LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - (PRESS RELEASE) A Veteran Town Hall meeting will be held Monday, March 30, 2015 from 6 - 7p.m. at the VFW Post 2259 located at 1855 Old Morrilton Highway in Conway, AR 72032 Representatives from the Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) and the Little Rock VA Regional Office (VARO), or Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA), will be present.
Sunday marks two years since an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured in the Northwoods subdivision in Mayflower, spewing thousands of barrels of oil into the street. The cleanup is still underway, and those impacted by the spill are still feeling the effects. Former Faulkner County Judge Allen Dodson and State Rep. Doug House joined Bob Clausen on Capitol View Sunday to discuss
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- If you're driving in North Little Rock, you may notice several lane closures. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation officials say crews are working on the Interstate 40-430 ramp. That work will close the ramp's inside lane North of the Maumelle exit. The closures started Friday night and will continue through Monday morning.
SHERWOOD, AR -- Motorcyclists hopped on their Harley's Saturday in to take part in the “10th Annual Tribute to Fallen Heroes Ceremony.” The observance at Sherwood Forest was held to remember soldiers who never returned from service. The riders parked their bikes outside the American Legion as part of the ceremony. Different branches of the military attended the service along
ROGERS, AR -- The family of a woman last seen canoeing on Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas earlier this week is speaking out. Authorities say Stacey Hernandez, 21, was at the lake with her family Tuesday when their canoe capsized and forced them to swim for safety. When the rest of the family got to shore, Stacey was nowhere to
PINE BLUFF, AR -- A relative sang a song, warming the air on the cool Saturday evening as family and friends gathered to remember Detrick Johnson. “It’s been very hard,” said Akimi Johnson. The 36-year-old was killed last Saturday. Deputies say a pack of pit bulls attacked him at CJ’s Garage on Thomas Road. “I’ve still been looking for the
REDFIELD, AR -- A central Arkansas city is working on keeping a city staple alive. The Redfield Community Center was originally the city's only school. It soon turned into Redfield Middle School, but closed, partially due to financial hardships. Now, the Community Center faces the same problem, but residents stepped in to help prevent it from closing. Dozens of basketball
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A petition calling for Governor Asa Hutchinson to veto the Conscience Protection Act has more than 13,000 signatures. The goal is to reach 15,000 signatures. The Arkansas Senate passed the bill on Friday. Supporters say it would protect religious freedom in Arkansas but those against the bill say it discriminates against the LGBT community. Hutchinson released a
FAULKNER COUNTY, AR - Faulkner County Sheriff's Office investigators, along with the 20th Judicial Drug Task Force and the Conway Police Department’s S.W.A.T. served two narcotic search warrants and arrested 11 suspects on Friday. The first warrant was served at 475 East Robins Lot 26, Conway. After a 2-month long investigation, the warrant also resulted in the seizure of marijuana,
PINE BLUFF, AR -- A woman is dead and a man injured after a crash early Saturday morning in Jefferson County. Authorities say it happened around 1:45 a.m. on U.S. Highway 63 just north of Pine Bluff. The victim is identified as Lindsey Watson, 31, of Warren (Bradley County). Officials say a car crossed the center line and hit Watson's vehicle.
LITTLE ROCK,AR - Dozens gathered at the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Little Rock Saturday to honor those who have died in the line of duty. Beautiful flowers and music filled the memorial as families listened to the names of those firefighters read aloud. The memorial was completed last March and sits right behind the State Capitol. It features a marble
LITTLE ROCK, AR — (News release) During April, the Little Rock Fire Department, in coordination with Central Arkansas Water, will begin inspecting and testing public fire hydrants within the city limits of Little Rock. Because the inspections involve the increased flow of water from fire hydrants, some customers may notice discolored water at the tap during the process. The
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Officers and SWAT teams stormed a Little Rock home Friday morning after a veteran barricaded himself inside threatening to harm officials. Police said they were at a standoff with self proclaimed ex-Navy SEAL for nearly three hours. Residents said the scene was tense as they held their breaths and whispered prayers for a peaceful end. Armed
LONOKE COUNTY, AR -- A local woman says a call for help became much more complicated than she could've ever imagined. The woman lives just two miles from the Cabot Police Department, so that's who she called when she felt threatened by a man outside her home. But she says during the phone call, things got "complicated." Meagan Scott said,
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Delays in rape kit testing have made headlines across the country and a state representative here in Arkansas is trying to get ahead of the conversation to be sure there isn't a problem here. Some major cities including Houston and Memphis have seen major backlogs in the testing of kits from sex crime cases. According to
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Efforts to pass a bill that would establish paid maternity leave for state employees stalls in a Senate Committee on Friday. State Representative Clarke Tucker, D- Little Rock, had the perspective that the state could have a competitive edge by providing paid maternity leave to women. Federal law requires 12 weeks of unpaid leave be available,
LITTLE ROCK, AR - We are just over a week away from Easter and the launch of a new series on NBC titled A.D. is picking up where the Bible series left off. After the huge success of the Bible series, Touched By an Angel star Roma Downey and husband Mark Burnett debut the highly anticipated series A.D. "In A.D.,
BENTON, AR - A 17-month-old burned by acid in Benton's Tyndall Park Her parents, Andrea and Robert Reaves are speaking out hoping it won't happen to anyone else. Benton Police are investigating the case and say there's nothing to suggest this was done intentionally. But the Reaves believe there was malicious intent by a sadistic person.
BENTON, AR - A 17-month-old was burned by acid in a city park. Benton Police are investigating the case and say there's nothing to suggest this was done intentionally. But the parents believe there was malicious intent by a sadistic person. While they don't feel specifically targeted, they think someone left it in a Benton park on purpose. "It's scary.
PINE BLUFF, AR - In Pine Bluff, a group says they want to see Alderman Bill Brumett step down after a heated discussion on Facebook, but Brumett says it was a simple mistake. "He and I got into an exchange. Six times in this exchange he misspelled my name different ways," Brumett said. Brumett says the hot topic was over