LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A local educator is promoting the concept of Respond -I- Bility. Edmond Davis is an instructor at Arkansas Baptist College. He has come up with tips for people on how to respond responsibly, when interacting with law enforcement. He says the purpose of the program is to avoid misunderstandings and negative situations when interacting with authorities. Davis
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
POINSETT COUNTY, AR -- A woman is dead after a car accident. Officials say it happened Friday morning on Highway 63, south of Highway 135. Amber Leeann Cooper of Paragould died in the wreck. Police say Cooper's car went into the median, then overcorrected and crashed into a ditch. The investigation into the accident continues.
JACKSON COUNTY, AR -- One man is in critical condition after being struck by a train in Jackson County. The sheriff's office received the call shortly before 9 a.m Saturday reporting a man had been hit by a train. Authorities say a Union Pacific train was traveling northbound north of Tuckerman when the collision happened. 35-year-old Michael Tilley has been
JONESBORO, AR -- Jonesboro officers are investigating a possible murder near the Allen Park area. Officials say they responded to a call of shots fired Saturday morning. They found a dead man in the street on the 2700 block of Curtview Drive. They say there are no suspects in connection with this case at this time. The identity of the victim
HOT SPRINGS, AR - The threat of rain is sending a central Arkansas city on the defense. With the potential for more rain in the forecast, the city of Hot Springs is getting ahead of the rainfall in order to prevent flooding. Early Saturday morning the Hot Springs Public Works department filled 500 sandbags. Soon they will take those sandbags
WASHINGTON, D.C. --The U.S. Congress has passed a short-term authorization of highway programs. The Senate approved the bill Saturday morning. The measure passed the House earlier in the week. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the passage: "Early this morning, Congress took action to ensure Arkansas's infrastructure projects will remain fully-funded through the critical summer months.
ARKADELPHIA, AR - Tykee Sprankle walked into his graduation ceremony surrounded by people who love him--which is easy--everyone at Bismarck High School calls Tykee a friend. "He knows we all love him and we're here for him and it's just a good thing for him now," said Ryan Looper, a fellow graduate. When Tykee's parents and two siblings died in
Ongoing flooding concerns across Arkansas is expected to hamper activities for Memorial Day weekend. As Arkansans pack up their boats and RVs, officials at one popular lake and camping area are keeping a close eye on rising water. Each year thousands of people head to Greers Ferry Lake to enjoy the camping, the swimming, and even bluffs brave souls jump
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A week after a child accidentally shot his sibling in Redfield -- a Central Arkansas gun safety organization is reminding parents about gun safety. The Arkansas chapter of Mothers Demand Action for Gun Sense in America say asking parents about how they store their guns can prevent kids from hurting each other on play dates. More
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- When you're trying to collect donations you really can't beat the potential of a busy intersection. Little Rock firefighters were present at Markham St. and University Ave. throughout the day Friday for a "fill the boot" drive to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. But some worry the practice is dangerous, especially with other groups
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Depaul USA, a nationwide non-profit is helping the homeless in Arkansas. In February, the city of Little Rock's Board of Directors approved a contract for Depaul to take over Jericho Way. Now, Depaul is recruiting local churches to help as well. Jericho Way Resource Center has helped the homeless in Central Arkansas since 2013, providing a
BENTON, AR - Tire shops across the state under are under pressure from potential scams targeting their business. The scams could cost them thousands of dollars and involved suspicious orders. The caller asks for a strange amount of tires wants them to be shipped or picked up at a certain location or tire shop. Investigators in Drew County are looking
MONTICELLO, AR - Police storm a Monticello middle school but it's all a part of a drill. It's been a year long process to prepare for an active shooter drill that lasted only 10 minutes, but those 10 minutes are preparing students for something that really could happen. "You get worried like if it did happen. What would really happen,"
RIDGEDALE, MO ( KOLR ) – A tenth hole was created at the Top of The Rock golf course Friday, except this one is not manmade. Overnight, the earth opened up at the course, creating a large sinkhole. Geological engineers have been at the course all day--- and say all of the structures on the grounds are safe. However, the
NORTHWEST, AR (News release) – The Walmart AMP is excited to announce that singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will perform on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 with special guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams. Doors will open at 6 pm and music will begin at 7:30 pm. Tickets will go on sale Friday, June 5 at 10 am and ticket prices range $31-71, plus
Update (4 p.m.): SEBASTIAN COUNTY, AR - The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office says that a woman they have been searching for since Wednesday has been found safe. 52-year-old Marcia Lunsford was reported missing by her family on Monday. Original Story (3:40 p.m.): SEBASTIAN COUNTY, AR – Deputies in Sebastian County and White County are searching for Marcia Lunsford, 52, of
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.
Update (3:20 p.m.): LITTLE ROCK, AR - TLC has confirmed that it's pulling the show "19 Kids and Counting" from its TV schedule, at least for now. A post to the network's Facebook page read as follows: Effective immediately, TLC has pulled all episodes of 19 Kids and Counting currently from the air. We are deeply saddened and troubled by
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Residents of Hempstead, Howard and Pike counties affected by the storms and flooding of May 8 may be eligible for Arkansas Disaster Assistance. Assistance is available for eligible homeowners and renters whose primary residence was destroyed or severely damaged and who had eligible uninsured losses. Businesses are not eligible for this program. Categories of