- Police investigate possible murder-suicide after 2 found dead inside Arkansas home
Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide after two people were found dead, each with a gunshot wound, inside a Fort Smith home midday Friday, officials said.
- Sheriff: Arkansan sets fire to in-laws' home to cover up thefts, reports blaze to authorities
An Arkansas 21-year-old was arrested Thursday after he set fire to his in-laws house to cover up his thefts, then reported it to law enforcement as if he just discovered the blaze, police said.
- Man accused of pistol-whipping, robbing Arkansas resident in home invasion
A man was arrested Thursday after he forced his way into the apartment of a Fayetteville man, pistol-whipped him and stole around $400 with two other robbers, police said.
- Family expecting euthanized dog's ashes gets frozen body instead
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. — A Pennsylvania family expecting to pick up the ashes of their beloved pet were instead handed the animal's frozen body.
- FIRST LOOK: Interactive photos show Broadway Bridge pedestrian/bicycle path; span to open soon
FIRST LOOK: Interactive photos show Broadway Bridge pedestrian/bicycle path; span to open soon
- PHOTO: Prize fish named 'Big Al' nets Arkansas man $15,000
A fish caught Tuesday during a Hot Springs tournament netted his captor a whale of a prize, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported.
- Arkansas man gets life in prison for rape of woman during home invasion
A jury took seven minutes Wednesday to convict a Hot Springs man of the rape of a woman during a 2013 home invasion, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported.
- Police: Arkansas man found covered in blood on porch, admits to stabbing father
An Arkansas man was arrested Wednesday after police found him covered in blood and he admitted to stabbing his father, officials said.
- Arkansas lieutenant governor says he doesn't want proposed 2% pay raise
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' lieutenant governor says he doesn't want a 2 percent pay raise a panel is recommending he receive.
- Arkansas panel approves temporary ban on sale, use of herbicide
LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas panel has voted to temporarily ban the sale and use of an herbicide that has prompted hundreds of complaints and a federal lawsuit from farmers who say it has caused widespread damage to crops.
- Driver killed, passenger hurt in 2-vehicle Arkansas wreck
A man was killed and a woman was injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Boone County on Thursday afternoon, according to state police.
- Man injured in shooting in central Arkansas, police say; 1 sought
Police are searching for the shooter who struck a man in the arm in Jacksonville Friday morning, officials said.
- Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for veterans' care
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.
- Man driving on wet Arkansas road ejected, killed after vehicle hits bridge railing
A driver was killed early Friday after his vehicle struck an Arkansas bridge railing, ejecting him, police said.
- Workers help woman find necklace buried in 15 tons of hospital waste
OXFORD, N.J. — A New Jersey woman has been reunited with her special necklace that was thrown in the trash after she went to a hospital, thanks to a group of hardworking sanitation workers.
- Boy killed after motorcycle drives off state highway, hits tree
A minor was killed in Cleburne County after his motorcycle hit a tree on an Arkansas highway on Thursday afternoon, police said.
- Springdale D-lineman Isaiah Nichols talks about pledge to Hogs
Springdale defensive lineman Isaiah Nichols, an Arkansas commit, joined Recruiting Thursday to talk about realizing his childhood dream to be a Razorback.
- Little Rock restaurant robber 'sounded like' fired worker, police told
A man who robbed a Subway in Little Rock at gunpoint Thursday night sounded to one person at the scene like a worker who had been fired, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.
- Majority leader's focus: Finding votes for Senate health care bill
WASHINGTON — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is focusing on finding the votes he'll need to push the Republican plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law through the Senate.
- Former Arkansas TV host jailed on rape charge in Texas after 7-year-old sexually abused
A former Univision Arkansas host was arrested in Texas on Wednesday in the sexual abuse of a 7-year-old, according to court and online records.
