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  • Teen killed, soon after posting he was glad to make it to 17

    Teen killed, soon after posting he was glad to make it to 17

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:16:39 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A St. Louis teenager posted he was glad to make it to his 17th birthday after all he'd been through. Just over an hour later, he was fatally shot in the head.

    A St. Louis teenager posted online that he was glad to make it to his 17th birthday after all he'd been through. Just over an hour later, he was fatally shot in the head.

  • SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots, Aug. 19-25

    SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots, Aug. 19-25

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:46:01 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:49:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

  • Plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education honored

    Plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education honored

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:48:10 GMT
    Springfield, Missouri, is celebrating a man whose civil rights case changed the course of American history.
    Springfield, Missouri, is celebrating a man whose civil rights case changed the course of American history.
  • Family of man slain by Stockley claims 'cover-up'; wants $5M

    Family of man slain by Stockley claims 'cover-up'; wants $5M

    Relatives of a black suspect killed by a white former St. Louis police officer are demanding $5 million to resolve claims of a "cover up."
    Relatives of a black suspect killed by a white former St. Louis police officer are demanding $5 million to resolve claims of a "cover up."
  • Boat manufacturer to expand, relocate to different county

    Boat manufacturer to expand, relocate to different county

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-08-21 19:05:48 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    An Arkansas boat manufacturer is planning to expand and relocate production to another central county.

    An Arkansas boat manufacturer is planning to expand and relocate production to another central county.

  • At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

    At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-21 09:27:50 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-08-21 19:07:23 GMT
    (Korea Pool Photo via AP). North Korean Ra Sun Ok, 58, left, talks with her South Korean relative Na Sung-phil, 51, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Dozens of elderly South...(Korea Pool Photo via AP). North Korean Ra Sun Ok, 58, left, talks with her South Korean relative Na Sung-phil, 51, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Dozens of elderly South...
    Korean families separated by war meet for a second day of tearful reunions at the North's Diamond Mountain.
    Korean families separated by war meet for a second day of tearful reunions at the North's Diamond Mountain.
  • Used vehicle history report doesn't tell the whole story

    Used vehicle history report doesn't tell the whole story

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:44:48 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-08-21 18:37:02 GMT
    Woman drivingWoman driving
    Woman drivingWoman driving

    One first-time buyer found out a vehicle history report doesn't always tell the whole story behind a used car.  

    One first-time buyer found out a vehicle history report doesn't always tell the whole story behind a used car.  

  • Mother of bullied teen sues over daughter's suicide

    Mother of bullied teen sues over daughter's suicide

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:41:09 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A Missouri woman alleges in a wrongful death lawsuit that her 13-year-old daughter killed herself after years of unchecked school bullying.

    A Missouri woman alleges in a wrongful death lawsuit that her 13-year-old daughter killed herself after years of unchecked school bullying.

  • Former top Missouri Democrat to be sentenced in federal case

    Former top Missouri Democrat to be sentenced in federal case

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:27:45 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A former prosecutor and chairman of Missouri's Democratic Party is set to be sentenced next month for misusing campaign funds for personal expenses and vacations.

    A former prosecutor and chairman of Missouri's Democratic Party is set to be sentenced next month for misusing campaign funds for personal expenses and vacations.

  • Priest abuse victims demand Kansas, Missouri investigation

    Priest abuse victims demand Kansas, Missouri investigation

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:21:05 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Priest sex abuse victims are demanding that Missouri and Kansas officials conduct a comprehensive investigation into clergy misconduct and cover-ups similar to the one that revealed widespread problems in...

    Priest sex abuse victims are demanding that Missouri and Kansas officials conduct a comprehensive investigation into clergy misconduct and cover-ups similar to the one that revealed widespread problems in Pennsylvania.

  • Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

    Toddlers survive alone for days after wreck kills mother

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:17 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:17:02 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Authorities say two toddlers survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a single-car wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas.

    Authorities say two toddlers survived alone for about two days after they were passengers in a single-car wreck that killed their mother in south Arkansas.

