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  • Arkansas Man Holds Intoxicated Driver At Gunpoint After Car Crash

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A bystander held an intoxicated man at gunpoint after the man was involved in a two-vehicle rollover crash Wednesday in Sherwood, police reported. The crash happened around 12:33 p.m. when the vehicles collided on U.S. 67/167, then traveled off the roadway and crashed in the parking lot of a U-Haul in the 8600 block of Warden Road. When officers arrived, they found a bystander identified as Jean Foster holding a man at gunpoint, according to a […]

  • Hot Springs Woman Arrested On Drug Charges; Told Police Her Brother Fed Her Meth Sandwich

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — Two siblings were arrested Sunday on drug charges in Hot Springs. According to a police report, a Hot Springs police officer was patrolling the 100 block of E. Grand Avenue around 6:30 a.m. when he saw a car pull out of a parking lot without headlights. He pulled the car over near the intersection of South Border Street. According to a probable cause affidavit, the officer could smell marijuana. He said that the driver, 29-year-old […]

  • Potential Legionella Exposure Reported At Hot Springs Bathhouse

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KATV) — Test results from an untreated water source at a Hot Springs bath and spa showed the presence of Legionella bacteria, the Arkansas Department of Health reported Friday. The water sample was taken from the Quapaw Baths & Spa of Hot Springs. The Department of Health is conducting further testing to determine more about this possible exposure. Health officials say the bathhouse has shut down the showers and is disinfecting the tubs that use the untreated water […]

  • Pine Bluff Woman Killed In Highway 270 Head-On Crash

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A Pine Bluff woman was killed in a head-on crash in Jefferson County on Friday. According to a crash summary from Arkansas State Police, 37-year-old Danielle L. Howard was driving on U.S. Highway 270 near Stokes Road when her vehicle crossed over into the eastbound lane and hit another vehicle head-on. The driver of the other vehicle, a 25-year-old man, was taken to a hospital for injuries. The crash happened around 6:35 a.m. No other information has […]

  • ACLU Releases Prison System Study Urging Policy Makers To Take Action In Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A new study released by the American Civil Liberties Union highlights the prison overcrowding issues happening in our state. Part of ACLU’s Smart Justice 50-State Blueprints project provides a state-by-state analysis of how states can transform their criminal justice systems and cut incarceration in half. This study shows that Arkansas has one of the fastest-growing prison populations in the nation and it’s expected to continue increasing. In 2018, nearly 18,000 people were imprisoned in Arkansas and within […]

  • Little Rock Police Searching For Missing Woman

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — The Little Rock Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman. According to 34-year-old Shasta Smith’s family, she was last seen on Wednesday when she left the Super 8 Motel at 11701 I-30 in Little Rock. Police say she may be with her boyfriend, Allan Buckels. Smith is described as 5’3″ and 127 pounds. Her last known address was in Hot Springs. If you have any information, you are asked […]

  • Arkansas Woman Dies In Car Crash After Striking A Tree In Union County

    UNION COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — A 30-year-old woman from the town of Strong died in a car crash Saturday morning in Union County, State Police reported. Juridisha Cherell Betters, 30, was driving a Toyota north on Arkansas 275 around 11:50 a.m. when she failed to maintain control of the vehicle while negotiating a curve. Betters over-steered, causing the vehicle to rotate counter-clockwise, crossed both lanes, and struck a tree in the southbound road ditch. Betters died in the crash. Her two […]

  • Suicide Suspected In Death At An Arkansas Prison

    GOULD, Ark. (KATV) — An Arkansas prisoner died from an apparent suicide Thursday (Sept. 26) night at the Varner Supermax Unit, the Department of Correction said in a news release. The Department of Correction said staff found 22-year-old Colton Harvey dead in his cell around 5:28 p.m. The release says Harvey was found with a bedsheet around his neck that had been looped through the cell bars. According to authorities, correction staff checked on him at 4:54 p.m. and he gave […]

  • Glen Rose Football Players Ineligible After Fight With Fouke High School During Football Game

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — Glen Rose High School announced Tuesday that “several” football players are “ineligible” for the game Friday against Two Rivers High School. The apparent suspensions come after a brawl last week during a game against Fouke High School. Video of the melee shows players shoving each other and throwing punches. The footage shows several fans running onto the field. One of them runs toward a Glen Rose player and tackles him from behind. The school said in a written […]

  • Justin Bieber ‘Disappointed’ With Arkansas QB Nick Starkel

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Razorback fans aren’t the only ones disappointed with quarterback Nick Starkel after he threw five interceptions in a loss to San Jose State on Saturday. Justin Bieber has responded to a tweet Starkel posted after the loss. Starkel tweeted Sunday that he had “ripped in half and thrown away” a Bieber shirt that he wears under his jersey and pads. “No more nonsense,” Starkel tweeted. “No more distractions. All I’m focusing on is this team and this season. Nothing […]

  • Bryant Woman Arrested After Infant Was Left In Shopping Cart

    BRYANT, Ark. (KATV) — A woman was arrested Saturday afternoon after her infant was left in a shopping cart, Bryant police reported. According to police, Lessie Marhanka, 22, was charged with 1st degree endangering the welfare of a minor and possession of a controlled substance. Police say officers responded to the Walmart in Bryant in reference to a two-month-old baby being left in a shopping cart. When officers arrived on the scene they found the child in the care of another […]

  • Dry Shampoo Can Explodes In Woman’s Car, Shoots Through Sunroof, Lands Some 50 Feet Away

    St. PETERS, Mo. (WSET) — A can of dry shampoo exploded through the console, through the sunroof and landed nearly 50 feet away. According to Christine Bader Debrecht, the lid of the console was closed, the can was left in a car in the heat and it exploded. Debrecht says the can blew the console off of its hinges, shot through the sunroof and went high enough in the air that it landed about 50 feet away. She says she wants […]

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