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Pryor, Cotton spar over hospital-funding vote

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Tuesday called on his Republican election opponent to explain a 2013 vote against a bill that benefited Arkansas Children’s Hospital.


Survey: Many Arkansans delaying major purchases

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

The majority of Arkansans, according to a recent Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey, say they have not made major household purchases in the past six months and about a quarter of Arkansans surveyed...

Report of reckless driver on interstate leads to felony DWI arrest

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

A report of a reckless driver on Intertstate 530 Sunday night resulted in the arrest of a Pine Bluff man for felony DWI.

According to the Arkansas Crime Information Center database, Aaron...

Cool down coming Labor Day weekend

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

It’s been hot these past few days in Arkansas but there might be some relief on the way for Labor Day weekend.

“It should cool down a little bit this weekend,” said Lance Pyle of the...

Golden Lions much more confident in 2014 opener

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

The question was inevitable: How does going into Saturday’s season opener at Texas State compared to last year’s preparation for the Arkansas State game for coach Monte Coleman and the Arkansas-...

Goss not with Lions

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

UAPB coach Monte Coleman announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Troy Goss has left the team because of “issues with summer school classes,” but added there is a possibility he will return this...

Bond set in alleged burglaries

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

A $10,000 cash only bond was set Tuesday for a Pine Bluff man who allegedly broke into a house on the west side of the city twice Sunday afternoon.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney...

Man on parole accused of rape

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

A Pine Bluff man currently on parole was arrested Sunday after he allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and raped her.

Christopher Stokes, 29, allegedly told police the sex was consensual,...

Prosecutor wants details on possible FOIA violation by election commission

Aug 26, 2014 4:08pm

Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter wants more information before he addresses the issue of whether the Jefferson County Election Commission violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act during...

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in 6 counties; quarantine proposed for 25

Aug 26, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Twenty-five counties in southern and southwest Arkansas could be subject to quarantine on the movement of firewood, ash nursery stock and ash logs in an effort to halt the spread of...