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  • Miss Arkansas wins 2nd runner-up in national pageant

    Miss Arkansas wins 2nd runner-up in national pageant

    Monday, September 15 2014 1:14 PM EDT2014-09-15 17:14:52 GMT
    Miss Arkansas Ashton Campbell competed in the Miss America Pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City.More >>
    Miss Arkansas Ashton Campbell competed in the Miss America Pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City.More >>
  • New Miss America: Red cup talent was from movie

    New Miss America: Red cup talent was from movie

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:19 AM EDT2014-09-15 14:19:03 GMT
    The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a movie.More >>
    The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a movie.More >>
  • Hundreds urge law makers to improve disability rights

    Hundreds urge law makers to improve disability rights

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:54:03 GMT
    Hundreds of people walked from Broadway to the capitol building urging legislators to adopt new laws for disability rights. The state is considering taking money from the federal government to expand in-home care for disabled in Arkansas. There are almost 3,000 people on the Developmental Disabilities Services waiting list.More >>
    Hundreds of people walked from Broadway to the capitol building urging legislators to adopt new laws for disability rights. The state is considering taking money from the federal government to expand in-home care for disabled in Arkansas. There are almost 3,000 people on the Developmental Disabilities Services waiting list.
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  • 25 Arkansas counties under firewood quarantine

    25 Arkansas counties under firewood quarantine

    Monday, September 15 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-09-15 13:10:05 GMT
    The Arkansas State Plant Board has implemented an emergency quarantine on certain types of wood in 25 Arkansas counties to help slow the spread of an invasive beetle.More >>
    The Arkansas State Plant Board has implemented an emergency quarantine on certain types of wood in 25 Arkansas counties to help slow the spread of an invasive beetle.More >>
  • Bryant man killed in Interstate 30 crash

    Bryant man killed in Interstate 30 crash

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:55:50 GMT
    Authorities say a 34-year-old Bryant man was killed in a wreck on Interstate 30 in central Arkansas.More >>
    Authorities say a 34-year-old Bryant man was killed in a wreck on Interstate 30 in central Arkansas.More >>
  • Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:51 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:51:10 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is returning to Iowa to pay tribute to the state's retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign.More >>
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has returned to Iowa for the first time since her 2008 presidential campaign, telling Democrats that voters face a choice between "the guardians of gridlock" and those who push for shared opportunity...More >>
  • 2 killed in head-on crash near Lake City

    2 killed in head-on crash near Lake City

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-09-15 12:50:03 GMT
    Police in Lake City say two people were killed in a head-on collision on the west side of the northeastern Arkansas town.More >>
    Police in Lake City say two people were killed in a head-on collision on the west side of the northeastern Arkansas town.More >>
  • Groundbreaking ceremony set for marshals museum

    Groundbreaking ceremony set for marshals museum

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:05 AM EDT2014-09-15 09:05:56 GMT
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Officials have scheduled a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.More >>
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Officials have scheduled a formal groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.More >>
  • Former Sebastian County deputy shot to death

    Former Sebastian County deputy shot to death

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:31 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:31:52 GMT
    VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) - Van Buren County authorities say a former Sebastian County sheriff's deputy has been found dead of an apparent gunshot wound.Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown told reporters that David Jackson was found dead Friday outside his home in what is known as Bidville township by a neighbor who was checking on him after Jackson failed to answer phone calls from his wife.Brown said investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy - but he said the case is considered a homici...More >>
    VAN BUREN, Ark. (AP) - Van Buren County authorities say a former Sebastian County sheriff's deputy has been found dead of an apparent gunshot wound.Crawford County Sheriff Ron Brown told reporters that David Jackson was found dead Friday outside his home in what is known as Bidville township by a neighbor who was checking on him after Jackson failed to answer phone calls from his wife.Brown said investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy - but he said the case is considered a homici...More >>
  • 2 Arkansas soybean farmers set yield records

    2 Arkansas soybean farmers set yield records

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:30 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:30:05 GMT
    McGEHEE, Ark. (AP) - Two Arkansas soybean farmers have broken state records for yield of their crops.The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service says Matt Miles of McGehee has become the first Arkansas grower to surpass 100 bushels per acre for two consecutive years. And David Bennett of Lake Village set the record with a yield of just more than 112 bushels per acre.Miles harvested 100.6 bushels per acre last week after harvesting the then-record of 107.6 bushels per acre last year.Bennett bro...More >>
    McGEHEE, Ark. (AP) - Two Arkansas soybean farmers have broken state records for yield of their crops.The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service says Matt Miles of McGehee has become the first Arkansas grower to surpass 100 bushels per acre for two consecutive years. And David Bennett of Lake Village set the record with a yield of just more than 112 bushels per acre.Miles harvested 100.6 bushels per acre last week after harvesting the then-record of 107.6 bushels per acre last year.Bennett bro...More >>
  • Trial set in Fort Smith Freedom of Info. case

    Trial set in Fort Smith Freedom of Info. case

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:14:48 GMT
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - A one-day trial has been scheduled in a Freedom of Information Act complaint against Fort Smith's city clerk.A complaint filed in July in Sebastian County Circuit Court alleges City Clerk Sherri Gard violated the act by individually polling board members on an issue rather than conducting the proceedings in an open meeting.The issue was about a three-year audit of the city's legal contract with a law firm. The issue was later removed from the board's meeting agenda.Res...More >>
    FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - A one-day trial has been scheduled in a Freedom of Information Act complaint against Fort Smith's city clerk.A complaint filed in July in Sebastian County Circuit Court alleges City Clerk Sherri Gard violated the act by individually polling board members on an issue rather than conducting the proceedings in an open meeting.The issue was about a three-year audit of the city's legal contract with a law firm. The issue was later removed from the board's meeting agenda.Res...More >>
  • Silver Alert: 81-year-old man missing

    FOUND: Silver Alert: 81-year-old man missing

    FOUND: Silver Alert: 81-year-old man missing

    Saturday, September 13 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-09-14 02:19:46 GMT
    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KATV)--A silver alert has been issued for an 81-year-old man who went missing Friday.More >>
    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KATV)--A silver alert has been issued for an 81-year-old man who went missing Friday.More >>
  • Political parties take campaigns door to door

