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7-year-old girl finds stolen Olympic gold medal in trash

posted: 08/29/2016 6:04 p.m. Discuss

ATLANTA — An Olympic champion is thanking a 7-year-old Atlanta girl who found his gold medal in a pile of trash weeks after it got stolen.

2 Arkansas sheriff's deputies shot at while responding to disturbance; man arrested

posted: 08/29/2016 5:32 p.m. Comment 1

A Dover man faces charges after two Pope County sheriff’s deputies were shot at while responding to a disturbance Sunday.

Police: Driver playing 'Pokemon Go' hits parked cruiser

posted: 08/29/2016 4:58 p.m. Discuss

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — New Jersey police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

Eldridge, Arkansas Democrats back medical marijuana

posted: 08/29/2016 4:54 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge says he supports legalizing medical marijuana, backing the idea days after Arkansas Democrats endorsed making the drug available to some patients.

Sex offender convicted in Arkansas, wanted in Texas is captured

posted: 08/29/2016 3:53 p.m. Discuss

AUSTIN, Texas — A convicted sex offender on the Texas 10 Most Wanted list has been captured near Texarkana, Texas.

UA men, women favorites to repeat as cross country champions

posted: 08/29/2016 3:08 p.m. Discuss

Arkansas' men and women cross country teams are heavy favorites to repeat as SEC cross country champions.

Williams heads up RB-by-committee approach

posted: 08/29/2016 3:08 p.m. Comment 1

Sophomore Rawleigh Williams could get the lion's share of carries early Saturday.

Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment

posted: 08/29/2016 2:52 p.m. Comments 6

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system.

Police: Man arrested after found asleep at Fayetteville Whataburger drive-thru

posted: 08/29/2016 2:45 p.m. Discuss

A Texas man was arrested Sunday after police found him asleep in his truck in a Whataburger drive-thru with his "feet kicked up outside the driver side window," according to a preliminary arrest report.

Arkansas man found passed out in drive-thru of Wal-Mart pharmacy, arrested, police say

posted: 08/29/2016 2:38 p.m. Comments 2

A Jonesboro man was found Sunday evening passed out in a car in the drive-thru pharmacy of a local Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market, according to police.

Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

updated: 08/29/2016 4:03 p.m. Comments 2

LOS ANGELES — Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.

Voytik to start as quarterback, Hansen to follow in ASU's opener

posted: 08/29/2016 1:58 p.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Chad Voytik will get the first two series at quarterback in Arkansas State’s season opener on Friday night, and Justice Hansen will get the third.

1 killed, 1 injured in Lowell wreck

posted: 08/29/2016 1:56 p.m. Discuss

One woman was killed and a man was hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning in Lowell.

PHOTO: With help from goat, Clydesdale goes on lam for 5 days

posted: 08/29/2016 1:11 p.m. Discuss

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word "scapegoat" when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days.

Arkansas court asked to block measure on medical lawsuits

posted: 08/29/2016 12:55 p.m. Comments 5

LITTLE ROCK — A group opposed to a ballot proposal that would place limits on damages in medical lawsuits is asking Arkansas' highest court to block voting on the proposed constitutional amendment in November.

Depth chart for Arkansas' season opener vs. Louisiana Tech

posted: 08/29/2016 12:25 p.m. Discuss

Razorbacks release first two-deep of the preseason.

Arkansas boy driving ATV dies after it overturns in ditch

posted: 08/29/2016 11:58 a.m. Discuss

A Dover boy driving an ATV in a rural part of Pope County late Saturday was killed when the vehicle overturned in a ditch, authorities said.

PHOTO: Man builds bicycle that weighs 2,072 pounds

posted: 08/29/2016 11:57 a.m. Discuss

BERLIN — Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 2,072 pounds that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world's heaviest rideable bike.

Quinn Grovey to replace Keith Jackson as Arkansas' radio color analyst

posted: 08/29/2016 11:43 a.m. Comments 2

Arkansas is making a change in its football radio broadcast team.

The Recruiting Guy: No question about Wise being a Hog

posted: 08/29/2016 11:43 a.m. Discuss

When defensive end Deatrich Wise Jr. committed to Arkansas on Aug. 7, 2011, he never questioned his pledge to the Hogs.




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