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LR driver runs off road, dies in crash

Subscriber onlyA man was killed Wednesday night in a one-vehicle wreck in Little Rock, Arkansas State Police said. Continue reading...

Siblings sentenced for synthetic drugs

Subscriber onlyTwo brothers were sentenced Wednesday on charges related to synthetic drugs distributed at central Arkansas businesses, according to a Thursday news release from the office of the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Continue reading...

England officer cleared in fatal shooting of gunman

Subscriber onlyThe Jan. 9 use of deadly force against a man by an England police officer was "fully justified," Lonoke County Prosecuting Attorney Chuck Graham said in a letter released Thursday afternoon. Continue reading...

UA overhauling transportation plan

1st study since ’05 targets Fayetteville campus’s projected enrollment of 28,000

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- With a $250,000 budget, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville is putting together a comprehensive transportation plan for an increasingly crowded campus. Continue reading...

LR District Court shuts for upgrade

Subscriber onlyThe Little Rock District Court building downtown will be closed today through Sunday to allow for a new document-management system to be installed. Continue reading...

Perryville druggist arrested on federal narcotics charges

Subscriber onlyPharmacist Christopher Watson, who operates the Perry County Food and Drug Store in Perryville with his father, has been arrested on federal charges accusing him of illegally selling narcotics, including hydrocodone and Alprazolam, commonly known as Xanax. Continue reading...

Man fatally shot outside Perryville

Subscriber onlyArkansas State Police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in Perry County that left a Perryville man dead. Continue reading...

Police canine on hunt nips officer

3 end up injured as LR police pursue car-burglary suspects

Subscriber onlyPolice arrested three car-burglary suspects Thursday near downtown Little Rock after a search that left one officer bitten by a confused police dog and another injured by a fleeing suspect. Continue reading...

Court affirms water fee split by Pulaski County, utility

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed Thursday a Pulaski County circuit judge's 2014 decision that a 45-cent fee for Central Arkansas Water users that is split with Pulaski County is a legal arrangement. Continue reading...

Waldo to advertise police chief's spot

Subscriber onlyNewly elected Waldo Mayor Patricia Glover said she plans to advertise for a new police chief in various publications across the state after firing Police Chief Robert Philson earlier this month. Continue reading...

In-house, UALR fills student-success post

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced Thursday the hiring of a new vice chancellor for student success, retention, and online and extended learning. Continue reading...

Higher education notebook

Subscriber onlyUA System board elects new leaders Continue reading...

Robinson Center work to close street

Subscriber onlyA portion of Markham Street in downtown Little Rock will be closed Saturday and Sunday. Continue reading...

Majestic Hotel plea deal clears path to condemn

Subscriber onlyHOT SPRINGS -- The manager of the development company that owns the Majestic Hotel pleaded no contest to 10 violations of the Arkansas Fire Prevention Code in December, including an admission that the remaining buildings are unsafe, city officials said. Continue reading...

2 PB men charged in clerk's murder

Subscriber onlyTwo Pine Bluff men were arrested Thursday and charged with capital murder in the Sunday slaying of an Arkadelphia store clerk, Arkansas State Police said. Continue reading...