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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...

North Little Rock fire being investigated as homicide

Jan. 26, 2020 12:06 PM EST

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Police in North Little Rock say a house fire earlier this month is being investigated as a homicide. Firefighters responded to a blaze at a North Little Rock home early in the morning on Jan. 18. After the blaze was extinguished, firefighters found the body of man. The...

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...

Authorities: Remains may be body of missing Arkansas woman

Jan. 25, 2020 6:13 PM EST

HAZEN, Ark. (AP) — Human remains recovered Saturday from a crude grave in Arkansas may be the body of a woman who has been missing since earlier this month, authorities said. The Arkansas State Police said authorities discovered the remains while investigating the disappearance of 42-year-old Christy...

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...

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2015, file photo, Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin is interviewed in his office at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. An independent panel has approved raises for all 135 members of the Arkansas General Assembly and the state's seven constitutional officers for a total of more than $150,000 combined in payroll increases. Griffin, asked the commission not to increase his salary at all. Even so, the panel unanimously approved his pay raise.

Arkansas panel OKs pay raises for some elected officials

Jan. 23, 2020 1:52 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An independent panel has approved raises for all 135 members of the Arkansas General Assembly and the state's seven constitutional officers for a total of more than $150,000 combined in payroll increases. The Independent Citizens Commission approved the 2.5% bump on Wednesday,...

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...

Judge: Give Little Rock police officer badge, gun back

Jan. 21, 2020 1:39 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge ordered the city of Little Rock to give an officer fired for fatally shooting a black motorist his badge and gun back as soon as possible, and says the city's police chief will lose his own badge and gun if officials don't comply. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...

Events scheduled across Michigan to honor King's legacy

Jan. 18, 2020 10:48 AM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Events are scheduled across Michigan to honor the work and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and recognize the federal holiday named after the civil rights leader. Eastern Michigan University has kicked off a week-long series of events at its Ypsilanti campus, including the...