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'Jungle' attire a curious affair

posted: 08/25/2016 3:12 a.m. Discuss

Police investigated a call Wednesday morning about a man dressed in jungle clothes and carrying a gun. The man was bird-watching, police said.

Man says innocent of tractor assault

posted: 08/25/2016 3:09 a.m. Discuss

A Springdale man accused of running over his ex-wife with a tractor and leaving her alone for six hours before seeking medical help for her pleaded innocent Wednesday to a charge of attempted capital murder in Washington County Circuit Court.

Police beat

posted: 08/25/2016 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Knife wielder robs Cupid's Lingerie A knife-wielding man robbed a Little Rock lingerie store Tuesday, police reported.

CLASS 4A SUPER SIX NO. 1 NASHVILLE: Ready for another run

posted: 08/25/2016 2:45 a.m. Discuss

Mike Volarvich embraced the expectations of Nashville's football program in his first season with the Scrappers in 2015.

Burlsworth movie a 12-year passion

posted: 08/25/2016 2:42 a.m. Discuss

It took a couple of Arkansas guys to bring the life of Brandon Burlsworth to the big screen.

Boston's ex-Hog injured

posted: 08/25/2016 2:41 a.m. Discuss

Former Arkansas Razorback Andrew Benintendi, the rookie left fielder for the Boston Red Sox, left Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla., with what appeared to be an injury to his left ankle and possibly one to his knee.

Entergy suit cites 'time bomb' in code

posted: 08/25/2016 2:15 a.m. Discuss

A subsidiary of Entergy Corp. threatened in a lawsuit filed this month that almost half a million Entergy customers would be unable to access their online bills next month unless it could prevent the detonation of a software "time bomb."

EpiPen price rise raises concerns

posted: 08/25/2016 2:14 a.m. Discuss

Members of Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan NV's 400 percent price increase for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on Chief Executive Officer Heather Bresch.

Thumbs go down as CEO pay rises

posted: 08/25/2016 2:13 a.m. Discuss

Huge paydays for chief executives, at least as designed, are supposed to reward great performance for investors. But when it comes to what their workers think of their performance, the highest-paid chief executive officers actually tend to get the worst ratings from employees.


posted: 08/25/2016 2:04 a.m. Discuss

1 COLORS OF LOVE Music (including reggae, R&B, soul, rock and hip-hop), food, craft brews, art and entertainment are all part of the Roots Art Connection’s “Colors of Love: Art and Multicultural Festival,” 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday in Argenta Plaza, Sixth and Main streets, North Little Rock. Admission is free.

Samurai continues the fight

posted: 08/25/2016 1:59 a.m. Discuss

We couldn't believe that it has been eight whole years since Samurai Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar opened in Little Rock's Shackleford Crossings Shopping Center.

Restaurant Transitions: JJ’s Grill open, Prospect scheduled for mid-September opening, Mooyah giveaway

posted: 08/25/2016 1:49 a.m. Discuss

JJ's Grill Little Rock has opened in the former Another Round/Villa space in the Rock Creek Shopping Center, 12111 W. Markham St., Little Rock. Kitchen hours are 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Saturday; the bar stays open until 2. The phone number is (501) 891-6769. No word yet on an opening date for the new JJ's in the former Jose's Mexican Restaurant, 324 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville, which would become the chain's eighth outlet (the one in Little Rock, two in Rogers, one other in Fayetteville, one each in Fort Smith, Conway and Bella Vista). The menu for all locations is the same and available on the website,

Planners discuss new signs, bike projects

posted: 08/25/2016 1:13 a.m. Discuss

More signs and bicycle programs are on tap in the coming months, regional planners were told Wednesday.

Police nab suspect trying to sell stolen police rifle

posted: 08/25/2016 1:12 a.m. Discuss

Rogers police received information that a suspect wanted to sell a stolen police rifle for $500, according to documents filed Tuesday.

Frisco Festival to shut down 6 blocks

posted: 08/25/2016 1:10 a.m. Discuss

Roads surrounding the 32nd annual Frisco Festival will be closed starting Friday morning and throughout the two-day event.




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