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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Here are five headlines to know for the morning of Friday May 16. For more headlines go to www.thv11.com.

Local

Trayvon Martin's father helping 'Stop the Violence' with MLK Commission

One of the many missions of the Martin Luther King Junior Commission is to stop the violence. Hundreds of kids from across the state are expected to attend a special event today.

International Greek Food Festival this weekend

This weekend is the International Greek Food Festival! The festival runs Friday through Sunday May 16-18. Times are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

National

Drought creates tinderbox for wildfires in southwest USA

Fast-moving fires in Texas and California have consumed homes and forced residents to flee, brought on in part by an entrenched, withering drought in both states and throughout the southwestern USA.

Police: Woman kept in booby-trapped home as sex slave

An Idaho man is accused of keeping a woman as a sex slave for 18 months in a home that was boarded up and booby trapped with electrical wire, authorities said.

Trending

Letters between Jackie Kennedy, Irish priest reveal personal side

Never-before-seen letters that reveal a personal side of Jackie Kennedy are being sold at auction in Ireland. They reveal her most intimate thoughts and venting sessions with an Irish priest.

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