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  • Man accused of trying to meet teen for sex

    Man accused of trying to meet teen for sex

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:36 AM EST2018-02-23 14:36:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:24 PM EST2018-02-25 03:24:38 GMT

    A Wynne man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to meet a teenage girl for sex.

    A Wynne man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to meet a teenage girl for sex.

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

    One dead, officials and residents assessing the damage from storms

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:16 PM EST2018-02-25 02:16:44 GMT
    Damage near Westside schools (Source: Trey Stafford)Damage near Westside schools (Source: Trey Stafford)

    Residents assessing the damage after Saturday storms.

    Residents assessing the damage after Saturday storms.

  • Man killed after trailer blown away by storms

    Man killed after trailer blown away by storms

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

    Saturday night storms have killed one person in Clay County.

    Saturday night storms have killed one person in Clay County.

  • Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

    Two arrested in kidnapping of missing girl

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

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

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

  • breaking

    Dollar General decides to close South Caraway Road store

    Dollar General decides to close South Caraway Road store

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:27 PM EST2018-02-23 02:27:45 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:06 PM EST2018-02-23 03:06:27 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to company officials, the Dollar General store on South Caraway Road in the Highland Square shopping center is closing its doors. 

    According to company officials, the Dollar General store on South Caraway Road in the Highland Square shopping center is closing its doors. 

  • UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

    UAMS to eliminate more than 120 more jobs amid shortfall

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

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

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

  • Lake City officials take wait and see approach on flooding

    Lake City officials take wait and see approach on flooding

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

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

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

  • Father reunited with son's stolen ashes

    Father reunited with son's stolen ashes

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

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

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

  • A Family for Me: Alex

    A Family for Me: Alex

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

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

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

  • Road closed due to accident

    Road closed due to accident

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

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

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

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

    Highways across Region 8 closed for high water as rain continues

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

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

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

  • Oregon County authorities investigating suspicious death as a homicide

    Oregon County authorities investigating suspicious death as a homicide

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

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

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

  • breaking

    UPDATE: ASP investigating deadly Rector shooting

    UPDATE: ASP investigating deadly Rector shooting

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

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

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

  • Tornado siren fixed and ready following repairs

    Tornado siren fixed and ready following repairs

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

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

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

  • Work continues on Black River levee as rains continue

    Work continues on Black River levee as rains continue

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

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

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

  • Tax refund status now available online

    Tax refund status now available online

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

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

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

  • Officials unveil future I-57 sign at event

    Officials unveil future I-57 sign at event

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

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

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

  • Department working to fix I-555 potholes

    Department working to fix I-555 potholes

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

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

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

  • Mitigation grants alleviate flooding in Cross County

    Mitigation grants alleviate flooding in Cross County

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

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

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

  • Courthouse agreement keeps federal trials in North Central Arkansas

    Courthouse agreement keeps federal trials in North Central Arkansas

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

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

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

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

    Manager accused of stealing $42,000 from downtown boutique

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

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

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

  • Judge concerned about flooding on road with broken bridge

    Judge concerned about flooding on road with broken bridge

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

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

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

  • Grounds of Gateway Arch get a new name

    Grounds of Gateway Arch get a new name

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

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

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

  • BREAKING

    2 arrested in connection to late officer's stolen ashes

    2 arrested in connection to late officer's stolen ashes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Blytheville officer dies at age 31

    Blytheville officer dies at age 31

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

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

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

  • Family wants answers after son's ashes were stolen

    Family wants answers after son's ashes were stolen

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-22 05:49:28 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:34 PM EST2018-02-23 04:34:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Peevey family experienced the second loss of their beloved family member and late Jonesboro police officer as someone destroyed his niche and stole his ashes out of the Grace Memorial Garden. Now they are demanding the ashes be returned.

    The Peevey family experienced the second loss of their beloved family member and late Jonesboro police officer as someone destroyed his niche and stole his ashes out of the Grace Memorial Garden. Now they are demanding the ashes be returned.

  • Newport group sandbagging as water continues to rise

    Newport group sandbagging as water continues to rise

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

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

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

  • Instant Pot reports pressure cookers overheating and melting

    Instant Pot reports pressure cookers overheating and melting

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

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

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

  • UPDATE: Juvenile charged in school threat investigation

    UPDATE: Juvenile charged in school threat investigation

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

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

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

  • JPD investigating armed robbery near Nettleton High School

    JPD investigating armed robbery near Nettleton High School

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

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

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

  • Gallery: Rain, rain go away

    Gallery: Rain, rain go away

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

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

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

  • Delays, lane closures expected with Harrisburg Road improvements

    Delays, lane closures expected with Harrisburg Road improvements

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

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

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

  • 2.4 magnitude quake measured near state line

    2.4 magnitude quake measured near state line

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:23 AM EST2018-02-23 12:23:05 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:36 AM EST2018-02-23 12:36:50 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A little shaking took place near the Arkansas Missouri state line.

