Monday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

A giant Christmas tree was unveiled at the Vatican at an annual ceremony marking the festive season.

Sheriff: Uncle cut 3-year-old Kentucky girl’s throat

Dec. 10: Clouds rolling back in; 1 person killed in crash

Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Teen receives wish, going to the Big Apple

‘They were like brothers’: Boy, 12, raises money for best friend’s headstone

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Crews working to prevent road issues in Batesville

Trump confirms John Kelly leaving White House at end of year

Injuries reported after multi-vehicle crash in Jonesboro

In marking anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack, a pledge to survivors: ‘We’ll continue to tell your story'

Popular Christmas movie inspires family’s holiday decorations

Mueller: Manafort lied about contacts with Trump administration, Russians

  Man who plowed into Charlottesville crowd found guilty of first degree murder

The final witness was not in court late Thursday morning, however, causing a delay in the trial and an extended lunch break.

Teachers cut high school students’ hair in separate incidents: one fired, one arrested

In two incidents, teachers have taken scissors to their students' hair. While a teacher in California is facing charges, no charges have yet been filed against another teacher in New Mexico.

4 officers plead not guilty to allegedly beating undercover officer in MO

Prosecutors said the victim was working undercover when the officers beat him thinking he was a protester in 2007.The suspects left behind a trail of incriminating text messages.

LATEST: Trump to nominate William Barr for attorney general

President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the former attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, for his next attorney general.

  Randolph County sheriff-elect has new plans for department

White House chief of staff Kelly to resign soon, reports say

Feds recommend ‘substantial’ jail time for Michael Cohen; Mueller recommendation cites Russia investigation cooperation

Woman contracted fatal brain-eating amoeba infection from Neti pot water, doctors say

All-clear given after CNN’s New York studios evacuated due to bomb threat

Trump to nominate Heather Nauert for UN Ambassador, reports say

  Head-on collision involving semi and school bus kills 2, injures several in IL

Authorities said the truck was driving the wrong way. The driver of the semi is among the two adults killed in the crash.

George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas

Pres. George H.W. Bush arrived at the presidential library in College Station aboard the Bush 4141 train, and is being laid to rest.

Despite wintry forecast, Cash Christmas Parade still on

While others might be postponing weekend events due to the wintry forecast, the city of Cash says the parade must go on.

Recreational marijuana legal in Michigan - but there’s a catch

Michigan passed the measure last month, becoming the 10th state to legalize the drug.

Supreme Court hearing closely watched double jeopardy case with Russian probe implications

The high court is considering whether to overturn a court-created exception to the Constitution's double-jeopardy bar that allows state and federal prosecutions for the same crime.

Craighead Co. mug shots, Dec. 2-8

Craighead Co. mug shots for the week of Dec. 2-8

Rat found inside vending machine at Florida school

Johnson says her daughter recorded the rat running through the vending machine inside Atlantic Community High School in Delray Beach, FL.

Daycare worker arrested after 2-month-old allegedly suffers 11 broken bones in her care

Police are looking into additional reports of injuries to at least two other children under 1 year old.

Church’s nativity scene puts baby Jesus in cage, wise men behind border wall

Parishioners say they want to start a conversation about migrants and the separation of children from their parents.

Pecan harvest was the worst he’s seen, local grower says

If you’ve tried to go pecan picking this holiday season, you might have noticed, there aren’t any.

Research reveals new Craighead County ties to Pearl Harbor

Craighead County historian Danny Honnoll enjoys doing research. This past year, he discovered three World War II soldiers that had not been previously recognized for their ultimate sacrifice for their country.

A-State receives grant to purchase $89K SimBaby

Parents say you can't put a price on their babies, but a baby A-State is getting soon costs a whopping $89,000.

President George H.W. Bush honored at state funeral; body returns to Texas to lie in repose

Family, friends, dignitaries and all the living presidents honored George H.W. Bush's live on Tuesday. "For us, his was the brightest of the thousand points of light," his son George W. Bush said.

Mississippi County Hospital System begins service agreement with St. Bernards Healthcare

One Region 8 Hospital System is officially entering an administrative service agreement with St. Bernard's Healthcare.

Arkansas hunters helping track CWD

Arkansas hunters help Arkansas Game and Fish gather information.

Woman arrested for drunk driving with kids in car

Woman faces charges of drunk driving and endangering her children.

New mayor taking office in Hoxie

A new mayor will be taking office in the city of Hoxie come January.

Missouri lawmaker resigns, becomes drug court commissioner

One of the top-ranking Republicans has resigned early from the Missouri House to start a new job in the judicial system

Saints and Pelicans owner pays off Walmart lay-away orders for hundreds

New Orleans Saints owner Gayle Benson is making it a very merry Christmas for hundreds of people.

Suspect in Catholic Supply store shooting appears in court

The man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supply store has made a brief court appearance on the same day the store reopened

Giuliani’s tweet links to a ‘Trump is a traitor’ website. He blamed Twitter, but his typo is responsible.

Adding an extra layer of hilarity is Giuliani's other role as top White House adviser on cybersecurity, in addition to his job as President Donald Trump's attorney.

Wisconsin Senate passes bill limiting governor’s powers

Republicans pushed on through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition to the measures designed to weaken both incoming Democratic Gov.-elect Tony Evers and Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul. Both Evers and Kaul urged Republicans not to do it and warned of lawsuits that wo

  Deadly California wildfire bankrupts insurance company

An insurance company can't pay out its expected claims, but that doesn't mean its policy holders will be left out in the cold.

  Homeless man turns in $17,000 he found outside food bank

The money was turned over to police, but since no one claimed it, the food bank will be able to use it to expand their building.

