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UCA working towards new Donaghey Corridor

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - The University of Central Arkansas said they'll spend the next few weeks surveying potential businesses' interest in leasing space in the a new development project.

The university is working to bring shops, restaurants, and more student-housing to the area, calling it the Donaghey Corridor.

The school board approved the initial planning for development along Donaghey Avenue, with the first phase being a two-block area from South Boulevard to Main Street.


UCA expansion project in the works

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.

Camp iRock registration deadline extended to July 11

Camp iRock registration deadline extended to July 11

Little Rock, AR – The registration deadline for Camp iRock has been extended to July 11. The Arkansas Minority Health Commission (AMHC) will host the fourth annual all-girl fitness and nutrition camp, Sunday, August 10 through Saturday, August 16. The experience will take place at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center, 1720 Ferncliff Road in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Designed exclusively for girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grades, Camp iRock offers fun educational activities, workshops and exercises aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles, physical activity and self-confidence. Forty girls from across Arkansas will be selected to attend the camp free of charge. To apply or to learn about camper criteria visit, www.campirock.com.

Conway police investigate bowling alley break-in and burglary

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) - On a normal trip to the bowling alley, you are usually looking for a way to stay out of the gutter, but Conway Family Bowl found one person obviously looking for a way in the gutter.

"We've never seen anything like that before," Pat Allen, owner of Conway Family Bowl explained.

It is video you have to see to believe. The person breaks into the business, quickly leaves and returns an hour later. LaTresha Woodruff with Conway Police Department explained, "He came back with bags of what we assume were tools."

Police: Man steals vehicle with children inside, leads chase

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – A man has been arrested following a chase that led police from Mayflower to Little Rock.

According to the Mayflower Police Department, 25-year-old Antonio Moore, Jr., of Conway, was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly took off in a vehicle containing his two children and sped toward Little Rock at approximately 85 mph.

Police said Moore jumped into the vehicle at City Hall in Mayflower and drove off, failing to stop for police who tried to pull him over. They said he eventually led them to the Briarwood Apartments in Little Rock

The police report shows that Moore does not have custodial rights to the 7-month-old and the 3-year-old.

Moore has been charged with kidnapping, theft of motor vehicle, fleeing, endangering the welfare of a minor, reckless driving, and texting while driving. He is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.

Storm survivors have few days left to register for FEMA assistance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (FEMA) – Residents of Faulkner, Pulaski, Randolph and White counties who suffered damages as a result of the flooding, severe storms and tornadoes of April 27 have until June 30 to register for state/federal Individual Assistance.

To date, nearly $11.5 million in state/federal assistance has been approved for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the storms. That includes nearly $2.8 million in Housing Assistance and Other Needs Assistance from FEMA and nearly $8.7 million in low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Disaster assistance can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property losses and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance. So far, about 1,430 Arkansans have registered for assistance.

Report: Conway suspect not mentally fit for trial

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) - A report from an Arkansas State Hospital psychologist has found that a man accused of shooting a woman in a Conway Wal-Mart is mentally unfit to stand trial.

A judge had ordered the mental evaluation for 30-year-old Myron Terrell, who is charged with attempted capital murder in the shooting that wounded a customer at the store. Authorities say Terrell was a maintenance worker at the store and he opened fire on the woman as she stood in the checkout line.

The victim, Lori Martin, tells the Log Cabin Democrat (http://bit.ly/1piXaFL ) that she'd never seen or heard of Terrell before the Feb. 1 shooting.

The forensic report says Terrell's "ability to assist in his defense is concerning."

Terrell remains confined in the State Hospital and is due in court Monday.