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Chancellor sought for Arkansas State University Mid-South

posted: 03/03/2015 3:24 p.m. Comment 1

WEST MEMPHIS — Arkansas State University and Mid-South Community College have started the search for a chancellor when the two merge later this year.

8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

updated: 02/27/2015 10:24 a.m. Discuss

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.

LR educator honored with Milken Award, $25,000

posted: 02/26/2015 12:35 p.m. Comment 1

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.

Tulsa man gets 8 life sentences in murder case

posted: 02/26/2015 8:28 a.m. Comments 2

TULSA — A judge has sentenced a Tulsa man convicted of murder and other crimes to life without parole and seven additional consecutive life sentences.

Man accused of beating woman he thought stole marijuana

posted: 02/25/2015 7:11 a.m. Comments 4

TEXARKANA — A Hempstead County man has been arrested after he beat a woman he thought stole a marijuana blunt, authorities said.

4 dead, 1 wounded in central Texas domestic disturbance

posted: 02/23/2015 9:06 a.m. Discuss

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.

Kansan pleads guilty in Arkansan's 2013 death

posted: 02/19/2015 7:26 a.m. Comment 1

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.

Brothers held in Memphis killing

posted: 02/18/2015 11:58 a.m. Discuss

Memphis police have arrested brothers in the Feb. 8 shooting death of a 22-year-old man.

ASU honored for military education

posted: 02/17/2015 7:15 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Military Advanced Education has awarded Arkansas State University the designation of a "Top School" in its 2015 Guide to Colleges & Universities.

Education Board hears report on distressed schools

posted: 02/13/2015 12:26 p.m. Discuss

After voting Thursday to remove academic distress classification for two districts and six schools, the state Board of Education on Friday heard a progress report for schools remaining under academic distress.

Vietnamese restaurant worker handed robbery note, police say

posted: 02/11/2015 10:14 a.m. Comments 4

A Little Rock man has been arrested in the Tuesday afternoon robbery of a Vietnamese restaurant, police said Wednesday.

Memphis lieutenant suspended pending embezzlement probe

posted: 02/10/2015 8:34 a.m. Discuss

A Memphis police lieutenant is on paid administration leave “due to allegations stemming from an embezzlement investigation,” the Memphis Police Department said Monday.

Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

posted: 02/09/2015 8:25 a.m. Comments 6

MEMPHIS — Prosecutors say a Memphis couple has been charged with chaining their 8-year-old son in his bedroom.

Police: Jonesboro man arrested after choking wife

posted: 02/09/2015 8:01 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Northeastern Arkansas authorities have arrested a man accused of choking his wife with enough force that caused blood vessels in her eye to pop.

Juror in Memphis communicated with defendant on Facebook

posted: 02/06/2015 7:49 a.m. Discuss

MEMPHIS — Prosecutors say a juror has been found in contempt of court for communicating with a defendant on Facebook during a trial.


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