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Arkansas bombarded with rain, wind; 1 killed when trailer blown into pond

Subscriber onlyA wave of storms washed out roads, overfilled rivers, caused power failures and led to the death of a man in Clay County on Saturday. Continue reading...

String of Little Rock shots linked to 2 gangs

Police note trail back to fall 2016

Subscriber onlyReal Hustlers Incorporated, a Bloods-affiliated gang that authorities say was involved in the mass shooting at the Power Ultra Lounge last summer, has ties to numerous shootings in Little Rock that killed innocent victims, wounded children and left homes with bullet holes. Continue reading...

Expenses outlay to Arkansas legislators total $2.82M in '17 | SEARCH FULL LIST

Subscriber onlyThe total spent on Arkansas lawmakers for per diem, mileage and expense reimbursements dropped from 2015 to 2017, while the total spent on their salaries increased between the two years. Continue reading...

UA fraternity sued over sexually explicit photos

Woman accuses members of emailing images taken in ’17 without her consent

Subscriber onlyA lawsuit filed Friday claims Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity should be held responsible for sexually explicit photographs taken without consent and then distributed to an email network for University of Arkansas, Fayetteville fraternity members. Continue reading...

Found fit, trial set for Little Rock man in brother's 2017 killing

Subscriber onlyThe murder trial of a Little Rock man accused of shooting his brother in front of his own daughter has been set for September after a diagnosis by state doctors that Alonzo Lamont Pride is fit to stand trial. Continue reading...

Arkansas Libertarians select candidates lineup; Elvis Presley among nominees

Goal is 3% of vote in governor’s race

Subscriber onlyThe dozen or so candidates who secured Libertarian nominations for public office in Arkansas at the party's convention Saturday are hardly intent on winning. That is all, except one. Continue reading...

Rolling market to visit Little Rock area that lost grocery store

Subscriber onlyOperators of a mobile farmers market are stepping in to try to fill some of the gap left in a Little Rock neighborhood after the area's only grocery store closed this month. Continue reading...

Washington news in brief

Subscriber onlyWomack on panel for budget reform Continue reading...

Agency for Delta appoints governor

Hutchinson to be a voice for states

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson will serve as states' co-chairman of the Delta Regional Authority's Board of Governors. Continue reading...

Push afoot to get word out on better recycling

Plastic bags, cords, food on no-no list

Subscriber onlyAdvertisements, a website and -- if a person does wrong -- a reminder note of what can and cannot be recycled are coming soon to most Pulaski County recyclers. Continue reading...

Panel's pitch to update schools heads to board

Subscriber onlyA citizens committee has recommended more than $120 million in improvements to the Fort Smith School District, which, if adopted, would require a 6.8-mill property tax increase to pay for them. Continue reading...

Mother, daughter charged in beating

Subscriber onlyA mother and daughter face felony charges after a 68-year-old woman was beaten and robbed in her home in January, according to an affidavit filed earlier this month. Continue reading...

Assault case sent to juvenile court

Judge hears testimony, rules in favor of NLR teen’s transfer

Subscriber onlyA North Little Rock teenager, accused of participating in a home-invasion assault in Jacksonville, will be tried on the charges in juvenile court where Braylon Lunnie is already facing unrelated charges of aggravated assault on a police officer and forgery. Continue reading...

Weather to dictate work on highway

Subscriber onlyWork on a $78.5 million project to widen U.S. 70 will require a lane closure on Arkansas 128 in Garland County with the precise day dependent on the weather, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said. Continue reading...

Sherwood shelter sets free adoptions

Subscriber onlySherwood Animal Control, 6500 North Hills Blvd., will be offering free adoptions of pets on different days during March. Continue reading...

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