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Arkansas court won't reconsider ruling against casinos issue

posted: 10/21/2016 5:49 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't reconsider its decision that votes on a casino-gambling issue not be counted this year.

Fund created after Arkansas mass shooting victim's headstone destroyed

posted: 10/21/2016 4:42 p.m. Discuss

The Jonesboro Police Department and Bear State Bank have established a fund to replace the headstone of a 1998 Westside Middle School shooting victim.

Boozman portrays Eldridge as gift from Obama in new ad

posted: 10/21/2016 3:16 p.m. Comments 4

LITTLE ROCK — Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman has launched his first negative ad against Democratic challenger Conner Eldridge, portraying the former federal prosecutor as a gift from President Barack Obama to predominantly conservative Arkansas.

Arkansas city asks court to uphold its LGBT protections

posted: 10/21/2016 2:41 p.m. Comment 1

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas city says its ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity doesn't violate a state law that was intended to prevent such local protections, and argues the state's highest court doesn't need to weigh in on the law's constitutionality.

Arkansas medical marijuana proponents launch TV ad

posted: 10/21/2016 2:34 p.m. Comments 4

LITTLE ROCK — Supporters of a medical marijuana proposal in Arkansas have launched a television ad touting the November ballot measure as a way to help children with seizures.

Arkansas man robbed of cash, thrown from moving vehicle, police say

posted: 10/21/2016 1:59 p.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man says he was robbed of at least $300 in cash and thrown from a moving car Thursday afternoon, according to the Little Rock Police Department.

Pedestrian hit, killed by 18-wheeler while walking on Arkansas interstate, police say

posted: 10/21/2016 1:56 p.m. Discuss

A pedestrian was fatally struck Friday morning when he walked in front of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 30 in southwest Arkansas, police say.

Police: Little Rock student beaten by 7 people, 5 of them teens

posted: 10/21/2016 1:25 p.m. Discuss

A Little Rock School District student says he was beaten and robbed by seven people Thursday afternoon, according to police.

Juvenile-transfer hearing for teen charged with killing Arkansas couple suspended

posted: 10/21/2016 12:24 p.m. Discuss

CONWAY — The juvenile-transfer hearing for one of the teenagers accused in the 2015 double slaying of a Conway couple was suspended Friday morning following objections by the teen's attorney over the admission text messages as evidence.

Police: Little Rock man who fled after being stopped for texting while driving arrested days later

posted: 10/21/2016 12:16 p.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man who police say fled after authorities stopped him for texting and driving was arrested two days later, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

Police: Driver robbed at gunpoint after giving ride to man in Little Rock

posted: 10/21/2016 11:42 a.m. Comments 4

An armed robber pointed a revolver at a driver's head before stealing money and leaving with his car Thursday in south Little Rock, according to a police report.

Arkansas man killed when car overturns after hitting stop sign, tree

posted: 10/21/2016 11:27 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man died after his car hit a stop sign and tree and then overturned in Lamar on Thursday morning, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

Two men robbed outside Little Rock fast food restaurant

posted: 10/21/2016 11:18 a.m. Comments 2

Police are investigating after two men reported they were robbed early Thursday outside a Little Rock Rally's by a pair of assailants who indicated they were armed but never brandished a weapon.

Police: Arkansas woman steals phone, smashes it with concrete

posted: 10/21/2016 10:21 a.m. Comments 2

An Arkansas woman was arrested early Thursday morning after telling police she stole a phone and then smashed the screen with a chunk of concrete when it started ringing, according to the Jacksonville Police Department.

State's unemployment rate rises to 4 percent in September

posted: 10/21/2016 9:49 a.m. Discuss

The unemployment rate in Arkansas rose to 4 percent in September, up from 3.9 percent a month earlier, the state Department of Workforce Services said.




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