HOXIE, AR - It's been nearly one week since the collision of two Union Pacific trains, and a main highway through town is still closed. Hoxie Mayor Lanny Tinker says Highway 67 won't reopen until Monday. Meanwhile, Mayor Tinker adds that at the crash site, all 55 railroad cars that went off the tracks in the Sunday morning pre-dawn accident,
FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA)- A GoFundMe campaign to help pay court costs for a former Razorback accused of second degree murder raised $2,400. Joshua Melton is charged with killing his friend after a night of drinking. In July he was given a new trial date after his first was declared a mistrial. The GoFundMe page for Melton is asking for donations
(Update 3:44 p.m.): MONROE COUNTY, AR - Arkansas State Police Special Agents investigating the Burrow murder and robbery near Brinkley have recovered security camera pictures of Dustin Heath Burrow at a Brinkley bank on Thursday. The pictures show Burrow cashing a check shortly after he is believed to have fled from his family’s home. (Original Story): MONROE COUNTY, AR -
Update (Aug. 22): BRYANT, AR - The young woman critically injured Thursday afternoon in a hit and run in front of a local store has died. Bryant Police have identified the woman as 20-year-old Heather Baker. The man charged with hitting Baker is Marcus Dorsey, 39 and according to police Dorsey appeared in the Benton District Court on Friday for his
LITTLE ROCK, AR (National Weather Service) - When the Summer months arrive in Arkansas, the heat can become unbearable at times. Factoring in high humidity, it feels warmer than it actually is. More specifically, the body is not able to cool as effectively through sweating. On a dry day, sweat evaporates into the air, which creates cooling. Adding moisture to
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The National Weather Service says the next four days will be very hot across Arkansas. After a record cool July in Arkansas, temperatures during the first half of August were well below normal (in the minus category by two to more than four degrees). It has been a tame summer thus far, with excessive heat staying
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - The 2014 CHARLIE WILSON tour is coming to Arkansas in October. The R & B legend and Grammy nominee performs at The Theatre @ Verizon Arena at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. His tour showcases both new hits, in addition to old Gap Band favorites. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Aug.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Political Plays of the Week with Bill Vickery and Jessica DeLoach break down top political moves this. Mitt Romney endorsing Asa Hutchinson and Tom Cotton this week. Senator Mark Pryor releasing an ad about his battle with cancer. Senator Mark Pryor sharing his past struggle with cancer in his latest ad in support of the
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- At Arkansas Children's Hospital, many kids who are sick or hurt cannot leave to go to school, but they get school brought to them. A teacher actually goes to the child's bedside and basically works as a tutor, making sure each student is keeping up with his or her studies. We got an opportunity to see
PULASKI COUNTY, AR -- People in the Pulaski County community of Ferndale are still searching for a dog with a water jug stuck on its head. Folks first spotted the pup, now known as Fern, last month near the intersection of Kanis Rd. and Ferndale Cutoff. There's a hole on top of the water jug, so the dog can still
Political Plays of the Week with Bill Vickery and Jessica DeLoach break down top political moves this. Mitt Romney endorsing Asa Hutchinson and Tom Cotton this week. Senator Mark Pryor releasing an ad about his battle with cancer.
The Arkansas Travelers playing their last home weekend series kicking off tonight. Tonight will feature fireworks.