  • Diner dashed leaving wallet with ID behind

    Diner dashed leaving wallet with ID behind

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-08-21 14:50:39 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:06:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    If you plan to dine and dash, be sure to grab your wallet before you leave the restaurant. Jonesboro police say a named suspect left hers on the table.

    If you plan to dine and dash, be sure to grab your wallet before you leave the restaurant. Jonesboro police say a named suspect left hers on the table.

  • Disciplinary panel doesn't dismiss complaint by judge's execution protest

    Disciplinary panel doesn't dismiss complaint by judge's execution protest

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:52:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-08-21 12:13:17 GMT
    Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)
    Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)

    On Monday, the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission denied the Pulaski County Circuit Judge's motion to dismiss the ethics complaint about his participation in an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the governor's mansion.

    On Monday, the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission denied the Pulaski County Circuit Judge's motion to dismiss the ethics complaint about his participation in an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the governor's mansion.

  • Letter sent home to parents after death of Corning High School students

    Letter sent home to parents after death of Corning High School students

    Monday, August 20 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-08-21 01:37:27 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:38 AM EDT2018-08-21 11:38:44 GMT
    Letter sent home to Corning High School parents reguarding the deaths of two students (Source: Corning High School via Facebook)Letter sent home to Corning High School parents reguarding the deaths of two students (Source: Corning High School via Facebook)

    Due to the death’s of two high school students at Corning High School, a plan has been set in place to help students and staff grieve.

    Due to the death’s of two high school students at Corning High School, a plan has been set in place to help students and staff grieve.

  • Sheriff's office searches for missing elderly man

    Sheriff's office searches for missing elderly man

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-08-21 10:56:43 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 7:02 AM EDT2018-08-21 11:02:12 GMT
    Clarence Adams (Source: Stone County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)Clarence Adams (Source: Stone County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)
    Clarence Adams (Source: Stone County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)Clarence Adams (Source: Stone County Sheriff's Office/Facebook)

    The Stone County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in the search for a missing elderly man.

    The Stone County Sheriff’s Office needs your help in the search for a missing elderly man.

  • Sheriff's Office: Boy found in Camden involved in crash that killed mother

    Sheriff's Office: Boy found in Camden involved in crash that killed mother

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-21 03:49:29 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-08-21 03:54:19 GMT
    A toddler was found near state highway 24 in Ouachita county (Source: KARK)A toddler was found near state highway 24 in Ouachita county (Source: KARK)
    A toddler was found near state highway 24 in Ouachita county (Source: KARK)A toddler was found near state highway 24 in Ouachita county (Source: KARK)

    The Ouachita County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that the mother of a child found wandering on a highway in Camden died in a crash.

    The Ouachita County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that the mother of a child found wandering on a highway in Camden died in a crash.

  • Former state hospital staffer pleads not guilty

    Former state hospital staffer pleads not guilty

    Monday, August 20 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-08-21 03:53:05 GMT
    Michelle Messer (Source: Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office)Michelle Messer (Source: Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Michelle Messer (Source: Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office)Michelle Messer (Source: Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A former state hospital employee accused of helping an inmate escape has pleaded not guilty in the case.

    A former state hospital employee accused of helping an inmate escape has pleaded not guilty in the case.

  • Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Backstreet Boys fans treated for injuries after storm

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:37:18 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:36 PM EDT2018-08-21 03:36:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File). FILE - In this June 6, 2018 file photo, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell, and AJ McLean of Backstreet Boys, perform "Don't go Breaking My Heart" at the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Aren...
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.
    A southern Oklahoma casino says 14 fans suffered cuts and bruises when a powerful rainstorm toppled entrance trusses and disrupted the start of an outdoor concert by the Backstreet Boys.
  • A Better Region 8: Keeping yourself safe from crime

    A Better Region 8: Keeping yourself safe from crime

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:13:24 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-08-21 01:09:26 GMT
    A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)
    A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)A Better Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State University is handing out fobs with safety information to students.

    Arkansas State University is handing out fobs with safety information to students.

