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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer

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South Arkansas teacher accused of sexual assaulting a student

PRESCOTT, AR (KSLA) - An Arkansas teacher was placed on administrative leave after authorities say she had sexual contact with a student. Leona Nivens, 33, was taken into custody without incident Tuesday at her home in Prescott, according to a news release from Prescott Police Chief Joseph Beavers.

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Clark County: 2 rabies cases in less than 2 weeks, 1 exposure

CLARK COUNTY, Ark.-- Concern circled Clark County after the State Health Department confirmed 2 animals tested positive for rabies in less than 2 weeks. We've learned from officials one exposure resulted in a person requiring medical treatment this week.

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Arkansas warns police about dangers of drugs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — High school students across Arkansas have been getting sick from a dangerous drug. In a release from the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, law enforcement personnel across the state are being warned about a synthetic drug, similar to K2, that has sent students to the hospital afte

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino proposed for Arkansas

A proposal to build a Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Pope County will be submitted to the Arkansas Racing Commission in May, a company partnering with the Hard Rock brand announced Tuesday.

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Beware when adventuring outdoors; Arkansas is home to 5 different species of ticks

Now that we are in full spring mode in Arkansas, we are not the only ones enjoying the warm weather. Blood-sucking ticks are waiting for their next meal and when a tick bites it could be carrying a disease.

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David Arquette shooting horror comedy in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. — A new film starring David Arquette is being shot in Arkansas. The horror comedy 12 Hour Shift is about a group of nurses who steal organs and sell them on the black market. Production has begun in Jonesboro.

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As Arkansas mobile home park prepares to close, evicting hundreds of residents, dozens of citations pile up

Hundreds of people are scrambling to find housing and raise money after the owner of a central Arkansas mobile home park told residents he plans to shut down the 114-home facility, citing utility rate hikes for the closure.

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Arkansas Game and Fish Town Hall Meeting Tonight in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting tonight in Springdale. The meeting will take place at the Jones Center from 6-8 p.m. tonight.

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Hollywood actors with Arkansas ties filming new movie in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Some Hollywood actors with Arkansas ties are bringing the action to Region 8. A Region 8 News got an exclusive look on the movie set that’s right here in Jonesboro.

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Three missing Arkansas children found safe in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three children missing from Arkansas were found Monday night in Kansas City, Arkansas State police confirmed to FOX4. According to police, officers located the missing children and their vehicle around 11:30 p.m. They did not say specifically where officers found the three childre

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Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Festival goes up at the Clinton Presidential Center this weekend

Do you like carbs or wine? If you answered no to both, move along because you are clearly a robot. If you answered correctly, congratulations, because you’re a real human being who is going to have a great time at the Arkansas Italian Food & Culture Fest.

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97 Year Old Fort Smith Woman Wins State Beauty Pageant In Hot Springs

(KFSM) — A 97-year-old woman was crowned queen during the Arkansas state pageant in Hot Springs. Jessie Pittman, who lives at Fianna Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation in Fort Smith, won both the nursing home’s pageant and her districts pageant, which led her to represent her district in the state pag

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Family of missing Garland County man praying for answers

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark.-A Garland County family praying for answers and closure after their loved one disappeared one year ago. The family Danijel Jaskovic, 42, started looking for him last April after not hearing from him.

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Arkansas woman accused of cutting husband’s throat

GARLAND COUNTY — A Mountain Pine woman was arrested Wednesday evening after she allegedly cut her husband’s throat with a knife during an argument at their home. Michelle Dawn Grimmett, 38, was taken into custody near her residence shortly after 5:30 p.m. and charged with first-degree domestic batte

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Slender pine slats enclose Evans Tree House in Arkansas by Modus Studio

American firm Modus Studio has used steel and heat-treated pine to build an "alive and mysterious" treehouse in Arkansas. The Evans Tree House is located at Garvan Woodland Gardens, a 210-acre (85-hectare) botanical garden near the town of Hot Springs in central Arkansas. Owned by the University of

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Capital murder trial begins for man accused in triple shooting

The trial of a Hot Springs man charged with three counts of capital murder for the shooting deaths of a local man and two local women in 2017 began Monday in Garland County Circuit Court, with most of the day spent on jury selection.

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City condemns 12 vacant properties

The Hot Springs Board of Directors ratified condemnation resolutions for 12 vacant properties last week, the final stage of a process the city's chief building official said can take up to more than a decade to reach.

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Meter reader reports assault, robbery Friday

A meter reader was reportedly attacked and robbed Friday afternoon while checking a meter at a local residence, according to a Garland County sheriff's incident report. The victim, 20, of Hot Springs, an employee of Olameter Corp., told investigators that around 4:30 p.m. Friday he was checking a me

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Triple-homicide trial underway in Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS -- The trial of a man charged with three counts of capital murder in the 2017 shooting deaths of a man and two women began Monday in Garland County Circuit Court. Nicholas Matthew Lewondowski, 35, of Hot Springs has remained in custody without bail since his arrest Dec. 6, 2017. He faces

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