WASHINGTON — The Springdale police department was awarded a $563,094 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice that will help hire or retain seven officers involved in school-based policing.
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LITTLE ROCK — The bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock says a Yell County priest has been removed from the ministry and will not be allowed to function as a priest again because of “credible allegations of sexual misconduct.”
LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock police arrested a Jacksonville man Monday in the disappearance of a real estate agent.
WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton will campaign next week in Arkansas for the Democratic ticket.
WASHINGTON — Rejecting criticism of its latest TV ad, Republican Senate hopeful Tom Cotton plans to keep running the “Farm Bill” message beyond its current ad buy.
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the ineffective counsel claim of a condemned man from New Orleans who killed a Fayetteville couple in 2007.
FORT SMITH — In town to help break ground for the U.S. Marshals Museum, Arkansas’ 3rd District representative spent time Wednesday talking politics and national threats like Islamic State militants and an Ebola outbreak “wreaking havoc” in West Africa.
FORT SMITH — A ceremony to break ground on the estimated $50 million U.S. Marshals Museum was held Wednesday along the Arkansas River in Fort Smith, an event attracting a boisterous crowd of more than 600 and included state and local dignitaries and the director of the U.S. Marshals Service .
The Arkansas chapter of the AARP on Wednesday released a “nonpartisan” voter guide featuring the positions of candidates in “key federal and state races — in their own words — on critical issues,” according to an AARP Arkansas news release.
PINE BLUFF — A prison inmate death Tuesday at the Varner Unit in Lincoln County is being investigated as a homicide, according to Department of Correction officials.