Santa makes special stop in Black Rock

Organization takes Santa pictures for kids with autism, other special needs

School hosts surprise birthday party for girl who lost home in fire

Largest conveyor manufacturer creates over 100 new positions

Interior secretary Zinke to leave administration by end of year, Trump says

City works with school on local projects

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Hwy. 91 reopens after semi-truck crash

Texas judge dismantles Obamacare, ruling individual mandate unconstitutional

K9 officer released from veterinarian’s office

Watch: Pair of horses pull tractor trailer up icy hill

Animal control officers warn against dog adoption during holidays

Man sentenced to six life terms in prison

  Deputy, 3 civilians rescue elderly man from submerged vehicle

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is praising one of their reserve deputies and three civilians after they rescued an elderly man from a submerged vehicle Friday morning.

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder was often tainted with asbestos for years, report says

A Reuters investigation found that for decades, Johnson & Johnson sought to hide the fact that in many cases cancer-causing asbestos contaminated the talc that was used to produce its talcum powder products.

Jury sentences man to 30 years

Man convicted and sentenced to 30 years.

Arkansas lawmakers eye more abortion restriction next year

Arkansas' predominantly Republican Legislature is preparing to take up new abortion restrictions when lawmakers convene next month

Students add their way up to number one!

Sorry, Lululemon is not recruiting brand ambassadors through Instagram

Missouri conservation announces large deer poaching case

‘Let this Lamborghini light your fire,’ pastor says while giving wife $200k luxury SUV - he’s now defending the purchase

South Alabama woman says she found mouse in can of green beans

Investigators: Man repeatedly raped child, wife allowed it to happen

Facebook bug gave third parties access to photos for 6.8 million accounts

A glitch caused third parties to be able to access more photos than they should’ve between Sept. 13 to Sept. 25, but the company has fixed the issue.

Armored truck deposits cash on highway in NJ

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Rich family offering a photographer $100k to travel the world and take photos of them

You get sick pay and 30 days of vacation time, but you have to be ready to go at a moment's notice.

Friday is National Free Shipping Day

The website has a comprehensive list of stores with online deals. Deals also include guaranteed delivery by Christmas Day, in many cases.

Deputies searching for pickup used in store burglary

Sheriff’s investigators need the public’s help finding the culprits who broke into a local gas station.

More ‘Baby Shark’ just in time for Christmas

'Baby Shark' is back with a Christmas version for the holidays

Hytrol adding 140 full-time positions

Northeast Arkansas’s largest manufacturing employer is about to get a bit bigger in the new year.

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Michael Cohen — who for more than a decade was a key power player in the Trump Organization and a fixture in Trump's political life — said he "gave loyalty to someone who, truthfully, does not deserve loyalty." Cohen spoke in an interview with ABC that aired Friday on "Good Morning America."

OSHA calls for fine after 2 workers were killed in St. Louis

Federal regulators have cited a subcontractor after two of its workers fell to their deaths down an elevator shaft at a downtown St. Louis construction project

Toyota recalls address possible restraint, braking issues

Thursday, the auto maker recalled nearly 90,000 Land Cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seat belt.

301 pounds of marijuana seized after traffic stop in MO

The drugs were in vacuum sealed bags according to officials.

Catholic store murder suspect identified in another assault

The man accused of killing a woman and sexually assaulting two others inside a suburban St. Louis religious supply store is a suspect in an assault in a rural area

Woman seriously injured in bear attack in PA

Melinda Lebarron was outside of her home with her dog when she was attacked by a bear Wednesday evening.

Sex offender chosen to lead Mid-South Christmas parade

A community is up in arms after a registered sex offender was selected as the grand marshal for a Christmas Parade in one Mid-South town.

Dec. 14: Foggy start; officer shot on the mend

A quick look at what's making news and weather headlines this Friday, Dec. 14.

Mueller rejects Flynn’s argument that FBI interview was deceptive

Mueller’s office submitted a response on Friday to Flynn’s sentencing memo, which itself was submitted earlier this week.

Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war

Although the resolutions are largely symbolic — because it's unclear if they will be considered by the House — passage Thursday showed senators seeking to assert oversight of Trump administration foreign policy and the relationship with Saudi Arabia.

K-9 officer Gabo recovering following Jonesboro apartment shooting

Jonesboro Police K-9 officer Gabo is making slow and steady progress after being shot during a standoff at an apartment complex on December 11.

Wreath laying ceremony takes place as Wreaths Across America makes it to Caruthersville

A wreath-laying ceremony took place in Caruthersville on Thursday after the Wreaths Across America convoy made it to Pemiscot County.

Kimberly-Clark plant in Conway to close

A Kimberly-Clark plant in Conway is closing as the company restructures its business.

Neighborhood delivers big surprise for special mail carrier

Christmas is a time for giving, but there are some people who give all year long. It’s just who they are and what they do. For one Jonesboro neighborhood, it’s their mail carrier. So they decided to return the favor—with one special delivery.

Commissioners want to bring sports betting to Beale Street

With sports betting legal in the United States, some county commissioners in Shelby County, TN want to bring betting to Beale Street in Memphis.

