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Farming subsidies rise 74% in state

USDA payments at $370.7M in ’15

Subscriber onlyArkansas farmers have received $370.7 million in federal "safety net" payments for losses in 2015, an increase of 73.9 percent from the year before, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Continue reading...

Can't rehash side, top court tells ex-Arkansas doctor in appeal of $122.5 million jury award

In 2nd suit in ’09 bombing, convict Mann’s bid blocked

Subscriber onlyRandeep Mann was not entitled to explain his involvement in a conspiracy to bomb the former chairman of the Arkansas State Medical Board, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Continue reading...

State agency gets hog-farm drilling results

Neither contractor nor environmental officials draw conclusions from research

Subscriber onlyA contractor has turned over to the state the results of its tests to determine whether a hog farm in Mount Judea is leaking manure into the ground, but the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality said it is not ready to interpret the results, agency officials said Thursday. Continue reading...

North Little Rock police seek man in deadly shooting

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas man being sought on a capital murder charge in a shooting in North Little Rock on Tuesday was also treated for a gunshot wound that day, according to authorities. Continue reading...

Arkansas officer fires on armed man

Subscriber onlyA Springdale officer fired his gun at an armed suspect who later was restrained with a stun gun Tuesday morning, police said. Continue reading...

'01 murder charge stays; Arkansas justices deny tardy-trial claim

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal by Rickey Dale Newman to dismiss his 2001 capital murder charge because of what his attorney contended was the violation of his right to a speedy trial. Continue reading...

Search for missing girl, 18, in Little Rock ends

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police on Thursday afternoon finished a three-day search in the case of a missing teenage girl. Continue reading...

Sherwood police: Death a homicide

Subscriber onlyThe Sherwood Police Department said Thursday that it is investigating the death of an elderly woman as a homicide. Continue reading...

Ex-Arkansas doctor's 2 lawsuits over care in jail custody tossed

Subscriber onlyTwo federal lawsuits that a former Pope County doctor filed Nov. 12, 2015 alleging that he received inadequate medical care after being arrested in a 2009 grenade attack in West Memphis were dismissed Wednesday. Continue reading...

NLR schools study budget-cut options

District readying for $7.6M loss in aid

Subscriber onlyReducing work days, cutting employee benefits, maximizing student class sizes and dipping into reserves were among the budget-cutting measures that North Little Rock district leaders offered Thursday to offset the scheduled loss of $7.6 million in state desegregation aid. Continue reading...

Lockup disturbance leaves officer injured

Subscriber onlyA correctional officer was injured Wednesday night after inmates at an Arkansas prison broke windows and ignited small fires, officials said. Continue reading...

Nebraska college hires Ozarks' exec

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas educator has been selected to lead Hastings College in Nebraska. Continue reading...

Hubanks to seek land office

Subscriber onlyA Democrat from Redfield said Tuesday that he plans to vie for state land commissioner in 2018. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyGunman thwarted by LR eatery's safe Continue reading...