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Conway girl, 4, found in Forrest City after kidnapping

posted: 04/18/2014 6:01 p.m. Discuss

A four-year-old Conway girl is being reunited with her grandparents Friday afternoon after she was kidnapped by her father Friday morning, police say.

Single-engine Cessna crashes Friday near Searcy Municipal Airport

posted: 04/18/2014 4:28 p.m. Discuss

Authorities say no one was killed in a plane crash that occurred Friday afternoon in White County.

Two arrested on drug charges in Lonoke County

posted: 04/18/2014 4:13 p.m. Discuss

Two men were arrested on drug charges in separate cases Thursday in Lonoke County, authorities said.

Arkansans plan 'green' activities for Earth Day

posted: 04/18/2014 3:16 p.m. Discuss

Earth Day is Tuesday, and Arkansans are finding many ways to celebrate conservation starting this weekend.

June groundbreaking planned for Osceola steel mill

posted: 04/18/2014 1:59 p.m. Discuss

OSCEOLA — Groundbreaking on a planned $1.1 billion steel mill in northeast Arkansas is expected to take place in late June.

Paragould doctor posts bond on voyeurism charges

posted: 04/18/2014 1:57 p.m. Comments 2

A north Arkansas doctor accused of snapping photographs of a woman during a gynecological exam has been released from jail.

Arkansas 1 work to shut Desha County lane

posted: 04/18/2014 1:52 p.m. Discuss

Work on Arkansas 1 will require a lane closure in Desha County a few days next week, state highway officials said Friday.

I-530 work to shut Pine Bluff lane

posted: 04/18/2014 1:48 p.m. Discuss

Work on Interstate 530 in Pine Bluff will require a lane closure starting Monday, state highway officials said Friday.

Widening U.S. 167 topic of Hampton meeting

posted: 04/18/2014 1:42 p.m. Discuss

State highway officials plan to hold a public meeting next week about plans to widen U.S. 167 in Calhoun County.

Memphis officer charged with sexual battery

posted: 04/18/2014 1:16 p.m. Discuss

The Memphis Police Department has charged one of its own officers with sexual battery during a February traffic stop, the department said Friday.

Wreck at Asher, Roosevelt clogs traffic

posted: 04/18/2014 11:31 a.m. Discuss

Authorities are on the scene Friday morning of a two-car wreck at Asher Avenue and Roosevelt Road in Little Rock.

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

posted: 04/18/2014 11:16 a.m. Comment 1

SEOUL, South Korea — Prosecutors on Friday asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.

HomeStyle: Top 10 annual plants for quick summer color

posted: 04/18/2014 11:07 a.m. Discuss

Who isn’t anxious to get new color into the garden after the abysmal winter we had, asks Janet Carson in HomeStyle.

Ex-police officer dies in scuffle over hot dog cart, police say

updated: 04/18/2014 11:55 a.m. Comments 11

A former Little Rock police officer died early Friday of injuries suffered in a scuffle with a man who believed the ex-lawman was trying to destroy his hot dog cart.

Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

posted: 04/18/2014 10:22 a.m. Discuss

ACAPULCO, Mexico — A powerful, magnitude-7.5 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey said it was centered northwest of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where many Mexicans are vacationing for Easter.

Bank of America in downtown LR robbed

updated: 04/18/2014 11 a.m. Comments 8

Police on scene say the Bank of America in downtown Little Rock was robbed Friday morning.

Arkansas' unemployment rate falls to 6.9%

posted: 04/18/2014 9:24 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas' unemployment rate fell to 6.9 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.1 percent in February, the state Department of Workforce Services said Friday.

Woman suspected of killing husband in LR apartment, police say

updated: 04/18/2014 10:57 a.m. Comment 1

A man is dead after a call initially reported as a cutting Friday morning at a downtown Little Rock apartment building.

Title of new Hillary Clinton book: 'Hard Choices'

posted: 04/18/2014 8:44 a.m. Comments 4

WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's forthcoming book will be called "Hard Choices," a title that reflects how the potential 2016 presidential candidate may try to define her record as President Barack Obama's secretary of state while she considers another White House campaign.

Deputies: Man smothered crying son over video game

posted: 04/18/2014 8:38 a.m. Comments 3

HOMOSASSA, Fla. — A Florida man suffocated his young, crying son so he could play video games on his Xbox and watch TV, sheriff's deputies said Friday.



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