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Emily Walkenhorst

General Assignment Reporter

Recent Stories by Emily Walkenhorst

Ex-CIA leader recalls 9/11, bin Laden hunt

posted: 04/24/2014 4:18 a.m. Discuss

When Michael Morrell flew back to Washington, D.C., in Air Force One on Sept. 11, 2001, surrounded by two F-16 planes so close that he could see the pilots’ faces, he also saw the Pentagon, still burning from the day’s earlier destruction, and he cried.

JPs put off vote on $200,000 for Higgins’ community hall

posted: 04/23/2014 4:15 a.m. Discuss

Whether the Higgins Community Center will receive $200,000 from Pulaski County to replace its damaged facility won’t be decided this month, the Pulaski County Quorum Court decided Tuesday after a justice of the peace said she wanted more justices of the peace present for the vote.

Pulaski County notebook

posted: 04/23/2014 4:07 a.m. Discuss

Moratorium ends on watershed building The Lake Maumelle Watershed zoning ordinance goes into effect today after a year-long moratorium on most development in the watershed.

Waterview Estates developer asks for more lots

posted: 04/22/2014 4:49 a.m. Discuss

After years of slow sales in the west Pulaski County development known as Waterview Estates, developer Rick Ferguson wants to expand the area’s several dozen lots by another dozen.

Education key for 2 in GOP House race

posted: 04/20/2014 4:11 a.m. Comment 1

The Republican primary for the Arkansas House of Representatives seat in District 32 pits two retirees concerned about education and income tax against each other.

Parking-lot shooting kills LR man

posted: 04/20/2014 4:01 a.m. Comment 1

A Little Rock man is dead after a Friday night argument escalated into gunfire in the parking lot of a southwest Little Rock apartment complex.

Police beat

posted: 04/20/2014 3:50 a.m. Discuss

Woman jailed after raid finds child, gun Jacksonville narcotics detectives were serving a warrant Friday at an apartment at 1202 S. Arkansas 161 when they found a small child in a bedroom containing what police believed to be methamphetamine, marijuana, pipes for drug use and a rifle.

Forum: Education closes social gaps

posted: 04/18/2014 2:19 a.m. Discuss

Broad economic prosperity is tied to equally broad educational achievement, panelists at the 11th annual Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Forum agreed Thursday morning, while noting that attaining an equal playing field remains a difficult task, particularly in today’s political climate.

Programs get grants to help homeless

posted: 04/14/2014 3:55 a.m. Discuss

Although Teronica Snell has only lived at Our House for three months, she’s already felt her life begin to change.

Police beat

posted: 04/13/2014 4:25 a.m. Discuss

LR man sees inside of jail for 48th time A 51-year-old Little Rock man found himself in the Pulaski County jail for the 48th time after an off-duty police officer arrested him Friday on charges that he robbed a grocery store and fled from police.

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