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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.

  • Trending

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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  • Crews work to restore power to residents following overnight storm damage

    Crews work to restore power to residents following overnight storm damage

    Saturday, March 25 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-03-25 15:28:38 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-03-25 15:38:12 GMT
    (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Facebook Page)(Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Facebook Page)

    Several residents affected by overnight storms may have to wait a while before their power is restored.

    Several residents affected by overnight storms may have to wait a while before their power is restored.

  • City incinerator cut off following early morning storm damage

    City incinerator cut off following early morning storm damage

    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:37 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:37:51 GMT
    Saturday, March 25 2017 10:53 AM EDT2017-03-25 14:53:10 GMT
    (Source: Bill Campbell)(Source: Bill Campbell)

    The city of Jonesboro announced Saturday morning that access to the city's incinerator has been cut off in the wake of storms that rolled through the area.

    The city of Jonesboro announced Saturday morning that access to the city's incinerator has been cut off in the wake of storms that rolled through the area.

  • New business comes to Bono

    New business comes to Bono

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:38:07 GMT
    Friday, March 24 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:45:53 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One-third of the Jim Co Factory building in Bono will now be used as another factory, bring six to eight jobs to the city.

    One-third of the Jim Co Factory building in Bono will now be used as another factory, bring six to eight jobs to the city.

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