas is taking a proactive approach and lending a helping hand to Five Rivers Medical Center.

    The city of Pocahontas is taking a proactive approach and lending a helping hand to Five Rivers Medical Center.

  • Single mother thanks Jonesboro police officer for his act of kindness

    Single mother thanks Jonesboro police officer for his act of kindness

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:28:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:59:05 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro woman found herself faced with a possible citation, but the responding officer had other plans.

    A Jonesboro woman found herself faced with a possible citation, but the responding officer had other plans.

  • Judge creates committee to address courthouse overcrowding

    Judge creates committee to address courthouse overcrowding

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:38:15 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:48:31 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Randolph County judge hopes a new committee can help solve a problem at the courthouse.

    The Randolph County judge hopes a new committee can help solve a problem at the courthouse.

  • Westside Schools bettering safety protocols

    Westside Schools bettering safety protocols

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:08 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:08:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:33:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    As flags fly at half-staff at the campus of Westside Schools to honor victims of the latest school shooting in Texas, administrators are making changes to their safety protocols.

    As flags fly at half-staff at the campus of Westside Schools to honor victims of the latest school shooting in Texas, administrators are making changes to their safety protocols.

  • Suspect in custody, man's body found with gunshot wounds in Butler Co., MO

    Suspect in custody, man's body found with gunshot wounds in Butler Co., MO

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:44:53 GMT

    A suspect is in custody after the body of a man was found in Butler County, Missouri on Sunday, May 20.

    A suspect is in custody after the body of a man was found in Butler County, Missouri on Sunday, May 20.

  • Organization donates first aid kit to K9 officer

    Organization donates first aid kit to K9 officer

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:06:46 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:30 GMT
    (Source: Protecting K9 Heroes via Facebook)(Source: Protecting K9 Heroes via Facebook)
    (Source: Protecting K9 Heroes via Facebook)(Source: Protecting K9 Heroes via Facebook)

    Thanks to a donation, the Cleburne County K9 officer now has a first aid medical kit.

    Thanks to a donation, the Cleburne County K9 officer now has a first aid medical kit.

  • Missouri ford workers return to work Monday after shutdown

    Missouri ford workers return to work Monday after shutdown

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:13:07 GMT
    (Source: Ford via Twitter)(Source: Ford via Twitter)
    (Source: Ford via Twitter)(Source: Ford via Twitter)
    CLAYCOMO, Mo. (AP) - Workers at a suburban Kansas City Ford plant are going back to work after a two-week shutdown.      Employees at Ford's Claycomo plant were back to work Monday.      The plant was shut down after a fire May 2 at Michigan factory caused a parts shortage for Ford plants.      The Claycomo plant makes the Ford F-150 truck.      Production at the company's Michigan plant resumed Friday. (Copyright 2018 The A...
    CLAYCOMO, Mo. (AP) - Workers at a suburban Kansas City Ford plant are going back to work after a two-week shutdown.      Employees at Ford's Claycomo plant were back to work Monday.      The plant was shut down after a fire May 2 at Michigan factory caused a parts shortage for Ford plants.      The Claycomo plant makes the Ford F-150 truck.      Production at the company's Michigan plant resumed Friday. (Copyright 2018 The A...
  • Robbery suspect arrested following anonymous tip

    Robbery suspect arrested following anonymous tip

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:44:55 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:17:42 GMT
    Quincy Darnell Ward (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Quincy Darnell Ward (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Quincy Darnell Ward (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Quincy Darnell Ward (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A judge found probable cause to charge a Blytheville man with robbing a Jonesboro convenience store at gunpoint.

    A judge found probable cause to charge a Blytheville man with robbing a Jonesboro convenience store at gunpoint.

  • Teen accused of breaking into vehicles, stealing guns

    Teen accused of breaking into vehicles, stealing guns

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:16:09 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:16:05 GMT
    Jodarrius Dority (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jodarrius Dority (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Jodarrius Dority (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jodarrius Dority (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A 19-year-old Jonesboro man with a history of weapons arrests faces new charges breaking into vehicles and stealing guns.

    A 19-year-old Jonesboro man with a history of weapons arrests faces new charges breaking into vehicles and stealing guns.

  • Steele man sentenced after guilty plea to 2016 robbery

    Steele man sentenced after guilty plea to 2016 robbery

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:50:24 GMT
    A Steele, Mo. man has been sentenced after a guilty plea to a 2016 robbery. (Source: Raycom Media)A Steele, Mo. man has been sentenced after a guilty plea to a 2016 robbery. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A Steele, Mo. man has been sentenced for a convicted stemming from a 2016 armed robbery.

    A Steele, Mo. man has been sentenced for a convicted stemming from a 2016 armed robbery.

  • U.S. Rep. Smith Honors Congressional Award Winner in Dexter, MO

    U.S. Rep. Smith Honors Congressional Award Winner in Dexter, MO

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:24:38 GMT
    Matt Agey presented medal by U.S. Rep. Jason Smith. (Source: Office of Jason Smith)Matt Agey presented medal by U.S. Rep. Jason Smith. (Source: Office of Jason Smith)

    U.S. Rep. Jason Smith presented a Congressional Award to Matthew Agey of Dexter, Mo. on Saturday, May 19.

    U.S. Rep. Jason Smith presented a Congressional Award to Matthew Agey of Dexter, Mo. on Saturday, May 19.

  • breaking

    Man arrested in home invasion shooting, faces attempted murder charge

    Man arrested in home invasion shooting, faces attempted murder charge

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:03:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:17:15 GMT
    Seth Walker Mullins (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)Seth Walker Mullins (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)

    A Bay man is accused of attempted murder after a home invasion and shooting.

    A Bay man is accused of attempted murder after a home invasion and shooting.

  • NYITCOM at A-State receives grant for 'Delta Care-a-van'

    NYITCOM at A-State receives grant for 'Delta Care-a-van'

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:48:20 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:49:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A medical college has received a major federal grant for a mobile medical clinic to provide care in underserved areas this summer.

    A medical college has received a major federal grant for a mobile medical clinic to provide care in underserved areas this summer.

  • Sheriff: Inmate found dead in apparent suicide

    Sheriff: Inmate found dead in apparent suicide

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:17:59 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:43:17 GMT
    Anthony Garrett George (Source: Jackson Co. Jail via Vinelink)Anthony Garrett George (Source: Jackson Co. Jail via Vinelink)

    An inmate in Jackson County was found dead Sunday evening.

    An inmate in Jackson County was found dead Sunday evening.

  • Jonesboro woman killed, 4 injured in Sunday night crash

    Jonesboro woman killed, 4 injured in Sunday night crash

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:53:57 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:03:27 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A Jonesboro woman died, and four other people were injured, in a crash last Sunday night.

    A Jonesboro woman died, and four other people were injured, in a crash last Sunday night.

  • 30 pounds of pot, thousands in cash found during safety inspection

    30 pounds of pot, thousands in cash found during safety inspection

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:18:22 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:46:19 GMT
    (Source: ArDOT)(Source: ArDOT)

    It's yet another bust for Arkansas Highway Police as an officer made a discovery during a motor vehicle safety inspection last week.

    It's yet another bust for Arkansas Highway Police as an officer made a discovery during a motor vehicle safety inspection last week.

  • Young boys treat their moms to date night

    Young boys treat their moms to date night

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:17:00 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:44:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The dance floor was hot Sunday evening at a Jonesboro Kappa League event.

    The dance floor was hot Sunday evening at a Jonesboro Kappa League event.

