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Officers trying to find 2 involved in Subway robbery

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Little Rock Police are on the hunt for a pair of robbers.

Police said this robbery happened around 10 p.m. on Aug. 22; two men apparently walk into a Subway on the 1000 block of Bowman Road requesting sandwiches, but as employees started to build their meals, one of the men ran behind the counter and ordered them to the floor with their faces down. Police said they demanded money from the register and safe. They fled and ran south from the business.

The first person of interest is described as a black male in his late 20s with a medium build standing at around 5 feet, 10 inches. He was last seen wearing a fluorescent yellow shirt, jeans, and red Adidas shoes as well as a red cap and safety glasses. He was also carrying a silver and black semi-automatic handgun with a large frame.

Today's Box Office: The World's End

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- THV11 Film Critic Jonathan Nettles reviews the Sci-Fi comedy, The World's End.

The World's End is the 3rd film of "The Cornetto Trilogy" starring Simon Pegg & Nick Frost, directed by Edgar Wright. The other two parts of the trilogy are the zombie apocalypse comedy Shaun of the Dead and the buddy-cop comedy Hot Fuzz. Simon Pegg plays Gary King, a 40-year old whose life peaked years ago and wants to relive what he considers the greatest night of his life, so 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl known as "The Golden Mile" which consists of twelve pubs, he convinces his reluctant childhood friends to finish the crawl which ends at the fabled pub "The World's End". As they embark on their journey and attempt to reconcile their relationships they learn that something is not right in their hometown. They learn that the townsfolk have been replaced with robots.

Fundraiser Thursday night in Benton for Kali Hardig

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A fundraiser for Kali Hardig and her family is taking place Thursday night, Aug. 22, at Denton's Trotline.

MySaline.com is sponsoring the event, which will feature musician Jocko Deal performing. There is no admission fee to get in, but donations will be accepted at the door. There will also be candy bars and bracelets for sale with the proceeds going to Kali's family.

The 12-year-old has been fighting parasitic meningitis since July and has become the third survivor of the usually-fatal infection.

The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at Denton's, located at 2150 Congo Road in Benton.

2013 Little Rock Pride Parade to be held Oct. 5

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Central Arkansas Pride) - Central Arkansas Pride and PFLAG Little Rock are pleased to announce that there will soon be a pride parade in Little Rock again! The 2013 Little Rock Pride Parade will be held on Saturday, October 5th, at 2 pm in downtown Little Rock to coincide with LGBT History Month.

The goal of this event is to raise awareness of diversity in the community, teach tolerance and acceptance, eliminate prejudice and bias both internally and externally, and honor our sexuality, our culture, our families, our accomplishments, our individuality, and our ongoing struggle for equal rights. All clubs, organizations, schools, churches and businesses are encouraged to participate in this event.

24 arrests, 600 machines seized in extensive gambling investigation

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - Authorities seized nearly half a million dollars and 600 gambling machines in a three-month long, multi-agency investigation.

"I 've visited establishments in Mississippi and other places and to be honest with you I couldn't tell the difference between (the) establishments that I've visited outside Arkansas that were legal as oppose to the enterprises we had here," said Sheriff Gerald Robinson with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

At a press conference Thursday afternoon in Pine Bluff, authorities announced the arrests of 24 people from across Arkansas. They each face felony charges for operating a gambling house.

Multiple law enforcement agencies from across the state assisted in 'Operation Lucky 7's,' which located multiple illegal gambling operations.

A Place to Call Home: David

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - For a decade now, 16-year-old David has hoped and prayed a family would take him in, but he's had no such luck. Even through all the disappointment and heartbreak of losing his own family and never finding another, he refuses to give up hope.

David loves cheeseburgers, so the owners at Big Orange treated him to a feast of burgers, shakes, and everything in between, and it was pure heaven for this all-American teen.

"You can just build your own burger," co-owner Scott McGehee explained to David.

Police: Man wanted for questioning in two aggravated robberies/carjackings

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Police have identified a suspect in two aggravated robberies/carjackings.

Officers said Markist "Brim Boy Juvie" Hampton, 19, was identified as a suspect and added that he was armed with an unknown semi-automatic handgun in both incidents. He is described as a black male standing at 6 feet, 3 inches and weighing approximately 190 pounds; his last know address was on Mabelvale Cutoff.

One incident happened on July 18 at the intersection of 26th Street and Oak Street. Witnesses told police that two suspects approached that vehicle with black semi-automatic pistols and demanded their property and car.

The second incident happened on Aug. 12. Police said three people pulled up in a blue 8osBonneville or Delta and pulled the victims out of the car by gun point; one victim was struck over the head with a pistol.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Hampton, please contact police immediately at (501) 371-4621.