Elected officials work on communication

March 28, 2001 LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The state's two U.S. senators and the state Highway Commission hope to heal a breach that's become apparent over the past year.

Two convicted on scheme involving terminally ill

March 28, 2001 DALLAS (AP) - After three days of deliberation, a federal jury has convicted two New York men for allegedly soliciting donations for bogus charitable organizations that claimed to grant wishes to t

Public confusing hoof-and-mouth, mad cow diseases

March 28, 2001 WASHINGTON (AP) - Although Americans do not appear to be shunning meat, many seem to be confusing foot-and-mouth disease with the much rarer and more dangerous mad cow disease, Agriculture Secretar

Man admits to two murders

March 28, 2001 FORT SMITH (AP) - In a second capital murder case, Charles Ray Vines has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Seven enter pleas; two get six years

March 28, 2001 ASH FLAT - Two defendants in Sharp County Circuit Court criminal cases were each sentenced to six years in prison as part of plea arrangements before Third Judicial District Circuit Judge Harold Er

McBrides built life on the rock

March 28, 2001 WIDEMAN (AP) - Three generations of McBrides have made their living off the land - or rather, the rock of the land.

Protesters attempt to stop nuclear waste in Germany

March 28, 2001 DANNENBERG, Germany (AP) - Protesters blocked train tracks with bales of straw and dangled from a railway bridge Tuesday, trying to stop a shipment of nuclear waste rumbling by train through German

Train wreck claims lives

March 28, 2001 PECROT, Belgium (AP) - A crowded commuter train slammed head on into an oncoming locomotive outside Brussels on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring nine in Belgium's worst rail acci