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Babysitter convicted of raping child in 2019, DA says

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A north Shelby County man was found guilty of sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl he was babysitting for family friends in 2019 after a jury deliberated for 20 minutes on Friday, said Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich. According to a release, Travis Ruzicha (aka...
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Osceola police chief resigns

OSCEOLA, Ark. (KAIT) - A Mississippi County town is searching for a new police chief. The City of Osceola announced Jerry Hamilton submitted his resignation after hours on Friday. Osceola Mayor Sally Wilson told Region 8 News on Monday that Hamilton resigned as police chief for a higher-paying job with...
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One Vehicle Traffic Accidents Leave Five Hurt

Three Blytheville residents were hurt when the vehicle they were in ran off CR 498 south of Steele and overturned. According to the MSHP, three passengers in the vehicle: 20 year old Garret Jackson, 22 year old Thomas Lewis, and 23 year old Vanessa Ivy were taken to the hospital in Blytheville with moderate to serious injuries.
BLYTHEVILLE, AR
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Babysitter convicted of molesting 7-year-old girl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 22-year-old man was convicted by a jury of sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl he was babysitting for a family friend. Travis Ruzicha, aka Ruzicka, of Drummonds, Tennessee was babysitting the girl at a Memphis home on July 21-22 of 2019 when the incidents happened, Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said in a statement.
MEMPHIS, TN
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Burn ban issued amid hot, dry conditions

CARDWELL, MO. (KAIT) - With temperatures hovering in the 90s and a lack of substantial rain, one town has issued a ban on all burning. Citing Ordinance #460, the mayor and fire chief of Cardwell, Missouri, issued a “complete burn ban.”. According to a news release shared Saturday, June...
CARDWELL, MO
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Date for new Monette Manor facility construction set

MONETTE, Ark. (KAIT) – After nearly seven months since a deadly tornado struck the town of Monette, a once-active nursing home is a step closer to recovery. Back in December, the Monette Manor was one of the buildings hit by the tornado, leaving nothing but debris across the area.
MONETTE, AR
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Kennett basketball hosts junior boys and girls skills camp

The Kennett High School basketball team and coaching staff hosted a boys and girls skills camp this week for children of all ages. Coach Noll Billing's camp is designed to teach children not just the fundamentals of basketball, but also to help them develop skills and values that they can use both on and off the court.
KENNETT, MO
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Deadly shooting investigation in Pemiscot County, Mo.

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Steele man arrested in connection with shooting

STEELE, Mo. (KFVS) - A man was arrested in connection with a shooting on Tuesday night, June 21. Jordan D. Johnson, 29, was arrested on charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon. He is currently being held in jail on no bond. According to...
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City to get new technology for reading water meters

TRUMANN, Ark. (KAIT) - Thanks to some new technology, residents in one Northeast Arkansas city will be able to check their water bill with just a simple click of a button. The city of Trumann, in partnership with Integrity, will soon roll out a mobile app, allowing residents to see their water usage on the go.
TRUMANN, AR
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