Several victims were being treated at area hospitals as of the last update.
Non-essential City of Jonesboro services, including sanitation routes, will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day.
For the first time in the state’s 184-year history, a medical student has earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in Arkansas.
Police reports released Wednesday, May 20 by the Jonesboro Police Department
Arkansas passed 5,000 cumulative cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, May 20.
Tuesday’s arrests are based on the totality of the investigation, the press release from police said.
Robert Wayne Lawson, 64, of Forrest City was shot Monday, May 18th by an Arkansas State Trooper following an armed stand-off that had initially begun late yesterday morning involving St. Francis County sheriff’s deputies, a press release said.
Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin announced Tuesday that he will be seeking another four-year term as the city’s chief executive.
Incident reports released by JPD on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.
The latest numbers from the Arkansas Department of Health plus news headlines for Tuesday, May 19.