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Man arrested for dumping nearly 100 tires illegally in Arkansas
“We had to use heavy machinery to get them out cause they’re so far in the ditch, there’s so many of them,” said Rodney Davis, the Crittenden County Code Enforcement Officer.
Drivers stranded for 9 hours due to icy roads on I-40
Prairie Co: all lanes are open on I-40 at the White River Bridge. WB Traffic is slow to recover due to recurring accidents, ice formations, and vehicle operators that simply went to sleep while in the queue at some point.— Arkansas DOT (@myARDOT)November 15, 2018
Two shot early Thursday in Jonesboro
On Thursday, November 15, 2018 Officers with the Jonesboro Police Department received a call requesting they respond to the 500 block of North Main Street. At approximately 4:00 am Officers were called to the home in response to two subjects there being shot.
Junior Lady Cougars roll over Marked Tree
Kiasia Burns tries to drive past Rector's Madison Wolfenbarger during their game last Thursday. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)Marked Tree scored the fist basket of the game and never led again as Rector built a 12-2 lead after the first quarter before cruising to a 36-12 win this past Thursday in Marked
Snowy forecast forces change to annual Fill the Food Bank
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - With wintry weather bearing down on Region 8, our annual Fill the Food Bank Drive has been rescheduled.
A criminal menace in Harrisburg is leaving a trail of grief in his path
When Jim Foster was asked for the hand of his beautiful daughter in marriage, he thought it was a respectful moment from his future son-in-law. He gave his blessings. Little did he know, he was inviting a nightmare into his family.
Osceola wins the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week
The votes are in and it’s time to announce the Yarnell’s Sweetest Play of the Week. Over 17 hundred votes were cast on .The winner is Osceola by 744 votes over Blytheville. Kam Turner drops a dime to Jariq Scales for a Seminole touchdown. The purple and gold won 62 - 7 in the 3A 1st Round to move to
Mother of four indicted for sexual abuse, neglect
A Millington mother, currently pregnant with her fourth child, was charged in a 13-count indictment last week.
SLIDESHOW: November 14 Winter Weather
The weather moved into the area Wednesday, making travel on Highway 18 between Blytheville and Jonesboro, difficult. (Source: Mike Zielinski via Twitter)
West Memphis men sentenced to more than a decade on guns, drugs
LITTLE ROCK—Two West Memphis men recently convicted of gun and drug crimes have each sentenced to more than a decade in federal prison. Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and William McCrary, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
List of current school closings/early dismissals due to winter weather
Here is the current list of closings: South Panola School District: Due to the threat of inclement weather in the area this afternoon, all South Panola School District schools will have an early release today (Nov. 14) at approximately 1 p.m. Blytheville Schools:Due to incoming winter weather, we w
Crash shuts down I-55 in Mississippi County
Initially, just one lane of traffic was blocked, but ASP shut down both lanes as emergency crews worked to remove the vehicles involved in the crash.
A-State and Miami settle football lawsuit
According to Vice President for Strategic Communications & Economic Development Jeff Hankins, Miami will pay A-State $400,000 in the settlement over the canceled game last September, because of concerns about traveling back to South Florida with a hurricane looming.
Manhunt after Suspect Hits Deputy with Car in Cross County, Officials Say
Roderick Talley LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A manhunt is underway in Cross County for a suspect accused of escaping from custody at the courthouse and hitting a deputy with a car. The suspect is identified as Roderick Talley, who is currently involved in a lawsuit he filed against the Little Rock Police Dep
Sheriff: 6 injured in two-car crash in Raleigh
SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Six people were taken to the hospital after a two-car crash on Raleigh Millington Road near New Allen on Wednesday, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said.
Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect Wednesday for the Mid-South
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect Wednesday through Thursday morning for most of the the Mid-South. This means snow, sleet or a wintry mix are all possible with light accumulation in some areas. Some roads may become slick by Wednesday night. (WMC Action News 5) WINTER WEA
2.3 magnitude quake felt in areas of AR
ByJasmine Adams|November 14, 2018 at 8:14 AM CST - Updated November 14 at 8:14 AMARKANSAS (KFVS) - An earthquake rattled in parts of Arkansas on Wednesday morning.The 2.3 magnitude quake happened around 3:34 a.m.It was near areas like Saffell, Batesville and Jonesboro.For more informationclick here.
Nov. 14: Winter weather preps
Robert Tarvus Green, 29, Jonesboro Kidnapping-false imprisonment-1st degree, driving on suspended DL, failure to appear-misdemeanor (11/9) (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Mental evaluation not completed for Arkansas man accused of threatening to shoot up high school reunion
Del Thomas, a clinical psychologist with Mid-South Health Systems, said he was unable to finish his evaluation of 38-year-old Mohammed K. Darabi because he contested every statement he made, according to court documents filed on Tuesday.
“Wet, sticky” snow expected this week
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Winter does not officially start until Dec. 21, but that’s not stopping Mother Nature.