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In North Little Rock, Caterpillar Will Add More Products, Hire 250 People

The plant opened in October 2010 in the former Deluxe Video facility on Faulkner Lake Road. It started out making various lines of motor graders. Last year, it added medium wheel loaders to the lineup, moving productionfrom a plant it closed in Aurora, Illinois.


Lost Bayou Ramblers at White Water Tavern

William Woodruff is not just the originator of the Arkansas Gazette (whose demise begat this newspaper's weekly format), but also the publisher of the first newspaper west of the Mississippi River. OK, they're one in the same, but still, this guy Woodruff helped tame the wilds of this state when it


Dogs Possibly Poisoned in Heber Springs Neighborhood

"I was like, 'come on buddy' and he never moved, so I slapped the side of the house and he never moved again," Wrinkle recalled.


Arkansas baseball field dedicated 21 years after tornado

In this Wednesday, July 4, 2018 photo, Tamara Kelley puts out American flags at the new College Station Community Sports Complex in College Station, Ark., before a ribbon cutting ceremony for the complex. The town struck by a tornado 21 years ago finally has a new baseball complex in an area devasta


5 Arrests in LR's Cammack Village after Stolen Vehicle, Guns Found

Officers determined that the vehicle the suspects had been riding in was reported stolen from Conway. Inside the vehicle, police found two handguns, marijuana and possible additional stolen property.


Police: 2 vehicles with children inside struck by gunfire in 'large fight' outside Little Rock store

Officers were called to Bedrock Mattress and More, 3901 S. University Ave., shortly before 4:45 p.m. on a report of "a large group" of people who were "fighting and shooting at each other."


Central Arkansas man's ride home from police takes turn to jail

Officers responding to a shoplifting call on Gregory Place in Jacksonville met Gary Allen Johnson, 28, who told officers he had amnesia and could not remember his name or where he lived. One of the officers, however, said he recognized Johnson from previous encounters while on duty.


3 arrested after gun, knife, pepper spray wielded in melee at Little Rock shopping center

Three people were arrested in a melee involving a gun, a knife and pepper spray at a Little Rock shopping center Tuesday afternoon, police reported.


Robbed at gunpoint of $300, man tells Little Rock police

According to authorities, a black Honda pulled up behind him, and a male got out and asked for a cigarette. When the victim said he didn't have any, the stranger reportedly pulled up his shirt to reveal a handgun.


Crashes in state kill four people, injure at least 2

At least four people have died since Friday because of crashes on state roadways, according to Arkansas State Police. Also, authorities identified a man who was previously reported killed in a Little Rock crash.


Car is Key to Arrest in Weekend Drive By Shootings

"I saw two guys walking down the stairs with I guess it was an AK 47," says Foreman, adding that she doesn't know much about guns. She says they walked to a blue Subaru parked in front of the apartment building with the weapon.


Safe Haven much more than a thrift store | The Arkansas Leader

On the corner of West Main and Second streets in Cabot sits the Lonoke County Safe Haven Outreach and Thrift Store.When you walk inside, you’ll find items typical of a thrift store – clothes, jewe...


Traffic lights in Cabot will flow in sync | The Arkansas Leader

Cabot is working to move traffic around the city more effectively with synchronized traffic signals.Council members spoke about the traffic improvement plan during the agenda meeting on Monday. Th...An active subscription is required to view this content. Please login below orclick hereto request ac


Police: Woman chews through restraints after being hit, kidnaped by child's father

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A Little Rock man was arrested after he hit and tied down his son's mother after giving her a ride, a police report said.


VIDEO: Arkansas musician's parody song about Hogs' College World Series loss gets 60,000+ views

The lyrics developed about half an hour later, Sammons said, and the song was posted to Facebook and YouTube on Monday evening.


Man arrested on public intoxication charge tells Little Rock police he was kidnapped, drugged

The man said that he had driven to 65th Shop & Stop, 6402 Butler Road, around 9 p.m. Friday to buy cigarettes, according to a report from the city’s Police Department.


Arkansas man charged in murder of Edina woman

Already facing federal charges for kidnapping an Edina woman, an Arkansas man stands charged with second-degree murder for the woman’s death.Joseph Porter, 25, was arrested Jan. 9 in Jacksonville, Arkansas, and charged in federal court for the kidnapping of 27-year-old Cristina Prodan, whose burnt b


Shot at by friend who accused him of sleeping with ex-girlfriend, man tells Little Rock police

A central Arkansas man says he was shot at by a friend who accused him of sleeping with his ex-girlfriend, according to a Little Rock police report.The 38-year-old victim told officers he pulled into Fletcher Park on Appianway Street about 8 p.m. Sunday to send a text when an acquaintance drove into


Police: Little Rock apartment with 4-year-old inside struck by gunfire in drive-by shooting

A Little Rock apartment was struck multiple times by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon, authorities said, and a 4-year-old boy was inside the residence at the time.


Arkansas-based Acxiom to sell marketing unit to Interpublic

The cash deal for Acxiom Marketing Solutionswas announced Monday. The companies, in a statement, said the acquisition should close by the end of this year.