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Ad pioneer Robinson, namesake of LR library theater, dies at 75 | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Ron Robinson's influence on the state's advertising and public relations professions reached as far and wide as his varied interests and vast collections of movie posters, stamps and Arkansas memorabilia, some who knew and worked with him said Tuesday.
U.S.: Keep reports mom seeks veiled | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
An attorney for the federal government asked a judge Tuesday to reconsider his recent order declaring that parts of some tightly guarded documents dating back 35 years should be disclosed to a woman searching for clues to her son's 1987 death in Saline County.
December trial set in rape of teacher at church in '97 | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A judge has set a Dec. 11 trial date for a convicted killer accused of the 1997 rape of a Rogers schoolteacher.
New tack proposed on parole staff load | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
The caseloads of Arkansas parole and probation officers can be lowered by not counting offenders such as those who are "inactive" or in jail for a few months, the Department of Community Correction's interim director told lawmakers Tuesday.
Party with the stars | Arkansas Times
Arkansas Times | August 15, 2018
At Best of Arkansas: Hollywood Nights. It's been so long since the Arkansas Times celebrated the winners of our annual readers survey of the best people, places and things in Little Rock and beyond, no one here can accurately put a date on it. We're gettin...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A northeast Arkansas man is accused of throwing gasoline and then threatening to set a person on fire, police said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A session will be held for people who are interested in becoming Hot Springs firefighters.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A 3-year-old boy drowned Tuesday in a pool in an apartment complex in Little Rock, police said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging the way Arkansas lawmakers enacted a legislative redistricting plan in 2011, leading a Little Rock publisher who is the plaintiff to ask Monday for another chance at pursuing the case.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A man died Tuesday after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the parking lot of a Little Rock apartment complex, authorities said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A Little Rock septuagenarian threatened to kill two police officers who were breaking up a disturbance Monday, and injured one of the officers, according to police reports.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Less than two months after winning a federal judge's order that blocked a work requirement for Kentucky's Medicaid program, advocacy groups filed a lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Arkansas' similar requirement.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Prosecutors have dropped murder charges against a North Little Rock man accused of killing two men last year after the only witness who could tie him to the slaying dropped out of sight.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Former state Rep. Frank Glidewell was elected Tuesday to serve as state senator in District 8 for the remaining 19 weeks of the term left unserved when Jake Files pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges and resigned from office.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Little Rock is proposing to renovate playgrounds and other amenities at four parks in the city.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A 51-year-old Little Rock man accused of repeatedly passing himself off as a licensed lawyer now faces criminal charges if he is ever caught doing so, under a court order issued Monday by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chip Welch.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is accusing a Utah-based business of breaking federal law by selling poppy seed tea online for medicinal purposes.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
District 78 state Rep. George McGill handily won election over two opponents in Tuesday's municipal primary to become the city's first black mayor.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A dying gunshot victim's last words, naming his killer for police, cannot be used as evidence against the Little Rock man because they were the result of police questioning, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Herb Wright ruled Tuesday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Issue 1 -- a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would limit attorney fees and damages awarded in lawsuits and would also allow legislators to determine the rules of pleading, practice and procedure in courts -- will be the subject of discussion at the next Political Animal...
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
The commander who led a Green Beret team into war on horseback in Afghanistan shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the United States will speak Sept. 20 at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A Waldron Middle School assistant principal was arrested Monday after a 16-year-old student told police he'd had a sexual relationship with her since early in the summer.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Camden police officers seized approximately 550 pounds of marijuana Tuesday, according to release from the department.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A 62-year-old man was struck and seriously injured Friday morning by a motorist who fled, Fort Smith police said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
Authorities are looking for a person accused of abducting and assaulting a woman Monday in northeast Arkansas.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 15, 2018
A U.S. Army combat veteran accused of raping a minor was captured Monday after escaping Saturday evening from the Arkansas State Hospital, authorities said.
