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Sheriff's office: Armed woman robs Pulaski County gas station

posted: 02/20/2017 5:40 a.m. Comments 3

An armed woman held up a gas station south of Little Rock Saturday evening and left with an undisclosed amount of money, authorities said.

Man stabbed, truck stolen in North Little Rock robbery, officials say

posted: 02/20/2017 5:26 a.m. Comments 2

Caller tells police: Stabbed in robbery

Parachuting accident proves fatal, Arkansas police say

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

A person died Sunday in a parachuting accident in Conway County, authorities said.

Veterans behind push to retain military retirees in Arkansas

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Arkansas positioned itself to jump from the bottom of the list of military-friendly states to the top when it exempted military retirement pay from state income tax two weeks ago, according to supporters of the measure.

Remains of 2 people found near missing Arkansas woman's minivan

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Two sets of human remains were found over the weekend off Lookout Tower Road near Siloam Springs, according to the Benton County sheriff's office.

Facing aid loss, Pulaski County Special School District to cut expenses

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

The Pulaski County Special School District -- the recipient of millions in state desegregation aid for nearly three decades -- is being transformed in its finances and programs to operate like most other districts.

Suspect in break-in fatally shot by Arkansas officers after opening fire, police say

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A man suspected of breaking into a house was fatally shot by law enforcement officers Sunday morning after he reportedly opened fire on them in Marion County, Arkansas State Police said.

Little Rock hotel's fire alarms cause distress, resident's suit says

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock Fire Department responded to more than 500 alarms set off in the Albert Pike Hotel in downtown Little Rock since 2015, and more than 50 percent of those calls were because of unintentional smoke detector activation.

Arkansas House looks to pare list of amendments

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas legislative leaders hope the House this week will decide which constitutional amendment proposed by a House member should be referred to voters next year.

In Little Rock study, new apartment complexes' ill effects nil

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

New apartment complexes in Little Rock have either no effect or a positive effect on nearby single-family home values, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock study commissioned by the city has found.

County clears Arkansas golf course's tax bill

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The City of Pine Bluff's delinquent property tax bill for Harbor Oaks Golf Course was wiped clean by Jefferson County officials Friday, ending a long-held point of contention between the entities.

George Washington's Birthday/Daisy Gatson Bates Day closings

posted: 02/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The following state, federal and local government offices’ schedules may be affected by holiday observances today. The federal government observes George Washington’s Birthday, while state and local offices observe both Washington’s Birthday and Daisy Gatson Bates Day.

NLR center's revamped fitness area getting more use, parks chief says

posted: 02/20/2017 2:31 a.m. Discuss

On a early, midweek afternoon last week, five members of the North Little Rock Community Center were raising their heart rates on some of the center's updated cardio machines, part of a $70,000 reinvestment in the 47-year-old building.

Bates Day panel set to discuss her legacy

posted: 02/20/2017 2:28 a.m. Discuss

The accomplishments of Little Rock civil-rights icon Daisy Gatson Bates will be the focus of a discussion panel tonight at the National Park Service's Central High School National Historic Site Visitor Center in Little Rock.

Pine Bluff man, 30, dies after head wound, police say

posted: 02/20/2017 2:27 a.m. Discuss

A Pine Bluff man died Saturday evening after being shot in the back of the head earlier that day, according to the Pine Bluff Police Department.






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