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Prosecution rests in Josh Duggar child pornography trial

Dec. 07, 2021 07:46 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Defense attorneys for former reality TV star Josh Duggar have begun presenting their case to a federal jury with testimony from a computer analyst who said it's possible that the computer where child pornography was downloaded could have been accessed remotely. ...

Arkansas lawmakers meeting to take up income tax cut plan

Dec. 07, 2021 07:38 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Legislature is meeting on Tuesday to take up a nearly $500 million income tax cut plan, but some lawmakers are expected to push for other measures including an abortion ban styled after one passed in neighboring Texas. The House and Senate are...

Tyson Foods to spend $50M on bonuses at its meat plants

Dec. 06, 2021 12:24 PM EST

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (AP) — Tyson Foods said Monday that it plans to spend roughly $50 million on year-end bonuses for over 80,000 hourly workers at its meatpacking plants that will give them between $300 and $700 apiece. Those bonuses are on top of wage increases the company has...

No. 22 Arkansas, Penn State matched for Outback Bowl

Dec. 05, 2021 21:14 PM EST

No. 22 Arkansas (8-4, SEC) vs. Penn State (7-5, Big Ten), Jan. 1, Noon ET LOCATION: Tampa, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Arkansas: Quarterback KJ Jefferson has thrown for 2,578 yards and 21 touchdowns, with receiver Treylon Burks (1,104...

Pilot found dead at site of small plane crash in Arkansas

Dec. 05, 2021 16:12 PM EST

GLENWOOD, Ark. (AP) — The pilot was found dead when searchers in Arkansas discovered the wreckage of a single-engine plane that had gone missing, officials said Sunday. Arkansas State Police said pilot Vernon Hampton of Clarksville was the lone occupant of the plane. ...

No. 4 Baylor dominates Arkansas-Pine Bluff for 99-54 win

Dec. 04, 2021 20:25 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — LJ Cryer and the fourth-ranked Baylor Bears were ready to get back to playing together, a week after getting home from winning a title in the Bahamas. Cryer came off the bench to score 20 points, leading five players in double figures for the...

Omier, Sills carry Arkansas St. past Cent. Arkansas 95-82

Dec. 04, 2021 19:45 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Norchad Omier and Desi Sills scored 19 points apiece as Arkansas State topped Central Arkansas 95-82 on Saturday. Caleb Fields added 18 points for the Red Wolves. Fields also had six assists. Marquis Eaton had 12 points for Arkansas State (5-2). ...

Toney, Notae score 18, No. 10 Arkansas beats Little Rock

Dec. 04, 2021 19:06 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Au’Diese Toney and JD Notae each scored 18 points to lift No. 10 Arkansas past Little Rock 93-78 on Saturday. All but two of Toney’s points came in the first half, when Arkansas (8-0) built its lead to 15 points at the break. Notae took...

NTSB reports wreckage of missing plane found in Arkansas

Dec. 04, 2021 18:45 PM EST

GLENWOOD, Ark. (AP) — The wreckage of a missing airplane flying from Louisiana to Arkansas was found Saturday in southwestern Arkansas, according to the National Transportation Board. The wreckage of the single engine aircraft, identified as a Cessna 182, was found near...

Duggar trial focusing on computer where child porn was found

Dec. 03, 2021 17:40 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A computer used by Josh Duggar at work contained child pornography behind a partition that allowed the user to circumvent an application that monitors internet use, and metadata indicates the images were downloaded when the former reality TV star was working,...