    A little shaking took place near the Arkansas Missouri state line.

  • AR school officials dismiss 'hit list' rumor

    AR school officials dismiss 'hit list' rumor

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:23 AM EST2018-02-23 10:23:53 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:22 AM EST2018-02-23 12:22:44 GMT
    McCrory High School (Source: KATV)McCrory High School (Source: KATV)
    McCrory High School (Source: KATV)McCrory High School (Source: KATV)

    School officials in at a Woodruff County school are dismissing a rumor about a hit list targeting the campus.

    School officials in at a Woodruff County school are dismissing a rumor about a hit list targeting the campus.

  • BREAKING

    Car fire reported in Jonesboro

    Car fire reported in Jonesboro

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:07 AM EST2018-02-23 12:07:44 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:12 AM EST2018-02-23 12:12:32 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    Jonesboro E911 Dispatch reports that firefighters are on the scene of a vehicle fire at 5711 Commerce Square.

    Jonesboro E911 Dispatch reports that firefighters are on the scene of a vehicle fire at 5711 Commerce Square.

  • City holds second discussion on bike/pedestrian trail

    City holds second discussion on bike/pedestrian trail

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:52 PM EST2018-02-23 03:52:01 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:26 PM EST2018-02-23 04:26:07 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The city of Jonesboro held its second public meeting about the proposed bike and pedestrian trail Thursday night.

    The city of Jonesboro held its second public meeting about the proposed bike and pedestrian trail Thursday night.

  • Two Jonesboro schools win first place in video contest

    Two Jonesboro schools win first place in video contest

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:10 PM EST2018-02-23 04:10:13 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:23 PM EST2018-02-23 04:23:26 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Representatives from the Arkansas Department of Education visited Jonesboro Kindergarten Center and Jonesboro High School to watch the winning videos and give the students their first place plaques.

    Representatives from the Arkansas Department of Education visited Jonesboro Kindergarten Center and Jonesboro High School to watch the winning videos and give the students their first place plaques.

  • County holds safety summit for downtown merchants

    County holds safety summit for downtown merchants

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:35 PM EST2018-02-23 03:35:21 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:05 PM EST2018-02-23 04:05:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    From severe storms to active shooter situations, Greene County made an effort to make sure their local business owners knew what to do.

    From severe storms to active shooter situations, Greene County made an effort to make sure their local business owners knew what to do.

  • Areas starting to see flooding

    Areas starting to see flooding

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:46 PM EST2018-02-23 03:46:01 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-02-23 04:03:27 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    With heavy rains Thursday night, some areas are starting to see problems on the roadways with more rain expected. 

    With heavy rains Thursday night, some areas are starting to see problems on the roadways with more rain expected. 

  • Storm brings heavy rain to Arkansas, flooding in southeast

    Storm brings heavy rain to Arkansas, flooding in southeast

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:36 PM EST2018-02-22 20:36:13 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A storm system brought heavy rain across Arkansas with as much as eight inches reported in isolated areas of central and western sections of the state and flooding in the southeast.

    A storm system brought heavy rain across Arkansas with as much as eight inches reported in isolated areas of central and western sections of the state and flooding in the southeast.

  • Search nets drugs, arrest of man

    Search nets drugs, arrest of man

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-22 22:33:45 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:15 PM EST2018-02-23 02:15:58 GMT
    John Bedford Russell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)John Bedford Russell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)
    John Bedford Russell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)John Bedford Russell (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office website)

    A search warrant Wednesday led to police finding marijuana and drug paraphernalia, with a man facing charges as well. 

    A search warrant Wednesday led to police finding marijuana and drug paraphernalia, with a man facing charges as well. 

  • Strawberry River floodgates closed

    Strawberry River floodgates closed

    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:28 PM EST2018-02-23 01:28:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:12 PM EST2018-02-23 02:12:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The heavy rains may not have caused flooding in Sharp County but authorities there are ready just in case. 

    The heavy rains may not have caused flooding in Sharp County but authorities there are ready just in case. 

  • Kays House restoration complete

    Kays House restoration complete

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-02-23 00:56:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-02-23 01:23:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    It was an exciting day at Arkansas State University on Thursday.

    It was an exciting day at Arkansas State University on Thursday.

