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Jonesboro, Arkansas is located in Craighead County. Zip codes in Jonesboro, AR include 72402, 72403, and 72404. The median home price in Jonesboro is $159,900. More Jonesboro information.

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9 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jonesboro police make 6 arrests, clear 115 car break-in cases

JONESBORO, AR - The city of Jonesboro was plagued with more than 115 car break-ins over the spring and summer months.

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19 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

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The St. Louis Sports Commission had asked Arkansas State to move its home game in the second week of September 2015 to the city's Busch Stadium.

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23 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Kids music stars The Fresh Beat Band to perform at NJPAC

As a girl growing up in Jonesboro, Ark., Tara Perry adored music but could not decide which instrument she wanted to play.

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Yesterday | KAIT-TV

JPD needs officers

Region 8 News Thursday Evening Update - some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Jail Closing Today the Arkansas Jail Standards committee voted unanimously to close the Lawrence County Jail.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KAIT-TV

Woman arrested after police find meth in purse

JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 woman was arrested after police said her purse contained more than cash and credit cards.

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KAIT-TV

Discussion on gun safety back in focus

Wednesday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Trending Online Kids and gun safety After a 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor Tuesday, gun instructors are warning parents on safety ... (more)

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KAIT-TV

3rd suspect charged in car break-ins

Lane Fears Andrew Shipman John Faughn JONESBORO, AR - A third man has been charged in a string of vehicle break-ins that have plagued Jonesboro in the last few weeks.

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Crooks and Liars

Arkansas Police Chief Resigns After Calling Reporter A 'Smelly Left Wing Liberal' On Facebook

The chief of the Jonesboro, Arkansas police resigned on Monday, just three days after being suspended by the mayor for making derogatory comments on Facebook.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KAIT-TV

Healthcare worker accused of stealing from deceased client

JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 in-home health care provider is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from her deceased client.

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KAIT-TV

Westside Elementary shows their A-State pride

JONESBORO, AR - Students at Westside Elementary showed their A-State pride on Tuesday.

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KAIT-TV

Arkansas State, Missouri game will be played in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - The decision has been made. The Arkansas State versus Missouri football game will be played in Jonesboro.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

NEA Fair manager stepping down

JONESBORO, AR - Citing health issues, Jerry Reece announced Monday he is resigning his post as a manager of the Northeast Arkansas Fair.

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NewsOne

Re: Chavis Carter police shooting jonesboro arkansas | Breaking News for Black America

Two weeks after a handcuffed 21-year-old Mississippi man mysteriously died from a gunshot wound in the head while in the back of a police car in Jonesboro, Ark., local police are standing by their theory that it was the victim who pulled the trigger, CNN reports .

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KAIT-TV

Many teamed up to teach how to safeguard from fraud

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel teamed up with representatives from AARP and other state agencies Monday at St. Bernard's Auditorium.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KAIT-TV

Latest on police chief's resignation

Monday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Trending Online Police chief resigns Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates has resigned.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

ASU's indoor field is underway

JONESBORO, AR - Days away from the kickoff of Red Wolf Football, ASU Football players soon won't have to worry about the weather when they practice.

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KAIT-TV

Jonesboro man arrested for assaulting girlfriend with knife

Marcus Harris JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend with a knife Sunday afternoon, according to a police report.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jonesboro woman cited for animal cruelty

JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman will appear in court on Wednesday for animal cruelty and improper confinement charges, according to a police report.

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KDXY-FM Jonesboro

Police Chief Mike Yates Resigns

Mike Yates addresses the media at a recent news conference. Yates submitted his resignation today following his 30 day suspension Friday for comments made about a Jonesboro Sun reporter on his Facebook page.

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KAIT-TV

Two-headed turtle born in Northeast Arkansas

AMAGON, AR - A two-headed snapping turtle has been born in Northeast Arkansas. The Jonesboro Sun reports the baby turtle was discovered last week at the NEA Turtle Farm in Amagon.

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