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Lawmaker proposes bill to strip Confederate designation from Arkansas flag star

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — (KTHV) – 2023 will be 100 years since the last update the Arkansas state flag, but one Arkansas native wants to see something new. Graphic designer Jordan King has lived in Arkansas his entire life. He said he is proud of where he is from and how Arkansas is starting to attract n


North Little Rock Police Department arrests bank robbery suspect

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — North Little Rock Police have identified the female suspect accused ofrobbing Simmons Bank at 3929 McCain Blvd. around 10:25 a.m. Thursday. Detectives arrested Cassandra Faith Horton, 24, for her connection to the robbery on Friday.


LR meeting focuses on I-30 redo plans

A group of area residents will hold a public meeting today to air concerns and exchange ideas about the $631.7 million project to overhaul the Interstate 30 corridor through downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock.


Arkansas Medical Marijuana Cards Officially Take Effect

POCOLA, Okla. -- Medical marijuana cards went into effect on Friday in Arkansas. But card or not, the nearly 7,000 approved patients still don't have anywhere to buy it in Arkansas.


Freezing rain chances continue Friday night

Freezing precipitation chances continue throughout the night for the Twin Lakes Area. A winter weather advisory remains in effect for North Central Arkansas and Southern Missouri until midnight.


Arkansas House approves resolution on no-permit gun carrying

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas House has approved a nonbinding resolution that says carrying a firearm without a permit is legal in the state. The majority-Republican House on Thursday approved by a voice vote the proposed resolution, which says a 2018 state appeals court ruling affirmed that


Charter of financially troubled Little Rock school revoked

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State Board of Education has revoked the charter of a Little Rock school after unauthorized withdrawals from its bank account left it without enough operating funds.


Web Extra: Lost Arkansas black history uncovered

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Every February, we celebrate Black History Month. But this year particularly means a little more for Crystal Shurley, a graduate student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), who is shedding light on the long-overlooked contributions of the black communities in Ark


Winter weather advisory for all of the Twin Lakes Area

A winter weather advisory is now in effect for all of Northern Arkansas and Southern Missouri until Midnight Friday night. A mixture of rain, freezing rain and sleet is expected to continue through the evening hours.


Nearly 8,900 don't meet Arkansas Medicaid work requirement

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas officials say nearly 8,900 people didn't meet a work requirement for the state's Medicaid expansion in January and are at risk of losing coverage if they don't comply within two months.


City of Little Rock's down payment assistance program can provide up to $5K for low- moderate-income homebuyers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The City of Little Rock’s Department of Housing and Neighborhood Programs is encouraging low- and moderate-income first time homebuyers to apply for down payment assistance of up to $5,000.


Police search for woman who robbed bank near McCain Mall, authorities say

A woman walked out of a North Little Rock bank Thursday morning with an undisclosed amount of money, a police spokesman said. North Little Rock police spokesman Sgt. Amy Cooper said at approximately 10:25 a.m., a woman walked into the Simmons Bank at 3929 McCain Blvd. and demanded money from a bank


Sherwood homeowner fears Public Works Dept. will move in next door

The lot right next to the Browns' home is owned by the city. This week, Sherwood's planning commission voted to recommend that area be re-zoned from residential to industrial.


Robbery suspect shot by store clerk in Jacksonville, police say

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. - A robbery suspect has been shot by a store clerk, police say. The Jacksonville Police Department (JPD) says it happened shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday at 1530 West Main Street.


First of two suspects in Halloween 2017 shooting arrested

The first of two suspects sought in connection with a shooting incident in Hot Springs on Halloween night 2017 in which passing vehicles were struck by gunfire was arrested on felony warrants in Little Rock early Friday.


Rose City showing its colors

Banners featuring a photo of a bold red rose are starting to appear throughout North Little Rock's Rose City area off East Broadway to promote the area's "small-town" atmosphere, a project that's part of a new partnership between the Rose City Neighborhood Association and the Rose City Business Asso


Capitol Preview: Funding for Arkansas Highways and Trump's Border Wall

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On this week's Capitol View, the author of the casino amendment and the state director of Americans for Prosperity join Jessi Turnure to break down the governor's highway funding plan and what proposed constitutional amendments lawmakers could refer to voters.


Cat severely injured by illegal trap in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A cat is recovering after being "severely injured" by a trap in the Heights area of Little Rock, according to the Friends of the Animal Village. Spokesperson Tracy Roark tells KATV the trap that was used is illegal within city limits.


Hall Honors Bobby Portis; Beats Maumelle

LITTLE ROCK, AR - It was a big night at Hall High School. The Warriors retired Bobby Portis' jersey and then knocked off Maumelle to remain in first place.


Tonight: Argenta Art Walk

Chocolate-making demonstrations on this post-Valentine Argenta ArtWalk are on tap tonight at the Innovation Hub, 201 W. Broadway in North Little Rock. The Innovation Hub is also exhibiting collagraph prints by Christine Geunard, hosting an indoor artist and maker "mini-market" and making "oobleck" (