  • Local park trail may boost regional economy

    Local park trail may boost regional economy

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:49 PM EST2018-02-23 00:49:29 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:06 PM EST2018-02-23 01:06:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The additions to Craighead Forest Park are now complete.

    The additions to Craighead Forest Park are now complete.

  • School resource officer urges people to continue reporting threats

    School resource officer urges people to continue reporting threats

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-02-23 00:35:27 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:50 PM EST2018-02-23 00:50:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    After several threats against public schools recently, one local resource officer is encouraging students, parents, and staff to continue reporting any possible problem.

    After several threats against public schools recently, one local resource officer is encouraging students, parents, and staff to continue reporting any possible problem.

  • Superintendent presents costs of running 2 elementary schools to community

    Superintendent presents costs of running 2 elementary schools to community

    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-23 00:15:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-23 00:23:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Cedar Ridge School District’s Superintendent presented the community with the cost of running the district’s two elementary schools and what the changes would be if one were to close.

    The Cedar Ridge School District’s Superintendent presented the community with the cost of running the district’s two elementary schools and what the changes would be if one were to close.

  • County Judge cautions residents about flooded roads

    County Judge cautions residents about flooded roads

    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:41 PM EST2018-02-22 23:41:11 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-02-22 23:59:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Lawrence County Judge John Thomison says currently only one county road is closed due to flooding.

    Lawrence County Judge John Thomison says currently only one county road is closed due to flooding.

  • Arrest made in White County school threat case

    Arrest made in White County school threat case

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-02-22 22:46:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:57 PM EST2018-02-22 22:57:45 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A person was in custody Thursday in connection with threats reportedly being made to the White County Central School District. 

    A person was in custody Thursday in connection with threats reportedly being made to the White County Central School District. 

  • Student arrested for school threat

    Student arrested for school threat

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-22 20:24:29 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:31 PM EST2018-02-22 20:31:35 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Portageville police arrested a juvenile after they say the student threatened a school.

    Portageville police arrested a juvenile after they say the student threatened a school.

  • Brodie Swisher to be guest speaker for wild game dinner

    Brodie Swisher to be guest speaker for wild game dinner

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:40 PM EST2018-02-22 21:40:59 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-02-22 22:48:06 GMT
    Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller. (Source: Brodie Swisher)Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller. (Source: Brodie Swisher)
    Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller. (Source: Brodie Swisher)Brodie Swisher is a world champion game caller. (Source: Brodie Swisher)

    World champion game caller will share message of faith at Forest Home Church of the Nazarene annual free event open to the whole family.

    World champion game caller will share message of faith at Forest Home Church of the Nazarene annual free event open to the whole family.

  • Arkansas side of Big River Crossing to close for flood concerns

    Arkansas side of Big River Crossing to close for flood concerns

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-02-22 22:38:15 GMT
    (Source: Big River Crossing)(Source: Big River Crossing)

    The Arkansas side of Big River Crossing will be closing due to the potential of incoming flooding.

    The Arkansas side of Big River Crossing will be closing due to the potential of incoming flooding.

  • Missouri charity exec indicted in Arkansas bribery scheme

    Missouri charity exec indicted in Arkansas bribery scheme

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-22 21:37:43 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A former Missouri charity executive has been indicted in a conspiracy that has ensnared a former Arkansas state representative.

    A former Missouri charity executive has been indicted in a conspiracy that has ensnared a former Arkansas state representative.

  • Man facing new charges on familiar crime

    Man facing new charges on familiar crime

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:57 PM EST2018-02-22 20:57:31 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-02-22 21:19:32 GMT
    Trenton Wade Hoyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Trenton Wade Hoyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Trenton Wade Hoyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Trenton Wade Hoyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man arrested 5 years ago for bilking several farmers in multiple counties out of thousands of dollars is back in jail on similar charges.

    A man arrested 5 years ago for bilking several farmers in multiple counties out of thousands of dollars is back in jail on similar charges.

  • Crew to shut down road for culvert repair

    Crew to shut down road for culvert repair

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-22 20:35:20 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:18 PM EST2018-02-22 21:18:28 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Craighead County Road 304 will be closed next week as crews replace a culvert.

    Craighead County Road 304 will be closed next week as crews replace a culvert.

  • Poplar Bluff PD searching for suspected shoplifter

    Poplar Bluff PD searching for suspected shoplifter

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:13 PM EST2018-02-22 21:13:54 GMT

    The area around Shelby Road in Poplar Bluff, Missouri is on lockdown following an incident involving a suspected shoplifter at a business in the area.

    The area around Shelby Road in Poplar Bluff, Missouri is on lockdown following an incident involving a suspected shoplifter at a business in the area.

  • Region 8 Salute: Alex J. Burns graduates basic training with honors

    Region 8 Salute: Alex J. Burns graduates basic training with honors

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:58 PM EST2018-02-22 17:58:24 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:44 PM EST2018-02-22 18:44:00 GMT
    U.S. Airman 2st Class Alex J. Burns (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)U.S. Airman 2st Class Alex J. Burns (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)
    U.S. Airman 2st Class Alex J. Burns (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)U.S. Airman 2st Class Alex J. Burns (Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense)

    U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Alex J. Burns graduated basic military training recently at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

    U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Alex J. Burns graduated basic military training recently at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

  • New way to check Spring River water level at Hardy

    New way to check Spring River water level at Hardy

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:04 AM EST2018-02-22 16:04:02 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-02-22 18:42:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With continuing rain this week, many Hardy residents are trying to check the water level on the Spring River.

    With continuing rain this week, many Hardy residents are trying to check the water level on the Spring River.

  • CASA's carnival fundraiser to feature chili cook off and raffle

    CASA's carnival fundraiser to feature chili cook off and raffle

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-22 15:17:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:32 PM EST2018-02-22 18:32:49 GMT
    (Source: CASA 2nd Judicial District of Arkansas Facebook Page)(Source: CASA 2nd Judicial District of Arkansas Facebook Page)
    (Source: CASA 2nd Judicial District of Arkansas Facebook Page)(Source: CASA 2nd Judicial District of Arkansas Facebook Page)

    A Region 8 nonprofit is preparing for a big carnival fundraiser.

    A Region 8 nonprofit is preparing for a big carnival fundraiser.

  • Wynne police call recent school threat unfounded

    Wynne police call recent school threat unfounded

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:19 AM EST2018-02-22 16:19:34 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:02 PM EST2018-02-22 18:02:12 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Despite rumors to the contrary, police in one Region 8 town say reported threats to a local school were “not viable.”

    Despite rumors to the contrary, police in one Region 8 town say reported threats to a local school were “not viable.”

  • AR highways closed for high water

    AR highways closed for high water

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:59 AM EST2018-02-21 11:59:50 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:59 AM EST2018-02-22 16:59:23 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    As storms and rain move through this morning, damage and flooding reports are coming in from across the area.

    As storms and rain move through this morning, damage and flooding reports are coming in from across the area.

  • MO juvenile in custody for school threat

    MO juvenile in custody for school threat

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-22 14:25:51 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-02-22 14:48:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Kennett police arrested a juvenile as officers investigated a possible school threat.

    Kennett police arrested a juvenile as officers investigated a possible school threat.

  • Arrest made in Trumann homicide

    Arrest made in Trumann homicide

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-02-21 23:29:13 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 6:43 AM EST2018-02-22 11:43:53 GMT
    Michael Lee Slaughter (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)Michael Lee Slaughter (Source: Poinsett County Sheriff's Office)

    According to Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson, a man is in custody in connection with a homicide Wednesday morning in the Poinsett County town. 

    According to Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson, a man is in custody in connection with a homicide Wednesday morning in the Poinsett County town. 

  • PBM's discussed during meeting at Capitol

    PBM's discussed during meeting at Capitol

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:06 PM EST2018-02-22 04:06:00 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-02-22 04:30:16 GMT
    Pharmacists and supporters went to the old Arkansas Supreme Court chamber in the state Capitol Wednesday to ask for legislation dealing with pharmacy benefit managers. (Source: KARK)Pharmacists and supporters went to the old Arkansas Supreme Court chamber in the state Capitol Wednesday to ask for legislation dealing with pharmacy benefit managers. (Source: KARK)

    A group of pharmacists spent their Wednesday at the state Capitol in Little Rock, battling for changes in drug reimbursement rates as lawmakers plan for a possible special session on the matter. 

    A group of pharmacists spent their Wednesday at the state Capitol in Little Rock, battling for changes in drug reimbursement rates as lawmakers plan for a possible special session on the matter. 

  • Brookland School District prepares for major tournament

    Brookland School District prepares for major tournament

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-22 03:29:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:02 PM EST2018-02-22 04:02:35 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Brookland School District is preparing for possible parking issues during the basketball 4-A State Tournament that expected to attract more than 10,000 people to the Bearcat Arena.

    The Brookland School District is preparing for possible parking issues during the basketball 4-A State Tournament that expected to attract more than 10,000 people to the Bearcat Arena.

  • Students use app to reduce litter on school campus

    Students use app to reduce litter on school campus

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:02 PM EST2018-02-22 03:02:13 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:00 PM EST2018-02-22 04:00:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    EAST Lab students at the Westside School District have found a way to track and reduce the litter on their campus simply by using an application. 