  • Randolph County planning for new health department

    Randolph County planning for new health department

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:42:11 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-08-21 01:04:55 GMT
    Current Randolph County Health Department building. (Source: KAIT)Current Randolph County Health Department building. (Source: KAIT)
    Current Randolph County Health Department building. (Source: KAIT)Current Randolph County Health Department building. (Source: KAIT)

    Randolph County plans to begin building a new health department soon.

    Randolph County plans to begin building a new health department soon.

  • Pre-assessment helping kindergartners in Pocahontas

    Pre-assessment helping kindergartners in Pocahontas

    Monday, August 20 2018 7:29 PM EDT2018-08-20 23:29:41 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-08-21 00:53:31 GMT
    Students learn about the color red. (Source: KAIT)Students learn about the color red. (Source: KAIT)
    Students learn about the color red. (Source: KAIT)Students learn about the color red. (Source: KAIT)

    For many kids the first day of kindergarten can be a little scary, but teachers at one school district are working to make kids more comfortable on their first day

    For many kids the first day of kindergarten can be a little scary, but teachers at one school district are working to make kids more comfortable on their first day

  • Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

    Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:25:18 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-08-20 22:59:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using drive...(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File). FILE- This June 15, 2017, file photo shows bagged purchases from the Kroger grocery store in Flowood, Miss. Kroger Co. has chosen a Phoenix suburb as the launching pad for delivering groceries to doorsteps using drive...
    Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona.
    Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona.
  • Lawrence County bridge closed for repairs

    Lawrence County bridge closed for repairs

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:13:55 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-20 22:21:03 GMT

    A bridge closes, turning traffic the other way.

    A bridge closes, turning traffic the other way.

  • School resource officer battling brain tumor hits the halls for first time since diagnosis

    School resource officer battling brain tumor hits the halls for first time since diagnosis

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:21:43 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:41:00 GMT
    Paragould Polilce Dept. Officer Bunch heads back to the halls of PJHS after undergoing brain surgery (Source: KAIT)Paragould Polilce Dept. Officer Bunch heads back to the halls of PJHS after undergoing brain surgery (Source: KAIT)

    Although he doesn’t wear boxing gloves for a career, many call Paragould Officer Chris Bunch the ultimate fighter. 

    Although he doesn’t wear boxing gloves for a career, many call Paragould Officer Chris Bunch the ultimate fighter. 

  • 'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:37:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 5:29 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:29:26 GMT
    (Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."(Sanja Bucko/Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP). This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows Constance Wu in a scene from the film "Crazy Rich Asians."

    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

    Glitz has won out over guns at the North American box office this weekend as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" took No. 1 over Mark Wahlberg's action-packed "Mile 22".

  • Another Paragould restaurant requiring employees to get Hep A vaccination

    Another Paragould restaurant requiring employees to get Hep A vaccination

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-20 20:48:28 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-08-20 21:28:37 GMT
    Randy Hyde, owner of Hyde Park Cafe, speaks about the new mandatory Hep A vaccination requirement for employment (Source: KAIT)Randy Hyde, owner of Hyde Park Cafe, speaks about the new mandatory Hep A vaccination requirement for employment (Source: KAIT)
    Randy Hyde, owner of Hyde Park Cafe, speaks about the new mandatory Hep A vaccination requirement for employment (Source: KAIT)Randy Hyde, owner of Hyde Park Cafe, speaks about the new mandatory Hep A vaccination requirement for employment (Source: KAIT)

    A Paragould restaurant owner took matters into his own hands to keep his business safe from a Hepatitis A outbreak.

    A Paragould restaurant owner took matters into his own hands to keep his business safe from a Hepatitis A outbreak.

  • Inmate death under investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Inmate death under investigation in Pemiscot Co., MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-08-20 20:07:08 GMT
    The mugshot of a Pemiscot Co. inmate raised questions on social media. The inmate later died in the jail. (Source: Vinelink)The mugshot of a Pemiscot Co. inmate raised questions on social media. The inmate later died in the jail. (Source: Vinelink)

    The death of an inmate is being investigated in Pemiscot County, Missouri and his mugshot is raising questions.

