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Siloam Springs babysitter's husband accused of sexually assaulting girl

posted: 05/25/2016 4:47 p.m. Comment 1

The husband of a babysitter was arrested Monday in connection with sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl his wife babysat, according to court documents.

Arkansas man sentenced to life in prison in double homicide

posted: 05/25/2016 4:25 p.m. Discuss

MOUNTAIN HOME — A Gassville man has been sentenced to life in prison in the double homicide of a Midway couple in November.

Arkansas Supreme Court to hold hearing over birth certificates

posted: 05/25/2016 4:18 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' highest court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over whether married same-sex couples can have the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificate without a court order.

UA System board committee accepts recommendations to increase tuition, fees

posted: 05/25/2016 2:50 p.m. Comments 3

A committee of the University of Arkansas System board has accepted tuition and fee recommendations regarding each of its campuses for the 2016-17 academic year.

Police officer delivers pizza after takeout driver hurt in crash

posted: 05/25/2016 2:10 p.m. Discuss

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — A suburban Detroit police officer stepped in after a pizza delivery driver was injured in a car crash to make sure a still-warm order made it to its destination.

Woman, 39, found dead in car in Arkansas; 1 in custody

posted: 05/25/2016 2:09 p.m. Discuss

A 42-year-old man is in custody after Russellville’s first homicide of 2016, which was reported Wednesday morning, according to police.

Motorcyclist dies in three-vehicle Arkansas crash

posted: 05/25/2016 1:23 p.m. Discuss

A three-vehicle crash earlier this month left a North Carolina man dead after his motorcycle veered off a El Dorado road in rainy weather, according to Arkansas State Police.

Man dies after being thrown from pickup in Arkansas crash

posted: 05/25/2016 1:02 p.m. Comment 1

A Louisiana man died after being ejected from his pickup in a two-vehicle crash in Sevier County on Tuesday, according to Arkansas State Police.

UAMS announces $1.6 million in grants from USDA

posted: 05/25/2016 1:02 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta.LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences says the U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding $1.6 million in grants for simulation programs targeting improved health care in the Arkansas Delta.

Arkansas man charged with kidnapping after woman found with possible cigarette burns

posted: 05/25/2016 12:32 p.m. Discuss

A woman found with possible cigarette burns and evidence that she had been bound Tuesday led to charges of battery and kidnapping against the man she lived with in the town of Lakeview, the Baxter County sheriff's office said.

Man arrested in robberies at Little Rock discount stores, tied to other cases

posted: 05/25/2016 11:48 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man who police sought in a pair of armed discount store robberies last week is facing charges in five holdups.

Arkansas girl, 10, advances at National Spelling Bee

updated: 05/25/2016 12:56 p.m. Comments 2

Arkansas' only representative at the Scripps National Spelling Bee has advanced to the third round.

PHOTOS: Arkansas church destroyed in overnight fire

posted: 05/25/2016 11:38 a.m. Discuss

A pastor in Poyen is asking for prayers after his church, which he called instrumental in the small-town community of nearly 300 residents, was destroyed in an overnight fire.

Man arrested after North Little Rock bank robbed

updated: 05/25/2016 5:31 p.m. Discuss

A North Little Rock man is accused of demanding money from a bank teller Wednesday morning during a holdup and fleeing to his home to hide the money, according to police.

Tyson investigating animal-welfare group's undercover video from Tennessee farm

posted: 05/25/2016 10:38 a.m. Discuss

Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Wednesday that it is investigating an animal-welfare group’s undercover video recently taken at a contract farm in Tennessee.

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