Crime

Kennett man facing second-degree murder charge

A man is accused of hitting and killing another man with a vehicle.

  Police: Suspect rammed patrol cars with stolen vehicle

  Report: Josh Duggar granted release Thursday; hefty list of stipulations

Arkansas officer shot while responding to disturbance call

AMBER ALERT canceled: 2-year-old Mo. girl found safe

  Man sentenced after pleading guilty to incest

JPD receives tips of phone scam

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  Former Parma, Mo. city leaders charged; Galloway releases follow-up audit

Man charged in storage unit break-in

Man arrested on weapons charge following assault

Man fell asleep in bank lobby, arrested on forgery charge

Wanted man arrested for having large amount of ecstasy, LSD

Police: remains found in Cape Girardeau identified as dog remains

Police investigating dozens of vehicle break-ins

As they investigate a string of vehicle break-ins the Jonesboro Police Department is making the following request: Check your security cameras.

  Sheriff’s office searching for suspected stalkers

Multiple reports of a carload of men following young men and women have a northeast Arkansas sheriff warning teens to stay aware.

Craighead Co. Mug Shots, May 2-8

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

Silver Alert issued for Crittenden County man

The Arkansas State Police and the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Crittenden County man.

One killed in Randolph Co. ATV crash

Man shoots parents, uncle; arrested for homicide

One killed, one injured in Fulton County crash

Disco ball battle leads to man’s arrest

Evidence provides clues on vehicle break-ins; teen arrested in case

  Over 50 tips received in search for suspect in fatal stabbings

  Man shot, woman stabbed at University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff says a student was shot and a young woman was stabbed in a campus parking lot.

Cross County woman arrested in sexual indecency case

A Cross County woman was arrested on suspicion of sexual indecency with a child, according to officials.

Man drowns in Izard County lake

A man drowned Friday in the Crown Lake area of Horseshoe Bend, according to authorities.

  Jonesboro police continue shooting investigation, woman at scene arrested on weapons, drug charges

Jonesboro police continue to investigate a Tuesday night shooting that sent a man to the hospital.

  Teens charged with kidnapping after SUV stolen with 4-year-old St. Jude patient inside

They’re facing charges of especially aggravated kidnapping, two counts of auto theft, evading arrest and firearm possession during a dangerous felony.

Man arrested for arson in Caruthersville, Mo.

A 54-year-old Caruthersville man was arrested following an arson investigation.

Child confesses to setting dog on fire in Mississippi

“Due to the age of the juvenile we are not able to file criminal charges in this case,” reads a statement from Sheriff Brad Lance posted to Facebook.

Mo. Capitol Dome to shine blue for fallen law enforcement officers; candlelight vigil and memorial service scheduled

Organizers of the annual Missouri Law Enforcement Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Service will hold ceremonies on April 30 and May 1.

  Man arrested in sexual assault case

A Craighead County man faces a June 30 court date after Jonesboro police say he sexually assaulted a child, then put a woman in a chokehold after she confronted him about the incident.

Two killed in Fulton County crash

Two White County residents were killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash in Fulton County, according to the Arkansas State Police.

  Second arrest made in shooting of Fulton County man

A Fulton County woman, who is the mother of a teen accused of killing another teen earlier this week, now faces a conspiracy to commit first-degree murder charge.

  West Memphis crime rate drops, mayor credits community policing

Crime rates are down in West Memphis and Mayor Marco McClendon hopes the recent approval of body cameras for police officers will help keep the trend going.

Missing Independence County man found safe in Illinois

An 80-year-old Southside man reported missing since Saturday has been found safe in Illinois.

  Constable arrested on multiple sex charges

Coby Ryan Poe faces charges of attempted rape, three counts of second-degree sexual assault, and pandering.

  Overpass one step away from being named in memory of Sydney Sutherland

The next step for the resolution is to send it over to the Arkansas Highway Department.

No criminal charges in Reelfoot Lake double murder, says DA

The 27th Judicial District Attorney Thomas A. Thomas says his office has found no reason for criminal charges in the shooting that left three men dead at Reelfoot Lake in late January.

Ex-Dallas officer who killed neighbor appeals guilty verdict

At issue is whether the evidence in the case was sufficient to prove that the former officer’s 2018 shooting of Botham Jean was murder.

  Man charged following fatal motorcycle crash

A man faces multiple charges, including manslaughter and DWI, following a motorcycle crash that left a woman dead.

  Man sentenced to seven years probation following brother’s death

A Greene County man will spend the next seven years on probation after pleading guilty to manslaughter charges.

  Mississippi man arrested in Jonesboro murder appears in court

A Mississippi man accused of a Jonesboro murder appeared in court Monday.

Tennessee bill passes to stop executions of intellectually disabled

Tennessee lawmakers on Monday passed legislation designed to prevent death row inmates with an intellectual disability from being executed.

Watchdog gives bleak report on Mississippi prisons

The statistics are in a new report published Friday by PEER, the Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review.

Man killed in Clay County crash

A Greene County man was killed Saturday in a two-vehicle crash along Highway 135 in Clay County, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police.

