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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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1 hr ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Council approves grant for body cameras, tasers for JPD

JONESBORO, AR - Tens of thousands of dollars worth of new equipment for the Jonesboro Police Department was approved Tuesday night by the city council.

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4 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Westside School District asking for community help to buy piano

JONESBORO, AR - The Westside School District is asking for the community's help to provide a unique opportunity for its students.

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8 hrs ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

JPD releases names of victim, suspect in murder-suicide

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police are investigating a murder-suicide that happened Tuesday morning, according to Lt.

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9 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

JPD searching for shooting suspect

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police are investigating a possible shooting in the Candlewood Estates.

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12 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

JPD searching for shooting suspect

JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police are investigating a possible shooting in the Candlewood Estates.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Folks hit the road for Labor Day festivities

JONESBORO, AR - Many folks were out today packing up and heading out to meet with family and friends for Labor Day.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jonesboro man arrested for pulling a gun on another man

Source: Craighead County Jail JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man was arrested after pointing a gun at and threatening another man.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Man charged with assault after threatening his mother

Robert Walden JONESBORO, AR - A man is charged with terroristic threatening after his mother told police she felt threatened by him.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

U.S. Congressman Tom Cotton featured speaker

JONESBORO, AR - Candidate for U.S. Senate Congressman Tom Cotton was the featured speaker at the Northeast Arkansas Political Animals meeting at the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce on Friday.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Safety training session held for CASA volunteers

JONESBORO, AR - A training session was held Friday so volunteers for Court Appointed Special Advocates can be prepared for any situation they might walk into.

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KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Danny Ford honored by Disabled Veterans Group

JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 businessman was honored by local veterans. Members of the Disabled Veterans Group showed up at Glen Sain Chevrolet Friday morning to honor Danny Ford.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Bill Carter reflects on fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival

Having had a few days to catch his breath, Bill Carter can now look back at the fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival -held again at the Arkansas State University's Convocation Center in Jonesboro on Aug. 15--and assess what it might take to top it.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KAIT-TV Jonesboro

Jonesboro police make 6 arrests, clear 115 car break-in cases

JONESBORO, AR - The city of Jonesboro was plagued with more than 115 car break-ins over the spring and summer months.

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The St. Louis Sports Commission had asked Arkansas State to move its home game in the second week of September 2015 to the city's Busch Stadium.

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Kids music stars The Fresh Beat Band to perform at NJPAC

As a girl growing up in Jonesboro, Ark., Tara Perry adored music but could not decide which instrument she wanted to play.

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KAIT-TV

JPD needs officers

Region 8 News Thursday Evening Update - some of the stories we're tracking for Region 8 News at 10. Jail Closing Today the Arkansas Jail Standards committee voted unanimously to close the Lawrence County Jail.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KAIT-TV

Woman arrested after police find meth in purse

JONESBORO, AR - A Region 8 woman was arrested after police said her purse contained more than cash and credit cards.

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KAIT-TV

Discussion on gun safety back in focus

Wednesday 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 Kids and gun safety After a 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor Tuesday, gun instructors are warning parents on safety ... (more)

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3rd suspect charged in car break-ins

Lane Fears Andrew Shipman John Faughn JONESBORO, AR - A third man has been charged in a string of vehicle break-ins that have plagued Jonesboro in the last few weeks.

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Arkansas Police Chief Resigns After Calling Reporter A 'Smelly Left Wing Liberal' On Facebook

The chief of the Jonesboro, Arkansas police resigned on Monday, just three days after being suspended by the mayor for making derogatory comments on Facebook.

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