One dead in single-vehicle crash

A Van Buren County man was killed in a one-vehicle crash along Highway 263 at the Baxter County line.

  Helping veterans discussed at symposium

Attorney reacts to possible settlement in lawsuit against the city of Walnut Ridge

Child dies after being found unresponsive at Poplar Bluff preschool

Flash flooding prompts I-30 closure, water rescues in central Arkansas

Stroke victim credits doctor, bowling with helping save his life

“No-knock exception” warrants appear to be rule, not exception with Little Rock police

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  Symposium works to combat Opioid Crisis

  City of Parma requests audit after complaint of financial mismanagement

AR students demand action against violence

Police: Do not buy anything from this person

  Arson suspected in overnight fires at former mayor’s home, city hall in Parma, MO

Act seeks to honor POW/MIA flag

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crews at scene of crash on Highway 49 in Greene County

According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, there is a report of a crash on Highway 49 between Marmaduke and Paragould.

Teamwork needed to battle violent crime in town, officials say

The department has been investigating four murders in the past two weeks and Langston said residents have worked to help police on the issue.

Sikeston man sentenced for Cape Girardeau Food Giant robbery

A southeast Missouri man has been sentenced in connection to his involvement in a 2017 grocery store robbery.

Slick roads cause major traffic problems

Cpl. Danny Stallings with the Jonesboro Police Department said all the accidents he covered Thursday were due to the wet conditions.

Multiple crashes in progress

New trial ordered for Arkansas man convicted in son’s death

  Two months after the funeral, family still waiting for mother to be buried

  Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says; president claims it shows no collusion or obstruction

Oregon company purchases ARI

  Short-circuit ‘likely caused’ Notre Dame fire

Carl’s Jr. testing CBD burger in Colorado - at one store, for one day

The 'Rocky Mountain High: Cheeseburger Delight' will only be sold in Denver on April 20.

Census: Immigration boosting population growth in Arkansas

New census figures show that Arkansas' sustained population growth in 2018 was bolstered more by people migrating to the state than residents giving birth

Victim identified in E. Parker Road deadly crash

The coroner responded a crash involving a semi-truck on East Parker Road in Jonesboro.

Arkansas congressman’s son sentenced to 9 years in prison

The son of an Arkansas congressman has been sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to drugs and weapons charges

  Thursday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

We have an amazing story about a dog and an incredible journey.

Arkansas governor signs bill raising marriage age to 17

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed legislation that increases the state's marriage age to 17

  6-hour standoff at gas station ends peacefully

Police in Arkansas surrounded a man at a gas station for over six hours.

Memphis Zoo among candidates for Best Zoo in U.S.

Memphis Zoo nominated for 'Best Zoo' award.

  6-hour standoff ends in arrest; fatal crash victim identified

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines.

  Jonesboro police launch website to find missing people

Children go missing every single day and in Jonesboro, there’s five missing.According to the NICI, over 400,000 children are currently missing in the United States.

Fire damages home in Campbell, MO

The house received significant water and smoke damage.

  ‘It’s terrible’: Family, neighbors mourn victims of triple homicide

A man, a pregnant woman and 5-year-old were found dead in a burning home in Earle, Arkansas Monday morning, and investigators said it was no accident.

  32 TN medical professionals indicted for illegally distributing opioids

Dozens of medical professionals are facing drug-related charges after a federal investigation.

  Heartland inmates pack meals for hungry kids in other countries

Inmates from a Heartland prison were competing with each other Wednesday April 17 to see how many meals they could pack for hungry kids in third-world countries.

Firefighters battle fire at abandoned house

According to Lafe Assistant Fire Chief Zach Pankey, the fire happened around 3:30 a.m. April 17 at an abandoned house off County Road 143.

Law requires Arkansas schools to offer courses to expelled students

A bill passed in the latest legislative session will require school districts to offer online courses to expelled students so that they can receive credit.

Officials discuss opportunity zones at White House

The concept will provide a key boost to the state’s economy, both on the long and short term, in areas around the state including Jonesboro, state economic development officials said.

  A-State celebrates Earth Day

Arkansas State University celebrated Earth Day early, and had over 700 local K-12 students on the campus.

  Tree planted to bring community together

ASUN broke ground on Wednesday to begin the project in hopes to bring locals to the campus.Chancellor Sandra Massey said the first tree planted in the arboretum is in memory of someone dear to the campus.

  E-911 training prepares for the worst

In an emergency, you expect 911 dispatchers to pick up the phone with help immediately.Training prepares dispatchers and call takers for our emergency.

Missouri bill on college rape stalls in Senate

A proposal to change how Missouri colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment has hit a roadblock in the state Senate

Area road projects approved by Highway Commission

A $4.2 million plan to resurface 10 miles of Highway 62 in Fulton and Sharp Counties was one of several highway projects approved by the Arkansas Highway Commission this week.

  Building your credit score

When you buy a car, a house or make any other big purchase your credit score matters.

Bid to reduce penalties for pot possession fails in Missouri

An attempt to abolish jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana has failed in the Missouri House

New initiative aims to increase access of contraceptive services for women in Missouri

The Missouri Family Health Council (MFHC) has started a new initiative to get quality contraceptive services to women in the state of Missouri.

