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University of Arkansas rededicating hall to honor Gearhart

posted: 11/18/2015 3:26 p.m. Comments 3

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas plans to rename a campus hall to honor the school's retired chancellor, G. David Gearhart.

Kurrus presents progress report on Little Rock School District

updated: 11/12/2015 12:47 p.m. Comments 2

Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus presented an academic progress report on his district during Thursday's state Board of Education meeting, emphasizing that administrators are "intervening systematically."

Police: Kids were in car while man, woman smoked marijuana

posted: 11/11/2015 8:39 a.m. Discuss

Two toddlers were found in the backseat of a car during a North Little Rock traffic stop that led to a drug arrest Tuesday, police said.

Little Rock man charged in thefts at hotel

posted: 11/11/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A Little Rock man was arrested in connection with a single car theft in Little Rock's River Market District after three vehicles have been reported stolen from the area in recent days.

Man found guilty of murder in fatal shooting of teen prankster

updated: 11/04/2015 12:24 p.m. Comments 4

A 50-year-old Little Rock man who opened fire outside his home and killed a 15-year-old prankster has been found guilty on all counts.

Trial begins for man accused in fatal shooting of teen over prank

posted: 11/03/2015 12:37 p.m. Comment 1

Jury selection has begun in a trial for a man accused of opening fire on a group of teenage pranksters, killing one.

Jermain Taylor back in court for hearing month before trial

posted: 11/02/2015 11:14 a.m. Gallery Discuss

Former middleweight champion boxer Jermain Taylor returned to Arkansas on Monday for the first time since a judge allowed him to stay in Florida as he awaits a series of criminal trials.

State Supreme Court dismisses lawsuit challenging Little Rock district takeover

posted: 10/29/2015 10:55 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's takeover of the Little Rock School District.

Court upholds conviction in fatal Little Rock mall shooting

posted: 10/22/2015 11:02 a.m. Comments 4

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' highest court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a Little Rock man in the 2013 killing of a restaurant manager during a robbery at a mall.

Arkansas court upholds $2.75M in damages for Family Dollar ex-workers

posted: 10/21/2015 12:37 p.m. Comment 1

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Court of Appeals has upheld $2.75 million in damages awarded to two former employees of Family Dollar whom the business falsely accused of theft.

UA appoints Karla Hughes to lead Monticello campus

posted: 10/19/2015 1:28 p.m. Comment 1

The University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees on Monday appointed Karla V. Hughes as the next chancellor of the system's Monticello campus.

Jeffrey Vitter, UA chancellor candidate, chosen as Ole Miss leader

posted: 10/19/2015 12:54 p.m. Discuss

JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi College Board has named Jeffrey Vitter, the brother of a U.S. senator who is provost at the University of Kansas, as its top choice to become chancellor of the University of Mississippi.

Southern Arkansas University trustees approve dorm project

posted: 10/14/2015 11:08 a.m. Comment 1

MAGNOLIA — The Southern Arkansas University Board of Trustees has approved a $12 million plan to build two new residence halls on campus.

UA gets $12 million grant for power grid security center

posted: 10/12/2015 11:13 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $12.2 million grant for a new University of Arkansas research center focused on cybersecurity for electric power utilities.

LRSD superintendent: Won't be distracted by takeover lawsuit

posted: 10/08/2015 11:43 a.m. Comment 1

Little Rock School District Superintendent Baker Kurrus said Thursday during a meeting of the Arkansas Board of Education that he is letting lawyers handle a pending federal lawsuit seeking to reverse the state takeover of the district.




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