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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Little Rock.

Monday
Oct202014

Police Search for Bank Robber

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The search continues for a man in the robbery of a Little Rock bank last week.

On Monday, police released surveillance photos of the man being sought in the robbery that occurred on Oct. 15 at the U.S. Bank branch, located at 6004 Baseline Road. The suspect allegedly told bank employees he had a gun during the robbery.

Anyone with information on the man is asked to contact Little Rock Police.


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Friday
Oct172014

Homeless Man Murdered; Police Charge Other Homeless Man

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- A homeless man has been charged in connection with the murder of another homeless man in Little Rock on Thursday evening.

Police said they responded to a report of an assault shortly before 8 p.m. on the 1000 block of West Markham Street, and at the scene officers found 39-year-old Marcus Tidwell lying on the ground covered in blood.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Eric Green was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.


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Thursday
Oct162014

Little Rock Police Search for Runaway Teen

Little Rock Police Department(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Little Rock Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has gone missing after allegedly running away from home.

Police say Maria Shea Millican ran away from home last Saturday around 6:15 p.m.

The teen was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, blue jeans, and black boots.

Anyone with information on Millican's whereabouts is asked to contact Little Rock Police.


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Wednesday
Oct152014

New Section of War Memorial Park Trail to Open Thursday

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The newest section of Little Rock's War Memorial Park trail and golf course is set to open Thursday in anticipation of this weekend's Razorback game.

An additional 3,500 feet has been added to the asphalt trail, along with improvements to the fishing pier and War Memorial pond dam.

Federal funds and the War Memorial Stadium Commission provided $250,000 in finances for the project.

City Manager Bruce Moor, along with City Director Stacy Hurst and other park officials will dedicate the area Thursday morning.


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Tuesday
Oct142014

Bill Clinton to Campaign in Arkansas this Weekend

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Former President Bill Clinton will hit the campaign trail in Arkansas this weekend.

According to a release from the Arkansas Democratic Party, Clinton will be the headliner at Arkansas Victory 2014 rallies in Hot Springs, Hope, North Little Rock, Pine Bluff, and Forrest City, in that order.

The campaign events will take place Friday through Sunday.


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