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Eldridge to formally kick off Senate bid in Augusta

posted: 10/13/2015 5:05 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge is kicking off his bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman with an event this weekend.

Lonoke County to place ‘In God We Trust’ on patrol vehicles

posted: 10/13/2015 4:43 p.m. Discuss

The Lonoke County sheriff’s office said Tuesday that it will be placing “In God We Trust” decals on its patrol vehicles.

Little Rock doctor pleads guilty in fraudulent billing of $2.2M

posted: 10/13/2015 2:50 p.m. Comment 1

A Little Rock doctor pleaded guilty on Tuesday to committing health care fraud with fraudulent billing that exceeded $2.2 million, U.S. Attorney Christopher Thyer said.

California fugitive wanted in stabbing death arrested in Arkansas

posted: 10/13/2015 1:07 p.m. Discuss

A man wanted in a California stabbing death case was arrested Oct. 6 in Glenwood and awaits extradition, according to the Pike County sheriff's office.

Arkansas to appeal stay on executions to state Supreme Court

updated: 10/13/2015 2:02 p.m. Comments 2

LITTLE ROCK — Lawyers for the state of Arkansas have filed notice that they will appeal a lower court judge's temporary restraining order that halted eight planned executions scheduled to begin next week.

Man held on 12 counts of attempted murder in Helena-West Helena fire

posted: 10/13/2015 11:55 a.m. Comment 1

A Helena-West Helena man has been arrested in connection with a house fire last month that police said involved shots fired at 12 people in the residence as they attempted to flee.

Panel upholds dismissal of license-plate-reader lawsuit

posted: 10/13/2015 11:20 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — An appeals court panel has upheld a federal judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' restricting the digital collection of license plate data.

Metova app firm to open 2nd Arkansas office, create 30 jobs

posted: 10/13/2015 10:46 a.m. Discuss

Metova Inc., a Franklin, Tenn.-based mobile application software development company, will open a Fayetteville office in a move that will create about 30 jobs, the firm said Tuesday.

WATCH: Arkansan Baber advances on 'The Voice'

updated: 10/13/2015 5:32 p.m. Discuss

Marion native Barrett Baber has a few song ideas in mind as he advances to the next round of the NBC singing competition "The Voice."

Teens plead innocent in Conway slayings of friend's grandparents

updated: 10/13/2015 3:08 p.m. Discuss

CONWAY — Two teenagers charged with first-degree murder in connection with the shooting deaths of a friend's grandparents pleaded innocent in court Tuesday.

Gun-wielding trio rob Little Rock gas station

posted: 10/13/2015 5:46 a.m. Comment 1

Police were investigating after three men robbed a Little Rock gas station at gunpoint Sunday afternoon.

Airdrop returns: FAA looking into Yellville turkey stunt

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 9

Wild turkeys dropped from the sky in Yellville for the first time in years over the weekend. While some landed in the general vicinity of the 70th annual Turkey Trot festival on the downtown square Saturday, others glided several hundred feet to the south across Crooked Creek.

Judge: Name businesses tied to executions

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 5

A judge on Monday ordered that the state prison system release information about its execution drugs, including the manufacturer's and supplier's identities, by early next week.

On Common Core tests, state inflates pupil skills

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

Arkansas has become the second state to redefine what it means to be proficient on new Common Core tests, inflating the performance of its students.

September lottery sales strongest in four years

posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery had its strongest September since 2011, collecting more ticket revenue and raising more scholarship money last month than in each of the previous three Septembers.





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