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Icy road blamed for fatal crash

Investigators blame icy roads for a crash that claimed the life of a Hardy man. Investigators blame icy roads for a crash that claimed the life of a Hardy man. Greetings! It is the 16th year of our celebration, where we look to improve the unity and promotion of social change in our community. Greet

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-16 14:17:44

Inmate accused of throwing cup of urine at detention officer

An inmate awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Correction now faces another charge after he allegedly tried to throw what he said was a cup of "HIV piss" on a detention officer. De Los Angles Harper, 30, of Jonesboro, allegedly threw a cup of urine on a Craighead County Detention Center o

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-16 21:17:03

Pocahontas shooting suspect waives jury trial, pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Pocahontas man, accused of shooting and killing another man in 2016, waived his right to a jury trial Tuesday and pleaded guilty to manslaughter. James "Dexter" Yancy, 26, of Pocahontas, will spend 36 months in the Arkansas Department of Correction for the shooting death of Nick Dawson. Yancy, who

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-16 20:44:48

Man arrested in Oregon County charged in Sedalia murder

ALTON, Mo. - A Marshall man arrested on an outstanding warrant in Oregon County has been charged with murder for his role in a shooting death in Sedalia. Oregon County Sheriff Eric King says officers from the Alton Police Department, the Thayer Police Department and the Oregon County Sheriff's Offic

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 09:03:16

Teacher reacts to AMI days - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Winter weather has caused school districts to use Alternative Method of Instruction days, and teachers are reacting to it. Lauren Sawyer, a 3rd-grade teacher in the Nettleton School District, has used two AMI days so far. Parents and students have sounded off on social media about how they feel abou

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-17 02:23:27

Freezing temperatures causing problems below the ground

The frigid temperatures have brought more than just unexpected road problems. They may also be contributing to problems below ground, including several water main breaks that occurred in Jonesboro Monday. Special Projects Administrator at City, Water and Light, Kevan Inboden, said the cold temperatu

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-16 22:12:47

Jonesboro CWL called to repair multiple water main breaks

A-State football players visit students to celebrate MLK DayA-State football players visit students to celebrate MLK Day Posted: Monday, January 15 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-01-16 04:45:03 GMT Updated: Monday, January 15 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-01-16 04:51:00 GMT Jackson County Public Schools partnered wi

KAIT 8 - 2018-01-15 20:42:35

Police officer on leave after shooting at suspect

An Ash Flat police officer is on leave after reportedly shooting at a suspect. Police Chief Anthony Wiles said officers responded to a call on Gin Hill Road regarding an intoxicated man trespassing. When police arrived they saw the suspect was in a vehicle reported stolen out of Cherokee Village, th


Woman punched in face at 7-eleven, suspects crash car into building after fleeing

In a strange twist, two women got into a fight at the 7-eleven store, 1010 Southfield Road, which caused a strange set of circumstances Jan. 15. At about 1 p.m. that afternoon, two women who knew each other got into a fight in the parking lot according to police. A white man, about 30-years-old, ste

NEWS-HERALD - 2018-01-16 22:06:02

Surveillance Video: Westland police finds package thief

WESTLAND, MI - Police have identified a suspect wanted for stealing a package after posting surveillance video of the theft to social media. According to authorities, on Dec. 21, a woman, approximately 20 to 30 years old with glasses and dark colored hair stole a package off a resident's porch in t

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2018-01-16 16:53:30

Ice festival offers up weekend of frozen fun

For Gerneil Franklin, the cold temperatures Saturday morning were "almost perfect." The coach of the Oakland Community College ice sculpting team was out in Plymouth's Kellogg Park in below-freezing temperatures as his five-member team carved ice blocks as part of an ice carving competition at the 2

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2018-01-16 14:42:36

Drunk Driver Kills Three of Four Family Members

Southfield, MI (Law Firm Newswire) January 15, 2018 - An Austin teacher and three of his family members were killed in a car wreck allegedly caused by a drunk driver. A media production and driver's education teacher, his spouse and two children, were on a trip when an allegedly drunk driver struck

LAWFIRMNEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-01-15 12:10:50

Police investigate domestic assault that closed Southfield Fwy.

One person is in custody and one person is injured after a domestic assault closed the Southfield Freeway for a half hour, the Michigan State Police said in a post Tuesday morning on the MSP Metro Detroit Twitter account. The suspect struck a vehicle, turning it the wrong way, the MSP said in the po

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-01-16 13:48:06

5 Michigan lottery players have won lifetime prizes this month

Within 15 days, five Michigan Lottery players have won Lucky For Life prizes worth $25,000 a year. Two players matched the five white balls drawn Monday night - 11-15-32-33-40. One ticket was purchased in Clarkston at the 7-Eleven at 7743 Sashabaw. The other was purchased in Ypsilanti at the Shell g

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-01-16 15:55:15

Eight local Taco Bell locations in wage theft lawsuit

Employees from eight hometownlife.com area Taco Bell locations have opted into a lawsuit alleging the Brighton-based franchise owner used various policies to avoid paying wages for time worked. A complaint filed in October 2016 in U.S. District Court in Detroit claims Sundance, Inc., which owns more

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:47:37

Woman caught on camera stealing package off Westland porch

(WXYZ) - Westland police are asking for the public's help to identify the woman caught on camera stealing a package off of a porch. The theft reportedly happened at a home in the 39100 block of Hayward on December 21 around 8:30 p.m. The woman is believed to be about 20 to 30 years old with glasses

WXYZ - 2018-01-16 14:20:16

Howell residents speak out about proposed increase in water rates

Residents who showed up at the Howell municipal building on the evening of Jan. 10 voiced their opposition to New Jersey American Water's petition for approval of increased rates and charges for waste water service. The company has filed a petition seeking to increase rates for water and waste water

PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 19:04:17

NJ weather: Snow forecast pulls back

A Facebook posting from Jerry Homiak allowed Highlands police officer Kevin O'Donnell's act of compassion during the snowstorm in the Bayshore town to go viral. STAFF VIDEO BY THOMAS P. COSTELLO Thomas P. Costello Snow is expected overnight on the Shore but it looks less likely that residents will

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-16 17:48:35

NJ Politics Digest: Inauguration Day and Christie's Last-Minute Largesse

Phil Murphy Alyana Alfaro for Observer It's inauguration day, as Phil Murphy becomes the next governor and Chris Christie takes his place in the history books. It can't come soon enough for many New Jersey residents, as Christie's record-low poll numbers indicate. But that doesn't mean Murphy will h

OBSERVER - 2018-01-16 15:45:19

NYPD: Teen struck by driver at New Dorp intersection

Police responded Tuesday to a report of a 15-year-old male struck by a driver at the intersection of Hylan Boulevard and New Dorp Lane. (Staten Island Advance/Kyle Lawson STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Police responded Tuesday to a report of a teenager struck at an intersection along Hylan Boulevard. A 15-

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 21:16:08