A Southeast Arkansas resident saw his request to have his sentence commuted denied by the Arkansas Parole Board on Thursday.
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WASHINGTON — The Senate agreed Thursday to authorize the White House to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to confront the militant group known as the Islamic State or ISIS.
LITTLE ROCK — A proposal for lawmakers to hire consultants, without taking bids, to conduct a performance audit of the state lottery received reviews from two legislative panels on Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — Democrat John Burkhalter went on the offensive Thursday in the lieutenant governor’s race, launching a new television ad that labels Republican opponent U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin as a career politician with a record of votes that hurt Arkansas workers.
LITTLE ROCK — The 25th and final suspect wanted in connection with an alleged drug-trafficking ring based out of a Little Rock auto shop has turned himself in, the U.S. attorney’s office in Little Rock said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — A North Little Rock woman said Thursday she has filed a complaint with the state Ethics Commission against Republican candidate for state treasurer Dennis Milligan over possible violations of state ethics laws.
The news that the escaped inmate Timothy Buffington had turned himself in Thursday morning to authorities in Booneville after three months at large was welcomed by area residents.
Oak Park Elementary School educators announced Thursday that Pine Bluff native and Major League Baseball player Torii Hunter and his wife Katrina Hunter gave a $2,000 gift to recognize student achievement.
A reported armed disturbance on Tuesday in the western part of Pine Bluff resulted in the arrest of a woman who allegedly fired a handgun into the air while sitting in a vehicle.
With a dollar target of $1.24 million, the United Way of Southeast Arkansas kicked off its 2014 fall campaign Thursday during a joint meeting of the Pine Bluff and West Pine Bluff rotary clubs.