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    Correctional officers released, officials say

    Correctional officers released, officials say

    Friday, November 24 2017 8:12 PM EST2017-11-25 01:12:17 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 9:05 PM EST2017-11-25 02:05:30 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, the two correctional officers taken hostage Friday have been released with minor injuries. The station reported that some of the inmates were injured and that some were being transported to area hospitals. 

    According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, the two correctional officers taken hostage Friday have been released with minor injuries. The station reported that some of the inmates were injured and that some were being transported to area hospitals. 

  • Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

    Retailers work to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:23 AM EST2017-11-24 11:23:11 GMT
    Saturday, November 25 2017 12:34 AM EST2017-11-25 05:34:37 GMT

    In recent years, Black Friday has morphed from a single day into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out.

    In recent years, Black Friday has morphed from a single day into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be out.

  • Local reaction mixed to Bielema's dismissal

    Local reaction mixed to Bielema's dismissal

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:57 PM EST2017-11-25 03:57:40 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 11:39 PM EST2017-11-25 04:39:44 GMT
    Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema was fired Friday, just minutes after Arkansas ended its season against Missouri. (Source: KAIT)Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema was fired Friday, just minutes after Arkansas ended its season against Missouri. (Source: KAIT)

    It was one of the biggest questions left to be answered Friday after the University of Arkansas faced the University of Missouri Friday in the season finale for the Razorbacks - the fate of Head Football Coach Bret Bielema. 

    It was one of the biggest questions left to be answered Friday after the University of Arkansas faced the University of Missouri Friday in the season finale for the Razorbacks - the fate of Head Football Coach Bret Bielema. 

  • City holds first annual Tinsel & Twinkle

    City holds first annual Tinsel & Twinkle

    Friday, November 24 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-11-25 04:15:44 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 11:20 PM EST2017-11-25 04:20:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Because of one man’s kind gesture to the city of Marmaduke, they were able to host their first annual Tinsel & Twinkle in the Park.

    Because of one man’s kind gesture to the city of Marmaduke, they were able to host their first annual Tinsel & Twinkle in the Park.

  • Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

    Flynn may be moving to cooperate with Mueller's Russia probe

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:13 AM EST2017-11-24 09:13:16 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 10:05 PM EST2017-11-25 03:05:07 GMT

    AP source: Flynn's lawyers tell Trump's legal team they are no longer communicating with them about Mueller's investigation, a possible sign of cooperation with the government.

    AP source: Flynn's lawyers tell Trump's legal team they are no longer communicating with them about Mueller's investigation, a possible sign of cooperation with the government.

  • Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

    Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

    Friday, November 24 2017 3:24 PM EST2017-11-24 20:24:42 GMT
    (Source: APGraphicsBank)(Source: APGraphicsBank)

    A former Arkansas county employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.

    A former Arkansas county employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.

  • Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

    Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

    Thursday, November 23 2017 12:32 AM EST2017-11-23 05:32:23 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 8:53 PM EST2017-11-25 01:53:47 GMT

    The parade will feature heavy security, including officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors, sharpshooters on rooftops and sand-filled city sanitation trucks poised as barriers to traffic.

    The parade will feature heavy security, including officers with assault weapons and portable radiation detectors, sharpshooters on rooftops and sand-filled city sanitation trucks poised as barriers to traffic.

  • Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-25 00:11:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

  • Restaurants benefit after Thanksgiving despite leftovers

    Restaurants benefit after Thanksgiving despite leftovers

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-11-24 23:44:14 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 6:54 PM EST2017-11-24 23:54:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Retail stores are not the only establishments benefiting from Black Friday sales. Restaurants also see an increase in business.

    Retail stores are not the only establishments benefiting from Black Friday sales. Restaurants also see an increase in business.

  • Residents hit the gym after Thanksgiving

    Residents hit the gym after Thanksgiving

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:25 PM EST2017-11-24 23:25:32 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 6:47 PM EST2017-11-24 23:47:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    When families are finished with their Thanksgiving meals, some tend to exercise the extra calories off immediately which means good business for local gyms.

    When families are finished with their Thanksgiving meals, some tend to exercise the extra calories off immediately which means good business for local gyms.

  • Agape House collects toys for Christmas

    Agape House collects toys for Christmas

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-11-24 23:12:16 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-11-24 23:37:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Agape House held a toy drive in Jonesboro and Paragould Friday so their children can receive a gift from their mom.

    The Agape House held a toy drive in Jonesboro and Paragould Friday so their children can receive a gift from their mom.

