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Trumann motel clerk accused of raping guest in room

TRUMANN, Ark. — A hotel clerk is behind bars after being accused of raping a guest in her room at a Trumann, Arkansas motel.

WREG - 2018-07-19 03:01:20

Spider bite leads to leg amputation, complications for Arkansas mom

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. -- A West Memphis woman says a trip to a hospital for a spider bite turned into a nightmare. Every day Kiara Boulton puts her foot to the floor she prays for better days. She has three kids and now, after multiple surgeries, just one leg.

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-07-19 14:06:12

Husband, wife accused of raping children, committing sex crimes over 1

John and Dava Henley of Drummonds, Tennessee, are accused of committing sex crimes against children over a 10-year span.(Shelby County Sheriff's Office)

WHIO.COM - 2018-07-19 03:17:00

Jonesboro Salvation Army leaders suspended amid allegations

Capt. Thomas McWilliams is a spokesman for the Salvation Army of Arkansas and Oklahoma, which oversees operations in both states. He says the allegations against the Sadlers involve claims of stolen money from donation kettles, theft of supplies and money laundering.

KATV - 2018-07-19 11:20:52

State police arrest man wanted for attempted murder, rape in Chicago

Charlie L. Booker, 24, of Chicago, was wanted for questioning by Chicago police for a rape and stabbing that occurred a few days prior, according to a release.

KANKAKEE DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-07-19 15:45:00

Man Steals First Date’s Car To Go Pick Up Other Date

A woman from Memphis, Tenn. has a great worst first date story to tell after the man she was with stole her car in order to go on a date with her godsister,WREGreported.

ALLTHATSINTERESTING.COM - 2018-07-19 16:50:22

Police swarm South Memphis gas station following shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — One person was taken to the hospital after being shot in South Memphis.Police swarmed the Marathon gas station on South Parkway and Florida Street shortly after one this morning.We are working to get more details.

WREG - 2018-07-20 10:18:57

Kiosk for county business opens this morning in Atoka

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COVINGTON LEADER - 2018-07-19 11:00:00

4 Memphis men wanted by FBI after string of business robberies

WREG has learned one was at the BP on Mt. Moriah at Kirby, where in January, court documents allege he opened fire.

WREG - 2018-07-20 02:45:09

Backroad Travels: Arkansas ‘company town’ thriving where others fade

Wilson, with its distinctive Tudor-inspired town square, has a rich history of being a small town with a big vision. The town was founded and named after the cotton farmer Robert E. Lee Wilson, more commonly known as “Boss Lee” of the Wilson Company in 1886.

WREG - 2018-07-19 17:41:40

Former pastor Ronnie Gorton charged in another 44-count indictment

Ronnie Gorton, the former Munford pastor indicted in March for molesting two teens, was indicted for 44 more sex crimes last week.Appearing in court for a status hearing on other charges on Tuesday, July 10, Gorton was arrested and arraigned on the new ones.According to court documents, the new char

COVINGTON LEADER - 2018-07-19 17:00:00

Person trapped inside vehicle, traffic at standstill on Hwy. 49

ASP investigation , Trooper in scenes confirmed JFD using jaws of life to get person out of car trapped inside@Region8Newspic.twitter.com/28fwgFqod0— Jordan (@JordnHowington)July 18, 2018


Woman's leg amputated after she was bitten by brown recluse spider

WEST MEMPHIS, Arkansas (WREG) -- A West Memphis woman says a trip to a hospital for a spider bite turned into a nightmare. Every day Kiara Boulton puts her foot to the floor she prays for better days. She has three kids and now, after multiple surgeries, just one leg. "I don't want to be on pain med


Husband and wife accused of raping children, committing sex crimes over 10-year span

John and Dava Henley are charged with two counts of rape, four counts of aggravated sexual battery. John is also charged with aggravated rape of a child and rape of a child, according to the indictments.

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-07-18 20:50:50

Arkansas State QB Justice Hansen named to Davey O'Brien watch list

Our watch list is here! Check out some of the favorites to bring home the nation's oldest and most prestigious college quarterback award in 2018!#DaveyQBs#CFBWatchMe?? -pic.twitter.com/c4q9s1JpPC— Davey O'Brien (@daveyobrien)July 17, 2018


Group accused of carjacking mom outside FedExFamilyHouse possibly connected to second attack

On Wednesday, Memphis police tweeted that Andre Williams, 18, and a 16-year-old male were charged after they carjacked a mother at the FedExFamilyHouse, which is near LeBonheur Children’s Hospital. The woman’s five-year-old daughter was recovering from a liver transplant the day before.

WREG - 2018-07-18 16:50:57

Kohler Adds Marine Distributor - Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide

A Kohler EOZCJ commercial marine generator. Kohler has named Engines Inc. of Jonesboro, Arkansas, USA as a distributor of its marine generators.


Mid-South man killed instantly after being struck by lightning while mowing lawn, family says

However, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department told FOX13 lightning had struck a nearby tree, which caused the tree to fall on him.


Two street closures beginning Tuesday in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – Portions of two streets will be closed during work hours Tuesday, July 17, for repair work.


Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots July 15-21

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of July 15-21 by local authorities in Craighead County.(Mobile users click here)This photo gallery is updated daily.All are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Cha