    Political parties take campaigns door to door

    Saturday, September 13 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-09-14 01:19:01 GMT
    Both political parties are turning their attention to door to door campaigning this weekend. More >>
    Both political parties are turning their attention to door to door campaigning this weekend. More >>
  • ASU Crosses make a comeback on t-shirts

    ASU Crosses make a comeback on t-shirts

    ASU Crosses make a comeback on t-shirts

    Saturday, September 13 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-09-13 22:23:30 GMT
    JONESBORO (KAIT)--When the Arkansas State University Red Wolves were advised to remove a cross from their helmets that paid tribute to fallen friends, some fans decided to bring the crosses back.More >>
    JONESBORO (KAIT)--When the Arkansas State University Red Wolves were advised to remove a cross from their helmets that paid tribute to fallen friends, some fans decided to bring the crosses back.
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  • Ex-Pocahontas judge gets 40 years in drug case

    Ex-Pocahontas judge gets 40 years in drug case

    Ex-Pocahontas judge gets 40 years in drug case

    Saturday, September 13 2014 5:35 PM EDT2014-09-13 21:35:37 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge says a former northeast Arkansas judge convicted of drug conspiracy charges should spend 40 years in prison.More >>
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal judge says a former northeast Arkansas judge convicted of drug conspiracy charges should spend 40 years in prison.More >>
  • 3 arrested for Benton High School vandalism

    3 arrested for Benton High School vandalism

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:27:36 GMT
    Benton police have identified three suspects they say are involved in recent incidents of vandalism at Benton High School.More >>
    Benton police have identified three suspects they say are involved in recent incidents of vandalism at Benton High School.More >>
  • student enrollment increases at universities

    Student enrollment increases at universities

    Student enrollment increases at universities

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:25 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:25:20 GMT
    Student enrollment is increasing for some universities in Arkansas, but not all institutions are showing an increase.More >>
    Student enrollment is increasing for some universities in Arkansas, but not all institutions are showing an increase.More >>
  • Three potential cases of respiratory enterovirus D68 in Arkansas

    Three potential cases of respiratory enterovirus D68 in Arkansas

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:22 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:22:07 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – Three samples from three different Arkansas patients are on their way to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta after doctors are concerned they have contracted the Enterovirus D68. The virus has already swept 12 states across the Midwest and Southeast. More >>
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – Three samples from three different Arkansas patients are on their way to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta after doctors are concerned they have contracted the Enterovirus D68. The virus has already swept 12 states across the Midwest and Southeast. More >>
  • Obama's war plan rattles Dem, GOP Senate nominees

    Obama's war plan rattles Dem, GOP Senate nominees

    Friday, September 12 2014 6:59 PM EDT2014-09-12 22:59:09 GMT
    President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several races that will decide control of the Senate this fall.More >>
    President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several races that will decide control of the Senate this fall.More >>
  • Jail overcrowding causes court overload

    Jail overcrowding causes court overload

    Jail overcrowding causes court overload

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-09-12 18:56:09 GMT
    PULASKI COUNTY (KATV)--Hours and hours are being spent each week on court appearance agreements, since the Pulaski County Jail remains closed. More >>
    PULASKI COUNTY (KATV)--Hours and hours are being spent each week on court appearance agreements, since the Pulaski County Jail remains closed. More >>
  • Arkansas launches student communication campaign

    Arkansas launches student communication campaign

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:41:15 GMT
    The Arkansas Department of Education has launched a campaign to help student's achieve academic success by encouraging communication between parents and teachers.More >>
    The Arkansas Department of Education has launched a campaign to help student's achieve academic success by encouraging communication between parents and teachers.More >>
  • Mayflower subdivision filling up again after spill

    Mayflower subdivision filling up again after spill

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:40 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:40:05 GMT
    People are starting to move back into an Arkansas subdivision evacuated last year after a 2013 pipeline accident.More >>
    People are starting to move back into an Arkansas subdivision evacuated last year after a 2013 pipeline accident.More >>
  • Arkansas Tech becomes 3rd-largest college in state

    Arkansas Tech becomes 3rd-largest college in state

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:39:13 GMT
    Arkansas Tech University has become the third-largest institution of higher learning in the state.More >>
    Arkansas Tech University has become the third-largest institution of higher learning in the state.More >>
  • Arkansas closes Clean Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

    Arkansas closes Clean Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:38:24 GMT
    The Arkansas Energy Office says the Clean Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program has been closed after all the program's funds were spent.More >>
    The Arkansas Energy Office says the Clean Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program has been closed after all the program's funds were spent.More >>
  • UALR names interim athletic director

    UALR names interim athletic director

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:37:28 GMT
    Arkansas-Little Rock has named an interim athletic director after the department's former leader stepped down for making inappropriate comments about a player's mother during a live webcast of a women's...More >>
    Arkansas-Little Rock has named an interim athletic director after the department's former leader stepped down for making inappropriate comments about a player's mother during a live webcast of a women's soccer...More >>
  • Jonesboro gets US grant for railroad overpass

    Jonesboro gets US grant for railroad overpass

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:36:27 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to create a railroad overpass in Jonesboro.More >>
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $1.2 million grant to create a railroad overpass in Jonesboro.More >>
  • Sentencing planned for ex-Pocahontas judge

    Sentencing planned for ex-Pocahontas judge

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:06 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:06:17 GMT
    A former northeast Arkansas judge previously imprisoned for sending a live snake in the mail faces more time behind bars after he was convicted in a separate drug case.More >>
    A former northeast Arkansas judge previously imprisoned for sending a live snake in the mail faces more time behind bars after he was convicted in a separate drug case.More >>
  • Arkansas names 15 finalists for teacher of year

    Arkansas names 15 finalists for teacher of year

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-09-12 13:04:40 GMT
    The Arkansas Department of Education has announced the 15 regional finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.More >>
    The Arkansas Department of Education has announced the 15 regional finalists for the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year award.More >>
  • AmeriCorps anniversary marked at Clinton Library

