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  • Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge

    Not home? Walmart wants to walk in and stock your fridge

    Friday, September 22 2017 12:45 PM EDT2017-09-22 16:45:46 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-09-22 21:47:00 GMT
    Walmart is testing a service that lets a delivery person walk into a customer's home when they're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge.
    Walmart is testing a service that lets a delivery person walk into a customer's home when they're not there to drop off packages or put groceries in the fridge.
  • Report: Arkansas can lose $6B under proposed health care law

    Report: Arkansas can lose $6B under proposed health care law

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:33 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:33:39 GMT
    (source: Raycom Media)(source: Raycom Media)

    A report estimates that Arkansas could lose $6 billion in federal health care funding over seven years under legislation aimed at repealing much of the health care law.

    A report estimates that Arkansas could lose $6 billion in federal health care funding over seven years under legislation aimed at repealing much of the health care law.

  • Arkansas court OKs new sentence hearings for juvenile lifers

    Arkansas court OKs new sentence hearings for juvenile lifers

    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:27 PM EDT2017-09-21 18:27:08 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Arkansas' highest court says Pulaski County judges can hold resentencing hearings for seven inmates sentenced to life terms as juveniles, potentially setting a course for how courts statewide should handle cases from...

    Arkansas' highest court says Pulaski County judges can hold resentencing hearings for seven inmates sentenced to life terms as juveniles, potentially setting a course for how courts statewide should handle cases from...

  • Leftover WMA permits available online Sept. 26

    Leftover WMA permits available online Sept. 26

    Thursday, September 21 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-09-21 15:15:13 GMT
    Source: AGFCSource: AGFC

     The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has many WMA draw hunt permits that were not drawn during the regular drawing period that will be available in a first-come, first-served online sale beginning at 8 a.m., Sept. 26. 

     The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has many WMA draw hunt permits that were not drawn during the regular drawing period that will be available in a first-come, first-served online sale beginning at 8 a.m., Sept. 26. 

  • Injured Arkansas inmate dies in hospital

    Injured Arkansas inmate dies in hospital

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:04 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:04:05 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died after being hospitalized with a head injury in an incident being investigated by state police.

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate has died after being hospitalized with a head injury in an incident being investigated by state police.

  • ETX couple accused of telling their 'possessed' 7-year-old to hit the road

    ETX couple accused of telling their 'possessed' 7-year-old to hit the road

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:17 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:17:01 GMT

    An East Texas man and his wife are accused of kicking out their 7-year-old son because he would not mind and allegedly is possessed.

    An East Texas man and his wife are accused of kicking out their 7-year-old son because he would not mind and allegedly is possessed.

  • Panel recommends rules oversight for Arkansas Game and Fish

    Panel recommends rules oversight for Arkansas Game and Fish

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:37 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:37:16 GMT
    (Source: AGFC)(Source: AGFC)

    Arkansas lawmakers are recommending the state's Game and Fish Commission be required to seek the state Legislative Council's review and approval of proposed commission rules.

    Arkansas lawmakers are recommending the state's Game and Fish Commission be required to seek the state Legislative Council's review and approval of proposed commission rules.

  • Arkansas: Adverse ruling may halt access to execution drugs

    Arkansas: Adverse ruling may halt access to execution drugs

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-09-20 18:28:23 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics bank)(Source: AP Graphics bank)

    Government lawyers want Arkansas' highest court to reverse a ruling that requires prison officials to reveal more information about their execution drugs.

    Government lawyers want Arkansas' highest court to reverse a ruling that requires prison officials to reveal more information about their execution drugs.

  • Police investigating inmate's head injury at Arkansas prison

    Police investigating inmate's head injury at Arkansas prison

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:20:57 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate was hospitalized with a head injury and the incident is being investigated by state police.

    Arkansas prison officials say an inmate was hospitalized with a head injury and the incident is being investigated by state police.

  • Arkansas governor backs renewed health law repeal effort

    Arkansas governor backs renewed health law repeal effort

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:48:51 GMT
    Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)

    Arkansas' Republican governor is backing a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, saying the latest measure addresses his concerns that past proposals would have shifted too much...

    Arkansas' Republican governor is backing a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, saying the latest measure addresses his concerns that past proposals would have shifted too much...

  • Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug details

    Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug details

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-09-19 17:16:38 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    An Arkansas judge says prison officials must release the package label from a recently acquired lethal injection drug, saying manufacturers don't enjoy the same secrecy as others under the state's execution procedures.

    An Arkansas judge says prison officials must release the package label from a recently acquired lethal injection drug, saying manufacturers don't enjoy the same secrecy as others under the state's execution procedures.

  • Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North Carolina

    Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North Carolina

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:53:53 GMT

    Federal authorities in North Carolina have captured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a cornfield in southeastern Arkansas.

    Federal authorities in North Carolina have captured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a cornfield in southeastern Arkansas.

  • Man charged in road-rage killing of child found competent

    Man charged in road-rage killing of child found competent

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:57 AM EDT2017-09-19 13:57:17 GMT
    Gary Holmes (Source: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office)Gary Holmes (Source: Pulaski County Sheriff's Office)

    An Arkansas man charged with first-degree murder in the road-rage killing of a 3-year-old boy has been found mentally competent.

    An Arkansas man charged with first-degree murder in the road-rage killing of a 3-year-old boy has been found mentally competent.

  • Hot Springs officials lift Arlington Hotel closure threat

    Hot Springs officials lift Arlington Hotel closure threat

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 9:52 AM EDT2017-09-19 13:52:56 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    City officials in Hot Springs have dropped a threat to close the Arlington Hotel Resort and Spa and instead are giving the new owner until early next month to develop a plan for repairs.

    City officials in Hot Springs have dropped a threat to close the Arlington Hotel Resort and Spa and instead are giving the new owner until early next month to develop a plan for repairs.

  • AR students to get "out of this world" experience

    AR students to get "out of this world" experience

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:28 AM EDT2017-09-19 09:28:25 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-09-19 11:28:40 GMT

    A group of 12 students at Bale Elementary in Little Rock prepares for an out of this world experience later this month.

    A group of 12 students at Bale Elementary in Little Rock prepares for an out of this world experience later this month.

  • AGs want health insurers to review policies in opioid fight

    AGs want health insurers to review policies in opioid fight

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:58:15 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Attorneys general from 35 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are urging health insurers to review their policies for pain management treatment to spark higher use of alternatives to opioid prescriptions.

    Attorneys general from 35 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are urging health insurers to review their policies for pain management treatment to spark higher use of alternatives to opioid prescriptions.

  • Poverty rate in Arkansas shrinks

    Poverty rate in Arkansas shrinks

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:51:55 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau says the percentage of Arkansas residents living below the poverty line is shrinking.

    A survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau says the percentage of Arkansas residents living below the poverty line is shrinking.

  • High number of applications for Arkansas medical marijuana

    High number of applications for Arkansas medical marijuana

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:47:03 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Would-be growers and distributors of Arkansas' initial medical marijuana crop have flooded a state office building waiting for their turn to submit applications.

    Would-be growers and distributors of Arkansas' initial medical marijuana crop have flooded a state office building waiting for their turn to submit applications.

  • Ex-financial adviser ordered to pay NFL player attorney fees

    Ex-financial adviser ordered to pay NFL player attorney fees

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:02:13 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The former financial adviser to Dallas Cowboy Darren McFadden is being ordered to pay McFadden's attorneys because he failed to provide court-ordered information in a lawsuit by McFadden.

    The former financial adviser to Dallas Cowboy Darren McFadden is being ordered to pay McFadden's attorneys because he failed to provide court-ordered information in a lawsuit by McFadden.

  • Arkansas man injured helping restore power after Irma

    Arkansas man injured helping restore power after Irma

    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:45 PM EDT2017-09-15 03:45:15 GMT
    Friday, September 15 2017 9:10 AM EDT2017-09-15 13:10:17 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A spokeswoman for Georgia Power Company says an Arkansas man was injured while helping restore power in Georgia following Hurricane Irma.

    A spokeswoman for Georgia Power Company says an Arkansas man was injured while helping restore power in Georgia following Hurricane Irma.

  • Proposal bans marijuana use for Little Rock airport staff

    Proposal bans marijuana use for Little Rock airport staff

    Thursday, September 14 2017 2:29 PM EDT2017-09-14 18:29:49 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A proposed policy change for Little Rock's airport would ban medical marijuana use for all airport employees even if they qualify to use it.

    A proposed policy change for Little Rock's airport would ban medical marijuana use for all airport employees even if they qualify to use it.

