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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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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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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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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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Newport native Grant Black shines in 2022 AAA debut for Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (KAIT) - A Newport native made his season debut in AAA Memphis Saturday night. Grant Black toed the rubber for the Redbirds in the fourth and fifth innings, tossing two scoreless innings against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. He worked a perfect fourth with a strikeout, a groundout and...
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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.
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Newport native Grant Black promoted to AAA Memphis

MEMPHIS (KAIT) - A Newport native is a step closer to The Show. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that pitcher Grant Black was promoted from Springfield to Memphis. Black had a stellar May and June in relief in AA. He had a stretch of 15 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run spanning May 14th to June 21st.
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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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