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  • Oops! Wrong number: scam artist dials sheriff's deputy

    Oops! Wrong number: scam artist dials sheriff's deputy

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:39:50 GMT
    The man on the other end of the line claimed he was a Publishers Clearing House representative and that Dustin Norwood had won $2.5 million dollars and a 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class automobile. What the caller did not know is Norwood is a deputy with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.
    The man on the other end of the line claimed he was a Publishers Clearing House representative and that Dustin Norwood had won $2.5 million dollars and a 2015 Mercedes Benz C Class automobile. What the caller did not know is Norwood is a deputy with the Craighead County Sheriff's Office.
  • 4 teens hospitalized following crash

    4 teens hospitalized following crash

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:12:51 GMT
    Four Region 8 teenagers were hospitalized Monday afternoon after their SUV slammed into a tree.
    Four Region 8 teenagers were hospitalized Monday afternoon after their SUV slammed into a tree.

  • Player fakes death during fake punt, fakes no one

    Player fakes death during fake punt, fakes no one

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:17 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:17:48 GMT

    Arkansas State snapped the ball for what looked like a punt from their opponent's 40-yard line, and receiver Booker Mays clutched his hands to his chest and toppled backward to the turf.

    Arkansas State snapped the ball for what looked like a punt from their opponent's 40-yard line, and receiver Booker Mays clutched his hands to his chest and toppled backward to the turf.

  • Puna lava flow crosses into Kaohe Homesteads subdivision

    Puna lava flow crosses into Kaohe Homesteads subdivision

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 04:13:34 GMT
    The June 27  lava flow has crossed into the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision.
    The June 27  lava flow has crossed into the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision.
  • Sheriff says jailer fired for contact with inmate

    Sheriff says jailer fired for contact with inmate

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:49:36 GMT
    Baxter County jail officials have fired a female jailer who they say let a male inmate spend the night at her house after he was paroled.
    Baxter County jail officials have fired a female jailer who they say let a male inmate spend the night at her house after he was paroled.
  • Money pours in from liquor stores to defeat AR alcohol amendment

    Money pours in from liquor stores to defeat AR alcohol amendment

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:08 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:08:46 GMT
    Money flowed like ice-cold beer into the coffers of one organization fighting to defeat the Arkansas alcohol amendment.
    Money flowed like ice-cold beer into the coffers of one organization fighting to defeat the Arkansas alcohol amendment.

  • Search ended for AR man wanted in MS

    Search ended for AR man wanted in MS

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:47:27 GMT
    The search for Samuel Ray which began on Sept. 10, ended Monday morning, according to the Stone County Sheriff's Department. The department believes Ray is no longer in the search area.
    The search for Samuel Ray which began on Sept. 10, ended Monday morning, according to the Stone County Sheriff's Department. The department believes Ray is no longer in the search area.
  • 2 injured in crash at Southwest Dr. and Darr Hill Rd.

    2 injured in crash at Southwest Dr. and Darr Hill Rd.

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:11:01 GMT
    Two people received minor injuries as a result of a crash at Southwest Drive and Darr Hill Road.
    Two people received minor injuries as a result of a crash at Southwest Drive and Darr Hill Road.
  • Decision on cross challenged by ASU football player

    Decision on cross challenged by ASU football player

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:02:27 GMT
    An Arkansas State University football player said the school violated his free speech after the team altered a cross decal on the back of his helmet.
    An Arkansas State University football player said the school violated his free speech after the team altered a cross decal on the back of his helmet.
  • Police: Body of missing App State student found with letter

    Police: Body of missing App State student found with letter

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:55:55 GMT
    Boone Police Officers received a call about the discovery of a dead body around 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The body was found in a wooded area adjacent to Poplar Grove Road near Appalachian State University. Police
    The body was found in a wooded area adjacent to Poplar Grove Road near Appalachian State University.
  • Sheriff: Inmate found with $1,900 worth of meth in her pants

    Sheriff: Inmate found with $1,900 worth of meth in her pants

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:30:33 GMT
    Amie Eggers-Long (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Amie Eggers-Long (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
    A Jonesboro woman already in jail on numerous charges, including criminal trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia, faces even more time behind bars after investigators say they found $1,900 worth of meth in her pants.
    A Jonesboro woman already in jail on numerous charges, including criminal trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia, faces even more time behind bars after investigators say they found $1,900 worth of meth in her pants.

  • Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killing

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:43:35 GMT
    By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right...
    Hundreds of law enforcement officers fanned out across the dense northeastern Pennsylvania woods Tuesday as they tracked a survivalist with two high-powered rifles and a grudge against police, identified as the gunman who...
  • 4 finalists named for Arkansas teacher of year

    4 finalists named for Arkansas teacher of year

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:46 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:46:59 GMT
    Instructors in the Bentonville, Greenbrier, Marion and Poyen school districts have been named finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.
    Instructors in the Bentonville, Greenbrier, Marion and Poyen school districts have been named finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.
  • Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:08 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:08:04 GMT
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ...
    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators, he has decided to present it to a grand jury. Tantillo could have determined there was not enough evidence to support charges and dropped the case.Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin ...
  • Arkansas attorney general released from hospital

    Arkansas attorney general released from hospital

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:41:45 GMT
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.
    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been released from a Little Rock hospital after he was admitted a day earlier for an adverse reaction to a new medication.
  • Police: 2 killed, one airlifted following Saturday night crash

    Police: 2 killed, one airlifted following Saturday night crash

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:56 AM EDT2014-09-15 10:56:28 GMT
    Two people died, a third sent to a Little Rock hospital after a car crash in Lake City Saturday night.
    Two people died, a third sent to a Little Rock hospital after a car crash in Lake City Saturday night.
  • City to apply for airport grant from the FAA

    City to apply for airport grant from the FAA

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:39:49 GMT
    The Osceola City Council has voted to apply for a federal grant for a proposed airport.
    The Osceola City Council has voted to apply for a federal grant for a proposed airport.
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