Presentation helps caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s

The Center on Aging Northeast held a class Wednesday afternoon to help caregivers with loved ones diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

  Firefighters begin to see progress against deadly California blazes; almost 100 missing named

Winter drive for the homeless

MSHP: Missing St. Louis woman’s body found in lake

Florida man arrested for ‘Mother of Satan’ bomb materials, sheriff says

Wednesday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey Stafford

Patrol will investigate death of inmate at Missouri jail

Continued Coverage

JC Penney offering Buy 1 Get 2 free deal on shoes

Girl, 6, hit with stray bullet fired by security guard outside McDonald’s

Entergy Arkansas recognizes megasite with Select Site certification

MAPC agrees to send rezoning request to full city council

Dog stolen from 12-year-boy reunited with family

Search continues for missing, dead in California wildfires

Treasurer Eric Schmitt will become Missouri attorney general

Republican Gov. Mike Parson has named state Treasurer Eric Schmitt to replace Sen.-elect as Missouri's attorney general

Tuesday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Jim Frigo

NFL quarterback Drew Brees has a little bit different bedtime routine for his kids.

  US trial to tell epic tale of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo’

A story of a botched assassination will be part of an epic tale told in a tightly secured New York City courtroom starting Tuesday as prosecutors and defense lawyers make their opening statements in Guzman's long-awaited U.S. trial.

BBB: Think of your budget before Black Friday shopping

BBB shares tips for holiday shopping and safety

  A Better Region 8: Fill the Food Bank

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

Man pushes, steals dog from 12-year-old boy

$950M Union Row proposed for Downtown Memphis

SLIDESHOW: First Winter Weather of Season

Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

Not cleaning dryer vent could be a fire hazard

Every year, thousands of house fires are started by a clothes dryer.

Could household disinfectants be making children obese?

The study has shown that the exposure to the ingredients that kill bacteria around the house may be killing off so-called good bacteria.

JPS embraces National Family Literacy Month

Jonesboro Public School embraces National Family Literacy Month by developing a challenge for children and their parents.

Children’s Advocacy Center rewards class

Students at BRTC helped the Northeast Arkansas Children's Advocacy Center and got a pizza party as a reward.

Stan Lee, superhero creator, comic book icon, dead at 95

Stan Lee helped create most of Marvel Comics' famous characters, including Spider-Man, the X-Men, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk.

Prosecution deferred against Missouri teacher in sex case

A former Dexter High School industrial arts teacher will not be prosecuted for now in response to the wishes of a student with whom she allegedly had a relationship

  Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

All 67 counties in the Sunshine State are facing a state-ordered deadline of Thursday to complete their recounts, and half had already begun by Monday.

Sikeston, MO church to host ‘Night to Shine’ prom

Sikeston First Assembly of God is joining nearly 500 churches registered to host a prom for those with special needs.

Sikeston school students participate in honoring veterans

The large event honored veterans in the Sikeston area with multiple speakers including the honored guest and speaker LTC Thomas Carr with the United States Air Force.

Area university honors Turner for work helping students

Members of Williams Baptist University pay tribute to one of their directors.

Doctor paints patient’s genitals purple as a ‘joke’

The doctor pleaded guilty to harassment but kept his medical license following the incident.

Official: Hunter fatally shot by another hunter in Arkansas

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says a hunter was shot and killed by another hunter in western Arkansas

Lawyer who sued Greitens nonprofit to run for Missouri AG

A St. Louis lawyer who tried to get the financial records of a dark money group associated with former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has announced that he is running for attorney general

Craighead Co. mug shots, Nov. 11-17

A photo gallery of arrests made by Craighead County law enforcement officers during the week of Nov. 11-17.

Monday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Jim Frigo

Seafood is a dinnertime favorite for some, but the people we introduce you to in The Foxhole take it to a whole another level.

Prices at the pump plummet

Thanksgiving travelers might have to contend with long waits in traffic, but they can be thankful for cheaper gas.

Nov. 12: Taste of winter; Sunday shooting under investigation

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines this Monday, Nov. 12.

Bridge replacement to close part of Hwy. 141

Highway 141 in Greene County will be closed to through traffic next week as road crews replace a bridge.

Wildfires rage in California; 31 dead, more than 200 missing

Strong winds and low humidity are fueling three wildfires across the state of California.

SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots Nov. 11-17

The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Nov. 11-17 by local authorities in Greene County.

Museum honors veterans with ceremony

Wings of Honor Museum honors veterans

Woman fakes heart attack to escape burglary, gets suspect to help call 911

An 85-year-old woman's home was invaded and she protected herself by pretending to have a heart attack.

