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Expect lane closures on I-530 from Jan. 21 to Jan. 24

Expect lane closures on I-530 from Jan. 21 to Jan. 24

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) – Improvements to Interstate 530 will require lane closures in Pine Bluff, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be repairing the outside northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 530, north of Highway 63. The exit and entrance ramps at Highway 63 (Olive Street) will remain open. However, motorists must navigate through the work zone.

The lane closures will be Tuesday, January 21st through Friday, January 24th, between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

Face Your Vote: New voter ID law for Arkansas in 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Ark. Secretary of State) -- After January 1, 2014, Arkansas Act 595 of 2013 will require that voters show photo identification to vote.

When you go to vote, the new state law requires you to show a state or federal photo ID. Here are a few examples:

  • Driver's license
  • Passport
  • Military ID
  • College ID
  • State or federal ID badge
  • Conceal carry permit

Is it current? Is it valid?
If your photo ID has an expiration date, it cannot have expired more than four years before the election you're voting in.

Family of Monroe Isadore fights back

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) -The family of a 107-year-old man killed in a SWAT standoff is speaking out on Thursday.

Although a special report from the prosecutor said officers followed protocol, the family of Monroe Isadore does not agree.

They've hired attorney Benjamin Crump, the same attorney used in the Trayvon Martin's case.

They held a town hall meeting to begin discussing arguments today.

Pine Bluff investigation of 107-year-old Monroe Isadore could go to external party

A Place to Call Home: Siyeasha and Quaneasha

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -It's been nearly four years since we first met Siyeasha and Quaneasha, along with their brothers and older sister at the Museum of Discovery. A lot has changed since then. Their brothers were adopted. Their older sister aged out of foster care.

So in February of 2011 we featured just the girls. Still today, they have no forever home. Now, our third meeting with Siyeasha and Quaneasha, and it was a day of pampering at the Paul Mitchell Imagine Salon.

Each girl got a consultation with a stylist. After that, it was time to relax while their hair was washed and rinsed. Under the dryers, each got to know the women giving them time and attention.

"This was good," says Quaneasha. "I thought about coming here, getting my hair done and I liked it here. I give them a thumbs up because they did very good on my hair!"

"It was awesome, it was exciting," shares Siyeasha.

Pine Bluff woman wanted for Forgery & Theft of property

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (Pine Bluff Police Detective Division) - A Pine Bluff woman is wanted for Forgery and Theft of property.

Ms. Lisa Scott is wanted for Forgery and Theft of property. Her last known address is 2620 West 9th Avenue.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Lisa Scott, please contact the Pine Bluff Police Detective Division at (870)730-2090 or the dispatch center at (870)541-5300.

The names listed below are the alias' that Lisa Scott goes by:
Paula Savage, Lisa Dawn Thomas, Stephanie Cobbs, Angeria Haltiwanger, Bridgette Lanell Powell, Lisa Dawn Scott, Amber Smith, Lisa D. Thomas, Mary Townsend and Lisa Dawn Scott.

Pine Bluff man wanted for Terroristic Act

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (PBPD) - Tyler Donise Benson is wanted for a Terroristic Act that occurred on Thursday January 9.

The incident occurred at the intersection of W 17th Av. and Linden St.

Benson was last seen fleeing from police after a vehicle pursuit that ended in the 2300 block of W 24th Avenue.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Tyler Benson, please contact the Pine Bluff Police Department Detective Division at (870)730-2090 or the dispatch center at (870)541-5300.

Man wanted for hindering apprehension

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (PBPD) - Calvin U. Hence is wanted for Hindering Apprehension of the suspect involved in the homicide that occurred on Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at 315 E. 21st Ave.

Hence's last known address is 4800 W. 7th Ave. Calvin U. He uses the aliases Calvin Duncan and Carnell Allen.

Hence has a large tattoo on the right side of his neck.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Calvin Hence, please contact the Pine Bluff Police Department Detective Division at (870)730-2090 or the dispatch center at (870)541-5300.