LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A panel of lawmakers, advocates and agency heads is focusing on behavioral health services instead of longer sentences as an answer to keep prison recidivism rates down in the Natural State.
Fayetteville, AR -- Arkansas Attorney General, Leslie Rutledge has been on the job for almost four months and she's already made her voice heard on several key issues around the state, including the debate on same-sex marriage.
BENTONVILLE— Construction is underway for the Bentonville Film Festival. Tents an Venues are getting ready to go, and local law enforcement is as well. Executive Director Bethney Ruggieio says they are expecting thousands.
5/2/15-10:15 UPDATE: A spokesperson from Fayetteville Public School confirms no students were on campus during the time of the incident.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Fayetteville police arrested Gregory Wilson, 20, Friday afternoon following a report of an attempted rape. Wilson is now charged with sexual assault and false imprisonment.
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR -- Prom nights around Northwest Arkansas are just around the corner and many parents are warning their kids about the dangers of drinking and driving. But one local city is delivering the message in a visually powerful way.
Bentonville, AR -- Highlighting the sustainability and recycling efforts in Downtown Bentonville, May's First Friday emphasizes the beauty of nature and the significance of maintaining its artistic splendor.
RUSSELLVILLE, AR -- The family of a 24-year-old man killed during a crane collapse at Arkansas Nuclear One continues the legal fight they began just a few months after his death. They believe accountability in court is the only way to ensure safety and lives are taken seriously for all those who continue to do the work Wade Walters was doing when he died.
FORT SMITH --- The heightened sensitivity to gang violence stems from multiple shootings and two deaths in Springdale. Team Springdale is working with law enforcement, school officials and business leaders to revitalize their community. Now Fort Smith is using the Springdale model, with their own Team Fort Smith, hoping to breath new life into the city's downtown area.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- A campaign putting beverage powerhouse Anheuser-Busch in the hot seat after critics say it promotes date rape. Anheuser-Busch is apologizing after upsetting some consumers with a label on some of its Bud Light beer bottles. The slogan reads: "The perfect beer for removing 'no' from your vocabulary for the night."
Carroll County, AR-- One Arkansas woman's daughter was killed due to domestic violence. KWNA's Christina Carilla sat down with Laura Ponce, to hear her story and why she wants to keep others from the same fate.
NBC --- Leslie Roy, 52, and Lee Marie Wright, 56, were found safe Friday when a police helicopter pilot noticed a reflection off of their white Ford Explorer, which had gotten stuck in snow and lost power in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
ROGERS, AR --According to the CDC, approximately 99 people between the ages of 12 and 24 die everyday due to preventable causes. One group from Tulsa is traveling the country, trying to change that statistic with a live interactive theater experience.
LITTLE ROCK, AR via KARK - Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved a ballot title for a proposed measure that would allow voters a chance to repeal a controversial new law seen by some as anti-gay.
TONTITOWN, AR--Two years ago, city council member Joe Edgemon says the city gave $115,000 to the Tontitown Area Fire Department (TAFD) for staffing. Thursday, he says $100,000 of that money is unaccounted for.