Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Monticello

(Monticello, AR) — On Tuesday, a federal judge granted the city of Monticello’s motion to dismiss Siemens’ lawsuit against the city. The city’s countersuit for return of nearly $7 million paid by the city to Siemens was left standing. Siemens Industry, Inc. filed a lawsuit against the city on April…


Nursing Home Employee Accused of Sexual Assault

(Bentonville, AR) — An Arkansas man has been arrested for accusations of sexually harassing his former co-worker. 57-year-old Fred Veloz was accused of sexually harassing a female employee at the Bradford House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bentonville and has been charged with Sexual Assault in the Second Degree. The…


Plane Makes Emergency Landing in El Dorado

(El Dorado, AR) — United flight 3579, en route from Houston to Indianapolis, was forced to land at an airport in El Dorado, AR Monday night after smelling smoke inside the cabin. There were over 60 passengers on board but no injuries were reported. More details on this story as…


Arkansas Child Drowns in Hole

(Lonoke County, AR) — Officials are investigating the death of an Arkansas child. According to the Lonoke County Sheriff’’s Office, a 6-year-old was pulled from a large hole filled with water March 2nd and died two days later. It happened in the 300 block of Panola Road. Deputies were called…


Train/Car Collision Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Injured

(Glen Rose, AR) — One person is dead after a train crashed into a vehicle in Hot Spring County, Arkansas Sunday. According to authorities, it happened around 1 p.m. near the town of Glen Rose. Five people were inside the car when it happened: an adult driver, three siblings and…


Deputies On Leave After Deadly Shooting

(Sims, AR) — One Arkansas man is dead and two deputies are on administrative leave after a shooting Friday night. It happened near the small town of Sims, in northern Montgomery County, Arkansas. Deputies responded to a call just before 8 p.m. and upon arriving, were confronted by a man….


Car Crashes Into Home Then Races Off

(Little Rock, AR) — A driver crashed into a home in Little Rock Friday and is nowhere to be found. Witnesses say a white Monte Carlo was speeding down Lew Circle around 1:30 p.m. when the driver lost control and crashed into someone’s living room. According to the tenant, the…


Arkansas Man Charged in Hit and Run Death of Wife

(Texarkana, AR) — An Arkansas man has been taken into custody and charged with Negligent Homicide after being accused in the hit and run death of his wife. 34-year-old Lucas McCarley of Texarkana was arrested on charges relating to the death of 35-year-old Casey McCarley in an incident that happened…


Former AR State Senator Gets Prison Time

(Little Rock, AR) — On Wednesday, former Arkansas state senator Paul Bookout was sentenced to 18 months in prison. In 2015, Bookout pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud for using campaign money for personal expenses. He was also given two years of supervised release, and was ordered to…


Arkansas Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

(Fayetteville, AR) — According to the Department of Justice, an Arkansas man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for drug trafficking. 42-year-old Jesus Valenzuela was sentenced Wednesday to 174 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent…