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LRSD holds presser on racial violence study by UALR professor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A last-minute press conference is called after the Little Rock School District received several media inquiries into allegations that Latino students are being targeted by black students.

Now, superintendent James Holmes is calling on UALR professor Dr. Terry Richard to release the study.

Holmes says he has feelings of resentment after Dr. Richard has made comments about his study called "Operation Intercept."

Dr. Richard focused on Hall high School for his study which included a questionnaire inquiring into sexual harassment and bullying. But Holmes says he's never received any reports of this type of racial violence.

He does, however, believe some of the allegations are probably accurate.

Police investigating Little Rock homicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Police are investigating the capital city's 39th homicide of 2012.

It happened in an apartment on Dreher Lane. Police say officers were called to the scene around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. There they found Rafael Osorio-tum, 22, suffering from a gunshot wound. It is unknown at this time if Osorio-tum lived at the residence.

Police say they have two suspects, but their descriptions are unknown at this time. It is also currently unknown if they're in custody or not.

According to police, the motive behind the shooting was a home-intrusion robbery.

Sgt. Cassandra Davis with the Little Rock Police Department says more details are coming. Stay with Today's THV and todaysthv.com as we continue to update this story.

David Gergen to talk at Philander Smith

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former presidential adviser David Gergen is to give a talk at Philander Smith College in Little Rock.

David Gergen is to speak on Thursday as part of the Bless this Mic lecture series.

Gergen is a professor of public service and directs the Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School at Harvard University.

In addition to being a magazine editor, David Gergen advised Republican presidents Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan as well as Democrat Bill Clinton.

Gergen's talk will be at 7 p.m. in the M.L. Harris Auditorium at the campus near downtown Little Rock.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Take the pledge to never text and drive

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - It can wait. That's the message behind AT&T's new campaign to put an end to texting and driving.

It Can Wait is a national movement tapping into the power of social media and personal networks to make texting and driving as unacceptable as drinking and driving. 

Capital City Cold Case: Man found murdered

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- A woman looks into a house and finds a man murdered. Officer Bruce Jones with the Little Rock Police Department sits down with THV's Liz Massey to talk about this Capital City Cold Case.

It happened July 23rd, 2009 at 5511 Asher in Little Rock.  Officer Jones says Patrick Hamilton was found in a house.  He says Hamilton lived on the streets and may have been brought to that location after he was murdered.  As for how Hamiliton was murdered, Officer Jones couldn't go into any details.

If you have any information in the murder of Patrick Hamilton, call Little Rock police. Remember, you can remain anonymous.

Hotel Transylvania Screening Information

Want to see a free movie? Here's your chance. An early screening of the animated film Hotel Transylvania is taking place on Saturday, September 22nd at 10am at the Rave Theater on Colonel Glenn in Little Rock a full week before its theatrical release. For your chance to receive free passes, log on to www.gofobo.com/rsvp and enter RSVP code: "KTHVSUWB". Passes are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Having a pass does not guarantee admission.

Get in shape for free with Get Fit LR

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - There are always excuses to not workout but one team here in Central Arkansas is hoping to eliminate those excuses and get you active.

Get Fit Little Rock is a free program comprised of fitness enthusiasts trying to motive their community to be healthier.

They offer free group workouts and support for people trying to lose weight, get in shape, change their lives, or simply meet other people!

And since Today's THV couldn't recommend this without trying it ourselves, Lauren Knight and Quen Spencer with Get Fit LR stopped by 'THV This Morning' to Test it on Tom. Click on the THVideo!

To find out when and where the group is meeting, check out their Facebook page.