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  • Suspect reportedly drove over headstones

    Suspect reportedly drove over headstones

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:37 AM EST2018-02-21 14:37:39 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:21 AM EST2018-02-21 15:21:06 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Two headstones were damaged at a cemetery after a sheriff's investigator was told someone drove over them.

    Two headstones were damaged at a cemetery after a sheriff's investigator was told someone drove over them.

  • Downtown shooting suspect no longer facing murder charge

    Downtown shooting suspect no longer facing murder charge

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:59 AM EST2018-02-21 14:59:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-21 15:17:01 GMT
    Chauncey Jovon Thomas at the time of his May 5, 2017 arrest. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Chauncey Jovon Thomas at the time of his May 5, 2017 arrest. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Prosecutors have dropped murder and battery charges against one of the men accused in the deadly downtown shooting last Mother’s Day.

    Prosecutors have dropped murder and battery charges against one of the men accused in the deadly downtown shooting last Mother’s Day.

  • Amendment sought in AR 'Open Container' law

    Amendment sought in AR 'Open Container' law

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-21 11:35:49 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:16 AM EST2018-02-21 15:16:33 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

    Arkansas lawmakers hope to keep the state from losing millions of dollars in federal funds by patching up an existing state law.

    Arkansas lawmakers hope to keep the state from losing millions of dollars in federal funds by patching up an existing state law.

  • Thousands without power as storms move through

    Thousands without power as storms move through

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:59 AM EST2018-02-21 11:59:50 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:07 AM EST2018-02-21 14:07:17 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    As storms and rain move through this morning, damage and flooding reports are coming in from across the area.

    As storms and rain move through this morning, damage and flooding reports are coming in from across the area.

  • School closed due to power outage

    School closed due to power outage

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:23 AM EST2018-02-21 11:23:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 7:37 AM EST2018-02-21 12:37:24 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A school district is closed Wednesday because of a loss of power.

    A school district is closed Wednesday because of a loss of power.

  • Sheriff: Infants found in suitcase at least 32 weeks along

    Sheriff: Infants found in suitcase at least 32 weeks along

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:10 AM EST2018-02-21 11:10:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Investigators have determined the approximate ages of the two babies found in a suitcase in Wynne, Arkansas on Friday. 

    Investigators have determined the approximate ages of the two babies found in a suitcase in Wynne, Arkansas on Friday. 

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    Autopsy results released of infants found in suitcase

    Autopsy results released of infants found in suitcase

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-21 02:37:12 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:49 AM EST2018-02-21 06:49:25 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to a Facebook post made by the Cross County Sheriff's Office, a preliminary autopsy report was released Tuesday regarding two infants who were found in a suitcase near a ditch last week.

    According to a Facebook post made by the Cross County Sheriff's Office, a preliminary autopsy report was released Tuesday regarding two infants who were found in a suitcase near a ditch last week.

  • City purchases acreage near Craighead Forest Park

    City purchases acreage near Craighead Forest Park

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:49 PM EST2018-02-21 04:49:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Jonesboro could soon own 40 more acres of land adjoining Craighead Forest Park. 

    The city of Jonesboro could soon own 40 more acres of land adjoining Craighead Forest Park. 

  • Greene Co. prepares for heavy rain

    Greene Co. prepares for heavy rain

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-02-21 04:12:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:44 PM EST2018-02-21 04:44:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    With more rain to come in the forecast, like many counties in Region 8, Greene County is working overtime to prepare their roads.

    With more rain to come in the forecast, like many counties in Region 8, Greene County is working overtime to prepare their roads.

  • Council discuss old Citizens Bank building downtown

    Council discuss old Citizens Bank building downtown

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:27 PM EST2018-02-21 04:27:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:42 PM EST2018-02-21 04:42:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A special presentation regarding the future of the old Citizens Bank building in downtown Jonesboro was held before city council Tuesday evening.

    A special presentation regarding the future of the old Citizens Bank building in downtown Jonesboro was held before city council Tuesday evening.

  • Family of missing Blytheville teen desperate for answers

    Family of missing Blytheville teen desperate for answers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:41 PM EST2018-02-21 04:41:58 GMT
    Ashton Talley (Source: family)Ashton Talley (Source: family)

    Relatives of a missing teenager with special needs who vanished after talking with someone on the internet are desperate to find her. 

    Relatives of a missing teenager with special needs who vanished after talking with someone on the internet are desperate to find her. 

