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In hot-car case, device said to hold crime files

Subscriber onlyThe thumb drive that reportedly held video from the day the 17-month-old son of a Garland County circuit judge died after being left in a hot car also contained other evidentiary files from Hot Springs Police Department cases. Continue reading...

New state higher-ed director named

Markham to make $165,000

Subscriber onlyCome Monday, the incoming Arkansas Department of Higher Education director will make the move to Little Rock. Continue reading...

12 Pine Bluff officers yet to yield medals

Subscriber onlyTwelve Pine Bluff police officers who received medals of valor for the way they handled a 2013 call that led to the fatal shooting of a 107-year-old man have not followed a City Council resolution to return the medals to the mayor's office. Continue reading...

State's U.S. Senate rivals weigh in on parties' lots

Subscriber onlyTheir respective national conventions now past, Republicans are more united behind their presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and Democrats are "rewriting history" in making a pitch for their candidate, Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Friday. Continue reading...

Higher-ed funding on its way for redo

Enrollment out, results in as focus

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Friday approved a skeleton of a new method to fund the state's public colleges and universities. Continue reading...

$45M deal settles suit on Lights cigarettes

Subscriber onlyA $45 million settlement submitted to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox on Friday will go to pay smokers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 31-year period, while also ending 13 years of litigation against tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris USA. Continue reading...

Delegates set for convention on Lampkin seat

Subscriber onlyThe effort to find a new Democratic candidate for state House District 9 continued this week as the district's two southeast Arkansas counties selected delegates for a party convention Thursday. Continue reading...

LR interns wrap up summer of training

200-plus businesses partner with city

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock's intern program, which closed for the summer with professional development sessions Friday at the Chenal Country Club, added two new courses this summer -- college preparation and commerce training. Continue reading...

Use of photos in trial argued

Subscriber onlyA Craighead County circuit judge will hold a hearing in Jonesboro to determine if 20 photographs of a 90-year-old woman's fatal injuries will be allowed in the capital murder trial of the man accused of killing her. Continue reading...

1-vehicle wrecks are deadliest

Subscriber onlyDear Mahatma: One of my friends thinks there are a lot of one-vehicle fatal accidents. She thinks there has been a big increase. True? -- Horse Whisperer Continue reading...

City gets U.S. cash for street repairs

$1M to help fix up road to campuses

Subscriber only A $1 million grant will fund street repairs on U of A Way, improving access to the University of Arkansas-Texarkana and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Southwest, Texarkana officials announced. Continue reading...

3rd attorney set for man accused of killing son, 6

Move related to trial’s delay because of lawyer’s ailment

Subscriber onlyA third attorney has been assigned to the defense team of a Bella Vista man accused of killing his 6-year-old son last year. Continue reading...

Term-limit measure's ballot title approved

Subscriber onlyArkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Friday certified the popular name and ballot title for the Arkansas Term Limits Amendment. Continue reading...

3 dogs dead after shelter break-in

Subscriber onlyThe director of the Humane Society of the Delta said three of the shelter's dogs died after a break-in Wednesday night. Continue reading...

Child rapist given 25-year sentence

Subscriber onlyA Rogers man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to raping a girl. Continue reading...

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