LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Political Analyst Bill Vickery and Jessica DeLoach break down out Political Plays of the week. A hot topic right now is a group -- pushing to raise Arkansas' minimum wage is continuing forward on its effort despite a recent setback. The Secretary of State's office says the petition from the group "Give Arkansas A Raise Now"
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- "It felt like, deep down there was something wrong." Arkansas junior senator John Boozman says he knew something wasn't right when he felt a side cramp in April. A trip to the hospital likely saved his life. "Once I got there, they did some tests. They were pretty frank and explained to me I was in a
CABOT, AR -- Some people living in Cabot say the city's cell phone weather alert system failed them during Wednesday's storms. When you sign up for Code Red, you're cell phone will alert you of severe weather. But some folks -- in Cabot -- told us there's a glitch in the system because they got no alerts or if they
MAYFLOWER, AR- A Mayflower Police Officer is under investigation for allegedly stealing gas and altering records to cover it up. The officer was place on paid administrative leave Thursday. Both the Mayflower Police Chief and Mayor say the officer allegedly used gas for personal use and falsified documents. Faulkner County's Prosecuting Attorney says there's enough evidence to be concerned about.
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, AR - 24 hours after the Little Rock Air Force Base was locked down, two local Air Force Veterans explain why they believe the lockdown was issued. One Vet wanted to stay unnamed; he was on the base during the lockdown. He said, "No, no it's not normal." He added that the lockdown could have
CONWAY, AR - A push to help children learn about safety concerns in a friendly way. Safety Town is a week long program that teaches about 100 preschoolers about safety awareness before they hit kindergarten. They learn things like playground, personal and home safety all in the setting of a tiny town! This year's program was in Conway's Woodland Heights
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Because health matters more Arkansans continue to sign up for the state's private option. According to the Department of Human Services, more than 184,000 in the state have enrolled in Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion. However, some questions at a legislative hearing about benefits in the various plans. None of the plans will offer dental or vision
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, AR (News release) - On July 23 there was a base-wide lockdown from 11:45 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Normal base operations have resumed. The lockdown was enacted at approximately 11:45 a.m. when an individual on base reported to the Security Forces law enforcement desk that a suspicious individual tried to forcibly gain access to a
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - A possible interstate project that would cost nearly a billion dollars has brought in the prospect of tolling drivers on Interstate 40. It's not a sure thing right now, but just the thought has some drivers wanting the State to pump the brakes on this notion. The tolls would help fund an I-40 expansion project
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Sunday marks three months since a deadly tornado struck Central Arkansas. Countless opportunities to donate goods and money arose in the aftermath. Now, nonprofits and local officials are working to put systems in place on how to spend those remaining funds as folks offer feedback on response in the immediate aftermath. Those living in Vilonia, one
Political Analyst Bill Vickery and Jessica DeLoach break down out top Political Plays of the week.
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