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Police: Gun safe with multiple firearms stolen from home

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Police said someone broke into a Jonesboro home over the weekend and stole several items, including a gun safe loaded with firearms. According to an initial incident report from Jonesboro police, the burglary happened between the evening of Friday, June 24, and the morning of Saturday, June 25, in the 3200-block of Parkwood Road.
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June 28: What you need to know

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - We’re helping you plan your day on Good Morning Region 8. It will be another unseasonal day across Region 8 with cooler temperatures and low humidity. We will see some clouds move through this morning, but other than that, it will be another nice, sunny day.
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Woman suspected of stealing police car arrested

MANILA, Ark. (KAIT) - A Mississippi County woman suspected of stealing a police car and leading officers on a chase earlier this month is behind bars after deputies said they found her hiding under a blanket. On the night of June 9, Manila police officers attempted to arrest 34-year-old Heather...
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Jonesboro police add six new officers

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - You might notice some new faces on the streets of Jonesboro. On Monday, June 27, the Jonesboro Police Department said six certified officers started their employment. The officers collectively bring over 102 years of experience to the department, they said. The officers and their years of...
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House considered “total loss” following evening fire

TRUMANN, Ark. (KAIT) – Officials say a Poinsett County home is a “total loss” after a fire swept through. According to the Trumann Fire Department, crews responded to the fire around 3:10 p.m. Monday, June 27, in the 14,000-block of Sadler Lane. Around 6 p.m., the fire...
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Catalytic converter stolen from Jonesboro church

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Police need help finding the person who stole a catalytic converter from a Jonesboro church bus. The theft occurred between June 13 and 25 at Central Baptist Church, 3707 Harrisburg Road. According to the initial incident report, thieves stole a catalytic converter from the church’s...
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Community event to give people a pick-me-up

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Northeast Arkansas organization is inviting you to an afternoon of fun. The “Songs of Many Colors” event will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 2 at the Arkansas State University Fowler Center in Jonesboro. The event will feature food...
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Emergency crews respond to house fire

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Fire Department responded to an early morning house fire. According to Jonesboro Dispatch, they received a call just before 4:30 a.m., June 27, about a fire in the area of Puryear and West Monroe. Jonesboro Fire crews said the home was abandoned and don’t...
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State of A-State: Baseball

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Our State of A-State series continues with baseball. Chris Hudgison and I have been talking with several head coaches at their respective camps to get an update on all things Red Wolves. I caught up with Head Coach Tommy Raffo. On 2022 Arkansas State Baseball Camps...
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WBU Announces Spring ‘22 President’s and Dean’s List Honorees

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. (6/27/22) – Williams Baptist University has released the names of students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2022 spring semester. The President’s List includes those full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, while the Dean’s List consists of those with at least a 3.5 GPA.
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Crash stalled traffic on Highland Drive

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash that shut down Highland Drive. The crash happened Sunday, June 26, around 3:15 pm. at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. A Jonesboro Police Department desk sergeant confirmed the crash but had no word on any injuries.
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JPD investigating Tuesday morning shooting

A shooting from Tuesday morning is under investigation in Jonesboro. It happened around 8:30 AM in the 1400 block of Dana Debbie Street, the Jonesboro Police Department said in a release posted to social media. One victim was reported injured. The victim was transported by personal vehicle to an area...
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Broadband CEO: Arkansas far ahead of other states with expansion investments

Alan Morse, CEO of Jonesboro-based Ritter Communications, a regional telecom and broadband provider, said Arkansas is well ahead of surrounding states when it comes to investing in high-speed Internet fiber expansion. Ritter has operations in over 100 communities across a four-state footprint, including Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. Morse said...
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Police investigating shooting

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police are on the scene of a shooting in North Jonesboro. According to a Jonesboro Police Department news release, the shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, in the 1400-block of Dana Debbie Street. When officers arrived, they found one person injured. The victim, according...
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