    The death of an inmate is being investigated in Pemiscot County, Missouri and his mugshot is raising questions.

  • Student suspended for filming fight at her high school

    Student suspended for filming fight at her high school

    Monday, August 20 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-08-20 20:00:29 GMT
    Tamia Murray's videos were live on Facebook and it's how her mom found out something was going on. (Source: WRTV/CNN)Tamia Murray's videos were live on Facebook and it's how her mom found out something was going on. (Source: WRTV/CNN)

    Tamia Murray received a three-day suspension for violating a school code. Even so, her mother, Paula Murray, said she was actually doing a good thing.

    Tamia Murray received a three-day suspension for violating a school code. Even so, her mother, Paula Murray, said she was actually doing a good thing.

  • Ashcroft investigating why polling place opened late

    Ashcroft investigating why polling place opened late

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:41:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election.

    Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is investigating why a suburban St. Louis polling place opened 90 minutes late for this month's primary election.

  • Couple sues Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese

    Couple sues Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:29:04 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A couple claims in a lawsuit that a former top lay official in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese emotionally and sexually abused the woman, and the diocese did not intervene.

    A couple claims in a lawsuit that a former top lay official in the Springfield-Cape Girardeau Catholic diocese emotionally and sexually abused the woman, and the diocese did not intervene.

  • Missouri man sentenced to life for attempted student rape

    Missouri man sentenced to life for attempted student rape

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:24:33 GMT
    Stephen Goodwin (Source: Greene Co (MO) Sheriff's Office)Stephen Goodwin (Source: Greene Co (MO) Sheriff's Office)
    Stephen Goodwin (Source: Greene Co (MO) Sheriff's Office)Stephen Goodwin (Source: Greene Co (MO) Sheriff's Office)

    A judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for attempting to rape a Missouri State University student.

    A judge has sentenced a man to life in prison for attempting to rape a Missouri State University student.

  • Kevlar vest, assault packs among items stolen from man's truck

    Kevlar vest, assault packs among items stolen from man's truck

    Monday, August 20 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:12:32 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-08-20 18:19:01 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A Bono man claims someone entered his vehicles Sunday morning and stole more than $10,000 worth of military and firefighter equipment, including a Kevlar vest.

    A Bono man claims someone entered his vehicles Sunday morning and stole more than $10,000 worth of military and firefighter equipment, including a Kevlar vest.

  • Man dies in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    Man dies in motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO

    Monday, August 20 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-20 16:01:11 GMT
    A man died following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: Raycom Media)A man died following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, MO. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, Missouri on Aug. 18.

    A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Butler County, Missouri on Aug. 18.

  • Plan ahead to take "caregiver fatigue" out of senior care

    Plan ahead to take "caregiver fatigue" out of senior care

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:09 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:09:38 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:08:57 GMT
    According to a report from AARP, most caregivers spend at least 24 hours a week tending to their loved one. (Source: NBC)According to a report from AARP, most caregivers spend at least 24 hours a week tending to their loved one. (Source: NBC)
    According to a report from AARP, most caregivers spend at least 24 hours a week tending to their loved one. (Source: NBC)According to a report from AARP, most caregivers spend at least 24 hours a week tending to their loved one. (Source: NBC)

    As baby boomers age, more Americans are finding themselves in a caregiving role.

    As baby boomers age, more Americans are finding themselves in a caregiving role.

  • Millenials needs more personal responsibility for retirement

    Millenials needs more personal responsibility for retirement

    Monday, August 20 2018 10:37 AM EDT2018-08-20 14:37:35 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 11:06 AM EDT2018-08-20 15:06:36 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A new survey found a top concern for millennials is retirement, and experts weighed in one what the age group needs to do now. 

    A new survey found a top concern for millennials is retirement, and experts weighed in one what the age group needs to do now. 

