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Arkansas man pleads guilty to assaulting flight attendant

Sep. 23, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant on a flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Little Rock last year. Leon Anderson, 40, of Maumelle, pleaded guilty Wednesday to interfering with a flight attendant, federal...

Old SWC rivals Texas A&M-Arkansas game highlights SEC slate

Sep. 23, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

Here are things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 3: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Texas A&M (3-0) plays No. 16 Arkansas (3-0) in Arlington, Texas. The matchup of former rivals in the Southwest Conference should go a long way into shaping...

No. 16 Arkansas out to reset rivalry vs. No. 7 Texas A&M

Sep. 23, 2021 12:33 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Arkansas coach Sam Pittman knows what the resurgent Razorbacks have to do to make their series against seventh-ranked Texas A&M a real rivalry again. Things have been a bit one-sided since the Aggies joined Arkansas in the Southeastern...

No. 7 Texas A&M seeks 10th win in row over No. 16 Arkansas

Sep. 23, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

No. 7 Texas A&M (3-0, 0-0 SEC) vs. No. 16 Arkansas (3-0, 0-0) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS). Line: Texas A&M by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Arkansas leads 41-33-3. ...

2 men convicted in 2016 death of federal witness in Arkansas

Sep. 22, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two men have convicted of conspiring to kill a federal witness in Arkansas in 2016. A federal jury deliberated for about 6 1/2 hours before delivering the verdicts Tuesday against Donald Smith, 37, of Malvern, and Samuel...

2 shot, 1 fatally, outside restaurant in North Little Rock

Sep. 22, 2021 08:35 AM EDT

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two people were shot, one fatally, in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant in North Little Rock, authorities said. North Little Rock police said officers responded Tuesday night to multiple calls of shots fired outside of the...

Americans try to win back the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin

Sep. 21, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

By The Associated Press (AP) — PGA OF AMERICA RYDER CUP Site: Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Course: Whistling Straits (Straits). Yardage: 7,387. Par: 71. Defending champion: Europe. Television:...

Texas doctor who defied state's new abortion ban is sued

Sep. 20, 2021 22:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — and by Monday, two people obliged. ...

Police investigating fatal assault of Arkansas inmate

Sep. 20, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal assault at a prison of a convicted murderer who died last week, the state's prison system said Monday. Jerry Richard died at a Little Rock hospital on Friday, two days after the assault at the Cummins...

Toughness first: Pittman has Arkansas back in spotlight

Sep. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has made the long run from the north end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Stadium through the traditional Arkansas ‘A’ a few times. The second-year Razorbacks coach was an assistant coach from 2013-15 under Bret Bielema. He also grew...