The Original ScoopDog is a sweet treat in North Little Rock

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This summer we’re helping you beat the heat with cool treats and this week we’re discovering The Original ScoopDog in North Little Rock!. ScoopDog has been serving up frozen custard and hot dogs for 23 years. But this isn’t your average custard or hot dog. The custard is made fresh daily, in most cases hourly, using a simple, time-tested recipe. Cream and sugar. That’s it!
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Arkansas seeing increase in traffic fatalities

ARKANSAS, USA — A new report released today by national transportation research nonprofit ‘TRIP,’ how’s Arkansas is among the top four states with the highest spike of traffic deaths between 2019 and 2021. According to the report, Arkansas saw a 37% increase in traffic deaths during...
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Little Rock street briefly shut down during abortion protests

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Little Rock protesters briefly shut down 7th and Chester Street on Wednesday evening, as demonstrators gathered in response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. There were roughly 20-24 demonstrators that were a part of the protest, with those in attendance blocking the road for...

USPS seeing more thefts of outgoing mail

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Warnings of mail theft or 'porch pirates' typically come during the holiday season, but this summer the US postal service is seeing thefts of outgoing mail throughout the country. Little Rock resident Janie Calhoun fell victim last week to what she's been told was "mail...

Leaders work to keep children in Arkansas schools fed

PERRYVILLE, Ark. — If you have school aged children, you've probably noticed that breakfast and lunches have been a little different throughout the last school year or so. The big change hasn't been what's on the menu, but rather the cost. For a while now, school lunches have been free for students.

Loaded gun found in desk at North Little Rock High School

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A school resource officer reportedly discovered a loaded handgun inside a desk at North Little Rock High School Tuesday morning. The gun was found during summer school and the resource officer immediately secured the weapon and notified police, according to a statement from the North Little Rock School District.

Train nearly collides with semi-truck in Conway

CONWAY, Ark. — A picture floating around on social media shows what could have been a disaster in Conway, Ark. A semi-truck is seen in a photo, stuck on the railroad crossing at Mill Street in Conway. Officials asked the public to avoid the railroad crossings north of Mill Street around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Arkansas works to retain and recruit teachers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — If you've driven around town recently, then you've most likely seen the the billboards from the Dallas Independent School District. The signs have been advertising for teachers from Central Arkansas to join their school district. "I actually saw that same sign that you saw, and...

Impacts of overturning Roe v. Wade in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — After the Supreme Court made the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, more than a dozen states have banned or restricted abortions through trigger laws. Protesters once again returned to the U.S. Supreme Court after the justices sent the issue of abortion back to the individual states.

North Little Rock police search for missing teen

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The North Little Rock Police Department has asked for the help of the public in locating a missing teen. 16-year- old Karashiana Allen ran away from her home near downtown North Little Rock just before noon on Sunday. According to reports she was said...

Man arrested after chasing, shooting at truck in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — According to the Little Rock Police Department, on Sunday June 26, officers responded to a shooting involving two vehicles. When they arrived, they located a white Lincoln town car that was involved in an accident with another vehicle on 65th Street and Patterson. Officers spoke...

Arkansas man to serve 30 years in prison for child porn

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A Lonoke County man has been sentence to 30 years in prison for possession of child porn, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Nathan Williams, 56, was arrested in April 2021 in North Little Rock by special agents with the Attorney General's Office as well as with police after after he gave his cellphone to authorities.