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Police searching for vehicle involved in pedestrian hit and run

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police need the public’s help in finding a vehicle involved in a hit and run that sent a woman to a Memphis hospital. The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the 3500-block of East Highland Drive near the National Road intersection. According...
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Caught on camera: 2 businesses vandalized

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Two business owners in downtown Jonesboro opened Sunday morning with damage to their storefront. Surveillance provided by The Parsonage shows a woman jumping up to hit the restaurant’s sign and yelling at the man with her to do the same thing. “This girl is demanding...
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Poinsett sheriff seeks identity of suspected home intruder

Home security footage captured a frightening situation Monday in Poinsett County. On Monday night, May 16, the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office said a suspect forced entry into a residence located on North Ozark Lane just outside of the city limits of Trumann. His image was caught on surveillance cameras in and around the residence.
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Man accused of threatening to chop off girlfriend’s head

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Police arrested a 57-year-old Jonesboro man after they say he threatened to chop off his girlfriend’s head during an argument. According to a probable cause affidavit, officers went to a home on Dalton Farmer Drive on May 15 regarding an “unknown disturbance.”. Upon their...
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Opening date announced for new Krystal

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Northeast Arkansas foodies longing for Krystal’s square burger sliders will not have to wait much longer. Nearly 18 months after Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development said Krystal would return to Jonesboro, the company announced Monday the restaurant will open on May 23. “As...
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Jonesboro teacher selected for Supreme Court Summer Institute

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Jonesboro High School teacher will get the opportunity to sit in while the U.S. Supreme Court provides its opinion on cases this summer. Jon Newman, who teaches U.S. history and AP government and politics, will join 60 other educators from across the country at the Supreme Court Institute in Washington, D.C.
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A-State baseball final home game versus Ole Miss canceled

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State’s midweek baseball game against Ole Miss that was scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, has been canceled by Ole Miss due to travel and scheduling circumstances for the Rebels and will not be rescheduled. A-State closes out its 2022 regular season with a three-game...
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Arkansas’ One Razorback Roadshow stops in Jonesboro, Mountain Home

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The One Razorback Roadshow started its tour around the state Monday. It started with lunch in Mountain Home, then made its way to Jonesboro at The Social. Dozens showed up, taking in food and drinks and bidding for signed helmets. “It’s great to be over here...
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Popular burger restaurant 'Krystal' to return to Jonesboro in May

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Krystal's square burger sliders are headed to northeast Arkansas, making it the second location in the state. KATV's news content partner KAIT 8 News reported the franchise's return to Jonesboro on Monday. According to KAIT 8 News, Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development made...
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Ole Miss-Arkansas State baseball game canceled

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss baseball will not travel to Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Tuesday, May 17 to play Arkansas State. The game has been canceled “due to travel and scheduling circumstances and will not be rescheduled," according to Ole Miss. The Rebels are currently riding a seven-game winning...
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Urban forestry groups to train in NEA

Urban forestry professionals from across the country to train in Jonesboro and Trumann this week. Urban and community forestry professionals from across the Southeastern U.S. will converge in Jonesboro this week for a mock-disaster training event. The training, hosted by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division, will qualify participants...
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Krystal to open May 23 in Jonesboro

After a long awaited opening, Jonesboro residents will soon be able get their hands on Krystal burgers once again. Monday, May 23 (one week from today) is the grand opening, according to Haag Brown Commercial. As the opening date draws closer, local owners have almost completed their new crew roster,...
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Here's why Ole Miss baseball canceled game against Arkansas State

Ole Miss baseball has opted to cancel its previously scheduled midweek game at Arkansas State on Tuesday. The Rebels (31-19, 13-14 SEC) were scheduled to travel to Jonesboro for their final midweek game of the season but have elected not to play it because of "traveling and scheduling circumstances." Ole Miss joins a trend of  Power 5 teams opting not to play end-of-season midweek games against opponents that rank low in the RPI that can only...
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Ex-daycare worker to serve no time for pushing child several times

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A daycare worker seen on video pushing a four-year-old child at KidSpot Learning Center will serve no jail time. Daydreonna Fowler received one year of probation for the incident that happened on Feb. 11. There were no cameras allowed in the courtroom during Fowler’s Court appearance...
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