posted: 12/13/2014 2:20 a.m.
JONESBORO -- A federal judge during a three-hour hearing Friday ordered two civil lawsuits against administrators of the closed Crittenden Regional Hospital and an insurance company to be consolidated into one action and urged the myriad lawyers representing plaintiffs to work together toward resolving the case.
posted: 12/10/2014 3:28 a.m.
Crittenden County voters in a special election Tuesday repealed a 1 percent sales tax they overwhelmingly approved in June to save the financially troubled Crittenden Regional Hospital.
posted: 12/09/2014 3:26 a.m.
Volunteers at a Luxora food pantry are looking for a new location in the Mississippi County town after their building burned.
posted: 12/08/2014 3:34 a.m.
Randolph County property owners will pay a 2-mill increase on taxes next year to help fund its budget, which officials say is nearly $400,000 short.
posted: 12/02/2014 3:14 a.m.
A mixture of sleet and freezing rain glazed roads in Northwest Arkansas on Monday morning, and areas along the Missouri border reported seeing light snow as an arctic cold front crossed the state.
posted: 11/27/2014 3:23 a.m.
Sharron Turman had envisioned a Field of Dreams-style opening for the Miracle League of Jonesboro's baseball field and playground, complete with help from Kevin Costner.
posted: 11/25/2014 2:52 a.m.
Fire destroyed a 46-year-old church early Monday morning in the Southside community just south of Batesville.
posted: 11/24/2014 3:27 a.m.
Arkansas motorists are expected to hit nearly 25,000 deer this season, with a majority of the crashes occurring in November and December, an insurance company and officials around the state said.
posted: 11/22/2014 2:20 a.m.
A state election monitor will watch voting at a Turrell polling site during the Crittenden County town's mayoral runoff Tuesday after one candidate said she heard allegations that people were being paid for their votes.
posted: 11/21/2014 2:51 a.m.
JONESBORO -- A Greene County justice of the peace pleaded guilty to striking County Judge Jerry Shipman during a Jan. 22 altercation and was sentenced to three years' probation Thursday, officials said.
posted: 11/18/2014 3:17 a.m.
Snow showers across the northern half of the state Sunday evening and Monday morning covered a few roadways in ice and slush and forced the closure of some schools.
posted: 11/16/2014 4:28 a.m.
Early voting begins Monday in 73 runoff elections in 39 Arkansas counties, including 22 contests for mayors.
posted: 11/14/2014 4:15 a.m.
A dusting of powdery snow and some sleet fell Wednesday evening and early Thursday in central Arkansas, giving some residents one of the earliest hints of winter in 60 years.
posted: 11/13/2014 4:11 a.m.
Two separate rounds of moisture moving into Arkansas this weekend are expected to bring snowfall to parts of the state already chilled by a cold front, although National Weather Service forecasters don't expect much accumulation.
posted: 11/12/2014 3:23 a.m.
An arctic surge of frigid air, forced from Canada into the deep South by an Alaskan typhoon, dropped Arkansas temperatures by more than 40 degrees in some places Tuesday and had people scurrying to prepare for the cold.