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  • Project Lifesaver helps Bono family

    Project Lifesaver helps Bono family

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:57:32 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Holli Crowe's daughter, Macie, is an 11 year old who is dually diagnosed with Down's syndrome and Autism.  Crowe's biggest fear, just like any other parent, is Macie will wander
    Macie Crowe, an 11 year old with Down's syndrome and Autism, wears a Project Lifesaver bracelet that could save her life. 
  • 3 charged with murder of Pemiscot County man

    3 charged with murder of Pemiscot County man

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:43:35 GMT
    Three men have been charged in connection with the death of a Pemiscot County man. Two others face other charges in connection to the case as well.
    Three men have been charged in connection with the death of a Pemiscot County man. Two others face other charges in connection to the case as well.
  • Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center stops in Blytheville

    Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center stops in Blytheville

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-04-17 23:49:38 GMT
    BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -   The Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center made a stop in Region 8 Thursday. As a 22-year army veteran, Mississippi County Veterans Service Director Mike Freligh knows
     
    Veterans often need information about medical assistance, benefits for bereaved families, and counseling services. 





     
  • A Better Region 8: Say something

    A Better Region 8: Say something

    A longtime Paragould OBGYN is facing several felony charges - accused of taking pictures of a patient during an exam without their consent. The doctor will have a chance to defend himself and is innocent
    A longtime Paragould OBGYN is facing several felony charges - accused of taking pictures of a patient during an exam without their consent. The doctor will have a chance to defend himself and is innocent
  • Paragould doctor appears for bond hearing, also faces civil suit

    Paragould doctor appears for bond hearing, also faces civil suit

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:47:08 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR  (KAIT) – A Greene County doctor was ordered to give up his passport and given a $500,000 bond during his first appearance in court Thursday. Dr. Paul Becton, Junior, 68, of Paragould was
    A Greene County doctor was ordered to give up his passport and given a $500,000 bond during his first appearance in court Thursday. Dr. Paul Becton, Junior, 68, of Paragould was also given a no contact order and not allowed to travel outside the Second Judicial District without approval from the court. Right now, Becton is being held in the Greene County Jail.
  • Hospital explains OB-GYN examination procedure

    Hospital explains OB-GYN examination procedure

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:45:50 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)- After a Paragould OB-GYN was arrested for taking pictures of his patients, a number of people are posing the question of whether it's required for a doctor to have a nurse in the
    After a Paragould OB-GYN was arrested for taking pictures of his patients, the question was raised whether it's required for a doctor to have a nurse in the room during an examination.
  • Ex-wife of convicted killer charged with child prostitution

    Ex-wife of convicted killer charged with child prostitution

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:25:19 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT)-- The former wife of a Region man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young neighborhood girl now faces felony charges herself. Tonya M. Smith, 41, is charged with three counts
    The former wife of a Region man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young neighborhood girl now faces felony charges herself. Tonya M. Smith, 41, is charged with three counts of sexual exploitation of a child, two counts of causing a child under the age of 13 to view/listen to sexual activity, one count of causing a child over the age of 13 to view/listen to sexual activity, three counts of child enticement and two counts of failure to protect a child.
  • Former youth pastor convicted of sexually assaulting girl

    Former youth pastor convicted of sexually assaulting girl

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:17 PM EDT2014-04-17 20:17:40 GMT
    MARION, AR (KAIT) – A former youth pastor and daycare worker has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl. Scott Ellington, prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial
    A former youth pastor and daycare worker has been sentenced to 9 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl.
  • Arrested Paragould doctor to appear in court

    Arrested Paragould doctor to appear in court

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:43:27 GMT
    Thursday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10pm. Trending Man wanted after armed robbery
    Thursday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10pm.
  • Paragould OBGYN accused of video voyeurism arrested

    Paragould OBGYN accused of video voyeurism arrested

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:58:24 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Police tell Region 8 News the Paragould OBGYN accused of taking nude photos of clients without their knowledge or consent has been arrested.
    Police tell Region 8 News the Paragould OBGYN accused of taking nude photos of clients without their knowledge or consent has been arrested.
  • Former AR teacher surrenders license

    Former AR teacher surrenders license

    Monday, April 14 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-04-14 21:30:08 GMT
    (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)(Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office)
    LITTLE ROCK, AR  (KAIT) – A former teacher at Osceola High School and Paragould High School surrendered her Arkansas teaching license in late February after an investigation was opened into allegations
    A former teacher at Osceola High School and Paragould High School surrendered her Arkansas teaching license in late February after an investigation was opened into allegations of sexual misconduct with students.
  • Vehicle obstructing traffic leads to drug arrest

    Vehicle obstructing traffic leads to drug arrest

    Monday, April 14 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-04-14 18:13:17 GMT
    HORSESHOE BEND, AR (KAIT) – What started as a vehicle in the road, turned into a drug arrest in Horseshoe Bend. According to the Izard Count Sheriff's Department, a deputy responded to a vehicle obstructing
    What started as a vehicle in the road, turned into a drug arrest in Horseshoe Bend.
  • Sheriff: Man arrested after pulling BB gun on officers

    Sheriff: Man arrested after pulling BB gun on officers

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:03 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:03:58 GMT
    WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – A Walnut Ridge man faces multiple charges after investigators say he pulled a BB gun on police. James Ferrell, 27, is charged with terroristic threatening, obstruction of governmental
    A Walnut Ridge man faces multiple charges after investigators say he pulled a BB gun on police. James Ferrell, 27, is charged with terroristic threatening, obstruction of governmental operations, driving on a suspended license, DWI, resisting arrest and endangering the welfare of a minor.
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