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Police: Suspected intruder fatally shot by Arkansas homeowner

posted: 02/23/2018 12:23 p.m. Comment 1

A 40-year-old man who was fatally shot Thursday night appears to have been killed during a home invasion, Arkansas State Police said, citing a preliminary investigation.

Little Rock TV station hires new meteorologist

posted: 02/23/2018 12:16 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock's CBS affiliate will add a new meteorologist to its weather team in March, the station said Friday.

Style: Online design gets its day

posted: 02/23/2018 12:16 p.m. Discuss

Hiring an interior designer is often considered a posh extravagance afforded to people with more money than taste.

Bullet fired at Little Rock home landed in daughter's bed, woman tells police

posted: 02/23/2018 12:12 p.m. Discuss

A bullet was fired into a Little Rock home Thursday night as four people, including a 6-year-old child, were present, police said.

Arkansan accused of filming woman getting dressed at gym pleads guilty

posted: 02/23/2018 12:04 p.m. Discuss

An Arkansan pleaded guilty to video voyeurism Wednesday for filming a woman with his phone as she dressed at a gym in 2017, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported.

College responds to Arkansas coach's suit that it refused to hire him because of 'Jewish blood'

posted: 02/23/2018 11:48 a.m. Discuss

PINEVILLE, La. — An attorney for a private Baptist college in Louisiana and the school's president disputes a lawsuit's claims that they refused to hire an applicant for a football coaching job because of his Jewish heritage.

Flu season showing signs of winding down in U.S.

posted: 02/23/2018 11:39 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials Friday said fewer visits to the doctor last week — 1 out of 16 — were for fever, cough and other flu symptoms than during the previous two weeks. The number of states reporting high patient traffic for the flu also dropped, to 39 from 43.

VIDEO: Trump criticizes armed officer who didn't stop Florida school shooter

posted: 02/23/2018 11:08 a.m. Comments 4

WASHINGTON — Urging the arming of many teachers and school security guards, President Donald Trump said Friday the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure."

Report: FBI investigation documents list range of payments to top college basketball players

posted: 02/23/2018 10:49 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports.

83-year-old Arkansas man killed when vehicle veers off wet road, strikes fence

posted: 02/23/2018 10:34 a.m. Discuss

An 83-year-old Arkansas man was killed Thursday night when the car he was driving veered off a wet road and struck a fence, authorities said.

Fake will case leads to exhumation of Arkansas man's body

posted: 02/23/2018 10:20 a.m. Discuss

CAMDEN — An Arkansas judge has granted a request to exhume the body of a man who died in a one-vehicle wreck in 2015 and whose fortune was stolen after a real estate agent faked his will.

Ex-Trump campaign aide agrees to guilty plea in Russia probe

updated: 02/23/2018 12:20 p.m. Comments 2

WASHINGTON — A former top adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign is scheduled to plead guilty Friday in the special counsel's Russia investigation to federal conspiracy and false statements charges.

Florida governor: Ban gun sales to underage and mentally ill

updated: 02/23/2018 12:38 p.m. Comment 1

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — As teachers returned Friday to a high school where a shooter killed 17 people, Florida's governor proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21.

U.S. tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

updated: 02/23/2018 11:56 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration hit more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions Wednesday in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program.

Flooding threat remains for Arkansas; much of state faces enhanced risk for severe weather

posted: 02/23/2018 8:43 a.m. Discuss

The threat for flooding is expected to continue Friday across Arkansas, and Saturday’s forecast could bring another risk to parts of the state, meteorologists said.

21 arrested in Little Rock gangs dragnet; family member of ex-Hog McFadden among those charged in case

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 15

Officials say 21 people were arrested on federal charges Thursday morning in a wide-ranging takedown operation, part of a larger effort to target gangs and violent criminals in Arkansas' capital city.

148-year-old store in downtown Little Rock shutting doors

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A fixture in downtown Little Rock for almost 148 years, Bennett's Military Supplies will close at the end of March, owner Sheree Meyer announced on social media this week.

Arm teachers, give bonuses, Trump says; deputy who didn't go inside school during Florida shooting resigns

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 26

President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his calls for arming highly trained teachers as part of an effort to fortify schools against shootings such as the one that occurred in Parkland, Fla., last week, even as he denounced active-shooter drills that try to prepare students to survive a rampage.

Arkansas election season kicks off; 141 candidates file to run

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

Candidates -- along with their supporters and families -- packed elbow to elbow on the second floor rotunda at the state Capitol on Thursday for the opening of the state and federal campaign filing season.

Arkansas panel vote advances proposal on tuition; bill lets families withdraw savings

posted: 02/23/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Legislature's Joint Budget Committee voted Thursday to advance a proposal that would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at a public, private or religious elementary or secondary school.






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