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  • Authorities Searching For Arkansas Sex Offender Wanted On Parole violation

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Arkansas Department of Corrections is searching for a wanted man. Authorities say 37-year-old Cory Ray Lynch is a level 2 sex offender wanted for parole violation, failure to register as a sex offender, and a felony to appear warrant. Lynch is described as 6’4” and 265 pounds. His last known address was in Springfield, Arkansas, according to court records. The Arkansas Department of Corrections is offering a $500 reward for information on Lynch’s whereabouts. If you […]

  • 104 Arrested In Child Sex Sting Including An ER Doctor And A Church Youth Director

    An emergency room doctor and a youth director at a Christian church are among two of 104 people arrested last week in a major online child sex sting in Ohio, according to WBNS. Arrested were emergency room doctor Austin Kosier, 31, and 26-year-old Christian Gibson, a youth director in training at Redeemer’s at Courtright Church. Focusing on three Ohio counties (Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin), the sting netted 24 arrests of men accused of “attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and importuning.” That number includes […]

  • O.J. Simpson Gives Legal Advice To Antonio Brown: ‘Best Thing You Can Do Is Say Nothing’

    O.J. Simpson is not happy about the news of wide receiver Antonio Brown’s release from the New England Patriots. Brown was released by the defending Super Bowl champions on Friday after just one game and 11 days with the franchise. The move came after some in the Patriots organization reportedly viewed text messages sent by Brown to a woman alleging sexual misconduct, a source told ESPN on Friday. The messages included a photo of the accuser’s children — which her lawyers deemed […]

  • Arkansas Man Holds 2 Armed Men At Gunpoint Until Authorities Arrive

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — An Arkansas man held two armed men who approached his home at gunpoint until authorities arrived Thursday, the Baxter County sheriff’s office reported. Deputies responded to 62 Ben Nevis Drive in Briarcliff, where they arrested Greg Garreans, 29, and Kip Swadley, 28. The two were reportedly carrying loaded shotguns, extra ammunition and a samurai-style sword. Garreans told deputies that he believed his AR-style rifle had been stolen and taken to the Briarcliff address. Garreans, armed with a […]

  • State And Local Leaders Dedicate Arkansas’ First Safe Haven Baby Box In Benton

    BENTON, Ark. (KATV) — Mothers in Arkansas are now permitted to safely drop off their newborns and walk away with no questions asked at a fire station in Saline County. Politicians, first responders and community leaders gathered at Benton Fire Station 3 on Wednesday to dedicate a Safe Haven Baby Box, which has been in the works since this year’s legislative session State lawmakers amended a 2001-passed measure called the Safe Haven Law to allow fire stations to serve as drop […]

  • Hot Springs Police Arrest Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KATV) — Hot Springs police arrested a man in connection to an officer-involved shooting, said the department in a press release. Officers received a 911 call in reference to several shots fired in the 300 block of Chappel Hill Road around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to the police department. When officers arrived on the scene, they encountered Zachary Burks armed with a pistol. Police say an officer fired his weapon and Burks was shot. He was transported to […]

  • With Dogs Facing Euthanization, Crowded Arkansas Shelter Issues Call For Adoptions

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A crowded animal shelter in Arkansas says it will be forced to euthanize dogs if the animals are not adopted soon. The Bald Knob Animal Shelter posted Tuesday on Facebook that it’s “way over our limit” on dogs. More than 35 are being cared for at the shelter, and some have been there for a year or longer. The shelter said it will start sharing photos and biographies of the dogs beginning in October to help […]

  • Woman Taken From Conway Nursing Home Found

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Conway Police Department says that a 79-year-old Linda Jaggers has been found. Jaggers was originally taken from a nursing home on September 6 by her daughter, Lisa (Leesia) Bozarth, without proper authorization, according to the police. Conway police credit social media, the Craighead County Sheriff’s Department and the Belle Vista Police Department in helping find Jaggers. No other information has been released at this time. Thanks to social media, The Craighead County sheriffs department and the […]

  • Arkansas AG Alerts Parents Of 16 Apps With Possible Online Dangers For Kids

    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Arkansas Attorney General’s Office routinely hears about preteens and teenagers who are bullied or have started relationships with strangers online, states the website. “Keeping Arkansas kids safe is a top priority,” said Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. “Being informed, opening every app on your child’s phone and knowing who they are talking to are some of the best ways we can protect our kids from predators and online bullying.” Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is alerting parents to […]

  • Little Rock Police Searching For Missing Man

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — Little Rock police are searching for a missing 42-year-old man. Please help us locate Mr. Lee! If you have any information about Mr. Lee’s whereabouts, please contact detectives at 501-404-3014. — Little Rock Police (@LRpolice) September 13, 2019 According to police, Anthony Lee was last seen at 4621 Asher Avenue on September 4. He is described as 6 feet tall and weighs 165 pounds. If you know where Lee is call Little Rock police […]

  • North Arkansas Murder Remains Unsolved, Billboard Now Offers $25K Reward For Information

    IZARD COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — It was September 27, 2004, when the family of 22-year-old Rebekah Gould received the news they were not hoping to hear – her body was discovered in a ditch, bludgeoned to death, in rural Izard County. Journalist and author, George Jared, was a budding newspaper reporter at the time Gould was initially reported missing roughly a week prior to her body being found by police. “The mother of this woman – Rebekah Gould’s mother – hands […]

  • Bentonville Schools Superintendent Urges Lawmakers To Combat Teen Vaping

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KFSM) — The beginning of the school year brings a new challenge for local school administrators, one being how to deal with teen vaping. Bentonville Schools Superintendent Debbie Jones traveled to the State Capitol to urge legislators to take action against the issue of teens using e-cigarettes while at school. “We have lost control of trying to discipline this out of our schools,” Jones said. Jones presented legislators with just a handful of the Juul’s and e-cigarettes […]

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