    AmeriCorps anniversary marked at Clinton Library

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:55 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:55:45 GMT
    Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark and Gov. Mike Beebe are speaking at an event in Little Rock to mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps.More >>
    Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark and Gov. Mike Beebe are speaking at an event in Little Rock to mark the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps.More >>
  • Body found in Arkansas River in western Arkansas

    Body found in Arkansas River in western Arkansas

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:46:49 GMT
    Authorities in western Arkansas are trying to identify a body that was found in the Arkansas River in Sebastian County.More >>
    Authorities in western Arkansas are trying to identify a body that was found in the Arkansas River in Sebastian County.More >>
  • Ark. recreation areas closed as fugitive sought

    Ark. recreation areas closed as fugitive sought

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:44:26 GMT
    Several recreation areas in the Sylamore Ranger District in Arkansas have been closed as authorities search for a man wanted on assault charges in Mississippi.More >>
    Several recreation areas in the Sylamore Ranger District in Arkansas have been closed as authorities search for a man wanted on assault charges in Mississippi.More >>
  • Ex-Benton County official pleads guilty to theft

    Ex-Benton County official pleads guilty to theft

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:42 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:42:37 GMT
    The former head of the Benton County road department has been sentenced to 90 days in prison after pleading guilty to felony theft of property and misdemeanor theft of services charges.More >>
    The former head of the Benton County road department has been sentenced to 90 days in prison after pleading guilty to felony theft of property and misdemeanor theft of services charges.More >>
  • Fort Smith man acquitted in woman's death

    Fort Smith man acquitted in woman's death

    Friday, September 12 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-09-12 12:41:15 GMT
    A Fort Smith man has been found not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of a woman described as his friend and co-worker.More >>
    A Fort Smith man has been found not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2013 death of a woman described as his friend and co-worker.More >>
  • Verizon Wireless giving iPhone 6 free with trade-in

    Verizon Wireless giving iPhone 6 free with trade-in

    Friday, September 12 2014 3:40 AM EDT2014-09-12 07:40:32 GMT
    Verizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19.More >>
    Verizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19.More >>
  • Teaching kids about September 11th

    Teaching kids about September 11th

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:43:05 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – When Robinson Elementary took a moment of silence in commemoration of the September 11th attacks, Melissa Johnson's fifth grade class had a lot of questions. The biggest question: “What is 9/11?”More >>
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – When Robinson Elementary took a moment of silence in commemoration of the September 11th attacks, Melissa Johnson's fifth grade class had a lot of questions. The biggest question: “What is 9/11?”More >>
  • Hope & Healing: Inside Arkansas Children's Hospital

    Hope & Healing: Inside Arkansas Children's Hospital

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-09-12 03:00:20 GMT
    We all know October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month but you may not know this month the focus is Childhood Cancer.More >>
    We all know October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but you may not know this month the focus is Childhood Cancer. More >>
  • Shipping container turned storm shelter

    Shipping container turned storm shelter

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:44:14 GMT
    A local storage container company is turning their containers into storm shelters. More >>
    A local storage container company is turning their containers into storm shelters. More >>
  • Pulaski Co. detectives look for suspect who stole checks from mailbox

    Pulaski Co. detectives look for suspect who stole checks from mailbox

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:16:42 GMT
    Pulaski County detectives are looking for a suspect who stole checks from a mailbox then cashed them at Wal Mart.More >>
    Pulaski County detectives are looking for a suspect who stole checks from a mailbox then cashed them at Wal Mart.More >>
  • Construction of airport terminal begins in Saline County

    Construction of airport terminal begins in Saline County

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:52:51 GMT
    It's been in development for years, and Saline County will soon have a new airport terminal, More >>
    It's been in development for years, and Saline County will soon have a new airport terminal, More >>
  • Hot Springs man arrested for Internet stalking of a minor

    Hot Springs man arrested for Internet stalking of a minor

    Thursday, September 11 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-09-11 22:41:37 GMT
    A Hot Springs man was arrested for Internet stalking after police say he was planning to meet a mother and her two children in order to have sex with the kids.More >>
    A Hot Springs man was arrested for Internet stalking after police say he was planning to meet a mother and her two children in order to have sex with the kids.More >>
  • 2 Arkansas volunteer fire departments get grants

    2 Arkansas volunteer fire departments get grants

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:07:24 GMT
    U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have announced that two Arkansas volunteer fire departments will receive grants from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.More >>
    U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have announced that two Arkansas volunteer fire departments will receive grants from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.More >>
  • Arkansas court won't review Rule's DWI conviction

    Arkansas court won't review Rule's DWI conviction

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:04:25 GMT
    Arkansas' highest court says it won't review the driving while intoxicated conviction of a Little Rock lawyer who ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House two years ago.More >>
    Arkansas' highest court says it won't review the driving while intoxicated conviction of a Little Rock lawyer who ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. House two years ago.More >>
  • Oral arguments set over alcohol sales measure

    Oral arguments set over alcohol sales measure

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:02 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:02:52 GMT
    The Arkansas Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments next month in the lawsuit challenging a proposal to legalize alcohol sales in all 75 of the state's counties.More >>
    The Arkansas Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments next month in the lawsuit challenging a proposal to legalize alcohol sales in all 75 of the state's counties.More >>
  • Mo. trial next for man convicted of 6 deaths including Ark. couple

    Mo. trial next for man convicted of 6 Ill. deaths

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:00:53 GMT
    A man already serving life sentences for each of six summertime 2008 killings in Illinois next will face trial in Missouri on charges he killed an Arkansas couple during the spree.More >>
    A man already serving life sentences for each of six summertime 2008 killings in Illinois next will face trial in Missouri on charges he killed an Arkansas couple during the spree.More >>
  • Circuit Judge Mike Maggio removed from bench by Supreme Court