  • Storm causes building collapse, trapping 2 people

    Storm causes building collapse, trapping 2 people

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:41:35 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:46:07 GMT
    (Source: Earle Fire Department via Facebook)(Source: Earle Fire Department via Facebook)
    (Source: Earle Fire Department via Facebook)(Source: Earle Fire Department via Facebook)

    The Earle and Crawfordsville Fire Departments responded to a building collapse that trapped two people in Crittenden County Sunday.  

    The Earle and Crawfordsville Fire Departments responded to a building collapse that trapped two people in Crittenden County Sunday.  

  • Search for Stone County man ends with arrest

    Search for Stone County man ends with arrest

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:26:11 GMT
    Phillip Callahan (Source: Stone Co. Sheriff's Office via Facebook)Phillip Callahan (Source: Stone Co. Sheriff's Office via Facebook)

    The search for a possibly armed man is now over with the man's arrest. 

    The search for a possibly armed man is now over with the man's arrest. 

  • Car dealership hosts fundraiser for local police department

    Car dealership hosts fundraiser for local police department

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:56:47 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:33:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Central Ford hosted a fundraiser in Trumann Saturday to help the local police department.

    Central Ford hosted a fundraiser in Trumann Saturday to help the local police department.

  • Group holds rally to end mass incarceration

    Group holds rally to end mass incarceration

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:56:11 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 8:30 PM EDT2018-05-20 00:30:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A large group gathered to rally for change on Saturday at the Future For Felons End Mass Incarceration Rally.

    A large group gathered to rally for change on Saturday at the Future For Felons End Mass Incarceration Rally.

  • Woman sentenced in murder of daughter

    Woman sentenced in murder of daughter

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:48:30 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:36:42 GMT
    Victoria Ann Dycus (Source: Vinelink via Cleburne County Jail)Victoria Ann Dycus (Source: Vinelink via Cleburne County Jail)

    A Stone County woman will recently sentenced to 19 years in prison after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her four-year-old daughter in 2016. 

    A Stone County woman will recently sentenced to 19 years in prison after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her four-year-old daughter in 2016. 

  • Region 8 Teacher of the Year announced; Scholarship Salute finalists named

    Region 8 Teacher of the Year announced; Scholarship Salute finalists named

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:10:52 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:31:05 GMT
    Haley Deck is named Region 8 Teacher of the Year. (Source: KAIT-TV)Haley Deck is named Region 8 Teacher of the Year. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Haley Deck is named Region 8 Teacher of the Year. (Source: KAIT-TV)Haley Deck is named Region 8 Teacher of the Year. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Greene County Tech Primary teacher Haley Deck named Teacher of the Year at an afternoon reception Friday. Five Region 8 high school seniors receive scholarships. 

    Greene County Tech Primary teacher Haley Deck named Teacher of the Year at an afternoon reception Friday. Five Region 8 high school seniors receive scholarships. 

  • A Better Region 8: Finally, Jonesboro is getting a convention center

    A Better Region 8: Finally, Jonesboro is getting a convention center

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-05-19 02:56:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:09:17 GMT
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8
    A Better Region 8A Better Region 8

    Finally! Jonesboro is getting a convention center.

    Finally! Jonesboro is getting a convention center.

  • Treasury Department approves Arkansas Opportunity Zones

    Treasury Department approves Arkansas Opportunity Zones

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:10:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-05-19 03:02:53 GMT
    A series of Opportunity Zones were approved around the state Friday. Officials with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will work with local officials on the project. (Source: AEDC website)A series of Opportunity Zones were approved around the state Friday. Officials with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will work with local officials on the project. (Source: AEDC website)
    A series of Opportunity Zones were approved around the state Friday. Officials with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will work with local officials on the project. (Source: AEDC website)A series of Opportunity Zones were approved around the state Friday. Officials with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will work with local officials on the project. (Source: AEDC website)

    A group of about 85 Opportunity Zones was given the go-ahead Friday by the United States Treasury Department as officials say the opportunity will provide a strong economic boost in areas that need it. 

    A group of about 85 Opportunity Zones was given the go-ahead Friday by the United States Treasury Department as officials say the opportunity will provide a strong economic boost in areas that need it. 

  • breaking

    Woman in stable condition following home invasion, shooting

    Woman in stable condition following home invasion, shooting

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:56:44 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:58:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Trumann Police investigate a home invasion that left one person in surgery at Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

    Trumann Police investigate a home invasion that left one person in surgery at Regional Medical Center in Memphis.

  • Piggott Heritage Car Show set for weekend

    Piggott Heritage Car Show set for weekend

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:17:35 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:37:08 GMT
    The 20th annual Piggott Heritage Car Show will be held this weekend in the Clay County town. (Source: Piggott Heritage Car Show Facebook page)The 20th annual Piggott Heritage Car Show will be held this weekend in the Clay County town. (Source: Piggott Heritage Car Show Facebook page)
    The 20th annual Piggott Heritage Car Show will be held this weekend in the Clay County town. (Source: Piggott Heritage Car Show Facebook page)The 20th annual Piggott Heritage Car Show will be held this weekend in the Clay County town. (Source: Piggott Heritage Car Show Facebook page)

    The weekend is approaching and car lovers have an opportunity to visit a longtime car show that helps several groups. 

    The weekend is approaching and car lovers have an opportunity to visit a longtime car show that helps several groups. 

  • New pump track offers challenge for riders in Jonesboro

    New pump track offers challenge for riders in Jonesboro

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:41:32 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:31 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:31:30 GMT
    An acre and a half pump track has been built at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro. (Source: City of Jonesboro)An acre and a half pump track has been built at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro. (Source: City of Jonesboro)
    An acre and a half pump track has been built at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro. (Source: City of Jonesboro)An acre and a half pump track has been built at Craighead Forest Park in Jonesboro. (Source: City of Jonesboro)

    An acre and a half of curves, bumps, and turns at an angle will likely keep skateboarders and mountain bikers busy for some time to come with a new track in Jonesboro. 

    An acre and a half of curves, bumps, and turns at an angle will likely keep skateboarders and mountain bikers busy for some time to come with a new track in Jonesboro. 

  • Police investigate Forrest City shooting after family finds victim in pool of blood

    Police investigate Forrest City shooting after family finds victim in pool of blood

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:04:22 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:28:28 GMT
    Forrest City police are searching for the suspect who shot Shirley Jones at her home this week. (Source: WREG-TV)Forrest City police are searching for the suspect who shot Shirley Jones at her home this week. (Source: WREG-TV)
    Forrest City police are searching for the suspect who shot Shirley Jones at her home this week. (Source: WREG-TV)Forrest City police are searching for the suspect who shot Shirley Jones at her home this week. (Source: WREG-TV)

    Both Forrest City police and the family of a woman want to see justice after the woman was found shot at her home earlier this week. 

    Both Forrest City police and the family of a woman want to see justice after the woman was found shot at her home earlier this week. 

  • Family thanks utility truck driver for generosity

    Family thanks utility truck driver for generosity

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-05-18 23:49:37 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 8:11 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:11:51 GMT
    A Craighead Electric driver bought a soccer ball to replace one that was run over earlier this week. (Source: Craighead Electric Facebook page)A Craighead Electric driver bought a soccer ball to replace one that was run over earlier this week. (Source: Craighead Electric Facebook page)
    A Craighead Electric driver bought a soccer ball to replace one that was run over earlier this week. (Source: Craighead Electric Facebook page)A Craighead Electric driver bought a soccer ball to replace one that was run over earlier this week. (Source: Craighead Electric Facebook page)

    Most people can remember when they were kids that their parents would remind them to pick up their toys to avoid a disaster from happening. 

    Most people can remember when they were kids that their parents would remind them to pick up their toys to avoid a disaster from happening. 

