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Arkansas soccer ranked, freshman wins SEC award

posted: 08/30/2016 6:45 p.m. Discuss

Following its win over defending national runner-up Duke last week, Arkansas' soccer team racked up the accolades Tuesday.

1 injured in Rogers house fire

posted: 08/30/2016 5:41 p.m. Discuss

A woman pulled from a Rogers house fire was taken to the hospital with burns, according to a Facebook post from the Rogers Fire Department.

Little Rock man faces more than 700 counts of child pornography

posted: 08/30/2016 5:40 p.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man faces more than 700 charges of child pornography after the execution of a search warrant at his residence Tuesday morning, according to police.

Arkansas confident in first-time starter Allen at QB

updated: 08/30/2016 5:30 p.m. Comment 1

FAYETTEVILLE — Austin Allen earned Arkansas coach Bret Bielema's approval when he was named the starting quarterback during the spring.

ACLU: Christian woman forced to remove headscarf for license

posted: 08/30/2016 4:05 p.m. Comments 4

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A Christian woman in Alabama was forced to remove her headscarf for a driver's license photo after being told only Muslim women could wear them in photos, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama on her behalf.

Tractor-trailer crash closes section of Arkansas 124

posted: 08/30/2016 4:03 p.m. Discuss

A crash on Arkansas 124 in Van Buren County involving a tractor-trailer rig carrying a large piece of industrial equipment will require the closure of that section of the highway Tuesday night so the equipment can be removed, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

Police arrest Little Rock woman accused of shooting boyfriend in fight over $75

posted: 08/30/2016 3:54 p.m. Comments 2

Little Rock police arrested a woman Tuesday they say shot her boyfriend earlier this month after a dispute over money.

Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker: 'No excuses' for behavior after arrest on DWI charge

updated: 08/30/2016 3:26 p.m. Comments 16

Conway police officers described former state Sen. Gilbert Baker as “verbally belligerent and emotional” when he was taken to the department’s booking area after his arrest on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to the department’s incident report.

Fatal bus crash injures people on way to seek work with Arkansas legislator's firm

posted: 08/30/2016 3:06 p.m. Discuss

An Arkansas state representative will cooperate in the investigation into a fatal Louisiana bus crash that injured workers traveling to aid a company he co-owns.

Former Arkansas police officer sues gunmaker after injuring himself

posted: 08/30/2016 3:05 p.m. Comments 13

A former Arkansas police officer seeking $75,000 in damages as part of a federal lawsuit says he continues to suffer significant pain after a gun unexpectedly went off and injured him at a shooting range three years ago.

Cave Springs police chief fired

posted: 08/30/2016 2:20 p.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE — Joe Powell was fired Tuesday from his position as police chief of Cave Springs, according to Mayor Travis Lee.

Arkansas high school's panther statue vandalized, officials say

posted: 08/30/2016 1:46 p.m. Comments 2

Police are investigating after the panther statue that resides in front of Benton High School was vandalized.

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

posted: 08/30/2016 1:32 p.m. Comment 1

BEIRUT — The Islamic State group says its spokesman has been "martyred" in northern Syria.

The Recruiting Guy: Hog commit Koilan Jackson not surprised by dad's decision

posted: 08/30/2016 1:28 p.m. Discuss

Arkansas color analyst Keith Jackson announced on Monday his plans to step down from his duties on the Razorback Sports Network after the 2017 season to watch his two sons play college football.

Law clerk fired after posing as judge

posted: 08/30/2016 1:11 p.m. Discuss

CHICAGO — A law clerk running unopposed for a judgeship has been fired after she was accused of donning a robe and taking the bench in a Chicago courtroom to hear some minor traffic cases.




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