VILONIA, AR -- A group of people putting finishing touches on a new park built in Vilonia where last year's EF4 tornado touched down. Neighbors say with more than 70% of businesses destroyed by last years tornado, storefronts and housing were the priority when it came to rebuilding. Saturday, the kids of the town were able to take center stage
SEARCY, AR -- One person is dead after an early morning house fire in Searcy County. Officials say it happened in the Big Flat community around 4 a.m. Saturday. That victim has not yet been identified. The Searcy County coroner says there were other people in the burning home who made it out safely.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Little Rock Police are investigating a car accident involving a pedestrian in the River Market area Saturday night. Officers say the person was hit by a driver outside the Flying Saucer restaurant shortly before 7:30 p.m. Police have not yet released any information on the victim's condition or what caused the accident.
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR -- A Northeast Arkansas community says goodbye to its K-9 officer Saturday afternoon. The Bay Police Department held a memorial service for Vox, a 10-year-old German Shepherd who died last week. Police, local law enforcement and community members all joined together to remember the four-legged officer. Vox was shot to death by a local resident who said the
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Hundreds of Arkansans were in downtown Little Rock this weekend to help prepare for Earth Day 2015. Dozens of booths were set up to promote awareness for environmental issues. This year's theme is "Getting Back to Our Roots". The event took place at the Heifer International Campus near the River Market. Each year, the Arkansas Earth Day
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Dozens of parents attend a meeting at Arkansas Children's Hospital Saturday afternoon for a special reunion. The hospital was hosting its second Annual NICU or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Reunion. Families were able to reunite with caretakers and friends they met during their hospital stay. "We're really excited about having this event because it does give the
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Families that share a painful bond held a meeting Saturday in Little Rock to raise money for their cause. The Parents of Murdered Children is an organization connecting families and providing resources to those coping with a loss. They hosted a Poker Run on Saturday to raise money and help continue their mission of providing support. During
WINSLOW, AR -- An Arkansas company is recalling more than 2,000 pounds of pork. B&R Meat Processing of Winslow is taking the meat off the shelves and asking that consumers dispose of it because of possible temperature concerns and bacterial contamination. The products recalled say "est. 46910 or p-46910" inside the USDA mark of inspection. The meats were shipped to several
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Firefighters spent Saturday morning going door to door checking Little Rock residents' smoke alarms. The safety tests are part of a five year initiative sponsored by the Red Cross. The Red Cross recently did a study to find the top 10 fire prone cities in Arkansas. From there, they selected the neighborhoods most at risk. One
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -–( Press Release ) On Saturday morning over 40 University of Arkansas student-athletes, coaches and staff teamed with Lift Up America and the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank to help distribute 35,000 pounds of protein provided by Tyson Foods, Inc., to help feed the Northwest Arkansas community. Student-athletes and coaches from the Arkansas men’s basketball, gymnastics, men’s track and
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Improvements to Interstate 630 will require lane closures in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials. Crews will install overhead sign structures on I-630 westbound between the Baptist Health exit and the Interstate 430 north access ramp. The work will reduce I-630 traffic to only the outside lane. Traffic
PINE BLUFF, AR - A teen is recovering after being hit by a car. According to Pine Bluff police, a 13-year-old boy was in the southbound lane of University Ave. near Bell St. when he was hit by a 2006 Mercury Milan. The teen sustained moderate but non life threatening injuries and was taken to Arkansas Children's Hospital for treatment.
BATESVILLE, AR, - Using any type of nicotine on all city owned property in Batesville could be a thing of the past. The new proposed ordinance has strong language and even goes as far as banning e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco. "If they want to do it we can't stop them from doing it. We're just asking them to do it
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- If you're looking to add to your family listen up...free puppies, dogs, kittens and cats will be available this weekend. That's happening Saturday at the Little Rock Animal Village. The free adoptions are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shelter's director is expecting 25 to 30 animals to find their forever homes during this event.
SEARCY, AR -- Family members of missing toddler Malik Drummond created new hope by updating posters reminding the world their little boy needs to be found. It has been nearly four months since 2-year-old Drummond was last seen. "I miss him so much. We were never apart before this," said Malik's grandmother Nancy Pain. Pain plans to post new posters
The Jacksonville North Pulaski School District hires a superintendent. In a special school board meeting Thursday night they named Tony Wood as superintendent. Wood is the former commissioner of the Arkansas Department of Education. The school district is in the process of separating itself from the Pulaski County Special School District.
MIAMI, OK.--- The Phil Beta Lambda Fraternity at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College in Miami recently visited Tulsa. The students were tested in different areas of business, accounting and networking. The fraternity placed in 12th of the 15 competitions that they entered.
ATKINS, AR -- Video has been released showing an altercation between a spectator and officers at a high school basketball game in Pope County. Exactly what led to this ugly incident and how it played out's been the subject of much debate in two communities. The video shows high school girls flee across the court getting away from a parent
Update (5:46 p.m.) MCGEHEE, AR - Police say racial slurs started a bathroom altercation that left three students with stab injuries. According to police, a verbal exchange between 3 or 4 African American juveniles over the use of the “N-word” culminated into a physical altercation in the boy’s bathroom at the McGehee High School lobby. All three students were transported
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Helping impoverished women around the world and helping women here pay for adoptions is the mission of Noonday. It's a jewelry collection for a great cause. Beautiful handcrafted pieces made in 13 countries like Uganda, Ethiopia and India provides jobs for people in need. "A lot of women in Ethiopia have AIDS, and our artisan group