  • Educator awarded superintendent of the year

    Educator awarded superintendent of the year

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:31 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:31:54 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:00:07 GMT
    AREA Director Dale Query and Marmaduke Superintendent Tim Gardner. (Source: Viewer)AREA Director Dale Query and Marmaduke Superintendent Tim Gardner. (Source: Viewer)

    A local superintendent was celebrated as a top educator Friday during a surprise reception.

    A local superintendent was celebrated as a top educator Friday during a surprise reception.

  • Non-profit director pleads guilty to embezzling money

    Non-profit director pleads guilty to embezzling money

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:25:40 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:59:46 GMT
    Kera Craffton spoke to Region 8 News numerous times during her time at the Greene County Community Fund.Kera Craffton spoke to Region 8 News numerous times during her time at the Greene County Community Fund.
    Kera Craffton spoke to Region 8 News numerous times during her time at the Greene County Community Fund.Kera Craffton spoke to Region 8 News numerous times during her time at the Greene County Community Fund.

    The director of the Greene County Community Fund was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty in court on Friday to stealing thousands of dollars from the organization.

    The director of the Greene County Community Fund was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty in court on Friday to stealing thousands of dollars from the organization.

  • Teen arrested for several car breakins in Brookland

    Teen arrested for several car breakins in Brookland

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:54:30 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:04:36 GMT
    Brock Ruminer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Brock Ruminer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Brock Ruminer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Brock Ruminer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Brookland man faces two dozen charges related to a series of car break-ins in Brookland.

    A Brookland man faces two dozen charges related to a series of car break-ins in Brookland.

  • Gas tax hike to go before Missouri voters

    Gas tax hike to go before Missouri voters

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:01:44 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Missouri voters will get a chance to weigh in on a proposed fuel tax increase that would go to fund roads, bridges and the Highway Patrol.

    Missouri voters will get a chance to weigh in on a proposed fuel tax increase that would go to fund roads, bridges and the Highway Patrol.

  • Father arrested after baby burned

    Father arrested after baby burned

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:43:47 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:58 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:58:47 GMT
    Tyrell Ford (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Tyrell Ford (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
    Tyrell Ford (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)Tyrell Ford (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office)

    A judge found probable cause to charge Tyrell Ford with permitting child abuse, first-degree endangering the welfare of a minor and first-degree domestic battering causing serious injury.

    A judge found probable cause to charge Tyrell Ford with permitting child abuse, first-degree endangering the welfare of a minor and first-degree domestic battering causing serious injury.

  • Evening Shade currently under boil order

    Evening Shade currently under boil order

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:06:02 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:11:52 GMT
    (Source: Evening Shade Water Department via Facebook)(Source: Evening Shade Water Department via Facebook)

    The Evening Shade Water Department tell residents to boil their water until further notice.

    The Evening Shade Water Department tell residents to boil their water until further notice.

  • breaking

    Newport mayor says police chief is retiring

    Newport mayor says police chief is retiring

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:44:09 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:57:54 GMT

    Newport Mayor David Stewart says Police Chief Michael Scudder is retiring.

    Newport Mayor David Stewart says Police Chief Michael Scudder is retiring.

  • BREAKING

    Affidavit: $50 debt lead to shooting and killing of Bono man then torching his truck

    Affidavit: $50 debt lead to shooting and killing of Bono man then torching his truck

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:40:19 GMT
    Dakota Ray Cantwell (Source: Craighead Sheriff's Office)Dakota Ray Cantwell (Source: Craighead Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing a Bono man then torching his truck. 

    Jonesboro police have arrested a man suspected of shooting and killing a Bono man then torching his truck. 

  • Sheriff: Former Bono official stole $245,000 from fire fund

    Sheriff: Former Bono official stole $245,000 from fire fund

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:25:52 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:38:57 GMT
    Glenn Dola McGinnis (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Glenn Dola McGinnis (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd says his office has concluded an investigation into stolen money from the county.

    Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd says his office has concluded an investigation into stolen money from the county.

  • The Latest: No charge on Greitens on campaign finance report

    The Latest: No charge on Greitens on campaign finance report

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:54:13 GMT
    A Missouri prosecutor says he won't be filing any charges against Gov. Eric Greitens related to a campaign finance report about his use of a charity donor list. (Source: KFVS)A Missouri prosecutor says he won't be filing any charges against Gov. Eric Greitens related to a campaign finance report about his use of a charity donor list. (Source: KFVS)

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

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

  • Investigators: Man attacked mom, stepdad with bat after they wouldn't give him $5

    Investigators: Man attacked mom, stepdad with bat after they wouldn't give him $5

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:49:36 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-05-18 17:01:05 GMT
    Robert Wayne Hadley at the time of his arrest. (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)Robert Wayne Hadley at the time of his arrest. (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Robert Wayne Hadley at the time of his arrest. (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)Robert Wayne Hadley at the time of his arrest. (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)

    When his mom and stepdad wouldn’t give him $5, investigators say a 47-year-old man attacked the couple with a baseball bat.

    When his mom and stepdad wouldn’t give him $5, investigators say a 47-year-old man attacked the couple with a baseball bat.

  • CA man arrested in AR for high-grade marijuana worth over $100K

    CA man arrested in AR for high-grade marijuana worth over $100K

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:36:16 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:14:06 GMT
    (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)

    Officers arrested on an out-of-state man on felony drug and gun charges.

    Officers arrested on an out-of-state man on felony drug and gun charges.

  • Smart devices can hear silent commands, pose security risk

    Smart devices can hear silent commands, pose security risk

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:35:53 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:22:38 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Researchers have found a way to send secret commands to digital assistants without your knowledge.

    Researchers have found a way to send secret commands to digital assistants without your knowledge.

  • Election hacking puts focus on paperless voting machines

    Election hacking puts focus on paperless voting machines

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-05-18 08:59:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid fears of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.

    As the midterm congressional primaries heat up amid fears of Russian hacking, 1 in 5 Americans will be casting their ballots on machines that do not produce a paper record of their votes.

  • 2 injured in crash, 1 of them airlifted to hospital

    2 injured in crash, 1 of them airlifted to hospital

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:33:01 GMT
    Friday, May 18 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:36:08 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Jonesboro police confirmed crews airlifted a person after a crash Thursday night.

    Jonesboro police confirmed crews airlifted a person after a crash Thursday night.

  • Funding to expand child care assistance gets support

    Funding to expand child care assistance gets support

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:48:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:54:29 GMT
    Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced that $26 million will be used to expand a child care assistance program in the state. (Source: KARK-TV)Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced that $26 million will be used to expand a child care assistance program in the state. (Source: KARK-TV)
    Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced that $26 million will be used to expand a child care assistance program in the state. (Source: KARK-TV)Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced that $26 million will be used to expand a child care assistance program in the state. (Source: KARK-TV)

    A plan to provide up to $26 million in funding for a state child care assistance program will help children and their parents get help at a needed time, state officials said Thursday. 

    A plan to provide up to $26 million in funding for a state child care assistance program will help children and their parents get help at a needed time, state officials said Thursday. 

  • Fire destroys travel trailer

    Fire destroys travel trailer

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:14:46 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-05-18 02:36:15 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A fire Thursday night kept Pocahontas firefighters busy and destroyed a travel trailer, according to Pocahontas Fire Chief Darrell Kester. 

    A fire Thursday night kept Pocahontas firefighters busy and destroyed a travel trailer, according to Pocahontas Fire Chief Darrell Kester. 

  • BREAKING

    Landspout reported during Thursday storms

    Landspout reported during Thursday storms

    Thursday, May 17 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-17 20:32:48 GMT

    A landspout was reported and sighted during storms moving through Region 8 Thursday.