    EAST Lab students at the Westside School District have found a way to track and reduce the litter on their campus simply by using an application. 

  • Little Rock man arrested in prescription fraud case

    Little Rock man arrested in prescription fraud case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-02-21 22:21:27 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:40 PM EST2018-02-22 02:40:23 GMT
    Elliott Moton (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office Website)Elliott Moton (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office Website)

    A trip to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription has a Central Arkansas man facing a multitude of charges. 

    A trip to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription has a Central Arkansas man facing a multitude of charges. 

  • Man arrested in fake company case

    Man arrested in fake company case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:39 PM EST2018-02-21 22:39:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:36 PM EST2018-02-22 02:36:44 GMT
    Jeffrey Osburn (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jeffrey Osburn (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A man who reportedly created a fake company and received nearly $20,000 for work he did not do now faces real charges after an investigation by police. 

    A man who reportedly created a fake company and received nearly $20,000 for work he did not do now faces real charges after an investigation by police. 

  • Woman arrested after heroin found in search

    Woman arrested after heroin found in search

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:02 PM EST2018-02-21 23:02:02 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-02-22 02:22:03 GMT
    Mary Bryant (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Mary Bryant (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    A search of a Sharp County woman Tuesday reportedly uncovered heroin and meth, with the woman facing several charges. 

    A search of a Sharp County woman Tuesday reportedly uncovered heroin and meth, with the woman facing several charges. 

  • Police search for suspect in missing money case

    Police search for suspect in missing money case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:18 PM EST2018-02-21 23:18:59 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:18 PM EST2018-02-22 02:18:48 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Authorities in Kennett would like to know what happened to money missing from a local restaurant. 

    Authorities in Kennett would like to know what happened to money missing from a local restaurant. 

  • Company to expand operation on Big River Steel site

    Company to expand operation on Big River Steel site

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:38 PM EST2018-02-22 00:38:35 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:06 PM EST2018-02-22 02:06:35 GMT

    A steel-related company will be adding on to its facility in Osceola, with equipment expected to be ready by later this year. 

    A steel-related company will be adding on to its facility in Osceola, with equipment expected to be ready by later this year. 

  • Doctors fight for patients in opioid battle

    Doctors fight for patients in opioid battle

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:38 PM EST2018-02-21 23:38:31 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-22 01:24:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Members of St. Bernards Medical Center are working to fight the opioid addiction in Region 8.

    Members of St. Bernards Medical Center are working to fight the opioid addiction in Region 8.

  • Mother's fight to protect son from murder trial ends bittersweet

    Mother's fight to protect son from murder trial ends bittersweet

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:46 PM EST2018-02-22 00:46:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:00 PM EST2018-02-22 01:00:35 GMT
    Kristy Finch, Chauncey Thomas' mother (Source: KAIT)Kristy Finch, Chauncey Thomas' mother (Source: KAIT)

    A mother's fight to protect her son from facing a murder trial and a jury ended bittersweet. 

    A mother's fight to protect her son from facing a murder trial and a jury ended bittersweet. 

  • City reminds residents of tornado siren plan

    City reminds residents of tornado siren plan

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:08 PM EST2018-02-21 23:08:38 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:22 PM EST2018-02-22 00:22:22 GMT
    (Source: City of Cardwell, MO Office of Emergency Management Facebook page)(Source: City of Cardwell, MO Office of Emergency Management Facebook page)

    Cardwell, Missouri is making sure its citizens know the city’s policy on tornado sirens.

    Cardwell, Missouri is making sure its citizens know the city’s policy on tornado sirens.

  • February Teacher of the Month: Candice Thorne, Cave City Elementary

    February Teacher of the Month: Candice Thorne, Cave City Elementary

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:37 AM EST2018-02-21 16:37:39 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-02-22 00:17:25 GMT
    Newspaper clipping from Millie's Magic article (Source: KAIT)Newspaper clipping from Millie's Magic article (Source: KAIT)

    February's teacher of the month comes from Sharp County and teaches the youngest students at Cave City Elementary.

    February's teacher of the month comes from Sharp County and teaches the youngest students at Cave City Elementary.

  • Sheriff's dept. uses crime summit to share information

    Sheriff's dept. uses crime summit to share information

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-21 23:14:23 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:12 PM EST2018-02-22 00:12:36 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    A Region 8 sheriff’s department is being proactive in communicating between departments.

    A Region 8 sheriff’s department is being proactive in communicating between departments.

