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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.

Arkansas senator suspended over filing frivolous complaint

Sep. 27, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas state senator won't have access to Senate offices and can't participate in legislative meetings after the Senate on Tuesday ruled he made a frivolous ethics complaint against a fellow lawmaker in retaliation for sanctions he received earlier this year. ...

No. 17 Texas A&M has responded since home upset vs App State

Sep. 25, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher was glad Texas A&M had to face consecutive top-15 opponents after that embarrassing home loss to Appalachian State. The Aggies have certainly responded while learning a few things about themselves. “We could have been...

Big fourth quarter lifts Alcorn State over UAPB

Sep. 25, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Alcorn State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 38-21 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night. The Braves (2-2) trailed the Golden Lions (2-2) by four points at halftime, took a 24-21 lead with a pair of...

Achane leads No. 23 Texas A&M past No. 10 Arkansas, 23-21

Sep. 25, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Demani Richardson got the ball just like he wanted, and the defensive back sprinted the final 82 yards down the sideline on a wild fumble return touchdown for No. 23 Texas A&M. “Big momentum play. That helped us a lot,” Aggies running back Devon...

Old Dominion wins first conference game as Sun Belt member

Sep. 24, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Hayden Wolff passed for 279 yards with two touchdowns and led a second-half rally as Old Dominion defeated Arkansas State 29-26 on Saturday for its first Sun Belt Conference victory. The Monarchs (2-2, 1-0) trailed 12-0 at halftime and 19-7 early in the third...

DeLaurent's 3 TDs help SE Missouri St. beat Central Arkansas

Sep. 24, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Paxton DeLaurent passed for 252 yards and two touchdowns, and he rushed for 60 yards and a score to help Southeast Missouri State beat Central Arkansas 35-27 on Saturday. DeLaurent’s 11-yard keeper with 10:57 remaining in the fourth quarter gave SEMO a 35-20...

Recreational marijuana measure OK’d for Arkansas ballot

Sep. 22, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday said voters can decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, overturning a state panel's decision to block the measure from the November ballot. Justices granted a request by Responsible Growth Arkansas, the...

Pittman, No. 10 Arkansas seek 4-0 again vs No. 23 Texas A&M

Sep. 22, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman fondly remembers that feeling in the locker room after the Razorbacks' first-in-a-decade victory, and finally beating longtime rival Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference game. “We were 4-0 at the time and it felt awful...