Activist appears outraged, combative in arrest video

May 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Dash cam footage from a controversial traffic stop between two officers and an animal rights activist in Jonesboro seems to indicate both officers were truthful in their police reports while the suspect refused to cooperate, as officers reported. Close to sunset Saturday night, Jonesboro Police Officer Alex Duncan, with Officer Michael Talley also

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AState hosting Online QuickBooks training

May 31, 2017

JONESBORO – Small business owners have a couple of opportunities to jumpstart accounting needs by attending QuickBooks Online training sessions at Arkansas State University. The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) will have four total seminars for entrepreneurs and small business owners, Tuesday, June 6, and Thursday, June 8, in the Delta Center

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June 4: NEA Baptist Recognizes Survivors

May 31, 2017

  JONESBORO, Ark. – Local cancer survivors and their battles will be honored this Sunday in Jonesboro. On Sunday, June 4 2017, NEA Baptist will honor and celebrate local cancer survivors as part of National Cancer Survivors Day, a tradition that is 30 years strong across the nation. A celebration for survivors and their families

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Hit-and-run suspect arrested

May 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – The suspect in a Tuesday evening hit-and-run which sent a child to the hospital has been arrested. Joshua Wade Dunn, 27, of Jonesboro, was arrested by Jonesboro Police Department Tuesday night and booked into Craighead County Detention Center at about 10 p.m., jail records show. 

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13-year-old sent to ER in Jonesboro hit-and-run

May 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A young boy struck by a vehicle whose driver then fled the scene Tuesday evening in Jonesboro. At about 5 p.m. Tuesday evening, 13-year-old boy was struck by a white Chevrolet Impala on Nettleton Avenue, E-911 Director Jeff Presley told NEA Report. The Impala fled west on Nettleton as the child lay injured in

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Traffic stop with animal activist turns physical

May 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A local animal rights activist was arrested and released Saturday after a confrontation with officers which turned physical. At about 8 p.m. Saturday night, right around sunset, Officer Alexandria Duncan and Officer Michael Talley of Jonesboro Police Department were nearby Creath Street when Duncan noticed a white 2013 Lincoln SUV traveling westbound on Creath.

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Memorial Day weekend drug arrests in Jonesboro

May 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Police in Craighead County encountered a number suspected of being in possession of or using drugs over the holiday weekend. The recently reactivated Street Crimes Unit began their weekend at about 3:04 p.m. Friday afternoon, May 26, at 1305 North Floyd Street to a unit to make contact with a suspect, Hilary

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Calm Memorial Day weekend for Baxter County

May 30, 2017

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – No one can complain about a decrease in crime. The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office experienced a relatively calm Memorial Day holiday weekend this year, a press release reported. There were 100 complaint-calls or calls for service made to the Sheriff’s Office from Friday, May 26, 2017, through Monday.  This represents a

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$5,000 engagement ring missing

May 30, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A 21-year-old bride-to-be must have been delighted to receive a beautiful engagement ring – but she needs help finding it after the valuable memento vanished from her sight in Jonesboro. As Memorial Day Weekend began on Friday, May 26, the female complainant, 21, came into Jonesboro Police Department and reported the incident.

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Blytheville man convicted of 2015 rape in Jonesboro

May 26, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – A man will spend a decade in prison on felony charges including rape. Duan Jamal Harris, 28, of Blytheville, was convicted and sentenced Friday, May 26, by a Craighead County jury for crimes taking place on August 14, 2015, District Prosecutor Scott Ellington told NEA Report.

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