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Couple held in woman's rape in Little Rock

posted: 08/20/2014 1:49 p.m. Comments 2

A man and a woman described as a couple in arrest reports have been charged in the rape of a woman early Wednesday in Little Rock.

Lottery Commission OKs lowered budget with no monitor games

posted: 08/20/2014 12:20 p.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Lottery Commission voted Wednesday in favor of a new, lowered budget for the current fiscal year that removes monitor game proceeds from the equation, reducing the amount projected for scholarships by about $3 million.

$130 million wood pellet plant set for Pine Bluff

posted: 08/20/2014 9:11 a.m. Discuss

Highland Pellets will open a $130 million plant in Pine Bluff, creating at least 35 jobs, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Wednesday.

Man opens fire during altercation with mother in NLR, police say

posted: 08/20/2014 8:18 a.m. Discuss

A 43-year-old North Little Rock man is accused of opening fire during an altercation at his mother's home Tuesday night.

Heat advisory issued for part of state

posted: 08/20/2014 6:39 a.m. Discuss

A heat advisory is set to go into effect for parts of east and northeast Arkansas as heat index values surge into the triple digits, the National Weather Service said.

Armed home invasion robbery in Little Rock investigated

posted: 08/19/2014 9:43 a.m. Comment 1

A group of robbers forced their way into a Little Rock woman's home and then held her at gunpoint while they made off with gaming systems, a computer and an iPhone, police said.

Man accepts ride, forces woman from car, police say

posted: 08/19/2014 7:07 a.m. Comment 1

A Little Rock man offered to pay a woman $20 for a ride but then forced her and her friend from the car and drove off in it, authorities said.

Man found shot dead in car in Pine Bluff

updated: 08/19/2014 3:25 p.m. Discuss

Authorities are working to develop a suspect after a man with an apparent gunshot wound was found dead in a vehicle in Pine Bluff.

Excavator flips, blocks I-430 ramp

posted: 08/18/2014 10:02 a.m. Discuss

A large excavator being unloaded from a truck flipped Monday on an Interstate 430 off-ramp, trapping the operator and blocking the road.

Dover woman killed after vehicle hits tree

posted: 08/18/2014 6:29 a.m. Discuss

A 26-year-old Dover woman died Sunday when her vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree, police said.

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