Arkansas

Dr. Drew Pinsky (AP Photo)

Dr. Drew accepts no responsibility after death of fifth cast member from ‘Celebrity Rehab’

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.

02/19/2013

Woman dies after 911 call not put in system

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.

01/16/2013

Winter weather

US storm’s toll up to 6 dead as system heads east

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The death toll has risen to six from winter storms in the nation’s midsection.

12/26/2012

Bill Dees, co-writer of 'Oh, Pretty Woman,' dies

  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 […]

10/31/2012

TV host campaigns for Ark. medical marijuana plan

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 […]

10/18/2012

Isaac gives drought-stricken farmers brief respite

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Several days of rain have given farmers in the nation’s midsection a welcome break from irrigating and hauling water for livestock as they contend with the worst drought in the […]

09/03/2012

Isaac update (watch video)

(AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Isaac are moving beyond New Orleans and the Louisiana coast, but the storm has left behind high water and stranded residents in some spots. Next up for a soaking: […]

08/30/2012

Drought-stricken states welcome rain from Isaac

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – The remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Midwest this week, although it is unlikely to break the drought that has been gripping the […]

08/28/2012

Ark. man pleads guilty in teenage girl's death

(AP) – A convicted rapist has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of a 16-year-old Arkansas girl he met online. Lloyd Jones appeared in court Wednesday and entered his plea in the death […]

08/15/2012

Patrol car damaged by bull's misguided mating

(AP) – A bull in the mood for love damaged an Arkansas sheriff’s patrol car when it tried to mount a man who was leading the animal across a yard. Authorities said Wednesday that a […]

08/02/2012

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