    Circuit Judge Mike Maggio removed from bench by Supreme Court

    Circuit Judge Mike Maggio removed from bench by Supreme Court

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:21:12 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas' highest court has ordered the immediate removal of a judge from office in addition to his lifetime ban from the bench for disclosing confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron's child and making off-color remarks in an online forum.  More >>
    LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Arkansas' highest court has ordered the immediate removal of a judge from office in addition to his lifetime ban from the bench for disclosing confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron's child and making off-color remarks in an online forum.   More >>
  • Pryor, Cotton to debate live on KATV

    Pryor, Cotton to debate live on KATV

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:39:29 GMT
    Congressman Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) will debate on the University of Arkansas campus on October 14 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.More >>
    Congressman Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) will debate on the University of Arkansas campus on October 14 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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  • 'Dead tiger' reported by concerned Bryant citizen

    'Dead tiger' reported by concerned Bryant citizen

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:53:53 GMT
    Bryant police received a report of a dead tiger on the side of the road Monday morning.More >>
    Bryant police received a report of a dead tiger on the side of the road Monday morning.
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  • Mayflower Police Sgt. accused of stealing city gas for own use

    Mayflower police sgt. accused of stealing city gas for own use

    Mayflower police sgt. accused of stealing city gas for own use

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:45 AM EDT2014-09-11 14:45:47 GMT
    Stealing the city's gas to fill up his own car and boat is what Mayflower Police Sergeant Jeremy Hanson is accused of doing.More >>
    Stealing the city's gas to fill up his own car and boat is what Mayflower Police Sergeant Jeremy Hanson is accused of doing.More >>
  • AT&T donates to Arkansas entrepreneurship program

    AT&T donates to Arkansas entrepreneurship program

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:35:51 GMT
    AT&T has donated $35,000 to the EAST Initiative and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub to support a partnership to develop and encourage entrepreneurship in central Arkansas.More >>
    AT&T has donated $35,000 to the EAST Initiative and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub to support a partnership to develop and encourage entrepreneurship in central Arkansas.More >>
  • Melted candy bars prompt call center evacuation

    Melted candy bars prompt call center evacuation

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:33:26 GMT
    Officials say two melted chocolate bars sent in the mail prompted an evacuation at a Batesville call center.More >>
    Officials say two melted chocolate bars sent in the mail prompted an evacuation at a Batesville call center.More >>
  • Sheriff: Arkansas man shot wife at campground

    Sheriff: Arkansas man shot wife at campground

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:30:16 GMT
    Arkansas authorities say an Alexander man is facing an attempted murder charge after shooting his wife at a national park.More >>
    Arkansas authorities say an Alexander man is facing an attempted murder charge after shooting his wife at a national park.More >>
  • 4 Arkansas men plead guilty in sexual assault case

    4 Arkansas men plead guilty in sexual assault case

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:29 AM EDT2014-09-11 13:29:07 GMT
    Four Arkansas men have been sentenced to county jail time after pleading guilty to separately sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.More >>
    Four Arkansas men have been sentenced to county jail time after pleading guilty to separately sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.More >>
  • Sheriff: Arkansas woman smuggles drugs into jail

    Sheriff: Arkansas woman smuggles drugs into jail

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:10 AM EDT2014-09-11 12:10:49 GMT
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Baxter County authorities have charged a woman who they say smuggled drugs into the county jail that caused another inmate to overdose.More >>
    MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) - Baxter County authorities have charged a woman who they say smuggled drugs into the county jail that caused another inmate to overdose.More >>
  • President Obama & ADEM: "No credible threat" for 9/11 anniversary

    President Obama & ADEM: "No credible threat" for 9/11 anniversary

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-09-11 04:00:42 GMT
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – There is no credible threat to the U.S. homeland according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The lack of a threat was echoed by President Obama on Wednesday in a primetime speech to Americans – but both Obama and A.D.E.M. acknowledge a potential looming threat if I.S.I.L. is not confronted. More >>
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – There is no credible threat to the U.S. homeland according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security. The lack of a threat was echoed by President Obama on Wednesday in a primetime speech to Americans – but both Obama and A.D.E.M. acknowledge a potential looming threat if I.S.I.L. is not confronted. More >>
  • Benton School District offers reward in vandalism case

    Benton School District offers reward in vandalism case

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:41:34 GMT
    The Benton School District is posting a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons responsible for vandalism at the high school.More >>
    The Benton School District is posting a $1,000 reward for any information leading to the identification and arrest of the person or persons responsible for vandalism at the high school.More >>
  • Subject of Seven on Your Side report fined

    Subject of Seven on Your Side report fined

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:35:33 GMT
    Aaron Halpain, who Seven on Your Side focused on in July, came before the state HVAC board Wednesday to receive a ruling about his business practices. More >>
    Aaron Halpain, who Seven on Your Side focused on in July, came before the state HVAC board Wednesday to receive a ruling about his business practices. More >>
  • UCA makes list of best colleges

    UCA makes list of best colleges

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:26:27 GMT
    UCA continues to rank among the top 30 best public institutions in the south. More >>
    UCA continues to rank among the top 30 best public institutions in the south. More >>
  • LR police search for gunman who shot person eating at KFC restaurant

    LR police search for gunman who shot person eating at KFC restaurant

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:16 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:16:46 GMT
    Little Rock police are searching for two gunmen who shot a man inside a KFC restaurant in southwest Little Rock. More >>
    Little Rock police are searching for two gunmen who shot a man inside a KFC restaurant in southwest Little Rock. More >>
  • Conway's Central Landing project set to open September 2016

    Conway's Central Landing project set to open September 2016

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 00:29:41 GMT
    The proposed Central Landing Development is set to open September 2016. Tuesday's special election resulted 78 percent in support of re-dedicating an existing 1/8 cent sales tax to fund $21 million dollars worth of road projects.More >>
    The proposed Central Landing Development is set to open September 2016. Tuesday's special election resulted 78 percent in support of re-dedicating an existing 1/8 cent sales tax to fund $21 million dollars worth of road projects.More >>
  • LRSD student says coach assaulted him after game

