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Inmate in Arkansas' Tucker prison dead after being found unresponsive in cell, agency says

A state inmate was pronounced dead at Arkansas’ Tucker unit over the weekend, according to a release by Department of Correction. Continue reading...

Central Arkansas man killed in head-on collision

A 28-year-old Arkansas man died Saturday after another car crossed the centerline of a highway east of Vilonia, authorities said. Continue reading...

Monticello woman who sought to hire killer wanted husband, ex-wife dead, police affidavit states

An Arkansas woman who was arrested in a murder-for-hire case is accused of trying to kill her husband and his ex-wife so she could inherit his business and receive his life insurance policy, according to a probable cause affidavit that reveals new details in the case. Continue reading...

Democrat running for a state office left of a Garland County ballot

An Arkansas county has temporarily closed most of its early voting sites after the Democratic nominee for secretary of state was left off the ballot. Continue reading...

Hot Springs company plans 28,000-square-foot reptile garden

A local company says it is planning to build a reptile garden in Hot Springs' upper downtown area, creating the first new animal attraction in the city in decades. Continue reading...

Arkansas State Fair closes strong after rain

Despite record-breaking Saturday, overall attendance down

Subscriber onlyDespite heavy rains that put a damper on attendance at the Arkansas State Fair earlier in the week, fair numbers increased this weekend and even had a record-breaking day Saturday. Continue reading...

Migrants key issue in Arkansas congressional race

Candidates also spar over budget

Subscriber onlyFor the first time since he was elected in 2010, U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., has a Democratic opponent. Continue reading...

Rehousing for the homeless lacking in state

Last round of U.S. funding for programs in Arkansas was in ’17

Subscriber onlyAt least 20 percent of Arkansas counties reported to the federal government that they have no rapid rehousing programs, which place homeless people in houses as quickly as possible. Continue reading...

Teen boy injured in North Little Rock shooting

Subscriber onlyNorth Little Rock police are investigating a nonfatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy, a public information officer said in an email. Continue reading...

Panel seeks public opinion on limiting turtle trapping in Arkansas

Subscriber onlyState game regulators are accepting public comments through mid-November on a proposal to further curb turtle trapping in Arkansas. Continue reading...

School board elections join November ballots; races set in, outside Pulaski County

Subscriber onlyThis is the first year that voters in many -- but not all -- Arkansas school districts will select school board members during the general election, in conjunction with selecting city, county, state and federal government representatives. Continue reading...

Rivals express views in state treasurer race

Incumbent touts his record; challenger keys on integrity

Subscriber onlyState Treasurer Dennis Milligan is touting his office's investment performance in his re-election bid. Continue reading...

2 seats on North Little Rock council in play

Subscriber onlyWho will replace a seven-term member of the North Little Rock City Council representing Ward 4 and whether to make a change at a Ward 2 council seat are decisions voters in those respective wards will make in the Nov. 6 general election. Continue reading...

Pulaski County lists nine early voting sites

Subscriber onlyPulaski County has nine locations for early voting, which starts today for the Nov. 6 general election. Continue reading...

One man injured in Benton shooting

Subscriber onlyBenton Police Department officers have no suspects in a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon and resulted in the injury of one man, according to a department news release. Continue reading...

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