  • A Family for Me: Lilly

    A Family for Me: Lilly

    Friday, November 24 2017 5:18 PM EST2017-11-24 22:18:03 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 6:07 PM EST2017-11-24 23:07:57 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    There are thousands of children in Arkansas who are waiting for a forever family. One of those children is Lilly, a bubbly third grader who has been in foster care for several years of her life.

    There are thousands of children in Arkansas who are waiting for a forever family. One of those children is Lilly, a bubbly third grader who has been in foster care for several years of her life.

  • Family asks for help after Thanksgiving fire destroys home

    Family asks for help after Thanksgiving fire destroys home

    Friday, November 24 2017 5:34 PM EST2017-11-24 22:34:11 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 6:04 PM EST2017-11-24 23:04:42 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A father and son are left with nothing after a Thanksgiving day fire destroyed their home.

    A father and son are left with nothing after a Thanksgiving day fire destroyed their home.

  • Health inspector makes unexpected discovery in store freezer

    Health inspector makes unexpected discovery in store freezer

    Friday, November 24 2017 2:30 PM EST2017-11-24 19:30:30 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 2:33 PM EST2017-11-24 19:33:57 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    A health inspector reported finding something hanging in a store's deep freezer that did not belong there.

    A health inspector reported finding something hanging in a store's deep freezer that did not belong there.

  • Overturned tanker causes traffic troubles on I-55

    Overturned tanker causes traffic troubles on I-55

    Friday, November 24 2017 12:19 PM EST2017-11-24 17:19:17 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 1:03 PM EST2017-11-24 18:03:42 GMT
    (Source: Marion Fire Dept. via Facebook)(Source: Marion Fire Dept. via Facebook)

    An overturned tanker caused trouble for holiday travelers heading to Jonesboro.

    An overturned tanker caused trouble for holiday travelers heading to Jonesboro.

  • Arkansas man gets two special gifts this holiday season

    Arkansas man gets two special gifts this holiday season

    Friday, November 24 2017 9:04 AM EST2017-11-24 14:04:33 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 12:57 PM EST2017-11-24 17:57:06 GMT
    (Source: KATV)(Source: KATV)

    A Benton, AR, man is getting two unexpected gifts this holiday season.

    A Benton, AR, man is getting two unexpected gifts this holiday season.

  • Dozens line up to buy Christmas trees

    Dozens line up to buy Christmas trees

    Friday, November 24 2017 12:31 PM EST2017-11-24 17:31:29 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 12:53 PM EST2017-11-24 17:53:33 GMT
    (Source: Danna Reece Johnson via Facebook)(Source: Danna Reece Johnson via Facebook)

    Dozens of people lined up Friday morning outside a Jonesboro Christmas tree plantation to pick out their tree.

    Dozens of people lined up Friday morning outside a Jonesboro Christmas tree plantation to pick out their tree.

  • Oscar Pistorius' sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

    Oscar Pistorius' sentence increased to 13 years, 5 months

    Friday, November 24 2017 3:13 AM EST2017-11-24 08:13:03 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 12:26 PM EST2017-11-24 17:26:13 GMT

    Prosecutors had called Oscar Pistorius' original six-year sentence "shockingly" lenient.

    Prosecutors had called Oscar Pistorius' original six-year sentence "shockingly" lenient.

  • Vandal dims woman's Christmas display

    Vandal dims woman's Christmas display

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:46 AM EST2017-11-24 15:46:36 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 11:10 AM EST2017-11-24 16:10:08 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    A woman’s holiday spirit is far from bright after someone cut the cords on her Christmas lights.

    A woman’s holiday spirit is far from bright after someone cut the cords on her Christmas lights.

  • FedEx worker killed at airport hub

    FedEx worker killed at airport hub

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:58 AM EST2017-11-24 15:58:45 GMT
    (Source: WMC Action News 5)(Source: WMC Action News 5)

    FedEx has confirmed that a worker was killed at the airport this morning.

    FedEx has confirmed that a worker was killed at the airport this morning.

  • MSHP: Driver in fatal crash was drunk

    MSHP: Driver in fatal crash was drunk

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:36 AM EST2017-11-24 15:36:26 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 10:41 AM EST2017-11-24 15:41:03 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A man faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter following a one-vehicle crash that left two people dead.

    A man faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter following a one-vehicle crash that left two people dead.

  • Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

    Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 1:51 AM EST2017-11-22 06:51:40 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 9:45 AM EST2017-11-24 14:45:53 GMT

    Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among the women who have publicly said they were among the doctor's victims.

    Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among the women who have publicly said they were among the doctor's victims.

  • Deal seekers out early on Black Friday in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Deal seekers out early on Black Friday in Cape Girardeau, MO

    Friday, November 24 2017 9:23 AM EST2017-11-24 14:23:15 GMT

    While a lot of people are doing some shopping online, Black Friday still offers plenty of deals and a shopping experience you just can't get on your couch. Some Heartland deal-seekers got an early start to their holiday shopping.

    While a lot of people are doing some shopping online, Black Friday still offers plenty of deals and a shopping experience you just can't get on your couch. Some Heartland deal-seekers got an early start to their holiday shopping.

  • Committees looking into Russian meddling not done yet

    Committees looking into Russian meddling not done yet

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:13 AM EST2017-11-24 09:13:06 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 7:24 AM EST2017-11-24 12:24:22 GMT

    Three congressional committees are investigating Russian interference and whether President Donald Trump's campaign was in any way involved. 

    Three congressional committees are investigating Russian interference and whether President Donald Trump's campaign was in any way involved. 

  • Search ends for 3 US sailors missing in Navy aircraft crash

    Search ends for 3 US sailors missing in Navy aircraft crash

    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:42 PM EST2017-11-24 02:42:53 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 4:45 AM EST2017-11-24 09:45:15 GMT

    The Navy's 7th Fleet said details of the three missing sailors were being withheld pending completion of notification of next of kin procedures.

    The Navy's 7th Fleet said details of the three missing sailors were being withheld pending completion of notification of next of kin procedures.

  • Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probe

    Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probe

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:12 AM EST2017-11-23 06:12:14 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 4:15 AM EST2017-11-24 09:15:05 GMT

    A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior.

    A published report says U.S. Rep. Joe Barton of Texas told a woman to whom he had sent sexually explicit photos, videos and messages that he would report her to U.S. Capitol Police for exposing his behavior.

  • Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsement

    Pro-Roy Moore group fundraises off Trump's near endorsement

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 3:12 AM EST2017-11-22 08:12:08 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 3:56 AM EST2017-11-24 08:56:05 GMT

    Trump, who won election despite facing more than a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct himself, is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his "liberal" rival.

    Trump, who won election despite facing more than a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct himself, is discounting accusations of sexual misconduct against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, telling voters not to support his "liberal" rival.

  • Pregnant mother saves toddler, self after SUV crashes into lake

    Pregnant mother saves toddler, self after SUV crashes into lake

    Friday, November 24 2017 2:59 AM EST2017-11-24 07:59:03 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 2:59 AM EST2017-11-24 07:59:03 GMT

    The car crashed into the lake when the mother swerved to avoid a dog in the road.

    The car crashed into the lake when the mother swerved to avoid a dog in the road.

  • Shoppers prepare for Black Friday

    Shoppers prepare for Black Friday

    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:35 PM EST2017-11-24 04:35:16 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Most shoppers began their Black Friday shopping a day early, going to stores Thursday night to pick up on bargains.  

    Most shoppers began their Black Friday shopping a day early, going to stores Thursday night to pick up on bargains.  

  • In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

    In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:01 AM EST2017-11-22 15:01:53 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 8:47 PM EST2017-11-24 01:47:22 GMT

    Security for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature trucks filled with sand, concrete barriers and scores of police officers.

    Security for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will feature trucks filled with sand, concrete barriers and scores of police officers.

  • Johnny Cash boyhood home considered for historic nomination

    Johnny Cash boyhood home considered for historic nomination

    Thursday, November 23 2017 8:34 PM EST2017-11-24 01:34:09 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The boyhood home of country music icon Johnny Cash is being considered as a nominee for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.             

    The boyhood home of country music icon Johnny Cash is being considered as a nominee for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.             

  • Volunteers serve nearly 2,000 Thanksgiving meals

    Volunteers serve nearly 2,000 Thanksgiving meals

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:55 PM EST2017-11-23 21:55:36 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 6:04 PM EST2017-11-23 23:04:27 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Thanksgiving is a time to be with loved ones and enjoy good food, but since that is not an option for everyone, members of the Jonesboro community came together to make sure as many people as possible were fed.

    Thanksgiving is a time to be with loved ones and enjoy good food, but since that is not an option for everyone, members of the Jonesboro community came together to make sure as many people as possible were fed.

