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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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Blytheville, AR man killed in I-55 crash; 3 injured

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Blytheville man is dead and three other people are hurt after a crash on I-55, according to Arkansas State Police. Arkansas State Police say the crash happened at around 7:48 p.m. Thursday evening on I-55 in Mississippi County. Three vehicles were involved in the crash. According to police, 27-year-old Dontrel Washington […]
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Lake City puts a spin on a tradition

LAKE CITY, Ark. (KAIT) - Lake City is firing up a new tradition for the Fourth early this year. The city has moved away from its Spring Festival which was hosted every year in May. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the city had not hosted the Spring Fest in over two...
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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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New Splash Pad is revealed at MLK Park in Bay St. Louis

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (WLOX) - The city of Bay. St Louis revealed a new splash pad at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. The splash pad has been under construction since last year. This is all part of the city’s effort to renovate the park. Councilman Jeffrey Reed had been working alongside community members and business owners to bring the project to life.
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July 4th: What you need to know

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -We’re helping you plan your day on Good Morning Region 8. Sadly, we find ourselves back in a hot and dry pattern this week. It seems like we just can’t muster up a good rainfall. While there are some small chances for isolated storms, no...
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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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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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Anglers can catch unlimited numbers of Big Lake fish starting July 1

MANILA – Licensed anglers have the opportunity to fish without catch limits on Big Lake, situated within the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge, beginning Friday, July 1, as federal plans to renovate the refuge begin in earnest this week. This emergency action by Big Lake NWR and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, which manages the lake’s fish for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is effective through Sept. 30.
MANILA, AR
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Man accused of entering home, taking naked photos of sleeping victim

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a Paragould man after they said he broke into a victim’s home and took videos of them while they slept. On Tuesday, June 28, a Greene County district court judge found probable cause to arrest 22-year-old Jason Duran on one count of residential burglary and video voyeurism.
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1 dead, 3 injured in wrong-way interstate crash

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) - Police said a Blytheville man died when his vehicle crashed into two other vehicles while traveling in the wrong direction on the interstate. According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash report, the crash happened at 7:48 p.m. Thursday, June 30, on Interstate 55 near the 28-mile marker.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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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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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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