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Man dead near Clinton after barricading himself in residence, holding child at gunpoint

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The Arkansas State Police said in a press release today that it is investigating the use of deadly force by state troopers last night at a residence off Arkansas Highway 9, south of Clinton in Van Buren County. William Lloyd Jones, 49, had barricaded himself...

BREAKING: Arrest made in Linda Collins-Smith homicide

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From the Arkansas State Police: Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division and deputies of the Randolph County Sheriff’s Department, in coordination with the Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, have arrested one person in connection with the homicide of former...

Independence County under Red Flag Warning

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The National Weather Service in Little Rock has put Independence County under a Red Flag Warning. A Red Flag Warning means conditions are ripe for possible wildfires. Click here for all the info.

Man shoots out front door window of Little Rock pizzeria after complaining about lack of toppings

The Smoking Gun website has a story about a man apparently so upset with the lack of toppings on his pizza from a Little Rock restaurant that police say he shot out the glass of the eatery's front door. Michael Brown (pictured below), 44, was...

Over two pounds of meth found in Calico Rock drug bust

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Three men were arrested Wednesday, Feb. 6, in a drug bust by authorities in Calico Rock. Izard County Sheriff Earnie Blackley said his office was joined by the 16th District Drug Task Force, parole and probation officers, and the Stone County Sheriff’s Department to execute...

Hog OT commitment switches to Notre Dame

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The Notre Dame football site BlueAndGold.com has word on a (now former) Razorback offensive tackle commitment from Pulaski Academy deciding to flip to the Fighting Irish. Click here for the scoop on the Razorback Benedict Arnold. (Just kidding. Sort of.) Image of Luke Jones via his...

State Trooper wounded during Hot Spring County traffic stop

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Arkansas State Trooper Kyle Sheldon was wounded Sunday night (April 1, 2018) when he was shot during a traffic stop at U.S. Hwy. 270 near Interstate 30 in Rockport (Hot Spring County). Trooper Sheldon was transported to a Hot Springs hospital. His wound is not believed...

Reports: Three people, including two police officers, shot at Forrest City Walmart

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UPDATE, 02/10/2020, 4:26 p.m. -- From the Associated Press: Officials say a gunman is dead and two police officers are injured following a shooting at a Walmart in eastern Arkansas. The shooting took place Monday morning in Forrest City, about 45 miles west of Memphis,...

New life for Dogpatch USA property?

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InsideFortSmith.com reports the long-closed Dogpatch USA near Jasper might be home to a new tourist destination. Click here for all the info.  

Pangburn man dies after being hit by tractor-trailer

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A White County man was killed Monday evening in a pedestrian-vehicle accident near White Hall in Jefferson County. The Arkansas State Police preliminary report by Trooper Justin R. Williams said a Kenworth 18-wheeler was traveling southbound on Interstate 530 when a man on foot was...

Conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris purchases former Dogpatch USA theme park

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Noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris announced Tuesday the purchase of the former Dogpatch USA theme park property, a beautiful 400-acre natural setting, in northern Arkansas’ Newton County, a release from Bass Pro Shops noted. While specific plans for the property remain...