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  1. Teen, mother arrested in connection with 2016 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - A teenager faces a first-degree murder charge after being arrested in connection to the murder of a West Memphis man. Malik Macklin, 17, was arrested in Conway, Arkansas by the U.S. Marshal's Office.

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  2. JPD: Expensive headphones swiped, 2 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - Two men were arrested after police said they stole pricey headphones from a cell phone store. Jonesboro police were called to T-Mobile, 3009 E. Highland Dr., around 8 p.m. Tuesday on the shoplifting call. 7 comments

  3. Arrest warrants issued for 2 men in West Memphis homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Arrest warrants have been issued for two men believed to be responsible for the shooting death of a man the day after Independence Day. Police said warrants have been issued for Malik Macklin, 17, and Derrick Brown, 18, for first-degree murder.

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  4. Child left in hot daycare van honored with flag raisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - The young child who died after being left in a hot daycare van was honored with a flag-raising ceremony at the Child Advocacy Center in West Memphis, Arkansas on Friday. The flag honors Christopher Gardner, who was left inside an Ascent Children's Health Services van in June.

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  5. Daycare makes transportation changes after child's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Changes are coming to Ascent Children's Health Services in West Memphis after 5-year-old Christopher Gardner, Jr died earlier this month in a van while in the facility's care. The Arkansas Department of Human Services has come out with corrective action plans for both Ascent and a transportation contractor.

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  6. Police Chief: Angry at 'every one of them' for 5-year-old's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST HELENA, AR - Investigators in West Memphis continue to put together the pieces and gather information about the events the led to a 5-year-old being left in a hot van. Four employees were terminated from Ascent Children's Health Services after Christopher Gardner was left in the transport van.

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  7. I-55 closures could slow traffic into ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Pay extra attention if you're driving northbound on Interstate 55 from Memphis into Arkansas between June 12 and June 17. Work crews will close lanes on the roadway between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. so they can complete a hardware installation. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will close one lane at a time while it installs new, high tech hardware to weigh trucks as they drive over the bridge.

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  8. I-55 improvements require more overnight lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Travelers to and from Memphis can expect more lane closures as highway crews work to improve Interstate 55. Crews will alternately close I-55 northbound lanes to install updated Weigh In Motion hardware between the Mississippi River Bridge and the Bridgeport Road Exit, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The closures will occur between 8 p.m. Monday, June 12, and 8 a.m. Saturday, June 17, weather permitting.

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  9. I-55 improvements require overnight lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is making it easier for over-the-road truckers to keep moving. But, it will mean detours for big rigs and other drivers.

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  10. Police search for suspects after suspects fire at officer's vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - West Memphis police are searching for two suspects who reportedly fled on foot after firing at an officer's car during a traffic stop. According to a press release, an officer attempted to pull over 20-year-old Jaylen Farmer and 19-year-old Vondre McClure.

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  11. I-40/I-55 to face lane closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - A major east-west corridor in the region will see some work being done, with overnight lane closures this week. According to the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, utility work by West Memphis city crews will force overnight lane closures on I-40 and I-55.

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  12. Deputy reportedly killed in Yell Co. shooting, manhunt underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    DARDANELLE, Ark. - Arkansas State Police say there is an active manhunt for a suspect after three people were shot in Yell County.

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  13. Child battling brain cancer receives surprise from trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - A brave little girl battling brain cancer was stopped briefly by an Arkansas State Police trooper. Smiles were issued instead of tickets as Olivia described her mother being pulled over on her "Optimistic For Olivia" Facebook page.

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  14. Man arrested in Parkin shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    PARKIN, AR - A Crittenden County man faces multiple felony charges after his recent arrest on suspicion of shooting a woman, Parkin police said Tuesday. Joseph Coleman of West Memphis was arrested in connection with a March 25 shooting at a home on Autis Street in Parkin. 1 comment

  15. TDOT to shut down 'Old Bridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRITTENDEN COUNTY, AR - The Tennessee Department of Transportation will shut down the Interstate 55 bridge over the Mississippi River. TDOT says the closure is necessary to safely remove an abandoned Union Pacific Railroad bridge over the interstate.

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  16. Inspectors to shut down parts of I-40 Mississippi River BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRITTENDEN COUNTY, AR - Travelers to and from Memphis should expect a few delays next month. The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department will conduct routine inspections on the I-40 Mississippi River Bridge connecting West Memphis, AR to Memphis, TN.

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  17. Overnight lane closure planned on I-40 in West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Maintenance work will close some lanes of traffic overnight in West Memphis. The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department announced Tuesday the work will happen on Interstate 40 between mile markers 276 and 278 beginning Wednesday night at 10, weather permitting.

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  18. Police arrest suspected robber at his place of workRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - A man may need to look for a new job after police arrested him at work. Maysoe Norment is suspected in a string of recent aggravated robberies .

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  19. Bridge report details costs, needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - It would take nearly $3 billion to fix the needed repairs on at least 2,500 bridges in the state of Arkansas, according to a report released Monday from a trade group. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association released a national and state report about deficient bridges around the country.

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  20. West Memphis Fire Department receives pet oxygen masksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    WEST MEMPHIS, AR - West Memphis firefighters have a new tool at their disposal to help animals that may be injured in a fire. According to a post on the West Memphis Fire Department's Facebook page , the department received pet oxygen masks for use during emergencies.

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