• 2 killed in truck crash

    MORRILTON (AP) — Arkansas State Police say two people are dead when their vehicles were struck by a trailer that detached from a truck. State police say the accident happened Monday on Arkansas 95 in Conway County two miles north of Interstate 40. A preliminary …

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  • 6 LR stores robbed over weekend

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Police in Little Rock are investigating six robberies that have occurred since Saturday in the city’s west side. Reports released by police on Monday show that two of the robberies occurred at fast food restaurants, one at a Kroger supermarket on …

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  • Clinton Center debuts new exhibit from the ‘Picasso of LEGO Bricks’

    LITTLE ROCK — The William J. Clinton Presidential Center opened its newest exhibit, “In Pieces,” a mixed medium collaboration with New York artist Nathan Sawaya and Australian photographer Dean West, on Dec. 12. Sawaya’s “The Art of the Brick” was one of the center’s most …

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  • LR cop charged with battery

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Little Rock police say an officer has been suspended with pay after being charged with third-degree domestic battery. Police said Monday that Officer James Youngblood has been suspended after being arrested in Saline County on Sunday. Sgt. Cassandra Davis says an …

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  • 2 trapped in grain bin rescued

    LUXORA (AP) — Authorities say two men trapped in a grain bin filled with soybeans in eastern Arkansas have been freed. One man was stuck in the grain up to his waist and the second up to his neck in the bin on Arkansas 120 …

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  • Girl, 8, killed in ATV crash

    CONWAY (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl has died after an all-terrain vehicle accident in Searcy County. Madelyn Grace Johnston was killed in the wreck Saturday. Searcy County Chief Deputy Dewayne Pierce says the accident happened about a mile off Arkansas 65 in Marshall. …

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  • Museum of Discovery exhibits ‘Grossology’

    LITTLE ROCK — Sometimes it’s stinky; sometimes it’s crusty; sometimes it’s slimy. Explore why the body produces mushy, oozy, crusty, scaly and stinky gunk at “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body” during its appearance at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock. Based …

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  • Comparison shopping for insurance is recommended

    LITTLE ROCK — Comparison shopping and taking advantage of multiple policy discounts are among the ways to save on an important household risk management tool: insurance, a news release states. “Insurance is important for financial security,” Laura Connerly, assistant professor for the University of Arkansas …

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  • Republicans in Ark. consider unusual health stand

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Like their counterparts in other southern states, Arkansas Republicans denounced “Obamacare” during this year’s election campaign and called for its repeal. But now that they’ve won control of the Legislature for the first time in 138 years, GOP lawmakers are considering …

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  • Man crashes into detective’s car

    JUDSONIA (AP) — Authorities in White County say a man is in jail after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a detective’s unmarked car, then fled. Authorities say the incident happened Wednesday morning near Judsonia. According to the White County Sheriff’s Office, 40-year-old Jerry Wayne …

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  • Arvest to buy 29 Bank of America sites

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas-based Arvest Bank has announced an agreement in which it will purchase 29 banking locations in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas from Bank of America Corporation. Terms of the purchase were not released. Arvest says it will acquire Bank of America assets …

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  • $11M upheld in brain surgery lawsuit

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld an $11 million judgment an insurer for Arkansas Children’s Hospital was ordered to pay a Mabelvale couple after a doctor operated on the wrong side of their son’s brain. Thursday’s ruling rejected appeals by Proassurance …

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