  • 3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

    3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:43:58 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 9:19 AM EDT2018-08-20 13:19:52 GMT
    (Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute via AP). This undated photo provided by the National Cancer Institute shows Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the 2018 Albany Medical Center's Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.(Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute via AP). This undated photo provided by the National Cancer Institute shows Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the 2018 Albany Medical Center's Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
    Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases.
    Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases.
  • Study: ASU-Mountain Home is top community college in U.S.

    Study: ASU-Mountain Home is top community college in U.S.

    Monday, August 20 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-08-20 12:02:04 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-08-20 12:17:53 GMT
    (Source: WalletHub)(Source: WalletHub)
    (Source: WalletHub)(Source: WalletHub)

    Arkansas State University-Mountain Home topped WalletHub’s list of top community college in the country.

    Arkansas State University-Mountain Home topped WalletHub’s list of top community college in the country.

  • A-State students get tropical at Welcome Back bash

    A-State students get tropical at Welcome Back bash

    Sunday, August 19 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-08-20 01:17:05 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:50:24 GMT
    Students gather on Heritage Plaza lawn for Welcome Back event (Source: KAIT)Students gather on Heritage Plaza lawn for Welcome Back event (Source: KAIT)
    Students gather on Heritage Plaza lawn for Welcome Back event (Source: KAIT)Students gather on Heritage Plaza lawn for Welcome Back event (Source: KAIT)

    Things got a little tropical out on Heritage Plaza lawn Saturday evening at A-State.

    Things got a little tropical out on Heritage Plaza lawn Saturday evening at A-State.

  • Little Rock Police learn American Sign Language

    Little Rock Police learn American Sign Language

    Monday, August 20 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-08-20 09:40:18 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-08-20 11:47:58 GMT
    Little Rock Police Department  learning American Sign Language to better serve deaf community.  (Source: KATV)Little Rock Police Department learning American Sign Language to better serve deaf community. (Source: KATV)

    Little Rock Police Department learning American Sign Language to better serve deaf community

    Little Rock Police Department learning American Sign Language to better serve deaf community

  • Water rescues after heavy rain in North Arkansas

    Water rescues after heavy rain in North Arkansas

    Monday, August 20 2018 6:01 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:01:45 GMT
    Monday, August 20 2018 6:33 AM EDT2018-08-20 10:33:49 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Parts of North Arkansas saw flooding Sunday night after heavy rain.

    Parts of North Arkansas saw flooding Sunday night after heavy rain.

  • Sheriff: Body found in Mississippi River

    Sheriff: Body found in Mississippi River

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:21:39 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:24:44 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook, a body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock for an autopsy after the body was discovered this weekend in the Mississippi River. 

    According to Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook, a body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock for an autopsy after the body was discovered this weekend in the Mississippi River. 

  • Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Aretha Franklin's funeral set for Aug. 31 in Detroit

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:27:23 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:17 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:17:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2006 file photo, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, background on piano, perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl XL football game in Detroit. Franklin died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 at her home...
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.
    Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held Aug. 30 in her hometown of Detroit.
  • Students learn safety tips at A-State

    Students learn safety tips at A-State

    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:21:45 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-08-19 23:02:00 GMT
    A-State students begin classes on Monday and university officials are working to help students learn more about safety on campus. (Source: KAIT-TV)A-State students begin classes on Monday and university officials are working to help students learn more about safety on campus. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    With classes starting on Monday, Arkansas State University officials have been working to help students learn more about the campus and what they need to know. 

    With classes starting on Monday, Arkansas State University officials have been working to help students learn more about the campus and what they need to know. 

  • Students attend First-Year Convocation

    Students attend First-Year Convocation

    Sunday, August 19 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-08-19 21:16:02 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:11:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Hundreds of freshman students filled First National Bank arena for the First-Year Convocation on Sunday.

    Hundreds of freshman students filled First National Bank arena for the First-Year Convocation on Sunday.

  • Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots Aug. 19-25

    Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots Aug. 19-25

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:51:13 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:00:37 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

    A photo gallery of mug shots from the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.

