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Saturday Apr 12 | KAIT-TV

Residents learn to save lives with technology

JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Sheriff's Department trained community members Saturday afternoon on how to keep their loved ones safe.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Courier

Craighead County closely watching voter ID lawsuit

Craighead County election officials are closely watching a Pulaski County lawsuit regarding Arkansas' voter identification law and say a ruling is needed before the May primary elections.

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Related Topix: Pulaski County, AR, Jonesboro, AR, Mike Beebe, US Governors

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KAIT-TV

1 dead, 1 injured in crash near Greene/Craighead Co. line

PARAGOULD, AR - One person is dead and another injured after a head on collision on Highway 49 in Greene County.

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Related Topix: Paragould, AR

Sat Mar 29, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Craighead County closely watching Voter ID lawsuit

The law was passed last year over Gov. Mike Beebe's veto. It allows in-person voters who don't show identification at the time of voting until Monday after the election to present proper IDs to the election commission to have their votes counted.

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Related Topix: Mike Beebe, US Governors

Fri Mar 28, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Arkansas defenders worry about lawyer shortage

Public defenders in Jonesboro say they are concerned that people accused of crimes might not be receiving enough attention from their legal teams.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR

Thu Mar 27, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Jonesboro-area tax collections down in icy weather

Government officials in the Jonesboro area say icy weather during January is likely to blame for lower-than-expected sales tax collections.

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KAIT-TV

DEVELOPING: Accommodating an expanding population in Craighead Co.

JONESBORO, AR - Craighead County is showing signs of population growth. A new report shows that nearly 100 people are moving to Craighead County each month.

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Related Topix: Jonesboro, AR

Sat Mar 22, 2014

KAIT-TV

Craighead County judge admonished

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Craighead County Judge Keith Blackman has been admonished by the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission for imposing a fee on some criminal defendants who changed their pleas.

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Related Topix: Little Rock, AR, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Toledo Blade

Wanted Toledo man arrested in Ark.

Marquis A. Walker, a suspect in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend last October, was arrested in Jonesboro, Ark., tonight, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Jonesboro, AR

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