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Police: Little Rock high school student arrested after cursing, taking swing at teacher

posted: 02/16/2017 10:38 a.m. Comments 11

A Little Rock high school student was arrested after he swung and cursed at one of his teachers Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Pulaski Tech finalizes merger with University of Arkansas

posted: 02/01/2017 11:29 a.m. Comment 1

LITTLE ROCK — Pulaski Technical College's merger with the University of Arkansas System is now official.

PHOTOS: Hundreds rally in state Capitol rotunda in support of school choice

posted: 01/25/2017 2:19 p.m. Discuss

Hundreds of students and education leaders gathered in the state Capitol rotunda Wednesday, rallying in support of school choice.

Superintendent: Little Rock School District plans to close or repurpose 4 schools

updated: 01/17/2017 5:11 p.m. Comments 2

Little Rock School District Superintendent Michael Poore on Tuesday afternoon announced plans to close or repurpose four schools within the district as part of cost-cutting efforts.

Police say 1 dead in Fort Smith shooting, 2 being questioned

posted: 01/15/2017 3:02 p.m. Discuss

Police in Fort Smith say one man is dead and two men are being questioned following a shooting on the city's north side.

Former Arkansas police officer gets five years in prison for sexual assault

posted: 01/13/2017 3:47 p.m. Comments 2

A former Arkansas police officer who was charged with sexually assaulting a minor has been sentenced to five years in prison.

PHOTO: Man robs Arkansas gas station by pointing bag at clerk, police say

posted: 01/10/2017 5:18 p.m. Comment 1

A man robbed a White Hall gas station by pointing an object covered with a bag at the clerk Monday morning, police say.

Police: 46-year-old shot at while stopped at Little Rock intersection

updated: 01/11/2017 11 a.m. Comments 3

A 46-year-old man was shot at Monday afternoon while he was stopped at a stop sign at a Little Rock intersection, police say.

Fayetteville police investigating robbery of Arvest Bank

posted: 01/03/2017 3:50 p.m. Discuss

Fayetteville police are investigating a robbery at Arvest Bank at 1113 N. Garland Ave.

Bentonville police investigating attempted armed robbery at McDonald's

updated: 01/03/2017 5:44 p.m. Discuss

Bentonville police are investigating the attempted armed robbery of a McDonald's restaurant.

Sheriff's office: Fight over Arkansas man's porn viewing 'escalated quickly'; 1 arrested

updated: 11/15/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 5

An argument over a northeast Arkansas man’s viewing of pornography turned violent over the weekend, leading to his arrest, according to authorities.

TOP 25 MEN: Wisconsin defense overwhelms UCA

posted: 11/12/2016 3:13 a.m. Discuss

Bronson Koenig had 16 points, Nigel Hayes scored 10 of his 14 in the second half and No. 9 Wisconsin opened a season of high expectations with a 79-47 victory Friday night over Central Arkansas.

Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 interested in Mexico campus

posted: 11/06/2016 11:54 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Arkansas State University officials say more than 1,000 students have expressed interest in attending the school's Mexico campus when it opens for the fall 2017 semester.

Little Rock superintendent names four schools to potentially close

posted: 11/03/2016 4:09 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock School District Superintendent Mike Poore outlined roughly $15.3 million in budget cuts in a news conference Thursday that include potentially closing up to three elementary schools and one preschool.

State Board of Education rejects applications for 2 open-enrollment charter schools

posted: 09/08/2016 11:52 a.m. Discuss

The state Board of Education on Thursday morning, after panel recommendations, rejected applications for two open-enrollment charter schools in Arkansas.






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