  • Brookland holds meeting with residents to discuss city's future

    Brookland holds meeting with residents to discuss city's future

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 10:56 PM EST2018-02-21 03:56:37 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:25 PM EST2018-02-21 04:25:04 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The city of Brookland held a Brookland Planning Charette meeting Tuesday night to discuss the city's future with residents.

    The city of Brookland held a Brookland Planning Charette meeting Tuesday night to discuss the city's future with residents.

  • Over 300 customers without power in Lawrence Co.

    Over 300 customers without power in Lawrence Co.

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:11 PM EST2018-02-21 04:11:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:17 PM EST2018-02-21 04:17:26 GMT
    (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation)(Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation)

    The Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation is reporting power outages in Lawrence County Tuesday night.

    The Craighead Electric Cooperative Corporation is reporting power outages in Lawrence County Tuesday night.

  • New traffic patterns installed for student safety

    New traffic patterns installed for student safety

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:22 PM EST2018-02-21 01:22:54 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:49 PM EST2018-02-21 02:49:32 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Administrators at one Greene County school installed new safety features to help with their traffic pattern.

    Administrators at one Greene County school installed new safety features to help with their traffic pattern.

  • New clinic to be built in Brookland

    New clinic to be built in Brookland

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:28 PM EST2018-02-21 02:28:32 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:32 PM EST2018-02-21 02:32:25 GMT
    (Source: Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development via Facebook)(Source: Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development via Facebook)

    A new clinic will be built on Highway 49 in Brookland.

    A new clinic will be built on Highway 49 in Brookland.

  • CASA in need of more male volunteers

    CASA in need of more male volunteers

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-02-20 23:00:42 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:07 PM EST2018-02-21 01:07:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

    Court Appointed Special Advocates or CASA of Northeast Arkansas voiced their need for more male volunteers.

  • New campaign to raise awareness of potential threats

    New campaign to raise awareness of potential threats

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-21 01:05:50 GMT
    In light of all the horrific events involving school shootings around the country, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is launching “See Something, Say Something” campaign.  (Source: Texarkana Arkansas Police Department)In light of all the horrific events involving school shootings around the country, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is launching “See Something, Say Something” campaign. (Source: Texarkana Arkansas Police Department)

    In light of all the horrific events involving school shootings around the country, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is launching “See Something, Say Something” campaign. 

    In light of all the horrific events involving school shootings around the country, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department is launching “See Something, Say Something” campaign. 

  • Walnut Ridge schools will be in session Wednesday

    Walnut Ridge schools will be in session Wednesday

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-19 21:45:29 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:20 PM EST2018-02-21 00:20:28 GMT
    (Source: Mayor Charles Snapp/Walnut Ridge Fire Dept.)(Source: Mayor Charles Snapp/Walnut Ridge Fire Dept.)

    Walnut Ridge administrators said Monday that they would use an AMI day Tuesday to continue cleaning up smoke damage caused by last week's fire.

    Walnut Ridge administrators said Monday that they would use an AMI day Tuesday to continue cleaning up smoke damage caused by last week's fire.

  • Craighead Co. D.A.R.E officer goes a step further

    Craighead Co. D.A.R.E officer goes a step further

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-20 23:21:01 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:59 PM EST2018-02-20 23:59:49 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    Most people are familiar with the D.A.R.E program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. It's a program led by law enforcement officers.

    Most people are familiar with the D.A.R.E program, which stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. It's a program led by law enforcement officers.

  • Several dogs killed in mobile home fire

    Several dogs killed in mobile home fire

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:17 PM EST2018-02-20 23:17:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:21 PM EST2018-02-20 23:21:54 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A fire in Fulton County Monday night left a house destroyed and several dogs dead.

    A fire in Fulton County Monday night left a house destroyed and several dogs dead.

  • Suspects allegedly found asleep in vehicle with stolen goods

    Suspects allegedly found asleep in vehicle with stolen goods

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:32 PM EST2018-02-20 22:32:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-20 22:51:07 GMT
    Angie Lynn Hall (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Angie Lynn Hall (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A woman faces a felony theft charge after police say they found her and a companion asleep in a vehicle surrounded by stolen goods.

    A woman faces a felony theft charge after police say they found her and a companion asleep in a vehicle surrounded by stolen goods.

  • Unmarked houses slowing down first responders

    Unmarked houses slowing down first responders

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:29 PM EST2018-02-20 22:29:36 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-02-20 22:46:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Marked Tree Police Department is hoping that residents can help its officers and other first responders respond quicker by adding one thing to their homes.

