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Fisherman's body sent for autopsy

posted: 08/18/2017 2:59 a.m. Discuss

The body of a fisherman that was found in an creek has been sent to the state Crime Laboratory, but no foul play is suspected in his death, authorities said.

Getting it straight

posted: 08/18/2017 2:59 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System now grants retirees a 3 percent cost-of-living raise. Last November, the system's board of trustees learned that one possible way to save money would be to seek legislation to grant an annual cost-of-living adjustment that was the lesser of 3 percent or the consumer price index. An article Thursday about the system's annual report failed to make clear what possible legislation was discussed.

4 people charged in drive-by

posted: 08/18/2017 2:58 a.m. Discuss

ASHDOWN -- Three adults and a youth, accused in a fatal drive-by shooting, were charged Tuesday in Little River County Circuit Court in Ashdown.

I-49 work to shift lanes over 2 days

posted: 08/18/2017 2:58 a.m. Discuss

Construction associated with a $38.7 million project to widen Interstate 49 in Rogers will require shifting a traffic lane onto newly constructed pavement today and Saturday, the Arkansas Department of Transportation said.

Man dies month after beating

posted: 08/18/2017 2:57 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man has died at a Little Rock hospital of suspected head trauma weeks after being beaten at his home, according to the Drew County sheriff's office.

Innocent's plea in fatal fight

posted: 08/18/2017 2:56 a.m. Discuss

TEXARKANA -- A man accused of manslaughter in a death allegedly resulting from punches thrown in a fistfight pleaded innocent Tuesday at a court hearing in Miller County.

Confederate group sets Spa City rally

posted: 08/18/2017 2:55 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- The Confederate Square Group will hold a demonstration Saturday on Arlington Lawn in Hot Springs National Park to show support for preserving monuments to Confederate history.

Burglary suspect, 35, arrested

posted: 08/18/2017 2:54 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- A suspect in an aggravated residential burglary earlier this summer was arrested after a two-hour standoff with Hot Springs police Wednesday at a residence on Lawson Street. A nearby day care was evacuated as a precaution.

County gets first liquor permits

posted: 08/18/2017 2:49 a.m. Discuss

State officials have issued the first permits allowing the construction of liquor stores in Little River County in southwest Arkansas after voters legalized alcohol sales last year.

Vehicle hits man on I-530 shoulder

posted: 08/18/2017 2:47 a.m. Discuss

A man walking on the side of Interstate 530 suffered severe injuries after he was hit by the mirror of a passing vehicle early Thursday, according to the Arkansas State Police.

Texarkana, county seek voluntary tax

posted: 08/18/2017 2:47 a.m. Discuss

TEXARKANA -- A Miller County committee has endorsed a proposal for working with the City of Texarkana to implement a voluntary tax.

Other days

updated: 08/18/2017 2:46 a.m. Discuss

100 years ago Aug. 18, 1917

Police beat

updated: 08/18/2017 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Mom said to chuck can at 3-month-old

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posted: 08/18/2017 2:45 a.m. Discuss

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Ex-student apologizes to UA, professor over photo from 'pro-white' rally

posted: 08/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 11

The 33-year-old man photographed on Friday wearing an "Arkansas Engineering" T-shirt at a widely condemned Charlottesville, Va., rally said he never intended to bring shame to the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

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