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KARK 4 Today 1/16
KARK 4 Today 1/16
KARK 4 Today 1/16

The date is monday-- january 16welcome to kark 4 today.it's 5-o'clock!

Now let's get to local news that matters ((aaron))cera aans police and members of the community come together to remember people who were murdered in 2016.((victoria)) police officers offered their insight into how the community can come together to put an end to violence in 2017.officer tommy norman says if police departments form relationships with the community -- crimes can be solved faster-- or even prevented all together.

((officer tommy norman, north little rock poce no l rock, surrouin areas -- you see a lot of positive interactions with not just police departments but members of the community but it takes committment.

I think where we may be failing is commitment.

We have to stay committed with this new year" ((victoria))little rock police investit42 homicides last year --18 of those are still unsolved.north little rock had 12 homicides all of those have been solved.

((aaron))little rock police are investigatin after a person was shot.the shooting happened around 8-30 sunday night on south izard street.

We don't know that victim's condition right nowbut we'll keep you updated as we learn more.

((victoria)) a teen is dead after fort smith police say more than 30 rounds were fired into a camper.

Officers are searching for at least two suspects responsible for the death 18-year-old justin lopez.

Another man who was also inside the trailer was not hurt.

((aaron)) pulaski county officials are trying to track down a man wanted for a gas station shooting last month.

Authorities say robert strawn shot at a woman as she drove away from a gas station.

No one was injured.

Strawn is is considered armed and dangerous.

((victoria)) the mother of a conway woman police say was brutally murdered by her boyfriend-- opening up about losing her daughter.

As you can imagine-- shirley stubbs says it's been a rough year for her and her family.

Conway police say her daughter heather stubbs was strangled and left for dead in a conway hotel room.

Stubbs says-- she will never forget hearing the news.

((shirley stubbs, heather's "they came to our house about 9:30 at night and told us that they had some bad news for us, he had a picture of heather's foot where she had a little heart and said does this look familiar and i said yes that's my daughter and i just fell apart."((victoria))heather's boyfriend-- scotty gardner-- is facing capital murder in her death.he is expected in court in march.

((aaron ))a new bench in searcy has a special meaning.

The new memorial bench at berryhill park is for malik drummond.

The three-year-old was murdered in 20-14.

The police department was ready to buy the bench but at the last minute a searcy business made the call to donate the memorial.

((officer terri lee, searcy police department)a bay ndwa killed for being a toddler."

((aaron)) malik's father-- jeffery clifton-- pleaded guilty to second-degree murder more than a year after his son's death-- then later changed his plea to no contest.

The former director of the arkansas arts center has passed away.

Townsend wolfe served as the center's direcor and chief curator for 34 years.

Wolfe is credited with building a world-renown collection at the arts center.

He was 81 years old.

((pat/natalie))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((aaron)) ((aaron)) the greatest show on earth-- will soon be no more.

((victoria))we'll let you know why ringling brothers is pulling the plug-- when we come back.

We just moved into this house and didn't realize how difficult it was going to be to tie all that space together.

With an open floor plan, you need to separate it with furniture.

Bassett had everything that we needed.

Fabric combinations marry the rooms together.

Having someone with bassett has been invaluable.

We could've never dreamed up this room without bassett.

We want to give your town a shoutout this morning..head to our kark facebook page and tell us wheyo a tcng from.good morning to..... jasmine from north little rockalice from pine bluffamanda from benton ((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

That's your weather on the 4's... now here's a look at your flights/traffic this morning.

((dj )) four teams remain in the running for the superbowl.

One of those teams is the pittsburg steelers-- who defeated the kansas city chiefs.

The chiefs did not allow the steelers to score a single touchdown.chris boswell led the steelers to victory-- with six field goals.

The steelers will face the new england patriots for the a-f-c championship on sunday-- january 22nd.

((dj and the super bowl dreams for the cowboys ends with a heartbreaking loss to the green bay packers.the cowboys went from trailing the packers in the second quarter-- 21-to-3-- to a tie game in the 4th quarter.the packers broke the tie-- and won the game on a last second field goal.

The final score-- 34 to 31.

Green bay will face the atlanta falcons for the n-f-c championship this sunday.

((d.j.))the action at jerry's world didn't stop after the field goal.

Several fans got stuck in the stadium after a tornado warning was issued for arlington.the warning came minutes after the game ended.fans, players, staff, and media were not allowed to exit the stadium.the national weather service has not yet confirmed if there was a tornado.

((aaron)) after more than a century, the curtain is coming down on "the greatest show on earth."

The owner of ringling bros.

And barnum & bailey circus says the show will close in may after 146 years of performances.

Company executives say the iconic american show was impacted by declining attendance, high operating costs, and public protests by animal rights groups.

Ringling brothers will perform 30 shows between now and the final show on may 21st.

((victoria))a new candy store is now in the heights has goodies that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

((aaron))kark 4's chanley painter is live this morning at sweet candy and gifts.

Chanley ((aaron))((victoria)) ((aaron))the arkansas marine expo is sailing its way back to little rock-- and we want to give you free tickets!((victoria))we're giving away a family four-pack each day.

All you have to do is register on the kark 4 facebook page using a desktop computer.

((aaron)) clearer skies could be ahead this week.

((victoria))pat gives us a look at this week's forecast--next.

((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

News that matters...you're watching kark 4 news in high definition.

Rise and shine central arkansas.

The date is monday-- january 16welcome to kark 4 today.

It's 5-30!

We are your local election headquarters-- ((victoria))this friydotril be in as the country's 45th president...but finds himself at odds with a congressman and civil rights leader-- plus thousands of people who support the affordable care act.((aaron))tracie potts is live this morning in washington, d.c.-- tracie potts mr. trump says he's keeping that twitter account after he's in office?there's word a prominent entertainer is canceling her inauguration performance?

Tracie potts ((aaron)) today-- communities across central arkansas will come together to honor the civil rights leader.

In little rock-- there will be a marade honoring doctor king at 10 a-m-- from 33rd and chester to a-m-- from 33rd and chester to the state capitol.

The day of service mega king fest kicks off at noon at central high.

The original kingfest parade will be in pine bluff at two this afternoon.

((victoria)) the little rock zoo also honoring doctor king.

Today-- visitors will get half- price admission per donated canned good item.

All donations will go to the arkansas food bank.

((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

That's your weather on the 4's... now here's a weather on the 4's... now here's a look at your flights/traffic this morning.

((aaron)) a new candy store has set up shop in the heights.

((victoria))chanley painter will let us know what we can find at sweet candy and gifts.

We just moved into this house and didn't realize how difficult it was going to be to tie all that space together.

With an open floor plan, you need to separate it with furniture.

Bassett had everything that we needed.

Fabric combinations marry the rooms together.

Having someone with bassett has been invaluable.

We could've never dreamed up this room without bassett.

4 today, central arkansas's emmy award winning newscast."

((aaron))whether you're looking to have a sweet treat from the past-- or something from another country-- you can find it all at a new shop at the heights.

((victoria))kark 4's chanley painter is live this morning at sweet candy and gifts.

Chanley ((aaron))((victoria)) ((aaron))the world-famous harlem globetrotters are making their way to verizon arena on january 31st-- and we want to give you free tickets!

((victoria))to win a family four pack-- register on the kark 4 facebook page.

Look for the contest section.

((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((aaron))a north little rock family finds hateful messages at their home.

((victoria))the moore family found crude messages about god spray painted in green across their garage door and cars.

((brooke moore, victim of graffiti)) "there was a lot of hateful messages directed at god, god is evil i hate god, there were some upside down crosses."((victoria))the moores say they hope police will drive through the area much more frequently.they also want people to know if you see something, say something.

((aaron))pulaski county deputies search for two people after they led authorities on a chase.

