LITTLE ROCK, AR - Strong storms that created at least two possible tornadoes Monday night left damage in several counties. The attached video from our 10 p.m. newscast includes reports from Pottsville, Ola and Little Rock. The National Weather Service in Little Rock website listed the following storm damage reports, as of 11:15 p.m. Monday: 9:10 p.m. - White County
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Thousands of Arkansans will likely spend the night without power after strong storms knocked out electricity across the state. As of 9:15 p.m., Entergy Arkansas reported about 28,000 customers in the dark. The majority of impacted customers were in Pulaski and Garland Counties. Crews spent Sunday evening and Monday morning restoring electricity to roughly 16,000
At least two tornadoes likely touched down in portions of Central Arkansas Monday evening as a line of strong storms swept through the state. The National Weather Service reported spotter-confirmed tornadoes near Ola (Yell County) and Pottsville (Pope County). Pictures submitted by viewers showed some minor damage near Ola in the town of Birta. As of 8 p.m., no major
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Folks across Central Arkansas are dealing with damage from Sunday's storm, and with more rainy weather on the way problems with toppled trees could continue as saturated ground gets more soaked. "We were watching TV drinking coffee and heard a big crash ," Dylan Wright said. He thought he had escaped Sunday's storms unscathed. "I heard
North Little Rock, AR - Monday morning hundreds of people showed up to honor service men and women at the Arkansas State Veteran's Cemetery. It was the biggest crowd the Memorial Day service has seen in years. However, one man was the guest of honor. World War II veteran from Arkansas Harold Kendrick, 92. He sheds a tear while receiving
JACKSON COUNTY, AR - Officials say bronze military grave markers have been reported stolen from Jackson County cemeteries. An example of the grave markers is pictured. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 870-523-5842.
CONWAY COUNTY, AR - The Conway County Sheriff's Office has issued a Silver Alert for Jack Fryer and his brother Robert “Bob” Fryer. The two are believed to be in danger according to authorities. Contact the Conway County Sheriff’s Office at 501.354.2411 with any information of their whereabouts.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center has placed portions of Arkansas at risk for severe weather later today. The western most counties in Arkansas are under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. The southwest portion of the state is under a moderate risk (meaning it has the highest risk for severe weather in the state). An area that stretches
JONESBORO, AR - A person has died in a Memorial Day shooting in Jonesboro. The shooting happened around 12:50 p.m. on W. Monroe Ave. Police say that one person was killed. This is the fourth shooting to occur in Jonesboro during the holiday weekend. On Saturday morning, a shooting occurred on Curtview Dr. Brian Kyle Gipson, 29, was found dead.
MAUMELLE, AR- A Memorial Day ceremony in Maumelle, pays tribute to Arkansas soldiers who died for our freedom. Family and friends honored military members with a Memorial display and service. 143 flags represent the Arkansans who paid the ultimate sacrifice, each with a picture and story. Ginger Wiggins and her family showed up to honor their friend James Michael Clay.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News Release) - The relocation of a barrier wall will require closing a lane on Interstate 30 in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials. Crews will relocate the barrier wall on Interstate 30 westbound near the old Exit 128 near Otter Creek Road and in front of Bass Pro Shops. The
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Even with the rough weather, hundreds crowding the River Market enjoyed the last day of Riverfest. Early Sunday afternoon, the weather was acting friendly and the walkways were nearly full, but all the events and music came to a standstill when heavy rain moved in. The rain and high winds had guests darting to the pavilion and under awnings
HOT SPRINGS, AR -- Hot Springs Village Police say a 15 year old boy visiting from Louisiana drowned while swimming at Lake Balboa Saturday. Witnesses told officers they saw the boy go underwater then never resurface. Several people searched the area for the boy. Once he was found, they tried to revive him on the scene. He was taken to St.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A 60-mile motivational hike was on the agenda during Memorial Day weekend for several select marines in the state. The group hiked from Hot Springs to Little Rock over two days. They started at 5 a.m. Sunday morning in Hot Springs and they're were set to end the hike at 5 p.m Monday at the Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Flags were placed on nearly 500 veterans graves in observance of Memorial Day. This happening at the Mt. Holly Cemetery in Little Rock as a part of the Flags for Veterans Project. In addition to the Cemetery's Association, several other groups, like First Methodist Youth, Boy Scouts, and United Daughters of the Confederacy participated in the flag
