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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

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

3 arrested in convenience store burglary

STEELE, MO (KAIT) - Police have arrested three people suspected of anAugust convenience store burglary.On Aug. 20, the 5 One 5 Pit Stop, 515 N. Walnut St. in Steele, was burglarized.Since then Steele police and deputies with the Pemiscot County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating.During the inv

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-16 15:14:00

Police looking for man who robbed Sikeston, MO convenience store

The clerk says the robber was 5’5″ tall, with a scar under his eye. He was wearing a black cap, camouflage mask, denim jacket/vest (possibly motorcycle type) with patches on the upper front left and lower back left areas, black pants, black shoes, and blue gloves with some sort of logo on the top of

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-10-16 13:19:10

Police search for individuals near Poplar Bluff school

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Police are searching for a couple of individuals who were seen walking near Eugene Field Elementary School.According to Lt. Stewart with Poplar Bluff Police Department, they received a report that some individuals were walking near the back of school and some students said

KFVS12 - 2018-10-17 21:01:00

Sikeston, MO man sentenced to 94 months for robbery of Burger King

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - A Sikeston, Missouri man has been sentenced afterrobbing a Burger King restaurantin Sikeston in January 2018.Byron Jones, 20, was sentenced to 94 months in prison on October 15. He was charged with felony robbery and gun charges.He pleaded guilty to the charges in July 2018. Jo

KFVS12 - 2018-10-15 21:53:00

Unloaded gun found in student’s vehicle at Pocahontas High School

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - School officials and police are investigating after a BB gun and unloaded pistol was found inside a student’s vehicle.According to a news release from Pocahontas Public Schools, four high school students informed the principal that they overheard comments indicating that a st

KAIT 8 - 2018-10-15 22:21:00

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


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

Craighead Co. mug shots, Oct. 14-20

SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Oct. 7-13SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 30-Oct. 6SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 23-29SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 17-23SLIDESHOW: Craighead Co. mug shots, Sept. 10-16


Senator Blunt in Poplar Bluff, MO to discuss opioid epidemic

POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - U.S. Senator Roy Blunt is scheduled to be in Poplar Bluff, Missouri to speak with several officials on the opioid epidemic.

KFVS12 - 2018-10-16 16:01:00

Guilty before proven innocent?

The arrested anti-Kavanaugh protesters well deserve a large dose of their own antics. That is, as they rise to face a judge, they should be found guilty as charged, even before they offer an opening statement. The judge should inform them it is his biased opinion and no facts or witness will change


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.


2 arrested on drug charges in Stoddard Co., MO

DEXTER, MO (KFVS) - Two people from Dexter, Missouri are facing drug charges according to the sheriff’s department.


Five Rivers Medical Center eyes merger with St Bernards

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -Five Rivers Medical Center is in early talks with St Bernards of Jonesboro for a possible merger.Pocahontas City Council members unanimously allowed Five Rivers to negotiate with St Bernards. Five Rivers' building is owned by the City of Pocahontas.Luther Lewis, the CEO of Five


Water main break in Clarkton, MO prompt officials to call off school

CLARKTON, MO (KFVS) - A water main break in Clarkton, Missouri is causing headaches for the town.


Fire chief, wife donates swing set to park

HOXIE, AR (KAIT) - In August, Hoxie city officials worked with the wrestling team at Williams Baptist University to clean up the city’s park.Chris Ditto and his wife wanted to do more.The couple donated a swing set after they noticed there wasn’t any play equipment for small children at the park.Dit


High powered Hoxie offense too much for Corning to contain

If you are a fan of big plays and gobs of scoring, Bobcat Stadium was your place to be Friday, October 5. Hoxie (3- 3) stormed into Corning and left with a 51 to 20 victory. The conference foes put up 71 points combined and over 630 yards combined on the gridiron. There is an old saying that goes, “


Pocahontas Cub Scout Pack 45

Pocahontas Cub Scout Pack 45 attended the Crowley’s Ridge District Fall Family Camp this past weekend at Crowley’s Ridge State Park in Walcott. While there they were able to work on various activities to work toward their various badges. This was the first campout for both girls in Cub Scouts and th