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  • Sheriff’s Deputy Among 2 Dead After Shooting In North Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A Stone County sheriff’s deputy is among two people who died in an officer-involved shooting Thursday morning, state police reported. The shooting reportedly left a third person injured. UPDATE: we are sad to report that the coroner has been called to the scene for the deputy involved in the shooting we are asking for prayers for all involved and for the deputies family — Stone County Office of Emergency Management (@county_of) July 18, 2019 Mike Stephen […]

  • Oklahoma Man Killed In Benton County Accident

    SPRINGTOWN, Ark. (KATV) — A man died after his vehicle struck a tree Monday in Benton County, state police reported. Danny Warren Ritter, 67, was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 west on Arkansas 12 in Springtown. The pickup drifted off the roadway, then traveled through a fence and across a field before it collided with a tree about 5:56 p.m., according to state police. Ritter of Sallisaw, Okla., was killed. State police said conditions were clear and dry when the […]

  • Cotton On Trump Tweets: ‘The President Is Gonna Tweet What He’s Gonna Tweet’

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas on Monday indirectly responded to President Donald Trump’s tweets attacking four congresswomen of color. Cotton was speaking at an event in Washington hosted by the political news website Axios. The site reported that Cotton, when asked whether he thought Trump’s tweets were racist, replied, “I think what he sees is a lot of extremism from the House Democrats. … The president is gonna tweet what he’s gonna tweet.” Cotton had told KATV earlier Monday […]

  • Arkansas Delegates Say Trump Tweets ‘Not Defensible,’ Call For Civility

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation on Monday responded to remarks President Donald Trump tweeted over the weekend. U.S. Rep. Steve Womack tweeted Monday that Trump had made comments that were “not defensible.” He continued: “Nor are the anti-American, anti-Semitic and extreme policies espoused by the socialist wing of the Democrat majority. Let’s change the tone and focus on real issues.” The President’s remarks are not defensible. Nor are the anti-American, anti-Semitic and extreme policies espoused by the socialist wing […]

  • Little Rock Native Who Voices Squidward Talks 20 Years Of ‘SpongeBob Squarepants’

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Nickelodeon is kicking off SpongeBob’s “Best Year Ever” tonight to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the premiere of “SpongeBob Squarepants,” their highest-rated show. We talked with Rodger Bumpass, the Little Rock native who has spent two decades voicing SpongeBob’s sarcastic octopus neighbor Squidward Tentacles. How often do you get back to Little Rock? That’s an interesting question because I usually come back about once a year or so. However, in 16 days I will be getting married […]

  • Silver Alert Deactivated For Missing 84-Year-Old Bella Vista Man

    BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KATV) — The Bella Vista Police Department has found Theodore Marvin, who went missing Saturday morning. Original Story: Arkansas State Police say Theodore Marvin Mincer was last seen Saturday around 7:00 a.m. and last known to be at 27 Evanton Dr. He is described as having gray hair and blue eyes. Mincer stands around 5 feet 7 inches and weighing approximately 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing tan pants and thick black glasses. Authorities say he may […]

  • Arkansas Family Asks Soldiers To Attend Funeral For Boy Who Wanted To Be An ‘Army Man’

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — An Arkansas family is asking for U.S. military members to attend the funeral of a 5-year-old boy who wanted to be an “Army Man.” River “Oakley” Nimmo died Thursday at the age of 5 after an “extensive battle” with neuroblastoma, a very rare form of cancer, according to an obituary posted by Proctor Funeral Home in Camden. “The family requests anyone that is serving or has served in the any branch of the United States Military to […]

  • Semi-Truck Collides With Guard Rail On Bridge In Little Rock, Causes Diesel Fire

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A semi-truck allegedly collided with a guard rail on a bridge over Interstate 440 in Little Rock. According to the Little Rock Fire Captain Doug Coffman, the 18-wheeler collided with a guard rail causing the cab and the trailer to separate. One of the fuel tanks fell onto Interstate 30 causing a fireball. Another tank proceeded to leak fuel onto the Interstate. Slow-going at the South Terminal Interchange. This mail truck couldn’t decide which ramp […]

  • Boat Explodes On Lake Catherine In Hot Springs; 7 Hurt

    HOT SPRINGS (KATV) — A boat on Lake Catherine in Hot Springs blew up on Saturday, injuring seven people. The boat exploded when a man tried to start it, according to our Little Rock CNN affiliate KATV. Seven people were injured, and three were transported by MedFlight to area hospitals. Read more at KATV.

  • Arkansas’ Third Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Clinton

    CLINTON (KATV) — At the height of the wait, the line was roughly two-dozen deep at the grand opening of Arkansas Natural Products in Clinton on Thursday; the first medical marijuana dispensary to open in Arkansas outside of Garland County. Carmaleta McMurray exited the dispensary around 1:15 p.m. to clapping and cheers, the first person to make a purchase at the Van Buren County dispensary. “I’m very excited,” said McMurray. “We’ve been waiting two-and-a-half years for this.” McMurray, who claimed the […]

  • Arkansas Woman Files Paternity Suit Against Joe Biden’s Son Hunter Biden

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) – An Arkansas woman has filed a paternity suit against Hunter Biden, the son of former vice president and presidential candidate Joe Biden. Lunden Alexis Roberts of Independence County filed the petition for paternity and child support May 28 in Independence County Circuit Court. Public records list a Batesville woman with the same name as the 28-year-old. The suit says that Roberts and Biden were in a relationship and that the child, born in August 2018, […]

  • Conway Police Investigating After 2 People Found Dead In Home

    CONWAY, Ark. (KATV) — According to the Conway Police Department, officers are investigating the deaths of two people found in a home on Club Lane. Detectives are currently at the scene gathering information. No other information has been released at this time. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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