The Little Rock police say Cornelius Pittman, 25, was arrested in Chicago Wednesday on a capital murder warrant in the June 2013 fatal wounding of Lawrence Thomas, 39. Thomas was fatally wounded during a robbery last year. /more/
Police say a 50-year-old Little Rock police officer fatally wounded Juvon Allen, 21, after Allen tried to rob him in the 2300 block of Rebsamen Park Road about 11:30 p.m. Sunday. The officer's name has not been released. /more/
Keith Mosby 33, was shot to death at his apartment at 1912 Green Mountain Drive about 1:45 a.m. this morning, police said. His brother, Fred, is listed as a suspect in the case, but not in custody. /more/
The Little Rock police have charged Leslie Webb, 30, a homeless man, with the stabbing death of Willie Taylor, 45, of North Little Rock who Webb said attacked him at his camp on North Street off Cantrell Road just east of the Episcopal Collegiate School campus. /more/
A funny thing happened shortly before vote-short developer Dickson Flake got a three-month delay from the Little Rock City Board on considering his widely panned proposal to install a MAPCO filling station and 24-hour convenience store at the dangerous Third and Broadway intersection, just a block and a half from a $70 million Robinson Center Music Hall redo.
The upcoming special session of the Arkansas General Assembly, the latest on the bid to overturn the state's voter ID law, a split emerging among Arkansas Supreme Court justices and the politics surrounding a proposal to build a Mapco on 3rd and Broadway in downtown Little Rock — all covered on this week's edition.
This is only statistical confirmation of what has been obvious since runoff election night, but full stats now show a heavy vote from black Mississippi voters who typically vote overwhelmingly for Democrats gave Republican Sen. Thad Cochran his winning margin over a Tea Party challenger.
The tween-pop Elvis is coming to Verizon for what is guaranteed to be the most frenzied concert Little Rock sees all year. Now, the Biebs has gotten more than his fair share of criticism since his astronomical ascent from YouTube scrubbery to international megafame, but we're not interested in calling out the omnipresent young pup for his fortunes, deserved or otherwise.
Last week, Rep. Josh Miller, a Republican legislator from Heber Springs, spoke against the private option Medicaid expansion last week. He invoked FDR's New Deal — a "hand up," he said, not a "handout."
Pam Hobbs, mother of Steve Branch, one of three eight-year-olds killed in the 1993 West Memphis slayings that became the West Memphis 3 case, says new information unearthed in a new documentary, "West of Memphis," has persuaded her to call for the state of Arkansas to reopen the case.