Ex-dispatcher to pay $17.6M in emergency response lawsuit

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 12:06

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge has ordered a former Little Rock 911 dispatcher to pay more than $17 million in a lawsuit related to the 2013 deaths of a child and his mother.

The lawsuit filed by Dayong Yang says that his wife, Jinglei Yi, was with their son on Jan. 14, 2013,...

Little Rock drops Amazon bid: 'It's not you. It's us.'

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:26

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' capital city is pre-emptively rejecting its long-shot bid to host Amazon's second headquarters, telling the e-commerce giant in a full-page newspaper ad: "It's not you. It's us."

Little Rock officials announced Thursday they wouldn't submit a proposal...

Little Rock police arrest suspected 1st shooter at nightclub

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:31

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The person suspected of firing first during a mass shooting at a Little Rock rap concert last summer has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

No one died in the July 1 melee, but 28 people were injured. Little Rock police Capt. Russell King said Wednesday that...

Arkansas officials: Highway funding plan may wait until '19

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:26

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas highway officials on Wednesday left open the possibility they'll take a road funding proposal to lawmakers in 2019 rather than pursue a ballot measure next year.

The move comes a day after Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he would oppose any plan that called for...

Oldest cattle exhibitor at AR state fair calls it quits after truck stolen

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:34

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — One of the oldest cattle exhibitor at the Arkansas State Fair is calling it quits after his truck was stolen while in Little Rock.

The Hamm family tells KATV, this was supposed to be their 49th year in a row, but instead they packed up and went back home to the...

Arkansas Chicken Rancher creates music videos with chickens

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:07

PERRYVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Chickens make David Boyett happy. Especially if a bird plinks out a tune on a toy piano and boogie-woogies to the beat.

Boyett, a chicken rancher from Perry County, trained one member of his brood to do just that. In a video Boyett posted on YouTube, a gray silkie...

Arkansas governor opposes tapping general revenue for roads

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:59

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor says he'll "vigorously oppose" any highway funding ballot initiative that calls for tapping into general revenue for road needs.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Tuesday he opposes any attempt to divert tax revenue from new and used car sales...

Former Arkansas police chief pleads guilty in man's death

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:23

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Gateway Police Chief Grant Hardin has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a 59-year-old man.

48-year-old Grant Hardin pleaded guilty in Benton County Circuit Court Monday in the shooting death of James Appleton....

FAA looking after pilot drops turkeys on Arkansas festival

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:43

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it will check to see whether any laws or regulations were broken when a low-flying pilot dropped live turkeys onto an Arkansas festival over the weekend.

The annual Yellville Turkey Trot in northern Arkansas has included a...

Top Haunted Houses in Arkansas

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:40

October is here, and that means hay rides, pumpkin patches, and of course haunted houses. 

Here are Frightfind.com's top Haunted Houses around Arkansas

 

Carpenter's Mortuary:

136 East Main Street Gentry, Arkansas, USA

 

Fear Factory 501:

25120...