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Suspect accused of shooting into victim’s bedroom

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A judge found probable cause Wednesday to charge a Crittenden County man with a terroristic act after Jonesboro police say he fired multiple shots into the air. On May 25, police say 26-year-old Devin Damon Reel of Turrell went to his ex-girlfriend’s home on Calion Street...
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Woman arrested in forgery, theft case

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A Craighead County woman faces a court date after Jonesboro police say she deposited checks from a closed account and started withdrawing the money. Laneshia Williams, 36, Jonesboro was arrested Aug. 2 on suspicion of forgery-1st degree and theft greater than $5,000 but less than $25,000 after an investigation by police.
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Montgomery's sentence reduced to 40 years

JONESBORO — Circuit Judge Randy Philhours reduced the prison sentence Wednesday for Flando Montgomery, of Marion, from 55 years in prison to 40 years. According to a court docket, Montgomery will get credit for 815 days he served in jail. Convicted murderers can be paroled after serving 70 percent of...
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AG Rutledge files suit in wire fraud hack case

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that she filed a lawsuit to seek to recoup nearly $55,000 taken in a reported wire fraud hack case. According to a media release, Rutledge filed suit in Craighead County Circuit Court against JP Morgan Chase Bank on behalf...
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2 arrested with gun, drugs

JONESBORO — Two Harrisburg men were arrested Monday night following a traffic stop on Johnson Avenue, according to Jonesboro police. Dylan A. Combs, 24, of 607 Pershing St., and Matthew Tucker, 20, of 5258 Dawson Lane, were arrested on suspicion of simultaneous possession of drugs and a firearm, possession of meth or cocaine greater than 2 grams but less than 10 grams, possession of marijuana with purpose to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, no proof of insurance and expired tags.
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Police: Man hospitalized in stabbing and beating incident

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police confirmed it’s investigating what led to a stabbing in the East Johnson Avenue and Main Street area. JPD’s Public Information Specialist Sally Smith said around 4:10 p.m., there was a report about a man in a white pickup truck get out of his truck and hit another man on a motorcycle with a bat.
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2021 FFN Preseason Tour: Paragould

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - The Rams were all dressed up with no place to go. Paragould had their Media & Photo Day Wednesday morning. They showed off new all white uniforms for the new season. PHS is looking to take another step in the 5A East. They upset Forrest City 35-0 in 2020 and took the Bell Game to double overtime.
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Police search man involved in tire store burglary

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police ask for your help identifying a man who drove a white Chevy Impala to a tire store and allegedly stole items. Police say the “nice young man in the shorts and dark T-shirt” and his accomplices took items from Plaza Tire, 1404 S Caraway Rd.
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Weather Forecast For Jonesboro

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Jonesboro: Thursday, August 5: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy overnight; Friday, August 6: Partly sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, August 7: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Sunday, August 8: Mostly
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Aug. 5: What you need to know

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Good morning! It is Thursday, Aug. 5. Plan your day on Good Morning Region 8. It’s the nicest stretch of weather since Independence Day Weekend, featuring daily highs in the 80s and overnight lows near 60°F. This streak comes to an end by the weekend, however,...
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JPS vaccine clinic brings in over 100 people

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - As the new school year approaches, another vaccine clinic was underway Wednesday at Jonesboro High. The principal says school officials are doing all they can to keep their students safe. Over 120 students and their parents got vaccinated Wednesday at Jonesboro High School. “I mean our...
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Race Imboden: What US Olympic fencer's black X symbol on his hand means

(CNN) — US Olympic fencer and bronze medalist Race Imboden says he wore a black X symbol on his hand when he posed on the podium as a "demonstration." Imboden and his teammates won the bronze medal match in the men's foil team event against Japan with a total score of 45 to 31, with Imboden defeating Kyosuke Matsuyama 10 to 7.
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Blazers, Lady Bearcats win in Parker Memorial

JONESBORO — Valley View won the boys’ team title and Brookland prevailed in the girls’ division of the annual Phil Parker Memorial high school golf tournament Wednesday at RidgePointe Country Club. Peyton Ellis fired a 1-under-par 72 to earn boys’ medalist honors and lead the Blazers (6-0) to the team...
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Arkansas State QB Layne Hatcher lands on CFPA National Performer of the Year watch list

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Arkansas State quarterback Layne Hatcher is getting some more national attention. He’s one of 3 Sun Belt standouts on the watch list for the National Performer of the Year. The College Football Performance Awards hand out this trophy annually to the best player in FBS. Hatcher threw for 2,058 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2020. The pride of Pulaski Academy is already top 10 in A-State history in career passing yards (7th), passing touchdowns (T-5th), and total offense (9th).
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Jones describes toughness as A-State's camp theme

JONESBORO — Butch Jones will be looking for toughness once Arkansas State’s football team opens fall camp. “That’s going to be the constant theme throughout camp,” Jones, the Red Wolves’ first-year head coach, said Wednesday as he discussed preseason drills leading up to the start of classes at the university on Aug. 24.