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Jonesboro, Arkansas is located in Craighead County. Zip codes in Jonesboro, AR include 72402, 72403, and 72404. The median home price in Jonesboro is $159,900. More Jonesboro information.

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7 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

Bear caught on camera

Region 8 News Thursday Evening Update - some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Bear caught on camera One Randolph County man caught something other than deer on his game camera.

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11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

Jonesboro man sentenced to 33 years in prison for rape

John D. Richardson JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man plead guilty to raping three children and was sentenced to 33 years in prison, according to 2nd Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington.

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11 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

Jonesboro man arrested for slapping child

Nathan L. Kelly A Jonesboro man was arrested for second degree battery and a woman was arrested for permitting child abuse, according to Jonesboro Police.

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11 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Jonesboro police chief gets 30-day suspension

The Bossier Parish District Attorney's office has released the 911 call and confession made by Christopher Holder, convicted last week of second degree murder in the stabbing death of his mother.

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Yesterday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Thief caught snooping through cars on neighborhood surveillance cam

JONESBORO, AR - Numerous car break-ins in Jonesboro and Craighead County in the past week have many residents on high alert, especially since some of the stolen items are firearms.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KAIT-TV

ASU students react to game day parking

JONESBORO, AR - Just nine days left until kick off before the first Red wolves game.

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KAIT-TV

Arkansas State University announces Mexico campus will be delayed

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas State University will delay the opening of a new campus in Mexico by one year, according to Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson.

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KAIT-TV

Closer to the weekend, closer to 100 degrees

Thursday Afternoon Update: Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. Trending Online Paper wants chief out The publisher of the Jonesboro Sun wants the city police chief to quit, saying the chief bullied one of the newspaper's reporters ... (more)

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KAIT-TV

Jonesboro man arrested for pulling machete on another man

David L. Bowers JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested for aggravated assault after he pulled a machete on another man who was grieving over the death of his mother, according to a Jonesboro Police report.

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KAIT-TV

Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - Republican U.S. Senator John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

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Shaft of broken club impales ASU student

An Arkansas State University freshman was impaled by the shaft of a broken golf club during rush activities at a campus fraternity Tuesday in Jonesboro.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Courier

Jonesboro paper says police chief bullied reporter

The publisher of the Jonesboro Sun newspaper wants the city police chief to quit, saying the chief bullied a reporter into quitting by making a series of derogatory statements about her on Facebook.

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The City Wire

Mitt Romney endorses Hutchinson in Arkansas gubernatorial race

The 2012 Republican presidential nominee paid a visit to Northeast Arkansas, endorsing fellow Republican Asa Hutchinson in this year's gubernatorial election.

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KAIT-TV

More details released about accident at Kappa Alpha house

JONESBORO, AR - A freshman student and sorority member at Arkansas State University was severely injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house, according to an incident report filed with the Arkansas State University Police Department.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Former police officer awarded $8,000 in EEOC settlement

A former Jonesboro police officer agreed to settle a dispute with the Jonesboro Police Department out of court, according to documents filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KAIT-TV

Sources: ASU student hurt at frat house

JONESBORO, AR - An Arkansas State University sorority member was injured Tuesday night at a fraternity house on the Jonesboro campus.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Greensborough Village rezoning to appear before council two more times

JONESBORO, AR - Greensborough Village was back in front of city leaders Tuesday night but they say a decision on the rezoning won't be made until mid-September.

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KAIT-TV

Families Inc Score a Touch Down, Howl for Humanity organization

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas State University's Howl made an appearance at the Families Inc. Counseling Services in Jonesboro Tuesday evening.

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KAIT-TV

Senator Mark Pryor traveling across Arkansas to promote jobs bill

JONESBORO, AR - Arkansas U.S. Senator Mark Pryor is traveling across the state to discuss a bill he believes will increase jobs.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

JPD: FEMA employees robbed, no one charged

JONESBORO, AR - Two FEMA employees claim they were robbed while working in Jonesboro.

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