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Police: Slain man had machete

posted: 04/16/2015 3:29 a.m. Comments 2

A Jonesboro police officer shot and killed a man who struck him with a machete at the man's Walnut Street home Tuesday night, authorities said.

'67-slaying suspect fights extradition from Delaware

posted: 04/16/2015 3:20 a.m. Discuss

A Delaware man charged last month in the 1967 slaying of a North Little Rock man is challenging an Arkansas governor's warrant that will release him into the state's custody.

William Greg Chance: 30-year newsman for KASU, 63, dies

posted: 04/16/2015 3:09 a.m. Discuss

KASU radio news director William Greg Chance once covered a groundbreaking ceremony at Arkansas State University, giving Tom Moore, the director of university communications at ASU-Jonesboro, reason to wonder.

Experts at ASU event look back on Dylan's work

posted: 04/12/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

JONESBORO -- In a documentary about Bob Dylan's 1965 United Kingdom tour, the folk singer told a reporter that his lyrics had no deep meaning.

Neighbor shoots police dog, says it attacked his pet rabbit

posted: 04/11/2015 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Authorities on Friday charged a Craighead County man with discharging a weapon inside the city limits after he shot and killed a Bay Police Department drug dog.

Softball-size hail falls over Portia, dings cars

posted: 04/11/2015 3:15 a.m. Discuss

Softball-size hail dented scores of cars in Lawrence County and high winds flipped over a FedEx truck in Clay County as a strong line of thunderstorms roared across Arkansas on Thursday evening, officials said Friday.

4 outline plan to revive 1875 Batesville theater

posted: 04/10/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Adam Curtwright took tickets and sold concessions at the Melba Theater in downtown Batesville as an employee when he was in high school in 1998.

Plan outlined to revive 1875 Batesville theater

posted: 04/10/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

BATESVILLE -- Adam Curtwright took tickets and sold concessions at the Melba Theater in downtown Batesville as an employee when he was in high school in 1998.

Arkansas 226 job zone-safety lesson

posted: 04/08/2015 3:30 a.m. Discuss

Construction of 11 miles of four-lane highway between Jonesboro and U.S. 67 will be completed no later than early next year, state Highway and Transportation Department officials said Tuesday while reminding drivers about the need for work zone safety.

EF5-rated tornadoes a rarity in Arkansas

posted: 04/06/2015 2:38 a.m. Discuss

An EF5 tornado -- the most violent and rare of twisters -- has hit Arkansas only once, and Lucille Tucker Burkett experienced it.

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