Former Employee Shoots Co-worker

(Little Rock, AR) — After an assumed work feud, a disgruntled former employee shot his co-worker. According to Little Rock police, 35-year-old Karl Ice shot 29-year-old Jarrod Ellison three times in the parking lot of L.A. Fitness on University Avenue just before 2 p.m. Wednesday. Ice was fired from the…


UAM Jazz Fest Set For April 1

(Monticello, AR) — The Southeast Arkansas Concert Association will present Rock Around the Clock, an outdoor evening of jazz music with an exceptional boxed picnic dinner. This event will take place at the University of Arkansas at Monticello Clock Tower on Friday, April 1 at 6 p.m. The event will…



Prisoner Injures Officer

(Lincoln County, AR) — During a Tuesday attack at the Varner Unit at the Arkansas Department of Correction in Lincoln County, a correctional officer was injured by an inmate. Another prisoner was injured when they stepped in, along with a second officer, and tried to protect the officer that was…


Thousands to Lose SNAP Benefits April 1

(Arkansas) — The state of Arkansas estimates about 12,000 unemployed residents will lose their food stamp benefits on April 1st because of reinstated work requirements. If an able-bodied, childless adult from ages 18 to 49 isn’’t employed, in school or participating in a volunteer or job-training program, food assistance benefits…


Highway Shoulder Collapses After Flood

(Drew County, AR) — An early Monday morning accident involving an 18-wheeler has left one Arkansas highway shoulder collapsed. It occurred in a flooded area in Drew County around 2 a.m. Monday when an 18-wheeler got too close to the edge of the highway causing the rain-soaked highway shoulder to…


Elderly Woman Taken Hostage

(White County, AR) — An 86-year-old Arkansas woman was taken hostage Saturday. The White County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 5:45 p.m. call about a vehicle accident on Arkansas 16 in the Albion area. The driver of the vehicle, who was involved in the wreck, entered the occupied residence and…


Arkansas Man Shot in Head While Driving

(Little Rock, AR) — Little Rock police are trying to find out who shot an Arkansas man while he was driving. After responding to a call in the 7000 block of South University Avenue after 10 Monday night, authorities discovered that it happened while the man was driving in that…


Councilwoman Kidnapped, Husband Faces Charges

(Ravenden, AR) — After an Arkansas councilwoman was kidnapped Wednesday, the Ravenden Police Department has arrested her husband, Rodger Baldridge, who now faces charges of kidnapping and terroristic threatening. Investigators continue to search for a weapon connected to the kidnapping. Baldridge was given a cash bond of $50,000 Saturday morning.