LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Here are the top 5 most-viewed news stories on todaysthv.com for the week:
1. Conway Police Officer William McGary injured in wreck, Barry Strickland arrested
LaTresha Woodruff with the Conway Police Dept. said Officer William Michael McGary was helping direct traffic around a car accident when another vehicle hit him. The incident happened on Dave Ward Drive and Exchange shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday.
2. Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe to on trial for fan death
The trial for Richmond, VA native and Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe began in the Prague City Court Monday morning. Blythe was in a Czech prison for 37 days last summer and was charged in connection to the 2010 death of a fan at a concert in Prague music club Abaton.
3. Morrilton man apparently murdered over $100
According to Morrilton Police Chief Sonny Stover, Richard Palma, 35, has been taken into custody for being an accomplice to first-degree murder, and Virginia Jones, 35, has been arrested for hindering apprehension and obstructing governmental operation.
4. Alesa Smith of Benton struck and killed in Oklahoma
Alesa Smith, 22, graduated from Glen Rose High School. Her father, Douglas Smith, said that she died this past Friday after the driver of a pick-up truck hit her while she was walking her bike on the side of the road.
5. Dad bringing child forgotten backpack prompts Conway school lockdown
According to Conway Police Dept. public information officer LaTresha Woodruff, a man wearing a camouflage jacket with backpack reportedly walked up to the school Friday morning and began pulling on several locked doors, asking to be let in. Several students saw him and told a teacher.