Fake cop accused of stopping, searching woman

Tuesday Afternoon Update – Here is a quick look at stories trending now, plus some the Region 8 News' reporters are working on to share with you on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. (CT)

  • Trending Online
  • At 5 and 6: Fake Cop Roaming Region 8

Region 8's Courtney Brown investigates reports of a man posing as a police officer pulling drivers over with blue lights in the grill and windshield of a Hummer- real police officers are on the look-out.

  • Winter Weather Road Repairs

Meteorologist Andrew Wilson gives an update on road repairs from our severe winter weather and how much burden will be placed on tax payers as a result.

  • At 6 and 10: Sharp County Emergency Room

Region 8's Veronica Smith headed to Sharp County today to visit their new ER on opening day - her report highlights the gap in needed medical care it fills for the area.

  • Tonight on ABC

A country songwriter wants to perform on stage, but knows that can't happen at 417 pounds on Extreme Weight Loss at 7 p.m. CT
Television personality Robin Leach and actor Eric Roberts are featured on Celebrity Wife Swap at 9 p.m. CT

  • Region 8 Coffee Mug Weekly Giveaway

You've seen them on air and now you can enter for a chance to win your very own Region 8 Coffee Mug! Just go to www.kait8.com,, under Contests tab, and enter to win. You can also text ‘CENTRALBAPTIST' to 52488 and enter to win. Standard text messaging rates may apply.

  • Almost Summer!

A summertime pattern continues in Region 8 this week. Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan tracks the latest weather conditions on Storm Track Doppler 8 and shares his exclusive 7-day forecast on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

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