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LRPD searching for homicide suspect

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Little Rock police are searching for a man they say is wanted for murder.

Lt. Sidney Allen released a report saying April 21 just before 7:30 p.m. officers responded to a shooting on the 1700 block of N. Bryant Street. There they found 20-year-old Bernard Sherrod suffering from a gunshot wound.

Sherrod was taken to UAMS where he later died of his injuries.

After further investigation, detectives learned that 21-year-old Darrell L. Freeman, Jr. is the suspect in Sherrod's shooting.

Freeman was last seen in the area of 12th Street and Fair Park Boulevard. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

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Jim Dailey Fitness & Aquatic Center closed due to small fire

LITTLE ROCK – The Jim Dailey Fitness & Aquatic Center will remain closed due to a small electrical fire that damaged the sauna and portions of the locker rooms early Monday morning. The fire was quickly contained and no one was in the building at the time of the fire.

"Our staff is working to get the Jim Dailey Fitness & Aquatic Center reopened to the public as quickly as possible," said Truman Tolefree, director of Little Rock Parks and Recreation. "We are thankful that no one was inside the building and that the damage was contained.

The Little Rock Fire Department is conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire.

Shooting kills 25-year-old Little Rock man

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A shooting at a Little Rock apartment complex has left one man dead.

Police say a small group was arguing near an apartment building at Mablevale Cutoff when someone fired a handgun, hitting 25-year-old Lenard Montgomery around 10 p.m. Friday.

The shooting left Montgomery in critical condition, and he later died of his injuries.

Police have not released any information on a possible suspect.

Picnic Time: 5 Places with Great Views

Picnic Time: 5 Places with Great Views

It's picnic weather (most of the time). For those beautiful, sunny days, Little Rock has a few fantastic spots to really enjoy a nice picnic. See what made our list of five great places with spectacular views... Read More

  1. Clinton Presidential Library
  2. Murray Park
  3. Two Rivers Park
  4. Riverfront Park
  5. Pinnacle Mountain State Park

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Little Rock School District tracking bullying in schools

Little Rock School District tracking bullying in schools

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - "More than 2 years later and nobody knows," Terry Richard explained. Richard is passionate about the fight to stop bullying within the Little Rock School District, which is why he is challenging the school board's plan of action. He said, "There's no measure of really what's going on with bullying."

According to school board president Greg Adams, the district is collecting data of bullying cases for comparison and measurement. Thursday evening the district's bullying committee met to review data and discuss their progress.

WATCH: LRSD tracking bullying in schools (http://on.kthv.com/1jdNAw4)

State economic statistics reviewed

State economic statistics reviewed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - When reviewing socio-economic status statistics in the state, officials have said that Arkansas overall has some work to do.

Michael Pakko Ph. D., a UALR economist, said that the state as a whole only makes 81 percent of the national per capita income average, but Pulaski County is higher than the national average.

City of Little Rock calling on citizens to be on pothole patrol

LITTLE ROCK – City of Little Rock Public Works crews are asking citizens to be on pothole patrol. With spring blooming and rain impacting the City, drivers will be seeing—and feeling—more potholes. When they do, drivers should report the pothole to 311.

Here are the many ways that citizens can report potholes:

· Go online to www.LittleRock.org and click the 311 link in the upper right hand corner. Citizens will need an approximate address or street name to identify the pothole location. The more information provided the easier it will be for Public Works crews to locate and repair the pothole. Citizens should never report potholes online while driving.