Tropical Storm Zeta a hurricane threat to Mexico, US Gulf Coast

Zeta could bring 4 to 8 inches of rain to parts of the Caribbean and Mexico as well as Florida and the Keys before drenching parts of the central Gulf Coast.

Senate expected to confirm Barrett for court in highly partisan vote

With no real power to stop the vote, Democrats argue the winner of the Nov. 3 election should choose the nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • National

  Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

In addition to a spike in coronavirus cases in the U.S., the percentage of people who are testing positive for COVID-19 is up in many parts of the country.

TOP STORIES

  Volunteers help clean-up Osceola, pick up trash, grass clippings

Authorities find 2 abducted girls safe after 2 boys are killed

  Activists rally against Issues 2 & 3 by setting up large Trojan Horse in Jonesboro

One killed, one injured in Craighead Co. crash

Area food pantry providing golden apples

An area food pantry is wanting to help feed people by providing free apples.
  • National

  Senate votes to advance Barrett; confirmation expected Monday

Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

Arkansas reports nearly 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, Craighead County 4th in the state

  Five Guys back to serving burgers and fries after tornado

  Jonesboro parks under renovation, providing opportunity for skaters, families

Man arrested in 2017 murder case, originally thought to be suicide

  First week of early voting coming to an end

  Appreciation lunch held for first responders

  ‘Inappropriate’ chats leads to man’s arrest

  Bond set for woman accused of raping 14-year-old boy

  • National

‘He’s our angel’: Veteran battling cancer rescues neighbors from burning Ill. home

It’s believed the fire was caused by an unsecured heat lamp in the garage that was keeping some baby chickens warm.

SPORTS

Watch the Red Wolves Coaches Show Sunday at 10:35pm on KAIT

Melbourne sophomore Jenna Lawrence commits to Arkansas

  A-State women’s hoops continue prep for upcoming season

Matt Daniel begins year two as head coach

MORE TOP STORIES

  Hoxie Mustangs, led by father/son coaching duo, see on-field success

US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

  Lisa Prescott’s family reacts to ending their two-year search

  School district to feed students on weekends

Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week’s grab that it’s jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space, scientists said Friday.
  • Coronavirus

New US virus cases top 83,700 for 2nd day in row

Close to 8.6 million Americans have contracted the coronavirus since the pandemic began, and about 225,000 have died.

  First ‘murder hornet’ nest in US discovered in Washington state

  Caraway receives large grant for water tower improvements

Blytheville police investigate robbery at Kream Kastle

Craighead County fourth in the state in COVID-19 cases, state reports over 1,300 new cases

BUSINESS

  Halloween sales still great at Golden Grotto during pandemic

Craighead County number one in the state in new COVID-19 cases

  Daily Report: Arkansas Dept. of Health monitoring COVID-19

Area food pantry providing golden apples

  Five Guys back to serving burgers and fries after tornado

EDUCATION

  School district to feed students on weekends

  NE Arkansas school districts reporting COVID-19 cases

  Hoxie superintendent reacts to ACHI “Red Zone” report

  Westside senior receives JROTC leadership award

POLITICS

  Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems' advantage

  First week of early voting coming to an end

  Battleground postal delays persist with mail voting underway