Haylee Brooks, FOX16 News

Haylee Brooks

FOX16 News

Little Rock, AR, United States

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Past articles by Haylee:

Caps & gowns back, masks are a maybe as Arkansas graduations tip off

It is graduation season in Arkansas, but unlike last year when the pandemic was at its height, 2021 ceremonies are going back to caps and gowns while waiving requirements for masks. → Read More

Cabot graduates hand out ‘life impact’ diplomas

CABOT, Ark.- Before seniors walk across the stage at graduation, they walk the halls of the high school thanking those who changed their lives. It’s a tradition in Cabot for graduates to give out two ‘Life Impact Diplomas’ to anyone in the district. Some students go back to their elementary schools, others bring teachers out […] → Read More

Conway group building tiny homes for homeless

CONWAY, Ark.– One group in Conway is using tiny homes to solve a big problem in the natural state. The City of Hope Outreach brought a piece of land in Faulkner County and is getting ready to start building tiny homes for homeless Arkansans. “This is where you can come to have a place to […] → Read More

New scholarship honors Bearden, Ark. teacher taken by COVID-19

A Bearden man is honoring his late wife's memory with a scholarship in her name. → Read More

Local school using greenhouse as learning tool for students

SCOTT, Ark.- A charter school in the Natural State, growing new opportunities for students with their greenhouse. “It’s really fun to do,” said Aaron Wiencek, Sophomore, “It really ties all the subjects together into one thing.” Sophomore, Aaron Wiencek, has been planting flower, squash, and other seeds in the greenhouse since the program first started […] → Read More

Man reported missing in Little Rock found dead in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON Ark. — Jefferson County deputies have announced that a body found in Jefferson Arkansas on April 30 was the remains of a man who had been reported missing from Little Rock in December 2020. Alan Buckles Sr., 63, was reported missing after his vehicle was found empty in a park in Little Rock in […] → Read More

KARK & FOX16 team up for Victory Over Violence telethon benefiting Boys and Girls Club of Central Arkansas

The Boys and Girls Club of Central Arkansas is constantly working to improve the lives of kids in the Natural State, and now you can help in those efforts. → Read More

Little Rock convenience store to pay millions after teen was killed inside store

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- The owner of a Little Rock convenience store ordered to pay 18-million dollars after a teen was shot and killed inside the store. The shooting happened in 2016 and the family is finally getting closure with the settlement.18-year-old Jalen Faulkner was shot and killed inside Woodrow Discount Store. “This is something that […] → Read More

One year after construction worker killed, daughter still asking for justice

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- A year ago a construction worker was killed on the job after being hit by a car on I-630 near Mississippi in Little Rock. Since no arrests have been made in this crash, the victims’ daughter is doing everything possible to get justice for her dad. “It’s just shocking,” said Roxanne Howard, […] → Read More

Cabot businesses’ ‘sign war’ sparks laughs with shops owners and customers

A few Cabot businesses are creating some buzz after starting a sign war, sending messages back and forth between shops and giving the community some laughs. → Read More

Sherwood police officer in hospital after car crash

SHERWOOD, Ark.- A Sherwood officer was taken to the hospital Tuesday after getting into a car wreck. Police said Officer Anderson was responding to a car crash on Highway 107, when he was hit by another vehicle. “One of our officers, officer Anderson had his lights and sirens on and he was approaching an intersection […] → Read More

Sheridan parents fighting to keep daughter from being expelled

SHERIDAN, Ark.- More parents of students at Sheridan Middle School are coming forward since we first reported about potential drug exposure on school grounds. Parents are continuing to fight the administration’s decision to suspend several teens, who allegedly ate chocolate laced with THC. However, police never found the chocolate or any drugs. “It’s not fair […] → Read More

Arkansas couple celebrating 80th wedding anniversary

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- A Little Rock couple is celebrating their 80th wedding anniversary. The couple hasn’t broken the world record for the longest marriage just yet, but they are on their way. “Tell them you love me a bushel and a peck,” said Leroy Evatt, 103-years-old. Leroy Evatt has been married to Uvie for eight […] → Read More

Sheridan parents upset after their students suspended for eating chocolate possibly laced with drugs

A possible exposure to drug-laced candy has some students sitting home on suspension and parents pushing back on a punishment they say is unwarranted. → Read More

Arkansas housing market red hot as more buyers looking for homes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- If you are looking to sell your home, realtors say now is the time. The housing market is getting hotter by the day. “I’ve never seen anything like it, it’s the hottest market I’ve ever seen,” said Carolyn Cobb, Executive Broker for Coldwell Banker RPM group, “as soon as you can get […] → Read More

Looking back to deadly 2014 tornado that ripped through Central Arkansas

On this day, seven years ago, almost two dozen people were killed when a tornado tore through Central Arkansas. → Read More

Oaklawn opens new luxury resort hotel

The Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort officially opened the new luxury hotel, spa and event center Wednesday, April 21. → Read More

Paul the Peacock roams streets of Jacksonville

Paul the peacock has been on the run for more than a decade. Despite being well known in the Jacksonville community, officers still aren't able to catch him. → Read More

Community debating over replacing emergency siren in DeWitt

The tiny town of DeWitt is seeing a huge debate over fixing an emergency siren that recently broke, a debate coming just weeks after a tornado caused quite a bit of property damage in and around town. → Read More

Conway schools announce no virtual option for students next year

Virtual learning is coming to an end for Conway Public Schools. → Read More