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70 Confederate flags stolen from cemetery

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Police near Georgia's coast are investigating the thefts of 70 Confederate flags from the graves of soldiers who fought in the American Civil War. Continue reading...

Trump promises to unveil new immigration policy in 1 or 2 weeks

Donald Trump is promising to unveil his new immigration policy over "the next week or two." Continue reading...

Man gets 7 years for killing pregnant sister over utility bill

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A man accused of killing his pregnant sister during an argument over a utility bill has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Continue reading...

Police: After gift-card purchase refused, woman drives through grocery store

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Employees of an Oregon grocery store are cleaning up after a police say a woman drove her SUV into the store and down the aisles. Continue reading...

An analysis of the Razorbacks' 2016-17 nonconference schedule

FAYETTEVILLE — The Razorbacks will play nine games at home, twice on the road and two games at neutral sites. Continue reading...

VIDEO: Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; death toll rises to 250

PESCARA DEL TRONO, Italy — Aftershocks in central Italy rattled residents and rescue workers alike Thursday, as crews worked to find more earthquake survivors. Continue reading...

Police working chicken truck rollover in Gentry

Traffic being diverted from Arkansas Hwy. 12 at Pioneer Lane

Subscriber onlyGENTRY — Police in Gentry are working a tractor-trailer rollover accident on Arkansas 12 at the intersection of Pioneer Lane. The overturned George's Inc. truck was loaded with chickens and cages were spilled, with a good number of chickens on the loose. Continue reading...

Deputies: Dogs die after man feeds them methamphetamine

LONDON, Ky. — Authorities have arrested a 40-year-old Laurel County man they say fed methamphetamine to two dogs that later died. Continue reading...

Federal judge puts Starbucks lawsuit on ice in California

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages. Continue reading...

Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price

LOS ANGELES — A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages. Continue reading...

Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for police

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — Do superheroes drink beer?WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department. Continue reading...

Police: Man in Batman costume, Captain America mask stole beer

SALAMANCA, N.Y. — Do superheroes drink beer? Continue reading...

Knife wielder robs Cupid's Lingerie in Little Rock

Subscriber onlyA knife-wielding man robbed a Little Rock lingerie store Tuesday, police reported. Continue reading...

After all-night search, 2-year-old Arkansas boy found dead

Boy wandered off; body found in hole

Subscriber onlyA 2-year-old boy who wandered away from his rural Madison County home Tuesday evening was found dead in a hole less than 50 yards from the home Wednesday morning, Sheriff Phillip Morgan said. Continue reading...

Metroplan staff, advisers at odds on 6-lane waiver; I-30 widening plans call for 8, 10 lanes

Subscriber onlyAdvisers to central Arkansas' transportation planning agency recommended Wednesday that it not waive a policy limiting the width of area freeways, while the agency's staff recommended that it should grant the exception. Continue reading...

Restaurant Transitions: JJ’s Grill opens, new sports bar in Heights, plan for Melting Pot in Little Rock fizzles

JJ's Grill Little Rock has opened in the former Another Round/Villa space in the Rock Creek Shopping Center, 12111 W. Markham St., Little Rock. Kitchen hours are 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Saturday; the bar stays open until 2. The phone number is (501) 891-6769. No word yet on an opening date for the new JJ's in the former Jose's Mexican Restaurant, 324 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville, which would become the chain's eighth outlet (the one in Little Rock, two in Rogers, one other in Fayetteville, one each in Fort Smith, Conway and Bella Vista). The menu for all locations is the same and available on the website, jjsgrill.com. Continue reading...

Campus standoff defendant to Arkansas police: 'Wanted to be dead'

Jury shown tape of Bartelt depicting ASU standoff as bid to tell his story

Subscriber onlyFrustrated over his inability to get disability benefits from an accident he suffered while taking a truck-driving course at Arkansas State University's Newport campus in 2012, Brad Kenneth Bartelt drove onto the ASU-Jonesboro campus Dec. 10. He had with him a shotgun and his will. Continue reading...

Arkansas prison system to shut down its boot camp; not popular with inmates, board told

Subscriber onlyThe boot camp program run for more than 20 years by the Arkansas Department of Correction will cease after its current roster of inmates complete the course, the Board of Corrections decided Wednesday. Continue reading...

Suit aims to nullify Rx-marijuana initiative

Group: Title bad, so stop vote tally

Subscriber onlyArkansans Against Legalized Marijuana filed suit Wednesday to stop the state from counting votes cast in November for a proposed initiated act that would legalize the drug for medical purposes. Continue reading...

Arkansas police investigate report of armed man in jungle clothes, find bird watcher

Subscriber onlyPolice investigated a call Wednesday morning about a man dressed in jungle clothes and carrying a gun. The man was bird-watching, police said. Continue reading...

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