Arkansas Blog

Little Rock mayor announces process to fill vacant Ward 1 seat

But city hall watchers expecting fireworks, or perhaps some sort of public discussion of the failed city sales tax vote or the turmoil surrounding Little Rock Police Chief Keith Humphrey, didn't get any of that Tuesday night from Mayor Frank Scott Jr. or any of the directors at the city board meeting.

Fire breaks out at a Little Rock recycling center, attacks surrounding properties

A fire threatened multiple businesses on the city's southeast side.

Bloody marys, mimosas and brunch food beckon, get your Bloodies, Bubbles & Brunch tickets now

Spend a fall Sunday with friends at Bloodies, Bubbles & Brunch in Argenta Plaza.

Today's news: Could be worse

The governor stays on the sunny side.

UAMS asks staff for help in house cleaning duties

All hands on deck for trash pickup at UAMS.

Coronavirus today: Governor emphasizes positive trends

The governor's weekly news briefing:

State commission endorses 3 percent pay raise for state officials and legislators

Yet another pay bump for Arkansas legislators and state constitutional officers.

Rewarding the resistance: Tennessee COVID edition

Shhh. Don't tell an Arkansas legislator about this.

Fatal shooting at North Little Rock McDonald's

One dead, one wounded in parking lot shooting.

The shameless Arkansas legislature: Chapter umpteen

What's a little buck-raking by leaders of the Arkansas legislature? Just business as usual.

Felon from Arkansas first to courthouse to make claim under Texas anti-abortion law

A felon from Arkansas is first to the courthouse to claim a bounty against a Texas doctor who performed an abortion.

Today's news: Huckstering is back!

What's old is new again. Graspy Huck is back.

Coronavirus today: The usual Monday lull, but still deadly

37 deaths on an otherwise light day.

State readying more pamphlets from Huckabee company. Emails show a correction and political connection

The politics of state business. Who needs a bid when you have friends in the right place?

Child drowns in North Little Rock pool

Body of missing child found in pool.

Political group blasts state purchases from Huckabee company

Political group blasts state business with Mike Huckabee and other Hutchinson administration shortcomings.

$15,000 bond set for ex-deputy charged with manslaughter in shooting of Hunter Brittain

He's been released pending trial.

Winners in the rush to cut the state income tax -- the wealthy. Losers: state services and those who need them most.

If the legislature cuts the income tax, the winners will be the wealthy. Everybody else not so much.

The open line and a COVID-19 update

The governor: What, me worry?

'Return to the 70s' gag on KATV gets a frosty reception from viewer and an apology

Viewer didn't see the humor in a KATV joke about a change in the weather. She saw racism.