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Family members speak out on murder and kidnapping

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) A Morgan Nick Amber alert is canceled and the search is over. Twelve-year-old Amber Whitlow is back in Arkansas after police sway her adopted brother took her to Memphis Saturday night. Officers say Antonio Whitlow is also suspected of killing their parents. A visitor found Bobby and Annette Whitlow's bodies inside their home Saturday afternoon.

The victims', Bobby and Annette Whitlow's, son is being held on two counts of capital murder and one count of kidnapping. He allegedly killed his parents in their home on Zion Street. The Visitor, who called police, is a member of the Whitlow's church. They meet each Sunday at Candlewood Suites on Markham and train people to be pastors.
Four people met for service this morning and all say the Whitlows were very passionate about their church, Warriors for Christ.

Today's Web Report: Geek Squad Academy

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- In a society where cell phones, iPods and video games have replaced yo-yos, Barbie's and swords, it's okay to be a geek. That's why Geek Squad is continuing its mission to teach kids to embrace technology through its annual Geek Squad Summer Academy.

Every year, the Geek Squad Summer Academy visits kids across the U.S. to help improve their technology skills. This weekend they'll be at the Little Rock Air Force base.

The program is a tech immersion camp for children of military families across the country that provides tech tools and experience to spark creativity and nurture innovation.

The Geek Squad Summer Academy partners local non-profit organizations to teach students about the latest technology in a fun, interactive environment.

'Models & Jocks' fashion show benefiting ALS

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 27, 2012) - The Little Rock chapter of the nonprofit organization ALS Association of Arkansas will host the Inaugural 2012 Models & Jocks Fashion Show uniting fashion and sports as some of Arkansas' finest talent from both collegiate and professional sports teams strut their stuff.

Sunday is National Chicken Wing Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Over a billion are consumed each year. And in 1977 they received their own day in Buffalo, New York.

We are talking about chicken wings. Sunday is National Chicken Wing Day and 'THV This Morning Saturday' celebrated with Buffalo Wild Wings in Little Rock. Click on the THVideo!

Today's Fix It: Making your home safe for kids

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accidents are the leading cause of death among children and adolescents.

Your home is full of hidden dangers for kids that you might not think about. Whether you have children of your own or have kids visiting your home, there are a variety of safety measures you might want to think about.

Julie Knoke, lead generator at the Home Depot in North Little Rock, stopped by the THV studios with tips on how to make your home safe for your kids. Click on the THVideo!

Home Safety Tips
-Use safety latches and locks on your doors
-Install a fence around your home
-Lock gates around your home
-Put electric outlet covers around the house
-Use safety tassels for window blinds

Lane shift planned as Big Rock construction continues

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials with the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department say the Big Rock Interchange is entering another phase of lane shifting this weekend, which includes the closure of two loop ramps.

Weather permitting, only the 1-430 northbound lanes will be moved during the weekend lane shift. The southbound lanes will not be affected, according to AHTD.

More details from an AHTD release:

The contractor is scheduled to complete hanging the flyover ramp steel beams Friday evening on the western side of the Interchange. The next step will begin on Saturday, July 28 as workers close the I-430 northbound loop ramps (I-430 North to Financial Center Parkway and the I-630 East to I-430 North) and direct drivers to the detour using Shackleford Road.

Forestry Commission needs more money

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- With wildfires popping up all over the state, the Arkansas Forestry Commission says they are in need of additional funds to operate.