WASHINGTON — Arkansas law enforcement agencies have received more than $34.2 million worth of M-16 rifles, armored vehicles, grenade launchers and other military gear similar to that spotlighted in confrontations in Ferguson, Mo.
LITTLE ROCK — Legislative support may be lacking for a proposal to raise money for a new prison by increasing the decal fee that Arkansas motorists pay when renewing their license plates, the chairman of the Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs said Tuesday.
FORT SMITH — Although a Federal Reserve survey taken last fall found 40 percent of people don’t feel like they have enough money to save, the Fed’s most recent numbers tell a different story with personal sector savings deposits showing a drastic increase since fourth-quarter 2013 levels of $207.1 billion to 2014’s first quarter figure of $574.3 billion.
Before the ink is dry on the police report, many people are rushing to tell us what they know about Robin Williams, his addictions, his mental illness and his failure to show gratitude the successes his life brought him.
The New York Times broke the news to us Tuesday: Russian hackers have amassed more than 1 billion (yes, with a B) Internet passwords. And you thought the Target hack — 40 million credit card numbers and 70 million other pieces of personal information — was a problem.