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Little Rock metro is 10th deadliest in the U.S. for pedestrians, study says

Little Rock, North Little Rock and Conway are taking a variety steps to improve pedestrian safety as annual deaths continue to increase nationally.
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Downtown Little Rock master plan calls for special tax district, focus on river

The downtown master plan proposes using a tax increment finance district to fund some big ideas downtown, but the proposal is likely to be controversial. The city board is expected to consider the plan this summer. Residents can offer comments until June 6.

Baby drop-off box, promoted by anti-abortion crusader, debuts at LR fire station

Monica Kelsey founded Safe Haven Baby Boxes and has placed them in 16 states.

Mayor Scott's tax plan might be a winner

Questions still need to be answered, but this proposal is on the right track.

Scott's tax proposal calls for indoor, outdoor sports complexes

Mayor Frank Scott's proposal would raise the city sales tax by 1% with a portion sunsetting after 10 years.

Little Rock sales tax proposal community meetings kick off Thursday night

Mayor Frank Scott Jr. said the "Results for the Rock" proposal will focus on "the four P's": public safety, public infrastructure, parks and recreation and the Port of Little Rock.

Update: Little Rock city manager hopefuls include Sen. Fred Love, acting manager Emily Cox

More than 100 locals and out-of-towners are in the applicant pool for Little Rock’s city manager position. An appointment will likely be made this summer.

More opportunities to weigh in on Little Rock’s ‘Downtown Master Plan’

A draft of the plan is due in June, which means there's not a lot of time left to have your say.

North Little Rock to launch public safety app today

The North Little Rock Police Department will be able to share real-time information and alerts with their new app.

Little Rock Metropolitan Housing Alliance in hot water, receives ‘troubled’ assessment

The city's housing authority scored 40 points out of a possible 100 on a recent assessment, according to HUD.

Attorney General's office to buy Boyle Building at Capitol and Main

State Attorney General Tim Griffin said purchasing the building will save taxpayers money.

Saturday volunteer opportunity aims to reduce invasive plants in Little Rock parks

Break out your trusty gardening gloves. The Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department has a goal to remove 10% of invasive flora each year in the parks system, and they need help.