updated: 03/25/2015 12:41 p.m.
The Arkansas Board of Education voted Wednesday to hire former state Sen. Johnny Key as the state's new education commissioner.
posted: 03/20/2015 7:15 a.m.
WICHITA, Kan. — A judge has sentenced a 21-year-old man to prison for his role in the 2013 death of an Arkansas man.
posted: 03/18/2015 12:11 p.m.
Memphis police Wednesday are investigating a pair of early morning homicides.
updated: 03/18/2015 12:40 p.m.
A hearing on a lawsuit challenging the state's takeover of the Little Rock School District is under way, with a displaced board member defending the local board's efforts before the state action.
posted: 03/12/2015 11:35 a.m.
The University of Arkansas’ provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs will become the next president of the University of Toledo, university officials announced Thursday.
posted: 03/12/2015 11:02 a.m.
The state Board of Education voted Thursday to return the Lee County School District to local control a month after the body removed its designation as being academically distressed.
posted: 03/03/2015 3:24 p.m.
WEST MEMPHIS — Arkansas State University and Mid-South Community College have started the search for a chancellor when the two merge later this year.
updated: 02/27/2015 10:24 a.m.
TYRONE, Mo. — A gunman killed seven people and wounded an eighth person in an overnight house-to-house rampage in a small Missouri town before apparently committing suicide in a vehicle, authorities said Friday.
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 8:28 a.m.
TULSA — A judge has sentenced a Tulsa man convicted of murder and other crimes to life without parole and seven additional consecutive life sentences.
posted: 02/25/2015 7:11 a.m.
TEXARKANA — A Hempstead County man has been arrested after he beat a woman he thought stole a marijuana blunt, authorities said.
posted: 02/23/2015 9:06 a.m.
KILLEEN, Texas — Four people were found shot to death in a neighborhood in Killeen and another was hospitalized in what police Monday were calling an apparent murder-suicide.
posted: 02/19/2015 7:26 a.m.
WICHITA, Kan. — The Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office said a Wichita man has pleaded guilty to several charges in connection to the 2013 death of an Arkansas man.
posted: 02/18/2015 11:58 a.m.
Memphis police have arrested brothers in the Feb. 8 shooting death of a 22-year-old man.
posted: 02/17/2015 7:15 a.m.
JONESBORO — Military Advanced Education has awarded Arkansas State University the designation of a "Top School" in its 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities.