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4 arrested, 1 sought in Bryant home invasion, robbery

posted: 08/21/2014 11:17 a.m. Discuss

Four of five people who have been accused of invading and robbing a Bryant home in July have been arrested by police this week.

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17 billion settlement

posted: 08/21/2014 11:12 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON — The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

MovieStyle: Dog days

posted: 08/21/2014 11:10 a.m. Discuss

Late August is the low trough of summer and traditionally a time when Hollywood studios release movies that, for whatever reason, they feel a little weird about.

Romney endorses Cotton in NLR appearance

updated: 08/21/2014 11:09 a.m. Discuss

Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney formally endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton on Thursday in North Little Rock, saying the race between Cotton and Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor is critical to the GOP's efforts to win control of the Senate.

U.S. workers with Ebola out of hospital, aid group says

updated: 08/21/2014 10:17 a.m. Discuss

ATLANTA — The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.

Bella Vista man wins $1 million in lottery

posted: 08/21/2014 10:08 a.m. Discuss

A Bella Vista man won $1 million this month on a $2 Powerball game ticket, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery said Thursday.

Meeting on divorce ends in man driving truck toward wife, report says

posted: 08/21/2014 9:03 a.m. Discuss

A Jacksonville man drove his truck over a curb and within a foot of his wife after a meeting they had arranged to talk about their divorce quickly went awry, authorities said.

Man held in stepfather's shooting in North Little Rock

posted: 08/21/2014 8:39 a.m. Discuss

A 22-year-old man is accused of shooting his stepfather in a North Little Rock house early Wednesday, authorities said.

Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

posted: 08/21/2014 8:25 a.m. Discuss

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior commanders of the Hamas military wing Thursday, delivering a likely blow to the organization's morale and highlighting the long reach of Israel's intelligence services.

Sen. Boozman to tour hospital in Jonesboro

posted: 08/21/2014 7:15 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO — Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman is scheduled to tour the new NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro.

Lamar man threatens deputies with rifle, sheriff says

posted: 08/21/2014 7:13 a.m. Discuss

LAMAR — Arkansas authorities say they've arrested a 69-year-old man who pointed a loaded assault rifle at a deputy.

Sheriff: 1 dead, deputy hurt in shootings near Fayetteville

posted: 08/21/2014 7:10 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — The Washington County sheriff's office says one person has died and a deputy has been wounded in related shootings at a home near Fayetteville.

Romney to campaign for Cotton in North Little Rock

posted: 08/21/2014 7:06 a.m. Comments 2

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be campaigning in Arkansas for GOP Congressman Tom Cotton in Cotton's bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor.

Bicyclist killed in Clay County crash

posted: 08/21/2014 6:24 a.m. Discuss

A 72-year-old bicyclist was killed Wednesday after he collided with a vehicle in Clay County, authorities said.

U.S. airstrikes fly anew after decapitation

posted: 08/21/2014 5:05 a.m. Comments 4

The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants, launching a new series of airstrikes against the extremist group that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria and beheaded a U.S. journalist, despite its threats to kill another American hostage.


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