Little Rock

Trump a loser as NFL anthem policy maker

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL will not adopt a rule forcing players to stand for the<b> National Anthem.</b> <b><br>Donald Trump</b> had demanded such a …


Little Rock police arrest suspected 1st shooter at nightclub

Police say they have arrested the person suspected of firing first during a mass shooting at a Little Rock rap concert last summer.<p>No one died in the …


Little Rock doctor arrested in sex-assault case

Police on Tuesday arrested a Little Rock doctor accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy, according to an arrest report.


North Texas Takes Down Little Rock 183-106

In the first dual meet of the 2017-18 season, the North Texas swimming and diving team defeated Little Rock, 183-106. Junior Brittany Thurstin led …


Teens to be charged as adults in shooting of 58-year-old man, Little Rock police say

Little Rock police say two teenagers are being charged as adults after a 58-year-old man was shot during a robbery Saturday morning.


Mandela exhibit opens at Clinton Library in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. • Photographs commissioned by the Nelson Mandela Foundation along with a re-creation of the former South African president’s prison …

St. Louis

Rapper's Little Rock concert canceled due to security issues

A rap concert has been canceled in Little Rock after the city's police chief raised safety concerns.<p>The concert was scheduled for Friday at the Clear …


Woman dies handcuffed after being shot by police stun gun

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas woman who died while handcuffed had flown into a rage that lasted an hour before she was subdued by a chemical agent …


Little Rock man wins $300,000 off scratch-off lottery ticket

A Little Rock man collected $300,000 off a scratch-off ticket Monday morning, according to a news release from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

The Little Rock Nine and the state of America’s race relations

A. Y. Owen, Time Life Pictures/Getty ImagesMinnijean Brown, 15, arrives with the other members of the Little Rock Nine outside Central High School in …


Little Rock man admits to soliciting child sex; Craigslist ads led police to offender

A Little Rock man pleaded guilty Friday morning to a federal charge of attempted enticement of a minor, admitting he solicited sex with young …


One person dead after police shooting in Little Rock; 2 officers taken to hospital

One person is dead and two officers are injured after a vehicle crash and an officer-involved shooting in Little Rock on Saturday morning, according …


Planned Parenthood seeks halt to Arkansas abortion pill law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Planned Parenthood asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to prevent Arkansas from enforcing restrictions on how the abortion pill is administered while the organization asks the nation's highest court to review a ruling in favor of the new limits.<p>Planned Parenthood Great …

Rights & Freedoms

Arkansas trucking companies performing well in stocks

The four major trucking companies in Arkansas posted the best third-quarter stock performances compared with the rest of the state's publicly traded …


Chain known for nine-patty cheeseburger set to open first Arkansas location in west Little Rock

Connecticut-based chain Wayback Burgers is set to open its first Arkansas location in the state’s capital city.


The Fyzz Facility Sets Up New TV Arm, Led by Zoe Rocha

London-based film producer and financer The Fyzz Facility is expanding into television, setting up a new TV arm to create high-end scripted programs …


Frank Scott Jr. defends exploratory campaigning for Little Rock mayor

<b>Frank Scott Jr.</b> joined <b>Rep. Warwick Sabin</b> today in issuing a statement defending their forming exploratory committees to raise money to run for <b>Little</b> …

Robbed at gunpoint of SUV after stopping to ask for directions in Little Rock, man tells police

A driver was robbed at gunpoint of his wallet, cellphone and SUV early Wednesday after stopping in Little Rock to ask for directions, according to a …


Navy Accepts Delivery of LCS Little Rock

Official Publication of the Navy League of the United States<p>Posted: September 25, 2017 5:20 PM<p>MARINETTE, Wis. — The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of …


raceAhead: Trump Unites the NFL

It appears that President Trump has managed to unite at least part of the nation.<p>In a red-meat ramble delivered in his signature “campaign rally” …

Stevie Wonder

"Teach Us All" documentary explores education inequality

Sixty years ago today, nine black students entered an all-white high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The new documentary "Teach Us All" honors the …

Ava DuVernay

How Trump's Divisive Comments United the NFL

It appears that President Trump has managed to unite at least part of the nation.<p>In a red-meat ramble delivered in his signature “campaign rally” …

Stevie Wonder

From Little Rock to Trump, Are There Lessons To Be Learned?

Neal McCluskeyToday is the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of public schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a deeply disturbing event for the …

Conservative View

When Black Children Are Targeted for Punishment

Sixty years ago today, Minnijean Brown and eight other black students walked into all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., as angry white protesters shouted obscenities, spat on them and threatened violence in full view of television cameras.<p>The Little Rock Nine were escorted by soldiers …


How the Little Rock Nine changed the face of the South

News (U.S.)

PAPER TRAILS: Little Rock man on 'Survivor'; country star Justin Moore sets intimate Arkansas show

SURVIVOR STRIVER: The production tribe has spoken. Cole Medders, a 24-year-old graduate of Little Rock Christian Academy and Baylor University, is …

'Little Rock Nine' members mark school's 1957 desegregation

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of the nine black students who famously integrated Central High School in Little Rock in 1957 says the images of a white supremacist rally in Virginia last month immediately reminded her of the mobs she faced 60 years ago.<p>Minnijean Brown Trickey said Friday she couldn't …

Robert E. Lee

Homeless advocate, former Arkansas lawmaker dies while jogging in downtown Little Rock

Robert Johnston would do whatever was necessary to help people in need in Little Rock, whether that meant battling City Hall about its responsibility …

Who’s in Charge in Little Rock?

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Now that the Sept. 18 deadline for cultivator and dispensary applications has passed, it’s time for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana …


Ex-financial adviser ordered to pay McFadden attorney fees

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The former financial adviser to Dallas Cowboy Darren McFadden is being ordered to pay McFadden's attorneys because he failed to provide court-ordered information in a lawsuit by McFadden.<p>McFadden, a former Arkansas Razorback, is suing Michael Vick in federal court in Little …