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Arrest made in the case of an abused 2-year-old

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -A Jonesboro man has been arrested for domestic battery. According to a Jonesboro Police Department spokesperson, on July 1 Chanc Kaidon Gray was arrested and charged with first-degree domestic battering. Reporter Chris Carter spoke with the mother of the little girl, Alexandria Gray, earlier this week. Gray...
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Hit and run on Caraway Road

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -Emergency crews are responding to a crash that shut down a lane on Caraway Road. The crash happened Saturday, July 2, around 3:15 pm near the intersection of Nettleton Avenue and Caraway Road. A Jonesboro Police Department desk sergeant confirmed four vehicles were involved in the crash,...
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LT4-Powered 1972 Chevy Suburban Restomod Flexes Orange Patina

The Chevy Suburban nameplate has been around for nearly 90 years now, first rolling out in 1935. Indeed, this American icon has a pretty deep catalogue behind it, and is well-suited to a restomod build. Now, we’re checking out this LT4-powered 1972 Chevy Suburban rocking a sweet orange patina and supercharged heartbeat.
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Bath & Body Works returning to Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - More than two years after a tornado destroyed its Jonesboro store, Bath & Body Works is returning. The new store will be located in Caraway Plaza, between Petco and Rack Room Shoes. According to signs on the building’s front, the store is set to open in...
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Newport native Grant Black shines in 2022 AAA debut for Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KAIT) - A Newport native made his season debut in AAA Memphis Saturday night. Grant Black toed the rubber for the Redbirds in the fourth and fifth innings, tossing two scoreless innings against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. He worked a perfect fourth with a strikeout, a groundout and...
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Event raises money and awareness for poverty

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A northeast Arkansas native returns to Region 8 with her band to play for charity. Petrella Bonner travels around the United States playing for communities. She does it a little differently than some musicians. All the proceeds made during her concerts are donated back to the community.
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Lane on Red Wolf Boulevard back open following crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro crews have left the scene of a crash on Red Wolf Boulevard by the Arkansas State University Campus. The crash could be seen from our weather camera on top of Centennial Bank Stadium and showed the crash just south of Aggie Road. According to the...
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Newport native Grant Black promoted to AAA Memphis

MEMPHIS (KAIT) - A Newport native is a step closer to The Show. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that pitcher Grant Black was promoted from Springfield to Memphis. Black had a stellar May and June in relief in AA. He had a stretch of 15 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run spanning May 14th to June 21st.
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Stretching thin: How far can $50 get you for a holiday cookout?

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Independence Day weekend is upon us, which means many people will be cooking out, but with prices rising, how much will that cost?. Inflation, supply chain issues, and the war in Ukraine are raising costs across the country. Times such as the current holiday weekend involve...
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Former Red Wolves catcher Parker Rowland commits to Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A former Red Wolf will be a Razorback in 2023. Eastern Oklahoma State catcher Parker Rowland announced Wednesday that he’s committed to the Diamond Hogs. He hit .408 for the Mountaineers in the 2022 season with 12 home runs and 78 RBI. Rowland earned All-Region 2 and Region 2 Gold Glove accolades.
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A Family For Me: Aniyah, Iyoniah, and “Little” Larry

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Three fun-loving siblings are looking for their forever home. Aniyah, 11, Iyoniah, 6, and “Little” Larry, 3, are three siblings that have been in foster care for four years. For the youngest two, foster care is all they really know. That’s why Aniyah, the...
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Foraging for cattail plants

Foraging for cattail plants/ cattail plantsGin Lee. In my area I don't have to travel very far to find cattail plants. In fact, the plant grows very well alongside ponds, lakes, rivers, and even in road-side ditches. Today, I'm going to take you along with me while I show you how I uproot some cattail plants from a country roadside ditch. Plus, I will tell you a little bit about my experience and why I like foraging for these wild, perennial, aquatic plants that are often considered problematic for farmers.
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