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

Afternoon Update - Tuesday

Good Tuesday afternoon Region 8. Here are some of the stories we're working on for Region 8 News on KAIT...

The girl we first told you about Sunday that said she was pulled over by a fake police car has reportedly told authorities that she lied, according to Sheriff Jack McCann. Now, she is facing charges of her own. Hear more on this first on Region 8 News at Five.

Beautiful weather continues today and tomorrow but Ryan Vaughan says change is on the horizon! Watch his forecast on Region 8 News at Five, Six and Ten. StormTEAM Weather online.

You have heard the quips about hospital food but a Region 8 hospital is making a big change by getting its own executive chef. Keith Boles sampled the cuisine and will have the full report on Region 8 News at Six.

For the latest news, remember to go to kait8.com and Region8toGo.com throughout your work day, everyday, where we are always on. While there, see our special St. Patrick's Day page to learn more about the green holiday. Have a great day!

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