  • No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    No, Netflix is not adding commercials

    Sunday, August 19 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-08-19 20:34:55 GMT
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)
    The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)The entertainment streaming company wants to pay someone to watch Netflix all day. (Source: CNN)

    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

    According to CNN, Netflix is only experimenting with video promotions between episodes. Viewers have the option to skip it.

  • Helen needs a home

    Helen needs a home

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:02:13 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:48:10 GMT
    Helen has one ear up and one ear down all the time. (Source: NEAHS)Helen has one ear up and one ear down all the time. (Source: NEAHS)
    Helen has one ear up and one ear down all the time. (Source: NEAHS)Helen has one ear up and one ear down all the time. (Source: NEAHS)

    Playful Terrier Mix has joyful spirit.

    Playful Terrier Mix has joyful spirit.

  • Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

    Church group's opposition stuns advocates of 'tort reform'

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:15:39 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:35:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...(AP Photo/Andrew Demillo). In this July 26, 2018 photo, an information booklet about a "tort reform" measure appearing on Arkansas' ballot sits on a table at a breakfast meeting of pastors in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Family Council Action Committee, ...
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.
    A so-called tort reform proposal on Arkansas' ballot that expected little trouble winning passage in deeply red Arkansas is running into a surprising obstacle from a reliable conservative ally.
  • Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms

    Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms

    Sunday, August 19 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-08-19 19:08:46 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer.

    Many students in one Missouri school district won't be using bathrooms designated by gender any longer.

  • Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Italy's leader demands safe roads; bridge toll rises to 43

    Saturday, August 18 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-08-18 08:10:33 GMT
    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:21 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

    Italian media say three more bodies have been found in the rubble of the Genoa bridge collapse, raising the death toll to 41.

  • Beaches closed after syringes, other medical waste wash ashore

    Beaches closed after syringes, other medical waste wash ashore

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:09:11 GMT
    Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it. (Source: WCBS, NASSAU COUNTY POLICE, CNN)Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it. (Source: WCBS, NASSAU COUNTY POLICE, CNN)

    Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it

    Authorities say 35 used syringes and hypodermic needles were recovered from the shore along with other trash with medical markings on it

  • Westbound Poplar Ave. bridge demolished Saturday, to be replaced by Monday

    Westbound Poplar Ave. bridge demolished Saturday, to be replaced by Monday

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:31:01 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    The westbound bridge on Poplar Avenue, which many in the Mid-South have driven over hundreds of times, is completely gone.  

    The westbound bridge on Poplar Avenue, which many in the Mid-South have driven over hundreds of times, is completely gone.  

  • FedEx to offer tuition-free online University of Memphis degrees to Memphis hub employees

    FedEx to offer tuition-free online University of Memphis degrees to Memphis hub employees

    Sunday, August 19 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-08-19 17:21:58 GMT
    University of Memphis (Source: WMC Action News 5)University of Memphis (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    Employees of the FedEx Memphis World Hub can earn a tuition-free online degree through the University of Memphis, the university announced in a press release Saturday. 

    Employees of the FedEx Memphis World Hub can earn a tuition-free online degree through the University of Memphis, the university announced in a press release Saturday. 

  • Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Drought takes toll on Missouri farmers' crops, cattle

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:13:35 GMT
    The National Drought Mitigation Center, which administers the US Drought Monitor, says parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering. (Source: National Drought Mitigation Center Facebook page)The National Drought Mitigation Center, which administers the US Drought Monitor, says parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering. (Source: National Drought Mitigation Center Facebook page)

    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.

    Parts of Missouri are so dry that corn crops are suffering and hay for cattle is in short supply, as water becomes increasingly scarce.

  • Death penalty sought for man accused in 3 St. Louis killings

    Death penalty sought for man accused in 3 St. Louis killings

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:09 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:09:56 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a St. Louis man charged with killing three people in two separate shootings last year.

    Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a St. Louis man charged with killing three people in two separate shootings last year.

