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Second medical marijuana proposal OK'd for Arkansas ballot

posted: 08/31/2016 4:44 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas election officials have approved a second measure legalizing medical marijuana for the November ballot.

Main Street Food Truck Fridays returns this week to downtown Little Rock

posted: 08/31/2016 3:51 p.m. Discuss

The fall season of Main Street Food Truck Fridays, which starts this week, will bring several new food trucks to downtown Little Rock while keeping some “yummy favorites,” organizers say.

Prosecutor says state won't seek death penalty in shooting at Arkansas apartment

posted: 08/31/2016 3:19 p.m. Discuss

TEXARKANA — The Miller County prosecuting attorney says Arkansas won't seek the death penalty for a man charged in a fatal November shooting at a Texarkana apartment complex.

Police: Suspect in armed robberies near UALR now faces capital-murder charge

posted: 08/31/2016 2:37 p.m. Comment 1

A man already being held in connection with two armed robberies near the University of Arkansas at Little Rock now faces a capital-murder charge in the city’s 12th homicide of 2016, according to police.

Health Department: 2 mumps cases confirmed, more suspected in Springdale area

updated: 08/31/2016 4:23 p.m. Discuss

Two cases of mumps in the Springdale area have been confirmed and several more possible cases identified, according to a news release from the Arkansas Department of Health.

Board: Miss Arkansas pageant moving to Little Rock after 58 years in Hot Springs

updated: 08/31/2016 2:57 p.m. Gallery Discuss

After 58 years in Hot Springs, the Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant will relocate to the state’s capital city next year, its board said Wednesday.

Arkansas, FDA sign agreement on regulatory science center

posted: 08/31/2016 11:58 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas and federal officials have extended an agreement for a research center that's aimed at enhancing regulatory science.

Metroplan board votes to waive 6-lane highway limit ahead of I-30 work

posted: 08/31/2016 11:55 a.m. Discuss

Central Arkansas' transportation planning agency has waived a policy limiting the area's highways to six lanes or fewer ahead of work on Interstate 30 through the downtowns of Little Rock and North Little Rock that is likely to exceed that.

Suspected drunken driver strikes utility pole, police say; Hillcrest residents left in dark

posted: 08/31/2016 11:47 a.m. Discuss

An accident involving a suspected drunken driver early Wednesday left residents of Little Rock’s Hillcrest neighborhood without power after his car struck a utility pole, according to police.

Incorrect link from Little Rock website directed visitors to send crime tips to Seattle

posted: 08/31/2016 11:19 a.m. Discuss

For about two years, the Little Rock Police Department experienced a virtual case of mail being sent repeatedly to the wrong address. Luckily, it came back.

Pilot killed in plane crash at Bentonville airport

updated: 08/31/2016 2:28 p.m. Discuss

The pilot of a 1983 Beechcraft Bonanza was killed Wednesday morning when his plane crashed into a hangar at the Bentonville Municipal Airport, said Gene Page, spokesman for the Bentonville Police Department.

Little Rock woman arrested in shooting of beau

posted: 08/31/2016 6 a.m. Comment 1

LR woman arrested in shooting of beau A Little Rock woman accused this month of shooting her boyfriend over $75 was arrested Tuesday, police reported.

Child-porn suspect from Little Rock facing 727 charges

posted: 08/31/2016 6 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock police on Tuesday arrested a man on child-pornography charges.

Little Rock hotel guest jailed on 7 drug charges

posted: 08/31/2016 6 a.m. Comments 2

A 33-year-old man was arrested Monday evening after authorities reported finding him with heroin, methamphetamine and pills at a Little Rock hotel, according to a report from the Pulaski County sheriff's office.

Boy, 14, said to admit to late July aggravated robbery in Little Rock

posted: 08/31/2016 6 a.m. Comment 1

A 14-year-old boy admitted to his involvement in an aggravated robbery that happened last month, according to a police report.

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