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Work at Robinson Center will close northbound lanes of Broadway St.

Work at Robinson Center will close northbound lanes of Broadway St.

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) – Work will require lane closures on Highway 70 (Broadway St.) in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be setting up a crane to work on Robinson Center. The work will require closing the Highway 70 (Broadway St.) northbound lanes between 3rd Street and the Arkansas River. Traffic will be controlled by warning signs and flaggers.

The northbound lane closures will be Friday, October 24th, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The closures will also occur Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th, between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., weather permitting.

Update: Two additional arrests made in Rice Street homicide


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - On Wednesday, investigators made two additional arrests in the case of a Little Rock homicide that happened on Saturday.

According to Sidney Allen with the Little Rock Police Department, Timothy Pemberton, 26, and Allen York, 26, were arrested for capital murder in the death of 52-year-old Terry Lipsmeyer. Both were taken to the Pulaski County Detention Center where both are being held without bond.

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Police release name of man killed in home invasion

Crye-Leike introduces new procedures after realtor death


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - "The sad reality is that we live in an increasingly violent society." This heart-felt announcement played on B98.5 and was recorded by real estate broker David Goldstein. He continued, "As you may know, my dear friend and fellow broker Beverly Carter was taken from the Carter family, her friends and I." Goldstein said, "out of the tragedy came a wakeup call ,and a real need for action."

On September 25, Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter was kidnapped after she was supposed to meet an unknown person at a home in Scott. Five days later, her body was found in a shallow grave. "Beverly used every safety precaution that we knew about," Goldstein explained.

This Weekend: Farm Fest in North Little Rock


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Looking for a fun event to take the family to in this amazing autumn weather? How about St. Joseph Farm Fest?

What:

The inaugural Farm Fest is happening throughout Saturday and part of Sunday. It's filled with events and activities centered around farm-based entertainment and education for people of all ages.

Festivities on the 63-acre farm include live local music, craft fair, local food, a beer garden, Farmer Olympics, tours through the historic St. Joseph building, and so much more.

When:

- Saturday, Oct. 18: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

- Sunday, Oct. 19: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where:

- St. Joseph Farm on at 6800 Camp Robinson Road in North Little Rock.

IPDRA working to finish rebuilding what the storm left behind

IPDRA working to finish rebuilding what the storm left behind

MAYFLOWER, Ark. (KTHV) – The central Arkansas community still needs the help of lending hands following April’s deadly tornado. One organization is working in coordination with the Vilonia Disaster Recovery Alliance and the Faulkner County Long-Term Recovery Board to get volunteers out to these devastated areas of the state in an effort to help finish rebuilding what the storm left behind.

Inter-Faith and Partners Disaster Recovery Alliance (IPDRA) is made up of several faith-based and voluntary organizations that are working together to secure volunteers, material resources, and funding to meet the needs of others living in Faulkner County and beyond.

Craft Beer: What Willis Was Talking Bout

Craft Beer: What Willis Was Talking Bout

Join us for the 3rd Annual Arkansas Times Craft Beer Festival presented by Edwards Food Giant, benefiting the Argenta Arts District, October 24, 6-9 p.m.

Enjoy All-You-Care-To-Taste sampling of over 250 American Craft Beers from 50 Brewers. Arkansas Ale House (Diamond Bear), Crush, Cregeen’s, Butcher & Public, The Fold, Whole Hog NLR, Bossa Nova, Old Chicago NLR, and Edward’s Food Giant will be providing delicious food samples to compliment the beer sampling at no additional charge.

My Town Hero: Planting seeds to grow a better community

My Town Hero: Planting seeds to grow a better community

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Along the 12th Street corridor in Little Rock, seeds of change are being planted as neighbors work to revitalize their community.

"It creates a kind of community bond when people are able to work together, work the land together," said Tauheed Salaam with the Central Little Rock Promise Neighborhood.

Salaam started this community garden almost a year ago, teaming up with non-profit groups to open this Young Adult Opportunity Center. Both have been breathing new life into the community ever since.