    LRSD student says coach assaulted him after game

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:39:55 GMT
    (KATV)-An student at Henderson Middle School says his coach assaulted him physically and verbally.The Little Rock School District says they're investigating the incident. More >>
    (KATV)-An student at Henderson Middle School says his coach assaulted him physically and verbally.The Little Rock School District says they're investigating the incident. More >>
  • Body found in Arkansas River in Maumelle

    Body found in Arkansas River in Maumelle

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:19 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:19:52 GMT
    The body of a Hispanic man was found along the banks of the Arkansas River in Maumelle early Wednesday afternoon. More >>
    The body of a Hispanic man was found along the banks of the Arkansas River in Maumelle early Wednesday afternoon. More >>
  • Saline County authorities investigate stabbing

    Saline County authorities investigate stabbing

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:15 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:15:10 GMT
    Mablevale, Ark. - Saline County authorities arrest a woman for allegedly stabbing a person.Tammy Carter, 45, is accused of stabbing Stacy Grinnell, 39, just after 9 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Hillridge Road. Carter told deputies that Grinnell had been physically violent with her. According to the report, Carter says as Grinnell dragged her through the living room, Carter grabbed a knife and stabbed Grinnell to stop her.Carter was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.More >>
    Mablevale, Ark. - Saline County authorities arrest a woman for allegedly stabbing a person.Tammy Carter, 45, is accused of stabbing Stacy Grinnell, 39, just after 9 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Hillridge Road. Carter told deputies that Grinnell had been physically violent with her. According to the report, Carter says as Grinnell dragged her through the living room, Carter grabbed a knife and stabbed Grinnell to stop her.Carter was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.More >>
  • Children salt consumption above the daily recommended intake

    Children salt consumption above the daily recommended intake

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:51:59 GMT
    ABC NEWS - School lunch is a common target for parents worried about their kids' salt intake. But as it turns out, bagged lunches may pack more salt than you realize.According to a report this week from the CDC, most of the salt that kids eat comes from food purchased in the store and prepared at home. Dinner actually provides the largest single source of sodium, accounting for nearly 40% of daily intake. The same report identified pizza as the single saltiest food that school-aged children e...More >>
    ABC NEWS - School lunch is a common target for parents worried about their kids' salt intake. But as it turns out, bagged lunches may pack more salt than you realize.According to a report this week from the CDC, most of the salt that kids eat comes from food purchased in the store and prepared at home. Dinner actually provides the largest single source of sodium, accounting for nearly 40% of daily intake. The same report identified pizza as the single saltiest food that school-aged children e...More >>
  • Your Health: Minimally invasive surgery helping heart valve patients

    Your Health: Minimally invasive surgery helping heart valve patients

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-09-10 22:41:09 GMT
    Heart valve replacement is often an open heart operation, but in some cases the valve can be replaced without opening the chest. More >>
    Heart valve replacement is often an open heart operation, but in some cases the valve can be replaced without opening the chest. More >>
  • Engineer says gators eroding sewer pond levees

    Engineer says gators eroding sewer pond levees

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-09-10 21:53:32 GMT
    A Texarkana engineer says alligators are causing sewer pond levees to erode in a southwestern Arkansas city.More >>
    A Texarkana engineer says alligators are causing sewer pond levees to erode in a southwestern Arkansas city.More >>
  • Shooting incident at Buffalo Point Campground

    Shooting incident at Buffalo Point Campground

    Shooting incident at Buffalo Point Campground

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-09-10 21:29:13 GMT
    BUFFALO POINT CAMPGROUND (MARION COUNTY) - An Alexander man was arrested Monday for allegedly shooting his wife.More >>
    BUFFALO POINT CAMPGROUND (MARION COUNTY) - An Alexander man was arrested Monday for allegedly shooting his wife.More >>
  • Ark. State football team removes cross from helmets after complaint

    Ark. State football team removes cross from helmets after complaint

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-09-10 20:26:51 GMT
    JONESBORO (KAIT) - A cross placed on the back of the Arkansas State University football team's helmets will be modified after a complaint.More >>
    JONESBORO (KAIT) - A cross placed on the back of the Arkansas State University football team's helmets will be modified after a complaint.More >>
  • Pine Bluff woman killed in single-vehicle wreck

    Pine Bluff woman killed in single-vehicle wreck

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-09-10 19:46:14 GMT
    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says it's investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a 28-year-old woman.More >>
    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says it's investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a 28-year-old woman.More >>
  • Why politicians need to court the "Walmart Mom"

    Why politicians need to court the "Walmart Mom"

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-09-10 19:12:43 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – The Arkansas U.S. Senate race is too close to call and new polling suggests the swing vote in the election will come from women. That's why a national research group came to Little Rock to interview who they call “Walmart Moms” – women that were able to swing the 2012 election in favor of President Obama. More >>
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) – The Arkansas U.S. Senate race is too close to call and new polling suggests the swing vote in the election will come from women. That's why a national research group came to Little Rock to interview who they call “Walmart Moms” – women that were able to swing the 2012 election in favor of President Obama. More >>
  • Man arrested for gun on Maumelle elementary school campus

    Man arrested for gun on Maumelle elementary school campus

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-09-10 18:24:01 GMT
    Maumelle police have arrested a man for carrying a firearm onto the Pine Forest Elementary School campus.More >>
    Maumelle police have arrested a man for carrying a firearm onto the Pine Forest Elementary School campus.More >>
  • Big River Steel gets extension in suit over mill

    Big River Steel gets extension in suit over mill

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-09-10 17:21:22 GMT
    A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.More >>
    A judge is giving Big River Steel more time to respond to a federal lawsuit that seeks to stop the billion-dollar project from moving forward in northeast Arkansas.More >>
  • Drug testing policy changes at Benton schools

    Drug testing policy changes at Benton schools

    Drug testing policy changes at Benton schools

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-09-10 15:10:34 GMT
    BENTON (KATV)--A new drug testing policy is now in place for Benton School District students.More >>
    BENTON (KATV)--A new drug testing policy is now in place for Benton School District students.More >>
  • Engineer says gators eroding sewer pond levees

