updated: 05/18/2013 7:33 p.m.
Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was booked into the Pulaski County jail Saturday afternoon on federal charges, records show.
posted: 05/18/2013 5:30 p.m.
Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
updated: 05/18/2013 5:08 p.m.
DAMASCUS, Va. — About 50 to 60 people were injured Saturday when a driver described by witnesses as an elderly man drove his car into a group of hikers marching in a parade in a small Virginia mountain town.
updated: 05/18/2013 4:09 p.m.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
posted: 05/18/2013 2:17 p.m.
CLARKSVILLE — Prosecutors in Johnson County are still developing charges for a man arrested in the stabbing death of a 6-year-old girl.
posted: 05/18/2013 2:15 p.m.
HOT SPRINGS — A jury in Garland County has found a man not guilty of capital murder for the shooting of a Malvern man.
posted: 05/18/2013 12:42 p.m.
SEARCY — Authorities in White County have charged a man in the death of a fetus after he allegedly ran over his girlfriend and she lost the baby she was carrying.
posted: 05/18/2013 12:04 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
posted: 05/18/2013 11:27 a.m.
BALTIMORE — All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.
posted: 05/18/2013 11:04 a.m.
The National Weather Service says Arkansas has repeated chances at seeing severe weather through Wednesday.
posted: 05/18/2013 10:29 a.m.
ELIZABETH, N.J. — Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker.
posted: 05/18/2013 10:27 a.m.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches came during a period of tentative diplomacy aimed at easing tensions.
posted: 05/18/2013 10:23 a.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Powerball is a game of numbers, and lottery officials say the majority of possible combinations have already been purchased ahead of Saturday night's near-historic $600 million drawing.
posted: 05/18/2013 5:59 a.m.
The Treasury Department’s inspector general told senior Treasury officials in June 2012 that he was investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service had targeted conservative groups, disclosing for the first time on Friday that Obama administration officials were aware of the matter during the presidential campaign year.
posted: 05/18/2013 5:56 a.m.
Bombs struck Sunni areas in Baghdad and surrounding areas Friday, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months, officials said, as a spike in violence has raised fears the country could be on the path to a new round of sectarian bloodshed.