Plans continue for partnership between St. Bernards and Five Rivers Medical Center

Efforts to enter into a partnership between St. Bernards Healthcare and Five Rivers Medical Center in Pocahontas continue, according to representatives with St. Bernards.

Couple robs elderly woman of her groceries

An elderly woman reported that her groceries were stolen at the Crosstown Kroger on December 3.

K9 trainer pushes for donations to buy bulletproof vests

And now BlueStreak K9 is trying to protect the entire Jonesboro Police Department K9 Unit by pushing the community to donate for bulletproof vests.

Over 200 participate in Santa Shuffle

Dozens of people got in the Christmas spirit tonight at the St. Bernards Santa Shuffle.

Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office investigating found human remains

The Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after skeletal remains were found.

Crime crosses the state line

Theft worth thousands crosses from Arkansas into Missouri.

City Council position decided by roll of the dice

A game of chance decided the fate of one Region 8 city council position Thursday.

Fire department gets major firefighting tool

New brush truck for the fire department.

Missouri earthquake experts recommend to always be prepared

Following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Alaska, local and state officials recommend to always be prepared.

Police: SC mother facing four felonies after the remains of two newborns were found

A woman has been charged with four felonies after giving birth to two babies and then allegedly killing them, according to the North Myrtle Beach Police Department.

Region 8 church gift students through program

First United Methodist Church in Batesville hosts a Giving Tree Program that provides presents to selected students in the Batesville School District.

Arkansas AG wants regulators to review plant settlement

Arkansas' attorney general is asking state regulators to review an agreement between the state's largest electric utility and environmental groups to eventually stop using coal at two power plants and shut down a natural gas plant

9-1-1 Dispatch Center receives life-saving locator system

The 9-1-1 Dispatch Center in Independence County will soon be able to better track callers.

Partnership to provide medical experience to students

A new partnership provides medical training for students.

Crittenden County’s new hospital now open

Baptist Memorial Hospital in Crittenden County, Arkansas opened its doors for the first time on Thursday.

Bomb threats sent to businesses, universities and media nationwide

Threats are being sent in to create mass disruption.

Name of person killed in collision released

Name released of person killed in a head-on collision between a semi-truck and a passenger vehicle.

‘Adulting Day’ teaches local high school seniors how to cook, change a tire, pay bills

Bullitt Central High School seniors had time to spend on topics other than math and English during an Adulting Day event Wednesday.

As protectors abandon Trump, investigation draws closer

Though Cohen broke down during his sentencing hearing Wednesday, Trump remained uncharacteristically quiet, his Twitter feed still while he ignored shouted questions about his former attorney at a White House event. But Trump has been far from silent during the monthslong Cohen saga.

Emails: Detention worker under review for shackling teen

Emails from Arkansas officials show a state employee is under investigation for shackling a 15-year-old housed at a juvenile detention center and leaving the teen restrained overnight

Boy Scouts of America considers filing for bankruptcy, report says

The organization is one of the largest youth groups in the country.

Corps to collect discarded Christmas trees

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it will once again collect discarded Christmas trees to use as fish cover.

Heating stove blamed for house fire

A heating stove is blamed for igniting a fire that destroyed a Rector man’s home.

Son has nowhere to hide when Mom embarrasses him on camera at basketball game

Mandy Remmell went for it when the 'fan cam' pointed at her during a Kelly Clarkson song. Her son may never forgive her.

Air quality ‘unhealthy’ near Bella Vista fire, state says

The Arkansas Department of Health says testing shows that air quality is "unhealthy" near an underground fire in Bella Vista

Thursday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Trey & Jim

A Salvation Army bell ringer turns heads in North Dakota.

Salon offering free haircuts for veterans

It’s Your Hair staff is offering free haircuts for veterans at the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center on Monday, Dec. 17.

Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

One night back in 1961, Mike Carroll's father, George, disappeared. The explanations for his father's disappearance never sat well with the son.

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

These 10 do not exist, except as a federal statistic that Trump and his vice president put through a rhetorical grinder in service of describing emigrants from Mexico as a menace.

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

While his parents work on getting his name legally changed, the boy will be going by his father’s last name at school.

Would-be burglar rescued after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent for 2 days

The sheriff’s office says the man was physically exhausted and suffering from dehydration. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

ABC upholds director’s decision to deny change to Old Country Store’s liquor permit

The Alcoholic Beverage Control board upheld a decision to deny the replacement and transfer of location application for Donald R. Nicholas.

Cooksey to serve as Walnut Ridge Police Chief

The interim police chief in Walnut Ridge will be given the job on a permanent basis, according to a council agenda released Wednesday.

K9 officer honored as hero after shootout

A K9 officer from the Jonesboro Police Department is being hailed a hero after a shootout at the Gladiolus apartment complex this week.

Daughter raising money to pay for her mother’s funeral costs

A daughter is reaching out for financial help this holiday season. It's not for Christmas presents but for funeral arrangements.

Revenge porn, human trafficking bill filed in state legislature

A bill that would seek to amend state law involving obscenity, dealing with issues like revenge pornography and human trafficking, was the only bill filed Wednesday at the state capitol in Little Rock.