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Game & Fish life jacket 'citation' for ice cream draws attention online

posted: 07/03/2015 11:11 a.m. Discuss

Arkansas Game and Fish officers are handing out faux citations that are actually ice cream coupons to children they meet on the water who are wearing life jackets, a program that's drawing wide attention online.

Parole absconder runs from traffic stop, is caught

posted: 07/03/2015 8:01 a.m. Discuss

A parole absconder ran from a traffic stop in North Little Rock on Thursday afternoon but was caught a short time later, authorities said.

LR police chief makes robbery arrest

posted: 07/02/2015 2:25 p.m. Comments 4

The chief of the Little Rock Police Department arrested a man suspected of robbing a woman of her cellphone Thursday.

Benton debuts new mascot, Ben

updated: 07/02/2015 12:57 p.m. Gallery Comments 3

BENTON — The aim of Benton's new official mascot, Ben, is twofold: bring a smile to people's faces and economic development to the Saline County city he represents.

Lawman injured in overnight shooting in Little Rock

updated: 07/02/2015 4:08 p.m. Comment 1

An officer assigned to a Drug Enforcement Administration task force was injured in a shooting early Thursday morning in Little Rock.

Teen fatally struck crossing I-30 in Benton

posted: 07/02/2015 7:07 a.m. Discuss

A 19-year-old pedestrian from Malvern was fatally struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening on westbound Interstate 30, authorities said.

Device found near Camp Robinson had 'components' of bomb, police say

updated: 07/01/2015 12:24 p.m. Comments 3

A suspicious package found near Camp Robinson on Wednesday morning had components of a bomb and will be analyzed further, authorities said.

Purple Hearts conferred on soldiers attacked at LR recruiting station

posted: 07/01/2015 10:52 a.m. Comments 3

One soldier who was killed and a second who was injured in a shooting outside of a recruiting station in Little Rock in 2009 were awarded Purple Hearts on Wednesday at a ceremony at the Arkansas Capitol.

U.S. 71 reopens after floodwaters recede

posted: 07/01/2015 8:40 a.m. Comment 1

A section of U.S. 71 near the Red River in Little River County that had closed because of high water is back open, the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department said Wednesday.

Bodies of man, child found in water near Lake Norrell

updated: 06/30/2015 5:35 p.m. Comments 3

LAKE NORRELL — Authorities are investigating the deaths of a man and his son who were found Tuesday morning in a partly submerged vehicle south of Lake Norrell in Saline County.

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