posted: 07/29/2014 11:57 a.m.
Benton police are investigating an attempted kidnapping that occurred Monday near South and Main streets downtown.
posted: 07/29/2014 11:51 a.m.
Easter Seals Arkansas broke ground Tuesday on a new apartment complex in Little Rock for adults with disabilities or special needs.
posted: 07/29/2014 11:04 a.m.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding unaccompanied migrant youths back to Central America.
posted: 07/29/2014 11:01 a.m.
A vehicle wreck Monday in southwest Little Rock left a man dead and another injured, Little Rock police said Tuesday.
posted: 07/29/2014 11 a.m.
Instructional books like Erin Bried’s How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew (published in 2009) underscore how, in the midst of today’s technological boom, the domestic arts have suffered a blow, writes Linda S. Haymes in Family.
posted: 07/29/2014 10:59 a.m.
The simple mixture of tomatoes, onion and chile peppers is ubiquitous at Mexican restaurants and many of us probably have a jar in our fridge right now. But for truly outstanding flavor, skip the jarred stuff and make your own, writes Kelly Brant.
posted: 07/29/2014 10:11 a.m.
MEMPHIS — A jury has been selected in the trial of a Memphis man charged with fatally beating his 3-year-old son and dumping him into a trash bin two years ago.
posted: 07/29/2014 10:07 a.m.
JOPLIN, Mo. — Two years after Muslims in Joplin suffered the traumatic loss of their place of worship at the hands of an arsonist, a new $2 million mosque is now open.
posted: 07/29/2014 10:06 a.m.
EASTON, Pa. — Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country.
posted: 07/29/2014 10:02 a.m.
MANSFIELD — Authorities in western Arkansas are looking for a search-and-rescue truck stolen from the Northwest Scott County Volunteer Fire Department over the weekend.
posted: 07/29/2014 9:34 a.m.
HARRISON — The attorney for the Bull Shoals police chief accused of using excessive force against a domestic violence suspect last year wants his retrial moved from Fayetteville back to Harrison.
posted: 07/29/2014 9:33 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.
posted: 07/29/2014 9:31 a.m.
HUNTSVILLE — Madison County voters will get to decide whether to increase the sales tax by a penny to help fund the county jail and other needs.
posted: 07/29/2014 9:30 a.m.
Search crews were working again Tuesday to find a father and his infant son who disappeared last week in the Ouachita Mountains near Blue Mountain Lake.
posted: 07/29/2014 8:47 a.m.
LOME, Togo — The West African airline that transported a passenger sick with Ebola last week says it's now suspending flights to the two cities hardest hit by the disease.
posted: 07/29/2014 8:29 a.m.
MOUNTAIN HOME — An official in north Arkansas wants to change what inmates wear while jailed in Baxter County.
posted: 07/29/2014 8:14 a.m.
WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
posted: 07/29/2014 8:10 a.m.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll Tuesday.
updated: 07/29/2014 11:11 a.m.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far.
posted: 07/29/2014 7:57 a.m.
BRUSSELS — The United States and the European Union, finally in synch on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, are preparing a powerful one-two punch against Russia's economy, with EU ambassadors meeting Tuesday to discuss a dramatic escalation in the trade bloc's sanctions.