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Inmate found dead of apparent suicide at Ouachita River Correctional Unit

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – Thursday evening, August 16, at approximately 4:49 p.m., staff at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit in Malvern, AR observed inmate Anthony Griffin hanging in a locked single-man cell.Responding correctional officers and medical staff were unable to detect a pulse and Ant

THV11.COM - 2018-08-17 22:28:31

Hilarious Cardi B Meme Hall Pass Created By Watson Chapel Teacher

"I tagged all my teacher friends and my principal and the original caption said, 'Ms. Wilson, Ms. Newby said I can be in the hallway' because Ms. Wilson is our principal," said Ms. Newby.

KARK.COM - 2018-08-17 02:32:46

3 more charter schools denied

The state's Charter Authorizing Panel on Thursday rejected three applications for new open-enrollment charter schools in Searcy, Pine Bluff and Hartford, increasing to six the total number of applications denied this week. One was approved.

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-08-17 02:58:29

SWAC features new look after several coaching changes, including at UAPB

"There are going to be guys that bring different defenses, there are going to be guys who bring different offenses and do things differently in another way that maybe you haven't thought about," said Fobbs, whose Tigers have won the past two SWAC titles and 26 overall. "So I'm always intrigued by th

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-08-17 12:57:00

One Person Killed, One Injured in Fire at Lonoke Apartment Complex

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FOX16.COM - 2018-08-18 16:08:04

Power Outage Impacts Pine Bluff Hospital

On Monday evening, at approximately 5:10 p.m., a failure occurred in an Entergy utility feed. The resulting power loss impacted air chillers that serve the north section of the building and the Emergency Room.


Ark. senator: It'll be a 'very cold day in hell' before Baphomet statue allowed on capitol grounds

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Fire and brimstone was the theme under a scorching midday sun as the rights of religions, non-religions and anti-religions all debated at the Arkansas State Capitol. A self-described Satanic Temple drove a statue of Baphomet to the gathering, hoping to someday see it place

WFAA - 2018-08-17 18:46:25

Pine Bluff Police Department swag surfs through the #LipSyncChallenge

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pine Bluff Police Department (PBPD) welcomes you to their all-inclusive music video, as they take on the #LipSyncChallenge.


State panel turns down 2 new charter schools

On Wednesday, the charter school panel reviewed four charter school applications, granting initial approval for only one.


Fearless 40: Pine Bluff Zebras

PINE BLUFF, Ark. -- After falling in the 6A Championship Game in 2017, Head Coach Bobby Bolding hopes that loss left a bad taste in the Zebras' mouths.


Hundreds to Attend Little Rock Capitol to Support Satanic Temple Rally

The rally, from 1 - 3pm, included The Satanic Temple’s infamous Baphomet statue to the state capitol to support the First Amendment and religious plurality.


Police: Little Rock woman tried to run over boyfriend with car, then attacked him with knife

A Little Rock woman reportedly tried to run over her boyfriend with her car on Tuesday and, when she missed, got out and attacked him with a knife, police said.


Arkansas Cop Fired For Telling Black Men ‘You Don’t Belong In My City’

Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty ImagesAn Arkansas police officer has been given his walking papers after telling a group of Black men that they “don’t belong in his city” while they were shooting a music video,CNNreports. The incident, which happened July 21st, was caught on video and posted to Face


Police name victims of separate Little Rock shootings; 1 man killed, 1 hurt

According to a news release, officers were called to the Windamere Townhouses and Apartments, 5901 Dreher Lane, shortly after 5 p.m. Christopher Nixon, 28, was found with multiple gunshot wounds outside of a black BMW 528 in the complex's parking lot, authorities said.


28-year-old fatally shot outside Little Rock apartment complex, 3 suspects sought

Police located Christopher Nixon of Little Rock outside of a car in the parking lot of Windamere Townhouse Apartments, located on Dreher Lane, just after 5 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say Nixon had multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to UAMS, where he later died.


$170 worth of hair taken in robbery at Little Rock beauty supply store, workers tell police

Officers were called around 2:40 p.m. to New World Beauty Supply, 6420 Colonel Glenn Road, according to a report from the city’s Police Department.


LR police answering call find man shot dead in parking lot

A man died Tuesday after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a Little Rock apartment complex, authorities said.Little Rock police spokesman Lt. Michael Ford said the victim was about 27 to 28 years and was found in the parking lot when officers responded to a call about gunfire a


Lawyer's redistricting lawsuit claiming bias tossed by judge

Julius J. Larry III, a retired civil-rights lawyer in Houston, Texas, and the publisher of the weeklyLittle Rock Sunnewspaper, contended in the suit, filed in February, that the boundaries of the 1st Congressional District were set to intentionally dilute black voting strength, in violation of the V


Herbed Vegetables: Inexpensive, Flavorful Side Dish

Adding herbs or spices can help ensure family members eat their daily serving of vegetables, says Easter H. Tucker, interim family and consumer sciences program leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Vegetables are an important part of a healthy eating pattern, and the novelty of new f


Car hits bikers, barrier in London

LONDON -- Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the government district Tuesday after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism.With the driver in custody, counterterror detectives were working to unco