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$150M awarded in 1998 Arkansas school shooting lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge overseeing a civil lawsuit in northeast Arkansas on Monday awarded $150 million to the families of five people who were fatally shot outside an Arkansas school in 1998. Andrew Golden and Mitchell Johnson set off a...

 

No applications to grow, dispense Arkansas medical marijuana

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Demand for permission to use, grow and sell medical marijuana in Arkansas is low as the state reaches the halfway point for the application period. Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration spokesman Scott Hardin...

 

Sculpture commemorates 1957 desegregation at Arkansas school

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A sculpture illustrating the incomplete progress in the push for educational equality will go on display next month outside Little Rock Central High School to commemorate the 60th anniversary of its historic desegregation,...

 

Police: Club shooting that injured 28 may be gang-related

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related....

 

Police: Club shooting that injured 28 may be gang-related

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee that police said may be gang-related....

 

Boy, 5, dies after being left in Arkansas day care vehicle

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A 5-year-old boy with developmental disabilities was found dead inside a daycare van where police said he'd been left all day in the sweltering heat, and an Arkansas agency launched an investigation Tuesday into why a vehic...

 

Sister says Arkansas slaying suspect battled mental illness

DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man charged in the shooting deaths of a sheriff's deputy and two other people has a history of mental illness, his sister said Friday. James Arthur Bowden, 42, surrendered Thursday after a five-hour standoff at...

 

Arkansas House advances concealed handgun exemption bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers voted Thursday to exempt college sporting events from a new state law expanding where concealed guns are allowed in a vote that one lawmaker complained was a "no-win" choice between the University of...

 

Arkansas governor signs 'sex-selection' abortion ban bill

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday signed into law a measure that would impose fines and prison time on doctors who perform abortions that are based solely on whether the mother wants to have a boy or girl. Under...

 

Arkansas panel backs gun ban at stadiums after SEC plea

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas House committee advanced a measure Tuesday to exempt college sporting events from a state law allowing guns after the Southeastern Conference appealed for guns to be banned from facilities such as football...

 

Concealed weapons bill awaits Arkansas governor's signature

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Permit holders who receive active shooting training would be able to carry concealed weapons almost anywhere in Arkansas, even the state Capitol, under a measure lawmakers sent Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday that goes...

 

Campus guns proposal continues to stall in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Proposed legislation to allow the concealed carry of handguns on Arkansas college campuses continues to stall as two amendments to the measure failed to get out of a Senate committee. The two proposed amendments were presen...

 

Amazon resists request for Echo info in Arkansas slaying

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Amazon is resisting an effort by Arkansas prosecutors to obtain potential recordings from a slaying suspect's Amazon Echo smart speaker, saying authorities haven't established that their investigation is more important...

 

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