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Blood drops at crime scene lead to DNA match, arrest

Mar 03, 2015 7:03pm

Blood drops collected from a broken display case after a burglary on Oct. 24 led to the identification and arrest of a man police believe was responsible.

Hakim Shabazz, 44, who has been in...


Quorum committees recommend approval of juvenile grant fund budgets

Mar 03, 2015 7:03pm

A proposed appropriation ordinance to set 2015 budgets for grant funds received by juvenile court was recommended for approval Tuesday by two committees of the Jefferson County Quorum Court.


CNN VIDEO: 200 ancient skeletons found under Paris supermarket

Mar 03, 2015 6:03pm

Erin McLaughlin reports on the unearthing of over 200 skeletons found underneath a supermarket in central Paris

CNN VIDEO: DOJ: Ferguson police targets African-Americans

Mar 03, 2015 6:03pm

The Justice Department’s civil rights division found evidence of discrimination in the Ferguson, Missouri, police practices. CNN’s Evan Perez reports.


City opens collapsed building project to bids

Mar 03, 2015 6:03pm

The city of Pine Bluff will be accepting additional bids from companies vying for the work of removing two collapsed buildings in downtown Pine Bluff.

The former VFW building and old Band...

Hutchinson appoints circuit judge to fill vacancy

Mar 03, 2015 5:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday appointed Holly Meyer to Arkansas’ 16th Judicial District, 2nd Division Circuit Court.

Meyer, currently chief deputy prosecutor in Cleburne...


Reported crime down again in Pine Bluff

Mar 03, 2015 5:03pm

Reported crimes in Pine Bluff declined for the 14th straight month in February, but Police Chief Jeff Hubanks said Tuesday he thinks the city is “reaching a plateau” with the numbers.



May says downtown building collapse needs to be dealt with

Mar 03, 2015 5:03pm

The former chief executive officer of Simmons First National Corp. said Tuesday the collapse of several buildings in the downtown area “is a huge problem.”

Speaking at the monthly Coffee...

Freshman Shaddy shines as Hogs sweep

Mar 03, 2015 4:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn didn’t tell Carson Shaddy of his plans to start the freshman until about 20 minutes before first pitch.

Good call, skip.

Shaddy went 3 for...

Corporate greed caught in net

Mar 03, 2015 4:03pm

Last week the Federal Communications Commission did the right thing in its vote to preserve net neutrality. In its Open Internet Order, the FCC helped to determine an important aspect of Internet...