    Engineer says gators eroding sewer pond levees

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:40:01 GMT
    A Texarkana engineer says alligators are causing sewer pond levees to erode in a southwestern Arkansas city.More >>
    A Texarkana engineer says alligators are causing sewer pond levees to erode in a southwestern Arkansas city.More >>
  • Conway voters OK funds for Central Landing project

    Conway voters OK funds for Central Landing project

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:34:54 GMT
    Voters in Conway have approved a plan to rededicate and extend a sales tax to support the redevelopment of the city's former airport into a shopping and restaurant area.More >>
    Voters in Conway have approved a plan to rededicate and extend a sales tax to support the redevelopment of the city's former airport into a shopping and restaurant area.More >>
  • Coach's call helps grieving couple

    Coach's call helps grieving couple

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:34:37 GMT
    Razorback coach Bret Bielema and a non-profit organization find different ways to help a grieving couple.More >>
    Razorback coach Bret Bielema and a non-profit organization find different ways to help a grieving couple.More >>
  • Hearing set in case over Hot Springs water issue

    Hearing set in case over Hot Springs water issue

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:15:22 GMT
    A judge has scheduled an emergency hearing for Monday on a complaint that seeks to force a local water issue onto the November ballot.More >>
    A judge has scheduled an emergency hearing for Monday on a complaint that seeks to force a local water issue onto the November ballot.More >>
  • Arkansas holding annual prescription drug summit

    Arkansas holding annual prescription drug summit

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:13:32 GMT
    More than 600 medical professionals, pharmacists, law enforcement officers and educators are gathering in Arkansas for the state's third annual summit on prescription drug abuse.More >>
    More than 600 medical professionals, pharmacists, law enforcement officers and educators are gathering in Arkansas for the state's third annual summit on prescription drug abuse.More >>
  • Ark. man booked on sex trafficking counts

    Ark. man booked on sex trafficking counts

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:10:25 GMT
    East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 22-year-old fugitive accused of trafficking at least two women and possibly others from out of state to Baton Rouge, allegedly forcing them into...More >>
    East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested a 22-year-old fugitive accused of trafficking at least two women and possibly others from out of state to Baton Rouge, allegedly forcing them into prostitutionMore >>
  • Police: Arkansas man arrested in high-speed chase

    Police: Arkansas man arrested in high-speed chase

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-09-10 14:09:03 GMT
    Authorities have arrested an Arkansas man who they say led officers from six law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase through southeast Missouri.More >>
    Authorities have arrested an Arkansas man who they say led officers from six law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase through southeast Missouri.More >>
  • Martin asks court to dismiss alcohol sales lawsuit

    Martin asks court to dismiss alcohol sales lawsuit

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:05 AM EDT2014-09-10 12:05:16 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Secretary of State Mark Martin is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block from the November ballot a proposal to expand alcohol sales to all 75 of the state's counties.More >>
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Secretary of State Mark Martin is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit trying to block from the November ballot a proposal to expand alcohol sales to all 75 of the state's counties.More >>
  • ASU student impaled by golf club headed to rehab

    ASU student impaled by golf club headed to rehab

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:15:53 GMT
    The ASU student who was impaled by a golf club is being transferred to a spinal cord rehab facility in Atlanta.Natalie Eaton, 18, was at the Kappa Alpha house in Jonesboro last month when she was impaled in the neck by a golf club after a 20 year old student used it to hit a football. The club hit an artery and her spinal cord. Eaton will begin rehab at the facility this week.More >>
    The ASU student who was impaled by a golf club is being transferred to a spinal cord rehab facility in Atlanta.Natalie Eaton, 18, was at the Kappa Alpha house in Jonesboro last month when she was impaled in the neck by a golf club after a 20 year old student used it to hit a football. The club hit an artery and her spinal cord. Eaton will begin rehab at the facility this week.More >>
  • UCA hosting forum to prevent hazing

    UCA hosting forum to prevent hazing

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:12:12 GMT
    With September being National Campus Safety Month, UCA is hosting several forums to help promote campus safety and to prevent hazing. Students and faculty will also have the opportunity to put their fingerprints on a banner, as a pledge to stop hazing on campus. A fraternity at UCA was suspended for three years after allegations of hazing. One faculty member says raising awareness starts by teaching the fundamentals of the problem.Arch Jones with University Police says, "What we want to do is...More >>
    With September being National Campus Safety Month, UCA is hosting several forums to help promote campus safety and to prevent hazing. Students and faculty will also have the opportunity to put their fingerprints on a banner, as a pledge to stop hazing on campus. A fraternity at UCA was suspended for three years after allegations of hazing. One faculty member says raising awareness starts by teaching the fundamentals of the problem.Arch Jones with University Police says, "What we want to do is...More >>
  • Authorities in SW Arkansas find human skull

    Authorities in SW Arkansas find human skull

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-09-10 02:06:31 GMT
    Authorities in southwest Arkansas say a human skull and a scrap of clothing have been found on a sandbar in the Red River. Officials say a farmer reported the skull after dove hunters discovered it while hunting on a sandbar near his farm yesterday. While searching the scene, Hempstead County investigators and State Police criminal investigators found a piece of blue clothing about 200 feet away from the skull. The skull and the clothing have been sent to the state crime lab for analysis.More >>
    Authorities in southwest Arkansas say a human skull and a scrap of clothing have been found on a sandbar in the Red River. Officials say a farmer reported the skull after dove hunters discovered it while hunting on a sandbar near his farm yesterday. While searching the scene, Hempstead County investigators and State Police criminal investigators found a piece of blue clothing about 200 feet away from the skull. The skull and the clothing have been sent to the state crime lab for analysis.More >>
  • Missing dogs found beaten and shot to death

    Missing dogs found beaten and shot to death

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-09-10 00:05:07 GMT
    A woman found two dogs on the side of the road beaten and shot to death. Mary Kai Clark was driving on Cantrell Road when she spotted the dogs lying on the side of the road.More >>
    A woman found two dogs on the side of the road beaten and shot to death. Mary Kai Clark was driving on Cantrell Road when she spotted the dogs lying on the side of the road.More >>
  • UAMS opens first adult Spina Bifida clinic

