18-year-old arrested on rape and child porn charges

A juvenile provided messages between the two as well as screenshots of photographs that Burgess had placed on his personal Facebook account.

University of Arkansas at Monticello chancellor resigning

  Justin Timberlake, Timbaland surprise students at Stax Music Academy

Greene County boy’s giant pumpkin takes state honors

$50k grant will fund police body, cruiser cams

Distracted driving simulator coming to several southeast Mo high schools

Missouri leaders to raise awareness about vaping risks

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No one hurt after plane makes emergency stop in Arkansas

Kansas man sues after he was hurt in Branson go-kart crash

  Craighead County approves increasing pay for emergency services director

  A Better Region 8: Leaving behind a legacy everyone can respect

  Memphis City Council considering loosening living requirements for officers, firefighters

  Number of vaping-related illnesses on the rise in Tennessee

  Historic World War II B-17 bomber to give Memphians a chance to fly

The B-17 is the most famous bomber used during World War II.

  Congressman celebrates campaign season with chili

It was night of fun at the Gamble's Shop Local Park with plenty of chili and entertainment.

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams paid for more than 500 mammograms in honor of late mother

In honor of his later mother, former NFL professional DeAngelo Williams helped pay for more than 500 mammograms over the past five years.

  Family questioning if 2001 cold case is connected to infamous serial killer

This Saturday will mark 18 years since Lisa Gwathney’s sister, Patricia Thornton and her friend Nancy Alvis were discovered nude in a field near Harpo’s on Highway 51.

Parole search lands man with drug charges

  Gosnell residents react after $4 sewage rate increase

  Equine therapy program temporarily closing while it searches for better facility

  Organizations works to meet the needs in foster community

  Investigation continues into crash that killed woman, 3 children early Sunday morning

Man wanted for alleged check fraud in Crittenden County

Lawsuit: Inmate kept in Missouri restraint chair 5 days

A federal lawsuit claims that a Missouri man was held in a rural jail's restraint chair for five days, including a period of at least 24 hours with a blanket over his head

Elderly man killed after Jeep overturns

On Sunday afternoon, the victim's vehicle left the road and overturned within Viola city limits.

Inmate accused of attacking jailers facing new charges

A woman in police custody since April faces additional charges after jailers say she attacked them.

  Malik & Marcus Monk give back to Lepanto

The court was blessed by a local pastor and then the kids took to the court for a free basketball clinic with Malik and Marcus Monk coaching.

Arkansas judge announces bid for state Supreme Court seat

An Arkansas judge says he's running for a seat on the state's Supreme Court, setting up another potentially expensive and heated race in a state that has drawn heavy involvement from outside conservative groups

  Poplar Bluff, Mo. police search for man known to be armed

They are looking for Richard Trice.

  Woman asks for new DNA testing after father was convicted and executed for murder

The daughter of a man convicted and executed for a brutal rape and murder will ask a Shelby County judge for new DNA testing in her father's case Monday.

  Fake Filters? Made-up addresses, strange receipts and copycat websites reveal knock-offs on the market

After several strange clues, a Michigan father questions whether his water filters are authentic. Experts say counterfeit filters are a growing problem in the United States.

  Longtime KFVS12 anchor Mike Shain passes away

Mike Shain was a Sikeston native.

3 suspected of armed robberies in Trumann, Jonesboro

Police arrested three people Saturday night suspected of robbing people at gunpoint in Trumann and Jonesboro.

Crash victim succumbs to injuries

An Arkansas man seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash has died.

Pope tweets at saints, but not those Saints - social media goes wild

Who dat thought the Pope was a Saints fan?

  8-year-old girl helps provide 4,000 meals for children for her birthday present

Simptkins and her support team met at the Jackson Civic Center on Sunday where they packed 4,000 nutritional bags of food through the Hope for Kidz campaign with Hope International.

2.3 earthquake hits near Gideon, Mo.

A small earthquake hit part of New Madrid County, Missouri on Sunday, Oct. 13.

  Butterflies fill the skies, remembering those gone

St. Bernards held its 12th annual Butterfly Release with hundreds in attendance.

  Officials update Hard Rock collapse; still in rescue mode with full investigation to come

One person remains unaccounted for

  Business owners in Birchwood Square respond to vandalism

Multiple shop owners of Birchwood Square on Southwest Drive returned to work with an unpleasant surprise Friday and some are saying this has happened more than once.

  2nd Annual Cornhole Classic and Food Truck Fest brings people to Jonesboro

All proceeds from entry submissions will benefit the Rivers of Recovery, which helps combat veterans, according to Brad Bobo, the tournament director.

  Diego Ranch hosts Halloween fundraiser

Diego Ranch held a fundraiser Saturday that offered everything from food to games, and everyone got a chance to meet the therapy horses.

Jonesboro police investigates Saturday night armed robbery

JPD works an armed robbery Saturday night.

  NEA Pride hosts ‘first-ever’ Pride Fest in Jonesboro

Hundreds of people showed up and showed out with pride in Downtown Jonesboro.

Jonesboro police investigate weapon pulled on victim

Jonesboro police are investigating a case in which a victim said someone pulled a gun on her on a city street Saturday.

