NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say three people have died after a fire early Tuesday at a North Little Rock apartment complex.
The fire broke out shortly after 2 a.m. at an apartment near Shorter College, authorities said.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man charged with fatally shooting a man visiting a patient at a Little Rock-area hospital pleaded not guilty Thursday to capital murder and aggravated assault.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man visiting a patient at a Little Rock-area hospital was shot dead Wednesday by a person he knew, and the suspect was arrested about an hour later at a gas station, police said.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Republican who is running for governor in Arkansas, was released from a hospital Saturday after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is running for governor in Arkansas, underwent surgery Friday for thyroid cancer.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Raiders coach Jon Gruden says he is “ashamed” about his old offensive emails that cost him his job and hopes to get another chance in football.
Gruden spoke publicly about the affair at the Little Rock Touchdown Club for the first time since he resigned as coach of the Raiders last October.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man who was beaten and held down by Arkansas law enforcement officers during an arrest that was caught on a widely circulated video has filed a federal lawsuit against the officers.
MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have started a civil rights investigation following the suspension of three Arkansas law enforcement officers after a video posted on social media showed two of them beating a man while a third officer held him on the ground.
Following is the final Overall Top 10 high school football teams in Arkansas and the top five in Classes 7A, 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A, plus the top three in the two 8-man divisions, as voted by a panel of sports media from around the state for the 2022 preseason.
A Pennsylvania man has been charged with abuse of a corpse, receiving stolen property and other charges after police say he allegedly tried to buy stolen human remains from an Arkansas woman for possible resale on Facebook.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A convicted California drug trafficker who paid bribes to a corrupt Drug Enforcement Administration agent has been sentenced by a Florida judge to more than 11 years in federal prison.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — State and local authorities were investigating after a series of weekend shootings left three people dead and three others injured in the Little Rock area.
As many as 11 shootings happened Saturday and Sunday and authorities are trying to determine whether they are connected, according to a joint press release from Arkansas State Police, the Little Rock Police Department and the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.
BRICKEYS, Ark. (AP) —
Authorities were searching Friday for a convicted rapist who escaped from an east Arkansas prison.
Samuel Hartman, 38, escaped Friday morning from the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys, 96 miles (155 kilometers) east of Little Rock, the state Department of Corrections said.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (MEG) on Monday reported a loss of $7.8 million in its second quarter.
The North Little Rock, Arkansas-based company said it had a loss of 40 cents per share.
REYDELL, Ark. (AP) — The death of an Arkansas judge whose body was recovered from a lake is being investigated as an accidental drowning, authorities said.
Jeremiah T. Bueker, 48, went missing Saturday night and his body was recovered the next morning from Mud Lake in Reydell, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) southeast of Little Rock, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas attorney has pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to defraud two U.S. Department of Agriculture programs of about $11.5 million, according to court documents.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter.
The real estate investment trust, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, said it had funds from operations of $114.9 million, or 44 cents per share, in the period.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — A fire at a northwestern Arkansas home killed six people, including four children, authorities said.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that the fire happened early Sunday at a trailer home in Springdale, about 145 miles (233 kilometers) northwest of Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Bank OZK (OZK) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $136.4 million.
The Little Rock, Arkansas-based bank said it had earnings of $1.10 per share.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gubernatorial hopeful Chris Jones on Tuesday called for increasing Arkansas teacher salaries, following a push by fellow Democrats to put teacher pay raises on the agenda for a legislative session next month.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Little Rock police chief who fired his gun at an armed suspect on New Year's Eve won't face charges in the shooting.
Prosecutor Larry Jegley said in a letter to Arkansas State Police dated Friday that Keith Humphrey was justified in the use of force in the shooting outside a convenience store.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — A 5-year-old Arkansas boy fatally shot his 8-year-old brother in what investigators believe was an accidental shooting with an unsecured gun, authorities said.
The 8-year-old was found unresponsive Thursday afternoon at a home in Pine Bluff, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of Little Rock, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man was fatally shot by police following a domestic disturbance in a North Little Rock home, authorities said Sunday.
North Little Rock police say they were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call with a weapon around 10:40 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of an unarmed Arkansas teenager fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the deputy and a county sheriff over the teen's death.
PERRYVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A man being booked into a central Arkansas jail on drug charges pulled out a gun and fatally shot a guard before someone disarmed him, authorities said Thursday.
Jeremiah Story, a 21-year-old detention officer at the Perry County jail in Perryville, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northwest of Little Rock, died at a hospital early Thursday, the State Police said in a news release.
FRIENDSHIP, Ark. (AP) — Interstate 30 in southwestern Arkansas reopened Thursday, more than 24 hours after at least three people were killed during a series of crashes that happened during stormy weather, authorities said.
FRIENDSHIP, Ark. (AP) — Three people were killed after at least a dozen vehicles collided in different spots along heavily traveled Interstate 30 during thunderstorms in southwestern Arkansas, state police said.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Gunfire struck a school bus in Arkansas' capital Wednesday morning that was transporting a student home, but no one was injured in the incident.
Little Rock Police said they did not believe the bus was being targeted when its door was shot.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sen. John Boozman won the Republican primary in Arkansas on Tuesday, fending off challengers on the right after relying heavily on his endorsement from Donald Trump, conservative groups and the state’s top GOP figures.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — DNA testing has confirmed a body found in a creek near Little Rock, Arkansas is a missing man from Fargo, authorities said.
Jordan Simeon, 25, disappeared March 7 while on his way to New Orleans, Louisiana.
MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — A wrong-way driver on Interstate 40 in western Arkansas collided with a group of motorcyclists, killing three people from Louisiana and injuring six others, according to Arkansas State Police.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Dillard's Inc. (DDS) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $251.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Little Rock, Arkansas-based company said it had net income of $13.68.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Drug Enforcement Administration agent who admitted to taking thousands of dollars in bribes from a drug trafficker was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. (MEG) on Monday reported a loss of $7.5 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the North Little Rock, Arkansas-based company said it had a loss of 39 cents.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter.
The real estate investment trust, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, said it had funds from operations of $115.8 million, or 43 cents per share, in the period.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock's police chief is retiring this month after a rocky three years leading Arkansas' capital police force that's been marked by lawsuits and public clashes with officers.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas say they've identified a person of interest in connection with the fatal shootings of four people last week in a rural community.
Arkansas State Police say the person is now jailed on unrelated charges.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas say four people were fatally shot at two homes in a rural community, but investigators have not yet determined whether the deaths are connected.
The deaths were reported Thursday at two homes about a one-quarter mile apart in rural Stone County, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) north of Little Rock, Arkansas State Police said.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Bank OZK (OZK) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $132.5 million.
The Little Rock, Arkansas-based bank said it had earnings of $1.02 per share.
DALLAS (AP) — A 25-year-old Texas woman who sued Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, alleging he is her biological father, has dropped her lawsuit.
Alexandra Davis said in court papers filed Wednesday that she now wants genetic testing to verify her claim, The Dallas Morning News reported.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Oklahoma man was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Wednesday for conspiring to smuggle guns through Arkansas to Mexican drug cartels.
In a statement, federal prosecutors said Andrew Scott Pierson was sentenced in Little Rock, Arkansas, for his Nov.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a judge's decision to block a school district's mask mandate that was implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Justices reversed the temporary restraining order issued against the Bentonville School District's mask requirement.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two people were killed and two others were injured after a police chase in North Little Rock led to a crash, according to authorities.
North Little Rock Police had tried to make a traffic stop at 11:33 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson proposed on Tuesday a $1 million expansion of a program that supervises high-risk parolees.
Hutchinson called for adding 10 officers to the intensive supervision program, which monitors high-risk offenders on parole who have a history of violence or gang affiliation.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Friday allowed four new voting laws that a lower court judge found unconstitutional to remain in effect, halting his ruling while justices take up the case about the restrictions.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A second, weak, tornado struck Arkansas on Wednesday as severe storms rolled across the Deep South, according to the National Weather Service in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge said Tuesday that he will not stay his decision that struck down as unconstitutional four new voting laws approved by the Republican-led Legislature last year.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man who is challenging U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford in the Republican primary this spring suffered a broken back and other injuries when he crashed his single-engine airplane last week.