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  • Residents react to missing machete man

    Residents react to missing machete man

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:07 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:07:17 GMT
    Police are still searching for a possibly armed suspect, 26-year-old Jeffrey Wegener in Oregon and Ripley counties in Missouri, along with Randolph county in Arkansas. 
    Police are still searching for a possibly armed suspect, 26-year-old Jeffrey Wegener in Oregon and Ripley counties in Missouri, along with Randolph county in Arkansas. Wegener stole an Oregon County Sheriff Department deputy's truck Sunday night and drove it into the Eleven Point River.
  • Arrested doctor was certified to practice medicine

    Arrested doctor was certified to practice medicine

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:51:59 GMT
    PARAGOULD, AR  (KAIT) – A Greene County doctor charged with five counts of video voyeurism was certified to practice, according to online records. A civil lawsuit filed last week against Dr. Paul Becton,
    A Greene County doctor charged with five counts of video voyeurism was certified to practice in the field of OB/GYN, according to online records.
  • New images show stowaway teen's footprints

    New images show stowaway teen's footprints

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 5:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 09:08:50 GMT
    Sources say the stowaway teen from San Jose passed not one, not two, but three pre-flight inspections. New images show the boy's footprint on the wheel of the aircraft were he stepped to climb up into
    Sources say the stowaway teen from San Jose passed not one, not two, but three pre-flight inspections.
  • 1 confirmed dead in Aspen Gardens Apartments fire

    1 confirmed dead in Aspen Gardens Apartments fire

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:57:33 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Fire and rescue crews are on the scene of a fire at the Aspen Gardens Apartments. The area of Rains Street and Oak Ave. has been closed while crews battle the blaze, according to
    Jonesboro Fire Chief Kevin Miller confirms to Region 8 News one person died following the fire. Firefighters also had to rescue three people from second and third stories in the building.
  • UPDATE: Missing Caraway man found safe

    UPDATE: Missing Caraway man found safe

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-04-23 12:44:33 GMT
    CARAWAY, AR (KAIT) - The Caraway Police Department has requested the activation of a Silver Alert for a Craighead County man. According to Caraway Police, 81 year old Donald E. Ashley was last seen at
    A missing Craighead County man has been found safe. A Silver Alert was activated Tuesday night for 81-year-old Donald E. Ashley of Caraway.
  • Former teacher on trial for sexual assault

    Former teacher on trial for sexual assault

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:47:17 GMT
    HARRISBURG, AR  (KAIT) – A former Trumann teacher charged with two counts of sexual assault appeared in court for trial again Tuesday in Poinsett County Circuit Court. According to prosecutors, closing
    A former Trumann teacher charged with two counts of sexual assault appeared in court for trial again Tuesday in Poinsett County Circuit Court. According to prosecutors, closing statements will begin Wednesday morning in the case against Danny Akers, 37, of Trumann.
  • High school senior kicked out of prom for wearing pants

    High school senior kicked out of prom for wearing pants

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:27:58 GMT
    According to a senior at Cherryville High School, a pair of her red skinny jeans got her kicked out of her Senior Prom and has started a bit of a controversy at the school since. "In a way it's kind of
    According to a senior at Cherryville High School, a pair of her red skinny jeans got her kicked out of her Senior Prom and has started a bit of a controversy at the school since.
  • MH370: 'Object of interest' spotted

    MH370: 'Object of interest' spotted

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-04-23 11:02:47 GMT
    An "object of interest" was spotted on the coast of western Australia Wednesday.
    An "object of interest" was spotted on the coast of western Australia Wednesday.
  • Update: Memorial fund established for drowning victim

    Update: Memorial fund established for drowning victim

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:04:52 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A memorial fund has been created for an 11-year-old girl who died after she became trapped beneath a pipe in a water-filled ditch for 20 minutes.
    Kyria Seymour of Jonesboro died Saturday, April 19, at LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis, TN. A memorial fund has been created for an 11-year-old girl who died after she became trapped beneath a pipe in a water-filled ditch for 20 minutes.
  • Gigi's Cupcakes coming to Jonesboro

    Gigi's Cupcakes coming to Jonesboro

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:31:11 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development made a "sweet" announcement Tuesday: Gigi's Cupcakes is coming to Jonesboro. "Gigi's is to cupcakes like Starbucks is to coffee,"
    Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development made a "sweet" announcement Tuesday:  Gigi's Cupcakes is coming to Jonesboro.
  • Caught on Camera: Father helps his son, a Jones County escaped inmate, surrender to authorities

    Father turns in Jones County escaped inmate

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:16 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:16:35 GMT
    A Jones County Adult Detention Center inmate who walked away from a work crew Monday afternoon is now back in custody. While officers searched for inmate Micah Phillips on Highway 11, Phillips father pulled
    A Jones County Adult Detention Center inmate who walked away from a work crew Monday afternoon is now back in custody after being turned in by his father.
  • 18-wheeler dangles from I-10 after crash

    18-wheeler dangles from I-10 after crash

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-04-22 15:32:05 GMT
    A section of I-10 was closed for a few hours after an 18-wheeler partially went over a side guardrail and caused a fire early Tuesday morning.
    A section of I-10 was closed for a few hours after an 18-wheeler partially went over a side guardrail and caused a fire early Tuesday morning.
  • Man, daughter injured in one-vehicle crash

    Man, daughter injured in one-vehicle crash

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:50:51 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon sent a Region 8 man and his 2-year-old daughter to a local hospital. The crash happened around noon at the intersection of Aggie and Red Wolf
    A one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon sent a Region 8 man and his 2-year-old daughter to a local hospital. The crash happened around noon at the intersection of Aggie and Red Wolf Boulevard.
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