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Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for 2017 murder

CHEROKEE VILLAGE — A Mammoth Springs woman charged with causing the death of an elderly woman during an biting attack May 2017 was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.

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Police: Woman pours fuel on vehicle

JONESBORO — A woman poured fuel Tuesday over a relative's vehicle after she was kicked out of a residence.

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Police: Man attacks woman, threatens to sexually assault her

JONESBORO — A man was arrested Tuesday after police said he attacked a woman and threatened to rape her during a disagreement that ended with a child running out of the residence.

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Woman pleads guilty to probation violation

JONESBORO — A woman who has been dodging her sentence for almost a year was sentenced to two years in prison on Tuesday after pleading guilty to violating her probation.

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Officers arrest man accused of fleeing, stealing vehicle

LAKE CITY — A Walnut Ridge man accused of multiple weapon and drug-related charges is behind bars in Craighead County after leading investigators on a high speed chase earlier this month related to a pickup stolen from a shop in Lake City.

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Woman discovers overnight burglary

LAKE CITY — A Lake City woman discovered she was the victim of a burglary after waking up Tuesday to find someone had kicked in her door overnight.

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Police: Woman injures herself breaking into neighbors home

JONESBORO — A woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after police said she broke into a home while the victim's children were there in an effort to steal a TV, which resulted in her injuring herself.

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Two charged with kidnapping

TRUMANN — Two people have been formally charged in an April kidnapping of a woman at gunpoint.

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Police investigating Lynn shooting, no injuries reported

LYNN — Police are continuing to investigate a shooting in the small community of Lynn on Tuesday night.

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Detective: 10 slot machines found behind home

STRAWBERRY — A man previously arrested for operating a gambling house had 10 machines in a shop building behind his Strawberry home, a detective said Wednesday.

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Man formally charged in May home invasion, shooting

TRUMANN — Formal charges were filed on Tuesday against a man accused of shooting a 15-year-old girl in the mouth in a home invasion in May.

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Jonesboro firefighters answer 13 alarms

JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Fire Department responded to the following alarms during the 24-hour period ending at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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