    A landspout was reported and sighted during storms moving through Region 8 Thursday.

  • Alive After Five canceled for thunderstorms

    Alive After Five canceled for thunderstorms

    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:22:27 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 19:30:17 GMT
    (Source: Alive After Five - Downtown Jonesboro via Facebook)(Source: Alive After Five - Downtown Jonesboro via Facebook)

    The Alive After Five event scheduled for Thursday has been canceled.

    The Alive After Five event scheduled for Thursday has been canceled.

  • Missouri Legislature moves up right-to-work election

    Missouri Legislature moves up right-to-work election

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-17 18:02:27 GMT
    The Missouri Legislature has moved the public vote on whether to ban mandatory union fees from November to August. (Source: KFVS)The Missouri Legislature has moved the public vote on whether to ban mandatory union fees from November to August. (Source: KFVS)

    The Missouri Legislature has moved the public vote on whether to ban mandatory union fees from November to August.

    The Missouri Legislature has moved the public vote on whether to ban mandatory union fees from November to August.

  • ArDOT to hold public meeting on bridge replacement plan

    ArDOT to hold public meeting on bridge replacement plan

    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:01:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-17 17:26:53 GMT
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)
    (Source: ARDOT via Twitter)(Source: ARDOT via Twitter)

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation will hold a meeting at the end of the month to discuss plans for the replacement of a bridge.

    The Arkansas Department of Transportation will hold a meeting at the end of the month to discuss plans for the replacement of a bridge.

  • Highway 141 shutdown due to high water is back open

    Highway 141 shutdown due to high water is back open

    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-05-17 16:15:35 GMT
    A portion of Highway 141 in Greene County was closed for about 2 hours due to high water from heavy rain. (Source: KAIT)A portion of Highway 141 in Greene County was closed for about 2 hours due to high water from heavy rain. (Source: KAIT)

    A highway closed due to high water is back open.

    A highway closed due to high water is back open.

  • Pilot shortage offers opportunity to fly high

    Pilot shortage offers opportunity to fly high

    Thursday, May 17 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-17 14:04:19 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:18:20 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A looming shortage of people qualified to sit in the cockpit is creating a huge opportunity for those looking to fly for an airline. 

    A looming shortage of people qualified to sit in the cockpit is creating a huge opportunity for those looking to fly for an airline. 

  • Germs to work through summer vacation, doctor warns

    Germs to work through summer vacation, doctor warns

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:42:51 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-17 15:14:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Runny nose, cough, congestion, and sore throats should clear on their own, but bacterial infections need to be treated with prescriptions.

    Runny nose, cough, congestion, and sore throats should clear on their own, but bacterial infections need to be treated with prescriptions.

  • Opioids regulation policed by Big Pharma with government's blessing

    Opioids regulation policed by Big Pharma with government's blessing

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-05-17 13:26:59 GMT
    Dina DeMarest , 42, was prescribed Sybsys for pain from a minor surgery. Subsys is 100 times stronger than morphine. (Source: Raycom News Network)Dina DeMarest , 42, was prescribed Sybsys for pain from a minor surgery. Subsys is 100 times stronger than morphine. (Source: Raycom News Network)

    A Raycom Media investigation found that lax oversight by the FDA and McKesson Corp., has allowed rampant exploitation of a national prescription drug program.

    A Raycom Media investigation found that lax oversight by the FDA and McKesson Corp., has allowed rampant exploitation of a national prescription drug program.

  • Cars stalled in flood waters in Paragould

    Cars stalled in flood waters in Paragould

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:29:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:15 AM EDT2018-05-17 11:15:17 GMT

    Heavy rain causes flooding problems Wednesday night in Paragould.

    Heavy rain causes flooding problems Wednesday night in Paragould.

  • Power outages reported after Wednesday's storms

    Power outages reported after Wednesday's storms

    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-05-17 06:09:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-05-17 06:14:25 GMT
    (Source: Rodney Hampton/Twitter)(Source: Rodney Hampton/Twitter)
    (Source: Rodney Hampton/Twitter)(Source: Rodney Hampton/Twitter)

    Entergy Arkansas has more than 260 homes without power in Clay County after Wednesday night’s storms.

    Entergy Arkansas has more than 260 homes without power in Clay County after Wednesday night’s storms.

  • Immigrant children could be housed at Little Rock Air Force Base

    Immigrant children could be housed at Little Rock Air Force Base

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:53:22 GMT
    Thursday, May 17 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-05-17 04:00:09 GMT
    Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)
    Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)Little Rock Air Force Base (Source: KARK)

    Little Rock Air Force Base could soon house immigrant children brought to the country via the southern border, according to a report from Little Rock NBC affiliate KARK.

    Little Rock Air Force Base could soon house immigrant children brought to the country via the southern border, according to a report from Little Rock NBC affiliate KARK.

  • GR8 Job: Student leads senior class in classroom and at graduation

    GR8 Job: Student leads senior class in classroom and at graduation

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:06 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:06:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:52:13 GMT
    Bobby Hardrick received over $4 million worth of scholarship offers this year. (Source: WREG-TV)Bobby Hardrick received over $4 million worth of scholarship offers this year. (Source: WREG-TV)
    Bobby Hardrick received over $4 million worth of scholarship offers this year. (Source: WREG-TV)Bobby Hardrick received over $4 million worth of scholarship offers this year. (Source: WREG-TV)

    Bobby Hardrick literally had his choice of colleges as the Forrest City High School senior received over $4 million in scholarship offers this year.

    Bobby Hardrick literally had his choice of colleges as the Forrest City High School senior received over $4 million in scholarship offers this year.

  • Sen. Boozman honors NEA officers during National Police Week

    Sen. Boozman honors NEA officers during National Police Week

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:03:46 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:44:30 GMT
    Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. (Source: U.S. Senate)Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. (Source: U.S. Senate)
    Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. (Source: U.S. Senate)Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark. (Source: U.S. Senate)

    The police officers who go to work every day are heroes who are dedicated to their careers and to serving their families, neighbors and fellow citizens, Arkansas' senior senator said Tuesday in a floor speech in the U.S. Senate. 

    The police officers who go to work every day are heroes who are dedicated to their careers and to serving their families, neighbors and fellow citizens, Arkansas' senior senator said Tuesday in a floor speech in the U.S. Senate. 

  • Man arrested in aggravated assault case

    Man arrested in aggravated assault case

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-17 01:33:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:41:21 GMT
    Stacy Jeroy Jones (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stacy Jeroy Jones (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Stacy Jeroy Jones (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stacy Jeroy Jones (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Craighead County man is in trouble with the law after he reportedly assaulted a woman at a home, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

    A Craighead County man is in trouble with the law after he reportedly assaulted a woman at a home, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. 

  • Field burning debate continues

    Field burning debate continues

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:30:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-17 03:39:25 GMT
    The debate over burning fields in Arkansas continues as economics and the environment are mainstays in the debate. (Source: KAIT-TV)The debate over burning fields in Arkansas continues as economics and the environment are mainstays in the debate. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    The debate over burning fields in Arkansas continues as economics and the environment are mainstays in the debate. (Source: KAIT-TV)The debate over burning fields in Arkansas continues as economics and the environment are mainstays in the debate. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The issue of burning fields in the state has been a debate centering for some time around economics and the environment as farmers continue to look to at the issue in light of new voluntary rules on the topic. 

    The issue of burning fields in the state has been a debate centering for some time around economics and the environment as farmers continue to look to at the issue in light of new voluntary rules on the topic. 

  • Some damage reported from landspout in Butler Co., MO

    Some damage reported from landspout in Butler Co., MO

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-05-17 02:36:20 GMT
    A landspout in Butler County, MO (Source: Scott King, Facebook)A landspout in Butler County, MO (Source: Scott King, Facebook)

    The Butler County Sheriff's Office said some trees were knocked down during storms passing through the area on Wednesday, May 16.