    The Marked Tree Police Department is hoping that residents can help its officers and other first responders respond quicker by adding one thing to their homes.

  • Suspect accused of trying to rake in cash with forged check

    Suspect accused of trying to rake in cash with forged check

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-02-20 22:11:39 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:22 PM EST2018-02-20 22:22:03 GMT
    Logan Matthew Sawyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Logan Matthew Sawyer (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    An 18-year-old man who claimed he was hired to do some yard work reportedly tried to rake in a lot of cash with a forged check.

    An 18-year-old man who claimed he was hired to do some yard work reportedly tried to rake in a lot of cash with a forged check.

  • Lepanto Elementary makes change to security protocol

    Lepanto Elementary makes change to security protocol

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:41 PM EST2018-02-20 21:41:40 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-20 22:06:18 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The East Poinsett County School District announced a small change in protocol at one of its elementary schools Tuesday.

    The East Poinsett County School District announced a small change in protocol at one of its elementary schools Tuesday.

  • Police say suspect sold woman's rings just hours after stealing them

    Police say suspect sold woman's rings just hours after stealing them

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-02-20 21:54:48 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:00 PM EST2018-02-20 22:00:41 GMT
    Jessica Lauren Rudd (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jessica Lauren Rudd (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Less than two hours after stealing a woman’s rings, police say a suspect had already sold them.

    Less than two hours after stealing a woman’s rings, police say a suspect had already sold them.

  • Small town dealing with big cat problem

    Small town dealing with big cat problem

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:24 PM EST2018-02-20 21:24:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-02-20 21:59:47 GMT
    (Source: KARK)(Source: KARK)

     A small town in Woodruff County has a pretty big problem: too many cats.

     A small town in Woodruff County has a pretty big problem: too many cats.

  • Neither here nor there: Unregistered sex offender found behind bars

    Neither here nor there: Unregistered sex offender found behind bars

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:39 PM EST2018-02-20 21:39:57 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-02-20 21:47:56 GMT
    Terry Wayne Johnson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Terry Wayne Johnson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    When he was released from prison last July, a Level 3 sex offender told authorities he was leaving Arkansas and starting a new life in sunny California. Instead of moving to L.A., police said they found him in the Craighead County Detention Center.

    When he was released from prison last July, a Level 3 sex offender told authorities he was leaving Arkansas and starting a new life in sunny California. Instead of moving to L.A., police said they found him in the Craighead County Detention Center.

  • Rifle raffle nixed at Batesville school

    Rifle raffle nixed at Batesville school

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:20 PM EST2018-02-20 18:20:59 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:29 PM EST2018-02-20 19:29:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Officials have pulled the plug on a raffle for an AR-15 at a local high school.

    Officials have pulled the plug on a raffle for an AR-15 at a local high school.

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  • Rain lasts through Saturday

    Rain lasts through Saturday

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-02-21 16:25:13 GMT
    (Source: Pixabay)(Source: Pixabay)

    Heavy rain is headed toward the Mid-South bringing the threat of flooding. The details on when and how much rain will fall in our latest blog post.  

    Heavy rain is headed toward the Mid-South bringing the threat of flooding. The details on when and how much rain will fall in our latest blog post.  

  • Remembering Billy Graham's 1978 Memphis visit

    Remembering Billy Graham's 1978 Memphis visit

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:08 AM EST2018-02-21 16:08:45 GMT
    Billy Graham speaks to a large crowd at the Mid-South Coliseum (Source: WMC Action News 5 archives)Billy Graham speaks to a large crowd at the Mid-South Coliseum (Source: WMC Action News 5 archives)

    Billy Graham, known as "America's Pastor," died Wednesday morning at the age of 99.

    Billy Graham, known as "America's Pastor," died Wednesday morning at the age of 99.

  • Beale Street Music Festival announces 2018 lineup

    Beale Street Music Festival announces 2018 lineup

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-02-21 15:38:59 GMT

    Beale Street Music Festival released its 2018 concert lineup, which features the following headliners: Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, Odesza, Erykah Badu, Logic, Post Malone, Incubus, Alanis Morissette, and Tyler, the Creator.

    Beale Street Music Festival released its 2018 concert lineup, which features the following headliners: Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, Odesza, Erykah Badu, Logic, Post Malone, Incubus, Alanis Morissette, and Tyler, the Creator.

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