posted: 09/01/2015 12:09 p.m.
WALNUT RIDGE — Voters in a northeast Arkansas county will be asked this fall to approve a sales tax increase to help build and maintain a new jail.
updated: 09/01/2015 1:02 p.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said during an Arkansas Department of Higher Education meeting Tuesday that the state should re-evaluate its "outdated" method of funding higher education.
posted: 09/01/2015 10:41 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS — An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to a criminal mischief charge after authorities say he caused more than $100,000 in damages to his former employer's property.
posted: 09/01/2015 10:37 a.m.
The state Crime Lab said Tuesday that it has completed its autopsy report into the July 24 death of a Garland County judge's toddler son.
posted: 09/01/2015 9:44 a.m.
A Pulaski County liquor store owner and a would-be robber were each shot Monday night in an exchange of gunfire during an attempted hold-up, authorities said.
posted: 09/01/2015 5:28 a.m.
The Arkansas Department of Education has identified 46 schools as "priority" schools -- those scoring in the bottom 5 percent on state tests over three years.
posted: 09/01/2015 5:27 a.m.
The doctoral degree of a former Little Rock School District superintendent has been revoked by an Indiana university, meaning the district is no longer obligated to continue making payments on a nearly $250,000 settlement with him.
posted: 09/01/2015 5:17 a.m.
More than 17,000 individuals will lose their health coverage today despite a federally mandated change in Arkansas' process for conducting Medicaid renewals, a spokesman for the state Department of Health and Human Services said Monday.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:36 a.m.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld the Blytheville School District's decision to opt out of the state's Public School Choice Act.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:36 a.m.
Faulkner County Sheriff's Maj. John Randall will not be charged with a crime over a shooting in the line of duty almost three months ago, a prosecutor said Monday.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:34 a.m.
After having unauthorized drones fly over two separate university events, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville announced Monday a new policy prohibiting the use of unmanned aircraft systems without written permission from the university.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:33 a.m.
As his mother sat wiping tears from her eyes in the courtroom gallery, a Clark County man pleaded guilty Monday to carrying out two robberies of central Arkansas businesses in which shots were fired in 2013.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:30 a.m.
An investigation into the burning of two Little Rock School District playgrounds continued Monday as the school district increased reward money for information leading to arrests.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:27 a.m.
Washington County officials said early voting will proceed today despite a lawsuit filed Monday afternoon seeking to block a public vote on Fayetteville's proposed Uniform Civil Rights Protection ordinance.
posted: 09/01/2015 4:19 a.m.
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grants totaling $8.5 million to 13 Arkansas airports to help pay for upgrades and expansions, the state's congressional delegation announced Monday.