84% of city’s solved 2013 cases involved minority groups
Killings in which both the victim and suspect were a member of a minority group accounted for 84 percent of Little Rock’s solved slayings last year — a figure city officials say needs to be addressed with aggressive measures.
Library set to close for 3-month update The Sidney S. McMath Library is closing for about three months for expansion and remodeling.
More than 130 acres of grass, trees, ponds and a lake sit in the center of Little Rock, and it’s about time the public learns about this “little-known secret,” Keep Little Rock Beautiful board member Norm Berner said.
Amanda Woods spent the past five years living below the federal poverty level as a full-time volunteer at Our House homeless shelter in Little Rock.
Little Rock’s compressed natural gas station, which was set to officially open today, won’t be available to the public for several more weeks, officials said Wednesday.
LR board OKs ordinance;‘roundabout’ definition stalls street-plan update
The Little Rock Board of Directors unanimously voted to mandate recycling at larger apartment complexes in the city beginning Jan. 1, but put off a decision on updating the master street plan with a “roundabout” definition at its meeting Tuesday night.
Ice, snow and slush remained on roadways across the state Monday and caused serious traffic holdups in northeast Arkansas, where drivers remained at a standstill for hours on Interstate 40.
By Saturday evening, crews had nearly finished demolishing the far-right portion of the historic Majestic Hotel that caught fire Thursday in Hot Springs and burned for nearly 48 hours.
Free classes offer job, computer skills Free job-skills workshops and computer classes will be offered to adults at some city libraries this month.
After nearly 20 hours of fighting flames that spread through the oldest part of the historic Majestic Hotel in downtown Hot Springs, crews began tearing down that section Friday afternoon to attack the center of the fire, which was thought to have retreated into the structure’s belly.