Water safety is top priority for Park Rangers at Beaver Lake. They focus not just on making sure you're safe while swimming, but safe in what you're swimming in. The Army Corp of Engineers sends water samples to the health department four times a year, and the water quality is getting better. "The designated swim areas we, we identify as
Britain's Prince George is celebrating his first birthday today. The young prince is the first child of Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. The photo was taken during the future king's recent visit to the Natural History Museum in London. A Dutch man avoided tragedy twice by not boarding Malaysia Airlines flight 370 or flight 17. The Malaysia
LITTLE ROCK, AR - An Arkansas lawmaker says legislation requiring classrooms to lock from the inside could be filed for the legislative session next year. State Rep. Sue Scott (R-Rogers) made the comments after hearing testimony Tuesday from parents who lost their daughter in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. "We don't need to ask how much is this going to
FARMINGTON -- "The end result wasn't what he was looking for," said clerk, Paul Fagin, who wasn't letting a robber with a shotgun shake him. "He dropped a black nylon bag on the counter and told me to put all the money in the drawer in the bag and if not he'd shoot me," Fagin said. Fagin, already having a
(CNN) -- The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours. "The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile" from the airport Tuesday morning, the FAA said. The suspension comes amid a conflict between Israel and
SPRINGDALE -- On Tuesday, Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Mike Ross and Asa Hutchinson participated in a forum in Springdale. Here's just a quick glimpse of what was discussed: 1) On the issue of large scale hog Farms, Ross said he supports the right of people to have a hog farm responsibly and claimed says Hutchinson said there's no need for it.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Bills took a back seat and bats got cracking for the annual softball game between Senator Boozman's Boozemen and the Naturals led by Senator Pryor. Boozmen pitcher Jimmy Jarris says the team has a lot on the line this year. We're going for that four-peat. I'm excited to lead Senator's Boozman's team against Mark Pryor's," Jarris said.
Number 5 Happy Birthday Prince George! The Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge introduced their first born to the world one year ago today. This time last year, journalists from around the world were camped outside Saint Mary's hospital in London waiting for the prince's birth. William and Kate will celebrate George's first birthday with family and friends at Kensington Palace
All the bedbug reports in the media have me nervous about traveling for my job. Is there a way to make sure I can avoid bedbugs? "Bed bugs feed solely on the blood of people and animals while they sleep. They're spread by hitching a ride in luggage or other materials that are taken during travel and are brought back
SPRINGDALE, AR -- Arkansas State Police are on the scene of a 3 car accident on I-49, in the northbound lane, near the Don Tyson Parkway Interchange. Police say at least one person was injured in the accident. State Police tell us the wreck is not blocking the roadway, but is cause slowdowns around the area.
HOT SPRINGS, AR--Dozens of Hot Springs families forced out of their burning apartment building are now focusing on rebuilding their lives and finding homes. Many say they're also learning a big lesson about insurance and policies that actually protect your family versus your apartment complex. Last week a fire destroyed 24 apartments at village square in Hot Springs. Families lived
LINCOLN -- According to police, a nine year old girl and a 15-year old girl say 22 year old Damian Kelley pulled them into a ditch and bound them with duct tape. On July 21, police responded to 1217 Maple Lane in Lincoln, in response to a person tying up a young girl. Police spoke with the 15-year-old girl, who
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Arkansas Department of Correction opened fifty prison beds Monday as part of a plan to relieve county jail overcrowding. The Arkansas legislature approved $6 million to open 600 beds during a special session three weeks ago. The first 50 inmates arrived at a minimum security center on W. 33rd street in Little Rock from facilities
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More families in danger in Springfield means the region's largest domestic violence shelter is turning away hundreds of people. During the mayor's recent State of the City address, he noted a nearly 50-percent rise in aggravated assault cases was largely due to an increase in domestic violence. But even before that rise, local shelter Harmony House was
Some of the world's best sand sculptors showed off their skills in beach art over the weekend at the National Sand Sculpting Festival in Revere, Massachusetts. The annual competition draws about half-a-million visitors to see amazing works produced with just one primary materal -- sand! Forty-five years after the first moon landing, NASA is honoring the man who took "one
EUREKA SPRINGS, AR-- The cycling community is mourning the unexpected death of a Little Rock woman who died after an accident at a Eureka Springs cycling race. Laura Wooldridge was just 39 years old. Investigators say she was riding in Lake Leatherwood during the Fat Tire Festival when she somehow crashed on Saturday morning. Wooldridge was able to walk out
((KNWA/CNN))-- Texas Governor Rick Perry is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico to deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors. The Republican has been an outspoken proponent of securing the border. While both Perry and President Barack Obama have the authority to deploy national guard troops, whomever authorizes it has to pay for it, which
Avoid secondhand beds and other furniture Bedbugs can be hard to find in secondhand beds and other furniture. If the bedbugs have not eaten for some time, you may not see signs of them. Bedbugs can live for about a year without eating. Traveling: Check for bedbugs when you check in Many people get bedbugs when they bring the bugs
UPDATE: Police have released new details about the investigation into a body found at a Bentonville home. On Sunday, police got a call of about a welfare concern at 3300 SW Elm Manor Drive. The caller said 76-year-old Nelma Darline Conklin had not been to work for about one week. When officers went to check on her, they found Conklin
FARMINGTON - Farmington police say a gas station clerk refused to give a robber money, even with a shotgun pointed right at him. It happened around 4 A.M. Sunday at the Green Oak station on Main Street in Farmington. According to investigators, a white man wearing all black came in armed with a shotgun. Police say he covered his face