  • Fire in central Arkansas apartments kills 1, displaces more

    Fire in central Arkansas apartments kills 1, displaces more

    Sunday, August 19 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-08-19 16:06:29 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    One person was killed and several others were displaced when fire damaged an apartment building in Lonoke County.

    One person was killed and several others were displaced when fire damaged an apartment building in Lonoke County.

  • NEW DETAILS

    Flock of birds caught in plane engine, Lambert Airport flight delayed

    Flock of birds caught in plane engine, Lambert Airport flight delayed

    Sunday, August 19 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-08-19 15:07:34 GMT

    A  flight out of Lambert Airport was delayed Saturday morning after a small flock of birds got tangled in the plane’s engine just after takeoff. 

    A  flight out of Lambert Airport was delayed Saturday morning after a small flock of birds got tangled in the plane’s engine just after takeoff. 

  • Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Trump says he 'won't let' social media target conservatives

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-18 13:48:43 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-08-21 19:08:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo MartinPresident Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Source: AP Photo/Pablo Martin

    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

    President Donald Trump is accusing social media companies of "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and says he "we won't let that happen.".

  • NWS confirms 2 tornadoes touched down in Greene County Monday evening

    NWS confirms 2 tornadoes touched down in Greene County Monday evening

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:00 PM EDT2018-08-21 19:00:40 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-08-21 19:04:20 GMT
    AMMC Skycam catches one of the 2 confirmed tornadoes in Greene County. (Source: KAIT)AMMC Skycam catches one of the 2 confirmed tornadoes in Greene County. (Source: KAIT)
    AMMC Skycam catches one of the 2 confirmed tornadoes in Greene County. (Source: KAIT)AMMC Skycam catches one of the 2 confirmed tornadoes in Greene County. (Source: KAIT)

    The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Greene County Monday afternoon and evening. 

    The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Greene County Monday afternoon and evening. 

  • Motorcycle vs. SUV accident sends 1 person to Memphis hospital

    Motorcycle vs. SUV accident sends 1 person to Memphis hospital

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-08-21 16:25:58 GMT
    Tuesday, August 21 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-08-21 18:50:13 GMT
    Medical helicopter lands in the intersection of Johnson Ave. and Airport Road. (Source: KAIT-TV)Medical helicopter lands in the intersection of Johnson Ave. and Airport Road. (Source: KAIT-TV)

    One person was airlifted to a Memphis hospital following a crash Tuesday morning. 

    One person was airlifted to a Memphis hospital following a crash Tuesday morning. 

  • 2-year-old with cancer gets surprise daddy-daughter dance

    2-year-old with cancer gets surprise daddy-daughter dance

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-08-21 18:09:26 GMT
    The little girl is at a children's cancer center in Atlanta fighting a type of acute leukemia. (Source: Facebook/Christina Thompson/CNN)The little girl is at a children's cancer center in Atlanta fighting a type of acute leukemia. (Source: Facebook/Christina Thompson/CNN)

    The little girl is at a children's cancer center in Atlanta fighting a type of acute leukemia.

    The little girl is at a children's cancer center in Atlanta fighting a type of acute leukemia.

  • "Midday on Tuesday

    "Midday on Tuesday

  • Scientists step closer to making universal blood

    Scientists step closer to making universal blood

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:47:11 GMT
    People with Type O negative blood are considered universal donors. They can donate blood to anyone. (Source: Pixabay, file)People with Type O negative blood are considered universal donors. They can donate blood to anyone. (Source: Pixabay, file)

    People with Type O negative blood are considered universal donors. They can donate blood to anyone.

    People with Type O negative blood are considered universal donors. They can donate blood to anyone.

  • In rural Kansas, the lost city of Etzanoa comes to light

    In rural Kansas, the lost city of Etzanoa comes to light

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 11:37 AM EDT2018-08-21 15:37:58 GMT

    People in the area have been finding artifacts for years. These artifacts were from a major Native American city lost to the ages but found again through archaeology.

    People in the area have been finding artifacts for years. These artifacts were from a major Native American city lost to the ages but found again through archaeology.

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