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Faulkner Co. Sheriff's Office launches responsive website

CONWAY, Ark. (News release) – The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office has launched its new responsive website. The responsive website solution provides access to all features of the website, including inmate roster, press releases, most wanted, warrants, and sex offender information.


ATF Offer Reward For Information After Guns Were Stolen from Arkansas Hardware Store

PRAIRIE GROVE, Ar. - Two organizations are each offering a $5000 reward for information after a Prairie Grove, Ar. store was burglarized and multiple firearms were stolen, a press release from the ATF said.


Old bible discovered among stolen property in Faulkner Co.

FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. - After conducting two search warrants for stolen property in the Springhill and Wooster area, authorities found a very old bible mixed in with the recovered property.


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.


Arkansas man dies after SUV runs off state highway, overturns, hits tree

A southern Arkansas man died Sunday morning when the SUV he was driving overturned several times north of El Dorado, authorities said. An Arkansas State Police report said 41-year-old Curtis Jerome Wade was driving a Chevrolet Suburban north on Arkansas 7 shortly before 4 a.m. when the vehicle cross


March hearing set in Fragstein murder case

Two teens accused of kidnapping and killing a Wooster woman last year will appear together in circuit court in March for an update on mental evaluations they were previously ordered to undergo.


Arkansas State Trooper Involved in Car Accident, According to Police

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (KNWA) - An Arkansas State Trooper was hit near Mayflower while parked on the end of Interstate 40 on Saturday, February, 16, according to police. Arkansas State Police (ASP) said the trooper was rear-ended by a vehicle, which caused injuries to the trooper and the people inside the


Hearing in '18 killing reset

CONWAY -- A judge on Wednesday rescheduled a pretrial hearing for a man accused of killing a Wooster woman last year. Tacori Mackrell, 19, of Pine Bluff now is scheduled to appear before Judge Troy Braswell in Faulkner County Circuit Court on March 11 in the July slaying of Elvia Fragstein, 72.


Arkansas governor signs bill raising minimum teacher pay

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed into a law a measure that will raise the minimum for teacher salaries in the state by $4,000 over the next four years.


Heavy rainfall possible again across Arkansas, bringing risk of flash floods, forecasters say

Forecasters predict several additional rounds of rainfall in Arkansas between Tuesday and Sunday, putting the state at risk for flash flooding and worsening river flooding. Much of Arkansas can expect 2 to 4 inches of rain this week, while the southeastern third of the state is forecast to receive t


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.


Working 4 You: financial feud over dog shot by Faulkner County deputy

FAULKNER COUNTY, Ark. - Recovering after being shot, Reeses is caught in the middle of a financial feud. Doug Canady has been taking care of the dog. His neighbor Meagan Harris created the GoFundMe account for Reeses and has been giving Doug the money.


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.


Texas man killed in 1-vehicle accident near Ava; Springfield woman charged with DWI

An alleged drunk driving incident in Douglas County led to the death of a Texas man. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 32-year-old Daniel Bodrie of Corinth was pronounced dead Friday night at the scene of the one-vehicle accident 100 yards outside the Ava city limits, and 30-year-old A


Arkansas Crime Watch: Stuttgart shootings, Lonoke fake cop, I-530 tire thrower

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Arkansas’s Natural State Park March activity schedule

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Wildflower Walk (1 hour) Join a park interpreter to enjoy a short hike on the River Corridor Trail. We will explore the trail and discover some of the beautiful flowers that can be found in the park.


Arkansas woman tells why time is so important in event of heart attack

MORRILTON, Ark. — Getting to a healthcare professional quickly is very important when someone has a heart attack. One Arkansas woman knows that firsthand. Sarah Gaines and Loretta Moore were part of a CHI St. Vincent team that worked on Shirley Bradley the night she had a heart attack.


Ungerank to return to Miss Arkansas Pageant

A Mountain Home High School alumnus will be returning to the Miss Arkansas Pageant this summer. Alexis Ungerank was recently crowned Miss Northwest Arkansas to earn a spot in the event at Little Rock.


Residents in northeast Arkansas brace for more rain days after high water damaged levee

The Arkansas National Guard and crews in Jackson County worked on Monday to fortify a damaged levee that held back a rising White River following heavy rains last week before more storms move through the region.


Thousands Could Lose Arkansas Works Medicaid Program

ARKANSAS, Ark.--(KNWA) - Thousands of Arkansas works recipients did not meet work requirements in January, which could leave them without health benefits in the future. The Arkansas Department of Human Services recently announced that just under 9,000 Arkansas Works recipients had not complied to wo