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Pulaski County deputy resigns after jail smuggling attempt

posted: 04/24/2015 5:32 p.m. Discuss

A Pulaski County sheriff's office deputy has resigned after he and four others were arrested Thursday for attempting to smuggle contraband items to an inmate at the Pulaski County jail.

Entergy Arkansas seeks rate increase for 2016

posted: 04/24/2015 4:32 p.m. Comment 1

Entergy Arkansas is seeking to raise electricity bills to improve its power grid and cover the cost of an El Dorado power plant, the company said in a filing with the Arkansas Public Service Commission.

Bolding files lawsuit after termination

posted: 04/24/2015 4:23 p.m. Comment 1

The attorney for former North Little Rock High School football coach Brad Bolding has filed a lawsuit against the North Little Rock School District to contest the firing of the coach earlier this month.

Purple Heart found among Arkansas' unclaimed property

posted: 04/24/2015 3:59 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — A Memphis woman has been given her late father's Purple Heart and other medals from his Army service in Vietnam after they sat forgotten in vaults in Arkansas for more than a decade.

Baxter County authorities seek armed man in shooting

posted: 04/24/2015 3:22 p.m. Discuss

MOUNTAIN HOME — Baxter County authorities are searching for an armed man who is wanted for a shooting that wounded another man near Mountain Home.

Maumelle student arrested after drinking on campus

posted: 04/24/2015 3:21 p.m. Discuss

A Maumelle High School student was arrested Friday after he admitted to drinking beer in a school restroom, police say.

Benton police seek missing teen

posted: 04/24/2015 3:10 p.m. Discuss

The Benton Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a teen who was last seen Thursday.

Meeting on U.S. 412 plans set

posted: 04/24/2015 1:50 p.m. Discuss

State highway officials will hold a public meeting next week to discuss plans to widen U.S. 412 in Lawrence and Greene counties, including a southern bypass of the Light community.

Louisiana man gets 9 years for meth

posted: 04/24/2015 1:30 p.m. Discuss

A Louisiana man on Friday was sentenced to nine years in prison after methamphetamine was found in his Hot Springs hotel room last year, U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge said in a news release.

Texarkana man imprisoned for stealing from judge

posted: 04/24/2015 1:20 p.m. Comment 1

TEXARKANA, Ark. — A federal judge sentenced a man on Thursday to two and a half years in prison for stealing cash from a federal judge's purse and a gun from a federal probation office.

Insurance lawsuit filed against follower of evangelist Alamo

posted: 04/24/2015 1:15 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — An insurance company is asking a Pulaski County judge to declare it has no responsibility to pay court judgements against the homeowner's policy of a follower of imprisoned evangelist Tony Alamo.

Maumelle teacher suspended after car crash

updated: 04/24/2015 3:12 p.m. Comment 1

A Maumelle High School teacher was suspended with pay Friday morning after crashing her car into a student's vehicle, district officials say.

Work to require I-30, I-430, I-630 lane closures

posted: 04/24/2015 10:58 a.m. Discuss

Construction work will require lane closures on Interstates 630, 430 and 30 in central Arkansas next week, state highway officials said Friday.

Fort Smith native to appear on 'Shark Tank'

posted: 04/24/2015 10:36 a.m. Discuss

A Fort Smith native and University of Central Arkansas graduate will pitch her company on Friday's episode of Shark Tank.

Pine Bluff mechanic jailed after fatal pit bull attack

posted: 04/24/2015 7:33 a.m. Discuss

PINE BLUFF — A Pine Bluff mechanic has been arrested after authorities say his pack of pit bull dogs mauled a man to death.


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