Deputies say they arrested one person in connection with the chase that ended near arch street pike and pratt road.

Two people inside the vehicle ran off.

No word yet on what started the pursuit.

((victoria)) a young mom is being called a hero after her neighbors say she saved them from an apartment fire.

Tenants at the sturbridge apartments say the woman went knocking door to door to wake them up and get them out of the burning building early saturday morning.

(kim fields/tenant)"i thank god for somebody knocking the door and trying to wake us up.

I wasn't going to get up and it was the bravery of that young woman and i just want to tell her thank you very much."((victoria)) neighbors say she was later taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.no one was seriously injured.at least 15 people have been moved to other locations.the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

((d.j.))a central arkansas mom with a big idea-- uses youtube videos-- a loan from the bank-- and a work crew of herself and her four kids-- to build their home and rebuild their family.

Cara brookins and her children-- hope--drew- jada -- and roman-- are here to share their story.

When we come back, pat walker has another look at your morning forecast with your weather on the fours.... stay with s,we'be r back!

A low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is that's your weather on the 4's... now here's a oo at ismoin now with local news that matters...you're watching kark 4 news in high definition.

Rise and shine central arkansas.

The date is monday-- january 16welcome to kark 4 today.it's 6-o'clock!

Now let's get to local news that matters ((aaron))central arkansas police and members of the community coming together to remember people who were murdered in 2016.

((victoria))police officers offered their insight into how the community can come together to put an end to violence in 2017.officer tommy norman says if police departments form relationships with the community -- crimes can be solved faster-- or even prevented all together.

((officer tommy norman, north little rock polic department))"central surdi areas -- you , see a lot of positive interactions with not just police departments but members of the community but it takes committment.

I think where we may be failing is commitment.

We have to stay committed with this new year" ((victoria))little rock police investigated 42 homicides last year --18 of those are still unsolved.north little rock had 12 homicides all of those have been solved.

((aaron))little rock police are investigating after someone was shot.it happened around 8-30 sunday night on south izard street.

We don't know that victim's condition right nowbut we'll keep you updated as we learn more.

((victoria)) the mother of a conway woman police say was brutally murdered by her boyfriend-- opening up about losing her daughter.

As you can imagine-- shirley stubbs says it's been a rough year for her and her family.

Conway police say her daughter heather stubbs was strangled and left for dead in a conway hotel room.

Stubbs says-- she will never forget hearing the news.

((shirley stubbs, heather's mother))"they came to our house about 9:30 at night and told us that they had some bad news for us, he had a picture of heather's foot where she had a little heart and said does this look familiar and i said yes that's my daughter and i just fell apart."((victoria)) heather's boyfriend-- scotty gardner-- is facing capital murder in her death.he is expected in court in march.

((aaron ))a new bench in searcy has a special meaning.

It's a memorial at berryhill park for malik drummond.

The three-year-old was murdered in 20-14.

((officer terri lee, searcy police departme))"a badan w killfobeg toddler."

((aaron))malik's father-- jeffery clifton-- pleaded guilty to second-degree murder more than a year th changed his pleato no contest meaning he's not admitting guilt but he will not fight the charges... ((victoria)) the former director of the arkansas arts center has passed away.

Townsend wolfe served as the center's direcor and chief curator for 34 years.

Wolfe is credited with building a world-renown collection at the arts center.

He was 81 years old.

((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will 59 pacl.er it ahi ((aaron)) four teams remain on the trail to the superbowl.

((victoria))we'll let you know who'll face off for the a-f-c and n-f-c championships.

Coming up-- dj suprises one lucky viewer with breakfast.

((victoria))and chanley painter is showing us unique candies you can find only at a new shop in the heights.

We want to give your town a shoutout ts morniadourk whe ouawg ogood morngto.

Goleta from otspn scott from hot springs brandi from jacksonville a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((dj )) four teams remain in the running for the superbowl.

One of those teams is the pittsburg steelers-- who defeated the kansas city chiefs.

