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Monday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at some of the stories we at Region 8 News are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10pm.

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Sheriff: Man arrested after pushing, urinating on fiancée

Arkansas concealed carry requests dropping off

3-year-old boy killed in shooting near Cabot

  • State police looking into officer involved shooting

The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred late Sunday night. A Jonesboro police officer was investigating at the Garden Manor Apartments when, state police say, an incident occurred. The officer fired his weapon and injured a person's hand. Jessi Turnure is tracking the investigation and will have the latest on Region 8 News at 5 and 6. 

  • Batesville proposes business ordinance

Batesville city officials say they can better track the number of businesses in town if the city council approves a new ordinance. The ordinance will be discussed at the council meeting Tuesday. Will DuPree explains what prompted this proposal and how the ordinance will work, tonight on Region 8 News at 5 and 6.

  • Handling suicide situations

Over the weekend, just in Jonesboro alone, police were called to one suicide and one attempted suicide. According to Jonesboro police, both victims showed signs of suicidal thoughts beforehand. On Region 8 News at 6 and 10, Courtney Brown talks with a therapist and will tell you the best way to handle a similar situation.

  • More rain forecasted

Early morning thunderstorms may only be the start of our wet weather this week. Meteorologist Bryan McCormick is tracking the latest weather conditions on Storm Track Doppler 8 and will share his exclusive 7-day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

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    Crack, ecstasy, meth found in Bootheel home

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:51 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:51:37 GMT
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    Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)Thomas Chris Jones (Source: Pemiscot County Jail via Vinelink)

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

    A search warrant executed at a home in the Missouri Bootheel ended up with a man facing charges for trafficking drugs

  • Arkids Pediatric Day Centers to host open house

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers to host open house

    Friday, July 21 2017 5:39 AM EDT2017-07-21 09:39:20 GMT
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    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers hosts an open house this weekend at their new Jonesboro location.

    Arkids Pediatric Day Centers hosts an open house this weekend at their new Jonesboro location.

  • AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    AHTD plans to widen Highway 49

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:36:43 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-07-21 03:41:29 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

    Since the early 1990’s, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has worked to widen Highway 49 and now, they are moving forward with continuing that project.

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