Breaking News Stories

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - Region 8 News is tracking two breaking news stories at this hour.

There has been a fatal accident on Arkansas Highway 226 between Cash and Jonesboro.  The accident happened just after 4:00pm Friday afternoon.  A Region 8 News reporter on the scene says one person died in the accident.  We are unsure of any other injuries.

Also, there has been a shooting reported at the Forrest City Civic Center in Forrest City.  Police have taped off an area at the southern entrance to the building.

Region 8 News will update these stories on Region 8 News at Six as well as and on you cell phone.