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Surveillance network giving better images

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police cameras are producing higher-quality images as the department's surveillance network is integrated with a fiber-optic Internet network installed across the city earlier this year. Continue reading...

Future of base's old C-130Hs still uncertain

Subscriber onlyClimbing into the cockpit of a 100-foot-long, 40-foot-tall C-130, engine specialist Barry Wertz explained the differences between this plane, an H model, and the newer J model close by. Continue reading...

Official aims to merge suits on encryption

City attorney: Cases raise same information-law issue

Subscriber onlyWhen the Little Rock Police Department decided to go forward with encrypting its police radio frequencies, thereby cutting out the public's ability to monitor day-to-day conversations in the department, officials said they expected some blowback. Continue reading...

CATA ridership drops 5 percent

Weather, demographics, infrequency of stops cited

Subscriber onlyThe harsh weather central Arkansas endured last winter is still affecting the ridership numbers of the region's mass transit system. Continue reading...

No watershed zoning plans for Perry, Saline counties

Subscriber onlyMore than 10 years of contention over Lake Maumelle watershed protections is now at a standstill, as central Arkansas officials have no plans to further expand regulations in any of the three counties in which the watershed is located. Continue reading...

Garland County jail looks further away

Report’s Oct. 22 date to finish new lockup unrealistic, say some close to project

Subscriber onlyHOT SPRINGS -- The latest Garland County jail construction report estimates an Oct. 22 completion date, but several people involved with the $42 million undertaking have said it's an unrealistic projection. Continue reading...

Hotel cleanup plans revised

Plan adds 15 days for clearing rubble of Spa City’s Majestic

Subscriber onlyHOT SPRINGS -- A newly revised plan would add 15 days to the cleanup of the Majestic Hotel rubble, according to a copy of the document submitted to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. Continue reading...

NLR police arrest man in shooting

Subscriber onlyA man is in custody after leading North Little Rock police on a chase from just off North Main Street to the Levy neighborhood Monday night, where he was ultimately caught and arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting, police said. Continue reading...

El Dorado hospital completes upgrades, renovations

Subscriber onlyEL DORADO — Patients and visitors entering the emergency department of the Medical Center of South Arkansas will find a warmer, softer space that has been retrofitted and expanded to include the latest technology and to improve efficiency and the overall quality of patient care. Continue reading...

City exec leaving in Siloam Springs

Subscriber onlySILOAM SPRINGS -- The city is in search of a city administrator to take over for David Cameron, who resigned Thursday during a special session. Continue reading...

Other Days

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Police beat

Subscriber onlyGun aimed at kids;2 held, police say Continue reading...

Falling into place

September is shakin’ with shameless promotions, smackdowns, swap meets, safe backpacks and superior relationships

Subscriber onlySeptember is the fall guy of the year. Daylight dwindles, chuck wagons reel, bees bumble, steam engines huff, and leaves come tumblin' down. Continue reading...

Arkansas postcard past

Subscriber onlyEast Arkansas, Big Long Lake, circa 1910 According to the notation penned across the top of this card, this well-dressed family was "going home with a boat full of fish from Big Long Lake." Continue reading...

Groups ask state high court to strike voter-ID law

Subscriber onlyWith the question of the legality of Arkansas' voter-identification requirement pending before the state Supreme Court, college professors, black lawyers and civil-rights groups are asking the high court to strike down the law. Continue reading...

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