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Shot at after trying to stop vehicle from passing, driver tells Little Rock police

A woman’s vehicle was struck twice by gunfire Wednesday as she drove around Little Rock, she told police.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 8:21 pm

Trial set for Arkansans accused of producing 'hard-core' sexual videos in public places

A trial date has been set for two Arkansas residents accused of producing videos of “hardcore sexual conduct” in public places, records show.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:57 pm

Actor Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman apologized Thursday to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the A-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:50 pm

Part of I-40 in Arkansas shut for 20 minutes after authorities encounter driver with knife, sheriff's office says

A stretch of Interstate 40 in Arkansas closed for about 20 minutes after authorities encountered a driver armed with a knife Thursday afternoon.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:33 pm

33-year-old shot in Little Rock; police told bullet lodged between his ribs

A 33-year-old Pine Bluff man was shot Thursday while waiting in Arkansas' capital city for his sister to pick him up, he told police.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:19 pm

'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:08 pm

State police spokesman says agency assisting in investigation of 18-year-old's death

State police responded Wednesday to a call for assistance related to the death of an 18-year-old in south Arkansas, authorities said.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 7:02 pm

Prosecutor asks judge to revoke probation for Arkansan sentenced in infant son's death

An Arkansan given probation after admitting to recklessly causing the death of her 2-month-old son is now accused of failing to meet the conditions of her suspended sentence.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 6:54 pm

Arkansas justices rule resentencing law for inmates given life without parole as teens doesn't retroactively apply

The state Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that an Arkansas man sentenced to life in prison as a teen — a punishment ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court — is not required to go through the resentencing path chosen by lawmakers.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 6:37 pm

Man who bought 12 guns for serial killer pleads guilty

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A South Carolina man has pleaded guilty to buying guns for an acquaintance who shot seven people to death, admitting he made the purchases despite knowing that the killer had a previous felony conviction and couldn't legally have the weapons.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:29 pm

Authorities: Man arrested on capital murder charge in central Arkansas hotel slaying

An out-of-state man has been arrested on a capital murder charge in the killing of a man at a Conway hotel earlier this month, police said.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:19 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow says Brad Pitt confronted Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK — Gwyneth Paltrow says ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt threatened producer Harvey Weinstein after an alleged incident of sexual misconduct.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:13 pm

Owner: Remaining Mexico Chiquitos in central Arkansas to stay open despite 2 recent closures

A pair of Mexico Chiquito locations have been shuttered within the past year, but the company said Thursday that the two remaining restaurants in central Arkansas are not set to close.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:11 pm

North Little Rock man wins nearly $20,000 in seventh straight win on 'Jeopardy!'

A North Little Rock man has yet again successfully defended his title as reigning Jeopardy! champion, winning the trivia gameshow for the seventh day in a row.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 5:00 pm

Teen found fatally shot in vehicle in central Arkansas, police say

An 18-year-old was found fatally shot in a vehicle in central Arkansas early Thursday, police say.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:51 pm

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra director stepping down after 2018-19 season

After nearly a decade at the podium with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Maestro Philip Mann is stepping down to grow his international conducting presence.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 4:08 pm

Democrat, GOP leaders to get classified briefings on Russia probe

White House lawyer Emmet Flood is among the officials who showed up for classified briefings on the Russia investigation for Democratic and Republican lawmakers.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:59 pm

Arkansas man killed after motorcycle veers into oncoming traffic on rain-soaked highway

A man was killed when his motorcycle crossed into oncoming traffic in rainy weather in Arkansas, state police said.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 3:42 pm

VIDEO: Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump canceled next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement by the North.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 12:32 pm

Arkansas AG, prodded by court, OKs ballot pitches

An ultimatum issued by the Arkansas Supreme Court on Wednesday spurred Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to again begin endorsing citizen-driven proposals for the 2018 ballot.

Published on 24 May 2018 | 9:30 am

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