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Smith leads Central Arkansas over Arkansas-Pine Bluff 45-23

Sep. 19, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Breylin Smith threw four first-half touchdown passes and Central Arkansas beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 45-23 on Saturday night. Smith finished 31-of-42 passing for 329 yards. Three different receivers had a touchdown catch from inside the 7, and Tyler...

Washington stop early spiral, thumps Arkansas State 52-3

Sep. 18, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — After two weeks of criticism, questions and overall misery, Jimmy Lake finally saw a little bit of enjoyment on the Washington sideline as the time ticked away on a blowout victory. In the process, the Huskies may have found some answers to their...

No. 20 Arkansas smashes Georgia Southern, 45-10

Sep. 18, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A week after beating then-No. 15 Texas and a week before facing No. 5 Texas A&M, both age-old rivals, No. 20 Arkansas could have faltered against Georgia Southern. After all, the Razorbacks, who haven’t had a winning season in five years,...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alma 28, Rogers Heritage 27 Baptist Prep 31, McCrory 24 Benton 40, LR Catholic 7 Booneville 35, Mena 6 Camden Fairview 60, Watson Chapel 24 Cedarville...

Texan tied to 'boogaloo' sentenced to 50 years in prison

Sep. 17, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas man linked to the “boogaloo” movement who livestreamed threats to kill police was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder of a peace officer. On Thursday, a jury in Bowie County found...

Ex-deputy charged with manslaughter in white teen's death

Sep. 17, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas sheriff's deputy was charged Friday with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a white teenager whose death has drawn the attention of national civil rights activists. A special prosecutor announced the felony charge against...

Former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of white teenager during traffic stop

Sep. 17, 2021 11:24 AM EDT
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of white teenager during traffic stop.

Latest: SKorea reports more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Sep. 16, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus, nearing a one-day record set last month, continuing an alarming surge as the nation enters its biggest holiday of the year. The 2,008 cases reported Friday was the 73rd...

Arkansas reports 33 new COVID deaths and 1,824 virus cases

Sep. 16, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported 33 new COVID-19 deaths and more than 1,800 new coronavirus cases Thursday. The Department of Health said the state's COVID-19 pandemic death toll rose to 7,395, with coronavirus cases rising by 1,824 to 480,934. ...

Washington looks to stop early spiral hosting Arkansas State

Sep. 16, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — What appeared to be an easy final tune-up before Washington jumps into conference play has quickly become a tipping point for the Huskies' entire season. Butch Jones and Arkansas State have a chance Saturday to send Washington’s season into a much...