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2 killed in separate Arkansas crashes

PINEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say two men have been killed in separate single-vehicle crashes in the state.

Troopers say 82-year-old Earl Lee Killian of Calico Rock died Friday when the vehicle he was driving northbound on Highway 223 near Pineville went off the roadway and struck a rock embankment, then overturned.

And troopers say 56-year-old Charles David Goad was also killed Friday when the Jeep he was driving went off Highway 25 at Conway and overturned into a ditch.

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Police investigate reported rape at Hendrix

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - Conway police are investigating an alleged rape during a party at Hendrix College.

The victim told police she was at the party mingling with friends when she went to a dorm room where the suspect told everyone to leave. That's when she said he began to sexually assault her.

She also reported that during the alleged assault someone banged on the door. She says that's when the suspect stopped, and she was able to leave.

The victim told officers she did not know the suspect.

HUD reports decrease in homelessness in Arkansas

HUD reports decrease in homelessness in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (October 30, 2014) – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced on Thursday HUD's latest estimate of homelessness in the U.S., noting a continued overall decline in the total number of persons experiencing homelessness and significant reductions particularly among veterans and those persons living on the streets. In Arkansas, homelessness had declined by 23 percent since last year.

U.S. Postal Service shares dates for best Christmas delivery times

U.S. Postal Service shares dates for best Christmas delivery times

The U.S. Postal Service is gearing up to help customers ship some 15 and a half billion cards, letters and packages in time for Christmas.

It's also aiming to cash in on the holiday by offering festive stamps, packaging and even gift cards.

To make sure your package is delivered on time, the agency suggests sending gifts a little early.

Taking advantage of the postal services online postage and free package pick-up may help as well.

To ensure that holiday mail and packages are delivered in time for Christmas, the Postal Service recommends the following mailing and shipping deadlines:

Dec. 2 - First-Class Mail International

Dec. 2 - Priority Mail International

Dec. 10 - Priority Mail Express International

Dec. 15 - Standard Post

Dec. 17 - Global Express Guaranteed

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Who’s ready for a haunting? See list of haunted houses, forests, hay rides

Who’s ready for a haunting? See list of haunted houses, forests, hay rides

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Halloween is getting close, and nothing screams fall more than getting chased through dark halls by zombies and ax-wielding ghouls.

Check out our list of haunted houses, forests, hay rides and more:



Dates: Oct 10 & 11, Oct. 16-18, Oct. 22-25, Oct. 26-31, Nov. 1

Time: 7:30 p.m. -10:30 p.m. during the week, 7:30 p.m. to midnight or later on the weekend.

Location: 11200 West Markham; Little Rock (Behind Colonial Wine and Spirits)

Number: (501) 398-FEAR (3327)

Tickets: $15; $1 off admissions available at Colonial Wine and Spirits

Website: http://hauntingarkansas.blogspot.com/



Dates: Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 16-31; Nov. 1

Time: 7 p.m. - ???

Location: 6016 Crystal Hill Rd.; North Little Rock

Skillet headlining Winter Jam Tour

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Winter Jam 2015 Tour Spectacular is coming to North Little Rock at Verizon Arena.

According to a spokesperson for Verizon Arena, Skillet will headline christian music’s largest annual tour Fri., March 27 at 6 p.m.

Admission is a $10 donation at the door. No advance tickets will be sold, and tickets will be required.

Other artists appearing include: Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, For King & Country, Newsong, and Family Force 5.

UCA and Conway community donating teddy bears for "Share a Bear"

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - The UCA Sociology Club, campus police, Log Cabin Democrat and the Conway Police Department are collecting teddy bears for their "Share a Bear" program.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and the teddy bears will go to children in those situations.

"…just to be able to have something, an item like a teddy bear that our officers can give children when they encounter them in those sorts of calls could help ease their frustration or keep them from being as scared, to feel like they have a friend there with them," said Latresha Woodruff, PIO officer at the Conway Police Department.

Remaining bears will be donated to the Women's Shelter, Haven, Bethlehem House, and other local agencies.