  • Five Rivers Medical Center deemed a "Stroke Ready Hospital"

    Five Rivers Medical Center deemed a "Stroke Ready Hospital"

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-22 00:08:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Five Rivers, which is located in Pocahontas, is one of 11 Stroke Ready Hospitals across the state of Arkansas according to the Department of Health.

    Five Rivers, which is located in Pocahontas, is one of 11 Stroke Ready Hospitals across the state of Arkansas according to the Department of Health.

  • Strong winds, transmission line work combine for power outage

    Strong winds, transmission line work combine for power outage

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-02-21 23:29:08 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-02-22 00:03:13 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Around 2,600 residents in Clay and Randolph counties were without power for about 13 hours from Tuesday night into Wednesday.

    Around 2,600 residents in Clay and Randolph counties were without power for about 13 hours from Tuesday night into Wednesday.

  • Police officer fired for loading explicit photos of himself onto city computers

    Police officer fired for loading explicit photos of himself onto city computers

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:00 PM EST2018-02-22 00:00:15 GMT

    Wynne Police Department has terminated an employee for violating city policy of using computers and technological resources. 

    Wynne Police Department has terminated an employee for violating city policy of using computers and technological resources. 

  • Ex-judge who coerced sex from men gets 5 years

    Ex-judge who coerced sex from men gets 5 years

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-21 22:51:01 GMT
    Joseph Boeckmann (Source: Pulaski Co Sheriff's Office)Joseph Boeckmann (Source: Pulaski Co Sheriff's Office)
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing for a former Arkansas judge who admitted trading lighter sentences for sexual favors (all times local):      3:30 p.m.      A federal judge has sentenced a former Arkansas judge to five years in prison after he admitted giving young male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors.      A lawyer for 72-year-old Joseph Boeckmann asked the judge Wednesday for a term of home ...
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing for a former Arkansas judge who admitted trading lighter sentences for sexual favors (all times local):      3:30 p.m.      A federal judge has sentenced a former Arkansas judge to five years in prison after he admitted giving young male defendants lighter sentences in exchange for sexual favors.      A lawyer for 72-year-old Joseph Boeckmann asked the judge Wednesday for a term of home ...
  • Mother and daughter pair accused of beating, robbing woman

    Mother and daughter pair accused of beating, robbing woman

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:26 PM EST2018-02-21 21:26:49 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:14 PM EST2018-02-21 22:14:30 GMT
    Cherie Rene Souza (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Cherie Rene Souza (Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    Investigators say a woman and her daughter beat and robbed a woman, then put out a lit cigarette on her face.

    Investigators say a woman and her daughter beat and robbed a woman, then put out a lit cigarette on her face.

  • Man suspected of stealing $1,600 worth of cigarettes

    Man suspected of stealing $1,600 worth of cigarettes

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-21 21:42:26 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-02-21 22:11:05 GMT
    Desmon Love (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Desmon Love (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man faces a felony shoplifting charge after police say he stole a box of cigarettes.

    A Jonesboro man faces a felony shoplifting charge after police say he stole a box of cigarettes.

  • Suspects allegedly found asleep in vehicle with stolen goods

    Suspects allegedly found asleep in vehicle with stolen goods

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:32 PM EST2018-02-20 22:32:55 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-02-21 21:54:35 GMT
    Angie Lynn Hall (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Angie Lynn Hall (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A woman faces a felony theft charge after police say they found her and a companion asleep in a vehicle surrounded by stolen goods.

    A woman faces a felony theft charge after police say they found her and a companion asleep in a vehicle surrounded by stolen goods.

  • Guns, drugs, money found in bust: 2 arrests made

    Guns, drugs, money found in bust: 2 arrests made

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:13 PM EST2018-02-21 19:13:56 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-21 19:31:51 GMT

    Two people were arrested after authorities found guns, drugs, and money while executing a search warrant.

    Two people were arrested after authorities found guns, drugs, and money while executing a search warrant.

  • Police hope forgotten glove will finger burglary suspects

    Police hope forgotten glove will finger burglary suspects

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:42 PM EST2018-02-21 17:42:45 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:54 PM EST2018-02-21 17:54:31 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Jonesboro police hope a forgotten glove will help finger the suspects who recently burglarized two restaurants.

    Jonesboro police hope a forgotten glove will help finger the suspects who recently burglarized two restaurants.

  • 18 rescued from flooded AR school bus

    18 rescued from flooded AR school bus

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:11 PM EST2018-02-21 17:11:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:39 PM EST2018-02-21 17:39:51 GMT

    Over a dozen students and a driver were rescued from a flooded school bus.

    Over a dozen students and a driver were rescued from a flooded school bus.

