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  • Pope County Votes To Bring Legends Resort & Casino To The Area

    (KTHV) — The Pope County Quorum Court voted to bring the Legends Resort and Casino, Cherokee Nation Businesses, to the county on Tuesday evening. This decision comes after recent reports of a secret deal between a county judge and potential casino operators to give one of their competitors a fast track to a casino license. The Pope County Judge denied those claims Monday afternoon. Hard Rock Casino also submitted proposals to the Pope County Quorum Court. According to a press […]

  • Florida Man Arrested In Arkansas On Video Voyeurism Charge

    BAXTER COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) — According to the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Crawford Lee Croxton was arrested Tuesday, August 13 on video voyeurism charges. This follows an investigation into a complaint the Sheriff’s Office received about a convenience store employee finding a hidden cellular telephone with the video camera activated beneath and behind the toilet of the restroom. The camera recorded the suspect as he positioned and re-positioned the camera several times. There was evidence found on the phone […]

  • Baby Reported Missing Now In CPS Custody, Austin Police Say

    AUSTIN, Texas (KTHV) — Austin Police said Monday night that the baby reported missing was now in CPS custody. As of Aug. 12, an Amber Alert was issued for the infant. The 3-week-old baby, Elijah Phillips, was born to Brittany Sadi Smith, 30, in a hospital on July 19. Authorities said at a press conference Aug. 9 that when the mother was admitted to the hospital, she gave staff a fake name. On July 22, the mother gave a woman believed to […]

  • Arkansas Police Find Missing Miniature Cow, Takes Selfies, Returns Her Home

    According to the Arkansas State Police, a family had searched on foot for a miniature cow with a purple halter that had gotten loose on interstate 30 with no luck when they called for help. For the next two days while paroling the highway, Arkansas State Troopers in kept an eye out for the lost cow. On Monday, Corporal Hamilton spotted the miniature cow in the median, and contacted an off-duty trooper with a truck, according to a Facebook post. […]

  • Man Attacks Arkansas Couple On Arizona Highway, Falls Off Vehicle And Dies

    (KTHV) — According to the Associated Press, an Arkansas couple was attacked by a man with a knife after pulling over to help him on an Arizona highway. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers from Flagstaff responded to the incident around 1:30 p.m. Monday, August 5. Upon arrival, authorities found the body of a man who appeared to have fallen from a moving vehicle. Conway residents Lauren Harrison, 24, and Adolfo Iglesias, 23, said the […]

  • MISSING: 23-Year-Old Homeless Woman Last Seen A Week Ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Tanisha Radford, 23, has been reported missing by the Little Rock Police Department. They say she is homeless and was last seen a week ago. Radford is 5 foot 3 inches, 175 pounds and is known to frequent the River Market area in Little Rock. If you have any information on Radford’s whereabouts, please contact Detective Hildeman at (501) 404-3042.

  • Two Days Left To Apply For Federal Flood Assistance

    (KTHV) — There are just two days left for people impacted by the recent Arkansas River flooding to apply for federal assistance. People living in 13 counties, including Faulkner, Jefferson, Pope and Pulaski Counties, have until Wednesday August 7 to register for help following the historic flooding that happened between May 21 and June 14. Home and business owners in those counties can check to see if they are eligible for disaster assistance from state, federal and voluntary organizations. FEMA released […]

  • West Memphis Man Convicted Of Attempted Murder Catches Ride With Juror, Flees During Court Recess

    According to the Craighead County Prosecuting Attorney, a West Memphis man left court with a juror during a court recess and then fled before he was sentenced, our partners at KTHV reported. Madreiekus Blakes, 32, was convicted of two counts of attempted first-degree murder. He was also convicted of four counts of committing a terroristic act for a 2018 shooting incident in West Memphis. According to the release, Blakes was seen leaving the courthouse parking lot in an orange Camaro. […]

  • Remaining Escaped Inmate Found Waving Hands, Surrendering To Police

    According to the US Marshals, an escaped inmate from Jefferson County Detention Center, Christopher Sanderson, has been captured in Pelsor, our partners at KTHV reported. About 6 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 1), Marshals and Arkansas State Police were setting up a perimeter around a wooded area near Pelsor where Sanderson and Wesley Gullett had both been at earlier. While they were setting up, a trooper traveling down a dirt road nearby spotted Sanderson kneeling and waving his arms.  He told the officer […]

  • Officer And Suspect Shot In Downtown Hot Springs

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) —The Hot Springs Police Department is asking the public to avoid the downtown area until further notice after a reported shooting took place between an officer and a suspect. Office Jonathan Smith is reported to be in stable condition while the suspect has been airlifted to a nearby hospital. The HSPD is on the scene of an officer involved shooting in the 500 block of Central Avenue. An officer and the suspect have been shot. We […]

  • Federal Goverment Can Resume Executions; Arkansas Man Who Murdered Family Gets Execution Date

    (CNN) — Attorney General William Barr directed the federal government Thursday to resume capital punishment after nearly two decades and has directed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule the execution of five inmates after adopting an updated execution protocol. One of those inmates is an Arkansas man convicted of killing a family, including an 8-year-old girl. After 16 years without an execution, Barr has directed the head of the Bureau of Prisons to execute “five death-row inmates convicted of murdering, […]

  • In Arkansas, Landlords Can Legally Discriminate Based On Sexual Orientation

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — When a woman emailed a question to our VERIFY team, in the process of uncovering the answer, there seemed to be a lack of protection for certain renters. “I thought, ‘surely there’s not discriminatory laws on the books,'” said Galen Nippert after hearing otherwise. Someone told her that renters in Arkansas can be evicted based on their sexual orientation. That’s when she wrote into our VERIFY team, asking,  “is it true that in Arkansas and […]

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