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Little Rock police investigate homicide

Sunday, November 29, 2015, 11:46 a.m.
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Little Rock police investigate homicide

posted: 11/29/2015 10:59 a.m. Discuss

Authorities on Sunday morning were investigating a homicide at 1406 South Battery St., the Little Rock Police Department said.

Map of LR elementaries a series of overlapping circles

posted: 11/29/2015 4:43 a.m. Discuss

The close proximity of elementary school campuses in much of the Little Rock School District is becoming a focal point in the search for ways to cut costs and increase efficiency in the state's largest district.

Adoptions raise cultural concern

posted: 11/29/2015 4:43 a.m. Comments 2

The fast-growing number of Marshallese women in Northwest Arkansas giving up their children for adoption has prompted the area's legal, medical and advocacy communities to call for more oversight.

After some flooding, state's rain to let up

updated: 11/29/2015 3:29 a.m. Discuss

Rain flooded parts of western Arkansas and several rivers across the state Saturday, but the clouds are expected to drop much less rain today and Monday.

UAMS group takes simulation wisdom on road

posted: 11/29/2015 3:28 a.m. Discuss

It's hard to tell the difference between what's real and what's fake at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences' simulation center.

Paper Trails: Dad proud of his son's dark side

posted: 11/29/2015 3:27 a.m. Discuss

PROUD PAPA: When recently asked about his son, Joe Driver -- an employee of Office Depot on Cantrell Road in Little Rock -- brightened and showed off a recent photo of his boy. Not from the usual place -- his wallet or even his cellphone -- but from the cover of a 2016 calendar resting on a nearby shelf. No matter that you can't see his son's face or anything else about him. He's dressed from head to toe in black, his face and head completely covered with a mask and hood.

Coalition: State needs lockup for mentally ill

posted: 11/29/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Crisis intervention centers for the mentally ill would help reduce crowding in county jails and state prisons, according to a coalition of officials traveling the state to recruit support for funding.

Restraints hurting autistic kids, 2 say

posted: 11/29/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

Autistic children are injured in Arkansas public schools because there are no mandatory guidelines on the use of restraints on students, advocates said recently.

Many interests filled Bull's life

posted: 11/29/2015 3:24 a.m. Discuss

Martha Bull's death at a Greenbrier nursing home in 2008 has been the subject of lawsuits and newspaper articles.

Our Town: North Little Rock notebook

posted: 11/29/2015 2:43 a.m. Discuss

Christmas parade scheduled Dec. 6 North Little Rock's annual Christmas parade will start at 2 p.m. Dec. 6, followed by the city's new tradition of having a "Northern Lights Festival" outside the City Services Building, 120 Main St., from 4-6 p.m.

Other days

posted: 11/29/2015 2:42 a.m. Discuss

100 years ago Nov. 29, 1915 PINE BLUFF -- Fire starting at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon, destroyed 14,000 bales of cotton stored in and around the Pine Bluff Compress Company's warehouse just east of the city.


posted: 11/29/2015 2:40 a.m. Discuss

The winning numbers drawn Saturday night in Powerball: 2-6-47-66-67

Educators study options for expanding career prep

posted: 11/29/2015 1:08 a.m. Discuss

Educators and civic and business leaders continue to research options for involving more high school students in career training programs, particularly students in the far reaches of western Benton County and southern Washington County.

Pending cuts to Washington County budget too severe, elected officials say

posted: 11/29/2015 1:05 a.m. Discuss

Washington County officials are scrambling to figure out where to make major cuts to the 2016 budget by Tuesday in the wake of last week's Quorum Court mandate to reduce spending next year, they said.

Rural fire departments work to add boat for Beaver Lake rescues

posted: 11/29/2015 1:03 a.m. Discuss

The Beaver Lake Fire Department doesn't have a boat.




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