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Little Rock woman throws knife at boyfriend, injuring him, police say

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A Little Rock woman was arrested Thursday after her boyfriend said she threw a knife at him, cutting a gash into his hand, according to police.

Police: Little Rock man punches officer in face after hitting pregnant girlfriend

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A Little Rock man was arrested after police say he hit his pregnant girlfriend and then punched an officer in the face Thursday.

Arkansas sheriff's deputy fatally shoots man; investigation ongoing

posted: 12/02/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas State Police is investigating a fatal shooting involving Pope County sheriff's deputies Thursday afternoon.

Man armed with gun tries to rob west Little Rock restaurant, police say

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Authorities are searching for a man who attempted to rob a west Little Rock restaurant at gunpoint Wednesday night.

Trump visits Ohio as part of victory tour

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CINCINNATI -- Donald Trump, who is on what he calls a "thank you" tour, saluted his supporters in Ohio and made a surprise announcement that he will be offering the position of defense chief to retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis.

Benton officer cleared in shooting fatal to 1; no charges planned, prosecutor says

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Saline County prosecutor Ken Casady said Thursday that no charges will be filed against a Benton police officer who fatally shot an armed man in October.

Arkansas deputy released in sex-assault case

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A Johnson County sheriff's deputy was released from jail Tuesday after being arrested on a felony sexual-assault charge.

Arkansas pastor facing 10 sex counts says innocent

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A pastor accused of sexual misconduct with two girls entered innocent pleas Tuesday morning to 10 criminal charges before a Miller County judge.

WATCH LIVE: Bridge's 2nd arch to be placed today

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The second of the two arches that will become the new Broadway Bridge spanning the Arkansas River will be floated into place today, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said.

State Medicaid backlog persists; 27,882 cases still unresolved

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With just a month left to meet their self-imposed deadline, state Department of Human Services officials told lawmakers Thursday that they still have a backlog of overdue Medicaid applications and other paperwork related to about 28,000 people.

Audit questions travel costs of Arkansas labor director; his resignation raised by 2 legislators

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The director of the Arkansas Department of Labor traveled five times out of state between January 2015 and Sept. 1, 2016, without any beforehand approval at a cost of $5,918, and some expenses were questionable or unrelated to his job, a state legislative auditor told lawmakers Thursday.

Audit of ASU sent to prosecutor; agency raises concerns over dealings of ex-chancellor, wife

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Arkansas Legislative Audit turned over its findings related in part to former Arkansas State University Chancellor Tim Hudson and his wife to a prosecutor, the state said Thursday.

Arkansas Medicaid over-biller told to pay or go to jail

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A 56-year-old former counselor who stole from the Arkansas Medicaid program was court-ordered Thursday to pay $250,000 in fines and restitution or face up to 20 years in prison.

Builder's lawsuit resolved

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Just before a judge declared a mistrial Thursday, a 92-year-old North Little Rock widow settled her lawsuit against two co-defendants of an unlicensed builder authorities say duped the woman out of her savings and home.

Arkansas man, 94, killed in car crash

posted: 12/02/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A 94-year-old Magnolia man died Tuesday in a one-vehicle accident in Columbia County, according to a preliminary report from Arkansas State Police.






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