Business donating food, items and cards to soldiers overseas

One business in West Plains plans to donate food, non-edible items and cards to the soldiers serving in Afghanistan.

Tariffs, bad weather hitting soybean farmers hard

Tariffs, bad weather, affecting soybean farmers across the country.

Poinsett Co. Sheriff’s Office hosts Beans and Cornbread Dinner

Beans and Cornbread dinner held to give citizens chance to meet sheriff's staff.

Mueller recommends no prison time for Michael Flynn, citing ‘substantial’ cooperation

The special counsel's memo filed Tuesday also cited Flynn's "record of military and public service” as a reason to be lenient.

After 44 years in law enforcement, Rick Thomas retires

Following a life in law enforcement, a Jonesboro man turned in his badge.

Angel Trees in Region 8

Hoping to bring Christmas cheer to children in need. The Salvation Army has their Angel Trees up in various locations throughout Jonesboro.

Bush family returns to Capitol rotunda to view casket, thank visitors

The Trumps stood in front of Bush's casket with their eyes closed for a few moments Monday evening before Trump gave a salute. The former president will lie in state until services Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

Malden, MO woman pleads guilty to charges connected to 5-year-old’s death

A Malden, Missouri woman has pleaded guilty in Pemiscot County court on Tuesday, Dec. 4 to endangering the welfare of a child in connection to the death of a 5-year-old.

Veterans cemetery at Bloomfield, MO to participate in wreath program

The Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield is again participating in the annual Wreaths Across America program.

Urban Meyer retires as Ohio State football coach due to health concerns; Ryan Day named replacement

He made the decision after coming to grips with a cyst in his brain that had developed significantly in recent years.

Cleveland Co. soldier surprises children after 313-day deployment

SPC John Logan is with the 300th chemical company out of West Virginia, but he and his family live in Cleveland County.

Missouri HIV Justice Coalition applauds bills filed by MO Representatives

These bills were praised by the Missouri HIV Justice Coalition as ones that represent a bipartisan effort to modernize Missouri’s current outdated codes.

Police arrest 2 men for slaying of Pine Bluff pawnshop owner

Police say two men have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting of a pawnshop owner in central Arkansas

500-year-old skeleton found with boots mostly intact

The team discovered a pair of boots on a roughly 500-year-old male skeleton found along the River Thames.

  Tuesday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

We head overseas to see how France is using lights to bring Christmas cheer.

GRAPHIC Video: Pack of dogs knock down, attack woman

A woman in her 60s was walking when she was viciously attacked by four pit bull mixes.

Dec. 4: Wintry weather on its way; county supports tribe’s casino plan

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines this Tuesday, Dec. 4.

Trump praises witness who refuses to testify against him

In a pair of politically charged tweets, Trump made clear that he is closely watching those who turn on him in the special counsel's probe, which has ensnared some of the president's closest advisers. So far, five people in Trump's orbit have pleaded guilty to federal charges.

Houston mother accused of drowning, decapitating 5-year-old son

The woman reportedly confessed to drowning her son in a recorded interview with authorities.

Sen. Cotton, Sen. Warren introduce National POW/MIA flag act

An act introduced by a Republican Arkansas senator and Democratic Massachusetts senator would require the POW/MIA Flag to be displayed whenever the American flag is flying at prominent federal properties.

Giving back on the gridiron

The Osceola Seminoles not only secured their spot in the state 3A championship this weekend but, also are feeling humbled by an act of generosity done by someone in the community.

Osceola approves Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

This AMI project will not only save people in Osceola money but will also allow two-way communication between utilities and customers.

‘A great leader who made a great difference’: George HW Bush lies in state after eulogies from Pence, others

The 41st president has returned to Washington, DC, and he will lie in state at the Capitol through Wednesday.

A Better Region 8: Remembering President George H. W. Bush

Region 8 News pays tribute to the late 41st President, George H. W. Bush.

Heartland lawmaker renews push for drug monitoring program in Missouri

A Heartland lawmaker from Sikeston, Missouri is reviving her plan to create a statewide prescription drug monitoring program.

Randolph County rescue pets in peril

Randolph County volunteers need help for animals in need.

Clay County Jail facing cutbacks, making changes

Clay County Jail is making big changes facing budget cuts.

Abbvie makes ‘historical’ donation to St. Jude

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has received an historic $50 million donation to help fund a new space for family-centered care.

Woman fatally stabbed after giving money to apparent young mother in need

Police say after the good Samaritan rolled down her window to give the woman money, a man approached, tried to take the victim’s wallet and stabbed her in the chest.

Hutchinson: No mandate needed on armed presence at schools

Arkansas' Republican governor says he doesn't think the state needs to require every school have an armed presence on campus but said districts should be able to use state facilities funding for security upgrades

Lawsuit: Drill bit left during repair caused Cessna crash

A federal lawsuit filed against Textron Aviation alleges that a drill bit left during repair of a single-engine Cessna aircraft is responsible for the 2015 crash that caused minor injuries to the pilot and destroyed the new aircraft

Couple thanks NYPD for finding engagement ring dropped down grate

A couple who lost an engagement ring down a Times Square utility grate, returning home thinking it was gone forever, are effusive in their praise for the New York City police officers who found it in the muck eight feet under.

US Senate bill would designate Route 66 as historic trail

Missouri and Kansas supporters are optimistic that the iconic Route 66 is on the road to becoming part of a National Historic Trail

Powdered Oreo drink mix, Oreo hot chocolate just changed the game this holiday season

Sorry milk, Oreo is giving the world something new to dip their cookies in...and it’s more Oreo.