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More than a decade after Little Rock killing, son gets 23 years in father's stabbing death

posted: 02/23/2017 4:11 p.m. Discuss

More than a decade after his father's killing and seven years after confessing to being responsible, a Little Rock man was sentenced Thursday to 23 years in prison.

Arkansas House passes voter-ID measure

posted: 02/23/2017 3:50 p.m. Comment 1

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House has passed a resolution that, if approved by voters, would require residents to present photographic identification in order to vote.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman set to host telephone town hall with Arkansas constituents

posted: 02/23/2017 3:17 p.m. Comments 5

U.S. Sen. John Boozman on Thursday said he plans to host a telephone town hall with Arkansans to discuss topics up for debate in the nation’s capital.

Authorities: Man arrested in case of teacher who went missing 11 years ago

posted: 02/23/2017 3:11 p.m. Discuss

OCILLA, Ga. — Authorities said Thursday they arrested a man on murder charges in the disappearance of a high school teacher in rural south Georgia more than 11 years ago.

Arkansas man killed after vehicle drives off bridge, hits culvert

posted: 02/23/2017 2:30 p.m. Discuss

A 31-year-old Arkansas man was killed after his vehicle traveled off a bridge and hit a culvert, state police said.

Arkansas judge acquitted in child's hot-car death can return to bench, court rules

posted: 02/23/2017 2:22 p.m. Comments 6

Garland County Circuit Judge Wade Naramore, acquitted last year in the hot-car death of his infant son, can return to the bench, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Mike Anderson reviews Texas A&M, previews Auburn

posted: 02/23/2017 2:20 p.m. Discuss

Follow along as Mike Anderson reviews the win over Texas A&M and previews Saturday's game at Auburn.

Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

posted: 02/23/2017 1:31 p.m. Comments 3

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."

Indiana store sells winning $435 million Powerball ticket

posted: 02/23/2017 1:08 p.m. Discuss

INDIANAPOLIS — The sole winning ticket for an estimated $435.3 million Powerball jackpot — the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history — was sold at a northern Indiana convenience store where a store official said Thursday she hopes the winner is someone local.

Arkansas bid to collect online sales taxes fails to pass House panel for 2nd time

posted: 02/23/2017 12:54 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — An effort to force online retailers to start collecting state sales taxes has failed for a second time before an Arkansas House panel.

Teen arrested on rape, abuse of corpse charges after woman found dead in Arkansas home

posted: 02/23/2017 12:40 p.m. Comment 1

An 18-year-old faces multiple charges, including rape and abuse of a corpse, after a woman was found dead in a Siloam Springs home, officials said.

Man charged with killing pedestrian during Little Rock police chase testifies at hearing

updated: 02/23/2017 2:05 p.m. Comment 1

A man charged with killing a pedestrian at the end of a police chase more than a year ago in Little Rock spoke in court Thursday, days before the start of his trial.

Son killed protecting mom at Subway shop where both worked, police say

posted: 02/23/2017 noon Discuss

HOUSTON — Houston police say an 18-year-old sandwich shop employee has been shot and killed during an attempted robbery as he tried to protect his mother who also worked at the store.

Style: Oscar Race

posted: 02/23/2017 11:54 a.m. Discuss

Movie talk this week is naturally dominate by speculation about Sunday night’s 89th annual Academy Awards show so, as is our custom, we’ve gathered a panel of heavily invested Oscar watchers to predict who’ll win what.

Postal worker admits he hoarded thousands of pieces of mail at home

posted: 02/23/2017 11:50 a.m. Discuss

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A former North Carolina postal worker has admitted hoarding thousands of pieces of mail at his home for a decade.

Police: Robber fires shot in downtown Little Rock, grabs purse after woman drops it

posted: 02/23/2017 11:46 a.m. Comment 1

A woman was robbed of her purse and phone after a man approached her and her roommate and fired a gun in downtown Little Rock Wednesday night, police said.

Motorcyclist dies after losing control on Arkansas highway, hitting pole

posted: 02/23/2017 11:40 a.m. Discuss

A 26-year-old motorcyclist was killed after he drove off an Arkansas road and hit a utility pole, state police said.

Lawmakers renew push for drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

posted: 02/23/2017 11:31 a.m. Comments 2

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Former U.S. Sen. Frank Murkowski in 2001 gave a speech urging colleagues to approve oil drilling in America's largest wildlife refuge. The Alaska Republican held up a blank sheet of paper to illustrate his point.

Little Rock teen robbed of shoes while walking home from band practice, police say

posted: 02/23/2017 11:23 a.m. Comments 11

A Little Rock teen was robbed of his shoes while walking home from high school band practice Wednesday evening, authorities said.

Homeland Security secretary: Won't use military to enforce immigration laws

updated: 02/23/2017 2:15 p.m. Comments 2

MEXICO CITY — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that America won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."

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