  • Turkey Trot promotes exercise on Thanksgiving

    Turkey Trot promotes exercise on Thanksgiving

    Thursday, November 23 2017 5:07 PM EST2017-11-23 22:07:11 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 6:00 PM EST2017-11-23 23:00:34 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    On Thanksgiving, people usually indulge in good food and time with loved ones. The day also included some exercise for around 200 people in Jonesboro.

    On Thanksgiving, people usually indulge in good food and time with loved ones. The day also included some exercise for around 200 people in Jonesboro.

  • ASU-Newport to honor fallen officer

    ASU-Newport to honor fallen officer

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:39 PM EST2017-11-23 20:39:17 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-11-23 22:27:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas State University-Newport to dedicate Criminal Justice Department on Thursday, Nov. 30, in memory of Lt. Patrick Weatherford.

    Arkansas State University-Newport to dedicate Criminal Justice Department on Thursday, Nov. 30, in memory of Lt. Patrick Weatherford.

  • AG: Scammers still trying to scare Arkansans with IRS con

    AG: Scammers still trying to scare Arkansans with IRS con

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:30 PM EST2017-11-23 18:30:40 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:33 PM EST2017-11-23 18:33:01 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics Bank)(Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Scam artists are back to scaring Arkansans into believing the IRS is sending law enforcement to track them down.

    Scam artists are back to scaring Arkansans into believing the IRS is sending law enforcement to track them down.

  • Volunteers feed hundreds in Lawrence County

    Volunteers feed hundreds in Lawrence County

    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:39 AM EST2017-11-23 16:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:44 AM EST2017-11-23 16:44:20 GMT
    (Source: City of Walnut Ridge via Facebook)(Source: City of Walnut Ridge via Facebook)

    Hundreds of Lawrence County residents enjoyed a holiday dinner thanks to the hard work and dedication of their neighbors.

    Hundreds of Lawrence County residents enjoyed a holiday dinner thanks to the hard work and dedication of their neighbors.

  • Optimist Club tree sale starts after Thanksgiving

    Optimist Club tree sale starts after Thanksgiving

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:29 AM EST2017-11-23 15:29:03 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:57 AM EST2017-11-23 15:57:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Once Thanksgiving is over, Christmas will take center stage for most families.

    Once Thanksgiving is over, Christmas will take center stage for most families.

  • Woman arrested after crashing into ditch

    Woman arrested after crashing into ditch

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:47 AM EST2017-11-23 15:47:34 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:52 AM EST2017-11-23 15:52:45 GMT
    Amy Melissa Starks (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Amy Melissa Starks (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman Wednesday night after they say she drove her SUV into a ditch.

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman Wednesday night after they say she drove her SUV into a ditch.

  • Arkansas panel to review new base for Commandments monument

    Arkansas panel to review new base for Commandments monument

    Thursday, November 23 2017 6:33 AM EST2017-11-23 11:33:50 GMT
    The replacement stone for a Ten Commandments monument in Little Rock is nearly done, officials said Tuesday. The monument will replace one that was destroyed earlier this year. (Source: File)The replacement stone for a Ten Commandments monument in Little Rock is nearly done, officials said Tuesday. The monument will replace one that was destroyed earlier this year. (Source: File)

    A subcommittee of the Arts and Grounds Commission at the Arkansas state Capitol will meet next month to review new plans for a Ten Commandments monument.

    A subcommittee of the Arts and Grounds Commission at the Arkansas state Capitol will meet next month to review new plans for a Ten Commandments monument.

  • Officer shot in the line of duty released from hospital

    Officer shot in the line of duty released from hospital

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:58 PM EST2017-11-22 21:58:37 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:29 PM EST2017-11-23 04:29:37 GMT
    (Source: Batesville Police Dept.)(Source: Batesville Police Dept.)

    A Batesville police officer shot in the line of duty is now out of the hospital and back home.

    A Batesville police officer shot in the line of duty is now out of the hospital and back home.

  • Slideshow: Microwaving a 25 lb. turkey?

    Slideshow: Microwaving a 25 lb. turkey?

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:33 PM EST2017-11-22 21:33:59 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:47 PM EST2017-11-23 01:47:57 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Recently, Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan asked his Facebook audience to text their mom and ask how long it would to take to cook a 25 lb. turkey in a microwave. 

    Recently, Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan asked his Facebook audience to text their mom and ask how long it would to take to cook a 25 lb. turkey in a microwave. 

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  • Local reaction mixed to Bielema's dismissal

    Local reaction mixed to Bielema's dismissal

    Friday, November 24 2017 10:57 PM EST2017-11-25 03:57:40 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 11:39 PM EST2017-11-25 04:39:44 GMT
    Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema was fired Friday, just minutes after Arkansas ended its season against Missouri. (Source: KAIT)Arkansas Head Football Coach Bret Bielema was fired Friday, just minutes after Arkansas ended its season against Missouri. (Source: KAIT)

    It was one of the biggest questions left to be answered Friday after the University of Arkansas faced the University of Missouri Friday in the season finale for the Razorbacks - the fate of Head Football Coach Bret Bielema. 

    It was one of the biggest questions left to be answered Friday after the University of Arkansas faced the University of Missouri Friday in the season finale for the Razorbacks - the fate of Head Football Coach Bret Bielema. 

  • City holds first annual Tinsel & Twinkle

    City holds first annual Tinsel & Twinkle

    Friday, November 24 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-11-25 04:15:44 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 11:20 PM EST2017-11-25 04:20:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Because of one man’s kind gesture to the city of Marmaduke, they were able to host their first annual Tinsel & Twinkle in the Park.

    Because of one man’s kind gesture to the city of Marmaduke, they were able to host their first annual Tinsel & Twinkle in the Park.

  • Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

    Arkansas woman who used county cash for dog tuxedo sentenced

    Friday, November 24 2017 3:24 PM EST2017-11-24 20:24:42 GMT
    (Source: APGraphicsBank)(Source: APGraphicsBank)

    A former Arkansas county employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.

    A former Arkansas county employee who fraudulently spent more than $366,000 using a county credit card to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her dog, has been sentenced to 20 years of probation.

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    Correctional officers released, officials say

    Correctional officers released, officials say

    Friday, November 24 2017 8:12 PM EST2017-11-25 01:12:17 GMT
    Friday, November 24 2017 9:05 PM EST2017-11-25 02:05:30 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, the two correctional officers taken hostage Friday have been released with minor injuries. The station reported that some of the inmates were injured and that some were being transported to area hospitals. 

    According to a report from Little Rock television station KARK, the two correctional officers taken hostage Friday have been released with minor injuries. The station reported that some of the inmates were injured and that some were being transported to area hospitals. 

  • Patient's ricin claim untrue, Fayetteville authorities say

    Patient's ricin claim untrue, Fayetteville authorities say

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:45 AM EST2017-11-22 15:45:09 GMT
    (Source: Pablo)(Source: Pablo)

    Authorities say hazardous materials crews responded to a hospital in Fayetteville after a patient arrived at the facility and said he'd been poisoned by ricin.

    Authorities say hazardous materials crews responded to a hospital in Fayetteville after a patient arrived at the facility and said he'd been poisoned by ricin.

  • Arkansas man admits stealing Geena Davis' laptop

    Arkansas man admits stealing Geena Davis' laptop

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:28 AM EST2017-11-22 15:28:21 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:32 AM EST2017-11-22 15:32:05 GMT
    Geena Davis (Source: Bentonville Film Festival)Geena Davis (Source: Bentonville Film Festival)

    Arkansas man pleads guilty to stealing laptop from actress Geena Davis as she took photo next to poster for local film festival.

    Arkansas man pleads guilty to stealing laptop from actress Geena Davis as she took photo next to poster for local film festival.

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  • Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-25 00:11:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

  • Red Wolves Fall at USF 72-61

    Red Wolves Fall at USF 72-61

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:41 PM EST2017-11-24 21:41:02 GMT
    Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)Sports - ASU Red Wolves (White)
    TAMPA, Fla. (11/24/17) – The Arkansas State men’s basketball team trailed 33-30 at halftime and tied the game at 43 before falling at USF 72-61 Friday afternoon in Tampa. Deven Simms led A-State (2-4) with 15 points while Tristin Walley and Ty Cockfield also reached double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Malik Martin finished with a double-double of 24 points and 10 rebounds to pace USF (4-2). A cold-shooting second half saw A-State finish the game shoot...
    TAMPA, Fla. (11/24/17) – The Arkansas State men’s basketball team trailed 33-30 at halftime and tied the game at 43 before falling at USF 72-61 Friday afternoon in Tampa. Deven Simms led A-State (2-4) with 15 points while Tristin Walley and Ty Cockfield also reached double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively. Malik Martin finished with a double-double of 24 points and 10 rebounds to pace USF (4-2). A cold-shooting second half saw A-State finish the game shoot...
  • Hicks becomes Wynne's all-time leading rusher

    Hicks becomes Wynne's all-time leading rusher

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