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Bag of meth found in North Little Rock man's sock

updated: 06/29/2016 11:19 a.m. Discuss

North Little Rock police found methamphetamine in the sock of a 27-year-old man, according to an arrest report.

Little Rock teen accused of abducting, robbing 19-year-old

updated: 06/29/2016 11:27 a.m. Comment 1

Police on Tuesday arrested a teenager accused of abducting and robbing another teen in downtown Little Rock last month.

Waltons' $250M set for charters; effort focuses on school construction in Little Rock, 16 other cities

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The Walton Family Foundation of Bentonville on Tuesday announced the establishment of a $250 million building initiative to give charter schools in Little Rock and other U.S. cities access to funding for campus construction.

Police: Boy, 8, fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in Little Rock

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

An 8-year-old Little Rock boy died Tuesday night after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver on a southwest Little Rock street.

After baby found dead in apartment, Arkansas couple charged

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

A Searcy couple faces charges of endangering the welfare of a child after authorities found a 4-month-old child deceased in the couple's apartment, said Sgt. Steve Hernandez, a spokesman for the Searcy Police Department.

Ex-official at Arkansas funeral home cleared of corpse abuse

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A Pulaski County jury Tuesday cleared a funeral director of criminal wrongdoing over the way human remains were handled at a Jacksonville funeral home that was shut down by state regulators who found decomposing bodies on the premises.

Though touted for VP spot, Cotton says nothing going on

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 6

Dismissing speculation that he's on Donald Trump's short list for vice president, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said repeatedly Tuesday that he doesn't believe he'll be the New York billionaire's running mate.

Hit by truck, Arkansas bridge closed; detour adds up to 31 miles for motorists

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

The Ouachita River Bridge on Arkansas 51 leading into Arkadelphia is closed indefinitely after a vehicle struck part of the span Tuesday morning, leading to long detours for commuters and emergency workers in Clark County.

1-vehicle wrecks kill 3, including fireman

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Two people have died in one-vehicle crashes on Arkansas roads since Sunday, according to preliminary reports from the Arkansas State Police.

Eureka Springs OKs moratorium on B&B permits in residential areas

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Eureka Springs has imposed a six-month moratorium on permits for new bed-and-breakfast inns in residential areas.

3rd suspect in killing at Little Rock diner pleads innocent; bail denied

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

A third suspect arrested in a fatal shooting at a Little Rock diner last week pleaded innocent to charges of capital murder and aggravated robbery Tuesday.

Huckabee paying $25,000 for 'Eye of the Tiger'

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit for using a 1980s rock anthem, "Eye of the Tiger," without the permission of the music's owner, CNN Money said this week.

UAMS team gets $2.7M to study synthetic marijuana

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The National Institutes of Health awarded a team of researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences a $2.7 million grant to study synthetic marijuana.

Little Rock man's killing city's 16th of '16

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock police are investigating after a man was fatally shot Monday afternoon.

177 cruelty to animals counts draw innocent plea

posted: 06/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Madison County woman charged with 177 counts of cruelty to animals pleaded innocent Tuesday.





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