posted: 08/28/2014 4:04 a.m.
Former Olympic medalist and middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor was released on bond from the Pulaski County jail late Wednesday morning, just a few hours after his initial plea in a Tuesday night shooting.
posted: 08/28/2014 4:02 a.m.
Pulaski County's 1,200 employees will have slightly expanded leave-time benefits after the Quorum Court passed an ordinance Tuesday night updating the county's personnel policy for the first time since the 1980s.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:59 a.m.
A former employee for Packers Sanitation -- who threw up at work and was fired after she left without permission -- was unreasonably denied unemployment assistance by the state Board of Review, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:57 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor held a news conference Wednesday to defend a television advertisement released this week that accuses his Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, of voting to cut funding that prepares America for an Ebola outbreak.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:56 a.m.
As a child, Jordan Cooper watched Texas Gov. Ann Richards make witty comments on late-night talk shows.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:55 a.m.
A North Little Rock man who fatally burned his girlfriend was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after a Pulaski County jury rejected his claim that he had meant only to hurt the 38-year-old woman, not kill her.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:52 a.m.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie raised money for Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday and warned that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross would raise taxes and bring Washington-style politics to Arkansas if elected.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:50 a.m.
North Little Rock police arrested a woman on Tuesday who purportedly tried to run over two people during a confrontation in March.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:49 a.m.
Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday in Batavia in Boone County, state police reported.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:49 a.m.
The executive director of the Albanian Institute of Public Affairs and lecturer of European studies at University Marin Barleti in Tirana, Albania, will speak Friday at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:48 a.m.
Former prosecutor Ron Fields was appointed Wednesday as special prosecutor for Ricky Dale Newman's capital murder retrial in Crawford County Circuit Court.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:46 a.m.
A nearly $2.5 million federal grant to Arkansas Department of Workforce Services includes $734,000 in funding for job training efforts based at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, the university announced Tuesday.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:42 a.m.
Biological science instructor Molly Sirigiri was in the classroom Monday after the Nashville community worked to get the instructor back to the United States from India after she was not allowed to re-enter the country after a mission trip.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:41 a.m.
League plans forum on county judge race The League of Women Voters of Pulaski County will host a county judge candidate forum Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Quorum Court room on the fourth floor of the county administration building at 201 S. Broadway.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:39 a.m.
Hammer threat gets man held, police say A Little Rock man threatened to kill a person who caught him breaking into a car Wednesday morning, according to an arrest report.