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32 teens escape from Tennessee detention center

32 teens escape from Tennessee detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said. The teens, ages 14 to 19, left their rooms and went into a common area, where ...

Green Forest woman killed in wreck; 2 hurt

A Labor Day wreck in Madison County left a Green Forest woman dead and two other people hurt, the Arkansas State Police said. A 20...

Stolen statues returned to Riverfront Park

LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock authorities say three stolen sculptures worth nearly $30,000 have been returned. The city's Parks and Re...

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 ...

5 things to know about Arkansas' midterm elections

LITTLE ROCK — With a U.S. Senate race that could help determine which party controls that chamber and a race for an open governor'...
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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 ...

Arkansas 7 work to cause overnight lane closures

Work on Arkansas 7 will require overnight lane closures in Russellville and Dover starting next week, state highway officials said Tuesday.

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.

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) — An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff, who went missing in Syria last year.

Coroner: Indiana teen killed by asphyxiation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A coroner says a high school freshman whose badly burned body was found in an Indianapolis backyard Sunday died of asphyxiation.

A look at dangers posed by the Islamic State group

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Islamic State militant group that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq and declared a self-styled caliphate poses one of the most significant threats to stability in the Middle East in years. But what danger does it immediately pose?

US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose.

Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

WASHINGTON (AP) — The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war.


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