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Where you can & can't set off fireworks in central Ark.

Where you can & can't set off fireworks in central Ark.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - With the fourth of July fast approaching, it would be good to know where in central Arkansas you can light your fireworks.

Here are some of the cities where you can and can't shoot off your pyrotechnics:

 

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22-year-old Benton man in car accident dies from injuries


BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) - A 22-year-old died from his injuries on Wednesday after being involved in a single vehicle traffic accident.

The Saline County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to 1423 Steel Bridge Road on Wednesday around 11:25 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies found Tyler Hice, 22, unresponsive in a crushed vehicle.

Rescue personnel from the Salem Fire Department and Med Tran attempted to pull him from the wreckage and keep him alive while waiting for the medivac helicopter to arrive. However, after much effort, Hice succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene by the Saline County Coroner Kevin Cleghorn.

Affidavit shows Ark. boy, 4, died of Ambien & cough meds overdose


BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Bryant police said in a press release that a mother turned herself in on Thursday morning on an arrest warrant for manslaughter in the 2014 death of her 4-year-old son.

According to police, Tabatha Bohac called 911 in December of 2014 after her 4-year-old son was found unresponsive in their home.

Officials with the Arkansas State Crime Lab Medical Examiner's Office said toxicology results show the boy died as a result of an overdose of Ambien and over-the-counter cough medicine.

An arrest affidavit details that the boy had been taken to the emergency room on two prior overdose instances; one in which he is said to have taken Tylenol PM, and another time when he reportedly drank liquid nicotine. The records are said to detail that the 4-year-old made the statement to Bohac, "Mommy you gave it to me to drink."

Must See: Benton police conduct top secret 'Operation Ice Cream Blitz' at park


BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Benton Police Department conducted its first "Operation Ice Cream Blitz" on this hot Wednesday afternoon.

Officials with the department posted on Facebook that officers converged on the splash pad at Tyndall Park and announced that "ice cream was on the house."

More than 75 kids were rewarded with free ice cream, handed out by officers, Batman and Frozen's Elsa.

Check out the video here.

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LRFW impacts local community

LRFW impacts local community

By Tabitha Cooke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is preparing for another great year and people in the community have the event marked in their calendars.

Every year, LRFW exceeds the expectations of an enjoyable and one-of-a-kind experience that merges designers, models and artists together to connect and establish their brands.

“LRFW is a great platform to allow those seeking careers in the modeling and fashion industry a leg to stand on in hopes of creating or expanding their brand,” said fashion designer, Nichole McGehee, who has been participating in LRFW since 2009. “As for me, LRFW has benefited me in helping to put my brand in the “spotlight” of the media. I feel that being a part of LRFW played a great part of my line becoming known on both a local and national level.”

Bryant PD searching for armed robbery suspect


BRYANT, Ark. (KTHV) - Bryant police is searching for a man who held a Murphy USA attendant at gunpoint Saturday afternoon.

According to the Bryant Police Department, the suspect walked into the Murphy USA off Bryant Avenue and brandished a small black caliber pistol. The suspect then walked up to the Murphy USA gas station and left towards Ruby Tuesday's.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information that could help with the case, please call the Bryant Police Department at (501) 847-0211.

Saline Co. resident, deputy rescues baby animal


SALINE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - Members of Saline County joined efforts to save the life of a baby fawn.

Deputies were dispatched to an address on Worth Avenue in Bryant Wednesday regarding an injured animal. Residents in the area rescued a small fawn that was tangled in a chain link fence. At the time of the rescue, the fawn was unresponsive. Deputy Jack Campbell with the Saline County Sheriff's Office believed that the deer was in shock, so he wrapped the deer in a large blanket and placed it in the rear of a police vehicle.

The fawn was transported to Deputy Campbell's residence, where Campbell began nursing it back to health. Once the deer could walk, Deputy Campbell transported it to a farm in Saline County. The fawn is now being taken care of at the far and is being fed goat milk from a baby's bottle.