LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As the partial government shutdown rolls on, programs that rely on federal money are feeling the strain — and so are the people who depend on their services. For 16-year-old […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 107-year-old Arkansas man who died in a police standoff this weekend told officers months earlier that they would have to shoot him or throw him in jail […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A component of California’s landmark offensive against greenhouse gas emissions is not sitting well with some environmental groups. Under the measure, companies would be able to meet the state’s strict greenhouse […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas school districts can’t use a little-known state law to employ teachers and staff as guards who can carry guns on campus, the state’s attorney general said Thursday in an […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Arkansas-based Walton Family Foundation says it is donating $20 million to a nonprofit that recruits talented college graduates to teach in public schools for two years, with the largest number […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Federation of Teachers is denouncing a suggestion that schools train selected staff to carry weapons, and that each school should have at least one armed security officer.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A National Rifle Association-sponsored study is recommending schools across the nation each train and arm at least one staff member.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There’s renewed focus on Dr. Drew Pinsky and his “Celebrity Rehab” series in the aftermath of the death of country singer Mindy McCready.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas 911 operator did not enter a call into a computer system that would have notified police and fire dispatchers of a mother and son trapped inside a vehicle in a pond.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The death toll has risen to six from winter storms in the nation’s midsection.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes for Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and other country music greats, but the centerpiece of his […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Talk show host Montel Williams says opponents of an Arkansas ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana are resorting to “racist” imagery with a television ad featuring an African-American actor portraying […]