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

Afternoon Update - Monday

These are some of the stories Region 8 News is tracking for our broadcasts at Five and Six on KAIT...

Breaking news out of Parkin, where a man is suspected of shooting his brother and another man in a seperate incident before fleeing. Parkin police say the man is still on the loose and is considered armed and dangerous. Read here for more. Josh Harvison has the latest is on Region 8 News at Five and Six...

Memorial Day is here and from locally to state and nationwide, people are remembering the sacrifices from fallen soldiers. For one Jonesboro family who lost a loved one who was a soldier, the day is especially trying. Here how the late Paul Brooks is being remembered and honored tonight on Region 8 News, first a Five with full details at Six.

Plus, with the economy in rough shape, one retail industry is actually finding success. Allison Munn shows you what it is on Region 8 News at Five.

Stay with kait8.com and Region8toGo.com, the only two news outlets in Region 8 that are always on and always updated during any hour of the day!

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  • Man arrested after deputies find gambling machines

    Man arrested after deputies find gambling machines

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:54:39 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 21:56:30 GMT
    Vester Burns (Source: Lawrence County Jail via Vinelink)Vester Burns (Source: Lawrence County Jail via Vinelink)

    A Lawrence County man was arrested this week after gambling machines were found in his shop.

    A Lawrence County man was arrested this week after gambling machines were found in his shop.

  • Poplar Bluff, MO man pleads guilty to gun, meth charges

    Poplar Bluff, MO man pleads guilty to gun, meth charges

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:56:55 GMT
    Hamilton's sentencing is set for September 18, 2018.  (Source: Vinelink)Hamilton's sentencing is set for September 18, 2018. (Source: Vinelink)
    Lee Marvin Hamilton is being held in Dunklin County (Source: Vinelink)Lee Marvin Hamilton is being held in Dunklin County (Source: Vinelink)

    A Poplar Bluff, Missouri man has pleaded guilty to drug and possession of a firearm by a felon charge. 

    A Poplar Bluff, Missouri man has pleaded guilty to drug and possession of a firearm by a felon charge. 

  • Highway reopens after truck carrying steel coil flips

    Highway reopens after truck carrying steel coil flips

    Thursday, June 21 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-06-21 17:56:53 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:46:47 GMT
    Photo from firefighters in Blytheville show a semi flipped over on Hwy. 18. (Source: Blytheville Professional Firefighters Local 5014 via Facebook)Photo from firefighters in Blytheville show a semi flipped over on Hwy. 18. (Source: Blytheville Professional Firefighters Local 5014 via Facebook)

    According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, Highway 18 has reopened after being closed for over 2 hours. 

    According to the Arkansas Department of Transportation, Highway 18 has reopened after being closed for over 2 hours. 

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