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Police shoot suspect in SW Little Rock

TV news accounts this morning say Little Rock police officers shot a criminal suspect near a church at 53rd and Geyer Springs around midnight last night when investigating what's been described as a potential rape and stabbing. Accounts from the scene say the man took a shooting stance when two of

ARKANSAS TIMES - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Suspect shot by police, critically injured outside Little Rock church

A man was wounded early Thursday in an officer-involved shooting near a Little Rock church, authorities said. Police were called around 12:15 a.m. to an apartment complex at 5201 Geyer Springs Road for a report of a rape and a stabbing, said Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner, speaking to repor

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2017-09-21 12:21:00

Video Shows Car Crashing Into Couple on Motorcycle Then Driving Off

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Shocking video from August shows the moment a car slams into the back of a motorcycle at a Little Rock intersection. Racheal Johnson was on the motorcycle with her boyfriend. "Just waiting for the light to turn green," Johnson says. "And I just woke up on the ground." What's even

KARK - 2017-09-21 21:29:01

Tax rise proposed to pay for Harvey harm

Credit: AP/JUAN LOZANO Bob Cantrell sits in his garage Wednesday surrounded by belongings salvaged after Hurricane Harvey's !ooding in Houston. He said raising property taxes is "not a good idea." HOUSTON -- Houston's mayor has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property-tax rate to help

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 09:48:00

Anniversary events range from art to panels

Benjamin Krain Jimmy Harmon of the Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department cleans up around the base of a new sculpture his crew installed Thursday in front of Central High School. United , by Colorado Springs, Colo., artist Clay Enoch, depicts two figures together holding intersecting rings. I

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 09:35:00

Central High reflects on 60 years

Benjamin Krain Central High jazz band members Peter Mouw (left) and Kaylen Wilkerson (on trumpet) join fellow members in front of the school Thursday to practice for 60th-anniversary events this weekend. Six decades after Arkansas' governor temporarily stopped nine black students from integrating

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 10:07:00

Killing's court files trace gang carnage

Larry Jackson, 17, and Deshaun Rushing, 21 The night before a toddler was killed in a gang-related shooting while riding on her mother's lap in the back seat of a car, that same car was hit by gunfire in another Little Rock shooting, court records show. A review of court documents and an investiga

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 10:08:00

LR 9-year-old makes impact on swim team

Credit: Courtesy of UALR Athletics Edyn Grace Walterhouse, 9, of Little Rock, is surrounded by her family and University of Arkansas at Little Rock swimming and diving Coach Amy Burgess as she signs a national letter of intent with the Trojans on Wednesday. Edyn is part of a program that pairs ch

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 08:51:00

Pulse Nightclub shooting survivor reportedly carjacked by man he met on 'Jack'd'

Pulse Nightclub shooting survivor Chris Hansen tells Channel 7 he survived another dangerous ordeal: a carjacking. (Photo: KATV) An Arkansas man says he was left stranded and terrified Wednesday afternoon after being carjacked by a man he met on a dating app. Christopher Hansen tells Channel 7 he wa

KATV - 2017-09-21 22:43:35

$7.4M for Children's Hospital Nutrition Study

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) - The Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center (ACNC) will receive $7.4 million from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through its Agricultural Research Service (ARS) to fund research in the areas of child development, maternal health and disease prevent

KARK - 2017-09-21 21:54:03

Ex-LR mayor takes tourism job

Former Little Rock Mayor Jim Dailey will be the next director of the Arkansas Tourism Division, the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism announced Thursday night. Dailey, who served as mayor from 1993 to 2006, will replace current director Joe David Rice, who retires Dec. 31 after 30 years as di

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 08:00:00

Menguin of Fayetteville Sold for $25M

The Menguin website. Online tuxedo rental company Menguin Inc. of Fayetteville has been acquired for $25 million by competitor Generation Tux of Louisville, Kentucky. The transaction closed on Sept. 5, having gained approval from the board of directors and stockholders. It was formally announced Tu

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-21 19:22:00

Windstream Cuts 21 Jobs in Arkansas

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock announced Thursday that it cut 21 positions in various workgroups in Arkansas, including 18 in Little Rock. There were also layoffs in other states, but Spokesman David Avery told Arkansas Business by email that Windstream is not disclosing the total. He said

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-21 20:36:00

Arkansas court OKs new sentence hearings for juvenile lifers

Arkansas' highest court says Pulaski County judges can hold resentencing hearings for seven inmates sentenced to life terms as juveniles. (KATV Photo) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas' highest court says Pulaski County judges can hold resentencing hearings for seven inmates sentenced to life terms

KATV - 2017-09-21 13:38:39

Williams Baptist College to Be Renamed

Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge announced Wednesday that, starting next fall, it will be known as Williams Baptist University. "This is a monumental day in the history of this institution, reflecting a major step forward. Williams has provided an outstanding, Christian higher education for

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-21 15:41:00

Capital City in Crisis: Episode 6, "Coming Clean"

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- As Little Rock battles a surge in homicides, investigative reporter Marci Manley has been digging deeper into the root issus of the capital city's crime problem. For the past two months, Manley has been working on a comprehensive piece -- designed for the national stage -- spotl

KARK - 2017-09-21 21:04:33

Veterans office to host booth at fair

The Jefferson County Veterans Service Office, 105 Main St., will provide a veterans' booth during Senior Citizens & Student Day at the Southeast Arkansas District Fair, Livestock Show and Rodeo. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at Hestand Stadium. Veteran Gerald Andrews

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-21 21:03:48

Arlington Hotel Owner Hires Cromwell Architects to Assess Property

The new owner of the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs said Wednesday that it has hired Cromwell Architects Engineers Inc. of Little Rock to assess the property in light of safety concerns raised by the city of Hot Springs. Sky Capital Group LP, led by CEO Al Rajabi, said in a news release

ARKANSAS BUSINESS - 2017-09-21 16:23:00

Group: Scratch food for indigent

After four months of meeting to decide how and where to best offer meals to homeless people in Little Rock, a city volunteer task force decided Wednesday that feeding them isn't the problem that needs to be solved after all. The committee now thinks it should figure out how to better provide homeles

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 10:25:00

Man Hailed As Hero In Pulse Nightclub Shooting, Carjacked In Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A man trying to meet someone he connected with on a dating app is carjacked in central Arkansas. The victim is alright, but says this isn't the first time he has been in a very dangerous situation that could have ended in tragedy. We first spoke with Christopher Hansen last yea

KARK - 2017-09-22 03:41:48