A contractor and his employees began removing building materials on Monday from properties in the 400 block of Main Street as part of a project to clean up collapsed buildings.
A $10,000 bond was set Monday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly had cocaine in a pants pocket.
The Pine Bluff City Council voted Monday night 6-1 to approve $769,985 into the 2015 budget to fix roads.
A Redfield man has been arrested and is accused of a second domestic battery offense this year.
A Rison woman is accused of being in possession of an ex-boyfriend’s missing Social Security debit card.
A Pine Bluff man is accused of sexually assaulting an underage male over the course of nine years.
A Little Rock man pulled over in Jefferson County is accused of his fourth driving-while-intoxicated offense in two years.
Reported crime in Pine Bluff was down more than 10 percent for the first six months of 2015, according to the monthly report from the Pine Bluff Police Department.
A Pine Bluff man is accused of sexually assaulting a now-9-year-old girl in fall 2014.
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Fourth Ward Alderman Steven Mays of Pine Bluff recently attended a one-day project management workshop in Little Rock at the Double Tree Hotel.
LITTLE ROCK — Former Saline County Sheriff Bruce Pennington pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge of wire fraud related to his personal use of campaign contributions.
Clincy Trammell IV has received his Master of Business Administration/Master of Human Resources Management from Keller Graduate School of Management at Atlanta, Georgia.
A Sheridan man was killed and a Pine Bluff man injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on U.S. 270.
A Pine Bluff woman pleaded guilty to misdemeanor Medicaid fraud in Pulaski County Court on July 28, according to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Science and Technology will receive $20 million from the National Science Foundation to expand research and workforce development training opportunities at 10 colleges and universities, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and University of Arkansas at Monticello, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday.
An investigation Friday into alleged drug activity at an apartment in the 3700 block of South Main Street led to the arrest of a man who is currently on parole.
Jefferson County Judge Dutch King has issued a burn ban for all of Jefferson County, effective immediately. It will continue until further notice.
Students from Dermott and Lakeside high schools attended an architecture camp at Louisiana State University’s School of Architecture this summer.
Pine Bluff Police Department vice and narcotics officers who served a search warrant Friday night at a house in the 2500 block of West 17th Avenue used a Shop Vac to locate suspected marijuana that had been flushed down a toilet.
LITTLE ROCK — Southlake, Texas-based restaurant chain Del Frisco’s Grille said Monday it will open a location in Little Rock in September that will employ 120 people.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump is not backing down from controversial comments he made about John McCain’s military service.
Federal authorities are investigating a gun-carrying drone that was built by a teenager. CNN’s Rene Marsh has more
The Pine Bluff City Council is scheduled to consider Monday a proposed resolution that would waive fees for certain permits during the week of Aug. 24-28.
LITTLE ROCK — More than 48,000 Arkansans have lost or are on the verge of losing coverage under the private option or traditional Medicaid — the vast majority of them because they did not respond quickly to a mailed notice, a development some officials have called surprising and troubling.
The Pine Bluff Police Department will be sponsoring the National Night Out, a community outreach project designed to strengthen neighborhoods.
Little Bear is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted last week for a six-year extension of federal programs for highways, mass transit and infrastructure while acknowledging it needs to come up with more money to pay for the entire bill.
The Arkansas Department of Correction has added 45 employees after opening 184 beds at the Ester Unit at Pine Bluff since June 30, according to prison spokeswoman Cathy Frye, and plans to open more in the future.
As a surgeon, I live in the operating suite. I have an expectation for what any day may be like given the procedures that I have scheduled. However, I was wondering the other day, do my patients really know what to expect on the day of surgery?
Employees of Southeast Arkansas companies learned about safety in the workplace Thursday at a 12th annual conference at Southeast Arkansas College.