Afternoon Update - Monday - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Afternoon Update - Monday

Monday begins with a large amount of news and we have it covered on Region 8 News on KAIT and on kait8.com and Region8toGo.com, where we are always on.

He was a first round draft pick for the Jaguars and this morning, he was let go from the team. Matt Jones' legal trouble finally catches up to him when his employment with the team is cut short, so what is next for the former Hog? Mitch Lilly will have more in sports on Region 8 News at Six. Region 8 Sports online.

The Jonesboro JETS budget is coming into question in a special meeting called tonight. We're live on Region 8 News at Six with the latest, with a full report at Ten.

The weekend report (see here) highlighting a man pulling a young lady over with fake police lights has people asking what to do when being pulled over, especially late at night. Josh Harvison spent the day riding with State Police and has more, live first on Region 8 News at Five.

A beautiful day today isn't the best of the weather. Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan says it will get even better. He'll tell you how tonight. StormTEAM weather online.

 

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