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In Pulaski County crash, motorcyclist hits tree headfirst, dies, sheriff's office says

posted: 04/28/2017 4:01 p.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man was killed after his motorcycle slid off the road and sent him into a tree headfirst in Pulaski County on Friday morning, authorities said.

Little Rock to hold special meeting at which mayor, police will discuss violent crime increase

posted: 04/28/2017 3:56 p.m. Comments 9

Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner will give a presentation to Mayor Mark Stodola and the city board of directors Sunday afternoon on the increase of violent crime, according to a news release.

Man arrested in machete attack at university coffee shop

updated: 04/28/2017 4:49 p.m. Comment 1

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A man armed with a machete asked about the political affiliations of people at a university coffee shop Friday morning before injuring two females in central Kentucky, a witness said.

Arkansas parents accused of abandoning 4 children under 9 while in jail

posted: 04/28/2017 3:13 p.m. Comments 5

A man and a woman are accused of abandoning their children while they were in jail, according to a police report.

Burger chain Red Robin opening 2 restaurants in central Arkansas

posted: 04/28/2017 2:55 p.m. Comments 2

Colorado-based chain Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews is set to open two locations in central Arkansas.

Teen arrested in fatal shooting at high-rise near Little Rock mall

posted: 04/28/2017 2:17 p.m. Comments 6

Police have arrested a 17-year-old on charges tied to a fatal shooting Wednesday inside a high-rise apartment in midtown Little Rock near Park Plaza.

Arkansas governor calls for special session, says state budget will be reduced

updated: 04/28/2017 5:31 p.m. Comments 3

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has called for a special legislative session so Arkansas lawmakers can address several issues, including changes to the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion.

The Recruiting Guy: Charleston's Flanagan on Arkansas' radar

posted: 04/28/2017 2:05 p.m. Discuss

Charleston athlete Sean Michael Flanagan has several scholarship offers and is a good candidate to add one from Arkansas is the future.

Police: North Little Rock man says he fled to get vehicle home to girlfriend before being arrested

posted: 04/28/2017 1:52 p.m. Comments 2

While fleeing police early Friday, a man led authorities to his North Little Rock home to drop off his car for his girlfriend because he knew he'd be arrested, officials said.

Flower shop owner accused of stealing plants from cemetery

posted: 04/28/2017 1 p.m. Comments 2

PEQUANNOCK TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Police say a flower shop owner stole plants and other items from graves at a New Jersey cemetery for months.

Police: 2 men kill each other over marijuana fight on 4/20

posted: 04/28/2017 12:53 p.m. Comments 2

CLOVIS, N.M. — Two men found dead on marijuana culture's high holiday are accused of arguing about their portions of pot and then killing each other.

George H.W. Bush released after latest Houston hospital stay

posted: 04/28/2017 12:48 p.m. Discuss

HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis during a two-week stay.

2 attempt to rob man at gunpoint in Little Rock alley, police say

posted: 04/28/2017 12:41 p.m. Comments 2

Authorities said two people tried to rob a 23-year-old man at gunpoint while he was in an alley near his house, but left after they couldn’t find anything to take from him.

Missing 2-year-old's body located in Arkansas; girl is 3rd member of family found dead in days

updated: 04/28/2017 6:43 p.m. Comments 5

Searchers on Friday afternoon found the body of a 2-year-old Arkansas girl in the area where her dead mother was found earlier this week, authorities say.

U.S. urges new sanctions on North Korea, warns of catastrophe

posted: 04/28/2017 11:27 a.m. Comments 2

UNITED NATIONS — The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea on Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the nation's nuclear and missile programs. Doing nothing could be "catastrophic," top diplomat Rex Tillerson told a special U.N. Security Council session he chaired.

Police investigate why someone is shaving other people's cats

posted: 04/28/2017 11:25 a.m. Comments 3

WAYNESBORO, Va. — Why would someone go around shaving other people's cats?

Style: The newest things in kitchen design

posted: 04/28/2017 11:19 a.m. Discuss

At a different time in our country, when it was more popularly accepted that “children should be seen and not heard,” kitchens were to be neither seen nor heard.

U.S. economic growth weakened to 0.7 percent in first quarter

posted: 04/28/2017 11:17 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result underscores the challenge facing President Donald Trump in achieving his ambitious economic growth targets.

Time-consuming haircut prompts woman to pull gun, police say

posted: 04/28/2017 11:17 a.m. Discuss

CLEVELAND — Police in Cleveland are trying to identify a woman they say pulled a gun on a barber because he was taking too long to cut her 7-year-old son's hair.

Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

updated: 04/28/2017 2:36 p.m. Comments 13

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end."






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