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Man shot and killed in Arkansas neighborhood

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - A man died after being shot in an Arkansas neighborhood Wednesday evening. The shooting happened in Blytheville. Police were called to the 100 block of East Cherry Street around 6 p.m.


Arkansas Couple Arrested After DPS Discovers Over 4,000 Grams of Methamphetamine During I-30 Traffic Stop

Texas DPS officers arrested Victor and Amber Hernandez of Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon after discovering 4,003 grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle during a traffic stop on I-30.


Parolee sentenced to 6 years for ramming Arkansas State Police car

A parolee who rammed an Arkansas State Police unit last year while fleeing was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to felony charges in Garland County Circuit Court.


Texarkana AR police need your help finding a mail thief

Texarkana, AR - The Texarkana Police need your help. A mail thief was caught in the act. The person was photographed earlier this month stealing mail from a residential area in Texarkana, AR.


Satanic Arkansas adopts mile of Highway 300, plans cleanup event in Little Rock

Satanic Arkansas, a free-standing religious group, has adopted a stretch of Highway 300 near Pinnacle Mountain and is participating in the Keep Arkansas Beautiful campaign. They also are planning a cleanup event on March 9 from 8 a.m. to noon for the 10th Annual City Wide Cleanup. The event will be


Skeletal remains found near I-40 in central Arkansas; police investigate whether they are those of man missing since 2015

Authorities in Central Arkansas said they are investigating whether human remains found off a Conway road are those of a man who went missing more than three years ago. A man discovered what appeared to be a human skull just before dark on Monday on the city’s north side, the Conway Police Departmen


Shipley Donuts Ready To Hire On Arkansas Blvd.

It's been over a year since ground broke on the donuts of my dreams, Shipley Do-nuts, and it looks like we're getting close. Look there, in the window, it's a "Now Hiring" sign! I grew up in Houston where Shipley began, and I love 'em! I can only hope they live up to my memories.


2 arrested in Texarkana, Ark. after police discover 10 pounds of marijuana

TEXARKANA, Ark. — Texarkana Arkansas Police Officer Dakota Easley arrested 21-year-old Dewayne Franklin, of Wheatfield Connecticut, and 25-year-old Jermany Tiswell, of Marianna Arkansas, after discovering 10 pounds of marijuana, 4 pounds of THC oil, and ecstasy during a traffic stop.


Arkansas senator proposes bill to cut school lunches to improve reading

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — One Arkansas lawmaker wants to get more students reading by putting money on the line—specifically, their lunch money. Rep. Alan Clark (R-Lonsdale) proposed a bill that would cut lunch funding in schools that struggle with reading, and he is working to get others to support the


Large amount of pot, THC oil, and ecstasy confiscated during Texarkana, Arkansas arrest

Texarkana, AR - Police in Texarkana, Arkansas take a large amount of drugs off the streets following an arrest on Tuesday evening. Police say Dewayne Franklin, of Wheatfield, Connecticut, and Jermany Tiswell, of Marianna, Arkansas, were taken into custody after authorities discovered 10 pounds of ma


Large part of Arkansas under enhanced risk for severe storms on Saturday, forecasters say

More rainfall is expected in Arkansas before storms on Saturday that have the potential to turn severe, the National Weather Service said Thursday. The agency predicts heavy rainfall Thursday evening through Saturday, raising flooding concerns due to already elevated rivers from recent rains.


Top Dems call for end to Medicaid work rules after 18,000 lose coverage in Arkansas

Top congressional Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to stop approving work requirements in Medicaid after more than 18,000 people lost coverage last year due to the requirements in Arkansas.


Arkansas man charged with forging LU documents

An Arkansas man has been charged with forging documents at Lincoln University. Robert Brown, 21, is charged with one count of felony forgery. Brown “knowingly altered personal information and identifications to apply to Lincoln as a student on two separate occasions,” according to a Lincoln Universi


Northeast Arkansas high school student gets a perfect score on the ACT

JONESBORO, Ark. — It’s a great day for Arkansas! One of the state’s young minds is putting us on the map. Matt Sherman, 17, currently attends Jonesboro High School where he is a junior. And he just received a 36 on his ACT. That’s a perfect score! He also has a 4.22 GPA.


Passport fairs to be held in 3 Arkansas cities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Three Arkansas post offices are hosting events this month to help anyone who needs to get their passport. Since appointments are not required on passport fair days, customers are urged to show up early because applicants will be served on a first-come, first-served basis until th


Arkansas highlights sites, events for Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and Arkansas has a prominent place on the stage of black heritage and culture, according to a news release from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Arkansas Tourism has compiled a list of sites and events that are significant pieces of black history in Arka


Texarkana man killed in single-vehicle crash on Highway 67

Alex David Walker, 44 of Texarkana, Ark., was killed in a single-vehicle crash Friday night. Walker was pronounced dead on scene according to a preliminary crash report. The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday, February 15 near Fulton.


On this day in Arkansas history: February 20

On this day in 1959, the town of Foreman incorporated. The town of about 1,000 people is located in Little River County. In the early 1900s, the main crop of the area was cotton. However, city leaders wanting to use the resources around them built a cement factory. City leaders saw the industrial po


Man receives 20 years for attempted purse snatching

A Hope, Ark., man was sentenced last week to 20 years in prison for attempting to steal a woman’s purse from her shopping cart last year in the parking lot of a Texarkana store.


State expects trial for alleged killer

Prosecutors expect that an Arkansas prison inmate accused of capital murder will face a jury in the beating death of a female correctional officer at the Miller County jail. Tramell Mackenzie Hunter, 28, allegedly killed Correctional Officer Lisa Mauldin with his bare hands Dec. 18, 2016, in the jai