    The Butler County Sheriff's Office said some trees were knocked down during storms passing through the area on Wednesday, May 16.

  • Region 8 students make other students "Smile"

    Region 8 students make other students "Smile"

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:59:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:42:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A group of Region 8 students are making others "smile!"

    A group of Region 8 students are making others "smile!"

  • Church reports vandalism, posts photos on social media

    Church reports vandalism, posts photos on social media

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:35:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:38 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:38:11 GMT

    A Jonesboro church says their glass doors were broken in an "apparent act of vandalism."

    A Jonesboro church says their glass doors were broken in an "apparent act of vandalism."

  • Business preps for large baseball tournament

    Business preps for large baseball tournament

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:54:12 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-05-16 23:32:52 GMT

    The largest youth baseball tournament in Jonesboro's history is coming up and businesses are ready to play ball.

    The largest youth baseball tournament in Jonesboro's history is coming up and businesses are ready to play ball.

  • Arrest made in stabbing incident

    Arrest made in stabbing incident

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-16 20:43:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:24:45 GMT
    Arnold Thomas Hill (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Arnold Thomas Hill (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
    Arnold Thomas Hill (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Arnold Thomas Hill (Source: Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A man is being held on a $25,000 cash-only bond after police say he stabbed another man.

    A man is being held on a $25,000 cash-only bond after police say he stabbed another man.

  • Power outage affects early-voting in Craighead Co.

    Power outage affects early-voting in Craighead Co.

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:07:32 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:21:39 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Much of downtown Jonesboro was affected Wednesday by a power outage, including the Craighead County Courthouse-Election Annex.

    Much of downtown Jonesboro was affected Wednesday by a power outage, including the Craighead County Courthouse-Election Annex.

  • Kappa League plans a dance for mothers and their sons

    Kappa League plans a dance for mothers and their sons

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-05-16 19:03:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:14 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:14:40 GMT
    Cornelius C. Moore displays the Kappa League logo. (Source: KAIT-TV)Cornelius C. Moore displays the Kappa League logo. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Cornelius C. Moore displays the Kappa League logo. (Source: KAIT-TV)Cornelius C. Moore displays the Kappa League logo. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Social event, organized by the Jonesboro Kappa League, is the first its kind and promises to raise money for scholarships.

    Social event, organized by the Jonesboro Kappa League, is the first its kind and promises to raise money for scholarships.

  • Puxico man killed in semi, pick-up truck crash near Advance, MO

    Puxico man killed in semi, pick-up truck crash near Advance, MO

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:36:31 GMT
    One person has died in a crash in Bollinger Co., MO (Source: KFVS)One person has died in a crash in Bollinger Co., MO (Source: KFVS)

    According to the Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway C near Highway V.

    According to the Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened on Highway C near Highway V.

  • Man killed in Lawrence County crash

    Man killed in Lawrence County crash

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:05:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:00 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:00:46 GMT

    One man was killed in a crash in Lawrence County Wednesday morning.

    One man was killed in a crash in Lawrence County Wednesday morning.

  • Region 8 Salute: 2 area women complete basic training

    Region 8 Salute: 2 area women complete basic training

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:05:30 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:59:57 GMT
    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Lauren H. White  (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Lauren H. White (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)
    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Lauren H. White  (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Lauren H. White (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)

    Congratulations to two Region 8 women who recently completed basic training.

    Congratulations to two Region 8 women who recently completed basic training.

  • ASP agents arrest Trumann man for child pornography

    ASP agents arrest Trumann man for child pornography

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:45:11 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:24:59 GMT
    Thomas Mark Wilson (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Thomas Mark Wilson (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Thomas Mark Wilson (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)Thomas Mark Wilson (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff's Office)

    State police arrested a Trumann man after they say a search of his home turned up suspected child pornography.

    State police arrested a Trumann man after they say a search of his home turned up suspected child pornography.

  • Calstrip announces new facility in Blytheville, creates 45 new jobs

    Calstrip announces new facility in Blytheville, creates 45 new jobs

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:11:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:49:10 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A company says a new facility is coming to Arkansas and will be built on the campus of a Blytheville steel manufacturer.

    A company says a new facility is coming to Arkansas and will be built on the campus of a Blytheville steel manufacturer.

  • Kevin Bacon and his brother to perform in Mountain Home

    Kevin Bacon and his brother to perform in Mountain Home

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-05-16 11:07:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-05-16 12:30:42 GMT
    Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael, will perform in Mountain Home on June 20. (Source: ASUMH)Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael, will perform in Mountain Home on June 20. (Source: ASUMH)
    Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael, will perform in Mountain Home on June 20. (Source: ASUMH)Kevin Bacon and his brother, Michael, will perform in Mountain Home on June 20. (Source: ASUMH)

    The Bacon Brothers will launch the eighth season of the Performing Arts at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home.

    The Bacon Brothers will launch the eighth season of the Performing Arts at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home.

  • Missouri House calls for congressional term limits

    Missouri House calls for congressional term limits

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:29 AM EDT2018-05-16 09:29:57 GMT
    (Source:MO.gov)(Source:MO.gov)

    The Missouri House has approved a resolution calling for a national convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to create congressional term limits.

    The Missouri House has approved a resolution calling for a national convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to create congressional term limits.

  • Missouri Legislature votes to expand sex assault education

    Missouri Legislature votes to expand sex assault education

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-05-16 09:27:09 GMT
    (Source: MO.gov)(Source: MO.gov)

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill requiring school districts that teach sex education to include information about sexual violence, sexual harassment and consent.

    The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill requiring school districts that teach sex education to include information about sexual violence, sexual harassment and consent.

  • 50 Years Later: The 1968 Tornado

    50 Years Later: The 1968 Tornado

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:22:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-05-16 04:32:27 GMT
    (Source: Joyce Cleghorne)(Source: Joyce Cleghorne)
    (Source: Joyce Cleghorne)(Source: Joyce Cleghorne)

    It is the 50th anniversary of the 1968 F4 tornado that ripped through parts of Jonesboro, killing 34 and injuring over 300 people.

    It is the 50th anniversary of the 1968 F4 tornado that ripped through parts of Jonesboro, killing 34 and injuring over 300 people.

  • Holy Angels Convent presented with new Olivetan Flag

    Holy Angels Convent presented with new Olivetan Flag

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:11 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:11:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:22 PM EDT2018-05-16 03:22:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Flags at the Holy Angels Convent are once again flying high following the donation of a new set of flags for the sisters.

    Flags at the Holy Angels Convent are once again flying high following the donation of a new set of flags for the sisters.

  • Fire destroys Poinsett Co. mobile home.

    Fire destroys Poinsett Co. mobile home.

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:35:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:44 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:44:05 GMT
    (Source: Trumann Fire Dept. via Facebook)(Source: Trumann Fire Dept. via Facebook)
    (Source: Trumann Fire Dept. via Facebook)(Source: Trumann Fire Dept. via Facebook)

    A Tuesday afternoon fire in Poinsett County destroyed a mobile home.

    A Tuesday afternoon fire in Poinsett County destroyed a mobile home.

  • Earle officials consider curfew enforcement

    Earle officials consider curfew enforcement

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:21:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:42:24 GMT
    City officials consider enforcing curfew. (Source: WREG)City officials consider enforcing curfew. (Source: WREG)
    City officials consider enforcing curfew. (Source: WREG)City officials consider enforcing curfew. (Source: WREG)

    City officials in Earle are considering to restart the enforcement of the city curfew ordinance.

