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Ten Commandments monument replaced at state Capitol

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas once again has a Ten Commandments monument on its state Capitol grounds less than one year after a man crashed his car into the original display. Continue reading...

Arkansas man, 71, found dead after fire at residence; 3 others taken to hospitals

A 71-year-old Arkansas man was found dead after crews responded to a fire near Berryville early Thursday morning, authorities said. Continue reading...

UA professor on administrative leave after he's charged in drug case

Subscriber onlyA University of Arkansas, Fayetteville anthropology professor and department chairman is facing felony drug charges plus a felony drug-and-gun charge in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

New sponsor of Arkansas festival: Scratch turkey tosses from planes or event ends

Yellville antics ruffle feathers even in Washington, D.C.

Subscriber onlyThey're talking turkey in Congress. Continue reading...

Raising Arkansas' grocery sales tax put on the table

Panel adds it to options list for study, talks later in year

Subscriber onlyA panel of lawmakers decided Wednesday to take a closer look at the possibility of raising the state's sales tax on groceries and creating an income tax credit for low- and moderate-income people to offset the increase. Continue reading...

State police IDs 3 truckers killed in head-on I-40 crash

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas State Police has identified three truckers killed when two big rigs collided earlier this week on Interstate 40 in Lonoke County. Continue reading...

New voyeurism count filed against ex-Arkansas high school teacher and coach

Subscriber onlyAnother charge has been added to the 11 counts of video voyeurism against a former Booneville teacher accused of video recording girls in a school bathroom. Continue reading...

Parents of UA grad stress poppy's dangers; 24-year-old died after drinking tea brewed with unwashed seeds

Unwashed seeds legal, killed son

Subscriber only The morphine that killed a young University of Arkansas graduate was sold without a prescription, legally, online. Continue reading...

Email to soon be mandatory in health plan; compliance effort affects many in Arkansas Works

Subscriber onlyMany Arkansas Works enrollees will soon have to have email accounts and access to computers if they want to keep their health coverage. Continue reading...

Man who said he swore off crime to crusade against Little Rock street gangs pleads guilty to fleeing

He also admits having armor

Subscriber onlyChris Lamont Alexander, who claimed he'd given up a life of crime to crusade against Little Rock street gangs and keep teenagers from joining them, accepted a six-year prison sentence Monday, three months after a federal grand jury indicted him on drug-trafficking charges linked to the city's gang wars. Continue reading...

Arkansas man gets 20 years for killing dad

Subscriber onlyTed Meehan denies killing his father in 2014 but conceded prosecutors had enough evidence for a jury to find him guilty of capital murder. Continue reading...

Arkansas insurer's license unfairly suspended, judge rules

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Insurance Department had no justification to summarily suspend a Marion agent's license, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ruled Wednesday. Continue reading...

Arkansas justices' filing calls judge's ruling 'error'

They again seek Griffen-suit dismissal

Subscriber onlyIn refusing to dismiss Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen's lawsuit against the seven justices of the Arkansas Supreme Court, a federal judge "committed clear error" and created "an unprecedented situation," attorneys for the justices said in a filing this week at the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Continue reading...

Judge reduces bail for North Little Rock man charged in ex-wife's assault

Subscriber onlyA Pulaski County circuit judge reduced bail to $125,000 for a North Little Rock man accused of partially blinding his ex-wife, after his lawyer complained Tuesday that the 58-year-old man's health is at risk because of his ongoing incarceration while awaiting trial. Continue reading...

Arkansas man accused of threatening to kill neighbor surrenders

Subscriber onlyA Madison County man being sought on charges of threatening at gunpoint to kill another man surrendered Wednesday at the Crawford County sheriff's office in Van Buren. Continue reading...

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