A body was found on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus Friday morning.
A student walking to class discovered the body, described as an "18 year old, white male”, in Coleman Creek, across from the Fine Arts Building. The Little Rock Police Department is conducting further investigations.
Sergeant Cassandra Davis says that "no foul play is suspected" and that the police department is unsure if the body was "washed into the creek" by the previous night's storm.
A free four day basketball camp for students from small towns is beginning on Monday.
We Believe Basketball Camp is for junior and senior high school students from DeValls Bluff, Hazen, and Biscoe to learn basketball skills as well as spend time with working people who came from small towns.
Camp director, JP Arnold, said the camp is for students who can’t afford going to a summer camp.
Today is the last day of school for most students in Central Arkansas.
As students are out for the summer, officials are asking drivers to be on the lookout for students who may be walking, biking or skateboarding.
Deborah Roush is with the Pulaski County Special School District.
“The Pulaski County School District has had two students in the last three weeks involved in hit-and-run accidents. They’ve been pedestrians. And we really want to make sure that all of our kids are safe over the summer,” said Roush.
At least nine people were injured when storms hit western Arkansas, including seven people hurt when tornadoes struck in Clark and Montgomery counties.
State emergency officials attributed seven injuries Thursday to tornadoes and two to a lightning strike. State emergency spokesman Tommy Jackson said four people were hurt near Oden in Montgomery County and three were hurt in Clark County. Damage was reported to homes, trees and power lines.
Two adults suffered serious injuries near Rogers in a lightning strike, according to Jackson.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says a judge ordered a travel agent to pay more than $4 million in penalties and restitution after he allegedly took money without providing a promised trip to Hawaii for two Arkansas marching bands.
McDaniel's office said Thursday that a Pulaski County judge ordered Ope Saaga to pay more than $400,000 in restitution and $3.86 million in civil penalties.
Dozens of residents and property owners are suing ExxonMobil Pipeline Company two months after a pipeline ruptured and spilled thousands of barrels of oil in the central Arkansas city of Mayflower.
Attorneys for a number of residents and property owners filed the lawsuit in Faulkner County on Tuesday seeking damages after the company's Pegasus pipeline ruptured on March 29 and spilled the oil in Mayflower.