    City officials in Earle are considering to restart the enforcement of the city curfew ordinance.

  • Craighead County native celebrates 102nd birthday

    Craighead County native celebrates 102nd birthday

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:57:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:19:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    But Mrs. Madaline Doak celebrated her 102nd birthday Tuesday and her family said she's working on 110.

    But Mrs. Madaline Doak celebrated her 102nd birthday Tuesday and her family said she's working on 110.

  • Interns celebrate graduation from job skills training program

    Interns celebrate graduation from job skills training program

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:40 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:40:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-05-16 02:02:55 GMT
    Seven interns graduate Project SEARCH (Source: KAIT-TV)Seven interns graduate Project SEARCH (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Seven interns graduate Project SEARCH (Source: KAIT-TV)Seven interns graduate Project SEARCH (Source: KAIT-TV)

    Seven interns celebrated graduation Tuesday, but not from a high school or college, graduation from Project SEARCH.

    Seven interns celebrated graduation Tuesday, but not from a high school or college, graduation from Project SEARCH.

  • Council approves participation in pedestrian safety study

    Council approves participation in pedestrian safety study

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:49 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:54:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The Jonesboro City Council approved the city’s participation in a study to increase pedestrian safety.

    The Jonesboro City Council approved the city’s participation in a study to increase pedestrian safety.

  • City of Walnut Ridge responds to lawsuit

    City of Walnut Ridge responds to lawsuit

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:33 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:33:28 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:44:41 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The city of Walnut Ridge responded to a lawsuit filed against the city, mayor, police chief, a current officer, and former officer.

    The city of Walnut Ridge responded to a lawsuit filed against the city, mayor, police chief, a current officer, and former officer.

  • HUB sees influx in homeless seeking shelter from heat

    HUB sees influx in homeless seeking shelter from heat

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:38:19 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:36:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With unusual heat this month, it has the HUB (Helping Underserved Belong) scrambling to secure shelter and hydration for the homeless in Jonesboro.

    With unusual heat this month, it has the HUB (Helping Underserved Belong) scrambling to secure shelter and hydration for the homeless in Jonesboro.

  • Donors step up to the plate to help save town's ballpark

    Donors step up to the plate to help save town's ballpark

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-15 23:42:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:31 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:31:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A ballpark had little future, but volunteers had big hopes when they started a park commission a few months ago.

    A ballpark had little future, but volunteers had big hopes when they started a park commission a few months ago.

  • Day after appearing in court, suspect returns on more charges

    Day after appearing in court, suspect returns on more charges

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:20 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:20:18 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-05-15 21:00:50 GMT
    Stevenson Whitfield (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stevenson Whitfield (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Stevenson Whitfield (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Stevenson Whitfield (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    On Monday, Jonesboro police said a man charged with terroristic threatening could “face more charges in the coming days.” That promise came sooner than expected.

    On Monday, Jonesboro police said a man charged with terroristic threatening could “face more charges in the coming days.” That promise came sooner than expected.

  • "Lost" couple find themselves in jail on drug charges

    "Lost" couple find themselves in jail on drug charges

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:47:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:59:24 GMT
    Shannon Lynn Nichols (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Shannon Lynn Nichols (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Shannon Lynn Nichols (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Shannon Lynn Nichols (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Mississippi couple bound for Missouri “got lost” in Jonesboro and found themselves in jail.

    A Mississippi couple bound for Missouri “got lost” in Jonesboro and found themselves in jail.

  • 5 arrested during probation, parole sweep

    5 arrested during probation, parole sweep

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:30 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:30:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:57:24 GMT
    Tony Greer (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)Tony Greer (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)

    Multiple arrests were made in Poinsett County during recent probation and parole searches.

    Multiple arrests were made in Poinsett County during recent probation and parole searches.

  • Church members thank police officers

    Church members thank police officers

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 3:41 PM EDT2018-05-15 19:41:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-05-15 20:36:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of a Region 8 church spend the day saying "thank you" to law enforcement members.

    Members of a Region 8 church spend the day saying "thank you" to law enforcement members.

  • Arkansas Primary Races 2018

    Arkansas Primary Races 2018

    Arkansas Primary Races
    Arkansas Primary Races
  • Shooting victim's condition upgraded

    Shooting victim's condition upgraded

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:58:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-05-15 17:46:40 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The condition of a Jonesboro man critically wounded in a shooting earlier this month in Blytheville has been upgraded, according to hospital officials.

    The condition of a Jonesboro man critically wounded in a shooting earlier this month in Blytheville has been upgraded, according to hospital officials.

  • Man accused of sexual indecency "made a mistake"

    Man accused of sexual indecency "made a mistake"

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:26:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:52:21 GMT
    Dennis Michael Evans (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Dennis Michael Evans (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
    Dennis Michael Evans (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Dennis Michael Evans (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A man accused of sexual indecency with a child reportedly told an investigator he “made a mistake.”

    A man accused of sexual indecency with a child reportedly told an investigator he “made a mistake.”

  • Slideshow: Bears in Region 8

    Slideshow: Bears in Region 8

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-05-15 15:50:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-15 16:03:20 GMT
    Black bear taking a swim at Crown Lake. (Source: Shannon Leinenweaver Smart via Facebook)Black bear taking a swim at Crown Lake. (Source: Shannon Leinenweaver Smart via Facebook)
    Black bear taking a swim at Crown Lake. (Source: Shannon Leinenweaver Smart via Facebook)Black bear taking a swim at Crown Lake. (Source: Shannon Leinenweaver Smart via Facebook)

    Why did the bear cross the road? Maybe to go for a swim.

    Why did the bear cross the road? Maybe to go for a swim.

  • Parolee back in jail on kidnapping, robbery charges

    Parolee back in jail on kidnapping, robbery charges

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-05-15 13:08:12 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-15 14:02:32 GMT
    Eli Michael Weedman (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)Eli Michael Weedman (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)

    A Mountain Home man who was on parole is in jail once again on several new charges.

    A Mountain Home man who was on parole is in jail once again on several new charges.

  • Man killed after crashing into truck

    Man killed after crashing into truck

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:39 AM EDT2018-05-15 10:39:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 15 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-05-15 10:46:54 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man died after he crashed into an 18-wheeler in Pocahontas Monday night.

    A man died after he crashed into an 18-wheeler in Pocahontas Monday night.

  • Recent drownings serve as reminder of water safety

    Recent drownings serve as reminder of water safety

    Monday, May 14 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:05:55 GMT
    Monday, May 14 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-15 03:37:33 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Recent drowning in Arkansas serves as a warning sign for people to make sure they understand how to stay safe when in or near water.

    Recent drowning in Arkansas serves as a warning sign for people to make sure they understand how to stay safe when in or near water.

  • BREAKING

    Greitens invasion of privacy case dismissed; Governor calls it 'A great victory'

    Greitens invasion of privacy case dismissed; Governor calls it 'A great victory'

    Monday, May 14 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-05-15 00:17:37 GMT
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)
    (Credit: KMOV)(Credit: KMOV)

    The criminal case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was suddenly dismissed Monday.

    The criminal case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was suddenly dismissed Monday.

  • 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.

  • "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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Swim beach at Norfork Lake now open again

    Swim beach at Norfork Lake now open again

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:39:53 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:58:18 GMT
    (Source: U.S. Corps of Engineers)(Source: U.S. Corps of Engineers)

    A popular swim beach at Norfork Lake is back open, just in time for Memorial Day weekend. 

    A popular swim beach at Norfork Lake is back open, just in time for Memorial Day weekend. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Heartcare Center at St. Bernards now open

    Heartcare Center at St. Bernards now open

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:33:49 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:18:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The second phase of St. Bernards master plan is now complete!

