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2 Arkansas deputies filmed in violent arrest fired from jobs

Oct. 06, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas deputies who were caught on video violently arresting a suspect outside a convenience store in August have been fired, Crawford County Sheriff Jimmy Damante said Thursday. Damante told Fort Smith television station KHBS that deputies Levi White...

3 dead after apartment fire in North Little Rock

Oct. 04, 2022 08:56 AM EDT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say three people have died after a fire early Tuesday at a North Little Rock apartment complex. The fire broke out shortly after 2 a.m. at an apartment near Shorter College, authorities said. North Little Rock Fire Department Capt. Dustin...

Suspect in Arkansas hospital shooting pleads not guilty

Sep. 29, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man charged with fatally shooting a man visiting a patient at a Little Rock-area hospital pleaded not guilty Thursday to capital murder and aggravated assault. A judge set bond at $500,000 for Raymond Lovett, 24, during a brief video...

Arkansas hospital visitor shot dead; acquaintance arrested

Sep. 28, 2022 21:11 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man visiting a patient at a Little Rock-area hospital was shot dead Wednesday by a person he knew, and the suspect was arrested about an hour later at a gas station, police said. Police found Leighton Whitfield, 21, dead on the fourth floor of CHI St....

Police: 1 dead, person of interest arrested following shooting at hospital near Little Rock, Arkansas

Sep. 28, 2022 13:56 PM EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police: 1 dead, person of interest arrested following shooting at hospital near Little Rock, Arkansas.

Sarah Sanders released from hospital after cancer surgery

Sep. 17, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Republican who is running for governor in Arkansas, was released from a hospital Saturday after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer. “Following successful surgery on Friday to remove her thyroid and...

Sarah Sanders undergoes surgery for thyroid cancer

Sep. 16, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is running for governor in Arkansas, underwent surgery Friday for thyroid cancer. Sanders announced she underwent the surgery after a biopsy earlier this month revealed that she had thyroid cancer....

Gruden 'ashamed' about emails that cost him his job

Aug. 31, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Raiders coach Jon Gruden says he is “ashamed” about his old offensive emails that cost him his job and hopes to get another chance in football. Gruden spoke publicly about the affair at the Little Rock Touchdown Club for the first time since he...

Lawsuit filed over violent arrest outside Arkansas store

Aug. 30, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man who was beaten and held down by Arkansas law enforcement officers during an arrest that was caught on a widely circulated video has filed a federal lawsuit against the officers. Attorneys for Randal Worcester filed the lawsuit Monday over the Aug. 21...

3 Arkansas officers suspended after video captures beating

Aug. 23, 2022 07:09 AM EDT

MULBERRY, Ark. (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have started a civil rights investigation following the suspension of three Arkansas law enforcement officers after a video posted on social media showed two of them beating a man while a third officer held him on the ground. ...