School receives major donation

FNBC has been a sponsor of the Saluting Our Achieving Rebels, Rebels Achieving Goals Everyday and Rebel Stars programs since the fall of 2015.

Company filling empty bellies with donation to food bank

There are currently 20,340 food insecure kids in the food bank’s service area.

Bill could force sale of state park in southern Missouri

The Missouri House has endorsed a measure that could force the state to sell Eleven Point State Park in southern Missouri

Police: Florida baby dies after being left in hot car while mom went to find cocaine

Firefighters say when they saw the infant, he was in full seizure, was in obvious signs of heat stress, and had a fully loaded diaper. At the hospital, the baby's temperature was 106 degrees.

Consulting firm: State workers’ insurance will rise in 2020

A consulting firm has said state employee health insurance costs are set to rise dramatically in 2020 unless the state steps in to offset the increase

  Man facing murder charge in New Madrid Co. rest area shooting extradited to Missouri

Eliot D. Bonner arrived in New Madrid County at 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17.

Harrisburg man accused of sending “sexually explicit photos” to child

A Harrisburg man was one of three arrested since Sunday on suspicion of internet stalking of a child.

Arkansas homicide victims found in burning home identified by police

A man, woman and child were found dead in a burning home in Earle, Arkansas Monday morning.

  Wednesday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey Stafford

Check out the displays at the 12th peepshow at the Carroll County Arts Center in Maryland.

  Florida woman, 65, fends off half-naked burglar with baseball bat

A man is in jail with a gash in his head after police said he tried to burglarize a 65-year-old Florida woman's car.

  City, customers playing catch up on several outstanding water bills

When Mayor Dennis Coggins took over in January, officials noticed multiple water department accounts with large outstanding bills, one as much as $1,700.

  Mostly cloudy morning, storms on the way

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines.

  Police: Don’t give out too much information on bumper stickers

Police have a warning: the bumper stickers you put on your car, might make you a target for criminals

State law allows “Next Generation 911” to cover all emergency contact

A new law will now transfer the state of Arkansas to emergency to "Next Generation 911" to cover all types of an emergency contact.

Fake-smiling at work makes you drink more at home, study reveals

Is the sauce becoming your boss? This study may tell you why.

  BRTC Board of Trustees announces their choice for the new president

A nationwide search fora new college president took 56 applicants down to one.

  Arkansan recalls Notre Dame visit just two weeks ago

Jonesboro resident, Brad Hyde, took a tour of the cathedral and surrounding area and is saddened by the fire that has recently engulfed the cathedral.

  Behavioral Health Specialist: Talk to loved ones now

Specialists spoke at Tuesday’s event about living wills and planning for the future.Behavioral Health Specialist Jennifer Maley says talking now about these plans now can help loved ones know what actions to take when you cannot make them for yourself.

  Nettleton teacher celebrates 50 years of teaching

Nettleton school teacher celebrated 50 years of teaching and is awarded for her efforts by the Jonesboro Rotary Club.

Penn National Gaming to close Resorts Casino Tunica

Penn National Gaming, Inc. announced Tuesday plans to close the Resorts Casino in Tunica, Mississippi effective June 30, subject to regulatory approvals.

Arkansas officials warn parents about teens vaping K2, Spice

Law enforcement agencies in Arkansas have issued a warning concerning teenagers and vaping. A synthetic substance is back on the market in a form parents may not be aware of.

Sig Sauer holds ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate expansion of new facility

Sig Sauer held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday to announce the expansion of its new facility.

  Marion police lieutenant pleads not guilty to stealing drugs from evidence room

A Mid-South police lieutenant accused of stealing drugs from his department’s evidence room has pleaded not guilty.

Man arrested after reported road rage incident on I-555

An alleged road rage incident on Interstate 555 on Sunday led to the arrest of a man.

News report on commercial burglary leads to man’s arrest

A story that was seen on Region 8 News in March leads to the arrest of a man in connection to a commercial burglary.

North Little Rock woman faces robbery, theft charges after attack at Walmart

A North Little Rock woman is accused of attacking a woman in the parking lot of a Jonesboro Walmart.

Disorderly man uses iguana as weapon, throws pet at manager inside Painesville Perkins restaurant

You can’t make this stuff up.

Columbia Forest Products to close Trumann plant

At least 25 people were laid off, with another 25 staying on until orders are fulfilled.

  Student falls to death from Arkansas cliff while taking photo

Officials in Newton County, Ark., are urging visitors to a popular hiking spot to be careful after witnesses say a woman re-positioned herself for a photo and fell off a cliff to her death.

84-year-old man arrested, accused of shooting at geese from living room chair

A North Myrtle Beach man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly shooting at geese outside his home.

North Arkansas College to demolish moldy tower soon

North Arkansas College officials have decided to move forward with a plan to demolish a landmark building the school owns in downtown Harrison that's infested with mold

  Michigan coach faces new charge in assault of referee in McCracken County

A man is back in custody after a reported assault at the Sports Plex on US Highway 60 West on Saturday, April 6.

Inmate serving sentence for rape dies in Arkansas prison

Corrections officials say an inmate has been found dead at a prison in southeast Arkansas