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Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:56 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alma 28, Rogers Heritage 27 Baptist Prep 31, McCrory 24 Benton 40, LR Catholic 7 Booneville 35, Mena 6 Camden Fairview 60, Watson Chapel 24 Cedarville...

Texan tied to 'boogaloo' sentenced to 50 years in prison

Sep. 17, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

NEW BOSTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas man linked to the “boogaloo” movement who livestreamed threats to kill police was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison after being convicted of attempted murder of a peace officer. On Thursday, a jury in Bowie County found...

Ex-deputy charged with manslaughter in white teen's death

Sep. 17, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas sheriff's deputy was charged Friday with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a white teenager whose death has drawn the attention of national civil rights activists. A special prosecutor announced the felony charge against...

Former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of white teenager during traffic stop

Sep. 17, 2021 11:24 AM EDT
RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal shooting of white teenager during traffic stop.

Latest: SKorea reports more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Sep. 16, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus, nearing a one-day record set last month, continuing an alarming surge as the nation enters its biggest holiday of the year. The 2,008 cases reported Friday was the 73rd...

Arkansas reports 33 new COVID deaths and 1,824 virus cases

Sep. 16, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas reported 33 new COVID-19 deaths and more than 1,800 new coronavirus cases Thursday. The Department of Health said the state's COVID-19 pandemic death toll rose to 7,395, with coronavirus cases rising by 1,824 to 480,934. ...

Washington looks to stop early spiral hosting Arkansas State

Sep. 16, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — What appeared to be an easy final tune-up before Washington jumps into conference play has quickly become a tipping point for the Huskies' entire season. Butch Jones and Arkansas State have a chance Saturday to send Washington’s season into a much...

No. 20 Arkansas looks to avoid letdown vs. Georgia Southern

Sep. 16, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

Georgia Southern (1-1) at No. 20 Arkansas (2-0), Saturday at 4 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Arkansas by 23 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: First meeting. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Arkansas is ranked for...

No. 20 Arkansas looks to build on Texas win vs. Ga. Southern

Sep. 16, 2021 13:30 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has done in 12 games what the two previous football coaches at Arkansas couldn't in five seasons. Last Saturday’s resounding 40-21 thumping of then-No. 15 Texas catapulted the Razorbacks (2-0) into the Associated Press Top 25 for...

Woman pleads not guilty in Arkansas officer's death

Sep. 16, 2021 09:05 AM EDT

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A Pine Bluff woman has pleaded not guilty to capital murder, escape, fleeing and other charges in the death of a northwest Arkansas police officer. Shawna Cash, 23, entered the plea Wednesday in Benton County Circuit Court, according to the...