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Search continues for escaped inmate accused of rape

Search continues for escaped inmate accused of rape

Officials are still searching for an inmate who escaped Monday morning on his way to a hearing at the Pulaski County Courthouse. Anael Castro-Hernandez, 30, was last seen Monday running south on Center Street, and a shirt he was wearing was found at Sixth and Scott streets. Arkan...

Fifth suspect arrested in Bryant home invasion, robbery

The fifth person accused of invading and robbing a Bryant home in late July was arrested Thursday afternoon in the Otter Creek a...

Greenwood man gets 6 years for animal abuse

GREENWOOD — An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for animal abuse after authorities found emaciated dogs at h...
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JOHN BRUMMETT

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Petty politics

Should we move toward full funding for universal pre-kindergarten enrollment for the state's 4-year-olds? It's an important question.

WALLY HALL

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BRYAN HENDRICKS

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Lake Conway outing a treat for kayak angler

A remote cove on the back side of Lake Conway was a perfect place to spend an evening fishing ...

Fifth suspect arrested in Bryant home invasion, robbery

The fifth person accused of invading and robbing a Bryant home in late July was arrested Thursday afternoon in the Otter Creek area of Little Rock, officials say.

Tyson says tender offer for Hillshire completed

Tyson Food's tender offer to acquire Hillshire Brands at $63 a share has been successfully completed, a day after the companies reached a settlement with the Justice Department's antitrust division to clear the way for the $8.5 billion acquisition.

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Terminology tweaks aim for ‘smart swarm’

Arkansas' defensive players say they are going to play faster, more aggressively and with better ball-hawking sense this season.

MovieStyle: Brosnan, post-Bond

It’s been a dozen years since Pierce Brosnan last played James Bond, and in that time he’s (mostly) pursued some interesting roles seemingly designed to erase our image of him as a pretty boy TV star punching above his weight in the movies.

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1.5% projected for U.S. growth

The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by 1.5 percent this year, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

The Weekend Ten

1 MACHO Labor Day Weekend gets some serious horsepower at the annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races, Friday-Sunday.

U.N.: Syrian civilians target of war crimes

The Syrian government has likely used chlorine gas to attack civilians while the Islamic State group fighting it has committed crimes against humanity with attacks on civilians in two provinces, an independent United Nations commission said Wednesday.

Lost and not found

There's been a lot of talk, and writing, of late about what's now called the militarization of local police departments. Which is understandable given the surreal reaction to the riots in Ferguson, Mo., after an unarmed black teenager was shot by a white policeman there.

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.

APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.

Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.

Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East.

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