- UAM Basketball is NCAA, Division II Program of the Year
The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball team was named the NCAA Division II Program of the Year, Thursday afternoon by the Arkansas Basketball Coaches Association. Arkansas-Monticello earned the award from the ArBCA after finishing the 2016-17 season with a 23-7 (17-5 GAC) overall record, with a share of the Great American Conference regular season title, and finishing as the runner-up in the GAC Championship Tournament. UAM then advanced on into the NCAA Tournament … Continued
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- SEARK students making UAM Chancellor’s, Dean’s list
The following students from Southeast Arkansas made the Chancellor’s List at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Selection to the Chancellor’s List requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester hours of course credit at the 1000-4000 level. [Editor’s Note: This list includes only those students from Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Drew and Lincoln counties]: CROSSETT Sarah C. Brockwell Katy A. Cain Dana M. Cross Hannah M. Dumas Katy M. Frost … Continued
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- Former Dumas cop gets more than 11 years for selling drugs
A federal judge has sentenced a former Dumas police officer to more than 11 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to his part in a large-scale drug conspiracy, according to Patrick C. Harris, the acting US attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Diane Upchurch, special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Little Rock. “Police officers take an oath to protect and serve their communities,” Harris said. “Edgerson’s significant … Continued
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- Mark Watson Hopper
Mark Watson Hopper, 51, of Lake Village, passed away on June 17, 2017. He was born October 19, 1965 to the late J.C. and Lois Brady Hopper in Lake Village. Mr. Hopper loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren; hunting, riding his motorcycle, and working on any type of mechanical engine. He was a member of the Patriot Guard Riders and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by the love of his … Continued
- 1 killed, 3 injured in Chicot County vehicle accident
A Mississippi woman was killed and three people were injured Sunday evening in a two-vehicle accident in Chicot County. Mary Williams, 76, of Lucedale, Mississippi, a passenger in a Chevrolet Silverado traveling south on Highway 65 north, died in the accident, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report. The driver of the Silverado, Donald Stamey, 64, and another passenger, Faye Stamey, 64, both of Saraland, Alabama, were injured in the accident. Also injured … Continued
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- Big Bass Bonanza is this weekend
June 21 Update: Small Craft Advisory to be Lifted by Tournament Time A small craft advisory issued in April is set to expire as the Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza gets underway this weekend. According to the latest flow information from the Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, the advisory is expected to be lifted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the afternoon or evening, when flows at Pool 5 (Pendleton Bridge) in Dumas … Continued
- Manhunt underway for escapee
Wednesday Morning Update: Escapee Robert Woodward is still on the run this morning. He is believed to have traveled south on Highway 165 into Louisiana. The Ford F-250 with Arkansas license number 764-UZM has not been recovered, according to Chicot County Sheriff Ronald Nichols. Tuesday Afternoon Update: The tractor and trailer has been recovered. It was recovered in field south of Dermott on Highway 165. Woodward is believed to have fled south on Highway 165, … Continued
- Trees Down on 425 & 138
As winds and saturated ground combine, multiple trees are down, blocking (or partially blocking) Highway 425 N. near the Lincoln County line, Highway 425 south near the Ashley County line, and Highway 138 near Pine Hill. Please use extreme caution as more trees will likely fall during the night.
- Fallen Tree Destroys Home, Residents Escape Through Window
A local lady and her son escaped injury, Friday morning before 8 AM, as they were preparing to leave for work, when a large tree fell across their home. The residence, located on E. Bolling St., would appear to be a total loss, as the tree fell across all three bedrooms, as well as the […]
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Photos from Garnett Rd. and Barkada Road areas, sent in by MLive readers.
- Flooding Photos
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- Flash Flooding, 5 am; More Rain, Later Today
Flash flooding has caused several Drew County roadways to be flooded. HWY 138 East, 35 West, Rose Hill area, and even Dead Man’s Curve on HWY 278 East. 7 inches of rain has reported, just north of Monticello on KATV, channel 7. As the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy continue to cross the state of […]
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