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UPDATE: Name Of Deceased Released; Two Arrested

Updated: Jul 23, 2014 12:27pm

The man whose death in Booneville Tuesday launched a homicide investigation has been identified as 40-year old Greg Kennedy, the

Booneville Police Department said Wednesday in a press...

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Man Convicted Of Murder In Logan County Escapes Custody

Jun 23, 2014 9:31am

A Booneville man convicted in 1999 of first-degree murder in Logan County escaped Saturday from the Arkansas Department of Correction in Pine Bluff.

In 1998, Timothy “Bo” Buffington, then 31...

Unhappy With Ruling On Gay Marriage, Some Want Ability To Recall Judges

Jun 23, 2014 7:21am

LITTLE ROCK — After a state legislative panel adopted a resolution Friday blasting a judge for striking down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, the resolution’s sponsor said more backlash against...

Fact Checkers Say Anti-Ross Ad Distorts Voting Record

Jun 23, 2014 7:19am

LITTLE ROCK — A television ad accusing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross of voting “against taxpayers” more than 80 times as a congressman distorts his voting record, an independent...

Legislators Adopt Resolution Opposing Judge’s Ruling On Gay Marriage

Jun 21, 2014 5:10am

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday voted to urge the Arkansas Supreme Court to overturn a circuit judge’s ruling striking down Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban.

The non-...

Interstate 49 Dedication Set Wednesday In Alma

Jun 21, 2014 5:05am

FORT SMITH — It was announced Thursday that a dedication ceremony for Interstate 49, “the future for the next generation,” will be held next week in Alma.

The ceremony will celebrate the U.S...

Washington Digest/House Declines To Put Its Foot Down On Iraq

Jun 21, 2014 5:00am

WASHINGTON – The House debating a major defense spending bill last week declined to put its foot down against returning to combat in Iraq.

Lawmakers killed an amendment by Rep. Barbara Lee,...

Arkansas Unemployment Rate At 6.4 Percent For May

Jun 21, 2014 4:58am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.4 percent in May, according to labor statistics released Friday.

“The rate has decreased for eight...


Local Man Arrested In Connection With Hit And Run Death

Updated: Jun 20, 2014 5:29pm

A 36-year old Booneville man was charged Friday with leaving the scene of an accident involving death or personal injuries and negligent homicide in connection with a Tuesday night hit-and-run...

Boozman To Host Facebook Q&A Monday

Jun 20, 2014 1:20pm

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) will host a Facebook Q&A on Monday, June 23 beginning at 12:30 p.m. CT to answer questions from Arkansans.

“Social media is a great tool to use to stay...

Group Calls On Congressional Delegation To Support Gun Control

Jun 20, 2014 10:11am

LITTLE ROCK — Gun control advocates delivered 1,700 postcards to U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor’s Little Rock office Wednesday as part of a national campaign in response to the May 24 campus shooting and...

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