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FBI needs help identifying suspected child sexual predator

FBI needs help identifying suspected child sexual predator

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (FBI) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public's assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. Photographs and informational posters depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 28, are being disseminated to the public and can be found online at the FBI website athttp://www.fbi.gov/wanted/ecap.

'Meandering' police chase ends in arrest

'Meandering' police chase ends in arrest

A Little Rock man led Conway police on a strange, meandering vehicle pursuit Monday morning.

According to an incident report, an officer in a marked patrol car was driving north on Donaghey Avenue toward the stoplights at Robins Street when “a white Dodge truck pull[ed] up beside me and continued through the intersection pass[ing] me.”

When the officer tried to stop the truck for running the stoplight the truck continued driving north on Donaghey and drove through the red light there.

 

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FBI Searches John Rogers' Business, Home

FBI Searches John Rogers' Business, Home

The FBI searches the home and business of John Rogers, owner of the Rogers Photo Archive in North Little Rock. The agency wouldn't say why... Read More

LRPD unveils 'crime camera' network

LRPD unveils 'crime camera' network

LRPD unveils 'crime camera' network, ACLU attorney sees encroaching 'Big Brother.' by David Koon

The Little Rock Police Department unveiled a new $500,000 network of 53 surveillance cameras and an attendant monitoring station last Thursday, saying the cameras — which were installed between May and August — have already helped police catch criminals and reduce incidents in high-crime areas.

An attorney with ACLU of Arkansas, however, fears the cameras put Arkansans at risk of invasion of privacy and abuse... Read More

Alberto Solaroli Indicted for Bank Fraud Over Loan Tied to One Bank &Trust

Alberto Solaroli Indicted for Bank Fraud Over Loan Tied to One Bank &Trust

Alberto Solaroli, 59, of Jacksonville, Fla., was indicted on one count of bank fraud in connection with an April 2007 loan from One Bank & Trust of Little Rock... Read More

Thea announces 2013 Film Scholarship winners

Thea announces 2013 Film Scholarship winners

The Thea Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Film Scholarship Competition, sponsored in part by the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN).  Thea’s Film Scholarships are offered in conjunction with AETN’s Student Selects, an annual event that grants young filmmakers the opportunity to submit their film and video handiwork for possible broadcast on AETN, streamed on www.aetn.org and screened at the Little Rock Film Festival (LRFF).

For the fourth year, Thea has offered four $2,500 scholarships to graduating seniors in the following categories:  screenwriting, directing, cinematography, and editing.  This year’s four winners were announced and honored during the Student Selects portion of the LRFF on Thursday, May 16.    
 
The winners of Thea’s 2013 Film Scholarship Competition are as follows:

7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival Showing Both Sides of River

7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival Showing Both Sides of River

Don't miss the 7th Annual Little Rock Film Festival May 15 - May 19! See award winning films and filmmakers from around the globe right here in walkable Little Rock/North Little Rock. For more information on the film festival or to purchase passes, visit LittleRockFilmFestival.org