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  • Toddler survives fall from third-story balcony

    Toddler survives fall from third-story balcony

    Friday, July 21 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-07-21 06:55:41 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 6:07 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:07:48 GMT

    The boy landed in the grass, just narrowly missing a spiked fence.

    The boy landed in the grass, just narrowly missing a spiked fence.

  • AP sources: US to ban Americans from traveling to NKorea

    AP sources: US to ban Americans from traveling to NKorea

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:28:30 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:40:32 GMT

    U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier.

    U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier.

  • O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

    O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:08 AM EDT2017-07-21 08:08:39 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 8:39 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:39:18 GMT

    Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months.

    Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months.

  • Forecast

    Justin's Weekend Forecast

    Justin's Weekend Forecast

  • Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:51:37 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:30:53 GMT
    Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

  • Woman describes terrifying lunch break after being carjacked

    Woman describes terrifying lunch break after being carjacked

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:51:52 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 6:57 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:57:07 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    The woman carjacked in a West Little Rock Chick-fil-A's drive thru earlier this week says she is just thankful the situation wasn't any worse. 

    The woman carjacked in a West Little Rock Chick-fil-A's drive thru earlier this week says she is just thankful the situation wasn't any worse. 

  • Federal prosecutor credits task force with quick arrests in shooting case

    Federal prosecutor credits task force with quick arrests in shooting case

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:59 AM EDT2017-07-21 08:59:11 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 6:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:30:03 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    It's been three weeks since at least 60 shots rang out and 25 people were hit at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. A week later, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a task force to combat crime in the capital city. Already, two arrests have been made.

    It's been three weeks since at least 60 shots rang out and 25 people were hit at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. A week later, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a task force to combat crime in the capital city. Already, two arrests have been made.

  • Arkids Pediatric Day Centers to host open house

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers to host open house

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:39 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:39:20 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:02:00 GMT

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers hosts an open house this weekend at their new Jonesboro location.

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers hosts an open house this weekend at their new Jonesboro location.

  • Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns after call to escort service

    Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns after call to escort service

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:30:37 GMT
    Hugh Freeze (Source: WMC Action News 5)Hugh Freeze (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    University of Mississippi football head coach Hugh Freeze has resigned his position effective immediately. 

    University of Mississippi football head coach Hugh Freeze has resigned his position effective immediately. 

  • Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides

    Trump legal team looking to investigate Mueller aides

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:48 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:48:18 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 5:13 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:13:55 GMT

    President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.

    President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.

  • Greece: Quake kills two, sends island tourists into panic

    Greece: Quake kills two, sends island tourists into panic

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:58:40 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 3:38 AM EDT2017-07-21 07:38:58 GMT

    A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos overnight, damaging older buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries.

    A powerful earthquake shook the Greek resort island of Kos overnight, damaging older buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than 120 injuries.

  • Quran packed in tub of lard mailed to Islamic organization

    Quran packed in tub of lard mailed to Islamic organization

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:38:16 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 1:29 AM EDT2017-07-21 05:29:10 GMT

    The person who sent the package also wrote some hateful and menacing messages on the pages of the Quran.

    The person who sent the package also wrote some hateful and menacing messages on the pages of the Quran.

  • AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:36:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:41:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

  • Debate continues over healthcare, Medicaid funding

    Debate continues over healthcare, Medicaid funding

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:51:11 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:17:36 GMT
    Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas (Source: KAIT)Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas (Source: KAIT)

    The current debate over healthcare in the United States has included discussions over the future of the Medicaid program. 

    The current debate over healthcare in the United States has included discussions over the future of the Medicaid program. 

  • Searcy woman sentenced in sexual exploitation case

    Searcy woman sentenced in sexual exploitation case

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:55:49 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:46 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:46:49 GMT

    A White County woman was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for producing live pornographic videos of a 15-month-old child, federal prosecutors said. 

    A White County woman was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for producing live pornographic videos of a 15-month-old child, federal prosecutors said. 

  • Qulin cooling center not so cool

    Qulin cooling center not so cool

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:18 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:18:30 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:33 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:33:41 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Due to extreme heat, cooling centers were opened in Butler County Thursday.

    Due to extreme heat, cooling centers were opened in Butler County Thursday.

  • War Memorial Stadium has strong future, official says

    War Memorial Stadium has strong future, official says

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:03 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:03:13 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:20 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:20:32 GMT
    War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock (Source: Talk Business & Politics)War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock (Source: Talk Business & Politics)

    There may be some question as to whether the Arkansas Razorbacks will play football games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock past 2018, but a state tourism official believes the nearly 70-year-old structure has a sustainable future. 

