CRIME & SAFETY
Little Rock police investigating shooting at south side apartment complex, 1 injured
Police are investigating a reported shooting at an apartment complex in the south side of Little Rock midday Thursday.
Would-be robber shot mid-grand theft auto by Mississippi woman: Police
An Arkansas man was left in critical condition after he was shot by the person he was allegedly attempting to rob.
Man shot after attempting to rob family in parking deck
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A man is in critical condition after attempting to rob a couple at a parking deck in Little Rock, Arkansas, according to Little Rock Police. Police arrested Markevious King, 37, for the Memorial Day shooting. According to the incident report, the woman was in...
New details emerge about ER doctor found dead in Arkansas lake
A missing emergency room doctor from Missouri was found dead in Arkansas from an apparent gunshot wound, authorities confirmed Wednesday. But they are still investigating what happened in the week since he was last seen.A kayaker discovered the body of 49-year-old Dr. John Forsyth on Tuesday in Beaver Lake, a large reservoir in northwestern Arkansas, the Benton County Sheriff's Office said. No further information would immediately be released, authorities said, and they didn't specify if he was shot by someone else or if the wound was self-inflicted.The doctor's unlocked vehicle with his wallet, two phones, a laptop and other items had been...
Little Rock community center to temporarily close after teen found unresponsive in pool
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — City of Little Rock announced Thursday that they will be temporarily closing the Southwest Community Center due to a teen found unresponsive in the pool. According to the city, the 18-year-old was found unresponsive, and a lifeguard on duty performed rescue measures while other staff...
Little Rock police searching for 16-year-old runaway
Little Rock police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who they believe is a runaway.
Family visiting from out of state speaks out on River Market shooting
A shooting in a River Market parking garage after a family visiting from out of state was attacked.
Pedestrian killed in North Little Rock identified
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — North Little Rock police released more information on the pedestrian being hit by a vehicle on Monday. According to the police, officers responded at 8:08 p.m. to the area of John F Kennedy Boulevard and Osage Drive about a man being struck by a vehicle.
DEA warns of scammers impersonating agents
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Drug Enforcement Administration is shedding light on a new widespread fraud scheme to help people protect their identity and money. According to the administration, scammers call people and impersonate DEA agents to obtain confidential information such as social security numbers and bank accounts. The...
North Little Rock Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Converted Machine Gun
In a recent case that has garnered attention in North Little Rock, Arkansas, a 22-year-old man named Willie Smith pleaded guilty to one count of machine gun possession in federal court. The charges stem from an incident that occurred on August 30, 2021, when Smith was arrested during a routine traffic stop. The discovery of a Glock Model 19 9mm handgun fitted with a "Glock switch" turned a seemingly ordinary traffic violation into a much more serious offense. Let's delve into the details of this case and explore its implications.
Overnight Little Rock shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Little Rock Police are investigating an overnight Memorial Day shooting that has left one person dead and another injured. According to a social media post officers arrived at 9600 W. 36 Street discovering a black male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was...
Road safety a focus after man hit and killed in North Little Rock
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — On Tuesday night at around 8:00 p.m., North Little Rock police found a 71-year-old man dead at the intersection of JFK Boulevard and Osage Drive. The incident was another painful reminder for Casey Covington, Executive Director for Metroplan, who explained that though he doesn't know many details of what happened at that intersection there's one thing he's sure of.
Police investigating suspicious death in downtown Little Rock
Police in Little Rock said they are investigating after finding the body of a man in the downtown area Tuesday morning.
Demanding Justice: Little Rock Man Fights for Speedy Trial Amidst Drug Conspiracy Case
In a sprawling drug conspiracy case involving 35 defendants, one man from Little Rock, Arkansas, is taking a stand against a delay in his trial. Eric Avett, who was indicted last November as a result of an extensive FBI investigation into gang violence and drug trafficking, is demanding to proceed with his trial as scheduled on July 24 in federal court. Avett's objection raises important questions about the right to a speedy trial and the challenges faced by defendants in the criminal justice system.
Counterfeit culprits wanted by Sherwood police after using fake $100 bills
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Sherwood Police Department is searching for two suspects who used counterfeit funds when making purchases. According to authorities, on May 19 at around 12:20 p.m., a woman entered a local store and purchased items using fake $100 bills. Twenty minutes later a male was...
False Reporting, Failure to Appear, and Drugs in Wednesday’s Saline County Mugshots on 06012023
Mugshots seen here are from the last few days of booking at the Saline County Detention Center. Having a mugshot does not equate with being guilty of a crime. Some faces will be seen frequently, since those on probation must check in on a regular basis. To see more information on a subject, click on their name.
GMC Sierra Involved In Wild High-Speed Police Chase: Video
A GMC Sierra Denali was recently involved an absolutely wild police chase in Arkansas, and the whole thing was caught on camera. The chase reached speeds in excess of 120 mph, and included multiple TVIs, or Tactical Vehicle Interventions, crossing from busy highways into a small town before ending in a wreck. The driver behind the wheel of the fleeing GMC Sierra Denali was taken into custody.
17-year-old boy falls to death at Petit Jean State Park
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism announced Tuesday a 17-year-old died from a fall at Petit Jean State Park on Saturday. Shealyn Sowers, the Chief of Communications at the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, said the male died from falling from a large rock off the Bear Cave Trail on Saturday afternoon.
Pulaski County deputies surprise child injured by bus with gifts
Deputies with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office surprised a child with gifts to celebrate his release from the hospital after being hit by a school bus.
Authorities searching for suspects involved in Academy Sports robbery
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The Sherwood Police Department is asking the public for assistance in locating two suspects accused of robbing Academy Sports. Authorities said on On May 13, 2023, at approximately 1:30 PM, a white female with gray hair, wearing a black and white striped shirt entered the store.
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