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Arkansas house destroyed in fire

The Osceola Fire Department took to Facebook to share photos of a home that was burned to the ground. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.


Fire, corpse abuse lands man in cell

A man arrested in 2018 and accused of shooting a man in the head and lighting his truck on fire with the victim's body inside has been found innocent of murder. A Craighead County jury Friday sentenced Dakota Cantwell, 22, of Wynne, to five years in prison on an arson charge and to six years in pris


Woman found dead in Kentucky closet, husband arrested in Arkansas

HENDERSON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Kentucky man is arrested in Arkansas in connection with his wife's death. Police in West Memphis, Arkansas said they found Mohamud Abdikadir, 21, man walking in traffic on Saturday. When they questioned Abdikadir, WFIE reports he told police his wife might be dead in their


Arkansas Board of Education takes over Lee County district, removes superintendent, school board

The state Board of Education on Monday voted to remove the superintendent and school board in the Lee County School District. The vote followed the state board's decision to place the school district and Lee County High School on probation for violating state standards on the maintenance of accurate


One Dead Four Injured in Arkansas Delta Accidcent

BRADLEY COUNTY, AR (Ben Caxton) — A Saturday afternoon traffic accident in Bradley County, Arkansas, left one teenager dead, and four otehrs injured. The crash occured on County Road 25 when 26-year-old Salvador Romero of Warren lost control of the car he was driving which then overturned ejecting a


Arkansas lawmakers respond to Mueller report

WASHINGTON - Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not find President Donald Trump's presidential campaign conspired with Russia during the 2016 election. Summarizing Mueller's main conclusions, Attorney General William Barr said Mueller also didn't have sufficient evidence to prosecute the president f


Arkansas car crashes leave six dead over weekend

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — There have been five State Police crash reports with six deaths since Friday. A two-vehicle car-crash left an Almyra man dead on Saturday around 8:25 p.m., reported State Police.


DeSoto County teen girl found after going missing

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. - A missing DeSoto County teen has been located and is safe, according to deputies. Madison “Maddie” Work, 16, had been missing since Monday. Download the FOX13 Memphis app to receive alerts from breaking news in your neighborhood.


Forgery case leads to arrest

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A case involving a possible stolen or forged check has a Poinsett County man facing a second-degree forgery charge, according to Jonesboro police. Robert Allen Nelson of Harrisburg was arrested March 19.


EDGE holds Graceland TIF public hearing, approves Midtown project

Graceland’s proposal for a larger public incentive for a $100 million continuation of the Whitehaven tourism magnet’s expansion sailed through a public hearing by an economic development board Wednesday.


Lady Indians beat Piggott in tournament play

Marked Tree jumped on Piggott could not recover as the Lady Indians posted an 11-1 win this past Saturday at Southside Softball Complex. The Lady Indians lost their opening round game 3-0 to Cedar Ridge this past Friday.


Life saving tool for law enforcement

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -A local law enforcement agency has a new and valuable tool in its arsenal. According to a Facebook post, the Crittenden County Sheriff’s office just received a military armored rescue vehicle.


HS baseball roundup (3/18)

HS Baseball (3/18) Bay 12, Marked Tree 11 (8 innings)


St. Mary Baptist Church holds first service since fire

HUGHES, AR (WMC) - St. Mary Baptist Church hosted its first service since the building burned to the ground Tuesday morning. The congregation flocked to the Hughes Community Center Sunday morning.


Bearcat Bash wraps up Saturday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The 4th annual Bearcat Bash wrapped up Saturday evening at Southside Softball Complex in Jonesboro. Highlights and scores can be found below. Newport slugs their way to a win over Piggott 14-4.


Road projects approved by Highway Commission

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) - A $2.2 million contract to resurface nearly six miles of Highway 1 near Wynne was one of several projects approved this week by the Arkansas State Highway Commission, officials said Friday.


Man bound with zip ties and electrical cords, left to die on side of road

An Arkansas man is charged with attempted murder and other crimes after he alleged zip tied another man and dumped him in the middle of the woods in Forrest City, Arkansas. Josh Hatley, 42, is booked in the St. Francis County jail on charges of attempted first-degree murder and kidnapping.


Man arrested in attempted murder, kidnapping

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT/WREG) - A man is facing kidnapping and attempted murder charges after police say he beat a man and left him for dead. According to a report from Memphis television station WREG, Joshua Hatley was arrested March 8 by Forrest City police in connection with the case.


Farmer finds stolen equipment using GPS in Crittenden Co.

CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. - An east Arkansas farmer took matters into his own hands when someone stole his equipment. Michael Hood owns land outside of Earle. He recently noticed track marks leading to an empty space where a plow disc normally sits.


Sheriff: Farmer tracks stolen plow to man’s front yard

EARLE, AR (KAIT) - If you’re going to steal a farm implement, a sheriff recommends you don’t park it in your front yard. Crittenden County sheriff’s deputies arrested an Earle man after a local farmer found his disc plow parked in the man’s yard.