    The second phase of St. Bernards master plan is now complete!

  • St. Jude Children's Hospital expands international reach

    St. Jude Children's Hospital expands international reach

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:25:42 GMT

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has announced a $100 million plan to increase help for children with cancer around the world.  

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has announced a $100 million plan to increase help for children with cancer around the world.  

  • Flash flood jumpstarted city's drainage work

    Flash flood jumpstarted city's drainage work

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:32:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:57:04 GMT
    Flash flood jump starts city's drainage work. (Source: KAIT-TV)Flash flood jump starts city's drainage work. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Flash flood jump starts city's drainage work. (Source: KAIT-TV)Flash flood jump starts city's drainage work. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    A massive flash flood that hit Jonesboro two years ago brought the need for drainage work to the top of the city’s priority list.

    A massive flash flood that hit Jonesboro two years ago brought the need for drainage work to the top of the city’s priority list.

  • City officials working to reallocate sales tax money

    City officials working to reallocate sales tax money

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:38:45 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:52:42 GMT
    Harrisburg officials hope to reallocate sunsetting sales tax. (Source: KAIT-TV)Harrisburg officials hope to reallocate sunsetting sales tax. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Harrisburg officials hope to reallocate sunsetting sales tax. (Source: KAIT-TV)Harrisburg officials hope to reallocate sunsetting sales tax. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    City officials in Harrisburg are working to establish a sales tax to fund certain departments.

    But it won't cost residents any more money.

    City officials in Harrisburg are working to establish a sales tax to fund certain departments.

    But it won't cost residents any more money.

  • 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.

  • Employment expo provides great resource in job search

    Employment expo provides great resource in job search

    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:47:01 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:05:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The annual Region 8 Employment Expo kicked off Thursday morning.

    The annual Region 8 Employment Expo kicked off Thursday morning.

  • Mayor reaching out to community for future development ideas

    Mayor reaching out to community for future development ideas

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:05:07 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:23:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    As part of the City of Cave City's new planning commission, the mayor is hoping to find out what community members hope to see added to the town in the future. 

    As part of the City of Cave City's new planning commission, the mayor is hoping to find out what community members hope to see added to the town in the future. 

  • Arkansas legislative task force to study tax overhaul ideas

    Arkansas legislative task force to study tax overhaul ideas

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:00:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:06:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas lawmakers will study a variety of proposals to change the state's individual income and corporate income tax laws.

    Arkansas lawmakers will study a variety of proposals to change the state's individual income and corporate income tax laws.

  • Highway commission green lights several NEA road projects

    Highway commission green lights several NEA road projects

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:38:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:44:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas State Highway Commission recently green-lighted several road improvement projects throughout Region 8.

    The Arkansas State Highway Commission recently green-lighted several road improvement projects throughout Region 8.

  • Historic Poplar Bluff Rodger's Theatre needing funds for restoration

    Historic Poplar Bluff Rodger's Theatre needing funds for restoration

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:53:15 GMT
    Rodgers Theatre in Poplar Bluff (Source: Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Facebook)Rodgers Theatre in Poplar Bluff (Source: Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce, Facebook)

    The theatre needs to raise approximately $500,000 to complete repairs.

    The theatre needs to raise approximately $500,000 to complete repairs.

  • breaking

    Shooting victim in critical condition, JPD investigating

    Shooting victim in critical condition, JPD investigating

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:39:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:17:23 GMT

    The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting.

    The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting.

  • Hail damage keeping dent repairmen busy

    Hail damage keeping dent repairmen busy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:01:38 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:36:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Summer hail storms can wreak havoc on vehicles and the recent severe weather in Region 8 has repairmen busy this week. 

    Summer hail storms can wreak havoc on vehicles and the recent severe weather in Region 8 has repairmen busy this week. 

  • City and county settle dispute over jail fees

    City and county settle dispute over jail fees

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:24:37 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:18:35 GMT
    The city of Blytheville and Mississippi County recently settled a dispute over jail fees, with the city paying $900,000. (Source: KAIT-TV)The city of Blytheville and Mississippi County recently settled a dispute over jail fees, with the city paying $900,000. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    The city of Blytheville and Mississippi County recently settled a dispute over jail fees, with the city paying $900,000. (Source: KAIT-TV)The city of Blytheville and Mississippi County recently settled a dispute over jail fees, with the city paying $900,000. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The dispute over how much the city owed the county for jail fees ended with a $900,000 bill.

    The dispute over how much the city owed the county for jail fees ended with a $900,000 bill.

  • City working to fix sewer water backup

    City working to fix sewer water backup

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:12:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:13:11 GMT
    City working to fix sewer water backup (Source: KAIT-TV)City working to fix sewer water backup (Source: KAIT-TV)
    City working to fix sewer water backup (Source: KAIT-TV)City working to fix sewer water backup (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The high levels of the Mississippi River and all the rain Region 8 has gotten recently has Osceola’s sewer system struggling to keep up.

    The high levels of the Mississippi River and all the rain Region 8 has gotten recently has Osceola’s sewer system struggling to keep up.

  • City officials hopeful new businesses will boost local economy

    City officials hopeful new businesses will boost local economy

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:18:51 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:07:02 GMT
    City officials hope new businesses will boost economy. (Source: KAIT-TV)City officials hope new businesses will boost economy. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    City officials hope new businesses will boost economy. (Source: KAIT-TV)City officials hope new businesses will boost economy. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    City officials in Gosnell are excited about a bit of a business boom.

    City officials in Gosnell are excited about a bit of a business boom.

  • Meal-replacement juicing trend receives mixed reviews

    Meal-replacement juicing trend receives mixed reviews

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:41:50 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:29 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:29:35 GMT
    (Source: NBC)(Source: NBC)
    (Source: NBC)(Source: NBC)

    A doctor says the best bet is to ditch the juice trend and simply eat your vegetable.

    A doctor says the best bet is to ditch the juice trend and simply eat your vegetable.

  • Pet friendly hotels provide opportunity for pet owners

    Pet friendly hotels provide opportunity for pet owners

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:03:59 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:26:17 GMT
    (Source: WEAU)(Source: WEAU)
    (Source: WEAU)(Source: WEAU)

    Millions of Americans will travel with their furry friends over Memorial Day weekend, and hotels are tapping in on the trend by welcoming pet owners and offering special pet perks free of charge. Pet owners are part of a growing customer base for hotels. A Trip-Advisor survey found more than 50-percent of respondents that travel said they travel with their pets and will only stay at pet-friendly properties. Businesses are accommodating and making produ...

    Millions of Americans will travel with their furry friends over Memorial Day weekend, and hotels are tapping in on the trend by welcoming pet owners and offering special pet perks free of charge. Pet owners are part of a growing customer base for hotels. A Trip-Advisor survey found more than 50-percent of respondents that travel said they travel with their pets and will only stay at pet-friendly properties. Businesses are accommodating and making produ...

  • Community members give back to their protectors

    Community members give back to their protectors

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:45:47 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:18:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of an area church give back to local police officers.

    Members of an area church give back to local police officers.

  • Pair caught on video breaking into Valley View field house

    Pair caught on video breaking into Valley View field house

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:46:23 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:46:19 GMT
    Photo taken from surveillance video shows two people breaking into a school's field house. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)Photo taken from surveillance video shows two people breaking into a school's field house. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
    Photo taken from surveillance video shows two people breaking into a school's field house. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)Photo taken from surveillance video shows two people breaking into a school's field house. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

    The Jonesboro Police Department is needing the public's help identifying two people accused of breaking into a school building.

    The Jonesboro Police Department is needing the public's help identifying two people accused of breaking into a school building.

