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Stories with place: Little Rock
  • UALR to host Troy in Sun Belt college baseball 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:15 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is to host Troy in a three-game Sun Belt Conference college baseball series.

  • Challenge to Arkansas gay marriage ban heard 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:35 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Thursday, who said at the end of the hearing that he expected to issue a ruling within two weeks.

  • Attorney general rejects wording of alcohol item 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:30 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas attorney general's office has rejected the wording of a ballot proposal that would make alcohol sales legal in all 75 of the state's counties.

  • Group marking 150th anniversary of Arkansas battle 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:48 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A southern Arkansas group is marking the 150th anniversary of a local Civil War battle with a re-enactment of the Confederate victory, educational programs and what some historians see as a shifting approach to remembering the war that divided a nation.

  • North Little Rock man won't face death penalty 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:20 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.

  • $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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Foul play suspected in Little Rock woman's death 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 2:40 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Police in Little Rock say foul play is suspected after a woman was found dead by a co-worker at a home on the city's southwest side.

  • Ark.-Little Rock hosts Louisiana Tech in baseball 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 8:32 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas-Little Rock is set to host Louisiana Tech in college baseball in Little Rock.

  • Judge: Arkansas GOP can defend absentee vote law 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 12:50 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A judge on Monday said he'll allow the Arkansas Republican Party to help defend the state in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under the state's new voter ID law, saying he wants to resolve the case quickly as the first statewide test of the law approaches.

  • Arkansas working to reduce wet-weather crashes 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:16 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - About two dozen highways in Arkansas are set to receive a new pavement treatment that's aimed at reducing crashes during wet weather, according to Arkansas highway officials.

  • La.-Lafayette holds off UAL in college baseball 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:33 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Louisiana-Lafayette got strong starting pitching and timely hitting to hold off Arkansas-Little Rock 6-3 in Sun Belt Conference baseball in Lafayette, Louisiana

  • Thunderstorms, possible tornadoes forecast in Ark. 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:26 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The National Weather Service in Little Rock says strong thunderstorms and possibly a tornado are forecast for the state.

  • Lawmakers: Texarkana too slow responding to audit 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 5:41 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Two Arkansas lawmakers say they are disappointed that Texarkana officials have not done more to address problems raised in an audit of financial incentives the city paid to a developer of a new hotel-convention center and water park.

  • Arkansas to appeal ruling on 12-week abortion ban 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:04 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Friday he'll appeal a federal judge's decision to strike down a state law that banned most abortions 12 weeks into a woman's pregnancy, one of the strictest prohibitions on the procedure in the nation.

  • Man charged with murder wants to represent self 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:38 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A Pulaski County judge has ordered a mental evaluation for a man who wants to represent himself on a murder charge.

  • Committee picks 3 finalists for UA lobbyist job 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:25 am
  • FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - A University of Arkansas search committee has named three finalists for the school's vice chancellor for governmental relations position.

  • Arkansas Library Board set to meet Friday 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:08 am
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The State Library Board is scheduled for a special meeting later this week to distribute grants.

  • Arkansas AG asks court to reconsider drug ruling 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:20 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, saying justices did "significant harm" to the state and broke from 170 years of precedent.

  • Officials say multiple arrests in cocaine ring 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:02 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Officials say multiple arrests have been made for a cocaine ring that was operating in central Arkansas.

  • Manslaughter charge dropped against ex-cop in Ark. 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 3:04 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Prosecutors on Monday dropped a felony manslaughter charge against a former Little Rock police officer in the death of a 15-year-old boy who was suspected of breaking into cars at an apartment complex.