Andrew Epperson, FOX16 News

Andrew Epperson

FOX16 News

Little Rock, AR, United States

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Recent articles by Andrew:

ARDOT asking homeless living near interstate to move as crews clear areas out

Officials with the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) asked people living in camps near interstates and highways in Little Rock and North Little Rock to relocate so the areas can be cleared out. → Read More

Alcohol sales approved in Hot Spring, Polk Counties

Voters in two dry counties voted this week to approve alcohol sales for the first time in nearly a century. → Read More

Arkansas District 1 Congressional candidates debate on economic and agricultural issues

The candidates looking to represent the 1st District of Arkansas in the United States House squared off on a debate stage Thursday to discuss the economy, agriculture and cultural quandaries facing the country and state. → Read More

Arkansas Democrats distance party from House candidate’s debate claims, election denials

Statements by a Democratic congressional candidate during a debate have led to Arkansas Democrats issuing a statement distancing the party from him. → Read More

Community reacts to Conway school board meeting that included anti-transgender measures, rhetoric

The Conway school board approved two measures targeting transgender people Tuesday night. → Read More

UCA professor gave bonus points for fake positive reviews of Conway remodeling company

A UCA professor admitted he offered students bonus points to leave fake reviews for a local Conway remodeling company. The story was first published by “The Echo,” UCA’s student newspaper. → Read More

Man shot in Little Rock apartment identified as father of ‘Cheer’ star

A man shot over the weekend at a Little Rock apartment complex was identified as the father of a reality television star. → Read More

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education pulls request for teacher licensure emergency rule change

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education presented legislators with a proposal to approve an emergency rule change related to teacher licensures. → Read More

City administrators to conduct inspection at Big Country Chateau apartment complex

City leaders will conduct an inspection at the Big Country Chateau apartment complex in Little Rock, according to an email obtained by FOX 16 News. This comes days after residents were told water would be shut off September 1. → Read More

Little Rock woman receives National Wildlife Federation designation for backyard

The National Wildlife Federation designated a Little Rock woman’s yard as a “Certified Wildlife Habitat.” This reflected her commitment to the animals, microorganisms and living beings on her property. → Read More

Family, friends honor Hunter Brittain one year after his murder

The family of a teenager slain by a Lonoke Co. sheriff’s deputy held a small ceremony at his gravesite Thursday. They honored him and renewed calls for body camera laws in Arkansas. → Read More

Razorback baseball team inspires, motivates young players

The Razorback baseball team beat Ole Miss on Wednesday, earning another game Thursday with a chance to advance to the College World Series final. Young players across the state have been inspired by the Hogs’ success → Read More

Little Rock City Council candidate caught in crossfire, shot in leg over the weekend

A Little Rock City Council candidate was shot in the leg when she was caught in crossfire Saturday near 15th Street, according to a police report. City leaders said she is recovering. → Read More

Razorback merchandisers experiencing Omaha boost

Razorback fans are showing their support to the baseball team by buying related merchandise. Merchandisers started preparing weeks ago to adequately meet the demand. → Read More

Little Rock Board approves funding for ‘Real-Time Crime Center’

The Little Rock Board of Directors voted Tuesday to fund a “Real-Time Crime Center” for the police department. Leaders said this will aid investigators and officers soon after violent crimes happen. → Read More

Disqualified candidates react after hot check convictions bar them from Pulaski Co. JP race

After JP-Elect Barry Jefferson was ruled ineligible Friday to take office, both candidates for the District 10 justice of the peace race were eliminated for similar reasons. Both said they hope to see changes in Arkansas election law. → Read More

Graffiti on I-630 stretch not yet removed after more than a month

Last month, KARK reported on a growing graffiti problem on Little Rock buildings and I-630. Since that time, ARDOT crews have cleaned many areas in the city, but a stretch near the Mississippi Ave. exit remains full of graffiti. → Read More

Rising gas prices continue to impact businesses

The average price of gas jumped by five cents overnight, according to AAA statistics, setting another record in Arkansas. The increasing prices continue to impact local businesses that rely on fuel. → Read More

Little Rock seeks input on capital bond improvement projects

Little Rock drivers are all too familiar with potholes on city roads. The city could soon get millions of dollars to not only fix that issue but also improve drainage, parks and other needs. Board members will listen to public comment in six meetings across the city. → Read More

Arkansas parents, educators react to Texas elementary school massacre

After a school shooting in Texas on Tuesday claimed the lives of 19 children and two adults, Arkansas parents and educators had tough conversations about what can be done to prevent tragedies like that from happening in their communities. → Read More