Little Rock

Challenger Goes the Distance as Eagles Blank Little Rock, 5-0

Next Game:<p>Little Rock<p>4/30/2017 - 1 pm<p>Ga.Southern Sports Network<p>GS All-Access<p><b>STATESBORO, GA.</b> - BehindEvan Challenger's first career complete game …

Major League Baseball

2 Arkansas men set to be executed want stays for poor health

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health.<p>Lawyers for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams asked the 8th Circuit …

Death Penalty

Sensley Lifts Louisiana To Sweep Of Little Rock

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Cajuns Baseball Sweeps Little Rock In Doubleheader

<b>LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –</b> The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns baseball team extended its win streak to seven games as the Cajuns swept Little Rock, 9-4 and 7-4, in …

College Football

12 great bike rides in, around, or between cities

Ideal routes for urban cycling and sightseeing<p>For many cyclists, spring means finally being able to bike again, a chance to return to a pedal-powered commute and explore. Cycling, especially bike sharing, offers some of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to check out new neighborhoods or …

Urban Planning

Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years

<b>Little Rock:</b> Arkansas has executed its first inmate in 12 years after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death …

Death Penalty

Six Arrested in Human Trafficking Bust With Ties to Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Undercover officers arrest half a dozen people during a prostitution sting in Louisiana, five have ties to Little Rock.<p>Six people …

Human Trafficking

10 US cities where it's cheaper to buy a home than rent

Almost everywhere in the U.S., it's cheaper to rent a home than to buy.<p>But in select cities, homeowners come out ahead, thanks to a low cost of …

Real Estate

After Arkansas Execution Blocked, Victim’s Daughter Still Wants Justice

LITTLE ROCK — Susan Khani drove across the state of Arkansas Monday to watch her mother's killer be executed — but she left disappointed.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to overturn the stay on the death sentence of Don Davis, the man who shot her mother in the back of the head after burglarizing …

Death Penalty

A View From The “Other Side”

<b>The Presidential Leadership Scholars Program on Why We Must Learn to Understand and Relate to Each Other</b><p>Over the past 18 months, I have been welcomed into a family I never expected to be a part of. When word came in that I had been accepted into the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, little …

U.S. Presidency

Little Rock pushes sales tax law for online retailers

A Little Rock official says the Legislature must pass a bill in order for the city to sue online retailers over sales tax collection.<p>The Arkansas …

Taxes

Downtown Little Rock church damaged in Easter Sunday fire

Firefighters put out a blaze at a downtown Little Rock church on Easter Sunday afternoon, authorities said.<p>Little Rock Fire Department Capt. Jacob …

Wooten in right place in late '60s

PERMANENT SUBSTITUTE: After the death last Sunday of Northwest Arkansas native Bob Wooten, longtime guitar player for a fellow Arkansan, the late …

Entertainment

Arkansas execution plan major test for drug secrecy measures

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — If Arkansas succeeds in executing multiple inmates by the end of the month, despite several setbacks in court, it will show that states have found an effective way of repelling some legal challenges that have thwarted or delayed executions in recent years.<p>Arkansas and at …

Death Penalty

Baseball. BSB: Gardner's Relief Outing Leads Mavs

UTA posted a 10-5 win over Little Rock on Saturday to claim a series rubber match.

Baseball

Arkansas' multiple execution plan appearing to unravel

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' already compromised plan to execute eight men by the end of the month appeared to unravel Friday, with a judge blocking the use of a lethal injection drug and the state's highest court granting a stay to one of the first inmates who had been scheduled to …

Death Penalty

As Arkansas Prepares for Seven Back-to-Back Executions, a Victim Requests Clemency

On a Monday morning in late March, Dina Windle sat quietly inside the Varner Unit of the Arkansas Department of Correction, some 80 miles southeast …

Death Penalty

BBC News

Actor Johnny Depp joined former-death row inmate Damien Echols to protest against the Arkansas plan to execute seven men over the span of 10 days, beginning on Monday.<p>They rallied outside the Arkansas capitol building in Little Rock.

Delaware

Arkansas judge blocks series of executions

<b>Little Rock:</b> An Arkansas judge issued a temporary restraining order late on Friday effectively halting the state from executing six men it had …

Death Penalty

Doctor tells U.S. court drug not suitable for Arkansas executions

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - A surgeon told a federal court in Arkansas on Wednesday that a sedative the state plans to use in its lethal injection mix is not suitable for surgery and should be prohibited when Arkansas holds an unprecedented series of executions later this month.<p>Arkansas plans to …

Death Penalty

Experts differ on drug Arkansas plans to use in executions

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge on Wednesday heard conflicting testimony on whether the three-drug cocktail Arkansas plans to use to execute seven …

Death Penalty

In Little Rock, Bill Clinton praises state's Medicaid use

Former President Bill Clinton on Monday heralded Arkansas' Medicaid expansion as a model for the rest of the country in front of public health …

Public Health

Here are the 7 men Arkansas plans to execute this month

Filed 10:00 p.m.<p>04.10.2017<p>News<p>The cases of the condemned capture much of the debate for and against the death penalty.<p><i>This article was published in</i> …

Death Penalty

Arkansas set to send seven men to oblivion

Arkansas is in a race against the clock: The small southern state wants to execute seven killers in 11 days.<p>The reason? The state’s stock of lethal …

Death Penalty

Judge to consider Arkansas' plan to execute 7 in 11 days

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge considering Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute seven inmates over 11 days before its supply of an execution drug expires has had a hand in key decisions on several social issues in the state.<p>Judge Kristine Baker, who was appointed to U.S. District Court for the …

News (U.S.)

1 killed in crash involving motorcycle on I-30 in Little Rock, police say

One person was reported killed in a collision involving a motorcycle Saturday night on a busy stretch of Interstate 30 in downtown Little …

Hit in Little Rock street, man is killed; 1 car flees

Little Rock police were investigating Saturday after a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident Friday night.

4 dead after Houston woman opens fire on family members

On Friday, four people were killed and one injured when a Houston woman opened fire on her family members at three different locations before …

Houston

Jerry Jones: 'The biggest disappointment' in my time with Cowboys is not getting Romo to a Super Bowl

This Story is About...<p>Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has long talked of quarterback Tony Romo being Super Bowl-worthy. Now that Romo has announced he's …

Dallas Cowboys

The Killing Spree Edition

The <b>legal challenges</b> to the state’s plan to <b>execute eight men over a 10-day time period</b>, <b>Governor Hutchinson’s vetoes</b> and a scuttled bid to return the</b> …

North Carolina