BENTON, AR - A local man is jailed on a battery charge after a Labor Day shooting leaves a man injured. It happened just before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon. Officers with the Benton Police Department were called to a home on Latimer Dr. on a report of a person being shot in the back. The victim was found lying on
JONESBORO, AR - A shooting investigation is just getting under way. KAIT reports that officers with the Jonesboro Police Department were called to the Candlewood Estates neighborhood shortly after 10 this morning. The address is in the 3100 block of Ashwood Drive. Click here to keep reading this story from KAIT's website.
CONWAY, AR - The UCA Bears are gearing up for their first game of a new season on Saturday against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock. To get fans excited about the 2014 schedule, the Athletic Department and the UCA bookstore are hosting a "Trade-Up" event. It will be held outside of the student center from 11 a.m. to
ROGERS, AR ( KNWA ) - Two drownings were reported Monday on Beaver Lake. In the first incident, crews were called in at 5 p.m. to search for a 21-year-old man. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says the drowning happened near Pleasure Heights Rd. and Fords Rock Landing at Martin Bluff. Dive teams recovered the victim's body shortly after 8
PINE BLUFF, AR (News release) - Simmons First National Corporation (NASDAQ-GS: SFNC) announced today the completion of the Delta Trust & Banking Corporation acquisition. The adoption of the merger agreement by the companies was previously announced in March, 2014. The Delta Trust shareholders overwhelmingly approved the merger at a special shareholders meeting held on August 29, 2014, and the transaction
FAYETTEVILLE, AR ( KNWA ) - Not only will the Hogs play their first home game Saturday, but a new class of former Razorbacks will enter into the university's Hall of Honor this weekend. The inductees are: Pat Bradley (Men's BB) Fred Childress (FB) Shameka Christon (Women's BB) Robert Cox (Tennis) Graham Hood (Track) Kenoy Kennedy (FB) Stacy Lewis (Golf)
CONWAY, AR- More than a dozen airplanes touched down at the new Conway Airport, which officially opened on Labor Day. Pilot Steve McNabb was the fifth one to land on the longer and safer runway off Lollie Road. "I felt like I was making my very first landing," says Steve McNabb. McNabb excited about the new airport, which now sits
SHERWOOD, AR - Supporters of raising the minimum wage expect to learn this week if a ballot measure will make it to voters in November. They say Labor Day is a perfect time to highlight the issues faced by low-wage earners, gathering at an AFL-CIO event in Sherwood to discuss the plight of Arkansas' lower-paid employees. "If we raise the
Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 LITTLE ROCK, AR – Members of the Little Rock city board will likely rescind a vote Tuesday night to build a gas station in part of the city. On August 5, the board originally approved to have a Murphy’s USA Super-Station built on the corner of 12 th and University Avenue, but people who lived in the
The FDA has announced a recall on Kraft American Singles. Kraft Foods Group voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of the product because an ingredient used in the cheese was not stored in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. According to the FDA, although it is unlikely, the ingredient could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or food borne illness.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A new report -- released just before one of most popular holidays for travel -- targets teen drivers. And one group is working to prevent distracted driving accidents. It's estimated 57% of people killed -- in distracted driving accidents -- are teens. A new Governors Highway Safety Association report takes a closer look at this number
Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 MORRILTON, AR – A community worked hard to improve a local dog pound’s conditions and on Sunday, got its validation. Volunteers with Morrilton Animal Control worked with the city’s mayor to clean up the pound and get as many dogs adopted as they could. Back in June, volunteers were outraged with what they said was Mayor Stewart
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A man is happy to be alive after being crushed by a mobile home -- 10 years ago. Franklin "Dale" Britton shared his testimony at the Apostolic Church in North Little Rock. Today was the church's "Miracle Day." And he believes it's a miracle that he is alive. He was trapped under the mobile home
PULASKI COUNTY, AR -- Deputies need your help tracking down an escaped inmate accused of sexually assaulting children. This week's most wanted is Anael Castro-Hernandez. He was being held on rape charges when he managed to slip away from transport deputies. Hernandez is 5'1" and has a scar on his right arm. His last known address was on West 50th
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The Labor Day Holiday means a three-day weekend for some businesses and organizations. Here are some places to keep in mind that will be closed for the holiday. All federal and county offices will be closed. And garbage, yard waste, and recycling pick-up routes will run one day behind schedule.
FERNDALE, AR -- A search party for a dog with a water jug stuck on her head is giving up on the search. The dog, known as Fern, was first spotted in the Ferndale community last month. But she would always run away before anyone could get close enough to help her. A hole in the top of the jug
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The First Baptist Church on Calhoun Street in Little Rock helped Mrs. Georgia Williams celebrate a milestone birthday this Sunday. Williams turned 105 on August 8th but the church held off to the 31st to hold a celebration of life. Williams was born in Danville in 1909, later moving to Little Rock. Members of the church
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR.-There are a lot of food trucks that roll into town but Sunday this truck was for the dogs. The Milos Kitchen treat truck cruised around to dogs parks in the Little Rock and North Little Rock area offering free snacks for the furry friends. The truck is touring the United States as a way to encourage pet
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Stolen sculptures, totaling nearly $30,000 in value, have been returned. The artwork was taken from the Riverfront Park on Thursday. The Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department says the sculptures were found in the Vogel Schwartz Sculpture Garden at 11:00 a.m. this morning. They show signs of minor damage, but will be repaired. Police will review
CLAY COUNTY, AR -- A Silver Alert has been issued for a Clay County man. Johnie W. Schmidt is described as 5'10" tall and approximately 180 pounds. He is a white male with brown hair and blue eyes. Schmidt has been missing since yesterday (Saturday) at 8:00 a.m. He was last seen wearing a gray, long-sleeved shirt. If you have