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Craighead Co. mug shots, Oct. 21-27

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Oct. 21-27 by local authorities in Craighead County.This photo gallery is updated daily.All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Charges are often reduced or

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-22 19:52:00

Serial shoplifting duo hitting retail stores in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – At this rate, two shoplifting suspects in Jonesboro will soon have their home fully furnished.

NEAREPORT.COM - 2018-10-22 17:32:19

Drug investigation leads to arrests and gun used in Oct. shooting

HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) - A drug delivery investigation leads to the arrest of two people and the recovery of a gun used in an October shooting.On Oct. 18, investigators with the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant at a home on the 8800-block of Rolling Hills Lane in Harrisbur

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-22 17:03:00

A Man Is Dead After Being Hit By A Truck While Crossing Highway 51

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - An Obion County man is dead after being hit by a vehicle in North Shelby County. According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, 59-year-old Robert Albright, Jr from Hornbeak was hit by a truck Sunday night around 10:20 when he was attempting to walk across Highway 51 n

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-10-22 18:33:05

Car crashes into The Party Store in Greene County

GREENE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A car crash Monday night at The Party Store in Greene County left the building damaged.According to Greene County Sheriff David Carter, no injuries have been reported at this time.Region 8 News will continue to track this story and share details as they emerge.Copyright 20

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-23 01:45:00

Magnitude 3.2 Earthquake Shakes Northwest Tennessee

Source: CERI University of Memphis MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - Northwest Tennessee was rattled early Monday morning by an earthquake. According to the U.S. Geological Survey a 3.2 magnitude quake happened about 6:06 a.m. 2.1 miles east of Ridgely, about 16 miles north of Dyersburg. The earthq

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2018-10-22 12:04:12

Jonesboro E-911 setting the standard for dispatch centers across Arkansas

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Big changes are coming for E-911 centers across the state, and Jonesboro is setting the standard.E-911 Director Jeff Presley said the dispatch center was recognized at a recent conference because Craighead County has consolidated its 911 centers into one central dispatch servi

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-23 03:29:00

Which Halloween activity are you? | Hot 107.5 – Jonesboro, AR

The Pumpkin Hollow Quiz Series will run from Oct. 8, 2018 at 12 a.m. (Midnight) to Oct. 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Three quizzes will be available to take Oct. 8, 2018; Oct. 15, 2018; and Oct. 22, 2018. The winner of each quiz will be announced the Monday following each quiz. Participants may enter the

HOT1075.COM - 2018-10-22 05:24:59

Blytheville forfeits two wins, result shakes up 5A East standings

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The 5A East standings look a lot different today than after Friday’s games.According to an email from the Arkansas Activities Association, Blytheville self-reported a ineligible player that competed in four games (August 31 - Osceola [win], September 7th - West Memphis [loss],

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-22 19:32:00

Oct. 22: Unseasonably cold start; 3 in custody following homicide

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your day today on Good Morning Region 8.Today's forecast:Unseasonably cold weather to start the workweek, with temps in the low- to mid-30s.Patchy frost is noted across the area.We're starting off sunny but high-level clouds will overspread Region 8 by m

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-22 11:50:00

Jonesboro DT Kevin Pointer commits to ULM

The defensive tackle has 50 tackles, 10 TFL, and 5 sacks this season. Pointer joins Darius Thomas (Ole Miss) as Division 1 commits that suit up for JHS.

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-23 01:45:00

Search underway for escaped Shelby County inmate

Mason, who is considered a minimum security inmate, was discovered missing at around 10 p.m. Saturday night. Officers were able to determine that Mason had not returned to the center after leaving his place of employment.


SLIDESHOW: Greene Co. mug shots, Oct. 21-27

Kevin B. Due DWI-1st offense-drugs, no insurance, crossing median-improper turn (10/21) (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)


Police: 3 taken into custody following homicide of 17-year-old in Malden

MALDEN, MO (KFVS) - Three men are in custody following the homicide of a 17-year-old on Sunday, Oct. 21.According to Malden Police Department, police received a call at 3:36 a.m. of an unresponsive man at a residence on the 100 block of West Cleveland in Malden.Officers arrived at the home and found


Lowe’s offers helping hand to Jonesboro’s homeless

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro’s homeless population got a helping hand Friday from Lowe’s Home Improvement.The retailer bestowed its Heroes Project Award to the city’s HUB, (Helping Underserved Belong) which provides help to the homeless.In addition to donating refrigerators, trash cans, and meta


Jonesboro Public Schools honors distinguished educators, alumni

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -Jonesboro Public Schools held their Distinguished Service Awards brunch Saturday, in the Jonesboro High School gym.The fundraiser was for the Foundation for Jonesboro Public Schools.One of those honored was former educator and administrator Jackie McBride, who was touched that


Authorities search for missing woman

Lee, who is 20, is from Izard and Independence counties. Deputies believe she may be traveling in a black 2015 Chevrolet Trax. The post noted that she was involved in a domestic situation around 1:30 a.m. Saturday with a person.


Which Halloween activity are you? | ESPN Jonesboro

The Pumpkin Hollow Quiz Series will run from Oct. 8, 2018 at 12 a.m. (Midnight) to Oct. 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Three quizzes will be available to take Oct. 8, 2018; Oct. 15, 2018; and Oct. 22, 2018. The winner of each quiz will be announced the Monday following each quiz. Participants may enter the

ESPNJONESBORO.COM - 2018-10-22 12:02:47

Woman hit by vehicle while crossing highway to get to A-State football game

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Of all the traditions kept on game day, a dangerous one left a Jonesboro woman in the hospital.Parking on the side of Red Wolf Boulevard has become increasingly popular on nights when A-State has a football game.The problem is having to walk across that busy highway to get to


Police investigating burglary find pot growing on patio

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Officers investigating a home break-in did not find a burglar. But, they did discover something else: marijuana growing on the back patio.Thursday afternoon, Officer John Eidson, Jr. responded to an alarm call in the 900-block of Freeman St.When he went to the back patio door