    UAMS opens first adult Spina Bifida clinic

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:24:15 GMT
    (KATV)-UAMS has opened the first adult Spina Bifida clinic in Arkansas.More >>
    (KATV)-UAMS has opened the first adult Spina Bifida clinic in Arkansas.More >>
  • Dozen kids arrested after junior high fight

    Dozen kids arrested after junior high fight

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-09-09 21:43:00 GMT
    Twelve juveniles were arrested Tuesday afternoon after a fight at Jack Robey Junior High School in Pine Bluff.More >>
    Twelve juveniles were arrested Tuesday afternoon after a fight at Jack Robey Junior High School in Pine Bluff.
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  • "Walmart Moms" courted by D.C. research group

    "Walmart Moms" courted by D.C. research group

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:59:36 GMT
    A bi-partisan research team based in Washington D.C. is conducted a focus group Tuesday in two American cities including Little Rock.The group says it's been studying the voting habits of so-called "Walmart Moms" since 2009. More >>
    A bi-partisan research team based in Washington D.C. is conducted a focus group Tuesday in two American cities including Little Rock.The group says it's been studying the voting habits of so-called "Walmart Moms" since 2009. More >>
  • American Red Cross launches blood donor app

    American Red Cross launches blood donor app

    American Red Cross launches blood donor app

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:35:15 GMT
    The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.More >>
    The American Red Cross is launching a first-of-its kind Blood Donor App that puts the power to save lives in the palm of your hand.More >>
  • Groups launch effort to promote federal health law

    Groups launch effort to promote federal health law

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-09-09 17:35:10 GMT
    A coalition of health care groups in Arkansas is launching a program to promote the federal health care law and assist people in gaining coverage after the Legislature blocked public money from being used for such...More >>
    A coalition of health care groups in Arkansas is launching a program to promote the federal health care law and assist people in gaining coverage after the Legislature blocked public money from being used for such efforts.More >>
  • Safety board to take up fatal cargo airline crash

    Safety board to take up fatal cargo airline crash

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-09-09 15:47:44 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - An accident investigations board is scheduled to meet Tuesday to decide the cause of a fatal cargo plane crash that has become the focus of dispute between UPS and its pilot union over whether work schedules are inducing fatigue and jeopardizing safety.More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - An accident investigations board is scheduled to meet Tuesday to decide the cause of a fatal cargo plane crash that has become the focus of dispute between UPS and its pilot union over whether work schedules are inducing fatigue and jeopardizing safety.More >>
  • Sheriff's deputy gets shot with his own taser

    Sheriff's deputy gets shot with his own taser

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-09-09 15:18:31 GMT
    A Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy was shot in the face with his own taser Sunday night. Resident David Jackson called police to his house at 3500 Williams Road for a "terroristic threat". According to police, Jackson said he told Marcus Venson to leave his property.More >>
    A Pulaski County Sheriff's deputy was shot in the face with his own taser Sunday night. Resident David Jackson called police to his house at 3500 Williams Road for a "terroristic threat". According to police, Jackson said he told Marcus Venson to leave his property.More >>
  • Copper thieves target Little Rock preschool

    Copper thieves target Little Rock preschool

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:51 AM EDT2014-09-09 14:51:31 GMT
    A Little Rock preschool was vandalized over the weekend when five air conditioning units on the roof of their building were destroyed.More >>
    A Little Rock preschool was vandalized over the weekend when five air conditioning units on the roof of their building were destroyed.
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  • Sheriff: Arkansas deputies shoot suspect's truck

    Sheriff: Arkansas deputies shoot suspect's truck

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-09-09 14:32:42 GMT
    An Arkansas sheriff says his deputies disabled a suspect's truck by shooting it 17 times in the engine and tires.More >>
    An Arkansas sheriff says his deputies disabled a suspect's truck by shooting it 17 times in the engine and tires.More >>
  • Arkansas hunters find human skull in Red River

    Arkansas hunters find human skull in Red River

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-09-09 13:01:47 GMT
    Arkansas authorities say a human skull and a scrap of clothing have been found on a sandbar in the Red River.More >>
    Arkansas authorities say a human skull and a scrap of clothing have been found on a sandbar in the Red River.More >>
  • Recalling Recalls

    Recalling Recalls

    Monday, September 8 2014 7:37 PM EDT2014-09-08 23:37:58 GMT
    A look at two free ways to make sure the vehicle you drive every day is not under any recall orders.
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    A look at two free ways to make sure the vehicle you drive every day is not under any recall orders.

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  • GAO: Arkansas Medicaid plan not revenue-neutral

    GAO: Arkansas Medicaid plan not revenue-neutral

    Government auditors say Arkansas' private option Medicaid plan will cost taxpayers an extra $778 million over the next three years rather than being "revenue-neutral" to the federal budget.More >>
    Government auditors say Arkansas' private option Medicaid plan will cost taxpayers an extra $778 million over the next three years rather than being "revenue-neutral" to the federal budget.More >>
  • Group appeals over Saline County alcohol issue

    Group appeals over Saline County alcohol issue

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:14:41 GMT
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A group backed by Walmart and Kum Go has filed an appeal with the Arkansas Supreme Court to let Saline County residents vote on whether not to legalize alcohol in the Nov. 4 election.More >>
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A group backed by Walmart and Kum Go has filed an appeal with the Arkansas Supreme Court to let Saline County residents vote on whether not to legalize alcohol in the Nov. 4 election.More >>
  • Former Presidents announce leadership program

    Former Presidents announce leadership program

    Monday, September 8 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-09-08 22:11:01 GMT
    Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton announced the launch of the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program Monday at the Newseum in Washington D.C.
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    Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton announced the launch of the Presidential Leadership Scholars Program Monday at the Newseum in Washington D.C.More >>
  • Part of Little Rock Main Street to close for work

    Part of Little Rock Main Street to close for work

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:32:55 GMT
    A portion of Main Street will be closed in downtown Little Rock as construction crews work on the Creative Corridor project.More >>
    A portion of Main Street will be closed in downtown Little Rock as construction crews work on the Creative Corridor project.More >>
  • Hot Springs gets half-million in federal grants

