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Slight chance for severe weather

Monday 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
$1000 reward offered by Region 8 animal shelter after holiday burglary 
Over 300 Memphis police officer have called in sick in apparent protest
Latest: Early morning 6.9 magnitude quake hits Mexico, Guatemala - fatalities and widespread structure damage reported

  • At 5 and 6: Behavioral Patient's Whereabouts Still Unknown
Region 8's Courtney Brown investigates a woman with a behavioral disorder who walked away from the Jonesboro Human Development Center on Sunday and reportedly last spotted in North Little Rock.

  • Safe Rooms Around Arkansas
Meteorologist Andrew Wilson gives an update on just how many safe rooms are registered in the state, how many counties are totally without, and what is being done to build more.

  • At 6 and 10: CRDC Summer Low Income Energy Assistance Program
Region 8's Veronica Smith describes a program offered by the Crowley's Ridge Development Council to help individuals pay those high summer cooling bills.

  • Tonight on ABC
Andi travels to the hometowns of Nick, Chris, Josh, and Marcus. The group then hears about Eric Hill on The Batchelorette at 7 p.m. CT
Karen meets a guy she is interested in, and Harry has shocking news for Joss on Mistresses at 9 p.m. CT


  • Region 8 Coffee Mug Weekly Giveaway
You've seen them on Good Morning Region 8, 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 as well. Standard text messaging rates may apply.

  • Severe Weather?
A summertime pattern begins the week in Region 8 with perhaps a slight chance of a severe storm or two for some areas. 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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