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Courthouse clash ends with man’s arrest

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Craighead County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 24-year-old man following a courthouse clash.Around 12:30 p.m. Monday, a large fight broke out in the third-floor courtroom of the Craighead County Courthouse, 511 S. Main, according to an incident report.Several officers, includi

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-16 15:45:00

Woman killed in 2-car crash on Southwest Drive

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - An 80-year-old Lepanto woman died Monday in a two-car crash in Jonesboro.Arkansas State Police say Bettie Brashears was southbound on Southwest Drive just after 5 p.m. when she failed to yield to a northbound 2006 Toyota at the Christian Valley Drive intersection.Brashears’ 20

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-16 12:42:00

Paragould home goes up in flames; cold weather arrives in Region 8

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - While you were sleeping, a Paragould home went up in flames, and cold weather moved into Region 8. For the latest news and weather, watch Good Morning Region 8 LIVE:On your Desktop|On your Mobile device

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-16 11:25:00

Police Investigate Death Threat to Batesville Chief & Family

The Batesville PD chief said investigators connected the Facebook account with an out-of-state inmate.Police said the profile name, picture and location match up to an inmate in a Mississippi prison; however, that doesn't mean it is that person's account.

KARK - 2018-10-15 23:28:46

Man accused of raping 12-year-old girl

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro man faces a rape charge after police say a woman walked in on him having sex with her 12-year-old daughter.On Friday, Oct. 12, officers arrested 32-year-old Billy Wayne Moore, Jr. after a judge found probable cause to arrest him and issued a bench warrant.According

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-15 20:01:00

Rutledge announces two medicaid fraud arrests

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) -Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of a Benton County woman and a Randolph County woman on unrelated Medicaid Fraud charges.Angela Miller, 36, of Bentonville, is accused of stealing hydrocodone and oxycodone pills while working at a northwest

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-17 01:31:00

Arkansas woman wins $3 million in Mega Millions drawing

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - While no one took home thebig prize of $548 million, one Arkansas woman came pretty close in last week’s Mega Millions drawing.The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced Monday that a Sheridan woman matched all five white ball numbers (4, 24, 46, 61, and 70) to win $3 million.

WMCACTIONNEWS5.COM - 2018-10-15 17:23:00

Rebekah Gould's father appears on 'Dr. Oz' to discuss her murder, 'Hell and Gone' podcast

Dr. Larry Gould appeared on Tuesday’s “The Dr. Oz Show” to discuss the September 2004 murder of his daughter, Rebekah Gould. Tuesday’s show, which was recorded Oct. 10 in New York City, also included Catherine Townsend, a true-crime author, licensed private investigator and the host of “Hell and Gon

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-10-16 23:36:00

ASP: One dead in White County crash

BALD KNOB, AR (KAIT) - A White County woman was killed Saturday in a one-vehicle crash on Highway 167 north of Bald Knob, according to the Arkansas State Police.


Charges stiffened in Jonesboro shooting

Lane, 21, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Monterio Barnes, 18, in the early-morning hours of May 14, 2017, at The Basement, 311-B S. Main St. He's also charged with six counts of first-degree battery in connection with the shooting.


Driver taken to hospital after 18-wheeler crashes into house

Truck removal from Greenforest homePosted byCentral Fire Departmenton Sunday, October 14, 2018


Three Jonesboro Teens Charged with Arson & Burglary

JONESBORO, Ark.-- A house fire investigation quickly turned into an arson case that led authorities to arrest three teens in connection to the fire, and to charge them with burglary as well.


87-year-old cotton farmer returns home for harvest

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -Eighty-seven-year old Kathleen Clay has been a farmer her whole life, and on Saturday, her family gave her a special treat.Clay was given a chance to ride on a modern six-row, self-baling cotton picker.“When I told her, you know, let’s come back to Arkansas and see the kinfolk,


3 minors arrested in Jonesboro fire

Gabriel Walton, 17, of Jonesboro was the only one of the three named, and he will be tried as an adult on charges of arson, burglary and theft, according to a news release from the Jonesboro Fire Department.


“Hay Days” brings together Bono

BONO, AR (KAIT) -Usually the Silos in Bono play host to weddings and parties, but on Sunday, it was decked out for play.The Silos played host to their 3rd annual “Hay Days” fall festival event.Samantha McFadden, the event coordinator whose family owns the Silos, said that even though Bono is a small


Region 8 man sentenced to prison for sexual assault

The teen, in a written statement, described several incidents saying Robinson would lay her in a bed and touch her inappropriately.


Body of Missing Oklahoma Man Found in Arkansas River

Credit Google Street ViewThe Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the body of a missing Oklahoma man has been found in the Arkansas River.Troopers say the body of 29-year-old Luke T. Dennis of Muskogee was discovered about 10 a.m. Saturday southwest of Braggs.Dennis had been missing since Wednesday. Trooper


Popular TV show to be filmed in Arkansas

American Pickers is set to return to Arkansas this November to film episodes for its newest season on the History Channel. The show is a documentary series, exploring the world of antique "picking," following professional pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz across America as they hunt for valuable an


23 of the Best Camping Sites in Arkansas

The natural beauty of Arkansas is one of the state’s claims to fame. Camping is one of the most enjoyable activities people can do in Arkansas. Known as the “Natural State,” the lakes, rivers, national and state parks and forests make Arkansas a camper’s paradise. Also, with Arkansas’ moderate tempe


Arkansas vs Ole Miss: Live Updates, Scores, Results, Highlights

Ole Miss is winless in the SEC (4-2, 0-2 SEC), beating overmatched non-conference foes but struggling against SEC opponents in LSU and Alabama. Arkansas (1-5, 0-3 SEC) has stumbled in the in column to start theChad Morrisera, but the Razorbacks have shown signs of improvement. Here's how to watch Ar