Crime

Poplar Bluff PD looking for sex offender

Authorities in Poplar Bluff are looking for a sex offender who has not reported his new address.

Former Bauxite baseball players arrested following sexual assault, hazing investigation

Two former Bauxite baseball players have been arrested following a sexual assault, and hazing investigation from early April.

Tobacco store robbed, police searching for suspect

Trumann police need the public’s help identifying a man they say robbed a local tobacco store.

Police investigating burglary find pot growing on patio

Officers investigating a home break-in did not find a burglar. But, they did discover something else: marijuana growing on the back patio.

Police seek fresh leads in girl’s 1975 killing in Missouri

Police are looking for fresh leads in the 43-year-old killing of a 9-year-old girl who was abducted while walking home in Springfield and later found in a shallow grave

Man sentenced to life in beating death of 84-year-old woman

A Missouri man has been sentenced to life in prison in the 1984 beating death of an 84-year-old woman during a suspected burglary

Crawford County increases jail fees on cities

A county court in northwestern Arkansas has approved imposing a higher fee on cities for housing their inmates even though county officials cannot justify the increase.

GRAPHIC: Mother charged after video shows her holding baby underwater

The 27-year-old reportedly told police she recorded and sent the video to the baby’s father to get his attention, so he could help more.

HELL AND GONE: Podcast features Rebekah Gould cold case

A new podcast released on Wednesday examines the 14-year-old murder of Rebekah Gould.

Man shot, killed by deputies identified as suspect in I-40 shooting

A Shelby County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the line of duty and a suspect was killed in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

Police searching for suspect in bank break-in

West Memphis Police continue to search for suspect involved in break-in.

Trumann police arrest three in probation search

Trumann police arrest three after probation search turns up methamphetamine.

Steele man arrested, charged with assault

Police in Steele, Missouri arrested a man after they say he assaulted his wife.

Rutledge announces two Medicaid fraud arrests

Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge announces two more Medicaid fraud arrests have been made.

Ohio woman accused of using 3-year-old daughter to make child porn

Parker confessed to investigators that she would undress her daughter and leave her alone in a bedroom with her ex-boyfriend.

Courthouse clash ends with man’s arrest

Craighead County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 24-year-old man following a courthouse clash.

3 arrested in convenience store burglary

Police have arrested three people suspected of an August convenience store burglary.

Police department investigating Facebook threat made towards chief, chief’s family

Police department investigating threat made towards police chief, family.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

Sikeston DPS investigating armed robbery, suspect wanted

Sikeston, Missouri Department of Public Safety officers are investigating an armed robbery at Gas and Goodies on West Malone Ave. It happened on Friday, October 12.

  Intruders break into dog pound, set dogs against each other

Officials say intruders broke into an eastern Arkansas animal shelter and set several dogs against each other in what a shelter volunteer called "a bloodbath."

Man accused of raping 12-year-old girl

A Jonesboro man faces a rape charge after police say a woman walked in on him having sex with her 12-year-old daughter.

New tax scam hits Missouri residents

New tax scam coming through your phone.

JPD: Overall crime up in September

Crime in Jonesboro increased during the month of September, according to the Jonesboro Police Department’s latest report.

Craighead Co. mug shots, Oct. 14-20

A photo gallery of mug shots submitted by the Craighead County Sheriff's Office during the week of Oct. 14-20, 2018.

Family: Man killed in naval base shooting planned to propose to girlfriend

One person is dead after a shooting on the naval base in Millington.

SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots, Oct. 14-20

A photo gallery of mug shots from the Greene County Sheriff's Office.

Several dead in Texas after shooting at toddler’s birthday party

Officials say two families had an argument at a one-year-old’s birthday party that later escalated into gunfire

Firefighters were key in solving arson, burglary investigation

It's a case of firefighters turned crime fighters.

Man dies, person of interest wanted after alleged assault in Steele, MO

Police are looking for a person of interest after a man died from an alleged assault in Steele, Missouri.

Assault victim dies of injuries, police searching for suspects

Steele police say a man found severely beaten last month has died from his injuries. Now they’re asking the public’s help in solving the crime.

Region 8 man sentenced to prison for sexual assault

According to court documents, 49-year-old Harold Dean Robinson was sentenced to 96 months in the Arkansas Department of Correction.

UPDATE: 3 teens accused in arson that critically injured woman

Jonesboro police have arrested three teens suspected in an arson that sent a Jonesboro woman to a Memphis hospital with critical injuries.

Missing a bike? Dexter police find several during search warrant

Dexter police found several stolen bicycles during a search warrant.

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with teen’s disappearance makes first court appearance

The man suspected in the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl made his first appearance in court on Thursday.

Police searching for man accused of raping 6-year-old girl

Memphis Police Department is searching for a man accused of raping a child.

Sheriff: Suspect admitted having sex with girl “numerous times”

An 18-year-old man could spend 20 years in prison if convicted of having sex with an 13-year-old girl.

Ex-college president reports to prison in corruption case

The former president of an Arkansas college has reported to a federal prison in Illinois for his role in a corruption case.

Man charged with sexual assault, accused of impregnating teen

A 33-year-old Marked Tree man is in custody, accused of impregnating a 15-year-old girl.

Probationer arrested following search of home

A probation search led to a Marked Tree man’s arrest on multiple drug charges.