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Exclusive: Trumann Police Chief Talks About Getting Shot, Returning Fatal Shot
The armed suspect, Johnny Kelley, was shot and killed at the scene. The chief of police, Chad Henson, survived, and returned to work.
Woman killed, two kids injured in East Memphis wreck
Two children were taken to Le Bonheur in critical condition, while a woman was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.
Kum & Go robbed at gunpoint, JPD searching for suspects
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Police are looking for two people who robbed a local convenience store early Wednesday morning.The alleged holdup happened around 2 a.m. at the Kum & Go on South Stadium Boulevard.An employee said the first suspect walked in and pointed a gun at him, then began yelling at him.
AR, MO among states with highest number of women killed by men
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A new study finds Arkansas and Missouri are among the states with the highest rates of women killed by men.Arkansas is ranked 4th in the nation for women killed by men, according to a new study by theViolence Policy Center, with a rate of 1.97 women killed per 100,000. Missour
American Pickers to film episode in Arkansas
The release said if you or someone you know has a large, private collector or an accumulation of antiques, send your name, phone number, location, and description of the collection with photos to the show.
Man hides in chicken coop before meth arrest
According to the department’sFacebook page, deputies noticed Dustin Manues, 28, of Forrest City, walking through a yard Tuesday on Cross County Road 135 in Hickory Ridge.
Person in custody after entering Munford High School without permission
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A person was taken into custody after entering Munford High School without permission Wednesday morning.Tipton County Schools said the person did not have a weapon.The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution.The suspect has not been identified.Copyright 2018 WMC Action News
Former Rivercrest Jr. High RN charged with sexual indecency with a juvenile
Allyson Shea Smith, 27, Skiatook, OK Sexual assault-fourth degree (Craighead County Sheriff's Office)
Slideshow: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 17-23
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of Sept. 17-23 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
Mid-South woman mysteriously found dead at New Orleans truck stop; family demands answers
“They first told my son it was foul play, but when they got there they said it was undetermined,” Thomas said.
Memphis police reviewing body cam video after officer shot, injured man in South Memphis
Martivious Banks, 25, has been identified as the person shot by police around 6:30p.m. after fleeing a traffic stop at 1258 Gill St.
Schools on lockdown after 'unauthorized visitor' at the high school
This morning at Munford High an unauthorized person entered the building and was apprehended. No weapons were found and the lock down was a precautionary measure. Thanks!— Tipton Co Schools (@TCSchools_)September 19, 2018
Two accused of killing man appear in court
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The two people accused of shooting another man to death, appeared in court Tuesday.According to the probable cause affidavit, 19-year-old Ethan Thomas, and Miles Lozano appeared in court in connection with the shooting death of Patrick Kidd.The shooting happened in the
Osceola officials warn of light bill scam
OSCEOLA, AR (KAIT) - Osceola officials are warning residents about a scam going around town.According to a city of Osceola post, someone is calling saying they are with the Osceola Electric Department and telling the person on the line that their electricity bill is overdue.The person goes on to sa
Police: Man confesses to sexual interactions with minor
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro man is in prison for sex with a minor that allegedly went on for about a year.A mother brought her daughter into the Jonesboro Police Department in August claiming 22-year-old Brian Edward Elliott has sexually assaulted her daughter.The victim told police that when
Arkansas Football 2019 Schedule Released
The negatives include only two SEC games in Fayetteville. Following what is almost certainly going to be a historically bad year, a home slate of Portland State, Colorado State, San Jose State, Auburn, Mississippi State, and Western Kentucky won’t have people lining up for season tickets. The season
'I watched him float until the car sank': Woman saw man drive his car into Mississippi River
According to MPD, officers arrived to the scene at Greenbelt Park, at the far north end of Mud Island around 5 p.m. for an accident. When MPD arrived they were told by people in the area a car drove into the river.
Five people detained in Whitehaven shooting that left officer, 3 victims injured
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Five people have been detained in a shooting that left an officer and three others injured, Memphis Police said.
Woman arrested on drug trafficking charges following domestic dispute
KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Police investigating a domestic disturbance arrested a woman after they reported finding a large amount of synthetic marijuana, meth, and cocaine along with two firearms inside her home.
Man shot, killed after burglarizing home
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Memphis Police Department is investigating after a man was shot and killed after a burglary.The shooting happened around 7:35 a.m. on Birdsong Ferry Road.Police say the man broke into a home and someone inside shot him.He left the scene and crashed near Shelby Drive and Tchulahom