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PHOTOS: One killed in Little Rock shooting

updated: 03/26/2017 9 p.m. Discuss

One person has been injured in a shooting Sunday evening in Little Rock, authorities said.

Powerful winds, large hail take aim at Southern Plains

posted: 03/26/2017 4:17 p.m. Discuss

Golf ball-sized hail and powerful winds are expected to roll through parts of the Southern Plains late Sunday, marking the latest round of turbulent weather across the Midwest and South, forecasters said.

Opponents: Arkansas exposure bill targets transgender people

posted: 03/26/2017 2:04 p.m. Comments 3

An Arkansas lawmaker wants to expand the state's indecent exposure in a move that opponents say could criminalize transgender people's use of bathrooms.

Sheriff: Little Rock teen shot in leg, arm at party

posted: 03/26/2017 1:25 p.m. Discuss

A Little Rock teen was shot early Sunday at a party on Kanis Road, a spokesman from the Pulaski County sheriff’s office said.

Man dies after being shot by officers in downtown Little Rock

updated: 03/26/2017 2:45 p.m. Comments 8

A man died Sunday after being shot by multiple officers in an alleyway near President Clinton Avenue, according to a news release from the Little Rock Police Department.

Bills focus on transparency, records in Arkansas police shootings

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Two state legislative proposals seek to increase transparency and keep better track of police-involved shootings in Arkansas.

Tornado injures 6 people, damages homes in state

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

An EF2 tornado touched down in a mobile home park at the Pulaski-Faulkner county line Friday night, leaving six people injured, four homes destroyed and several others damaged, according to the National Weather Service.

Arkansas legislature's plate full for session's final days

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Arkansas legislative leaders aim to wrap up the regular session early next week, but they still have numerous issues to address.

Proposal for busy stretch of Cantrell Road in west Little Rock takes cue from interstate junction

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

A new option to improve a traffic-clogged section of Cantrell Road in west Little Rock includes an element familiar to anyone who travels the I-430/I-630 interchange.

Second suspect jailed in Little Rock slaying; woman faces murder, robbery counts in auto-shop shooting

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Police have arrested a second person in a fatal shooting outside a Little Rock auto shop in November.

PAPER TRAILS: Josh Duggar served legal papers in Ashley Madison-related lawsuit

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

OF SUBPOENAS AND STORKS: Josh Duggar, 29, a used-car salesman, recently was served at his work in Siloam Springs with legal papers in an Ashley Madison-related lawsuit filed by Matt McCarthy, In Touch magazine reports. McCarthy, a Los Angeles-based disc jockey and photographer, claims Duggar stole McCarthy's image and presented it as his own on the cheating website, where members seek extramarital affairs. In August 2015, it was revealed that Duggar was a member of the website.

Ex-state worker describes destruction of falsified food-program records

posted: 03/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Ahead of a trial beginning Monday, a former state employee said last week that she helped Jacqueline Mills fabricate "proof" that they legitimately operated government-funded feeding programs for low-income children and that she also helped Mills destroy records that would have incriminated them.

Washington news in brief

updated: 03/25/2017 3:30 a.m. Discuss

State bankers visit D.C., walk with Hill

Democrats pick Gray as chief

posted: 03/26/2017 3:23 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Democrats on Saturday selected state Rep. Michael John Gray as chairman of the party.

Do-over sought for vote on roads

posted: 03/26/2017 3:20 a.m. Comments 2

BENTONVILLE -- A last-resort effort to raise more money for state highways will come Monday, the sponsoring legislator said Saturday during a forum at which lawmakers also discussed the new law to end life-without-parole sentences for youths.






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