• LR police shoot, kill man with rifle

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Authorities say Little Rock police shot and killed a man in the Mabelvale area after he allegedly refused to drop a rifle. Police say a woman called authorities Thursday afternoon to request a welfare check on her boyfriend after he threatened …

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  • Hearing to be rescheduled in 6-year-old’s rape-murder

    BENTONVILLE (AP) — A prosecutor says an upcoming motions hearing will be rescheduled for a man charged with killing his 6-year-old neighbor in northwest Arkansas. Zachary Holly was supposed to have a hearing today in Bentonville, but prosecutor Van Stone said Thursday that the hearing …

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  • DNA on spoon leads to burglary charges

    MOUNTAIN HOME (AP) — Authorities say DNA evidence found on a spoon led to the arrest of an Arkansas man accused of breaking into a restaurant, stealing money and sampling some pie. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery says the December 2012 burglary at Bobbie Sue’s …

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  • ASU to present Madrigal Feaste

    JONESBORO — In the style of Merrie Olde England with costumes, decorations, comedy and fanfare, Arkansas State University Choirs will present the 15th annual Madrigal Feaste in the Grand Hall of Fowler Center at 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7. The Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, led …

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  • Thanksgiving feast costs less this year – Lower turkey, milk prices lead drop in cost of holiday feast

    LITTLE ROCK — It will cost families less to prepare the Thanksgiving meal this year, due largely to lower prices for frozen turkey and a gallon of milk. According to Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 28th annual survey, it will cost $42.63 for a family of 10, …

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  • LR surgeon, ob-gyn operate on orangutan

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Chiquita the orangutan is on the mend at the Little Rock Zoo after undergoing abdominal surgery. But the procedure wasn’t done by a veterinarian. Instead, the zoo asked a Little Rock obstetrician and gynecologist to perform a less-invasive laproscopy procedure so …

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  • Court to hear arguments in Lard’s case

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in the case of a man who was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in northeast Arkansas. The high court was to hear oral arguments in Jerry Lard’s case this …

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  • Art/craft sale planned

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A holiday art and craft sale will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Joint Theater and Coffeehouse, 301 Main St., #102, North Little Rock. “A variety of artists from the greater Little Rock area will provide …

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  • LR Zoo to host Christmas event

    LITTLE ROCK — The Little Rock Zoo will present “Christmas in the Wild” at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14. Children may come meet Santa and enjoy treats, hot cocoa, arts and crafts, then join Santa as he presents gifts to the …

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  • Ark. Board of Corrections adopts parole changes

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Board of Corrections adopted several changes to the state’s parole system on Wednesday after an eight-time parole absconder allegedly killed a man in Little Rock earlier this year. The policy changes include tougher punishments for parole absconders and measures aimed …

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  • PBS to feature ASU grad’s role as agent during assassination

    JONESBORO — Most people in northeast Arkansas know the legendary Bill Carter as the man who brought the Johnny Cash Music Festival to Arkansas State University. But, Carter, an A-State graduate, has had several careers, and one of the first was to serve as a …

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  • Child falls into hole, rescued

    WYNNE (AP) — A 2-year-old boy has been rescued after falling into a hole in the ground in Wynne. The Cross County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the child was playing with another child shortly before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday when the boy …

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