  • Suspect reportedly drove over headstones

    Suspect reportedly drove over headstones

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:37 AM EST2018-02-21 14:37:39 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:27 PM EST2018-02-21 17:27:05 GMT

    Two headstones were damaged at a cemetery after a sheriff's investigator was told someone drove over them.

    Two headstones were damaged at a cemetery after a sheriff's investigator was told someone drove over them.

  • Police need help finding suspect who shot into home

    Police need help finding suspect who shot into home

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:21 PM EST2018-02-21 17:21:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Kennett Police Department needs the public's help in finding the person, or persons, responsible for firing shots into a home Saturday evening.

    The Kennett Police Department needs the public's help in finding the person, or persons, responsible for firing shots into a home Saturday evening.

  • Report shows flu in AR may be winding down

    Report shows flu in AR may be winding down

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:35 AM EST2018-02-21 13:35:30 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-02-21 15:28:08 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The Arkansas Department of Health released a report Tuesday that shows the flu season in the state has peaked.

    The Arkansas Department of Health released a report Tuesday that shows the flu season in the state has peaked.

  • Downtown shooting suspect no longer facing murder charge

    Downtown shooting suspect no longer facing murder charge

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:59 AM EST2018-02-21 14:59:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-21 15:17:01 GMT
    Chauncey Jovon Thomas at the time of his May 5, 2017 arrest. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Chauncey Jovon Thomas at the time of his May 5, 2017 arrest. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Prosecutors have dropped murder and battery charges against one of the men accused in the deadly downtown shooting last Mother’s Day.

    Prosecutors have dropped murder and battery charges against one of the men accused in the deadly downtown shooting last Mother’s Day.

  • School closed due to power outage

    School closed due to power outage

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:23 AM EST2018-02-21 11:23:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-02-21 12:37:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A school district is closed Wednesday because of a loss of power.

    A school district is closed Wednesday because of a loss of power.

  • breaking

    Autopsy results released of infants found in suitcase

    Autopsy results released of infants found in suitcase

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-21 02:37:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:49 AM EST2018-02-21 06:49:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to a Facebook post made by the Cross County Sheriff's Office, a preliminary autopsy report was released Tuesday regarding two infants who were found in a suitcase near a ditch last week.

    According to a Facebook post made by the Cross County Sheriff's Office, a preliminary autopsy report was released Tuesday regarding two infants who were found in a suitcase near a ditch last week.

  • City purchases acreage near Craighead Forest Park

    City purchases acreage near Craighead Forest Park

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-02-21 04:49:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Jonesboro could soon own 40 more acres of land adjoining Craighead Forest Park. 

    The city of Jonesboro could soon own 40 more acres of land adjoining Craighead Forest Park. 

  • Greene Co. prepares for heavy rain

    Greene Co. prepares for heavy rain

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-21 04:12:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-02-21 04:44:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With more rain to come in the forecast, like many counties in Region 8, Greene County is working overtime to prepare their roads.

    With more rain to come in the forecast, like many counties in Region 8, Greene County is working overtime to prepare their roads.

  • Council discuss old Citizens Bank building downtown

    Council discuss old Citizens Bank building downtown

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:27 PM EST2018-02-21 04:27:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-02-21 04:42:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A special presentation regarding the future of the old Citizens Bank building in downtown Jonesboro was held before city council Tuesday evening.

    A special presentation regarding the future of the old Citizens Bank building in downtown Jonesboro was held before city council Tuesday evening.

  • Brookland holds meeting with residents to discuss city's future

    Brookland holds meeting with residents to discuss city's future

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:56 PM EST2018-02-21 03:56:37 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-02-21 04:25:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Brookland held a Brookland Planning Charette meeting Tuesday night to discuss the city's future with residents.

    The city of Brookland held a Brookland Planning Charette meeting Tuesday night to discuss the city's future with residents.

  • Over 300 customers without power in Lawrence Co.

    Over 300 customers without power in Lawrence Co.

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:11 PM EST2018-02-21 04:11:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:17 PM EST2018-02-21 04:17:26 GMT
    (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation)(Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation)

    The Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation is reporting power outages in Lawrence County Tuesday night.

    The Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation is reporting power outages in Lawrence County Tuesday night.

  • New traffic patterns installed for student safety

    New traffic patterns installed for student safety

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-21 01:22:54 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-02-21 02:49:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Administrators at one Greene County school installed new safety features to help with their traffic pattern.

    Administrators at one Greene County school installed new safety features to help with their traffic pattern.

