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  • WATCH: Arkansas Unveils Nolan Richardson Court

    It was a pretty cool moment inside Bud Walton as they dedicated the court to Nolan Richardson. Here are a few of the best sights and sounds from today’s ceremony. — Bobby Swofford (@5NEWSBobby) October 20, 2019 (KTHV)  FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Nolan Richardson Court at Bud Walton Arena blends the classic and unmistakable look of the Arkansas Razorbacks, pays homage to the program’s unique relationship with the state while paying tribute to its Hall of Fame and national championship-winning […]

  • Fallen Korean War Veteran From Arkansas Finally Returns Home, 70 Years Later

    (KTHV) LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A long-overdue goodbye merged with a welcome home in front of the flying public at Clinton National Airport in Little Rock as the remains of Cpl. Jerry Garrison arrived back in Arkansas Saturday 69 years after being listed as killed in action during the Korean War. “This is a huge honor for us to be able to do this,” said Lt. Col. Corrie Brice, the battalion commander for the 313th Field Artillery, 75th Brigade. “This […]

  • Arkansas Drug Take Back Locations Accepting Vape Products This Year

    ARKANSAS, USA (KTHV) — Arkansas’ 18th Prescription Drug Take Back Day is scheduled for October 26 at various locations throughout the state. Arkansans are prescribed opioids at a rate of 62 pills per every man, woman, and child in the state. With such an influx of pills, half of Arkansas teens report it is easy to obtain prescription drugs from their parent’s or grandparent’s medicine cabinets. New this year, e-cigarette devices and vape pens will be accepted. The e-cigarette devices […]

  • Opening Date Set For Little Rock Trader Joe’s

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark (KTHV) — Arkansas’ first Trader Joe’s is set to open next week. According to the company’s press release, the grand opening of the new Trader Joe’s location in Little Rock will be Tuesday, Oct. 22. The opening ceremonies will begin at 8:55 a.m. at 11500 Financial Centre Parkway, where a ribbon-cutting will take place. Live music, tastings, and giveaways will be happening throughout the entire day. The store will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 […]

  • Morgan Nick Foundation To Expand, Helping More Arkansas Families

    ALMA, Ark (KTHV) — A generous couple in Alma has allowed the Morgan Nick Foundation to expand its offices to help even more Arkansas families. For the last 19 years, the Morgan Nick Foundation has worked to find missing people out of a small home. This year, the foundation received grants to hire more people. “We added seven staff to our office,” Colleen Nick said. Colleen Nick is the founder. Her daughter, Morgan Nick, disappeared 24 years ago in Alma […]

  • Parents Say Adopted 8-Year-Old Was Actually Woman With Dwarfism Who Tried To Kill Them

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. (KTHV) — The couple accused of abandoning their adopted daughter and moving to Canada pleaded not guilty to child neglect charges. A bizarre case out of Tippecanoe County has garnered global attention as Michael and Kristine Barnett claim the 8-year-old daughter they adopted is actually an adult and tried to kill them. The couple had the girl’s age changed to 22 before leaving for Canada in 2013. The couple divorced in 2014, four years after adopting the girl. […]

  • 1 Dead, 1 In Custody Following Officer-Involved Shooting In Pine Bluff

    PINE BLUFF, Arkansas — The Jefferson Co. Sheriff’s Office has reported a fatal deputy-involved shooting at 6:45 p.m. near the Martha Mitchell Expressway in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. According to the release, the deputy spotted a suspect wanted for multiple charges at a hotel on Commerce Road. When the deputy approached the suspect, the got into the passenger seat of a car and fled. The deputy followed the suspect until the driver got to a railroad crossing, where the vehicle got […]

  • Disney Cruise Employee Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Child Onboard Ship

    MIAMI, Florida — A Disney Youth Host accused of fondling a child onboard a Disney cruise ship back in April is schedule to go to trial in Miami later this month. Oliver Lovatt, 24, was arrested in May on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child under age 12, according to the police report. The report says the child was fondled outside his clothing by Lovatt during an organized game in the Youth Lab aboard the Disney […]

  • World War II Veteran Asked For 100 Cards For His 100th Birthday — He Received More Than 100,000

    (KTHV) — It has been three weeks of celebration for World War II veteran James South. On Monday, he celebrated his 100th birthday, and this year he had a special request —  he wanted 100 birthday cards. He had no idea how many cards he would receive. His story started three weeks ago when his assisted living community Brookdale Watauga posted a photo of James South’s wish on Facebook. Soon South’s story was shared all over the world and cards […]

  • Serial Killer Admitting To 90+ Murders Includes 3 Arkansas Women

    (KTHV) — The FBI released a statement Sunday that so far they can confirm 50 of the 93 murders to which Samuel Little has confessed. The statement included more information coming from Little himself in a taped interview detailing the still unmatched murder in Little Rock he said took place between 1992 and 1994. Little has confessed to three total murders in Arkansas; West Memphis, Pine Bluff, and Little Rock. Information released by the FBI on Sunday gives more information on […]

  • ‘I’m So Thankful. So Grateful’: Good Samaritans Save North Little Rock Woman From Car Fire

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV)— What would you do if you saw a car on fire and a driver inside? Would you stop and help or assume someone else will intervene? It’s exactly the scenario that happened a few weeks ago in North Little Rock. LauraLee Neldon was stopped at the light in front of New Life Church in North Little Rock one Tuesday evening.“I was in front of the church. I was at the stoplight waiting to go to […]

  • Arkansas Soldier Identified Nearly 70 Years After Korean War

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Army Cpl. Jerry Garrison, an Arkansas soldier who was reported missing in action in 1950 during the Korean War, has finally been identified nearly 70 years later. On December 2, 1950, Garrison was reported missing in action after his unit was attacked near the Chosin Reservoir in North Korea. He was a member of Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. Garrison’s remains were returned to the United States following the summit […]

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