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Newport man faces capital murder charges in death of wife, unborn child

NEWPORT, Ark. (KTHV) - A Newport man has been charged with two counts of capital murder. Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced the charges against Rickey Don Crawford, Jr., 40, of Newport on Thursday. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on November 11, 201

THV11.COM - 2018-01-18 18:28:29

UPDATE: Man pleads not guilty to killing wife, unborn baby

A Newport man accused of killing his wife and their unborn child pleaded not guilty Friday to murder. Rickey Don Crawford, Jr. of Newport entered his plea in the Jackson County Circuit Court and waived formal arraignment. The public defender's office said they would hire him special counsel from Lit

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-18 18:06:58

Paragould police: Thieves are taking advantage of the cold weather

Several car break-ins have hit across Region 8 including Brookland, Jonesboro, and Paragould. Paragould officers think the cold weather has something to do with the uptick. "It has been random in different areas," said Chris Bunch, Paragould police officer. "They are getting bolder and bolder." Bunc

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-19 04:18:53

Superintendent explains decision to close school for four days

Some Sharp County students had not gone back to school by Thursday after a snowstorm moved through Region 8 Monday night. The Highland School District superintendent said they've gotten some questions about why the school was still closed Thursday despite the main roads in town being clear for seve

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-19 00:43:36

Report: Overall crime down in Jonesboro, crimes against persons up

While overall crime in Jonesboro decreased during the month of December, crimes against persons rose. According to the Jonesboro Police Department's monthly crime report for December 2017, overall crime fell 19% compared to the same time the previous year. Total crimes fell from 1,043 in 2016 to 954


Gold medalist to Nassar: I won't live as a victim any longer

Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Olympic gold medalist Jordyn Wieber described herself in court Friday as one of 140 survivors of sexual assault by Larry Nassar, as Michigan State University called on the state's attorney general to investigate the school's handling of complaints against the d

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-19 14:55:04

Lady Mohawks Split at Corning

The Piggott Lady Mohawk basketball teams split at Corning last Tuesday, Jan. 9. Meanwhile, Friday night's game at Hoxie was postponed due to the weather. In the varsity contest at Corning, the Lady Bobcats jumped to an early lead, and never looked back, as they cruised to a 77-25 decision. Leading

CCTIMESDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-01-18 06:00:00

Snow falls at Mammoth Spring State Park

The areas first substantial snowfall came over the weekend and again Monday, Jan. 15. This photo was taken at Mammoth Spring State Park while the snow was still falling. The areas first substantial snowfall came over the weekend and again Monday, Jan. 15. This photo was taken at Mammoth Spring State


Woman charged with sex trafficking of juvenile in Longview, Tyler hotels

A Longview woman arrested Wednesday on Dallas County warrants allegedly assisted in trafficking a juvenile for sex at Dallas, Longview and Tyler hotels. Chelsey Rae Penney, 32, was arrested by Longview police without incident at a residence on Texas Street, records show. Penney is charged with compe

KLTV - 2018-01-18 19:45:12

ETX woman arrested, prostitution of minor, trafficking

GREGG COUNTY - Chelsey Penney, a 32-year-old Longview woman, was arrested Wednesday for prostitution of a minor, trafficking of person(s) and engaging in criminal activity. Penney was arrested by officers from the Longview Police Department and is currently being held in the Gregg County Jail. Her

CBS19.TV - 2018-01-18 22:35:30

No injuries reported following fire at Trinity Industries plant in Longview

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - No injuries were reported following a fire at an East Texas plant. The fire broke out at Trinity Industries' TrinityRail facility in the paint shop off HIghway 80 in Longview, around 5:30 p.m., on Wednesday evening. Authorities say the fire occurred around the time of a shif

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-18 15:04:59

Pet adoptions scarce in Longview

LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) - The Longview Animal Shelter is asking the public for help after sitting at full capacity for weeks. In this month alone, the Longview Animal Shelter has taken in more than 185 dogs. 56 coming in on one day. The shelter is needing adopters so badly, they are doing everything

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-01-19 12:07:15

Michael Jr. brings comedy to Longview

The jokes aren't "long" in coming with Michael Jr. He's been to Longview before, he says, a "long" time ago. "It has a view that's long," he says. "It depends on how 'long' you look at it." The comedian, who appeared in "The War Room" and who has entertained audiences on "The Tonight Show" and "Jim

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 07:30:00

Longview, Union Grove ISDs say they won't have to make up snow days

Both the Longview and Union Grove independent school districts announced Thursday that they would not have to make up days after shutting down for two days this week. Longview school district spokeswoman Elizabeth Ross and Union Grove Superintendent Brian Gray said their districts had built enough t

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2018-01-19 08:02:00

Police responded to over 200 traffic incidents during winter storm

TYLER - The Tyler Police Department responded to more than 200 traffic incidents during the height of winter storm Inga on Tuesday and Wednesday. The department reports responding to 145 traffic flow issues, in which police pushed or assisted cars to keep traffic moving; 40 minor crashes with no inj

CBS19.TV - 2018-01-18 21:59:45

Three ETX men indicted for involvement in shooting of Whitehouse man

Colton Wade Tate (Source: Smith County Judicial Records) A Tyler man has been arrested and charged with murder and two others have been charged for their involvement in the death of a Whitehouse man. Colton Wade Tate, 22, of Tyler was arrested this morning and charged with murder. According to Sgt.

KLTV - 2018-01-19 14:59:23

Man accused of murder, sexual assault in Jordan Cooper death investigation

In a press conference Friday at the Sheriff's Office, deputies released more developments in Cooper's murder, including the timeline of events that led to her death. Man accused of murder, sexual assault in Jordan Cooper death investigation Patriots coach Bill Belichick refuses to discuss Brady inju

ACTIONNEWSJAX.COM - 2018-01-19 16:38:20

Short-handed Brunswick PD sees increase in 2017 crimes

When examining the overall 9 percent increase in Brunswick's crime rate in 2017, it is perhaps telling to view another number from the city's police activity last year. The number of times the city's top cop caught and arrested alleged criminals in the act: at least twice. Police Chief Kevin Jones s

BRUNSWICK NEWS - 2018-01-19 05:00:00

Car fire shuts down EB lanes of JTB for miles during rush hour

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Drivers are encouraged to seek an alternate route if they regularly take the JTB near the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge. The eastbound lanes of the JTB near the Bridge are shut down and traffic is backed up for miles. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department said a car caught

FIRST COAST NEWS - 2018-01-19 02:06:00

Video shows fight break out at Jacksonville middle school

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Jacksonville mother is pushing for change at a middle school after she says her daughter was jumped while eating in the cafeteria. Cellphone video shows a fight at Lake Shore Middle School on Wednesday. School leaders say it broke out between eighth-graders at approximately 1:

FOX30JAX.COM - 2018-01-19 00:25:21