- State police say 2 die in separate crashes on Arkansas roads Updated: May-29-16 3:31 pm
BATESVILLE, Arkansas - Arkansas State Police say two men have been killed in separate crashed on state roadways.
- Arkansas Democrats dropping Jefferson, Jackson from dinner Updated: May-26-16 4:41 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Democratic Party on Thursday said it's dropping Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson's names from its annual fundraising dinner, joining a growing number of state parties distancing themselves from the slave-owning presidents.
- Court upholds $3M judgment against Gerber Products Co. Updated: May-26-16 4:11 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A sharply divided Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said a baby food manufacturer must pay more than $3 million to workers for the time they spent dressing and undressing into uniforms and protective gear.
- Summer is here, so are Arkansas road crews Updated: May-26-16 3:04 pm
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Just in time for the start of summer vacation, Arkansas highway crews will be closing lanes on interstate highways near Little Rock and Springdale.
- Police: Man ejected from vehicle in Arkansas crash, dies Updated: May-26-16 2:04 am
DE QUEEN, Arkansas - Arkansas State Police say a Louisiana man has died after being ejected from his pickup during a crash in Sevier County.
- Arkansas court to hold hearing over birth certificates Updated: May-25-16 4:09 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas' highest court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit over whether married same-sex couples can have the names of both spouses on their children's birth certificate without a court order.
- Forrest City vocational school seeks to avoid consolidation Updated: May-25-16 4:00 pm
FORREST CITY, Arkansas - The board of a vocational school in Forrest City is allowing the institution's leader to approach other Arkansas universities about a potential partnership in order to avoid a forced merger by the state Legislature.
- Higher ed director named VP at Henderson State University Updated: May-24-16 10:50 am
ARKADEPHIA, Arkansas - The director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education is leaving his post to become a vice president at Henderson State University.
- Son of Arkansas governor arrested at Alabama music festival Updated: May-23-16 8:13 pm
GULF SHORES, Alabama - Police in coastal Alabama say the son of Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson was arrested on drug charges at The Hangout music festival.
- Jericho police chief says officer's ticket was payback Updated: May-23-16 4:50 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas State Police is investigating a situation in which a Highway Patrol corporal is accused of writing a traffic ticket to spite a Crittenden County police department.
- Arkansas governor signs highway plan into law Updated: May-23-16 4:15 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law Monday his plan to raise nearly $50 million for the state's highways in the coming year, an approach that opponents say could create future budget problems by relying heavily on one-time money.
- The Latest: Lawmakers OK effort to protect Medicaid plan Updated: May-20-16 2:03 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Latest on Arkansas' special legislative session focused on highway funding (all times local):
- Arkansas court rejects lawsuit over campaign finance measure Updated: May-19-16 8:47 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a lawsuit challenging the attorney general's decision to reject the wording of a ballot measure that would impose new campaign finance and ethics restrictions on elected officials.
- Hutchinson: Transgender bathroom debate likely next year Updated: May-19-16 5:43 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he's opposed to taking up legislation during this week's session regarding which restrooms transgender people can use, but says he expects the issue to come up when lawmakers return next year.
- Arkansas court rejects new hearing for death row inmate Updated: May-19-16 1:26 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Supreme Court says it will not reconsider its decision rejecting an appeal by an inmate sentenced to death for the killing of a prison guard in eastern Arkansas.
- Arkansas court: Taxes due from builders of water plant Updated: May-19-16 12:11 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Supreme Court says a Kansas company that built an elaborate system to treat water from the Illinois River for use by the city of Russellville isn't entitled to claim tax exemptions on some equipment it bought for the job.
- Broyles-backed publicity rights bill gets 2nd chance Updated: May-17-16 7:35 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A publicity rights bill backed by relatives of legendary former Arkansas football coach Frank Broyles is getting a new chance as lawmakers meet for a special session this week.
- Arkansas pays at least $100,000 to 2,722 state employees Updated: May-15-16 1:14 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The number of Arkansas state employees whose salaries are at least $100,000 a year increased by 137 to 2,722 this year.
- Arkansas appealing order blocking abortion pill restrictions Updated: May-13-16 7:14 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas is appealing a federal judge's order blocking the state from enforcing its limits on how the abortion pill is administered.
- 2 killed in separate accidents on Arkansas roadways Updated: May-13-16 3:02 pm
HOPE, Arkansas - Arkansas State Police say two people have been killed in separate accidents on the state's roadways in southwestern Arkansas.
- Brandon Bennett named Arkansas Trooper of the Year Updated: May-12-16 2:49 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas State Police Trooper First Class Brandon Bennett has been named the state's Trooper of the Year for 2015 and was presented with the Medal of Valor.
- Arkansas to slice production of state highway maps in half Updated: May-09-16 10:37 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is planning to print only half of the paper maps of state highways that it has been producing every year for the past decade.
- Arkansas lawmakers consider plan to raise taxes for highways Updated: May-08-16 1:02 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Four Arkansas senators say they are working on legislation that would raise the state's gas and diesel taxes to pay for improving roads.
- Hutchinson unlikely to try ending King-Lee holiday this year Updated: May-05-16 6:32 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that he's unlikely to proceed this year with his plan to end Arkansas' practice of honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day.
- Arkansas court hears arguments in judicial retirement case Updated: May-05-16 4:36 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An attorney for four judges told the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday that the Legislature circumvented the state constitution when it passed a law eliminating retirement benefits for judges who are elected at age 70 or older.