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How Kitty Genovese Destroyed Childhood
We once may have been too slow to call the cops. Now we'll dial 911 if we see a couple kids walking alone to get pizza.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Reba, Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn headline fourth Johnny Cash Music Festival
The fourth annual Johnny Cash Music Festival will star Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Reba McEntire , Bobby Bare and Loretta Lynn , and take place once again at Arkansas State University's Convocation Center in Jonesboro, on Aug. 15. Legendary singer and comedian Mark Lowry will host the event, which raises funds for the restoration of the ... (more)
Sharp Co. residents react to special election results
SHARP COUNTY, AR - Sharp County residents voted down a 1.5-percent sales tax Tuesday that would fund a new, county-owned hospital.
Britt and Randi Jones of Clover Bent have announced the birth of a daughter born Feb. 25, 2014, at St. Bernards Birthcare Center in Jonesboro.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Jonesboro man wins $100,000 through lottery
JONESBORO, AR - A local man is thousands of dollars richer after playing the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Food bank of NEA challenges high school students
JONESBORO, AR - The Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas said they need the community to help them meet a challenge.
The ASU Herald
A-State Choir invades the stage in upcoming opera show
Opera Theatre participants include Dennese Adkins; George Gatewood and Ian Tucker; Gianlucca Strazzulo, Kyle Smith, Michelle Byrd, Gregory Self, Crystal Aronson and Cori Beasley.
Review: Billy Currington plays to enthusiastic crowd at Verizon
Playing to a sparse but enthusiastic audience Saturday night at Verizon Arena, Billy Currington not only gave his fans "Good Directions," but also a sampling of songs off his new album, a nice mix of past hits and some great covers of artists he admires.
WWE House Show Results 3.09.14 - Jonesboro, Arkansas
WWE House Show Results 3.09.14 - Jonesboro, Arkansas Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.10.2014 Sunday house show results... Credit: Brian Thompson & PWInsider WWE ran the Arkansas State University Convocation Center in Jonesboro, AR Sunday evening with a crowd in the 6,000 range.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Scammers target the elderly
JONESBORO, AR - Scammers will target just about anyone. Those who usually fall victim are the elderly.
The Miami Herald
Ag-Tech program draws students in northeast Ark.
It is a new aspect of mechanics for Westside senior Ryan Vickers. While he understands basic mechanic work, Vickers said he is ready to learn more about how to work with electronics and diesel engines.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
La. Police Claim Man Shot And Killed Himself While Handcuffed
Louisiana state police are investigating the death Victor White, III , 22, who allegedly shot and killed himself while handcuffed in the back of a patrol car, reports The Advocate .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Red Cross offers assistance in homes
JONESBORO, AR - The American Red Cross said they are available to help in every natural disaster.
Power back on for Craighead Electric customers
JONESBORO, AR - The power is back for thousands who lost their electricity because of Sunday's winter storm.
New music and video from Big Piph
Little Rock's Big Piph has had a more interesting year than any of us, and he's here to rub it in with his new video, "I Am Not Them," which finds him rapping, lecturing and globe-hopping around at least a handful of African countries.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
A-State needs help from fans to win scholarship
JONESBORO, AR - The NCAA created a fan based contest to inspire enthusiasm for college basketball.
DEVELOPING: Lawmakers seek answers in I-55 standstill
JONESBORO, AR - State officials are seeking answers from the Arkansas State Highway Transportation Department on the massive blockades on Interstate 55 during the winter storm.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Man arrested for meth in police station
JONESBORO, AR - Police said a man was under the influence of meth while inside the police station.
Zips Car Wash expanding and implementing membership club
Zips Car Wash, based out of Jonesboro, Ark., has rebranded two Legends Express Car Washes, according to the Wichita Business Journal .
DEVELOPING: Highways may take longer to clear by the AHTD
JONESBORO, AR - Highways throughout Region 8 are still slick and dangerous. Walter McMillan with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department said major roads and highways are their priority areas but it may take longer to clear.