Stories tagged: Arkansas
Tue., July 2, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
The heavy rains that caused severe flooding in the central U.S. this spring also had the positive effect of lifting the Southern Plains out of a prolonged drought.
Fri., May 31, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
A levee breached Friday along the Arkansas River, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas.
Thu., May 9, 2019, 10:19 p.m.
Storms that caved in walls of apartment buildings in Arkansas are causing flooding and toppling trees in the Deep South
Sat., April 20, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
A federal lawsuit filed by death row inmates has renewed a court fight over whether the sedative Arkansas uses for lethal injections causes torturous executions, two years after it raced …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 11:59 p.m.
An Arkansas sheriff’s deputy was fired after shooting a barking Chihuahua in the head Friday, an incident officials labeled “disheartening.”
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
An Arkansas school district that ordered a student newspaper to take down an investigative report now says the article can be re-published on its website.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
A political action committee said Friday that it won’t pull a widely condemned radio ad that suggests white Democrats will lynch African-Americans if they win in midterm elections in Arkansas …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 1:01 p.m.
A nephew of Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday announced he would resign from the state Senate after being charged with spending thousands of dollars in campaign funds on personal …
UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:21 p.m.
Freshman Kevin Abel threw a two-hitter for his record fourth victory in the College World Series, and Oregon State beat Arkansas 5-0 on Thursday night for its third national championship.
Thu., June 21, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the state to launch its medical marijuana program, reversing and dismissing a judge’s ruling that prevented officials from issuing the …
Tue., June 12, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter and subsequently traversed the mid-Atlantic has mysteriously arrived in Arkansas. No one is sure how the Longhorned tick, …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
Idaho Falls Zoo officials said their sloth bear cub will be leaving for an Arkansas zoo as part of a Species Survival Plan.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Two people died early Wednesday in a suspected murder-suicide outside of a cosmetics factory near Little Rock, police said.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Monsanto asked a judge Tuesday to prevent Arkansas from enforcing a proposal going before lawmakers next week that would ban the use of a weedkiller that …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
A former Arkansas County employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
A major agribusiness company asked an Arkansas judge Friday to halt the state’s plan to ban an herbicide that’s drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 4:28 p.m.
Arkansas’ highest court on Tuesday halted this week’s planned execution of an inmate whose lawyers claim is severely mentally ill, while a state judge ordered officials to release more information …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
A small Arkansas church has been named in honor of a martyred priest from Oklahoma.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spokesman says authorities are investigating the discovery of tigers, lions and a leopard in a barn in Arkansas.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Now, with her reign to end in just about a week, Miss America Savvy Shields says the nation is not as divided as it may seem.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 5 p.m.
A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly …
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
Arkansas asked a judge Friday to block enforcement of a city ordinance that bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, months after the state’s highest court ruled the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
A man yelled “Freedom!” as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas’ new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma’s monument …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:11 p.m.
The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Arkansas’ chief medical examiner says nothing in autopsy reports suggest that four inmates put to death in April suffered while they died. But that won’t end the debate over whether …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Authorities have released the name of a 46-year-old sheriff’s deputy who was fatally shot and found dead along with two other people in rural Arkansas on Thursday.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Is unorthodox the same as cruel and unusual punishment? It’s the central question of the current U.S. death penalty debate, highlighted by the latest execution involving a disputed sedative that …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Arkansas will have a more difficult time obtaining additional lethal injection drugs after an unprecedented court challenge by a drug distributor and possible complications during at least one of the …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
The Arkansas governor said Friday that he sees no reason for anything beyond a routine review of the state’s execution procedures after a condemned inmate lurched and convulsed 20 times …