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Little Rock Police investigate nearly a dozen robberies since Friday

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Police investigators are busy after nearly a dozen robberies in the city since Friday. "When times get hard, that's what they do, they rob and steal," says Darius McCuiston.


Dollar General robbed at gunpoint on Springer Blvd., Little Rock police search for suspect

The Little Rock Police Department are on the scene of a an armed robbery attempt at the Dollar General on Springer Blvd. in Little Rock, Ark. Police say the call came in around 8:22 p.m.


Governor signs bill to Raise minimum teacher salary

LITTLE ROCK — With educators, teachers in training, and the commissioner of education looking on, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed into law HB1145, the bill that raises minimum teacher pay by $4,000 over the next four years.


Teen boy suffers gunshot to leg in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A teenaged boy is recovering from a gunshot wound suffered over the weekend. The 16-year-old was shot in the leg in a neighborhood on the city's southwest side early Sunday evening, police say.


5 weekend business robberies in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Police are looking for suspects after a weekend string of robberies across the city. The Little Rock Police Department (LRPD) on Monday released reports on five cases.


Police: Man admits to bathroom filming at North Little Rock home

A North Little Rock man was arrested Saturday after he confessed to filming females using the bathroom in his home, according to an arrest report. Officers with the North Little Rock Police Department said they were dispatched to the home of Robert Harris, 47, after a 15-year-old girl found a video


UA Little Rock student selected for minority women business owner accelerator program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been selected for a competitive new entrepreneur accelerator program for early-stage, minority, and women-owned businesses in Arkansas.


UA Little Rock to host 7th annual Hoops for Kids Sake

The Arkansas House and the Arkansas Senate will battle it out – not in the legislative chambers – but on the basketball court at the Jack Stephens Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to raise money for a good cause.


Wanted Wednesday: Little Rock Police

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Little Rock police need your help catching a suspect accused of forging a check. Christopher Shields, 33, has been wanted since last month after a sales manager for Muswick Wholesales noticed a check had been forged.


2 charged after kids found alone in downtown Little Rock hotel

A man and woman were arrested early Sunday after two children were found alone in a hotel room, according to an arrest report. Officers with the Little Rock Police Department said they were dispatched to the Little Rock Marriott on Statehouse Plaza in reference to two children being found unattended


Police: 16-year-old boy shot, injured in Little Rock

A 16-year-old boy is recovering after he was shot in Little Rock on Sunday, authorities said. The boy, who showed up at Arkansas Children’s Hospital with a gunshot wound in his left leg, told officers he and his cousin were walking to a friend’s house near the 8000 block of Winterwood Drive when a b


Arkansas Senate passes plan to replace U.S. Capitol statues

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate has approved a plan to replace the state's two statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting singer Johnny Cash and civil rights leader Daisy Bates.


Man wanted in Arkansas arrested after weekend shooting in Kansas

SHAWNEE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a wanted suspect on charges following a weekend shooting. Just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a disturbance in the 2300 block of SE Bellview in Topeka, according to Lt. John Trimble.


Water-proof flooring grows in popularity

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Ex-Convicts using experience to heal Little Rock and stop the violence

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-An unlikely group discussed ways to prevent crime and find solutions to heal Little Rock. Dozens of ex-convicts spoke about keeping young people on the right side of the bars.


Man who fired at Little Rock officer still at large and unidentified, authorities say

A gunman who fired shots at a Little Rock police officer has yet to be identified and is still at large as of Sunday night, authorities said. Officer Bryce Cobb was on patrol in the area of 28th and Longcoy streets when he tried to conduct a “subject stop” on a man, Police Department spokesman Eric


4 New Properties For Sale In The Little Rock Area

LITTLE ROCK, AR — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help finding the perfect place for you and your loved ones? With our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.


Grassroots OpCo dispensary renovating former Joubert's Tavern on Kanis Road

, which received the second highest dispensary score in Central Arkansas's Zone 5, is renovating the former Joubert's Tavern facility at 7303 Kanis Road in Little Rock. Matt Darin, founder and COO of Grassroots, said it hopes to open for business in the next several months.


ICYMI: NLR neighbors fed up with people using street as dumping ground

People in one North Little Rock neighborhood say they are fed up. They say people are using West 58th Street to dump trash.


Forecasters: More heavy rain in state could 'severely worsen' river flooding

Heavy rain that could "severely worsen" river flooding and also spur flash flooding in parts of Arkansas is expected this week, forecasters said. Storms are expected to start Tuesday and continue through Sunday, with a brief respite on Wednesday, according to a briefing from the National Weather Ser