- Ex-LR schools chief loses doctorate amid plagiarism question Updated: Aug-31-15 7:43 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An Indiana university said Monday that the former head of the Little Rock School District no longer holds a doctorate from the school, and the district said it is no longer obligated to pay ex-Superintendent Dexter Suggs under the terms of a settlement agreement.
- Federal lawmakers announce $8.5M in FAA grants for airports Updated: Aug-31-15 5:24 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have announced $8.5 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to improve airports throughout the state.
- Reward offered in Little Rock playground arson cases Updated: Aug-31-15 2:34 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Little Rock School District is offering a reward for information about suspicious fires at two elementary school playgrounds.
- Robinson project to cause lane closures in Little Rock Updated: Aug-31-15 7:43 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Ongoing renovations to the Robinson Center Music Hall will cause more traffic slowdowns in downtown Little Rock.
- Feds warn officials over end of Planned Parenthood contract Updated: Aug-30-15 3:05 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The federal government is warning state officials that Arkansas may have violated federal law by ending a contract with Planned Parenthood.
- 5 convictions of cases since 2005 involving child heatstroke Updated: Aug-30-15 11:46 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Of the heatstroke deaths involving 11 kids after they were left alone in hot vehicles, five of the cases resulted in convictions in the past decade.
- Man walking home from store killed by hit-and-run driver Updated: Aug-29-15 12:56 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A 29-year-old man who was walking home from a store in Little Rock after buying a birthday present for his brother was killed when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in a van.
- Arkansas attorney general: Law allows 'open carry' of guns Updated: Aug-28-15 6:29 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A 2013 Arkansas law allows people to openly carry handguns if they don't plan on using them illegally against someone, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Friday, contrasting with her Democratic predecessor's stance.
- Historic tugboat USS Hoga set for Arkansas Updated: Aug-28-15 2:44 pm
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The historic tugboat, USS Hoga, will soon head to its new home in North Little Rock from California after federal officials cleared the journey, according to the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum.
- Man gets 4 months in jail for in cutting puppy's ears off Updated: Aug-28-15 7:41 am
SHERWOOD, Arkansas - A Sherwood man been sentenced to four months in jail for cutting off the ears of his 2-month-old puppy.
- Fayetteville, Pine Bluff, PA atop Arkansas football polls Updated: Aug-28-15 2:08 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Last season's Class 7A runner-up, Fayetteville, is a near-unanimous pick as the top team in Arkansas in the preseason Associated Press high school football poll.
- Central Arkansas veteran hospitals decrease some wait times Updated: Aug-27-15 6:49 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System has hired more staff, streamlined services and decreased wait times for several types of medical appointments by as much as 12 days on average.
- Ben Carson gains support as the other political outsider Updated: Aug-27-15 5:37 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Ben Carson's genial way of politicking is proving to be a draw for voters who like Donald Trump's status as a outsider but not his belligerence.
- Former Little Rock school board member running for US House Updated: Aug-26-15 6:22 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A former member of the Little Rock School Board said Wednesday she's running for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas, the first Democrat to launch a congressional bid in the state for 2016.
- Arkansas governor says work to continue after faith summit Updated: Aug-26-15 5:48 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he wants the state to continue working with faith leaders about ways to address a shortage in foster homes and needs for re-entry programs for prisoners after a two-day summit focused on the topics.
- Lawsuit dismissed over candidates' petition filing date Updated: Aug-26-15 1:44 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by three independent candidates in Arkansas who argued the state unfairly restricted their access to the ballot.
- 4 counties to have new voting gear for primary elections Updated: Aug-26-15 10:42 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Secretary of State's office says only four counties will have the state's new voting equipment when primary elections roll around.
- ASU art gallery to get new name thanks to gift Updated: Aug-26-15 9:28 am
JONESBORO, Arkansas - An art gallery at Arkansas State University will get a new name and a new look thanks to a gift from a Little Rock couple.
- Arkansas boy, 14, pleads not guilty in death of guardians Updated: Aug-25-15 1:41 pm
CONWAY, Arkansas - A 14-year-old boy from central Arkansas pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of capital murder in the July 21 shooting deaths of a couple who raised him as their grandson.
- Police: Man shot in the head in North Little Rock Updated: Aug-25-15 6:16 am
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Police are investigating after a man was shot in the head in North Little Rock.
- New court date set for boxer Jermain Taylor Updated: Aug-24-15 1:41 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Boxer Jermain Taylor is due in court next month for a judge to review the results of a mental evaluation.
- Chelsea Clinton speech moved because of demand for tickets Updated: Aug-23-15 12:26 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An upcoming speech in Little Rock by Chelsea Clinton has been moved from the Great Hall at the Clinton Presidential Center to the Statehouse Convention Center because of ticket demand.
- Little Rock police chief's missing handgun is recovered Updated: Aug-21-15 9:14 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Police in Little Rock say the police chief's missing .40-caliber Glock 27 handgun has been recovered and two men were arrested in connection with its disappearance
- Little Rock man sentenced to life in prison for 2013 killing Updated: Aug-21-15 6:10 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A 29-year-old Little Rock man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2013 death of 31-year-old Amy May Hughett.
- Arkansas airport sees decline in passenger numbers Updated: Aug-19-15 5:25 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Latest figures show a decrease in the number of travelers at the largest airport in Arkansas, though the decline isn't yet reflected in the facility's bottom line.