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  • Groups Seek Items They Say Could Exonerate Executed Arkansas Inmate

    Two groups are suing a central Arkansas city and seeking the release of evidence they say could exonerate an inmate who was executed nearly three years ago. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Innocence Project asked a state judge to force Jacksonville authorities to release fingerprint tests and DNA they say supports claims convicted murderer Ledell Lee was innocent of the 1993 murder of Debra Reese. Lee maintained his innocence from the time of his arrest until his execution. The […]

  • Oaklawn 2020 Live Meet Starts Friday

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Oaklawn kicks off its 116th live racing season this Friday, January 24 with a special 12:30 p.m. first post. The 57-day season is highlighted by a record $35 million in total purses, 33 stakes races, including four $1 million stakes, new promotions, and more infield days. Opening Day Friday will feature the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes, the first of four rich Kentucky Derby preps that culminate with the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) on Saturday, April […]

  • One Person Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting In Atkins

    ATKINS, Ark. (KTHV) — According to Superintendent of Atkins Schools Jody Jenkins, Atkins School District received a 911 “panic button” alert that a shootout was taking place about 5 miles south of Atkins and the campus. Following the alert, officials learned that it was the Atkins Police Department and a suspect involved in the shooting. Police say they received reports of a person walking down Highway 105 with a gun. The suspect was allegedly pointing the gun at vehicles passing […]

  • Public Asked To Attend Funeral Of Arkansas Veteran With No Family

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — The Arkansas Veterans Coalition, in cooperation with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Arkansas, is inviting the public to attend a funeral for a 65-year-old Army veteran with no relatives. PFC Leonard Dale Barefield, a U.S. Army Veteran, tragically passed away on Dec. 3, 2019 in a house fire in Morrilton. He is survived by countless brothers and sisters in arms and many caring veterans, some of which will be present to ensure a […]

  • North Little Rock Chicken King Employee Dies After Going Through Window During Fight, Police Say

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Two employees of the Chicken King in North Little Rock got into a physical altercation Tuesday afternoon, resulting in one male sustaining serious injuries after going through a plate glass window. The man later died due to his injuries. The name of the man has not been released, pending further notification of his next of kin. According to Sgt. Amy Cooper with North Little Rock police, at approximately 1 p.m., officers were dispatched to […]

  • Study Shows Dramatic Increase In Arkansas Insulin Prices

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — The drug that people who live with diabetes rely on to survive is becoming more and more expensive. This is a nationwide issue, but here in Arkansas, a new study finds a dramatic increase in insulin prices in the last five years. It’s been reported nationally that several drug types have been rapidly increasing in price, but Dr. Joe Thompson, President and CEO of Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, said they wanted to dig a […]

  • Dan + Shay Invite Cabot Family To Concert After Heartwarming Viral Video

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Dan + Shay are officially inviting the Powell family to their show at Simmons Bank Arena after watching a viral video of a Cabot boy singing to his baby brother who has Down Syndrome. The duo posted a video on Facebook saying they want to meet the family and even invited them to their concert on September 17 in Little Rock. “It warmed our hearts to know that 10,000 Hours was the soundtrack to this […]

  • UCA Student Killed After Being Hit By Car On Campus

    CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) — According to the University of Central Arkansas’s police department, Rebekah Harpool, a sophomore honors college student at the university, was killed Wednesday evening after getting hit by a car on campus. The school said Harpool was hit in the parking lot east of the school’s HPER gym. The honor’s college is directly across the street from the entrance of the HPER. In an email sent to all students, the school said: “There are no words to […]

  • Scott Landers, Son Of Steve Landers, Dies At Age 35

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — According to the Landers family, Scott Landers, the son of Steve Landers, has passed away. Landers, who was 35 years old, reportedly died of a heart attack while duck hunting. Landers, who graduated from Pulaski Academy and went to Arkansas Tech University, followed his father into the car business. He worked with both his father and brother for many years before partnering with Luther Automotive Group in 2014. During that time, Landers grew the Luther/Landers […]

  • Sexual Assault Reported At UA Little Rock Wednesday Evening

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — According to the spokesperson for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the victim reported being sexually assaulted just after 5 p.m. this evening in Stabler Hall. Students at the university were made aware through a text alert system and through email, which stated: “At approximately 5:20 p.m. a sexual assault occurred in the women’s restroom of Stabler Hall. Suspect left in unknown direction. University police are investigating.” There has been no information released at […]

  • Court Declares Hunter Biden Father Of Child, New Birth Certificate To Be Issued

    INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) — According to the Circuit Court of Independence County, Hunter Biden has been declared the father of a baby born in August of 2018 after a paternity test confirmed his DNA. The Arkansas Department of Health will issue a new or substituted birth certificate for the child with Robert Hunter Biden listed as the father. Biden previously denied the allegations. The Court held a scheduled telephonic hearing on the record on January 6 per Biden’s request […]

  • Third Person Arrested For Sherwood Double Homicide

    SHERWOOD, Ark. (KFSM) — Sherwood police have arrested a third person in connection to a double homicide. According to KTHV, 26-year-old Gabrielle Hill was arrested Monday (Jan. 6) and charged with capital murder, aggravated robbery, theft and endangering the welfare of a minor. On Friday (Jan. 3) police arrested 20-year-old Brandi Purtle and 33-year-old Napoleon Haire who have also been charged in connection to the homicide case. Police say the three suspects forcibly made entry into the home to steal […]

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