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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:47:13 GMT
Police looking for missing siblings  -  KAIT
According to the department's Facebook page, police are looking for 6-year-old Aaron and Aaerion Young. Aaron is a black male with black hair, brown eyes, weighs 70 pounds, and is 3 feet tall. Aaerion is a black female with black hair, brown eyes ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:10:09 GMT

Barnes to Speak at Gambill Alumni Speakers Series  -  ASU News
JONESBORO — Amy K. Barnes, a teacher of media classes at Highland High School, returns to Arkansas State University, Tuesday through Thursday, Nov. 1-3, as a guest speaker for the fall 2016 Dr. Joel Gambill Alumni Speakers Series in the College of ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 23:01:19 GMT
Leachville residents seek protection with police changes  -  KAIT
The residents in Leachville have seen at least four police chiefs in the past year or so come and go, while residents hope for protection. An officer resigned two weeks ago due to disciplinary actions, while then-Police Chief Marc Taylor resigned a ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 21:21:04 GMT
Man beaten, robbed after suspects go to 'wrong house'  -  KAIT
A Jonesboro man beaten and robbed early Sunday morning told police the suspects picked the wrong house. The 25-year-old victim he was home alone when someone rang the doorbell to his home in the 1900-block of West Oak around 1 a.m. Sunday.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 20:49:26 GMT
Poverty Rates Increase in 6 of 8 Craighead County School Districts  -  Arkansas Business Online
JONESBORO - Six of eight school districts in Craighead County saw an increase in the percentage of students who fall below the federal poverty line since 2012. The 2015 figures by the Every Student Succeeds Act District Reports show that all but three ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:47:49 GMT
Hansen Named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week  -  KAIT
JONESBORO, Ark. (10/31/16) – Arkansas State sophomore quarterback Justice Hansen was responsible for five touchdowns, including a career-high four passing, and threw for 303 yards against Louisiana-Monroe, leading Arkansas State to a 51-10 win ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:47:49 GMT
A-State's Hansen Tabbed Manning Award Star of the Week  -  KAIT
JONESBORO, Ark. (10/31/16) – Arkansas State sophomore quarterback Justice Hansen was named Monday as one of eight Manning Award “Stars of the Week” after helping lead the Red Wolves to a 51-10 victory over Louisiana-Monroe. College football ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:34:42 GMT
Special report at 10: When to take away the keys  -  KAIT
Diana Davis has a special report concerning tough conversation with those who may no longer be able to drive. Get tips on how to start the conversation on Region 8 News at 10. Happy "hot" Halloween. Those costumes will be a little warmer tonight as ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 18:28:43 GMT
Arkansas among states with most overworked police officers  -  KAIT
When it comes to protecting and serving, Arkansas is among the top states with the most overworked police officers. The Natural State ranks fifth on the list, according to the website SafeWise. The site states Arkansas had the 15th most violent and ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 17:42:03 GMT

Home invasion shooting victims to be buried in Chattanooga  -  WTVC
Officers found Tatiyana Coates, 11, and her brother Daveon, 15, shot to death inside a house on Libby Lane in the Marlborough subdivision in Jonesboro on October 22nd. Clayton County Police Chief Michael Register says the gunman apparently got the ...