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Man found dead at apartment complex, car missing

Man found dead at apartment complex, car missing

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) – Sherwood police said a man was found dead Wednesday morning at an apartment complex.

According to Lt. Jamie Michaels, 41-year-old Leon Hawkison, Jr., was found dead at the Links Apartments sometime on July 8. In addition, his 2013 black Toyota Camry with Arkansas license plate 225 WTN was discovered missing.

Police are currently investigating the Hawkison's death as a homicide.

History of domestic violence linked to murder of NLR pregnant woman


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - An Arkansas man is behind bars 10 days after the murder of a North Little Rock pregnant woman.

36-year-old Quenton King now faces two counts of capital murder: One for the death of Megan Price and one for the death of her unborn child.

"This morning we arrested Quenton King for his involvement in this homicide, we received numerous tips through our 24-hour hotline through numerous sources," said Sgt. Brian Dedrick, Public Information Officer for North Little Rock Police Department.

Sgt. Dedrick said it's standard procedure to investigate family members. But it wasn
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t until police learned more about the relationship between King and Price that the pieces started to come together. The two had been in an on-and-off relationship for about 12 years.

CADC accepting applications for summer LIHEAP program

BENTON, Ark. (CADC) - Central Arkansas Development Council is currently accepting applications for the summer regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance with mass intake days that begin July 6, 2015.

Officer Daniel DiMatteo Retirement Ceremony

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) - The Jacksonville Police Department is sending off one of their own with a bang. 

A retirement ceremony and luncheon is being hosted by the department for Officer Daniel DiMatteo on Friday, July 10.

The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the FEMA room located within the Jacksonville Police Department. Following the ceremony will be a pot luck luncheon. The department is asking all employees and retirees that will be attending to please bring a side dish. Food sign-up sheets will be posted in each division of the department. 

 

NLR church holds Family Day


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Many of us spent time with family at barbecues and cookouts on yesterday's holiday, but a church in North Little Rock wanted to keep the party going all weekend.

The Greater Miracle Temple Worship Center had a church family day meant to be a combination fair and outreach event.

The center is working on expanding and working with some of the underprivileged communities in North Little Rock, and they gathered everyone on Sunday with plenty of fun stuff.

"We have a gigantic slide. We have a 90-foot obstacle course. We have basketball shootout...fun...food...just a lot of excitement for the community," said Pastor J. Morrill Gray.

Pastor Gray said the best part was a dunk tank where he spent a lot of time in, letting the congregation as he put it "get their frustrations out."

Pine Bluff escapee who stole truck captured by authorities


NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A Pine Bluff inmate managed to escape and avoid police for more than 24 hours. But that chase came to an end as THV11 cameras were rolling.

Police captured 44-year-old Jason Satterfield near North Little Rock on Friday afternoon.

Satterfield was reportedly spotted walking calmly along Highway 161 in broad daylight. When the arrest was made, he didn't even give up a fight.

"Two special agents with the Arkansas state police were driving down highway 161, right near Rosemary and they spotted him just walking along the highway," said Cathy Frye with the Arkansas Department of Corrections.

Satterfield reportedly made his escape Thursday morning while working for Whitten Concrete Company through a work release program.

Ice Cream Happy Hour for Thea Foundation

Ice Cream Happy Hour for Thea Foundation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.