  • Arkansas insured rate on the rise

    Arkansas insured rate on the rise

    Thursday, September 14 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-09-14 17:03:56 GMT

    A government agency survey says the percentage of Arkansas residents with health care insurance is on the rise, putting the state above national average.

    A government agency survey says the percentage of Arkansas residents with health care insurance is on the rise, putting the state above national average.

  • Josh Duggar welcomes baby amid battle over fondling claims

    Josh Duggar welcomes baby amid battle over fondling claims

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-09-13 16:39:39 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:38:24 GMT
    Reality TV star Josh Duggar has announced the birth of a baby boy a day after a judge halted his lawsuit over the release of information related to allegations he fondled his sisters as a child.
    Reality TV star Josh Duggar has announced the birth of a baby boy a day after a judge halted his lawsuit over the release of information related to allegations he fondled his sisters as a child.
  • Arkansas woman admits using county cash to buy dog tuxedo

    Arkansas woman admits using county cash to buy dog tuxedo

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-09-13 17:51:52 GMT

    A former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her...

    A former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her...

  • Arkansan nominated to lead Delta Regional Authority

    Arkansan nominated to lead Delta Regional Authority

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-09-13 15:34:31 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    The White House has nominated a member of U.S. Sen. John Boozman's staff to serve as co-chairman of the Delta Regional Authority.

    The White House has nominated a member of U.S. Sen. John Boozman's staff to serve as co-chairman of the Delta Regional Authority.

  • Judge halts lawsuit filed by Arkansas television personality

    Judge halts lawsuit filed by Arkansas television personality

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:59:14 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-09-12 22:03:13 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A judge has halted a reality TV personality's lawsuit against officials of a city in Arkansas over the release of information related to allegations that he sexually abused his sisters as a child.

    A judge has halted a reality TV personality's lawsuit against officials of a city in Arkansas over the release of information related to allegations that he sexually abused his sisters as a child.

  • NLR School to examine safety changes after shooting

    NLR School to examine safety changes after shooting

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:56 AM EDT2017-09-12 06:56:55 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-09-12 18:26:08 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Security changes are expected to be announced this week after a fight leaves a 14-year-old shot and in the hospital.

    Security changes are expected to be announced this week after a fight leaves a 14-year-old shot and in the hospital.

  • Arkansas State Fair increases security amid crime surge

    Arkansas State Fair increases security amid crime surge

    Monday, September 11 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-09-11 17:30:30 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Arkansas State Fair will increase its security this year amid a surge of crimes in Little Rock.

    The Arkansas State Fair will increase its security this year amid a surge of crimes in Little Rock.

  • 13-year-old gunshot victim dances again

    13-year-old gunshot victim dances again

    Monday, September 11 2017 6:40 AM EDT2017-09-11 10:40:25 GMT
    Monday, September 11 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-09-11 11:07:42 GMT

    Hoping to inspire other kids to never give up on their dreams, a 13-year-old that was shot in both legs in May made a triumphant return to the stage Saturday.

    Hoping to inspire other kids to never give up on their dreams, a 13-year-old that was shot in both legs in May made a triumphant return to the stage Saturday.

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  • JPD: No witnesses coming forward in Cedar Heights shooting

    JPD: No witnesses coming forward in Cedar Heights shooting

    Sunday, September 17 2017 10:49 AM EDT2017-09-17 14:49:29 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 10:51 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:51:24 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Jonesboro police have released the names of those injured in a weekend shooting.

    Jonesboro police have released the names of those injured in a weekend shooting.

  • Students honored with scholarships for passing AP Exam

    Students honored with scholarships for passing AP Exam

    Friday, September 22 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-09-23 01:49:42 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:40:19 GMT
    (Source: Natalie Harrell)(Source: Natalie Harrell)

    The Paragould School District held an Advanced Placement Scholarship Award Ceremony on Friday.

    The Paragould School District held an Advanced Placement Scholarship Award Ceremony on Friday.

  • Jonesboro private club permit application cost could rise

    Jonesboro private club permit application cost could rise

    Friday, September 22 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:07:30 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-09-23 02:38:56 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    People seeking to apply for a private club permit in the city of Jonesboro could have to pay more during the application process.

    People seeking to apply for a private club permit in the city of Jonesboro could have to pay more during the application process.

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