  • Employees of bank step up to help group

    Employees of bank step up to help group

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:39:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:41:37 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of an area bank are working to help those most in need.

    Members of an area bank are working to help those most in need.

  • Experts: more kids drown in open bodies of water

    Experts: more kids drown in open bodies of water

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:03 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:03:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:37:22 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    More kids drown in open bodies of water than swimming pools, according to experts.

    More kids drown in open bodies of water than swimming pools, according to experts.

  • breaking

    Day wins Craighead County Judge race

    Day wins Craighead County Judge race

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:27:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:18:18 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Republican Marvin Day of Jonesboro has won the Craighead County Judge's race against opponent Jeff Presley. 

    Republican Marvin Day of Jonesboro has won the Craighead County Judge's race against opponent Jeff Presley. 

  • Spring Employment Expo set for Thursday

    Spring Employment Expo set for Thursday

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:25:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:50:03 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    If you are looking for a job, the KAIT Spring Employment Expo will be held Thursday at First National Bank Arena.

    If you are looking for a job, the KAIT Spring Employment Expo will be held Thursday at First National Bank Arena.

  • Police chief questions method of ranking most dangerous cities

    Police chief questions method of ranking most dangerous cities

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:59:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:48:47 GMT
    FBI UCR Database warns against using numbers to rank cities. (Source: KAIT-TV)FBI UCR Database warns against using numbers to rank cities. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    FBI UCR Database warns against using numbers to rank cities. (Source: KAIT-TV)FBI UCR Database warns against using numbers to rank cities. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    The study used the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting database, which Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson said specifically warns against solely relying on when ranking cities.

    The study used the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting database, which Blytheville Police Chief Ross Thompson said specifically warns against solely relying on when ranking cities.

  • JPD advances fight to save lives

    JPD advances fight to save lives

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:43:00 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:04:21 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are increasing their fight against opioid overdoses.

    Jonesboro police are increasing their fight against opioid overdoses.

  • Early voter numbers low in Lawrence County

    Early voter numbers low in Lawrence County

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:11:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:40:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Early voting turnout was surprisingly low in Lawrence County ahead of Tuesday's primary election, according to county officials. 

    Early voting turnout was surprisingly low in Lawrence County ahead of Tuesday's primary election, according to county officials. 

  • Suspect killed by police in West Memphis has criminal history

    Suspect killed by police in West Memphis has criminal history

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:01:39 GMT
    Ronald Clinton (Source: SCSO)Ronald Clinton (Source: SCSO)

    The man killed by police on Interstate 40 had an extensive criminal record in Shelby County.

    The man killed by police on Interstate 40 had an extensive criminal record in Shelby County.

  • Heartland veterans potentially caught in crossfire of power and control

    Heartland veterans potentially caught in crossfire of power and control

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:48:54 GMT
    In Poplar Bluff, Missouri you can add conflicts within the union to the list of concerns that may be causing employees to lose focus on their main task at hand: caring for our veterans. (Source: KFVS)In Poplar Bluff, Missouri you can add conflicts within the union to the list of concerns that may be causing employees to lose focus on their main task at hand: caring for our veterans. (Source: KFVS)
    Source: KFVSSource: KFVS

    The union president who represents employees at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff defends allegations made by current and former union members.

    The union president who represents employees at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center in Poplar Bluff defends allegations made by current and former union members.

  • Level 3 child sex offender found living near 2 parks, police say

    Level 3 child sex offender found living near 2 parks, police say

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:11:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:21:31 GMT
    David Gregory Riddle (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)David Gregory Riddle (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    David Gregory Riddle (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)David Gregory Riddle (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man found living on a Bono parking lot has been arrested on suspicion of failing to comply with child sex offender reporting.

    A man found living on a Bono parking lot has been arrested on suspicion of failing to comply with child sex offender reporting.

  • Pearl Harbor victim's remains returning to NEA, memorial planned

    Pearl Harbor victim's remains returning to NEA, memorial planned

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:23:31 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:16:55 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Seventy-six years after he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, the remains of an area man will return home to Arkansas.

    Seventy-six years after he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, the remains of an area man will return home to Arkansas.

  • Community protectors run for Special Olympics

    Community protectors run for Special Olympics

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:24:06 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:11:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Officers and firefighters teamed up to raise money for the Special Olympics.

    Officers and firefighters teamed up to raise money for the Special Olympics.

  • Police: Assault suspect wearing bulletproof vest "in fear of his life"

    Police: Assault suspect wearing bulletproof vest "in fear of his life"

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:46:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:02:37 GMT
    Deonte Dornell Love (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Deonte Dornell Love (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Deonte Dornell Love (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Deonte Dornell Love (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man accused of putting a gun to his girlfriend’s head told police he wore a bulletproof vest “because he was in fear of his life.”

    A man accused of putting a gun to his girlfriend’s head told police he wore a bulletproof vest “because he was in fear of his life.”

  • UPDATE: Juveniles charged with attempted murder after shooting at police

    UPDATE: Juveniles charged with attempted murder after shooting at police

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:17:49 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:05:34 GMT

    Three juveniles were arrested over the weekend after they fired a shot at a police detective during a vehicle break-in, Searcy police said Sunday. They now face an attempted murder charge, among others.

    Three juveniles were arrested over the weekend after they fired a shot at a police detective during a vehicle break-in, Searcy police said Sunday. They now face an attempted murder charge, among others.

  • Slideshow: May 20 storms

    Slideshow: May 20 storms

    Sunday, May 20 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-05-20 20:27:33 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:23:43 GMT
    A severe storm moved through Lawrence County Sunday south of Hoxie, looking south on Highway 91. (Source: Hatton Weeks via Twitter)A severe storm moved through Lawrence County Sunday south of Hoxie, looking south on Highway 91. (Source: Hatton Weeks via Twitter)

    A series of storms pushed heavy rains, winds and hail into Region 8 Sunday afternoon. 

    A series of storms pushed heavy rains, winds and hail into Region 8 Sunday afternoon. 

  • Man arrested in Randolph County hit and run

    Man arrested in Randolph County hit and run

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:59 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:59:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-20 23:01:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Authorities have one person in custody in connection with a hit and run incident involving a vehicle and a bicycle Sunday afternoon in Randolph County. 

    Authorities have one person in custody in connection with a hit and run incident involving a vehicle and a bicycle Sunday afternoon in Randolph County. 

  • Business looks to secure drone footage for Jonesboro

    Business looks to secure drone footage for Jonesboro

    Sunday, May 20 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-05-20 20:33:58 GMT
    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-05-20 22:26:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The company MAAS Leaders or marketing, advertising, and specialties is working on an unexpected special project with the City of Jonesboro.

    The company MAAS Leaders or marketing, advertising, and specialties is working on an unexpected special project with the City of Jonesboro.

  • Kids Expo offers help for parents

    Kids Expo offers help for parents

    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:07 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:07:57 GMT
    Saturday, May 19 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-05-19 23:42:55 GMT
    Several area groups participated in the 2018 Kids Expo Saturday at the Mall at Turtle Creek. (Source: KAIT-TV)Several area groups participated in the 2018 Kids Expo Saturday at the Mall at Turtle Creek. (Source: KAIT-TV)
    Several area groups participated in the 2018 Kids Expo Saturday at the Mall at Turtle Creek. (Source: KAIT-TV)Several area groups participated in the 2018 Kids Expo Saturday at the Mall at Turtle Creek. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    An event Saturday in Jonesboro provided key information for children and parents alike, with groups also helping parents keep children safe. 

    An event Saturday in Jonesboro provided key information for children and parents alike, with groups also helping parents keep children safe. 

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