Arkansas court won’t let judge hear execution cases again
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court said Thursday it won't allow a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using a...
Arkansas attorney general wants judge barred from her cases
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court to reassign cases involving her office from a judge who has been prohibited from handling execution cases,...
Little Rock extends homeless program that pays minimum wage
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock City Board is extending a program that pays minimum wage to homeless people who pick up litter.
KATV reports that the board's unanimous vote Tuesday...
Police say 1 dead, 1 injured in Little Rock shooting
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say one person is dead and a second person is wounded following an early-morning shooting.
Authorities say officers responding to reports of...
Drale picked to lead University of Arkansas at Little Rock
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The acting chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been given the full appointment.
The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees on Thursday...
Bobby Petrino apologizes to Arkansas fans over 2012 firing
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former coach Bobby Petrino apologized Monday to fans in Arkansas seven years after he was fired for misleading officials about his extramarital affair with an athletic...
Murder charge filed after Arkansas woman dies in crash
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Arkansas say a 33-year-old man has been arrested on a murder complaint following a car crash in which a woman was killed.
2 Arkansas men charged with conspiring, killing witness
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal grand jury in Little Rock has indicted two Arkansas men in the death of a woman who was to testify against one of the men on federal drug charges.
Little Rock commission won’t reinstate Little Rock officer
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A city commission has decided a white Little Rock police officer who was previously fired for fatally shooting a black motorist should not be reinstated to the police...
Ennett wins runoff election for seat in Arkansas Legislature
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A community activist from Little Rock has won a seat in the Arkansas Legislature after a special runoff election Tuesday.
1 dead, 1 in custody after shooting at eastern Arkansas club
HAYNES, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Arkansas say a 41-year-old man is dead and another man is in custody following a weekend shooting outside a crowded nightclub.
Man dies after shot multiple times at Little Rock residence
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock say a suspect has been arrested in the death of a 20-year-old man who was shot on the front porch of a residence.
Arkansas restaurant employee sought after fatal shooting
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock have arrested a 26-year-old employee of a pizza restaurant after the fatal shooting of a man inside the restaurant.
Chancellor of Arkansas-Little Rock to resign, join faculty
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced that Chancellor Andrew Rogerson will resign his post after three years at the helm.
Arkansas prosecutors seek death penalty in killing of child
STAR CITY, Ark. (AP) — Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for an Arkansas couple if they're found guilty of capital murder in the death of their child.
Mizzou to face Arkansas at Arrowhead Stadium next season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri will play Arkansas at Arrowhead Stadium next season as part of a two-year deal that will bring the Tigers back to Kansas City for the first time since facing BYU...
Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Arkansas newspapers:
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Aug. 26, 2019
Just in time for the last gasp of summer, the Arkansas River has recovered its...
1 dead, 1 injured following shooting in North Little Rock
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in North Little Rock say one person is dead and a second has been wounded following an early-morning shooting.
Arkansas man arrested in bludgeoning death of his father
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in central Arkansas say a 39-year-old man has been arrested in the bludgeoning death of his 62-year-old father.
Arkansas, home to supremacist groups, weighs hate crimes law
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Long before a mass shooting killed 22 people at a Walmart in Texas, the threat of white supremacy was well known in neighboring Arkansas, where extremist groups over the...
Missing Arkansas deputy’s body found in Lake Ouachita
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — The body of an Arkansas deputy sheriff missing for more than a month after diving into a lake with a friend has been found in the lake.
Report: Fatal Arkansas plane crash was on maintenance test
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A preliminary report says a fatal plane crash in southwest Arkansas occurred while the plane was on a maintenance test flight.
Attorney who challenged Arkansas gay marriage ban dies
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Cheryl Maples, an attorney who successfully challenged Arkansas' gay marriage ban before the nation's highest court said same-sex couples could wed, has died at age...
Man sues Little Rock diocese alleging sex abuse
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Diocese of Little Rock and a church in northwest Arkansas are being sued by an unidentified person who alleges both were negligent for allowing a priest to sexually...
- Business WireCrow-Burlingame Celebrates 100-years of Service, Friendship and Family ValuesJuly 25, 2019
- Business WireArkansas Information Consortium Named Among “Best Places to Work in Arkansas” for Third Consecutive YearJuly 17, 2019
- Business WireFive District Courts Added to Arkansas Online Court Payment SystemJuly 3, 2019
- Business WireArkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Website Wins Two AwardsJune 24, 2019
- Business WireFACTA Announces New Interim DirectorJune 12, 2019
Arkansas man pleads guilty to mailing powder to senator
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to charges alleging he mailed white powder to Sen. Tom Cotton's Washington office along with a letter that stated, "Maybe this will get...
$1.5M set aside for veterans’ legal clinic in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor and attorney general are setting aside $1.5 million to create a legal services clinic for military veterans.
Body suffering “obvious trauma” found in North Little Rock
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in North Little Rock are investigating the weekend death of a man whose body was found lying in the street.
Arkansas principal charged following middle school fight
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Little Rock middle school principal has been charged with misdemeanor assault following an altercation with a student in January.
Operator of four Arkansas youth lockups slashes teacher pay
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Indiana-based company that manages four youth detention centers in Arkansas has slashed the salaries of teachers who work with young offenders, leaving one center...
Dillard’s: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Dillard's Inc. (DDS) on Thursday reported a loss of $40.7 million in its fiscal second quarter.
The Little Rock, Arkansas-based company said it had a loss of $1.59...
Arkansas principal shot during off-campus holdup
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — An elementary school principal in Arkansas is recovering after he was shot in Pine Bluff during the weekend.
The Pulaski County Special School District says principal...
19 indicted in central Arkansas drug ring
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they've indicted 19 people involved in a drug trafficking ring in central Arkansas.
U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas Cody Hiland...
Police search for suspect in fatal Arkansas shooting
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in Little Rock are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a 22-year-old man.
Authorities say officers found Anthony Curenton lying in the parking...
Records show Arkansas Democratic Party owes nearly $80,000
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Reports to the Federal Election Commission show the Arkansas Democratic Party has nearly $80,000 in debt.
Party Chairman Michael John Gray told the Arkansas...
Arkansas man charged with helping al-Qaida
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Yemeni national living in Arkansas was charged with providing support to a terrorist organization, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
Arkansas, Rice to meet in 2021
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas will renew an old Southwest Conference rivalry when it hosts Rice in 2021.
Arkansas plane crash victim was 67-year-old De Queen man
DE QUEEN, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say the man killed in a Sunday plane crash in southwest Arkansas was a 67-year-old De Queen man.
Sevier County Coroner Rusty Williams says John Tackett died...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Attorneys filed four new federal lawsuits Thursday alleging that Little Rock's use of no-knock warrants in police drug raids violated the U.S. Constitution.
Uniti: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter.
The Little Rock, Arkansas-based real estate investment trust said...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Democrats are headed toward a runoff next month for a state House seat that was vacated by a lawmaker who resigned to take a job with Little Rock's mayor.
Little Rock officers cleared in fatal shooting of man
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Little Rock police officers have been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man in a west Little Rock restaurant parking lot.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that three Arkansas abortion restrictions she temporarily blocked will remain on hold while she considers a lawsuit challenging...
1 dead, 1 injured in southwestern Arkansas plane crash
DE QUEEN, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say one man was killed and another seriously injured when a plane crashed into a southwestern Arkansas pasture.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Arkansas say a man convicted of attempted murder caught a ride home with a juror during a court recess and then fled before...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court said Thursday it won't disqualify itself from considering whether to allow a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration to...