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Region 8 News is watching several breaking news stories at this hour

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - Region 8 News is watching several breaking news stories at this hour.

US Airways flight 1549 from NYC to Charlotte crash landed in the Hudson River shortly after takeoff.  The FAA says everyone made it off the plane safely.  Investigators on the scene believe a flock of birds make have flown into the path of the plane, bringing it down.

Jonesboro firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in North Jonesboro.  When officers first arrived, it appeared as though someone was trapped inside.  As the firefighters made it inside, no one was home.

Meteorologist Justin Logan is tracking the cold temperatures in Region 8.  The low tonight is a dangerous 6 degrees.  Find out how to keep yourself and your property safe overnight tonight on Region 8 News at Five and Region 8 News at Six.

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  • Arrest made in robbery case

    Arrest made in robbery case

    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:15 PM EST2018-02-18 21:15:41 GMT
    (Source: Dexter Police Department/Facebook)(Source: Dexter Police Department/Facebook)

    A Southeast Missouri man was in custody Sunday after his arrest in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. 

    A Southeast Missouri man was in custody Sunday after his arrest in connection with a robbery of a convenience store. 

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    Man dies in house fire in Blytheville

    Man dies in house fire in Blytheville

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-18 20:53:12 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 4:02 PM EST2018-02-18 21:02:16 GMT

    A 60-year-old man died early Sunday in a house fire as authorities in Blytheville attempt to find out the cause of the fire. 

    A 60-year-old man died early Sunday in a house fire as authorities in Blytheville attempt to find out the cause of the fire. 

  • Man arrested in connection with Dexter robbery

    Man arrested in connection with Dexter robbery

    Sunday, February 18 2018 3:58 PM EST2018-02-18 20:58:39 GMT
    (Source: Dexter Police Department)(Source: Dexter Police Department)

    The Dexter Police Department is looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The robbery occurred on Wednesday, February 14, at around 10:42 p.m. at Break Time Convenience Store. The unknown man fled the scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. The surveillance pictures show the suspect in the store and outside. Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cory Mills at 573-624-5512. Download the KFVS News app: ...

    The Dexter Police Department is looking for a suspect in a robbery investigation. The robbery occurred on Wednesday, February 14, at around 10:42 p.m. at Break Time Convenience Store. The unknown man fled the scene on foot with an unknown amount of cash. The surveillance pictures show the suspect in the store and outside. Anyone with any information about this individual is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Cory Mills at 573-624-5512. Download the KFVS News app: ...

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