Black Rock, AR

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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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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Police officer involved in a car crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -A police officer was transported to an emergency room following a car crash. According to Hardy Police Chief, Scott Rose, a Hardy Officer was involved in a wreck on the Hardy 63 bypass on Saturday, July 2. Sunday, July 3, Rose confirmed the officer involved was Jeremiah...
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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,...

Arkansas man runs over brother on motorcycle during chase, police say

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – An 18-year-old Jonesboro man was charged in a weekend chase after police said he stole a vehicle and ran over a motorcycle driver who turned out to be his brother. According to a probable cause affidavit, an officer was following a driver, Shane Petty, who...
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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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State Champion head coach Scott Bowlin calls it a career after 39 seasons

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A familiar face in Region 8 called it a career after 39 seasons on the bench. Scott Bowlin coached his final game at the AAA All-Star Game in late June, wrapping up a career full of wins. “This game’s been great to me and it’s taught...
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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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Arkansas State great Sarah Sodoma continues NWSL journey with San Diego

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - An Arkansas State all-time great has a chance to make her NWSL debut. Sarah Sodoma signed another national team replacement contract with San Diego Wave FC. She was on the roster earlier in April in two matches but didn’t take the pitch. Sodoma will be available for selection in San Diego‘s upcoming game July 3rd vs. Washington Spirit. National Team Replacement players can be signed when a national team player is away on international duty and will not count against the team’s roster limit.

One hurt in Evening Shade accident

A one person was injured Wednesday afternoon in a Highway AW accident at Evening Shade, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Tpr. Cathryn Davis of the patrol said a northbound 2016 Hyundai Elantra operated by Deyvid R. Roman, 28, of Plato, turned into the path of a southbound 2018 GMC Yukon operated by Erica D. Stevens, 38, of Houston.
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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...