    There may be some question as to whether the Arkansas Razorbacks will play football games at War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock past 2018, but a state tourism official believes the nearly 70-year-old structure has a sustainable future. 

  • City looking at expanding boundaries while school sees growth

    City looking at expanding boundaries while school sees growth

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:42:58 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-07-21 02:02:08 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With the growth of population, the city of Brookland is looking at expanding their city limits and upgrading areas at the high school.

    With the growth of population, the city of Brookland is looking at expanding their city limits and upgrading areas at the high school.

  • Breaking

    Former Sen. Bookout released from prison

    Former Sen. Bookout released from prison

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:13:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:22:38 GMT
    Former Sen. Paul Bookout, D-Jonesboro (Source: Arkansas Legislative Website)Former Sen. Paul Bookout, D-Jonesboro (Source: Arkansas Legislative Website)

    According to attorney Bill Stanley, former state Sen. Paul Bookout has been released from federal prison after serving 18 months on a felony mail fraud conviction. 

    According to attorney Bill Stanley, former state Sen. Paul Bookout has been released from federal prison after serving 18 months on a felony mail fraud conviction. 

  • Three injured in Stadium Blvd. crash

    Three injured in Stadium Blvd. crash

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:40:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Several law enforcement officers are working a three car crash at the Highway 1 and Lawson Road intersection.  Police are shutting down Highway 1 while crews work the crash site.  There is no word on any injuries at this time.  Police are advising motorist to avoid the area if possible. Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device Region 8 News App - Install or update on y...

    Several law enforcement officers are working a three car crash at the Highway 1 and Lawson Road intersection.  Police are shutting down Highway 1 while crews work the crash site.  There is no word on any injuries at this time.  Police are advising motorist to avoid the area if possible. Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved. Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device Region 8 News App - Install or update on y...

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  • Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:51:37 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 11:30:53 GMT
    Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

  • Arkids Pediatric Day Centers to host open house

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers to host open house

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:39 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:39:20 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 6:02 AM EDT2017-07-21 10:02:00 GMT

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers hosts an open house this weekend at their new Jonesboro location.

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers hosts an open house this weekend at their new Jonesboro location.

  • AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:36:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:41:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

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  • Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns after call to escort service

    Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze resigns after call to escort service

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:30 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:30:37 GMT
    Hugh Freeze (Source: WMC Action News 5)Hugh Freeze (Source: WMC Action News 5)

    University of Mississippi football head coach Hugh Freeze has resigned his position effective immediately. 

    University of Mississippi football head coach Hugh Freeze has resigned his position effective immediately. 

  • Catching up with Brookland from pad camp

    Catching up with Brookland from pad camp

  • Whaley Lands On Doak Walker Watch List

    Whaley Lands On Doak Walker Watch List

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:27:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    DALLAS – Following a strong freshman season, Arkansas sophomore running back Devwah Whaley was named to the preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday. The award is annually presented to the nation’s top college running back. Whaley, who is slated to be Arkansas’ lead back in 2017, played a key role last season, backing up SEC regular-season rushing champion Rawleigh Williams III. In 13 games played, Whaley ru...
    DALLAS – Following a strong freshman season, Arkansas sophomore running back Devwah Whaley was named to the preseason watch list for the Doak Walker Award, the PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced Thursday. The award is annually presented to the nation’s top college running back. Whaley, who is slated to be Arkansas’ lead back in 2017, played a key role last season, backing up SEC regular-season rushing champion Rawleigh Williams III. In 13 games played, Whaley ru...
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  • What happens when you blend frozen rosé wine with simple syrup? You get the hottest frozen drink in the South. This summer, it seems you can&#8217;t walk into a bar or scroll ...
    What happens when you blend frozen rosé wine with simple syrup? You get the hottest frozen drink in the South. This summer, it seems you can&#8217;t walk into a bar or scroll ...
  • Wishing you could duplicate that icy cup of cold brew your favorite coffee shop serves up? Good news: you don&#8217;t need to be a trained barista to master this skill. All yo...
    Wishing you could duplicate that icy cup of cold brew your favorite coffee shop serves up? Good news: you don&#8217;t need to be a trained barista to master this skill. All yo...
  • There&#8217;s a story behind this quick and easy how-to demo on milkshakes. 14 years ago Kia Usher traveled to New York City and fell in love with Italian ice. After years of ...
    There&#8217;s a story behind this quick and easy how-to demo on milkshakes. 14 years ago Kia Usher traveled to New York City and fell in love with Italian ice. After years of ...

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