posted: 07/07/2015 5:04 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — The federal government has asked a U.S. District Court judge to approve a final version of a consent decree with the state of Arkansas and Exxon Mobil over a 2013 oil spill in Mayflower in central Arkansas.
posted: 07/07/2015 4:40 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's Independence Day weekend included another celebration — an engagement.
posted: 07/07/2015 2:05 p.m.
Bridge work will require an overnight lane closure Wednesday on Interstate 40 in Conway, Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials said Tuesday.
posted: 07/07/2015 12:53 p.m.
An Asian beetle known for infesting and killing ash trees have been confirmed in three additional south Arkansas counties, Arkansas Plant Board officials have said.
posted: 07/07/2015 12:22 p.m.
Three sisters made an estate gift worth more than $1.2 million to University of Arkansas at Fayetteville's library system, according to a news release.
posted: 07/07/2015 12:10 p.m.
A father and son who were found dead in their Jeep, which was partially submerged in the Saline River, died from carbon monoxide poisoning, authorities said Tuesday.
posted: 07/07/2015 11:53 a.m.
A Hindu group is the latest organization to express interest in erecting a religious statue on the Arkansas Capitol grounds.
updated: 07/07/2015 2:06 p.m.
Authorities say one person was killed in a shooting on the property of a church Tuesday morning in Pulaski County.
posted: 07/07/2015 11:30 a.m.
WASHINGTON — America's top two military leaders on Tuesday defended President Barack Obama's strategy to defeat Islamic State militants amid criticism from Republican senators who argued that the administration's program to train and equip thousands of moderate Syrian rebels is faltering.
posted: 07/07/2015 11:26 a.m.
VIENNA — Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks broke through their second deadline in a week on Tuesday, raising new questions about the ability of world powers to cut off all Iranian pathways to a bomb through diplomacy. The discussions, already in their 12th day, were prolonged until possibly Friday.
posted: 07/07/2015 10:52 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday announced plans for a interfaith summit next month to address the need for more approved foster homes for children and access to societal-reentry services for inmates.
posted: 07/07/2015 10:42 a.m.
Marty Rossmann of the University of Mississippi used data collected over 25 years, starting in 1967, to discern whether asking children to help with household chores starting at age 3 or 4 was instrumental in predicting the children’s success in their mid-20s
posted: 07/07/2015 10:39 a.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Proposed new education standards in math and English that were developed after Oklahoma scrapped Common Core standards last year are being made available to the public.
posted: 07/07/2015 10:36 a.m.
How great are trout? They’re so great that they are as pretty as a rainbow.
posted: 07/07/2015 10:24 a.m.
A flash-flood watch remains in effect for Northwest Arkansas until Wednesday evening as more showers and thunderstorms move through the area, forecasters said Tuesday.
posted: 07/07/2015 10:01 a.m.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the Capitol.
posted: 07/07/2015 9:44 a.m.
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — FBI agents and Indiana State Police are at the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle and have removed electronics from the property.
updated: 07/07/2015 10:32 a.m.
A woman arrested in the kidnapping and killing of a Pulaski County real estate agent pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
posted: 07/07/2015 8:13 a.m.
MEMPHIS — Authorities say a Memphis woman has pleaded guilty in the cold-case shooting death of her boyfriend 15 years ago.
posted: 07/07/2015 7:17 a.m.
BENTONVILLE — The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies is teaming with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and others to develop an education program using historic art and objects.