  Safe Haven Baby Box set to arrive in Jonesboro

A project that may help avoid tragedy and could help parents who might be considering abandoning their baby will soon be in Jonesboro.

Wolfe Street Foundation helping people for nearly 30 years

An Arkansas non-profit has worked for nearly three decades to help people battling alcoholism and addiction.

Fort Smith officers honored for heroism in dealing with knife-wielding man

A pair of Fort Smith police officers were recently honored for their work in dealing with a man wielding a knife.

4 killed in crash of light aircraft in Arkansas

Officials say four people were killed in the crash of a light aircraft in western Arkansas.

Craighead Co. Mug Shots, April 25-May 1

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

  Harrisburg to enforce code citations following city-wide cleanup

The city of Harrisburg is hoping to clean up neighborhoods with stricter code enforcement.

  Hundreds unite to walk against gun violence in Frayser

Memphis Police say there have been 87 homicides and 73 murders in the city this year.

  Blytheville Police reintroduces street crimes unit

Blytheville police plan to address violent crimes with a new street crimes unit.

State police investigating after woman’s body found

The Arkansas State Police are investigating the death of a woman found in the St. Francis River Thursday.

  I-555 near Red Wolf now open after crash

Crews have been able to reopen I-555 near Red Wolf after a crash Friday where a vehicle had flipped over on top of another vehicle.

Man arrested on arson, commercial burglary charges

A Jonesboro man faces several felonies in connection with two separate investigations by police, including an arson case earlier this week.

  Hoxie employee killed in mowing accident

A Hoxie city employee died Thursday when the mower he was operating rolled over onto him.

Tip from ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ TV show closes 2010 Louisiana cold case

A double homicide case that had laid dormant for 10 years has been solved, thanks to a tip from a television show.

Affidavit: Man accidentally shoots son while playing with gun

According to an affidavit, the victim’s brother said their dad was playing with a gun before the shooting, pointing it at the boys.

  Mayor Agee on his first 100 days, future plans for Paragould

Mayor Agee recalls his first 100 days in office.

West Plains police arrest man after standoff and domestic disturbance

The West Plains Police Department has arrested one man after a standoff Wednesday night that stemmed from a domestic disturbance.

  Former Greene Co. Sheriff’s Lt. sentenced to two years in prison

A former Greene County Sheriff’s Department lieutenant who was arrested in 2019 in connection with a public corruption case will spend the next two years in federal prison.

Park shooting sends man to hospital, another to jail

A shooting at a local park sent one man to the hospital with serious injuries and another to jail.

Police investigate aggravated robbery

Jonesboro police investigate after a gun was shot at a woman and daughter while looking at a car to buy.

  Police: 4-year-old boy witnessed mom stab dad

“My dad pushed my mom and my mom got a knife and did like that,” the boy said according to the release.

$1,050 worth of lumber stolen from construction site

In a time where lumber prices are skyrocketing, Jonesboro police reported a theft of more than a thousand dollars worth of lumber from a construction site.

Judge convicts man ‘coerced’ into sexually assaulting child

A Poinsett County man who claimed a young girl “coerced him” into performing sexual acts on her will spend nearly 10 years in prison.

2 missing Texas teens found safe; Amber Alert canceled

An Amber Alert for a 16-year-old and 17-year-old in Texas was discontinued after they were found safe.

Man arrested on NWA aggravated robbery warrant

The Pocahontas Police Department arrested a man wanted in a double shooting investigation in Fort Smith.

  Parole not recommended for man convicted of killing Pocahontas officer

The man accused of killing a police officer three decades ago learned the fate of his request for clemency Monday.

  Sheriff: 2 pounds of meth found in camper, 3 arrested

Deputies arrested three people after they say a search of a camper turned up two pounds of meth.

  Craighead County Circuit Clerk warns of jury duty scam

Craighead County court officials are warning residents of a new scam making the rounds.

  Two Sikeston shootings reported 10 minutes apart; both victims shot in leg

According to Sikeston Department of Public Safety (DPS) Chief Jim McMillen, two shootings were reported in Sikeston just 10 minutes apart.

Craighead Co. Mug Shots, April 18-24

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

  Man arrested after lengthy standoff with Jonesboro police

A $250,000 cash bond was set Friday for a Central Arkansas man who was involved in a nearly six-and-a-half-hour standoff with Jonesboro police Thursday evening.

Amber Alert canceled in Ava, Mo.; child found safe

An Amber Alert was canceled after a 5-year-old boy was found safe on Friday, April 16.

  Oregon County prosecutor files additional charges against man accused in shootings at Koshkonong convenience store

The shootings killed one man and injured three others Saturday at the Snappy Mart.

  Pocahontas community honors officer killed 30 years ago Thursday

On April 15, 1991, Pocahontas officer Scotty Lee Bennett was killed in the line of duty. Memorials and tributes are laced throughout Pocahontas City Hall and the Pocahontas Police Department.

  Pursuit along I-555 leads to arrest

A pursuit along I-555 in Poinsett County Wednesday has a Jonesboro man facing fleeing and drug charges, according to authorities.

  Catalytic converter bill approved in House

A bill that would require buyers of used catalytic converters in the state to maintain certain records received overwhelming support Thursday in the State House.