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Nowell carries UALR over Duquesne 76-66

Nov. 30, 2020 7:13 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Markquis Nowell scored 13 points and distributed 11 assists, Ruot Monyyong added 10 points and 13 rebounds and Arkansas-Little Rock defeated Duquesne 76-66 on Monday. Nikola Maric had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Trojans. (2-1). Nowell was a rebound shy of a triple-double....

Miller scores 24 to lead UNC-Greensboro past UALR 77-70

Nov. 27, 2020 10:05 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 24 points and UNC Greensboro won its season opener with a 77-70 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock on Friday night. Miller hit 10 of 13 shots and added five steals. Hayden Koval had 14 points and seven blocks for UNC Greensboro (1-0). Kaleb Hunter added 10 points....

Maric, Nowell lift UALR over Prairie View 71-66

Nov. 25, 2020 8:35 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nikola Maric and Markquis Nowell scored 17 points apiece and Arkansas-Little Rock edged Prairie View 71-66 for a season-opening win on Wednesday. Ruot Monyyong added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Trojans, who went 17 of 18 from the foul line in the second half while the Panthers...

Arkansas man arrested in interstate shooting that killed 1

Nov. 24, 2020 1:40 PM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — A Pine Bluff man has been arrested on suspicion of capital murder and attempted capital murder in connection with a September shooting that happened on a central Arkansas interstate, authorities said. Anthony Madison, 20, was being held without bond in the Saline County jail after...

Pandemic forcing some Arkansas school districts to adjust

Nov. 22, 2020 5:57 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing some school districts in Arkansas to adjust their operations and consider possibly switching to virtual instruction. Bryant Public Schools is seeing an increase in the number of positive cases and close contacts at its junior high and high...

Arkansas official: Tornado injures 4 people, destroys homes

Nov. 16, 2020 12:36 PM EST

ROMANCE, Ark. (AP) — A tornado in northeast Arkansas left four people injured and destroyed buildings and mobile homes, authorities said. The severe weather Sunday was near Romance, an unincorporated community about 23 miles (37 kilometers) west of Searcy, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. No deaths...

Residents, groups suing Arkansas to block 2 highway projects

Nov. 13, 2020 9:26 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A group of Arkansas neighborhoods and residents filed a lawsuit seeking to block the state from completing two interstate projects — including a $1 billion plan to widen an interstate corridor in the heart of downtown Little Rock — until it can prove the projects...

Arkansas police officer fatally shot, suspect in custody

Nov. 13, 2020 3:43 PM EST

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — A man wanted in the fatal shooting of a police officer in eastern Arkansas was arrested Friday in northwest Mississippi, according to Arkansas State Police. Latarius Howard, 29, surrendered to U.S marshals shortly after 6 a.m. in Shaw, Mississippi, Arkansas State Police...

Arkansas halfway to fundraising goal for Bates, Cash statues

Nov. 12, 2020 3:45 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' governor on Thursday said the state is halfway toward the fundraising goal for replacing its statues at the U.S. Capitol with ones depicting civil rights leader Daisy Bates and country music legend Johnny Cash. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said $510,000 in private donations has...

Oregon man arrested in 2004 killing of Arkansas woman

Nov. 9, 2020 2:00 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Ark. (AP) — An Oregon man has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in the killing of a 22-year-old Arkansas woman who was found dead more than 15 years ago. William Miller, 44, was arrested Saturday night in Lane County, Oregon, for the 2004 killing of Rebekah Gould, Arkansas State...