    Hot Springs gets half-million in federal grants

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:21:32 GMT
    Two federal grants worth more than $500,000 will be awarded to promote economic growth and housing rehabilitation in Hot Springs.More >>
    Two federal grants worth more than $500,000 will be awarded to promote economic growth and housing rehabilitation in Hot Springs.More >>
  • Cargill remains backer of Ark. hog farm

    Cargill remains backer of Ark. hog farm

    Monday, September 8 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-09-08 21:14:40 GMT
    Minnesota-based food processor Cargill says it has no plans to shutter or relocate an Arkansas hog farm, despite concerns from environmentalists who say the operation poses a pollution threat to the Buffalo River...More >>
    Minnesota-based food processor Cargill says it has no plans to shutter or relocate an Arkansas hog farm, despite concerns from environmentalists who say the operation poses a pollution threat to the Buffalo River nearby.More >>
  • Fire destroys medical plaza in Arkadelphia

    Fire destroys medical plaza in Arkadelphia

    Monday, September 8 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-09-08 20:40:46 GMT
    An early morning fire destroyed a medical clinic facility in Arkadelphia. At 2:55 a.m. Monday, firefighters were dispatched after a report of smoke coming from the attic of the women's clinic at Gathright Medical Plaza.More >>
    An early morning fire destroyed a medical clinic facility in Arkadelphia. At 2:55 a.m. Monday, firefighters were dispatched after a report of smoke coming from the attic of the women's clinic at Gathright Medical Plaza.
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  • NASCAR's Mark Martin will be grand marshal at "Shortest" St. Patty's Day parade

    NASCAR's Mark Martin will be grand marshal at "Shortest" St. Patty's Day parade

    NASCAR's Mark Martin will be grand marshal at "Shortest" St. Patty's Day parade

    Monday, September 8 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-09-08 20:01:17 GMT
    Legendary Arkansas NASCAR driver Mark Martin will be the grand marshal for the "First Ever 12th Annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade" on March 17, 2015.More >>
    Legendary Arkansas NASCAR driver Mark Martin will be the grand marshal for the "First Ever 12th Annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade" on March 17, 2015.More >>
  • Family files lawsuit after 107-year-old man shot and killed by police

    Family files lawsuit after 107-year-old man shot and killed by police

    Monday, September 8 2014 3:55 PM EDT2014-09-08 19:55:15 GMT
    Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the 107-year-old man who was shot and killed by police. Monroe Isadore's family held a memorial on 13th and Pine Street for family, friends, and community members to attend.More >>
    Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the 107-year-old man who was shot and killed by police. Monroe Isadore's family held a memorial on 13th and Pine Street for family, friends, and community members to attend.More >>
  • State and local candidates rally in Sherwood

    State and local candidates rally in Sherwood

    Saturday, September 6 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-09-07 02:33:01 GMT
    What's being called an old fashioned political rally was held Saturday at Sherwood's Delmont Park."Stand on the Stump" was held for municipal, county and state political candidates. Each candidate had the opportunity to stand on the stump to give a brief statement. Campaigns were also allowed to set up tables to pass out literature. Some of the candidates included Congressman Tim Griffin, 2nd district Congressional candidateFrench Hill and candidates for Sherwood Mayor.Event organizer, Darrel...More >>
    What's being called an old fashioned political rally was held Saturday at Sherwood's Delmont Park."Stand on the Stump" was held for municipal, county and state political candidates. Each candidate had the opportunity to stand on the stump to give a brief statement. Campaigns were also allowed to set up tables to pass out literature. Some of the candidates included Congressman Tim Griffin, 2nd district Congressional candidateFrench Hill and candidates for Sherwood Mayor.Event organizer, Darrel...More >>
  • Lawsuit seeks to toss Arkansas alcohol proposal

    Lawsuit seeks to toss Arkansas alcohol proposal

    Friday, September 5 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-09-06 02:59:55 GMT
    A lawsuit has been filed asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to toss from the November ballot a proposal that would legalize alcohol sales in all of Arkansas' 75 counties.More >>
    A lawsuit has been filed asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to toss from the November ballot a proposal that would legalize alcohol sales in all of Arkansas' 75 counties.More >>
  • Hutchinson, Cotton to support minimum wage jump

    Hutchinson, Cotton to support minimum wage jump

    Friday, September 5 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-09-05 20:01:12 GMT
    A spokesman for Republican Asa Hutchinson says the gubernatorial candidate will vote for a proposal to gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage from $6.25 an hour to $8.50 per hour by 2017.More >>
    Two Republicans in races at the top of the Arkansas ballot this fall say they'll support an initiative to raise the state's minimum wage from $6.25 an hour to $8.50 per hour by 2017.More >>
  • Voting in the Sept 16th election? Take your ID

    Voting in the Sept 16th election? Take your ID

    Voting in the Sept 16th election? Take your ID

    Friday, September 5 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-09-05 19:45:27 GMT
    (Little Rock, Arkansas) – Pulaski Circuit/County Clerk Larry Crane is working to inform voters of the new proof of identity requirements they will face when voting this year. On September 16, voters in Jacksonville and part of northern Pulaski County will vote on a proposition to create a new school district. More >>
    (Little Rock, Arkansas) – Pulaski Circuit/County Clerk Larry Crane is working to inform voters of the new proof of identity requirements they will face when voting this year. On September 16, voters in Jacksonville and part of northern Pulaski County will vote on a proposition to create a new school district.  More >>
  • Hutchinson says he supports minimum wage increase

    Hutchinson says he supports minimum wage increase

    Friday, September 5 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-09-05 17:20:13 GMT
    A spokesman for Republican Asa Hutchinson says the gubernatorial candidate will vote for a proposal to gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage from $6.25 an hour to $8.50 per hour by 2017.More >>
    A spokesman for Republican Asa Hutchinson says the gubernatorial candidate will vote for a proposal to gradually raise Arkansas' minimum wage from $6.25 an hour to $8.50 per hour by 2017.More >>
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