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Woman arrested for gun at Job Corps

Woman arrested for gun at Job Corps

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A woman is under arrest after she allegedly brought a gun onto the campus of Job Corps in Little Rock.

In the incident report sent to THV 11 from Lt. Sidney Allen with LRPD, it states that 20-year-old Teairra Hudson told officers that a fellow student asked her to hold the gun for them Friday off campus, and after trying to call the student over the weekend to no avail, she brought the gun on campus to give it back.

Hudson is charged with possession of a firearm on school property. She's being held on $1,000 bond.

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Man accused in 2013 teen's death wants to represent himself

Man accused in 2013 teen's death wants to represent himself

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The man accused of murdering an Arkansas teen in 2013 is seeking to represent himself.

Darrell Dennis, 46, is charged with capital murder in the death of 18-year-old Forrest Abrams. Abrams was found dead in the street at 11th and Woodrwo May 10, 2013.

Dennis, an eight-time parole absconder, asked Judge Chris Piazza Thursday that his public defender Bill James be taken off his case and that he be allowed to represent himself.

Deputy prosecutor John Johnson says he'll have a mental evaluation first and a decision will be made when the results come back.

Dennis is also charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of aggravated robbery, and possession of firearms by certain persons.

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Wal-Mart and Wild Oats Unveil Cheaper Organic Line

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Investigation continues into bones found in Pulaski Co.

Investigation continues into bones found in Pulaski Co.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- The investigation is continuing in the case of bones found near some Pulaski County offices last month.

Lt. Sidney Allen said the remains were found inside the city limits March 30. He said detectives have continued to search the area with negative results.

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Allen said the initial bones collected were sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab. The lab conducted tests and have now sent the items that were collected to the University of North Texas in Denton.

Allen said this university routinely assists with DNA and forensic testing nationwide.

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Update: Charges dropped against former-LR officer in shooting

Update: Charges dropped against former-LR officer in shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP/KTHV) - A judge has dismissed manslaughter charges filed against a Little Rock police officer who was set to go to trial for the third time in the shooting death of a teenager.

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen granted the prosecutors' request Monday to drop charges against Josh Hastings. In a motion, the prosecution said it made the request "based on its good faith belief that it cannot obtain a conviction" against Hastings.

Vote for Molly for the Hero Dog Awards!

Vote for Molly for the Hero Dog Awards!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Molly is a canine that is very deserving of the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards.

AHTD research will close lanes on I-430 in Little Rock

AHTD research will close lanes on I-430 in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) – Research work will require lane closures on Interstate 430 in Little Rock., according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be testing the friction of the driving surface. The work will affect the northbound and southbound outside lanes of Interstate 430 between Highway 10 (Cantrell Road) and the Arkansas River.

The lane closures will be Thursday, April 10th, weather permitting.  The northbound outside lane closure will be between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  The southbound outside lane closure will be between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.