posted: 02/26/2015 4:35 p.m.
Forty Arkansans have now died of the flu, the Arkansas Department of Health announced Thursday.
posted: 02/26/2015 2:41 p.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Thursday that he has named Bear Chaney as the Arkansas Assessment Coordination Department director.
posted: 02/26/2015 2:31 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Legislature has given final approval to adding drones to the state's voyeurism law.
posted: 02/26/2015 2 p.m.
A bill that would provide a waiver for rural school districts in danger of being consolidated if they meet state adequacy standards passed on Thursday in the House Committee on Education.
posted: 02/26/2015 1:53 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas lawmaker whose daughter was murdered by a man now on death row said Thursday that she will file a bill legalizing firing squads after a Senate committee passed a bill to ban capital punishment.
posted: 02/26/2015 1:02 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide $96,000 to help remove debris in Arkansas left in the wake of a tornado last year.
posted: 02/26/2015 12:35 p.m.
When Carman McBride arrived at work Thursday morning at Don R. Roberts Elementary School, she had no indication she would be going home with $25,000 and a national teaching award.
posted: 02/26/2015 12:23 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.
posted: 02/26/2015 11:51 a.m.
An amended bill that would allow public college faculty and staff members with concealed-carry permits to carry weapons on campus passed the House Committee on Education on Thursday.
posted: 02/26/2015 11:35 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Prevention Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is being awarded a $3.75 million grant to continue its work.
posted: 02/26/2015 11:13 a.m.
A supervisor was fired and six other employees were suspended without pay after two youths escaped through unlocked doors from a juvenile detention center in Garland County, Sheriff Mike McCormick announced Thursday.
posted: 02/26/2015 11:04 a.m.
WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be attorney general, sending it to the full Senate.
posted: 02/26/2015 11:03 a.m.
NEW YORK — Sears recorded its fourth straight year of falling profit and revenue, even as cost cutting and store closures helped narrow its loss for the fourth quarter.
posted: 02/26/2015 11 a.m.
More than anything else, the annual Academy Awards telecast demonstrates the real gap between the movies that win Oscars and the movies that people go see.
posted: 02/26/2015 10:46 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — A patient has sued the maker of a medical scope linked to the outbreak of a superbug at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
posted: 02/26/2015 10:27 a.m.
The Cedar Hill Road bridge between Riverfront Drive and Rebsamen Park Road in Little Rock’s Riverdale area will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, city officials said.
updated: 02/26/2015 11:47 a.m.
A judge on Thursday set a hearing for next week to consider the mental evaluation of a man charged in the kidnapping and killing of a Little Rock real estate agent.
posted: 02/26/2015 9:18 a.m.
BENTONVILLE — When Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon took the top job at the world's largest retailer last year, he inherited some big problems.
posted: 02/26/2015 9:13 a.m.
ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University wrestling team has secured the third-highest spot in the latest NCAA Division II rankings.
posted: 02/26/2015 8:47 a.m.
LONDON — A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria over the past few months bears "striking similarities" to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said Thursday.