Driving-law class a success
Two years ago this month, a Hispanic woman confronted Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner at a meeting of a group created to foster outreach between city officials and police and the Spanish-speaking community.
AETN documentaryexamines district
Dispatchers get $12,200 increase
Starting salaries at Little Rock's 911 Communications Center will increase by about $6,500 for call-takers and $12,200 for dispatchers starting April 1 -- an effort officials hope will help retain those workers, eliminate vacancies and eventually shorten how long it takes to answer emergency calls.
A ban that keeps the man convicted of threatening Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore from entering city buildings will continue for at least another year.
Two Little Rock board members voted against a resolution Tuesday that asks the city's school district and the state commissioner of education to conduct an impact study before closing schools.
Board joins activists’ call for impact assessment first
Little Rock's elected officials have joined community activists in a request for the Little Rock School District and state commissioner of education to conduct an impact study before closing three schools and repurposing another.
City aims to keep employees, pare subpar response times
Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore is still working on a step-and-grade pay scale for 911 Communications Center employees in an effort to retain call takers and reduce the average time it takes to answer an emergency call.
A decade of warnings, memos and complaints about understaffing and long 911 wait times at the Little Rock 911 Communications Center has produced few changes.
Little Rock officials are looking at several ways to address the poor retention rate at the city's emergency dispatch center.
Grant to help open 2nd LGBT shelter