LITTLE ROCK, AR (News Release) - Christopher R. Thyer, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Connor Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Tricia Harris and First Assistant United States Attorney (FAUSA) Kenny Elser will lead the efforts of their Offices in connection with the
"The hospitals are informed and everyone is getting ready." says State Epidemiologist and Medical Director for Communicable Disease Doctor Dirk. Haselow says the Arkansas Department of Health and Arkansas hospitals are preparing. "A variety of hospitals around the state are ramping up on the basis of what we've been seeing in Dallas and now in New York." says Haselow. Some
Update (Oct. 24): RUSSELLVILLE, AR - Dameion Terrell Williams was arrested Friday night by a Probation SRT team in Russellville. He has been transferred to the Pope County Detention Center. Police say he is being held on the following felony charges: Attempted Murder, Aggravated Robbery, and Battery in the 1st Degree. The police department is still searching for
LITTLE ROCK, AR - A dog taken from his home in Arkansas was found hundreds of miles away in Colorado. Trucker, a 4-year-old pitbull taken from his owner's apartment on June 28. 112 days later Julia Clark, the owner's sister got a call that Trucker had been found west of Denver. "I had basically given up," said Graham Holiman, Trucker's
CONWAY, AR - This isn't former NBA star Scottie Pippen's normal turf. But with every swing Scottie takes he's remembering someone close to him. "Anyone who knows Jimmy you know how special he is," says Pippen. Former UCA basketball player Jimmy McClain was murdered in Feburary 2013. Now Pippen along with many UCA alums are taking to the "green" to
BENTONVILLE, AR - Residents of a local neighborhood are voicing concerns after receiving apparent recruitment letters from a KKK group. The letters appeared today at the homes of people who live just off Northwest A St. When they opened their doors this morning, they found a note from the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. The letter encouraged
LITTLE ROCK, AR - A day full of culture, learning and fun for students at Dunbar Middle School during its second international fest. Students were coming out to the magnet school today to travel the world, in a sense. This year's fest had a carnival atmosphere. From tasting different foods, to singing folk songs and dressing up in costumes, various
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- This weekend the northbound lanes of Broadway Street in downtown Little Rock will be shut as crews do some heavy lifting on the $70 million project to renovate the Robinson Center. Friday afternoon crews were seen piecing together a crane that will be used to take off part of the roof and drop down heavy equipment
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Democratic candidate for governor Mike Ross is pushing education as a possible solution to prison overcrowding. Ross was speaking with those involved in continuing and adult education programs across the state committing to making GED and vocational education a priority if he's elected governor. Ross believes dedicating more resources to those programs could help the state's
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - For this year's homecoming, the University of Arkansas is trying to attract more alumni and folks in the community. In past years, the alumni association has built the event around sub themes, such as super heroes. But this year's committee wanted to base all of homecoming around the football game tomorrow against UAB. Organizers say they're hoping
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Teaching kids to help others, here and around the world is a goal of Trinity United Methodist Church. They're currently completing a project to provide fresh water to school children in Haiti. Piles of shoes fill the floors at Trinity United Methodist Church. "It's the shoes for water program," Paul Owen, minister for families with children
"That's your American, God-given privilege," Seth Pomeroy said to describe how he feels about the right to vote. His household, clearly votes in the Republican camp. "I put a lot of money in candidates we work hard for them. I simply said this is fraud," he said. When Pomeroy's wife attempted to early vote at the Maumelle Community Center on
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The KARK news team is hitting the road for Morrilton next week. On Tuesday, Oct. 28, come out to meet news anchors Bob Clausen and Ashley Ketz, plus Chief Meteorologist Keith Monahan. It's all part of our community spotlight tour and its taking place on the lawn in front of CHI St. Vincent from 4:30 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) – Let’s create a word picture of the average Arkansas deer hunter. Impossible task? True, but components produced by a recent extensive survey give us a good look at this goal. The study was by Responsive Management, the Virginia-based company that has done a number of survey projects for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
OZARK, AR (News release) - One of the busiest pedestrian areas on the Arkansas Tech University campus in Russellville will soon receive additional lighting following action by the Tech Board of Trustees on Thursday. Trustees approved the installation of 18 additional lights on the plaza area near the Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center, Hindsman Tower and Baswell Techionery
HELENA, AR - On Friday morning Entergy imploded one of three retired electricity generating units at the Ritchie Power Plant near Helena. Entergy is removing all above-ground structures to make the site available for future industrial development opportunities.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s (AHPP) next “Sandwiching in History” tour will visit the Roundtop Filling Station at Trammel and Roundtop roads in Sherwood at noon on Friday, Nov. 7. The uniquely shaped Roundtop Filling Station was constructed in 1936 near U.S. Highway 67 by the Justin Matthews Company. The station was initially operated
HOT SPRINGS, AR (News release) – Filmmakers and special guests visited the Spa City Oct. 10 – 19, 2014, to celebrate the best in documentary film from around the world, including visits by actor George Takei, the musical family of Arkansas icon Glen Campbell, actress/director/producer Joey Lauren Adams, former Olympic Diving Champion Greg Louganis, producer/director Harry Thomason, Arthur Agee of
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) has completed its review of the circumstances surrounding the face-to-face interview of Arron Lewis, an inmate who is charged with the kidnapping and murder of an Arkansas real estate agent. After the interview aired on KARK earlier this month, two ADC employees were placed on administrative leave while the review
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Governor Beebe has appointed Shirley A. Tyson as Interim Director of the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT). Tyson will take the position on December 1, 2014, following the retirement of current Director Ray Scott. Tyson, 49, has served as the Chief Technology Officer for OHIT since its creation in 2010. A native