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Stories with place: Arkansas
  • Murder conviction upheld for Dardanelle man 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:43 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a Dardanelle man sentenced to life in prison for the death of his mother.

  • NLR man won't face death penalty in slaying case 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:35 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Prosecutors say they won't seek the death penalty against a North Little Rock man charged with setting his girlfriend on fire then dousing her with gasoline.

  • Wal-Mart CEO gives $1M to University of Arkansas 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:31 pm
  • FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas has received a $1 million gift from the CEO of Wal-Mart and his wife to benefit the school's business college.

  • Henderson State to open Hot Springs center 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:13 am
  • HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas - Pending state approval, Hot Springs will soon have its first four-year university presence this fall when Henderson State University opens an education center in partnership with a local community college.

  • Group marking 150th anniversary of Arkansas battle 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:10 am
  • CAMDEN, Arkansas - A reenactment and several educational programs are planned in Camden to mark the 150th anniversary of a Civil War battle in Ouachita County.

  • Bull Shoals police chief now on leave after arrest 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:28 am
  • BULL SHOALS, Arkansas - The mayor of Bull Shoals says the town's police chief has now been placed on administrative leave.

  • Ouachita County names new interim county judge 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 8:16 am
  • CAMDEN, Arkansas - The Ouachita County Quorum Court has named an interim county judge after the county's previous leader resigned.

  • Man charged with stealing from church, school 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:05 am
  • VAN BUREN, Arkansas - Police in Van Buren have arrested a man for allegedly embezzling $94,000 from a church and a school where he handled the organizations' finances.

  • Mistrial in Fort Smith trial over woman's death 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:26 am
  • FORT SMITH, Arkansas - A judge has declared a mistrial in a first-degree murder case over a woman's strangulation after he concluded that a juror introduced new evidence during deliberations.

  • Ark. gynecologist charged with video voyeurism 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:10 pm
  • PARAGOULD, Arkansas - A Paragould gynecologist is being sought on felony charges after allegedly taking photographs of a nude female patient.

  • $2B program to improve Arkansas highways kicks off 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:29 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - State transportation officials marked the start of a nearly $2 billion construction program to improve and widen roadways in a ceremony Wednesday in Little Rock.

  • 2 arrested in alleged Ark. Medicaid fraud scheme 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:17 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Two Little Rock women who run a day treatment center have been arrested for allegedly bilking the state's Medicaid program out of more than $41,000.

  • Allen leads resurgent Arkansas passing attack 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:36 pm
  • FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Bret Bielema left little doubt about the foreseeable future when he said returning starter Brandon Allen had pulled away from the rest of the Arkansas quarterbacks following a scrimmage last week.

  • Sections of I-540, US 71 to be dubbed I-49 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 1:09 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas highway officials say the federal government has given it permission to label portions of a western Arkansas interstate highway as I-49.

  • No criminal charges for 2 ex-leaders at LR utility 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:49 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Two formers leaders at the Little Rock Wastewater Utility won't face criminal charges after a manager was allowed to live rent-free in his mobile home on utility property, prosecutors have decided.

  • Arkansas lotto eyes advertising with universities 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 10:58 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A committee of the Arkansas Lottery Commission is discussing the prospect of advertising with universities in the state.

  • Ruling: Faulkner judge can remain on ballot 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:23 am
  • CONWAY, Arkansas - Another Arkansas judge has been ruled eligible for office after his candidacy was challenged because of a temporary license suspension.

  • Lake Village man killed in Desha County wreck 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:53 am
  • McGEHEE, Arkansas - Authorities say a backhoe operator was killed in southeast Arkansas when a truck crashed into him.

  • National Guard to open new center at Fort Chaffee 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:40 am
  • FORT SMITH, Arkansas - A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for the Arkansas National Guard's new training facility at Fort Chaffee.

  • At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:24 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours.

  • Bryant schools evacuated after threat found 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:25 pm
  • BRYANT, Arkansas - School and police officials in Bryant say no bomb was found and a juvenile is in custody after a student found writing on a bathroom stall at Bryant Middle School that read "I have a bomb."

  • Judge lets conviction of Arkansas treasurer stand 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:02 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A federal judge Tuesday upheld the corruption conviction of Arkansas' former treasurer, saying prosecutors proved she illegally influenced interstate commerce and rejecting her argument that the case against her should have been heard by state authorities.

  • Ross bests Hutchinson in governor race fundraising 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:57 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross on Tuesday reported besting the Republican candidates for Arkansas governor in fundraising last month, rebounding after his chief GOP rival had raised more money for two straight months.

  • Man on federal death row tries for new hearing 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:55 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A Yukon, Oklahoma, man on federal death row for the slayings of three members of an Arkansas family wants a judge to reconsider his denial of a request for a hearing that could lead to a new trial.

  • Pryor: $1.2M raised in first 3 months of '14 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 6:14 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Tuesday reported raising $1.22 million in the first three months of the year, trailing his Republican rival during the quarter while still boasting a larger war chest in his re-election bid.