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Clark County authorities, Arkansas State Police and FBI investigate bank robbery

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.(KATV) — An Arkadelphia branch bank was robbed on Thursday around 9:25 a.m. Police say an unidentified Hispanic male described as possibly being around 30-years-old, was wearing a black hooded coat and black ball cap, blue jeans, and white shoes.


Arkansas may consider allowing doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication for terminal patients

ARKANSAS - (2/22/19) Representative Dan Douglas' Death With Dignity Bill would allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medicine for you to end your life, if you prove to be clear of mind.


Man shot and killed in Arkansas neighborhood

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - A man died after being shot in an Arkansas neighborhood Wednesday evening. The shooting happened in Blytheville. Police were called to the 100 block of East Cherry Street around 6 p.m.


Arkansas family loses everything after escaping fire

CROSS COUNTY, Ark. — Eight members of a Cross County, Arkansas family escaped a devastating fire Monday morning. The fire destroyed their home and everything they own. It happened in the small community of Cherry Valley located a few miles from Harrisburg. On Thursday, one of the survivors told us a


Arkansas lawmaker files bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A lawmaker wants to give patients in Arkansas the right to die. Representative (R) Dan Douglas calls his bill the Compassionate Care End-of-Life Option Act. According to his bill, physician-assisted suicide would become possible in Arkansas, but only for those suffering te


Arkansas Couple Arrested After DPS Discovers Over 4,000 Grams of Methamphetamine During I-30 Traffic Stop

Texas DPS officers arrested Victor and Amber Hernandez of Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon after discovering 4,003 grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle during a traffic stop on I-30.


Top Dems call for end to Medicaid work rules after 18,000 lose coverage in Arkansas

Top congressional Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to stop approving work requirements in Medicaid after more than 18,000 people lost coverage last year due to the requirements in Arkansas.


Arkansas bill would automatically seal some criminal records

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — An Arkansas lawmaker is proposing that some non-violent offenders be allowed to have their criminal records automatically sealed, a move backed by a coalition that says it would give people a second chance after serving their sentence.


Skeletal remains found near I-40 in central Arkansas; police investigate whether they are those of man missing since 2015

Authorities in Central Arkansas said they are investigating whether human remains found off a Conway road are those of a man who went missing more than three years ago. A man discovered what appeared to be a human skull just before dark on Monday on the city’s north side, the Conway Police Departmen


Funding cuts proposed for Arkansas schools that don't improve reading readiness

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — KATV is taking a closer look at school funding cuts proposed by an Arkansas lawmaker after false reports that it would affect school lunches. Senate Bill 349 would never cut school lunch funding, Sen. Alan Clark, R-Lonsdale, told Channel 7. Instead, it would cut some state fundi


Southern Poverty Law Center finds 14 hate groups in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — After a sweeping indictment led to the arrests ofArkansas-based members of an alleged white supremacist group on Feb. 12, others accused white supremacist, were arrested in Oklahoma.


Shipley Donuts Ready To Hire On Arkansas Blvd.

It's been over a year since ground broke on the donuts of my dreams, Shipley Do-nuts, and it looks like we're getting close. Look there, in the window, it's a "Now Hiring" sign! I grew up in Houston where Shipley began, and I love 'em! I can only hope they live up to my memories.


Watch for falling trees, debris as storms move through Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Expected high winds and rain over the weekend in central Arkansas means everyone needs to be alert for potential dangers. Uprooted trees still remain outside Michael Jones' home, after strong winds blew through Little rock two weeks ago.


Passport fairs to be held in 3 Arkansas cities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Three Arkansas post offices are hosting events this month to help anyone who needs to get their passport. Since appointments are not required on passport fair days, customers are urged to show up early because applicants will be served on a first-come, first-served basis until th


PREP BASKETBALL St. Paul holds on to beat Deer

BRANCH -- St. Paul coach Shannon McBee knows all too well the term of survive and advance when it comes to postseason play. St. Paul did just that Wednesday night against Deer in a 37-32 victory in a first-round matchup at the Class 1A Region 1 tournament to secure a spot in the state tournament.


Retirement party thrown for Arkansas Highway Police corporal in viral video

A final radio call heard by people across the country. After 31 years of service for the Arkansas Highway Police in Harrison, Cpl. Roy Martin retired. "It wasn't always about giving someone a ticket or doing that,” Martin said. “There's a lot of times out here on the highway that you can help people


Coming attractions Northwest Arkansas

PG Grieving for their mother's death and abandoned by their father, two brothers pin their hopes for a brighter future on each other. With Tanner Stine, Evan Hofer, Mykelti Williamson, Frances Fisher, Mario Van Peebles; directed by Chris Dowling. (1 hour 41 minutes) Feb. 22.


Texarkana Arkansas Police Could Use Your Help Identifying Mailbox Thief

Have you seen this car, or the person driving it in your neighborhood? The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department would love to find this person that has been allegedly stealing from mailboxes.


Female-mutiliation measure advances to Arkansas House

Legislation that would make unlawful the genital mutilation of a minor female sailed through the Senate on Thursday. The Senate's 34-0 vote sent Senate Bill 318 by Sen. Breanne Davis, R-Russellville, to the House.


Arkansas Racing Commission adopts casino gaming rules

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Pope County residents opposed to a casino in Russellville are breathing a collective sigh of relief - at least for now. The Arkansas State Racing Commission adopted its casino gaming rules on Thursday, including one that effectively stops plans already in place to build a casino