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2 suspects arrested in shooting death of man in Scottsdale

Jan. 21, 2022 00:36 AM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two suspects have been arrested in Nevada and Arkansas in the fatal shooting of a man in a Scottsdale hotel parking lot, according to authorities. Scottsdale police said Ilya “Mike” Shimonov was taken to a hospital after the Jan. 3 shooting, but died...

Omier carries Arkansas St. past Texas-Arlington 75-70

Jan. 20, 2022 22:31 PM EST

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Norchad Omier had 18 points and 16 rebounds as Arkansas State edged past Texas-Arlington 75-70 on Thursday night. Marquis Eaton and Desi Sills added 16 points each for Arkansas State (12-4, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference). Eaton also had eight assists. Caleb Fields...

Asberry scores 19 to lead Texas State past Little Rock 69-59

Jan. 20, 2022 21:48 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Caleb Asberry had 19 points and eight rebounds as Texas State got past Arkansas-Little Rock 69-59 on Thursday night. Nighael Ceaser had 12 points for Texas State (12-4, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference). Isiah Small and Mason Harrell each had 10 points. ...

GOP lawmaker leaves race for Arkansas secretary of state

Jan. 19, 2022 19:12 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Republican legislator who sponsored Arkansas' voter ID law said Wednesday that he was dropping out of the secretary of state race. State Rep. Mark Lowery said he was shifting to another race and would announce Friday what office he would seek. Lowery,...

Arkansas has biggest one-day spike in COVID hospitalizations

Jan. 19, 2022 18:21 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported its biggest one-day jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations Wednesday, a new record as the state continued to feel the surge of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. The state Department of Health said COVID-19 hospitalizations increased by...

Arkansas jumps out early in 2nd, beats South Carolina 75-59

Jan. 19, 2022 09:30 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jaylin Williams scored a career-high 19 points, JD Notae added 17 and Arkansas cruised to a 75-59 victory over South Carolina on Tuesday night. It was the third consecutive win for Arkansas (13-5, 3-3 Southeastern Conference), yet it ended a string of...

King carries Jacksonville St. over C. Arkansas 86-81

Jan. 18, 2022 23:33 PM EST

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Demaree King scored 20 points and Kayne Henry scored 16 and Jacksonville State beat Central Arkansas 86-81 on Tuesday night. The Gamecocks (11-6, 4-0 ASUN) earned their sixth-straight win. Jalen Finch had 14 points and six assists and Jalen Gibbs scored 11. ...

Sanders raises $1.6M more in bid for Arkansas governor

Jan. 18, 2022 19:07 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders raised $1.6 million in the final three months of last year in her bid for Arkansas governor, her campaign said Tuesday. Sanders' campaign said that with the latest contributions she's raised $12.8 million...

Morris lifts Ark.-Pine Bluff past Bethune-Cookman 69-63

Jan. 17, 2022 23:41 PM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Dequan Morris had 20 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff got past Bethune-Cookman 69-63 on Monday night. Brandon Brown had 15 points and six assists for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4-15, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Brahm Harris added 12 points and six...

Arkansas Rep. Joe Jett will not seek reelection to seat

Jan. 17, 2022 10:36 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A northeast Arkansas state lawmaker said Monday that he will not run for reelection to his state House seat. Republican Rep. Joe Jett of Success said in a statement that he wants to spend more time working on his family farm and with his family. ...