Rain increases toward the end of the week - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Rain increases toward the end of the week

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Wednesday 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

Arkansas effort to end Common Core-linked test fails

Audit says money, weapons stolen from Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Department

1 treated at crash on Hwy 351 near KAIT Road

  • Child firefighter

A Region 8 child was in for a huge surprise Tuesday night. The Osceola Fire Department surprised him with the opportunity to become a honorary firefighter. His family says the moment was a memorable one for the child who suffers from Sticklers syndrome. Symphonie Privett has the story tonight on Region 8 News.

  • Tonight on ABC:

Brick announces that he wants to go to his school's Fall Dance and Axl's anxiety reaches an all time high when he finds out he must decide his major by week's end on The Middle at 7 p.m.

Adam accidentally gets Barry thrown out of the cool group at school and Beverly is upset when she discovers that Erica spends time with a friend's cooler mom on The Goldbergs at 7:30 p.m.

Phil and Claire worry that Haley and Any spend too much time together; Gloria hires a Spanish tutor for Manny despite the fact that he wants to learn French on Modern Family at 8 p.m.

Dre explains the importance of Martin Luther King Jr. to his children and Dre tries to get Junior ready for going out into a world with intolerance in it on Blackish at 8:30 p.m.

Actors Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer celebrate the 50th anniversary of "The Sound of Music," discussing filming the movie and the real von Trapps on The Untold Story of "The Sound of Music," A Diane Sawyer Special at 9 p.m.

  • Tonight on NBC: 

Laura is thrust into the New York City's drag scene during the investigation of a female impersonator's murder and Laura and an old friend have a night out on The Mysteries of Laura at 7 p.m.

When Rollins notices a pattern behind a recent series of rapes that matches the cases that she worked on while she was in Atlanta, she contacts the city's SVU on Law & Order: SVU at 8 p.m.

Voight is attacked and kidnapped while trying to help Olive, and the Intelligence Unit begins looking into his whereabouts when he is a no-show at work on Chicago P.D. at 9 p.m.

  • More rain in the forecast

More clouds, more chances of rain are in the forecast until the weekend. 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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