updated: 05/02/2016 3:07 a.m.
JONESBORO -- Proponents of a city ordinance that regulates the maintenance of Jonesboro properties say it provides a guideline for homeowners and tenants to preserve their homes and keep them safe.
posted: 04/30/2016 3:53 a.m.
Several rounds of storms raked the state Friday, flooding roads with heavy rains and knocking down power lines, and more inclement weather is expected today, National Weather Service meteorologists said.
posted: 04/28/2016 5:45 a.m.
Col. William Orlando Darby, known as the father of the U.S. Army Rangers, was honored with a parade in downtown Fort Smith in 1944, but he was too haunted and troubled to enjoy it.
posted: 04/26/2016 3:13 a.m.
A railroad crossing in Ashdown with no guards or warning devices is the fourth most dangerous in the country for wrecks, sometimes fatal, at the crossing over the past 10 years, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration.
updated: 04/25/2016 5:45 a.m.
Archaeologists unearthed what they believe are remains of a large wooden Christian cross Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto placed atop a hill in 1541 at what is now part of Parkin Archeological State Park in Cross County.
posted: 04/22/2016 5:45 a.m.
Christine Manning has waited more than 63 years to put her brother to rest, and she will finally receive closure Saturday at a Marvell funeral service.
posted: 04/22/2016 2:26 a.m.
Don Asher learned his life's motto when he tangled his fishing line in debris as he and his father, William Harrison Watkins Sr., canoed down the Mississippi River in 1994.
posted: 04/20/2016 5:45 a.m.
A Jonesboro man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend, police said Tuesday.
posted: 04/18/2016 3:08 a.m.
Independence County will soon take over 911 system dispatching duties from Batesville, which for years has handled emergency dispatching for the county and the city.
posted: 04/14/2016 3:23 a.m.
A Jonesboro attorney is seeking a summary judgment against the Craighead County Circuit Court that he claims is charging convicted people an unlawful "sheriff's fee."
posted: 04/11/2016 5:45 a.m.
JONESBORO -- The city of Jonesboro and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission plan to build a 300-acre shooting range and sporting complex that can be used by police officers and civilians.
posted: 04/09/2016 2:11 a.m.
The Parkin Police Department has disbanded and deputies will now patrol the Cross County town of 1,100, Sheriff J.R. Smith said Friday.
posted: 04/02/2016 2:28 a.m.
A Jefferson County election commissioner who brandished a gun during an altercation after a commission meeting Thursday said he felt threatened and probably would have fired a shot had someone not stepped between the two.
posted: 04/01/2016 5:45 a.m.
A line of thunderstorms and high winds plowed through Arkansas on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, soaking the state with up to 5 inches of rain and causing flash flooding that washed out roads and deluged homes and businesses.
updated: 03/31/2016 4:28 p.m.
RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot.