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Jonesboro man arrested for pulling machete on another man
David L. Bowers JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for aggravated assault after he pulled a machete on another man who was grieving over the death of his mother, according to a Jonesboro Police report.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Arkansas Prison Inmate Found Dead in Suicide
The body of Steven E. Hill, Jr., 24, an inmate at Varner SuperMax, was found at 2:50 a.m. on Monday by security staff delivering breakfast, according to the Arkansas Department of Correction .
Craighead County justices discuss allocations of sales tax
JONESBORO, AR - Members of the Craighead County Quorum Court Road Committee are set to discuss the allocation of money collected from a one-cent sales tax tonight.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Bono Lake filling up
BONO, AR - The water is rising on Bono Lake, but not as much as state and local officials would like.
Children removed from filthy, needle-filled home; mom arrested
Carmen Philpot JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman faces two counts of felony child endangerment after police say they found her two young children living in a filthy, needle-filled house.
Police: ROTC instructor arrested for sexual assault
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A faculty member for the Westside School District was arrested Friday afternoon for inappropriate sexual conduct with a 16-year-old-girl, according to Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd.
Police: Rape suspect admits having sex with girl at store, movie theater
William A. Bradley Wilson JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man faces rape charges after police say he took photos of a 13-year-old girl performing a sex act with him.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Local law enforcement gets new equipment
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR -A local law enforcement agency just received a new piece of equipment that will help keep officers and the public safe.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Lawsuit challenges petitions for alcohol sales in Saline County
THE THREAT NEXT DOOR: Red Gate is one of the liquor dealers near the Saline County line that could be affected if a wet/dry question is approved there.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Michelle Despain pleads guilty to hindering apprehension in connection to husband's murder
Michelle Despain Murder scene: August 24, 2011 Carl Kelley during past court appearance Terrance Barker Johnny Hubbard JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman plead guilty to three counts of hindering apprehension in connection to the murder of her husband, according to the 2nd Judicial Prosecutor's Office.
Walmart's push into medical care
Walmart has long worked on adding health care related services to stores. Bodies in stores are bodies in stores.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
AHTD: How to keep everyone safe in construction zones
JONESBORO, AR - Drivers honking, speeding and yelling out their windows are the number one distraction and danger to road crews.
Region 8 children show off their artwork
JONESBORO, AR - There's more than books in the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Bids approved for road improvements in Craighead Co.
JONESBORO, AR - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has announced the approval of bids for road projects in Craighead County and some surrounding counties.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Jonesboro Human Development Center patient arrested for assault
Source: Craighead County Detention Center JONESBORO, AR - A patient of the Jonesboro Human Development Center was arrested after trying to run away from the facility.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Region 8 News Investigates: Ashes to ashes
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Death is one of life's inevitabilities. It comes with one of the toughest decisions a family must face, how best to dispose of the body.
Man faces real charges for fake money
Earl Clark Dontra Webb Marvin Ross JONESBORO, AR - A man suspected of possessing fake money meant for the movies faces real forgery charges.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Police say Arkansas man tried to mail drugs to jailed brother
Brandon Buck David Buck JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man appeared in court Thursday on charges of criminal conspiracy while his brother is wanted for furnishing prohibited articles and criminal conspiracy, according to information given to Region 8 News.
Our Community, Our Dollars fails to get alcohol initiative on November ballot
JONESBORO, AR - Residents in Craighead County will not vote on an alcohol initiative in November, according to Our Community, Our Dollars President Jay Allen.
Craighead County Man Accused of Trying to Kidnap Boys
A Craighead County man is behind bars, accused of trying to kidnap children and impersonating a police officer.