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) reminds drivers to visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling during the holidays. Extensive highway improvements continue in the state. With those improvements come work zones. To aid in your holiday travel, AHTD has been working hard to open as many lanes as possible. Still, travelers will likely face
Update: (May 24 at 6:35 p.m.): JONESBORO, AR -- The name of the man shot and killed Saturday in Jonesboro has been released. Police say they found 29-year-old Brian Gipson dead in the street on the 2700 block of Curtview Drive near Allen Park. Officers have not named any suspects. Original story ( May 23 at 7:06 p.m.): JONESBORO, AR
Pine Bluff, AR - Just a week and a half ago some Jefferson County neighborhoods were underwater. That area swelled up and some homeowners were left with water surrounding their house. Riverside Drive in Pine Bluff sits next to a lake that leads into the Arkansas River. Last week the water got so high that many people had their property
SHERWOOD, AR -- A man is dead, another person injured and another in custody after two motorcycles were struck by a vehicle in Sherwood Saturday night. Police were called to the accident around 9:20 p.m. It happened on Warden Road near Sherwood Way. According to the initial investigation, a vehicle traveling south struck the motorcyclists, who were either pulled off
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for a majority of Central Arkansas including the Little Rock metro. Shortly before 1 p.m., a tornado warning was issued for the Texarkana area. The system of storms will be moving northeast throughout the day. Showers and thunderstorms are expected in Central Arkansas later in the day and into the evening.
NEW YORK, NY ( NBC News ) - Republican presidential contender and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says that he will not participate in the August Iowa Straw Poll, an early test of 2016 support in the first caucus state. "I have concluded this year's Iowa Straw Poll will serve only to weaken conservative candidates and further empower the Washington
BENTONVILLE, AR ( KNWA ) - A proposed change to the Bentonville School District personnel policy drew hundreds of concerned parents to a school board meeting Monday night. About 80 parents and citizens signed up to speak on a potential change to the district's personnel policy that would add protections for LGBT employees. Although the board is not expected to
Kris Allen shares his thoughts on playing at Riverfest 2015.
The Baggo Championship taking place at Riverfest 2015.
American Idol Season 9 winner and Arkansas native Kris Allen takes on former Hog DJ Williams in a Baggo competition at Riverfest. In the end Allen brought home the win.
Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh. The inaugural Red Nose Day will be held in the US on May 21st, 2015. People across the country will come together to have fun and raise funds and awareness. The day's events will
A news conference has been scheduled for Thursday morning, May 21st, at 11 AM in the State Police Commission Chambers at Arkansas State Police Administrative Headquarters, One State Police Plaza Drive, Little Rock. Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police and commanders of the State Police Highway Patrol Division will be joined by other law enforcement agency representatives
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The 2015 Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) is now one for the history books. The event was held on Thursday to raise both money and awareness for Special Olympics Arkansas. KARK 4 Today's D.J. Williams got in on the fun for this web extra.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - KARK 4 Today's D.J. Williams started his Memorial Day weekend off with a thrill as he rappelled off of the First Security building in downtown Little Rock! The "Over The Edge" event at Riverfest is sponsored by Verizon Wireless and will be offered to people at River fest on Saturday only starting at 11 a.m. The cost
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LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Comedian, Ralphie May made an announcement on social media that he will be adding shows to his tour in Arkansas to benefit the family of a fallen Arkansas law enforcement officer. Reserve Deputy, Sonny Smith was shot and killed on May 15th as he and other deputies searched for a burglary suspect in Johnson County. Deputy Smith
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