  Police chase ends with car in house, resident shaken

Zewilla Shannon, 96, was in bed in the house where she’s lived for 60+ years when she narrowly escaped being hurt

  Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans

The Hard Rock Hotel construction site collapsed Saturday morning onto Canal Street

  Officer dances with girl, leaves inspired by her story

One Region 8 officer went above and beyond to make sure a little girl enjoyed a dance, and he left inspired by her story.

Audit: $185K misappropriated from Arkansas city’s accounts

State auditors have determined a former city clerk and administrator in Arkansas wrote unauthorized checks to herself and used other tactics to misappropriate nearly $185,000 in municipal money

  Region 8 organizations help Marshallese women involved in illegal adoption scheme

Two agencies here in Region 8 recently started working to help the women affected by the scheme.

Suspect fatally shot by Arkansas authorities following chase

Authorities in Arkansas have fatally shot a suspect following a car chase that began when a sheriff's deputy spotted a wanted man

M3.0 earthquake recorded near Lilbourn, Mo.

It was about 2.7 miles southwest of Lilbourn.

  Window breaking leads to arrest in Jonesboro

Tasha Renee Ford, 29, Jonesboro was arrested Oct. 11 on suspicion of criminal mischief-1st degree and possession of an instrument of crime after an investigation by Jonesboro police.

Woman arrested in aggravated assault case

Deursia Barron, 35, Jonesboro was arrested Oct. 10 on suspicion of aggravated assault and possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident at Craighead Forest Park.

Craighead County Sheriff’s Office warns people about possible scams

The CCSD asks people to be careful.

Happening this weekend in Region 8

There’s something happening for everyone this weekend in Region 8

  Blytheville Food Pantry low on supplies for holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and a local non-profit is calling out for help to feed families in need.

  TRAFFIC ALERT: Heavy rains lead to multiple crashes

Friday morning’s sudden downpour turned several Region 8 roads into collision courses.

  FOA uses upcoming musical to help those in foster care

The Foundation of Arts in Jonesboro is using the theme of an upcoming musical to help those in foster care.

Library asks for extra police protection for trans author

The Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library has asked for police presence for an upcoming public event with author Meredith Russo.

Local GM employees unhappy with letter from auto company

General Motors sent a letter Friday to the United Auto Workers union saying it’s “critical” both parties finalize a deal as the strike reaches its fourth week.

Woman killed in head-on crash

An elderly woman was killed Friday morning in a head-on crash in Cross County.

Arkansas House expels member accused of not paying taxes

The Arkansas House has voted to expel a lawmaker who pleaded no contest to not paying state income taxes for several years

Canine switcheroo lands man in jail on animal cruelty, theft charges

A man faces an animal cruelty charge after Greene County sheriff’s deputies say he chained a dog to a tree.

Halloween candy warning: Police seize drug-laced treats that look like Nerds Rope

Police issued a warning to parents ahead of Halloween after a large stash of THC-infused candies were confiscated.

  Fall break brings record highs to passenger numbers at Memphis International Airport

Even with an unprecedented amount of passengers, the airport said the lines at security Thursday were no longer than 15 minutes long.

  Tenn. man in custody, wanted for attempted second-degree murder

Rodney Eugene Wilson, 24, is considered armed and dangerous.

  Ole Miss sends warning to students after blackface photo surfaces online

Ole Miss officials are asking students to be sensitive when making Halloween costume choices this year.

  1 killed, 1 seriously injured in crash in Dunklin County, Mo.

The vehicle overturned and threw him from inside.

  14-foot beehive removed from 100-year-old building

A 14-foot long beehive was removed from a Memphis building set for demolition.

  Students learning to be future leaders

Thousands of students met at First National Bank Arena for the Future Business Leaders of America's Fall Conference.

  New device helps prevent infant hot car deaths

The eClip, created by Elepho, Inc. pairs with your smartphone and sends you an alert if you leave the car with your child still in the backseat.

  Jackson County officials discuss solar power program

In Jackson County, Quorum Court meeting was held tonight. They discussed several items including a Solar Power Program.

  Special wish granted for family by Make-A-Wish

A special wish was granted Thursday at the Crowley's Ridge Nature Center thanks to Make-A-Wish.

Unsecured hauling creating problem along Highway 1

The sight of couches and televisions falling off trucks and trailers along Highway 1 has Jonesboro city officials asking the public for help.

  Blytheville ‘on a roll’ tearing down neglected homes

Many of you may have noticed the last few removals captured on video and posted to Facebook lately.

Police: 10-year-old girl found after being taken from Memphis school by non-custodial mother

Police say 10-year-old Teyonna Woods who was taken from school Thursday morning by her mother who does not have legal custody has been found.

  Parole search, search warrant leads to drugs, weapons found, man arrested

Marlon Beal, 29, Jonesboro was arrested Oct. 9 after the Jonesboro Police Department Street Crimes Unit went to the 900-block of Mays Road to serve a search warrant due to the smell of marijuana.

Board strips Little Rock teachers’ union bargaining power

An Arkansas panel has stripped the bargaining power of the Little Rock teachers' union and has backed off a plan to only return some local control to the district after facing criticism that the move would divide the system along racial lines

  ABC approves three liquor applicants in Randolph County

While the board approved the requests, ABC must wait 30 days from the time of the meeting to issue the permits.

911 service restored for Trumann, Bay, Lake City areas

People in Bay, Trumann, and Lake City may not be able to call 911.