Craighead County Newswire

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Results 1 - 20 of 297 in Craighead County, AR

  1. JPD releases names of victim, suspect in murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... before leaving in a blue Ford Crown Victoria. The shooting took place at 10:08 a.m. Nine minutes later a Craighead County sheriff's deputy spotted the suspect's car traveling west on Arkansas Highway 226 near Craighead County Road 161. McDaniel said ...

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  2. Man charged with assault after threatening his motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    Robert Walden (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A man is charged with terroristic threatening after his mother told police she felt threatened by him. Jonesboro police officers were called out Friday to a house on ...

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  3. Leachville community packs school cafeteria to address proposed millage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... also be in a more convenient location: equidistant from Leachville and Monette. "Exactly at the Mississippi Craighead county lines on Highway 18," Taylor said. Teachers and administrators at the meeting said this will decrease driving time for those ...

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  4. Firefighters on scene of large grass fire in Craighead CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - Firefighters are on the scene of a large grass fire in northern Craighead County Thursday afternoon.

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  5. JPD: Drunk driver arrested after nearly hitting carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man is locked up in the Craighead County Jail after police said he nearly hit another car while driving drunk.

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  6. 3rd suspect charged in car break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KAIT-TV

    ... the items, the affidavit stated. Shipman was released on his own recognizance with an order to appear in Craighead County Circuit Court on September 26. In a related case, Blackman found probable cause on Tuesday to charge 18-year-old Lane Fears and ...

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  7. Man charged in connection to 30 break-ins appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KAIT-TV

    Lane Fears (Source: Craighead County Detention Center) JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A man charged in connection to 30 break-ins was in court Tuesday. According to court documents,18-year-old Lane Fears is charged with 30 counts of breaking or entering. ...

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  8. NEA Fair manager stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... Northeast Arkansas Fair. In a letter to several local leaders, including Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin and Craighead County Judge Ed Hill, Reece stated he had made his decision following weeks of "prayerful consideration and family discussion." ...

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  9. Jonesboro man arrested for assaulting girlfriend with knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KAIT-TV

    Marcus Harris (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro man was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend with a knife Sunday afternoon, according to a police report. According to Jonesboro Police, Marcus A. Harris, ...

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  10. Two Jonesboro residents arrested for having meth pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | KAIT-TV

    ... was found in the middle floorboard. The vehicle was left at the scene and both subjects were taken to the Craighead County Detention Center. Bullock was charged for possession of drug paraphernalia and is set to appear in court on Monday, August 25. ...

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  11. Jonesboro man arrested for slapping childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | KAIT-TV

    Nathan L. Kelly (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) A Jonesboro man was arrested for second degree battery and a woman was arrested for permitting child abuse, according to Jonesboro Police. According to an incident report filed Wednesday, ... 10 comments

  12. Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance camRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Numerous car break-ins in Jonesboro and Craighead County in the past week have many residents on high alert, especially since some of the stolen items are firearms.

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  13. Truman city officials are working to raise awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | KAIT-TV

    ... servants can do as far as positively raising awareness for something." Chief Henson said he challenged Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd and Chief Deputy Justin Rolland to face the water next. He's also outing Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin, Chief ...

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  14. Jonesboro man arrested for pulling machete on another manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | KAIT-TV

    David L. Bowers (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office) JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - 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 ...

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  15. Arkansas Prison Inmate Found Dead in SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | FOX16

    ... ADC as a new commitment on Aug. 7, 2007. He was serving a 30-year initial sentence for a rape conviction in Craighead County and a 30-year consecutive sentence of criminal attempt capital murder, also from Craighead County. Additionally, Hill had a ... 1 comment

  16. Region 8 convict found dead in prison cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KAIT-TV

    ... sheet attached to an air vent. Hill was serving a 62-year sentence for rape and attempted capital murder in Craighead County; second degree sexual assault in Mississippi County; and a 2-year sentence for second degree battery in Lincoln County. He ...

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  17. Craighead County justices discuss allocations of sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | KAIT-TV

    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.

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  18. Arkansas work release escapee recapturedRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... 8/17/2014 3:24:12 PM (GMT -5:00) Steven Eagle, an ROTC instructor at Westside High School in Craighead County has been arrested on child porn charges and sexual assault If you've been on Facebook lately, you've most likely seen an influx of "Back to ...

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  19. NTSB updates media on Hoxie train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Steven Eagle, an ROTC instructor at Westside High School in Craighead County has been arrested on child porn charges and sexual assault Steven Eagle, an ROTC instructor at Westside High School in Craighead ...

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  20. Residents evacuated after deadly train collision near HoxieRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | KATV Little Rock

    ... their mom decided she was going to retaliate. Steven Eagle, an ROTC instructor at Westside High School in Craighead County has been arrested on child porn charges and sexual assault Steven Eagle, an ROTC instructor at Westside High School in ...

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