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Texarkana woman gets life in prison in square dancer's death

TEXARKANA — A woman has been sentenced to life in prison in connection with the death of a fellow square dancer in Texarkana. Continue reading...

$250,000 grant to improve unpaved roads across Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK — A $250,000 grant to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will be used to improve unpaved county roads in Arkansas. Continue reading...

State wants to appeal expansion of Planned Parenthood case

LITTLE ROCK— The Arkansas attorney general's office wants to appeal a federal judge's decision to expand a lawsuit challenging the state's decision to cut off Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood. Continue reading...

Woman killed after falling from truck on I-40

MULBERRY — Arkansas State Police say a Florida woman was killed when she fell out of a semitrailer and was run over by the vehicle's trailer on Interstate 40 in western Arkansas. Continue reading...

Lonely Planet names NW Arkansas to top U.S. destinations list

Lonely Planet on Tuesday included Northwest Arkansas on its top 10 list of places to visit in the United States in 2016. Continue reading...

Windy, dry conditions keep fire danger high across state

Strong winds that helped fuel a series of dangerous brush and house fires Monday have weakened slightly, but forecasters urged caution as conditions remained ripe for fires. Continue reading...

87-strong 'Arkansas Travelers' crew hoofing N.H. for Clinton

Subscriber onlyScores of Hillary Clinton supporters from Arkansas are trudging through snowy southern New Hampshire hoping to help push the Granite State into the win column today for the Democratic presidential candidate. Continue reading...

Wind, aridity drive fires in state, one fatal in Little Rock

Subscriber onlyFirefighters in the state fought strong winds, wildfires and a fatal house fire that killed an 87-year-old woman on Monday. Continue reading...

D.C. group's ads rip Goodson gifts, trial-lawyer links

$336,245 outlay called ‘dark money’

Subscriber onlyAn out-of-state group has bought more than $335,000 worth of television ads at stations across the state that highlight gifts and campaign contributions from some trial attorneys to a candidate for the Arkansas Supreme Court. Continue reading...

Killer caught trying to flee with a cousin

Awaiting return to prison, parolee escaped county jail

Subscriber onlyA convicted murderer who has been in and out of prison and county jails since he was 18 was captured before noon Monday in Drew County after his escape early Sunday from the Dallas County jail in Fordyce. Continue reading...

Little Rock driver sentenced to 27 years in newlywed's death

Subscriber onlyA 20-year-old Little Rock man who ran over and killed a 22-year-old newlywed while fleeing police accepted a 27-year prison sentence for first-degree murder and related charges on Monday, a day before he was scheduled to stand trial. Continue reading...

Man says guilty of exposure to children around Little Rock

He faces 18 years in sex case

Subscriber onlyA 36-year-old Benton man arrested on suspicion of exposing himself to young girls around Little Rock threw himself on the mercy of the court on Monday by pleading guilty to all three sex charges against him. Continue reading...

Two arrested in carjacking after TV interview charged in shooting

Subscriber onlyTwo Little Rock teenagers have been charged in connection with a Jan. 31 shooting in southwest Little Rock. Continue reading...

2 named trustees for UA System

Governor taps Eichler, Nelson

Subscriber onlyThe latest appointees to the governing board of the University of Arkansas System have a strong background in Republican politics, with Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday naming as trustees his policy director, Kelly Eichler, and a two-time GOP nominee for governor in the 1990s, Sheffield Nelson. Continue reading...

Forestry workers find burned body

Subscriber onlyThe Pope County Sheriff's office was investigating Monday the death of a man who was found near the site of a controlled burn north of Hector. Continue reading...

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