The chiefs did not allow the steelers to score a single touchdown.

Chris boswell led the steelers to victory-- with six field goals.

The steelers will face the new england patriots for the a-f-c championship on sunday-- january 22nd.

((dj )) and the super bowl dreams for the cowboys ends with a heartbreaking loss to the green bay packers.the cowboys went from trailing the packers in the second quarter-- 21-to-3-- to a tie game in the 4th quarter.the packers broke the tie-- and won the game on a last second field goal.

The final score-- 34 to 31.

Green bay will face the atlanta falcons for the n-f-c championship this sunday.

((d.j.))the action at jerry's world didn't stop se fotk n field go.

Rrng asised tornado warning the warning came minutes after the game ended.fans, players, staff, and media were not allowed to exit the stadium.the national weather service has not yet confirmed if there was a tornado.

((victoria)) the 2017 racing season is in full swing at oaklawn.

And the fog and rain didn't stop fans from going to opening weekend.

A special race will be held today in honor of doctor martin luther king day.

((victoria))a new candy store is now in the heights has store is now in the heights has goodies that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.

((aaron))kark 4's chanley painter is live this morning at sweet candy and gifts.

Chanley ((aaron))((victoria)) ((dj )) each week-- i surprise one viewer with donuts and west rock coffee.

Check it t.

((dj ))pat has a look at this week's forecast-- ((pat)) a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((victoria)) this friday-- donald trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president-- but finds himself at odds with a congressman and civil rights leader-- and thousands of people who support the act.((aaron)) tracie potts is live this morning in washington, d.c.-- tracie potts mr. trump says he's keeping that twitter aou f ' office?there's word a prominent entertainer is canceling her now with local news that matters...you're watching kark 4 news in high definition.

Rise to shine central arkansas.

The date is the date is monday-- january 16welcome to kark 4 today at 6-thirty.

Now now let's get to local news that matters ((aaron))a north little rock family finds hateful messages on their home.

((victoria))the moore family found crude messages about god spray painted in green across their garage door and cars.

Victim of graffiti)) "there was a lot of hateful messages directed at god, god is evil i hate god, there were some upside down crosses."

((victoria))the moores say they hope police will drive through the area much more frequently.they also want people to know if you see something, say something.

((aaron))pulaski county deputies search for two people who led them on a chase.

Deputies say they arrested one person in connection with the chase that ended near arch street pike and pratt road.

Two people inside the vehicle ran off.no word yet on what started the ((victoria)) a young mom is being called a hero after her neighbors say she saved them from an apartment fire.

Tenants at the sturbridge apartments say the woman went knocking door to door to wake them up and get them out of the burning building early saturday morning.

(kim fields/tenant)"i thank god for somebody knocking on the door and trying to wake us up.

I wasn't going to get up and it was the bravery of that young woman and i just want to tell her thank you very much."((victoria)) neighbors s e was later taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.no one was seriously injured.at least 15 people have been moved to other locations.the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

((pat))a low-level inversion continues this morning and very thick fog to dense fog is possible this morning.

A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((dj )) w-w-e is coming to verizon arena.

Coming up next-- we'll meet a team who wrestled their way to the history books-- next.

"you're watching kark 4 today, central arkansas's emmy award winning newscast."

Wwe raw is at verizon area tonight, but before the big show we have the former wwe tag team champions kofi kingston, xavier woods and big e of the new day.

Woods and big e of the new day.

Thanks guys for join us.

Questions 1) last month you guys became the longest reiging wwe tag team champions in histo.

Cyo tl s, how did mine2) how many days out of the year are you guys on the road?

Whe oa y ys tl oghe3)wh's haes pt bo ith rd?

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A dense fog advisory is in effect until 8am.

Temps are in the 40s, 50s and even 60s.

A warm up is coming today as a new warm front lifts over the state.

Plenty of rain is coming too.

We're counting on rain this morning, but this afternoon when temps are in the 60s more rain with thunderstorms, possibly even severe thunderstorms will be possible.

