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NLR police: 2 broke into vehicles, are part of Florida fraud ring

NLR police: 2 broke into vehicles, are part of Florida fraud ring

North Little Rock police have arrested two men who they say broke into vehicles at an outdoor water park before leading officers in a car chase. A witness spotted the two men Monday afternoon at Wild River Country, at 6820 Crystal Hill Road, and dialed 911, the North Little Rock ...

Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist

BEIRUT — An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic ...

Benton police investigate Labor Day shooting

The Benton Police Department is investigating a Labor Day shooting that left one man in serious condition, officials say. Aroun...

Oral arguments set in Arkansas voter-ID lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Oct. 2 in the legal challenge over the state's new law requiring...
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Let the arrows fly

Political traditions are dying rapidly in Arkansas. That includes the one about campaign politics beginning in earnest on Labor ...

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Leaving a mark

Comedian George Carlin, who died in 2008, reminded us that life isn't measured in the number of breaths we ...

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SPORTS

Oklahoma tight end is a gem despite 3-star rating

Tight end Austin Cantrell of Roland, Okla., is a consensus 3-star prospect by national recruiting services, but that ranking ...

Jonesboro police investigate Tuesday murder-suicide

A Jonesboro teenager was killed Tuesday morning after the man she was purportedly dating shot her at her residence, fled the scene and later killed himself, Jonesboro police said in a statement.

Simmons completes Delta Trust purchase

Pine Bluff-based Simmons First National Corp. on Tuesday announced it has completed its acquisition of Delta Trust and Banking Corp., a $66 million merger deal announced in March.

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ASU coaches sigh after injury report

JONESBORO -- Arkansas State offensive coordinator Walt Bell joked last week about wrapping junior Michael Gordon up in bubble-wrap in hopes of protecting ASU only experienced running back.

Comedian Joan Rivers on life support, family says

Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.

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Surveillance network giving better images

Little 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.

Creative types gather to tinker

MESA, Ariz. -- Inside a nondescript, garagelike workshop nestled among restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape.

Falling into place

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

Rebels soften as talks start with Ukraine

MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy -- a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

UA coach sees victory coming

Arkansas's 24-point loss to Auburn in Saturday's season-opener was numerically larger than last year's 35-17 setback to the Tigers.

Second Syria beheading raises stakes for US

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq will be met with the killing of more Western captives.

Casino closings lead to mass unemployment filing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.

Second Syria beheading raises stakes for US

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists have released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warned President Barack Obama that continuing airstrikes against the group in Iraq will be met with the killing of more Western captives.

Casino closings lead to mass unemployment filing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Thousands of newly laid-off casino workers are expected to turn out at the Atlantic City Convention Center for a mass unemployment filing.

Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border.

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