MDC tests deer for CWD in Missouri

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a deadly illness in white-tailed deer and other members of the deer family, called cervids. CWD kills all deer and other cervids it infects according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

3-year-old son of Arkansas officer fatally shoots himself

Authorities say the 3-year-old son of a south Arkansas police officer fatally shot himself in the head after finding a loaded handgun in the family home

Veteran’s Day Ceremonies start with vigil

Veteran’s Day is this Sunday, but Region 8 started honoring our veterans on Friday

Fill the Food Bank set for Nov. 15

And as another Thanksgiving approaches, we need to remember that many people across Region 8 don’t have enough to eat and rely on community or church food pantries for food.

Man arrested in drug case

A Greene County man is facing several charges after authorities reportedly found a meth lab at his home during a probation search.

Relieving stress with a “rage room”

It’s a unique way to relieve stress and you could say it’s all the “rage" across the country.

A Better Region 8: Counting Ballots

Voter turnout was near record levels for this general election. That is fantastic.

Report: Simmons Bank acquires naming rights to Verizon Arena

A bank with over 115 years of experience in the state of Arkansas has bought the naming rights to Central Arkansas’ largest arena, officials said Friday.

Man confesses to shooting, killing 15-year-old in ‘self-defense’

Police have identified the man accused of shooting a teen in the face.

Cold WX: Protecting your home and plants from freezing temperatures

It's fall, but in the next few days the Mid-South is bracing for winter weather.

Thanksgiving air travel to be busiest ever, TSA says

More than 2 million people a day will be traveling Thanksgiving week.

Epilepsy patients testing out new marijuana-based medication

Children suffering from extreme seizures may get some much-needed relief through a clinical trial.

Cesar Sayoc charged with sending package bombs to leading liberals, could face life in prison

The 56-year-old put liberal institutions on edge last month when he sent packages to leading figures around the country containing explosives.

A Change of Heart

An "artificial heart" is the only thing keeping Chadarius Johnson alive.

Honoring a legacy of giving

An Arkansas State faculty member honors a friend through a food drive.

Delta health disparities conference held

ASU holds Delta Health Disparities conference discussing health issues facing the region. This year, they're focusing on the way each individual aspect of a person's life affects their total well-being.

SLIDESHOW: Black Friday ad previews 2018

Several major retailers have already released their Black Friday ads or previews of the Black Friday ads.

Meeting held to discuss Lake Poinsett

A meeting Thursday night gave the residents in and around the Lake Poinsett area of Poinsett County, as well as area sportsmen, the opportunity to learn more about renovations going on at the lake.

Seat belt usage in MO rising

According to a new report from MoDOT, 87.1 percent of Missourians are using a safety belt. This is a few points below the national average.

Sheriff on active shooter situation: 'Everyone did exactly what they were supposed to do’

Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School. No evidence of a shooter was ever found and no injuries were reported.

California bar shooting victims included young students, Marine veteran, sheriff’s deputy

Ventura County, CA, Sheriff Geoff Dean said 12 victims were killed, including Ron Helus, a sergeant from his department who was one of the first responders to the scene.

City of Poplar Bluff designated as ‘Veteran-Friendly Community’

The City of Poplar Bluff will be officially designated as a “Veteran-Friendly Community” in a ceremony on Friday, November 9.

Craighead Co. mug shots, Nov. 4-10

A photo gallery of Craighead County mug shots for the week of Nov. 4-10.

Opioid crisis grips the Heartland

The opioid crisis that is gripping the nation, is also exploding here in the Heartland.

Backstreet Boys tour headed to Memphis

The Backstreet Boys are back and headed to Memphis.

Hospital employee fired after photo of him wearing ‘Mississippi Justice’ T-shirt while voting goes viral

Regional One Health has terminated an employee who went viral this week after casting his ballot while wearing a racist T-shirt.

House flipping market may be flopping, officials say

A simple matter of supply and demand for new houses may be causing problems with the housing market, with so-called house flippers wanting to get out of the business.

Police arrest suspect in Forrest City teen’s death

Police say a 15-year-old boy was found dead Thursday morning outside a housing complex in Forrest City, prompting a criminal investigation.

Essex, MO man sentenced to life in prison on child molestation charge

An Essex, Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison on child molestation charges.

Heartland small business owners concerned about minimum wage increase

Local businesses are getting creative to meet the books after Missouri voters passed proposition B.

Drugs, cash found after search, sheriff says

Four people are facing drug charges after Poinsett County deputies and Trumann police served a search warrant Thursday, according to Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder.

Imperial Theatre still rebuilding

The Imperial Theatre in Pocahontas is being rebuilt a second time, this time coming better prepared for a flood. They're doing it to pass on the love of fine arts.

Questions remain about Arkansas casinos

Arkansas voters have approved a state constitutional amendment that allows four casinos in the state, but questions remain about their opening.

Humane Society: 11 horses dead, 16 rescued in north Missouri

The Missouri Humane Society says it rescued 16 horses but 11 other horses were found dead on a property in Harrison County

JPD believes remains found are a man’s

Jonesboro police said Thursday they believe human remains found near a local softball field are those of an adult male.

Police chase leads officers from one city to another

Police chase with offers from multiple law enforcement agencies leads to drug arrest.