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Police find 16 bombs in Pulaski County; man jailed

Subscriber onlyA 47-year-old man faces numerous felony charges after authorities said they found 14 pipe bombs in the yard of his Pulaski County home on Monday and two other bombs at his ex-girlfriend's address last week. Continue reading...

Report says Little Rock college misused federal funds

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College misspent hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money and "is in a serious financial crisis," according to an internal report obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Continue reading...

Report says Little Rock college misused $475,000 in federal funds

Subscriber onlyArkansas Baptist College misspent hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money and "is in a serious financial crisis," according to an internal report obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Continue reading...

Cash woes leave college in Little Rock short

U.S. funds ‘delayed,’ Arkansas Baptist strains to pay staff

Subscriber onlyThe flow of federal money to Arkansas Baptist College has been "delayed," the college's interim president confirmed Monday, days after he sent an email to faculty and staff warning that the school may not be able to issue paychecks on time. Continue reading...

2 suits filed over Jacksonville job changes

Ex-detective alleges retaliation; ex-police spokesman cites discrimination

Subscriber onlyTwo Jacksonville Police Department employees -- a former public information official and a former detective -- filed separate lawsuits against the city Friday claiming that acting department leadership violated their rights through demotions. Continue reading...

UA, Razorback Foundation line blurry at times; records show group’s input at meetings, in filling jobs

Subscriber onlyRazorback Foundation officials participated in job interviews for candidates seeking positions in the athletic department and were allowed to provide feedback. Continue reading...

Previous findings

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has been examining the relationship between the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville athletic department and the nonprofit Razorback Foundation since late last year, previously reporting: Continue reading...

AG in '88 said nonprofit's files public to that point

Subscriber onlyA little more than 30 years ago, the nonprofit that supports the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville athletic department opened its books for public inspection. Continue reading...

Records laws differ state to state

Some groups that boost SEC teams more open than others

Subscriber onlyFundraising arms and nonprofit foundations that support other Southeastern Conference teams play by different rules when it comes to transparency. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Tornado slams Arkansas town as strong storms traverse state

Subscriber onlyMOUNTAINBURG -- A confirmed tornado ripped through this Crawford County town Friday afternoon, leveling 200-year-old trees and tearing roofs from buildings. Continue reading...

Revenue at ASU directed to Red Wolves Foundation; stadium project’s records shielded

Subscriber onlyArkansas State University directed a lucrative revenue stream to the nonprofit Red Wolves Foundation without asking for anything in return, and it pays staff to raise money for the foundation, records show. Continue reading...

Flag thrown on 2 Arkansas State University stadium deals

Contracts mis-signed, will be revised, spokesman says

Subscriber onlyTwo contracts for the Arkansas State University football stadium expansion will be revised after Athletics Director Terry Mohajir signed agreements on behalf of the university's athletics department rather than on behalf of a supporting nonprofit foundation, a spokesman said. Continue reading...

$497,000 bid for ASU job left off chart; stadium audiovisual deal went to firm citing $533,000

Subscriber onlyThe Red Wolves Foundation and Arkansas State University received a lower bid than previously reported for audiovisual work on the university's football stadium expansion. Continue reading...

Findings show hydrogen sulfide emissions from Arkansas paper mill over limit

Reports by firm surprise agency

Subscriber onlyThe release of hydrogen sulfide by a Georgia-Pacific paper mill here went unchecked and unregulated for decades, company officials said, and people who live nearby blame the toxic gas for their labored breathing. Continue reading...

How 1 Arkansas town's roots are connected to mill

Subscriber only The town of Crossett sprouted from wilderness and rejection at the dawn of the 20th century to staff the Crossett Lumber Co.'s sawmill in the southeast Arkansas forest. Continue reading...