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Police work at the scene of a shooting at a residence in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Police in Arkansas say two women have been killed and a 2-year-old boy injured in a shooting at their home. (Thomas Metthe/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)

Police ID 2 women killed in shooting at Little Rock home

Jan. 26, 2020 4:42 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday identified two women who were killed at their Little Rock home during a shooting that also injured a 2-year-old boy. Little Rock police said I’Quira Tate, 21, and Brittany Tate, 24, were fatally shot after a male suspect entered their home and started...

Nowell scores 22 to lead UALR past South Alabama 73-71

Jan. 26, 2020 12:04 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Markquis Nowell had 22 points as Arkansas-Little Rock edged past South Alabama 73-71 on Saturday night. Ben Coupet Jr. had 15 points for Arkansas-Little Rock (15-7, 9-2 Sun Belt Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive win. Jovan Stulic added 14 points. Ruot Monyyong had 11...

Police work at the scene of a shooting at a residence in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. Police in Arkansas say two women have been killed and a 2-year-old boy injured in a shooting at their home. (Thomas Metthe/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)

2 killed, toddler injured in shooting at Little Rock home

Jan. 25, 2020 2:29 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two women were killed and a 2-year-old boy was injured in a shooting at their Little Rock home early Saturday morning, police said. Officer Eric Barnes said officers arriving at the home found the two women dead. Police say they've identified a person of interest, but that person...

Judge OKs classified information status in terrorism case

Jan. 24, 2020 7:04 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge in Arkansas has allowed a U.S. government official to help guard against the release of classified information during the upcoming terrorism trial of a Yemeni citizen accused of providing material support to al-Qaida. U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright on Thursday...

Monyyong sends Little Rock past Troy with an 81-63 win

Jan. 22, 2020 10:43 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Ruot Monyyong scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds and Little Rock beat Troy 81-63 on Wednesday. Jaizec Lottie scored 14 and Kamani Johnson 12 making all five of his shot attempts. Charles Norman's jump shot with 38 seconds before halftime put Troy up...

Arkansas man gets probation after mailing powder to senator

Jan. 15, 2020 2:46 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A 78-year-old Arkansas man has been sentenced to a year of probation after mailing white powder and a threatening letter about slavery reparations to Republican Sen. Tom Cotton’s office in Washington two years ago. Henry Edward Goodloe, who is black, pleaded guilty in...

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015, file photo, Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, R-Pocahontas, speaks at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. A woman charged with killing the former Arkansas state lawmaker faces new charges alleging that she asked fellow inmates to kill the victim's ex-husband. Authorities on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2019, charged Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell with two counts of criminal solicitation to commit capital murder and two counts of criminal solicitation to commit tampering with physical evidence. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

Woman charged in former lawmaker's death faces new charges

Jan. 14, 2020 4:57 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A woman charged with killing a former Arkansas state lawmaker faced new charges Tuesday alleging that she asked fellow inmates to kill the victim's ex-husband. Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell, who has pleaded not guilty to capital murder in the killing of former state Sen. Linda Collins,...

S. Alabama defense stifles cold-shooting Little Rock 52-43

Jan. 11, 2020 9:07 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Chad Lott scored 14 points, Josh Ajayi added 13 and South Alabama's defense helped the Jaguars upend Little Rock 52-43 on Saturday. South Alabama forced a season-high 24 turnovers with nine steals and four blocked shots and held Little Rock without a field goal for the last six...

Ajayi's double-double sends S. Alabama past Arkansas St.

Jan. 9, 2020 10:39 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Josh Ajayi had 20 points and 11 rebounds as South Alabama beat Arkansas State 75-59 on Thursday night. Chad Lott had 16 points and eight rebounds for South Alabama (10-7, 3-3 Sun Belt Conference). Herb McGee added 12 points. Trhae Mitchell had 12 points for the home team. Marquis Eaton...

Adams, Gordon lead Troy past UALR 76-71

Jan. 9, 2020 9:59 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Darian Adams had 18 points and 11 rebounds as Troy narrowly beat Arkansas-Little Rock 76-71 on Thursday night. Ty Gordon added 17 points for Troy, while Desmond Williams chipped in 15. Nick Stampley had three blocks for Troy (7-10, 3-3 Sun Belt Conference). Troy posted a season-high 15...