Little rock will have a high of 65 with an 80% chance of rain.

There's a 40% chance of showers this evening.

Some fog will be possible overnight again.

We'll have a low of 50 in little rock.

Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with a high of 56.

South arkansas may have some light showers.

Wednesday there is a 20% chance of rain and we'll have a high of 54.

Thursday could bring more thunderstorms with a high o f60.

Friday will be partly sunny with a high of 65.

Saturday we could hit 70.

Then sunday will be cooler with a high of 59 and partly cloudy.

((aaron)) the second week of the 20-17 arkansas legislative session begins tomorrow .

Two tax bills are expected to be heard in committee this week.

Both bills contain similar measures designed to relieve the tax burden on low income arkansans.

((victoria))dozens of ra were held across the country to fight the repeal of the affordable care act over the weekend.

Democrats and labor organizers pledged to fight in congress against the repeal of the a-c-a and any changes to medicare or medicaid.leaders say the goal of the rallies is to "show republicans that the majority of people are against repealing the affordable care act."

((aaron))a firestorm has erupted between president-elect donald trump and civil rights icon congressman john lewis.

This after lewis described trump as an illegitimate president.

Now trump's team is calling on president obama to step in and defend the incoming president.

All while inauguration preps are underway and thousands rally to try and save obamacare.

And five days to go before he takes the oath of office...trump criticized former president george w.

Bush for invading iraq in an interview with the times of london.

(sot donald trump / (r) president-e )"possibly the worst decision ever made in the history of our country.

We've unleashed this - it's like throwing rocks into a beehive."((aaron))and these isn't the only controversy facing the incoming president.

Across the country sunday today---democratic lawmakers rallied with thousandsagainst trump and republican plans to repeal obamacare.

((victoria)) stay with us for the inauguration day coverage.

Drew petrimoulx will be reporting from out nation's capitol starting wednesday--talking to arkansans and setting the stage for the big day.

((victoria))two arkansas tech students are in the nation's capitol to see the transition in the white house.savannah dye and allison edwards earned the opportunity to attend a presidential inauguration academic seminar.the ladies have been in washington, d.c.

Since january 8th-- examining the transition of power from one presidential administration to another.

((aaron)) after more than a century, the curtain is coming down on "the greatest show on earth."

The owner of ringling bros.

And barnum & bailey circus says the show will close in may after 146 years of performances.

Company executives say the iconic american show was impacted by declining attendance, high operating costs, and public protests by animal rights (nik walenda/high wire walker:)"the circus world's going to continue on i believe that ringling just didn't make the right adjustments to keep it alive."(catherine sanghera/circus fan:)"i have wedi"((aaron))ringling setng f brothers will perform 30 shows between now and the final show on may 21st.

Luther king speech " ((victoria))on this day -- people across the country will remember one of the most iconic figures in history.

Martin luther king junior was an activist and leader in the civil rights movement.he's best known for his nonviolent approach to advancing civil rights in the country.

((aaron)) today-- communities across central arkansas will come together to honor the civil rights leader.

In little rock-- there will be a marade honoring doctor king at 10 a-m-- from 33rd and chester to the state capitol.

Service mega king fest kicks off at noon at central high.

The original kingfest parade will be in pine bluff at two this afternoon.

((victoria)) the little rock zoo also honoring doctor king.

Today-- visitors will get half- price admission per donated canned good item.

All donations will go to the arkansas food bank.

((aaron))the arkansas marine expo is sailing its way back to little rock-- and we want to give you free tickets!((victoria))we're giving away a family four-pack each day.

All you have to do is register on the kark 4 facebook page using a desktop computer.

((aaron)) the world-famous harlem globetrotters are making their way to verizon arena on january 31st-- and we want to give you free tickets!((victoria))to win a lyfo ck register on the kark 4 ck page.look for the contest section.

We want to give your town a shoutout this morning..head to our kark wheyo atcndte f good mo t..bonnie from searcysuzanne from

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