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Saline County jail escapee arrested in Texas, awaiting extradition

posted: 02/10/2016 6:27 p.m. Discuss

A Saline County jail inmate who escaped from a work detail last week has been captured north of Houston, Texas, according to the sheriff's office.

Sheriff's office: Search ongoing for person who fell out of boat on Lake Maumelle

posted: 02/10/2016 5:52 p.m. Discuss

The Pulaski County sheriff's office is searching for a person believed to have fallen out of a boat on Lake Maumelle on Wednesday.

Dickson Street's Common Grounds closing Feb. 21

posted: 02/10/2016 4:56 p.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — The Common Grounds Gourmet Espresso Bar on Dickson Street is closing later this month after almost two decades there, the owner said Wednesday.

Defense for teen charged in Conway couple's deaths will ask to move to juvenile court

posted: 02/10/2016 4:53 p.m. Discuss

CONWAY — Defense attorneys for an Arkansas teen charged in the shooting death of the couple who raised him as their grandson say they plan to ask for the case to be moved to juvenile court.

Federal government sues Missouri city of Ferguson

posted: 02/10/2016 4:42 p.m. Discuss

FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minority-group members in the St. Louis suburb.

The Recruiting Guy: Bama offers Fayetteville junior D-lineman

posted: 02/10/2016 4:17 p.m. Discuss

Alabama has offered Fayetteville junior defensive lineman Akial Byers.

In its 13th year, Arkansas Literary Festival to host 80-plus presenters

posted: 02/10/2016 3:56 p.m. Discuss

The 13th Arkansas Literary Festival, set for April 14-17 at various locations in downtown Little Rock, will feature more than 80 presenters with backgrounds in areas such as written literature, film, photography and science.

Man arrested in decapitation of his grandmother, her husband

posted: 02/10/2016 3:27 p.m. Comment 1

OKLAHOMA CITY — A man was arrested in the shooting and decapitation of his grandmother and her husband at an Oklahoma City home where they operated a day care, police said Wednesday.

Salaries for new ASU assistants finalized

posted: 02/10/2016 3:10 p.m. Discuss

Contracts for Arkansas State's new football assistant coaches aren't yet finalized, but their salaries are.

Police: Man killed in fall into Fayetteville creek near Razorback Greenway

posted: 02/10/2016 2:34 p.m. Discuss

A man fell about 20 feet from a tree that was leaning over a creek in Fayetteville and died, spokesman Sgt. Craig Stout said Wednesday.

Carly Fiorina ends her bid for Republican nomination for president

posted: 02/10/2016 2:19 p.m. Comments 5

Carly Fiorina is dropping out of the 2016 Republican presidential race.

Store owner charged with selling fake urine

posted: 02/10/2016 1:59 p.m. Comment 1

CRESTWOOD, Ill. — A suburban Chicago store owner has been charged with selling synthetic urine to help people pass drug and alcohol tests.

Girl Scouts partner with Chef Shuttle to provide same-day cookie deliveries

posted: 02/10/2016 1:56 p.m. Comment 1

The Girl Scouts — Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas are partnering with Chef Shuttle to provide customers in central and northwest Arkansas with same-day cookie deliveries, Girl Scout officials said Wednesday.

Charges dropped against woman who nursed baby squirrels

posted: 02/10/2016 1:53 p.m. Comment 1

HOWELL, N.J. — Charges against a New Jersey woman who nursed two abandoned baby squirrels back to health have been dropped on a technicality.

3rd teen arrested in fatal shooting of Little Rock mother

posted: 02/10/2016 1:15 p.m. Comment 1

A third teen faces charges in the January slaying of a Little Rock mother who was shot during a robbery while reportedly holding her 2-year-old child.

Super Bowl party crasher stole from guests, Arkansas man says

posted: 02/10/2016 1:06 p.m. Discuss

A homeowner in Melbourne reported that a Louisiana man who invited himself into the house Sunday to watch the Super Bowl stole $60 and a debit card from guests before leaving, a spokesman from the Izard County sheriff's office said Wednesday.

2 female bombers kill 56 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp

posted: 02/10/2016 12:38 p.m. Discuss

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Health and rescue officials say two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people.

Homeless man sleeping in Hot Springs dumpster emptied into garbage truck

posted: 02/10/2016 11:52 a.m. Comments 7

A homeless man fell 5 feet into a garbage truck Monday morning while sleeping in a dumpster to escape below-freezing temperatures, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported.

VIDEOS: Arkansan performs tonight on 'Idol'; show to eliminate 5 by week's end

posted: 02/10/2016 11:47 a.m. Discuss

Bentonville teenager Thomas Stringfellow, who secured a spot in "American Idol's" top 24 last week, is set to perform Wednesday on the singing competition.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

updated: 02/10/2016 4:36 p.m. Discuss

NASHUA, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.





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