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Shots fired near 'Movies in the Park'


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Little Rock police say shots were fired in the downtown Little Rock area near 'Movies in the Park'.

Lt. Allen with LRPD said officers at 'Movies in the Park' had escorted a large group of teenagers out of the event due to their "unruly behavior". While escorting the group down Ottenheimer Plaza to Clinton Avenue, shots were fired and the crowd scattered.

Allen said no arrests have been made in connection with this incident, but they are still investigating. He said police will work with organizers for future planning saying, "It is our goal to provide a safe, enjoyable atmosphere to fall visitors to the park. We are talking with all entities associated with 'Movies in the park' to formulate better security strategies for this event."

According to Allen, LRPD has already increased its police presence in the River Market area June 25.

Sign installation requires overnight ramp closure

Sign installation requires overnight ramp closure

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AHTD) - Sign installation will require an overnight ramp closure between Interstate 430 and Interstate 630 in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be hanging overhead signs. The work will require closing the I-430 southbound to I-630 eastbound loop ramp in Little Rock. Traffic will be detoured to Shackleford Road to access I-630 eastbound.  

The ramp closure will be Wednesday night, July 9th through Thursday morning, July 10th, between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs. This work had been scheduled for Tuesday night, but was delayed due to rain.

UAMS receives federal funding to train physicians


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (UAMS) –The training program for new physicians at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $900,000 in federal funds, allowing it to continue to increase the number of resident physicians at its regional center in Fort Smith.

Money from the grant under the Affordable Care Act will fund the salaries, benefits and other costs associated with that training. It is the third year for such funding and will pay for adding two new resident physicians and continued funding for four others added over the last two years under the program.

New multi-tenant building going up at The Promenade

New multi-tenant building going up at The Promenade


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Construction for a new 8,000 square foot building is now underway at The Promenade at Chenal, and will house four new tenants at the shopping center.

The new multi-tenant building located on an out lot near the Chenal Parkway main entrance will begin construction this week and is set for completion around Fall 2014. The current tenant line up to be disclosed at a later date will include categories of food, service as well as health and beauty.

Construction for the recently announced HomeGoods store is approximately 60% complete and on schedule to open late September 2014.

Crews installing gas line under Arkansas River


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Crews are officially starting construction near the Broadway Bridge, and it could affect your commute over the next several weeks.

Starting on Monday, Arch Street between Markham and Third Street will be closed. Second Street between Broadway and Arch Streets will also be closed to through traffic until Monday, August 11th.

This will allow energy crews to install a high pressure gas line under the Arkansas River. This project is part of the construction of the new Broadway Bridge.


Campbell and LRFW 2014 models visit Pinnacle Pointe Hospital

Campbell and LRFW 2014 models visit Pinnacle Pointe Hospital

Little Rock, Ark. - On July 2nd, Little Rock Fashion Week founder and executive producer Brandon D. Campbell and several models participating in LRFW 2014 events July 14-19 visited youth at Pinnacle Pointe Hospital. Campbell shared his story about growing up in Little Rock, during the height of the city's gang violence, and how he decided to make a difference in the world by being successful. Models shared their inspiration and helped give out prizes to the kids. The sixth annual LRFW is July 14-19 at various locations in Little Rock. Tickets can be purchased at www.littlerockfashionweek.com.

Missing Little Rock couple located


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - A missing Little Rock couple was located on Thursday evening.

According to Lt. Carl Minden the couple was found safe.