DEA launches Operation Crystal Shield, 1 hub in St. Louis

A hub of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Operation Crystal Shield opened in St. Louis.

  Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
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  US ranks 39th on measurements of children’s survival, report says

The report ranked 180 countries based on data that used various factors to measure the extent of which a child was given the opportunity to fulfill their potential.

TOP STORIES

  Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals at Democrats’ Nevada debate

Blytheville deploys another new ‘cop’

Luke Combs, Ashley McBryde coming to FedExForum

  Retired Catholic priest in southeast Mo. pleaded not guilty on child sex abuse charges

Toddler dies after falling into septic tank in Texas

Two-year-old Charleigh Nicole Nelson was standing on the tank’s lid at the Paradise Lagoons RV Resort Park when it collapsed beneath her. She fell 15 feet.
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  2 firefighters killed after teens allegedly set fire to Calif. library

More than 50 city, county and state firefighters battled the blaze at the California public library for hours.

Share your photos! It’s National Love Your Pet Day

  Woman delivers baby in truck while traveling to hospital an hour away

  Supporters push for Issue 1 at Jonesboro meeting

  Missing Doniphan man found dead

  Candidates debate issues in State Representative District 53 race

ArDOT Director Scott Bennett set to retire March 20

  Reconstruction of I-555 in Jonesboro to begin in March

  Jury acquits man of first-degree murder

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  Mother accused of sex trafficking 15-year-old daughter to wealthy yacht owner

The mother’s case is being turned over to federal authorities while she remains in jail, accused of prostituting her 15-year-old daughter.

SPORTS

Former Razorback, NFL player Darren McFadden pleads guilty in DWI case

  #4 Arkansas baseball moves up game time for Thursday’s series opener with Gonzaga

The first game between the Razorbacks and Bulldogs was originally scheduled for 3 p.m.; however, due to forecasted decreasing temperatures and predicted wind chill later in the afternoon, the decision has been made to begin the game an hour earlier

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  Power Plant project to see new life

Man arrested in drug, fleeing case

Arkansas attorney general sues woman over ‘jackpot’ scheme

Paragould chamber official Sue McGowan to retire at end of 2020

American Greetings to lay off 268 employees in Osceola

One of the largest employers in Mississippi County announced Wednesday that they will be laying off employees at its plant in Osceola.
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  Man breaks Galaga world record in his kitchen

An Iowa man is making a name for himself in competitive video gaming.

  US marshals arrest Memphis murder suspect in Arkansas

Several fire departments on scene of Walnut Ridge house fire

Man pleads guilty to internet stalking child

Tennessee governor won’t intervene in scheduled execution

BUSINESS

ArDOT Director Scott Bennett set to retire March 20

  Reconstruction of I-555 in Jonesboro to begin in March

  Power Plant project to see new life

Paragould chamber official Sue McGowan to retire at end of 2020

American Greetings to lay off 268 employees in Osceola

EDUCATION

Student illness closes more schools

Organization designates A-State as Military Friendly school

  Riverside to offer online classes for students

BRTC to offer degree program with another Arkansas college