Laura Monteverdi, KARK 4 News

Laura Monteverdi

KARK 4 News

Little Rock, AR, United States

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Recent articles by Laura:

Wednesday’s Child: Arkansas couple shares journey of growing family through adoption

Lillie Price shared the journey of how her family has grown through adopting children in need of a forever family. → Read More

Arkansas man shares how aphasia disorder changed his life by limiting speech forever

One Arkansas man is bravely sharing his story on how aphasia changed his life forever. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet sisters Jermeera & Ony’e, who share a bond like no other

There is nothing like a sisterly bond and as part of this week’s Wednesday’s Child, we are featuring two sisters who have an extra special one. → Read More

No drive to drive: Arkansas teens hesitant to get behind the wheel

KARK 4’s Laura Monteverdi sat down with a group of students from Robinson High School in Little Rock to find out what’s keeping them from getting their license or delaying it. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet Aaliyah, a 9-year-old waiting to write the song of a new home

Talking to 9-year-old Aaliyah is like chatting with an old friend. She has spent nearly half her life in the state’s foster care system, patiently waiting to be adopted. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Project Zero Film Blitz

Each week in our Wednesday’s Child segments we hear the most honest, and often heartbreaking responses, from the foster kids we feature when we ask them what they want in a forever family. “Loving parents.” “A mom and dad who will discipline me.” “A family who won’t change their mind and bring me back.” During […] → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet Joshua, who has the drive it takes to find the right family

A child in foster care is focused on one thing — the finish line. The moment they get to race into the arms of their forever family. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: A special birthday greeting

This week’s Wednesday’s Child may look a little familiar. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet Gloria & 2-year-old daughter

Gloria recently decided she wanted to be considered for adoption. She comes with a beautiful gift that she’ll bring with her to her new home. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet brother & sister duo, Malachi and Elizabeth

This week’s Wednesday’s child is a brother and sister duo, hoping there’s a family out there who will spare them the heartache of being separated and adopt them together. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet Angelica, who even through difficulty finds the art in her smile

It’s said that a smile is the best makeup a girl can wear. This week’s Wednesday’s Child certainly has a beautiful one. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet Randy, who is looking for a shot at getting a loving family

In this week’s edition of Wednesday’s Child, you’ll meet Randy, a young basketball player who is looking to score a loving family. → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Meet Gabriel, who loves the outdoors and is hunting for a forever family

In this week’s Wednesday’s Child you’ll meet Gabriel, an outdoors-loving 13-year-old who is hunting for his forever family. → Read More

Power Woman: How do we disagree and remain friends?

We have been experiencing division in our country and in our communities. How do we disagree and remain friends? → Read More

Wednesday’s Child: Little Rock couple opens their hearts and home to adoptive children

It takes someone special to step up and open their hearts and their home to a child whose only wish is to have a family, and one Little Rock family felt the call to adopt not once or twice, but six times. → Read More

Junior Achievement prepares for 2022 Beach Bowl

It’s summertime, so it’s time to head to the beach, but if you can’t make it to the beach Junior Achievement is ready to bring it to you. → Read More

Arkansans who are Childless by Choice say their family style works for them

What people are considering to be a family is changing, and more and more Americans say that having kids is not in their future, including a number of Arkansans who are Childless by Choice. → Read More

When’s the last time you called your mom?

When is the last time you called your mom just to say ‘I love you? → Read More

New Arkansas DHS grants to start Recovery Community Organizations to help with opioid epidemic

The state of Arkansas is getting some help in the fight against the opioid epidemic. Three grants of $300,000 each from the Department of Human Services’ Division of Aging, Adult and Behavioral Health Services will assist in launching several recovery community organizations across the state. → Read More

National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

If you have expired or unused medications around the house, don’t flush them. Instead, dispose of them safely this weekend during Arkansas Drug Take-Back Day. → Read More