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Arkansas man repeatedly raped child, wife allowed it to happen, say investigators
STONE COUNTY, Ark. (KATV) — A Stone County man is in custody, accused of raping a child numerous times for the last six years, reports KATV partner,KAIT8. Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division and the Department of Human Services received a report on Dec. 5 from a minor stating she
Former Arkansas police chief charged with drug possession, tampering with evidence
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A former northwest Arkansas police chief was arrested Thursday, according to KATV content partnerKHBS 40/29 News. The Fort Smith TV station reported that Brian Key, former chief of the Lincoln Police Department, was charged with drug possession and tampering with evidence.
Charges Filed in Monticello Murder for Hire Plot
MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Formal charges have been filed against a Monticello woman who was arrested in October for an alleged murder for hire conspiracy against her husband and his ex-wife. On Friday prosecuting attorney Thomas Deen filed two formal charges of first-degree murder solicitation a
Family Holds Candlelight Vigil for Missing Rison Man
RISON, Ark. -- It has been more than 100 days since anyone has seen Timothy Poss. He was last seen in Hot Springs, Arkansas, back in September. Investigators are continuing their search for him, and the family held a candlelight vigil Saturday night in his hometown of Rison, praying for a safe retur
Entergy Demolishes Southwest Arkansas Plant
STAMPS, Ark. (News release) – In another step to modernize its fleet of generating facilities, Entergy Arkansas performed a carefully controlled explosive demolition this morning to bring down three key structures at the Couch Plant near Stamps, which has been retired from service since 2013.
Arkansas Won't Complete Football Recruiting Class During Early Signing Period
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas has 25 public commitments and plans to add 29 new recruits in the Class of 2019, but it all won't be over during the Dec. 19-21 early signing period.
Another bad headline on crime in Little Rock
Another day another ranking that puts Little Rock among the most dangerous cities in the United States. workandmoney.com is the latest compiler. It's not really new, but based on September FBI crime figures. But it's yet another Internet link for the Google search engine that will put Little Rock hi
Dice decide Arkansas election
A game of chance has decided a city council election in Hoxie, Arkansas. Candidate Cliff Farmer and incumbent Becky Linebaugh tied in an earlier runoff election. The election had people talking across the state because Farmer was on a work trip.
Paper mill fined over foul air
A south Arkansas paper mill must pay $600,000 in fines and spend $1.8 million on environmental projects and even more on facility upgrades to reduce air pollutants in a town full of residents complaining about their air quality, according to a consent decree filed Friday.
Silver Alert inactivated Jacksonville man
JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KATV) — (UPDATE-12/15/18 at 5: 10 p.m.) Arkansas State Police has inactivated the Silver Alert for 80-year-old James Hockaday, who was reported missing yesterday afternoon.
On this Day in AR History: December 12
On this day in 1838, Desha County was founded. The county was named for landowner and War of 1812 hero Captain Benjamin Desha. Before it was settled it was Native American territory. The Arkansas, White, and Mississippi rivers provided fertile farm land and more than enough food for the Quapaw. Even
Human remains found in Arkansas believed to be missing man
A four-month search for a Cleburne County man may have come to an end last week when deputies found skeletal remains near the man's truck in a rural part of the county, a sheriff's office spokesman said.
What are our current chances for a white Christmas in Arkansas?
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Weather records go back to the 1800s. Since then, there have been 12 years when snow has fallen on Christmas Day. Most recent memory was not too long ago. In 2012, nine inches of snow fell causing a winter wonderland across Central Arkansas. The time before then was in 20
Conway plant to close by '21, slash 344 jobs
Kimberly-Clark Corp. said Thursday that it will close its Conway manufacturing facility by 2021, ending months of uncertainty about whether the company would choose the Arkansas plant, or a similar factory in Wisconsin, for closure.
Mystery Shopper Scam Gaining Ground in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A little extra cash can be hard to pass up during the holidays. The Arkansas Attorney General's Office warns a tempting mystery shopper scam could set you back thousands of dollars.
Man shoots suspected prowler in barn in western Arkansas, sheriff says; case remains under investigation
The Sebastian County sheriff's office is investigating a shooting where a man critically injured someone he believed to be a prowler, officials said. Officer Philip Pevehouse said in a news release that deputies were dispatched to the 5500 block of Echo Road in the Huntington area after receiving a
Sheriff's office: Arkansas deputy fired after crashing vehicle while intoxicated
A Crawford County Sheriff's deputy was fired Monday after he crashed his personal vehicle while intoxicated, authorities said. Chief Deputy James Damante said deputy Garrett Henry was fired on Monday after being arrested by Arkansas State Police on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Damante sai
Arkansas LB Dee Walker Arrested With Huge Amount of Marijuana, Xanax and AR-15
Remember when two Arkansas players got suspended for flirting with MSU dancers? Their latest player debacle is a bit worse. It doesn't sound like a mistake a player should make. It sounds more like the plot of a movie as guns and drugs are included.
Veteran Homelessness 'Effectively Ended' in Little Rock, Mayor Says
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – Mayor Mark Stodola announced during a farewell reception Thursday that the City of Little Rock has become the first jurisdiction in the state of Arkansas to effectively end veteran homelessness.
His only living boy: A Mississippi father testified against his son, but came to blame the gun
They drove four hours south through Mississippi, back down the gravel road that led to a house that once belonged to a family. Roger Stringer climbed out of his red Nissan pickup and watched as his son Zac eyed the front door. Inside the house, pencil marks still notched the pantry wall, reminders o