  • New clinic to be built in Brookland

    New clinic to be built in Brookland

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-21 02:28:32 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-21 02:32:25 GMT
    (Source: Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development via Facebook)(Source: Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development via Facebook)

    A new clinic will be built on Highway 49 in Brookland.

    A new clinic will be built on Highway 49 in Brookland.

  • Blind man makes t-shirt rugs for homeless dogs

    Blind man makes t-shirt rugs for homeless dogs

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:36 PM EST2018-02-21 00:36:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:47 PM EST2018-02-21 01:47:12 GMT
    Dale Bradfield (Source: KAIT)Dale Bradfield (Source: KAIT)

    A blind man has made it his mission to take one mans trash and turn it into another's treasure. 

    A blind man has made it his mission to take one mans trash and turn it into another's treasure. 

  • CASA in need of more male volunteers

    CASA in need of more male volunteers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-02-20 23:00:42 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-02-21 01:07:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

  • A Better Region 8: A case of David vs. Goliath

    A Better Region 8: A case of David vs. Goliath

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-20 22:22:50 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:14 PM EST2018-02-20 23:14:05 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    David is Arkansas State University and Goliath is the University of Miami. 

    David is Arkansas State University and Goliath is the University of Miami. 

  • Craighead Co. D.A.R.E officer goes a step further

    Craighead Co. D.A.R.E officer goes a step further

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-20 23:21:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-02-20 23:59:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Most people are familiar with the D.A.R.E program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. It's a program led by law enforcement officers.

    Most people are familiar with the D.A.R.E program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. It's a program led by law enforcement officers.

  • Several dogs killed in mobile home fire

    Several dogs killed in mobile home fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-20 23:17:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-20 23:21:54 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A fire in Fulton County Monday night left a house destroyed and several dogs dead.

    A fire in Fulton County Monday night left a house destroyed and several dogs dead.

  • Missouri School Violence Hotline helps bring threats to light

    Missouri School Violence Hotline helps bring threats to light

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-02-20 23:16:17 GMT
    (Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)(Source: Hank Cavagnaro/KFVS)

    Since 2001 the state of Missouri has had a hotline to help report any possible threat. The Missouri School Violence Hotline is a way for both parents and students to let law enforcement know about things going wrong.

    Since 2001 the state of Missouri has had a hotline to help report any possible threat. The Missouri School Violence Hotline is a way for both parents and students to let law enforcement know about things going wrong.

  • BREAKING

    FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20 years ago

    FBI had probed convicted ex-Arkansas judge 20 years ago

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-02-20 22:50:49 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:53 PM EST2018-02-20 22:53:25 GMT
    Joseph Boeckmann (Source: Pulaski Co Sheriff's Office)Joseph Boeckmann (Source: Pulaski Co Sheriff's Office)

    A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to men in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes two decades ago but was never charged because he gave up his job as a deputy prosecutor.

    A former Arkansas judge who admitted giving lighter sentences to men in return for sexual favors was investigated for similar crimes two decades ago but was never charged because he gave up his job as a deputy prosecutor.

  • Unmarked houses slowing down first responders

    Unmarked houses slowing down first responders

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:29 PM EST2018-02-20 22:29:36 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-02-20 22:46:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Marked Tree Police Department is hoping that residents can help its officers and other first responders respond quicker by adding one thing to their homes.

    The Marked Tree Police Department is hoping that residents can help its officers and other first responders respond quicker by adding one thing to their homes.

  • Suspect accused of trying to rake in cash with forged check

    Suspect accused of trying to rake in cash with forged check

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-02-20 22:11:39 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-20 22:22:03 GMT
    Logan Matthew Sawyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Logan Matthew Sawyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    An 18-year-old man who claimed he was hired to do some yard work reportedly tried to rake in a lot of cash with a forged check.

    An 18-year-old man who claimed he was hired to do some yard work reportedly tried to rake in a lot of cash with a forged check.

  • More details released after husband charged in arson

    More details released after husband charged in arson

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-02-14 17:06:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:15 PM EST2018-02-20 22:15:56 GMT
    Robert Watkins (Source: Independence Co. Sheriff's Office)Robert Watkins (Source: Independence Co. Sheriff's Office)

    An Independence County man is now facing charges in connection with a suspected arson that happened on Feb. 14, during which his wife says he attacked her and tried to keep her inside their burning home.

    An Independence County man is now facing charges in connection with a suspected arson that happened on Feb. 14, during which his wife says he attacked her and tried to keep her inside their burning home.

  • Slideshow: Craighead Co. Feb. 18-24 mug shots

    Slideshow: Craighead Co. Feb. 18-24 mug shots

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-18 17:47:54 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:00 PM EST2018-02-18 18:00:10 GMT
    (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.

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