NLR center said planned by Amazon | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Amazon plans to open a "new concept" distribution center in North Little Rock that will create 60 to 100 local jobs by this fall, Mayor Joe Smith and the site's property owner said Monday.
Police: Arkansas mother arrested in death of 10-month-old son | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
A Fort Smith woman was arrested Monday on charges of second-degree murder and endangering the welfare of a minor in connection with the death of her 10-month-old son, authorities said.
Arkansas State quarterback named to preseason watch list for Johnny Unitas award | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Arkansas State University quarterback Justice Hansen has been named to the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List released Tuesday.
Little Rock brewer plans to open second location in historic building in Stifft Station neighborhood | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
A Little Rock brewer is set to expand, opening a second location in a historic building in Little Rock's Stifft Station neighborhood.
Arkansan sentenced in sexual assault; at time of crime, man was on probation for case involving indecency with child | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An Arkansas man who is a convicted sex offender was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday after admitting to sexually assaulting a woman.
Ron Robinson, former CEO of state's largest advertising and public relations agency, dies at 75 | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Ron Robinson, chairman emeritus and former chief executive officer at CJRW, Arkansas’ largest advertising and public relations agency, died Tuesday after several years of poor health. He was 75.
Amber Alert issued for missing infant; Arkansas man stabbed mother, fled with child, sheriff says | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An Amber Alert remains active after a 38-year-old Arkansas man stabbed the mother of his infant daughter and then fled with the child, authorities said.
North Little Rock driver struck house while child in vehicle, authorities say | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Authorities arrested a North Little Rock woman who is accused of driving into a house while her child was unsecured in the vehicle, according to a report.
Gubernatorial hopefuls meet in NLR forum | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Henderson said Monday they each want to protect the ARKids First health insurance program for children, and Arkansas' version of Medicaid expansion for low-income adults, and use state and federal funds for quality after...
Indiana man sentenced to 10 years in prison | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An Indiana man was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for stalking a former girlfriend.
Rogers man pleads guilty to sexual assault | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
BENTONVILLE -- A convicted sex offender was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday after admitting to sexually assaulting a woman.
Some lawmen opt to use pepper guns | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Some law enforcement agencies in Arkansas have switched from Tasers to pepper guns.
12-year-old Arkansas boy saves choking sister, says he learned technique from Disney Channel | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An Arkansas 12-year-old who saved his younger sister from choking earlier this month while his parents slept credits a children's television channel for teaching him the emergency medical maneuver.
18-year-old accused in rape reported at North Little Rock mental health facility | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An 18-year-old was arrested after a rape was reported Monday at a North Little Rock mental health facility, authorities said.
VIDEO: Little Rock police investigating fatal shooting at apartment complex | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
A man was fatally shot in Little Rock on Tuesday evening, a police spokesman said.
Authorities: Arkansas inmate captured within hour of escape | Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An Arkansas Department of Correction inmate was captured less than an hour after walking away from a work crew Monday morning, authorities said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
The state has expanded the hours a call center is open to answer questions about a work requirement affecting Arkansas Works enrollees, the Department of Human Services said Tuesday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
A Little Rock woman told police early Tuesday that two people walked up to her SUV and threatened her with a gun, authorities said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Authorities say they are looking for a person accused of abducting and assaulting a woman Monday in northeast Arkansas.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
After their arrest, two Little Rock men told Maumelle police Friday about a robbery scheme that involved housing advertisements, the sale of stolen goods and a U-Haul.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
A 53-year-old passenger was killed and a driver was injured in a crash early Tuesday in Little Rock, police said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
A 57-year-old Arkansas woman was killed in a crash Monday morning after one of her vehicle's tires blew out, state police said.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
Two restaurants in the same Little Rock shopping center were burglarized Monday morning, according to a police report.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | August 14, 2018
An Arkansas man attempting to sell a watch was robbed at gunpoint Monday by the would-be buyer, authorities said.